NBC’s Pierre McGuire is the man in middle of it all; At NHL games, ‘Inside the Glass’ means heads-up!

  Pierre McGuire, NBC’s Inside the Glass reporter for 14 seasons, might consider a Lloyd’s of […]


NBA and NHL Conference Finals: Daily composite schedule and voices; Ratings for NBA semis up 20%

Down to four and four in the chase for the NBA title and Stanley Cup […]


NBC and NHL announce schedule for both Stanley Cup semi-finals; Bruins-‘Canes and Sharks-Blues

Well, here we go. The NHL has reached its conference finals after San Jose won […]


NHL and NBC announce second round Stanley Cup schedule, voices and channels; Two games tonight

  It looks like NBC will use Carolina’s longtime television voice, John Forslund on the […]


Progressive move by NHL and NBA: Interacting with fans in real-time on close and controversial calls

  The National Basketball Association will introduce a Twitter account manned by … well… official […]


Chuck Kaiton, an NHL radio Picasso, surveys the season and the teams that will contend for the Stanley Cup

Before the holiday, I had a chance to catch up with Chuck Kaiton, a brilliant […]


Will Radio Dominoes fall? Chuck Kaiton, original Voice of Carolina Hurricanes, out after 39 seasons! – Victim of cost cutting

While New York mourned the scourge of Tronc’s financial lords, who beat down the Daily […]


Everett Fitzhugh: Professional Hockey’s only African-American play-by-play announcer

While the Stanley Cup will land somewhere with pomp and ceremony, Everett Fitzhugh is just […]


The NHL’s Mike Emrick: A Rapid-Fire Version of Dick Enberg

“With 90 percent of the players in visors, it’s hard to find something to hit.”



An NHL Radio Legend: A Q&A with the Inimitable Voice of the Carolina Hurricanes, Chuck Kaiton

Future radio play-by-play announcers of all sports backgrounds can learn from Kaiton’s masterful work.