NHL set to resume; League and NBC get right to the chase for the Stanley Cup in Edmonton and Toronto

He shoots, he scores! Time for the opening faceoff… From blistering slapshots to crafty stickhandling […]


Don Cherry’s firing draws a firestorm in Canada; Heroes and icons can be flawed too

Don Cherry was not fired because of his comments on Saturday, November 9th. The hockey […]


Dan Kelly or Doc Emrick? Network TV’s first popular NHL voice did his first Cup 50 years ago in 1969

In the summer of 1969, America put a man on the moon and in the […]


Stanley Cup finals on NBC platform begin tonight; Emrick presides; Broadcast notes and schedule

FULL SCHEDULE IS BELOW Production Note NBC’s executive producer Sam Flood was asked about the […]


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

UPDATES; Dan Kelly or Doc Emrick? Network TV’s first popular NHL voice did his first […]


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 […]