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Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
NBC SPORTS ANNOUNCES GAME AND STUDIO COMMENTATORS FOR 2019-20 NHL SEASON
NBC Sports’ Commentary Team Features Nearly 30 Game and Studio Commentators
Seven-Time Emmy Award-Winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick Returns For 15th Season as Lead NHL on NBC Play-by-Play Voice
Patrick Sharp Joins NBC Sports in Full-Time Studio Analyst Role
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 25, 2019 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the 2019-20 NHL season will feature nearly 30 game and studio commentators this season, highlighted by seven-time Emmy Award-winner Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, who returns for his 15th season as NBC Sports’ lead NHL play-by-play commentator.
NBC SPORTS 2019-20 NHL GAME COMMENTATORS
NBC Sports will utilize nearly 20 play-by-play commentators and analysts throughout the 2019-20 season. Many commentators, such as Eddie Olczyk, Mike Milbury and Keith Jones, will contribute to both game and studio coverage throughout the year.
|NBC SPORTS’ 2019-2020 NHL GAME COMMENTATORS|
|Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick||Eddie Olczyk|
|Kenny Albert||Pierre McGuire|
|John Forslund||Brian Boucher|
|Chris Cuthbert||Mike Milbury|
|Gord Miller||Joe Micheletti|
|Brendan Burke||AJ Mleczko|
|John Walton||Keith Jones|
|Alex Faust||Ray Ferraro|
|Randy Hahn||Jamie Baker|
NBC SPORTS’ 2019-20 NHL STUDIO COMMENTATORS
Three-time Stanley Cup champion Patrick Sharp joins NBC Sports as a full-time studio analyst for the 2019-20 season, following his contributions as an analyst during the 2018-19 regular season and postseason.
Liam McHugh, Kathryn Tappen and Paul Burmeister return as the hosts for NBC Sports’ studio coverage alongside, Milbury, Jones, Sharp, Jeremy Roenick and Anson Carter. Roenick will also report from various game sites, including St. Louis for NBC Sports’ opening night NHL Faceoff coverage on Wed., Oct. 2.
NHL insiders Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger also reprise their roles for the 2019-20 season, joining the Wednesday Night Hockey studio team on NBCSN.
|NBC SPORTS’ 2019-20 NHL STUDIO COMMENTATORS|
|Liam McHugh||Mike Milbury||Bob McKenzie|
|Kathryn Tappen||Keith Jones||Darren Dreger|
|Paul Burmeister||Patrick Sharp|
2019-20 REGULAR SEASON COVERAGE ON NBC & NBCSN
NBC Sports is scheduled to present 109 games during the 2019-20 NHL regular season with coverage beginning Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when Ryan O’Reilly and the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues raise their championship banner to the rafters and host Alex Ovechkin and the 2018 Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals. All games will be streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app to authenticated users via TV Everywhere. Click here for more info.
STREAMING COVERAGE ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the 2019-20 NHL season via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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