If you grew up in Canada in the 60's and onward, you heard all the legends, Foster and Bill Hewitt, Danny Gallivan, Dan Kelly, Don Whitman and others. On this scale, Emrick doesn't measure up. Won't have to mute the NBC broadcasts anymore. Happy retirement Doc.
Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, voice of NHL on NBC, announces retirement
Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, among the most acclaimed, respected and beloved sportscasters of all time, announced his retirement today following a 47-year career broadcasting professional hockey, including the last 15 as the lead play-by-play voi
He was always most loquacious and professional. I hope he enjoys retirement, sashaying back in his recliner. He always brought a high level of energy to his broadcasts. I wish him all the best in retirement.