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Mike Emrick

Born( 1946-08-01 ) August 1, 1946 (age 74) La Fontaine, Indiana , U.S.
Alma materManchester University Miami University Bowling Green State University
Years active1973-2020
Genre(s)Play-by-play
SportsIce hockey , American football , baseball

One of most recognizable voices in sports, Mike Doc Emrick has been behind microphone for some of most memorable Games in modern hockey history. After earning his bachelor's degree from Manchester College in 1968 and his master's degree in radio television from Miami University in 1969, Emrick received ph. D in communications from Bowling Green State University in 1976, earning him nickname Doc. Emrick began broadcasting professionally in 1973, when he signed on with International Hockey League's Port Huron Flags to do Play-BY-Play and public relations. He eventually worked his way up to National Hockey League and, after stints with Philadelphia Flyers, New Jersey Devils, and New York Rangers, he returned to Devils in 1993 to serve as team's Play-BY-Play voice until 2011. Recipient of Hockey Hall of Fame's prestigious Foster Hewitt Award, Emrick has called NHL Games for all of major networks, including FOX, CBS, NBC, ABC, ESPN and Versus. He was Play-BY-Play announcer for NHL on ESPN from 1986-88, and later became lead Play-BY-Play voice of NHL on FOX Game of Week, calling regular-season Games and Stanley Cup Finals from 1995-2000. Since 2005, he has served as lead announcer for NHL on Versus and NHL on NBC for regular season through Stanley Cup Final. In addition to his contributions to broadcasting in NHL, Emrick has called five Olympic Winter Games, and was voice heard during 2010 mena€s Gold-Medal Hockey Final between United States and Canada a€ most watched hockey game in America in 30 years. He also served as Play-BY-Play Broadcaster for both 1996 and 2004 World Cups of Hockey and has called numerous College Hockey Games throughout his illustrious career. In May 2011, Emrick became first-ever hockey broadcaster to win National Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality a€ Play by Play. Among numerous other honors, Emrick received Lester Patrick Trophy in 2004, seven New York Emmys and National Cable ACEAward in 1997. Emrick has served as vice President of NHL Broadcaster's Association for over two decades and is one of America's foremost historians of game. He is first Broadcaster to be inducted into US Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Biography

Michael Doc Emrick is American Network television Play-by-Play sportscaster and commentator note mostly for his work in ice hockey. Emrick is currently lead announcer for NHL National telecasts on NBC and NBCSN. Among many awards he has received is NHL's Lester Patrick Award in 2004, making him first of only five to have received award for media work, and Foster Hewitt Memorial Award by Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008. He has also six National Emmy Awards for excellence in Sports broadcasting, only Hockey Broadcaster to be honored with even one. On December 12 2011, Emrick became first member of media to be inducted into United States Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Template: Use mdy dates Template: Infobox person Michael Doc Emrick is American Network television Play-by-Play Sportscaster and commentator note mostly for his work in ice Hockey. He is currently lead announcer for NHL National telecasts on both NBC and NBCSN. Among many awards he has received is NHL's Lester Patrick Award in 2004, making him first of only five to have received award for media work, and Foster Hewitt Memorial Award by Hockey Hall of Fame in 2008. He has also won six National Awards for excellence in sports broadcasting, only hockey broadcaster to be honored with even one. On December 12 2011, he became first member of media to be inducted into United States Hockey Hall of Fame.

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