After 21 seasons as the voice of the New Jersey Devils on the MSG Network, Mike “Doc” Emrick will be stepping down to focus on his duties with NBC. Emrick has been the lead play-by-play voice for the NHL on Versus and NBC since the ’05-’06 season and is the current voice of Olympic hockey. Before that, he was the national voice of the NHL on ABC, FOX, ESPN… Basically, if you’ve watched hockey over the last twenty or so years, you’ve been given chills by Doc Emrick’s voice.
A little history of Doc on MSG.
Doc was even willing to call the game between the horns.
Of course, no one is perfect.
The way he yells, “SCORES!” after every goal, you can picture him raising both arms in the air in celebration. Here’s to many more years of Doc Emrick as the voice of the NHL.