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== Broadcast teams ==
 
== Broadcast teams ==
[[ESPN|'''ESPN''']]''' '''did not have fixed broadcast teams during the 1985-86 season. [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']], [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|'''Ken Wilson''']], '''[[Jim Hughson]]''', '''[[Dan Kelly (sportscaster)|Dan Kelly]]''', '''[[Mike Lange]]''', and '''[[Jiggs McDonald]]''' handled the play-by-play and '''[[Mickey Redmond]]''',''' [[Herb Brooks]]''', '''[[Gary Green (hockey coach)|Gary Green]]''', [[John Davidson (hockey player)|'''John Davidson''']], '''[[Paul Steigerwald]]''', and '''[[Peter McNab]]''' provided color commentary.
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ESPN did not have fixed broadcast teams during the 1985-86 season. [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]], [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]], [[Jim Hughson]], [[Dan Kelly]], [[Mike Lange]], [[Jiggs McDonald]], [[Jim Kelly (sportscaster)|Jim Kelly]], and [[Mike Patrick]] handled the play-by-play and [[Mickey Redmond]], [[Bill Clement]], [[John Davidson]], [[Phil Esposito]], and [[Brad Park]] provided color commentary.<ref>{{cite news|first=Sean|last=McAdam|title=TV/Radio Sports ESPN picks a hockey team|page=D5|newspaper=Providence Journal|date=September 16, 1986}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|first=Dave|last=Fink|page=17|title=Vitale to Add Color to ABC College Basketball|newspaper=Pittsburgh Post-Gazette|date=September 12, 1986}}</ref>
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
!Season
 
!Season
 
!Broadcasters
 
!Broadcasters
 
|-
 
|-
|1986-87
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|1986–87
 
|
 
|
# [[Mike Emrick|'''Mike Emrick''']]<nowiki/>–[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]''' (regular season)/'''[[Mike Emrick]]''' (playoffs)-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]-[[Mickey Redmond]] or [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|John Davidson]]
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# [[Sam Rosen]] or [[Rick Peckham]]-[[John Davidson]]
# [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]-[[Mike Liut]] or [[Herb Brooks]]
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# [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]-[[Mike Liut]]
 
|-
 
|-
|1987-88
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|1987–88
 
|
 
|
# [[Mike Emrick|'''Mike Emrick''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Mike Emrick]]''' or '''[[Bruce Buchanan]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]-[[Phil Esposito]]
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# [[Sam Rosen]]-[[Phil Esposito]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1992–93
 
|1992–93
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Jim Schoenfeld]]''' (regular season)/'''[[Bill Clement]]''' (playoffs)
# [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|John Davidson]], [[Brian Engblom]] or [[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]], [[Jim Schoenfeld]], [[Brian Engblom]], or [[Darren Pang]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1993–94
 
|1993–94
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|John Davidson]] or [[Brian Engblom]]
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# [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]], [[Jim Schoenfeld]], [[Brian Engblom]], or [[Darren Pang]]
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Sean McDonough]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
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# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Joe Micheletti]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1994–95
 
|1994–95
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|John Davidson]] or [[Brian Engblom]]
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# [[Tom Mees]]-[[Darren Pang]]
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
  +
# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Barry Melrose]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1995–96
 
|1995–96
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|John Davidson]] or [[Brian Engblom]]
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# [[Tom Mees]]-[[Darren Pang]]
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
  +
# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Barry Melrose]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1996–97
 
|1996–97
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Darren Pang]]
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
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# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
  +
# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Barry Melrose]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1997–98
 
|1997–98
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Darren Pang]] (regular season); [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]] (playoffs)
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
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# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Brian Engblom]] (regular season); [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]] (playoffs)
  +
# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Brian Hayward]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1998–99
 
|1998–99
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
# Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
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# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Joe Micheletti]]/[[Ed Olczyk]]
# Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti
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# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Rick Bowness]]
# Joe Beninati-Tony Twist
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|1999–2000
 
|1999–2000
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
# Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
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# [[Jack Edwards (sportscaster)|Jack Edwards]]-[[Jim Schoenfeld]]
# Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti
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# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Joe Micheletti]]/[[Ed Olczyk]]
# Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
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# [[JP Dellacamera]]-[[Jim Schoenfeld]]
# Sean McDonough-Tony Twist
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2000–01
 
|2000–01
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
# Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
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# [[Jack Edwards (sportscaster)|Jack Edwards]]-[[Jim Schoenfeld]]
# Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti
+
# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Joe Micheletti]]
# Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
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# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Neil Smith]] or [[Tony Twist]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2001–02
 
|2001–02
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''-'''[[John Davidson]]'''
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Darren Pang]]
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# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Barry Melrose]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
# Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
+
# [[Jack Edwards (sportscaster)|Jack Edwards]]-[[Jim Schoenfeld]]
# Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
+
# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Joe Micheletti]]
# Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti
+
# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Neil Smith]]
# Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2002–03
 
|2002–03
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|'''John Davidson''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''-'''[[John Davidson]]'''
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Barry Melrose]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Barry Melrose]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
# [[Mike Emrick]]-[[Eddie Olczyk]]
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# [[Jack Edwards (sportscaster)|Jack Edwards]]-[[Neil Smith]]
# Sean McDonough-Ray Ferraro
+
# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Denis Potvin]]
# Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|2003–04
 
|2003–04
 
|
 
|
# [[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]-[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]-[[John Davidson (hockey player)|'''John Davidson''']]
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# '''[[Gary Thorne]]'''-'''[[Bill Clement]]'''-'''[[John Davidson]]'''
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Barry Melrose]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Steve Levy]]-[[Barry Melrose]]-[[Darren Pang]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
 
# [[Dave Strader]]-[[Brian Engblom]]
# [[Mike Emrick]]-[[Eddie Olczyk]]
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# [[JP Dellacamera]]-[[Neil Smith]]
# Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
+
# [[Joe Beninati]]-[[Dwayne Roloson]]
# Sean McDonough-Ray Ferraro
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# [[Dave Ryan (sportscaster)|Dave Ryan]]-[[Denis Potvin]]
 
|}
 
|}
   
== Stanley Cup playoffs 1986-88 ==
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=== Stanley Cup playoffs ===
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
|'''Year'''
 
|'''Year'''
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|'''Games'''
 
|'''Games'''
 
|'''Play-by-play'''
 
|'''Play-by-play'''
|'''Color commentators'''
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|'''Color commentator(s)'''
|'''Ice level reporters'''
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|'''Ice level reporter(s)'''
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="9" |1986
 
| rowspan="9" |1986
 
| rowspan="4" |Divisional semifinals
 
| rowspan="4" |Divisional semifinals
|Philadelphia-New York Rangers
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|[[Flyers–Rangers rivalry|Philadelphia-New York Rangers]]
|Games 4-5
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|Games 4–5
|'''[[Jim Hughson]] '''(Game 4)
+
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Game 4)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Game 5)
'''[[Mike Lange]] '''(Game 5)
+
|[[Mickey Redmond]]
|'''[[Mickey Redmond]]'''
 
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Washington-New York Islanders
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|[[1985–86 Washington Capitals season|Washington]]-[[1985–86 New York Islanders season|New York Islanders]]
 
|Game 1
 
|Game 1
|'''[[Mike Lange]]'''
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|[[Mike Lange]]
|'''[[Paul Steigerwald]]'''
+
|[[Bill Clement]]
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Montreal-Boston
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|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montreal-Boston]]
 
|Game 3
 
|Game 3
|'''[[Jim Hughson]]'''
+
|[[Mike Lange]]
|'''[[Gary Green (hockey coach)|Gary Green]]'''
+
|[[Bill Clement]]
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Minnesota-St. Louis
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|[[1985–86 Minnesota North Stars season|Minnesota]]-[[1985–86 St. Louis Blues season|St. Louis]]
 
|Game 2
 
|Game 2
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|'''Ken Wilson''']]
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|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]
|'''[[Herb Brooks]]'''
+
|[[Mickey Redmond]]
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="3" |Divisional finals
 
| rowspan="3" |Divisional finals
|Washington-New York Rangers
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|[[Capitals–Rangers rivalry|Washington-New York Rangers]]
|Games 1-2, 4-6
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|Games 1–2, 4–6
|'''[[Jiggs McDonald]]'''
+
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 1, 6)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Games 2, 4)<br>[[Jiggs McDonald]] (Game 5)
|'''[[Peter McNab]]'''
+
|[[Mickey Redmond]] (Game 1)<br>[[Bill Clement]] (Games 2, 4–6)
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Montreal-Hartford
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|[[1985–86 Montreal Canadiens season|Montreal]]-[[1985–86 Hartford Whalers season|Hartford]]
 
|Games 3, 7
 
|Games 3, 7
|'''[[Jiggs McDonald]]'''
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|[[Jiggs McDonald]] (Game 3)<br>[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Game 7)
|'''[[Peter McNab]]'''
+
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|-
 
|-
|Edmonton-Calgary
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|[[Battle of Alberta|Edmonton-Calgary]]
|Games 2-3, 5-7
+
|Games 2, 4–7
|'''[[Mike Lange]] '''(Games 2, 7)
+
|[[Mike Lange]] (Games 2, 7)<br>[[Jim Hughson]] (Games 4–6)
'''[[Jim Hughson]] '''(Games 3-6)
+
|[[Mickey Redmond]]
|'''[[Mickey Redmond]]'''
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|''[[Jim Kelly (sportscaster)|Jim Kelly]]''
|'''Jim Kelly'''
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="2" |Conference finals
 
| rowspan="2" |Conference finals
|Montreal-New York Rangers
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|[[1985–86 Montreal Canadiens season|Montreal]]-[[1985–86 New York Rangers season|New York Rangers]]
|Games 1-5
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|Games 1–5
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|'''Ken Wilson''']]''' '''(Games 1, 3)
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|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 1, 3)<br>[[Jiggs McDonald]] (Game 2)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Games 4–5)
'''[[Jiggs McDonald]] '''(Game 2)<br>'''[[Mike Lange]] '''(Games 4-5)
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|[[Mickey Redmond]]
|'''[[Mickey Redmond]]'''
 
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Calgary-St. Louis
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|[[1985–86 Calgary Flames season|Calgary]]-[[1985–86 St. Louis Blues season|St. Louis]]
|Games 1-7
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|Games 1–7
|'''[[Jim Hughson]] '''(Games 1, 3, 5)
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|[[Jim Hughson]] (Games 1, 3, 5)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Game 2)<br>[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 4, 6)<br>[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]] (Game 7)
'''[[Mike Lange]] '''(Game 2)<br>[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|'''Ken Wilson''']]''' '''(Games 4, 6)<br>[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']]''' '''(Game 7)
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|[[Bill Clement]]
|'''[[Bill Clement]]'''
 
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="10" |1987
 
| rowspan="10" |1987
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|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Washington-New York Islanders
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|[[1986–87 Washington Capitals season|Washington]]-[[1986–87 New York Islanders season|New York Islanders]]
 
|Game 7
 
|Game 7
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|[[Tom Mees|'''Tom Mees''']]
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|''[[Tom Mees]]''
 
|-
 
|-
|Hartford-Quebec
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|[[1986–87 Hartford Whalers season|Hartford]]-[[1986–87 Quebec Nordiques season|Quebec]]
 
|Game 5
 
|Game 5
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Montreal-Boston
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|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montreal-Boston]]
|Games 1-2
+
|Games 1–2
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="4" |Divisional finals
 
| rowspan="4" |Divisional finals
|Philadelphia-New York Islanders
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|[[1986–87 Philadelphia Flyers season|Philadelphia]]-[[1986–87 New York Islanders season|New York Islanders]]
|Games 2, 4-7
+
|Games 2, 4–7
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Montreal-Quebec
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|[[Battle of Quebec|Montreal-Quebec]]
 
|Game 1
 
|Game 1
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|'''Ken Wilson''']]
+
|Mike Emrick
|'''[[Herb Brooks]]'''
+
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Detroit-Toronto
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|[[Maple Leafs–Red Wings rivalry|Detroit-Toronto]]
|Games 5-7
+
|Games 5–7
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']] (Game 5)
+
|[[Sam Rosen]] (Game 5)<br>[[Tom Mees]] (Games 6–7)
[[Tom Mees|'''Tom Mees''']] (Games 6–7)
+
|[[John Davidson]] (Game 5)<br>[[Bill Clement]] (Games 6–7)
|[[Mickey Redmond|'''Mickey Redmond''']] (Game 5)
 
'''[[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]]''' (Games 6–7)
 
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Edmonton-Winnipeg
+
|[[1986–87 Edmonton Oilers season|Edmonton]]-[[1986–87 Winnipeg Jets season|Winnipeg]]
|Games 2-4
+
|Games 2–4
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']]
+
|Rick Peckham (Game 2)<br>Sam Rosen (in Winnipeg)
|'''[[Mickey Redmond]]'''
+
|John Davidson
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="2" |Conference finals
 
| rowspan="2" |Conference finals
|Philadelphia-Montreal
+
|[[1986–87 Philadelphia Flyers season|Philadelphia]]-[[1986–87 Montreal Canadiens season|Montreal]]
|Games 1-6
+
|Games 1–6
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Edmonton-Detroit
+
|[[1986–87 Edmonton Oilers season|Edmonton]]-[[1986–87 Detroit Red Wings season|Detroit]]
|Games 1-5
+
|Games 1–5
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|'''Ken Wilson''']]
+
|Ken Wilson
|[[Mike Liut|'''Mike Liut''']]
+
|Mike Liut
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="9" |1988
 
| rowspan="9" |1988
 
| rowspan="2" |Divisional semifinals
 
| rowspan="2" |Divisional semifinals
|New York Islanders-New Jersey
+
|[[1987–88 New York Islanders season|New York Islanders]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
|Games 1, 3, 6
+
|Games 1, 3–4, 6
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Philadelphia-Washington
+
|[[Capitals–Flyers rivalry|Washington-Philadelphia]]
|Games 2, 4–5, 7
+
|Games 2, 5, 7
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="4" |Divisional finals
 
| rowspan="4" |Divisional finals
|Washington-New Jersey
+
|[[1987–88 Washington Capitals season|Washington]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
 
|Games 1, 3, 6–7
 
|Games 1, 3, 6–7
|Mike Emrick (Games 1, 7)<br>
+
|Sam Rosen
[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']] (Games 3, 6)
+
|Phil Esposito
|Bill Clement (Games 1, 7)<br>
 
[[Phil Esposito|'''Phil Esposito''']]''' '''(Games 3, 6)
 
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Montreal-Boston
+
|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montreal-Boston]]
 
|Games 2, 4–5
 
|Games 2, 4–5
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']]
+
|Sam Rosen
|[[Phil Esposito|'''Phil Esposito''']]
+
|Phil Esposito
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Detroit-St. Louis
+
|[[1987–88 Detroit Red Wings season|Detroit]]-[[1987–88 St. Louis Blues season|St. Louis]]
 
|Games 2, 5
 
|Games 2, 5
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Edmonton-Calgary
+
|[[Battle of Alberta|Calgary-Edmonton]]
 
|Games 1, 3–4
 
|Games 1, 3–4
|Mike Emrick
+
|Bruce Buchanan (Game 1)<br>Mike Emrick (Games 3–4)
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| rowspan="2" |Conference finals
 
| rowspan="2" |Conference finals
|Boston-New Jersey
+
|[[1987–88 Boston Bruins season|Boston]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
|Games 1-7
+
|Games 1–7
  +
|Sam Rosen
  +
|Phil Esposito
  +
|-
  +
|[[1987–88 Edmonton Oilers season|Edmonton]]-[[1987–88 Detroit Red Wings season|Detroit]]
  +
|Games 1–5
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Mike Emrick
 
|Bill Clement
 
|Bill Clement
|
 
|-
 
|Edmonton-Detroit
 
|Games 1-5
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|'''Sam Rosen''']]
 
|[[Phil Esposito|'''Phil Esposito''']]
 
|}
 
[[Mickey Redmond|<nowiki/>]][[Phil Esposito|<nowiki/>]]
 
 
== Stanley Cup Playoffs 1993-2004 ==
 
{| class="wikitable p402_hide"
 
|'''Year'''
 
|'''Round'''
 
|'''Teams'''
 
|'''Games'''
 
|'''Network'''
 
|'''Play-by-play'''
 
|'''Color commentators'''
 
|'''Ice level reporters'''
 
|-
 
| rowspan="2" |1994
 
|Conference quarterfinals
 
|NY Rangers-NY Islanders
 
|Games 2-3
 
|'''ESPN''' (Games 2-3)
 
|[[Tom Mees|'''Tom Mees''']] (Game 2)
 
 
[[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]''' '''(Game 3)
 
|[[John Davidson (hockey player)|'''John Davidson''']]
 
(Game 2)
 
 
[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
 
 
(Game 3)
 
|[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]
 
(Game 3)
 
|-
 
|Conference semifinals
 
|NY Rangers-Washington
 
|Games 1-5
 
|'''ESPN2''' (Game 1)
 
'''ESPN''' (Games 2-5)
 
|'''[[Sean McDonough]]'''
 
(Game 1)
 
 
[[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]
 
 
(Games 2-5)
 
|[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]''' '''(Game 1)
 
[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
 
 
(Games 2-5)
 
|[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]''' '''(Games 2-5)
 
|-
 
| rowspan="3" |1995
 
|Conference quarterfinals
 
|New Jersey-Boston
 
|Game 5
 
|'''ESPN2''' (Game 5)
 
|[[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]
 
|[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
 
|[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]
 
|-
 
|Conference semifinals
 
|New Jersey-Pittsburgh
 
|Games 1–2, 4
 
|'''ESPN''' (Game 1)
 
'''ESPN2''' (Games 2, 4)
 
|[[Tom Mees|'''Tom Mees''']]
 
|[[John Davidson (hockey player)|'''John Davidson''']]
 
|'''[[Bob Neumeier]]'''
 
|-
 
|Conference finals
 
|New Jersey-Philadelphia
 
|Games 1–4, 6
 
|'''ESPN'''
 
|[[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]
 
|[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
 
|[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]
 
|}
 
 
== Stanley Cup Finals 1993-2004 ==
 
{| class="wikitable p402_hide"
 
|'''Year'''
 
|'''Teams'''
 
|'''Games'''
 
|'''Network'''
 
|'''Play-by-play'''
 
|'''Color commentators'''
 
|'''Ice level reporters'''
 
|-
 
|1995
 
|New Jersey-Detroit
 
|Games 2–3
 
|ESPN
 
|[[Gary Thorne|'''Gary Thorne''']]
 
|[[Bill Clement|'''Bill Clement''']]
 
|[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]
 
 
|}
 
|}
   
== Reporters ==
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== Studio personalities ==
*[[Brian Engblom|'''Brian Engblom''']]
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*[[Chris Berman]]: Studio host (2002–04)
*[[Darren Pang|'''Darren Pang''']]
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*[[Scotty Bowman]]: Studio analyst, only if [[Detroit Red Wings]] do not qualify or eliminated from playoff contention
*[[Erin Andrews]]
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*[[John Buccigross]]: Studio host (1998–2004)
*[[Tom Mees|Tom Mees]]
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*[[Brian Engblom]]: Studio analyst (1992–2004)
*Jim Kelly (1985–86)
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*[[Ray Ferraro]]: Studio analyst (2002–04)
[[Category:National Hockey League broadcasters]]
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*[[E.J. Hradek]]: Insider
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*[[Steve Levy]]: Studio host (1993–2004)
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*[[Tom Mees]]: Studio host (1985–88, 1992–93)
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*[[Barry Melrose]]: Lead studio analyst (1996–2004)
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*[[Al Morganti]]: Studio analyst (1993–2004)
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*[[Eddie Olczyk]]: Studio analyst (2002–2004)
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*[[Darren Pang]]: Studio analyst (1992–2004)
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*[[Bill Patrick (sports anchor)|Bill Patrick]]: Studio host
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*[[Bill Pidto]]: Studio host (1995–1998)
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* [[John Saunders (journalist)|John Saunders]]: Studio host (1992–2004)
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==Reporters==
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*[[Erin Andrews]] (2004)
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*[[Brenda Brenon]] (1994)<ref>{{cite news|last=Pergament|first=Alan|title=Brenon Knows Her Hockey ABC's|newspaper=The Buffalo News|date=April 17, 1994}}</ref>
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*Brian Engblom (1992–2002)
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*[[Jim Kelly (sportscaster)|Jim Kelly]] (1985–86)
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*[[Matt Lauer]] (1987–88)<ref>{{cite news|first=Rachel|last=Shuster|title=Esposito on the spot, and ESPN on the ball |page=3C|newspaper=USA Today|date=May 10, 1988}}</ref>
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*[[Steve Levy]] (1992–2004)
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*Tom Mees (1986–87, 1992–93)
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*Al Morganti (1992–2002)
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*[[Sam Ryan]] (2002–2004)
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*Darren Pang (1995–2004)

Revision as of 23:12, February 13, 2020

Broadcast teams

ESPN did not have fixed broadcast teams during the 1985-86 season. Sam Rosen, Ken Wilson, Jim Hughson, Dan Kelly, Mike Lange, Jiggs McDonald, Jim Kelly, and Mike Patrick handled the play-by-play and Mickey Redmond, Bill Clement, John Davidson, Phil Esposito, and Brad Park provided color commentary.[1][2]

Season Broadcasters
1986–87
  1. Ken Wilson (regular season)/Mike Emrick (playoffs)-Bill Clement
  2. Sam Rosen or Rick Peckham-John Davidson
  3. Ken Wilson-Mike Liut
1987–88
  1. Mike Emrick or Bruce Buchanan-Bill Clement
  2. Sam Rosen-Phil Esposito
1992–93
  1. Gary Thorne-Jim Schoenfeld (regular season)/Bill Clement (playoffs)
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson, Jim Schoenfeld, Brian Engblom, or Darren Pang
1993–94
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson, Jim Schoenfeld, Brian Engblom, or Darren Pang
  3. Sean McDonough-Brian Engblom
  4. Steve Levy-Joe Micheletti
1994–95
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-Darren Pang
  3. Steve Levy-Brian Engblom
  4. Joe Beninati-Barry Melrose
1995–96
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-Darren Pang
  3. Steve Levy-Brian Engblom
  4. Joe Beninati-Barry Melrose
1996–97
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Dave Strader-Darren Pang
  3. Steve Levy-Brian Engblom
  4. Joe Beninati-Barry Melrose
1997–98
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Dave Strader-Darren Pang (regular season); Steve Levy-Darren Pang (playoffs)
  3. Dave Ryan-Brian Engblom (regular season); Dave Strader-Brian Engblom (playoffs)
  4. Dave Ryan-Brian Hayward
1998–99
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti/Ed Olczyk
  5. Joe Beninati-Rick Bowness
1999–2000
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
  5. Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti/Ed Olczyk
  6. JP Dellacamera-Jim Schoenfeld
2000–01
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
  5. Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti
  6. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith or Tony Twist
2001–02
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement-John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Jack Edwards-Jim Schoenfeld
  5. Dave Ryan-Joe Micheletti
  6. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
2002–03
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement-John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Jack Edwards-Neil Smith
  5. Dave Ryan-Denis Potvin
2003–04
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement-John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. JP Dellacamera-Neil Smith
  5. Joe Beninati-Dwayne Roloson
  6. Dave Ryan-Denis Potvin

Stanley Cup playoffs

Year Round Teams Games Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Ice level reporter(s)
1986 Divisional semifinals Philadelphia-New York Rangers Games 4–5 Ken Wilson (Game 4)
Mike Lange (Game 5)
Mickey Redmond
Washington-New York Islanders Game 1 Mike Lange Bill Clement
Montreal-Boston Game 3 Mike Lange Bill Clement
Minnesota-St. Louis Game 2 Ken Wilson Mickey Redmond
Divisional finals Washington-New York Rangers Games 1–2, 4–6 Ken Wilson (Games 1, 6)
Mike Lange (Games 2, 4)
Jiggs McDonald (Game 5)
Mickey Redmond (Game 1)
Bill Clement (Games 2, 4–6)
Montreal-Hartford Games 3, 7 Jiggs McDonald (Game 3)
Ken Wilson (Game 7)
Bill Clement
Edmonton-Calgary Games 2, 4–7 Mike Lange (Games 2, 7)
Jim Hughson (Games 4–6)
Mickey Redmond Jim Kelly
Conference finals Montreal-New York Rangers Games 1–5 Ken Wilson (Games 1, 3)
Jiggs McDonald (Game 2)
Mike Lange (Games 4–5)
Mickey Redmond
Calgary-St. Louis Games 1–7 Jim Hughson (Games 1, 3, 5)
Mike Lange (Game 2)
Ken Wilson (Games 4, 6)
Sam Rosen (Game 7)
Bill Clement
1987 Divisional semifinals Philadelphia-New York Rangers Games 3–4, 6 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Washington-New York Islanders Game 7 Mike Emrick Bill Clement Tom Mees
Hartford-Quebec Game 5 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Montreal-Boston Games 1–2 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Divisional finals Philadelphia-New York Islanders Games 2, 4–7 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Montreal-Quebec Game 1 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Detroit-Toronto Games 5–7 Sam Rosen (Game 5)
Tom Mees (Games 6–7)
John Davidson (Game 5)
Bill Clement (Games 6–7)
Edmonton-Winnipeg Games 2–4 Rick Peckham (Game 2)
Sam Rosen (in Winnipeg)
John Davidson
Conference finals Philadelphia-Montreal Games 1–6 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Edmonton-Detroit Games 1–5 Ken Wilson Mike Liut
1988 Divisional semifinals New York Islanders-New Jersey Games 1, 3–4, 6 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Washington-Philadelphia Games 2, 5, 7 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Divisional finals Washington-New Jersey Games 1, 3, 6–7 Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Montreal-Boston Games 2, 4–5 Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Detroit-St. Louis Games 2, 5 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Calgary-Edmonton Games 1, 3–4 Bruce Buchanan (Game 1)
Mike Emrick (Games 3–4)
Bill Clement
Conference finals Boston-New Jersey Games 1–7 Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Edmonton-Detroit Games 1–5 Mike Emrick Bill Clement

Studio personalities

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