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Broadcast teams

ESPN did not have fixed broadcast teams during the 1985-86 season. Sam RosenKen WilsonJim HughsonDan Kelly, Mike Lange, and Jiggs McDonald handled the play-by-play and Mickey Redmond, Herb BrooksGary Green, John Davidson, Paul Steigerwald, and Peter McNab provided color commentary.

Season Broadcasters
1986–87
  1. Mike Emrick-Bill Clement
  2. Sam Rosen-Mickey Redmond or Tom Mees-John Davidson
  3. Ken Wilson-Mike Liut or Herb Brooks
1987–88
  1. Mike Emrick-Bill Clement
  2. Sam Rosen-Phil Esposito
1992–93
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson, Brian Engblom or Darren Pang
1993–94
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson or Brian Engblom
  3. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
1994–95
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson or Brian Engblom
  3. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
1995–96
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson or Brian Engblom
  3. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
1996–97
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
1997–98
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
1998–99
  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-Tony Twist
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
  6. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
  7. Sean McDonough-Tony Twist
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
2001–02
  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
2002–03
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement-John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Mike Emrick-Eddie Olczyk
  5. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
  6. Sean McDonough-Ray Ferraro
2003–04
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement-John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Mike Emrick-Eddie Olczyk
  5. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
  6. Sean McDonough-Ray Ferraro

Stanley Cup playoffs 1986-88

Year Round Teams Games Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters
1986 Divisional semifinals Philadelphia-New York Rangers Games 4–5 Jim Kelly (Game 4)

Mike Lange (Game 5)

Mickey Redmond
Washington-New York Islanders Game 1 Mike Lange Paul Steigerwald.
Montreal-Boston Game 3 Jim Hughson Gary Green
Minnesota-St. Louis Game 2 Ken Wilson Herb Brooks
Divisional finals Washington-New York Rangers Games 1–2, 4–6 Jiggs McDonald Mickey Redmond (Game 1)

Peter McNab (Game 2, 4–6)

Montreal-Hartford Games 3, 7 Jiggs McDonald Peter McNab
Edmonton-Calgary Games 2–7 Mike Lange (Games 2, 7)

Jim Hughson (Games 3–6)

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 (Games 3, 6)

Ken Wilson (Game 4)

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– Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Divisional finals Philadelphia-New York Islanders Games 2, 4–7 Mike Emrick (Games 2-5, 7)

Ken Wilson (Game 6)

Bill Clement
Montreal-Quebec Game 1 Ken Wilson Bill Clement
Detroit-Toronto Games 5–7 Sam Rosen (Game 5)

Tom Mees (Games 6-7)

John Davidson
Edmonton-Winnipeg Games 2–4 Rick Peckham (Game 2)

Ken Wilson (Game 3)
Sam Rosen (Game 4)

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, 6 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Philadelphia-Washington Games 2, 4–5, 7 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Divisional finals Washington-New Jersey Games 1, 3, 6–7 Mike Emrick (Game 1)

Sam Rosen (Games 3, 6–7)

Bill Clement (Game 1)

Phil Esposito (Games 3, 6–7)

Montreal-Boston Games 2, 4–5 Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Detroit-St. Louis Games 2, 5 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Edmonton-Calgary Games 1, 3–4 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Conference finals Boston-New Jersey Games 1–7 Mike Emrick (Games 1, 5–7)

Sam Rosen (Games 2–4)

Bill Clement (Games 1, 5–7)

Phil Esposito (Games 2–4)

Edmonton-Detroit Games 1–5 Sam Rosen (Games 1, 5)

Mike Emrick (Games 2–4)

Phil Esposito (Games 1, 5)

Bill Clement (Games 2–4)

Stanley Cup playoffs 1993-2004

Year Round Teams Games Network Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters
1994 Conference quarterfinals NY Rangers-NY Islanders Games 2–3 ESPN (Games 2–3) Tom Mees (Game 2)

Gary Thorne (Game 3)

John Davidson

(Game 2)

Bill Clement

(Game 3)

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

(Games 2–5)

Brian Engblom (Game 1)

Bill Clement

(Games 2–5)

Brian Engblom (Games 2-5)
1995 Conference quarterfinals New Jersey-Boston Game 5 ESPN2 (Game 5) Gary Thorne Bill Clement Brian Engblom
Conference semifinals New Jersey-Pittsburgh Games 1–2, 4 ESPN (Game 1)

ESPN2 (Games 2, 4)

Tom Mees John Davidson
Conference finals New Jersey-Philadelphia Games 1–4, 6 ESPN Gary Thorne Bill Clement Brian Engblom

Stanley Cup Finals 1993-2004

Year Teams Games Network Play-by-play Color commentators Ice level reporters
1995 New Jersey-Detroit Games 2–3 ESPN Gary Thorne Bill Clement Brian Engblom

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