Michael Haynes
Born Unknown
Occupation Sports broadcaster
Spouse(s) Victoria Haynes
Children Kiara Haynes, Kian Haynes

Michael Haynes is the current play-by-play TV broadcaster for the Colorado Avalanche ice hockey team with Altitude Sports and Entertainment. He also calls games for the Colorado Mammoth and the Colorado Rapids, as well as hosting Altitude's One-on-One show. Haynes has twice been honored as Denver's Best Sportscaster by Westword magazine. Mike has a wife, Victoria, and two children, daughter Kiara and son Kian. They currently reside in Littleton, Colorado.

Broadcasting rolesEdit

Being one of the most versatile sports broadcasters, Haynes also calls games for many other sports besides ice hockey, including Colorado Rapids soccer, Colorado Springs Sky Sox baseball, Colorado Mammoth lacrosse, college football and basketball, rodeo, wrestling, and boxing. Previously, Haynes was also the play-by-play announcer for Colonial Hockey League's Utica Bulldogs (1993-4) and the Capital District Islanders of the American Hockey League. Haynes also called the national championships of golden gloves boxing on Fox Sports in 2002.

Brain AneurysmEdit

On April 7, 2008, Haynes was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm of his basilar artery. He successfully underwent surgery for the problem two days later [1] but was unable to do the play by play for the Colorado Avalanche in the 2008 Stanley Cup playoffs. Former Avalanche and current St. Louis Blues announcer John Kelly filled in during Haynes's absence.


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