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05-18-2011, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by hockeyman001 View Post

The only reason I say Thorne is the only one remotely close is he has a way of not taking over the game but conveying the excitement. His calls are simple and not filled with the obnoxious personal calls that are obviously contrived...just Sam's "it's a powerplay goal!" Also hate it when an announcer's voice becomes raspy when yelling (the Capitals announcer is THE THIRD WORST, and that's only because Jack Edwards mother saw fit to give birth to him, and Rick Jeanneret is still doing his "i sound like i'm going into cardiac arrest shtick")
Thorne is best on baseball. He is horrible at hockey at everything except yelling SCORE. Glad he is out of hockey. Tried him again this season during the NCAA frozen four. Nothing has changed. He butchered players names, mis-identified them, he was terrible.

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