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01-28-2013, 04:56 PM
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Only observation I've made is that most teams in the West have terrible announcers, at least when compared to Ralph and Razor.

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01-28-2013, 04:57 PM
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San Jose Sharks fans, you guys are lucky as hell.

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01-28-2013, 04:58 PM
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I watched a Grand Rapids broadcast of them and the Bulldogs. They talked more about the Detroit Lions than the game.

Bill Lindsay sucked as a hockey player and as a colour commentator, but he doesn't freak out and seemed pretty neutral.

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-Sharks broadcasters are ridiculously homer
I don't like them either, but I had a good laugh when they found out every time they said "Desert Dogs" referring to the coyotes people were drinking, they made a point to say it even more.

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-Sharks broadcasters are ridiculously homer

- Lightning interviewed Darren Puppa during the 1st intermission yesterday and I think he was drunk. Was also very impressed by the play-by-play guy for the Bolts

-Sportsnet East guys (not sure if they use the same guys for all Sportsnets) are boring as hell and should switch to golf.

-No one in the league is as crazy as Chico Resch

-Every time I watch I'm envious of American fast food
Yeah Chico is a bit crazy

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-Sharks broadcasters are ridiculously homer

- Lightning interviewed Darren Puppa during the 1st intermission yesterday and I think he was drunk. Was also very impressed by the play-by-play guy for the Bolts

-Sportsnet East guys (not sure if they use the same guys for all Sportsnets) are boring as hell and should switch to golf.

-No one in the league is as crazy as Chico Resch

-Every time I watch I'm envious of American fast food
Yeah, Rick Peckham is pretty good. He is a regular on national broadcasts (VS, now NBC) during the playoffs and occasionally even during the regular season, too.

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In comparison to the rest of the league, Anaheim really needs to get their passing game together. Unreal how bad they can be at such a fundamental part of the game. Getzlaf, Fowler, and Selanne are the only ones who can put it on the tape.

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Only observation I've made is that most teams in the West have terrible announcers, at least when compared to Ralph and Razor.
Yep. We're ridiculously spoiled with those two. So thankful to have them.

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Ana: I have that "All I Do Is Win" song stuck in my head, thanks to a casino commercial. The team really responded to that advert for the first few games, I must say.

St Louis: Cheap Cheap Fun Fun indeed

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Ana: I have that "All I Do Is Win" song stuck in my head, thanks to a casino commercial. The team really responded to that advert for the first few games, I must say.

St Louis: Cheap Cheap Fun Fun indeed

Was: John Carlson for Hadeed Carpet Cleaning is a staggering work of acting genius

Det: Bell Tire!!!
lmao all i do is win win win the girl in the blue is pretty hot tho.

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It pains me to say it, but I cannot stand Denis Potvin doing Senators games. I simply cannot watch Ottawa play with that voice sucking the life out of the game.

Tyson Nash also makes the Yotes unwatchable.

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Fast food is way cheaper down south.

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Ana: I have that "All I Do Is Win" song stuck in my head, thanks to a casino commercial. The team really responded to that advert for the first few games, I must say.
That commercial and song is so cheesy, and it plays 15x a game, just terrible haha

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Most announcers are biased to the point of being unbearable. Jack Edwards is not one of them.

He basically just makes fun of people when they dive. Every poster on HF is guilty of that.

I'm a Rangers fan and I've watched my share of Bruins/Rangers games called by Edwards. Not once did I get upset. There's quite a few others I had to mute.

He's knowledgeable about the other team and even gets excited when they score. That's a rare quality. Listen to a Caps broadcast. You'd think Joe Benanati's puppy died when the other team scores.

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I like that car commercial with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane
You mean the one they show 8000 times. I swear during the Detroit game it was on for every commercial break.

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I have noticed how often announcers of the opposing team get either players on the Preds names wrong or confuse them with other players ex. calling Wilson, Spaling or butchering Erat's name.
To be fair, it's actually pronounced like e-raht (the e like in 'bed') instead of the only way I've heard it (ee-rat)

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01-28-2013, 06:03 PM
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something i've noticed is how HOMERISH most other broadcasts are, mostly this applies to the COLOR guy. It's sooo biased, it was a little unnerving.

jim fox for the Cup-Champion-Kings has some funny/odd tendencies, but the guy almost tries too hard to be neutral. I'd rather have that then the stuff i'm hearing coming out of other analysts.

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01-28-2013, 06:06 PM
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Colorado and Washington's play by play are like nails on a chalkboard to me.

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I don't know what it is about the Penguins announcers but they bug the **** out of me.

I think it's because they refer to a few of their players with their nickname in broadcasts.. "Nice moves by Gino!" .. "Great save by Flower!"

I don't know if any other broadcast team does the same thing but as crazy as Jack Edwards is, I don't think I've ever heard him say "Seids dumps the puck in" or "Horts in all alone!" etc etc..

Not a big deal but still rubbed me the wrong way, haha
This has bothered me for quite some time too. I can't stand Steiggy.

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This C-bus play by play guy talks too much and too fast. You're not on the radio, guy, we can see what's going on.

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No shock that the Avs haven't been mentioned because I guess we all agree how awful they are

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I'm yet to notice a team in the States without an Enterprise ad on the boards.

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No shock that the Avs haven't been mentioned because I guess we all agree how awful they are
ANOTHER RIGHT BY ROY!! ANOTHER RIGHT BY ROY!! ANOTHER RIGHT BY ROY!!

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I love the regional broadcasters in the US. All terrible homers and make no apologies for it. Call out the refs, the other teams, the other team's fans, coaches, towel boys, you name it.

Guys in Canada do that and they get treated like vermin for appearing biased.

I appreciate the freedom the guys have when doing regional broadcasts.

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