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02-06-2013, 05:25 AM
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Yeah, I admit I didn't like Errey when he first started but he's really grown on me over the years.

His excitement about Tangradi's skating is one of my faves. He was between the benches for a Caps/Pens game a few years ago when the Caps scored and Ovechkin was doing his usual huge celebration and Errey basically said something along the lines of he'd like to punch Ovechkin in the head.

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i like it when he pauses to breath.

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I love that big goof. Wouldn't change him for anything.
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A few years back Pens vs Flyers, darrell powe scores to give the flyers the lead and he says "powe right in the kisser"

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Last week. "Oh and he goes down like a big redwood tree."


You know, because a tree that stand hundreds of feet tall is exactly like a hockey player.

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Still the single greatest moment in Penguins TV history. I laugh every time.

I know this isn't Errey, but this is the funniest moment in Pens broadcasting history. Steigy totally crosses the line.

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02-06-2013, 12:13 PM
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I like Errey just because he's out there. Steigerwald can go somewhere I'd never have to see him again.

They should let Errey do a broadcast blissed out on E, just to see how Clueless Old Steigy responds.

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02-06-2013, 05:31 PM
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This board is empirical proof that a substantial portion of Pittsburgher's like cheesy / corny announcers.
I haven't made it a secret at least. I love cheesy and corny. Way better than professional and boring. I'm ok with excited guys like Doc at least. But when you are praising guys like the MSG announcers I just can't understand how someone could enjoy listening to guys who are so boring.

On topic. Suck on That is his best on air moment ainec. the next best is freaking out about gary roberts drinking the water

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I like campy and corny as well as long the talent to call a good game is present. I agree with Ogre, not a fan of the boring, corporate "DJ voice" announcer.

And I think Errey fits into that campy and corny mold as well with Lange and Bourque. Steigy just doesn't have any talent to call a game imo. And he really isn't campy or corny. More like a jock sniffing, 100% parochial, play by play wannabe. I think he got the job as a sort of lifetime achievement award in the Pen's organization/willing to work ridiculously cheap relative to others in the business. Other than that, I think he is great.

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http://thepensblog.blogspot.com/2008...oundboard.html

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I thought of a potential Bob Errey saying

He aint a beaver steigy he's a Boychuk, Boychuk the wood chuck.

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02-07-2013, 08:18 PM
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I love these games where the 3rd period is just a formality, and Bob can talk about things like noses.

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Subway Sandwich(es) of the Game..

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The fact that I've heard many Pittsburgher's praise the Pirates broadcasters certainly reinforces this theory.
I don't doubt it. They probably make you wish for Bob Euker, eh?


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I think it's the other way around, Errey says something goofy in a moment of spontaneity and Steigerwald spends the next 5 minutes trying to one up him while ignoring the game entirely.
That too.


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I know this isn't Errey, but this is the funniest moment in Pens broadcasting history. Steigy totally crosses the line.
That's one way to put it. Another way would be "Wow that guy really had bad judgement." A third way would be "Wow did he just make a joke about a guy who died in a plane crash; what's next a Shanksville joke..?" or... was it only funny because it was only one person and a long time ago?


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I haven't made it a secret at least. I love cheesy and corny. Way better than professional and boring. I'm ok with excited guys like Doc at least. But when you are praising guys like the MSG announcers I just can't understand how someone could enjoy listening to guys who are so boring.
The MSG guys are very good at going with the flow of the game. As the game gets more pitched and intense, they do too and they do a great job of keeping the commentary relevant without losing the PBP call. They put Steigy and Errey (and the doofii from NJ) to shame. Emrick is good too. Like it or not he's pretty much "the voice of hockey" in America right now. But he genuinelly loves the game and you can tell. He wants fans to get into it. He's not just up there filling air time like Steigerwald.


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I thought of a potential Bob Errey saying

He aint a beaver steigy he's a Boychuk, Boychuk the wood chuck.
Hahah. I could actually picture him saying that.


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Subway Sandwich(es) of the Game..

"We've got a pair of 6 inchers for ya!"
Yah... glad I wasn't the only one who caught that. If we all had a dollar for every time Errey made a phallic reference, we could safely retire and buy a cabin up at our respective lakes.

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02-09-2013, 04:46 PM
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The MSG guys are very good at going with the flow of the game. As the game gets more pitched and intense, they do too and they do a great job of keeping the commentary relevant without losing the PBP call. They put Steigy and Errey (and the doofii from NJ) to shame. Emrick is good too. Like it or not he's pretty much "the voice of hockey" in America right now. But he genuinelly loves the game and you can tell. He wants fans to get into it. He's not just up there filling air time like Steigerwald.
They do stick to the game, which I have said over and over is Steiggy's problem. Well, Steiggy has a ton of problems. But that's his biggest. They are still boring and they are still homers.

And I love Doc. Him and Errey would be like a dream

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And I love Doc. Him and Errey would be like a dream
It would beee... different. Let's say that. I wouldn't mind seeing Doc's reactions to one of Errey's nutball comments. The reaction has the potential to be funnier than Errey.

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It would beee... different. Let's say that. I wouldn't mind seeing Doc's reactions to one of Errey's nutball comments. The reaction has the potential to be funnier than Errey.
Emrick worked with Chico Resch for years, who is a bit of a nutball himself. I can't think of too many other color commentators in any sport who've done a recurring feature about . . . eating various things.

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It would beee... different. Let's say that. I wouldn't mind seeing Doc's reactions to one of Errey's nutball comments. The reaction has the potential to be funnier than Errey.
I think the fact that Doc would consistently call the game would largely keep the things you don't like about Errey in check. He would have less dead time to fill and less ridiculous Steigy comments to follow up on.

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