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[[NHL on ESPN|ESPN]] did not have fixed broadcast teams during the [[1985–86 NHL season|1985–86 season]]. [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]], [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]], [[Jim Hughson]], [[Dan Kelly (sportscaster)|Dan Kelly]], [[Mike Lange]], [[Jiggs McDonald]], [[Jim Kelly (sportscaster)|Jim Kelly]], and [[Mike Patrick]] handled the play-by-play, and [[Mickey Redmond]], [[Bill Clement]], [[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]], [[Phil Esposito]], and [[Brad Park]] provided color commentary.<ref>{{cite web|last=Sarni|first=Jim|date=October 10, 1985|title=ESPN BREAKS THE ICE FOR SPORTS FANS WITH CAPS-RANGERS GAME THURSDAY|url=https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1985-10-05-8502130393-story.html|url-status=live|work=[[Sun-Sentinel]]|accessdate=February 9, 2016}}</ref>
 
[[NHL on ESPN|ESPN]] did not have fixed broadcast teams during the [[1985–86 NHL season|1985–86 season]]. [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]], [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]], [[Jim Hughson]], [[Dan Kelly (sportscaster)|Dan Kelly]], [[Mike Lange]], [[Jiggs McDonald]], [[Jim Kelly (sportscaster)|Jim Kelly]], and [[Mike Patrick]] handled the play-by-play, and [[Mickey Redmond]], [[Bill Clement]], [[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]], [[Phil Esposito]], and [[Brad Park]] provided color commentary.<ref>{{cite web|last=Sarni|first=Jim|date=October 10, 1985|title=ESPN BREAKS THE ICE FOR SPORTS FANS WITH CAPS-RANGERS GAME THURSDAY|url=https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1985-10-05-8502130393-story.html|url-status=live|work=[[Sun-Sentinel]]|accessdate=February 9, 2016}}</ref>
   
The NHL and ESPN announced a new 7-year deal beginning in the [[2021-22 NHL season|2021–22 season]].
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The NHL and ESPN announced a new 7-year deal beginning in the [[2021–22 NHL season|2021–22 season]].
   
 
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| 1986–87
 
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# [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (regular season)/[[Mike Emrick]] (playoffs)-[[Bill Clement]]<ref>{{cite web | url= https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1986-09-13-8602240337-story.html | title= BUT IT'S JUST RIGHT FOR MOUNTAIN TIME | work= [[Sun-Sentinel]] | date= September 13, 1986 | accessdate= February 9, 2016}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|last=Stewart|first=Larry|date=April 24, 1987|title=Gary Player Gives His Views on Apartheid|url=https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1987-04-24-sp-499-story.html/|url-status=live|work=[[Los Angeles Times]]|accessdate=April 17, 2020}}</ref>
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# [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (regular season)/[[Mike Emrick]] (playoffs)-[[Bill Clement]]<ref>{{cite web | url= https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1986-09-13-8602240337-story.html | title= BUT IT'S JUST RIGHT FOR MOUNTAIN TIME | work= [[Sun-Sentinel]] | date= September 13, 1986 | accessdate= February 9, 2016}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web |title=SORRY CHARLIE, BUT THIS HOCKEY GAME WAS WORTH THE WAIT |url=https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1987-04-25-8701260334-story.html |access-date=February 9, 2016 |website=Sun Sentinel}}</ref><ref name="Stewart">{{cite web|last=Stewart|first=Larry|date=April 24, 1987|title=Gary Player Gives His Views on Apartheid|url=https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1987-04-24-sp-499-story.html/|url-status=live|work=[[Los Angeles Times]]|accessdate=April 17, 2020}}</ref>
 
# [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]], [[Rick Peckham]], or [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]]<ref>{{cite news|first=Rachel|last=Shuster|title=CBS ready if NBA games get boring |newspaper=USA Today|date=April 24, 1987}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|first=Rachel|last=Shuster|title= ESPN RATINGS |newspaper=USA Today|date=April 22, 1987}}</ref>
 
# [[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]], [[Rick Peckham]], or [[Tom Mees]]-[[John Davidson (ice hockey)|John Davidson]]<ref>{{cite news|first=Rachel|last=Shuster|title=CBS ready if NBA games get boring |newspaper=USA Today|date=April 24, 1987}}</ref><ref>{{cite news|first=Rachel|last=Shuster|title= ESPN RATINGS |newspaper=USA Today|date=April 22, 1987}}</ref>
 
# [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]-[[Mike Liut]]
 
# [[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]-[[Mike Liut]]
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|rowspan=2|Conference finals
 
|rowspan=2|Conference finals
|[[1985–86 Montreal Canadiens season|Montréal]]-[[1985–86 New York Rangers season|New York Rangers]]
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|Montréal-[[1985–86 New York Rangers season|New York Rangers]]
 
|Games 1–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=Canadiens V Rangers 1986 playoffs game 3 overtime|id=QqcC_M5N9s0}}</ref>
 
|Games 1–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=Canadiens V Rangers 1986 playoffs game 3 overtime|id=QqcC_M5N9s0}}</ref>
 
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 1, 3)<br>[[Jiggs McDonald]] (Game 2)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Games 4–5)
 
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 1, 3)<br>[[Jiggs McDonald]] (Game 2)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Games 4–5)
 
|[[Mickey Redmond]]
 
|[[Mickey Redmond]]
 
|-
 
|-
|[[1985–86 Calgary Flames season|Calgary]]-[[1985–86 St. Louis Blues season|St. Louis]]
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|[[1985–86 Calgary Flames season|Calgary]]-St. Louis
 
|Games 1–7<ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 1|id=9DTzXVwKEtQ}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 2|id=yPr4qSxm-Bs}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 3|id=2CNEqc2wkSU}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 4|id=7gLdyoCbNhs}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Smapdi's Hockey Videos NHL.Classic.11.28.2006.Blues.v.Flames.SemiFinals.G7.1986.EN|id=Zx_ypH3me48}}</ref>
 
|Games 1–7<ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 1|id=9DTzXVwKEtQ}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 2|id=yPr4qSxm-Bs}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 3|id=2CNEqc2wkSU}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1986 Third Round - St. Louis vs. Calgary, Game 6, PART 4|id=7gLdyoCbNhs}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Smapdi's Hockey Videos NHL.Classic.11.28.2006.Blues.v.Flames.SemiFinals.G7.1986.EN|id=Zx_ypH3me48}}</ref>
 
|[[Jim Hughson]] (Games 1, 3, 5)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Game 2)<br>[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 4, 6)<br>[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]] (Game 7)
 
|[[Jim Hughson]] (Games 1, 3, 5)<br>[[Mike Lange]] (Game 2)<br>[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]] (Games 4, 6)<br>[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]] (Game 7)
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|-
 
|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montréal-Boston]]
 
|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montréal-Boston]]
|Games 1–2<ref>{{YouTube|title=*Bruins - Canadiens brawl 4/8/87 playoffs|id=ndGWrl5fj4Q}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Mats Naslund overtime goal vs. Boston, Game 2 of the 1987 Adams Division Semi-Final|id=TEAU1FIkAiI}}</ref>
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|in Montréal<ref>{{YouTube|title=*Bruins - Canadiens brawl 4/8/87 playoffs|id=ndGWrl5fj4Q}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Mats Naslund overtime goal vs. Boston, Game 2 of the 1987 Adams Division Semi-Final|id=TEAU1FIkAiI}}</ref>
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|[[Flyers–Rangers rivalry|Philadelphia-New York Rangers]]
 
|[[Flyers–Rangers rivalry|Philadelphia-New York Rangers]]
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|in New York City<ref>{{YouTube|title=Philadelphia Flyers vs NY Rangers (4-12-1987) "Phil Esposito Tells Ron Hextall He Is A %#&$@&#@&!!!"|id=3QDR8xjVPDE}}</ref>
|Games 3–4, 6
 
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
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|-
 
|rowspan=2|Conference finals
 
|rowspan=2|Conference finals
|[[1986–87 Philadelphia Flyers season|Philadelphia]]-[[1986–87 Montreal Canadiens season|Montréal]]
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|Philadelphia-[[1986–87 Montreal Canadiens season|Montréal]]
 
|Games 1–6
 
|Games 1–6
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|-
 
|-
|[[1986–87 Edmonton Oilers season|Edmonton]]-[[1986–87 Detroit Red Wings season|Detroit]]
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|Edmonton-[[1986–87 Detroit Red Wings season|Detroit]]
 
|Games 1–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Finals 1987 - Game 1 - Detroit Red Wings @ Edmonton Oilers|id=TXePyFevWd0}}</ref>
 
|Games 1–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Finals 1987 - Game 1 - Detroit Red Wings @ Edmonton Oilers|id=TXePyFevWd0}}</ref>
 
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]
 
|[[Ken Wilson (sportscaster)|Ken Wilson]]
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|-
 
|[[Capitals–Flyers rivalry|Washington-Philadelphia]]
 
|[[Capitals–Flyers rivalry|Washington-Philadelphia]]
|Games 2, 4–5, 7<ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 NHL Playoffs Flyers at Capitals Game 7 (Full Game)|id=xjX3NpyCVRA}}</ref>
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|Games 2, 5, 7<ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 NHL Playoffs Flyers at Capitals Game 7 (Full Game)|id=xjX3NpyCVRA}}</ref>
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|[[Bill Clement]]
 
|-
 
|-
 
|rowspan=4|Divisional finals
 
|rowspan=4|Divisional finals
|[[1987–88 Washington Capitals season|Washington]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
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|[[1987–88 Washington Capitals season|Washington]]-New Jersey
 
|Games 1, 3, 6–7
 
|Games 1, 3, 6–7
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]
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|-
 
|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montréal-Boston]]
 
|[[Bruins–Canadiens rivalry|Montréal-Boston]]
|Games 2, 4–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL 24.04.1988 G4 Montreal Canadiens - Boston Bruins|id=Q6JXg4rrKq0}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL
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|Games 2, 4–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL 24.04.1988 G4 Montreal Canadiens - Boston Bruins|id=Q6JXg4rrKq0}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL 26.04.1988 G5 Boston Bruins - Montreal Canadiens|id=DWeXEz69LZI}}</ref>
26.04.1988 G5 Boston Bruins - Montreal Canadiens|id=DWeXEz69LZI}}</ref>
 
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]
 
|[[Phil Esposito]]
 
|[[Phil Esposito]]
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|-
 
|rowspan=2|Conference finals
 
|rowspan=2|Conference finals
|[[1987–88 Boston Bruins season|Boston]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
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|[[1987–88 Boston Bruins season|Boston]]-New Jersey
|Games 1–7<ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (1st Period)|id=f4xrk_rhB8w}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (2nd Period)|id=ur3moyjWivY}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (3rd Period)|id=PIEYz9EU9jQ}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (OT)|id=bN8nPpRCpXc}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 1|id=3Ub_gNMGlJY}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 2|id=qUrxsIfAda8}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 3|id=YeaSJN6YLKg}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 4|id=OkLFr44--qE}}</ref>
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|Games 1–7<ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (1st Period)|id=f4xrk_rhB8w}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (2nd Period)|id=ur3moyjWivY}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (3rd Period)|id=PIEYz9EU9jQ}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Devils vs. Bruins 1988 Wales Conference Final Game 2 (OT)|id=bN8nPpRCpXc}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 1|id=3Ub_gNMGlJY}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 2|id=qUrxsIfAda8}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 3|id=YeaSJN6YLKg}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=1988 Third Round - New Jersey vs. Boston, Game 4, PART 4|id=OkLFr44--qE}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils (5-8-1988) (WCF Gm #4) "Classic Playoff Line Brawl"|id=rQ2tA7fOZpc}}</ref>
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]
 
|[[Sam Rosen (sportscaster)|Sam Rosen]]
 
|[[Phil Esposito]]
 
|[[Phil Esposito]]
 
|''[[Matt Lauer]]''
 
|''[[Matt Lauer]]''
 
|-
 
|-
|[[1987–88 Edmonton Oilers season|Edmonton]]-[[1987–88 Detroit Red Wings season|Detroit]]
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|[[1987–88 Edmonton Oilers season|Edmonton]]-Detroit
 
|Games 1–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=Red Wings vs. Oilers 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 1 (1st Period)|id=GJeX2_TvWnM}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Red Wings vs. Oilers 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 1 (2nd Period)|id=Wkhn7WkZesk}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Red Wings vs. Oilers 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 1 (3rd Period)|id=bnWouTEeB-w}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Oilers vs, Red Wings 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 3 (1st Period)|id=NkqmLXQzTeo}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Oilers vs, Red Wings 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 3 (2nd Period)|id=WS9pxqstTxg}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Oilers vs, Red Wings 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 3 (3rd Period)|id=iNV1JxAx1yg}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Finals 1988 - Game 4 - Edmonton Oilers @ Detroit Red Wings|id=fFXOMNeAl3Q}}</ref>
 
|Games 1–5<ref>{{YouTube|title=Red Wings vs. Oilers 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 1 (1st Period)|id=GJeX2_TvWnM}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Red Wings vs. Oilers 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 1 (2nd Period)|id=Wkhn7WkZesk}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Red Wings vs. Oilers 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 1 (3rd Period)|id=bnWouTEeB-w}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Oilers vs, Red Wings 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 3 (1st Period)|id=NkqmLXQzTeo}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Oilers vs, Red Wings 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 3 (2nd Period)|id=WS9pxqstTxg}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Oilers vs, Red Wings 1988 Campbell Conference Final Game 3 (3rd Period)|id=iNV1JxAx1yg}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Finals 1988 - Game 4 - Edmonton Oilers @ Detroit Red Wings|id=fFXOMNeAl3Q}}</ref>
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]

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Broadcast teams[]

ESPN did not have fixed broadcast teams during the 1985–86 season. Sam Rosen, Ken Wilson, Jim Hughson, Dan Kelly, Mike Lange, Jiggs McDonald, Jim Kelly, and Mike Patrick handled the play-by-play, and Mickey Redmond, Bill Clement, John Davidson, Phil Esposito, and Brad Park provided color commentary.[1]

The NHL and ESPN announced a new 7-year deal beginning in the 2021–22 season.

Season Broadcasters
1986–87
  1. Ken Wilson (regular season)/Mike Emrick (playoffs)-Bill Clement[2][3][4]
  2. Sam Rosen, Rick Peckham, or Tom Mees-John Davidson[5][6]
  3. Ken Wilson-Mike Liut
1987–88
  1. Mike Emrick-Bill Clement
  2. Sam Rosen-Phil Esposito[7]
1992–93
  1. Gary Thorne-Jim Schoenfeld (regular season)/Bill Clement (playoffs)
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson, Brian Engblom, or Darren Pang
1993–94
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-John Davidson, Brian Engblom, or Darren Pang
  3. Sean McDonough-Brian Engblom
  4. Steve Levy-Joe Micheletti
1994–95
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-Darren Pang
  3. Mike Goldberg-Brian Engblom
  4. Steve Levy-Bobby Taylor
1995–96
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Tom Mees-Darren Pang
  3. Mike Goldberg-Brian Engblom
  4. Steve Levy-Daryl Reaugh
1996–97
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Dave Strader-Darren Pang
  3. Steve Levy-Brian Engblom
  4. Dave Ryan-Bobby Taylor
1997–98
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Dave Strader or Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Ryan, Steve Levy, or Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Dave Ryan-Brian Hayward (playoffs)
1998–99
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement
  2. Steve Levy-Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Dave Ryan-Eddie Olczyk
  5. Joe Beninati-Rick Bowness
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 or Tony Twist
  7. Sean McDonough-Brian Engblom
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 or Tony Twist
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 and John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose and Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
  5. Sean McDonough-Brian Engblom, Ray Ferraro, or Eddie Olczyk
2003–04
  1. Gary Thorne-Bill Clement and John Davidson
  2. Steve Levy-Barry Melrose and Darren Pang
  3. Dave Strader-Brian Engblom
  4. Joe Beninati-Neil Smith
  5. Sean McDonough-Brian Engblom, Ray Ferraro, or Eddie Olczyk
2021–22

Opening Night

  1. Sean McDonough-Ray Ferraro
  2. John Buccigross-Brian Boucher and A. J. Mleczko

Rest of Season

  1. Sean McDonough-Ray Ferraro, Brian Boucher, A. J. Mleczko, Dominic Moore, and/or Cassie Campbell-Pascall
  2. Bob Wischusen-Brian Boucher, Ray Ferraro, Kevin Weekes, A.J. Mleczko, and/or Cassie Campbell-Pascall
  3. John Buccigross-Ryan Callahan, Ray Ferraro, Brian Boucher, A. J. Mleczko, Dominic Moore, and/or Cassie Campbell-Pascall
  4. Leah Hextall-Dominic Moore, Cassie Campbell-Pascall, Kevin Weekes, Ray Ferraro, Brian Boucher, and/or A. J. Mleczko
  5. Steve Levy-Mark Messier, Chris Chelios, A. J. Mleczko, Hilary Knight, Barry Melrose, and/or Ray Ferraro
  6. Mike Monaco-Dominic Moore or Ryan Callahan
  7. Roxy Bernstein-Dominic Moore or Kevin Weekes

Stanley Cup playoffs[]

Year Round Teams Games Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Ice level reporter(s)
1986 Divisional semifinals Philadelphia-New York Rangers Games 4–5 Ken Wilson (Game 4)
Mike Lange (Game 5)
Mickey Redmond
Washington-New York Islanders Game 1[8] Mike Lange Bill Clement
Montréal-Boston Game 3 Mike Lange Bill Clement
Minnesota-St. Louis Game 2 Ken Wilson Mickey Redmond
Divisional finals Washington-New York Rangers Games 1–2, 4–6 Ken Wilson (Games 1, 6)
Mike Lange (Games 2, 4)
Jiggs McDonald (Game 5)
Mickey Redmond (Game 1)
Bill Clement (Game 2, 4–6)
Montréal-Hartford Games 3, 7[9] Jiggs McDonald (Game 3)
Ken Wilson (Game 7)
Bill Clement
Edmonton-Calgary Games 2, 4–7[10][11] Mike Lange (Games 2, 7)
Jim Hughson[12] (Games 4–6)
Mickey Redmond Jim Kelly[13]
Conference finals Montréal-New York Rangers Games 1–5[14] Ken Wilson (Games 1, 3)
Jiggs McDonald (Game 2)
Mike Lange (Games 4–5)
Mickey Redmond
Calgary-St. Louis Games 1–7[15][16][17][18][19] Jim Hughson (Games 1, 3, 5)
Mike Lange (Game 2)
Ken Wilson (Games 4, 6)
Sam Rosen (Game 7)
Bill Clement
1987 Divisional semifinals Hartford-Québec Game 5 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Montréal-Boston in Montréal[20][21] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Philadelphia-New York Rangers in New York City[22] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Washington-New York Islanders Game 7[23] Mike Emrick Bill Clement Tom Mees
Divisional finals Montréal-Québec Game 1 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Philadelphia-New York Islanders Games 2, 4–7[24][25][26] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Detroit-Toronto Games 5–7 Tom Mees John Davidson (Games 5–6)
Bill Clement (Game 7)
Edmonton-Winnipeg Games 2–4[27][28] Rick Peckham (Game 2)
Sam Rosen (in Winnipeg)
John Davidson
Conference finals Philadelphia-Montréal Games 1–6 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Edmonton-Detroit Games 1–5[29] Ken Wilson Mike Liut
1988 Divisional semifinals New York Islanders-New Jersey Games 1, 3–4, 6[30][31][32] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Washington-Philadelphia Games 2, 5, 7[33] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Divisional finals Washington-New Jersey Games 1, 3, 6–7 Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Montréal-Boston Games 2, 4–5[34][35] Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Detroit-St. Louis Games 2, 5[36][37][38][39][40] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Calgary-Edmonton Games 1, 3–4[41][42] Bruce Buchanan (Game 1)
Mike Emrick (in Edmonton)
Bill Clement
Conference finals Boston-New Jersey Games 1–7[43][44][45][46][47][48][49][50][51] Sam Rosen Phil Esposito Matt Lauer
Edmonton-Detroit Games 1–5[52][53][54][55][56][57][58] Mike Emrick Bill Clement

Studio personalities[]

Reporters[]

References[]

  1. Sarni, Jim (October 10, 1985). "ESPN BREAKS THE ICE FOR SPORTS FANS WITH CAPS-RANGERS GAME THURSDAY". Sun-Sentinel. https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1985-10-05-8502130393-story.html. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 
  2. "BUT IT'S JUST RIGHT FOR MOUNTAIN TIME". Sun-Sentinel. September 13, 1986. https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1986-09-13-8602240337-story.html. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 
  3. "SORRY CHARLIE, BUT THIS HOCKEY GAME WAS WORTH THE WAIT". https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1987-04-25-8701260334-story.html. 
  4. Stewart, Larry (April 24, 1987). "Gary Player Gives His Views on Apartheid". Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1987-04-24-sp-499-story.html/. Retrieved April 17, 2020. 
  5. Shuster, Rachel (April 24, 1987). "CBS ready if NBA games get boring". USA Today. 
  6. Shuster, Rachel (April 22, 1987). "ESPN RATINGS". USA Today. 
  7. Chad, Norman (April 22, 1988). "ESPN, HOME TEAM SPORTS COOL ON ICE". Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/sports/1988/04/22/espn-home-team-sports-cool-on-ice/f34eebf5-d1ee-4d8e-88b2-cbf907d10acb/. Retrieved April 17, 2020. 
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  13. Jim Sarni (May 10, 1986). "ESPN THE PERFECT MEDICINE FOR FANS WHO CRAVE THEIR HOCKEY". Sun-Sentinel. https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1986-05-10-8601280725-story.html. Retrieved February 9, 2016. 
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