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|[[Capitals–Islanders rivalry|Washington-New York Islanders]]
 
|[[Capitals–Islanders rivalry|Washington-New York Islanders]]
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|Game 7<ref>{{YouTube|title=1987 Easter Epic Islanders at Capitals NHL on ESPN feed highlights|id=5FbYXP5r-B4}}</ref>
 
|[[Mike Emrick]]
 
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|rowspan=2|Divisional semifinals
 
|[[1987–88 New York Islanders season|New York Islanders]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
 
|[[1987–88 New York Islanders season|New York Islanders]]-[[1987–88 New Jersey Devils season|New Jersey]]
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|Games 1, 3–4, 6<ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL on ESPN Game 1 1988 Patrick Division Semifinal Devils at Islanders (ESPN Classic)|id=ZnWpAQ3jimE}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=NHL on ESPN Game 4 1988 Patrick Division Semifinal Islanders at Devils|id=QI0tvtT5CqI}}</ref><ref>{{YouTube|title=Game 4 1988 Patrick Division Semifinal Islanders at Devils ORIGINAL NHL ON ESPN BROADCAST|id=V68sVAeGMhg}}</ref>
 
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*[[Chris Berman]]: Studio host (2002–04)
 
*[[Chris Berman]]: Studio host (2002–04)
 
*[[Scotty Bowman]]: Studio analyst if [[Detroit Red Wings]] missed or eliminated from [[Stanley Cup playoffs]]
 
*[[Scotty Bowman]]: Studio analyst if [[Detroit Red Wings]] missed or eliminated from [[Stanley Cup playoffs]]
*[[John Buccigross]]: Studio host (1998–2004, 2021–present)<ref name=":0">{{Cite web|date=2021-06-29|title=Dynamic, Diverse and Accomplished Team to Present ESPN’s NHL Coverage to Fans|url=https://espnpressroom.com/us/?p=216400|access-date=2021-06-29|website=ESPN Press Room U.S.|language=en-US}}</ref>
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*[[John Buccigross]]: Studio host (1998–2004, 2021-present)<ref name=":0">{{Cite web|date=2021-06-29|title=Dynamic, Diverse and Accomplished Team to Present ESPN’s NHL Coverage to Fans|url=https://espnpressroom.com/us/?p=216400|access-date=2021-06-29|website=ESPN Press Room U.S.|language=en-US}}</ref>
 
*[[Chris Chelios]]: Studio analyst (2021–present)
 
*[[Chris Chelios]]: Studio analyst (2021–present)
 
*[[Bill Clement]]: Studio analyst ([[1992–93 NHL season|1992–93 regular season]])
 
*[[Bill Clement]]: Studio analyst ([[1992–93 NHL season|1992–93 regular season]])

Revision as of 22:41, 21 May 2022

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]
  2. Sam Rosen, Rick Peckham, or Tom Mees-John Davidson[4][5]
  3. Ken Wilson-Mike Liut
1987–88
  1. Mike Emrick-Bill Clement
  2. Sam Rosen-Phil Esposito[6]
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[7] 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[8] Jiggs McDonald (Game 3)
Ken Wilson (Game 7)
Bill Clement
Edmonton-Calgary Games 2, 4–7[9][10] Mike Lange (Games 2, 7)
Jim Hughson[11] (Games 4–6)
Mickey Redmond Jim Kelly[12]
Conference finals Montréal-New York Rangers Games 1–5[13] Ken Wilson (Games 1, 3)
Jiggs McDonald (Game 2)
Mike Lange (Games 4–5)
Mickey Redmond
Calgary-St. Louis Games 1–7[14][15][16][17][18] 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[19][20] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Philadelphia-New York Rangers in New York City[21] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Washington-New York Islanders Game 7[22] Mike Emrick Bill Clement Tom Mees
Divisional finals Montréal-Québec Game 1 Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Philadelphia-New York Islanders Games 2, 4–7[23][24][25] 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[26][27] 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[28] Ken Wilson Mike Liut
1988 Divisional semifinals New York Islanders-New Jersey Games 1, 3–4, 6[29][30][31] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Washington-Philadelphia Games 2, 5, 7[32] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Divisional finals Washington-New Jersey Games 1, 3, 6–7 Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Montréal-Boston Games 2, 4–5[33][34] Sam Rosen Phil Esposito
Detroit-St. Louis Games 2, 5[35][36][37][38][39] Mike Emrick Bill Clement
Calgary-Edmonton Games 1, 3–4[40][41] Bruce Buchanan (Game 1)
Mike Emrick (in Edmonton)
Bill Clement
Conference finals Boston-New Jersey Games 1–7[42][43][44][45][46][47][48][49][50] Sam Rosen Phil Esposito Matt Lauer
Edmonton-Detroit Games 1–5[51][52][53][54][55][56][57] Mike Emrick Bill Clement

Studio personalities

Reporters

References

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