Analyst, NHL Tonight
Billy Jaffe is a hockey analyst for NHL Network's NHL Tonight
. During the 2010-11 season, Billy was between the benches for the 2011 World Junior Championship. Also, while working as a college hockey analyst for the Big Ten Network, he worked "The Big Chill" at the University of Michigan. This game was played outdoors at the school’s football stadium and set a record for the number of fans at a hockey game. Billy also was a regular on MSG Network's Hockey Night Live
studio show and currently serves as an occassional co-host on NHL Live
, airing exclusively on NHL Network.
Billy was the television analyst for the New York Islanders from 2006-10, and was awarded a New York Emmy for Outstanding Sports Analyst for the 2006-07 season. Prior to joining the Islanders, Billy served as the radio analyst for the Atlanta Thrashers.
In addition to his experience with the Islanders and Thrashers, Jaffe also served as the reporter for NHL Radio between the benches for the 2009 Winter Classic at Wrigley Field, and was part of the crew that covered the conference finals and Stanley Cup Final for NHL Radio in 2007 and 2008.