Television Play-by-Play, New England Sports Network (NESN)
Jack Edwards is in his 12th season as a play-by-play voice for Bruins games on NESN and his tenth season doing both home and road contests. A television veteran of over 30 years, he came to NESN after five years of play-by-play for both ESPN and HDNet broadcasts of NHL games. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire, Edwards began his career doing play-by-play of Wildcats hockey which led to reporter and anchor positions in both radio and television in New Hampshire and Providence. He came to Boston in the 1980s as a sports anchor and reporter at both WCVB-TV 5 and WHDH-TV 7 and also worked as a reporter for ABC's Wide World of Sports and Olympic coverage on both ABC and CBS. He joined ESPN in 1991 as an anchor and reporter for SportsCenter and won an Emmy award for his ESPN reporting. He has also done play-by-play for ESPN's coverage of hockey and soccer, including the 2002 World Cup finals, and the Little League World Series.
Television Color Commentary, New England Sports Network (NESN)
Andy Brickley is in his 17th season of color commentary on the Bruins television airwaves following one season of Bruins commentary for WBZ radio. Following a college hockey career at the University of New Hampshire, he played 14 seasons at both the National Hockey League and minor league levels, including four seasons in a Bruins uniform from 1988-92. He was a member of IHL Turner Cup championship teams with both Denver in 1994-95 and Utah in 1995-96. He retired with NHL career totals of 82 goals and 140 assists for 222 points in 385 NHL games with Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New Jersey, Boston and Winnipeg. He has also worked with national rightsholders as both a color analyst and reporter during their NHL coverage and has worked on AHL, IHL and college hockey broadcasts in addition to four World Junior Championship tournaments. A native of Melrose, MA, he is a member of both the Melrose High School and University of New Hampshire Halls of Fame.
NBC Sports is the National Hockey League's U.S. broadcast partner.
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Radio Play-by-Play, 98.5 The Sports Hub
Judd Sirott is in his first season as the radio play-by-play announcer of the Boston Bruins on 98.5 The Sports Hub after spending nine years as the Radio Studio Host for the Chicago Blackhawks on WGN AM. Sirott, along with broadcast partners John Wiedeman and Troy Murray were named "Best Radio Play-By-Play" in the Chicago market at the 2015 Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards. A native of Arlington Heights, Ill., Sirott spent six seasons in Major League Baseball as a radio play-by-play announcer and host for the Chicago Cubs on WGN AM, while working as a correspondent for the MLB Network. Previously, Sirott called National Hockey League games nationally for HDNet (now AXS TV) and the NHL Network from 2006 to 2009. Prior to rejoining WGN, Sirott was the television and radio voice of the American Hockey League's Chicago Wolves from the team's inception in 1994 to 2006, also serving as the club's Media Relations Director. Sirott called the franchise's Turner Cup titles in 1998 and 2000, along with its first Calder Cup championship in 2002. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1991, where he broadcast hockey and football games as a student, Sirott began his Chicago media career as a weekend producer at WGN AM. Later, Sirott spent three years as a weekend host, field reporter and executive producer at 670 The Score from the station's inception in 1992.
Radio Color Commentary, 98.5 The Sports Hub
Bob Beers is in his 20th season as color analyst on Bruins radio. He came to the broadcast booth following an eight-year professional career as a defenseman in the NHL and with minor league affiliates. Drafted by Boston as their tenth pick, 210th overall, in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft, he played three-plus seasons with the Bruins organization before moving on to NHL stops in Tampa Bay, Edmonton and the NY Islanders for four seasons. He returned to the Bruins for the 1996-97 campaign before retiring as a full-time player in August, 1997. He also played parts of two seasons with the Bruins' AHL affiliate in Providence as his radio schedule allowed in both 1998-99 and 1999-2000. Beers has also worked with national NHL radio and television rightsholders during the playoffs and he is a regular contributor to Bruins coverage on Comcast SportsNet.