| The Anaheim Ducks announced today that radio analyst Brent Severyn has been signed to a multi-year contract extension with the club. Severyn begins his third season with Steve Carroll in the Ducks radio booth for all pre-, regular and post-season games in 2007-08, led by flagship station AM 830. |
“Brent has been a very important member of our broadcast crew for the past two seasons,” said Anaheim Ducks Director of Broadcasting Aaron Teats. “His passion for hard-nosed, physical hockey has made him a fan favorite and entertaining listen on our broadcast.”
In addition to his in-game duties with AM 830, Severyn also serves as co-host for the Ducks’ Post-Game Radio Show immediately following every home game in front a live audience, giving fans a chance to interact with the hosts and various players. Before coming to Anaheim, the former Duck logged five years of hockey broadcasting experience in both radio and television. He worked as an analyst with FSN Southwest in Dallas, and with the Stars’ post-game radio coverage on 1310 AM, The Ticket.
A seven-year NHL veteran drafted by Winnipeg in the fifth round (99th overall) of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, Severyn played 328 games between Quebec, Florida, the New York Islanders, Colorado, Anaheim and Dallas. In 1999, he was a member of the Stanley Cup-winning Dallas Stars.
A native of Vegreville, Alberta, Severyn was a member of the 1997-98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. He is actively involved in the community and has been the recipient of the community service award for both the Ducks and the Dallas Stars. Severyn works extensively with athletes from all competition levels and has started his own community program called Sevy’s Bikes for Kids and Assistance.