Billy Jaffe


Billy Jaffe is an analyst appearing across NHL Network's programming.

In addition to his work for NHL Network, Jaffe is an NHL studio analyst for NESN and Rogers Sportsnet. Jaffe has also been a game analyst for ESPN's NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championships in 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Jaffe most recently contributed to NHL Network's Stanley Cup and Winter Classic Coverage in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

Prior to joining NESN and Rogers Sportsnet, Jaffe served as a college hockey analyst for the Big Ten Network and contributed to their coverage of the "The Big Chill" event at the University of Michigan, which was a game played outdoors at the school's football stadium. The event set a record for the number of fans at a hockey game.

Jaffe previously served as the MSG Network analyst for the New York Islanders from 2006 through 2010. Following the 2006-07 season, Jaffe received the New York Emmy award for Outstanding Sports Analyst. While with the Islanders, Jaffe was a regular on MSG Network's "Hockey Night Live" studio show, plus contributed to SiriusXM's NHL Live program.

Prior to joining the Islanders, Jaffe served as the radio analyst for the Atlanta Thrashers and contributed to their TV broadcasts for seven years. Jaffe began his broadcast career in 1998 as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks radio team on WMAQ-670 AM.

Jaffe played collegiate hockey for the University of Michigan from 1987 89.