Dave Mishkin brings his energetic style back for a 21st year as radio play-by-play announcer for all Lightning games on our new flagship radio station 102.5 The Bone.
In addition to broadcasting games, Mishkin is a regular contributor to TampaBayLightning.com , where fans can read his post-game analysis with his "Extra Shift" and his periodic columns entitled "Mishkin's Musings". He also posts regular Lightning updates on Twitter and can be found at @DaveMishkin.
Mishkin and his certified therapy dog Stella, a Bernese Mountain Dog, make regular visits to Tampa General Hospital throughout the year.
Prior to joining the Lightning, Mishkin spent eight seasons as the television and radio voice of the AHL's Hershey Bears. While with the Bears, Mishkin maintained a variety of roles outside of broadcasting including media and public relations as well as hockey operations. During his time with the Hershey organization, Mishkin served for three years as the play-by-play broadcaster and media relations director for the company's soccer team in the A-League, the Hershey Wildcats.
A 1991 Yale graduate, Mishkin broke into professional hockey as play-by-play broadcaster for the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL. While a student at Yale he also worked in the University's Sports Information Office for the 1990-91 academic school year and served as Sports Director for the school radio station, WYBC, from 1989-91.