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Emrick to be profiled on HBO's 'Real Sports'

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Long considered the pre-eminent voice in hockey broadcasting in the United States, Mike "Doc" Emrick will be featured on "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" on HBO on Tuesday night.

The segment, reported by Andrea Kremer will air during the one-hour show, which debuts at 10 p.m. ET.

Emrick, the lead play-by-play voice of the NHL on NBC, has called a Stanley Cup Final series 17 times and has worked in six Olympics. Emrick, 69, is also a regular on NBCSN's coverage of the NHL this season. He was the long-time voice of the New Jersey Devils and also worked with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Emrick, the only announcer in the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, is famous for an unrivaled vocabulary and the ability to paint pictures of what exactly is happening on the ice. He has also received the Lester Patrick Award for his service to hockey in the United States and received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award from the Hockey Hall of Fame. Emrick also has three national Emmy Awards for his announcing work.

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