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Old 11-20-2009, 12:31 PM
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As a Kings fan, I'm offended that you call the Ducks announcers decent
I like the Kings' guys too, they do their research & call the players something besides "the Lightning player". Both Kings & Ducks beat Tyson Nash doing color for Phoenix & mispronouncing Lecavalier's name at least 5 times despite the PBP guy saying it right!
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Old 11-20-2009, 01:05 PM
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I always liked John's play by play when here was here and I thought the color guy had some good insight on several plays and the 2 of them gave a good and balanced background on the Lightning players throughout the game.

I don't get CI so I haven't heard all of them, but they were the best of the away crews that I have heard this year.
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Old 11-20-2009, 01:12 PM
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I thought the color guy had some good insight on several plays and the 2 of them gave a good and balanced background on the Lightning players throughout the game.
I thought the color guy did a good job pointing out how ANA was taking advantage of TBL's defensive zone coverage scheme in which one of the defender's was playing the puck carrier aggressively to sideboard -- most notably Walker (and some of the other D's) -- and it was opening up a passing down low to the net for 2 on 1's around the cage.
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Old 11-20-2009, 01:22 PM
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Both Kings & Ducks beat Tyson Nash doing color for Phoenix & mispronouncing Lecavalier's name at least 5 times despite the PBP guy saying it right!
My favorite from the Phoenix game was "Martin St. Looey"
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Old 11-20-2009, 01:30 PM
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Ahlers paid his dues. He was the Bolt radio guy during the Dark Ages of 1999-2002. I guess Zo probably remembers him as the Vipers play-by-play guy.
Yup. Decent enough guy, and probably in the top-half of NHL announcers in my opinion.
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Old 11-20-2009, 04:34 PM
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That was the weakest "crosscheck" I've ever seen and even the Ducks guys were iffy on it, pointing out that Whitney was already leaning back.

Oh well.. they should have won it on the PP before it got to OT. Great comeback though.
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Ahlers is a friend. Got to know him when we both lived out in SoCal. Great guy and a very good announcer.
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I thought the color guy did a good job pointing out how ANA was taking advantage of TBL's defensive zone coverage scheme in which one of the defender's was playing the puck carrier aggressively to sideboard -- most notably Walker (and some of the other D's) -- and it was opening up a passing down low to the net for 2 on 1's around the cage.
that's former nhl goalie Brian Hayward...
Has doen some tsn or cbc stuff
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Old 11-21-2009, 10:02 AM
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Also, Ryan Malone, a day late, was given credit for the third-period goal Thursday that tied the game with Anaheim at 3-3 and sent it into overtime. It originally was credited to Marty St. Louis.
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