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Jack Edwards, Voice of the Boston Bruins, Announces Retirement at Conclusion of 2023-24 Season



Jack Edwards, Voice of the Boston Bruins, Announces Retirement at Conclusion of 2023-24 Season

BOSTON – After 19 years because the Boston Bruins Play-by-Play broadcaster on New England Sports activities Community (NESN), Jack Edwards has introduced his retirement following the 2023-24 postseason video games on NESN. As a New England native and College of New Hampshire graduate, Jack retires from a 45-year profession by way of sports activities journalism and play-by-play, culminating with what he described as his “dream job” with NESN and the Boston Bruins.

“I grew up a Bruins fan, and who had extra enjoyable than us during the last twenty years?” stated Jack Edwards. “In collaboration with Bruins and NESN management, I just lately determined that the time has come for me to complete my shift because the voice of the Boston Bruins. I’m not capable of attain the requirements I set for myself, to honor the followers, the gamers, the Bruins group and NESN with the perfect all of them deserve.”

“I retire from broadcasting not with a heavy coronary heart, however gratefulness for a 19-year-long joyride,” Jack continued. “I owe my profession, my very own pursuit of happiness, to the love and help of my household. I thank each member of the Bruins and NESN on your loyalty, serving to me to realize and reside out a lifetime objective, excessive above the ice.”

Jack started his play-by-play profession with NESN in 2005. After holding a number of reporter and anchor positions in New Hampshire and Windfall, Jack got here to Boston within the Nineteen Eighties as a sports activities anchor and reporter at each WCVB and WHDH. He additionally labored as a reporter for ABC’s Large World of Sports activities and Olympic protection on each ABC and CBS. He joined ESPN in 1991 as an anchor and reporter for SportsCenter and gained an Emmy award for his ESPN reporting. He has additionally performed play-by-play for ESPN’s protection of hockey and soccer, together with the 2002 World Cup finals, and the Little League World Collection. Jack’s Bruins ardour and information has educated a long time of followers. With distinctive phrases comparable to “tumbling muffin” and “excessive above the ice”, his iconic fashion has set him aside within the league and all of sports activities broadcasting.

“I be part of the Bruins group, NESN and hockey followers all over the place in congratulating Jack on an unimaginable profession,” stated Charlie Jacobs, CEO and Alternate Governor of the Boston Bruins. “Jack’s voice has been the soundtrack for generations of Bruins followers which have skilled so many unimaginable moments. His presence has been felt across the globe and he’ll without end be part of the Bruins legacy.”

Jack will proceed calling video games for the reminder of the 2023-24 season by way of NHL playoffs. The Boston Bruins and NESN will conduct a nationwide seek for the following play-by-play voice to hitch Coloration Commentator Andy Brickley for the 2024-25 season.

“Congratulations to Jack on a exceptional profession of calling Boston Bruins hockey on NESN,” stated Sean McGrail, President and CEO of NESN. “Jack introduced a particular and colourful character to our broadcast that was unmistakably his personal. I’d like to hitch everybody at NESN in thanking Jack for his contributions over the previous 19 years.”

Along with honoring his profession tonight throughout the pregame ceremony, the Boston Bruins and NESN plan to additional have fun Jack Edwards and his influence throughout the 2024-25 common season. Extra info will likely be shared at a later date.

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