Legendary play-by-play announcer Mike "Doc" Emrick will be retiring, as he and NBC Sports announced together on Monday.
NBC Sports' lead NHL play-by-play voice Mike "Doc" Emrick announced his retirement Monday after a legendary career.
Hall of Fame hockey broadcaster Mike Emrick announced his retirement Monday after almost 50 years behind the microphone. The man affectionately known as “Doc” for his doctorate in communications spent the past 15 years as the voice of the NHL in the United States. Emrick, 74, called 22 Stanley Cup Finals and six Olympics since working his way up from the minors in the 1970s and did the most recent NHL playoffs remotely from his home in Michigan with his wife, Joyce, and dogs nearby.