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Mike Emrick is an American sportscaster. He has been one since 1973 when he did play-by-play for the IHL Port Huron Flags, including the last 21 years in NHL hockey. He has been the play-by-play announcer for the New Jersey Devils since 1993. Previously, he was the voice of the Philadelphia Flyers, from 1988 to 1993. He has done play-by-play also for CBS, NBC, TNT, Fox, and ABC.
He received the 1997 National CableACE Award for best play-by-play and New York Emmy Award for his work with the Devils. He is also a member of the NHL Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee. Emrick has earned a Bachelor's degree in speech from Manchester College in 1964, a Master's degree in radio/television from Miami University (Ohio) in 1969, and a Doctorate in radio/television/film from Bowling Green State University in 1976 (a degree from which he gets his nickname, "Doc"). He received the 2004 Lester Patrick Trophy and worked at the Summer Olympics.
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