07 April 2007
Gary Thorne has called almost every major hockey game in my 12-year development as a Hockey fan. He called all the Red Wings-Avs rivalries, the Stanley Cup playoffs. And all the great games I can remember.
He is the best. Exciting, knowledgable, impartial, and he injects energy into the game without missing anything. Now... he's stuck in ESPN purgatory doing the 3 hockey games a yeah that they air, and a bunch of baseball games. While he's good at baseball, it's just too slow a sport to take advantage of his talent for excitment and non-stop action at the same time. He's the only announcer, in any sport, that will make me stop and watch.
Like today I was all set to turn on the monumental Montreal-Toronto game and decided to keep it here,MSU-BC, just because I miss Thorne's voice. I miss him, hockey misses him, and he just needs to be on NBC for the playoffs at least.
FREE GARY THORNE
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