Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/07/08 at 05:44 PM ET
from John McGourty of NHL.com,
On the eve of his induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, Emrick reflected on his career that began with announcing parts of games at Bowling Green University, where he got his doctorate in radio-television-film. Hence, the nickname. He had been teaching near Pittsburgh and was looking to get his doctorate.
“I was considering going to Michigan or Bowling Green for my doctorate and Bowling Green University had the local NPR station with All Things Considered and their usual shows,” Emrick said. “They had a staff member who broadcast the first and third periods and they felt a student should do the second period.
“That’s what Bowling Green offered me that Michigan could not. That made it pretty easy to make up my mind.”
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