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by Alanah McGinley on 06/07/07 at 10:16 PM ET
From William Houston at the Globe & Mail,
The National Hockey League season is over, but an important question about its television coverage remains unanswered.
Will the longest tenured play-by-play team in Canadian broadcasting, the CBC’s Bob Cole and Harry Neale, return to the Hockey Night in Canada booth next season?
It’s too early for a CBC announcement, but you can anticipate one of two decisions: Either the network will thank Cole, 74, and Neale, 70, for their long and estimable contribution to the show and say goodbye. And Jim Hughson will be offered Cole’s spot as the No. 1 play-by-play caller, and the CBC will look for additional announcing and analytical talent.
continued… *plus more about the television ratings for the SCF
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