Entries with the tag: Rangers' Radio
For someone that listened to New York Rangers’ game on the radio from the 1992-93 (I was 9 years old) season even up until now, the e-mail interview I conducted below was an absolute honor and pleasure for me to do.
I was lucky enough to conduct this particular e-mail interview with the voice of the Blueshirts on the radio, Kenny Albert. Kenny was kind enough to take time out of his extremely hectic schedule to tell us about how he got into hockey, how he became the Rangers’ radio voice, some of his fondest memories as the Blueshirts’ radio voice and his thoughts on this year’s team.
PH: How did you get into hockey?
KA: I loved hockey from a very young age. I started attending Ranger games as far back as I can remember since my father was the radio voice of the Rangers. I played hockey as a kid, and as a teenager, I would bring a tape recorder to selected Ranger games and would do “mock” broadcasts. My first professional job was radio voice of the AHL’s Baltimore Skipjacks (1990-92).
PH: Growing up, who was your favorite team/player?
KA: I was a fan of both the Rangers and Vancouver Canucks as a youngster, although I was definitely rooting for the Rangers in ‘94. I was a big fan of Wayne Gretzky, as well as many of the Ranger players during the 1980’s.