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All about Ken Kal

MLive's Brendan Savage conducted a Q and A with Red Wings play-by-play announcer Ken Kal, discussing Kal's aspirations, career achievements and outlook:

MLive: You're a Michigan guy. Was this your dream job?

Kal: Of course. I was at Michigan when the Sharks job came up when they were first in the league. I sent a tape and resume and never heard back. Not even a note saying 'Thanks a lot.' I figured when I tried to apply (in Detroit) there were so many other people that were probably more qualified than me and I didn't think I had a chance but I did it just to throw my hat in the ring and luckily enough, I think what really helped me out is at that time The Joe was really into college hockey and I had a college background. We had CCHA championships so I think maybe that helped me out because they were looking for somebody who knew the CCHA. That's what I'm thinking. Nobody ever told me that.

Savage continues...

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The Malik Report is a destination for all things Red Wings-related. I offer biased, perhaps unprofessional-at-times and verbose coverage of my favorite team, their prospects and developmental affiliates. I've joined the Kukla's Korner family with five years of blogging under my belt, and I hope you'll find almost everything you need to follow your Red Wings at a place where all opinions are created equal and we're all friends, talking about hockey and the team we love to follow.

 

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