Hall of Fame hockey announcer Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick retiring from broadcasting

Mike "Doc" Emrick, a Hall of Fame hockey announcer, is retiring as a broadcaster Monday. 

The 74-year-old Emrick has called more than 3,750 games over a 47-year career. He's been the main voice for NHL games on NBC since moving to the network in a full-time capacity in 2011. He was the New Jersey Devils play-by-play announcer for 21 seasons prior to that.

"I hope I can handle retirement OK, especially since I've never done it before," Emrick told the New York Post. "But I've just been extremely lucky for 50 years. And NBC has been so good to me, especially since the pandemic, when I was allowed to work from home in a studio NBC created.

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