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Do the Boston Bruins really have the third-worst TV broadcast in the NHL?

More on that, Boston Bruins and NHL news, as well as NHL trade rumors in the latest Boston Hockey Now Bruins Daily:

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In a recent NHL broadcasting rankings poll by The Athletic, the NESN Boston Bruins broadcast duo of Jack Edwards and Andy Brickley came in 30th.

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With 20 years of experience (SiriusXM NHL Network Radio, ESPNBoston, NESN, NHL.com, etc.) covering the Bruins, the NHL, NCAA and junior hockey and more, Jimmy Murphy’s hockey black book is full of Hall of Famers, current players, coaches, management, scouts and a wide array of hockey media personalities that have lived in and around this great game. For 17 of his 20 years as a hockey and sports reporter, Murph covered the Bruins on essentially a daily basis covering their victorious 2011 Stanley Cup run and their 2013 run to the Final as well. Murphy has hosted national and local radio shows and podcasts and also has experience in TV as well.

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William Mahoney

NESN Hockey broadcasters do a great job! Those NY jokers are awful! We have Sophia as an “on ice” voice and she is the greatest!

William Mahoney

Get Barzel : a dream. He is what the Bruins need!

Mrbruin4

Jack is a homer for sure. But. Nyr Ny I. Panthers caps are brutal. Not sure of west coast teams and don’t see much games. All the Canada teams have good broadcast teams. And Espn and tnt are horrible. Jack keep doing what you do

Dave Ross

Brick is one of the best. Jack can hold his own.

Rick W Murray

Jack for money is one of the best in the business Brick is brilliant analyst you want homerscheck out Dan and Mickey Redmond Red wings broadcast duo, Dan a good broadcaster but is one of the worst homers in the nhl and Redmond is even worse. I can’t listen to those two for more 30 seconds, I’ll just turn the channel.

JustJim

100% correct. Watched Wings vs. Toronto, and shut the volume off it was so ooo bad!

Bob

I rarely comment
Yes Edwards is awful.
Love Brick

Last edited 2 months ago by Bob
B's metalhead

Sometimes Jack can be a little excessive, over the top, or maybe say something slightly distasteful that I don’t like or completely agree with… But he’s ours damn it. A while back a player got hit and went down and he went off about him diving or whatever, and he was legitimately hurt. That just reflects poorly, and of course everyone played what he said after and were like wow, what a jerk… He can be strongly opinionated and sometimes Brick has to reel him in, but that’s why they’re so good together. I want someone to call out bad… Read more »

Last edited 2 months ago by B's metalhead
Ernest King

Agree 100%, very well said!!

Andy

Haha I had to check to see who wrote this. Thought maybe I did and forgot. Well said.

GREG

That poll is wrong, they have them ranked too high!

Andie77

Jack and Brick are outstanding. Frankly, who cares what non Bruin fans have to say.

Joe Phillips

I can’t listen to Edward’s. I mute the TV and listen to Judd and Beersy.

Scott.A

A poll by The Athletic? What’s that?

Bruins fans love watching a Bruins game broadcast by Bruins fans. And Jack and Brick are definitely fans. They’re also very knowledgeable. Yes Jack Edwards is passionate. But so am i. I’m pretty sure I’ve had to replace a TV or two. Pucked them up.

P Wilson

I love Jack and Brick. They work well together. They know the players and they keep me laughing. I can think of some bad announcers and they are far from it.

Megan

Brick knows his shit. No-one can replace the energy that Jack brings. I know he has a lot of haters but f-off. We love Jack.

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