Off Mike with Doc Emrick

NHL on NBC play-by-play announcer Mike Emrick has called it a career and released a memoir, “Off Mike.” In his farewell address to the media, Emrick explained why he’s... See More

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NHL on NBC play-by-play announcer Mike Emrick has called it a career and released a memoir, “Off Mike.” In his farewell address to the media, Emrick explained why he’s stepping away after 50 years of covering hockey. He discussed how his love of animals helps him show his humanity as a hockey ambassador. Fellow play-by-play legend Al Michaels attempts to draw Doc out of retirement, and Emrick discusses how the “Miracle on Ice” has been a through line for his career.

NHL on NBC play-by-play announcer Mike Emrick has called it a career and released a memoir, “Off Mike.” In his farewell address to the media, Emrick explained why he’s stepping away after 50 years of covering hockey. He discussed how his love of animals helps him show his humanity as a hockey ambassador. Fellow play-by-play legend Al Michaels attempts to draw Doc out of retirement, and Emrick discusses how the “Miracle on Ice” has been a through line for his career.

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Stu Hothem

Stu Hothem has covered some of the biggest events in sports across TV, radio and the web. As a researcher with ABC, CBS and ESPN, he worked on the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup and X Games. At FOXSports.com, he integrated content and interactive features with FOX Sports broadcast and cable programming. He managed the editorial team at NASCAR.com and also worked in the sanctioning body’s integrated marketing communications department. His professional career began at WFAN, the nation’s first all-sports radio station, following his time at the Rutgers radio station as a play-by-play announcer, talk-show host and general manager.