By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Author
Mike Emrick spent many years narrating the most important moments in hockey dwell in entrance of him.
That is additionally how “Doc” needs to expertise a documentary about his life and profession.
NBC will air “Doc Emrick – The Voice of Hockey” on Sunday afternoon after a second NHL outside recreation in Lake Tahoe. The present will function greater than a dozen present and former announcers sharing their ideas on the now retired play-by-play announcer. Emrick did interviews for the particular however requested the community to not inform him something prematurely, so he can get pleasure from it as a present.
“It is like a present,” Emrick stated Tuesday from his dwelling in Michigan. “They’re doing one thing very good for me, and I desire to not ask a whole lot of questions on, properly, what do I get for Christmas?”
NBC Sports activities bought Wayne Gretzky, Sidney Crosby, Martin Brodeur, TJ Oshie and plenty of others to weigh in on Emrick, who was the voice of sport in America earlier than he left headphones final fall. Crosby says that Emrick was a legend once they met in 2005 and that he “describes precisely how you are feeling as a participant at that second.”
Emrick would not understand how he’ll really feel when he and his spouse, Joyce, sit down to observe the particular Sunday. You solely know what you have seen in promotions and what producer Vinny Costello confirmed you whereas interviewing him on the McMorran Place theater in Port Huron.