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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Rylan on Thu May 30, 2013 11:29 am

I like Doc and Edzo. I think they are a good combination.

Steve Levy was awesome back in the day.

I hated Gary Thorne and my hate has intensified from the NHL series. He was terrible then, and terrible now.

Jim Hughson is probably the best IMO.

Bob Cole is terrible.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby shmenguin on Thu May 30, 2013 11:33 am

-i like doc
-edzo is a worthless clown
-thorne never got anyone's name right, which is inexcusable
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby newarenanow on Thu May 30, 2013 11:34 am

shmenguin wrote:
canaan wrote:
Getting To My Game wrote:Sucks, I miss Gary Thorne so much for big games like this. :cry:

Melvin?


That's what I've been thinking


Me too.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Nuge on Thu May 30, 2013 11:50 am

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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Shakes on Thu May 30, 2013 12:21 pm

Doc called it well last night.

I'm a Hughson guy, as long as the Canucks aren't involved.

Cole was great, but he has lost the plot.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Crankshaft on Thu May 30, 2013 12:23 pm

Shakes wrote:Doc called it well last night.

I'm a Hughson guy, as long as the Canucks aren't involved.

Cole was great, but he has lost the plot.


It's the end of May, so you know the Canucks won't be involved. lol
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Shakes on Thu May 30, 2013 12:38 pm

Crankshaft wrote:
Shakes wrote:Doc called it well last night.

I'm a Hughson guy, as long as the Canucks aren't involved.

Cole was great, but he has lost the plot.


It's the end of May, so you know the Canucks won't be involved. lol


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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby profpolisci on Thu May 30, 2013 12:44 pm

Letang Is The Truth wrote:the radio announcer for detroit is the worst


Ken Kal. Sounds like he gets a kick in the sack every time the Wings score.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby SolidSnake on Thu May 30, 2013 12:52 pm

What about the Tampa Bay radio announcer?

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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby She'sTheFastest on Thu May 30, 2013 12:57 pm

shmenguin wrote:-i like doc
-edzo is a worthless clown
-thorne never got anyone's name right, which is inexcusable


Yeah, I don't understand the love for Gary Thorne. He was not very good.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Thu May 30, 2013 1:39 pm

She'sTheFastest wrote:
shmenguin wrote:-i like doc
-edzo is a worthless clown
-thorne never got anyone's name right, which is inexcusable


Yeah, I don't understand the love for Gary Thorne. He was not very good.

Same. He's extremely over rated. He always sounded like a senile old man when he called the game.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby MRandall25 on Thu May 30, 2013 1:52 pm

Shakes wrote:Doc called it well last night.

I'm a Hughson guy, as long as the Canucks aren't involved.

Cole was great, but he has lost the plot.


I'd broaden that to "any Canadian team". He definitely seems to favor them a little (though he works for HNIC/CBC so I don't really expect anything different).
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Kaizer on Thu May 30, 2013 2:11 pm

i'd like emerick more if HE COULD control tHE VOLUME OF HIS voice. save the screaming for when something is actually happening. his goal calls are either home runs or a swing-and-a-miss-and-trip-over-my-own-feet-and-break-my-nose-on-home-plate.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Pucks_and_Pols on Thu May 30, 2013 2:50 pm

I think Doc is my 2nd favorite play by play guy now after Mike Lange. I can understand people who don't like his sometimes shrill tones and thesarus diving descriptions, but you do get a feel for the frantic pacing of the game from him. Hockey HAS to be the highest degree of difficulty to do play by play of the 4 major sports.

my favorite doc call was Crosbys rookie year against the flyers in OT (the same game where Hatcher did some unrequested dental work on 87) "crosby in all alone, the game on his stick, SCOOORESSS!!!" simple yet beautiful.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Thu May 30, 2013 4:08 pm

The funny thing about Thorne is that for the NHL series for Wii/Xbox/PS3 he recorded the players' names wrong. He doesn't pronounce Malkin correctly. :lol: I guess the voice director either didn't know or was too afraid to correct him.

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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Idoit40fans on Thu May 30, 2013 4:10 pm

I assumed that it was all recorded before Malkin was in the league, so they just blended a couple of other sound clips to make his name and that was the best they could do. I didn't realize that any of those things were recorded within the last decade.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Froggy on Thu May 30, 2013 5:04 pm

Pucks_and_Pols wrote:I think Doc is my 2nd favorite play by play guy now after Mike Lange. I can understand people who don't like his sometimes shrill tones and thesarus diving descriptions, but you do get a feel for the frantic pacing of the game from him. Hockey HAS to be the highest degree of difficulty to do play by play of the 4 major sports.

my favorite doc call was Crosbys rookie year against the flyers in OT (the same game where Hatcher did some unrequested dental work on 87) "crosby in all alone, the game on his stick, SCOOORESSS!!!" simple yet beautiful.


That 1st paragraph is exactly why i don't like him.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Durbano on Thu May 30, 2013 7:24 pm

Willie Kool wrote:I miss Tom Mees.

:thumb:
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Shakes on Thu May 30, 2013 8:35 pm

MRandall25 wrote:
Shakes wrote:Doc called it well last night.

I'm a Hughson guy, as long as the Canucks aren't involved.

Cole was great, but he has lost the plot.


I'd broaden that to "any Canadian team". He definitely seems to favor them a little (though he works for HNIC/CBC so I don't really expect anything different).


He does, but it doesn't bother with the other Canadian teams. E.g., he was outstanding in the Tor-Bos series even though he was clearly a "homer." He wasn't over the top like he can be in Canuck games.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Orlando Penguin on Thu May 30, 2013 11:30 pm

I'd take Doc on any game in any sport. He makes the games even more exciting. I'd like to know what everyday occurrences people would like Doc to describe. One of my favorites would be an ATM transaction.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby She'sTheFastest on Fri May 31, 2013 10:55 am

Orlando Penguin wrote:I'd take Doc on any game in any sport. He makes the games even more exciting. I'd like to know what everyday occurrences people would like Doc to describe. One of my favorites would be an ATM transaction.


LOL, or a guy tying his shoe.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby llipgh2 on Fri May 31, 2013 10:57 am

Orlando Penguin wrote:I'd take Doc on any game in any sport. He makes the games even more exciting. I'd like to know what everyday occurrences people would like Doc to describe. One of my favorites would be an ATM transaction.


There is a skit one of the local radio stations played (I think DVE) of Doc calling a prom in the hood.

It is pretty funny.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri May 31, 2013 11:03 am

She'sTheFastest wrote:
Orlando Penguin wrote:I'd take Doc on any game in any sport. He makes the games even more exciting. I'd like to know what everyday occurrences people would like Doc to describe. One of my favorites would be an ATM transaction.


LOL, or a guy tying his shoe.


TIIIIIEEEEEE!!!!
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Fri May 31, 2013 12:18 pm

llipgh2 wrote:
Orlando Penguin wrote:I'd take Doc on any game in any sport. He makes the games even more exciting. I'd like to know what everyday occurrences people would like Doc to describe. One of my favorites would be an ATM transaction.


There is a skit one of the local radio stations played (I think DVE) of Doc calling a prom in the hood.

It is pretty funny.

Yea it's Randy from the morning show. They have a series of those skits. The best is Doc reading 50 Shades of Grey.
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Re: Doc Emerick

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Fri May 31, 2013 1:02 pm

profpolisci wrote:
Letang Is The Truth wrote:the radio announcer for detroit is the worst


Ken Kal. Sounds like he gets a kick in the sack every time the Wings score.


well said. SCORESSS!
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