Tag Archives: Broadcasting

#PlaybyPlayofAnything: Sports Play-by-Play Announcers Keep Busy During Coronavirus Pandemic

Getty Images With the onset of the coronavirus cancelling, pausing, or suspending various sports leagues’ seasons and events in the last several weeks, the impact goes beyond just teams, players, and personnel. The broadcasting crews that cover these leagues have … Continue reading

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NHL Considering Splitting Media Rights Among Multiple Partners

The Sports Business Journal reported on Monday that The NHL is considering potentially splitting its media rights among multiple partners. In addition, the report stated that ESPN and Fox Sports have already shown preliminary interest in acquiring shared rights.

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Smokin’ Al Koken: A Look At Al Koken’s Illustrious Broadcasting Career With the Capitals

Photo: Washington Capitals Al Koken is a name that is synonymous with Washington Capitals hockey, and for good reason. For more than 30 seasons, “Smokin Al” has helped bring the experience of Capitals television broadcasts into fans’ living rooms. From … Continue reading

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News and Notes From the Capitals’ Informal Practice and MedStar Capitals Iceplex

While the prospects were playing their final game of the prospect showcase in Florida, the veterans were back at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington for another informal practice prior to training camp, which kicks off on Thursday. 

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NHL Commisioner Gary Bettman to be Inducted into Broadcasting Hall Of Fame

Photo: John Locher/AP The NHL announced on Thursday that Commissioner Gary Bettman will be inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Joining Bettman in the 2018 class include tennis commentator Mary Carillo, NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas, sports documentarian … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Interview – Catching Up With Joe Beninati

Every Capitals fan knows the electric and captivating voice of Capitals TV play-by-play announcer Joe Beninati. Joe, who along with former Caps player Craig Laughlin and longtime broadcaster Al Koken, have been calling Capitals games since 1994, with Koken being … Continue reading

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