Jack Edwards (sportscaster)

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Jack Edwards

Jack Edwards (born March 24, 1957) is the play-by-play announcer for the Boston Bruins.


Broadcasting career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Edwards started as a play-by-play announcer for the UNH hockey team.[1] He then moved on to play-by-play and sports anchor positions at WGIR radio and WMUR-TV in Manchester, New Hampshire.[1] During the early 1980s he worked as a talk radio host for WRKO in Boston, and as a weekend anchor at WJAR-TV in Providence.[1] He then moved to sports anchor and reporter positions at WCVB-TV and WHDH-TV in Boston.[1] He also served as a reporter for ABC’s Wide World of Sports and was an announcer for alpine skiing for ABC's coverage of the 1988 Winter Olympics and CBS's 1991 Olympic Winterfest coverage.[1]


He spent 12 years at ESPN, from 1991 to 2003.[1] Starting as a Sportscenter anchor and reporter, Edwards also did announcing for Little League baseball from 1995 to 2002, NHL play-by-play announcing from 1999 to 2003, and announcing for ESPN's soccer coverage, including the 2002 FIFA World Cup.[1]

Boston Bruins Hockey[edit]

Edwards began calling Bruins games during the 2005-06 NHL season for NESN, handling the road games while Dale Arnold covered the home games.[1] At the start of the 2007-08 NHL season, Edwards called all Bruins games. Jack Edwards was awarded a 2010-11 Stanley Cup Championship ring for his play-by-play work with the Boston Bruins.[2]