BOB COLE began broadcasting hockey on CBC Radio in 1969 and moved to television in 1973. Cole was the primary play-by-play announcer for HNIC on CBC, usually working Toronto Maple Leafs games, from 1980 to 2008. Aside from the Leafs broadcasts, he was also a staple for HNIC during the annual Stanley Cup playoffs. He broadcast at least one game in every Stanley Cup Finals from 1980 until 2008. His voice was also heard by a United States television audience whenever NBCSN simulcast an HNIC game that he was calling.
STEPHEN BRUNT was a columnist at the Globe and Mail and is currently with Sportsnet, co-host on The FAN 590's Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown, as well as contributing writer for Sportsnet Magazine and sportsnet.ca. He is the author of the #1 national bestselling Searching for Bobby Orr and All the Way, with Jordin Tootoo. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario, and in Winterhouse Brook, Newfoundland.
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