List of Edmonton Oilers broadcasters

Television rights to all Edmonton Oilers games are held by Rogers Media. This includes all regional telecasts, which are carried by Sportsnet West and the overflow channel Sportsnet Oilers, as well as nationally televised games on Sportsnet or Hockey Night in Canada—which may either be broadcast by CBC Television, Citytv, or Sportsnet. The team's broadcast region is shared with the Calgary Flames, and includes all of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Most Oilers games are commentated by Kevin Quinn and Louie DeBrusk, joined by reporter Gene Principe.

On radio, the games are aired on CHED called by Jack Michaels and Bob Stauffer and Reid Wilkins as reporter.

Television

The TV crews were as follows (where more than one analyst appears for a season, each worked a number of games).

Years Play-by-play
1979-83 Tim Dancy
1983-92
1997-01
Bruce Buchanan
1992-95 Al Nagy
1994-95 Kevin Gallant (playoffs, one game)
Roger Millions
1995-97 Roger Millions
2001-current Kevin Quinn[1] (Peter Loubardias sub)
2005-08 (PPV) Morley Scott
Years Colour commentators
1979-84 Gary Dornhoefer
1984-86 John Davidson
1984-85 Garry Unger
1986-88, 1990-91, 1994-00, 2003-04 John Garrett
1988-90, 1994-98 Harry Neale
1989-90 Scotty Bowman
1991-92 Al Nagy
1992-94 Jim Peplinski
1992-93 Steve Shutt
1993-94 Greg Millen
2001-03 Craig Simpson
2003-08 Ray Ferraro
2008-14 Louie DeBrusk
2008-09 Rob Brown[2][3] (PPV)

Notes

  • Bruce Buchanan was the play-by-play announcer for the Edmonton Oilers television broadcasts on ITV, CKEM and Sportsnet West from 1984 until 2001.
  • Morley Scott did colour on home games in 1993-94 and 1997-08; others in that role were Ken Brown (1979-85, 1988-90), Gord Garbutt (1985-86, 1991-94, 1995-96), Jim Matheson (1986-88, 1995-96) and Dave Semenko[4] (1994-95). Bob Stouffer did colour commentary beginning in 2008-09. Kevin Karius substituted for Scott when Scott doing games broadcast on pay-per-view beginning in 2005. Colour commentators did not go on the road until at least 1995-96.
  • On September 2, 2008, Louie DeBrusk was announced as the new colour analyst for Rogers Sportsnet Edmonton Oilers television broadcasts. DeBrusk replaced former analyst Ray Ferraro. He was replaced by Drew Remenda[5] in 2014 but continues to appear as an analyst.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Kevin Quinn". Sportsnet.ca. Archived from the original on 2009-06-04. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  2. ^ Kennedy, Patrick (April 20, 2012). "Penguin's great escape". Kingston Whig-Standard. Retrieved April 14, 2018. the retired forward was saying over the phone from Edmonton, where he handles colour commentary on Oiler pay-per-view telecasts.
  3. ^ "Oilers Hockey Institute Instructors". NHL.com. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  4. ^ "'A worthy champion': Dave Semenko, the Edmonton Oilers enforcer who served as Wayne Gretzky's bodyguard, dies at 59". National Post. Retrieved 30 June 2017.
  5. ^ Willis, Jonathan (August 28, 2014). "Drew Remenda replaces Louie DeBrusk on Edmonton Oilers' regional broadcasts". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved 2014-08-28.
  6. ^ Willis, Jonathan (August 28, 2014). "Drew Remenda replaces Louie DeBrusk on Edmonton Oilers' regional broadcasts". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved April 25, 2018.

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