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"The Skinny" … on the Openers By Eric Hornick The NHL released the schedule for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday.  It'...

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Best wishes to Rob Carlin-- who announced earlier tonight (via Twitter, how appropriate) that he will be "staying closer to his family" in the Baltimore area and not be part of the MSG broadcast team this season.
Rob noted that he will "announce his next move soon".
In 30 years, I've worked with only 2 play-by-play announcers (Howie and Jiggs) but there have been a number of hosts, including Stan Fischler, Matt Loughlin, Mike Crispino, Deb Kaufman Placey, CJ Papa and Carlin.

UPDATED:12:30 AM Wed.  Before he surprised Long Island, Rob surprised his wife... on morning TV in Baltimore.  http://www.abc2news.com/dpp/news/region/baltimore_city/good-morning-maryland%27s-megan-pringle-gets-%27surprise%27-

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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