Generations of New England sports fans recognize the excitement and exhilaration of a hockey goal as called by Fred Cusick. In this book he takes fans up to the broadcast booth, describing key plays, personalities, and games in Bruins’ history, as well as the technique and passion that kept him at the top of his game for over 40 years. Among the Boston players covered are legends like Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Johnny Bucyk, Ray Bourque, and Cam Neely; along with Bruins coaches Gerry Cheevers and Don Cherry.
About the Author
Fred Cusick was the Boston Bruins’ radio/TV announcer for 44 years. He was also the analyst of the NHL Game of the Week on CBS from 1957-1961. In 1984 he was the first American broadcaster named to the Hockey Hall of Fame and in 1988 he was given the Lester Patrick Award for contributions to hockey in the United States. In 1952 he was named Voice of the Bruins on WHDH Radio in Boston. He handled radio and TV for the team until retiring in 1997. Fred Cusick resides in West Barnstable, MA.