April 10, 2007
Roenick, Pang to join TSN broadcast panel
Phoenix Coyotes center Jeremy Roenick and TV analyst Darren Pang will join the TSN broadcast panel for their coverage of the 2007 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Roenick and Pang will serve as studio analysts for the network beginning Tuesday, April 10.
Roenick and Pang will join the NHL on TSN studio team with host James Duthie, hockey insiders Bob McKenzie and Darren Dreger, hockey expert Dave Hodge, and analyst Tie Domi. TSN will once again use two broadcast crews for the playoffs with Gord Miller/Pierre McGuire and Chris Cuthbert/Glenn Healy.
Pang will also be joining NBC's broadcast team as a color analyst for this Saturday's game (April 14) between the New York Rangers and the Atlanta Thrashers.
Roenick ranks in the Top 5 all-time in goals, assists and points among U.S.-born players. He is the only player in NHL history to lead his team in goals, assists, points and penalty minutes in two different seasons (1999-00 and 2000-01 with Coyotes), and is currently ranked third in goals, fifth in assists and third in points among U.S. born players. In 17 NHL seasons with Chicago, Phoenix, Philadelphia and Los Angeles, Roenick has recorded 495-675-1,170 in 1,252 games.
Pang recently finished his second season with the Coyotes as the team's TV color analyst. Pang joined the Coyotes last year from ESPN where he spent the last 12 seasons working national broadcasts of the National Hockey League.
The 41-year-old Pang joined ESPN2 in September 1993 as an NHL game analyst and worked with the network for over a decade including NHL playoff contests on ESPN and NHL telecasts on ABC Sports. Since 2001, he also provided analysis on select editions of NHL 2Night on ESPN2. Pang broadcast two of the longest and most memorable playoff games in NHL history on ESPN - the five overtime period thrillers between Anaheim and Dallas in April 2003 and Philadelphia and Pittsburgh in May 2000. In 1988, he worked as a guest analyst for ESPN during the Norris Division playoffs.
In addition, Pang worked as an ice level reporter for the men's hockey coverage in Nagano, Japan during the 1998 Winter Olympics on CBS and for NBC's coverage of the 2002 Olympic Games.