Canucks: Dave Tomlinson calling video games with John Shorthouse, with assist from Ray Ferraro

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Play-by-play man John Shorthouse will name Vancouver Canucks video games on TV alongside analysts Dave Tomlinson and Ray Ferraro this coming season.

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The long-rumoured set-up got here to fruition on Tuesday, with Sportsnet saying their broadcast staff for 58 regional Canucks video games. It’ll be largely Shorthouse and Tomlinson, with Ferraro becoming a member of the published for “choose regional Canucks video games all through the season.”

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Dan Murphy is again as host.

Ferraro additionally works for ESPN. No phrase on what number of Canucks video games he’ll name, and whether or not they’ll make use of a three-man sales space for these video games or they’ll give Tomlinson the night time off.

Former NHLer Ray Ferraro.
Former NHLer Ray Ferraro. Photograph by invoice keay /Vancouver Solar

Ferraro is married to Canucks assistant common supervisor Cammi Granato.

Tomlinson had been the Canucks’ radio analyst for seven season previous to the staff switching rights holders from TSN 1040 to Sportsnet 650 in 2017-18. He’s spent the previous two years as radio analyst for Seattle Kraken video games.

Dave Tomlinson, left
Dave Tomlinson (left) and Everett Fitzhugh (proper) are the radio play-by-play staff for the Seattle Kraken. They’ll work their first sport collectively on Saturday, Oct. 23, the inaugural house opener for the Kraken at Local weather Pledge Area. Photograph by Submitted /jpeg

Information broke in late March that John Garrett, who had been the analyst for Canucks’ video games since 2001, wouldn’t be returning for Sportsnet regional video games, regardless that he nonetheless had one other 12 months on his contract. He’s anticipated to nonetheless work different Sportsnet video games, although.

Sportsnet 650 has additionally confirmed the radio crew for this season. Brendan Batchelor is again for play-by-play, with Randip Janda dealing with the vast majority of the analyst duties. Brett Festerling will fill-in for Janda on Saturday video games as soon as once more.