Fred Cusick: Voice of the Bruins
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.
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Bobby Orr The Greatest Player of All
College and the Navy
Behind the Mike
The Men Who Shaped the Bruins
Hockey in the 1950s
Hockey More than the Players
The Big Bad Bruins and Others
More Bruins Musings and Retirement
Broadcasting Other Sports
Awards and Reflection
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