Fred Cusick: Voice of the Bruins

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Sports Publishing LLC, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 214 pages
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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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Contents

The Best Seat in the House
1
Bobby Orr The Greatest Player of All
8
Carefree Days
20
College and the Navy
36
Behind the Mike
53
The Men Who Shaped the Bruins
66
Hockey in the 1950s
80
Hockey More than the Players
111
The Big Bad Bruins and Others
124
More Bruins Musings and Retirement
139
Scooooore
148
Broadcasting Other Sports
163
Fore
183
The Entrepreneur
202
Awards and Reflection
210
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