RivermenTalk with Blues Analyst Darren Pang
September 22, 2010
Darren Pang, one of the premier announcers in hockey, is the color analyst with FOX Sports Midwest on St. Louis Blues telecasts. Pang will work alongside John Kelly in the television booth for the second consecutive season in 20010-11, forming one of the most accomplished broadcast teams in the NHL.
Click HERE to listen to Pang's conversation from Blues training camp.
Pang provides commentary for national NHL telecasts on NBC and has served as a studio analyst for Canada’s TSN network. He came to FOX Sports Midwest after four seasons as the Phoenix Coyotes’ TV analyst. Prior to the Coyotes, Pang spent 12 years covering hockey for ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC. He has also provided radio color analysis for the NHL Network during the 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 Winter Games and will work as a studio analyst at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver with TSN/CTV.
Previously, Pang served as the Chicago Blackhawks post-game show host from 1990-92. The from 1992-97, he hosted the pre-game, between period and post-game call-in shows for Blackhawks games. He also served as a color analyst, studio analyst and reporter for CCHA telecasts on SportsChannel Chicago from 1989-94 and was an analyst for IHL games on Prime Network from 1989-93.
The Meaford, Ontario played three NHL seasons, all with the Blackhawks, from 1984-85 to 1988-89. He played in a total of 81 games, compiling a 27-35-7 record and 4.05 GAA. In 1987-88, he was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team and finished third in the race for the Calder Trophy.