This week, the 2021-2022 NHL season gets underway on two new networks. The league returns to ESPN for the first time in 17 years. It also marks the debut of the NHL on TNT, whose coverage begins on October 13th, 2021.
Liam McHugh hosted the NHL on NBC for over 10 years, and when the league left NBC, McHugh was immediately hired by Turner. He will be the lead host on NHL studio coverage with Wayne Gretzky, Rich Tocchet, Anson Carter, and Paul Bissonnette.
McHugh also hosted Notre Dame Football coverage as well as Premier League football (soccer) for NBC.
In this episode, McHugh discusses the plans for TNT’s hockey coverage and his thoughts on his time at NBC.
Seth Everett is a 24-year National Sports Broadcaster currently heard on iHeartMedia, NBC Sports Radio, Westwood One (Olympics coverage), & Entercom. He is a media veteran that has been seen & heard on ESPN, Sirius/XM, Bloomberg TV, FOX Sports covering 2 Super Bowls, 12 World Series, 2 NBA Finals, & 2 Stanley Cup Finals. Also covered local teams such as the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Seattle Mariners, Colorado Avalanche, Denver Broncos, & more.