Bruins Play-By-Play Announcer
Family:Wife Lisa, Sons John and Elijah, Daughters Nina & Dagny
Philosophy on being parents of four children: We empathize with penalty killers. Were always shorthanded.
When kids misbehave: We use the hockey system for time outs: 2 minutes for a minor, 5 for a major, 10 for misconduct; Havent had to assign a match penalty yet.
Favorite Sport to watch: Hockey
Favorite sports to play: Alpine Skiing, Road Cycling
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite TV Shows: (Classic) The Beverly Hillbillies, (Modern) The Sopranos
Favorite Singer or Musical Group: Pat Metheny Group
Favorite Movie: Monty Python and the Search for the Holy Grail
Favorite Sports Movie: The Blizzard of Aaaaahs (Ski Movie by Mainer Greg Stump)
Favorite Piece of Clothing: My sherpa hat, purchased in 1987
If you could spend a day with anyone who would it be? My wife. I never see her alone!
Most embarrassing moment on television: Howling on the set during Charley Steiners lead-in to Carl Lewis national anthem.
Favorite professional team growing up? The Bruins
Favorite professional player growing up? Bobby Orr
If I could change one thing? Convert to fuel-cell cars that run on hydrogen and expel only water. Good-bye, gasoline and car-related pollution!
Jack Edwards joined NESN in 2005 and serves as the network's Bruins play-by-play announcer. A 27-year broadcast veteran, Edwards served as a NHL play-by-play announcer for ESPN from 1999-2003 and also served as the primary play-by-play announcer for HDNets NHL broadcasts during the 2003-04 season.The University of New Hampshire graduate got his start as a play-by-play announcer for the UNH hockey team, which led to an announcer and anchor positions at WGIR radio and WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH. He worked as a talk radio host for WRKO in Boston and a weekend anchor at WJAR-TV in Providence during the early 80s which led to sports anchor and reporter positions at both WCVB-TV and WHDH-TV in Boston. During that time Edwards also worked as a reporter for ABCs Wide World of Sports and served as an alpine skiing announcer during the winter Olympics coverage for ABC (1988) and Olympic Winterfest coverage for CBS (1991). He joined ESPN in 1991 as an anchor and reporter for SportsCenter and won a national Emmy for reporting. In addition to his work as an NHL play-by-play announcer at ESPN, he also did play by play for the networks soccer coverage, including the World Cup finals in 2002, and the Little League World Series from 1995 to 2002. Currently Edwards is a senior partner and executive producer for Fountainhead Production, an independent film and TV production company specializing in high definition productions located in Simsbury, CT.