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Out of Town Notebook: A Farewell to Rod Phillips and Rating the NHL’s Play-by-Play Teams 0

Out of Town Notebook: A Farewell to Rod Phillips and Rating the NHL’s Play-by-Play Teams

[Every weekend, Canucks Hockey Blog goes out of town as Tom Wakefield (@tomwakefield88) posts his thoughts on what’s happening around the NHL.] Photo credit: Edmonton Journal It was a bittersweet moment this week in Edmonton, where radio play-by-play man Rod Phillips called his final game after a 37-year career. Sweet in that, if there was ever a play-by-play man who deserves a banner in the rafters, it’s Phillips. The man never failed to deliver goose bumps. As the iconic voice of the dynasty Oilers, his most famous calls (Gretzky’s 50 in 39 pops immediately to mind) are already a part...

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