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Video: Doc Emrick’s pregame message on Boston, forever strong

Apr 17, 2013, 9:23 PM EDT

Prior to the start of tonight’s Bruins-Sabres game from TD Garden, NHL on NBC play-by-play man Mike “Doc” Emrick delivered an emotional soliloquy about Monday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon.

In it, he not only referenced the strength the city has shown in the aftermath of the incident, but also at how sport can be a powerful agent in the healing process.

Here’s the intro, in full:

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  1. steelers88 - Apr 17, 2013 at 10:02 PM

    Well said Doc well said.

    • chicagobtech - Apr 18, 2013 at 10:13 AM


  2. sjsharks66 - Apr 17, 2013 at 10:16 PM

    I love hearing Doc speak during games. He is a great person. Stay strong Boston. Your city seems as tough as nails.

  3. bgrillz - Apr 18, 2013 at 7:55 AM

    Doc is the best in the biz, hands down. Yeah, at times he can be a little over excitable. But, he is the best.

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