This is a Weird One For a Devils Fan

This is going to be a weird evening for Devils fans everywhere.  See, they take on the St. Louis Blues tonight on VERSUS, the national cable home for two hockey games a week.  It will be only the 6th time, regular season OR playoffs, since the lockout, and perhaps one of only a dozen or so times in more than a decade of service, that neither Mike “Doc” Emrick nor Glenn “Chico” Resch will be behind the mic for a Devils game, regional or national.

See, usually the Devils are on MSG Plus, where at least Chico holds down the fort when Doc is sick or on assignment.  In turn, when the Devils are on VERSUS or NBC, Doc typically calls the game.  But tonight, that won’t be the case, as Emrick is likely headed for Chicago for Winter Classic prep and Resch is not employed by VERSUS.

The results of the past non-Doc and Chico Devils games… not so great, to the tune of 0-4-1.  Enjoy tonight’s game, with John Forslund, Darren Eliot and Bob Harwood calling it on VERSUS, and enjoy your day off, Doc and Chico.

For complete results of non-Emrick and Resch Devil games, check after the jump.

May 6, 2006 – New Jersey vs. Carolina (Game 1, Eastern Conf. Semis)
Announcers: Chris Cuthbert, Peter McNab, Cammi Granato (NBC) 

November 27, 2006 – New Jersey vs. Los Angeles (Regular Season) 
Announcers: John Forslund, Daryl Reaugh (VERSUS) 
RESULT: LA 3, NJ 2 (Shootout)  

February 11, 2007 – Tampa Bay vs. New Jersey (Regular Season) 
Announcers: Dave Strader, Brian Hayward, Joe Micheletti (NBC) 
RESULT: TB 4, NJ 1  

April 30, 2007 – New Jersey vs. Ottawa (Eastern Conf. Semis) 
Announcers: John Forslund, Eddie Olczyk (VERSUS) 

May 2, 2007 – New Jersey vs. Ottawa (Eastern Conf. Semis) 
Announcers: John Forslund, Eddie Olczyk (VERSUS) 


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