February 11, 2011 11 Comments
The interesting names flying around as part of the NBC/VERSUS merger continue, it appears.
Tuesday night, TSN’s lead broadcast team, Gord Miller and Pierre McGuire, will be calling the VERSUS broadcast of the Buffalo Sabres/Montreal Canadiens game on Tuesday at 7:30 PM ET. The game is not scheduled to air on TSN and, while it will air on TSN2, the feed will be an original production of VERSUS with TSN2 doing the simulcasting. This is no signal of Miller joining VERSUS on a permanent basis, and with all of this news, we’ll have to go game by game.
This will be the first time Miller has worked an original production for VERSUS, as he has been featured many times when the network has done simulcasts of TSN games, including last Wednesday’s ridiculous game in Boston. He has been the lead play-by-play man for TSN since 2002. This will be McGuire’s second game for VERSUS since rejoining the network, as he was a studio commentator for OLN in 2005-2006. He has been the lead analyst for TSN since 2002, and the lead inside the glass reporter for NBC since 2006.
Meanwhile, Dave Strader, Billy Jaffe and Brian Engblom will be calling Washington-Phoenix on Monday.