OctoPulse podcast: Red Wings after the All-Star break, Jason Ross Jr. interview
ON TODAY'S PODCAST: EPISODE 66
Ted Kulfan takes a look at the Red Wings after the All-Star break and Blackhawks broadcaster Jason Ross Jr. is the interview guest on this week's podcast.
The 23-year-old Ross Jr. became the first Black TV play-by-play announcer in the history of the Chicago Blackhawks on Jan. 8, 2022.
He's also the youngest TV or radio play-by-play broadcaster among the 32 NHL teams and the second Black announcer after 32-year-old Detroit native Everett Fitzhugh of the expansion Seattle Kraken.
On Wednesday, he'll be in Edmonton to broadcast the first of Chicago's three-game road trip against Connor McDavid and the Oilers.
Here are the highlights from episode 66 of OctoPulse:
►:30: Ted rates the All-Star games in other sports
►3:20: Jeff Blashill on returning to practice on Tuesday
►6:00: Jason Ross Jr. interview
►26:30: Marc Staal on defensive mindset
►29:30: Pat Verbeek on new job as Ducks GM