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#21 SuperNovaXll

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:29 PM

He was also one of my favorites. I really wish he would start doing games again. Something about his voice was very memorable.
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Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:30 PM

i miss him. sad.gif

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:33 PM

I've always loved Gary as well. As a huge bonus, i will always get to hear his voice in my head calling Abdelkader's game winning goal with 18.9 left in the NCAA championship win for MSU back in '07.

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:37 PM

He had a great voice and tremendous enthusiasm. He called many of the biggest games for the Wings from when I was a boy. I'd love to have him back.
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Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:55 PM

QUOTE (pirateasaurus @ June 8, 2009 - 01:33PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've always loved Gary as well. As a huge bonus, i will always get to hear his voice in my head calling Abdelkader's game winning goal with 18.9 left in the NCAA championship win for MSU back in '07.


Video on that goal?

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 01:56 PM

Someone should make a Gary Thorne tribute video of just a bunch of his greatest calls. that'd be awesome.

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 02:07 PM

QUOTE (HadThomasVokounOnFortSt @ June 8, 2009 - 02:55PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Video on that goal?




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Posted 08 June 2009 - 02:18 PM

Who can forget?



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Posted 08 June 2009 - 02:25 PM

QUOTE (esteef @ June 8, 2009 - 11:14AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I always liked Thorne. Too bad he was always stuck with 'Clement-Clement-Hands of cement' the Av lover!

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I always liked Thorne, and for the most part Clement too.


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Posted 08 June 2009 - 03:07 PM

Every time Bill Clement called a game a "tilt", I wanted to punch him in the mouth and tell him to stop it.
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Posted 08 June 2009 - 04:02 PM

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE (NeverForgetMac25 @ June 8, 2009 - 01:51PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
McCarty in, McCarty Draws, McCarty SCORES! A Magnificent goal, Darren McCarty!

My most memorable Thorne call. Any Wings fan should remember this one.


This is all I think of when I think of Gary Thorne.

It gives me chills to this day. Who knew we would be so fortunate, so often after '97?

#33 Electrophile

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 06:51 PM

Gary Thorne and Bill Clement WERE hockey for me growing up. Living in Chicago, the only Wings games I could watch on TV were the ones on ESPN/ESPN2 or when they were playing the Hawks in Detroit (since at that time, Dollar Bill Wirtz wouldn't put the Hawks home games on TV). So all my memories of great Red Wings games, both regular season and playoffs, have them as the narration.


We really need them back.

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 06:56 PM

QUOTE (sdogg1m @ June 8, 2009 - 03:18PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Who can forget?





I just got chillbumps watching that. I loved seeing Scotty run out there. LOL

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 09:56 PM

I hope Thorne comes back. I have always liked Clement and Thorne as a tandem for calling the NHL games. I hope he does it again for Versus or NBC or both for that matter.
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Posted 08 June 2009 - 10:29 PM

QUOTE (NeverForgetMac25 @ June 8, 2009 - 12:51PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
McCarty in, McCarty Draws, McCarty SCORES! A Magnificent goal, Darren McCarty!

My most memorable Thorne call. Any Wings fan should remember this one.




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Posted 08 June 2009 - 10:45 PM

QUOTE (PROBIE4PREZ @ June 8, 2009 - 01:17PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
nhl 09 needed way more lines for Thorne and Clement .. they get so damn repitive its annoying


so true, i mesan how many times have you heard "thats a guy who can put the puck in the net, denied" its such a strangely worded sentence too and yet they use it over nd over

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 10:48 PM

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"Oh my...take a deep breath"



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