Former PA announcer Budd Lynch, 95, has passed away
Posted 09 October 2012 - 11:42 AM
"There is no passion to be found in playing small -- in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living."
Nelson Mandela - RIP 1918-2013
Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:18 PM
Budd's voice will be missed.
"In-a da crease... outta da crease... in-a da crease... outta da crease!!!"
Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:21 PM
Nothing but bad news since the playoffs ended for our team.
Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:35 PM
The hockey world's a beautiful world- Mickey Redmond
Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:51 PM
I wish we could have gotten you a few more games to help call.
Posted 09 October 2012 - 12:48 PM
- Al Swearengen
Posted 09 October 2012 - 04:43 PM
I'm sorry he's gone, but if I live half the life he did I'm gonna be pretty happy.
Posted 09 October 2012 - 05:14 PM
Posted 09 October 2012 - 10:11 PM
"All done? Five bucks." - Pavel Datsyuk after an interview
"Very few cities in the NHL have the history or the following of the Detroit Red Wings." - Steve Yzerman
Posted 09 October 2012 - 11:13 PM
Posted 10 October 2012 - 03:01 AM
Posted 10 October 2012 - 07:15 AM
"Mess up tomorrow, don't mess up now".
- Harry James Benson, CBE.
Posted 10 October 2012 - 08:33 AM
Red Wings radio play-by-play man Ken Kal called Lynch a legend in broadcasting, a great ambassador for the Red Wings and a fatherly figure to many.
“He was to Red Wings hockey what Ernie Harwell was to Tigers baseball,'' Kal said. “He never said a bad word about anybody. He was a genuine person.
Years ago, I read a story about a recent veteran who had to have an arm amputated. He ended up being contacted by Budd who gave him all kinds of advice, on how to do day-to-day things like buttoning shirts/sleeves, ironing, etc, as well as all kinds of humorous outlooks on his new way of life. It was very a touching read, and I wish I could find it again.
Posted 10 October 2012 - 08:47 AM
I agree they should use a taped "One minute left in the period" at the end of the game every game. And I am sure that there will be a jersey in the rafters if we even see another season.
Posted 10 October 2012 - 10:20 AM
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