Sharks Voices Visit Thunder Broadcast on Monday

Sunday, 12.16.12 / 8:00 AM
By Stockton Thunder Staff

Randy Hahn and Dan Rusanowsky to appear on Thunder broadcast, Monday at the Shark Tank

The Stockton Thunder, a two time recipient of the ECHL Award of Excellence, announced San Jose Sharks broadcast voices Randy Hahn and Dan Rusanowsky will appear live during the Thunder vs. San Francisco Bulls broadcast Monday at HP Pavilion at San Jose, heard on 1280 AM KWSX.

The two special guests will join Thunder play by play announcer Mike Benton and color commentator Cam Gore during the night, which will be hosted by the Sharks as a free game for fans in attendance.

It is the first hockey game in HP Pavilion at San Jose since the opening round of last season’s Stanley Cup Playoffs and will be the first game in Thunder history to be played on a current NHL ice surface.

Hahn has over 20 years of on air experience with the Sharks and began serving as the full time television play-by-play broadcaster in the 1993-94 season. He has called over 1,000 Sharks games and carries experience on ABC and ESPN with calling World Cup soccer matches.

He was the primary play-by-play voice of the hockey video game, NHL 2K11 and has captured five Northern California Emmy Awards in the “On Camera Talent-Play by Play” category. Hahn additionally carries broadcast experience with Los Angeles Kings, Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks.

Rusanowsky has served as the “Voice of the Sharks” on radio for 21 seasons and is an active, year-round member of the Bay Area broadcasting community. He is one of a select few play-by-play announcers who have been tapped by NHL Radio to announce the “Game of the Week” on Westwood One Radio Network.

He was on the broadcast team for the 1997 NHL All-Star Game, has presented feature work on the League’s network broadcasts and serves as an active, year-round member of the Bay Area broadcasting community with numerous appearances on radio and Comcast SportsNet Bay Area’s “Race Week” program.

Opening faceoff for the game is at 7:30 p.m. The game can be heard beginning at 7:15 p.m. with the “Thunder Forecast,” heard on 1280 AM KWSX, its iHeartRadio online and mobile platform and www.StocktonThunder.com.

An online video feed of the game, carrying the audio broadcast, is available through AmericaOne at StocktonThunder.com and ECHL.com.

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