Colorado Avalanche Commentators List
The broadcast team of the Avalanche includes:
- Marc Moser – TV play-by-play
- Mark Rycroft – TV color commentator
- John-Michael Liles – TV studio analyst
- Kyle Keefe – TV studio host (rotating)
- Conor McGahey – Radio play-by-play/analyst
- Mark Bertagnolli – Radio studio host
- Alan Roach – Public address
- Katie Gaus - TV Studio
Marc Moser is one of the primary Colorado Avalanche announcers. The 2020-21 season was the 14th season for Marc in the broadcast booth for the Avalanche, and the third season in the television booth.
Before 2020-21, he was on the radio broadcasting team for 11 years. Moser started his journey with the Avalanche back in 1997-98 as the in-studio host and producer of all Avalanche radio broadcasts. He served the team for seven years being in that position until 2003-04.
Marc was the host of the popular show "Avalanche Talk" on the team's flagship sports station. He was a daily sports talk show host.
He started as a television studio host and analyst on Altitude in 2006-07. He moved into the Avalanche radio booth in 2007 leaving the world of daily sports talk.
Mark Rycroft has been serving Avalanche as a TV studio analyst on Altitude since October 2008. In addition, Rycroft previously worked as a color commentator for the Colorado Eagles and the University of Denver Pioneers telecasts on Altitude.
He is also a former player of the Avalanche. The right winger also represented St. Louis Blues during his NHL playing career. He recorded 21 goals and 25 assists in the NHL with the Avalanche and the Blues playing a total of 226 games.
Mark played two seasons with the Nanaimo Clippers in the BCHL before playing professionally. He played for the University of Denver for three seasons during his collegiate career.
Mark has been an incredible find for the Avalanche broadcast. He has a strong understanding of the game and delivers an energetic commentary that will indeed make you a hockey fan.
Another former player of the Avalanche franchise is serving the team as a TV studio analyst for the team after retiring from his playing career.
John-Michael spent his lengthy NHL career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Carolina Hurricanes, and Boston Bruins in addition to the Avalanche.
Liles played collegiate hockey with Michigan State University. As a freshman, he led the defensemen in scoring with 28 points in just 40 games.
John signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche in 2003 after completing his collegiate career. He was named to the NHL All-Rookie scoring 10 goals and 34 points in 79 games.
The ice hockey defenseman represented Team USA in the 2004 World Cup of Hockey at the international level. He was also a part of the 2006 Olympics and the World Championships in 2005 and 2009.