Vegas Golden Knights Commentators 2023-24
The Golden Knights commentators for the 2023-24 season are:
- Dave Goucher
- Shane Hnidy
Dave Goucher is the television voice of the Knights games on AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain. The American sportscaster was hired in 2017.
He became the first television announcer in the history of the Vegas NHL franchise. Goucher started his sports broadcasting career at Boston University calling the games of the BU Terriers men's ice hockey program.
From 1993 to 1995, he called the games of Wheeling Thunderbirds on radio and television. He became the radio voice of the AHL's Providence Bruins from 1995-2000 and called the Bruins game in 1999 when they won the Calder Cup finals.
Dave stepped into the NHL broadcasting career with the Boston Bruins in 2000 as a radio play-by-play anchor and called their games till 2017.
The Associated Press named him New England's top radio play-by-play announcer in the years 2003, 2006, and 2007. He was awarded the AP "Best Sportscast" award in 2006.
Goucher has also voiced the NHL Radio's "Game of the Week" on Westwood One radio. He called Game 7 of the Western Conference playoff series between the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues.
Shane Hnidy works as the television color commentator during the Knights' games on AT&T SportsNet. He has been with Vegas since 2017-18.
Since 2022, he has also been a part of the broadcasting team of the select regular season games and the Stanley Cup playoffs on TNT/TBS.
Following his retirement from his professional playing career, Hnidy was hired by the Winnipeg Jets in their broadcast team on TSN Radio 1290.
Shane became the color commentator during the Jets games alongside play-by-play announcer Dennis Beyak on TSN Television. He has also covered the pregame studio shows and postgame recaps for TSN.
During his NHL playing career, Hnidy played for 6 different franchises and appeared in 550 NHL games. He retired in 2011 after playing his last season for the Boston Bruins.