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Vegas Golden Knights TV Announcers and Commentators

By Kapil Sapkota / 27 September 2023 08:52 AM

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Vegas Golden Knights TV announcers are Dave Goucher and Shane Hindy. Goucher has been calling play by play for the Knights since 2017.

Mark Shunock and Katie Marie Jone host the broadcast from the arena. Daren Millard hosts the TV studio, while Darren Eliot serves as an analyst.

Lending the voice in the Golden Knights games on the radio are Dan D'Uva and Gary Lawless. D'Uva calls the game play-by-by while Lawless is the color commentator.

Some of the games of the Knights can be heard in Spanish as well. Jesus Lopez and Herbert Castro deliver the game to the listeners in Spanish.

Vegas Golden Knights Commentators 2023-24

The Golden Knights commentators for the 2023-24 season are:

Dave Goucher

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

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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.

Golden Knights Broadcasters

The broadcasters of the Golden Knights are listed below along with their position:

  • Daren Millard - Studio host
  • Darren Eliot - Studio analyst
  • Ashali Vise - Rinkside reporter
  • Mark Shunock - In-Arena Host
  • Katie Marie Jones - In-Arena Host
  • Dan D'Uva - Radio play-by-play
  • Gary Lawless - Reporter and radio color commentator
  • Jesus Lopez - Spanish Radio play-by-play
  • Herbert Castro - Spanish radio Analyst

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Daren Millard hosts the television studio during the games of the Golden Knights. He joined the Vegas broadcasting team in September 2019.

Ahead of his sportscasting journey with the Knights, he worked 20 years for Sportsnet. He worked as the host for NHL on Sportsnet broadcasts.

Moreover, Millard was also a crucial part of the broadcasting team of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and the 2012 London Olympic Games.

The Sr. Vice President of Hockey Programming and Facility Operations, Darren Eliot is also a member of the broadcasting team of the Knights.

Eliot earlier worked for Fox Sports Detroit's coverage of the Red Wings as a studio analyst. He also served as a national color analyst for Versus.

The rinkside reporter for the team, Ashali Vise joined the broadcasting team of the franchise in September 2021. She is featured on regionally televised game broadcasts of the Knights on AT&T SportsNet.

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Prior to her journey with the VGK, Vise worked for the St. Louis Blues as a host, reporter, and video producer. During her tenure with the Blues, she covered the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals, captured by the Blues.

The arena host of the Golden Knights, Mark Shunock is a former player of the Canadian Hockey League. In addition to the Knights, Shunock also serves as the in-arena host for the Las Vegas Raiders of the NFL.

Dan D'Uva has been calling the VGK games on the radio since their first season in 2017-18. Gary Lawless joins him as the radio commentator.

The broadcasting of the Knights matches in Spanish is carried out by the play-by-play caller Jesus Lopez and radio analyst Herbert Castro.

Vegas Golden Knights Radio Station

The Vegas Golden Knights radio broadcast can be heard at Fox Sports Radio affiliate, KKGK 1340 AM and 98.9 FM.

KENO 1460 also broadcasts the VGK games once a week in Spanish. They are one of the only 3 franchises broadcasting their games in Spanish.

KKGK is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, US with coverage in the Las Vegas area. Lotus Communications owns the commercial AM radio station.

The radio is aired in a sports radio format and it mostly covers the Fox Sports Radio Network. The popular "Dan Patrick Show" is aired on weekday mornings.

Lotus Communications acquired the radio broadcasting rights of the Vegas Golden Knights in 2017 and KRLV Radio served as the flagship station.

Initially, the VGK games were supposed to be broadcast on CBS Radio Las Vegas beginning their inaugural season. However, the course changed later on, and the censorship went to Lotus Communications.

What Channel is the Vegas Golden Knights Game on Tonight?

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The games of the Golden Knights are broadcast on Scripps Sports. The regular season game of the Knights will be shown nationally on TNT.

You can watch the VGK games on cable or satellite television via Scripps Sports and over-the-air. The live broadcasting can be streamed online at KnightTime+.

The following TV networks broadcast the Scripps Sports:

  • In Las Vegas: Vegas 34
  • In Northern Nevada: Nevada Sports Net
  • In Montana: MTN
  • In Utah: Utah 16
  • In Idaho: Boise 6 and Twin Falls 6

Moreover, the fans of the Las Vegas Valley can watch the Knights matches on the Vegas 34 Channel. The channel availability is given below.

  • over-the-air – channel 34.1
  • on Cox cable – channel 38
  • on DIRECTV – channel 34

How to stream the Vegas Golden Knights Games?

VGK games can be streamed on KnightTime+. This service is available only for the residents in the Vegas Golden Knights television territory.

Six of the seven preseason games, as well as 69 regular-season games produced by Scripps Sports, will be available on KnightTime+. Currently, KnightTime+ can be streamed via the following platforms:

  • Web: www.knighttimeplus.com
  • iOS
  • Apple TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Roku

Viewers outside the United States can stream the Golden Knights games on ESPN+.

Vegas Golden Knights Schedule 2023

The Golden Knights 2023-24 preseason started on September 24, playing against the San Jose Sharks. Their campaign started with a 5-2 loss.

Moreover, they were also defeated by the Colorado Avalanche on September 25 with a score of 3-2. VGK will play its next preseason game against the Los Angeles Kings on 27 September.

After finishing their preseason matches, the Golden Knights will play their first regular-season games versus the Seattle Kraken on October 10.

Here is the complete schedule of the Vegas Golden Knights games for 2023:

Date and TimeOpponent
Sun. Sep. 24, 5:00 p.m. PTSan Jose Sharks (Preseason game)
Mon. Sep. 25, 6:00 p.m. PTColorado Avalanche (Preseason game)
Wed. Sep. 27, 7:00 p.m. PTLos Angeles Kings (Preseason game)
Fri. Sep. 29, 7:00 p.m. PTArizona Coyotes (Preseason game)
Tue. Oct. 3, 7:00 p.m. PTSan Jose Sharks (Preseason game)
Thu. Oct. 5, 7:00 p.m. PTColorado Avalanche (Preseason game)
Sat. Oct. 7, 1:00 p.m. PTLos Angeles Kings (Preseason game)
Tue. Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.Seattle Kraken
Thu. Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.San Jose Sharks
Sat. Oct. 14, 7:00 p.m.Anaheim Ducks
Tue. Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.Dallas Stars
Thu. Oct. 19, 5:00 p.m.Winnipeg Jets
Sat. Oct. 21, 5:00 p.m.Chicago Blackhawks
Tue. Oct. 24, 8:00 p.m.Philadelphia Flyers
Fri. Oct. 27, 3:00 p.m.Chicago Blackhawks
Sat. Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.Los Angeles Kings
Mon. Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m.Montreal Canadiens
Thu. Nov. 2, 7:00 p.m.Winnipeg Jets
Sat. Nov. 4, 7:00 p.m.Colorado Avalanche
Sun. Nov. 5, 5:00 p.m.Anaheim Ducks
Wed. Nov. 8, 7:00 p.m.Los Angeles Kings
Fri. Nov. 10, 7:00 p.m.San Jose Sharks
Tue. Nov. 14, 4:00 p.m.Washington Capitals
Thu. Nov. 16, 4:00 p.m.Montreal Canadiens
Sat. Nov. 18, 10:00 a.m.Philadelphia Flyers
Sun. Nov. 19, 3:00 p.m.Pittsburgh Penguins
Wed. Nov. 22, 6:30 p.m.Dallas Stars
Sat. Nov. 25, 7:00 p.m.Arizona Coyotes
Mon. Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m.Calgary Flames
Tue. Nov. 28, 7:00 p.m.Edmonton Oilers
Thu. Nov. 30, 7:00 p.m.Vancouver Canucks
Sat. Dec. 2, 7:00 p.m.Washington Capitals
Mon. Dec. 4, 7:00 p.m.St. Louis Blues
Wed. Dec. 6, 7:00 p.m.St. Louis Blues
Sat. Dec. 9, 1:00 p.m.Dallas Stars
Sun. Dec. 10, 7:00 p.m.San Jose Sharks
Tue. Dec. 12, 7:00 p.m.Calgary Flames
Fri. Dec. 15, 7:00 p.m.Buffalo Sabres
Sun. Dec. 17, 5:00 p.m.Ottawa Senators
Tue. Dec. 19, 4:00 p.m.Carolina Hurricanes
Thu. Dec. 21, 4:00 p.m.Tampa Bay Lightning
Sat. Dec. 23, 12:00 p.m.Florida Panthers
Wed. Dec. 27, 7:00 p.m.Anaheim Ducks
Thu. Dec. 28, 7:00 p.m.Los Angeles Kings