Whether he is considered Homeric or homer-rific, Jack Edwards has been an integral and entertaining element in the Boston Bruins’ return to relevance under head coach Claude Julien.
After previously splitting the workload on the New England Sports Network with Dale Arnold, Edwards was named the Bruins’ sole television play-by-play broadcaster in the summer of 2007, the same year Julien supplanted Dave Lewis behind the bench.
Concomitant with the competitive revival of America’s oldest NHL franchise was the return to relative national prominence of Edwards, a former ESPN personality. In addition to his natural following among the Bruins fanbase, Edwards has been aided by viral videos capturing his catchphrases and coinages.
With five full years of calling every regional telecast of Julien’s pupils in the books, here is a glance back at Edwards’ 20 best moments in that span.