The Great One has some linemates on TNT.
In trying to create an “Inside the NBA” type show for hockey, TNT began by signing Wayne Gretzky. They will now surround him with Liam McHugh as host, imported from NBC, along with a rotation of analysts — Anson Carter, Rick Tocchet and Paul Bissonnette.
Turner’s play-by-play crew will have a New York hockey feel. Rangers radio play-by-player Kenny Albert was already signed to be TNT’s No. 1 voice. Now, it has also added the Islanders’ TV lead man, Brendan Burke. Burke will continue to call Islanders games.