The Penguins paid tribute to the recently retired Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick who has become a legend amount fans of all sports, but especially hockey.
Emrick’s retirement was announced on Monday and tributes came in from all around the sports world.
Those tributes included from the Penguins.
On Monday, the Penguins shared a video with some of the biggest moments in franchise history which were called by Emrick.
Our fondest memories.— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) October 19, 2020
Our greatest feats.
The moments we all remember.
Doc Emrick immortalized them with his words.
Congratulations to Mike 'Doc' Emrick on a legendary career. Thank you for being a part of Penguins history. #ThankYouDoc pic.twitter.com/ZmVUazil2K
Some of those moments included Chris Kunitz's 2OT game-winning goal in Game 7 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Final.
Emrick also announced the Penguins Stanley Cup wins in 2009, 2016, and 2017.
The team wasn’t the only one to give kind words.
Penguins defenseman Kris Letang had his own message to share.
The biggest moments of my career will live forever with your calls. Thank you for the conversations. Thank you for making hockey sound so graceful. Congratulations on a remarkable career. #ThankYouDoc pic.twitter.com/V6l8mNVFzS— Kristopher Letang (@Letang_58) October 20, 2020
In a tweet on Tuesday, Letang said “The biggest moments of my career will live forever with your calls. Thank you for the conversations. Thank you for making hockey sound so graceful. Congratulations on a remarkable career.”
He also shared a video of the play, his own goal from the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Washington Capitals in 2009, when he scored a goal in overtime of Game 3 to draw the Penguins back into the hunt while down 2-0 in the series.
There are plenty more great Penguins moments highlighted by Doc Emrick.