TV Play-by-Play Announcer
Daniels begins his 18th season as the Red Wings’ television play-by-play announcer, joining the team from “Hockey Night in Canada”, where he handled play-by-play duties and hosted segments with Don Cherry on Coach’s Corner.
While working for CBC, Daniels’ diverse sports experience included hosting stints for CBC Sports Weekend and the Indy Car World Series, as well as Formula One Grand Prix coverage and Toronto Blue Jays baseball. Daniels’ broadcast resume also includes two Olympic Games (1996 Atlanta and 1988 Seoul) where he covered a wide range of sports including cycling, baseball, canoeing, kayaking, tennis and judo.
In addition to his numerous television assignments for CBC, Daniels was also the voice of morning sports for Toronto’s all sports radio station, The Fan 590, for eight years.
Daniels won a Michigan Emmy in 2006 when he called a Red Wings-Ottawa Senators game from between the benches at Joe Louis Arena. In 2011, he was named the winner of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association’s Ty Tyson Award for broadcast excellence.