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Mike Lange Back for One Night; Penguins HOF Broadcaster to Fill-In Tues.



Pittsburgh Penguins Mike Lange

Pittsburgh Penguins fans who listen to the radio broadcast will have a familiar voice in their ears on Tuesday night. The Penguins announced Hall of Fame broadcaster Mike Lange would return to the radio booth on Tuesday at 7 p.m. when the Penguins host the Boston Bruins at PPG Paints Arena.

Lange is not back on permanently. At least not yet, anyway.

The 73-year-old Lange has missed most of the season while waiting for his turn to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Per the Penguins release, he is now fully vaccinated but recently underwent an unrelated medical procedure that further delayed his return.

While only filling in for tonight’s game, Lange said, “I am not yet 100% but am happy to get back into the radio booth to help the team.”

The reason Mike Lange is needed as a fill-in?

Pittsburgh Penguins radio play-by-play broadcaster Josh Getzoff announced that his wife, Maddie, gave birth to the couple’s first child.

Their son, Gunnar Hayes Getzoff, arrived early Monday morning, checking in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and 21 inches. Hallelujah Hollywood. 

Getzoff will return to play-by-play duties on Thursday when the Penguins visit the Washington Capitals.

Pittsburgh Hockey Now Editor-in-Chief, formerly 93.7 The Fan, Sportsnet Hockey Tonight, NHL Home Ice. Catch Dan tweeting @theDanKingerski and the official @pghhockeynow account.

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William Maloni
William Maloni
1 year ago

Yay all of them!! Let’s go Pens.

Unleash the Lafferty!!

1 year ago

Brb, hiding from the guys at work so they don’t see my happy tears.😪

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