Strader to be honored as Foster Hewitt Award winner


Courtesy of The Dallas Morning News

The NHL Broadcasters’ Association has announced thatDave Strader will receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster.

Dave Strader, a native of Glens Falls, New York, earned a degree in communications from the University of Massachusetts -Amherst. His career began in 1979 with the AHL Adirondack Red Wings. In 1985, Strader was brought to Detroit to broadcast Red Wing games until 1996. He then moved to national prominence when he was hired as one of the primary hockey voices at ESPN. He then went on to work at ABC and through the 2014-2015 for NBC as a play-by-play man at the 2006 Torino and 2014 Sochi Olympic games, as well as for the Florida Panthers, Arizona Coyotes and most recently the Dallas Stars. …

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