Dan Kelly (sportscaster)

Patrick Daniel Kelly (September 17, 1936 – February 10, 1989) was a Canadian-born sportscaster best known for his radio play-by-play coverage of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League, from early in their existence until his death more than two decades later, as well as for his national television work on NHL telecasts in both the United States and Canada.[1]

Dan Kelly
Patrick Daniel Kelly

(1936-09-17)September 17, 1936
DiedFebruary 10, 1989(1989-02-10) (aged 52)
Chesterfield, Missouri, United States
Children6; Including John and Dan

See also


  1. https://www.stltoday.com/sports/hockey/professional/media-views-remembering-dan-kelly-years-later/article_d0ca2344-6b78-5750-8052-3707a4160957.html
  2. Podnieks, Andrew. Collins gem Hockey Facts and Stats 2009-10. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. p. 425. ISBN 978-1-55468-621-6.
  3. Foster Hewitt Memorial Award Winners Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved June 15, 2019
Preceded by
Stu Nahan
Marv Albert
Jim Gordon
Bob Cole
Stanley Cup Finals American network television play-by-play announcer
1977-1978 (with Fred Cusick in 1978; Kelly called the games in Montreal)
1980 (with Tim Ryan for Game 6; Kelly called the first and third periods and overtime)
1982-1985 (with Al Albert in 1985; Kelly called Games 1-2)
Succeeded by
Marv Albert and Ted Darling
Bob Cole
Sam Rosen and Ken Wilson
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