Budd Lynch Dies At 95, Served As Red Wings Radio, TV Voice, PA Announcer
October 9, 2012 at 6:11 PM (PT)
BUDD LYNCH, the longtime public address announcer for the DETROIT RED WINGS and a former radio play-by-play announcer for the NHL club, died TODAY (10/9) in WYANDOTTE, MI at 95.
LYNCH, who called WINDSOR SPITFIRES junior hockey on CKLW-A/WINDSOR after serving in the Canadian Army in WORLD WAR II, served as the WINGS' play-by-play voice on radio and television starting in 1949, and was the P.A. voice at JOE LOUIS ARENA for the last 27 years. He won the HOCKEY HALL OF FAME's FOSTER HEWITT Memorial Award in 1985.