chico resch

We're only a day away from hockey and we're up to the last spot in the countdown...[sny-box]At #1, while Roland Melanson was good, there is really only one #1 - Chico Resch, who played two big parts in Islanders history as well as making up one of the most even long-term goalie pairings in NHL history. From 1974-75 through late in the 1979-80 season, nearly six full seasons, every single Islanders game was started by either Resch or Smith. During those six seasons, Smith played in 250 games and Resch played in 245. In 1975, Resch came in when the Islanders were down 3-0 to Pittsburgh and won four straight, famously kissing the goalposts in game 6 when they helped him out a couple of times in the first period as the Islanders tied up the series.
Then in 1982, less than a year after he and Steve Tambellini were traded to Colorado for McEwen, Tonelli ripped a slapper through a screen past Resch with 47 seconds left in the third to give the Islanders a 3-2 win and their then-record 15th straight win. It is still the?record for most straight wins without the help of overtime, which did not exist in the regular season in 1982.
[/sny-box]1Gerry Gray (1973)Glenn Resch (1974-1981)Roland Melanson (1981-1985)Jeff Hackett (1989-1991)Steve Weeks (1992)Danny Lorenz (1992-1993)Eric Fichaud (1996-1998)Marcel Cousineau (1999)Roberto Luongo (2000)Rick DiPietro (2001-2003)Mike Dunham (2007)Peter Mannino (2009)Mikko Koskinen (2011)
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MSG Networks will carry 41 of the Devils' 48 games this season with NBC/NBC Sports Network airing the other seven. The majority of the games can be seen on MSG-Plus, although more than a handful will air on the primary MSG network.

Once again, it'll be Steve Cangialosi on play-by-play and color man Chico Resch returns for his 17th season in the booth. Deb Placey and Ken Daneyko will? join the crew as studio host and analyst, respectively.

The full list, via Tom Gulitti of The Record, after the jump:

Tags: Broadcast schedule, Chico Resch, Deb Placey, Ken Daneyko, MSG, New Jersey Devils, Notes, Schedule, Steve Cangialosi, TV
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