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Broadcaster Jack Edwards, who has been calling Boston Bruins games for nearly two decades, announced his final game for NESN on Thursday night. Edwards was behind the microphone in the Bruins’ 2-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of their first-round Eastern Conference series. “The last 19 years have witnessed and described some great moments in New England sports,” Edwards said, struggling to articulate the words, which he admitted was the main reason he left the broadcast booth. “It was… the thrill of a lifetime,” Edwards, 67, declared. “The standards I set for myself, to honor the fans, the players, the Bruins organization and NESN with the best they all deserve,” Edwards said in a press release in April , and had some special words for his long-time broadcast partner, Edwards said: “I want to thank my broadcast partner, Andy Brickley. You’re the brother I never had until I started working with you.” “For a long time, y’all,” Edwards signed off. “Long live the Boston Bruins.” Throughout the season and in the last few years, Edwards has been plagued by mounting questions about his sluggish speech. And earlier this Year, Edwards told the Boston Globe that his doctors struggled to diagnose any clear cause for his condition. “There’s nothing wrong with me physically,” Edwards told WCVB’s Duke Castiglione last month. And they can’t figure it out.” “It’s time to get off the ice and finish my shift,” Edwards told Castiglione last month. “I leave with a smile. Forty-five years in the industry, and the last 19 years have been a rollercoaster ride.” Edwards first began calling Bruins Road games during the 2005-06 season. He took over calling all games at the beginning of the 2007-08 season. He also previously worked as a reporter and anchor for SportsCenter 5 and as an anchor and broadcaster for ESPN Video below: Boston Bruins tribute video to Jack Edwards

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Broadcaster Jack Edwards, who has been calling Boston Bruins games for nearly two decades, announced his final game for NESN on Thursday night.

Edwards was behind the microphone in the Bruins’ 2-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of their first-round Eastern Conference series.

“The last 19 years that we’ve witnessed and described some of the great moments in New England sports has been… the thrill of a lifetime,” Edwards said, struggling to articulate the words, which he admitted was the main reason he was chosen. He leaves the broadcast booth.

Edwards, 67, announced his retirement last month before the Bruins’ final regular season game.

“It is time for me to end my shift as the voice of the Boston Bruins. I can no longer live up to the standards I set for myself, to honor the fans, the players, the Bruins organization and NESN to the best of their ability. Everyone deserves it,” Edwards said in an April press release.

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Edwards thanked the staff at NESN who work behind the scenes during the game, and had some special words for his longtime broadcast partner.

“I want to thank my broadcast partner, Andy Brickley. You are the brother I never had until I started working with you,” Edwards said.

“For a long time, everyone,” Edwards signed off. “Long live the Boston Bruins.”

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Throughout the season and a few years ago, Edwards was plagued by mounting questions about his sluggish speech. Earlier this year, L Boston Globe His doctors struggle to diagnose any clear cause for his condition.

“I’ve had a problem with my speech for the past year,” Edwards told WCVB’s Duke Castiglione last month. “There’s nothing physically wrong with me. They can’t find out.”

“It’s time to get off the ice and finish my shift,” Edwards told Castiglione last month. “I leave with a smile. Forty-five years in the industry, and the last 19 years have been an interesting ride.”

Edwards first began calling Bruins road games during the 2005-06 season. He took over the responsibility of calling all games at the start of the 2007–08 season.

He also previously worked as a reporter and anchor for SportsCenter 5 and as an anchor and anchor for ESPN.

Video below: Boston Bruins tribute video to Jack Edwards

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