Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Bobb Vergiels, longtime public address announcer is stepping down
When a chorus of boos rains down on Bobb Vergiels one more time at the Walleye game on Sunday, it will be a bittersweet moment yet music to the ears of the local hockey legend.
Vergiels, the longtime public address announcer and rink-side voice of Toledo hockey for the last 20 years, is stepping down.
He announced the first goal scored in the history of the Storm organization at the venerable Sports Arena. He also announced the first Walleye goal in 2009 at the newly opened Huntington Center.
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