Isaac’s professional experience began as a broadcast assistant for the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch in 2013-14. After two years of sports reporting for KFYR-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bismarck, North Dakota, he became the Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting for the USHL’s Omaha Lancers in 2016. Berky then joined the ECHL’s Norfolk Admirals in 2017 before taking his current position with the Wings in August of 2018.
Isaac discussed the struggles that Kalamazoo had been having early on this season, both with call-ups and injuries, as the Wings continue to navigate the six-team “meat grinder” that is the Central Division
C.C. also had his update on the Steelheads’ recent three-game series with the Tulsa Oilers, and how the Dallas Stars’ lack of defensemen has trickled down and affected Idaho on their blue line, as well.
The topics were plentiful and varied on puck world today, ranging from suspensions and signings to political statements and feel-good stories.
- A brief history and critique on Garrett Klotz, his recent (and past) suspensions
- The Rapid City Rush sign an NHL-experienced forward in Brandon Mashinter
- Atlanta Head Coach Jeff Pyle moves into third place for all-time ECHL wins
- The LA Kings and Minnesota Wild say ENOUGH in regards to gun violence
- 10-year-old Ethan McClean gets wish granted, traveling from Northern Ireland to see Atlanta and the NHL’s Nashville Predators play
This week’s Closing Time focused on Isaac’s journey to an ECHL broadcast mic…
- Living in Nashville when the Predators came to town
- College in Michigan, network sports reporting, and Norfolk, Virginia
- Being present for Norfolk’s affiliation meltdown in 2017
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