Harry Neale is known for his quick wit. ©2013, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Sabres analyst Neale humbled by Hall of Fame honor

BUFFALO – Harry Neale said he couldn’t believe the news, so when Chuck Kaiton informed the longtime NHL color analyst the Hockey Hall of Fame would be honoring him with the 2013 Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, Neale told the Carolina Hurricanes’ play-by-play announcer to ring him again.

“It had never even crossed my mind that it was a possibility, and so I said, ‘Call me back in five minutes and reconfirm this, would you?’” an ... Read the full article

Harry Neale will be honored by the Hockey Hall of Fame later this year. ©2013, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Sabres analyst Neale calls Hall of Fame honor ‘glorious moment’

BUFFALO – Harry Neale said he couldn’t believe the news, so when Chuck Kaiton informed the longtime NHL color analyst the Hockey Hall of Fame would be honoring him with the 2013 Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, Neale told the Carolina Hurricanes’ play-by-play announcer to ring him again.

“It had never even crossed my mind that it was a possibility, and so I said, ‘Call me back in five minutes and reconfirm this, would you?’ Neale ... Read the full article