Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/25/12
From Port Alberni To The Canucks Professional sports in the Northwest has a long illustrious history, and part of that history includes the story telling that the announcing crew brings to life. For fans that are unable to attend the game in person, these gentlemen (and ladies) make you feel as if you were sitting front row. “He’ll play, you know he’ll play, he’ll play on crutches!” A line that may in fact be more famous than anything else in Vancouver Canucks playoff history, Jim Robson‘s legendary description of Canuck captain Trevor Linden‘s desire to lead his team to the franchise’s first ever Stanley Cup heading into Game Seven of the 1994 championship game, still results in shivers and goosebumps almost twenty years later. Born in Saskatchewan, but raised in B.C., Jim Robson’s voice not only brought the Canucks to life over the airwaves, but also the B.C. Lions and the Vancouver Mounties for fans of the CFL and Pacific Coast League Baseball. Robson started his career at the ...
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