AL SHAVERGame 155 | October 24, 1967 | Carl Wetzel, Al Shaver
Voted the outstanding goal tender at the 1967 Ice Hockey World Championships in Vienna, Carl Wetzel played briefly for the Minnesota North Stars as a backup to goalie Cesare Maniago. Shaver, a member of the Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame, became the team's first radio announcer when the North Stars were founded in 1967 and stayed in that position until the team moved to Dallas after the 1993 season. A 10-time Minnesota Sportscaster of the Year; he also is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
Game 451 | October 27, 1993 | Al Shaver, Tim Taylor
Former Yale hockey coach Taylor was the U.S. Olympic coach in the 1994 games at Lillehamer, Norway. Shaver, a Hall of Fame broadcaster, was the radio voice of the North Stars from the day they were born in Minnesota in 1967 until they left for Dallas in 1993. He then broadcast Gopher hockey until his retirement in 1996.
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