A two-time nominee for a National Sports Emmy Award in the play-by-play category, Kenny Albert serves as the radio voice of the Rangers. Albert is also the lead play-by-play announcer for the NHL on Turner Sports, as well as a play-by-play broadcaster for the NFL on FOX.
Previously, while at NBC, Albert called the 2021 Stanley Cup Final, the NHL’s Western Conference Final series from 2014 through 2020, as well as Game 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final. The only play-by-play broadcaster to call all four major sports over the last decade, Albert has also called hockey at the last five Winter Olympics (including the men’s and women’s gold medal hockey games in 2018), as well as the 2016 (Track and Field) and 2020 (Volleyball and Baseball) Summer Olympics for NBC.
He has been at the mic for five NFC Divisional playoff games, the 2007 and 2009 Sugar Bowls, 2008 Orange Bowl, 2008 Pro Bowl and 2011 Cotton Bowl for FOX; the “world feed” of Super Bowl XLVI in February 2012; Knicks games on MSG Network; and Premier Boxing Champions on both NBC and FOX.
Throughout his career, Albert has also called Major League Baseball on various FOX networks, including five postseason Division Series. Additionally, Albert called the Stanley Cup Final on NHL Radio/Westwood One seven times (1994, 1995 and 2016-2020), two NHL All-Star Games on Westwood One, as well as five seasons of the NHL on FOX (1995-99). He has also called NHL regular season and playoff games on ESPN2, OLN, Versus, NBCSN and NBC. From 1992-95, Albert was the television voice of the Washington Capitals following two seasons as radio voice of the American Hockey League’s Baltimore Skipjacks.
He lives in New Jersey with wife Barbara and daughters Amanda and Sydney.