Steve Cangialosi is the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Devils hockey on MSG+ and the New York Red Bulls on MSG Network.
Cangialosi has been a member of the Devils telecast team since 2006, serving as host and reporter until 2011 when he replaced broadcasting legend Mike “Doc” Emrick in the Devils booth alongside analyst Glenn “Chico” Resch. In 2014, Ken Daneyko replaced “Chico,” and now sits alongside Cangialosi.
Cangialosi joined MSG in 2000 as the weekend anchor of “Regional Sports Report New York Edition” on MSG+. He soon took on additional roles as the host of “MetroStars’ GameNight,” the “Running with the Bulls” pre-game show and “Metro Soccer Report.” In 2002, Cangialosi moved to co-host of “MSG SportsDesk” and “MSG, NY.”
Cangialosi began his 20-year broadcasting career in 1984 as an announcer for Sports Phone, a dial-in sports score service. After a quick stop at WNEW Radio for one year, he joined WINS Radio for a campaign as sports director that stretched from 1987-1992. He then spent five years in television before joining ESPN Radio from 1997-2000 as a talk show host and sportscaster. Along with his gig at ESPN, Cangialosi became well-known among New York City sports fans as lead host of NY1’s late-night sports program “New York Sports on 1″ from 1992-2000. Cangialosi called play-by-play for NBC’ soccer coverage at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics and called soccer matches for ESPN International from 2004 – 2012. Besides his work with MSG Networks, Cangialosi also calls select Soccer assignments for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sirius XM-FC.
His skill both behind the microphone and on the front lines has earned him several badges of honor within his profession. In 2012 Cangialosi received two New York Emmy Awards for his work with the Devils on MSG+, one for “On-Camera Talent: Sports Play-by-Play” and one for “On-Camera Talent: Anchor – Sports.” His “Remembering Joe Dimaggio” TV special in 2000 also earned him aNew York Emmy for “Outstanding Sports Program or Special.” Cangialosi is a three-time winner of the “Outstanding Sportscast Award” handed out by the New York State Broadcasters’ Association (1988, 1989 and 1990). In 1997 he was honored with a New York AP Award for “Boxing: A Business on the Ropes,” which earned him a nod for “Best Sports Coverage.”
Cangialosi, a New York native and graduate of NYU, lives in Manhattan and enjoys cooking, thoroughbred racing, and walking anywhere in Manhattan.
The Garden of Dreams Foundation helps kids facing obstacles in the Tri-State area, including Rangers fan Taylor Ryan who is battling a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.