The Prince George Cougars announced that Battlefords North Stars 
play-by-play man Dan O'Connor will be their new man behind the mic.

Obviously I don't know the other applicants, but they couldn't have made a better choice in Dan.  He's a consummate professional, not to mention a talented broadcaster.  Early in the season, he was one of the first members of the SJHL Media that I got a chance to sit down and chat with.  The Wolves and Stars were playing in Stanley Mission and both of us were lacking in broadcasts.  It was a great experience for me as one of the vets of the league passed on his knowledge.  I can only hope he gets a similar experience in the WHL.

The guy works his tail off with the regular sports at CJNB, producing the 'SJHL This Week' radio and video version, runs a blog and hosts a killer sports program.  The folks in PG will not be disappointed with this guy when he lights up the airwaves.

I'm hoping to get him as a guest for the podcast this week and it sounds like it's going to happen, so you can get his thoughts on the move rather than my rambling.

Congratulations Dan!  All I can say to you now, is, "yub-yub". (inside joke)

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