Steve Levy of ESPN will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 2014 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner on Dec. 4 at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center it was announced today by USA Hockey.
Levy has been an anchor on SportsCenter since joining ESPN in August of 1993. In addition, he has handled play-by-play for NHL hockey, college football and two NCAA Frozen Four tournaments on the ESPN family of channels, as well as ABC Sports. Levy is also known for calling the three longest televised NHL Playoff games in history: the five-overtime game between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on ESPN (May 2000), the five-overtime meeting between Anaheim and Dallas on ESPN (April 2003) and the four-overtime contest between Pittsburgh and Washington on ESPN2 (April 1996).
Throughout his 21-year career with ESPN, Levy has also served as the studio host for ESPN'S NHL telecasts and co-hosted The NFL on ESPN Radio.
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2014, the 42nd in the history of the Hall, includes Karyn Bye Dietz (River Falls, Wis.), Brian Rafalski (Dearborn, Mich.), Jeff Sauer (St. Paul, Minn.) and Lou Vairo (Brooklyn, N.Y.). In addition to the enshrinement of the 2014 class, Bill Daly (Kinnelon, N.J.) and Paul Holmgren (St. Paul, Minn.) will receive the NHL's Lester Patrick Trophy.
Tickets for the induction ceremony and dinner are available exclusively online at USHockeyHallofFame.com.
Notes: The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner returns to Minnesota for the first time since 2006 ... Levy has served as the master of ceremonies for the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction each of the previous four years ... USA Hockey took over responsibilities for the selection process and induction event associated with the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2006 ... The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame was incorporated in 1969 and inducted its first class in 1973. To date, there are 161 enshrined members in the Hall. For information on the members of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, visit USHockeyHallofFame.com ... The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum, located in Eveleth, Minnesota, is open daily. For hours of operation and admission prices, visit USHockeyHall.com or call 800-443-7825.
For more information, contact Dave Fischer (DaveF@usahockey.org / 719.538.1171)