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Rod Phillips Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018Rod Phillips (born September 9, 1941) is a retired radio broadcaster for 630 CHED in Edmonton, Alberta. Phillips is best known as the play-by-play man of the World Hockey Association and National Hockey League's Edmonton Oilers since 1973, succeeding longtime Edmonton Eskimos broadcaster Bryan Hall despite having no experience in the field. He is most famous for his loud, long scream of "scoooooooooores!!!!!", considered a classic for Oilers fans. Many fans attending games brought their radios to Rexall Place to listen to his broadcasts, and many people watching games on television turned down the sound to listen to his coverage. In 2003, Phillips received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.Rod Phillips was born in Calmar, Alberta in 1941. Prior to being a hockey broadcaster, Phillips hosted Edmonton's first-ever late-night television show in 1967.Rod Phillips is the uncle of Ottawa Senators defenceman Chris Phillips.Phillips announced his retirement on May 28, 2010. Although retired, he still broadcast 10 more games of the 2010-2011 season, referred to as a "farewell tour" and dubbed "Rod's Classics". These ten games included the Oilers greatest rivals: Calgary Flames, Detroit Red Wings, Phoenix Coyotes née Winnipeg Jets, Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins, Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers, and Los Angeles Kings, in that order.Rod called his 3,542nd and final game on March 29, 2011, officially marking his retirement. During a pre-game ceremony before the game, the Edmonton Oilers honored the Hockey Hall of Famer with a banner marked not with a sweater number, but, rather, the number 3,542 which references the number of games he called for the Oilers.Rod Phillips signed off his final game the way he always did, albeit slightly differently: "Good night, and goodbye, from Rexall Place in Edmonton!"
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