The Ducks Live Play By Play Broadcasters
Steve Carroll returns to AM 830 for the Ducks 2013-2014 NHL season, along with Dan Wood who covered the Ducks for many years for the OC Register. And Josh Brewster returns taking your calls after every game on Duck Calls. Check out our Game Schedule page which lists the dates and times for all of this season's Ducks games.
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Steve Carroll returns for his 15th season as radio play-by-play voice of the Anaheim Ducks in 2013-14, having called 1,028 regular season games since joining the club. A veteran of 38 years as a play-by-play announcer, Carroll joined the Ducks in 1999-00 celebrated his 1,000th regular-season broadcast with Anaheim on Mar. 2, 2013 vs. Phoenix.
After landing his first play-by-play job as voice of the Mineral Area Junior College Men’s Basketball Team (Flat River, Missouri) in 1976, Carroll has gone on to broadcast in several sports at both the college and professional levels. The long list of baseball teams includes the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A), Huntsville Stars (Double-A) and Iowa Cubs (Triple-A). He has been employed in nine states and has called action in every state with the exception of Alaska and Idaho. At one point in the mid-1990s, Carroll was in Nashville broadcasting for five teams in three sports while freelancing for a newspaper. His work included covering the Nashville Knights of the ECHL and Vanderbilt University basketball and football (radio and television).
Carroll joined the Ducks after spending the previous two seasons handling the radio play-by-play duties for the New Orleans Brass of the ECHL, including serving in the communications, media relations and corporate sales departments. He also called games for the New Orleans Zephyrs, a Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, from 1996-98. In addition, he handled play-by-play for the New Orleans Storm professional soccer team.
Carroll has previous NHL broadcasting experience with the Philadelphia Flyers, serving as radio play-by-play announcer for the 1995-96 season. He also called action for the New Haven Nighthawks of the AHL during the 1985-86 season and the Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL) from 1981-85.
A native of St. Louis, MO, Carroll is also a contributor to AnaheimDucks.com, the club’s official team website. On behalf of the team, he’s served as an emcee at several charity events during the season and in the summer months. Along with his work with the Angels in 2011 as co-host of “Angels Today,” Carroll also co-hosted “This Week in Angels Baseball” for two years on Adelphia Cable in Southern California.
Steve and his wife, Rhonda, reside in Ladera Ranch.
Radio Color Analyst
Dan Wood enters his fifth season as radio color analyst for the Anaheim Ducks. Wood, who was named to his current position on Aug. 24, 2009, joins Steve Carroll in the Ducks radio broadcast booth for all pre-, regular and postseason games, led by flagship station AM 830 KLAA. In addition to his duties as radio color analyst, Wood also contributes to AnaheimDucks.com.
A 19-year veteran writer of NHL hockey, Wood covered the Ducks for the Orange County Register from 2000-09, including the club's run to the 2007 Stanley Cup championship. Prior to joining the Register, Wood covered the San Jose Sharks for the Contra Costa Times from the team's inception in 1991 until 2000.
A professional sportswriter since June 1980, Wood has previously covered Stanford University football, men's and women's basketball, Bay Area college baseball and St. Mary's College basketball, as well as high school and local sports.
Born in Ely, NV, Wood was raised in Livermore, CA, in the East Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Livermore High School in 1976 and San Jose State University in 1980 (journalism major, sociology minor). He currently resides in Anaheim Hills with wife Kim. Their children, Jennifer and Kenny, reside in the San Fernando Valley.
Duck Calls Sports Talk Show Host
Now in his eighth season with the team, Josh is the host of "Duck Calls," the Anaheim Ducks' postgame call-in radio show after every game on AM830 (KLAA) in SoCal.
He founded the Western Hockey Network in 2000, producing all-hockey radio programming as well as print media, covering the world's greatest game from Southern California. Josh is also the producer of the groundbreaking web radio series, "Hockeytalk Audio Features," available for listening at www.hockeytalk.biz. His career in hockey is profiled in the book, "Living the Hockey Dream" by Brian Kennedy (Folklore Pub., Canada, 2009).
Josh also appears regularly as a guest commentator on Sirius/XM NHL Network Radio as well as other stations across North America.
Since 2004, he has served as editor-in-chief at Hockeytalk.biz, where his regular column, "Quick Shots" is posted. His hockey writing has also been featured in The Hockey News and Hockey Digest.
A 20-plus year veteran radio and voiceover personality, Josh has been heard narrating television series for Animal Planet and USA Network, as well as countlesss radio and TV commercials across America.
He lives with his wife, Catherine, and his sons, Brent and Shane, in Los Angeles.