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Breaking news: Doc's illness nixes Winter Classic call
NBC has announced Doc Emrick will miss Thursday's Winter Classic in Chicago because of laryngitis and be replaced by the Coyotes' play-by-play man, Dave Strader.
"Last year's game was a lifetime memory and I couldn't wait to call this year's game at Wrigley," Emrick said in a news release. "I'm extremely disappointed but I know Dave will do a wonderful job."