Dave Strader

1955 - 2017


FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62.

The Dallas Stars say Strader died Sunday at his home in Glens Falls, New York. Strader was a play-by-play man with the Stars and a national broadcaster on NBC Sports.

Known as "The Voice," Strader received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award from the Hockey Hall of Fame earlier this year. He previously was the broadcaster for the Detroit Red Wings, Arizona Coyotes and Florida Panthers and worked three Olympic Games.

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Stars president and CEO Jim Lites says Strader's "voice is synonymous with hockey to fans all over the globe and he built a connection for so many fans to this game."

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Loved it when you were with the Detroit red wings was saddened when you left...even sadder now

He was my hockey hero. RIP
Jim Barney

Thank you Dave for making the game of hockey more exciting . The game I watched each night , was the game you were announcing !
Thank you again !!!

My sympathies to your family .

I'm truly sorry for your loss. Please know that the God of all comfort hears your cries and He will rescue you with peace,love,and strength. (Psalms 145:18,19)

Our prayers and condolences goes out to the family and friends and fans of Dave Strayer. He loved his job and you could tell because they named him the "Voice". Cherish the many wonderful memories that you shared with your loved one. May Almighty God give you strength, courage, but most of all peace in the difficult days ahead. I Corinthians I: 3, 4


May the words written in the bible for our comfort strengthen your saddened heart during this emotional time (Matthew 5:4 NWT)

Thinking of Dave on NHL's Opening Night. Already missed, and always will be. RIP

Colleen, Chris, Casey and Trevor

So sorry to hear about Dave's death.
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
God be with you all. May He grant you many blessings and peace.