Sharks brings Drew Remenda back for expanded role on broadcasts

Hockey analyst Drew Remenda, a longtime favorite among sharks fans, will take on an expanded role this season during San Jose’s broadcasts, the team announced Tuesday.

Reminder returned to work a handful of Sharks matches last season after a nearly seven-year absence, and will primarily provide color analysis during weather radio broadcasts this season.

The Sharks also unveiled their broadcast schedule, which includes every game aired on Sharks Audio Network for the second season in a row. The 24-hour, seven-day audio feed — featuring the daily Ted Ramey-hosted “Morning Tide” talk show — is available online at or the Sharks + SAP Center App.

Remenda’s assignments will include a 30-minute show on the Sharks Audio Network every fortnight, featuring guests and discussion of both the sharks and the rest of the NHL.

“I’m so grateful to be back and I love this team, I’ve always loved this team,” Remenda said as he returned to the Sharks broadcasts in February. “I’ve been a part of this team since day one and I’m happy to return after a break.”

Before returning to the Sharks last season on a part-time basis, Remenda had worked with Sportsnet in Canada as part of the Edmonton Oilers broadcast team since 2015.

Meanwhile, Dan Rusanowky returns to his 31st season behind the microphone as the sharks’ play-by-play voice on the radio. Rusanowsky will mostly work with Remenda and former shark Scott Hannan. In addition, Bret Hedican and ex-shark Mark Smith will provide analysis for a few games.

The Sharks also said 74 of their 82 games in the regular season will be broadcast on NBC Sports California, starting with Saturday night’s season opener against Winnipeg.

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