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Published September 23, 2011
CHANGING PLACES: On Long Island, Neil Best reported Deb Placey and Rob Carlin, “who shared hosting duties for Islanders telecasts on MSG Plus last season, have left the team, Placey for the Devils and Carlin for the Capitals.” With two weeks until the season starts, MSG is “looking to fill those roles, probably with a single person for both home and away games” (NEWSDAY.com 9/22). Meanwhile, Kevin Kurz has joined Comcast SportsNet as a Sharks Insider. In his new role, Kurz will cover the Sharks for CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com, plus contribute to "SportsNet Central," "Chronicle Live," "Sharks Pregame Live" and "Postgame Live," as well as other NHL related programming (Comcast SportsNet).
SIMULCAST AGREEMENT: Boston's WBZ-FM radio hosts Mike Felger and Tony Massarotti of “have scored a TV deal to simulcast their popular radio show" on Comcast SportsNet New England. No start date was announced but “the simulcast will start sometime over the coming months when their new set at the radio station’s" Brighton, Mass., studios is complete (BOSTONHERALD.com, 9/22).