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Bishop Canevin grad gets play-by-play gig for Penguins' AHL affiliate

Jonathan Bombulie
| Monday, June 11, 2018, 5:57 p.m.

Bishop Canevin grad Nick Hart has been named the new play-by-play voice of the Penguins' AHL affiliate in Wilkes-Barre.

Hart, 25, was Wilkes-Barre/Scranton's media relations manager and radio color commentator for the past three seasons. He slides over to the play-by-play chair to fill the void left by Mike O'Brien, who resigned after five seasons in the role.

A Robinson Township native who went to Ohio University, Hart played four seasons at Bishop Canevin, winning a state championship as a senior. He is the first Pittsburgh-area native to call play by play for the Baby Pens in the team's 19-year history.

Jonathan Bombulie is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at or via Twitter @BombulieTrib.

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