NESN Adds Billy Jaffe, Mark Mowers to On-Air Talent Roster
NESN has hired NHL Network hockey analyst Billy Jaffe and former Boston Bruin and UNH star Mark Mowers to serve as studio analysts for the network’s Boston Bruins pre-game, intermission and post-game coverage. Jaffe and Mowers will join NESN veterans Barry Pederson and Gord Kluzak alongside new studio host Dale Arnold.
Jaffe will split time between NESN and the NHL Network, where he works as a regular studio analyst. Last year he worked as a NHL analyst and reporter on Versus and the NHL Network. From 2006-2010 he served as a television analyst with MSG Network covering the New York Islanders. Previously he worked for 6 years as a radio analyst covering the Atlanta Thrashers. A veteran of 13 years broadcasting hockey, Jaffe will also be a regular guest on The Instigators, which will debut on Thursday, October 27 at 10:30 PM. He will make his first appearance on NESN Saturday, October 15 at 7:30 PM before the Bruins-Black Hawks game.
Mowers joins NESN after a 13 year professional hockey career that included one year with the Boston Bruins (2006-07) as well as time with the Nashville Predators, Detroit Red Wings and Anaheim Ducks. He was a First Team All-American at the University of New Hampshire.