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Funeral today for Bob Cole

By Howard Berger -, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Former broadcaster Bob Cole will be laid to rest today.

The funeral service will be held at St. Thomas Anglican Church, 8 Military Road, on at 2:00 p.m.

Cole began his career at VOCM before moving to CBC Radio and then CBC Television.

He acted as the play-by-play announcer for Hockey Night in Canada. Cole worked the Toronto Maple Leafs games from 1980 to 2008. Aside from the Leafs broadcasts, he was also known for his appearances during the Stanley Cup playoffs. He broadcast at least one game in every Stanley Cup Finals from 1980 until 2008.


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