Andrews Returns as Voice of the Pats
REGINA - A familiar voice will be on the microphone for the Regina Pats this season.
It was announced Thursday that Phil Andrews, who's been the voice of the Pats for the past nine seasons, will be back to call his 10th season on 620 CKRM when the Pats open their 2020-21 schedule on Friday, March 12th vs. the Prince Albert Raiders (8:00 p.m. CST).
"I'm so excited to come back for a 10th season. It's always been an honour and a privilege to call games for this franchise," said Andrews. "I can't think of a better way to spend the next month and a half than at the at the rink doing what I love."
Andrews started as the voice of the Pats in 2011, establishing himself as one of the WHL's best. From 2016 to 2020 he was also the Pats Director of Media and Communications in addition to handling play-by-play duties, before stepping away from his role in July 2020.
"We're thrilled to have Phil continue as the voice of the Pats. Our fans have been treated to one of the best voices in junior hockey with Phil, so it was a no-brainer to have him behind the mic when he said he was available," said Pats Chief Operating Officer Stacey Cattell.
19 of the Pats' 24 games will be broadcast on 620 CKRM, with the remaining five weekday afternoon games streamed using the RM2 feed at 620ckrm.com.
Pats Director of Brand Marketing and Communications Evan Daum will be the other half of the Pats radio team this season. Daum, who joined the Pats in November 2020 and spent a decade as colour commentator for the University of Alberta Golden Bears, will handle colour duties for all 24 games.
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