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Ray Ferraro is an ice hockey analyst for ESPN’s NHL coverage. Ferraro joined the ESPN broadcast team in 2021, where he serves as a game analyst for select NHL games.
Most recently a game and studio analyst for NHL on TSN, Ferraro began his broadcast career providing analysis for NHL 2Night on ESPN alongside John Buccigross and Barry Melrose while he was still an active NHL player. In 2008, he joined the TSN broadcast team fulltime and has since become one of Canada’s most-respected hockey broadcasters. Ferraro has also provided analysis for the NHL on NBC, color commentary for the Edmonton Oilers broadcasts on Rogers Sportsnet West and for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators games on TSN.
In addition, Ferraro provided color commentary and analysis for CTV during the 2010 Winter Olympics and was the lead color commentator for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
A native of Trail, B.C., Ferraro scored 408 goals and 490 assists, for a total of 898 points in 18 seasons as an NHL center. This included two 40-goal seasons and an invite to play in the NHL All Star game in 1992. A prolific scorer in the junior leagues, Ferraro was named MVP of the WHL in 1984, before being drafted by the Hartford Whalers. Ferraro also played for the New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Atlanta Thrashers and St. Louis Blues before retiring in 2002.
On November 23, 2015, Ferraro became the first hockey broadcaster to call a game in which their child was playing. Ferraro currently resides in Vancouver, B.C., with his wife, and Hockey Hall of Famer, Cammi Granato.