42 2018-19 ST. LOUIS BLUES YEARBOOK
TELEVISION COLOR ANALYST
Darren Pang, one of the premier announcers in hockey, is in his 10th season with FOX Sports Midwest as the analyst
on St. Louis Blues telecasts. Pang works alongside John Kelly in the television booth, forming one of the most
accomplished broadcast teams in the NHL. He also provides national coverage for NHL Network when not broadcasting
games for the Blues on FS Midwest.
Pang came to FOX Sports Midwest after four seasons as the Phoenix Coyotes’ TV analyst. Prior to the Coyotes, Pang
spent 12 years covering hockey for ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC. In addition, Pang worked as an ice level reporter for
the men’s hockey coverage in Nagano, Japan, during the 1998 Winter Olympics on CBS, NBC’s coverage of the 2002
Winter Games, ESPN’s coverage of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, and as a studio analyst at the 2010 Olympics in
Vancouver with TSN/CTV. He has also worked all of NBC’s Winter Classics as an analyst.
The Meaford, Ontario, native played three NHL seasons, all with the Chicago Blackhawks, from 1984-85 to 1988-89.
He played in a total of 81 games, compiling a 27-35-7 record and a 4.05 GAA. In 1987-88, he was named to the NHL
All-Rookie Team and finished third in the race for the Calder Trophy. In addition to his playing career, Pang served as
the goaltending coach for the University of Notre Dame from 1996-99, working alongside head coach Dave Poulin.
Pang and his wife, Lynn, reside in University City and have two children, Tyler and Sammy.
Bernie Federko returns to FOX Sports Midwest for his 18th season and 10th in his role as a co-host of FOX Sports
Midwest’s Blues Live pre-game and post-game shows. Prior to broadcasting for television, he spent four years as
an analyst on the Blues’ radio broadcast.
Federko, a 14-year NHL veteran, played for the Blues for 13 seasons (1976-1989). He holds club records for games
played (927), assists (721), and points (1,073) with the Blues. Bernie retired from hockey after the 1989-90 season
and was officially inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 4, 2002. His #24 sweater was retired on
March 16, 1991 by the Blues and hangs from the ceiling at Scottrade Center.
Bernie and his wife, Bernadette, have three sons: Jordan, Dustin and Drew. The Federko’s reside in St. Louis.