Former Toronto Maple Leafs broadcaster Harry Neale will be the recipient of the 2013 Foster Hewitt Memorial Award and will enter The Hockey Hall of Fame. The award is given for outstanding contributions in the world of hockey broadcasting. Hockey writer Jay Greenberg will join Neale in entering The Hockey Hall of Fame thanks to winning the Elmer Ferguson Award given for excellence in hockey journalism.
Neale worked many Leaf games with Bob Cole on Hockey Night in Canada and also spent several years calling Toronto games on local television. He has worked two World Cups and has broadcast three Olympics as well. Neale has been working as an analyst for the Buffalo Sabres for the past six years.
Greenberg began as a Philadelphia Flyers beat writer and has also contributed to the Toronto Sun, Kansas City Star, The Hockey News, New York Post, and Sports Illustrated.
Both Neale and Greenberg will receive their awards in Toronto on November 11th.