Ken Daneyko – MSG Plus Color Commentator
Is in his first season as the color commentator for Devils’ television broadcasts on MSG Networks...From 2006-2014, served as a hockey analyst for the New Jersey Devils on MSG Plus and on MSG's comprehensive weekly show Hockey Night Live...Has served as a host for NHL Live on NHL Network...Spent all of his 20 NHL seasons as a defenseman with New Jersey from 1983-84 through 2002-03...Was drafted by the Devils in 1982, in the team's first-ever draft (1st round, 18th overall)...Is the club's all-time leader in games played in a career (1,458), the regular season (1,283), single-season (84), as well as tops in penalty minutes in the regular-season (2,519) and playoffs (296)...At the time of his retirement, also led the club in playoff appearances (175) and consecutive regular-season games-played (388), both since surpassed...Closed out his career with 36 goals, 142 assists for 178 points in the regular-season; added five goals and 17 assists for 22 points with 296 penalty minutes in the playoffs...One of five Devils (M. Brodeur, S. Brylin, S. Niedermayer & S. Stevens) to win three Stanley Cups during his time with New Jersey – 1995, 2000, and 2003...Sweater No. 3 was retired by the organization on March 24, 2006 – the second Devil to receive that honor (Stevens, no. 4)...Recipient of the National Hockey League’s 2000 Bill Masterton Trophy for perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey as selected by the Professional Hockey Writers Association...Won the club’s Unsung Hero Award in 1986 and the Good Guy Award in 1989... In 2009, participated in the inaugural season of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s reality show Battle of the Blades...A member of the Devils’ Alumni Association since 2003; participates in on-ice clinics, Read Across America, hospital visits, alumni charity ice hockey games, School Assembly Programs, and the Street DevilsTM street hockey program...An ardent supporter of many New Jersey area charities, making appearances, posing for photo shoots and participating in golf outings and fundraising events...Spent parts of two seasons with New Jersey’s AHL affiliate in Maine...Played junior hockey in the WHL with Great Falls, Spokane, Seattle and Kamloops...Born April 17, 1964 in Edmonton, Alta...Married, wife’s name is Margaret...Ken has two children, daughter Taylor Lyn and son, Shane.