The LCS Radio Hockey show kids got the ball rolling with the story as Barnaby broke the news with Mike Dell and Jerry Fairish that he was going to interview with ESPN to replace Barry Melrose.
Now, Alan Pergament of the Buffalo News is reporting that Barnaby will take the gig, with an announcement to possibly come within the next few days.
A decision was expected to be made soon with the NHL season set to begin two weeks from Saturday. Rumors swirled after Melrose's departure from Tampa in June as to who would replace the long-time face of hockey on the WorldWide Leader.
Barnaby will bring a fresh voice to ESPN and is a guy who will not hold anything back. It should be interesting to see how he does.
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