10/09/2012 11:40 am ET

Red Wings PA Announcer Budd Lynch Dead At 95

The Detroit Red Wings have confirmed the team's longtime public address announcer and Wyandotte resident Budd Lynch has died, according to a news alert issued by the Detroit News. He was 95.

Lynch, an inductee in both the Hockey Hall of Fame and Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, began his career as the Red Wings' radio broadcaster in 1949 and became the team's public address announcer in 1985.

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