Legendary Boston Sportscaster Fred Cusick Dies

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Boston Globe

Fred Cusick, the popular play-by-play voice for the Bruins for more than 40 years, has died, his family confirmed to the Globe this afternoon. He was 90 years old.

Cusick, who is scheduled to be inducted to the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame tomorrow night, was a signature voice of the Bruins during their 1970s heyday.


His simple trademark call of “Score!” whenever Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Cam Neely and countless other Bruins put the puck in the net served as familiar punctuation on their goals.

Jack Edwards, the current television voice of the Bruins on NESN’s telecast, remembered Cusick as one of the greats of his profession, in part because of his passion for the sport. More…