|Name George Matthews||Role Broadcaster|
|Education University of Prince Edward Island|
Blue jackets a tribute to george matthews
George Matthewsis the current radio play-by-play announcer for the Charlottetown Islanders of the QMJHL. He was the original radio play-by-play announcer for the Columbus Blue Jackets, a National Hockey League franchise. He held this position since the team's inaugural 2000-01 season through the 2012-2013 season. He hails from Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
- Blue jackets a tribute to george matthews
- jesus our servant drawing from jesus pastor george matthews
- Catch phrases
- Referring to Skaters
- Referring to Goaltenders
Entering his 37th season of hockey broadcasting, he is known for his passionate broadcast style and also his penchant for rhyme.
He has stated that he will perform limited broadcasting duties during the 2013-2014 season on the Blue Jackets Radio Network through their flagship station WBNS (FM 97.1).
In addition to calling play-by-play action, he was also a regular contributor to the "Between the Pipes" radio show that airs weekly on WBNS during the hockey season.
jesus our servant drawing from jesus pastor george matthews
Matthews' trademark is his ability for improvised rhyme. Some examples:
Referring to Skaters
Matthews is also known for referring to a goal as "burying the biscuit" or "burying the stash" (specifically when referring to left winger Rick Nash).