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Longtime Red Wings announcer Lynch dies at 95

Updated: October 9, 2012, 4:24 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Budd Lynch, a veteran radio broadcaster who spent more than 60 years working for the Detroit Red Wings and became the team's public voice, died Tuesday. He was 95.

Lynch, the hockey club's public address announcer, died following a brief illness at a Detroit-area rehabilitation center, the team said in a release. At 63 years, Lynch was the longest-tenured employee in team history.

"Budd Lynch was a dear member of the Detroit Red Wings family and legendary icon of our community," ...

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