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Tom Caron
Boston Bruins Studio Host
Red Sox Studio Host
Hockey East Play-by-Play Announcer

Nickname: TC
Family: Wife - Kelley; 2 Sons - Jack, Robbie
Hobbies: Summer - Golf and Running; Winter - Shoveling my backyard rink with my neighbors
Favorite Sport to watch (other than Baseball): Hockey
Favorite sports to play (other than Baseball): Driveway Hockey (I'm a lousy skater)
Favorite Food: French fries
Favorite TV Show: Law & Order
Favorite Singer or Musical Group: Tragically Hip
Favorite Movie: Slap Shot
Favorite Sports Movie: See Above
If you could spend a day with anyone who would it be? Jerry Remy - I learn something new about baseball from him every day. Plus, no one knows how to get out of a ballpark and through traffic faster than the Rem Dawg.
Most embarrassing moment on television: The viewers never got to see it, but I once missed the start of an intermission because I was in the bathroom battling an intestinal flu. They went to commercial, and I was on the set and ready when we came back. I took a lot of ribbing from the crew for that one.
Favorite professional team growing up? Tie: Red Sox and Bruins
Favorite professional player growing up? Tie: Bill Lee and Bobby Orr

Tom Caron serves as studio host for NESN's Boston Bruins coverage. His duties include hosting the network's 1/2 hour pre-game show The Boston Globe Pre Game Report and the network's Boston Bruins post-game show Banknorth Overtime. The Lewiston, Maine native also serves as NESN's Red Sox studio host, on the network's one-hour pre-game show, Olympia Sports presents The Boston Globe Pre-Game Report, and following the game on W.B. Mason Extra Innings and Granite City Extra Innings Extra. He also serves as the play-by-play announcer for NESN's Providence Bruins and Hockey East telecasts. The multi-talented announcer joined NESN in 1996 as co-host of Front Row, a nightly sports magazine program.

Caron began his career as a sports reporter covering the Vermont Reds, Cincinnati's AA affiliate, for a daily newspaper in Vermont. His first on-air work came as sports anchor for WPTZ-TV in Plattsburgh, New York in 1986, where he worked as a beat reporter covering the Montreal Canadians and Montreal Expos.

After a stint as sports anchor at WNNE-TV in Hanover, New Hampshire, Caron moved onto WGME-TV in Portland, Maine in 1988. Caron stayed at WGME for five years anchoring nightly sportscasts, hosting weekly ski segments and producing a number of half-hour specials each year.

In 1993 Caron was hired by the Portland Pirates to serve as their radio play-by-play announcer and communications director. While working with the Pirates, Caron also served as the play-by-play announcer for the New England Stingers of Roller Hockey International and as a sports reporter at WPXT-TV in Portland. In addition to hosting a weekly hockey feature at WPXT, Caron also served as the station's play-by-play announcer for local and professional sports.

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