Eddie Olczyk is a popular American journalist who is a retired center who played for 16 seasons in the National Hockey League with the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins, and New York Rangers. With the Rangers in 1994, he gained the Stanley Cup.
From June 2003 to December 2005, he served for the Pittsburgh Penguins as the head coach. In the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, Eddie was placed there on February 22, 2013. An American-born player tied Eddie with Phil Kessel for the second-longest point streak at 18 games in NHL history. Between 1989 to 1990 with Toronto, Eddie acquired this.
Eddie Olczyk Age
Eddie Olczyk was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, on August 16, 1966, and he is 56 years of age.
Eddie Olczyk Height
Olczyk stands at a moderate height of 6 ft 1 in ( Approx 1.85m).
Eddie Olczyk Family
He was born and brought up in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America by his protective parents. Eddie has a brother named Rick presently serving for the Seattle Kraken as an assistant general manager. Before that, he was a player for Brown University in the hockey team.
Eddie Olczyk Wife
He is happily and contentedly married to his gorgeous wife named Diana Olczyk. Eddie and his adorable wife Diana are blessed with four lovely kids, Zandra their beautiful daughter who is studying at the University of Alabama, Rick, Tom, and Nick.
Eddie Olczyk Education
Eddie studied at Brother Rice Catholic High School where on the Illinois midget AAA team he was a star. In 1982, the team was awarded the national title against a Detroit Compuware squad.
Eddie Olczyk Salary
Eddie receives an annual average salary of $74,185 and this is according to Chicago Blackhawks and TNT commentates’ salaries.
Eddie Olczyk Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million US dollars and his career as commentates at Chicago Blackhawks and TNT games is the primary source of his income.
Eddie Olczyk Career
He worked for NHL on NBC until 2021 as a tv color commentator. Presently Eddie works on Chicago Blackhawks and TNT games on NBC Sports Chicago as a commentates. At EA SPORTS NHL, he is as well part of the new 15 commentary team. Eddie throughout his career as an NHL player produced 342 goals, and 452 assists, and played 1,031 NHL games a total of 794 points.
EA Sports announced that for NHL 15 Eddie would provide color commentary where he would work together with Inside-the-Glass” reporter called Ray Ferraro and a play-by-play announcer named Mike Emrick on May 5, 2014. The “Inside-the-Glass” reporter Brian Boucher went for big games with McGuire, Eddie, and Emrick in the 2018 and 2019 NHL seasons.