Tony Capparelli Artwork Centerpiece of Mike 'Doc' Emrick Celebration
Artwork presented to Mike Emrick during televised ceremony before NJ Devils game at Prudential Center.
Tony Capparelli was recently commissioned by the NJ Devils to commemorate milestones celebrated by the team before two recent home games. The highlight of the month was presentation of an original Tony CAPPARELLI ARTWORK TO MIKE 'DOC' EMRICK BEFORE THE JANUARY GAME AGAINST THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS.
The ceremony was televised live on the Madison Square Garden TV Network honoring the longtime voice of the Devils, whose credits also include the Winter Olympics, Stanley Cup Finals and nationally televised hockey games on NBC TV.
The artwork was unveiled live before a full house at 'The Rock, which included both the Devils and the Penguins present for the ceremony.
Earlier in January, Tony's painting of Brian Rolston was presented during on-ice ceremonies marking his Milestone 1,000th NHL Game.
Tony's paintings have been a part of NJ Devils festivities since 1989. Previously, Tony has utilized the Stanley Cup in his class as an art model for student artworks. He has been featured on NHL Cool Shots, leafs TV in Toronto, MSG network, as well as local Good Morning America, Fox Sports NY and ESPN.