Director of Public Relations and Broadcasting
Voice of the Worcester Sharks
Eric Lindquist returns for his eighth season as the “Voice of the Sharks” on 580AM and 94.9FM WTAG. This 12-year broadcasting veteran will also direct all team public relations matters, structure the Sharks broadcast deals, and assists in team services.
Lindquist is also the play-by-play announcer for all Sharks games televised on Charter TV-3 and the NHL Network. He called the action for the 2009 AHL All-Star Game in Worcester on Sirius XM Radio and XM Canada.
Before joining the Sharks, Lindquist served as director of media relations and baseball operations and was the voice for the Golden Baseball League’s Long Beach Armada. Lindquist joined the Armada after spending one season as the director of media relations and play-by-play announcer for the ECHL’s Long Beach Ice Dogs.
Lindquist does have Massachusetts ties. He’s a native of North Andover and was the color commentator for the former Lowell Lock Monsters (AHL) and the Lowell Spinners, the single-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. He’s a graduate of Northeastern University where he called the action for the school’s men’s hockey and baseball teams for two seasons.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 508-929-0525
Get to Know Eric Lindquist in 15 Questions!
Favorite old school NHL Jersey: Hartford Whalers (away)
Favorite Movie: Ace Ventura Pet Detective
Favorite TV Show: Seinfeld
Favorite Band: don’t have one…. I am music stupid
Favorite Concert Attended: Dave Matthews
Favorite Pizza Toppings: Cheese
Favorite Breakfast Cereal: Cheerios
Favorite Cartoon Character: Cartman
Favorite Childhood Memory: attending Bruins games at the Garden
Favorite Holiday: New Year’s Eve
Favorite Vacation spot: LA
One place you would like to visit: Australia
Red Sox or Yankees: Red Sox
Chocolate or Vanilla: Vanilla
Any pets?: No
One fact most people don’t know about you: I won the Showcase Showdown on the Price is Right and was the Teen Champion on Wheel of Fortune.