The life and career of Glens Falls native and NHL Hall of Fame announcer Dave Strader was honored Wednesday night during the first intermission of NBC Sports Network's broadcast of the Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues. 

Strader died on Sunday at the age of 62 after a battle with bile duct cancer.

Play-by-play announcer Mike Emrick, who narrated the piece, was visibility choked up introducing the video segment that was about to show to viewers.

Watch the tribute below:

Calling hours for Strader will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Hall in Cool Insuring Arena.

Funeral services are scheduled for noon Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Glens Falls.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation — In Memory of Dave Strader — 5526 West 13400 South #510, Herriman, UT 84096; the Dallas Stars Foundation — In Memory of Dave Strader — 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX 75034; or the David Strader Scholarship at Glens Falls City School District c/o Janice Casey, 15 Quade St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

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