NHL player, Sidney Crosby, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Bobby Orr and Jonathan Toews sat down together for an NBC Sports Network roundtable interview with Mike Emrick.
Well, the famed broadcaster Mike Emrick casually admitted having the sleepless night before the interview.
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"With people of that stature you don’t want to come out and lay an egg and not be ready and not have things that interest them," Emrick said.
The sports host claimed the interview to be one of his most memorable assignments he has ever had in his life. The 30-minutes program entitled Game Changers is all set to be shown after Wednesday's Game 3 of the Pittsburgh vs. Ottawa Eastern Conference Final.
NHL player Sidney Crosby
"There really wasn’t a lot I had to do other than throw the ball out there and let them kick it around,” Emrick said as he talked to USA TODAY Sports.
The interview that included five of the most renowned player candidly touched on a various aspect of today's sport and their current stature.
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Talking about his experience as an interviewer, he said, "It was a lot of fun for me to just sit and listen. That was the best part. I was hoping they would enjoy each other’s company, which they did."