Chris Dubiel is an experienced announcer, currently working for the Chicago Wolves as a public address announcer. During the 2021-22 season, he surpassed 100 games announced for the Wolves and even filled in as the play-by-play voice on AHL TV for two Calder Cup Playoff games.
Chris also worked for the Chicago Blackhawks, serving as the back-up public address announcer for select games. He made his NHL debut on April 3, 2022 – the same night the Blackhawks honored Jonathan Toews for 1,000 games played.
His public address announcing background includes working for the Joliet Slammers baseball team, the Chicago Steel of the USHL, the 2017 NA3HL Silver Cup Championship, 2019 ACHA National Championships and 2021 ACHA Chicago Classic.
In addition to his PA announcing talents, Chris has an extensive background in play-by-play. He joined J&M Media for the 2022-23 season to provide play-by-play and color commentary for Chicago-area high school and college hockey broadcasts. Previously, Chris called the inaugural season (2018) of the Chicago Pro Hockey League and added color commentary for some of those games.
Prior to the CPHL, Chris worked in the production department for five years for The Cube – a live streaming platform dedicated to high school sports. He called the play-by-play for more than 400 live events, including Chicago area high school football, basketball, hockey, volleyball, baseball, softball, wrestling and soccer. High profile events such as the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, Jordan Brand Classic, Slam Dunk to the Beach, IHSA State Playoffs and Illinois State Hockey Championships headline his many broadcasting assignments.
In addition to his work calling high school sports, Chris served as the play-by-play announcer for the NA3HL’s Chicago Junior Bulldogs for seven seasons, broadcasting all of the team’s home games.