Joe Bowen will receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster, and Larry Brooks will receive the Elmer Ferguson Award for excellence in hockey journalism during the 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend.

Bowen has been the radio voice of the Toronto Maple Leafs for 36 seasons, calling more than 3,000 games. He's also helped raise funds for leukemia research and was named an ambassador for the city of Sudbury in 2002. Bowen received the George Gross Award as Sports Media Canada's broadcaster of the year in 2013.

Prior to joining the Maple Leafs, Bowen called hockey games for the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League and the Nova Scotia Voyageurs of the American Hockey League.
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