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  • Chase’s casket rests at center ice for Tuesday’s viewing. Chase, who called Komets games for 63 of their 65 seasons, died early on Thanksgiving at age 90.

  • David Franke, center, the Komets’ general manager and co-owner, greets goalies Pat Nagle, left, and Garrett Bartus as they walk out for the viewing.

  • The Lester Patrick Trophy stands next to a photo of Mike “Doc” Emrick, left, NBC’s NHL hockey announcer, and his mentor, Chase. Only Vin Scully of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who retired this year, had a longer career than Chase.

  • Komets coach Gary Graham pays his respects to Chase, who died of congestive heart failure. Chase was the team’s general manager in 1989-90.

  • An old WOWO microphone stands next to the casket during Tuesday’s viewing. Chase worked at the WOWO studios for 56 years.

  • Former Komets players, friends and family members walk through the line during Tuesday’s public viewing.

  • Photos by Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette Bob Chase’s banner is lit by spotlight during Tuesday’s public viewing for the late Komets radio broadcaster at Memorial Coliseum.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:02 pm

Remembering Bob Chase

Remembering Bob Chase