AMID on the Super Bowl action on February 13, reporter Pete Gallivan hinted at the sabbatical on Twitter.
Distributed between commercial breaks, tweet said he will be back in a few weeks.
Gallivan, who has a modest following on Twitter, shared that he is recovering from a shoulder injury.
One follower responded to the tweet, jokingly asking if the injury happened during a recent hockey game.
Gallivan made it clear it happened a few months ago.
On the platform, Gallivan humorously identifies as the father, coach and bus driver of the family.
Gallivan’s career with WGRZ-TV spanned 26 years.
What is Pete Gallivan’s background?
Gallivan is a native of Buffalo, attended school and did some of the first jobs in the community.
He attended high school at Buffalo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. From there, it was transferred to The College at Brockport.
After graduating with a degree in communications, he got a small daytime radio gig at a local station. A few years later, while reporting for WHEC-TV in Rochester, he discovered his passion for visual storytelling.
In 1996, he founded WGRZ-TV.
Gallivan has won two NYS Emmys and an Associated Press award.
He’s also on the Daybreak team that won an Emmy for best morning broadcast.
What hockey game did Pete Gallivan play?
WGRZ-TV reported that Gallivan participated in a local Buffalo fundraiser, Play electricity for 11 days.
The goal of the event, which raises money for cancer research, is to break the world record for the longest hockey game ever, with two teams of 20 players taking turns in and out.
It’s not hard to imagine reporters getting some injuries from this event.
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