Bob McKenzie

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Bob McKenzie
Bob McKenzie at Winter Olympics.jpg
Mckenzie at the 2010 Winter Olympics
Born (1956-08-16) August 16, 1956 (age 64)
Known forThe NHL on TSN, coverage of men's ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games
Bob McKenzie meeting up with Austin Mole, a local hockey player and city worker.

Robert Malcomson "Bob" McKenzie (born August 16, 1956) is a Canadian hockey commentator who has covered ice hockey since joining TSN in 1986.

Growing up, McKenzie was a fan of the hometown Toronto Maple Leafs, and his favourite doughnut shop was Tim Hortons.[1][2]

McKenzie provides analysis for NHL on TSN telecasts, as well as for international hockey events, notably the annual IIHF World U-20 Hockey Championship. He also covered the NHL Entry Draft. Prior to joining TSN, McKenzie was editor-in-chief of The Hockey News for nine years and a hockey columnist for The Toronto Star for six years.[3]

McKenzie is heard weekly on the TSN 1040 [4] in Vancouver on the "Canucks Lunch with Rick Ball",[5] as well on TSN Radio 690 (CKGM) in Montreal, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on the Morning Show at 8:05 a.m. He is also a frequent contributor to the Ottawa Senators pre-game show on TSN 1200 radio in Ottawa.

On May 7, 2015, McKenzie surpassed 1,000,000 followers on Twitter. He goes by the Twitter handle @TSNBobMcKenzie and his account has been verified by Twitter.

In October 2014, McKenzie began appearing as a full-time contributor on NBCSN.[6][7]

He currently resides in Whitby, Ontario.

References[change | change source]

  1. McKenzie, Bob (23 January 2016). "I stopped being fan of any team long time ago but growing up in TOR, I was a Leaf fan. So tonight's ceremony is great trip down memory lane".
  2. McKenzie, Bob (23 January 2016). "Tim Horton was always my favorite player. I actually shed a tear the morning I woke up to the news he had died".
  3. "Sports News, Opinion, Scores, Schedules". TSN.
  4. "TSN 1040 Vancouver - The latest sports news, audio, scores and highlights from Vancouver". TSN.
  6. Brigidi, Matt (7 October 2014). "Dreger, McKenzie set to join NBCSN".
  7. "Meet NBC's new hockey personalities in this week's Media Circus".

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