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)
OccupationSportscaster
EmployerTSN
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.
  5. http://www.team1040.ca/shows/canucks_lunch/
  6. Brigidi, Matt (7 October 2014). "Dreger, McKenzie set to join NBCSN". SBNation.com.
  7. "Meet NBC's new hockey personalities in this week's Media Circus". SI.com.

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