Bob McKenzie (broadcaster)

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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 60)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Sportscaster
Employer TSN
Known for The NHL on TSN
Children 2; including Mike McKenzie
Bob McKenzie posing with a local city worker and hockey fan.

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 player was Tim Horton.[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 and continuing for several years after 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]

McKenzie now hosts a podcast called "The TSN Hockey Bob Cast" where he discusses hockey, as well as his personal interests.[8]

McKenzie claims he has Northern Irish descent.

He currently resides in Whitby, Ontario.


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