Bob McKenzie (broadcaster)
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Mckenzie at the 2010 Winter Olympics
August 16, 1956 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Known for||The NHL on TSN, coverage of men's ice hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games|
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. Previous 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.
McKenzie is heard weekly on the TEAM 1040  in Vancouver on the "Canucks Lunch with Rick Ball", 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 Team 1200 radio in Ottawa. His struggle with obesity and subsequent gastric bypass surgery was reported widely.
On March 7, 2013, McKenzie surpassed 500,000 followers on Twitter. He goes by the Twitter handle @TSNBobMcKenzie and his account has been verified by Twitter.
He currently resides in Whitby, Ontario.
Bob's son, Shawn, is the Ottawa Senators rink-side reporter for Sportsnet East.
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