Elliott Price

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Elliott Price is a Canadian sportscaster.

A graduate of John Abbott College, Price started his radio career in 1982 at CJAD in Montreal. At CJAD, he did play-by-play for the Montreal Alouettes in 1986 and was the Montreal Expos pre- and post-game host from 1989-1990.[1] When the Expos left CJAD, Price moved to CFCF where he was Sports Director and a fill-in play-by-play announcer for games Dave Van Horne called on television.[1] Price remained in this role until 2000 when the Expos were unable to get an English radio contract. In 2001, the Expos returned to radio and Price was hired to call play-by-play.[2] Price remained with the Expos until the team moved to Washington, D. C. as the Nationals after the 2004 season. The Nationals seriously considered retaining Price as radio play-by-play announcer due to his knowledge of the team's history. [3] However, when it was not clear that Price would be able to get an American work visa by opening day, the Nationals opted to go with the team of Charlie Slowes and Dave Shea instead.[4]

Price stayed in Montreal, hosting CKGM's morning show with Shaun Starr until November 19, 2015, when he was laid off as part of cuts across Bell Media properties. Price began to produce and host his own sports talk show, Price is Right, beginning February 14, 2016 on multicultural station CFMB.[5][6][1] The program was later expanded to weeknights in June 2016, and became syndicated by TSN's rival Sportsnet as Sportsnet Tonight with Elliot Price in July 2016.[7]


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