Pierre LeBrun

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Pierre LeBrun (born April 11, 1972 in North Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian sportscaster and writer working for TSN, where he is a TSN Hockey Insider, and regularly appears on hockey-related broadcasts.[1] He is also a senior NHL columnist for the American-based Internet outlet The Athletic, and has appeared as a regular panelist on Hockey Night in Canada.[2][3]


After becoming a mainstay on TSN's weekly Insider Trading segment in 2011, LeBrun has appeared on various TSN programming, including SportsCentre, That's Hockey and TSN Radio stations across the country. As a TSN Hockey Insider, he delivers breaking news and in-depth analysis and commentary across the TSN’s slate of hockey programming and specials,[4] as well as on RDS in Montreal.[5]

LeBrun joined TSN from ESPN, where he previously worked for nine years as a hockey columnist for ESPN.com.[6] Prior to joining ESPN in 2008, LeBrun spent 13 years as a national hockey reporter for the Canadian Press.[7]

Since 2017, LeBrun has also served as a Senior NHL Columnist with the online publication, The Athletic.[8]

LeBrun graduated from the Carleton University school of journalism in 1995.[9]


In 2005, LeBrun's coverage of the 2004-05 NHL lockout earned him the Outstanding Sports Writing Award from Sport Canada.[10]


  1. ^ https://www.tsn.ca/talent/pierre-lebrun-1.56453
  2. ^ "PIERRE LEBRUN :: Protagoniste :: Au Nom du Sport". Aunomdusport.telequebec.tv. Retrieved 2017-04-06.
  3. ^ "Pierre LeBrun". The Athletic. Retrieved 2019-01-31.
  4. ^ https://www.tsn.ca/talent/pierre-lebrun-1.56453
  5. ^ https://theathletic.com/author/pierre-lebrun/
  6. ^ https://www.tsn.ca/talent/pierre-lebrun-1.56453
  7. ^ https://www.tsn.ca/talent/pierre-lebrun-1.56453
  8. ^ https://theathletic.com/90956/2017/09/05/pierre-lebrun-why-im-joining-the-athletic/
  9. ^ http://www.sportsmediacanada.ca/?p=442
  10. ^ http://www.sportsmediacanada.ca/?p=188