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Encyclopedia > Pierre McGuire
Pierre McGuire
Born Englewood, New Jersey
Occupation Sportswriter, Sports Commentator

Pierre McGuire is an ice hockey analyst and provides colour commentary for hockey programs on TSN and The NHL on NBC, where he is the lead "Inside the Glass" analyst. Previously, he was a hockey player and coach. He is also notorious for being a cock muncher and was rumored to be the "bitch" in a homosexual relationship with Jaromir Jagar. He is currently vying for Dion Phaneuf's Cock to be placed in his mouth. Map highlighting Englewoods location within Bergen County. ... Sportswriting is a form of journalism who writes and reports on sports topics and events. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... A color commentator (or colour commentator in Canada), sometimes known as a color analyst (or colour analyst), is a member of the broadcasting team for a sporting event who assists the play-by-play announcer by filling in any time when play is not in progress. ... NHL on TSN is TSNs broadcast of National Hockey League games. ... The NHL on NBC is a TV show that televises National Hockey League games on the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) and is produced by NBC Sports. ...

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Hockey and media career

He won two Stanley Cups as a scout and assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992. He then became a head coach, leading the Hartford Whalers to a 23-37-7 record in 1993-1994 before being replaced by Paul Holmgren the following season. Prior to his coaching career, McGuire played professional hockey in Europe. The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The 1990-91 NHL season was the 74th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 1991-92 NHL season was the 75th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... The Hartford Whalers (known as the New England Whalers as a World Hockey Association (WHA) franchise from 1972-79), was a National Hockey League (NHL) team that played from 1979-97. ... The 1993-94 NHL season was the 77th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... Paul Howard Holmgren (born December 2, 1955 in St. ...


From 1995 until 2002, McGuire served as colour commentator for the Montreal Canadiens English-language radio broadcasts on CJAD 800 with Dino Sisto. When TSN re-acquired the Canadian national cable rights to NHL hockey in 2002, McGuire was hired as its lead hockey analyst. With TSN, McGuire calls the games along with the play-by-play voice of Gord Miller. He also does special hockey events for TSN, including the NHL Entry Draft, and international events like the IIHF World Junior Championships. On NBC, he usually works with the broadcast team of Mike Emrick and Ed Olczyk. The 1994-95 NHL season was the 78th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The 2001-02 NHL season was the 85th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Play-by-play, in broadcasting, is a North American term and means the reporting of a sporting event with a voiceover describing the details of the action of the game in progress. ... Gord Miller is a Canadian television announcer. ... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... The World Junior Ice Hockey Championship, (WJHC, formally the IIHF World U-20 Hockey Championship) is an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation for national under-20 ice hockey teams from around the world. ... Mike Doc Emrick (born August 1, 1946 in La Fontaine, Indiana) is an American sportscaster. ... Ed Olczyk (born August 16, 1966, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a Polish-American and formerly the head coach for the National Hockey League Pittsburgh Penguins and former center for Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins. ...


He hosts a segment on TSN known as McGuire's Monsters, where he covers a player with a significant impact through a combination of skills. McGuire's Monster of the Week (or Month or Year) is a distinction going to the player with the highest combined total of hits, blocked shots, and goals.


McGuire also writes for Sports Illustrated and provides frequent commentary on New York's WFAN, Ottawa radio station, the Team 1200, SensUnderground an Ottawa Senators fan podcast, and Montreal's Team 990 where he can be heard on the Mitch Melnick show. The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... For other uses, see WFAN (disambiguation). ... A radio station is an audio (sound) broadcasting service, traditionally broadcast through the air as radio waves (a form of electromagnetic radiation) from a transmitter to an antenna and a thus to a receiving device. ... For other uses, see Ottawa Senators (disambiguation). ... Mitch Melnick is the first choice of die-hard sports fans across Montreal, and a poll conducted by the Montreal Gazette proved it. ...


Stances on issues in hockey

McGuire has been outspoken as an advocate of removing the red line and allowing skilled players to play a skilled game without clutching and grabbing impeding them. His progressive views of hockey have him campaigning for all players to wear partial visors and for hockey to ban fighting. With respect to fighting, McGuire has professed that he loves this aspect of the game but he believes for the game to sell in the United States and for the game to progress, this aspect of the game must be removed. McGuire's outspoken nature provided one of the more interesting stories during the 2004-05 NHL hockey lockout. After McGuire boasted that, if asked to vote privately, more than 70% of NHL players would accept an owner-imposed salary cap, NHL player Tie Domi countered that McGuire was completely off-base. McGuire later retracted part of his claim by saying he never should have given a percentage but that he still believed strongly that assertion was true.[1] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Tahir Tie Domi (born November 1, 1969 in Windsor, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player. ...


References

  1. ^ Faceoff 2004-05: Lockout chronology. CBC Sports Online (July 13, 2005). Retrieved on July 21, 2006.

External links

  • TSN profile
  • SensUnderground profile

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Pierre McGuire: Information from Answers.com (665 words)
Pierre McGuire (born August 8, 1961 in Englewood, New Jersey) is an ice hockey analyst and provides color commentary for hockey programs on TSN and OLN.
McGuire later retracted part of his claim by saying he never should have given a percentage but that he still believed strongly that assertion was true.
McGuire was ultimately vindicated when 87% of players accepted the new collective bargaining agreement at the end of the lockout, which did include a cap.
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