Ron MacLean



April 12, 1960, Zweibrücken, West Germany


MacLean has worked on Hockey Night in Canada since 1986–87.


The Canadian sportscaster for the CBC is best known as the host of Hockey
Night in Canada along side with Don Cherry. MacLean has worked on Hockey
Night in Canada since 1986-87. In addition to hosting HNIC, he has been a
part of the CBC’s Olympics coverage since 1988.

MacLean has won eight Gemini Awards for his work with CBC.[7] His first was
in 1992 for Best Sports Broadcaster; he also won the Best Sports Broadcaster
award in 1994, 1997, 1998 and 2001. He won Best Host or Interviewer in a
Sports Program or Sportscast in 2004 and again in 2006.

In addition to his work at the CBC, MacLean is a Level 5 referee with Hockey
Canada. He has refereed in junior, minor pro, senior, and university leagues
across Canada, but mostly in the Southern Ontario region. He served as a
referee in the September 29, 2006 NHL preseason matchup of the Buffalo
Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins.