Ron MacLean

RON MacLEAN, host of CBC's Hockey Night in Canada for twenty-five years, began his broadcasting career in 1978 as an all-night DJ in Red Deer, Alberta. MacLean joined CBC in 1986, where he hosted Toronto Maple Leafs telecasts on HNIC, before becoming the full-time national host in 1987. He has also hosted CBC's coverage of the Olympic and Commonwealth Games, World Cup Hockey, the Calgary Stampede and Battle of the Blades. MacLean has been recognized with ten Gemini Awards. He and his wife, Cari...See more