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Stroumboulopoulos out, MacLean back at Hockey Night in Canada

Media | 06/27/2016 6:49 pm EDT

George Stroumboulopoulos is leaving Hockey Night in Canada after two years of hosting the program, Rogers Communications Inc.’s Sportsnet said in a press release Monday. “Stroumboulopoulos will depart the company to explore new creative opportunities,” the release added. Longtime host Ron MacLean will return to the program, hosting alongside Sportsnet reporter David Amber. “Hockey Night in Canada is a tradition unlike anything else in this country.  It’s part of our national DNA, and so is Ron.  It’s a balance of giving our fans...

Stroumboulopoulos to centre Rogers’ NHL ‘dream team’

Media | 03/10/2014 6:05 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. on Monday named George Stroumboulopoulos as the next host of Hockey Night in Canada, which Rogers takes over production of next season. Stroumboulopoulos, currently host of CBC/Radio-Canada’s George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, is taking over the role held right now by Ron MacLean, who will continue hosting Coach’s Corner, along with Don Cherry, during the Saturday night broadcasts, Rogers said in a press release. MacLean is also slated to host the new Hometown Hockey Community Celebration on Sunday nights. Rounding out the lineup of what Rogers called...