Kevin Weekes

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Black History Player Profile – Kevin Weekes

On Jan. 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree suited up for the Boston Bruins and took the ice against the Montreal Canadiens, making him the first Black player in NHL history. O’Ree opened the door for other players of colour to follow in his tracks. Names such as P.K Subban, Jarome Iginla, Wayne Simmons, and Quinton Byfield, the highest-drafted black players of all time, have been starting to show that hockey is for everyone.
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Kevin Weekes: Seattle buzz and Carey Price 'biggest surprise' in unprotected list

Rintoul & Surman – Hour 3 and Hour 4: Who’s Kraken Seattle’s roster?. Seattle Kraken reporter Andy Eide discusses the rumoured picks at the expansion draft as the presentation draws nearer. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

Kevin Weekes: Kings or Golden Knights could be right fit for Jack Eichel

Craig Forrest on UEFA EURO 2020, Lionel Messi's quest for gold in Copa America Final. Former pro footballer Craig Forrest joins Scott Rintoul and Karen Surman to talk about a tough loss for Denmark in the semifinals, and if matches are won and lost in the midfield Italy holds the edge to England. He shares how England's Harry Kane stacks up all-time against strikers and Lionel Messi needs gold in the Copa America Final to aid his case as the best Argentinian footballer of all-time.

Rintoul & Surman – Hour 1 and Hour 2: Chris Cuthbert, Kevin Weekes

Hockey Night in Canada’s Chris Cuthbert talks about what it was like for him calling his first Stanley Cup Final and Kevin Weekes of the NHL network joins to discuss Tampa Bay’s cup win and the rumour mill surrounding Vladimir Tarasenko. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do […]

STALL MATES: Martin Brodeur on Locker Room Music and Kevin Weekes

Brodeur says the Devils locker rooms of his time could never quite find the 'happy medium' when it came to locker room music. The pictures of players walking into the arenas, headphones securely fastened to their heads, headphones of all different shapes and sizes. That wasn't always the case, at...
New York Post

Kevin Weekes joining ESPN as an NHL analyst

The NHL TV free agency does not stop. The latest signing is Kevin Weekes to ESPN as a studio and game analyst, The Post has learned. Weekes, 46, is currently an analyst on NHL Network. The former goalie spent two seasons each with the Rangers and Devils and part of one season with the Islanders.
Awful Announcing

ESPN is set to add Kevin Weekes, AJ Mleczko Griswold and Ryan Callahan to NHL coverage, with Turner adding Anson Carter

The additions to ESPN’s and TNT’s hockey coverage ahead of their first season with NHL rights this fall continue, and they continue to be a lot of familiar names. The latest ones noted are Kevin Weekes (seen above in a photo from one of his pieces), AJ Mleczko Griswold, and Ryan Callahan at ESPN, and Anson Carter at Turner, as noted by Craig Morgan of AZ Coyotes Insider (who’s been in the lead on a lot of recent NHL broadcasting reporting):

Kevin Weekes on Islanders forming a successful organization, playing for Lamoriello

Sportsnet and ESPN MLB play by play broadcaster Dan Shulman joins the show to discuss what he thinks about the controversy surrounding the use of foreign substances by pitchers and what he thinks of the Blue Jays season so far. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not […]
Awful Announcing

ESPN has pitched Wayne Gretzky on a NHL broadcasting role, is also pitching Ray Ferraro and Kevin Weekes

With the NHL’s national U.S. rights heading to ESPN and Turner next year, there’s been a lot of discussion about who will have on-air roles for those networks. Turner made a couple of additions on that front Wednesday, reportedly tapping Kenny Albert and Eddie Olzcyk (both currently working on NBC’s NHL coverage, plus SiriusXM in Albert’s case) as their lead broadcast team. And Sean Shapiro of The Athletic has some news on who ESPN’s been chasing, including NHL legend Wayne Gretzky: