Pierre McGuire is an NHL ‘Inside the Glass’ analyst for NBC and NBC Sports Network’s all-encompassing NHL coverage. McGuire’s unique perspective and insight to the telecasts won him his first Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter. McGuire also serves as an analyst for NBC Sports Network’s coverage of college hockey. Previously he was the game analyst for TSN Canada’s national NHL broadcasts. In addition to his work on TSN’s NHL coverage, McGuire provided analysis for TSN’s coverage of the IIHF World Junior Championship and NHL Entry Draft.
As one of NHL’s most passionate and knowledgeable analysts, McGuire won the 2008 Gemini Award for Best Game Analyst for his work on the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship: Gold Final. This marked the second consecutive Best Game Analyst Gemini Award for McGuire, who won the award in 2007 for his work on TSN’s NHL broadcasts, including the NHL on TSN, which took home the 2007 Gemini Award for Best Sports Analysis or Commentary Program, Series or Segment. McGuire has also been selected eight times by The Hockey News as one of the game’s 100 most powerful and influential people.
McGuire joined TSN in 1999 as a guest analyst and soon after made his way into TSN’s regular lineup on various hockey shows. McGuire joined TSN after a successful coaching and scouting career in the NHL, where he won two Stanley Cup championships with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
McGuire began his broadcasting career in 1997 as a radio color commentator for the Montreal Canadiens. He served as an analyst on Habs This Week and also on pre-game shows for the Ottawa Senators.
McGuire previously wrote a hockey column for Sports Illustrated and the Pittsburgh Tribune.