Las Vegas–Another major announcement made today by the Vegas Golden Knights as they officially confirm to that NBC’s Resident Hockey Analyst Pierre McGuire to host the “Round Table Rally” as part of the fan celebration festivities on June 21 after the conclusion of the NHL Awards and Expansion Draft at T-Mobile Arena.
McGuire has been in the hockey business for a long time from his coaching days with Pittsburgh Penguins and Hartford Whalers.
He’s held several broadcasting assignments in the game with TSN in Canada, OLN, Versus, and now currently NBC Sports Network as their Ice Level Broadcaster.
He’s served alongside with many of the great play by play announcers in the game at NBC which includes Kenny Albert, John Forslund, Mike “Doc” Emrick, and Eddie Olczyk.
Pierre shared his thoughts of being named the host of such a once and a lifetime event for our great sport.
“I am honored and excited to help usher in the arrival of the Golden Knights,” said Pierre McGuire.
He continued to stress the importance of the what expansion draft means for Golden Knights and their fans as they begin their first chapter this coming season.
“The expansion draft is an important part of building a great brand. Like all fans of the NHL, I cannot wait to see the array of players that will make up the inaugural line up of the Golden Knights.” McGuire added.
McGuire will have Team Owner Bill Foley and General Manager George McPhee on the set with him after the historic event along with the newest members of the Golden Knights family that were selected during expansion draft to front office staff members.
The Golden Knights have made available a Q and A session for hockey fans to hear the thoughts from the team after this major milestone in franchise history.
Official Broadcasting Itinerary Provided by the Vegas Golden Knights
Televised live in the United States on NBCSN and in Canada on Sportsnet at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT, the 2017 NHL Awards™ will showcase hockey and Hollywood’s biggest stars with the excitement and energy that only Las Vegas can provide.
As part of the program, the Golden Knights’ 30 selections in the NHL Expansion Draft™ will be revealed, providing the home fans – and national viewing audience – the opportunity to learn the initial composition of the team’s roster.
The show will highlight Foley and McPhee, as well as select players chosen by the Golden Knights, who begin NHL play in 2017-18.
For Vegas hockey fans and sports fan’s alike this event is a must-go when you’re in town for next week’s festivities.