A reporter and author, Luc Gelinas joined RDS in 1989 and three years later began reporting on the Montreal Canadiens and the NHL for Sports 30. The native of Saint-Boniface en Mauricie, Que. has reported from a number of high-profile events, including four World Hockey Championships, seven Stanley Cup Finals, 11 NHL All-Star Games and was the final journalist to interview Wayne Gretzky prior to his retirement.
A high school teacher-turned-broadcaster, Katherine Dolan returned to The University of Western Ontario for her MA in journalism and began her television career in 2006 at CTV Timmins, initially working as a news reporter before moving to sports. She joined TSN in June 2009 as a reporter, and has had the opportunity to cover a variety of sports stories, including the 2008 homecoming of the Canadian World Junior hockey team, the 2008 OHL All-Star Game and OHL playoffs. Dolan also covered freestyle skiing at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
Kate joined TSN from the network’s sister station, ‘A’ Barrie, where she was the sports anchor and videographer. Prior to joining the Bell Media family, Kate was the sports anchor at Rogers TV Durham. She was TSN’s Olympic Morning Co-Host for the London 2012 Games, and also hosted NCAA March Madness 2012 and the Kraft Celebration Tour in 2011 and 2012.
John Lu was first exposed to the Canadiens-Leafs rivalry on a small black and white TV in his family’s suburban Winnipeg home in the early 1970s. Now he enjoys the distinction of being the first TV sports reporter to pull off the Canadian Original 6 ‘Sweep’. While in Toronto, Lu reported on the NHL, MLB, NBA, CFL, NFL, and PGA Tour. He’s also covered the Super Bowl, Stanley Cup playoffs, the World Series, the Daytona 500 and World Hockey Championship and World Cup of Hockey.
A 12-year CFL veteran, Climie offers analysis and commentary from a former player’s perspective, breaking down the plays and key match-ups throughout the season.
“Climie’s articulate, knows football inside and out and is passionate about the game. His enthusiasm and experience complement our talented and dedicated CFL broadcast team.” says Phil King, President, TSN.
Palmer writes a weekly NFL column on TSN.ca and was on site to provide coverage of the 2008 & 2009 Super Bowl alongside fellow TSN football analyst Chris Schultz and host Rod Smith.
In addition, Palmer brings his celebrity status to CTV’s daily entertainment newsmagazine, eTalk, as the show’s New York-based entertainment correspondent. Non-football fans might recognize Palmer from his high-profile TV days as the star of Season 5 of The Bachelor.
Retired NHL goaltender Jamie McLennan joined the NHL on TSN broadcast team as an analyst In 2011, regularly contributing to NHL ON TSN, THAT’S HOCKEY and THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE. Along with co-hosting BLUE LUNCH weekdays at Noon et on TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, McLennan is also a frequent guest on OFF THE RECORD WITH MICHAEL LANDSBERG.
One of the most talented and funniest stars in Canadian media today, James Duthie is the host of TSN’s extensive NHL coverage, including the award-winning NHL on TSN. He was also the daytime host of CTV’s highly acclaimed 2010 Olympic coverage, and the host for CTV’s coverage of Team Canada’s historic gold medal hockey run. In his time at TSN, he has also hosted NBA, CFL, NFL, PGA golf, and Sportscentre.