Scott Oake is featured in the following program(s):
- HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA (HD) (Commentator)
Gemini-award-winning analyst Scott Oake continues his role with CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA, hosting the western games of the traditional Saturday night doubleheader and co-hosting After Hours, the post-game show.
In addition to his work with CBC'S HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA, Oake called play-by-play for the rowing and flatwater events during the BEIJING 2008: THE OLYMPIC GAMES ON CBC broadcasts, calling the gold medal victory for Canada's Men's Eight rowing team. This marked Oake's eleventh Olympic Games as a CBC broadcaster.
His good natured personality and sense of humour have made him him a popular member of the hockey community on Twitter. Fans can follow Oake at twitter.com/ScottOake
Oake began his career by volunteering at the university radio station during three years of pre-medicine studies at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland. After two summers working at CBC-St. John's in radio and television, he was hired full-time in 1974. Since then, Oake has covered the Olympic Winter and Summer Games and the Commonwealth Games-as a commentator for wrestling, hockey, alpine skiing, swimming, rowing, diving, boxing and athletics. Oake also hosted the CFL ON CBC broadcasts for 8 years from 1988 to 1996; in 2004 he hosted the hockey docudrama Making the Cut.
From the NHL's boardrooms to the players' locker room, Oake has interviewed some of the game's brightest and most intriguing stars. In 2003, Oake's interview with Brett Hull won him a Gemini Award for Best Host or Interviewer in a Sports Program or Sportscast.
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