Winnipeg Jets Play by Play Announcer And Commentators
Currently, the duo of Dan Robertson and Kevin Sayer calls the Winnipeg Jets on TSN3. The Jets are the first NHL team for Robertsonton to work as a part of a full-time TV broadcasting panel.
However, Robertson previously called the play-by-play of an NHL team's games on the radio.
Learn more about the Jets current broadcasting panel here:
Dan Robertson: Play-By-Play Announcer
Robertson calls the play-by-play of the Jets games on TSN. He was hired for his new role in April 2022.
"I am the new full-time voice of the Winnipeg Jets on TSN and it makes me very happy to tell you that”, said Robertson introducing himself to Jets fans for the very first time.
Beyak was performing the play-by-play job for the Jets franchise previous to Dan. Beyak started calling Winnipeg's games in 2011.
In advance of his work on TSN for Winnipeg games, Robertson was the voice of Montreal Canadiens games on TSN 690 as a radio play-by-play announcer.
Robertson started calling Canadiens matches in 2014 and spent 8 seasons as their radio voice.
He also worked as the TV play-by-play announcer for the Canadiens games when their regular announcer Bryan Mudryk was unavailable.
The sportscaster was a skilled youth hockey player during his early days. However, he didn't show up in professional games. Robertson also worked as an English major at Saint Mary’s University, in Halifax.
Dan served EastLink TV as a senior sports producer and covered Atlantic University Sports and junior hockey for more than a decade.
Robertson also called the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads games during his career at Eastlink.
Kevin Sawyer: Color Commentator
The duo of Dennis Beyak and Kevin Sawyer started covering the Jets games on TSN3 beginning the 2018-19 season.
Beyak left the broadcasting panel of Winnipeg after completing the 2021-22 season, while Sawyer has been working alongside Dan Robertson.
A former player of the NHL, Sawyer appeared in 110 NHL matches in the NHL with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, Phoenix Coyotes, Boston Bruins, and St. Louis Blues.
In addition to his NHL career, the former right-winger also played in several other leagues including the American Hockey League (AHL) and International Hockey League (IHL) throughout his playing career between 1995 and 2003.
Sawyer retired after playing the 2002-03 season for the Ducks.
Following his retirement from professional plays, Beyak started working as an assistant coach for the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League (WHL).