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Kevin Weekes is an analyst for NHL coverage on ESPN. Weekes joined the ESPN broadcast team in 2021, where he serves in studio and as a game analyst for select NHL games.
Making history in 2009 when he became the first black analyst in ice hockey, Weekes most recently provided color commentary for the NHL Network and CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada. He is also a regular contributor to NHL.com.
Born in Toronto, Weekes made his NHL debut in 1997 with the Florida Panthers. In his 11 seasons as a goaltender in the NHL, Weekes played for the Panthers, Canucks, Islanders, Lightning, Hurricanes, Rangers and Devils before retiring in 2009. Weekes helped the Carolina Hurricanes to the Stanley Cup Final in 2002 and is the Hurricanes’ all-time leader in playoffs goals-against average and save percentage.
One of the NHL’s most charitable players, Weekes continues to support youth hockey throughout the U.S. and Canada and the Special Forces Charitable Trust.
Weekes currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.