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LeBrun Signs With TSN

I didn’t know he had UFA status…

via Darren Dreger tweet,

Couldn’t be happier to welcome @Real_ESPNLeBrun to the TSN family. Fantastic journalist + great adition to our insider team. Welcome Pierre!

added 4:42pm, via Bob McKenzie tweet,

Welcome to @Real_ESPNLeBrun , who joins TSN family. Pierre continues his fine work at espn.com but his CDN broadcasting rights now with TSN.

added 5:34pm, from TSN,

In his new role at TSN, LeBrun will work closely with TSN’s team of Hockey Insiders and analysts breaking news and delivering in-depth analysis on TSN’s slate of hockey programs and specials. Fans can expect to see LeBrun regularly on NHL ON TSN, SportsCentre, That’s Hockey, and That’s Hockey 2Nite as well as a contributor to TSN’s extensive TRADECENTRE, FREE AGENT FRENZY and NHL ENTRY DRAFT coverage.

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  Tags: pierre+lebrun, tsn

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Wow, is he still gonna work for ESPN??

I think he was the only guy that I could stand from ESPN (regarding NHL, obvisously)

Now they are left with what? Scott “Crosby” Burnside and “The mullet” ?  Eww…

Posted by Zqto from Brazil on 07/14/11 at 06:44 PM ET

Chris in Hockey Hell's avatar

Don’t for get Bill Pidto and everyone on NHL 2Nite on ESPN2 The Deuce.

Wait…..what?

Posted by Chris in Hockey Hell from Ann Arbor, MI but LIVING in Columbia, TN on 07/14/11 at 06:49 PM ET

Ajax19's avatar

Too bad.  I liked Pierre on the Satellite Hotstove.

Posted by Ajax19 on 07/14/11 at 07:26 PM ET

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Oh, great. Now Hockey Night in Canada can give us more of Mike Milbury on the satellite hotstove.
/sarcasm font

Posted by mc keeper on 07/14/11 at 07:28 PM ET

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LeBrun for McGuire?  I’ll take that!

Posted by Garth on 07/14/11 at 11:37 PM ET

Primis's avatar

What *IS* the deal with TSN and ESPN anyways?  Aren’t they already pretty much the same entity, as they’re tied by a prent company?

Posted by Primis on 07/15/11 at 12:07 AM ET

Alzy's avatar

TSN is ESPN Canada basically Primis, except with elventy billion times better hockey coverage.

Posted by Alzy from Cambridge, Ontario, Canada on 07/15/11 at 12:22 AM ET

Luongo-is-my-hero's avatar

mcquire for lebrun is a trade ill take any day.  TSN is basically the canadian version of ESPN.  Same company, they even sometimes have contests conducted together.

Posted by Luongo-is-my-hero on 07/15/11 at 07:34 AM ET

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