Host and Play-by-Play Commentator, Hockey Night in Canada
Born and raised in small-town Alberta, Harnarayan Singh has risen through the broadcast ranks as a prominent media personality in Canada’s favourite sport, challenging the status quo along the way.
Since his “Bonino, Bonino, Bonino” call on Hockey Night Punjabi during the Pittsburgh Penguins 2016 Stanley Cup run, Harnarayan’s story has spread throughout the hockey world, allowing him to host games for Sportsnet in English on a national level. As the NHL aims to grow the game in new markets and diversify its fan base, Harnarayan symbolizes the power sport has to unite people.
His growing list of accomplishments includes broadcasting over 700 NHL games, receiving the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor-General of Canada and he is the winner of the 2018 Brian Williams Media Award, along with an ambassadorship for the Chevrolet Good Deeds up and the NHL’s Hockey is for Everyone program.
His upcoming memoir, ‘One Game At A Time’ – My Journey From Small-Town Alberta to Hockey’s Biggest Stage is planned for release by McClelland & Stewart (Penguin Random House) in September of 2020.
Harnarayan lives in Calgary with his wife and two young children.