Bruce Buchanan

Bruce Buchanan (born 1958 or 1959) is a Canadian retired sportscaster. He was the play-by-play announcer for the Edmonton Oilers television broadcasts on ITV, CKEM and Sportsnet West from 1984 until 2001 with analyst John Garrett. During the 1986–87 season, he split play-by-play duties on CHCH-TV's Toronto Maple Leafs broadcasts with Calgary Flames announcer Peter Maher.[1] He has also done play-by-play for the Red Deer Rebels, Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames and got occasional play-by-play assignments on Hockey Night in Canada in the late 1980s. Buchanan later worked for Sportsnet, and as a sports anchor for A-Channel in Edmonton.[2][3][4] As of 2005, he was working as a real estate agent.[5]

Bruce Buchanan
Born1958/1959 (age 62)
EmployerITV (former)


  1. ^ "Flames' broadcaster joins Leafs' TV crew". Canadian Press. October 5, 1986. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  2. ^ A-Channel masters behind the scene: [Final Edition] Tait, Cam. Edmonton Journal [Edmonton, Alta] 27 Mar 2004: C2.
  3. ^ A-Channel's on-air talent culled mostly from afar; Bruce Buchanan is one familiar face; CONNECTING TO A-CHANNEL Helm, RichardView Profile. Edmonton Journal [Edmonton, Alta] 17 Sep 1997: C.1.
  4. ^ Craig Simpson joins Oilers' coaching staff:: [Final Edition] Matheson, Jim. Edmonton Journal [Edmonton, Alta] 12 Aug 2003: D.1.Fro.
  5. ^ City's majoring in baton twirling: [Final Edition] Tait, Cam. Edmonton Journal [Edmonton, Alta] 05 July 2005: D2.