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Talent Profile - Gord Kluzak, NESN Boston Bruins Studio Analyst

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 , Posted by Christopher Byrne at 10:06 PM, under , , , , , ,

Athens, GA (Dec 5, 2007) - Gord Kluzak serves as a studio analyst for NESN’s Boston Bruins coverage. This is his profile as published by the New England Sports Network (NESN).

Gord Kluzak serves as one of NESN’s Boston Bruins studio analysts. He joined NESN in 1995 delivering color commentary during NESN's Boston Bruins broadcasts. Along with the rest of NESN's Bruins broadcast team, Kluzak has been recognized with two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Play-by-Play coverage by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences New England Chapter.

In 1982, Kluzak was a member of the Team Canada junior team, which won the World Junior Hockey Championship and was named winner of Canada's Junior Male Athlete of the Year award. Selected by the Boston Bruins as the first player taken overall in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft, he played seven seasons in a Boston uniform before chronic knee problems forced his retirement as a player in 1990-91 season.

Following his retirement, Kluzak worked with Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society, developing educational programs for NHL franchises and players. He graduated from Harvard University in 1994 with a degree in economics and served for two years as Chief of Staff for the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission before returning to Harvard where he received his MBA in June 1998.

Kluzak currently works for Goldman Sachs & Company and also serves on the Board of Directors for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Massachusetts.

Photograph Courtesy of the New England Sports Network (NESN).

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