The famous Canadian ice-hockey broadcaster Brian Engblom has dedicated his whole life to sports and broadcasting.
He started his broadcasting career as a colour commentator for ESPN2 from the year 1993 to 2004.
Well, he dedicated his notable contribution for NHL for the channel Versus. Adding more experience to his career, Brian also served as a color analyst for Columbus Blue Jackets on Fox Sports Ohio and NBCSN for the show, Inside the Glass.
While he was broadcasting for the show Inside The Glass, Brian got injured in March 2015 after a puck hit his forehead. Despite the injury, he made it out to the next episodes of the show and reflected his dedication towards his career.
Brian Engblom returns to his work with his injured forehead in March 2015 (Photo: usatoday.com)
As of now, the active analyst has been serving the Tampa Bay Lighting as an analyst since 11 August 2015. Moreover, he is a part of the Colorado Avalanche on Altitude Sports and Entertainment.
Brian Engblom’s Bio, Early Career
Brian was born on 27 January 1955 in Manitoba, Canada. He, who stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m), has maintained a low key personal life due to which, the details about his family background remains a mystery.
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Nevertheless, his life regarding his profession is crystal clear. Before being a commentator, Brian was known for his outstanding hockey playing skills. Yes, he was a professional ice hockey defenseman and was drafted in 22nd overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1975 Entry Draft.
Brian Engblom(Middle) plays ice hockey for Montreal Canadiens in 1970 (Photo: gettyimages.com)
Brian started as a professional hockey defenseman via his first NHL game in 1977 at the age of 22. Because of his sharp playing stints, Brian was announced as a winner of two Stanley Cups in 1978 and 1979.
He is also known for being awarded as the Most Valuable Player back in 1973. Brian also got a chance to play for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He ended his career after 12 years as a player in 1987 with the famous ice-hockey team Buffalo Sabres and Calgary Flames.
How Much Is Brian Engblom’s Salary And Net Worth?
As a person with multiple talents, Brian undoubtedly earns a handsome amount of salary.
Though his net worth is yet to be confirmed, Brian surely has amassed a whopping net worth. Speaking of his earning as a sports broadcaster just like Gus Johnson, Brian makes an average salary of 39K dollars per hour.
On top of that, he also made an average salary that notes to be about $2.4 million as an NHL player of his time.
Is Brian Engblom Married?
Just like his secluded family life, Brian has managed to keep his love life out of the public’s eye as well. He belongs to the list of celebrities, who prefers keeping their love life in the shade.
On top of that, he seldom makes appearances with any of his female mates. As Brian himself has remained very tight-lipped about the issue, it is quite hard to state if he is single or is married to a wife.