Pierre McGuire, a member of the Hobart Class of 1983, was featured in the story “Will there be the rising of a new Don?” from the April 30 Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. McGuire ranks at the top of the CBC's list of candidates for commentator of Hockey Night. According to the article, McGuire is a high-impact personality who takes a broader view of the game and is progressive. He praises skilled players and proposes an end to fighting.
Former Hartford Whalers coach and assistant coach to Scotty Bowman in Pittsburgh, McGuire has emerged as one of the highest-profile hockey analysts in Canada. He handles commentary for TSN on its NHL broadcasts, appears regularly on radio stations across the country and also writes for Sports Illustrated.