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Barry Melrose

ESPN NHL Studio Analyst & College Hockey Analyst

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 Barry Melrose Biography

Barry Melrose, a knowledgeable, passionate and enthusiastic hockey analyst, rejoined ESPN on January 1, 2009, coinciding with the NHL’s Winter Classic game, held at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Melrose appears regularly on SportsCenter and ESPNEWS. He and Steve Levy have reported from every Stanley Cup Finals since 1994.

Melrose left the network in June 2008 to accept the Tampa Bay Lightning head coaching job. His first full-time stint with ESPN began in October 1996. From 1996 to 2002, Melrose also called regular-season and playoff games for ESPN and ABC Sports (2000-02). From 2003 to 2004, he provided studio analysis for ABC Sports’ NHL telecasts. He had also previously worked as a studio analyst for ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning 1994 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and for ESPN and ESPN2 during the 1995 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Prior to joining the network in 1996, he was the head coach of the Los Angeles Kings from 1992 to April 1995. In his debut season, his team advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history.

Melrose began his coaching career in 1987 when he led the Medicine Hat Tigers to the WHL’s Memorial Cup Title. He also coached the Seattle Thunderbirds for the 1988-89 season and the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League for three seasons (1989-92). Melrose guided the Red Wings to the Calder Cup championship in 1991. He also served as the team’s General Manager during his final two seasons.

During his 11 years as a player, Melrose played 335 career games as a defenseman in the NHL with Winnipeg, Toronto and Detroit (1979-86). He also played three seasons with Cincinnati in the WHA (1976-79).

In 1999, Melrose played himself in the movie Mystery, Alaska, a story about a small town hockey team’s big game against the New York Rangers. In 2001, he was a guest on an episode of the ABC comedy Spin City, in which he also played himself. In January 2004, Melrose and ESPN commentator Steve Levy became part-owners of the Adirondack Frostbite of the United Hockey League.

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    Booking fees for Barry Melrose, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Barry Melrose, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barry Melrose for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Barry Melrose for your next private or corporate function.
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Barry Melrose

ESPN NHL Studio Analyst & College Hockey Analyst

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Barry Melrose Biography

Barry Melrose, a knowledgeable, passionate and enthusiastic hockey analyst, rejoined ESPN on January 1, 2009, coinciding with the NHL’s Winter Classic game, held at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Melrose appears regularly on SportsCenter and ESPNEWS. He and Steve Levy have reported from every Stanley Cup Finals since 1994.

Melrose left the network in June 2008 to accept the Tampa Bay Lightning head coaching job. His first full-time stint with ESPN began in October 1996. From 1996 to 2002, Melrose also called regular-season and playoff games for ESPN and ABC Sports (2000-02). From 2003 to 2004, he provided studio analysis for ABC Sports’ NHL telecasts. He had also previously worked as a studio analyst for ESPN’s Emmy Award-winning 1994 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and for ESPN and ESPN2 during the 1995 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Prior to joining the network in 1996, he was the head coach of the Los Angeles Kings from 1992 to April 1995. In his debut season, his team advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in franchise history.

Melrose began his coaching career in 1987 when he led the Medicine Hat Tigers to the WHL’s Memorial Cup Title. He also coached the Seattle Thunderbirds for the 1988-89 season and the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League for three seasons (1989-92). Melrose guided the Red Wings to the Calder Cup championship in 1991. He also served as the team’s General Manager during his final two seasons.

During his 11 years as a player, Melrose played 335 career games as a defenseman in the NHL with Winnipeg, Toronto and Detroit (1979-86). He also played three seasons with Cincinnati in the WHA (1976-79).

In 1999, Melrose played himself in the movie Mystery, Alaska, a story about a small town hockey team’s big game against the New York Rangers. In 2001, he was a guest on an episode of the ABC comedy Spin City, in which he also played himself. In January 2004, Melrose and ESPN commentator Steve Levy became part-owners of the Adirondack Frostbite of the United Hockey League.

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  • How to book Barry Melrose?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barry Melrose for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Barry Melrose, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Barry Melrose or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Barry Melrose?

    Booking fees for Barry Melrose, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Barry Melrose, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Barry Melrose?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barry Melrose for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Barry Melrose for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Barry Melrose or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barry Melrose or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Barry Melrose is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Barry Melrose for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Barry Melrose generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Neil Everett, Jeremy Roenick, Wayne Gretzky, Antonio Pierce and Howie Long. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Barry Melrose for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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