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Georges St. Pierre

Georges is a Canadian former professional mixed martial artist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters in mixed martial arts history. St-Pierre was ranked as the #1 welterweight in the world for several years by Sherdog and numerous other publications. He has also founded a charity, the GSP Foundation, that aims to reduce bullying and encourage youth participation in sports.

NHL

The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 32 Member Clubs. Each team roster reflects the League’s international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented, all vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Every year, the NHL entertains more than 670 million fans in-arena and through its partners on national television and radio; more than 191 million followers – league, team and player accounts combined – across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, and YouTube; and more than 100 million fans online at NHL.com. The League broadcasts games in more than 160 countries and territories through its rightsholders including ESPN, WBD Sports and NHL Network in the U.S.; Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada; Viaplay in the Nordics, Baltics and Poland; YLE in Finland; Nova in Czech Republic and Slovakia; Sky Sports and ProSieben in Germany; MySports in Switzerland; and CCTV5+ in China; and reaches fans worldwide with games available to stream in every country. Fans are engaged across the League’s digital assets on mobile devices via the free NHL® App; across nine social media platforms; on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio™; and on NHL.com, available in eight languages and featuring unprecedented access to player and team statistics as well as every regular-season and playoff game box score dating back to the League’s inception, powered by SAP. NHL Original Productions and NHL Studios produce compelling original programming featuring unprecedented access to players, coaches and League and team personnel for distribution across the NHL’s social and digital platforms.

The NHL is committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. The NHL’s Hockey Is For Everyone™ initiative reinforces that the official policy of the sport is one of inclusion on the ice, in locker rooms, boardrooms and stands. The NHL is expanding access and opportunity for people of all backgrounds and abilities to play hockey, fostering more inclusive environments and growing the game through a greater diversity of participants. To date, the NHL has invested more than $100 million in youth hockey and grassroots programs, with a commitment to invest an additional $5 million for diversity and inclusion programs over the next year.

Montréal Alouettes

Founded in 1946, the Montréal Alouettes possess a rich history. The organization has had its name inscribed seven times on the Grey Cup (1949, 1970, 1974, 1977, 2002, 2009, 2010), a trophy awarded yearly to the champion of the Canadian Football League. They play their home games at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium, on beautiful Mount Royal.

Olivier Primeau

Co-owner of Beachclub, Olivier Primeau is a well-known, colorful and daring personality among Quebec entrepreneurs. Like him or not, he deserves credit for working tirelessly to achieve the popular success he enjoys.

CF Montréal

CF Montréal, a Canadian soccer club, made its debut in 1993. The sporting club is made of 11 teams, from the professional to the youth level and offers its sports-study program. In 2021, the club will play its 10th season in MLS, the highest-rated soccer league in North America. In the second division, the Montreal club won three playoff championships (1994, 2004 and 2009), five regular-season championships (1995, 1996, 1997, 2005 and 2006), as well as the Canadian Championship in 2008. Having qualified for the MLS Cup playoffs in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2020, CF Montréal reached the Eastern Conference semifinal in 2015 and the Eastern Conference final in 2016. In April of 2015, CF Montréal faced off against Club América in the Concacaf Champions League final in front of over 61,000 spectators at Olympic Stadium. Stade Saputo, the club’s home since 2008, was upgraded to 19,619 seats.

Shea-Lynn Noyes

Shea-Lynn Noyes is a sports journalist, model, and actor with a big personality packed with charisma, empathy and insight! You can catch her at Sportsnet hosting a series titled ‘Best of the FAN’ on Sportsnet 590.

As a former collegiate athlete, sports have always been her passion. Shea-Lynn prides herself on being a woman of colour, building a career in the world of professional sports. Nothing lights her up more than empowering others to chase their wildest dreams, while she does the exact same.

Alysha Newman

Alysha Newman is a two-time Olympian, model and influencer. One of the top women’s pole vaulters of all-time, Alysha is the reigning Commonwealth Games champion and Canadian record holder. Born and raised in London, Ontario, the gymnast turned pole-vaulter, became the first female high schooler to clear four metres, earning her a scholarship to the University of Miami, where she went on to become a six-time All-American, school record holder and ACC Champion. Newman graduated with a Bachelors of Kinesiology & Sports Medicine before starting her professional track & field career, signing with Nike in 2018.

Experts

Matthew Barnaby

Matthew Barnaby is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger turned sports betting guru. Barnaby played in the NHL for the Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Rangers, Colorado Avalanche, Chicago Blackhawks and the Dallas Stars. Barnaby lives in Ottawa and is a hockey analyst on The Power Play on SiriusXM channel 91. Since 2019, he has hosted a podcast called “Unfiltered with Matthew Barnaby.” Outside of hockey, Barnaby is the co-owner of a company called Hunger Cave. He has also been heavily involved in charitable work raising money for Alzheimer’s since his grandmother passed away from the disease.

Georges Laraque

Georges Laraque, the former NHL player, is now a radio host for BPM Sports, a speaker and a Georges Laraque, born December 7, 1976, former NHL player, is now a radio host for BPM Sports, speaker and businessman involved in several organizations. Laraque retired from hockey in 2010 after his final season with the Montreal Canadiens to focus on other challenges and opportunities. During his 13-year career, he played for the Edmonton Oilers, Arizona Coyotes, Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens. We are excited to have him part of the BET99 Ambassador Team since October 1st 2022!

Jean-Charles Lajoie

Jean-Charles Lajoie is the television host of the show which bears his own name, JiC, on TVA sports in Montreal, as well as the radio host of Premier Conteur on BPM Sports. Notorious in the Quebec sports world, he is not afraid to share his opinions, no matter how strong they may be. Before joining TVA Sports and BPM Sports, JiC was the voice of the Montreal Carabins, hosted Bonsoir les sportifs, L’esprit d’équipe and many other shows on various channels and stations. We are thrilled to have him on the BET99 ambassador team since October 1st 2022!