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Garreth MacDonald

Garreth MacDonald

A native of Port Hood, N.S., Garreth MacDonald has been the Halifax Mooseheads play-by-play announcer for NEWS 95.7’s Dartmouth Dodge Mooseheads Hockey broadcasts since the 2017-18 season.

A lifelong fan of the game, Garreth has covered local, regional and international hockey events, providing play-by-play commentary for every level of the sport from Atom to university.

Aside from his role with NEWS 95.7, Garreth has been the communications director for Hockey Nova Scotia since 2013.

A graduate of the University of King’s College and NSCC’s Radio and Television Arts Program, Garreth is a former television reporter in Halifax.

He currently lives in Dartmouth with his wife and young daughter.

Recent Work by Garreth

Mooseheads look to keep President Cup hopes alive this weekend in must-win Game 6

Mooseheads look to keep President Cup hopes alive this weekend in must-win Game 6

The Mooseheads will try to prevent the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies from capturing the President Cup on Saturday at 4 p.m. on NEWS 95.7
Mooseheads look to even series up Friday night in President Cup final

Mooseheads look to even series up Friday night in President Cup final

Halifax faces Rouyn-Noranda at 8 p.m. on Dartmouth Dodge Mooseheads Hockey on NEWS 95.7
Mooseheads can close out series with Voltigeurs Friday in Q semifinal

Mooseheads can close out series with Voltigeurs Friday in Q semifinal

The Memorial Cup hosts can earn a berth in the President Cup Final when they face Drummondville in Game 5 Friday at 8:30 p.m. on Dartmouth Dodge Mooseheads Hockey on NEWS 95.7
Mooseheads face Voltigeurs in President Cup semifinal

Mooseheads face Voltigeurs in President Cup semifinal

The clubs meet for the first time ever in the playoffs tonight in Game 1 at 8:30 p.m. on NEWS 95.7
Mooseheads face Wildcats in an all-Maritimes match-up in Round 2

Mooseheads face Wildcats in an all-Maritimes match-up in Round 2

Halifax takes on Moncton in Game 1 of their best-of-seven second round series tonight at the Scotiabank Centre
Mooseheads rally on the road to tie playoff series at 2-2

Mooseheads rally on the road to tie playoff series at 2-2

Game 5 is Saturday at 8 p.m. live from the Videotron Centre in Quebec City on NEWS 95.7
Mooseheads kick off playoffs tonight at home against Remparts

Mooseheads kick off playoffs tonight at home against Remparts

Game 1 goes tonight at 7 p.m. live from the Scotiabank Centre on NEWS 95.7
Playoff picture murky as Mooseheads wrap up regular season at home this weekend

Playoff picture murky as Mooseheads wrap up regular season at home this weekend

There's plenty left to be decided this weekend as the Mooseheads host Saint John and Charlottetown during their final home stand of the regular season
Mooseheads could get reinforcements back in the lineup as they wrap up road schedule this weekend

Mooseheads could get reinforcements back in the lineup as they wrap up road schedule this weekend

Ostap Safin and Jocktan Chainey could re-join the team this weekend as Halifax prepares for games in Moncton and Saint John
Stage set for Mooseheads' biggest game of the season

Stage set for Mooseheads' biggest game of the season

Halifax begins final Quebec road trip in Rouyn-Noranda on Saturday night against the Huskies who have won 22 in a row
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