Host, NHL Tonight
David Amber joined NHL Network prior to the 2010-11 NHL season as host of NHL Tonight
and brings a wealth of experience to the job. Amber also serves as co-host for the Network’s coverage at the NHL's signature events and exclusive programming.
Prior to joining NHL Network, Amber appeared on ESPN networks from 2002 to 2010 beginning as an ESPNEWS anchor in 2002 and anchoring Outside the Lines, NHL2Night
and NCAA basketball. Throughout his career with ESPN, Amber also served as ESPN’s Toronto-based reporter and as a contributor to ESPN’s SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, Baseball Tonight and College GameDay
. As an ESPN reporter, Amber provided coverage from the NBA Finals, MLB Playoffs and other major events, as well as serving as a sideline reporter for NCAA football and the World Baseball Classic.
Prior to ESPN, Amber was a reporter and anchor for TSN from 1997 to 2002. During his career at TSN, Amber became one of the Canadian sports network's most knowledgeable and well-respected reporters, having covered some of the world’s biggest sporting events, including the NHL Stanley Cup Final, MLB World Series, CFL Grey Cup and the 2000 Olympic Summer Games from Sydney.
Amber originally joined TSN as a Calgary correspondent before moving to Toronto to report for TSN throughout Southern Ontario.
Prior to joining TSN, Amber worked in Sault St. Marie, ON, as an anchor and reporter.
Born and raised in Toronto, Amber earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in North American Studies from McGill University in Montreal and a Masters degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University in upstate New York.