New York Islanders Getting to Know Jennifer Botterill
Canadian Jennifer Botterill joins the New York Islanders broadcast on MSG+. The decorated Olympian brings more championship pedigree to the broadcast.
Jennifer Botterill joins the New York Islanders broadcast team on MSG+ on Tuesday. She’ll join the Isles broadcast team for 20 games alongside Shannon Hogan and former teammate A.J. Mleczko.
Now Mlecsko won’t be the only Olympic medalist on the Isles broadcast team. Jennifer Botteril brings four medals of her own to the team.
Botterill is a three time Olympic gold medalist and a silver medalist with Team Canada between 1998 and 2010. Across those four Olympic games she scored a total of 16 points in 21 games. And her list of accomplishments doesn’t end there.
Top Scorer At Every Level
Through her 113 game career in the NCAA Botterill scored a total of 319 points for Harvard. (She played alongside co-analyst AJ Mlezko). Botterill’s best season was in 2002-2003 when she scored 112 points in just 32 games.
After her collegiate career she went on to play club hockey. Between 2003 and 2011 Botterill scored a total of 310 points across 165 games.
Between her international career (165 points 164 games), her collegiate career (319 points in 113 games) and her club career (310 points in 165 games) Botteril has 794 points in 442 games played.
Along with her four Olympic medals, Botteril was awarded the Patty Kazmaier trophy twice as the top player in women’s collegiate hockey. And is the all-time leading scorer for Harvard University.
Botterill is an experienced broadcaster. She’s already worked for both the CBC and TSN covering hockey.
Between Botterill and Mlezcko that’s six Olympic goal medals (four goals and two silvers ) playing for Canada and the US respectively. The two have three Patty Kaizmer trophies as teammates for Harvard University.
Botterill will join Shannon Hogan for coverage of the New York Islanders during pre-game, between the period and post-game coverage. Welcome Jennifer.