P.K. Subban

P.K. Subban

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Toronto, Ontario

Olympic Gold Medalist | Community Advocate | Excellence in Sports | Philanthropy | and Youth Empower

P.K. Subban, a celebrated Canadian professional ice hockey player, is renowned for his exceptional defensive skills and charismatic personality. An Ontario native, Subban has achieved numerous accolades, including the James Norris Memorial Trophy and an Olympic gold medal with Team Canada. Off the ice, he is a dynamic motivational speaker and philanthropist, inspiring audiences with his journey and commitment to giving back to the community.
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The Pivot

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NHL 3x All Star PK Subban on Racism vs Placism, Celeb Dating, Lindsey Vonn & What’s Next

P.K. SUBBAN BIOGRAPHY

Pernell-Karl Sylvester Subban: A Hockey Virtuoso

Pernell-Karl Sylvester Subban, known to the hockey world as P.K. Subban, is a renowned Canadian professional ice hockey player. Born in Ontario, Canada, Subban has become a household name in the sport, celebrated for his dynamic playing style and charismatic personality. His expertise spans not only his impressive defensive skills on the ice but also his ability to engage and inspire audiences through his story and passion for the game.

Subban’s professional journey began with the Belleville Bulls in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), where he showcased his potential early on. Over four seasons from 2005 to 2009, he accumulated 42 goals and 148 assists, making him a standout player in junior hockey. His performance caught the attention of the Montreal Canadiens, who selected him in the second round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Subban continued to hone his skills in the OHL before moving to the American Hockey League (AHL), where he played for the Hamilton Bulldogs during the 2009-2010 season. His transition to the NHL marked the beginning of a stellar career with the Canadiens.

Throughout his first five seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, Subban established himself as one of the premier defensemen in the league. His talent was recognized with several prestigious accolades, including a place on the NHL All-Rookie Team in 2011 and selection as an NHL All-Star in 2013. That same year, he was awarded the James Norris Memorial Trophy, distinguishing him as the league’s top defenseman. His exceptional performance and sportsmanship have made him a beloved figure in Canadian hockey, both in the NHL and on the international stage.

Subban’s contributions to the Canadian National Team have been equally impressive. He played a crucial role in securing back-to-back World Junior Championships in 2008 and 2009. His international acclaim was further solidified with an Olympic gold medal at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, where he represented Canada with distinction. These accomplishments have cemented his reputation as a key player in Canadian hockey, known for his dedication, skill, and leadership.

In addition to his on-ice achievements, Subban has cultivated a reputation for his engaging and motivational public speaking. He frequently shares his journey and insights, inspiring audiences with his experiences and the lessons he has learned throughout his career. Subban’s ability to connect with people and convey his passion for hockey and life makes him a sought-after speaker at various events and engagements.

Off the ice, Subban is also known for his philanthropic efforts and commitment to giving back to the community. His personal interests include charity work and involvement in initiatives aimed at helping underprivileged youth. These endeavors highlight his dedication to making a positive impact beyond the realm of professional sports, further endearing him to fans and communities around the world.

P.K. Subban’s legacy in hockey is marked by his extraordinary skill, numerous accolades, and his influential presence both on and off the ice. His journey from a young hockey enthusiast in Ontario to an international star serves as an inspiration to aspiring athletes and fans alike, demonstrating the power of passion, perseverance, and generosity.

Books

P.K. Subban (Amazing Hockey Stories)
P.K. Subban (Amazing Hockey Stories)
Amazing Hockey Stories traces his journey, from his time as an Atom to his time on Team Canada, when he won Olympic gold, and then all the way to the NHL and his exciting Stanley Cup runs with the Predators. This book also highlights Subban's commitment to important causes.
P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour (Lorimer Recordbooks)
P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour (Lorimer Recordbooks)
Born in Canada to parents who emigrated from the Caribbean, P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. A talent on the ice, playing for some of the best teams in the NHL, P.K. has set records and won the Norris Trophy, the highest honour in hockey for a defenceman.

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P.K. Subban

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Pernell-Karl Sylvester Subban, MSC, hockey player (born 13 May 1989 in Toronto, ON). Defencemen P.K. Subban led the Belleville Bulls to the Memorial Cup in 2008 and won the American Hockey League’s President’s Award in 2010. He is also known for his generous charity work and philanthropy. He retired from hockey in 2022 after 13 NHL seasons.
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P.K. Subban’s honest perspective on a life with zero regrets

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Never mind Freedom 55: P.K. Subban is making a delightful case for retirement at 33. Since hanging up his skates last fall, after 13 seasons in the NHL, Subban has become one of the most entertaining elements in ESPN’s hockey coverage, as on-point dissecting styles of play as styles of player fashion.
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7 Things About P.K. Subban

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Pernell-Karl Subban, known to most as P.K., is one of the most dynamic defensemen in recent memory. His electrifying play on the ice combines with his equally charismatic personality off-ice into a person who is both beloved and criticized, often at the same time. he is one of the game’s most interesting players. Here are seven elements of Subban’s life, both on and off the ice, that make him unique and interesting.
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CBC News: The National

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P.K. Subban on Giving Back
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SPORTSNET

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P.K. Subban's Journey From Belleville To The NHL | Hometown Hockey
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The Pat McAfee Show

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PK Subban Talks Why Fighting Is So Important In Hockey & Gives Tips On Watching As A New Fan
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P.K. Subban Topic Presentations

A Conversation With P.k. Subban

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  • Award-winning All-Star NHL Defenseman, philanthropist, and entrepreneur P.K. SUBBAN is a dynamic athlete whose impact extends far beyond the sport. Subban is a powerful voice in conversations about social justice, equity, and inclusion, entrepreneurship, and how to make a difference in work and life. His insights, star power, and valued-driven vision make an impact at events with audiences of all kinds.

     

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