Paul Patskou (Photo: Metroland / Justin Greaves)
Photo: Metroland / Justin Greaves

Paul Patskou


Paul Patskou is the foremost authority of archival hockey and football video footage, as well as a highly respected writer and award-winning researcher. He is available for consulting for your hockey- and football-related projects, especially those requiring multimedia / archival footage.

Paul is a past recipient of the Society for International Hockey Research (SIHR)'s Brian McFarlane Award for outstanding research and was nominated by the Canadian Screen Awards for 'Best Visual Research.' Paul has also been profiled in The Hockey News, The New York Times, The Toronto Star and the CBC's "Inside Track" radio show.

New York Times


"Part forensics analyst, part gumshoe detective, Patskou sees his role as not only preserving history, but also getting it right."

Read the New York Times article

Brian McFarlane Award for Outstanding Hockey Research, Society for International Hockey Research Canadian Screen Awards
Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards for 'Best Sports Program' for 'Names on the Cup'
Nominated for Canadian Screen Awards for 'Best Visual Research' for 'Engraved on a Nation'
Video Projects

Paul has worked as a consultant, writer and researcher on a variety of television, documentary and feature film projects for clients such as the NHL, CBC, Sportsnet, TSN, ESPN, Hockey Night in Canada, and Leafs TV.

On Camera
75 Forever - Toronto Maple Leafs 75th Anniversary Video Ice Guardians Documentary
Research and Video Consulting
NHL at 100 Hockey: A People's History
NHL Vignettes for 100th Celebration Hockey Night in Canada (TV and Radio)
Names on the Cup * Inside Track
75 Forever, Toronto Maple Leafs 75th Anniversary Video Life and Times
All-Star Game Project Tuning In: 50 Years on the CBC
* Nominated for a 2018 Canadian Screen Award in the Best Sports Program category
Leafs TV Sportsnet
Top 50 Toronto Maple Leafs Memorable Moments Sportsnet Top 30 Countdown
TML-IQ — Leafs Trivia Show Best Games, Goals, Fights of the 80's
Toronto Maple Leaf Classic Games Documentary on Gordie Howe
Friday Night Specials Documentary on Jean Beliveau
Barilko, First Families, 1964 Olympic Team Red Kelly Video Project
Ogie Ogothorpe Miracle on Ice - 1980 USA Olympic Team
Gordie Howe Video Compilation Project Gordie Howe - SportsCentury
TSN Profiles Wayne Gretzky - Greatest Athletes
Legends — A Personal Journey Bobby Hull Documentary - Intersport
Legends of Hockey Maurice Richard - SportsCentury
Movies WJP Media
The Rocket — Maurice Richard Movie Hockey's Lost Boy
Terry Sawchuk Movie Brooklyn Americans
Don Cherry II Ultimate Leaf Fans
Red Army Hershey Bears History
History of Canada vs Russia hockey Toronto Marlboros - Memorial Cups, 1955-75
Engraved on a Nation - Nominated for a 2014 Canadian Screen Award in the Best Visual Research category
Bob McKeown Film Collection CFL Traditions
Al Stewart Film Collection CFL Classic Games
Turofsky Photo Identification Project Top 15 Grey Cup Moments
International Ice Hockey Archive 100 Years of Canadian Sports
Appraiser for donated film and photo collections Grey Cup Moments
Books Co-Authored
Inside the Room with the Ultimate Leafs Fan 100 Things Maple Leaf Fans Should Know & Do
Toronto Maple Leafs: Diary of a Dynasty, 1957 — 1967 1972: The Summit Series, Canada vs. USSR
St. Michael's College: 100 Years of Pucks and Prayers  
Books and Writing Research Projects
Barilko — Without A Trace Best of Hockey Night in Canada
Best of the Best — Scotty Morrison Big M — The Frank Mahovlich Story
Bobby Orr & The Most Famous Goal in NHL Playoff History Canadian Hockey Atlas
Canadiens Legends Cold War — A Decade of Hockey's Greatest Rivalry
Colour Commentary Darryl Sittler - Photo Book
Derek Sanderson - Crossing the Line From the Broadcast Booth
Gretzky's Tears The Hockey News
HNIC - 60 Seasons Hockey — A People's History
Hockey's All-Time Top 100 People of Power & Influence Ice Hockey World
It's Our Game - A Century of Hockey in Canada Kings of the Ice
Leafs at Camp - 1965 Mr. Hockey - Gordie Howe Story
Searching for Bobby Orr Premier Hockey Magazine
A many, many more...

Copyright 2018 - Paul Patskou

Icons from Freepik

All images, icons and logos copyright by their respective rights holders