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Bonus stuff today... TWO guests... Sportsnet 960's Peter Loubardias and Sportsnet's BlueJays host Jamie Campbell joined us on today's podcast. Lots to talk about... NHL Draft, how the Flames/Oilers did, the Hab's first round pick, the power/weakness of Social Media, the Summer/Winter Olympics, Maggie MacNeil with our latest Gold Medal, The Blue Jays are going home (finally), who's your Vladdy, the Harlem Globetrotters, ABC's Wide World of Sports and who the hell was that ski jumper. Other than that... we didn't talk about much.
Expert NHL Analyst Ray Ferraro joins the boys on today's episode of The OUTSIDERS. Lots to talk about as one of the busiest weeks of the year for thew NHL rolls out. We talk about Luke Prokop... the Duncan Keith trade, after a week to think about it... The NHL/Kraken Expansion draft... Ray's new ESPN gig.... Gord Miller/Chris Cuthbert stories... The Ray & Dregs podcast future... plus Ray loves golf!
CFL great Brian Kelly joins Bryn and Robin on today's podcast. Lots of great stuff from the Eskimo legend including his time with the five-in-a-row Grey Cup champs, his style of running patterns, Warren Moon and the stunning array of 'other' quarterbacks he played with, thoughts the new name of the football club and Hugh Campbell. Did you know Kelly was an avid Triathlon athlete? Plus his thoughts on the passing of former Eskimo running back Michael Soles and the impact Michael had on him. Finally... Brian is leaving the U-S... he tells us where he's relocating.
630CHED's Morley Scott joins the boys today as the excitement grows towards the start of an actual CFL season. YES- it's been awhile! Topics discussed: How will the League and Players respond to the lengthy break? Who's gonna lead the pack? New Head Coach in Edmonton. Lots of player movement around the league. Is the XFL/CFL 'thing' now dead? How does the League attract t a younger demo without pissing off the older and loyal one? Plus some NHL and Oilers chatter. Good stuff today!
Great stuff on this podcast with Hockey Hall of Fame Writer Jim Matheson. The boys talk about the Stanley Cup Final between Montreal and Tampa, the NHL officiating, the sad story in Chicago with the Blackhawks, what the Oilers will be looking to do this summer plus some reflections on his tremendous career of covering hockey.
SportsNet's Gene Principe (Pun Machine) joined the boys on this edition of The OUTSIDERS. Lots of talk about... NHL playoffs, The state of Officiating in the NHL, Euro 2020, Alphonso Davies and the Canadian Mens Soccer team had a great week. Plus Gene tell us about his long 15 year career as a soccer referee. Where did THAT come from?
Oilers broadcaster Bob Stauffer joins Bryn and Robin on this edition of The OUTSIDERS. Focus is on the Oilers summer ahead and the challenges in front of the team and GM Ken Holland. We also talk about the CFL's announcement to return to play in August, plus the near tragedy at EURO 2020 involving Denmark's Christian Ericksen and how we flipped from watching sports to watching real life in a flash. Did TV cover that situation correctly?
On today's podcast Bryn and Robin chat with Canadian Football Hall of Fame Broadcaster/630CHED sportscaster Bryan Hall. Lots of talk about... the new name fort the Edmonton Football Club, will there be a CFL season, what is the future for the CFL and will there be a merger with the XFL, Bryan's 10 years of play by play of 'another' sport, the picture that hangs on his wall of two famous people and his interview with the all-time great and legend Muhammad Ali. Great stuff today plus we talk about the Jets/Habs series... plus congrats to Team Canada at the World Hockey Championship!
TSN's Ryan Rishaug joined the guys to talk about hockey, the highs, the lows and the many surprises over his broadcast career. Including the difficulty and emotional experience of covering the Humboldt Broncos tragedy plus a few other interesting stories from his many years of journalism. Good stuff today.
JETS TV and CJOB broadcaster Jamie Thomas joins us from Winnipeg to help breakdown the craziest and hardest four game sweep you'll see. Full marks to the Jets on the win, plus now what for the Oilers. What went right and what went wrong?
TSN 1260 broadcaster and writer for 'The Athletic' Allan Mitchell (Lowetide) joins the boys on the podcast today. Lots of hockey talk on this baby as the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs are underway in most series. Lots of focus on both Canadian series too. Listen while you can.....these series don't last long!
Long time broadcaster Peter Loubardias joins the boys to talk about the Flames, the Oilers, the playoffs and fresh season berries (he'll explain that).
The 3rd most winning Coach in NHL history, Ken Hitchcock joined the boys today to talk about a million things. Connor and Leon, Clare Drake, his lengthy coaching career in the WHL and NHL, the Olympic experience and intense national pressure, his fascination of U-S Civil War history, golf... plus his evolution to now helping Coach Coaches. Plus the boys talk about the NHL playoff run and how great a weekend Canadian golfer Mike Weir had on the Championships Tour.
TSN's Bryan Mudryk joins the boys on today's episode from deep in the Heart off Texas... why is the TV Voice of the Montreal Canadiens down there? He explains. Plus we talk about the Habs, Flames, Oilers, Jets and the spunky Vancouver Canucks.
CBC's Scott Russell joins the boys today to talk about his broadcasting career, how he got started, who were his mentors, how he did at the Bobby Orr hockey school as a kid, his Hockey Night in Canada stint and how he became on of Canada's key Olympic broadcasters. Also we talked about the Tokyo Olympics, will they be able to pull this off in Japan and if they do, what Canadians to watch out for. Plus Bryn and Robin give their thoughts of the Canucks, Oilers, Flames and Patrick Marleau.
Oilers Radio and TV Voice Jack Michaels joined the boys on today's episode. We talked about how Jack's interest in play by play started with an interest in The Preakness. Why? He'll explain. Plus we talk about his interest in SO many sports, who influenced him to get into broadcasting hockey, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, The 'Miracle On Ice', he also loves Boxing and Tennis, how much Canada means to his family, plus some Oilers talk too.
Kelly Hrudey joined the guys on this podcast.... lots of topics to discuss. His role in the 'Easter Epic', how it still hurts to get SO close to winning the Stanley Cup, the Impact of 99 to LA, the pandemic, it's a big jump from the Ice to the Broadcast Booth and are the Flames now 'buyers' or 'sellers'. Plus, we address Kelly's battle with Mental health issues and how he deals with it on a daily basis. Plus the boys talk about the Canucks situation, why the Oilers struggle with the Habs, what's the problem in Calgary, Jays playing in front of 40-thousand fans in Texas and Gonzaga looks to win it all at the NCAA Final Four.
AJ is XFL/CFL Pro-Merger... why? He tells us. Plus the future looks bright for the Senators, who're pissing a few teams off this season as spoilers. They are NOT the 'free space' on the Playoff BINGO card as a few have suggested. Plus Bryn and Robin talk about the dismissal of NHL referee Tim Peel and how referees 'manage' hockey games. Hardly a shocker.
Long time Saskatchewan broadcaster Rod Pedersen joined the boys on this podcast... is the CFL on it's last legs and would some Canadians actually rather see it die than join forces with the XFL? Plus his thoughts on this NHL all-Canadian Division. Plus the usual sports and life opinions from the guys.
TSN's Rod Black joined the boys on today's episode... we talked about the Raptors and the state of basketball these days. Plus our thoughts on a potential CFL/XFL merger. Reflected on the passing of Chris Schultz and Walter Gretzky. Plus talked about 'how' Rod got started in the broadcasting business. Great stuff from Rod on this episode. Plus the boys chat about the Flames/Oilers/Drew Brees/The Brier Champs.
In honour of International Women's Day... we present this special edition of The OUTSIDERS. During the last six months we were honoured to chat with Tara Slone from Sportsnet and Cammi Granato from the Seattle Kraken. We enjoyed both interviews and today we are replaying portions from each one. FULL interviews are available... just go back to Episode 28 for Tara and Episode 43 for Cammi. A 'Best Of' type of show. Enjoy!
Derek Wills the Voice of the Flames on Sportsnet 960- The FAN joins us to talk about a crazy week in Calgary and what's possibly up next! Plus... Robin and Bryn try to wrap their heads around the mess in Buffalo and talk about the life of legendary Walter Gretzky.
Today Oiler's Kevin Lowe joined the boys on The OUTSIDERS... talked about his Hockey Hall of Fame induction, his recently named Order of Hockey Canada honour, tons of Oilers stories, golfing with Tiger Woods, updated his 'relationship' with Brian Burke, how he met the the love of his life- Karen Percy (and #11's reaction), plus his involvement with the community and various charitable organizations. We ran long with this episode....because we were having such a good time.
Former Oilers CEO/President Patrick Laforge joins the boys on today's edition of The OUTSIDERS. With so many NHL outdoor games, including Lake Tahoe this weekend, we looked back at how they did the first one in the NHL in 2003. They almost pulled the plug on the Heritage Classic in Edmonton... but lots of back hallway meetings before deciding to move ahead. Plus we talked about Gary Bettman, the Edmonton Investors Group and the Battle of Alberta and how important the late Ken King was to the Calgary Flames.
HHoF Writer Eric Duhatschek joined us on the podcast today... covered a ton of topics... including: Battle of Alberta, tennis great Ivan Lendl, The London Lions, the mess in AZ with the Coyotes, the all Canadian division and much more. Plus we talked about the Longest game of Hockey, Tom Brady's completed pass from one boat to another, and the post final adventures of the Stanley Cup. Lots to digest.
Lots of Super Bowl and Tom Brady chatter... ALL of us actually enjoyed the half time show (recognizing we aren't the demo the NFL is seeking).... Plenty of NHL North chatter... the Edmonton football team has whittled down potential team names... plus will there be a CFL season? It's a veritable smorgasbord board of entertainment.
Joined today by Seattle Kraken Pro Scout and Hockey Hall of Famer Cammi Granato... plus TSN1200's AJ Jakubec is Ottawa. Lots of hockey talk, new Football Coach in Edmonton, what's the deal with the Ottawa Senators, Lots of Leon and Connor, and the QB Merry-Go-Round in the CFL.
Lots of stuff to talk about today with Rob Vanstone of the Regina Leader-Post. Will the WHL and CFL actually have a season? The importance of hockey to smaller communities. Autographs before it became a business. Plus much more... including a quick check in with sports fans, and sponsor, Brent MacIntosh.
New Oilers Radio play by play voice Cam Moon joined us to talk about his LONG build up to making it to the NHL and other great stuff.
New Oilers Director of Communications Jamie Cartmell joins us to talk about his plans for keeping us all updated on the Oilers. Plus, former Oiler Kyle Brodziak is now retired and chatted about his long NHL career. BOTH guys took the career long road before returning home.