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2005-06
May 5
On this week's season finale... We look back on the season that was and talk about the future with CHL President and OHL Commissioner David Branch... Hockey Canada has chosen its host city for the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship... And our Insiders will stop by to talk about the six teams remaining in the battle for the Memorial Cup... In our JR A. report we speak with Kyle Turris of the Burnaby Express... The Express are one of the five teams that will be competing for the RBC Cup... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Dustin Slade of the Vancouver Giants. Slade had two shutout victories last week and posted 60 saves between the two contests to help eliminate the Everett Silvertips.
MP3s Pt 1 2 3 4
Apr. 28
On this week's show... We speak with Oshawa Generals forward John Tavares... At only 15 years of age Tavares has been named the OHL's Rookie of the Year... We'll take a spin on the coaching carrousel in the QMJHL... And our Insiders will fill us in on an incredible semi-final round of the playoffs across the CHL... In our JR A. report we speak Mathieu Picard of the Hawkesbury Hawks... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Mathieu Melanson of the Quebec Remparts. Melanson scored 3 goals and added 2 assists in two games last week against the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.
Apr. 21
On this week's show... We speak with Luc Bourdon of the Moncton Wildcats... The Wildcats are into the QMJHL semifinals... The OHL has continued to hand out awards, we'll talk about another big winner and his contributions to the league... And our Insiders stop by to preview what should be an exciting third round of the playoffs across the CHL... In our JR A. report we speak with Larry Harrington, general manager of the Streetsville Derbys... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Sergei Kostitsyn of the London Knights. Kostitsyn scored four goals and added seven assists helping the Knights eliminate the Owen Sound Attack.
Apr. 14
On this week's show... we speak with Medicine Hat Tigers Head Coach and General Manager Will Desjardins... The Tigers have yet to drop a game winning their first two playoff matchups... The Kingston Frontenacs have parted ways with head coach Jim Hulton... And our Insiders stop by to talk about the second round of the playoffs as teams continue to fall across the CHL ...In our JR A. report we speak with Kain Tisi a goaltender for the St. Michael's Buzzers of the Ontario Provincial Junior Hockey League... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Peter Mueller of the Everett Silvertips, Mueller scored three goals and added two assists in two road games verses the Kelowna Rockets in the second round of the WHL playoffs.
Apr. 7
On this week's show... We speak with Guelph Storm Head Coach and General Manager Dave Barr... Barr has been named the 2005/2006 OHL Coach of the Year... The QMJHL honours past and present stars and contributors to the league... And our Insiders will tell us about the second round of the playoffs across the CHL... In our JR A. report we speak Chris Korchinski of the Yorkton Terriers... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Gilbert Brule of the Vancouver Giants. Brule scored 4 goals and added 3 assists as the Giants eliminated the Prince George Cougars to advance to the second round of the WHL playoffs.
Mar. 31
On this week's show... We speak with Ben Shutron of the Kingston Frontenacs... Shutron is the 3rd highest rated North American defenseman according to NHL Central Scouting... OHL referees get in a little hot water... And our Insiders stop by to talk about the opening round of the playoffs across the CHL ... In our JR A. report we speak with Jordan Chong, the 20-year-old captain of the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Hockey League... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Rob Schremp of the London Knights. Schremp scored three goals and added seven assists helping the Knights eliminate the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
Mar. 24
On this week's show... We speak with Jordan Staal of the Peterborough Petes... Staal is the highest rated North American prospect in the entire CHL... We take a look at the biggest gainers and losers in the WHL's regular season standings... And our Insiders will tell us about the CHL's coaching vacancies... In our JR A. report we speak with Lee Deary, one of RBC's local hockey leaders, about his involvement with the Flin Flon Bombers... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Alexander Radulov of the Quebec Remparts. Radulov scored 8 goals and added 4 assists in three games including an incredible 11 point performance.
Mar. 17
On this week's show... We speak with Cory Emmerton of the Kingston Frontenacs....Emmerton is the 5th highest rated North American prospect in the OHL according to NHL Central Scouting...The Brandon Wheat Kings suffer two blows heading into the playoffs...And Alexander Radulov of the Quebec Remparts continues his incredible point scoring streak In our JR A. report we speak with Chad Kennedy, a second year defenceman with the Aurora Tigers of the OPJHL...And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Radek Smolenak of the Kingston Frontenacs. Smolenak scored six goals and had eight points helping his team to an undefeated week.
Mar. 10
On this week's show... We speak with Ryan White of the Calgary Hitmen... White is one of the top rated North American prospects in the WHL... Three OHL teams are battling for the dubious honor of facing the London Knights in the opening round... And Claude Giroux has surpassed Angelo Esposito as the new rookie scoring leader in the QMJHL... In our JR A. report we speak with Steve Hartley, a 20 year old goaltender for L'Action de Joliette of the Quebec Triple A Hockey League... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Kyle Gajewski of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Gajewski posted a stellar 0.33 goals against average picking up 2 shutouts in three games last week.
Mar. 3
On this week's show... We speak with Ex-NHLer John Chabot... Chabot is the new man behind the bench for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan... Alexander Radulov's point scoring streak is now the second longest in QMJHL history... And our insiders fill you in on the hottest teams and fiercest playoff races across the CHL... In our JR A. report we speak with Justin Bowers, a 20 year old forward for the Woodstock Subway Slammers of the Maritime Jr. A Hockey League... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Justin Keller of the Kelowna Rockets. Keller scored seven goals and had nine points leading the Rockets to an undefeated week.
Feb. 24
On this week's show... We speak with Chris Stewart of the Kingston Frontenacs...Stewart is a top ten ranked North American prospect according to Central Scouting...Rimouski has finally put one into the win column ending their long losing streak....And the "best in the west" poll is out, we'll fill you in on some of the winners...In our JR A. report we speak with Ben Ing, a 21 year old forward for the Ottawa Junior Senators of the Central Jr. A Hockey League... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Alex Bourret of the Shawinigan Cataractes. Bourret scored nine goals including two game winners in four games last week.
Feb. 17
On this week's show...We speak with Ryan Hillier of the Halifax Mooseheads ... Hillier is the third highest rated North American prospect in the QMJHL according to NHL Central Scouting... After a hot start, the Portland Winter Hawks have struggled and now find themselves fighting for a playoff spot in the WHL...And Alexander Radulov of the Quebec Remparts continues his incredible point scoring streak ...In our JR A. report we speak with Darcy Rota general manager of the Burnaby Express of the BCHL about the first ever World Jr. A Hockey Challenge...
MP3: 1-2-3
Feb. 10
On this week's show... Moncton's incredible 14 game winning streak has been snapped, we'll tell you who put an end to their winning ways...The Rimouski Oceanic have lost 17 straight games, we'll tell you if they have a shot at breaking their own team record...And in our feature report we speak with Peter Mueller of the Everett Silvertips....Mueller is the number one rated North American prospect playing in the WHL according to NHL Central Scouting... In our JR A. report we speak with Scott Freeman, a second year forward with the Bowmanville Eagles of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Rob Schremp of the London Knights. Schremp scored 5 goals and had 10 points as the Knights enjoyed a 3-0 week.
Feb. 3
On this week's show... We speak with Ty Wishart of the Prince George Cougars....Wishart is the second highest rated North American prospect playing in the WHL according to NHL Central Scouting...The Tri-City Americans painted their ice surface for a charity game, you'll never believe which colour...Alexander Radulov and Angelo Esposito of the Quebec Remparts are both on impressive point scoring streaks, we'll tell you if either of them has a shot at the CHL record held by Mario Lemieux...In our JR A. report we speak with Brandon Sadlowski, a 19 year old defenceman with the Fort McMurray Oil Barons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Mitch Bartley of the Vancouver Giants. Bartley scored 4 goals and was a plus four during the Giants successful 3-1 road trip.
Jan. 27
On this week's show... We speak with Bobby Sanguinetti of the Owen Sound Attack.... Sanguinetti is the second highest rated defensive prospect in North America according to NHL Central Scouting... The Moncton Wildcats have set a new club record for consecutive victories, we'll tell you if anyone in the QMJHL can stop them... The Brandon Wheat Kings have also been on a roll, we'll shed some light on this team people are only now starting to notice... In our JR A. report we speak with Ryan Maunu, a forward for the Soo Thunderbirds of the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League...
Jan. 20
On this week's show... Team Orr defeated Team Cherry 7-2 in the CHL Prospects game, our insiders stop by to talk about some of the players that participated... Forward Bryan Little of the Barrie Colts scored two goals for Team Orr, we'll talk to him about the game in our feature interview... The Vancouver Giants have taken a big hit on the blueline, we'll tell you about the rearguards that will be absent from their lineup... In our JR A. report we speak with Darcy Zajac, a forward for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the British Columbia Hockey League.
Jan. 13
On this week's show... Canadian World Junior hero Steve Downie has been suspended five games for bullying, CHL president David Branch will tell us exactly what that means. Branch will also fill us in on the upcoming Top Prospects game that will feature the top 40 draft eligible players from across the league... The Saskatoon Blades will be hosting an alumni charity game, we'll tell you about some of the familiar faces that will be on the ice... In our JR A. report we talk to Ken Selby a forward for the Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League... Our Insiders bring us the latest as the trade deadline passes in all three leagues... And our Slam Sports Player of the Week is Darren Helm of the number one ranked Medicine Hat Tigers, Helm led his team to a 3-0 week in the WHL.
Jan. 6
On this week's show...We celebrate back to back Canadian World Junior gold medals...We bring you tons of reaction as Canada earns its second straight victory over Russia in the gold medal game....In our feature interview we speak with Tommy Pyatt of the Saginaw Spirit, one of many players that helped keep the World Junior gold in Canada for a second consecutive year....
Dec. 30
On this week's show...The World Junior Championship is underway on the west coast, we will fill you in on everything you need to know as we get closer to the medal round...In our feature interview we speak with Blair Mackasey, the Director of Player Personnel for Canada's World Junior Team...and Ryan McDonald is having a great season between the pipes for the Guelph Storm, we'll tell you how close he came to calling it quits before the season even began. Our insiders, Jim Cressman of the London Free Press, Marc LaChapelle of the Journal de Montreal and Rick Wyle from our WHL affiliate CHNL in Kamloops, BC, join us to talk about the World Juniors and also to give us the latest information across the CHL.
Dec. 23
On this week's show...We fill you in on everything you need to know heading into the World Junior Championship, including an exclusive interview with Canadian Junior goaltender Justin Pogge...Moncton Wildcats head coach Ted Nolan was the victim of a racial incident in Chicoutimi, we've got all the details on this unfortunate situation.
Dec. 16
On this week's show...We talk about the Canadian World Junior Team, including an exclusive feature interview with sharp shooting right winger David Bolland ...Val d'Or is ready to name a new head coach for their vacancy behind the bench... And the Mississauga IceDogs are making moves, we'll tell you all about the players that have been traded.
Dec. 9
On this week's show... We take a look at Canadian World Junior camp invitees from all three leagues... The axe has fallen on two CHL head coaches, we'll tell you who is on the outs... And the Gatineau Olympiques have been hot, we'll let you know exactly how hot. In our feature interview we have a conversation with Canadian World Junior Assistant Coach Craig Hartsburg, who will tell us what to expect when the selection camp opens Dec 11th in Vancouver. We'll bring you our "Insiders Report": Jim Cressman of the London Free Press, Marc LaChapelle of the Journal de Montreal and Rick Wyle from our WHL affiliate CHNL in Kamloops, BC, give us the inside scoop on what's happening with the players invited and not invited to the world junior camp. Our Slam Sports Player of the Week is David Desharnais of the Chicoutimi Saguenees, we'll fill you in on his 3 goal 8 point week. We'll also give you a chance to win tickets to the World Junior Championships... and in our Jr A Report, we talk to Derek Keller a defenceman for the Battlefords North Stars of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League about his performance at the first ever CJAHL prospects game that took place in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.
Dec. 2
On this week's show... Saginaw snaps the Peterborough Petes winning streak... Victoriaville has made a change at General Manager, we'll give you all the details... And we'll talk about what an injury to Gilbert Brule means to the Vancouver Giants. In our feature interview we have a conversation with WHL Commissioner Rob Robison, who will tell us about a new scholarship program for his league. As always - our "Insiders Report": Jim Cressman of the London Free Press brings you all of the latest information in the OHL; Marc LaChapelle of the Journal de Montreal fills us in on the QMJHL; and Rick Wyle from our WHL affiliate CHNL in Kamloops, BC give us the inside scoop on what is happening in the Western Hockey League. We'll also give you a chance to win tickets to the World Junior Championships... and finally in our Jr A Report, we talk to Laury Ryan, President of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, about the first ever CJAHL prospects game that takes place Dec 6th and 7th in Yorkton.
Nov. 25
On this week's show... The Regina Pats are facing some adversity with the loss of their leading scorer... The Russian Challenge series a big success for the QMJHL... The Peterborough Petes are on fire!!! We'll tell you why... As a special World Junior Preview, our Insiders will share with you who they think will be the "Impact players" for Canada's Team for the upcoming Championships in Vancouver... Our feature interview will be with Ted Nolan, Head Coach of the Moncton Wildcats in his first fulltime coaching job since winning NHL Coach of Year Award back in 1997. Plus, there's our Junior Hockey Magazine's Player of the Week, a chance to win tickets to the World Junior Championships, and in our Jr A Report, we talk to the BCJHL's Chilliwack Chief's Captain, Matt Butcher - son of former NHLer, Garth Butcher. And, of course, our weekly "Insiders" of Jim Cressman of the London Free Press with OHL updates, Mr. Rick "the Bear" Wile of our affiliate station, CHNL in Kamloops B.C. with news from the WHL and last, but certainly not least, Mr. Marc LaChapelle of the Journal de Montreal who will tell us about life in the QMJHL and who may be the "new" Sydney Crosby in the Q!!
Nov. 18
On this week's show we speak with the fourth overall pick in the 2005 NHL draft, and a team Canada hopeful Benoit Pouliot of the Sudbury Wolves.... We will also talk to Ryan Lasch, the captain and leading scorer of the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the CJHL. The Lumber Kings are at the top of their league and the fourth ranked junior team in all of Canada. As always, our regular "Insiders" - Jim Cressman of the London Free Press covering the OHL talks about the refereeing with all the new rules, Rick Wyle from our affiliate CHNL in beautiful Kamloops, British Columbia, covering the WHL, and Marc LaChapelle of the Journal De Montreal gives us the scoop in the QMJHL, with a suspension being handed out to a head coach... Click on the link to listen to this week's show and make sure you enter our contest to win a trip for two to this year's World Junior Championships in Vancouver at New Year's!!
Nov. 11
On this week's show we speak with a member of last year's World Junior team, Cam Barker who plays for the Medicine Hat Tigers.... We will also talk to Luke Dubbin, the captain of the Milton IceHawks in the OPJHL. The IceHawks are first in their division and Dubbin has 20 points in 16 games played. As always, our regular "Insiders" - Jim Cressman of the London Free Press covering the OHL talks about the much anticipated Steve Downie trade, Rick Wyle from our affiliate CHNL in beautiful Kamloops, British Columbia, covering the WHL, fills us in on the new management in Lethbridge and Marc LaChapelle of the Journal De Montreal gives us the scoop in the QMJHL... Click on the link to listen to this week's show and make sure you enter our contest to win a trip for two to this year's World Junior Championships in Vancouver at New Year's!!
Nov. 4
On this week's show we speak with the Oshawa Generals 15-year-old, John Tavares who is proving he belongs in the OHL.... We will also talk to Chris Korchinski, the leading scorer for the Yorkton Terriors in the SJHL. He was named the Sherwood Player of the Month for October as he tallied 20-points in 11 games. As always, our regular "Insiders" - Jim Cressman of the London Free Press covering the OHL talks about how well the London Knights are doing, Rick Wyle from our affiliate CHNL in beautiful Kamloops, British Columbia, covering the WHL, talks about the firings to the GM and Head Coach in Lethbridge and Marc LaChapelle of the Journal De Montreal gives us the scoop in the QMJHL ... Click on the link to listen to this week's show and make sure you enter our contest to win a trip for two to this year's World Junior Championships in Vancouver at New Year's!!
Oct. 28
On this week's show we speak with the Prince Albert Raider's Captain, Kyle Chipchura who will be playing for the WHL in the upcoming Series against Team Russia.... We will also talk to Quebec native, Jimmy Bernier now playing Goal for the Fort MacMurray Oil Barons in the AJHL. Jimmy has been dominant posting 6 shutouts, one short of the team's season record, and we are not even in November yet! As always, our regular "Insiders" - Jim Cressman of the London Free Press covering the OHL gets an Italian lesson from Gino Reda, Rick Wyle from our affiliate CHNL in beautiful Kamloops, British Columbia chats about news in the WHL and Marc LaChapelle of the Journal De Montreal gives us the scoop in the QMJHL, especially about what life is like without Sidney Crosby lighting it up in the "Q" this season... Click on the link to listen to this week's show and make sure you enter our contest to win a trip for two to this year's World Junior Championships in Vancouver at New Year's !!
Oct. 21
On this week's show we speak with Robbie Schremp of the London Knights who after playing just 6 games this season is already 2nd in the league in scoring. We also speak with Erik Felde, defenceman for the Chilliwack Chiefs of the BCHL, and at 10th in the league, is the only blueliner in the top 30 in scoring. Plus, we get the latest news from all three leagues with our regular group of Insiders. Jim Cressman of the London Free Press offers insight into the aftermath of the hazing incident in Windsor and how the Spitfires plan on moving forawrd without head coach and GM Moe Mantha. Rick Wyle from our WHL affiliate CHNL in Kamloops, BC talks about a big trade this week involving one of the WHL's top defencemen. And Marc LaChapelle of the Journal de Montreal tells us how Guillaume Latendresse's return to Drummondville hasn't been as fruitful as the team had hoped.
Oct. 14
On this week's show we speak with Calgary Hitmen goaltender Justin Pogge who has stood on his head in the 7 games of the season. We also speak with David Kostuch, the Markham Waxers leading scorer. Plus, we get the latest news from all three leagues with our regular group of Insiders. Jim Cressman of the London Free Press talks about John Tavares and his impact on the Ontario Hockey League. Rick Wyle from our WHL affiliate CHNL in Kamloops, BC discusses discuses league expansion. And Marc LaChapelle tells us how Sydney Crosby's departure from the QMJHL is opening the door for another young superstar.


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