He scored 86 goals in his last 99 games in the ‘Dub. And now? He’s hoping to lead our country to a World Jr Gold Medal. We go one on one with top sniper Tyler Steenbergen.
Owning the podium - We’ll hear from Mike Reagan, who led Team Canada West to a huge gold medal win at the World Junior A Challenge.
Plus - putting life in perspective. We’ll check in with former NHL Draft pick Brett MacLean, who was forced to retire from the game after suffering a cardiac arrest. Now? He’s the General Manager of the Hill Academy and runs his own hockey school!
A Big Boost on the Blue Line - He spent the first part of the season with the Montreal Canadiens. And Now? He’s hoping to lead our nation to a gold medal this Christmas. We’ll hear from D-man Victor Mete.
Championship Pedigree - he led the Windsor Spitfires to a Mastercard Memorial Cup last year. Now? He’s hoping to play for our nation this Christmas. We go one on one with netminder Mikey DiPietro.
He spent the first part of the season rehabbing a torn meniscus with the New Jersey Devils. Now? Many expect he’ll play a huge role for our nation at the World Junior later this month. We go one on one with Mississauga Steelheads captain Michael McLeod.
He was between the pipes last year when Canada lost a heartbreaker in the World Junior Final against the US in Montreal. Now? He’s looking forward to another chance at a Gold Medal. We go one on one with netminder Carter Hart.
Back in the fold? The LA Kings have sent first rounder Gabe Vilardi back to the Windsor Spitfires. But when will he be able to return to the lineup? We’ll hear from him.
He spent the first part of the season with the Florida Panthers. Now? He’s hoping to lead our nation to a gold medal this Christmas at the World Junior. We go one on one with Mississauga Steelheads sniper Owen Tippett after the break
Back in the Fold – the New Jersey Devils sent Mikey McLeod back to the O. So how big of an impact will he have on Team Canada? We’ll hear from him.
Plus - Is hockey too expensive for kids to join the game? Not anymore! We’ll learn all about the Canadian Tire First Shift program in our Hockey Canada Community Connection.
He was one of the last cuts at Carolina Hurricanes training camp. Now? He’s looking to lead our nation to a gold medal this Christmas. We go one on one with World Junior returnee Jake Bean of the Calgary Hitmen.
Patrice Bosch, head coach of Team Canada East for the upcoming World Junior A Challenge
From the Q to Japan?!!? In this week’s edition of CHL Leaders, we’ll check in with QMJHL grad Pierre-Marc Guilbault, who’s now an aerospace systems engineer in Japan!!
He was one of Canada’s top snipers at last years World Junior. Now? He’s expected to play a leadership role for our nation this Christmas. We go one on one with Tampa Bay Lightning prospect, Taylor Raddysh.
We also chat with Ryan Bartoshyk, AJHL Commissioner.
Plus, life after hockey. In this week’s edition of CHL Leaders, we’ll check in with WHL grad Myles Zimmer, who’s now working as a production engineer at a major corporation.
Ready for redemption? He’s one of nine eligible returnees for Team Canada this Christmas. We go one on one with Calgary Flames prospect Dillon Dube, who will also be wearing the ‘C’ for the ‘Dub in the CIBC Canada Russia series
The Ottawa Senators returned Logan Brown to the Windsor Spitfires. How will that help the defending Mastercard Memorial cup champions? We have the details
Plus, life after hockey. In this week’s edition of CHL Leaders, we’ll check in with QMJHL alum Alex Picard-Hooper, who’s now working in the financial industry.
Kale Clague | LA Kings Prospect
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October 21, 2017
Ready for a rebound? He was one of Canada’s top blue liners at last year’s World Jr in Toronto & Montreal. Now? He’s looking for redemption after the crushing loss in the final to the US. We go one on one with LA Kings prospect Kale Clague.
Dropping the Hammer – the Q hands out a 15 game suspension! We have the details!
Plus, it was one of the most awkward, yet hilarious moments ever. He’s the only captain in Junior Hockey history to drop the Mastercard Memorial Cup just moments after winning it. We’ll check in with former Spokane Chiefs captain Chris Brutin in CHL Leaders.
David Branch | CHL President
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October 14, 2017.
It’s the season premiere of our 27th year of the show! Thank you to all of our listeners for tuning in over the years.
Now that the 2017-18 season is underway, we’ll tee it up with OHL Commissioner and CHL President David Branch and also discuss who the favourites are to win the 100th Mastercard Memorial Cup.
Plus – how is Team Canada going to look at the Olympics without NHLers?!? We’ll chat with Hockey Canada President and COO Scott Smith.
David Branch | CHL President
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May 12th, 2017
Welcome to the 31st show of our 26th season of Mastercard Junior Hockey Magazine.
This week on the season finale of JHM, OHL Commissioner and CHL President David Branch joins the show to preview the Memorial Cup and talk about the CHL Scholarship program. The CJHL report features special guest, CJHL Chairman Kirk Lamb as the RBC Cup is just days from getting underway. In the Hockey Canada Community Connection, Scott Smith calls into the show as he prepares assume duty as Hockey Canada’s president on July 1st. Finally, in CHL Leaders, four year OHL alum, now GM of the Mississauga Steelheads, James Boyd shares his story.
All this and more on Mastercard Junior Hockey Magazine!
This week on JHM, GM of the Windsor Spitfires, a Memorial Cup champion with the Oshawa Generals, Anthony Cirelli looks to replicate his success with the Erie Otters as they charge into the OHL Finals. In the CJHL Report, GM of the Cobourg Cougars Brent Tully sets up the RBC Cup. With the 2017 Telus Cup now in the books, co-chair Shawn Rice joins the show for the Hockey Canada Community Connection. After four years in the QMJHL where he emerged as a second round pick of the Anaheim Ducks, Bryce Swan nows works as a project manager at Telus Canada and joins this week's edition of CHL Leaders.
This week on JHM, GM of the Windsor Spitfires, Warren Rychel, joins the show to discuss preparations ahead of hosting the Memorial Cup. In the CJHL Report Director of Operations for the OJHL, Izak Westgate, talks the Dudley Hewitt Cup and the RBC Cup. Scott Salmond returns to the show in the Hockey Canada Community Connection to talk about Team Canada ahead of the World Championship, and former WHLer-turned-Regional Sales Director, Eric Hunter, features in this week's CHL Leaders. Finally, this week's episode features a special 'Where Are They Now' segment with Jarome Iginla.
This week on JHM, the WHL playoffs are raging on, and Kelowna Rockets leading scorer Kole Lind joins us as Kelowna looks to move on to the WHL finals. In the CJHL Report, The Penticton Vees are playing in the Fred Page Cup, and are set to host the Western Canada Cup, as Vees PxP commentator Fraser Rodgers calls in. Featured in CHL Leaders, 4 year veteran of the CHL, Shea Kewin has gone on to become the CEO of UHWK, which is now the official came of the NLL. Finally, the Hockey Canada Community Connection is back with Darren Rumble, head coach of team Canada U18.
This week in JHM, the NHL Central Scouting final draft rankings are out, and Director of NHL Central Scouting Dan Marr joins the show to discuss them. In the CJHL Report, Stephane Beaudin from the Quebec AAA Jr. Hockey League checks into the show. The Hockey Canada Community Connection features Trevor Sprague from the Cariboo Cougars to talk about the Telus Cup, and in CHL Leaders, ex-QMJHLer J.F. Brunelle talks about his journey into coach at the University of Trois-Rivieres.
This week in JHM, Charlottetown Islanders defenceman, and draft-eligible prospect Pierre-Olivier Joseph features on the show. In the CJHL Report, SIJHL player of the year, Braeden Allkins of the Dryden Ice Dogs joins the show. Mandi Duhameltalks about the Esso Fun Day in the Hockey Canada Community Connection, and three time national champion with UNB, and WHL alum, Cam Braes shares his story in CHL Leaders.
Welcome to the twenty-fifth show of our 26th season of Mastercard Junior Hockey Magazine. This week in JHM, the Owen Sound Attack rattled off 32 wins in their final 37 games. Attack forward Nick Suzuki joins the show as Owen Sound looks to advance through the first round of the OHL playoffs. Just months after losing nearly everything, the Fort McMurray Oil Barons have the RBC Cup in their sights as head coach and GM Tom Keca joins the CJHL Report. In CHL Leaders, Nathan Chiarlitti shares his story of academic determination in junior, to becoming a full-time student at McGill. Finally, the Hockey Canada Community Connection features Hockey Canada's Manager of Player Development Corey McNabb.
This week in JHM, one of the biggest blue liners in the OHL, Nic Hague joins the show as one of the top-rated drafted eligible defenders in junior hockey. In the CJHL Report, head coach of the Miramichi Timberwolves, Robert MacDonald calls in. The Hockey Canada Community Connection features Canada’s National Sledge Team head coach Ken Babey ahead of the World Para Hockey Championships next month in South Korea. In CHL Leaders, we focus on Brennan Sonne, a three year WHL alum with a sociology degree from UBC would finds himself as an assistant coach with the Everett Silvertips.
This week on JHM, fresh off of tying an OHL record 19 game goal-streak, Erie Otters' forward Alex DeBrincat goes one-on-one with Gino Reda. In the CJHL Report, head coach and general manager of the OJHL's Georgetown Raiders, Greg Walters joins the show. The Hockey Canada Community Connection features one of the most recent honourees of the hockey order of Canada, Fran Rider, while in CHL Leaders we check in with QMJHL alumni Antoine Tardif and his journey to becoming mayor of his hometown at just 23 years old.