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.