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Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s JD Bunkis and Ben Ennis share their fearless and unique opinions on sports, pop culture and life in Toronto with a wide variety of interesting guests. Two guys who try not to take themselves too seriously and have fun every episode. Daily podcasts every weekday!

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    Hour 2: Shi Davidi on Jays Infield Vacancies and Choosing Gausman Over Ray

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 50:22

    Sportsnet's Shi Davidi joins the show to discuss the Blue Jays' chances of landing Freddie Freeman in free agency, the team's thought process in signing Kevin Gausman before Robbie Ray reached his decision, and how the Blue Jays can address their existing infield vacancies (00:36). Then, the crew weighs in on Pascal Siakam's lack of assertiveness against the Grizzlies, his inconsistent usage on the offensive end of the floor, and Fred VanVleet's struggles as a playmaker.The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Could the Jays be In on Freddie Freeman?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 50:29


    JD, Blake and Ailish share their thoughts on the Raptors' loss to the Grizzlies on Tuesday, Toronto's current injury woes, and the Blue Jays' reported interest in Freddie Freeman. Later, Ailish shares a fun story about playing against Connor McDavid in a charity game and presents her daily edition of the A-List.The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: David Samson on High-Priced Free Agent Market

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 46:03

    David Samson, former MLB executive and host of the Nothing Personal podcast, shares his thoughts on the influx of big-ticket contracts being handed out this off-season and the Blue Jays' signing of Kevin Gausman (0:20). The team closes out the show by responding to additional texts from listeners (28:45).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 3: Seahawks Dysfunction With Trey Wingo + NBA Bets and Bad Beats

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 50:51

    Trey Wingo, host of the Half-Forgotten History podcast, weighs in on the turmoil in Seattle, Russell Wilson's struggles since returning from his finger injury, and the current frontrunners for MVP(1:09). Later in the hour, the team discusses some of their favourite bets for tonight's NBA slate and bad beats over the past few days(29:30).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 2: Jon Morosi on What Free Agent Sluggers the Blue Jays May Be Targeting

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 51:36


    MLB Network Insider Jon Morosi joins JD, Blake and Ailish to discuss Robbie Ray's deal with the Mariners, what comes next for the Blue Jays, and their reported interest in free agent Chris Taylor(1:08). Then, the crew takes your texts on a variety of topics, including the Jays off-season, the Seahawks' regression in 2021, and Tiger Woods' interview with Golf Digest.(28:39)The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 1: Robbie Ray Heads to the Mariners

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 50:56


    JD, Blake and Ailish discuss Robbie Ray signing with the Seattle Mariners and how his deal compares to Kevin Gausman's agreement with the Blue Jays(1:30). Later, Ailish presents her daily edition of the “A-List.”(39:39)The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Caleb Joseph on Catching Kevin Gausman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 46:57


    Sportsnet's Justin Bourne checks in to discuss Jack Campbell's consistency this season, the Leafs' 4-0 road trip, and Auston Matthews' recent play(0:01). Caleb Joseph, former Blue Jay and current free agent catcher, discusses his experience being teammates with Kevin Gausman in Baltimore, his evolution as a pitcher, and his fit with the Blue Jays (28:29).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 3: NFL Week 12 Takeaways With Ross Tucker

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 49:33


    Ross Tucker, former NFL offensive lineman and host of The Ross Tucker Football Podcast, weighs in on Baker Mayfield's ceiling as the Browns' starting quarterback, the Rams' three-game losing streak, and Matt Stafford's play so far this season (1:11). Later, Chris Mannix, senior writer for Sports Illustrated and co-host of The Crossover podcast, joins JD, Blake and Ailish to discuss Goran Dragic taking a personal leave of absence from the Raptors, John Wall's tenuous situation in Houston, and Ben Simmons' trade market (25:25).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 2: Frank Seravalli on Habs' Front Office Shakeup

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 49:16

    Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith joins the show to discuss the Blue Jays' acquisition of Kevin Gausman, the departure of Marcus Semien, and potential trade targets to improve the infield (00:38). Frank Seravalli, NHL Insider and President of Hockey Content for DailyFaceoff.com, stops by to chat about the Montreal Canadiens' front office turnover, Marc Bergevin's tenure with the Habs, Ondrej Kase's injury status, and Brendan Lemeuix allegedly biting Brady Tkachuk (30:56).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Jays Land Kevin Gausman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 51:43


    JD, Blake and Ailish share their thoughts on the Blue Jays signing Kevin Gausman, the team's chances of retaining Robbie Ray, and Marcus Semien reportedly joining the Texas Rangers. Later, the team discusses the Maple Leafs' dominant 5-1 win over the Ducks and Ailish presents her daily edition of the “A-List.”The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Raptors Look To Salvage Road Trip in Indiana

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 48:32

    Amy Audibert checks in from Indiana to chat about the Raptors' play during their road trip, Yuta Watanabe being reinserted into the lineup, finding playing time for Malachi Flynn, and OG Anunoby's potential return tonight against the Pacers (1:37). To finish, the group reads some of your texts (22:37).  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 3: Which Canadian Team Is the Best in the NHL?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 47:42

    Jennifer Botterill joins the show to discuss the Leafs' play this season, whether they're in the conversation to be the best Canadian team in the NHL, what she wants to see from Toronto over the next 20 games, the Canadian women's national team's two losses to the US in the Rivalry Series and whether it's cause for concern in the lead up to the Olympics (1:38). To wrap up the hour, Coolbet's Kris Abbott breaks down the best bets for the weekend (26:06).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 2: NFL Whip Around and Raptors-Pacers Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 43:11


    Charles Davis joins the show to discuss whether the Bills are back, issues with the Cowboys' offence and its shifting identity, and the discussion around Kirk Cousins and the Vikings should the team beat the Niners (0:42). In the back half of the hour, the group tees up tonight's Raptors-Pacers matchup and chats about why tonight's game could be a big one for Scottie Barnes (33:44).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 1: Leafs Narratives at the Quarter Pole

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 44:44


    JD, Blake and Ailish chat about yesterday's NFL Thanksgiving Day games, the Bills' bounce back performance against the Saints, before pivoting to the Leafs and assessing the team's top storylines at the quarter mark of the season (1:00). Next, it's Ailish's A-List which includes an Olympian's new knitting venture, a bizarre coin toss from Bears-Lions, and more (38:03)! The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Leafs Embracing Their Two-Way Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 44:04


    Bruce Boudreau joins JD, Blake and Ailish to talk about the Leafs' improvement since their slow start, the team showing buy in on the defensive end of the rink, and the Canucks' turmoil. To finish, they chat about the Raptors' defensive concerns, and half-court offensive efficiency (24:07).  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 3: US Turkey Day Betting Outlook With Cabbie

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 53:20

    Nick Kypreos joins the show to give his thoughts on the Auston Matthews TNT pre-game interview, the Kings' silver helmets, how the Leafs may replace David Kämpf should he miss some time, the biggest question he has about the team, the strength of their opponents, and next week's test against the Avalanche (2:38). To wrap up the hour, Cabbie joins the group in-studio to take a look at today's NFL games from a betting perspective (34:01).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 2: The Highs and Lows of the Raptors' Win Over Memphis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 50:34

    The group weighs in on the Raptors' win over the Grizzlies, and chats about Precious Achiuwa's impressive outing, the team's defensive struggles, what Yuta Watanabe brought in his season debut, and Pascal Siakam's defence (0:04). Next, the group looks at today's slate of NFL games, and discuss the Bills' inconsistency and how much can be put on Josh Allen if the team continues to struggle (27:46).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Leafs Dominate in Jack Campbell's Return to LA

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 50:33


    JD, Blake and Ailish recap the Leafs' 6-2 win over the LA Kings, and chat about David Kämpf's injury and potential lineup tinkering if he's sidelined (5:30). Next, it's time for Ailish's A-List which includes potatoes being the GOAT vegetable, the Minnesota Wild getting delayed heading into New Jersey, and more (36:10)!The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Jays Farm System Deep Dive With Keith Law

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 48:08


    Caroline Cameron joins the show to chat about the Leafs' scoring depth, the Canada-USA women's rivalry series, and the Peng Shuai ordeal in China (0:28). To finish, Keith Law chats about the depth of the Blue Jays farm system, Gabriel Moreno standout showing at the Arizona Fall League and his star potential, and the possibility of  Toronto using Nate Pearson as a trade chip (25:10).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 3: Which Pitchers Are on the Blue Jays' Radar?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 51:08

    Jon Morosi joins the show to weigh in on Steven Matz signing with the Cardinals, and discuss where the Jays were at in negotiations with the pitcher, arms the Jays could pursue, Wander Franco's new long-term deal with the Rays, what it might mean for future contract talks with Bo and Vlad, and what he's hearing about Marcus Semien and Robbie Ray (0:55). Next, the group takes a look at Leafs-Kings, and Raptors-Grizzlies from a betting perspective (34:24).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 2: Analyzing Team Canada's New Olympic Threads

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 44:40

    Jeff Marek joins the show to give his thoughts on the new Team Canada jerseys, before taking a look at the potential team on the ice, including how the blueline might look (1:26). Then he chats about the Leafs, how comfortable the team looks in every single situation, how the team has missed Nazem Kadri over the years, and Zach Hyman flourishing in Edmonton (12:09). To wrap up the hour, the group revisits Team Canada's new Olympic jerseys (34:08).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Steven Matz Joins the Cardinals

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 53:35


    JD, Blake and Ailish open the show with a discussion about Steven Matz signing a four-year deal with the St. Louis Cardinals and what's next for the Blue Jays (6:41). They then briefly touch on storylines heading into tonight's Leafs-Kings game (25:40). Next, it's Ailish's A-List which includes a chip taste test, and a Canada Soccer jersey making it into GQ (40:13).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Grant Hill on the Raptors' Ceiling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 48:52

    Grant Hill, former NBA forward and current NBA on TNT analyst, comments on the LeBron-Isaiah Stewart incident, the suspensions that were handed down yesterday, Pascal Siakam being reintegrated into the Raptors' offence, Gary Trent Jr.'s versatility, his former teammate Steve Nash's performance since becoming the Nets head coach, and Ben Simmons' ordeal in Philly (0:27). To finish, five-time Olympic medalist and and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Jayna Hefford discusses having her jersey retired, the Canada-USA rivalry series, and the state of women's hockey (25:00).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 3: The NFL MVP Picture

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 47:34

    Conor Orr, staff writer for Sports Illustrated and The MMQB, chats about NFL  MVP candidates, teams that could be worse in the second half of the season, who is actually the best team in the AFC East, and the state of the Seahawks (1:40). Next, the group reads more listener texts (23:56).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

    Hour 2: Could We See a Blue Jays Ownership Shakeup?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 49:31

    Stephen Brunt stops by to to give his thoughts on Andrew Willis' article in the Globe and Mail reporting that Rogers is considering selling some of its stake in the Blue Jays, the possibility of the team going from a Rogers property to an Edward Rogers property, how having an individual owner is different than a company owner, and whether this could impact the Jays' offseason (2:25). To wrap up the hour, the group reads some of your texts (24:47). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Updated Raptors Concern Index

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 51:36


    JD, Blake and Ailish open with the Raptors Concern Index, and chat about their level of concern regarding the team's upcoming schedule, Pascal Siakam, and the Raptors' playmaking (12:37). Next, Ailish runs down her A-List which includes the Nashville Predators' in-laws ticket package, Odell Beckham taking his entire Rams salary in Bitcoin, and a tweet from Robbie Ray's tenth grade English teacher (39:05).  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Justin Bourne on the Kämpf-Kaše Connection

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 49:01

    Justin Bourne stops by to discuss the chemistry between David Kämpf and Ondřej Kaše, Nick Ritchie's unusual fit, and Timothy Liljegren's staying power on the blue line (2:19). To wrap, the group chats a little Raptors and looks ahead to the Leafs' schedule this week (31:26). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

    Hour 3: Jeff Van Gundy's Raptors Impressions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 50:14

    Ross Tucker joins the show for a Week 11 recap, and weighs in on the Bills' loss to the Colts, takeaways from the Chargers and Vikings' wins, and Kirk Cousins' play (4:40). Next, Jeff Van Gundy discusses the LeBron James-Isaiah Stewart incident, the state of the Lakers, Steph Curry's play, initial impressions of the Raptors, and what he's looking to see from Pascal Siakam as he ramps back up (29:49).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

    Hour 2: Raptors-Warriors and Cyle Larin on CanMNT's Success So Far

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 46:24

    The group recaps the Raptors' weekend, and takes a look at what went wrong for the team against the Warriors, Toronto's surprising defensive struggles, and whether Canadian fans will ever come around on Andrew Wiggins (1:11). Next, Cyle Larin, striker for the Canadian men's national soccer team, chats about Canada's World Cup qualifying success thus far, playing at 'Iceteca', tying Dwayne De Rosario as the top Canadian men's goal-scorer, what Atiba Hutchinson means to the program, and staying focused on qualifying for the 2022 World Cup (28:18).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.

    Hour 1: Mitch Marner Leads the Charge Against the Isles

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 52:26


    JD, Blake and Ailish briefly talk about last night's epic Chargers-Steelers showdown before diving into Mitch Marner's big night against the Islanders (3:20). Next, it's time for Ailish's A-List which includes Auston Matthews shaving his moustache for Movember, Tiger Woods sharing a video of himself taking practice swings, and Jayna Hefford having her jersey raised to the rafters in Kingston (38:15).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: A Look at the Jays' Arms With Pete Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 49:24


    Anthony Stewart stops by to discuss how last night's win is the kind you love to see for the Leafs if you're a coach, what Jack Campbell's next contract might look like, Wayne Simmonds finding the fountain of youth, and Morgan Rielly's play (1:22). To finish, Blue Jays pitching coach Pete Walker talks about scheduling Hyun-jin Ryu a bit differently, his initial impressions of Robbie Ray when he joined the team, what the future looks like for Nate Pearson, the talent that is José Berríos, how he takes the leap from very good to ace, and Alek Manoah's workload this season and next (27:37). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


    Hour 3: Can Pascal Siakam Be "The Guy"?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 49:33


    JD, Blake and Ailish chat about the Raptors' loss to the Jazz, Pascal Siakam's performance, if now is the time for him to be 'the guy' with OG Anunoby out, and whether he can be 'the guy' (1:58). To wrap, Coolbet's Kris Abbott breaks down his best bets for Week 11 in the NFL (30:31).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates. 


    Hour 2: Who's the Best Team in the AFC East?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 47:12


    Charles Davis stops by to give his thoughts on the quality play of the Patriots, what to make of Mac Jones, Sunday's Bills-Colts showdown, who's the best team in the division: Buffalo or New England, and what he's looking to see from the Bengals against the Raiders (1:22). Next, the group takes a look at GQ's latest article on Giannis Antetokounmpo and his quote about looking for the next challenge and where it might be (34:21). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


    Hour 1: Leafs Win, Boring but Beautiful

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 51:28


    Ailish goes to the Leafs game with Marie-Philip Poulin … and takes Blake- not JD (3:45). Next, the group breaks down Toronto's win over the Rangers, the team having won 10 of its last 11, the first 40 minutes of the game vs. the last 20, and Jack Campbell's continued elite play (15:45). Next, it's time for Ailish's A-List which includes Connor McDavid's incredible goal against Winnipeg, McDavid's latest comments on non-calls, and more (39:13).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Reflecting on Robbie Ray's Cy Young Season With Danny Jansen

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 47:38

    Dan Shulman, Jack Graney Award winner,  joins the show to discuss the thing he'll remember most about Robbie Ray's season, Blue Jays rumours centering all around pitching, his Jays wish list, what Berríos' deal signals about the team's direction and priorities, and calling the same NCAA game as his son at Syracuse (1:05). To wrap, Blue Jays catcher Danny Jansen chats about what was it like seeing Ray win the Cy Young, catching a pitcher like Ray who throws two pitches most of the time, José Berríos' extension, Marcus Semien being a pro's pro and leading by example, how Hyun-jin Ryu prepares for his starts, and how Ryu pitched later in the year (24:22).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 3: What's Behind the Leafs' Powerplay Success?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 51:14

    Nick Kypreos joins the show to give his thoughts on the Leafs' powerplay success, Nick Ritchie needing to stay engaged night in and night out, how having Kyle Clifford in the minors may serve as motivation for a few players, the seventh D spot, the Kaše-Kämpf-Engvall line, and tonight's matchup against the Rangers (0:40). Then the group takes a look around the NBA and discusses the standings, the surprising Wizards, and whether it's too early to say the Russell Westbrook trade is a disaster for the Lakers (23:00).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 2: Raptors' Offence Deep Dive & Victoria Bach

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 47:11

    The group briefly touches on the Raptors' back-to-back which begins tonight with a matchup against the Jazz, before breaking down the team's offence, how it looked Monday against the Blazers, the ideal split of touches, and the biggest question mark (5:55). Next, Victoria Bach, Canadian national team forward and PWHPA member (and Ailish's former teammate), stops by to discuss Canada's exhibition series in Finland to help prep for the Olympics,  players to keep an eye on, what it would mean to make the Olympic team, the progress the PWHPA has made in terms of helping to grow the women's game, and finally getting to play in front of fans in Kingston as part of the US-Canada rivalry series (27:34). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Robbie Ray and the Pete Walker Effect

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 51:40


    JD, Blake and Ailish chat about Robbie Ray winning the AL Cy Young award, and discuss what they will remember most if Ray leaves, where his season ranks amongst Jays starting pitcher seasons, and the Pete Walker effect (1:55). Next, Ailish runs down her A-List which includes Kevin Hayes scoring his first goal of the season and honouring his brother Jimmy, Motionball's "No Good Way Day", and Bing-Bonga (41:59).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Randy Carlyle on Coaching Dion Phaneuf

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 46:46


    Former Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle joins JD, Blake and Ailish to chat about coaching Dion Phaneuf, what defines Dion when he thinks of the defenceman, whether fans and the media missed anything from the outside, the growth of Morgan Rielly, coaching Phil Kessel, Ryan Getzlaf scoring his 1000th career point and whether he could be considered for Team Canada (1:10). To finish, Hurricanes defenceman Jake Gardiner talks about being Dion Phaneuf's teammate, what it was like dealing with the Toronto fanbase, Morgan Rielly's extension and what it was like to play with him, Frederik Andersen's play in Carolina, and how Jake is recovering from recent surgeries (24:40). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 3: Cyle Larin Propels Canada to the Top of the Table

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 48:47


    Colby Armstrong stops by to reflect on Dion Phaneuf's time with the Leafs and the possibility of Dion being involved with the organization post-retirement, before touching on the Leafs' win over the Preds, questions he has about Toronto, Nick Ritchie struggling to find his way, and the potential for Jack Campbell to make the US Olympic team (1:08). Next, James Sharman discusses Cyle Larin's two-goal performance for Team Canada vs. Mexico and where he ranks all-time amongst the top Canadian players on the men's side, how those in the international soccer community might view the icy, wintery conditions in Edmonton, his confidence level in Canada qualifying for the World Cup, and the team's depth (29:28).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 2: What's Next for the Blue Jays?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 49:00

    The group chats about the Canadian men's national soccer team's big win over Mexico in World Cup qualifying, the winter conditions in Edmonton, Canada taking over the top of the table, what this win means for the men's program, and the squad's the depth (2:55). Next, Jon Morosi joins the show to give his thoughts on the timing and structure of José Berríos' extension, what the deal says about the Jays' pursuit of Robbie Ray, potential trade partners for Toronto and why he expects to see the team add a pitcher via the trade route, and free agent arms that are on the Jays' radar (25:25). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 1: Leafs Prevail Over the Predators

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 52:09


    JD, Blake and Ailish recap the Leafs' 3-0 win over the Predators, and discuss David Kampf and Ondřej Kaše in a shutdown role and looking good defensively, the frustration mounting with Nick Ritchie, the confidence in the powerplay, and the team reacquiring Kyle Clifford (7:58). Next, Ailish runs down her A-List which includes: Dan Shulman being awarded the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's Jack Graney Award, the WNBA's Asia Durr being cleared to play again after missing two seasons due to COVID-19, and the Packers' shares sale (41:10).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: Jays Ink José Berríos to Seven-Year Extension

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 48:38

    The group starts by discussing rumours that the Blue Jays have re-signed José Berríos to a seven-year deal (1:47). Then, Jim Bowden, MLB insider- The Athletic & CBS Sports, weighs in on the Berríos rumours, Toronto's pursuit of pitching  and whether the Marlins and Jays are a natural fit as trade partners, before confirming the Berríos deal (5:10). Next, the team weighs in on the reported term and dollars of the extension (15:20). To finish, Jeff Blair stops by for instant reaction on Berríos, why this could be a more important signing than Ray or Semien, how this extension affects payroll this offseason, and tonight's Canada-Mexico World Cup qualifier (27:32). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 3: Reflections on Dion Phaneuf

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 49:51


    Daily Faceoff's Frank Seravalli stops by to give his thoughts on the news that Dion Phaneuf will be announcing his retirement, Phaneuf's comments on his "Salute-gate" regret, his legacy and where he ranks amongst Leafs captains (1:27). Next, Frank weighs in on the state of Jack Campbell contract negotiations with the Leafs, his Team USA candidacy, the Hall of Fame class of 2020 and who could get the call next year (9:46). Then the group chats more about Dion Phaneuf, and reads some of your texts (17:50). To wrap, the group discusses rumours that the Jays are bringing back José Berríos and read more of your Dion Phaneuf texts (33:15).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 2: Dissecting the Leafs' Latest Lineup Shuffle

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 46:47

    The group sifts through your texts, and talks about Sheldon Keefe shaking up the lineup, Alex Kerfoot's play, John Tavares getting back to being a triggerman, what happens if Nick Ritchie doesn't figure things out on the top-line again, the growth of Sandin and Liljegren, Travis Dermott's future, and the news that Dion Phaneuf will be announcing his retirement  (2:58). Then Ty Dunne, Go Long newsletter, stops by to break down the 49ers' MNF win, and the state of the Rams after the team's second straight loss (35:35).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate. 

    Hour 1: What Happened to the Raptors' Defence?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 52:23


    JD, Blake and Ailish recap the Raptors' 118-113 loss in Portland, and talk about the Blazers' hitting tough shots, Toronto going 1-5 in its last 6 games and being been ranked in the bottom of the league defensively over that stretch, the Norman Powell-Gary Trent Jr. trade and whether Raptors fans wish they still had Powell over Trent (1:27). Next, Ailisih goes through her A-List which includes Kim St-Pierre's Hockey Hall of Fame induction video, 105-year-old Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins setting a 100m record, and the Manning Cast curse (39:12).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.


    Hour 4: What's Been the Biggest Driver of the Leafs' Success?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 46:31


    JD, Blake and Ailish are joined by Justin Bourne to discuss what's been the biggest driver of the Leafs' success, "new" Nylander, Marner and Tavares, Travis Dermott not making good on the tools he has, his giveaway against Buffalo, and how the team is missing what Zach Hyman brought to the table (0:32). To finish, the group chats about Sportsnet getting FIBA rights (32:48).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 3: Blowouts Dominate Week 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 49:10

    Ross Tucker joins the show to talk chocolate bars, before taking a look at the blowouts around the NFL this past weekend, Mac Jones' play this season, what might be preventing the Niners from giving Trey Lance a shot, takeaways from the Cowboys', Bills', and Chiefs' big wins, and what he's looking to see from OBJ and Matt Stafford tonight (2:18). Next, the group plays "Guess the Narrative" (33:26).  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

    Hour 2: The Raptors' Identity Crisis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 50:31


    The group chats about the Raptors' loss to the Pistons, figuring out Pascal Siakam's fit in the offence, the team's identity crisis, the Siakam-Barnes on-court relationship, Fred VanVleet's injury and the need to manage minutes, and whether the team needs to move Malachi Flynn (5:23). Then, Steve McKichan, former Leafs Goalie Coach & President of Future Pro Goalie School, weighs in on Jack Campbell's emergence and play with the Leafs, whether Campbell's mindset would have to change assuming a number one role, his character, the Leafs' lack of goaltending development, and Joseph Woll's NHL debut (34:21).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    Hour 1: It's Time to Get Nick Ritchie Going

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 51:14


    JD, Blake and Ailish chat about whether Nick Ritchie deserves a long leash in the top six, the return on investment of the team's “cheap” offseason signing so far, and Jack Campbell's workload (13 games played, second in the league only to Jake Allen) (14:38). Next, Ailish runs down her A-List which includes Evgeni Malkin sharing an essay from his childhood, Kristen Campbell's debut in her shutout with the Canadian national team, and Ailish's first Raptors 905 experience (38:05).The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


    What's Your Favourite Maple Leaf Gardens Memory?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 48:04


    The group tees up the Leafs' back-to-back this weekend and chats about who should get the start in net tonight against Calgary and tomorrow against Buffalo, before discussing favourite Maple Leaf Gardens memories on the 90th anniversary of its opening (2:46). To finish, Joe Bowen comments on the anniversary of the Gardens, Jack Campbell's emergence, […]


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