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Video- Sportsnet’s Opening Montage

The Cup is available.

via Sportsnet,

 

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Scott Moore Resigns As President Of Sportsnet

from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail,

Scott Moore, president of Sportsnet and NHL properties, has resigned from Rogers Communications Inc.

According to company sources, Moore had recently begun discussing his departure from the company. He felt Sportsnet’s hockey ratings were in good shape now that the Toronto Maple Leafs and Winnipeg Jets are serious contenders and wanted to explore new challenges.

Rogers is expected to announce Moore’s resignation this afternoon. No successor will be named immediately...

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Bob Cole Will Call 10 Games This Year For Sportsnet

 

Below, watch some of Bob Cole's best calls.

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Video- It’s Not Like Watching Paint Dry

Just about 8 minutes to watch Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet get his beard shaved/trimmed.

 

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Hometown Hockey Will Visit 25 Communities

TORONTO (August 21, 2018) Canada’s ultimate touring hockey festival is back and ready to roll! This October, Rogers Hometown Hockey™ Tour presented by Scotiabank returns to the open road to visit 25 communities throughout the 2018-19 season, commemorating special milestones and celebrating Canada’s deep hockey roots. (See locations, dates and broadcast details below).

Returning for a fifth cross-country adventure, the free family-friendly hockey celebration features two days of live entertainment, NHL alumni, local celebrities and hockey-themed activities for all ages. Running from Saturday through to Sunday evening, the festival culminates with an outdoor viewing party of a national NHL game broadcast hosted live by Ron MacLean and Tara Slone on Sportsnet, Canada’s Home of Hockey.

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Video- Hard At Work The Minute The Stanley Cup Was Won

Very cool.

 

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Legendary Bob Cole Not Sure If He Will Return Next Season

from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star,

Bob Cole, in his distinctive cadence, called to say that, yes, he’s disappointed not to be calling the Stanley Cup playoffs for Hockey Night In Canada.

“Quite disappointed,” Cole told the Star. “It’s hard to get over it, really. It’s just constantly there. I miss it.”...

“I love the kind of work I’ve been doing, seeing the guys. (Golden Knights coach Gerard) Gallant is a good friend. Was looking forward to at least saying hello. Just missing the playoffs. I miss it,” said Cole.

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Morning Line- Bob Cole

“I’ve been doing playoffs every year of my life in broadcasting. This is the first time that I’m not involved, it’s difficult to live with the fact that I’m not working. I surely will miss not working the playoffs. That’s the best way I can say it.”

-Bob Cole.  Michael Traikos of the National Post has more.

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First Round Broadcast Plans For Sportsnet

TORONTO (April 9, 2018) The quest for hockey’s Holy Grail is officially set to get underway and Sportsnet is ready to deliver exclusive English-language wall-to-wall coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs first round to Canadian hockey fans coast-to-coast. All Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage will be available on TV on Sportsnet, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet ONE or CBC and via live stream on Sportsnet NOW and Rogers NHL LIVE. Select Toronto Maple Leafs games will be available on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, with select additional Stanley Cup Playoff games available along the Sportsnet Radio Network, including Sportsnet 960 The FAN and Sportsnet 650. Click here for the full broadcast schedule.

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Today Is Hockey Day In Canada

Probably my favorite regular season day of the hockey season.

TORONTO (January 16, 2018) Sportsnet is heading to the west coast of Newfoundland and Labrador this Saturday to celebrate the 18thannual Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada – Canada’s biggest single-day hockey celebration. Hosted live from Corner Brook, NL, the 12.5-hour marathon broadcast features four must-see matchups with all seven of Canada’s NHL teams in action, beginning at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on SportsnetCBCRogers NHL LIVE and Sportsnet NOW.

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