Tag: Hockey

Sportsnet confirms Jim Hughson’s retirement after 42 years of play-by-play

After much speculation following his absence from Sportsnet's regional NHL play-by-play lineup heading into the season, the network has confirmed that Jim Hughson is...

Pattison and U of S Huskies recruiting all-female hockey broadcast team

Pattison Media and the University of Saskatchewan are partnering to create one of the first all-female U Sports hockey play-by-play broadcast teams. Ahead of the...

Corus scoops Winnipeg Jets radio broadcast rights from Bell Media

Corus Radio and True North Sports + Entertainment have announced a new deal that sees 680 CJOB acquire exclusive radio broadcast rights for the Winnipeg Jets...

Chris Cuthbert crosses street to Sportsnet

In a big get for Rogers Sports & Media, longtime TSN sportscaster Chris Cuthbert is making the move to Sportsnet. Rogers announced Friday that Cuthbert...

TV & Film News – Wildbrain temporarily reduces salaries, furloughs staff

Wildbrain is temporarily reducing salaries and furloughing some employees. In releasing its Q3 2020 earnings, the Halifax-headquartered children’s entertainment company revealed it’s initiated $2.0...

Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast: ‘In Conversation’ with Ron MacLean

On this episode of Broadcast Dialogue - The Podcast, Ron MacLean talks about the new digital series, In Conversation with Ron MacLean, he's hosting...

TSN, RDS claim broadcast rights for new 3ICE hockey league

TSN and RDS have picked up the Canadian broadcast rights for 3ICE, a new independent three-on-three professional hockey league set to make its debut...

Hockey broadcaster Jim Hughson to receive Foster Hewitt Memorial Award

Hockey broadcaster Jim Hughson and writer and NHL communications executive Frank Brown have been named as this year's Hockey Hall of Fame NHL Media...

Hockey journalist Jason Botchford dead at 48

Well-respected Vancouver hockey writer and TSN 1040 (CKST-AM) contributor Jason Botchford has passed away unexpectedly. He was 48. Botchford's family issued a statement Wednesday revealing...

WAB names Boyd Kozak and Bob Ridley to Hall of Fame

Longtime Winnipeg radio personality Boyd Kozak and Bob Ridley, sports director at CHAT 94.5 FM Medicine Hat, have been announced as this year's inductees...

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