Found August 27, 2013 on
Rob The Hockey Guy:
It has been a bit of a wild summer on the sports radio scene in Vancouver. There are a whole bunch of moving parts and I will try to outline as many as I can:
Dan Russell leaving CKNW
This is Dan Russell’s final week hosting Sportstalk on CKNW. It was announced months ago that Russell would be gone from CKNW, so this isn’t new news. What is new is that he revealed at the beginning of his show this evening that it will not be the last of Sportstalk . Sources tell me (I have sources, cool!) that he will be moving his show to CISL 650. I know what you’re thinking, an oldies station is probably a good place for this dinosaur. While I disagree with many of his opinions and he comes off as a snarky old man that has lost touch with reality, I can’t deny that he is entertaining. I will often listen to him over what the Team 1040 offers up during the 9-midnight time slot.
Russell spent a great deal of time at the beginning of tonight’s show slamming CKNW, not exactly taking the high road. It...
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