Video- Hometown Hockey On Sportsnet

Ron MacLean on the Sunday night hockey schedule for Sportsnet,  
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Rogers announces hockey broadcast team with lots of familiar faces from CBC

Rogers, with their multi-billion dollar monopoly on nationally-broadcast NHL action in Canada, has been announcing the broadcast team for their eons of games in pieces throughout the summer. We broke the story that they’d brought over former TSNers Paul Romanuk and Dave Randorf for their play-by-play squad along with lead CBC play-by-play man Jim Hughson. Other hires have broken...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

CBC axes veteran sportscasters Steve Armitage and Mark Lee

The latest round of budget cuts at the CBC has claimed two of the network’s longest tenured and most recognizable voices. Veteran sportscasters Steve Armitage and Mark Lee have been laid off, the Canadian Press reports. The move comes nine months after Rogers Media secured the NHL broadcast rights in a landmark $5.2-billion deal. With Rogers gaining editorial control and reaping...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuba Gooding Jr. stole the show at the NHL Awards, and not in a good way

The NHL's Awards Show has always been a fine mix of awkward, cheesy, forced and occasionally funny, especially under Ron MacLean's tenure. This year's show, which was tape-delayed in most of Canada (rather ironic given that it's probably the last hockey-related program the CBC will produce on its own), had its moments (PK Subban was as comfortable behind a microphone...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: CBC cuts out, switches to NBC during Stanley Cup celebration

Canada’s national broadcaster had a bizarre technical glitch that very nearly came at the worst possible time. CBC’s feed dropped and suddenly switched to a split-screened version of the NBC broadcast in the immediate aftermath of the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory over the New York Rangers in double overtime early on Saturday morning. They showed the game-winning goal...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

CBC promises more Bob Cole (baby)

Hockey Night in Canada issued good news about a broadcasting legend before tonight's Kings-Hawks game, as the National Post's Sean Fitz-Gerald notes: One of the most famous, polarizing and experienced voices in Canadian sports will return for at least one more hockey season, with Ron MacLean announcing play-by-play veteran Bob Cole will be back behind the microphone...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Last Night

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed numerous topics including the smaller players in the NHL. from the Toronto Star, On Coach’s Corner on Sunday night, Cherry showed clips of Gallagher and Chicago’s Patrick Kane (5-foot-9) scrambling in tight quarters before burying the puck in the net. “I’m going to tell you why there won’t be guys like that in the National...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean talked about Matt Fraser, Corey Crawford's game yesterday, Matt Cooke, Nino Niederreiter, Ben Lovejoy, targeting the other team's best player and a few other topics.  
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- John Davidson Talks His Blue Jackets With Ron MacLean

via CBC, Ron MacLean chats with President of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets and a former NHL goaltender John Davidson discussing the talent of this years' squad and reflect on his personal playoff memories.  
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron MacLean Apologizes For HNIC Comments

((HT: CBC News))First... tell the HQ what you think about this segment...Well, if one of the best in the business offended you, Ron MacLean has apologized... Coming from a referee like MacLean, the remarks were surprising.And FOSG Elliotte Friedman was on set with him- and disagreed...The reaction among French-speaking and separatist Canadians was somewhat expected: An example from...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron MacLean Of Hockey Night In Canada Offers An Apology For His ‘French-Canadian’ Referee Comment

from CBC, CBC hockey commentator Ron MacLean apologizes for his comment about French-Canadian referees during Tuesday night’s Stanley Cup playoff game between the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning. MacLean suggested during the second intermission that a French-Canadian referee should not be working the game. The context for his comment was a controversial call...
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss


     It was almost uncomfortable watching Ron MacLean try to justify his comments last night during game three between LA and SJ.  He was addressing the comments the made about the officials the NHL chose for the Montreal game earlier.  After the "blown call" made by Charron in game three (disallowed goal), MacLean said that the NHL should not have chosen a francophone...
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean discussed the first period of the Tampa/Montreal game and a few other topics including Cherry's view of the Matt Cooke hit last night.  
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Ron MacLean and Don Cherry discussed two main topics- Situations in both Vancouver and Toronto.  
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- The Passion Of The Leafs’ Fans

After the Toronto Maple Leafs lost to the Winnipeg Jets last night, Don Cherry and Ron MacLean talked Toronto and their fans and little on the Canadiens too.  
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Birthday wishes to ‘the Legendary Kukla’s Korner’ from Hockey Night in Canada

The chairman of the board here at Kukla's Korner received a birthday shout-out from Hockey Night in Canada's Ron MacLean: "The Legendary Kukla's Korner" is more than anything the product of the Legendary Paul Kukla, the Nicklas Lidstrom of blogging, and I've been told that he may have actually enjoyed his birthday.
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Tonight Don Cherry and Ron MacLean talked Phaneuf, Subban, Backes, Hitchcock, some baseball and more.  
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Ron MacLean And Don Cherry On A Few Hockey Topics

After the Montreal/Toronto game last night, Ron MacLean and Don Cherry had some extended time to talk.  Some of the topics were the Leafs, Dave Keon and the the broken skate blade issue.
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean opened Coach's Corner with a little talk about the first period of Habs/Leafs. Next up was the Carlyle/Reimer talk then the hit on Paul Ranger. Cherry then pointed out the play Kyle Quincey made against the Penguins on Thursday and said the play will get the Wings in the playoffs. Some OHL talk was next then Cherry called out the "guy"...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Coach’s Corner Tonight

Don Cherry and Ron MacLean touched on a few topics, including the death of Terry Trafford. Mr. Cherry also sporting a bit of green tonight.
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Feel Sorry For Ron MacLean

from the CP at The Hockey News, Who was the big winner in Rogers' shakeup earlier this week of "Hockey Night in Canada"? Some might conclude it was George Stroumboulopoulos. Indeed, the 41-year-old CBC talk show host and former MuchMusic VJ has been handed what is arguably the best on-air TV job in Canada—host of "Hockey Night in Canada." The iconic...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sportsnet makes George Stroumboulopoulos hire official, announces hockey hosts

It was an event that stopped all the talk in Canada. It was broadcast live on television for nearly an hour in our neighbors to the north. Dozens of members of the press showed up to cover it and provide context to it. It was, of course, the announcement of Hockey Night in Canada's host roster on Monday. Sometimes, Canada cannot be more Canada. In situations like this, it...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Yep, Strombo Will Be Running Point For HNIC

((HT: Sportsnet))The announcement was made today in Toronto and the landscape will be markedly different when "Hockey Night" moves its way from CBC to Rogers and the new generation of hockey broadcasting will be led by George Stroumboulopoulous...Strombo, Ron MacLean, Don Cherry, Daren Millard, and Jeff Marek will be on the front lines...Here's Scott Moore with the...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

George Stroumboulopoulos to host Hockey Night in Canada next season

Talk show host George Stroumboulopoulos may be the next face of Hockey Night in Canada. Bob McKenzie of TSN tweeted Sunday night that there is a good chance the CBC television personality will be named the primary host of NHL coverage on Sportsnet when Rogers Communications Inc. takes over next season. McKenzie also hinted that Coach’s Corner will be getting a two-year contract...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rogers Unveils Dream Team to Deliver Upcoming NHL Season; Don Cherry in the mix

Finally, we get an answer we were waiting for. Rogers will keep the Coach's Corner and Don Cherry and ron MacLean. This is good news for Don Cherry fans. TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Rogers today announced a dream team of broadcasters who will anchor NHL national coverage across all Rogers properties, as well as Hockey Night in Canada. Together, George Stroumboulopoulos,...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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