Published on:

9th Jun 2022

TCA Ep977: TSN 1200’s John Rodenburg On The Tragically Hip, The Boston Bruins, Ottawa Senators Off Ice News, Josh Norris’ Contract Predictions & More

We’re excited today to be joined by TSN 1200’s Program Director and host of TSN Mornings John Rodenburg. JR has been on the show once before but it was during The Zoom Era and it’s great to have him make his TCA Studio debut!

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We’ve got tons to get to with JR on this one including how he dodged the recent Ottawa blackout, whether or not he’ll be taking in much of Bluesfest and some of his favourite concert experiences, the ups and downs of being a Tragically Hip fan, the Boston Bruins firing their coach and whether they’re on the road to a rebuild, DJ Smith being under pressure in Ottawa to get his team off to a much better start than in previous years, thoughts on the Stanley Cup Playoffs thus far, TSN 1200 sending their radio play by play team back out on the road this season while many teams did not, the relationship between Eugene Melnyk and the local sports media, TSN 1200’s decision to not cover the Ian Mendes piece in The Athletic following Melnyk’s passing, what the Sens need to get done this off-season if they have any chance of making of the playoffs next year, what a Josh Norris extension is likely to look like and plenty more.

Always a pleasure to speak to JR and we were grateful he made the time for us today. You can catch him every morning on TSN1200 from 6am-10am and he’s on Twitter @TSNJR.

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TCA 1000!

Don’t forget that the thousandth episode of Tall Can Audio podcast will drop Monday August 8th. Matty Laing, Michaela Schreiter, Rob Christy and Matt Robinson will all be in the TCA Studio together for the very first time. Don’t miss it!

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Tall Can Audio is an Ontario-based sports, craft beer, comedy and culture pod with a focus on the NHL and beyond. Join Matt Robinson, Rob Christy and the rest of the TCA Crew as we sample a local craft beer on each show while discussing whatever's on our minds from the world of sports, music, or anything else that's making us laugh that day. Plus tons of great guests thrown in to the mix as we go. Yes - we could be accused of occasionally going a little overboard on the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators. Join us for a pint and a chat!

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