Sportsnet

The CBC Wants to Cancel Your Favourite Shows

Barry Kiefl | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada TV
Barry Kiefl

The truth is that traditional radio and TV have not been replaced by the internet or other new technologies but instead have maintained their central role in our lives. Traditional TV viewing levels have, if anything, increased slightly in recent years. This is partly the result of improvements in picture quality (HDTV) and the inherent quality of programming.

What's Hockey Night in Canada without the Cherry on Top?

Gal's Got Game | Posted 02.10.2014 | Canada
Gal's Got Game

Rogers Media recently acquired broadcast rights to all NHL games in a 12-year, $5.2 million-dollar deal. But the future of Coach's Corner is uncertain, and at Don's age of 79, are retirement parties in his future? If that's the case, it prompts the question: could anyone really replace Grapes?

The Video that Just Might Save the NHL From a Lockout

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 11.06.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

Janne Makkonen, a YouTube maestro and editing wunderkind, who splices together the best of CBC's montages and Sportsnet's not-used-enough in-game footage, has released his newest tour de force, titled "NHL - Together We Can". Congratulations, Janne Makkonen, and thank you for finally taking side with the one thing we all really care about: hockey.

It's Time for Canadian Hockey Fans to Side With the Players

Kolby Solinsky | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada
Kolby Solinsky

For whatever, reason, Canadians and hockey fans have tended to direct their glare at the players. They misguidedly view their occasional idiocy and always-present lack of financial knowledge with blame. With all due respect to Canadians, our values of socialism and unity are flawed. At least, in this case.