The Triumvirate of the Modern NHL

March 11th, 2013 → 8:45 am @

If you’re new to hockey, you’ll want to get acquainted with the giants of the game.

That search will inevitably lead you to Wayne Gretzky, Bobby Orr, and Mario Lemieux.

Are they the best players in hockey history?…Read Full Post

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Live from ECMA 2013: The All-Time East Coast Top Ten

February 28th, 2013 → 7:54 pm @

This week, we hand the reins over to our sister show, Atlantic Airwaves, for a very special live broadcast from the 2013 East Coast Music Awards weekend in Halifax. Host Stephanie Domet will count down the Top Ten East Coast…

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Does An “All-Time” NHL Record Really Tell a Story for All Time?

February 25th, 2013 → 1:53 pm @

After winning a couple more on the weekend, the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks have claimed a place in the NHL record book….Read Full Post

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My Goon Can Still Beat Your Goon

January 30th, 2013 → 8:45 am @

Not everyone was in peak form when the 2013 NHL season finally began….Read Full Post

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The Sparks Literary Festival, Part Two

January 29th, 2013 → 3:46 am @

This Saturday we sample more poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from the dynamic and ever-changing literary scene in Newfoundland and Labrador.In the second of two shows recorded at the 2013 Sparks Literary Festival in St. John’s, we hear from Joan Sullivan,…

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Newfoundlanders With a Story to Tell: The Sparks Literary Festival

January 22nd, 2013 → 12:33 pm @

This week’s show features scenes from a Newfoundland outport during the war years, poetry about old hockey players, a glimpse of a Greek vacation gone wrong, and much more. We’ll hear it all as guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick presents the first of two…

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The Fictional Life: Newfoundland Books, Readers, and Writers

January 7th, 2013 → 4:08 pm @

Writer, broadcaster and guest host Jamie Fitzpatrick presents The Fictional Life, a two-part series featuring readers and writers in Newfoundland and Labrador.. Jamie’s guests include: Joan Clark, who reveals the perfect opening paragraph as composed by Carol Shields;Monica Kidd, explaining…

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Summit Series of 1972

September 27th, 2012 → 12:55 pm @

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Billy Burch, Shorty Green, and the NHL Labor War of 1925

September 17th, 2012 → 9:38 am @

“It used to be a game. Now it’s all about money.”

With the NHL on its fourth labor shutdown in 20 years, expect to hear that refrain among the many complaints from frustrated fans….Read Full Post

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Seen It All Before: A Brief History of NHL Strikes and Lockouts

September 5th, 2012 → 2:33 pm @

Gary Bettman gets prickly when people don’t hang on his every word.

We know the NHL will lock out the players if a new collective agreement isn’t reached by September 15.

Last week, the commissioner had to remind us that this is very bad….Read Fu…

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