Unlikely Stanley Cup Heroes: Does Mike Smith Qualify?

May 1st, 2012 → 12:17 am @

He left the Blackhawks bewildered and beaten.

Now he’s a big reason why the Phoenix Coyotes have Nashville on the ropes.

But Mike Smith won’t crack our all-time list of Unlikely Stanley Cup Heroes. Not yet….Read Full Post

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2012 Stanley Cup: Round Two Schedule

April 27th, 2012 → 10:28 am @

Here’s the complete game schedule for the Conference Semifinals, with start times and network TV coverage listed.

Eastern Conference:
(1) New York Rangers vs. (7) Washington Capitals
(series begins Saturday)
(5) Philadelphia Flyers vs. (6) New Je…

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Performance Hour Video: Pamela Morgan Sings "The Frog Prince"

April 24th, 2012 → 12:49 pm @

Pamela Morgan is back in the game. After nearly three decades devoted to folk and traditional music, Pamela stepped away for the last few years. We haven’t heard much from her since the summer of 2008, when she led a…

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The Symphonic Amelia Curran

April 24th, 2012 → 3:06 am @

It’s been quite a journey for the woman who got her start busking on the streets of St. John’s. These days Amelia Curran is considered one of the great young voices in Canadian music. This Saturday you’ll hear her…

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Torres Joins the Hockey Goon Hall of Fame

April 22nd, 2012 → 12:38 am @

As with most sporting crowns, there’s tremendous competition for the title of NHL’s Most Hated Man.

This time last year it was Matt Cooke.

Before him it was Chris Simon, Chris Pronger, Steve Downie, Todd Bertuzzi……Read Full Post

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Andrew James O’Brien Live in St. John’s

April 17th, 2012 → 3:02 am @

They are few and far between, the songwriters who can stop you in your tracks, have you hanging on every word. Andrew James O’Brien first appeared on this show as part of the 2010 CBC-Music NL Songwriters Circle in…

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The Greatest Comebacks in Stanley Cup History

April 16th, 2012 → 12:51 am @

When hockey’s chattering classes got down to making playoff predictions last week, a Penguins-Canucks Stanley Cup Final was a very popular pick.

But having bumbled through the first week with three losses each, Pittsburgh and Vancouver look lik…

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No One Said It Had To Make Sense: The Stanley Cup Format

April 10th, 2012 → 8:02 pm @

If you’re relatively new to the NHL, you might be wondering what the Florida Panthers are doing in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference.

94 points is a respectable total, good enough to earn Florida a playoff spot….Read Full Post

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Stanley Cup Round One Schedule

April 8th, 2012 → 8:09 am @

Here’s the complete schedule for the first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, with network TV listings included.

Games begin Wednesday, and these are the opening round match-ups:

Eastern Conference

(1) New York Rangers vs. (8) Ottawa Sena…

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Performance Hour Video: A New Song from Pamela Morgan

April 4th, 2012 → 12:43 pm @

Pamela Morgan took an extended break from music for the last few years. We haven’t heard much from her since 2008, when she led a summer reunion of Figgy Duff, the seminal folk group of Newfoundland and Labrador. But Pamela…

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