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The Playbook - Sept 25 - 11am
Originally aired September 25 2017
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The Playbook
The Playbook - Sept 25 - 11am
September 25 2017
day, X pm: guest names and affiliation
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Dave Babych on Canucks prospects Juolevi, Goldobin, Chatfield and Subban
September 25 2017
Retired Canucks defenceman Dave Babych joins the hosts of The Playbook to talk about the chances for a string of prospects, including Olli Juolevi, Nikolay Goldobin, Jalen Chatfield and Jordan Subban. He also praises player agent Igor Larionov as a person worth listening to.
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The Playbook - Sept 25 - 10am
September 25 2017
day, X pm: guest names and affiliation
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The Playbook - Sept 25 - 9am
September 25 2017
Irfaan Gaffar - Sportsnet Reporter
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Seahawks need to establish offensive identity against Titans
September 22 2017
Gee Scott joined The Playbook to talk about the Seattle Seahawks needing to establish an offensive identity, why Jimmy Graham is so important to that, and the tweaks happening to the offensive line.
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Whitecaps ambassador Valentine excited about playoff-style soccer
September 22 2017
Carl Valentine previews the Whitecaps’ matchup against the Colorado Rapids, the importance of the young Alphonso Davies, and the club’s difficult style of play.
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The Playbook - September 22nd 11am
September 22 2017
Sept 11am - Carl Valentine
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The Playbook - September 22nd 10am
September 22 2017
Sept 22nd 10am - Corey Hirsch
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The Playbook - September 22nd 9am
September 22 2017
Sept 22th 9am - Gee Scott
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The Playbook - September 21st 11am
September 21 2017
Sept 21st 11am - Mark Washington
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The Playbook - September 21st 10am
September 21 2017
Sept 21 10am - Mark Schofield
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B.C. Lions have higher goals than just making the playoffs
September 21 2017
B.C. Lions defensive coordinator Mark Washington joined The Playbook to talk about the goals of the team being simply making the playoffs and his key players on defence.
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Boeser and Virtanen worth watching even if they start season with AHL
September 21 2017
Wyatt Arndt joined The Playbook in studio to talk about the struggles of the Canucks’ veterans against the Kings, and the benefits of sending Jake Virtanen to the AHL to start the season.
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Chinese hockey market has huge potential for growth but needs to build hype
September 21 2017
Hosea Cheung talked about the hype surrounding the Canucks and Kings visiting Shanghai, the potential of an NHL player coming from China in the future, and if the NHL should plan a return visit in the coming years.
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The Playbook - September 21st 9am
September 21 2017
Sept 21 - Hoesa Cheung, Wyatt Arndt
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Rugby Canada's Harry Jones on Vancouver's best event weekend
September 20 2017
The fly-half for Canada's men's rugby team talks with Sportsnet 650's Satiar Shaw and Jawn Jang about the HSBC Sevens World Series and what makes the two-day tournament weekend at BC Place a must-see. Now's the time to buy tickets for the March event and it's never too soon to plan your costumes, folks.
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The Playbook - September 20th 11am
September 20 2017
Sept 20th 11am - Vincent Verhei, Harry Jones
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Vincent Verhei talks Seahawks and what the Titans bring for Week Three
September 20 2017
The podcaster and analyst with Football Outsiders, Vincent Verhei, joins the hosts of The Playbook to unpack expectations for the Seahawks and that "boring" is a charitable description for what could be better called "a disaster." He also talks Chargers, Raiders, Cowboys, the Giants as a "real" 0-2 team, and what the Titans present for Seattle. "Still a lo of question marks about both teams."
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The Playbook - September 20th 10am
September 20 2017
Sept 20th 10am - Cam Robinson
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Marc Sessler on what explains a lack of scoring in the NFL
September 20 2017
Football writer Mark Sessler from NFL.com talks with Satiar Shah and Jawn Jang to analyze why scoring and yardage are down and what can be done about it. Part of the blame is a shortage of offensive linesmen, premier blockers and strong O-lines. He asks, could it be a lack of contact at practice?
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Cam Robinson talks Canucks prospects and looks back on draft picks
September 20 2017
Cam Robinson from DobberHockey.com joins the hosts of The Playbook to talk about Olli Juolevi, who may only be 19 but there is pressure to play him as the only D-prospect in the system. Also up for discussion are Nikita Tryamkin, Nikolay Goldobin, Jonathan Dahlen, Jonah Gadjovich and Kole Lind.
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The Playbook - September 20th 9am
September 20 2017
Sept 20th 9am - Marc Sessler
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Vernon Fiddler on defencemen standing tall when they don't stand very tall
September 19 2017
Retired hockey player Vern Fiddler joins the hosts of The Playbook to talk about what Jordan Subban can learn from other "diminutive defencemen" such as Ryan Ellis and Chris Russell and also discusses the path that led to his own 15-year career in the NHL. Also... remember that one time with Kevin Bieksa's face? "Alain got a kick out of it."
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Kevin Clark on NFL ratings suffering from effective defence and 'ugly wins'
September 19 2017
Kevin Clark from TheRinger.com joins the hosts of the Playbook to discuss a Bleacher Report feature detailing why the NFL may no longer be any fun. "I don't see a lot of 2-0 flukes."
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Ryan Pinder compares club rebuilds in Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver
September 19 2017
Sportsnet 960 morning host Ryan Pinder calls in from Calgary to talk with the hosts of The Playbook about the right time for a rebuild and striking a balance between veterans and fresh faces.
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The Playbook - September 19th 11am
September 19 2017
Sept19th 11am - Vern Fiddler
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The Playbook - September 19th 10am
September 19 2017
Sept 19th 10am - Kevin Clark
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The Playbook - September 19th 9am
September 19 2017
Sept 19th 9am - Ryan Pinder
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The Playbook - September 18th
September 18 2017
Sept 18 - Kirk McLean
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The Playbook - September 18th 11am
September 18 2017
Sept 18th 11am - Brendan Batchelor
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The Playbook - September 18th 10am
September 18 2017
Sept 18th 10am - Michael-Shawn Dugar, Tony Tchani
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Brendan Batchelor ranks young defencemen, goaltending options for Canucks
September 18 2017
The voice of the Canucks on Sportsnet 650 joins the hosts of The Playbook to discuss everything he saw Sunday afternoon in Vancouver's 9-4 pre-season loss to the Vegan Golden Knights, including the visitor's "Grade-A scoring chances" and how Vancouver's overseas trip to China complicates goaltending decisions but gives a number of skaters more exposure.
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The Playbook September 18th 9am
September 18 2017
Sept 18th 9am - Irfaan Gaffar
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Tony Tchani on matching Kekuta Manneh to keep Whitecaps atop the West
September 18 2017
The Whitecaps midfielder comes on Sportsnet 650 to talk with Satiar Shah and Jawn Jang about coach Robbo's game-by-game mindset to stay atop the West and about exchanging goals with Kekuta Manneh in a 2-2 draw with Columbus Crew. When he scored in the 92nd minute, Tchani said he calmed his celebration out or respect for his former team. But don't be confusing him and Manneh, he added. "People try to compare us."
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Michael-Shawn Dugar: For Seahawks, 'winning ugly is how it's going to be'
September 18 2017
The senior football writer and podcaster with the Seattle PI breaks down the troubles with the Seahawks but tells the hosts of The Playbook on Sportsnet 650 that a clutch quarterback will make up for everything else. Still, he says, with the talent on this team, the lack of production is frustrating.
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Irfaan Gaffar on Canucks who impressed, Seahawks left scrambling and arena upheaval in Calgary
September 18 2017
Sportsnet reporter Irfaan Gaffar joins the hosts of the Playbook on SN 650 to talk about the players who deserves to make the Canucks "first team" following a 9-4 pre-season loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. Brock Boeser should be there, Virtanen possibly bottom six. Also up for discussion are the Seahawks offensive line that leaves Russell Wilson "running for his life."
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The Playbook - September 15th 11am
September 15 2017
Sept 15th 11am - Mark Spector, #Bik6
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The Playbook - September 15th 10am
September 15 2017
Sept 15th 10am - Gee Scott, Corey Hirsch
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More spin over Calgary arena than 'Marcus Stroman slider'
September 15 2017
Senior hockey writer for Sportsnet.ca, Mark Spector talks with Satiar Shah and Jawn Jang on SN 650 to say the Flames will never, "not ever" leave Calgary but there is enough spin coming out of that city to make a major league pitcher jealous. He also talks Milan Lucic, Ovechkin at the Olympics, and how the Canucks compare to Alberta's hockey clubs -- news flash: it's not good.
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710 ESPN's Gee Scott lights up the phone line to talk Seahawks and TGIF
September 15 2017
The Seahawks insider talks with the hosts of The Playbook about Seattle's offensive line, ranks running backs, and drops a few perfect metaphors about believing in the assets already on the roster. Also, he explains, do bad calls happen? Yes. But did the Seahawks lose in Week One because of a call? No.
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Solomon Elimimian and the Lions prepare to meet the Stampeders
September 15 2017
The BC Lions linebacker tells the hosts of The Playbook what it will take to get a second consecutive win, this time against the division-leading Stamps. He talks Geroy Simon, acquisition rumours, and says everyone should be looking out for Junior Luke, a rookie defensive linebacker from Montreal, who could one day be the best defensive tackle in the CFL.
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The Playbook - September 15th 9am
September 15 2017
Sept 15 9am - Brendan Batchelor, Solomon Elimimian
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The Playbook - September 14th 11am
September 14 2017
Sept 14th 11am - Dan Riccio
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The Playbook - September 14th 10am
September 14 2017
Sept 14th 10am - Mark Schofield
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The Playbook - September 14th 9am
September 14 2017
Sept 14th 9am - Daniel Wagner, Ryan Biech
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