HNIC analyst Elliotte Friedman joins Andrew Walker and Scott Rintoul to talk about the latest 31 Thoughts but first he says about Roy Halladay that the late pitcher was both all business and also a treat to deal with. He weighs in on the hosts' interview with Canucks' owner Francesco Aquilini and agrees a GM should be judged on youth development. His impression is that discussions are likely underway over Jim Benning. "It's not nowheresville."
Sportsnet baseball analyst Gregg Zaun joins Andrew Walker and Scott Rintoul on SN650's The Program to preview Game 7 between the Astros and Dodgers in L.A. and why Dave Roberts should silence the analytics experts and let his eyes decide how to manage. Besides, great decisions can blow up on you while questionable choices can work out. "That is the beauty of baseball." The former player is in Vancouver on Friday for a fundraiser in support of the UBC baseball program.