NEW: From The Heart – Hockey Podcast

Everyone does it. They say that podcasting is the new blogging. Not for this cowboy! Since writing is a pass time that I love, you won’t see me abandon this blog any time soon. But to keep up with the trend, I have partnered up with a good friend of mine from Las Vegas, Sylvain (or Sly) and decided to launch (you guessed it) a podcast. As many of you already know, I am a fairly regular panelist on Hockey Sans Limites, a French podcast doing pre-game shows and a weekly 2 ½ hour show on Sunday nights. Podcasting is nothing new to me although I’ve never had to take care of the technical aspect of it. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that I won’t mess up too badly. Those familiar with HSL will also know that Sly is also a regular panelist on that podcast too, something that we are both looking forward to continue doing.

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Advertising On Hockey Uniforms: Only A Matter Of Time

Fans in Europe are used to it. Fans in North America hate it. Leagues and team owners love money. Owners are greedy. Advertising is revenue, and revenue is money. As the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected the NHL and it’s owners’ bottom line, they are looking for any form of revenue they can to add to the bottom line. While they will never recuperate the money lost, they will try new ways to gain some back. Need proof? The NHL forcing its teams to come up with a Reverse-Retro gimmick. Some fans bit at the bait quite hard, so who can blame them for coming up with other ways? It’s only a matter of time before we see advertising on helmets and jerseys in the NHL.

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