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A lawsuit, TV rights and Leaf talk on Episode 17 of “The Maple Leaf Hangout”

Given the subjects of the day (a major announcement from the NHL about TV rights and a lawsuit launched by former NHL players), we sought some legal input for Episode 17 of “The Maple Leaf Hangout”.


Lawyer Elliot Saccucci joined Michael Stephens and I for a conversation around the big Rogers Sportsnet “win” and the legal action by ex-players, including 1980s Maple Leafs Rick Vaive and Gary Leeman.  But we didn’t neglect some fun conversation about the blue and white, either.  If you have a few minutes before the Leaf matchup with the Pens Wednesday night, sit back and have a listen.

3 comments:

  1. As I was enjoying the "Hangout" with a black cat, Michael, in my lap ( his name really is Michael, I'm not kidding! ) and I thought suddenly to myself- "Is that a black cat snoozing in the chair behind you?"
    Interesting discussion tonight. I'm wondering with Lupul out which younger player you think may draw into the line-up against Pittsburgh. I'd like to see Smith, Ashton or Holland so I expect it will be Bodie. I like the energy and enthusiasm these players can bring to a game. It's frustrating to see Smith, for instance, play so well and then sit in the press box. C.N.

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    1. You saw correctly, C.N.! (Good name for your cat, by the way!)

      Yes, I too anticipate seeing a fresh face in the lineup tonight. They have options. All should be wanting to impress. Though goodness knows the entire lineup should be wanting to impress after Monday night...

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  2. With Rogers shelling all this dough around, they should hire you guys to do a Leaf program. What a far better alternative than listening to Kypreos and McLean pollute the airwaves.

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