TPS On Location: 2014 AJHL Showcase!
The Pipeline Show is now months into our 10th season on the air at TSN 1260 Edmonton. The CHL and CJHL are off an running, the USHL season draws near and college hockey returns in October. You know that we're on top of it all.
Segment 1: Guy and Dean will set up the show with the Question of the Night and run through "Coming Down the Pipe" and more. Tonight, Guy and Dean will be joined "In Studio" by two of the top broadcasters in the WHL.
Segment 2: The AJHL Showcase is underway and for the 4th year in a row, The Pipeline Show is on hand to share the excitement. We'll have an assortment of guests joining us live on location including a league executive, a NHL scout, an AJHL head coach and a handful of NCAA DIV I coaches too.
Segment 3: NHL Central Scouting will be represented by longtime scout Rick Jackson. We'll also be joined this segment by the Commissioner of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, Ryan Bartoshyk.
Segment 4: Our NCAA guests start to roll in including Tom Newton, Assistant coach of the Michigan State Spartans, and AJ Aitken who was a member of the Ft.Mac Oil Barons as a player but now leads the bench for DIV III Marian University.
Segment 5: Looking forward to meeting Gary Shuchuk, one of the Top 50 AJHL players of all time. He now is an assistant coach with the Wisconsin Badgers. Plus we'll be joined this segment by Joe Dumais, an assistant coach with the defending national champion Dutchmen of Union College.
Segment 6: Lastly, the head coach of the always tough Brooks Bandits, coach Ryan Papaionnou, will help us wrap up the show. The Bandits take on Lloydminster later in the afternoon but we'll get the coach to tee up that game and give us the perspective of a participating team at the AJHL Showcase.