The 2016 Off Season has Begun!
The Pipeline Show is now well into our 11th season on the air at TSN 1260 Edmonton. Be with us all season long as we cover the regular seasonin CHL, CJHL, USHL and the NCAA plus the World Junior Championship, Frozen Four, and the NHL Draft.
Segment 1: Guy Flaming and Dean Millard, along with Taylor Medak, will spend the first segment setting up the rest of the show. The Question of the Night leads us off and we'll have time to touch on some current events.
Segment 2: Hockey Canada has assembled their camp rosters for both the U18 Ivan Hlinka tournament and the summer U20 World Juniors. Today we will take a closer look at the camp players vying for a roster spot with the help of Ryan Jankowski of Hockey Canada.
Segment 3: Next, we'll have another 2016-17 WHL Team Preview with our focus on the defending champion Brandon Wheat Kings. The club loses a lot from last season but still has the player most expect to go 1st overall in the 2017 NHL Draft. Broadcaster Bruce Luebke will tell us what to expect from the Wheaties this year.
Segment 4: The Ottawa 67s have said that they are one of the teams looking to host the 2018 Memorial Cup. We'll chat with TSN 1200's AJ Jakubec about that and also look ahead to the coming season for the club.
Segment 5: The New Jersey Devils recently held their summer orientation camp and we'll talk with Julie Robenhymer about that. Also, a number of players have left college hockey for pro contracts. Which teams will be most impacted heading into the coming season?
Segment 6: And finally, we continue our 2016-17 WHL team previews with a team that finished outside of the playoff picture last season; the Vancouver Giants. We will chat with playcaller Brendan Batchelor about the team leading into camp this coming year.