Sports Podcasts

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Why hockey will work in Seattle

In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, we take a closer look at Seattle’s expansion bid, the history and future of expansion, and explore whether 32 teams is too many.

POV podcast: Canadian soccer player Desiree Scott on the many layers that make up 'the destroyer'

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, two-time Olympic bronze medallist Desiree Scott has helped bring two bronze medals back to her hometown of Winnipeg.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Coaches are hired to be fired

In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, we discuss what happens when a coach gets fired. We sometimes forget that coaches are humans and have families. We will discuss the time leading up to it, during it and what happens afterwards.

POV podcast: Kaitlyn Lawes on her different paths to Olympic gold

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, two-time Olympic curling champion Kaitlyn Lawes discusses the two very different experiences she had on her way to Olympic gold.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Daniel Carcillo speaks out about 'disgusting' hockey culture

In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, we discuss the hazing culture in hockey. Hazing has been an accepted part of hockey for decades now. But recently some disturbing stories have come into the public eye. Stories that involved abuse, bullying, and some horrible behaviour … all disguised as "hazing."

POV podcast: Jesse Lumsden on enjoying the journey

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, three-time Olympian Jesse Lumsden reflects on his diverse athletic career and why the absence of a victory does not mean the presence of failure.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Why are goalies so weird?

In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, we take a look at the keepers of the crease and what makes them so different from their teammates. Rob Pizzo is joined by Stanley Cup champion Ilya Bryzgalov, as well as John Garrett, who has some interesting stories to share on his playing days in the WHA and the NHL.

POV podcast: Silken Laumann on mental health among athletes

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, one of Canada’s most celebrated Olympians Silken Laumann tackles the tough topic of mental health struggles among athletes and adjusting to post-competitive life.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Jayna Hefford, Brian Burke on everything Hall of Fame

In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast we take a look at the 2018 HHOF induction class. Rob is joined by Jayna Hefford, while Sophia Jurksztowicz chats with HHOF selection committee member Brian Burke in this week's edition of Ice Level.

POV podcast: Kaitlyn Weaver on competing against Olympic icons

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian figure skater Kaitlyn Weaver talks about the curious resilience she and ice dance partner Andrew Poje have always had, and rebounding from a disappointing Olympics.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Connor McDavid's legend is growing

The first month of the 2018-19 NHL season has already provided us with plenty to talk about and analyze — including some surprises thanks to a few of the Canadian clubs. Rob Pizzo is joined by Ron MacLean to discuss the top storylines and the unmatched skills of Connor McDavid.

POV podcast: Jillian Saulnier on fighting 'the Olympic hangover'

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian hockey player Jillian Saulnier talks about the need for one professional women's league, fighting through injuries and getting over "the Olympic hangover."

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Elliotte Friedman on how to be an insider

For hockey fans, getting breaking news and analysis on the latest moves has never been easier. But it takes a lot of hard work to get that stuff out there. Elliotte Friedman, Justin Bourne and Greg Wyshynski join this week's pod to share their insider secrets.

POV podcast: Georgia Simmerling — a year-round competitor

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Georgia Simmerling —Olympic alpine skier, ski cross athlete, and track cyclist — describes how her desire to compete has given her mental and physical strength to recover from near-catastrophic injuries.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Should goalie gear be one size fits all?

On this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, goalies past and present weigh in on one of the game's hot-button issues — the size of netminders' equipment.

POV podcast: Patrick Chan on the joy of going out on your own terms

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian figure skating legend Patrick Chan sheds light on how his mindset made all the difference at his last two Olympics — and allowed him to retire at peace.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Don Koharski and the infamous 'donut incident'

Referees take centre ice this week on the HNIC Podcast. Why would they choose their line of work? When everything goes perfectly, and they do their job as well as it can be done, theoretically, they go unnoticed. That's the best scenario.

Hockey Night in Canada podcast: Where have all the rivalries gone?

On this week's episode, Kris Draper and Chris Nilan share war stories from the old Wings-Avs and Habs-Nordiques battles and some active NHLers stick up for today's rivalries.

Listen to the debut episode of the Hockey Night In Canada podcast

In the first episode of the new Hockey Night in Canada podcast, host Rob Pizzo and regular contributor Sophia Jurksztowicz tackle five of the biggest questions in the NHL ahead of opening night.

POV podcast: Kathy and Randy Gregg on how to raise a family of athletes

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Kathy and Randy Gregg share their secrets on how they nurtured three successful — and healthy — athletes.

POV podcast: U.S. hockey great Julie Chu on living with the enemy

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, former U.S. women's hockey team captain Julie Chu talks about what it's like to win Olympic gold at the expense of your couchmate.

POV podcast: Stephanie Labbe plays the long game

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe shares her two-year plan: Canada wins the 2019 World Cup, then beats Japan — in Japan no less — for Olympic gold in 2020.

POV podcast: Rich Champion (yes, that's his actual name) is rodeo's million-dollar man

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Texan rodeo ace Rich Champion talks about how winning a million bucks in a single day's riding brought on an unwanted flood of attention and sky-high expectations.

POV podcast: Gilmore Junio makes no excuses, no apologies

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, Canadian speed skater Gilmore Junio opens up about his career-defining choices, which have earned him both admiration and a fair bit of pushback.

POV podcast: Eric Radford on overcoming bullying and homophobia in sports

On this week's episode of the Player's Own Voice podcast, figure skating champion Eric Radford sheds light on his quiet determination to defeat homophobia and bullying to pursue the sport he loves.