Melnick in the Afternoon

Melnick in the Afternoon

There is one show where insiders share their secrets in this city. One person that they trust and respect. Opinion, reaction and the highest level of informed sports talk in Montreal. Melnick in the Afternoon, with Mitch Melnick.

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September 30, 2022 65 min

Lots of excitement on the show this week:

  • Pierre McGuire joined the show for the first time in a while to talk about the Montreal Canadiens' front office overhaul, the job Jeff Gorton and Kent Hughes have done so far, and number 1 overall pick Juraj Slafkovsky.
  • Sports journalist Michael Farber shares his opinion on the new "Milk" crest on the Leafs jerseys, talks Subban/Chara/Yandle and recalls the 1972 Summit Series.
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    Another full week on Melnick in the Afternoon:

  • Montreal Canadiens Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations, Jeff Gorton talks about his vision for the club and how Martin St. Louis was the obvious coaching choice.
  • Montreal Alouettes head coach and GM, Danny Maciocia joins talks about his recruiting trip to Michigan, and preparing for the team's upcoming matchup against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats coming off the bye week.
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    Another busy week on the show -- we found out that TSN 690's voice of the Habs, Dan Robertson is moving on to new opportunities. Plus, we discussed Nick Suzuki's new title with Gord Miller. And a look back at the 1972 Summit Series with Ken Dryden.

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    September 9, 2022 52 min

    It's been a busy week for the Habs and the Als. Melnick in the Afternoon checked in with former NHLer Aaron Ward and Alouettes President Mario Cecchini respectively for their thoughts. Plus, we caught up with Michael Farber who shared his thoughts on retiring Carey Price's jersey to the Bell Centre rafters. And sports journalist Scott Morrison revisits the 1972 Summit Series.

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    Spaceman Bill Lee joined Melnick in the Afternoon for the first time since collapsing at a Savannah Bananas game. Plus, what is going on with the Montreal Alouettes organization?! Alouettes General Manager and Head Coach Danny Maciocia and the Montreal Gazette's Herb Zurkowsky discuss Gary Stern's departure and the Vernon Adams Jr. trade.

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    Legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully passed away this week so we checked in with former Montreal Expos play-by-play announcer Dave Van Horne. Plus, The Globe and Mail's Robyn Doolittle joined the program following her recent piece on the Hockey Canada scandal. And, we heard from Patrice Brisebois after he was named a Habs ambassador.

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    It was a jam packed week on Melnick in the Afternoon.

    The Canadiens' new assistant coach, Stéphane Robidas joined the show and shared who influenced his career and what he expects to accomplish in his new role.

    Just for Laughs wraps up and we had a visit from Big Jay Oakerson and Josh Adam Meyers.

    Head coach of the Montreal Alouettes, Danny Macciocia joined us as he does every week and reassures fans that the team is in control...

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    This week on Melnick in the Afternoon, Aaron Ward argued that Johnny Gaudreau is underpaid. Plus, comedian Pete Holmes called in ahead of his shows at Just for Laughs and spoke about what it was like to shoot HBO's Crashing. And, TSN hockey analyst Gord Miller shared what he would do with Juraj Slafkovský after training camp.

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    This week, Melnick in the Afternoon dove into the Free Agency Frenzy with TSN analyst Mike Johnson and former NHL defenceman Aaron Ward. Plus, with Just for Laughs in town, comedian Alonzo Bodden stopped in and shared his thoughts on the Clipper jinx.

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    June 24, 2022 41 min

    This week, Doug Hayward recently went into the Hockey Quebec Hall of Fame and he joined the program. Plus, Montreal Alouette, Chip Cox talks about his career and being inducted into the Hall of Fame. And, Spaceman Bill Lee phoned in while getting ready to pitch a no hitter with the Savannah Bananas. 

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