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Play On! Podcast

Play On! Podcast

By Play On! Canada
Straight from the street, stories about Canada's favourite pastime — street hockey and sports in general, brought to you with the launch of Play On! Canada's first-ever podcast. Hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott, join them as they sit down (virtually) each week with former Play On! participants, hockey greats, media personalities and more.
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Kaleb Dahlgren — Forever #HumboldtStrong

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Oshawa Bulls- National Street Hockey Champions
Back from their summer vacation, Vince Capano and Branden Scott sit down with the Oshawa Bulls — two-time winner of Canada's national street hockey championship, otherwise known as the Redwood Cup — named after the small-town street that its founder grew up on! Fun fact: The Redwood Cup was once showcased at the Hockey Hall of Fame😲 and the championship has been televised nationally on CBC 📺. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca.  —  This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic.  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
37:37
September 9, 2021
Griffin & Warren Harvey — Dragons Den Experience
Griffin and Warren Harvey join Vince and Branden next on the podcast - hear about their experience participating in a Play On! tournament and what it was like being on CBC's Dragons Den, alongside over 100 other participants and volunteers. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
29:28
August 19, 2021
Brandon Pickard — Canada's Sport Tourism Champion
Former national program manager with Play On! Canada turned tourism manager with the Durham Region, Brandon Pickard, joins Vince and Branden on the podcast to share some insights on the sport tourism industry and how hosting a Play On! tournament can benefit communities large and small.   For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca.  —  This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic.   The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
43:47
August 5, 2021
Paul Hendrick — Retired Toronto Maple Leafs Broadcaster
Hailing from Canada's largest city — Toronto, retired legendary broadcaster with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Paul Hendrick, joins us next on the Play On! Podcast. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
29:47
July 30, 2021
Coach Jeremy Rupke — HowToHockey.com
The ultimate Canadian, the world's most well-known hockey dad, and Mr. HowToHockey — Coach Jeremy Rupke (or Coach Jeremy for short), joins us next on the Play On! Podcast. The coach shares how he went from watching game tapes on VHS (and nearly breaks one on camera!) to amassing a large international following, reaching nearly 100 million views on YouTube and garnering the support of over 377,000 subscribers. Subscribe to Coach Jeremy on YouTube and visit his website HowToHockey.com for hockey training videos along with advice on enhancing your skills in the sport — plus more. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
34:19
July 22, 2021
Kaleb Dahlgren — Forever #HumboldtStrong
Humboldt Broncos bus crash survivor, national bestselling author and community builder — Kaleb Dahlgren, joins us for the fifth episode of the Play On! Podcast. He shares his story of recovery and triumphs following the devastating bus crash and thanks everyone for the countless support received to date, along with what led him to create Dahlgren’s Diabeauties – a unique program designed to provide support to youth living with Diabetes. He also shares what happened one day when he was out playing street hockey with some friends on rollerblades in Saskatchewan (hint: involved a post-game trip to the dentist), and how he got involved as an ambassador with This Is Our Shot – a Canada-wide campaign that aims to replace hesitancy with confidence when it comes to getting the vaccine for COVID-19; and much more! Get a copy of Kaleb Dahlgren's book, Crossroads: My Story of Tragedy and Resilience as a Humboldt Bronco, today on Amazon and at Indigo / Chapters along with other retailers near you. Find where you can get your COVID-19 vaccine and how to support This Is Our Shot, by visiting ThisIsOutShot.ca. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
40:16
July 15, 2021
Kevin Lowe — 6-Time Stanley Cup Winner
Six-time Stanley Cup winner and alternate governor for the NHL's Edmonton Oilers, Kevin Lowe, joins us for the fourth episode of the Play On! Podcast. He shares how he believes Play On! will play a pivotal role in getting new Canadians involved in ice hockey and what it was like playing in the NHL during the Wayne Gretzky era. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
50:26
July 8, 2021
Ryan and Lindsay Sproul — From Rivals To Lifelong Teammates
What do you get when a junior hockey player and a country recording artist meet at Play On!? Love! Vince and Branden are joined by a rising star in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and NHL/AHL alum, Ryan Sproul along with his lifelong teammate (aka wife!) Lindsay whose a former country artist and current real estate professional. They share their story about meeting at their local Play On! tournament and how they shortly thereafter got married. They also divulge highlights about their respective careers and why they believe it is pivotal that the tournament returns to communities across the nation. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
28:17
July 1, 2021
Jamie Lee Rattray — From Intern To Hockey All-Star
Fresh off the PWHPA Secret® Dream Gap Tour Canadian showcase — held in Calgary in partnership with the Calgary Flames — professional female hockey player and national team member Jamie Lee Rattray joins us for the second episode of the Play On! Podcast. Named to Hockey Canada's Olympic centralization roster last month for the Beijing 2022 Games, hear what inspired Jamie to explore a career in hockey and where she sees the game going. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees, volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
26:34
June 23, 2021
Scott Hill — The Pioneer Behind Play On!
The inaugural episode features the founder of Play On! Canada and mass participation event pioneer, Scott Hill. Learn how the COVID-19 pandemic led to the resuscitation of Canada's largest sports festival, the process of becoming a Guinness World Record holder, what keeps Scott going and more energized than ever, and all about the science behind the choice of the perfect ball for street ‎hockey. For more episodes and further information on Play On! Canada, including how to get involved, visit playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees or volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
40:46
June 17, 2021
The Founder of Play On!
Get a sneak peek of the first-ever podcast by Play On! Canada. Hear from the founder, Scott Hill, as he shares a little about the science behind choosing just the right ball for street hockey, the process behind bringing Mylec balls to Canada — and how he made them millions (and didn't earn a penny himself!). Stay tuned for the full interview with Scott, coming out on Thursday, June 17th. If you would like more information on Play On! Canada or if you're interested in getting involved, head over to our website - playon.ca. — This podcast is hosted by Vince Capano and Branden Scott. Creative assets by Hugh Bakhurst and digital marketing by Ben Sabic. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Play On! Canada, its employees or volunteers, partners or any affiliates.
05:23
June 11, 2021