By The Broadscast
Your local hockey girl gang are talking hockey and sports culture with a light-hearted, candid twist. Georgia, Mallory, Sam, and Vanessa are here to entertain and advocate for #WomenInSports. New episodes drop every Friday! Subscribe to our Patreon for bonus content: patreon.com/broadscastpod . Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @broadscastpod. For inquiries: email@example.com.
Episode 78: peak playoff performances
we recap the first round (which we absolutely nailed in our predictions), including the leafs being cursed, brady tkachuk being on an absolute post-season tear, and all of the first round wag playoff jackets. we also give our predictions for the round 2 series, all of which have very intriguing subplots.
May 17, 2022
Bonus Raw Audio: arsenal pain and a WAGatha Christie update
take a brief break from nhl playoff chaos and join georgia and mallory as they mourn arsenal's loss and catch you up on what's going on with the WAGatha Christie case. Content note: We briefly discuss murder while talking about the upcoming series The Staircase and also about Holocaust denialism when discussing how UK libel works.
May 13, 2022
Episode 77: Playoffs 101
Join Georgia, Sam and Mal this week to break down all the matchups for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
May 02, 2022
Episode 76: spite season
join us to discuss the VGK v everyone else week, in arena etiquette, and the questions the NHLPA poll should have asked the players.
April 28, 2022
Episode 75: Playoffs, NHL Rules, and the World Cup of Hockey
Join Georgia and Mallory this week to discuss what is happening in the playoff hunt *spoiler* it's mainly about the Western conference. We also chat about the latest World Cup of Hockey news and then talk about which rules the NHL should consider changing. As always, like, subscribe and leave a review!
April 01, 2022
Episode 74: trades have been made
Join Sam, Georgia and Mallory to discuss the winners and losers of the trade deadline, and also eulogize our boy Tyler Motte.
March 25, 2022
Episode 73: trade talk, but make it fun
Join Sam and Georgia this week to chat about the upcoming trade deadline, the chaos of the pacific division, and the recent news about the NHLs decision to intervene in the PWHPA and PHF schism. As always, like, subscribe, and leave a review!
March 18, 2022
Episode 72: grl pwr
it's international women's week in broadscast-land so we are only talking about women's sports -- aka Georgia and Mallory fangirl over Vivianne Miedema for a while. we also discuss W-series, and the Brittney Griner situation (note: since recording we found out that part of the suppression of Griner's story is potentially a deliberate effort from her pr team out of fear that the publicity could jeopardize her freedom, to learn more read this piece by Lindsay Gibbs: https://www.powerplays.news/p/on-helplessness?s=r). As always, like, subscribe and leave a review!
March 12, 2022
Episode 71: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Hockey Media
This week, we have our inaugural roundtable featuring new and up-and-coming voices in hockey! Gaby (@hockeynuisance), Silvia (@badnands), Marina (@NotoriousMTRG), Perrye (@perryedseraphin), and Haley (@hntwrites) join us this week to offer new perspectives on teh diffculties of addressing racism and other forms of bigotry in hockey, specifically as it concerns the media. We tackle what we think are the biggest problems in hockey media today and what we'd like to see from hockey media going forward (along with some tangential discussions about hockey fanfic, hockey tumblr, and... Mat Barzal and Neymar???)
March 05, 2022
Episode 70: Red, White and Gold!!!
Mal and Sam are here to discuss Canada's victory over the states in the women's Olympic gold medal game, and this week's NHL moments that dealt us psychic damages.
February 18, 2022
Episode 69: it's Cammi szn!!!!
Join Georgia and Mal for a classic unhinged rollercoaster of sports talk which includes our thoughts on the all-star game, Can v USA Olympic hockey, the Canucks hiring Cammi Granato and other nhl news...
February 10, 2022
Ep 67: smashmouth voice
Hello from the all star break/all star weekend! We discuss our surprises and disappointments at the halfway point of the season before coming up with our own Vibes Only All Star team. I don't think they will win a game. We later discuss wags obsession with the "freedom convoy", the Blackhawks town hall and the Coyotes going back to school among other things.
February 04, 2022
Episode 66: I Know This is Not the Appropriate Time But...
We get shockingly close to actual hockey talk discussing the recent hirings of Rachel Doerrie and Emilie Castonguay by the Canucks, as well as the EBUG situation. We then talk (once again) about the failings of hockey culture this past week, most recently with the incidents of racism against Jordan Subban and Boko Imama in the ECHL and the AHL respectively. Finally, we do a little WAG report in this week's soap operas.
January 30, 2022
Episode 65: Pissy-gate
Join the Broads as we talk about the Canucks road trip and other league news before pivoting to discuss the messiest people in hockey: media men.
January 22, 2022
Episode 64: season 2 part 2
join the Broads for a mid-season recap to bring you up to date with what's going on with the nhl. We also discuss the all-star game and the horniest rinks in the league following the kodak black saga in south beach. As always, like, subscribe, and leave us a review!
January 14, 2022
2021 Broadsy Awards
Join all of the Broads (and Baby Broad) to discuss all that happened in 2021 and give out Broadsy Awards. Let us know who you think should be nominated!
December 21, 2021
Bonus: Toto, It's Called Motor Racing
There has been a Formula 1 Coup. Join Mallory and guests Vyas Saran and Nick Zararis in their takeover to make this a racing podcast. We recap the finale in Abu Dhabi and discuss the controversial ending to the season.
December 14, 2021
Episode 63: Vanessa in the Streets!
This week join Georgia, Mallory, and Vanessa to discuss the week that was the Canucks including the Sunday purge, the arrival of Bruce Almighty Boudreau, the 4-0 win over LA, and no more Jim Benning pressers. Also, we talk about what the hell is going on with the Islanders and the Flyers, Jacob Trouba doing some shit, the Leafs-Jets chaos, and Arizona once again being bad at business. As always, like, subscribe and leave a review!
December 09, 2021
EP 62: canucks induced tryptophan coma
Mallory and Sam discuss the goings on of the Canucks and the NHL and condone bullying before assigning American hockey players Thanksgiving dishes based on vibes alone. We don't really know whats going on either. Join us in for the chaos.
November 25, 2021
Episode 61: Keeping Up With the Tkachuks
Join Sam, Georgia and Mal to discuss an extra soapy week in sports. We start with an update on the Canucks and then get into who will be the goalie for Team Canada at the Beijing Olympics, the Davo goal, Brady getting the C, and Ovi tying Brett H*ll for 4th all-time in goals. Then we chat about Aaron Rodgers not knowing what research is, Cole Caulfield's dad pulling a Streisand, the Maple Leafs fashion fracas, and Bob Murray's exit from the Ducks. It's a lot, but also very fun we promise! Link to article mentioned about Carey Price by Jenn Jeffreys: https://rover.substack.com/p/to-be-young-gifted-and-indigenous
November 12, 2021
Episode 60: In the Crosshairs of the Woke Mob
We discuss Eichel trade, Aaron Rodger's vax status and some other things that happened in the sports world this week. CW from 38:14 onwards for discussion of Kyle Beach, the Penguins and Dave Portnoy Barstool. Thank you for listening!
November 06, 2021
Episode 59: The Heroism of Kyle Beach
This week join Georgia, Mal and Sam to talk about Kyle Beach bravely revealing himself as John Doe in the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault case. Trigger and content warning for this entire episode. Resources for sexual assault survivor support: https://endingviolencecanada.org/sexual-assault-centres-crisis-lines-and-support-services/
October 29, 2021
Episode 58: Tyler Myers Redemption Arc?
Hockey has returned! And once again we are back to recording while also watching games, it's called multitasking. Join Sam, Georgia and Mallory this week to talk about the Canucks losing players, the burgeoning Kraken/Golden Knights rivalry, the Rangers having a million A's, Jon Gruden's emails, and October baseball--occasionally interrupted by live reactions to the Canucks v Oilers game. As always, like, subscribe and leave us a review!
October 14, 2021
Episode 57: Groundhog Day
We don't want to keep talking about this but even more so we want this bullshit to stop happening! CW discussion of WHL Prince Albert Raiders and racist caricatures as mascots at 31:10, CW for discussion of sexual assault beginning at 36:12. In slightly lighter topics we also discuss the Canucks preseason and Gary Bettman's 1-800-Complain About Hockey Hotline.
October 08, 2021
Episode 56: New Season, Same Bullshit
Vanessa returns as we get ready for the upcoming NHL season! We debrief on our Broadscast fantasy hockey draft, and then get into the latest pre-season hockey news and the appalling racist taunting in the UHL.
October 02, 2021
Episode 55: The Broadscast 2021/22 NHL Season Primer !
Join us as we break down every single team in the league and what you need to know about them before the season starts. Also, before you yell at us we now know that Mark Sheifele's suspension is only 1 game.
September 24, 2021
Episode 54: Canucks Convo Thirst Trap Szn ft. Faber & Quads
We are joined by two of our faves, Chris Faber and David Quadrelli of Canucks Conversation, who kick off the episode by asking us whether random names are Canucks players or not. Then they give us the scoop on all things Canucks, the boys' predictions for the season, Quads' thirst trap lighting tips, and that time Faber was almost a reality TV star.
September 18, 2021
Episode 53: Saroya Strong ft. Saroya Tinker
We kick off a new season of The Broadscast with the one and only Saroya Tinker! Saroya joins us to talk about the Women's World Championships and the gold medal game, why she joined the Six and what it's like to work with Angela James, her mentorship program, her new podcast "Shut Up and Play" and athlete activism.
September 10, 2021
Patreon Preview: Let's Talk About Beartown/Björnstad ft. Jackson McDonald (cw: sexual assault)
We recorded this for the Patreon but decided to release it to the masses to give you a taste of what's going on over there! Join Georgia and guest Jackson McDonald to discuss Fredrik Backman's 2017 book "Beartown" and its recent HBO adaptation. Note: Jackson's mic died right at the end so there are a few things we didn't get to fully delve into including a discussion about the ending and what it means for survivor justice. Full spoiler warning is in effect.
September 01, 2021
Episode 52: Trash League ft. Marisa Ingemi
CW: This episode includes discussion of sexual assault and racism. In this episode, we are joined by our friend and new Seattle Kraken beat reporter Marisa Ingemi to talk all things about the expansion draft and free agency. We also discuss the raging dumpster fire of an NHL off-season from Logan Mailloux to the Canucks buying out Jake Virtanen and the Canes signing Tony DeAngelo.
August 07, 2021
Episode 51: A Year in the Life of the Broads
It's our 1 year anniversary and Vanessa is back!!! Before we dive into a reflection on the last year of the podcast join us as we discuss the Seattle expansion draft, Luke Prokop coming out, and Logan Mailloux renouncing himself from the upcoming draft (CW: consent, sexual assault, rape culture- 23:46-37:05). Mallory also provides an F1 update on the Lewis and Max drama! As always please rate, subscribe, and leave us a review!
July 23, 2021
Episode 50: The Week of the Starboys
Sam had to do lawyer stuff so this week Georgia and Mallory get to talk (mainly) about baseball and the Euros! Join us to discuss Steven A. Smith's xenophobic comments about Shohei Ohtani, the racist backlash against Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and starboy of our hearts Bukayo Saka following England's loss to Italy, as well as the Duncan Keith trade and the Abbotsford Canucks. As always, rate, subscribe and leave us a review!
July 15, 2021
Episode 49: Brendan Gallagher (Probably) Had A Worse Week Than You
Georgia, Mallory, and Sam talk about TBL's back-to-back Stanley Cups and briefly discuss the misery that will be the Canuck's offseason before diving into ESPN and Rachel Nichols, followed by Sha'carri Richardson and the Olympics. Let us know what you want to hear about in the hockey offseason! We'll be around.
July 09, 2021
Episode 48: No Prep, Just Thoughts
We lied... it’s Week 3 of the Sam & Georgia show because Mallory missed her flight out of Spain. Join us this episode to talk about Duncan Keith, Jonathan Toews and the NHL’s response to the Chicago Blackhawks (CW: we don't go in-depth into the allegations, but they are sporadically mentioned throughout the section--11:50-31:11). We then discuss the TikTok child who is now the “voice of the fans” and the league's desire to forever maintain the status quo. Later we are joined by our good friend Laura (@theactivestick) from the Locked on Canadiens podcast to discuss the Habs/Lightning series!
July 02, 2021
Episode 47: Week 2 of the Sam & Georgia Show
Mallory is still on vacation in Spain, so once again join Sam and Georgia this week to talk about the NHL playoffs and the return of the Sedins. We then dive into a banner week of soap operas including UEFA’s inability to understand what “political” means, Cole Beasley’s antivax “freedom,” Max Scherzer’s strip tease, the Chicago Blackhawks (cw/tw: sexual assault- time stamps: 45:45-56:30), as well as a quick recap of The Bachelorette. As always, we welcome your feedback!
June 24, 2021
Episode 46: we don't want to go to kes' house
This week, we talk about the semi-final series between the Lightning and the Islanders and the Habs and the Golden Knights, and whether people should begrudge expansion teams for succeeding right away. Then we get into whatever the fuck Ryan Kesler is doing (lol).
June 19, 2021
Episode 45: Boston Lost!
Join the Broads this week to discuss where we are at in the playoffs, the new additions to the Canucks coaching staff, Vasily Podkolzin's wedding, the NHL saying "let's celebrate straight people!!" during Pride month, and the WAG jacket phenomenon. We also take some time to discuss the season premiere of The Bachelorette (41:45-1:02:30), if you don't watch it that's fine, just don't yell at us for talking about it, ok??!!! As always, like, subscribe, and leave a review!
June 10, 2021
Episode 44: The Leafs Fall in Spring (again) ft. Juliana & Zack MacEwen
Welcome to another week in Broadscast Land! This week we talk about the Leafs' first-round collapse and exit (again) and Naomi Osaka and mental health. Then we are joined by Juliana MacEwen and Zack MacEwen to discuss their new charity initiative, The My Biggest Fan Foundation! We chat with the two about the meaning behind the foundation, their focus on financial accessibility in hockey, and also, of course, about Lennon. As always, give us five stars and leave us a review :)
June 04, 2021
Episode 43: ADHD Ascendency ft. Dr. Cheryl MacDonald
Join Mallory and Georgia this week to talk about what's happened so far in the playoffs, including: the Avs are good at hockey, the Canes are the team of the people, and the Ethan Bear situation. We are also joined later in the episode by Dr. Cheryl MacDonald to discuss the upcoming Hockey Conference and the academic side of the game. Enjoy, and make sure to leave us five stars and a review!
May 28, 2021
Episode 42: Canucks Postmortem + Ask the Broads
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; we come to bury the Canucks, not to praise them." - Shakespeare, probably. Also we answer your Ask the Broads questions!
May 23, 2021
Episode 41: The Epic Highs and Lows of McEichel Hockey
We discuss McDavid's journey to 100 points and Eichel's journey out of Buffalo. Later on we are joined by Clarissa @quinnsedgework to discuss her Botchford Project Experience!
May 14, 2021
Episode 40: Where to Start?
Join the Broads this week to talk about a myriad of things happening in the world of hockey. We start with our usual highs and lows (0:00-8:35) before transitioning into a conversation about the recent allegations of sexual misconduct made against Jake Virtanen (CW/TW: sexual assault--8:35-31:10), other Canucks news (31:10-37:45), the Rangers vs Tom Wilson& George Parros saga (37:45-54:50), and then we finish up with our three stars of the week! As always, subscribe, send us feedback, or leave us a review.
May 06, 2021
Episode 39: Gay Space Hockey Cowboys feat. Mio
Georgia leaves Mal and Sam unsupervised, leading to some Quinn Hughes and Davo breaking Sittler's record chaos. Mio (@flyerswitch) stops by to talk about her hockey art, queer fans in hockey, and her Dallas Stars Pride merch.
April 30, 2021
Episode 38: José Lasso
Join the Broads this week to talk about the Canucks' renewed playoff chances after their return from COVID, Patrick Marleau and Alex Edler being old, the rise and fall of the Superleague, and our campaign to get Jose Mourinho to come and coach in the NHL (just for fun!). Mallory also goes rogue and talks about Formula 1 for a while, which might be a cry for help, we are not sure?? Enjoy!
April 23, 2021
Episode 37: Miller Time
We are joined this week by Eleni (@strongforecheck) to talk about the NWHL, and then we talk about the Canucks' COVID situation and absurd return to play schedule, JT Miller's takedown of the plan, and the failures of the NHL and the NHLPA. Plus, we recap the trade deadline.
April 16, 2021
Episode 36: Broadscast x VANcast
Join us this week for the crossover event everyone has been waiting for! Jeff Paterson and Thomas Drance of The Athletic's VANcast drop in to join the Broads to discuss the Canucks COVID situation, the upcoming trade deadline, the ethics and limitations of sports journalism during the pandemic, and the lack of representation in the PHWA and sports media in general. As always, like, subscribe and leave us a review!
April 09, 2021
Episode 35: Girl Dad™
We're talking all about the Canucks' covid-19 outbreak (before we knew it was an outbreak), Connor McDavid's high hit, and our expansion cousin Buffalo Sabres' first win in 18 games. Our soap operas feature one Flyers beat reporter and we also discuss NHL's biggest headline of the week: its new Girl Dad™.
April 02, 2021
Episode 34: Mad Libs Cease and Desist
In yet another chaotic episode, we talk Canucks injuries(!), the impending trade deadline, the tirefire known as the Flyers, the Isobel Cup, and game management by referees. We might have also taken a detour into talking about the Canucks' DJ. We finish up with some incredible soap operas: Colten Teubert pretending to be a lawyer and going after friend of the pod Gaby for "libel and/or slander" and whether we can do a better hot hockey players ranking spreadsheet than the TIk Tok girl.
March 26, 2021
Episode 33: Justin Bieber Puck Bunny
It's another glorious week in Broadscast land. Join us as we chat about Arsenal supremacy, the O'Canucks winning but still being kind of bad at hockey, headshots, and the Mika Zibanejad has arisen show. We also talk once more (le sigh) about that website as well as Grammy Award-winning puck bunny and known leafs stan Justin Bieber.
March 19, 2021
Episode 32: NHL Pandemic Baby Boom
We cover a lot of ground in a short and sweet episode this week. We start by talking about the Canucks and the Sabres, expansion cousins in misery. We also talk about Jamie Benn being a Candace Owens stan, the NHL's dedication to hashtag activism, hockey media's addiction to unnecessary redemption stories, and the NHL pandemic baby boom.
March 05, 2021
Episode 31: Lose for Hughes (the other one)
In another chaotic episode, we're talking the Canucks tire fire and restart the #LoseFor(Luke)Hughes campaign. We also highlight the Sun being the NHL's worst nightmare during the Lake Tahoe games and discuss outdoor games in general. As for soap operas, we focus on Artemi Panarin's leave of absence and the complexity of Russian politics.
February 26, 2021
Ask the Broads: How do you pronounce Bennet
We're back with our usual chaos on this month's Ask the Broads! We dive into which Bennet (or as Vanessa would say, Benét) sisters we are and answer a couple more Pride and Prejudice-related questions. We also talk skin care routines, the Bachelor franchise, and Canucks arrival outfits.
February 21, 2021
Ep 30: When Sports Fail Us (feat. Ciara McCormack & Jessica Luther)
Ciara McCormack, Canadian soccer whistleblower and founder of Girls Can Soccer, and Jessica Luther, freelance journalist and co-host of the Burn It All Down podcast, join us to discuss the Vancouver Whitecaps and Soccer Canada's handling of the multiple sex offences committed by coach Bob Birarda. Ciara details her thought process behind deciding to go public with her story, the community's response, and the power dynamics that come with the Canadian national team's recruitment process. Jessica talks about her experience as a journalist covering these stories and the environment of women's sports.
February 19, 2021
Episode 29: Good Riddance (We Ran Out of Time)
Jim Benning doesn't get enough credit so we just wanted to say #ThankYouJim this week. We're also discussing all the Covid in the NHL and how they've failed their testing protocols. Finally, Bell Media sucks and we rant about their decision to eliminate TSN 1040. (sorry about the audio, #BlameIzzi)
February 12, 2021
Ep 28: Super Bowl Spectacular feat. Namita Nandakumar and Katie Caldwell
Only for our two guests would we make an exception to our "no stats, just vibes" mantra. The Seattle Kraken's Namita Nandakumar and Katie Caldwell from Puck Talks and GALvanize join us to break down Super Bowl LV with Dani (because Sam and Vanessa don't know football). We discuss old man Tom Brady, how the Bucs can drop Tyreek Hill, and of course, make the easy case for Patrick Mahomes' Chiefs as the champs.
February 05, 2021
Episode 27: Mentally Ill on Main
It's another week in Broadscast land! We talk about the #FreePLD trade, the NWHL bubble, and in honour of the Canucks #HockeyTalks night, we delve into where our mental health is at during this wild time. Later we are joined by special guests Gaby and Ashley from the grassroots organization Hockey Fans for Change to discuss their Herb Carnegie campaign, their mission to transform hockey into a safe and equitable sport for all, and of course the joys of B*rs**l.
January 29, 2021
Episode 26: Bestie Vibes Only
This week, we have a truly classic Broadscast episode: hockey, soap operas, and some fiery thoughts on men in sports. We talk about the start of the hockey season, from Tony deplatformed to the Canucks' slow start. In soap operas, we start light with Jakub Voráček annihilating Mike Sielski and do a deep dive into the legend of Dylan and Zach, before turning to Jared Porter, Mike Babcock, Pierre Lebrun, Foucault, and the ways the power structures in sports and sports media are harmful and exclusive to women and non cis men.
January 22, 2021
Episode 25: Canucks, Cleveland (Browns), and Chelsea feat. Satiar Shah
Satiar Shah of Sportsnet 650 joined us this week to preview the Canucks' upcoming season and give his thoughts on their offseason moves. We also ask what storylines he's tired of covering and whether or not the Canucks are a playoff team in the new Canadian division. And finally, we discuss his beloved Cleveland Browns and give him a space to air out his worries as a Chelsea F.C. supporter
January 13, 2021
Episode 24: Broads go to Nashville feat. Roman Josi and Mark Borowiecki
This week, we are joined by Roman Josi and Mark Borowiecki of the Nashville Predators. The reigning Norris Trophy winner discusses life in Switzerland, whether he's actually never read a book, and The Bachelor. The Vancouver Vigilante himself, Borocop, talks about his unique off-season, the decision to use Instagram for advocacy, and his friendship with Justin Morrissette. We also discuss how the Preds approached supporting Black Lives Matter in the NHL bubble, and how they can keep the conversation going. And we also talk some hockey!
January 08, 2021
Episode 23: 2020 Broadsy Awards
Introducing our first annual Broadsy Awards! We’re looking back at some of biggest pop culture and sports moments of 2020, and also discussing our favourite books, movies, TV shows, and albums of the year. Thank you all for your support this year! We have some very, very exciting things planned for 2021 and we can’t wait for you to listen!
December 30, 2020
Ask the Broads #3: Holiday Edition 2k20
Tis the season to wrap up Ask the Broads for 2020! We're tackling all your holiday questions and then some from the best gifts we've received to favourite breakfast foods. See you all next year!
December 23, 2020
Episode 22: The Great Conjunction feat. Marisa Ingemi
In the second of back-to-back episodes this weekend, we are joined by Marisa Ingemi to talk NWHL Bubble, women's hockey, lacrosse, and astrology. Marisa tells us what she's writing about lately, what shows we've been watching, and we talk about why Rory Gilmore is a terrible journalist.
December 21, 2020
Episode 21: Art Lessons with Eliot White-Hill, Kwulasultun
In the first of back-to-back episodes this week, Coast Salish artist Eliot White-Hill joins us to have a conversation about indigenous art and its presence in sport. We discuss the recent headlines involving Braden Holtby's new mask and the Canucks' long-standing orca logo, and Eliot also shares his journey to becoming an artist and exciting projects he's working on. It wouldn't be a proper Canucks conversation without mentioning 2011, so we reminisce and he reveals his all-time favourite player in an off-the-board pick!
December 18, 2020
Episode 20: Mic Drop ft. Micaela Gaudette
In our most fun episode ever, we have drinks with our new bestie and honorary broad Micaela Gaudette. We talk about how long it took her to meet Adam's mom, her engineering degree, pandemic wedding planning, the real story of The Kick, and Stella and Zeus. Micaela also graciously shares her mental health story with us, and gives us the scoop on the NHL bubble. Hockey Gaud tries to get on the pod.
December 11, 2020
Episode 19: NHL Kanes are Pro Choice
It's a week of chaos as we discuss everything from Sarah Fuller's historic kickoff in a Power 5 game, Romain Grosjean's insanely scary near-death experience, and thoughts on Evander Kane vs Jake Paul. We're also talking madness in pro soccer and give an update on Gunnersaurus, and celebrate Mina Kimes' part in securing a $1 million donation on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire!
December 04, 2020
Episode 18: Wagatha Christie 101
This week, we're diving deep into the history and rise of WAGs (wives and girlfriends) in sports. We're also discussing the highly-publicized WAG feud involving Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy, which British media have dubbed "Wagatha Christie."
November 27, 2020
Episode 17: That '90s Show feat. David Quadrelli
David Quadrelli of Canucks Army and Canucks Conversation joins us this week for an epic 90s trivia showdown against our own Vanessa Jang. We give a special shout out to friend of the pod, Dave Noordam, combine our limited knowledge of the NBA for a very reputable assessment of this week's draft, discuss the monumental hiring of Kim Ng as GM of the Miami Marlins, and David talks about his experience with The Botchford Project and learning from Kat Botchford.
November 20, 2020
Episode 16: Sour Grapes
We're back!!! We revisit the firing of Don Cherry one year later, reflect on his role in the way hockey has been marketed and the significance of his firing, and talk about how he might have handled the many social issues that have impacted hockey in the past year. Also: find out which former NHL player has Vanessa (!!!) blocked on Twitter, and relive the joys of current and former NHLers getting into fights with fans about the U.S. election. Last but not least, we pay tribute to Alex Trebek with this week's Name 5 Players.
November 13, 2020
Episode 15: Hockey Is Not For Everyone feat. Hannah Sullivan Facknitz
In yet another banner week for hockey, we are joined by special guest, Hannah Sullivan Facknitz, to discuss the intersections of disability and sports and the absolute tire fire known as the Arizona Coyotes. We also recap the World Series, Jamie vs Katie round 374832 as told by @airsignmenace (the funniest account on twitter), and have choice words for fans of a dude who got cucked by a soulcycle instructor.
October 30, 2020
Episode 14: Motte Your Average Episode
We were honoured to have the namesake and star of our Motte Girl Summer campaign, Tyler Motte, on the podcast this week. We touched on everything from his mental health advocacy, his favourite Michigan Wolverines hockey jerseys, the Canucks group chats and his experience in the NHL's playoff bubble. You can get your own Motte Girl Summer merch on our Teespring store, and ALL proceeds are donated towards mental health initiatives in BC and Michigan: teespring.com/stores/broadscast-store.
October 21, 2020
Episode 13: Free Agency Induced Therapy
No plan, no problem... apparently. We're talking all about the Canucks' mess of a week during the NHL's free agent frenzy.
October 16, 2020
Episode 12: Short Kings (non) Ransom
We're still recovering from the slumber the NHL Draft put us in. This week, we're giving our very professional, analytical opinions on the Canucks' draft picks. Oh, we're talking Gunnersaurus as well.
October 09, 2020
Episode 11: Elite (Prospects) Vibes feat. Rachel Doerrie, Lauren Kelly, Cam Robinson and J.D. Burke
We asked some of our hockey scouting friends to come on the pod to help preview the 2020 NHL Draft, but we gave them one very specific request: no stats, just vibes.
October 03, 2020
Episode 10: Billeting with the Bolts
Hockey may be over but the content doesn't stop! We put on our investigative hats this week to uncover details of a story that wasn't addressed in mainstream sports media. Only on The Broadscast will you get this deep-dive journalistic reporting. Enjoy!
October 02, 2020
Episode 9: Gary Bettman's Fyre Festival
It’s a massive soap operas week as we discuss ESPN’s article revealing just how bad the NHL bubble was, how Sidney Crosby is now an Emmy award-winning producer and the San Jose Sharks’ political bribery scandal. We also talk about TSN’s documentary on painkillers in hockey and the NHL’s “Price to Pay” ad.
September 25, 2020
Episode 8: Clothes, Cars and the Conn Symthe
Did you know we like sports other than hockey? This week, we're talking everything from tennis to F1 and Georgia's love for Joe Burrow. Our soap opera discuss hockey and sports culture at its finest (this is a joke) and, inspired by Dak Prescott, we share personal stories about our own battles with mental health (23:17-39:15).
September 18, 2020
Episode 7: Oh other sports exist?? feat. Ramina Shlah
This week, Ramina Shlah (@RaminaShlah) from The ScorchStack hops on the pod to dissect Trevor Gretzky's hit romcom with Mallory, inspiring the theme for this episode's Name 5 Players prompt. We're also talking NHL dog reunions, Odell Beckham Jr. and the Canucks' year-end media availability.
September 11, 2020
Episode 6: Loss Vegas
This week, we eulogize the Canucks and their Game 7 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. We talk about their pending free agents and whether they should be back next season, and we also go off on the men in traditional sports media. There's also a special announcement at the end of the episode that you definitely won't want to miss...
September 07, 2020
Episode 5: Black Lives Matter with Avry Lewis-McDougall
Avry Lewis-McDougall is a prominent sports media podcaster and member of the BIPOC community. He joined us to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement throughout various sports leagues, NHL players' decision to strike in solidarity, and the next steps that should be taken. You can follow Avry on Twitter @Avry.
August 28, 2020
Ask the Broads #2: Disney Nostalgia
So we have been informed that the Prince of Egypt is not, in fact, a Disney movie, but it's still home to a legendary song. This week's mailbag contains questions about our favourite sports, jerseys, and the important question of how women's hockey can get the respect it deserves.
August 24, 2020
Episode 4: Motte Girl Summer
It's as if Tyler Motte intentionally scored while we were recording to get our live reactions. On this episode, we discuss Jordan Binnington losing his starting goalie job, Tuukka Rask leaving the bubble and why we hate Boston sports. Vanessa has a bone to pick about sports teams on social media, and we dive into whether Canucks fans owing Jim Benning an apology is a good take.
August 21, 2020
Episode 3: The WAGS Killed Bob McKenzie
With Vanessa away this week, we dig into the Twitter archives of NHL players and discuss how the WAGs replaced hockey insiders. We rant on the NHL's controversial marketing strategies and also explain why Jordan Binnington is a terrible human being.
August 14, 2020
Ask the Broads #1: Canucks x The Bachelor
Our first episode of Ask the Broads answers questions about how we met and came up with "The Broadscast" name. We also dig into The Bachelorette to discuss Clare's (or Tayshia's?) upcoming season and what our obscure job title would be on the show.
August 10, 2020
Episode 2: Tony D Takes a Knee
We dive into the latest on some of the NHL's play-in series and the Hurricanes sweeping Tony Deangelo and Brendan Lemieux. We also discuss the Canucks' rough week on social media and have an important conversation on supporting Matt Dumba. It's only week two but Dani may have the best Name 5 Players submission we'll ever get...
August 07, 2020
Episode 1: Playoff SZN and Leo SZN
Also debut szn! With the NHL Return-to-Play about to start, we discuss the player dress codes, give our play-in predictions and explain why Toronto's Hotel X is doomed. We also introduce "Name 5 Players" where we give hypothetical reasons why Player X will leave the bubble.
July 31, 2020
Teaser: Canucks as Spice Girls, the Gossip Girl of Canucks Media and some Kraken Talk
Welcome to The Broadscast! We give you a run-down on what to expect from The Broadscast, discuss which Spice Girls we - and Canucks players - are, whether Thomas Drance is the Blair Waldorf of Canucks media and the Seattle Kraken's branding.
July 27, 2020