Playoff Season Continues on TPS!
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 on Saturdays there will also be the Friday Night CHL Playoff Recap.
Segment 2: The semi-finals are underway in the QMJHL. To bring us up to speed and give us his perspective on the four teams remaining (Shawinigan, Moncton, Saint John and Rouyn-Noranda) we'll speak with Mike Sanderson from Yahoo Sports.
Segment 3: The Western Conference final of the OHL has begund with London taking first blood from the Erie Otters. We'll speak with the voice of the Oitters, Aaron Cooney, about the series and the top rated team in the Ontario Hockey League.
Segment 4: Grand Forks, North Dakota is the site of the 2016 World U18 Championship and the semi-finals are set for Saturday night. Canada takes on Sweden while Finland locks horns with the host United States. Mark Edwards from HockeyProspect.com has been at the event all week and will tell us about a number of the 2016 eligible players he's watching.
Segment 5: The 2016 Draft Spotlight is back and today we feature forward Matt Filipe of the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL. NHL Central Scouting positions the forward just outside the top 50.
Segment 6: Finally, Thom Beuning is the voice of the Seattle Thunderbirds who claimed game 1 of the WHL's Western Conference final over Kelowna. We'll discuss the series with him and find out what he thinks separates these two teams.