Sekeres & Price Show
About this podcast
The boys are back... welcome to Sekeres & Price. Same great Matt & Blake, in an all new format. Follow today on your fave podcast platform.
About this podcast
The boys are back... welcome to Sekeres & Price. Same great Matt & Blake, in an all new format. Follow today on your fave podcast platform.
Sekeres & Price Show
April 15 2021
The show begins with some big news, as the always popular Take 5 returns where the boys debate whether or not Mikey DiPietro should be given some starts while the Canucks try to ice a depleted lineup. The Welcome Matt dives into the ongoing tension between the Canucks players and the NHL, wondering why the NHLPA didn’t step up to back the players. Emily Kaplan from ESPN joins the show next and takes a look at the Canucks games this weekend that have now been postponed. Emily also gives her insight on whether or not the NHL players in the North Division in Canada would accept going into a bubble for the divisional portion of the their playoffs. Our Thursday Canucks insider Thomas Drance follows and breaks down how the players have been feeling in recovery from the COVID-19 variant that has buckled the team, forcing this weekends games to get postponed. The Price is Right takes a look at the Canadian Stanley Cup drought and how this could be the best chance for an NHL Canadian team to break the 27 year drought. The Canucks have gone silent after news broke yesterday that the team had a late evening call with the NHLPA, and today after this weekends games have been postponed. Our man on the beat Jeff Paterson joined to try to explain just what is going on within the organization. Take 5 follows J-Pat and it’s a spicy debate that ends up being very one sided. Errors and Omissions wraps up the show where the boys are quizzed about a stellar year of perfect games in the MLB. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 14 2021
Big show that starts with a bomb as Canucks forward JT Miller had some pointed words towards the NHL and the schedule the team is facing after fighting COVID that ripped through the entire team. The Welcome Matt takes aim at the Canucks return and how devastating the COVID outbreak was within the organization. Former VANOC CEO John Furlong joins to talk about the potential Vancouver bid to bring the Winter Olympic Games back to Vancouver in 2030. Our Wednesday NHL Insider Craig Button joins for his weekly hit and explains how he injured himself in a pickle ball accident. The conversation shifts to hockey and Craig gives his insight on the Canucks COVID outbreak and the players that they picked up during the trade deadline. Craig also breaks down who he thought did fine work at the deadline. The Price is Right takes a look at the potential of the Winter Olympic Games returning in 2030 to Vancouver. Tell Me I’m Wrong follows PIR, where the boys reveal the new voice memo that’s been introduced into the show. Hashtags follows that, where things get a little heated over a debate between whether a song Matt was thinking was sung by Justin Bieber or One Republic. Jeff Paterson stops in for his daily hit and unpacks the JT Miller comments from today’s media zoom conference. J Pat also questions the NHLPA being so nonchalant about the Canucks having to play such a condensed, tough schedule to close out the season. Hot Take Wednesday follows where its Blake turn to try and give a sizzling hot take. The show wraps with Errors & Omissions where the boys have a heated debate about whether One Republic’s “Apologize” was a bigger hit than Justin Bieber’s “Sorry”. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 13 2021
A new day and more goods added to the show. An email inbox yesterday, and today we introduced the new listener text line! After setting up the show the Welcome Matt takes a look into the Adam Gaudette trade, and how Canucks managements hand was forced after news surfaced that Gaudette had fallen out of favour with the team and his teammates. Ray Ferraro joins for his debut on the new show and talks about the Canucks returning to the ice after COVID ripped through the team. Ray also gives his insight on the Canucks moves at the trade deadline, and the Tanner Pearson contract extension. Our Tuesday Canucks insider Harman Dayal drops in next and adds his analysis of the moves made by Jim Benning at the trade deadline while also giving his deadline winners. Another edition of Tell Me I’m Wrong and Hashtags follows Harman. Jeff Paterson’s daily hit begins with news about the Canucks revised schedule and details on when Rogers Arena re-opens for the players. J Pat also gives his insight on what he thinks newcomers Matthew Highmore and Madison Bowey can bring to the Canucks lineup. Hot Take Tuesday is back once again, where Matt reveals the new format for Hot Take each week. The show wraps up as it always does with all the Errors and Omissions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 12 2021
The Welcome Matt kicks off the show, and it’s a juicy one on NHL trade deadline day. Despite reports from other outlets, Matt is hearing that the Canucks were not pleased with the lack of adhering to COVID protocols from Adam Gaudette, and that it was a factor in the Canucks moving the young forward to Chicago. AHL reporter Patrick Williams from EP Rinkside and NHL.com stops in next to give the scouting report on Matthew Highmore and Madison Bowey, who the Canucks picked up at the deadline. NHL Insider David Pagnotta from the Fourth Period comes up next and the conversation starts with the Canucks, where Pagnotta reveals that the Canucks were in talks with teams about moving Brandon Sutter, but the veteran forwards contract was a sticking point in the talks. The Price is Right focuses in on the Canucks at the trade deadline. Tell Me I’m Wrong and Hashtags follow that. Jeff Paterson joins for his daily hit with lots to unpack after the Canucks made some questionable trades at the deadline. J Pat wonders if some of Gaudette’s behaviour off the ice was his downfall with the organization. It’s a Monday, so the boys play Memo To to wrap up the show. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 9 2021
The Welcome Matt kicks off the show, where Matt wonders if Jim Benning has something up his sleeve for the offseason, after telling the media today that he isn’t going to make any significant trades at the trade deadline. Harman Dayal from the Athletic joins for the first of his weekly hits on the show. Harman touches on the COVID outbreak within Canucks organization and gives his insight on the Tanner Pearson signing and how it impacts the Canucks salary cap in the offseason. Canucks insider Rick Dhaliwal gives an update on what he’s hearing about the possibility of Benning making any moves at the deadline. Dhaliwal also gives an update on Loui Eriksson and whether or not the Canucks will buyout the veteran forward this offseason. The Price is Right backs Jim Benning’s statement about not wanting to trade players after having to go through the roller coaster of a season that the Canucks have had to endure. Jeff Paterson joins for his daily hit and wonders if the Canucks will look at the standings and think they’re still in the playoff hunt after Montreal failed to separate themselves from the pack with all the games in hand they had. J Pat also wonders how Benning can say that he doesn’t foresee any cap problems this offseason. The show wraps with the debut of Hot Take on Friday, plus all the Errors & Omissions as we head into the weekend. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 8 2021
The show begins with a bang, as the phone boards lit up with discussion about the Tanner Pearson three year contract extension with the Canucks. The Welcome Matt follows, where Matt gives the Vancouver Whitecaps broadcast team of Corey Basso and Colin Miller a shoutout after the Whitecaps secured a new broadcast deal with CKNW. Mark Zecchino from Golf Talk Canada and PGA Tour radio joins to review the first round of the Masters, where Augusta National showed its teeth. Basso follows the golf talk and explains how appreciative he is to be back behind the mic calling matches for the Whitecaps once again this season, and gives a preview of what the season will look like for the local soccer club. Thursday NHL insider Thomas Drance joins to talk about the curious three year contract extension the Canucks gave to Pearson. Tell Me I’m Wrong and Hashtags follow Drance. Jeff Paterson joins for his daily hit and tries to make sense of the Pearson contract extension. The show closes with a special edition of Hot Take on Thursday and all the Errors & Omissions. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 7 2021
Day two of the live streaming show and it’s a good one. The Welcome Matt dives into some of the questions that are surrounding the Canucks COVID outbreak. The man, the myth, the legend Don Taylor from the “Donnie & Dhali” show makes an appearance where the boys go down memory lane from their time working together at TSN 1040. Our Wednesday NHL insider Craig Button makes his debut on the show. The conversation focuses in on the NHL draft, and just who the Canucks could be setting their sights on with a potential top-10 pick. Button also gives high praise for Canucks prospect Linus Karlsson, and wonders what the cost of extending Tanner Pearson could be for the Canucks. The Price is Right takes a look at the Masters and how the event just isn’t the same without Tiger Woods in the field. Tell Me I’m Wrong follows where the boys debate if Jordie Benn holds the highest value for the Canucks going into the trade deadline, and why baseball is the only sport where a nicknames tend to replace a players real name when being referenced to. Canucks reporter Jeff Paterson follows Hashtags and gets a nice piece of breaking news to sink his teeth in, after the New York Islanders acquired Kyle Palmieri from the New Jersey Devils in a trade that broke during the show. The conversation shifts to the Canucks where J Pat asks what would have happened if the Canucks had played that game versus the Flames back on March 31st when the COVID exposure was found within the organization. Hot Take Wednesday and Errors and Omissions wraps up the show. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
April 6 2021
The debut live streamed show begins with some thank you’s to the listeners that showed their support while the show was going through its transition and sponsors that came onboard. The Welcome Matt gives thanks to those new sponsors and gives details on the weekly guest lineup. Rick Dhaliwal joins the show next for the first of many hits with the Canucks insider. Dhaliwal breaks down the recent developments with the COVID outbreak within the Canucks, and gives an update on Tanner Pearson. Thomas Drance from the Athletic in Vancouver drops in after that, where the conversation starts with the future of Tanner Pearson with the Canucks, and dives into the latest on the Canucks COVID situation. Tell Me I’m Wrong and Hashtags follow Drance, with Jeff Paterson following that for his daily hit in the final hour. J Pat wonders what the market for Pearson will be, and suggests a trade partner for Brandon Sutter. The show wraps up with another edition of Hot Take Tuesday, plus all the Errors & Omissions. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
It’s the last podcast before the show starts live streaming tomorrow, and it’s an audience interaction heavy show where the guys play Tell Me I’m Wrong, Memo To and a special edition of Hot Take on a Monday. The Welcome Matt focuses in on the COVID protocols within the Canucks organization. TSN golf insider Bob Weeks joins the show to tee-up the Masters that kicks off this Thursday from Augusta National. Memo To makes it return with submissions from the audience, followed by another edition of the Price is Right. Tell Me I’m Wrong follows that, where the boys give their personal takes, plus submissions from the audience. Jeff Paterson makes his daily stop, where the Canucks insider gives us the latest on the COVID outbreak that has ripped through the entire team. The show wraps with the Hot Takes and all the Errors & Omissions. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Toothpaste, Bagels and Teammates
The last episode for the week begins with Blake explaining how his youngest daughter pulled a legendary April fools prank on her dad. The conversation moves to the Canucks handling of the COVID outbreak that’s going through the dressing room, and how Francesco Aquilini broke the news about the Thatcher Demko extension ahead of the Canucks own public relations. Canucks insider Jeff Paterson drops in for his daily chat, where J Pat wonders what exactly is going on with the COVID outbreak within the organization, and if there will be more players placed on the COVID list after it was made clear that another player was added to the list that already includes Adam Gaudette. The Demko extension comes back up, with J Pat asking if ownership got a little ahead of itself announcing the extension before the team sent out the press release. The conversation wraps up with talk about the Elias Pettersson, and how the team has been reluctant to give any information about what exactly the injury is for the Canucks young star. The Welcome Matt highlights the exceptional talent of 15-year old WHL prospect Connor Bedard of the Regina Pats. Adnan Virk from MLB Network joins to talk about opening day in the majors. They focus in on the Blue Jays, where Adnan questions if the Jays pitching can hold up to the high expectations surrounding the team. Adnan believes that the Jays could win somewhere around 85 games, but wonders if that will be enough to get by the Rays or the Yankees. The topic of what the Mariners will be like this season wraps up the interview. The newest weekly contributor to the show gets unveiled, as Thomas Drance from The Athletic in Vancouver joins for his first hit of many with the boys. Drance gives his insight on what he’s been hearing around the Canucks COVID outbreak, while wondering why the NHL doesn’t get proactive in purchasing vaccinations for the players across the league. Drance then gives his insight on the Demko extension. The show concludes where the boys release some more details about when they will begin streaming live, and welcomes in the new sponsors that have got onboard with the show. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 7 opens with a chat with producer Andrew Wadden, followed by the “Price is Right” where Blake wonders if the Thatcher Demko extension means Jim Benning’s job might be safer than some might think. Kevin Woodley from NHL.com and In-Goal Magazine joins the show to discuss the Demko contract and who some of the comparable contracts around the league are. Woodley touches on Michael DiPietro and what this season has meant to the young prospects development, talks about how Braden Holtby’s age is hindering his range of motion, and wonders what Jacob Markstrom would be like if he played behind a good defence. “Hashtags” - the best and worst of Twitter, makes its glorious return, where Matt gives Canucks longtime equipment manager Pat O’Neill a tip of the cap ahead of his 3000th game behind the bench. Jeff Paterson drops in for his daily Canucks hit where J Pat gives his insight on the Demko deal, and how it plays into the teams future plans. The boys ask if Travis Green is tied to goaltender coach Ian Clark, and the interview wraps with a preview of the Canucks and Flames game tonight at Rogers Arena. And finally, Wadden returns to play “Hot Take Wednesday”, where the boys rate and debate the best hot takes submitted from the audience. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The boys start-off the pod by introduce the newest member of the show Andrew Wadden - returning to his familiar perch he held at 1040 producing the show. The Welcome Matt returns where Matt wonders what exactly is going on between the CFL and XFL The guys discuss the Adam Gaudette's positive COVID test, and if that might pause the Canucks season and if so what the ramifications could be. Matt & Blake react to Rick Dhaliwal’s report that the Canucks have reached out to Tanner Pearson’s agent. They then debate the value of Brandon Sutter on the NHL trade market and Matt explains why Thatcher Demko’s breakout season has changed the Canucks future outlook in goal. Fan fave Tell Me I’m Wrong makes its return with submissions from the audience. Finally, Jeff Paterson wraps up the show to talk all things Canucks, including the COVID situation the team is dealing with, whether the Canucks are shopping Adam Gaudette, what the framework of a contract extension will look like for Thatcher Demko, and if the Canucks are thinking of trading or re-signing Tanner Pearson. Thanks for following, rating, and sharing the Sekeres & Price pod - and tell a friend about us. If you are interested in showing your support by sponsoring the show email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Canucks Playoff Realities
The boys started off giving their former 1040 coworkers, now new additions at 650, Karen Surman, Jason Brough and Mike Halford a shoutout. They addressed the NHL schedule shuffle, and how it affects the Canucks. The reality of the Canucks playoff chances being toast was discussed. Matt & Blake wondered what’s holding Jim Benning back from asking UFA Travis Hamonic to waive his NMC. They talked the status of Elias Pettersson’s injury, and whether or not it makes sense to rush the young star back into the Canucks lineup. Then answered a question about why a young goalie like Thatcher Demko is thriving, while fellow young ‘tender Carter Hart is struggling. They gave some insight on who will be the show's NFL insiders moving forward and asked why the NFL is choosing to add another game to its schedule, making for an unbalanced schedule. Thanks for following, listening, rating and sharing the show - and telling all of your friends about it. If you are interested in supporting the show with a sponsorship you can reach out to info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Game Management & Our First Contributor Is Announced
Matt and Blake start off Episode 4 talking this week's Tim Peel 'game management' hot mic story and all the fall-out from it, and what that may mean for the NHL going forward in its lack of transparency on officiating decisions and in its communications and relationship with fans. The guys then discuss Alex Edler and what the future may hold for the long-time Canucks defensive stalwart, whether he may accept a trade deal at the deadline with his no-move clause or will Vancouver look to re-sign the pending UFA? Then it's the big reveal with a live in-studio visit from the very first contributor on the new Sekeres & Price show. Thanks to our friends at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel. Thanks to you for supporting the show by listening, rating, sharing, and following us on your favourite podcast platform. And if you are interested in supporting the new S&P show with a sponsorship please reach out to us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com for details. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Whole Lotta Injuries
Matt and Blake react to latest Canuck injury woes and what that means for the balance of this season leading up to the looming trade deadline, and debate which players should be on the GM's 'sell list'. The guys wrap-up episode 3 with the first ever podcast edition of 'Hot Take Tuesday' hitting on listener contributions over social media. Thanks for supporting the pod by following, rating and sharing on your fave podcast platform. If you are interested in partnering with the guys and sponsoring the podcast email us at info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
🏒(Post Game) Canucks @ Canadians - March 19 2021
Vancouver Canucks 3 - Montreal Canadians 2 (Overtime) Matt and Blake hopped on the mics minutes after J.T. Miller's slick OT winner went in and broke down the Canucks 3-2 victory over the Habs. The guys opined on whether Demko should get the next start, chatted Vesey's Canucks debut, and debated what may be going on in the Canucks front-office, either looking at being 'buyers' or 'sellers' at the trade deadline especially with Pearson's on-going injury. They also talk how long they can keep on this winning roll going without Petey in the line-up. Tell Me I'm Wrong: Post-Game Edition makes its debut on the new Sekeres & Price show as well. Thanks to Marco at GGRP Sound for his help with the pod. Thanks to you for listening, following, rating and sharing the pod. If you are interested in supporting the return of Sekeres & Price with a sponsorship email info [at] northbeachagency [dot] com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Boys are Back
Matt and Blake are back in the same room and back on the mics doing the Sekeres & Price thing. In their first full podcast episode the guys talk about the 'day-of' the demise 1040, delve into what is to come with the new Sekeres & Price multi-platform hootenanny and oh hell yeah talk Canucks. Based on Canucks topic poll question Matt Tweeted out earlier today thousands of the people spoke and wanted to hear the boys talk about the future of Canucks management and coaching - so they sure did. And got into where the rest of this abbreviated season is going, the confidence - of lack thereof with this edition of the squad - looming goaltending questions, awaiting the return of Petey and so much more. Special thanks our friends at GGRP Sound and Spencer for helping us out. Thanks for following, rating, sharing and telling your friends about Sekeres & Price. If you want to want to learn about supporting the return of Sekeres & Price by sponsoring the show reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.