Joining us for Episode 34 is one of the most recognizable and respected hockey broadcasters in our country, as Sportsnet's Jeff Marek swings by the Gryph Nation Radio podcast!A proud U of G alum, Jeff Marek officially joined the Sportsnet family in 2011 and has since established himself as one of the lead hosts for Sportsnet's coverage of the National Hockey League. Outside of his hosting roles on the television side of things, Jeff also serves as the co-host of the wildly popular podcast, "31 Thoughts, The Podcast" alongside Elliotte Friedman. Prior to joining Sportsnet, Jeff made a name for himself on the radio, serving as the outstanding host of “Leafs Lunch.” Jeff Marek attended the University of Guelph from 1989 to 1995, majoring in English. In our chat with Jeff, it is clear that his time as a Gryphon is still something that he holds close to his heart, as we reminisce about his memorable time at U of G. Episode 34 also marks a special milestone for our Gryph Nation Podcast, as it marks the 1-year anniversary of our podcast!
May 25: Jeff Marek and Guy Carbonneau on Leafs’ Game 3 win
Ben & JD share their thoughts on the Leafs’ 2-1 win over the Canadiens in Game 3, William Nylander’s strong start to the playoffs, and Jack Campbell’s stellar Game 3 performance. Jeff Marek, co-host of Hockey Central, weighs in on the Jets’ sweep of the Oilers, Nylander’s added physicality through three games against Montreal, and Cole Caufield’s insertion into the Canadiens’ lineup. Guy Carbonneau, former Canadiens forward and head coach, discusses Dominique Ducharme’s decision to sit Caufield for the first two games of the series, Carey Price’s dominance in net, Montreal’s lack of goal scoring, and why Campbell has earned the opportunity to start Game 4 on a back-to-back. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
TheAthletic.com Adam Vingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. Preds overachieving this week John Hynes' team hasn't quit Adam's apology to Calle Jarnkrok Pekka doesn't want to leave Nashville History of in-season GM changes David Poile or fresh eyes? Jaff Marek of Sportnet.ca joins us (37:00): History of GM's being fired midseason David Poile is not shy and might hurt him Do the Preds need a new coat of paint? Experience vs. fresh set of eyes? Risks of an enormous teardown A long list of outside names to watch Evaluating John Hynes Trading Mattias Eckholm TGS is BTYB Jasper's on West End.
Spittin' Chiclets Episode 323: Featuring Mark Stone + Jeff Marek
On episode 323 of Spittin’ Chiclets the guys are joined by Jeff Marek and Mark Stone. Marek joined (09:32) to discuss the impact Walter Gretzky had on the hockey community, the Calgary Flames coaching change, Jack Eichel and tons more. The boys also open up the show recapping their Florida trip and discussing the infamous live stream where RA went missing. The boys then give their opinions on the Tom Wilson suspension, Keith Yandle’s 1000th game and they even discuss the topic of slew foots. Mark Stone joined the show (01:26:52) to break down his hot start to the season, the Golden Knights locker room, and to talk some 2017 Senators. The guys wrap up the show talking about the North Division, Zach Parise and give their take on the Calgary Flames.
Sportsnets Jeff Marek talks about minor hockey, outdoor rinks, the Leafs and GOATS / We tried to take over Talk 640 / It's Chinese New Year / Dirty glasses / We eat like pigs / Dan Duran weather / Dan Duran's luge run / We need vaccines / Dols granola / Podcast extra - The shame of Republicans.
Sportsnets Jeff Marek reacts to the Jack Nicklaus endorsement of Donald Trump / Halloween crap / Covid is killing theatres and fitness centres / Dodgers Justin Turner takes the heat / Dan Duran weather / Barb from CDN Technologies / Open carry guns at American voting centres / Podcast extra - Humble wears a halter.
Episode #15 Jeff Marek Ft. Sydney Large & Vince Capano - August 24, 2020
SportTokz with SportProfz
On Monday August 24th we welcomed NHL Host on Sportsnet and 31 Thoughts the Podcast, Jeff Marek! Jeff is one of the most trusted voices in hockey journalism and respected because he cares about the professionals in sport that he interviews. He prioritizes building relationships with athletes, coaches, GM’s and other organizational pros and only wish to seek the stories they want to tell. We were are also excited to have Sydney Large, student at the University of Minnesota & founder of Support Women in Sport (@SupportWSports - Twitter) and recent grad from Brock University & founder of (@sportchat2020), Vince Capano as our Featured Guests! On this episode we chatted about discrimination in sports following the recent misogynistic comments by Mike Milbury and the homophobic commentary from Thom Brennaman. We discussed these topics from both an academic and industry perspective. Our profs, Jeff and our featured guests offered thoughtful analysis leading to profound quotes such as “We need to get to a point where we have an all women's panel and not call it a “women's” panel" and “There is no such thing as sloppy broadcasting if it is not in your unconscious bias” See full topic list below. 1. 31 Thoughts on Jeff Marek 2. Bubbles & Broadcast 3. EsportsTokz: Embracing Innovation During the Pandemic 4. Mike Milbury Comments 5. Thom Brennaman Suspension 6. Support Women in Sports w/ Sydney Large 7. Sport Chats w/ Vince Capano 8. Rapid Fire Q’z Thank you for listening to SportTokz with SportProfz! We would love to hear from you. Let us know your thoughts on our show by submitting a testimonial on our website on the Contact page. Also, check out SportTokz Pod on Apple Podcast to submit a rating & leave a review.
Preds Insiders: Willy Daunic & Jeff Marek (7/31/20)
Ryan Porth recaps the Preds exhibition win over Dallas and looks ahead to the Qualifying Round series against the Coyotes on a special Friday edition of Preds Insiders with two special guests: -0:00, Preds TV broadcaster and 102.5 The Game host Willy Daunic joins Ryan to discuss yesterday's win and what he's expecting in the best of five series against the Yotes. -24:40, Jeff Marek from Sportsnet phones in to discuss what he's enjoyed about the exhibition games, what the Preds must do to make a run, and his excitement for a full month of all day hockey starting tomorrow. -39:40, Ryan makes his prediction for the Preds/Coyotes series.
July 31: Caron Butler, Jeff Marek, and Jays-Phillies postponement with Shi Davidi
Ben and JD share their thoughts on the NBA’s return and the bizarre atmosphere with no fans present (8:43). Sportsnet MLB Insider Shi Davidi joins the guys to chat about the postponement of this weekend’s Jays-Phillies series and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s slow start at the plate (27:40). Jeff Marek, host of Hockey Central and co-host […]