Category: Be a Player: Rewind

Be A Player: Rewind | Jocelyn Thibault

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired February 26, 2003, Jocelyn Thibault and host Brett Lindros try their hands in the kitchen!

November 8, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Chris Osgood

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Chris Osgood speaks to his time with Detroit as best he can before knowing he would return to the city for a third Stanley Cup win!

October 25, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Pavel Bure

By: Nadia Vocaturo

"Russian Rocket" Pavel Bure gets up close and personal with a gator and discusses the meaning of a special NHLPA Goals & Dreams donation and the opportunity to play with his brother, Valeri.

October 11, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Pat LaFontaine

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Pat LaFontaine fondly recalls his rocky start on double runners, to what eventually became the best feeling in the world!

July 5, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Alex Tanguay

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Alex Tanguay recalls the longest 30 minutes of his life while Eric Staal, an up-and-comer circa 2004 makes an appearance on 'Next Generation'!

June 28, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Jarome Iginla

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Affectionately known as Iggy, the Edmonton-born former Calgary Flames captain has over 1,500 NHL games and exactly 1,300 points to his name – and a whole whack of hardware to fill out his trophy case.

June 7, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Stanley Cup Edition

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In honour of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final, this week’s Be A Player: Rewind features a special Stanley Cup edition.

May 31, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Rob Blake

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In his first season with the Colorado Avalanche, which he would end by winning his first and only Stanley Cup, Rob Blake takes us back to the heyday of the 90s Los Angeles Kings.

May 24, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Brian Leetch

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired January 29, 2001, this episode features Brian Leetch, the prolific, long-time New York Rangers defencemen who made his mark on the ice, and in the community with “Skate with the Greats”.

May 17, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Owen Nolan

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Owen Nolan chats transition with Craig Simpson in his first year with the San Jose Sharks. Nolan also hits EA Sports headquarters to learn a bit about player tracking alongside teammate Jamie Baker!

May 10, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Ron Tugnutt

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Expansion was the theme of this week's episode, which featured Ron Tugnutt of the newly minted Columbus Blue Jackets and a young Marian Gaborik just beginning his NHL career with the Minnesota Wild.

May 3, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Glen Murray

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired March 5, 2003, this week's episode features Glen Murray, who hits the "Big Dig" construction site with host Brett Lindros, on the cusp of back-to-back NHL All-Star outings with the Boston Bruins.

April 26, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Sergei Fedorov

By: Nadia Vocaturo

The smooth-skating Fedorov was one fifth of the famed “Russian Five”. In this week’s episode, we revisit the 2003-04 season, which marked Fedorov's departure from the club he won three Stanley Cups with.

April 19, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Joe Nieuwendyk

By: Nadia Vocaturo

In this week’s episode, we learn that Joe Nieuwendyk didn’t always have his sights set on hockey. In fact, it wasn’t even his best sport!

April 12, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Shane Doan

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Shane Doan comes from a long line of hockey players and cowboys, so he takes us along for the ride on his horses to talk shop with host Brett Lindros, while Marc-Andre Fleury recounts his glory days with Team Canada.

April 5, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Brian Savage

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired Feb. 20, Brian Savage and Brett Lindros bring us back to an era of significant change within the Montreal Canadiens organization, and discuss Savage's remarkable recovery from injury.

March 29, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Peter Forsberg

By: Nadia Vocaturo

It's 1996, and Peter Forsberg is in the midst of inspiring the future generations of players who voted him as their favourite player growing up in the 2017-18 NHLPA Player Poll!

March 22, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Paul Kariya

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired Sept. 24, 1996, this episode features a young Paul Kariya, just beginning to build toward his Hall of Fame career!

March 8, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Valeri Bure

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Valeri Bure shows he was a multi-dimensional athlete as he serves up aces against host Brett Lindros on the tennis court!

March 1, 2018

Be A Player: Rewind | Ryan Smyth

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Originally aired February 21, 2002, this episode features Edmonton Oilers fan favourite, Ryan Smyth – aka ‘Captain Canada’ – serving it up as a chef at his restaurant!

February 22, 2018