Playmaker Capital Inc. Brand The Nation Network Bolsters Its Lineup of Hockey Video Podcasts Ahead of 2022-23 NHL Season


Playmaker Capital Inc. (TSXV: PMKR) (“Playmaker”) introduced lately that The Nation Network has introduced a Calgary-based video podcast collection, “Barn Burner”, hosted via veteran radio hosts, Dean “Boomer” Molberg and Ryan Pinder along ex-NHL’er Rhett Warrener. In addition to Barn Burner, The Nation Network can be launching “Leafs Morning Take”, a day-to-day display in reference to TheLeafsNation and hosted via former Rogers Sportsnet NHL and fable contributor, Nick Alberga along former Toronto Maple Leaf, Jay Rosehill.

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The Nation Network bolsters lineup of hockey video podcasts (Graphic: Business Wire)

Barn Burner and Leafs Morning Take will give a contribution to The Nation Network’s rising slate of hockey-focused video podcast collection. These talent-led displays will deepen The Nation Network’s present footprint in primary hockey markets at a pivotal time forward of the approaching 2022-23 NHL season.

The Nation Network is a number one North American hockey-first sports activities media and way of life logo, enabling passionate lovers to have interaction with their favorite groups throughout audio-video content material, internet houses, social media, fable content material, products, and reside occasions. Throughout the 2022-23 NHL season, The Nation Network’s houses, together with six team-based internet houses and Daily Faceoff, will produce hockey content material that spans 3 other time zones. The Nation Network will air 5 displays Monday thru Friday, offering hockey lovers a complete slate of content material. Leafs Morning Take at 11:00am ET, Daily Faceoff Live at 12:00pm ET, Barn Burner at 12:30pm ET, OilersNation Everyday at 2:00pm ET, Canucks Conversion at 4:00pm ET in addition to two times weekly podcast, DFO Rundown, and thrice every week podcast, Dropping The Gloves.

Barn Burner and Leafs Morning Take upload to The Nation Network’s audio-video content material providing this is clipped and allotted throughout YouTube, TikTook, and all different social media platforms to fulfill hockey lovers anyplace they’re. By bolstering its lineup of premier hockey content material with new displays in Calgary and Toronto, and with robust presence already in Vancouver and Edmonton, The Nation Network is positioning itself to make additional inroads with Canadian hockey lovers, generate nation-wide publicity throughout its quite a lot of channels, and develop its proportion of the Canadian sports activities media marketplace.

Dean “Boomer” Molberg joins The Nation Network as the previous host of Rogers Sportsnet’s “Boomer in the Morning”, a day-to-day display centered on the Calgary sports activities marketplace. With over 18,000 Twitter fans, Boomer is a liked and relied on voice of the Calgary Flames fanbase, and he brings to FlamesNation a longstanding profession in sports activities broadcasting to assist spearhead the ongoing building of the logo in Calgary. Nick Alberga involves TheLeafsNation to guide newly introduced day-to-day display, Leafs Morning Take. Mr. Alberga is a seasoned media skillability with a selected experience round fable hockey from his time as co-host of the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast. In addition to TheLeafsNation, Mr. Alberga will give a contribution to quite a lot of houses throughout The Nation Network, specifically Daily Faceoff Fantasy.

“We are incredibly excited to partner with The Nation Network and work together to take our show to another level,” mentioned Dean “Boomer” Molberg. “We are very impressed with the commitment and vision The Nation Network and Playmaker have for our show, FlamesNation and the entire network moving forward. Hockey fans consume content differently today, and we are thrilled to have the freedom and flexibility to create things where, when and how we want.”

Podcasts are a key component of Playmaker’s content material providing as extra sports activities lovers glance to selection virtual channels to meet their sports activities intake wishes. Moreover, podcasts are briefly changing into a number one section of total virtual promoting spend, with US podcast commercial projected to develop greater than 31% in 2023. 1 With the additions of Barn Burner and Leafs Morning Take, The Nation Network will supply NHL lovers and advertisers an expanded suite of hockey content material to be had on more than one podcast distribution platforms and YouTube for the 2022-23 NHL season.


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PUB: 10/05/2022 10:00 AM/DISC: 10/05/2022 10:02 AM

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