Real Kyper & Bourne

Nick Kypreos and Justin Bourne talk all things Blue and White on The FAN’s daily Leafs podcast. Airing live on Sportsnet 590 The FAN weekdays from 3pm-5pm ET.

Recent Episodes
May 20, 2022
Leafs Offseason Priorities with MacLean & Bunkis

Doug MacLean joins Real Kyper and Bourne to share his adventures on the road, before weighing in on message conveyed during the Leafs' final media availability, if he believes there are major moves to come, and his top priorities for Kyle Dubas and Co. this offseason (00:19). Afterwards, co-host of The FAN Morning Show JD Bunkis joins to talk about his thoughts following Toronto's round of exit interviews, the disconnect between the team's brass and the fanbase, and his doubts about the central message of "staying the course" (27:04). To send you into the weekend, Nick, Justin and Sam sort through the news and notes around the league and chat about the spotlight on Brady Tkachuk amid the Battle of Alberta (46:59).

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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.

May 20, 2022
Can Florida Stay Afloat? w/ Chris Therien

Nick Kypreos, Justin Bourne and Producer Sammy start off looking into how the Tampa Bay Lightning secured a 2-0 series lead over Florida. We hear post-game audio from Jon Cooper and Steven Stamkos on today's Kyper's Clippers, and share a thought on how Nick Paul has evolved over this playoff run, if Florida can find a way to kickstart their powerplay, and Craig Berube's impact behind the bench in St. Louis (06:57). Later on, former NHLer Chris Therien previews "Ice Wars", an event showcasing former hockey heavyweights in the ring, before discussing Claude Giroux's time in Florida so far, how the Panthers fell behind 0-2, and potential landing spots for Barry Trotz (26:56).

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May 19, 2022
Second Round Snapshots with Ed Jovanovski & Brian Lawton

Real Kyper and Bourne are joined by former Panther & current broadcaster Ed Jovanovski who weighs in on why tonight is a must-win game for Florida, what areas of the ice they need to take advantage of, needing more from Jonathan Huberdeau, and the importance of forcing play to the middle of the ice (00:19). Later on, former NHL player, agent and executive Brian Lawton chats about his takeaways from the Rangers-Hurricanes series and Antti Raanta's play, before moving onto Toronto's asset allocation, if he believes they can win with this group, and the crop of free agents in the head coaching market (28:32). To wrap up, Nick, Justin and Sam discuss the possibility of major changes altering the look of this Maple Leafs roster, and hear from our new star of Kyper's Clippers Darryl Sutter (49:35).

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May 19, 2022
What's Next for the Bruins with Darren Pang

Nick Kypreos, Justin Bourne and Producer Sammy hear from Boston Bruins' President Cam Neely following his team's elimination from the playoffs, and compare that quote to the message conveyed by the Maple Leafs management (06:08). Later on, former goaltender & current analyst Darren Pang chats about why everything to come in Boston hinges on Patrice Bergeron's future, how St. Louis matches up against Colorado, Antti Raanta's play in the Carolina's crease, and the lack of quality goaltending in the 15-goal opener between Calgary and Edmonton (22:34).

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May 18, 2022
Can Calgary Slow Down McDavid? + Brian Leetch!

Brian Leetch, Hall of Famer and Stanley Cup Champion, joins Real Kyper and Bourne to chat about throwing out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium with Nick, before getting into his playoff experience in New York and Toronto, how important championship pedigree really is, and his thoughts on the Leafs' foundation (00:30). Later on, the guys dive into their "Battle of Alberta" predictions in advance of Eric Francis joining the show! After 31 years, the cross-province playoff resumes, and Eric shares if he expects a physical series, how crucial it is for Calgary to neutralize Connor McDavid, and updates the injury report ahead of Game 1 (24:38). To wrap up today, Nick, Justin & Producer Sam look into Toronto's prospect system to find some potential options for next season (43:06).

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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.