The Joey Vendetta Show

Joined by compelling guests from the sports and entertainment worlds, Joey Vendetta tackles Canada’s top stories of the week, tees-off on hot-button topics and throws in some sports-business discussion for good measure.

Listen live Saturdays from noon to 3:00 PM ET on Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN and Sportsnet 650.

Recent Episodes
May 23: An NHL sniper and a fighter meet Hollywood hockey on the links
May 23, 2020
May 23, 2020
May 23: An NHL sniper and a fighter meet Hollywood hockey on the links

15-year NHL veteran Mike Cammalleri discusses life and business after hockey (06:01). SI's Jimmy Traina recaps the 'The Last Dance' and looks ahead to 'The Match II' (29:03). Sony Pictures Classics Co-President Tom Bernard discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on the movie industry (50:30). Hockey Central's Jeff Marek on what a 24-team playoff format would entail (1:14:30). Former NHL tough guy and current Blue Jackets broadcaster Jody Shelley discusses the possibility of Columbus being a host city (1:35:20). Ian Leggatt joins Joey for the debut of 'RBC Off the Tee" with their guest PGA Tour Chief Operating Officer Andy Pazder (1:58:05).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

May 16, 2020
May 16: Stanley Cup Champs, an Olympic legend, a great Canadian & Tony Montana

Los Angeles Kings captain Anze Kopitar discusses the pause in the NHL season and his career so far (04:09). Red Sox outfielder Kevin Pillar explains there's more that needs to be discussed before the MLB season can continue (21:52). Silken Laumann discusses the ups and downs of her storied career and her upcoming special "Unsinkable" (51:40). Michael Rossi of Adidas Canada reflects on Terry Fox's legacy and Adidas' involvement with his foundation (1:08:16). In the final hour, two-time Stanley Cup champion Dave Bolland talks about his years in Chicago and Toronto and checks-in after playing a round of 18 on the golf course (1:37:28). The golf talk continues with Ian Leggatt as the PGA Tour gets ready to resume its season (2:00:52).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

May 9, 2020
May 9: NBA, NFL legends and why you don't DM on Instagram

Matt Stajan talks about playing in Germany to end his career and keeping positive during these times (05:03). MLB Network's Jon Morosi shares his latest information on when baseball can possibly return (27:31). NHLPA Special Assistant Mathieu Schneider on the discussions taking place between the players association and the NHL on the future of the season (53:15). Basketball Hall of Famer Lenny Wilkens looks back on the Dream Team and his time in Toronto (1:15:18). In the final hour, Joey is joined by Pro Football Hall of Famer champion Marshall Faulk (1:36:56), and addresses Brendan Leipsic's Instagram debacle with Samantha Pell of the Washington Post (1:54:51).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

May 2, 2020
May 2: 'Slap Shot' Stories and Bruce Springsteen's right hand man

Former NHLer Dave Hanson chats what it was like being a part of the Slap Shot movies and some of the stories behind the movies (8:43). Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt discusses the pandemic situation in the USA, his role in The Sopranos and playing in with Bruce Springsteen in E Street Band, as well as his online music history program Teach Rock (49:48). NHL Network's EJ Hradek shares his thoughts on the NHL's plans to hold the draft before the resumption of the season and what hockey will look like when it does return (1:19:33). Recently retired NHL forward Joel Ward looks back on his career, how he entered the league and dealing with racial issues throughout his playing days (1:35:10).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Apr 25, 2020
April 25: Beatles or the Stones?

Joey Vendetta catches up with Maple Leafs fan favourite Tie Domi (4:57) and chats with Troy McCann of the Wasserman Group (27:22). fuboTV's Julie Stewart-Binks shares her experience living in New York City during the pandemic (54:21). Raptors play-by-play man Matt Devlin addresses Draymond Green's latest comments (1:08:27). Sean Avery goes into storytelling mode (1:37:32). NHL agent Allan Walsh of Octagon weighs-in on when we could see the NHL return (1:58:51).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.