Tim & Friends

Tim Micallef is joined by a rotating cast of insiders and newsmakers for hard-hitting sports debate and analysis — wrapped in a whole bunch of fun. It’s edu-tainment, for your ears.

Recent Episodes
April 14: Nick Foligno is Rejuvenated and Ready to Play for Toronto
Apr 14, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
April 14: Nick Foligno is Rejuvenated and Ready to Play for Toronto

Tim is joined by Joe Siddall and Ben Nicholson-Smith (5:07) to recap the Blue Jays’ walk-off series win over the Yankees and discuss the concerning amount of injuries piling up on the team. Nick Foligno (29:39) is quarantining ahead of his Maple Leafs' debut and he tells us what he plans to bring to this already strong Toronto Lineup. Ken Reid (46:38) stops by for his weekly co-hosting visit. Elliotte Friedman (48:40) joins for 3 of 31 Thoughts, including a recap of Milan Lucic's 1000th career game. Plus, NY Times NBA writer Marc Stein (1:13:04) talks NBA tanking, Toronto Raptors, and Jamal Murray's season-ending injury. 

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.

Apr 13, 2021
April 13: Get Well Soon Jamal Murray

Tim starts off the show by discussing the blow to the Denver Nuggets and Canada Basketball, losing star Jamal Murray to a torn ACL. A post-NHL trade deadline roundtable, featuring Nick Kypreos, Daren Millard, and Steve Dangle (18:30) breaks down all the moves made around the league and who they thought won the day. Jeff Blair (57:00) talks Champions League, Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s hot start, and Toronto’s pitching rotation. Chris Cuthbert (1:12:08) tees up Milan Lucic’s 1000th career NHL game and David Rittich facing his former team just one day after being traded.

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.

Apr 12, 2021
April 12: Who Won the NHL Trade Deadline?

Tim is joined early by former NHL GM Mike Futa to break down all the big deals made on NHL Trade Deadline Day. Kevin Bieksa (24:28), fresh off a full day of deadline coverage, fills us in on why Taylor Hall might have struggled so far this season, and how important some of the Maple Leafs’ moves are going to be for their playoff run. Toronto GM Kyle Dubas (44:48) shares his process for deadline day and rates the moves he was able to make. Justin Bourne (1:03:48) tells us about team chemistry in Montreal following the deadline. Plus, Oilers GM Ken Holland (1:10:55) talks about what it took to strengthen his team for the postseason and how new addition Dmitri Kulikov will fit on the team.

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.

Apr 9, 2021
April 9: Jack Campbell Stop By For A Chat

Tim kicks things off with a Masters update before wondering if we’ll see any big deals ahead of the NHL’s trade deadline in ‘First Things First’. Toronto Maple Leafs superfan Steve Dangle (16:40) jumps on to talk some Leafs, his Trade Tree segment on YouTube, and help out with the Best of the Week nominees. Dangle sticks around help Tim interview Leafs record-setting goaltender Jack Campbell (44:59). Blue Jays play-by-play voice Buck Martinez (60:58) joins Tim to chat about a constantly growing Blue Jays injured list and the Jays season thus far. Sportsnet Raptors insider Michael Grange (1:10:58) is up next to talk about a bizarre season for the dinos before we wrap up the week with the Best of the Week winner and Last Call.

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.

Apr 8, 2021
April 8: Jack Campbell Is A Perfect 10

Tim starts the show with Maple Leafs goaltender Jack Campbell’s historic run before moving on to the changing perception surrounding Blue Jays leadership in ‘First Things First’. Jays play-by-play voice Dan Shulman (22:29) stops by to talk all things blue-birds after a 3-3 start to the season followed by a chat about the rest of Major League Baseball. After wrapping up some news from the day, Sportsnet Central host Faizal Khamisa (57:23) steps in to discuss an underwhelming Raptors season before helping Tim wrap up the show.

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.