Barry McDonald

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Five Ways to Fix the Team 1040

Like a lot of Canucks fans, I’m addicted to the Team 1040. I listen to it all the time because I can’t get enough Canucks talk. But in the last year or two, my addiction has subsided. I still listen to it, but I find myself needing a break from it more often and I […]

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I Miss Yulin’ with the Page

It’s been a few years since Sports Page¬†went off the air and it’s always around this time of year that I really miss it. Their Christmas special, ‘Yulin’ with the Page’ was the best year in a review/blooper show there ever was. The small budgeted CKVU station did a way better job than big networks […]

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Here's to you, Paul Carson

Sad news yesterday as legendary local broadcaster Paul Carson passed away. Carson had been battling pancreatic cancer. I never met Paul Carson but his accomplishments were lengthy. He was the brains behind Sports Page and also started up the Team 1040. Perhaps no person has shaped the local sports scene more than Paul Carson. He did a lot of it in front of the camera, but even more behind camera. He’s responsible for essentially discovering Don Taylor, John Shorthouse, Dave Randorf, Barry McDonald, Scott Rintoul and Blake Price (among others).

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