DJ Marvel Guest Mix For The Strombo Show by thefreshestdjs published on 2012-11-19T17:01:56Z. As you’ll see, Darryl was both the subject of the lead story in the Maple Leaf Gardens program for the Nov. 28, 1970 clash with Detroit… and the first–intermission guest on Hockey Night in Canada with host Ward Cornell. The signatures helped Strombo find its rightful owners. I have nearly 900,000 followers on social media [Twitter]. It's late on a Thursday evening and I catch George Stroumboulopoulos by phone at his Toronto home where he's doing the dishes. Remember when CBC first hired Strombo, the move essentially broke the mold of CBC personalities. They had never gotten his body or — until that moment — anything else of his. History has proven the folly of toying with a traditionally staid audience. Both would achieve international fame on TV. It's a show made by music lovers, for music lovers, where we play what we think is… He got it. Add in Elliotte Friedman, the most–knowledgeable hockey person with whom I’ve crossed paths, and you can imagine the thrill of working with such an illustrious trio. In this lop–sided match, the Maple Leafs led 3–0 after the first period on goals by Guy Trottier, Paul Henderson and Dave Keon. Detroit rookie Don Luce (11) would later enjoy many years as a terrific, two–way center with Buffalo. Click to Read More The Red Wings have rarely been more lamentable than in 1970–71 under rookie coach Ned Harkness. At the end of the meeting, his brother whispered to Tatsuya, asking him to take good care of their parents, as he would be sent to the Pacific islands, harsh battlegrounds where chances of survival were low. He said he found Sadeo Yasue’s body on the outskirts of Garapan, a village in Saipan, when he got lost and ended up near the Japanese frontline. 16.8k Followers, 482 Following, 763 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from House Of Strombo (@houseofstrombo) He joined our radio station in mid–1993 as a part–time producer and overnight host… at roughly the same time that Dan Shulman was rocketing to superstardom. He and two siblings had a small send-off picnic for the oldest brother outside his military unit over sushi and Japanese sweet mochi. 129.1k Followers, 7,499 Following, 2,137 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from George StroumbouloPHÒulos (@strombo) “I can see how much the flag meant to her. Associated Press In fact, in my early 40’s at the time, I was significantly older than both Ron and Dave Hodge when they began hosting. Congratulations to my colleague, Howard Berger, on the arrival, moments ago, of his baby son. Biden's swampy stimulus package fails working Americans Looking at the names and their handwriting, Tatsuya Yasue clearly recalls their faces and friendship with his brother. Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC. And there is one more thing Strombo delivered: a little hope that Yasue’s remains might one day be recovered, given the details about where he found the body. Started with Leafs full time in 1994. The Maple Leafs were still deadlocked in the NHL basement with the expansion Sabres but would soon begin a renaissance in which they amassed a record of 30–15–7 in their final 52 games to make the playoffs. Stroumboulopoulos, by then, was also a national treasure, but in the music industry. "It has been a heartbreaking week," said George Stroumboulopoulos Sunday night at the onset of his three-hour "The Strombo Show" on CBC Radio … Each weeknight, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight brings you a smart, sharp and intimate conversation with some of the world’s biggest stars and original thinkers. The flag’s white background is filled with signatures of 180 friends and neighbors in this tea-growing mountain village of Higashishirakawa, wishing Yasue’s safe return. Don’t pretend the entertainment field is anything but a business. Strombo is still fairly young and is very inquisitive about the world around him. “I made it clear from the outset that Ron and Don should continue with Coach’s Corner. “It smelled like my good old big brother, and it smelled like our mother’s home cooking we ate together,” Tatsuya Yasue said. TOP STORIES I knew the traditional hockey audience missed Ron. His home is certainly the place where parties are made. “Having said that, damn, do I miss McCown on the radio. In wrapping up our phone conversation, I asked George if he felt that ultimately being rejected by the Hockey Night In Canada audience damaged his career. The lead ballooned to 6–0 by 15:49 of the middle frame — Ron Ellis, Keon and Norm Ullman scoring. GEORGE STROUMBOULOPOULOS INTERVIEWS WAYNE GRETZKY ON HOCKEY NIGHT IN CANADA. Mahovlich and Al Karlander also scored for Detroit; Ellis (with his second) and George Armstrong for the Leafs. At a different time; owned by a smaller company, we were family at the radio station. He will gladly answer questions and take a photo with you in his famous red chairs that are a prominent part of his show. After scoring his first NHL goal on Don McLeod (below), Sittler gathered the puck for a souvenir. Leaving Mount Sinai Hospital to drive northbound on University Avenue during a snowstorm in the wee hours of Dec. 6, 1996, Dad and I heard George say, as only he could, “The FAN–590 family has grown by one. Garry Unger (in the final minute of the period) and Tom Webster (in the first minute of the third frame) got the visitors on the board, but Sittler struck for his milestone first NHL goal shortly after Webster. So Strombo was able to give Yasue’s family not just a flag, but also some answers. Naoki Yasue, left, looks through a Japanese picture book with Marvin Strombo, 94, near Florence on Thursday. Edwards and McLeod would share the carnage in the 9–4 loss to the Maple Leafs. ‘Defund the police!’ Democrats cry — until they are the rioters’ target. The Strombo Show / House of Strombo. “When you consider that, no level of change can be surprising. Stroumboulopoulos, who is affectionately known in Canada as Strombo, is currently in Los Angeles, where he was interviewed by Zane Lowe on Apple Music's Beats 1 about the partnership. But to the Japanese bereaved families, they have a much deeper meaning, especially those, like Yasue, who never learned how their loved ones died and never received remains. He’s always down to run and play with you or other dogs. Mike Walton and Jim McKenny assisted on the play. Rogers decided it needed George. “I thankfully have a bigger platform today [with Apple Music] than at any time in my career,” George concluded. “That’s all we were told about my brother. The Strombo Show and House Of Strombo is the home of the best records played in the best order, from the 1-2-3-4 to the 808's and beyond. There was nobody like him.”. And, though I enjoyed every minute of my tenure at Rogers, I also knew I was swimming upstream.”. The Big M would happily find himself part of a blockbuster trade to Montreal on Jan. 13, 1971 that brought Mickey Redmond, Guy Charron and Bill Collins to the Motor City. The prickly Bourdain is a sign of things to come, as is documentary maker Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) and Strombo. A broadcast veteran in television and radio, George Stroumboulopoulos has earned a reputation for being authentic and relatable and is one of the most trusted and respected broadcasters in Canada. The Strombo Show is a Canadian radio show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos, which has aired since 2005. The family had wondered whether he might have died at sea. Quiz: US Citizenship Test - Could You Pass? Reasons may have slightly differed but the underlying motive — cutting costs to survive the NHL deal — prevailed. And, I was happy when the company created the Sunday Hometown Hockey package for Ron; a perfect role for someone so beloved across the country. A post shared by George Stroumboulopoulos (@strombo) on Apr 13, 2018 at 9:04pm PDT. A year later, Japanese authorities sent the family a wooden box with a few stones at the bottom — a substitute for his body. As mentioned, a story on Darryl Sittler by hockey writer Red Burnett of the Toronto Star appeared on the cover (top–left and below) of the Gardens program–insert. Paul: Have you heard of punctuation marks? Allied troops frequently took the flags from the bodies of their enemies as souvenirs, as Japanese flags were quite popular and fetched good prices when auctioned, Strombo said. The live concerts recorded in his living room have found a home on Apple Music. Jacques Plante stopped 29 Red Wing shots for the goaltending victory. In that realm, there is no bigger Canadian–born media celebrity on the planet. He’s a big ham who loves to cuddle and is known for falling asleep standing up while he rests his head on you. Strombo said Tuesday that he originally wanted the flag as a souvenir from the war, but he felt guilty taking it, so he never sold it and vowed to one day return it. They knew no details of Sadeo’s death until months after the war ended, when they were told he died somewhere in the Mariana Islands presumably on July 18, 1944, the day Saipan fell, at age 25. “Our show goes to 165 countries world–wide. I was privileged to be at CJCL AM–1430 when it switched to the sports format on Sep. 4, 1992. Enjoying life with my family (kids Shane and Lauren). Seven years have now passed since consummation of largest and most–influential sports/media contract in Canadian history — the 12–year, $5.232 billion (CAD) agreement that provided Rogers and Sportsnet exclusive TV rights to the National Hockey League and its signature program, Hockey Night In Canada. Marvin Strombo was born was born into a Montana ranching family; one of seven children. It occurred as hardly a pivotal moment — Sittler taking Mike Walton’s drop–pass inside the blue line and overpowering Don (Smokey) McLeod with a wrist shot at 1:41 of the third period, providing the Leafs a 7–3 lead (Toronto would romp, 9–4). Strombo is a super affectionate, super smart and super energetic pup. The great songwriter, John Prine setting up and performing an in my living room. On Thursday, we laughed like hell at that memory. … It meant everything in the world to her.”. HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. As we gabbed over the phone on Thursday, the conversation ultimately turned to our brief time together at The FAN. One of Canada’s best-known media personalities, over the past 25 years George Stroumboulopoulos has worked for sports and rock radio stations, MuchMusic, CBC, CNN, Hockey Night in Canada and more. Covered Toronto Blue Jays 1992 and 1993 World Series victories. Putting a hipster in a straight man’s role would, theoretically, lower the median age of the program’s audience and attract more female viewers, thereby augmenting advertising potential. A VERY STROMBO HOLIDAY SPECIAL kicks off in the EST on CBC Music We have another killer stack of records, that are ready to go on our 4-hour commercial-free, algorithm-free musical HOLIDAY journey. Marvin Strombo, who had taken the calligraphy-covered Japanese flag from a dead soldier at World War II island battlefield 73 years ago, returned it Tuesday to the family of Sadao Yasue. Though I knew we’d be up against tradition, I have not a single regret. To Stroumboulopoulos’ credit, … Hockey/baseball reporter at THE FAN-590 for 23 years (1988-2011), and original from September 1992 launch of Canada’s first all-sports radio station. And, it’s the reason I privately maintained modest expectation.”, Still immersed in his music and commuting from home in Los Angeles, Stroumboulopoulos looked upon the Hockey Night gig as anything but career defining. It was Jacqui Delaney, another colleague of the early years. Strombo said he found the flag on Yasue’s body after a 1944 battle on the island of Saipan, the site of fierce fighting in the Pacific war. He told Yasue’s siblings their brother likely died of a concussion from a mortar round. As mentioned, Strombo, in his early years with us, had long, straggly hair that extended three–quarters of the way down his back. The Strombo Show is a Canadian radio show on CBC Radio 2 hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos, a former VJ from MuchMusic, a Canadian music channel. 27. George is a passionate advocate of many social and environmental issues and has been an active supporter of numerous causes throughout his career. The regression under Harkness, former college coach at Cornell University, was toughest on Detroit’s veteran players, such as Gary Bergman (2), Howe (9),  Alex Delvecchio (10), Bruce MacGregor (12) and former Leaf icon Frank Mahovlich (27). As with the traditional megastar, George Stroumboulopoulos arose from humble beginnings. It was back on Nov. 26, 2013 that Rogers CEO Nadir Mohamed and NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made public the landmark accord, which astounded hockey and media personnel from coast to coast. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene files articles of impeachment against Biden, “I was so happy that I returned the flag,” Strombo said. “Good luck forever at the battlefield,” a message on it reads. There is no ill will whatsoever toward anyone at Rogers. The vanilla crap on HNIC now is unwatchable. Which was truly amazing, given the long history of the program… and that within six months, the people who brought me aboard [Nadir Mohamed, Keith Pelley] had left the company. TORONTO (Nov. 27) — We haven’t heard much from George Stroumboulopoulos since he disappeared from the set of Hockey Night in Canada more than four years ago. '” recalled Stroumboulopoulos from California on Thursday in a first lengthy chat about his two years at Hockey Night. I’ve been part of it too long to think otherwise. Even if hurt by the switch, he understood what Rogers was trying to accomplish. “I was absolutely thrilled and honored to land the role,” he said, “but knowing how fundamentally different the show could become, I wondered how long I might last. Both expansion teams — the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks — were superior to Detroit. I can honestly tell you that Ron was forever cool to me. Every bit as overwhelming was the subsequent revelation that the host of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight — aired nationwide on the CBC television network from 2006–14 — would become only the fourth person in 55 years to lead the intermission segments on Hockey Night, joining Ward Cornell (1959–71), Dave Hodge (1971–86) and MacLean. Yasue and Tatsuya’s sister Sayoko Furuta, 93, sitting in her wheelchair, covered her face with both hands and wept silently as Tatsuya placed the flag on her lap. He also hosts The Hour (CBC) on CBC Television. And, I’m so glad I had that opportunity.”, “Back here on sportsraijoh the FAN with my producer, Georgie Stroumboulopoulos.”. The series is the first of its kind in Canada presented by Apple Music on YouTube, with each episode accompanied by exclusive video features, band … I believed we could be successful if the support was there to do what we needed. He had no bigger fan, or devoted viewer, than me. This is one of the coolest things. 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