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  • PBHT 63: The Julian’s Farewell Edition (ft. Larry King, Marshall Ferguson, Bob Weeks)

    It’s Julian’s last episode as a co-host of the Pressbox Hat Trick and it’s a MASSIVE show. Tristan speaks to TSN golf analyst Bob Weeks about the US Open, the boys speak to TSN 1150 Hamilton’s Marshall Ferguson to preview the CFL and we feature Julian’s exclusive interview with none other than Larry King!

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    Music by: Guggenz, Handbook, NonStopMusic production company (for the Larry King Live theme song), and Phoenix.

  • PBHT 62: The Julie Chu Edition (ft. Julie Chu)

    It’s Episode 62 of the Pressbox Hat Trick! On the show this week, Tristan D’Amours, Julian McKenzie and Safia Ahmad sit down with Montreal Canadiennes player and new full-time head coach of the Concordia Stingers women’s hockey team, Julie Chu. She definitely is the most decorated person to ever appear on PBHT!

  • PBHT 61: The Futsal Edition (ft. Kyt Selaidopoulos & Mike Vitulano)

    Tristan D’Amours, Alex Perez and Safia Ahmad are joined by head coach of the Canadian futsal national team Kyt Selaidopoulos and assistant coach Mike Vitulano to talk about their recent run in the FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifiers for CONCACAF and the state of futsal in Quebec and Canada. Oh, and a very tired Vince Morello drops by…

  • PBHT60: The Stathblog Edition

    Tristan, Alex, Julian and Vince welcome Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks defensive end and creator of Rashari Henry to talk about his new site. The boys also talk about the finals in both the NHL and the NBA.

  • The Link Up Mixtape

    It’s finally here. Our 15-track compilation tape is now up. The Link Up mixtape. Featuring tracks from Green Hypnotic, The Posterz, Lou Phelps, Wasiu, and more. Stream and follow our SoundCloud below.

  • PBHT 59: The New Coaches Edition (ft. Francois Ratier, Assistant Coach, Concordia Stingers)

    Tristan D’Amours, Julian McKenzie and Vince Morello talk about the two new coaches added to the Concordia Stingers program: Marc-André Élément, who had his interim tag taken off as head coach of the men’s hockey team, and François Ratier, who will be an assistant coach for the women’s rugby team while coaching the Canadian women’s National Team. Ratier stops by to talk to the crew, and the guys top it off with some Toronto Raptors talk.

  • PBHT 58: The East-West Bowl Edition

    Tristan, Alex, and Julian dedicate this whole podcast on last Saturday’s East-West Bowl, the first showcase of the year for the CIS senior class of 2017. Also on this podcast, soundbytes from: West offensive player of the game Tylor Henry of the Alberta Golden Bears, kicker who played for both East and West, Felix Menard-Briere of the Montreal Carabins and his teammate Sean Thomas-Erlington, East offensive player of the game, and Sam Narkaj, the lone Concordia Stingers representative.

  • PBHT57: The Toronto Wolfpack Edition (ft. Eric Perez, Founder & CEO)

    Tristan speaks to founder and CEO of the Toronto Wolfpack, Eric Perez of the team’s title of world’s first trans-atlantic sports franchise, their goals in England’s third tier of rugby, and a possible trans-atlantic rugby franchise for Montreal.

  • PBHT 56: The Young GM Edition

    Tristan, Alex and Safia talk about the hiring of John Chayka, the youngest ever general manager of an NHL team at the tender age of…26, by the Arizona Coyotes. They also talk NHL playoffs, the Bob Hartley firing and the outcome of the Semifinal round of the UEFA Champions League.

  • PBHT 55: The Broken Pen Edition

    Tristan, Safia, Julian and Alex (Yes it’s the return of the Plug!) talk about the Boston Marathon, the NHL and NBA playoffs, the Montreal Impact, and the Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla situation. Alex also breaks Tristan’s pen and he’s not too happy about it.

  • PBHT 54: The Olivier Hinse Edition

    Concordia Stingers men’s hockey captain Olivier Hinse (not Ricky Hinse…) joins the PBHT panel of Tristan D’Amours, Vince Morello, Julian McKenzie, and Safia Ahmad! They talk about Hinse’s fifth season with the Stingers, his path at Concordia, and his career as a whole.

  • Editorial: A Year in Review for the CSU

    It’s been a tumultuous year at our university, particularly in the realm of student politics. The Concordia Student Union has pushed some important initiatives for which they should be commended—but this academic year wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns—or rather, it wasn’t all daycares and housing projects.

  • PBHT 53: The JMSM / Kate Beirness Edition

    Tristan D’Amours is joined by Safia Ahmad to talk about the third annual John Molson Sports Marketing halftime conference. On the menu: TSN’s Kate Beirness, Detroit Lions Director of Ticketing and Fan Engagement Tim Zenner, and Chicago Bulls VP Finance & General Council Ram Padmanabhan.

  • Editorial: Act Together Can Lead the Way Forward

    It’s that time of the year again. Here are The Link’s picks for the CSU election in 2016.

  • Editorial: Concordia, Help Your International Students With Housing

    If the school is already referring international students to a student- run housing organization for residence issues, then Concordia should be funding this organization. With more money for resources, employment, outreach to students and information, HOJO will be able to go beyond what they are doing now to help create a less exploitative city for international students.

  • The Gender and Sexuality Issue

    Society’s definitions of gender, sex and sexuality are changing constantly. While more and more people are becoming aware of the implications of these topics on our day-to-day lives, we at The Link believe it is crucial to continue talking about them.

  • Green Hypnotic - Bangin’ [The Link Exclusive]

    A Link exclusive to our Montreal hip-hop blog, The Scratch, Laval rapper Green Hypnotic lets go of a track, “Bangin’”

  • PBHT 52: The Women’s Rugby & CIS Edition (ft. Frédérique Rajotte & Shelby Blackley)

    Tristan D’Amours and Julian McKenzie are joined by RSEQ women’s rugby MVP and Concordia Stinger Frédérique Rajotte to discuss her offseason, coverage of university and international rugby, and the Concordia Stingers in general. The three also try to come up with ideas on how to market Canadian Interuniversity Sport with special guest Shelby Blackley, the editor in chief of The Cord.

  • Editorial: Vote Yes for ASFA Restructuring, No to Fee-Levy Increase

    It’s obvious that changing the structure won’t fix all of the problems ASFA has been experiencing, but it’s better to fix the foundation now, than continue to pour our future hopes into a shaky structure.

  • PBHT 51: Women’s Soccer Edition

    Following the news that the Laval Comets will not play in 2016, we decided to bring you a women’s soccer special for episode 51. Our guests this week are: Joe Ferrara (Commissioner, UWS), Jorge Sanchez (Head coach, Concordia Stingers women’s soccer)and Helder Duarte (Sporting Director, Dynamo Quebec)