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Guy Behind the Guy: Media Blitz/Bob B. Time

Sunday, 10.5.2008 / 6:32 PM ET / Tracking the Storm
By Terrell Williams
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Guy Behind the Guy: Media Blitz\/Bob B. Time

‘Tis the time of year for two annual events: the Hurricanes annual media blitz in advance of opening night, and the first Bob Brind’Amour Raleigh visit of the season.

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The media blitz will begin Monday morning, as Rod Brind’Amour, Cam Ward and Ray Whitney hit local radio studios beginning right around 7 a.m. Here is a quick list of the scheduled appearances, although they may not all air live as they happen:


Rod Brind’Amour:
7:15 a.m.: Curtis Media Sports (WPTF-680 AM)
7:40 a.m.: 96 Rock
8:05 a.m.: 94.7 WQDR
8:40 a.m.: WKML 95.7 (Fayetteville)
9:10 a.m. Rock 92 (Greensboro)

Cam Ward
6:55 a.m.: Mix 101.5 FM
7:40 a.m.: 99.9 FM The Fan
8:30 a.m.: WRAL-TV in studio

Ray Whitney
7:03 a.m.: 850 The Buzz (one hour in studio)
8:00 a.m.: 620 The Bull (pre-tape for Bomani Jones show)
8:40 a.m.: 98.7 Simon (Greensboro)


Eric Staal
8:00 a.m.: G105
8:30 a.m.: The River 100.7
8:50 a.m.: 93.9 FM

Tim Gleason
8:00 a.m.: 96 Rock
8:20 a.m.: WPTF 680 AM
8:40 a.m.: 106.1 FM

Also, on Wednesday Scott Walker will visit the television studios of News 14 Carolina and NBC 17 to tape interviews, before joining 850 The Buzz in the studio at 5 p.m. Matt Cullen will visit WRAL for an in-studio interview before joining The Insiders on 99.9 FM The Fan for an in-studio interview at 4:15 p.m. He will also call in to Primetime with the Packman, which airs on 620 The Bull in Raleigh and WFNZ in Charlotte, at 5:10 p.m.

On Thursday, Tim Gleason will phone in to The Fanatics on 99.9 FM The Fan at 8:25 a.m., and Matt Cullen will call Adam Gold and Joe Ovies at 850 The Buzz at 8:10 a.m.

As for Mr. Bob Brind’Amour, I once again present to you this year’s season opening blog photographic shout-out. Pictured here is Bryan Rickert of Campbell River, British Columbia, along with the familiar faces of Bob Brind’Amour and Hurricanes Media Relations Manager/Broadcast Coordinator Kyle Hanlin.

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