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Guy Behind the Guy: Media Blitz 2013

Wednesday, 10.02.2013 / 1:15 PM / Tracking the Storm
By Mike Sundheim
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Guy Behind the Guy: Media Blitz 2013
With the countdown clock to Opening Night withering away, it\u2019s time for the annual Opening Week \u201CMedia Blitz.\u201D
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With the countdown clock to Opening Night withering away, it’s time for the annual Opening Week “Media Blitz.” Below is a breakdown of some of the things that our players and Kirk Muller have done and will be doing this week.

As a side note, though Opening Night is pretty close to sold out, you can still get good tickets for Sunday afternoon’s game against the Flyers. There are some great promotions for that day, as you can see here.

99.9 The Fan

  • Jeff Skinner: Jeff was the guest on the Coors Light Canes Corner at Backyard Bistro on Monday. He discussed Taylor Swift and more with Mike Maniscalco. Full audio of Monday’s Canes Corner is available here.
  • Jordan Staal: Jordan joined Adam Gold and Joe Ovies in studio on Monday. Hear the full interview here.
  • Cam Ward: The Canes netminder phoned in to Adam and Joe on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. You can hear that interview here.
  • Eric Staal: Eric joins the David Glenn Show on Thursday at 12:35. Listen link.

620 The Buzz

  • Eric Staal: The Captain of the Canes became the Captain of the “World’s Strongest Morning Show” on Wednesday morning. Hear the interview with Mike Maniscalco and Mark Thomas here.
  • Justin Faulk: Justin called in to Mike & Mark’s show on Thursday morning at 8:25 a.m. Hear that interview here.

G105

  • Jeff Skinner: Jeff checked in with Tyler on G105 Wednesday evening at 7:26 p.m. Here's a listen link to that interview.

95X

  • Eric Staal: Eric spoke with 95X’s Chris Edge Wednesday afternoon. Hear that interview here.

100.7 WRDU

  • Jordan Staal: Jordan did a phone interview with WRDU 100.7 morning-show host Dave Kent. This will air at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, and you can hear WRDU’s livestream here.
SiriusXM NHL Radio
  • Ron Francis: The Vice President of Hockey Operations joined Mike Ross and Mick Kern on satellite radio at 9:05 on Thursday morning. Hear the audio of that interview here.

WRAL-TV

  • Kirk Muller: The Canes’ head coach did a sit-down interview with WRAL’s Erin Summers at PNC Arena on Wednesday. Watch his interview with Erin here.

News 14 Carolina

  • Kirk Muller will visit with Jim Connors in studio on Thursday. The interview will air during News 14’s Sports Night, which airs from 10-10:30 p.m.

If any appearances are added to this list, I will certainly add them to this blog. Happy listening.

Follow Mike on Twitter at @MikeSundheim.


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