By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (June 24) – In the haunting vernacular of former United States president Richard Milhous Nixon, “allow me to make this perfectly clear” – a general manager in professional sport burdened by love and attachment will likely … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (June 23) – As we told you following the Maple Leafs elimination by Boston last month, general manager David Nonis and his staff was not sold on the netminding tandem of James Reimer and Ben Scrivens; … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (June 11) – I find it rather difficult to believe it was a quarter century ago that I began my tenure at CJCL AM-1430 – destined to become Canada’s first all-sports radio station. More accurately, it … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (June 6) – Like most of us with a sporting interest, I’ve made some lousy predictions in my day – too many, in fact, to count.But, I’ve been pretty darned good with the Stanley Cup … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERTORONTO (June 3) – Though it appears all but certain that NHL players will take part in the Winter Olympics for a fifth term, an official announcement has yet to be made. Time is clearly of the … Read More
By HOWARD BERGERROCHESTER, N.Y. (June 1) – So, I’m here in the former hockey home of Donald S. Cherry for a family event this weekend.I normally wouldn’t write about this, for obvious reasons, but there is no other … Read More
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. Covered Toronto Blue Jays 1992 and 1993 World Series victories. Started with Leafs full time in 1994. Enjoying life with my family (kids Shane and Lauren).