Turkish broadcaster S Sports isn't showing the Western Conference Finals thanks to Turkey's government's feud with Trail Blazers' center Enes Kanter. And they won't show the Finals if Portland gets there.
After starting his career with the Toronto Sun, Botchford worked for The Province from 2005-18 before joining The Athletic last fall. He left a major mark on the Canucks' beat and on hockey writing in general.
While many have wondered about Canadian team playoff exits and what that means for Rogers' NHL deal, they've actually had more Canadian teams make the playoffs on average than TSN/CBC did in the last five years of their deal.
"I was very disappointed when I found out it was Torey. I think this was very petty on both sides and something I would have preferred got handled with a phone call instead of an investigation and suspension."