Martin Leclerc’s name is not in the BPM Sports release → https://t.co/z3jzg2VdBr
– DansLesCoulisses (@DLCoulisses) August 21, 2023
With the back-to-school season fast approaching (and already underway for some Quebec media outlets), we can feel the pawns being placed on the chessboard. The BPM Sports schedule was officially unveiled this morning, for example, and across Quebec, we’re starting to get an idea of what’s in store for the fall.
On the other hand, as happens every year (unfortunately), talented members of the media leave the business for one reason or another. Sometimes it’s because of layoffs (the worst-case scenario, we agree), but other times it’s the person themselves who decides to leave.
And today, we saw another well-known face in the sports media announce that he wouldn’t be back this year: Andy Mailly-Pressoir officially announced his departure from TVA Sports.
He wants to “reflect on his future” in view of the current reality of the television business and the great shift towards digital.
Thanks for everything.🙏🏾🎥 pic.twitter.com/hsdxVJRWxq
– Andy Mailly-Pressoir (@AndympTVAS) August 21, 2023
He’s open to offers if anyone has an opportunity for him, but he won’t be spending the next year at TVA Sports. He’s spent seven years with the network, and it seems he wants to move on.
Colleague Maxime Truman had just raised the possibility of him leaving, possibly to turn to documentary production. We’ll keep you posted.
PRIMEUR! Who’s leaving? Who’s staying? The answers are here → https://t.co/XQUKZdPtze
– DansLesCoulisses (@DLCoulisses) August 12, 2023
But even so, it’s a big loss for TVA Sports. We’ve seen Mailly-Pressoir have a role during pre-game shows for CH games (he had a humorous column before each game) and he was also a host and reporter for the network.
I don’t know where he’ll bounce back to, but with all his talent, he deserves to find a chair elsewhere in the business. I wish him well, I really do.
In a gust
– He’s magnificent.
Jakub Dobes’ Miles Morales-inspired Rocket helmet is pretty great. pic.twitter.com/i39mbFw71f
– Andrew Zadarnowski (@AZadarski) August 21, 2023
– Quite a player, this one.
Players with a similar U22 point total to Dylan Cozens this season:
– Elias Pettersson
– Brayden Point
– Nikita Kucherov
– Andrei Svechnikov
– Patrice Bergeron
– Jonathan Toews
– Anze Kopitar
– Gabriel Landeskog
If he can get better at defense – he’ll be a force in this league. pic.twitter.com/A3g5cRa27p
– Big Head Hockey (@BigHeadHcky) August 21, 2023
– Listen now.
– Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) August 21, 2023
– Will he find an opponent?
Jean Pascal still wants to fight https://t.co/yxxZxtObd5
– Radio-Canada Sports (@RC_Sports) August 21, 2023
– News from Thierry Henry.
THIERRY HENRY – HOPES COACH
More than 900 days after stepping down as CF Montreal coach, Thierry Henry has been named France Espoirs coach until 2025.
With this position, Thierry Henry will lead the French team at the Olympic Games in… pic.twitter.com/M7TeVMMwDL
– Nilton Jorge (@NiltonJorge) August 21, 2023