The Frontline is the official podcast of the North Bay Battalion, hosted by former Country 600 CKAT rinkside reporter, and YourTV host Kortney Kenney. With a heavy emphasis on the Battalion, the Frontline looks to shed light on all North Bay hockey! Go Troops go!
Produced by Ben Sargent.
Brayden Hislop makes his Frontline debut!
The defender takes a deep dive on his trade from the Saginaw Spirit, living with Josh Bloom, road trips, playing in the West, loving North Bay and so much more!
Later, Tommy Wong returns for Tommy's Troops Trivia, will a new winner be crowned? Ben and Kortney then take a look at the Battalion, Voodoos and U18 Trappers over the last week, and tee up the upcoming week!
Bloom a Little
The North Bay Battalion have made a trade! The Troops brought in Saginaw Spirit captain Josh Bloom and Brayden Hislop, and Bloom makes his Frontline debut!
Bloom breaks down the trade, talks Saginaw, Michael Misa, getting settled in to North Bay, Hislop, Buffalo Sabres and more!
Secondly, Matt Sookram talks to Powassan Voodoos captain Alex Little about his season with the 'Doos, the NOJHL, playing in the area and more!
Later, Kortney & Matt break down everything in local hockey!
Dalyn Wakely joins the podcast once again!
Wakely dishes, literally, on "Wake's Sake", an initiative by him and the team to help the homeless in North Bay! Other subjects include discussing the Ottawa Senators camp, returning to the Bay, vacation destinations, the Troops and much more!
Later, Kortney & Ben talk the week ahead for North Bay, the U18 Trappers bus incident, Powassan Voodoos and more!
Matvey Petrov & Nikita Tarasevich
Matvey Petrov makes his highly anticipated Frontline debut! Petrov is joined by friend and teammate, Nikita Tarasevich, who is back for his second tour of duty!
The pair discuss hockey across the pond, the Edmonton Oilers, playing in North Bay, learning English, OHL player of the week and much more!
Later, Kortney & Derek discuss the week that was for the Troops, Voodoos, Lakers and U18 Trappers, all while looking ahead for the teams.
Paul Christopoulos makes his Frontline debut for the first time solo!
Christo talks about the trade that sent his twin, Alex, to Windsor, facing him, his acting career, Burgerworld, favourite music, and much more!
Later, Tommy Wong returns to put Derek & Kortney through the ringer in trivia, while the pair then preview the week ahead in North Bay sports!
Kyle McDonald & Tommy's Troops Trivia!
For the first time since winter 2021, Battalion fan favourite Kyle McDonald joins the Frontline!
McDonald breaks down his camp in Ottawa and Belleville, coming back to North Bay, baseball, his favourite chips, the playoffs, Windsor and much more!
Additionally, the podcast introduces a new segment, Tommy's Troops Trivia! Tommy Wong makes his return to the Battalion world by hosting a trivia segment, and afterwards, Matt joins Kortney to discuss the upcoming week for the Frontline!