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Up-Close & Personal … from a Distance: Pull up a Seat for In Conversation with Ron MacLean, Premiering Tonight on Sportsnet

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TORONTO (April 1, 2020) Have you ever wondered who Ron MacLean is spending his time video chatting with these days? Maybe The Great One or Canada’s most decorated female hockey player? Maybe the most recognizable news anchor in the country or a decorated Olympian? Wonder no more…

Launching tonight, In Conversation with Ron MacLean is a new 20 to 30-minute virtual roundtable show available exclusively on Sportsnet’s Facebook and YouTube channels and Connecting with guests across the country, the Hockey Night in Canada veteran will have in-depth discussions with notable Canadians from all corners of the sports and entertainment worlds every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. In Conversation with Ron MacLean will also be available to listeners across the Sportsnet Radio Network following the online edition.

The show debuts in a big way tonight with hockey legends Wayne Gretzky and Hayley Wickenheiser, followed on Friday by a conversation with celebrated news anchor Peter Mansbridge and three-time Olympic gold medallist Marnie McBean. Guests for upcoming episodes will be regularly announced on Sportsnet’s Twitter account. 

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