Episode 2 – June 2017

n the second episode of “The Scoop,” Field Hockey Canada’s official podcast, host Shaheed Devji chats with Women’s National Team captain Kate Wright as she prepares to become the all-time leader in games played for Canada’s women.

Wright discusses her passion for sport as a child, her start in hockey, what she has learned about adversity in sport from her parents Diane and Mike, and who made the first move between her and her now husband and Men’s National Team alumni Philip Wright.

Also on the show: a preview of the World League Semi-Final, John Smythe’s battle with Crohn’s disease, and Kat Leahy returns after her torn ACL.

Episode 1 – May 2017

In the first episode of “The Scoop,” Field Hockey Canada’s official podcast, host Shaheed Devji introduces what to expect, updates the Men’s and Women’s National Teams, and talks to Sukhi and Balraj Panesar, brothers on the Canadian Men’s National Team, about their journey in the sport.

Also hear from Hudson Stewart about his new modelling hobby, and Danielle Hennig about becoming a champion of Game Plan.


The Scoop is Field Hockey Canada’s official podcast.

Hosted by Field Hockey Canada Communication and Digital Content Manager Shaheed Devji, the monthly podcast provides updates on the latest and greatest about field hockey in Canada.


The show is separated into three segments: What’s New, the Feature Interview, and What’s Ahead.

In What’s New, get up to date on what has been going on at the highest levels of field hockey in Canada. It’s a recap on the previous month’s activity, with clips from athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and more.

In the Feature Interview, delve deeper into Canadian field hockey as the host has an in-depth discussion on all things field hockey with a variety of guests from athletes, to alumni, and more.

In What’s Ahead, get a sense of what’s upcoming in Canadian field hockey, with competition schedules and event updates.


Each episode will be posted in the fieldhockey.ca news feed as soon as it is ready. Check back at the beginning of each month for the latest.

Additionally, you can visit fieldhockey.ca/podcast for a list of all episodes and links to the Show Notes.

Finally, the quickest way to listen is to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or use your favourite podcast app to get notified right from your mobile device.