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Rob Hart

ROB IS A SELF PROCLAIMED RADIO SPECIALIST AND BRINGS ALL HIS EXPERTISE AND LOCAL CONNECTIONS EVERY DAY ON CFAR.

Rob Hart is a well established broadcaster working at various radio stations around Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Rob returned to CFAR-590 in 1997 and is the current Sports, Music and Program Director.

Rob has been the voice of the Flin Flon Bombers since 1997 and has broadcast over 1000 games including the RBC in 2001 and various All Star games.

Rob has a passion for sports and can be seen all over Northern MB covering everything from High School Sports to Curling.

Rob writes a local sports blog and can be reached at robhart1@hotmail.com and you can hear him weekdays between 2 and 6 pm.

On-Air Schedule
Monday 12:00pm - 05:00pm Afternoon Drive
Monday 05:00pm - 06:00pm Drive at Five
Tuesday 02:00pm - 05:00pm Afternoon Drive
Tuesday 05:00pm - 06:00pm Drive at Five
Wednesday 02:00pm - 05:00pm Afternoon Drive
Wednesday 05:00pm - 06:00pm Drive at Five
Thursday 02:00pm - 05:00pm Afternoon Drive
Thursday 05:00pm - 06:00pm Drive at Five
Friday 02:00pm - 05:00pm Afternoon Drive
Friday 05:00pm - 06:00pm Drive at Five
Rob Hart's Blog:

Former Bomber Goalies Win Gold

Congratulations to former Flin Flon Bomber goaltender' s Travis  Crickard and Matt Weninger on winning gold with the Team Canada Under 18 program.   Canada won gold for the first time since 2013 beating Russia 5 to 3  this past Thursday in Frisco Texas.   Crickard came to the Flin Flon Bombers in 2005 after a trade with the Swan Va...
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NSFL Will Be Back

After a two year hiatus due to Covid 19 it looks like the Northern Saskatchewan Football league will make it's return this fall.   The Head Coach of the Creighton Kodiaks and League Commissioner Ryan Karakochuk was our guest on this past Tuesday's Norman Sportsline Program and said they held a virtual meeting.   The league will allow the...
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PLSC Season Is Here

The Phantom Lake Soccer Season is just about ready to get going as the board continues to make the preparations to get everybody back on the field.   There are still a number of coach's positions available for any parents who would like to enjoy the sport with their kids.   They are also accepting volunteer coaching spots from any former PLS...
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Kunkel Wins Bomber 50/50

Congratulations to Kenny Kunkel who won the big Flin Flon Bomber 50/50 draw this past Friday night.   The pot went for $9,385.00 with Kenny collecting $4,692.50, with the other half going to the hockey club.   The Flin Flon Bombers want to thank everyone who purchased a ticket and let you know they have another exciting draw coming up ...
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PLSC Looking For Volunteers

The Phantom Lake Soccer Club continues to prepare for their up coming season and are taking registration til May the 2nd at phantomlakesoccer.com and the PLSC facebook page.   They also need some volunteers to step up and help with the preparation of the season.   They are looking for coach's  for the different divisions as well as Comm...
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Flin Flon Creighton Minor Ball Registration

Flin Flon Creighton Minor Ball is planning on having a season this year.   They are currently doing registration on line for both returning players and new ones.   If your child would like to play minor ball they would like you to e-mail them at minorballffcr@gmail.com.   Please provide in the e-mail, name, last name and...
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Blizzard Spring Camp Filling Up

The OCN Blizzard are moving ahead with their spring camp which is scheduled to go in Winnipeg at the Gateway Arena, May the 14th to the 16th.   Spots are limited due to Covid, and they are almost completely full.   I caught up to the Head Coach and GM, Billy Keane on last week's Norman Sportsline program and he gave us an insight into puttin...
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Phantom Lake Soccer Registration

The Phantom Lake Soccer Club has been given the green light to go ahead with a season from the Manitoba Soccer Association.   Online registration is now taking place on the club's website at phantomlakesoccer.com.   There will be rules and stipulations to follow in starting their season.   Players will be required to...
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Flodell Commits To University Of Wisconsin

More good news for the Flin Flon Bombers on the scholarship front as team captain Matt Flodell has committed to the University of Wisconsin- Stout Blue Devils (Division 3).   Flodell suited up for three full seasons with the Bombers, appearing in 93 games picking up 20 points including 8 goals and 12 assists.   Flodell,  known for his stron...
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No Playoffs For The WHL

The Western Hockey League announced that there will be no playoff games this spring following the regular season.   The announcement was made official earlier today that they will conclude the 24 game regular season with no playoffs due to Covid 19.   The league says that travel restrictions across provincial and international borders with the g...
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Golf Season Is Upon Us

If you are looking for a way to get out with the family and get exercise with  fresh air, it is almost time for another local golf season.   Good news , the Phantom Lake Golf Club has opened up  the Pro-Shop and it will be open daily 11 to 6 PM.   You can come pay your membership and new stock is arriving daily.  ...
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How The Ginnell Brothers Are Adjusting To WHL Hub

Here is a great story on the Ginnell brothers, Riley and Brad on how they are adjusting to the WHL bubble in Regina.   The article talks about their family history with the WHL including their dad Erin who scouts for the Vegas Golden Knights and often makes his way to various rinks across North America to scout young players.   In what has been ...
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FF Curling Club 50/50 Draw

The Flin Flon Curling Club is selling tickets on a 50/50 draw which will be happening May the 7th at 3: 05 on 102.9 CFAR.   If you would like to purchase a ticket you can do an e-transfer with details on facebook or contact Sue at 687-5560 or Della at 306-688-6663.   Only 1000 tickets are being printed and the money will go to the local curling ...
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MJHL Launches Spring Development Program

courtesy of mjhlhockey.ca   WINNIPEG, MB – The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) has announced the launch of a spring development program geared towards current MJHL Players located in Manitoba beginning Tuesday, April 6th.   The MJHL spring development program will provide MJHL players the opportunity to return to the ...
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Former CFAR Broadcaster Enters The CFL Hall Of Fame

The Canadian Football League unveiled their latest list of players and builders who will be entering the 2021 Hall Of Fame.   The announcement came Monday and former CFAR broadcaster Bernie Pascall will be inducted in the media category.   Pascall worked for CFAR between 1957 and 1960 where he was the play by play announcer for the historic Flin...
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Flin Flon Creighton Minor Ball Planning Season

Flin Flon Creighton Minor Ball is planning on having a season, although a start time still hasn't been determined, due to Covid still hanging around.   They are keeping close contact with all the government updates, Baseball Sask, and Saskatchewan Health authority as to what direction they should take and when.   Keep an eye on their faceboo...
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OCN Blizzard Spring Camp

The OCN Blizzard will be hosting a spring camp in Winnipeg at the Gateway Arena May the 14th,15th and 16th.   Due to Covid 19 they will be limiting their camp numbers, so register asap at keane5@mymts.net.   The deadline to register is Thursday May the 4th and will cost $160.00   The first ice time will be Friday May the...
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Local Soccer Player Signs At CMU

The Phantom Lake Soccer program as well as Hapnot Collegiate's soccer programs have been very strong across the North for the last several years.   We have seen local soccer teams win many tournaments and the Hapnot program has dominated the high school scene with many Zone banners.   A number of local athletes have also been given the oppor...
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Bomber Assistant Off To Western Showcase

A great opportunity for Flin Flon Bomber Assistant Coach, Cole McCaig who will be joining the coaching staff at the Western Elite Hockey Showcase in Alberta.   McCaig will be one of the bench coach's  joining other SJ coach's including Kevin Kaminski out of Laronge , Richard Pilon out of Weyburn and Curtis Toneff from Humboldt.  ...
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Joie Simon Commits To MacEwan University

Congratulations to Flin Flon's Joie Simon on committing to MacEwan University in Edmonton for the fall of 2021.   Joie has put up some great numbers the past couple of seasons with the Yellowhead Cheifs of the MFHL.   Simon suited up for 69 games with the Cheifs and picked up 55 points including 34 goals. She also added 12 points in 16 playo...
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Bomber player Raffle Winners

The Flin Flon Bombers held all their player raffle draws yesterday and want to thank everybody who bought tickets and all the sponsors for donating prizes.   The raffle was a big success and completely sold out.   Here is a complete list of all the winners:   Wings Over Kississing Fishing Trip- Dave Neubuhr &nb...
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BCHL Leaving The CJHL

Multiple sources are reporting that the British Colombia Hockey League has notified the Canadian Junior Hockey League that they will be withdrawing from CJHL membership as of the 2021-2022 season.   TJHN has confirmed from BCHL team sources that a letter was in fact sent to the CJHL informing the CJHL of the BCHL’s intent to leave last week.   ...
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Interview With Matt Flodell

It was exactly one week ago today that the SJHL, officially called off their season due to Covid 19.   This was a bitter pill to swallow especially for all the 20 year old's in the league who won't get another opportunity to play another junior game.   The Bombers will graduate eight 20 year olds including Easton and Chase Haygarth, Reid...
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Bombers Launch Another Fundraiser

The Flin Flon Bombers have announced another fundraiser to help them raise money during this pandemic and help keep Junior Hockey in Flin Flon.   The Bombers are now selling tickets for a 50/50 draw.   Tickets will be 1 for $5.00, 10 for $10.00 and 60 for $20.00.   The draw will take place on Friday April the 30th at 6:3...
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PLSC Moving Ahead

The Phantom Lake Soccer Club is planning on having a season but are unclear on how the season will look at this particular time.   Online registration dates will be announced soon as the soccer club continues to follow all the rules and restrictions in getting back on the field. They will be issuing a press release.   A lot of things are expecte...
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Victoria Wins Good Deeds Cup

Congratulations to the Victoria under 13 Admirals on being awarded the 2020 Good Deeds Cup on behalf of Chevrolet.   This has been the 5th year that Chevrolet has given minor hockey teams from right across the country to make a difference in their community and raise money for a local charity.   With Covid,  it was a little different this y...
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SJHL Will Not Return

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League delivered some tough news to it's teams, sponsors, communities  and fans today that the league would once again be forced to cancel the remainder of the season.   The league has been working diligently the past few months trying to put a plan together that would work and be safe for the teams that chose to take part. ...
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Koop Geotechnical Ski Series Wraps Up

The Koop Geotechnical Ski Series wrapped up  on the weekend and numbers were a liitle down due to the warm temperatures and icy conditions.   18 Ladies and 8 Men came out and entered times for a number of great prizes.   Congratulations to Prestom Saam who won the Male Participation, and Debbie Burman who won for the Females. They both rece...
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OCN Blizzard Looking For Equipment Manager

courtesy of mjhlhockey .ca   OCN Blizzard Jr. A Hockey Club are accepting applications for the position of Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager. This is a full time, seasonal position with a start date of August 15, 2021. The successful applicant must have excellent communication and organization skills as well as be able to work both independently and...
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FFMH Offering Refunds

FFMH is working hard to provide fair refunds to their membership.   The refunds are prorated based on 6 weeks of hockey completed minus the Hockey Canada/Hockey Manitoba insurance cost.   Refunds will be given as a credit to your Hockey Canada account and can be applied to next year's registration costs.   If yo...
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Bombers Well Represented At WHL Bubble

While the SJHL continues to wait to hear back from the government on getting back on the ice, the WHL East bubble has started playing games in Regina.   The bubble consists of the 5 teams from Saskatchewan including Moose Jaw, Swift Current, Prince Albert, Saskatoon and Regina. Manitoba's two teams are also taking part from Brandon and Winnipeg.  ...
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PLSC Moving Ahead

The Phantom Lake Soccer Club continues to move ahead in hope that they will be able to have a season this Spring.   They have welcomed three new people to their board, President, Jalene Dease, Treasurer, Faryn Bergman and Secretary, Deanna Petrash.   The soccer club continues to be in touch with the MSA and the last update they had was in early ...
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Jimmy Jackfish Fishing Derby Results

The Jimmy Jackfish Fishing Derby wrapped up this past weekend with 116 people from all over the north  taking part.   This was the first time they ever did an event virtually and it was well received. There were a lot of big fish caught in all the categories.   They are hoping to return to an in person derby once again next year. ...
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SJHL Return To Play

Even though the ice is out at most SJHL arena's, the league is still working very hard to have some type of conclusion to the season.   If the league does go ahead, all the teams will play out of one bubble which most likely will be Weyburn. 7 teams are committed including the Flin Flon Bombers.   It was being reported that Estevan would als...
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Koop Geotechnical Week 7 Results

Week 7 was another big week for the Koop Geotechnical Ski Series with a record 88 entries for the week.   There were 85 entries from the ladies and 30 from the men.   Here are this week's past prize winners:   Male Participation-Bill Fulford $25.00 Gift Certificate to Eddy’s Family Foods Female Partic...
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Former Bombers Doing Well

The Flin Flon Bombers are one of the most illustrious hockey teams in the world and have had a number of  quality players wear that beautiful maroon jersey over the decades.   The 60's and 70's saw them graduate a number of players to the NHL and various leagues around the world.   Even though the Bombers no longer play in the WHL, ...
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Koop Geotechnical Ski Series Results For Week 6

The Koop Geotechnical Ski Series is coming off another great week as they held their virtual Centaloppet in honor of Val and Ivor Hedman.   This would of been the 46th year of recognizing the Hedman's contribution to cross country ski-ing here in our communities.   62 people took part and the group easily surpassed the group distance goal of...
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Manitoba Midget Triple A League Will Not Return

The Norman Northstars did manage to get in 7 games before play was suspended in early November for the Manitoba Midget Triple A League due to Covid.   The ice is out at the CA. Nesbitt Arena and teams will not be returning to finish out the 2020 and 2021 season.   Teams were hoping for some type of return to finish out the year but  with al...
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Hunter Lee Ready For Italy

Flin Flon's Hunter Lee is in Rome Italy this weekend for the prestigious  Matteo Pelicone Wrestling Event.   Hunter will be wrestling sometime between 10:30 am and 3pm Italy time on Sunday  which works out to about 3am Canada time.   This event will feature some of the best wrestlers in the world and will be a Senior Worlds Ranking...
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FF Ski Club Thanks Community For Donations

Despite Covid, it has been a good year at the Flin Flon Ski Club with lots of people coming out to enjoy the different programs and facilities.   The Ski Club would like to thank all the people and groups for their generous donations with help from the Northern Neighbors Foundation and Cross Country Saskatchewan.   A big thanks to Tom and Linda ...
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