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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:

SHA Return To Play Update

The Saskatchewan Hockey Association announced that after the public health restrictions were extended for two weeks, they met with the government’s Business Response Team and announced that there will be no consideration of return to play (games) for at least four weeks and that return to game play is unlikely to happen before the end of March.   The current state...
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City Of Flin Flon Adding Rec Programs

The City Of Flin Flon wants to make sure that you and your family stay active during Covid 19 and are now offering lots of activities and programs to kick off 2021.   The city is partnering up with instructors and  talented people and groups through a project which was  secured through Safe At Manitoba Grant.   You and your family...
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Bill Chow Comments On Funding From Sask Govt

The SJHL President, Bill Chow was our guest yesterday on the Norman Sportsline Program to discuss the funding coming from the Saskatchewan gov't.   This past Friday the Saskatchewan gov't confirmed that they would be giving the SJHL, one million dollars to help off set some costs due to Covid 19.   Chow confirmed that the money would be ...
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Hockey Manitoba Return To Play

The Province Of Manitoba and Manitoba Health are considering reducing certain Covid -19 restrictions on indoor recreation facilities so Hockey Manitoba has made the following release.   Should the resumption of organized sports be permitted in any Region in Manitoba, Minor Hockey Associations, Leagues, and Teams will require approval from Hockey Manitoba to Return to Pl...
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Collin Scores First NCAA Goal

Saturday, January the 16th is a day that former Flin Flon Bomber sniper, Cystopher Collin will never forget.   Collin, suiting up for the Bowling Green Falcons scored his first NCAA goal in his team's 5 to 1 win against Northern Michigan.   Collin scored the Falcons second goal in the second period on Saturday whewn he jumped on a loose puck...
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Funding Coming For SJHL Teams

The Saskatchewan government is giving $4 million to help junior hockey leagues and teams that have had their play interrupted by provincial health restrictions.   It says it will send $1 million to support the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and $600,000 will go to each of the province's five Western Hockey League teams.   " The SJHL ...
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Saskatchewan Cancels Provincial Curling Championships

Saskatchewan has officially cancelled it's Provincial Curling Championships due to the Covid 19 pandemic.   Matt Dunstone will represent the province at the Tim Hortons Brier and Sherry Anderson will skip the Saskatchewan team  at the Scottie Tournament Of Hearts.   The National Championships will take place in a so called bubble at Cal...
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WHL Reschedules Bantam Draft

 The Western Hockey League issued a press release saying the 2021 WHL Draft, previously referred to as the WHL Bantam Draft, has been rescheduled and will be conducted in December 2021.   The WHL Draft was originally scheduled to take place in May 2021.   “Moving the 2021 WHL Draft from May to December allows additional time for ...
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Virtual SJHL Showcase

With Covid numbers remaining high in Saskatchewan, the SJHL has decided to bring back their twitch stream and present an SJHL Virtual Showcase.   The last weekend in January has seen the best of the SJHL take on the best of the MJHL the past couple of years and unfortunately  like a lot of other sporting events, Covid has wiped out this event.   ...
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Hockey Manitoba Update

Based On Friday's announcement by the Province, current health restrictions will continue until January the 22nd. Hockey teams and individuals across the Province will be ineligible to take part in any hockey programming.   Although the start of the season in still uncertain, Hockey Manitoba remains optimistik that they will be back on the ice in the near futur...
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Norman Referees Get Recognition

Hockey Manitoba recently recognized the most deserved officials from across the province with each region receiving awards.   Hockey Manitoba's regional award winners are proudly sponsored by the Manitoba Hockey Hall Of Fame.   Here are this year's Norman winners.   Most Promising ...
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Justin Lies Looking Forward To Getting Back On The Ice.

Just a handful of days into 2021 and Covid 19 continues to be a major concern as we all try to forget 2020.   This global pandemic has taken many lives, destroyed a lot of economies and has done it's tole on people mentally across the globe.   Professional sports has found a way to push forward, but Covid has wiped out all amateur sports and...
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Walleye Wars

The first big ice fishing event of 2021 is just one week away as Anglers Atlas will be presenting Walleye Wars no.4.   This will be the first time that Angers Atlas will hosting this event in the winter as the first three events all took place in the summer.   It starts January the 15th and go's til January the 31st and you can enter pr...
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SJHL Looking To Return in 2021

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has issued a press release on their web-site as we are now officially into  2021.   Even though we are into a new year, Covid 19 is still out there and everybody is holding their breath as we try to return to normal life including playing hockey.   The SJHL will continue to work with the Saskatchew...
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Great Start To The New Year For A Couple Former Bombers

  2021 is now underway and it was a great way to start the new year for a couple of former Bomber standouts in Donovan Houle and Crystopher Collin.    Both are former snipers in the SJHL and are getting an opportunity to continue their career...
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Hockey Manitoba Offering Virtual Goalie Clinic

Hockey Manitoba will be offering a virtual Goaltending 1 Instructional Stream Clinic via zoom on Wednesday January the 6th between 6 and 8 pm.   Dan Ferguson who was the Flin Flon Bombers Goaltending Coach between 2016-19 and leads the goalie development at the Rink Training Centre will be the instructor.   The Goaltending Clinic is free to all ...
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Billy Keane Talks About MJHL Re- Start

With 2021 just a few days away, a lot of people are wondering if we will get to see any hockey in various arena's across the country.   All junior leagues remain in shutdown mode and await the word from various Provincial govt's on when they can get up and running again.   The MJHL did have a press release on their web-site just before C...
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MJHL Looking Forward To Restart

The MJHL continue to prepare for 2021 and have developed a restart action plan when they get the word from the MB Government on when they can safely return.   The MJHL made a release on their web-site which will include the following guidelines.   Key Elements of Restart Action Plan:   Players / Staff to...
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Curling Manitoba Makes Some Tough Decisions

Manitoba Curling made the very difficult decision  to cancel the Scotties, Viterra and Dynasty Championships in Women's, Men's and Mixed Doubles which were to take place in 2021.   The Men's and Women's were slated  to take place in a bubble format in Selkirk, February the 2nd to the 7th at the Selkirk Rec Complex. The mixed doubles were going ...
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MJHL Assists Childrens Hospitals

courtesy of mjhlhockey.ca   The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) is excited to partner with the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba (CHFM) this holiday season to help raise funds for life-saving equipment.   More specifically, donations will help purchase remote monitored beds. With the number of kids with serious conditions inc...
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Nominate A Manitoba Coach

This year's Manitoba Coaching Awards will look a little different. Instead of looking at coach's based on their success this past year, Sport Manitoba will be looking at their  entire coaching careers.   Here are the different categories   MAJOR AWARD CATEGORIES   Active Sta...
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WHL Postpones Season Indefinitely

The Western Hockey League is pushing back the start of its season indefinitely due to uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic.   The league announced the news in a statement yesterday, saying it is not in a position to start the season as planned on Jan. 8 due to current public health restrictions across Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest U.S.  ...
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FF Ski Club Update

The Flin Flon Ski Club have been working very hard on getting the trails in good working shape.  Most trails are open but do have a few rough patches, so you need to be careful.   The 2.3 km Valley trail has lights, so you can ski after work til 10 PM. With the snow in the forecast this week, the trails should be in excellent shape.   A big...
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Manitoba Summer Games Cancelled

Sport Manitoba and the Dauphin Host Society have cancelled the 2021 Manitoba Summer Games which were supposed to take place in July of 2021.   Earlier this year they made the decision to postpone the games til July but with the recent increase of cases of Covid 19, the Provincial Sport Organizations decided this was best.   Sport Manitoba w...
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Bomber Player Raffle

The Flin Flon Bombers are selling tickets on their annual player raffle.   There will be 20 prizes total and tickets are only $10.00, with the draw coming up on April the 4th,2021.   The grand prize is a Wings over Kississing Fishing Trip . Second prize is a AJ'S  Air Conditioning Package and Third, a Phantom Lake Golf Membership. ...
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Bombers Tearing It Up At The NCAA Level

The Flin Flon Bombers have been one of the most competitive teams in the SJHL over the last decade and pride themselves on getting players to the next level.   Flin Flon has 8 of their former players suiting up for NCAA schools this year and all carry the Bomber tradition proudly.   The list of players includes:   Eric S...
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New Programs And Changes For FFMH

FFMHA has made some changes this season and one of them is introducing new programs and the offering of free equipment for new hockey players this season.    FFMHA is fortunate enough to have a hard working board that has applied and received grants and funds from outside of registration fees to pay for these programs. They would like to take this opportunity ...
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Another Bomber Signs A Professional Deal

Former Flin Flon Bomber Captain, Tyson Empey has signed an  ECHL contract with the Rapid City Rush.   The Swift Current product played 4 seasons in Flin Flon and helped the team reach the Canalta Cup Final as a 20 year old.   Empey put up a total of 76 points in 184 career games with the Bombers and is the third player from the 2015-16 squa...
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The Best Is Still To Come For Donavan Houle

He is one of the most exciting and talented players to don a Bomber jersey in the team's rich history and the sky is the limit for Montreal's Donavan Houle Villenuve.   Houle played three years for the Maroon and White between 2017 and 2020 putting up 134 points in 155 games.   Houle always saved his best for the post season and delivere...
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Manitoba Communities Receive Funding For Equipment

Even with Covid running rampant in our province, country and the world, there are still reasons to be optimistic in the sports world.   470 sets of new hockey equipment has been distributed to Minor Hockey Associations and Indigenous groups in Manitoba courtesy of the NHL/NHLPA/ Hockey Canada/ Bauer Hockey Equipment Relief Program.   12 Min...
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Changes Coming To Manitoba Curling

Covid 19 continues to rock the sports world, and curling in Manitoba is now going to have quite a different look if the sport is able to get back on the ice.   Curling Manitoba issued a press release yesterday about competitions for the rest of the year.   All competitions are now postponed for the rest of the year including the under 18 Provinc...
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Interview With Alex Smith

Former Flin Flon Bomber, Alex Smith joined me yesterday on the Norman Sportsline Program to talk about his time in a Bomber uniform.   Smith has gone on to a very successful career after graduating with the Bombers including a 4 year stint with the Michigan Huskies of the NCAA,  and recently signing a contract with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. &nbs...
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Hockey Manitoba Cancel's Provincials

Due to the current ongoing Covid 19 situation, Hockey Manitoba has made the decision to cancel all 2021 Manitoba Provincials.   The decision to cancel all Provincial Championships  has been made with the safety of all it's members and the different communities.   Each year 25 communities across the province host Provincial tournaments a...
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Chatting With The League President

After the announcement from the Sask Gov't about the changes for team sports due to Covid 19, the SJHL will not be playing any more games until 2021.   The writing was on the wall as Covid cases continue to grip the country including Saskatchewan who had 299 new cases yesterday.   I had a chance to sit down with the league President Bill Cho...
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SJHL Season Halted Due To Provincial Announcement

With the announcement from the Saskatchewan government and Saskatchewan Health that all sports competition must cease operation this Friday, the SJHL will put their season on halt til 2021.   The SJHL released a press release on their website yesterday and said they will wait to  receive direction from both the Sask gov't and Sask Health as to when they can con...
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Bombers Shut Down Season Til 2021

Due to the current Covid 19 situation and Manitoba in a code red pandemic, the Flin Flon Bombers have seen their season come to a stand still.   The coaching staff and organization have tried to do everything in their power to keep their season going but the obstacles have been just to big to overcome  to keep playing.   The Flin Flon ...
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Bombers Postpone Games With Battleford

The Flin Flon Bombers were hoping to schedule this past weekend's games with North Battleford for this Tuesday and Wednesday.   102.9 CFAR has received word that these games will be postponed til further notice as the Bombers have not received permission to play.   Flin Flon is still waiting word from the Saskatchewan Government on approval ...
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Former Bomber Signs ECHL Contract

Congratulations to former Flin Flon Bomber Alex Smith who has signed with the Florida Everblades  of the ECHL.   Smith spent two seasons with the Bombers after coming over in a trade from the Bonnyville Pontiacs of the AJHL in 2014.   Smith became one of the most exciting and top offensive forwards in the SJHL, where he put up 131 poin...
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Ski Club Memberships

Memberships are available for the 2020-2021 Flin Flon cross country  ski season.   If you pick up a membership before the end of November you will receive 10% off your membership fees.   Memberships are available for the whole family, adults, juniors, children plus one adult and child at very affordable rates.   The...
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Ski Club Update

If the pandemic is getting you down, there may be an opportunity to get some fresh air and excercise.   The Flin Flon Ski Club is working hard on opening up some trails. With all the fresh snow recently the executive feels that there will be an opportuinty to provide a safe affordable way to relieve some stress and get physical exercise.   The M...
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