A well known hockey TV series was looking for a few good hockey players. We happened to mention it and their phones and email blew up. In fact to the point where we were asked to pull the story down.
Shoresy, a hockey comedy that airs on Crave, and is produced in Sudbury, is preparing to film season two of the series. Shoresy is described as a comedy spinoff of Letterkenny, in which main character Shoresy joins the Sudbury Bulldogs, a struggling senior team in Northern Ontario, and embarks on a mission to "never lose again."
Chris Dawson recently sat with Scott Sexsmith to talk about the overwhelming interest in the show with a slew of hockey cliches thrown in for good measure.
Scott Sexsmith and Chris Dawson share a conversation about the response to a casting call for hockey players to feature in the show "Shoresy," a spinoff of the popular Canadian television show "Letterkenny." They discuss the overwhelming response to the casting call, with over 6,000 shares on social media and numerous individuals expressing interest in the opportunity to play for the fictional team. The conversation also touches on the premise of the show, which centers around a senior hockey team struggling in Sudbury and their pledge to never lose again.
"Shoresy" is a Canadian television show that premiered in 2021 and is a spinoff of the popular series "Letterkenny." The show centers around the character Shoresy, who is a hockey player and the main antagonist in "Letterkenny." In "Shoresy," the character is the main protagonist and a member of a struggling senior hockey team in Sudbury. The team makes a pledge to never lose again, leading to the recruitment of several iconic Canadian hockey players. The show is known for its comedic tone and references to Canadian culture, particularly hockey.
The conversation between Sexsmith and Dawson also touches on the popularity of the show and the overwhelming response to the casting call for hockey players. The casting call was sent out via email, and Dawson helped to promote it through his work with Baytoday, a media company. The response to the call was so overwhelming that the producers asked to have it removed due to the high volume of interest. This demonstrates the show's popularity and the cultural significance of hockey in Canada. The conversation also briefly touches on Dawson's work as the General Manager of the Powassan Voodoos, a team in the Canadian Junior Hockey League.