What’s on the Menu at This Year’s Dreger Café?

— May 14, 2019

Put on a fresh pot of coffee, the infamous Dreger Café is back in business! Live from the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Slovakia, TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger will be serving up some exclusive one-on-one interviews with the biggest names in hockey.

Since its addition to the World Championships coverage in 2015, Dreger Café has been a viewer favourite. Over the past five years, Dreger has chatted with exciting guests such as Johnny Gaudreau, Frederik Anderson, Matt Duchene, and Hockey Canada CEO Tom Renney.

Dreger Café is one component of TSN’s extensive coverage of the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, running May 10-26 on TSN. Keep an eye on SPORTSCENTRE, 7-ELEVEN THAT’S HOCKEY, and TSN.ca throughout the tournament to catch fresh interviews daily from the Dreger Café. The network’s complete broadcast schedule is available here.

To celebrate the grand opening of this year’s café, TSN has stirred up some of Dreger’s greatest interview clips from previous IIHF Championships:

Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock discusses the beautiful scenery in Paris and jokes that he should have brought his wife on the trip.

Brad Marchand and Brendan Gallagher

Brad Marchand and Brendan Gallagher discuss where there friendship stands both on and off the ice at the 2016 IIHF World Championship.

Connor McDavid

Connor McDavid discusses how disappointing it was to miss the playoffs after the Oilers entered the 2017-18 season with such big expectations.

Mitch Marner

Mitch Marner jokes about how he and his Leafs teammates received a pair of 'Babsocks' for Christmas, and sheds light on whether he prefers to go by Mitch or Mitchell.

Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane jokes about how he and his Blackhawks teammates have been replicating the Dreger Café in Chicago.

TSN and TSN Direct subscribers can access live streaming and on-demand viewing of the network’s exclusive live coverage of the 2019 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on TSN.ca and the TSN app, with French-language coverage available on RDS.