Episode Terry O’Reilly (224): 1/4 Season Predictions Review. Tom Wilson’s Suspension Reduction


We’re back after a week away and most teams are 20 games in. We review our pre-season predictions for accuracy. Tom Wilson’s suspension gets reduced to 14 games. Is it the correct decision? Will Quenneville coach the Oilers?

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  • Banter -Back from DC and meeting Tony Noce
  • Banana bread in Canada has whole new implication
  • Milestones – some big points totals and a goalie climbs the all time wins list
  • Hot and Not
  • DOPS – Lots to discuss. Tom Wilson’s suspension reduced
  • Pre-season predictions reviewed at the quarter point
  • Rathole – Matt Cullen

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Del Barber and the No Regretzkys Song: Clear the Track, Here Comes Shack

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Episode Eddie Shack (223): SPECIAL GUEST Cassie Turner, Head Coach of Quinnipiac Women’s Hockey Team


Cassie Turner, Head Coach of the NCAA’s Quinnipiac Bobcats joins us to dicsuss the Bobcats, and her journey from Campbellford to the NCAA.  The DOPS get more work as Mark Borowiecki keeps up his antics.

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  • Banter -Mike’s in Washington DC, which is very cool
  • Interview with Cassie Turner
  • Milestones – lots of players hitting 1000 games
  • Who’s Hot /Not – Tampa Bay makes the hot list and LA stays on the not list.
  • DOPS – Borowiecki back in the bad books
  • Morgan Rielly is tearing it up
  • Connor McDavid is fast…ask Ryan Suter
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Nightime Adventure Society Song: Washington DC

Episode Daniel Sedin (222): SPECIAL GUEST John van der Woude of Hockey by Design Discusses NHL Third Jerseys


From the website Hockey By Design, John van der Woude joins us to discuss the different third jerseys released for this season. Borowiecki gets a 1 game suspension and the video from the DOPS has Dale in stitches. Plus a new Rathole, and all the latest news.

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  • Banter -Snow on the ground in Stirling. Dale’s not happy with the energy in the arena at the Belleville Senators’ games.
  • Feedback from Cody Trafford
  • Milestones
  • Who’s Hot /Not – Preds continue to be hot and the Kings are not. Who’s on a streak?
  • DOPS – Borowiecki gets one game for an elbow
  • John van der Woude from Hockey by Design – we discuss the third jerseys plus a few special editions
  • News -Nate Schmidt contract
  • Carolina rolling, Matthews hurt, Avalanche rolling with Rantanen, MacKinnon and Landeskog banking points.
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Mystery Pills Song: By Design

 

Episode Borje Salming (221): Predators are hottest team in the league. Matheson gets 2 games.


Predators and Leafs remain atop the conferences early but are the Leafs starting to cool off? The final winner of the The Store Next Door contests is announced.  Did the Department of Player Safety get it right on Mike Matheson?

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  • Banter -Mike returns from 25th reunion at Queen’s. Hey to King Lew, Greg, Kenny D, Hugh, Rupak, RobLee and J Gheils Band.
  • Mike was in Jacksonville, now headed to Calgary
  • The Store Next Door Winner!
  • Milestones
  • Who’s Hot /Not – Preds and Leafs leading the way while Detroit and Arizona have struggled out of the gate
  • DOPS – Matheson’s 2 games – we weigh in
  • News -Charles Wang dies at 74
  • Kariya jersery retirement,
  • Laviolette wears a bull head mask for interview
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist:    The Lost Patrol             Song:   Homecoming

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Episode Sebastian Aho (220): SPECIAL GUEST Ken Reid – Sportsnet host, and Author of Hockey Card Stories 2.


Ken Reid, Co-Host of Sportsnet Central and author of Hockey Card Stories 2, joins us and gets nostalgic about hockey cards. We even get a cameo appearance from Evanka Ozmak The Leafs are rolling. Another contest winner to announce and still another prize from The Store Next Door to be won.

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  • Banter – Autumn is here. No NHL games on a Friday night?
  • Feedback – lots of people had feedback this week!
  • The Store Next Door contest – honourable mentions and a new winner!
  • This week’s question – Name the American hockey stick manufacturer owned by two brothers who played for Team USA in the 1960 Olympics and whose son played for Team USA in the 1980 Olympics and played 1000 games in the NHL.
  • Who is hot and not in the first week
  • Auston Watson suspension reduced
  • Jersey retirements
  • Ken Reid
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Tragically Hip Song: 50 Mission Cap

This Week’s Store Next Door Prize – this amazing coat rack!

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Here’s the amazing interview with Peter Mahovlich…”on behalf of the Montreal Canadiens, I have to apologize”

From the Rathole – here are Dave Simpson’s stats:

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Episode Joe Sakic (219): The Store Next Door Winner Announced. William Nylander Offer Sheet Possibilities. The Rathole Returns.


Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  We announce the winner for the first Store Next Door contest. We have another contest this week and another great prize to give away.  Dale brings back the Rathole and we discuss a potential offer sheet for William Nylander.

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  • Banter – It’s Thanksgiving in Canada and we’re loving the turkey. Mike gives his take on some Texas cities.
  • Caps opening video does not include Barry Trotz
  • Store Next Door contest winner!
  • The second edition of the The Store Next Door Contest
  • DOPS – Should Marchand have received a suspension – we have differing opinions
  • Who came out of the gates strong?
  • What would it take to offer sheet William Nylander, and who could do it?
  • Dale goes back down the Rathole with Scott Stevens
  • We announce an exciting guest for next week’s show.

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Volbeat Song: Thanks

The Store Next Door Contest is back for week 2!

The skill testing question is:

In 2000, Joe Sakic and Paul Kariya were early adopters of the first popular one piece composite stick. What was the brand and model of that stick?

Win this great prize made by The Store Next Door!

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Episode Denis Savard (218): NHL OPENING NIGHT! DOPS Puts the Hammer Down on Tom Wilson. Stanley Cup Predictions.


Tom Wilson gets a huge suspension – was it the right amount? Will it change his behaviour?  We discuss this and we get ready for the opening night of the season by going through our Stanley Cup predictions and also some off-the-wall predictions just for fun.

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  • Banter – Mike is in Austin Texas as the season starts and podcasts from his hotel.
  • Tom Wilson – George Parros must have been pissed. Will it change Wilson’s behaviour?  Why such a big suspension when others have been fairly light. We discuss the DOPS explanation.
  • Seattle gets recommended for expansion – surprise, surprise!
  • STANLEY CUP PREDICTIONS
  • Wacky predictions
  • The Store Next Door Contest – email your answer to the question:

           Who are top 3 Nova Scotia-born NHL career points leaders?

email your answer to:  scuttlepuck@gmail.com

This week’s prize – a hockey puck pen holder and coasters!

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Del Barber and the No Regretzkys Song: Hockey Night Tonight

 

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You can watch the DOPS video here.  https://www.nhl.com/video/c-61556003