Episode Jarome Iginla (212): Rob Vollman Author of Hockey Abstract. Lindros Advocates Removing Hitting from Hockey.

Rob Vollman, author of the Hockey Abstract and Stat Shot is back on ScuttlePuck to discuss the latest update of the Abstract. He also gives us predictions for the Oilers, Leafs and Habs. Eric Lindros was in the news this week to advocate for the elimination of body checking in hockey.


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  • Banter – Golf,Summer talk
  • Rob Vollman talks Hockey Abstract,
  • Oilers – what to expect. Should they replace Sekera? How?
  • Leafs – are they a contender?
  • Habs – what is going on? Will they trade Paccioretty?
  • Eric Lindros advocates no body checking in hockey
  • Ryan Ellis signs for 8 years, $6.25/yr
  • Now Blashill is talking about Zetterberg…please.


Intro/Outro Music Artist: Aretha Franklin  Song: Respect


Episode Gilbert Perreault (211): RIP Legend Stan Mikita. Dylan Larkin signs. Brady Tkachuk to play in Belleville?

Dale and Mike are back to discuss the Dylan Larkin deal, Brady Tkachuk playing in Belleville this year, the Hlinka-Gretzky cup and the passing of legend Stan Mikita. Plus all the other major signings over the past couple of weeks.


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  • Banter – how we missed a week, fun in the sun
  • The guest who couldn’t
  • Gretzky-Hlinka Cup
  • Stan Mikita – what a career
  • Will Brady Tkachuk end up in Belleville this year
  • Dylan Larkin signs for $6.1MM
  • John Gibson signs with Anaheim
  • Will the Leafs get Nylander signed and what does that mean for Auston Matthews?

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Eminem/Elton John  Song: Stan


Brett’s Blog explaining his decision to quit being a fan of the Oilers:


Episode Corey Perry (210): Chris Quesnel of the Store Next Door! Jarome Iginla retires. Tom Wilson Gets a Payday. Lucic talks.

Dale and Mike welcome The Store Next Door Operations Manager Chris Quesnel to tell us about his amazingly cool business. Check it out here, www.thestorenextdoor.ca. Jarome Igninla retires. Tom Wilson gets paid and we weigh in on it. Milan Lucic opens up on Spittin’ Chiclets and it’s fascinating.


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  • Banter
  • Welcome Chris Quesnel from The Store Next Door
  • Jarome Iginla retires and is a lock for the HHOF
  • Tom Wilson contract – is it too much?
  • Milan Lucic on Spittin’ Chiclets
  • Lebron James opens the I Promise School



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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Carsie Blanton  Song: Money In The Bank

Episode Rocket Richard (209): Smoke Off Champions 2018! Jacob Trouba arbitration…Yahoo!

Dale and Mike’s Smoke Off team the Game of Bones wins the 2018 Smoke Off at the Ranch! Oh yeah and a few things happened in the NHL.


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  • Dale’s incredible sweet sauce puts the Game of Bones over the top at the Smoke Off at the Ranch.
  • Jacob Trouba arbitration
  • Coyotes pick up the Hossa contract
  • Ducks release their new third jerseys
  • Monika Caryk files to release all the information in the Karlsson case
  • Ray Emery’s tragic death


Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Riptones  Song: Good BBQ

Episode Tim Horton (207): John Tavares is a Leaf! Seriously.

After an incredibly tense June 30 and morning of July 1, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they had won the John Tavares Sweepstakes. Tavares took less money to play for his hometown team.


We discuss what this means for the Leafs, for the Islanders and lots of other signings in this week’s episode.


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  • Cottage country
  • How Tavares became a Maple Leaf
  • Islanders reactions
  • Lamoriello – what now?
  • Doughty negotiates his own deal and saves millions
  • Kovalchuk signs with LA
  • Oilers stay reasonably quiet.
  • Plenty of other signings to discuss
  • Rathole


Intro/Outro Music Artist: Alice Cooper  Song: School’s Out

Episode Shea Weber (206): NHL Awards from Vegas. NHL Entry Draft from Dallas.

Taylor Hall wins the Hart trophy and the Vegas Golden Knights take four awards as the NHL Awards show took place in Las Vegas.  Connor McDavid is still the best, according to his peers.  The NHL Draft took place in Dallas and to no one’s surprise Rasmus Dahlin went first to Buffalo and not much else happened.


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  • Banter -Pete’s boy Liam gets scouted by Queen’s.  Dale has a hangover (surprise)  and Mike is back from Berlin.
  • Taylor Hall wins the Hart.  Connor McDavid gets the Lindsay. And the Awards show in Vegas was cringeworthy to watch.
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  • The Buffalo Sabres draft Rasmus Dahlin to no one’s surprise, but after that, there were a few surprises.
  • Habs take Kotkaniemi, Oilers take Evan Bouchard and the Leafs trade down and still get their man.
  • Brooks Orpik had negative value.
  • Dougie Hamilton is traded for going to the museum, or so that’s what John Shannon says.
  • Pete signs off until September.

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Fishbone  Song: A Selection

Episode Jean Beliveau (204): Ovi & Washington Capitals 2018 Stanley Cup Champions



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The Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup with a 4-1 series win over the Vegas Golden Knights.  Alexander Ovechkin won the Conn Smythe as playoff MVP. We discuss the win and also what’s next for both the Caps and Golden Knights.


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  • Banter -Dale has laundry woes and Mike visits the Tri-Cities in Washington
  • Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals
  • Ovechkin MVP
  • How can Barry Trotz’s job be on the line?
  • What next for the Caps?
  • What next for the Golden Knights?
  • Draft discussion
  • Will Lucic get traded?
  • Rathole – Conn Smythe winners

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Darkest Hour  Song: Rock the Red

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