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

 

Episode Wendel Clark (217): ATLANTIC DIVISION PREVIEW. SPECIAL GUEST Tyler Yaremchuk of TSN 1260. Tom Wilson does Tom Wilson things.


Tyler Yaremchuk of TSN 1260 and Oilers Nation joins us to talk the Tom Wilson hit and potential suspension and give us the low down on the Oilers as we wrap up the preseason. Dale and Mike then do a full Atlantic preview with predictions.

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  • Banter – Mike is back from cottage country and Dale goes to his 5th grade reunion.
  • Tyler Yaremchuk joins us and we break the Tom Wilson story. How many games?
  • Tyler discusses the recent Oilers cuts, their sudden strength at RW and who will make the D.
  • ATLANTIC DIVISION preview. We go through each team and predict finishes.  A few surprises, a few non-surprises.
  • Special Edition for opening night will feature prizes from The Store Next Door

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Beastie Boys Song: Hey Ladies

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Episode Brett Hull (216):METRO DIVISION PREVIEW. SPECIAL GUESTS Brenton and Mike from It’s A Hockey Night Podcast Join Us!


Brenton and Mike from the It’s A Hockey Night Podcast join Dale and Mike to preview the Metro Division and hilarity ensues.  We also give very reasoned opinions on the Max Domi suspension and Dale clarifies some incorrect assumptions about water buffaloes in Stirling.

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  • Banter – Dale’s sore after framing a house.
  • The Sharks reveal their new 3rd jersey and it’s well, terrible
  • Max Domi sucker punches Aaron Ekblad and gets some time off for his troubles
  • The Leafs and Oilers are undefeated in preseason – what does this mean for the regular season?
  • Team by team previews and predictions for the Metro Division
  • Some surprising, some, not so much

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Alex Battles and the Engelberts  Song: Pennsylvania

Brenton Retallack on the It’s A Hockey Night YouTube channel.

 

Episode Brad Richardson (215): PACIFIC DIVISION PREVIEW with Special Guest Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 in Edmonton. Karlsson Trade. Yzerman Resigns Unexpectedly.


Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 joins us to preview the Pacific Division, particularly the Edmonton Oilers. Erik Karlsson goes to the San Jose Sharks. Max Pacioretty is now a Golden Knight. Steve Yzerman resigns as GM of the Lightning.

UPDATE: Al gave ScuttlePuck a nice little plug on his TSN 1260 show, the Lowdown with Lowetide, this week.  Check it out here – the plug starts at 10:27.  Thanks Al!  https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/september-17-hour-1-feat-james-mirtle-derek-taylor/id977204919?i=1000419912970&mt=2

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  • Banter – Dale’s in Ottawa visting Dan. Mike returns from a weekend in the wild woods of Ontario.
  • Erik Karlsson goes to the Sharks – good deal?
  • Steve Yzerman resigns as GM of Lightning and we have theories about the REAL reason
  • Max Pacioretty goes to Vegas
  • Who will win the PACIFIC?  Listen and find out.
  • Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 and Lowedown.ca joins us to give us the deep dive on Edmonton this year.
  • Thanks and good-bye to Pete

Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Town Pants  Song: Low Tide

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