In the least surprising announcement in a while, the NHL announces Seattle as the next expansion location. The Department of Player Safety are back to their old nonsensical ways as Wilson and Reaves face no supplemental discipline, but they drop the hammer on Mark Giordano. With the Athletic looking at the future of the game, we chime in with our own ideas.
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.
I play a few of my favourite Tragically Hip songs and talk about Gord Downie’s impact on me. Anya Battaligno of the NWHL’s Connecticut Whale talks the upcoming season and some big initiatives in women’s hockey this year. Jeff DeAngelis of the Broad Street Bully podcast gets to boast about the Flyers’ win over the Oilers this week.
World Girls Hockey Weekend
Russia tours and plays the NWHL teams
Canada vs USA rivalry
Effect of the Olympics on the NWHL
Lots of NWHL stories
Flyers-Oilers was a bit of a dud game
Mike and Jeff commiserate over Andy MacDonald and Kris Russell
Latest NHL news
Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Tragically Hip Songs: Three Pistols, Looking for a Place to Happen, Fiddler’s Green
Pete’s off the Injured Reserve list and we welcome Mark Allred of the Black ‘N’ Gold Hockey podcast to talk the latest news and do a deep dive into this year’s Bruins. What is going on with Joffrey Lupul? Will the new enforcement standards stick?