Episode Evgeni Malkin (171): SPECIAL GUEST Brenton Retallack from Perth Australia.New Jersey Devils and the Colorado Avalanche running away with it!


Brenton Retallack of the It’s A Hockey Night podcast joins Mike for a rousing discussion on Nathan Walker, hockey in Australia and the wacky first week in the NHL.

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Cants  Song: Saturday Night Date

 

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Episode Braden Holtby (170): THE NHL SEASON BEGINS! Goals Goals Goals! Pete’s Big Announcement.


The NHL season begins and we discuss the action from the first week. We also make our playoff and Stanley Cup predictions. PLUS, Pete has some bad news for our listeners. Check it out.

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  • Pete announces why he is stepping away from the podcast for a bitconnor-mcdavid
  • McDavid gets a hat trick in Oilers first game, but Gretzky comparisons are premature. Pete asks, what is McDavid’s max?
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs are scoring in droves.
  • Ovechkin has 7 goals in two games!
  • Travelling Jagrs get a big surprise
  • Playoff and Stanley Cup predictions.  Who do Pete and Mike see as the front runners for the cup this year?

 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Black Bones  Song: Good Times

 

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Episode Andrew Desjardins (169):Epic Season Preview!! Complete NHL Predictions for 2018!


On the eve of the 2017-18 season, Pete and Mike go through the entire league and predict the winners and losers for the regular season. Some bold, unexpected predictions are made!

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  • Should Penguins go to the White House?

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  • NHL Predictions!
  • Western conference – why Dallas still sucks and Anaheim will fall!
  • Some big surprises in our predictions for the West
  • Eastern ConferenceOttawa was a mirage last year and why the Rangers will miss in the Metro, according to Mike.  Will the Habs make it in?
  • A couple of big disagreements and a couple of surprisingly similar predictions.

 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Mercury and the Architects   Song: Machine

 

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Episode Mikko Lehtonen (168): Mark Allred of the Black N Gold Hockey Podcast. Lupul fails medical…or did he? Bruins preview. Matt Duchene situation.


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?

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  • Mark Allred is in the house! (Well, on the line, actually…)

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  • Joffrey Lupul situation explained…or not.
  • How do the Bruins look this year?  Mark gives us all the details.
  • Who is Anders Bjork?
  • Marc Bergevin interview – Pete give his thoughts.
  • Would Colin Miller be a good fit in Edmonton.
  • What’s up with Matt Duchene?

 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Drop Kick Murphys   Song: I’m Shipping Up to Boston  

 

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Episode Benoit Pouliot (167): Al Mitchell (Lowetide) of TSN 1260 Talks Oilers. Pastrnak Signs.


TSN 1260’s Al Mitchell, also known as Lowetide, talks to Mike about the Oilers; their Defence, the Draisaitl deal, and how they could possibly make the salary cap work next year.  Also, David Pastrnak signs a deal with the Bruins, and Mike gives his take on Justin Bourne’s post on George Parros as Director of the Department of Player Safety.

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  • Thanks to ScuttlePuck fans who bought shirts – Mike donated $200 to Stirling Minor Hockey this week!

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  • Pastrnak signs for $6.67 for 6 years.
  • Justin Bourne wrote this week about Parros as Director of DOPS and I give my thoughts
  • Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 joins Mike to discuss Oilers, Oilers and more Oilers.
  • Negotiations for a new rink in Calgary get ratcheted up.

 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Paul Simon  Song: You Can Call Me Al

 

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Episode Josh Ho-Sang (166): Rob Vollman Author of Hockey Abstract Returns!


Rob Vollman, author of the Hockey Abstract and writer for NHL.com joins us to tell us what the stats say about teams and players  going into this season. Pete throws some Oilers trivia at Mike.

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  • Opening banter

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  • Rob Vollman schools us on hockey stats and tells us what we should expect for the coming season. Click the here to order your copy of Hockey Abstract from Amazon or order directly from the Hockey Abstract site here.
  • The NHL changes the rules for offside challenges and icing.
  • The Athletic goes BIG!
  • Oilers trivia

 

 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: DeCreek

 

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Episode Erik Karlsson (165): Shane Doan retires. Hall of Famer? Habs Trivia Challenge.


 

We discuss the latest signings of Butcher and Vanek and also the non-signings of Pastrnak and Anathasiou.  Also, Shane Doan retired this week and we look at his career and whether there is a case for his induction to the Hall of Fame.

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  • Mike drops Kate off at University

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  • Will Butcher signs with New Jersey
  • Vanek signs with Vancouver
  • Pastrnak still unsigned and Athanasiou threatens to go to KHL
  • Shane Doan retires and we discuss his career and whether he should go into the Hall of Fame
  • Will Iginla end up an Oiler?
  • Will Jagr beat Howe’s record for most games played?
  • Mike tests Pete with some Habs trivia

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Pillar     Song: Front Line

 

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