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 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 Theoren Fleury (214): CENTRAL DIVISION PREVIEW with Special Guest Carl Landra of the 4th Line Podcast.


Carl Landra of the 4th Line Podcast joins us to preview the Central Division and make predictions.  Rob Vollman, friend of the show, gets hired by the LA Kings.

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  • Banter – Welcome to Carl.
  • Congrats to winners of copies of Stat Shot by Rob Vollman – CJ from New York, Bryant from Baton Rouge and Sean from Modesto California
  • Rob Vollman hired by LA Kings
  • Blake Wheeler signs for $8.25MM x 5
  • CENTRAL DIVISION preview

 

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Tragically Hip  Song: Gus: The Polar Bear from Central Park

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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