Episode Marc Andre Fleury (229): MERRY CHRISTMAS! Leafs are rolling. Oilers are not. World Junior Championships!

As we hit the Christmas break, the Leafs are rolling along and the Oilers are struggling. World Junior Champs are coming up. We look at our pre-season predictions and see how we’re doing.

Beautiful, but is it a slap in the face?

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  • Banter -Tibb’s Eve. Ready for Christmas.
  • Degrees of Stirling for Marc Andre Fleury
  • Shoutouts to Hoard family and Anthony Griffin’s 50th
  • Meet us in Nashville!
  • Hurricanes wear Whalers sweaters – is that okay?
  • Pre-season predictions at Christmas – a few surprises
  • Leafs are amazing and Marner is boosting his salary expectations each game
  • Oilers struggling
  • We give our Christmas wishes for our teams
  • Patrik Berglund – what’s the deal?
  • Milestones
  • Hot/Not – TBL / WPG are hot. CAR / AZ are not.
  • DOPeS – Khaira and Karlsson suspended.
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Pogues with Kristy MacColl Song: Fairytale of New York


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


  • 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 Tomas Holmstrom (96): Flying Solo .Stamkos Out. NHL emails. Duncan Keith is Dirty.

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Episode Summary:

  • Intro – Mike is flying solo today
  • NHL emails released, Mike goes through who looked bad, who looked good and what surprised him
  • Duncan Keith is a dirty player. Get over it.
  • Steven Stamkos out for the season
  • Todd McLellan loses it on the Oilers and it feels great.  What can be done for next season?

Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Ugly Beats Song: Motor


Link to all the released NHL emails (scroll to bottom of article):


Black N Gold Hockey Podcast

Duncan Keith Slash

Todd McLellan Press Conference

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Episode Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (78): Jets Fan Mike Bell. Bigger Nets. Travis Harmonic.

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Episode Summary:

  • Stirling Blues have successful tourney in Napanee
  • Mike Bell from Winnipeg talks Jets history and great Jets stories
  • Should NHL increase net size? Goal scoring?
  • NHL All Star game goes 3 on 3
  • Questions from @IamDadtoThem, @dalehoard, @andrewturcotte, @daninjer, Leonard Waters
  • Ovechkin breaks a record
  • Head trajectory and @alexjauld


Intro/Outro Music Artist: Atlantic Thrills  Song: On Your Own

Huge Thanks to our guest Mike Bell

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ScuttlePuck Episode 10: PK Subban signing, Tyler Dellow hiring

ScuttlePuck Episode 10: In this episode, Pete and Mike discuss PK Subban’s $72MM dollar deal with the Montreal Canadiens.  Also, in the Summer of Analytics,  Tyler Dellow, was hired by the Edmonton Oilers, Sunny Mehta by the New Jersey Devils and Eric Tulsky by some mystery team.  Pete honours the life of Robin Williams and we have some preliminary discussions about who is going to win the Connor MacDavid sweepstakes. ScuttlepuckLogo_sml

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