Episode Rob Ray (232): Chiarelli Fired! Mike Tells How It Really Went Down and How To Fix Edmonton. ALL STAR Weekend – Brianna Decker and Kendall Coyne Steal the Show!


Peter Chiarelli got fired this week and Mike is happy! Lots of talk about how it had to happen and Mike tells how it actually did happen. Also, Mike has a detailed proposal on how to fix the Oilers. The NHL All Star Weekend was dominated by some incredible performances by women players.

Kendall Coyne Schofield Blazes a Trail for Women’s Hockey – (Ben Margot/The Associated Press)

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  • Banter -Dale back from Panama, Mike losing weight and the Belleville Senators played some good hockey this weekend.
  • Rob Ray, Stirling native is title player
  • Chiarelli firing. Mike explains why the Oilers did it now.
  • Mike gives his detailed proposal for fixing the Oilers, including President, GM, AGM and Coach replacements
  • All Star game wrap-up. Some ideas to improve and we gush at the skill of Brianna Decker, Kendall Coyne Schofield, Rebecca Johnston, and Renata Fast. 
  • Player tracking is way cool
  • Leafs at the break
  • Milestones
  • Hot  NYI / CGY  Not  NJD / COL,ANA
  • DOPS – Johansen, Byron suspensions
  • Rathole – Keith Gretzky

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Arthur Adams Song: Don’t Let the Door Hit You

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Episode Curtis Joseph (231): SPECIAL GUEST DENNIS KING! Dennis tells us how to fix the Oilers. Is Tampa Bay record-breakingly good?


Dennis King returns to the show to wax poetic about the Oilers’ ineptitude and give us some solutions. As the Tampa Bay Lightning walk away with it this year, we look at whether they are historically good. 

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  • Banter -Dale headed to Panama. The Casuals rock Wendy and Terry’s wedding reception.
  • 6 Degrees of Stirling for Curtis Joseph
  • We know Tampa Bay is really good, but how good and will they break any single season records?
  • Calgary is going nuts, much to Mike’s chagrin
  • Jay Beagle interview on 31 Thoughts is great
  • Leafs report
  • Oilers – Dennis King interview
  • Milestones
  • Hot  TBL / SJS/VGK   Not  PHI/ANA
  • Rathole – Bill Peters

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Van Halen Song: Panama

Episode Henrik Lundqvist (230): Happy New Year! Happy 1st Anniversary to Dale! Leafs are Great and the Oilers Suck…


As we start 2019 and reach the halfway point of the season, the Leafs look like world beaters and the Oilers look terrible. The All Star teams are announced. We talk the biggest stories and suprises so far this season.

Finland successfully captured gold at the world juniors with a 3-2 win over the U.S. on Saturday in Vancouver. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Right Said Fred Song: I’m Too Sexy

  • Banter -Happy New Year – Resolutions
  • Degrees of Stirling
  • Nashville trip summary
  • All Star game snubs
  • Ovi decides to skip the ASG
  • Finland winds gold at World Juniors
  • Biggest story so far
  • Biggest surprise
  • Biggest surprise for the second half
  • Leafs and Oilers reports
  • Milestones
  • Hot  PIT / VGK   Not  OTT / EDM
  • DOPeS – Backes gets 3 games
  • Rathole
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Episode Martin St. Louis (226): SPECIAL GUEST Former NHLer ROB RAY!!! Nylander Signs. Tom Wilson Does Tom Wilson Things.


Former NHL player, and Stirling native, Rob Ray joins us and discusses the Sabres success this season, his NHL career and .  William Nylander negotiations go down to the wire, but Kyle Dubas was able to get it done. Tom Wilson avoids a suspension and Dale is livid.

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  • Banter – Martin St. Louis in 2 degrees of separation from Stirling
  • News – William Nylander signs for 6 years $6.9MM
  • Rob Ray – talks the Sabres success, life on the road, Rick Jeanneret and more.
  • Howard Shapiro interview
  • Milestones
  • Hot and Not – Buffalo and Colorado are hot. Montreal, New Jersey and Vancouver are not.
  • DOPS – Tom Wilson avoids suspension and Dale is pissed.
  • Rathole – Alexei Yashin’s hold out

Intro/Outro Music Artist: AC/DC Song: The Razor’s Edge

 

Episode Dave Andreychuk (225):SPECIAL GUEST Author Howard Shapiro. McLellan out in Edmonton. Hitchcock in. Sabres are HOT!


We welcome Howard Shapiro back to the show to tell us about his latest book, Kate’s Really Good At Hockey and talk some Pittsburgh hockey. Todd McLellan gets fired as predicted and Mike is happy to see Hitchcock in. What the hell is going on with the Buffalo Sabres?

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  • Banter –
  • News – Todd McLellan Gets Fired and Hitchcock gets hired. What do we think this means for Edmonton?
  • HNIC goes retro and it’s fantastic
  • Howard Shapiro interview
  • Milestones
  • Hot and Not – Buffalo is smokin’ hot. Nashville and Winnipeg are pretty warm in the west. Pittsburgh and Vancouver are still cold.
  • DOPS – Roussel fined $5k for biting.
  • Rathole – Hall of Fame

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Chad Warrix Song: Hitch

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Episode Eddie Shack (223): SPECIAL GUEST Cassie Turner, Head Coach of Quinnipiac Women’s Hockey Team


Cassie Turner, Head Coach of the NCAA’s Quinnipiac Bobcats joins us to dicsuss the Bobcats, and her journey from Campbellford to the NCAA.  The DOPS get more work as Mark Borowiecki keeps up his antics.

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  • Banter -Mike’s in Washington DC, which is very cool
  • Interview with Cassie Turner
  • Milestones – lots of players hitting 1000 games
  • Who’s Hot /Not – Tampa Bay makes the hot list and LA stays on the not list.
  • DOPS – Borowiecki back in the bad books
  • Morgan Rielly is tearing it up
  • Connor McDavid is fast…ask Ryan Suter
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Nightime Adventure Society Song: Washington DC

Episode Daniel Sedin (222): SPECIAL GUEST John van der Woude of Hockey by Design Discusses NHL Third Jerseys


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.

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  • Banter -Snow on the ground in Stirling. Dale’s not happy with the energy in the arena at the Belleville Senators’ games.
  • Feedback from Cody Trafford
  • Milestones
  • Who’s Hot /Not – Preds continue to be hot and the Kings are not. Who’s on a streak?
  • DOPS – Borowiecki gets one game for an elbow
  • John van der Woude from Hockey by Design – we discuss the third jerseys plus a few special editions
  • News -Nate Schmidt contract
  • Carolina rolling, Matthews hurt, Avalanche rolling with Rantanen, MacKinnon and Landeskog banking points.
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Mystery Pills Song: By Design