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ESPN On Ice with Wyshynski and Kaplan

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Rank #7 in Hockey category

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ESPN's Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan talk all things NHL and hockey culture with the biggest names in the game, ESPN's stable of experts and puckheads of all walks of life.

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ESPN's Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan talk all things NHL and hockey culture with the biggest names in the game, ESPN's stable of experts and puckheads of all walks of life.

iTunes Ratings

590 Ratings
Average Ratings
395
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35
34
60

Team Emily

By bartpillsbury - Jan 09 2020
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Love Emily, tolerate Greg. Need a Custance/Emily pod someday.

Entertaining

By T dasee - Oct 09 2019
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Fun podcast about...NHL hockey. More impressions please.

iTunes Ratings

590 Ratings
Average Ratings
395
66
35
34
60

Team Emily

By bartpillsbury - Jan 09 2020
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Love Emily, tolerate Greg. Need a Custance/Emily pod someday.

Entertaining

By T dasee - Oct 09 2019
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Fun podcast about...NHL hockey. More impressions please.
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ESPN On Ice with Wyshynski and Kaplan

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ESPN's Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan talk all things NHL and hockey culture with the biggest names in the game, ESPN's stable of experts and puckheads of all walks of life.

Rank #1: Matthew Tkachuk and Tracey Myers

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Calgary LW Matthew Tkachuk talks about his red hot Flames (13:52). Tracey Myers of NHL.com talks breaks down the turbulent year for the Blackhawks (33:31).

Dec 11 2018

54mins

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Rank #2: Star-struck

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Don La Greca discusses his favorite player from his youth and what went wrong when they finally crossed paths. Plus, which NHL player is the most overrated?

Nov 09 2017

32mins

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Rank #3: Rob Rossi & Tom Dundon

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Highlighted by conversations with longtime Penguins writer Rob Rossi (14:47) and Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon (33:29), Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan break down the second-round playoff matchups that have been set (2:57) and give their top candidates for the Conn Smythe (28:15). Plus, all of your favorite segments of the week!

Apr 23 2018

57mins

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Rank #4: Brian Boucher & Conference Finals

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Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan are on opposite coasts and they delve into the conference final matchups they're covering, including Vegas-Winnipeg (4:07) as well as Tampa-Washington (15:10). Brian Boucher of NBC talks goalie play (24:47) and the crew discuss the impact of new sports gambling revelations on the NHL (35:08). Plus, all of your favorite segments of the week (49:18)!

May 16 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: Alan May & Catfish Guy

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Highlighted by conversations with CSN Washington's Alan May (13:05) and "Catfish Guy" Jacob Waddell (37:23), Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan debate which playoff teams are in the biggest amount of trouble (3:27) and what the solution is to the postseason player safety issue (27:14). Plus, all of your favorite segments of the week!

Apr 16 2018

56mins

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Rank #6: Don Cherry Fired, Ed Belfour

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Greg & Emily talk to "Down Goes Brown" (3:55) & Barry Melrose 21:46), to discuss Sportsnet's firing of Hockey Legend Don Cherry. Ed Belfour talks spirits & goaltending (37:20)

Nov 12 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #7: Darren Rovell and Stephen Whyno

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Has the NHL become too soft? (4:20) ESPN Business Reporter, Darren Rovell, on the NHL's partnership with MGM (14:20). Plus, Steve Whyno of the AP talks all things NHL (37:22).

Oct 30 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: Anthony Stewart on NHL Abuse

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Greg & Emily react to Bill Peters' resignation in Calgary (4:05), and the players who shined a light on coaching abuse and hazing. Anthony Stewart shares his NHL experience.

Dec 03 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #9: Oh no, we took your calls....

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Greg and Emily open up the phone lines and take general hockey questions from you, our loyal listeners! Linda Cohn weighs in on the Isles. Plus, who is Tony Babcock?

Jan 08 2019

59mins

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Rank #10: Dan Girardi, Hathaway Suspended

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We weigh in on the struggling Maple Leafs (4:07). Former NHL Defenseman Dan Girardi talks podcasting (13:27). Greg is baffled by Garnet Hathaway's 3 game suspension (29:06).

Nov 20 2019

55mins

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Rank #11: James Duthie, Brown & Bowey

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Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan survey the "non-rental" options at the trade deadline (2:25) and take a look behind the curtain with TSN's James Duthie at what hosting TV coverage of the big day is like (19:11). Then, we hear from J.T. Brown of the Ducks (36:19) and Madison Bowey of the Capitals alongside his father Will (43:24). Finally, Connor McDavid falling behind in the Hart Trophy race (1:00:32) and a fan vents some Olympic frustration to the ESPN On Ice "rant line" (1:04:38).

Feb 20 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #12: Ticking Clock

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Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan discuss the most long-suffering fan bases in the NHL on the back of the Eagles' SB win (6:26), talk Rick Nash rumors (11:40) as well as deadline teams to watch (17:07). Plus, former Devils Director of Hockey Analytics Sunny Mehta stops by to cover the rise of goals across the league (21:15) and much more.

Feb 06 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #13: Ryan O'Reilly and Shea Theodore

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Blues Center Ryan O'Reilly explains the remarkable turnaround in St Louis this season (12:20). VGK Defenseman Shea Theodore talks year 2 for the Knights in Vegas (37:45).

Mar 05 2019

59mins

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Rank #14: Dan Bylsma, NHL Playoff Bubble

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Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan take a deep dive into the NHL postseason bubble (4:05), cover Alex Ovechkin's chase for 600 goals (24:36) and welcome former Sabres HC Dan Bylsma of the NHL Network to talk hockey analytics (12:15) as well as Kings' broadcaster Patrick O'Neal of Fox Sports Los Angeles (35:25).

Mar 06 2018

58mins

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Rank #15: Humboldt Tragedy & Playoff Preview with Barry Melrose

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ESPN's Barry Melrose joins Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan on the show to react to the tragic accident of the Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey team and preview The Stanley Cup Playoffs. Plus, all of your favorite segments of the week.

Apr 09 2018

48mins

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Rank #16: NHL Trade Deadline Recap

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NHL Draft and Prospects Analyst Chris Peters joins Emily and Greg, as we recap all of the deadline deals, including Mark Stone heading to Vegas (13:02).

Feb 26 2019

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Rank #17: Jen Botterill and Barry Melrose

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Greg and Emily on the Ducks (3:40). Olympian and MSG Networks broadcaster Jennifer Botterill (13:30). ESPN NHL Analyst Barry Melrose previews the Trade Deadline (38:37).

Feb 12 2019

59mins

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Rank #18: Surprise Surprise

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Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan discuss the passing of Jim Johansson (2:26) and some surprise teams that could make a Stanley Cup run (7:42). Plus, some expansion talk now that Emily has returned from Seattle (28:21), as well as interviews with Lightning HC Jon Cooper (17:05) and Islanders rookie C Mat Barzal (33:39). And finally, some Oscar snubs (58:39) and another edition of the ESPN On Ice rant line (1:02:33).

Jan 23 2018

1hr 8mins

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Rank #19: Marty Biron and Marc Staal

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We start off talking about "Hockey Butts." Former Netminder Marty Biron talks Sabres (14:12). Ranger D Marc Staal talks career and future in New York (33:00).

Jan 16 2019

59mins

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Rank #20: Inside the NHL's Alleged Head Coaching Abuses

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After an NHL head coach got fired, an unexpected outpouring began - with players speaking out on alleged psychological and physical abuses, and also racist remarks from coaches. Given all that's been aired, what's next for the league? ESPN hockey writer Emily Kaplan joins Mina Kimes to break down the culture around the allegations, and what it all means for a sport trying to grow its fan base.

Dec 05 2019

19mins

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Devils Fire Shero, Scouting the Refs

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The Devils fire Ray Shero (2:41). Josh Smith of "Scouting The Refs" talks about covering hockey officials (13:50). We rank the 5 biggest questions about playoff races (33:17).

Jan 14 2020

56mins

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Bill Daly, Midseason Grades

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Another firing (2:30). NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly talks about All Star festivities & Olympic involvement (13:05). Plus, Greg & Emily hand out Midseason Grades (29.30).

Jan 07 2020

53mins

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Top Ten Stories of 2019

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Our annual tradition continues, as Greg & Emily look back at some of the most significant stories to take place in the hockey world, in 2019. Find out where each one ranked!

Dec 27 2019

32mins

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Taylor Hall Traded, Rob Paulsen

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We react to the Taylor Hall trade, & discuss what it means for Arizona (9:11). Legendary Voice Actor & Red Wings fan Rob Paulsen shares stories of Hockey royalty (13:10).

Dec 19 2019

58mins

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Amanda Kessel, Jim Montgomery Fired

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Greg recaps the Board of Governors meeting from Cali (2:40). Amanda Kessel talks about the USA/Canada rivalry (10:10). Plus, how will NHL fix it's culture problem (23:53)

Dec 11 2019

49mins

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Inside the NHL's Alleged Head Coaching Abuses

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After an NHL head coach got fired, an unexpected outpouring began - with players speaking out on alleged psychological and physical abuses, and also racist remarks from coaches. Given all that's been aired, what's next for the league? ESPN hockey writer Emily Kaplan joins Mina Kimes to break down the culture around the allegations, and what it all means for a sport trying to grow its fan base.

Dec 05 2019

19mins

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Anthony Stewart on NHL Abuse

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Greg & Emily react to Bill Peters' resignation in Calgary (4:05), and the players who shined a light on coaching abuse and hazing. Anthony Stewart shares his NHL experience.

Dec 03 2019

1hr 5mins

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Drop the Gloves? Hockey Fighting Hits Historic Lows

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NHL hockey is notorious for gnarly fights on the ice. But we're seeing those brawls less and less. ESPN NHL insider Greg Wyshynski joins Mina Kimes to tell you why fewer players are dropping the gloves, how the game itself is moving toward a different style of play, and what that means for the future of the sport.

Nov 27 2019

16mins

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Dan Girardi, Hathaway Suspended

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We weigh in on the struggling Maple Leafs (4:07). Former NHL Defenseman Dan Girardi talks podcasting (13:27). Greg is baffled by Garnet Hathaway's 3 game suspension (29:06).

Nov 20 2019

55mins

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Don Cherry Fired, Ed Belfour

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Greg & Emily talk to "Down Goes Brown" (3:55) & Barry Melrose 21:46), to discuss Sportsnet's firing of Hockey Legend Don Cherry. Ed Belfour talks spirits & goaltending (37:20)

Nov 12 2019

1hr 4mins

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Slapshot, Meet Smile: Inside the Craziest Job in Sports - The NHL Dentist

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Pucks to the mouth. Teeth flying to the ice. Hockey players aren't known for their perfect smiles. But have you ever wondered who exactly comes to the rescue mid-game, after a player takes a slapshot to the teeth, and gets them back on the ice? Enter the world of NHL dentists - the brave heroes who put hockey players' notorious grins back together. ESPN writer Dave Fleming takes Mina Kimes on a gory, grueling journey of mouth molds, chiclets, emergency surgery, and more tales of dental hockey horror.

Nov 07 2019

14mins

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Islanders Talk, NHL Prospect Watch

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ESPN NHL Prospects Insider Chris Peters fills in for Greg! We look at rookie play so far this year (3:04) and talk about the red-hot Islanders with MSG's Brendan Burke (15:30)

Nov 05 2019

51mins

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Teemu Selanne, NHL Awards Watch

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Happy Halloween! Roman Josi has a new contract in Nashville (3:30). Greg & Emily take a look at early season awards leaders (10:10). Plus, Hockey Legend Teemu Selanne (29:55)!

Oct 29 2019

51mins

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Bruce Cassidy, Hockey Gear Debate

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Contender concerns (10:19)? Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy talks about the 2019 playoff run (17:30). Plus, how has equipment technology effected the game's evolution (33:00)?

Oct 21 2019

58mins

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Mika Zibanejad, Goalie Superlatives

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We start by looking at struggling teams, like the Dallas Stars (10:12). Mika Zibanejad of the Rangers talks about his hot start (18:12). Plus, Goalie Superlatives (31:00).

Oct 15 2019

58mins

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Matt Duchene, NHL Player Rivalries

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Greg & Emily look at surprising starts around the NHL (3:08). Emily catches up with Matt Duchene of the Predators (17:15). Plus, who is the "Gronk" of hockey? (51:00)

Oct 08 2019

58mins

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Henrik Lundqvist and Taylor Hall

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Welcome back! We start the year off with our 2019-20 Season Preview (8:26). Taylor Hall (30:05) and Henrik Lundqvist (46:33) join the show. Plus, two Rants!

Oct 01 2019

1hr 24mins

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Auston Matthews and Aleksander Barkov

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Final episode of the season! Greg, Emily, and Chris Peters react to Free Agency 2019, and talk with Maple Leafs C Auston Matthews (31:22), and Sasha Barkov (57:45).

Jul 02 2019

1hr 25mins

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PK Subban Trade, NHL Draft Reaction

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Greg & Emily recap the 2019 NHL Draft with ESPN NHL Prospects Analyst Chris Peters (1:24). Devils President Hugh Weber on the acquisition of Defenseman P.K. Subban (10:31)

Jun 23 2019

28mins

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Mark Stone and Victor Hedman

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Emily & Greg record from the NHL Awards in Vegas. Emily catches up with Mark Stone of VGK (15:20), and Greg speaks with Victor Hedman of the Lightning (29:37).

Jun 20 2019

52mins

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iTunes Ratings

590 Ratings
Average Ratings
395
66
35
34
60

Team Emily

By bartpillsbury - Jan 09 2020
Read more
Love Emily, tolerate Greg. Need a Custance/Emily pod someday.

Entertaining

By T dasee - Oct 09 2019
Read more
Fun podcast about...NHL hockey. More impressions please.