Rank #1: 36: Has Anybody Checked On Acorn Lately?
Well, the NHL season has finally begun. After 4 days, we've already seen some highlight reel goals and saves. Kaprisov and Stutzle get their first NHL goals, Tampa Bay looks like they haven't missed a beat, and the Oilers drop their first 2 out of 3. Has anybody checked on Acorn lately?
Jan 17 2021
Rank #2: 35: 'Twas The Night Before NHL Hockey
In Episode 35, the boys get together after a 2-week break to recap news around the league. We discuss the Gold Medal Game for the World Junior Championships, specific player news, and general league-wide news. Also, our merch is finally in! If you want to support us even further, consider buying a brand tee!
Jan 13 2021
Rank #3: 34: Happy Holidays + WJC Recap Day 1 & 2
In this episode, the boys get together to recap Day 1 and 2 of the WJC. There's a couple hot takes in the episode, such as Slovakia taking home the Bronze and Kirby Dach's wrist looking good to play. Either way, the season is right about the corner and we're excited for the New Year.
Dec 28 2020
Rank #4: 33: HOCKEY IS BACK (again)
In Episode 33, the boys get together to wrap up some news from the week. The NHL and NHLPA have agreed on a 56 game schedule that will include 4 divisions. We discuss signings, retirements, and some sad news regarding King Henrik.
Dec 21 2020
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Rank #5: 32: All I Want For Christmas... is the NHL
In Episode 32, Acorn and Lib get together to discuss the NHL's proposed division alignment and start date for this season. We also discuss the powerhouse Canadian WJC team and rare dangles from college hockey. Other topics include: the NHL selling ads on helmets, Philippe Myers signing, and Roberto Luongo returning to Florida as Head of Goalie Development.
Dec 13 2020
Rank #6: 31: Feat. Alex from Woburn
In Episode 31, the boys get together and bring on Alex Thomas (@Alex_Thomas14) to the show. We talk about Alex's career in broadcasting and play-by-play, his love for the Edmonton Oilers and catch up on some current news around the NHL. Thanks for coming on Alex!
Dec 06 2020
Rank #7: 30: The Curious Case of Mike Hoffman
Will the Canadian WJC-20 team be the best we ever see put together? Is Tampa Bay poised for a repeat with the signing of Sergachev? Would YOU wear the Reverse Retro Anaheim Ducks jersey in public? In Episode 30, the boys get together to cover news around the NHL for the last couple of weeks. Make sure to listen!
Nov 29 2020
Rank #8: 29: Jeopardy!
In Episode 29, the boys change things up a bit and play some hockey inspired Jeopardy! Our third contestant joins us from the desert in Phoenix, AZ. No, its not Paul Bissonnette. It's Brian Pollard, the man who made Acorn and Lib point-per-game players in JV high school hockey. Brian is a longtime friend and avid Bruins fan. Want to test your hockey knowledge? Listen to this episode and find out!
Nov 22 2020
Rank #9: 28: Hall of Fame or Bust! (1st Overall Pick Rankings)
Is Erik Johnson that player in Chel who has 81 overall ratings for every stat? Is Rick Nash Hall of Fame material? What does John Tavares have to do to get over the hump? In this week's episode, the boys switch things up and rank the last (20) 1st overall picks from a tier list. Make sure to listen!
- 4:14 - Rick DiPietro (2000)
- 8:48 - Ilya Kovalchuk (2001)
- 10:50 - Rick Nash (2002)
- 13:39 - Marc-Andre Fleury (2003)
- 17:49 - Alex Ovechkin (2004)
- 20:05 - Sidney Crosby (2005)
- 24:17 - Erik Johnson (2006)
- 26:49 - Patrick Kane (2007)
- 29:04 - Steven Stamkos (2008)
- 31:13 - John Tavares (2009)
- 33:32 - Taylor Hall (2010)
- 36:28 - Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2011)
- 40:36 - Nail Yakupov (2012)
- 44:00 - Nathan MacKinnon (2013)
- 50:13 - Aaron Ekblad (2014)
- 54:32 - Connor McDavid (2015)
- 1:01:00 - Auston Matthews (2016)
- 1:06:00 - Nico Hischier (2017)
- 1:08:35 - Rasmus Dahlin (2018)
- 1:11:24 - Jack Hughes (2019)
- 1:14:09 - Alexis Lafrieniere (2020)
Nov 15 2020
Rank #10: 27: The Boys Are Back
In Episode 27, the boys get back together after a 2 week hiatus to discuss some news around the hockey world the last 2 weeks. Thanks for listening! Topics include: Travis Roy, Joey Moss, RFA signings, and current injuries.
Nov 10 2020