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Puck Soup

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Rank #17 in Hockey category

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We’re Greg Wyshynski of ESPN, Sean "Down Goes Brown" McIndoe of The Athletic and Ryan Lambert of Yahoo Sports and this is a hockey podcast, in the sense that we talk about hockey, both on the ice and about fan culture. That’s the “puck.” This is also a podcast about movies, TV, fast food, life lessons and general idiocy. That’s the “soup.” Unless you ordered the minestrone.

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We’re Greg Wyshynski of ESPN, Sean "Down Goes Brown" McIndoe of The Athletic and Ryan Lambert of Yahoo Sports and this is a hockey podcast, in the sense that we talk about hockey, both on the ice and about fan culture. That’s the “puck.” This is also a podcast about movies, TV, fast food, life lessons and general idiocy. That’s the “soup.” Unless you ordered the minestrone.

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Fantastic

By btgum7 - Nov 08 2019
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Overall my favorite hockey podcast. Love all the humor and smart (at times) hockey talk.

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By Mesomejustme45 - Nov 03 2019
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I want this to be an every day podcast. This one a week is too little! Amazing stuff!

iTunes Ratings

1159 Ratings
Average Ratings
992
58
24
21
64

Fantastic

By btgum7 - Nov 08 2019
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Overall my favorite hockey podcast. Love all the humor and smart (at times) hockey talk.

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By Mesomejustme45 - Nov 03 2019
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I want this to be an every day podcast. This one a week is too little! Amazing stuff!

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Puck Soup

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We’re Greg Wyshynski of ESPN, Sean "Down Goes Brown" McIndoe of The Athletic and Ryan Lambert of Yahoo Sports and this is a hockey podcast, in the sense that we talk about hockey, both on the ice and about fan culture. That’s the “puck.” This is also a podcast about movies, TV, fast food, life lessons and general idiocy. That’s the “soup.” Unless you ordered the minestrone.

Death To The Shootout

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The boys discuss John Tortorella's face turn as a 3-on-3 OT supporter and shootout hater. Plus John Carlson, David Pastrnak, texting after fights, calling out your coach, Mikko Rantanen, drone racing and a "Star Wars" hockey quiz. Sponsored by Seat Geek and The Athletic. 

Oct 25 2019

1hr 29mins

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Brendan Burke, NHL Preview

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Greg and Dave welcome New York Islanders announcer Brendan Burke to discuss the team, rabid fans and when he gets to pee. Plus, we preview the 2017-18 NHL season with divisional predictions, break down the controversies with the Penguins and Donald Trump, talk P.K. Subban and the national anthem, debunk an NBC vs. NHL myth and wonder why Mike Milbury is announcing games. Plus your listener mail! 

Sep 28 2017

1hr 57mins

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Ilya Bryzgalov

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Ilya Bryzgalov, former NHL goalie and The Players' Tribune correspondent, joins us to talk about the universe, bears, Peter Laviolette, Greg's impression of him and the relationship between Russia and USA. Plus, Greg and Dave discuss the Stanley Cup Final, P.K. Subban's antics, a stirring round of "Does Sidney Crosby like...?", Dennis K. Morgan, angry Penguins fans, new coaches for Florida and Buffalo, a tribute to Adam West and reader mail! Sponsored by Seat Geek and Blue Apron.

Jun 10 2017

2hr 5mins

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Sarah Baicker, ESPN layoffs

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Greg and Dave welcome former CSN host and Philadelphia sports pundit Sarah Baicker to talk about the Flyers, Philly as a sports town, how TV people are treated by athletes and the nasty sendoff she received from one fan. Plus, comments about the massive ESPN layoffs that claimed some hockey writers, predictions for the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, working for the Sabres, chaos in Chicago, how we played NES and our favorite games, movie sequels we may not want to see, and reader mail covering obscure fast food items, mini-golf etiquette and what Dave sings in the shower. Sponsored by Helix Sleep and Zip Recruiter.

Apr 27 2017

2hr 12mins

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Keith Olbermann

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Greg and Dave analyze the P.K. Subban, Taylor Hall and Steven Stamkos blockbusters, while attempting to explain Rogie Vachon's Hall of Fame credentials; sports broadcasting legend Keith Olbermann joins us to slam Hockey Night in Canada's changes, talk NY Rangers, spin an Eric Lindros story and explain why the NHL needs ESPN; we list our 10 most fascinating free agents; your listener mail; and a few moments on the absurdities of ID4 2 and OCEAN'S 13.

Jun 30 2016

1hr 59mins

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The Dumbest Person Alive

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Greg and Dave talk about Lozo’s sudden infamy as the guy who got fired for unknowingly calling his boss/ESPN Public Editor “the dumbest person alive.” Plus, the NHL’s crackdown on slashing penalties and faceoff violations; David Pastrnak’s new contract; how to build a movie franchise; Taco Bell and booze; Joffrey Lupul vs. the Maple Leafs; why bad Tom Cruise is the best Tom Cruise; Greg talks Spain trip and does Bryzgalov for readers; Dave laments the loss of “Seinfeld” and “Friends”; and a mailbag that covers Golden Knights Twitter and Jersey Fouls and erotic corkscrews.

Sep 21 2017

1hr 40mins

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Matt Duchene, Ragnarok

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It's a (guest) free skate for Greg and Dave, as the boys discuss the blockbuster Matt Duchene trade and its winners and losers; debate the Hall of Fame Class of 2017 and the validity of the Hall's selection process; Dave rants about dumb media questions; Greg explains his policy on food past its expiration date; Twitter's 280 characters; an amazing moment between an Islander and a referee; there are too many British people in "Star Wars" movies; and a full post-THOR RAGNAROK ranking of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, leading to much disagreement between our heroes. Brought to you by Seat Geek and Blue Apron!

Nov 09 2017

1hr 37mins

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Todd McFarlane

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Spawn creator and former Edmonton Oilers part-owner Todd McFarlane talks to us about McFarlane Toys, the incredible third jersey he designed for the Oilers, his battles with Gary Bettman and how he would change the NHL to market it better. Plus, Greg and Dave assess the playoff potential for slow-starting teams in a round of "happy on the bottom or coming from behind?"; a look at the Oilers' struggles; problematic behavior from Connor McDavid, Tyler Seguin and Alex Ovechkin; whatever the hell the Coyotes are doing; how Burger King is a stoner and McDonalds is his stoner buddy trying to get a job at the bank; seeing Aaron Judge at Six Flags; and your favorite NHL duos. Sponsored by Seat Geek and Harry's Razors!

Nov 03 2017

1hr 40mins

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Craig Custance

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Greg and Dave welcome author Craig Custance to discuss his book "Behind The Bench," working for The Athletic and a great many hockey things. Plus, discussions about Mike Fishers' un-retirement, Jaromir Jagr leaving the NHL, best and worst of the All-Star Game, the Hurricanes honor the Whalers, the legacy of Gary Bettman, Greg's near Kid Rock run-in and much much more. Brought to you by Just For Men, Seat Geek and Health IQ!

Feb 01 2018

2hr 5mins

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Live From Brooklyn

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It’s the first Puck Soup live show, taped on June 26 at Brooklyn’s Union Hall. Barry Petchesky of Deadspin joins us to talk growing the NHL, Pierre McGuire and state of the sports media. Greg and Dave talk Hockey Hall of Fame, the NHL Awards, the Blackhawks’ big moves, the Derek Stepan trade and free agency, plus we play live versions of “Does Sidney Crosby like …?” and The Roster Game: Tournament Edition. Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Jun 29 2017

1hr 34mins

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Salty Anthem Singers

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Greg and Dave talk about babies named after Phil Kessel, John Tortorella in "Multiplicity," a terrible Stanley Cup commercial, the GM of the Year Award, the evils of Ryan Kesler, the sad saga of a salty national anthem singer in Nashville, "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2," a special expansion draft quiz for Lozo and your reader mail, including whether you should use the phone while pooping. Presented by Seat Geek.

May 18 2017

1hr 47mins

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Charlotte Wilder

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Greg and Dave welcome Charlotte Wilder of SB Nation to talk about the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final, Boston as a hockey town, when Patriots fans attacked her, America's Test Kitchen, horse racing and "is this a sport?" Plus, our Stanley Cup Final picks, Ryan Getzlaf's dirty mouth, the P.K. Subban hate, Ottawa's empty seats and reader mail that includes pizza, MVPs and which sports franchise we would curse.

May 25 2017

1hr 50mins

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NHL Midpoint Awards

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Greg and Dave give out  NHL Awards at the midpoint of the season, including MVP, most disappointing player and the team that's convinced you it can actually win the Stanley Cup. Plus, Buffalo gets shafted in the Winter Classic, and our feelings on NHL outdoor games; Greg's truly insecure and bizarre rules for when to wear a Flyers jersey to a Rangers game; TV news people are weird; the best goalie in hockey; trading Max Pacioretty; fining goalies for diving; those, um, interesting All-Star Game jerseys; and you tell us how it feels to know the NHL front office picks the All-Star teams. Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Jan 05 2018

1hr 32mins

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Ryan Lambert

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Greg and Dave welcome Puck Daddy's Ryan Lambert to the show for a free-wheeling conversation about the Philadelphia Flyers, the Edmonton media, naked Ryan Kesler, "Avengers: Infinity War," why scoring is up, a ridiculous NHL 100 documentary, this season's big surprises, Greg's family and their weird casino games, dog costumes and an intense bit of dinosaur trivia with RL, a dinosaur expert.  

Nov 30 2017

1hr 34mins

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Patrik Elias

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Greg and Dave sit down with New Jersey Devils legend Patrik Elias to discuss his number retirement, the joys and frustrations of playing the trap, and learning English by watching Rikki Lake. Plus, the boys debate the Winter Olympics, a Hockey News columnist's NHL boycott, the NY Islanders fans' anti-Garth Snow billboard, why hockey players lose lockouts, the TV doctors show scale, the Phaneuf trade and a review of Taco Bell's new Nacho Fries. Sponsored by SquareSpace and Seat Geek!

Feb 16 2018

1hr 43mins

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Lou D'Angeli, Cirque Du Soleil

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Greg and Dave talk hockey with Lou D'Angeli of Cirque Du Soleil, a.k.a. Sign Guy Dudley from ECW, about his dual fandom of the Penguins and Golden Knights, his surreal journey through the wrestling industry, doing drugs at shows and Vegas life. Plus, the insane notion that Auston Matthews is under-appreciated, the wacky 'pick your own opponent' playoff format, remembering the movie "Parenthood," Greg's adventures in Bristol, the Vegas Golden Knights Twitter feed steps in it and asking the listeners for the first coach fired. Sponsored by Seat Geek and Blue Apron. 

Oct 19 2017

1hr 47mins

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Stanley Cup Playoffs, Explained

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Greg and Dave break down the Stanley Cup Playoffs, disagree a lot about their picks and then find out they have the same teams for the championship round. They go through the big coaching and management changes in Los Angeles, Dallas, Vancouver and Florida. They chronicle the weird sex case involving the Edmonton Oilers’ owner, and even weirder policy on selling tickets to watch playoff games from the arena hallway. Plus, why Star Wars is about sex; Tinder, but for hockey fans; being podcasting consultants; masturbation habits in a friend’s house; and reader mailbag questions on movie trailers, continental breakfasts and lonely people who roll solo to Disney. Brought to you by Zip Recruiter and Harry’s Razors!

Apr 13 2017

1hr 47mins

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Trash MVP Opinions

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Greg and Dave tie a bow around the NHL trade deadline; examine the media war between Vancouver and Elliotte Friedman; explain why some Hart Trophy opinions are trash, and match Oscar Best Picture nominees to MVP candidates; give your best and worst of NHL owners; praise Seattle's ticket sales; talk about biometrics and millennials; and make their full Oscar picks and sing some nominated songs. Presented by Health IQ, Seat Geek and Blue Apron. 

Mar 02 2018

1hr 40mins

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Daniel Bryan

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The boys welcome WWE superstar Daniel Bryan to the podcast to talk about his "YES!" chant with the Islanders, hockey in Seattle, if a wrestler could win a hockey fight and socioeconomic disparities that leave him feeling guilty for having made money. Also, Greg and Dave go to war over the Chicago Blackhawks in the Winter Classic and the 10-game suspension to Radko Gudas; they talk NHL expansion, and Greg gives Dave a Houston-centric quiz; the Puck Soup Awards for the quarter-point in the NHL season; "Justice League" angst; which Thanksgiving side dishes would you eliminate from Earth; and a wonderful Thanksgiving carol featuring Gary Bettman and Ilya Bryzgalov. 

Nov 22 2017

1hr 59mins

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Free Agent Cookout

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Greg and Dave break down the big NHL free-agent signings, including the worst moves and love for the Lightning. Plus, the new lockout is almost here; Milan Lucic is legendary; Margot Robbie turns us down; becoming hot-take guys; Dustin Brown has a sad; Sean Avery is garbage but Greg has a weird story about him; Hollywood is recycling too much; ranking the top 8 foods to eat at a summer BBQ; and listener mail!

Jul 07 2016

1hr 30mins

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Shout at the Devils

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The boys discusses the untimely demise of NJ Devils coach John Hynes, then figure out who coaches them next and where Taylor Hall will be traded. Plus, the "resignation" of Bill Peters, the investigation of Marc Crawford and Sean Avery's role in it, David Pastrnak, NHL vigilantes, Nicklas Backstrom as his own agent, a super tough "foundational players" test and a deep dive into the best and worst wrestling stables. Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Dec 04 2019

1hr 36mins

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Rachel Doerrie

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The boys discuss the aftermath of the Mike Babcock firing and the controversy over his abuse of Mitch Marner; the breaking news on Bill Peters; the surging Sharks and Stars; the Robert Bortuzzo suspension and how to fix Player Safety; and welcome the great Rachel Doerrie to discuss her time in NHL player personnel evaluation, sports science and trying to change the game. Plus, a Puck Soup Thanksgiving Parade quiz! Sponsored by Seat Geek and Manscaped.

Nov 26 2019

1hr 50mins

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Babcock Gobbled

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The boys discuss all the angles of the Toronto Maple Leafs' firing of Mike Babcock this week, including what's next for him and the team. Plus, a debate about hockey spitting and changing the rulebook; a round of "Hell Yes or B.S." on the Islanders, Jets, Coyotes and David Pastrnak; some thoughts on the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2020; Steve Simmons steps in it again; and Baby Yoda. Sponsored by Seat Geek

Nov 21 2019

1hr 10mins

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Cherry Bomb

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The boys look at the real reasons Don Cherry was fired from "Hockey Night in Canada" and offer the top 10 options to replace him on Sportsnet. Plus, Sidney Crosby's injury, Ilya Kovalchuk vs. Kings, the Devils' collapse and Taylor Hall, Islanders surge, Leafs stink, "The Mandalorian" review (no spoilers) and the top 10 TV shows of the last decade. Sponsored by Manscaped and Seat Geek!

Nov 14 2019

1hr 30mins

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Seeds of Doughty

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Sean and Ryan talk about the recent drama over remarks from Alexander Ovechkin and Drew Doughty, the media creating frenzies out of nothing and the current standings of the divisions. Plus bad road schedules, which teams aren't looking too hot, Ryan is getting excited for the new shows on Disney+ and Greg is in Japan befriending deer. Brought to you by SeatGeek!

Nov 08 2019

1hr 15mins

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Ray Ratto

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The boys welcome famous sports curmudgeon Ray Ratto to talk Sharks, robot umpires and the state of the sports media. Plus we break down the Jonathan Toews NHL schedule fix, the WNHL, outdoor games, Tarasenko's injury, healthy scratches and what Stephen King adaptations we want to see. Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Oct 30 2019

1hr 57mins

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Death To The Shootout

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The boys discuss John Tortorella's face turn as a 3-on-3 OT supporter and shootout hater. Plus John Carlson, David Pastrnak, texting after fights, calling out your coach, Mikko Rantanen, drone racing and a "Star Wars" hockey quiz. Sponsored by Seat Geek and The Athletic. 

Oct 25 2019

1hr 29mins

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Rock Bottom

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The boys discuss the lousy starts for the Devils, Stars and Wild, while wondering how real the Oilers are. They also talk Donald Brashear, Jim Hughson’s apology, Peter Cech playing hockey and yell at each other about Braden Holtby. Finally, we break down the Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame nominations and figure out what 1990s NHL player is Soundgarden. Presented by Seat Geek and The Athletic.

Oct 17 2019

1hr 35mins

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Julie Stewart-Binks

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The boys talk about the glory of player rivalries after Drew Doughty’s WWE routine, cover the best and worst starts of the young season, James Neal is suddenly the real deal, who the next Batman villain to get his own movie should be and a Down Goes Brown game show that deals with shared NHL superstars. Plus, Julie Stewart Binks of Fubo’s “Call It A Night” joins us to talk pucks and media! Sponsored by Seat Geek and The Athletic. 

Oct 10 2019

1hr 53mins

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Mike McKenna

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The boys welcome former NHL goalie Mike McKenna to the show to discuss Twitter infamy, the mental anguish of goalies and hockey on TV. Plus first impressions from the NHL season, which coaches will be fired first, bad announcer takes, Auston Matthews and an incredible new quiz called The Puck Soup Three-Way. Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Oct 04 2019

1hr 46mins

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NHL Over/Under Preview

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The NHL regular season is nearly here, which means it's time for the boys to guess the points over/unders for all 31 teams! Which teams will thrive? Which teams will falter? Can the Lightning be that good? Will the Senators be that bad? Let the debates begin! Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Sep 27 2019

1hr 53mins

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Hockey’s Back Baby, Gabe Polsky

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The boys return from their summer Patreon sabbatical to talk NHL labor peace, Mitch Marner, Dustin Byfuglien, Patrik Laine, “The Princess Bride” reboot and to play another round of “The Down Goes Brown ‘Is This A Movie?’ Quiz.” Plus, director Gabe Polsky on his new hockey documentary “Red Penguins.” Sponsored by Away and Seatgeek.

Sep 19 2019

1hr 44mins

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More like 'Offer Sh*t'

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Greg, Ryan and Sean close out NHL free agency with analysis of all the major signings, the Sebastian Aho offer sheet failure and its impact, the Leafs and Avs trade, Darry Sutter joining the Ducks, who the best Spider-Man was, public access TV shows and Paul Fenton's weird-ass lizard comments. Sponsored by The Athletic.

Note: This is the last Puck Soup on your podcast feed this summer. July and August episodes are on the Patreon.

Jul 03 2019

1hr 38mins

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Hockey Hall of Lame

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Greg, Ryan and Sean discuss this week's Hockey Hall of Fame announcement, and lament the snub; the NHL Draft and the Devils' P.K. Subban trade blockbuster; all the Maple Leafs drama, and Darren Dreger as Mitch Marner's dad's mouthpiece; Roberto Luongo retiring; Bob McCown leaving; previewing the NHL free agent frenzy; and Greg gives the boys a "Did This Happen in 2018-19?" quiz for the ages.

Jun 27 2019

1hr 35mins

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POOP COVERED TITANIC

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The boys break down the NHL Awards broadcast and the awards themselves, including some of the dumb voting. They look at the new video review and coach's challenge stuff, and whether the NHL overreacted to the playoff mistakes. Plus, Mitch Marner drama, Corey Perry, Jacob Trouba, Kevin Hayes, that Erik Karlsson contract and much, much more. Sponsored by Seat Geek and The Athletic!

Jun 21 2019

1hr 29mins

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Play Gloria

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The St. Louis Blues are Stanley Cup champions, and the boys talk everything Game 7, from crying Bruins to the Conn Smythe. Plus a debate about Raptors fans booing an injury, the USWNT celebrating goals and the competition committee makes NHL rule change suggestions. Sponsored by The Athletic and Seat Geek.

Jun 13 2019

1hr 18mins

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Stanley Cup Ask Us Anything

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The boys welcome your questions in a round of Ask Us Anything, cover the brutal Stanley Cup Final series between the Bruins and Blues, rank the post-"The Office" careers of actors, discuss Taylor Hall's future, Erik Karlsson to the Senators, Maple Leafs drama, the burgeoning career of hockey insider Sean Avery, the minor league team that stole a trophy and advice to young journalists. Sponsored by Away, Seat Geek and The Athletic.

Jun 05 2019

1hr 36mins

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Wicked Pissah

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The boys discuss Boston beer protocol, Carl Gunnarsson’s urinal prediction, NBA vs NHL and the rise of the Raptors, Gary Bettman’s press conference, Kuznetsov and coke, Phil Kessel trades, Dave Tippett and a full Stanley Cup Final food review! Sponsored by Leesa, Seat Geek and The Athletic.

May 30 2019

1hr 35mins

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Stanley Cup Final, Previewed

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The boys tell you all you need to know and more about the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues, and make their championship and MVP picks. Plus, a post-mortem on the San Jose Sharks, a discussion on spoiler culture, the Ottawa Senators get their coach, watching people watching movies on airplanes and your picks for the Stanley Cup. Sponsored by Leesa, Seat Geek and The Athletic! 

May 23 2019

1hr 29mins

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Worst Hand Job Ever

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The boys break down the Game 3 controversy between the Blues and Sharks, where a missed hand-pass handed the win to San Jose. Plus the Hurricanes blow in conference final, a Boston writer gets pissy about basketball, Ralph Krueger takes over the Sabres, a wrestling mystery is solved, the joys of ranch dressing and a Puck Soup Stanley Cup rings quiz! Sponsored by The Athletic, Leesa and Seat Geek!

May 16 2019

1hr 17mins

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