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Rank #3 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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1245 Ratings
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1057
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71

UNDERRATED

By podmentor - Apr 18 2020
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Fellas, The Replacements. Come on now

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By gina trent - Feb 25 2020
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I really enjoy this podcast look forward to it every week keep up the good work

iTunes Ratings

1245 Ratings
Average Ratings
1057
65
26
26
71

UNDERRATED

By podmentor - Apr 18 2020
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Fellas, The Replacements. Come on now

Love it

By gina trent - Feb 25 2020
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I really enjoy this podcast look forward to it every week keep up the good work
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Puck Soup

Latest release on Jun 29, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: Sweep Golden Knights

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Greg and Dave discuss the Vegas Golden Knights’ sweep of the LA Kings, and why they can win the Stanley Cup; the rest of the playoffs’ underwhelming first round; the wacky awards voting and why Dave hates the Selke; coaches that look like coaches, and the vacancies they might fill; the few actors to never appear in superhero films; and play along with the Taco Bell Discontinued Menu Item quiz! Sponsored by Seat Geek!

Apr 19 2018

1hr 41mins

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Rank #2: John Tavares, Traitor!

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It’s the Great John Tavares Signing Fallout! Greg and Dave talk about the big free agent move for the Toronto Maple Leafs and what it means for the jersey-burning New York Islanders fans. Plus a review of all the major signings and trades of free agency; John Tortorella goes nuts on the Penguins; the concept of time travel and the existence of UFOs; whether Drew Doughty is worth the money; The Rock has a prosthetic leg; and much more in our season finale (but much more on the Patreon this summer www.patreon.com/pucksoup)!

Jul 03 2018

1hr 40mins

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Rank #3: Holy Shit, The Capitals Won

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Dave literally takes his victory lap in backing the Washington Capitals over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Plus, previews of the Eastern and Western Conference Finals, more owner hijinks with the Carolina Hurricanes and new coach Rod Brind'Amour, that time Greg went to Lilith Fair, whether we believe Brad Marchand's vow to stop licking dudes, the fall of Dennis Miller, Phil Kessel doesn't speak, whether Tom Cruise was actually funny in "Tropic Thunder," and Dave legitimately loses his mind over Nashville catfish tossing. Sponsored by Seat Geek and Zyppah!  

May 11 2018

1hr 42mins

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Rank #4: Best NHL Trade Deadline Ever

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Greg and Dave and special guest Sean Leahy of Puck Daddy talk about the blockbuster trades of what was, without question, the most entertaining trade deadline in history. (And by "entertaining" we mean excruciating.) We analyze every trade, while also discussing alligator attacks, aliens, foods we hate, Leicester City, Neapolitan ice cream and Dave's zipper problems.

Mar 02 2017

1hr 49mins

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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: Free Agent Idiocy

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In our season finale until our inevitable summer editions, Greg and Dave break down all the big free agent signings in the NHL, from Kevin Shattenkirk to Alex Radulov to Karl Alzner; the state of the Washington Capitals; the Ilya Kovalchuk affair; new contracts for Carey Price and Connor McDavid; cheap old players; a steroids in baseball debate; Pierre McGuire gets even weirder; the big changes at Fox Sports 1; a massive disagreement over BABY DRIVER (warning: spoilers, so skip ahead if needed) and reader mail that covers food and the best and worst of Greg’s impressions. Presented by Audible!

Jul 06 2017

2hr 3mins

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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: Thomas Middleditch

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We talk hockey, tech and nerd stuff with Thomas Middleditch of "Silicon Valley," including his stint as a fake Canadian NHL analyst for the LA Kings. Also, Greg and Ryan and Sean discuss that fake trade tweet that fooled a Philly beat writer, what you need to know about CBA talk optimism. the Sabres' bubble bursts, the West wild card is nuts, Rick Nash and the top five hockey hip-hop references in honor of Snoop Dogg.

Jan 17 2019

2hr 3mins

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Rank #9: Pete The Retailer from Star Wars Minute

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Dave and Greg welcome Pete The Retailer from Star Wars Minute to talk about how his first Puck Soup was ruined, his New York Islanders’ fortunes and potential relocation, how to do Minute-By-Minute podcasts and they play the exciting new game “Star Wars Planet or NHL Player.” That, plus Claude Julien gets fired by the Bruins, and the boys talk about where he and that team go next; firing your coach during a Super Bowl parade; the best and worst of Super Bowl LI; reviewing the Taco Bell Naked Chalupa; the flat salary cap, and the NHL’s evil reasons for it; reader mailbag; and the winners of the first Puck Soup contest, as well as the introduction of the mysterious Puck Soup Cup Soup trophy. Brought to you by Seat Geek and Blue Apron!

Feb 09 2017

1hr 52mins

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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: Seann William Scott

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Seann William Scott, the titular goon of "GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS" joins us to talk about making a hockey cult classic, his career, the live experience of hockey vs. other sports and whether Eugene Levy is the Nick Fury of AMERICAN PIE movies. Plus, Greg and Dave address vital hockey issues like the NHL offside review, the expansion draft, the future of the Arizona Coyotes, bye weeks, Josh Ho-Sang wearing Mario's number and much more. They sing a song about Kristers Gudlevskis. Then they air their love and gripes about LOGAN and read your listener mail. Brought to you by Seat Geek and Blue Apron!

Mar 09 2017

1hr 36mins

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Rank #12: Super Troopers 2

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Greg and Dave welcome Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske from Broken Lizard as we talk Super Troopers 2 (out on 4/20, of course), Steve's love of the Rangers, Erik's love of the Wild and all things Minnesota, and the time Kevin was chased around naked by an NHL player. Plus, the time they broke the Stanley Cup, the time they were punched in the face by Colton Orr, being cult movie icons, how comedy has changed since the first Super Troopers and why mocking Canada is god's work.

Apr 20 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #13: Katie Baker

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Katie Baker of The Ringer joins us to talk about Connor McDavid, changes in NHL fandom, John Tortorella, Bill Simmons and "Dating Around." Greg and Ryan tackle the playoff races, the Jake Voracek suspension appeal, NHL Awards controversies, Evgeni Malkin, an edition of Dinosaur Corner, which playoff teams should be Thanos-snapped and a spoiler review of "Captain Marvel" at the end of the episode, with fair warning. Sponsored by Seat Geek and Robinhood.

Mar 14 2019

2hr 14mins

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Rank #14: Our Stanley Cup Predictions

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Greg and Dave break down all the Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series and pick their winners, as well as reveal their picks for the Stanley Cup Final and the eventual champ. That plus T.J. Miller calls in a bomb threat, NBC puts playoff hockey on The Golf Channel, commentary on the breakdown days for the Islanders and Canadiens and Sabres and Hurricanes, your playoff predictions and a tribute to those affected by the tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos junior team. Sponsored by Seat Geek and eHarmony!

Apr 10 2018

1hr 41mins

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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: Bad Contract Court

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The boys play prosecutor, defense attorney and judge in Salary Cap Court, ruling on questionable contracts for players ranging from Shea Weber to Brent Burns to Mitch Marner. Plus, we debate the June NHL Draft idea, the shifting of games to empty NHL arenas, the 2011 Bruins reunion, Gerard Gallant to the Devils, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and perfect movies, a mystery about "Back To The Future" is solved and an bit of nostalgia about wrestling theme songs. Sponsored by Raycon!

Apr 23 2020

2hr 1min

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Rank #17: Bye 2016, Predicting 2017

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It's the Year in Hockey 2016, as Greg and Dave offer their top 10 stories from the last year as well as a self-indulgent look back at the year in Puck Soup. Plus, the boys predict what will happen in 2017, from the Vegas Golden Knights to the Olympics to the NHL Awards. Also, the typical nonsense about things like Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Blue Jackets fans, Patrik Laine's soft deviousness and all sorts of other things in the latest Puck Soup, sponsored by Seat Geek!

Dec 29 2016

1hr 52mins

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Rank #18: Connor McDavid

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Greg talks with NHL MVP Connor McDavid about video games, weirdos hugging him, junk food and much more. Plus, Greg and Dave break down the Vegas Golden Knights and the expansion draft, review the NHL Awards, talk about the new Adidas jerseys, cover Dave Tippett's departure, debate Marian Hossa's retirement, celebrate a potential rules change, talk about the merits of stoner comedies, NBA offseason vs. NHL offseason and answer reader mail. Sponsored by Seat Geek and Audible!

Jun 23 2017

1hr 33mins

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Rank #19: 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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Rank #20: Erin Darke

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Greg and Dave welcome actress Erin Darke to the podcast to talk about her beloved Detroit Red Wings and die-hard hockey fandom; how she converted boyfriend Daniel Radcliffe into a puckhead; and life tips for smuggling things into games. Plus, breaking down NHL All-Star snubs, debating the virtue of Jonathan Toews, modern players among the Top 100 of All-Time, is Alex Ovechkin traveled back in time to win Stanley Cups, Russian spying, Martin Short, our favorite condiments, Patrik Laine and much more. Sponsored by Seat Geek

Jan 12 2017

1hr 56mins

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This Lottery Had Balls

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The boys discuss the utter hilarity of "Placeholder Team" winning the NHL draft lottery and rate the worthiness of each potential winner of the second lottery for the top pick. Plus, Artemi Panarin makes a statement, players vs. owners, hub cities, an awesome new quiz about NHL jersey numbers and a deep dive into the best and worst Arnold Schwarzenegger films. Sponsored by Raycon!

Jun 29 2020

1hr 42mins

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Snubbed by the Hall

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The boys look at the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2020, including what they got right, what they got very wrong and what we think about HOF criteria. Plus, Auston Matthews, the NHL draft lottery, Edmonton's big hub city bid and an intense discussion on ice cream toppings. Sponsored by Brooklinen!

Jun 25 2020

1hr 29mins

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Has Terry Pegula Fired Us Too?

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The boys look at the blood-letting in Buffalo, as the Sabres owners fire everybody. Plus, the Hockey Hall of Fame vote, NBA vs. NHL hub cities, families in the bubble, baseball and steroids, the designated hitter in the NHL, Senators owner gets an apology, Roman Polak and an amazing Phil Kessel-inspired quiz! Sponsored by Raycon!

Jun 18 2020

1hr 50mins

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Hooray, Training Camps Maybe!

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The boys discuss the NHL and NHLPA announcing a training camp date that maybe they’ll hit depending on conditions; examine John Tortorella’s shift on national anthem protests; explain what went wrong with that Tyler Seguin “BLM” video; handicap the NHL Awards, including the tangled Hart Trophy vote; the latest Eugene Melnyk soap opera; an overrated/underrated look at Mel Brooks movies; and an epic quiz with millions of fans. 

Jun 11 2020

1hr 32mins

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The Ultimate Draft Draft

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The boys discuss the NHL reaction to the killing of George Floyd and the protests in its aftermath, from player and team statements to hypocrisy to what comes next. Plus, a really fun special event: The Ultimate Draft draft, as we build three teams restricted by which rounds players were selected. We also discuss the Ducks GM dumping on his coach and the merits of summertime hockey. 

Jun 04 2020

2hr 1min

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Did NHL Get Restart Right?

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The boys break down every aspect of the NHL's "return to play" plan, from training centers opening to the 24-team playoff (maybe?) format to the draft lottery to the NHL Awards. They discuss the Red Wings not firing their coach and the Sabres not firing their GM; the best aspects of "Rise of Skywalker"; and play a new game show on journeyman players!

May 28 2020

1hr 55mins

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The $25,000 Pierre-amid

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The boys discuss the proposed 24-team, conference-based playoff format, including potential matchups. Plus, the Toronto Six, when the NHL season should start, Akim Aliu, Pierre McGuire as Devils GM, The Snyder Cut, the COVID Cup and our latest and greatest game show segment, The $25,000 Pierre-amid, which is exactly what you think it is. Sponsored by Brooklinen! 

May 21 2020

1hr 48mins

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No Fun League

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The boys talk about the 24-team playoff format and why it could work, the AHL cancels season, Brett Hull's "hockey's no fun" comments, our four formative video games, Boba Fett returns, the return of the Puck Soup Threesomes game show and O/U/F/LF breakfast cereals. Brought to you by Raycon!

May 14 2020

1hr 27mins

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Tank You Red Wings

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The boys discuss the NHL's plans for the draft, from the way it's set up for the Red Wings to the ruling on trades to whether this is a good idea or not. Plus, that horrible Brendan Leipsic apology, what to do with free agency, TSN's all-time Canadian teams, a O/U/F/LF on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and an incredible new game show called "Name Pat Falloon," our version of the classic "Leonard Maltin Game."

May 07 2020

1hr 39mins

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2010 NHL Draft, Revisited

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The boys take a trip back to 2010 to reexamine that season's NHL Draft, including reselecting the Top 10, the biggest busts and the notable trades. Also, we discuss that playoff plan that somehow put the Sabres in the postseason; players returning to training centers; the Blackhawks fire their president; that "salary cap exempt player" proposal; Blink-182's best song bracket; Dennis Rodman and hockey proxy; and an overrated/underrated/favorite/least favorite on sitcom dads! 

Apr 30 2020

1hr 55mins

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Bad Contract Court

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The boys play prosecutor, defense attorney and judge in Salary Cap Court, ruling on questionable contracts for players ranging from Shea Weber to Brent Burns to Mitch Marner. Plus, we debate the June NHL Draft idea, the shifting of games to empty NHL arenas, the 2011 Bruins reunion, Gerard Gallant to the Devils, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and perfect movies, a mystery about "Back To The Future" is solved and an bit of nostalgia about wrestling theme songs. Sponsored by Raycon!

Apr 23 2020

2hr 1min

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ProStars, Assemble!

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The boys talk about Greg's unfortunate luck with mascots, Gary Bettman, Alex Ovechkin vs. Wayne Gretzky on xBox, remembering Howard Finkel, Drew Doughty's comments, the salary cap headache and Bill Peters. Ryan and Sean face off in a quiz called "Was This an Actual ProStars Episode?" in honor of the new Michael Jordan doc. Plus, we dive deep into Keanu Reeves movies. Sponsored by Burrow! 

Apr 16 2020

1hr 36mins

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Neutral Site Games, David Carle

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The boys discuss their wild ideas for NHL neutral site playoff games in places like North Dakota, and the challenges they present; Brian Burke's latest "barn fight"; the 68-game season solution for the playoffs; NHL H-O-R-S-E; the Boneyard Brawl and the Firefly Funhouse matches from WrestleMania; why celebrity game shows suck; the NHL as "Jurassic Park"; and an overrated/underrated/favorite/least favorite on game shows. Plus, University of Denver coach David Carle joins us to talk hockey and KFC! 

Apr 09 2020

1hr 53mins

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Rocky Sucks

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The boys dive into The Athletic's Top 100 sports movies of all-time and rerank a bit of it. Plus, the wacky answers in the NHLPA poll, Tuukka Rask's flatulence, where to get a hair cut, the future of the NHL Draft, players on Zoom and a quiz that asks "which team did this guy play for?" Sponsored by Raycon! 

Apr 02 2020

1hr 29mins

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Best Team To Never Win Cup?

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The boys are back with the latest on hockey's coronavirus shutdown, including the Bruins' bad decisions, a wild draft lottery idea, the Memorial Cup cancelled and why the NHL needs to shut down its regular season now. Plus, our 16-team tournament to determine the best team that never won the Stanley Cup, how commercials have gotten weird and what we're binging.

Mar 26 2020

1hr 37mins

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The Great Playoff Debate

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The boys are back to talk about all the NHL season restart options on the table, life under quarantine, paying arena workers, Sean's travel nightmare, empty arena sports, video games we're playing and a contagious movie quiz. Sponsored by The Black Tux!

Mar 19 2020

1hr 36mins

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Viral Content

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The boys takes us through the timeline leading to the NHL's decision to "pause" its season for the coronavirus outbreak, the potential greatness of empty arena games, what the playoffs might end up looking like and more. Plus, ranking directors named Anderson, old timey radio, the Illuminati, and how we would program all-sports stations with no sports. Sponsored by Burrow and Away!

Mar 13 2020

1hr 40mins

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Don't Yell About the MVP

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Greg is out recovering from getting his wisdom teeth out, so Sean and Ryan are running the show this week. They talk about the annual GM meeting, their thoughts on the rule changes and salary cap changes. They also talk about who’s doing well and who’s struggling, the wild card race, questionable choices from Ottawa and they play a round of Real or Fake. Brought to you by Mack Weldon and The Black Tux!

Mar 05 2020

1hr 35mins

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EBUG Panic with Cat Silverman

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The boys discuss Emergency Backup Goaltender David Ayres and all the controversy his appearance against the Leafs created, and we get into that and other goalie talk with Cat Silverman of IN GOAL Magazine. That plus a full rundown of winners, losers and weird stuff from the trade deadline; how we did on our deadline bets; putting Ranch on your nachos, Chipotle ordering mayhem, farting on an airplane and more. Sponsored by Raycon E25 wireless earbuds!

Feb 27 2020

1hr 52mins

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Trade Deadline Gambles

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The boys break down what has happened and gamble on what will happen at the NHL trade deadline. Plus a raging debate about Bruce Boudreau's postseason prowess, Mike Bloomberg as enhancement talent, the Leafs panic, Air Force Stadium Series problems, what the Raleigh game looks like, Player Safety criticism, and when to and when not to "complain to the manager" for bad service.

Feb 20 2020

1hr 32mins

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iTunes Ratings

1245 Ratings
Average Ratings
1057
65
26
26
71

UNDERRATED

By podmentor - Apr 18 2020
Read more
Fellas, The Replacements. Come on now

Love it

By gina trent - Feb 25 2020
Read more
I really enjoy this podcast look forward to it every week keep up the good work