Rank #2: 26: Puck Talks Toronto Episode 26: Why are the Knights good edition
Zack and Spencer start the episode with a breakdown about what went wrong for the Leafs in game 7...Where does the team go from here? Zack then brings back a segment called "percentages", and the boys discuss which pending UFA's the Leafs will bring back
The focus then shifts to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs...Zack and Spencer give their predictions and discuss why Vegas is as good as they're (hint: they don't know)
And some breaking news hits during the middle of the episode with Brian Burke...
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Apr 27 2018
Rank #3: 14: Episode 13: Mike Babcock Group Chat Edition
Hayley jumps in the booth with Zack due to unforeseen circumstances with Spencer….The new hot duo discusses Jagr, ref development, MIKE BABCOCK GROUP CHATS, Canadian GM's on the hot seat and more on this edition of Puck Talks Toronto…
Feb 02 2018
Rank #4: 19: Puck Talks Toronto: The Nugent-Hoffman Edition
Zack and Spencer kick off this week by talking about the Leafs back to back wins. Is JVR a Leaf next season? And if Freddie Andersen is out long term-who should be between the pipes?
The boys also talk about the now legendary Glen Gulutzan tirades and if his Flames are a playoff team.
They are also bring up the Flames provincial rival in the Oilers and if they should be in on a Nugent-Hopkins for Hoffman trade with the Sens.
Hayley has to get in the topic too and also brings in the weekly headline news. Do you need to make the playoffs to win the Hart? Which celebrity should be doing colour next?
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Mar 17 2018
Rank #5: 25: The Geno Malkin Appreciation Edition
Spencer and Zack open the episode talking about what's gone wrong for the Leafs in their series against the Bruins, and discuss what the Buds need to do in order to get back in the series..
Zack then shifts the discussion around the other playoff series, including the back and forth affair in Washington with the Jackets and Caps....The guys give major props to Evgeni Malkin who had a priceless line in his Game 4 post game interview...
Then, Producer Ferguson joins the round table and wonders who will replace Coach Gully in Calgary...
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Apr 20 2018
Rank #6: 29: The Vegas Golden Knights WILL not die edition
Zack and Spencer break down what's gone right for Golden Knights and what hasn't for the Jets....Then the boys shift gears to the Eastern Conference Final and try to discuss why the road team has won all four games of this series...
Producer Ferguson joins the discussion, topics include John Tavares, Noah Hanifin vs Jeff Skinner in regards to who should be dealt first by Carolina.... and which goal song was worse.....
Zack and Spencer finish with some thoughts on John Carlson to the Leafs and whether or not that's a good idea....
May 19 2018
Rank #7: 27: The White Out Edition
Zack and Spencer start off the episode with the big question--Who's the next GM of the Leafs? Then they transition into all four series. Do the Jets have a chance and are fans sleeping on the Sharks? Will Ovie finally get the best of Crosby and the Pens and is Boston tired after that series with Toronto?
Plus Hayley comes in for some front page news and fill in the blanks--Is Jake Guentzel the next Justin Williams and what is happening with the tire fire that is the Carolina Hurricanes?
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(Sorry for the technological difficulties with part of Hayley's mic)
May 04 2018
Rank #8: 52: Les Beer Leaguers: Episode 16 - Trade Deadline
Mitchell and Jacob review the trade deadline, and discuss who they think were the winners and losers.
Feb 28 2019
Rank #9: 46: Les Beer Leaguers: Episode 11 - Booooooooo
This episode is in defence of Jake Gardiner. Mitchell and Jacob also talk about a number of NHL headlines including free vodka for Panarin, the quality of the Pacific division and the struggles of the Anaheim Ducks.
Jan 18 2019
Rank #10: 67: On the Bench: The Fundies LIVE!
Oct 29 2019
Rank #11: 51: Les Beer Leaguers: Episode 15 - Trade Deadline Preview
On this week's Les Beer Leaguers, the boys look ahead to the trade deadline and which teams are most intriguing. They also talk about the Charlie Coyle trade and why John Tavares is a robot.
Feb 22 2019
Rank #12: 15: Puck Talks Toronto: The Bad Break-Up Edition
The episode kicks off with a recap of last night's PuckTalks Live event where the panels topics ranged from who is the next Marlies' player to crack the Leafs lineup to the upcoming contract situations for Matthews, Marner and Nylander. Spencer and Zack then react to the Leafs deal from a day ago and if this is a sign to come for the Leafs with the Trade Deadline looming. Zack gets heated talking about the Brendan Gallagher PK Subban beef, and Hayley joins the discussion with another edition of Front Page News.
Feb 16 2018
Rank #14: 49: Les Beer Leaguers: Episode 14 - Mountain Lion Attack
On this week's edition of Les Beer Leaguers, Mitchell and Jacob talk about all the Toronto Maple Leafs contract nonsense, and why Leafs fans shouldn't be so worried about it. They also talk about Carter Hart, how the heck Randy still has a job and how to deal with mountain lion attacks.
Feb 07 2019
Rank #15: 55: Les Beer Leaguers: Episode 18 - Scott Wheeler
Scott Wheeler was back on Les Beer Leaguers podcast to talk about the Leafs big loss to the Bolts, how ridiculous the playoff format is and the upcoming Hockey Stories event at The Rivoli in Toronto. Mitchell and Jacob then chat about the Blue Jackets woes, Habs fans who want to tank and Getzlaf bobblehead.
Mar 13 2019
Rank #16: 23: The Twin Telepathy Edition
Zack and Spencer open up the episode talking about the Toronto Maple Leafs and how they dealt with a playoff hungry Taylor Hall and his Devils. Plus what the Leafs need for a successful playoff run.
After they are joined by west coast import, producer Hayley to discuss what the Sedins' mean to the sport of hockey, the city of Vancouver and what made them so special.
Then the crew wraps up with their picks for this years Stanley Cup.
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Apr 06 2018
Rank #18: 2: Developing The Story: Drug use in the National Hockey League. The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald speaks with Katie Strang about her story on recreational drug use in the NHL, with a special focus on players use of cocaine and ecstasy
She dug into a story about recreational drug use in the NHL, with a special focus on players use of cocaine and ecstasy. It is a topic that has been discussed in private among those in the game, where some describe it as the secret that everybody knows.
Katie brings us into the issue with careful, meticulous reporting. And now, she tells us how she was able to shed light on a subject that is often only discussed in the shadows.
READ THE STORY: https://theathletic.com/1324841/2019/11/05/the-secret-everybody-knows-drugs-like-cocaine-and-molly-becoming-more-popular-in-nhl/
Feb 06 2020
Rank #19: 30: Episode 30-Something Edition
Zack and Spencer talk about their last day at school, and then shift gears towards the upcoming Stanley Cup Finals match up between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals
The mood then shifts towards the Leafs new management decisions, before Zack welcomes Hayley into the booth for another Headline news....She brings up topics such as Evander Kane and his new contract, Laurence Gilman and much much more....
The boys finish the chatter talking about the Habs hiring of Joel Bouchard and what it means for the club moving forward..
May 25 2018
Rank #20: 50: Puck Talks Live - Marlies with Hailey Salvian, Scott Wheeler, Kelcey Wright Johnson
A Marlies panel with Hailey Salvian and Scott Wheeler of The Athletic as well as Kelcey Wright Johnson of the Marlies.
Feb 11 2019