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Dropping the Gloves

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Hey Everyone! I'm John Scott, a retired NHL All Star. Welcome to the official page for my new podcast: Dropping the Gloves. Be sure to subscribe to see one-on-one interviews with some incredible NHL players, friends, and family from all walks of ice.

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Hey Everyone! I'm John Scott, a retired NHL All Star. Welcome to the official page for my new podcast: Dropping the Gloves. Be sure to subscribe to see one-on-one interviews with some incredible NHL players, friends, and family from all walks of ice.

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379 Ratings
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Awesome Podcast!

By Ogie Hockey - May 07 2020
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John Scott is extremely entertaining and a great host. One of the best hockey podcasts out there!

Great

By stinkmidget - Mar 21 2020
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John Scott gives a great no nonsense perspective of the game and current events.

iTunes Ratings

379 Ratings
Average Ratings
347
12
4
0
16

Awesome Podcast!

By Ogie Hockey - May 07 2020
Read more
John Scott is extremely entertaining and a great host. One of the best hockey podcasts out there!

Great

By stinkmidget - Mar 21 2020
Read more
John Scott gives a great no nonsense perspective of the game and current events.
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Dropping the Gloves

Latest release on Dec 02, 2020

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Hey Everyone! I'm John Scott, a retired NHL All Star. Welcome to the official page for my new podcast: Dropping the Gloves. Be sure to subscribe to see one-on-one interviews with some incredible NHL players, friends, and family from all walks of ice.

Rank #1: Stories about Torts and Texts from Jumbo

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Chiming in on the craziest story of the playoffs so far... the BlueJackets! Which is the perfect time to tell some stories about playing for Torts in New York. Hear about Torts on the treadmill, him not knowing I was traded to his team, us screaming at each other in his office and MORE!

Also, I got an interesting text from Joe Thornton the other day...

Apr 19 2019

32mins

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Rank #2: Most Underrated Players of the 2000s (+NHL RoundUp and More)

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Hey guys! Another great episode for you here. I was at a Hockey Night in Canada event last week in St. John's and am in Kitchener this weekend for a Hockey Helps the Homeless event.

Included in this episode are:
- My Spotify playlist of all-time favorites
- Most underrated player of the 2000s (and why!)
- Which hot starts are sustainable?
- Which teams off to slow starts will turn it around?
- Struggling rookies
- And more!

Oct 25 2019

53mins

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Rank #3: Bryan Bickell and Our Blackhawks Travel Stories

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Brian Bickell was my roommate when we played for the Blackhawks and he was kind enough to join me for a live recording of Dropping the Gloves! This episode was recorded at the 11th annual Blackhawks Convention in Chicago. Brian and I reminisce about some great times at the Chicago Blackhawks. Including, some pranks we would play on each other, some of our most memorable moments and how Bryan has a new beer now!

Aug 06 2018

22mins

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Rank #4: Interview with Blackhawks Captain, Jonathan Toews

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One of the positive impacts of the league being suspended right now is that players have a lot more time on their hands and we've been able to line up some amazing interviews. Here's John's former captain and Chicago legend Jonathan Toews talking about topics like:

Being made captain at age 20
Winning three Cups so early in his career
What the BlackHawks need to do to be contenders again
The true story about his fight with Joe Thornton
His leadership style

And much more! Enjoy!

Mar 27 2020

29mins

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Rank #5: Let's Talk About Don Cherry ft. Pete Blackburn

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Wow what week it's been in the hockey world! To talk about the Don Cherry story plus lots of other fun topics, we had our first writer on the show, Pete Blackburn. Pete gives a candid interview about his take on Grapes, what it's like covering the Bruins, and some of his favorite players in the league to interview.

Also in this episode
- Evander Kane drama continues
- The Foligno suspension
- Underperforming Players
- Leafs' woes
- And more!

Nov 14 2019

49mins

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Rank #6: The Code: What NHL Fighters Live By

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Very cool topic this week: The Code. What are some of the unwritten rules of fighting in hockey? Who enforces them? What happens if you break the code?

In this episode, we talk about:
- Why sometimes fighters take their helmet and other equipment off
- When it makes sense to fight in the postseason
- Is it ever okay to fight the goalie?
- What adjustments to gear and preparation fighters make

Plus tons of amazing fan questions!

Jan 10 2020

1hr 3mins

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Rank #7: EP 4: The Life of an NHL Tough Guy with Luke Witkowski

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This week we welcome Luke Witkowski of the Detroit Red Wings. We had a great time recording this episode at Hop Lot Brewing Company in Suttons Bay, Michigan, be sure to check out their Beer Garden. Please excuse the background noise of people at the bar ;) It was great to grab a couple beers and talk to Luke. We even take a look back in the day when Luke tried to fight me! Hope you enjoy! UPDATE: Since recording this episode Luke has officially scored his first NHL Goal! Be sure to check out my book on Amazon: A GUY LIKE ME

Aug 13 2018

22mins

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Rank #8: Interview with Paul "BizNasty" Bissonette

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How did a self-appointed "4th line plug" become the biggest personality in hockey? We had an awesome discussion with BizNasty about stories from playing days, his rise in the media, and what's coming next. Paul spoke open and honestly about the state of the world with the Coronavirus going around and why he thinks we'll all appreciate the little things a bit more once this is all over.

Apr 01 2020

49mins

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Rank #9: Babcock Fired! What's Next for the Leafs? (Plus Calvert Injury and Grapes Podcast)

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Weird episode this week... We recorded on Tuesday night and then Mike Babcock was fired on Wednesday. So obviously we had to talk about that! Tim and I hopped on a quick call to discuss the breaking news. Sorry for the audio quality!

Also on this episode
- Breaking down the Leaf's identity issues
- Matt Calvert's injury
- Don Cherry's new podcast
- Is Phil Kessel done being an elite scorer?
- And more!

Nov 21 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #10: Interview with New Sharks Captain, Logan Couture

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We have a good one for you guys going into this wonderful weekend!

My good friend Logan Couture call's in fresh off of being named the San Jose Shark's newest captain!

Thanks to my friends Tim, John, and Larry at Web Canopy Studio for sponsoring this episode! Head over to https://www.webcanopystudio.com/ for some great tools to help grow your business.

Sep 13 2019

1hr

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Rank #11: What It's Really Like to Play in the Playoffs

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Playoff hockey is a whole different animal. The way we prepare, how the game is played, how the refs call the game, everything.

Listen to the latest episode of Dropping the Gloves to hear what it's really like to play playoff hockey in the NHL. What's different, what's the same, and how it affects everything we do.

May 17 2019

42mins

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Rank #12: Free Agent Frenzy 2 Hour Special w/Special Guest Joe Pavelski

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What a day July 1st was! We were LIVE covering all the big signings, trade, rumors, and more to kick off free agency. Thanks to everyone who tuned in for our awesome 2 hour live stream. We are excited to put together more of these in the future! Buckle up and enjoy the fun.

Interested in sponsoring an episode? Reach out to info@johnscottallstar.com

Check out my Cameo - https://www.cameo.com/johnscottallstar
We also have some great Dropping the Gloves with John Scott gear: https://www.johnscottallstar.com/shop

Jul 05 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #13: Kane vs Reaves Rivalry (Plus Lucic Suspension + Sabourin Hit)

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Alright guys, what do you think: is the Kane vs Reaves rivalry real, or is it manufactured like something in the WWE? The real housewives of the NHL keeps getting better and better every week.

Also in this episode:
- Why the Lucic suspension is dumb
- Happy Birthday Kade
- Backes/Sabourin Hit
- The NHL Global Series
- Getzlaf 1,000 games
- And more!

Nov 08 2019

36mins

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Rank #14: What It's Like to Be an NHL Wife, with Danielle Scott

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Very, very special guest this week! My wife Danielle graced us with a candid, funny, illuminating interview about the highs and lows of being an NHL wife. She shared some hilarious stories and gave us a look behind the curtain on topics including:

  • What was game night at the rink life for the wives?
  • How did you stay humble when the paychecks started coming in?
  • How does being an NHL wife change after you have kids?
  • What advice would you give to a young hockey couple just entering the league?


Enjoy!

Dec 20 2019

45mins

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Rank #15: An Interview with Colton Orr, The Only Guy to Beat Me In a Fight and the Kessel Incident

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Super excited to have Colton Orr on this week. Colton was kind enough to call in and have a chat about some hockey. Colton holds a special place in my NHL career as the only guy to beat me in a fight. More importantly, Colton was there for THE KESSEL INCIDENT. We have a great chat about what happened from both of our perspectives.

Be sure to check out Colton's website. https://www.coltonorrhockey.com
Follow him on instagram: @enforceorr

Buy my book on amazon: A Guy Like Me

This episode is sponsored by MANPLOW use code : JOHNSCOTT for 20% off the best shovel I have ever owned.

Feb 01 2019

29mins

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Rank #16: More Torts Stories with Special Guest Marty Biron (Plus I Let the Interns Talk)

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My old buddy Marty Biron called in to catch up and share some stories about Torts, Hasek, Lemieux, and the famous Hertl "between the legs" goal. Marty is a well-spoken dude who played 16 years in the show. You won't want to miss his stories!

Interested in sponsoring an episode? Reach out to info@johnscottallstar.com

Check out my Cameo - https://www.cameo.com/johnscottallstar
We also have some great Dropping the Gloves with John Scott gear: https://www.johnscottallstar.com/shop

Aug 09 2019

52mins

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Rank #17: Putting an End to the Rumors, Rasmus Ristolainen Calls Into the Podcast

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Last week's story made it's way to quite a few news outlets. So, I figured, let's bring in Risto and get to the bottom of things!

Plus we get into why parades are overrated and why Sasquatch might actually be real.
This episode is sponsored by our friends at https://www.prostockhockey.com/
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Jul 12 2019

41mins

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Rank #18: 20 Questions: Most Overrated Player, Funniest Teammate, Best Captain, and More!

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Hey guys! This episode was a little out of the box, focusing on 20 questions from Tim and Larry, including:

  • Best locker room DJ
  • Best goalie I played against
  • Biggest drill buster
  • Best Coach
  • And more!

Interested in sponsoring an episode? Reach out to info@johnscottallstar.com

Check out my Cameo - https://www.cameo.com/johnscottallstar
We also have some great Dropping the Gloves with John Scott gear: https://www.johnscottallstar.com/shop

Aug 16 2019

36mins

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Rank #19: My Time as a Shark: Looking Back on My Days in San Jose

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One of my favorite seasons in the NHL was playing for the San Jose Sharks with my good buddies Brent Burns, Joe Pavelski, and of course the living legend Jumbo Joe. In this episode, I share some of my experiences in San Jose, dressing room hijinks with the guys, the story of Thornton losing his captaincy, and more. I also take a look at their chances of finally getting "over the hump" and bringing home Lord Stanley -- is this the year?

This episode is sponsored by Minnesota Top Team! I've worked out there, and many other NHL players have too. No gimmicks, no fast track--just hard work and great coaching in programs that work. Our Instructors provide the finest instruction in Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, CrossFit, Personal Training and Yoga. Whatever your goals may be, Minnesota Top Team can get you there.

https://www.minnesotatopteam.com/

Check out my book: A Guy Like Me

If you're interested in sponsoring an episode feel free to reach out at info@johnscottallstar.com

Special thanks to Web Canopy Studio for producing my podcast!

Feb 15 2019

25mins

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Rank #20: Why the NHL Needs Enforcers (And Are the Leafs the Lakers of the NHL?)

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Hey y'all - fresh episode here covering:
- News from opening night of the NHL
- Why the league needs enforcers
- Leafs drama
- Season Predictions
- And more!

Oct 04 2019

1hr 7mins

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Kane, Reaves, Jake Paul, and Social Media

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With all the twitter drama going on this weekend with Evander Kane, Ryan Reaves, and YouTube celebrity Jake Paul, John talks about the role that social media can play for professional athletes and what line needs to be treaded carefully.

Dec 02 2020

44mins

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The NHL Just Tried to Screw The Players Over

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While nobody was paying attention, the NHL just tried to change the terms of the CBA that was just signed FOUR MONTHS AGO! Get the details on the deal here and the players' response, plus:

- Debrusk signing - good for the Bruins?

- What's keeping Chara from re-signing?

- Why haven't Hoffman and Duclair signed yet?

- Goalies that John was particularly protective of

- And more!

Nov 27 2020

35mins

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John Finally Moved into His House...

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After planning all year, the move is finally complete! A quick update from the big guy on his move and finally having the move in his rearview mirror. Cribs episode coming up soon?

Nov 25 2020

23mins

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Throwback: Marty Biron Interview

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This week's throwback is the hilarious Marty Biron, who shared some awesome stories about breaking into the league at 18, losing money at cards on the plane, playing with legendary net-minders like Hasek, Miller, and Lundqvist, and more. Enjoy!

Nov 23 2020

42mins

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Reviewing the Reverse Retro Jerseys + Denis Savard Interview

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We break down a whole bunch of reverse retro jerseys and grade them A-F, plus a throwback to an awesome interview with the great Denis Savard!

Nov 18 2020

39mins

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So, Who's this Tim Guy Again?

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No John Today! Mixing it up a little bit, here's a short history of Dropping the Gloves according to Tim.

Nov 16 2020

33mins

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Mailbag: Plane Rides, Stealing iPads, Breaking Selanne's Stick

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John answers more mailbag questions, including the best/worse planes and dressing rooms, which players asked for his stick, why he never watched video, and which teammate looked the LEAST like an athlete.

Nov 13 2020

41mins

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Throwback: My Trip to Norway

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This week's throwback episode features John's trip to Scandinavia, traveling Europe with 5 little daughters!

Nov 11 2020

42mins

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20 Questions: Rookies, Bad Breath, Hockey Weddings, Enjoying NHL Life

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We dive into the fan mailbag with awesome questions like:

- Which players were way better in practice than in games?

- Which rookies impressed John the most?

- Which teammate had the worst breath/BO?

- Which players take being a professional too seriously?

- And more!

Nov 09 2020

49mins

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The All No-Hitting Team

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The controversial OHL rule has us thinking... which NHL players would thrive in a no-checking league?

Nov 06 2020

28mins

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Throwback: Bryan Bickell Interview

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Our throwback this week is with Bryan Bickell, John's roommate for 2 years, who was our very FIRST interview and who had, at the time, recently been diagnosed with MS. Bryan opens up about his diagnosis and shares some great stories from the Blackhawk days.

Nov 04 2020

30mins

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One of the Worst Things to Ever Happen to Hockey?

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When the OHL released news last week that it was banning bodychecking, John released a video on twitter that went viral and was shared by some of the best players in the league. John doubles down on his sentiments here, and calls it one of the worst things that could ever happen to hockey. Agree or disagree?

Nov 03 2020

33mins

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A Sad Week in the World of Hockey

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With the passing of Joey Moss and Travis Roy, it was a tough week to see both of these warriors of the game go. We remember the passion they had for the game and the good they did.

Also in this episode - how the Coyotes handled the Mitchell Miller situation (hint: a debacle)

Oct 30 2020

33mins

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Throwback: Stu Grimson Interview

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This week's throwback episode is John's interview with Stu "The Grim Reaper" Grimson who was a legendary enforcer in the game!

Oct 28 2020

38mins

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Why Free Agents Need a Reality Check

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With some high-end players still not signing a contract several weeks into free agency, it's time they had a reality check. John checks in on Mike Hoffman, Anthony Duclair, and others and points out why they're probably not going to get what they hoped for.

Oct 27 2020

32mins

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Look Who Just Became the Embarrassment of the NHL

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John goes OFF on a former team of his on embarrassing themselves and giving in to the noise. Plus a quick tribute to Doc and a little sympathy thrown to McDavid.

Oct 23 2020

42mins

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Throwback: Our Very First Episode

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We're beginning a new throwback series and re-releasing some old episodes that most new listeners probably haven't heard. Here's the very first episode of Dropping the Gloves - crazy how far we've come!

Oct 21 2020

26mins

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Jumbo to the Leafs... Wait, What?

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In a move that nobody saw coming, Joe Thornton signed with Toronto. John explains why he thinks this will be HUGE for the young stars on that team. He will instantly change that locker room - this may be the team to beat next season.

Oct 19 2020

37mins

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Habs Spend, Bruins Spin, Sharks Continue Living in the Past

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The Canadiens are spending lots of money this offseason: Petry, Anderson, Toffoli, Allen, Gallagher. Is this the last push for Bergevin?

Bruins having a dud of an offseason. Why signing Hoffman or trading for Laine is key for their success.

And why the Sharks - sentimental value aside - may not be better off for bringing back Patty and Jumbo to the teal.

Oct 16 2020

35mins

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Interview with Barclay Goodrow, Stanley Cup Champion

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Goody was one of the most important role players on Tampa's Cup run and shares some awesome insights of being traded at the deadline, fitting in with his new team, life inside the bubble, and what it felt like to raise the Cup.

Please excuse the technical difficulties! John's internet was lagging.

Oct 14 2020

28mins

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iTunes Ratings

379 Ratings
Average Ratings
347
12
4
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16

Awesome Podcast!

By Ogie Hockey - May 07 2020
Read more
John Scott is extremely entertaining and a great host. One of the best hockey podcasts out there!

Great

By stinkmidget - Mar 21 2020
Read more
John Scott gives a great no nonsense perspective of the game and current events.