The Hockey News Podcast
The Hockey News Podcast
The Hockey News
This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.
THN American Pipeline: USHL Trades, Goalie Shoutouts and Stars Prospects
On this week's episode of The Hockey News American Pipeline Podcast with Sydney Wolf and Jacob Stoller filling in for Mike Stephens: - There were some big trades in the USHL over the past couple of weeks. Sydney dives into the biggest ones, including Muskegon going into selling mode, with Jake Richard, Tyler Dunbar and Owen Mehlenbacher going to new clubs. - The Youngstown Phantoms added Slovakian world juniors members Pavol Funtek and Martin Misiak, while a previous Slovakian U-20 member Libor Nemec now plays for Omaha. - The NCAA notes highlight a couple of freshmen, including Cade Mason lighting it up for Long Island defenseman and Ben Steeves of Minn.-Duluth showing tons of potential with 16 goals and 20 points in 24 games. Goalie Ryan Bischel also gets a shoutout after having his best season so far and stopping 55 of 59 shots in last weekend's sweep versus Wisconsin. - Some goalies start to emerge in college, the juniors and high school. Sydney discusses the performances of Simon Latkoczy with Omaha, Victor Ostman's 52-save shutout for Maine, high-schooler Will Ingemann with Wayzata and Jacob Fowler of Youngstown. - The Dallas Stars have four NCAA players and one USHL prospect in their system. forward Ayrton Martino of Clarkson (third-round pick in 2021) and George Fegaras of USHL Muskegon (third-round pick in 2022) are the top drafted Stars prospects in the American Pipeline, and both show promise.
Feb 3
29 min
THN On The 'A': Connor Carrick Part 2, Galchenyuk and Raty
On this week's episode of The Hockey News On The 'A' Podcast with Jacob Stoller and Patrick Williams: - Part 2 of the Connor Carrick interview: Carrick dove into what it's like for a player at his stage of his career, touching on topics like free agency, mentoring young players and why he picked Boston. - Alex Galchenyuk is in the AHL and he's trying to climb his way back up. Patrick spoke with Galchenyuk last week and provided some insight into the situation. - Aatu Raty is the prospect of the week. What are the Vancouver and Abbotsford Canucks getting in the main return piece of the Bo Horvat trade? - The St. Louis Blues are the team of the week. Things are about to get interesting with the Blues, who look primed to become sellers at the trade deadline.
Feb 2
43 min
THN On The 'E': Flyers' ECHL Affiliate, Future Considerations and More
On this week's episode of The Hockey News On The 'E' Podcast with Jacob Stoller and Justin A. Cohn: - The Reading Royals are the team of the week. The ECHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers and Lehigh Valley Phantoms are second in the North Division with a 25-12-2 record. There are two players with NHL contracts on the team in Evan Barratt and Mason Millman. - Hunter Jones is the prospect of the week. The 6-foot-5 goaltender plays for the Iowa Heartlanders, the ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild. - How do future considerations trades actually work in the ECHL? (And no, it's not trading a player for a pizza party.) - Justin touches on the Hockey Is for Everyone efforts in the ECHL for the past couple of years, from Fort Wayne's Martin Luther King Jr. jerseys to Kalamazoo's rainbow ice and the effects of these initiatives. - And more, including the Orlando Solar Bears, who like their hockey rough.
Feb 2
39 min
THN On The 'Q': Top Prospects Game, Flyers, Mooseheads and More
On this week's episode of The Hockey News On The 'Q' Podcast with Will MacLaren and Jamie Tozer: - The Halifax Mooseheads keep on rolling, now at 21 straight games with a point or more. The Quebec Remparts are also red-hot. - The CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game happened last Wednesday, and there were no other games in the CHL last Tuesday or Wednesday as a result. Should the same be done for the semifinal and medal games at the world juniors? - The Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL signed Zachary Morin, a highly-rated prospect for the 2023 QMJHL draft. Could this become a trend where more players take the USHL to NCAA route? - The Philadelphia Flyers are the team profiled this week. Alexis Gendron is the only player still in the QMJHL, but there are seven players from the league now in the pro ranks, including Sean Couturier. - Luke Coughlin of the Rimouski Oceanic is the 2023 NHL draft prospect of the week. - And more, including another coveted question pulled from the mailbag.
Feb 1
41 min
THN On The 'O': Bulldogs to Brantford and Building an OHL D-Man
It’s episode 14 of The Hockey News On The ’O’ Podcast. Hosts Brock Otten and Tony Ferrari discuss the OHL weekly, bringing you the best coverage from two of the baldest and brightest in the game. This week, Tony and Brock kick things off by giving their three stars from the CHL Top Prospects Game before looking at the news from around the OHL, including Hamilton finding a temporary home in Brantford. The guys also build a "Frankenstein Defenseman," using five traits from blueliners around the OHL, review the San Jose Sharks prospect pool and profile Quentin Musty in the 2023 NHL draft spotlight.
Feb 1
40 min
The Hockey News Podcast: Breaking Down the Bo Horvat Blockbuster
This week on The Hockey News Podcast with Ryan Kennedy and Mike Stephens: - There's lots to talk about after the Vancouver Canucks traded captain Bo Horvat to the New York Islanders for Aatu Raty, Anthony Beauvillier and a conditional first-round pick. They give their initial reactions and dig deeper into the context. - Only three teams in the Eastern Conference are on a three-game winning streak or more, and the Ottawa Senators are one of those teams. After beating rivals Toronto and Montreal, they're trying to overtake some teams to get back in the playoff conversation. Is it too late? - Matty Beniers is out of the NHL All-Star Game with an injury, and Vegas' Chandler Stephenson will replace him. The only Kraken competing in Sunrise, Fla., this weekend is their mascot, Buoy. Is it fair to be the only team without a player representative? - Ryan and Mike also shout out the PHF for their all-star festivities and more.
Jan 31
42 min
The Hockey News Action Show: NHL Betting for Jan. 31, 2023
The NHL has three games scheduled for Tuesday ahead of the all-star break. The Hockey News Action Show previews the matchups from a betting perspective with noteworthy statistics. Here's where to find each game and more in the episode: - Los Angeles at Carolina: 00:43-07:27 - Ottawa at Montreal: 07:27-10:19 - Columbus at Washington: 10:19-15:30 - Futures Bets: 15:30-24:43
Jan 31
25 min
The Hockey News Action Show: NHL Betting for Jan. 28, 2023
It's another Saturday episode of The Hockey News Action Show with Mike Stephens and Rachel Doerrie, looking at the most intriguing matchups of the day in the NHL from a betting lens. The day's action starts at 3 p.m. ET when the St. Louis Blues host the Colorado Avalanche. - Boston at Florida: 00:34-06:57 - Colorado at St. Louis: 06:57-12:33 - Philadelphia at Winnipeg: 12:33-16:58 - Montreal at Ottawa: 16:58-22:10 - Chicago at Edmonton: 22:10-25:26 - Pittsburgh at San Jose: 25:26-30:33 - Buffalo at Minnesota: 30:33-END
Jan 28
37 min
THN On The 'Dub': Top Prospects Game Recap and Senators in the WHL
On this episode of The Hockey News On The 'Dub' Podcast with Carol Schram and Lizz Child: - Scott Ratzlaff, Reily Heidt and Kalan Lind were among the standouts from the WHL at this week's Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. - Two goalies and a high-scoring forward factor into the Three Stars Of The Week. - The Ottawa Senators are the NHL Team of the Week. Top prospects from the WHL include Zack Ostapchuk and Carson Latimer, while 2020 first-rounder Ridly Greig picked up an assist in his NHL debut with the Senators on Jan. 25. - In our Connor Bedard Watch, the NHL's top prospect surprises everyone by going pointless in the Top Prospects Game in his hometown, reunited with a large group of B.C. players that he grew up playing with and against. Here's where you can find the full episode on your desired platform.
Jan 27
30 min
THN On The 'E': Joe Ernst on the Hockey Ops Side of the ECHL
In this week's episode of The Hockey News On The 'E' Podcast with Justin A. Cohn and Jacob Stoller: - Joe Ernst joins the show. He's the senior VP of hockey operations in the ECHL and has been in the league in some capacity for 32 years. He talks about the state of the league, trying out the two-referee system, how he hands out supplemental discipline and more. - Carson Focht of the Kalamazoo Wings is the prospect of the week. He is the only Vancouver-contracted player in the ECHL at the moment. But Kalamazoo is an affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Cleveland Monsters, so why's Focht there? - The Utah Grizzlies are the team of the week. They are the affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche and Colorado Eagles, and they have the reigning goaltender of the week in Trent Miner, who's only 21 years old and has time to develop as in the Avalanche's system.
Jan 26
34 min
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