On this week’s episode, Sportnet's Elliotte Friedman joins Ian Pulver to talk about his journey from the University of Western Ontario Gazette Newspaper to being a major force on Hockey Night in Canada. Friedman covers a host of topics, from Usain Bolt’s world-record performance at the Olympics to rendering great advice to future media contributors.
1 hr 10 min
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: Collecting phone numbers - Starting Lineup: Worst Movies - Taking listener questions on pool topics such as: (a) Do Cal Petersen and Chris Driedger have long-term fantasy value? (b) What's something fantasy managers overlook? (c) Is it time to give up on Carey Price as a fantasy star? (d) You should trade Patrick Kane for Nathan MacKinnon…right? (e) Is it more than a slump for Evgeni Malkin? (f) Is Erik Karlsson done as an elite fantasy contributor? And many more!
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Sabres keep losing games. Jeff Skinner is a $9-million healthy scratch. Jack Eichel and coach Ralph Krueger can't even agree on how Eichel got injured. What does the future hold for this floundering franchise? - Jordan Binnington melts down and attacks three San Jose Sharks after being pulled. Was it a sign of a fiery competitor or a bad look? - Patrick Kane reaches 400 goals. Is he the greatest U.S.-born player of all-time? - How much runway does coach John Tortorella have left in Columbus? - The PWHPA makes history with nationally televised game at Madison Square Garden. Does the event move the needle for the future of women's hockey? And much more!
A long-time hockey player, Roberta Bartolo talks about being black in the hockey world, her time on the University of Manitoba team, and about conquering difficult tasks.
1 hr 12 min
- An update on the top prospects in the AHL - With so many junior-aged players playing well in the AHL, will we see the NHL push to change the league's eligibility regulations? - Matt Savoie is staying in the USHL - good move for his development? - What's the deal with Aatu Raty? - Interview with 2021 NHL draft prospect Scott Morrow And more!
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Artemi Panarin takes a leave of absence from the New York Rangers in the wake of what the Rangers call a "fabricated story" of him assaulting an 18-year-old woman in 2011. Is there any validity to the allegations? Is the Putin government strong-arming Panarin? What happens to the Rangers' 2020-21 season now? - Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews continue to post unbelievable numbers this season. Have they officially arrived as the Gretzky/Lemieux and Crosby/Ovechkin pillars of this generation? Does playing in the North Division detract from the statistics this season? - The Pegulas have now owned the Buffalo Sabres for 10 years. The Sabres are in danger of tying an NHL record with 10 straight playoff misses. Will the franchise ever succeed under this ownership? - Sidney Crosby after 1,000 games: where does he rank among the all-time great players? - Should the NHL stage more outdoor games that are heavy on aesthetics and light on attendance like the Lake Tahoe experience? - Listener mailbag, including: is coach Claude Julien's job in jeopardy in Montreal? And more!
1 hr 1 min
This week on Storytellers with host Ian Pulver, former NHLer Ken Baumgartner joins to discuss his adventures from going to the NHL to build a successful career in business. A native of Flin Flon, Man., Baumgartnerplayed over 700 NHL games before graduating from the hallowed halls of Harvard University with an MBA. Listeners will learn how he relied on will, determination, sacrifice, intellect and so much more to forge both a great NHL tenure before building an impressive business career.
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: Prey on the basement dwellers in the standings - Starting Lineup: Pet Peeves - Taking listener questions on pool topics such as: (a) Should you play conservatively in keeper leagues in case this season ends up cancelled? (b) Time to cash in Joe Pavelski after his amazing start? (c) Will the North Division's high-scoring ways keep making a big impact on fantasy values? (d) Will Alexis Lafreniere and Kaapo Kakko be OK? (e) Time to bail on Sergei Bobrovsky if you own him? Or buy low if you don't? (f) Can Jack Roslovic be a high-end fantasy option for a full season and beyond? And many more!
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Updating our Stanley Cup predictions at the quarter-season mark - Making early Hart Trophy predictions at the quarter-season mark - Alex Galchenyuk joins his seventh team in his 10th season. Why do teams give up on him so often? - Will the NHL's new COVID-19 protocols finally work? Will we finally stop seeing teams locked down? - Listener questions, including: Do you believe in the Calgary Flames? And more!
In the inaugural episode of Sami Jo's Podcast with Sami Jo Small, two-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time World Champion, Cheryl Pounder joins the show. Cheryl talks about how she overcame self-doubt to make it back to the Canadian national team and shares her insights on how to perform in a pressure situation and how to effectively communicate in a team dynamic.
1 hr 3 min