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.
Which Team Will Take a Risk on Evander Kane?
- After the San Jose Sharks terminate his contract, Evander Kane hits the open market. Which teams might take a chance on him? Should any teams take a chance on him? - Marc Bergevin gets a job with the Los Angeles Kings after less than two months of unemployment, while Logan Mailloux is reinstated with the London Knights. Why is hockey culture forgiving them so quickly? - With NHLers no longer going to the 2022 Beijing Olympics, which team is the favorite on the men's side? - Updating our Stanley Cup picks as 2021-22 reaches its midway point - With 10-plus teams interested in Jakob Chychrun, which teams are the ideal fits for a trade? - Can Hockey Diversity Alliance's new campaign make a major impact without the NHL participating as a partner?
Jan 11
48 min
Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Denny Lambert
Denny Lambert is a First Nations police officer with the Anishinabek Police Service and an area scout for the Sudbury Wolves. But before that, Lambert, a member of the Batchewana First Nation, Lambert played over 500 games in the NHL, boasting a hard-nosed playing style that showed he was willing to work extra hard to make his dreams come true. Denny shares some great insight and advice on the lessons he learned along the way, in his career and in life.
Jan 2
24 min
Reacting to the Cancellation of the World Junior Championship
Steven Ellis and Tony Ferrari break down the news of the cancellation of the World Junior Championship and what happens next.
Dec 29, 2021
17 min
Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Aaron Sims' Love for the Game of Hockey
Ian Pulver caught up with Aaron Sims, the radio voice of the Milwaukee Admirals, to talk about his career, the sport he loves why the city of Milwaukee is great for hockey.
Dec 23, 2021
6 min
The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: 2022 World Junior Championship Preview
This week on the Prospect Podcast, Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis will break down the upcoming World Junior Championship, previewing every team and who you need to watch in Alberta later this month.
Dec 18, 2021
56 min
Should the NHL Declare a COVID-19 Crisis?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Roughly 17 percent of the NHL player population has contracted COVID-19 this season alone. Is time for the league to tighten up its safety measures and revert to stricter protocols? - Was the Zegras-to-Milano Michigan goal really "bad for the game," as John Tortorella claimed? - Connor Bedard joins rare company, makes Canada's world junior squad at 16. What should we expect from him in the tournament? - Mike Milbury tables the idea that Boston should trade Patrice Bergeron. Why would the Bruins ever consider it? - After scary hits to Jujhar Khaira and Jacob MacDonald in the past week, is it time to adjust the NHL rulebook to crack down on head contact? - Listener mailbag: Our best and worst interview stories And more!
Dec 14, 2021
50 min
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Joe Birch, from the Ice to Front Office
Joe Birch started as an OHL player with the Kitchener Rangers in 1995 and now acts as the team's COO. From the ice to the board room, Birch shares insight on his journey along the way and the lessons he learned. In addition, Birch has some advice for listeners who want to get into the hockey business.
Dec 10, 2021
17 min
Prospect Podcast: It's Zegras Fever, Baby
This week on the Prospect Podcast with senior writer Ryan Kennedy: - Trevor Zegras is amazing - Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen still has good potential - Thoughts on Canada's WJC team and Brandt Clarke - Detroit's chances at a 1-2-3 in the Calder Trophy race - Luke Evangelista's NHL future - Bedard vs. Michkov And more!
Dec 8, 2021
28 min
Big Changes in Vancouver and Philly
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Will new Vancouver Canucks coach Bruce Boudreau get them back on track? Who is the ideal candidate to replace Jim Benning as GM? - Who is the best replacement for Alain Vigneault as Philadelphia Flyers coach if Mike Yeo is only a short-term stopgap? - Robin Lehner pulls out of the 2022 Olympics due to COVID-19 quarantine concerns. Will other players follow suit? - Did the NHL Department of Player Safety get it right giving Jason Spezza a bigger punishment than Neal Pionk's? - Naming our Hart Trophy picks so far this NHL season - Listener mailbag: are the New York Rangers for real? And more!
Dec 7, 2021
42 min
The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Cash Out on Nazem Kadri?
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Recommended pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Fantasy tip of the week: Search for early-season anomalies - Starting Lineup: Best foods only available in Canada - Answering listener questions on topics such as: (a) Is it time to cut Tomas Hertl or Sam Reinhart? (b) Better keeper: Troy Terry or Seth Jarvis? (c) Trade or hold Jack Eichel? (d) Should you sell high on Nazem Kadri? (e) How can I make myself more engaged managing my team? (f) Better keeper for the next five years: Adam Fox or Cale Makar? And much more!
Dec 1, 2021
29 min
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