21 episodes

Leading NHL insider, Chris Johnston, is joined by The Athletic’s Julian McKenzie to discuss the biggest stories from around the hockey world.

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Leading NHL insider, Chris Johnston, is joined by The Athletic’s Julian McKenzie to discuss the biggest stories from around the hockey world.

    The Olympics? | December 2, 2021

    The Olympics? | December 2, 2021

    On this episode of The Chris Johnston Show, are the Toronto Maple Leafs the J word? (00:00), will The Olympics happen? Who makes Team Canada? and the weird Lucas Raymond situation (08:30), the Ottawa Senators are struggling and have lost 6 straight games (27:00), Philadelphia Flyers are underperforming (33:00), and Stick Taps! (41:00).

    Originally aired: December 2, 2021

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    • 50 min
    How CJ Scored 3 Goals in 21 Seconds | November 29, 2021

    How CJ Scored 3 Goals in 21 Seconds | November 29, 2021

    On this episode of The Chris Johnston Show, Geoff Molson and the Montreal Canadiens finally fire Marc Bergevin (00:00), the Toronto Maple Leafs continue their hot streak (33:00), Brendan Lemieux bites Brady Tkachuk (40:00), CJ's youth hockey glory (43:00), running shoes tips (48:00), and the future of the Crab People Buffalo Sabres (53:00). 

    Originally aired: November 29, 2021

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Contenders and Pretenders | November 25, 2021

    Contenders and Pretenders | November 25, 2021

    On this episode of The Chris Johnston Show, Happy Thanksgiving! (00:00), what's the next move for the Vancouver Canucks? (03:30), CJ and Julian share their thoughts on New Jersey's, Team Canada's, and Team USA's new jersey (08:00), Pretenders and Contenders: CJ and Julian run through every team currently in a playoff spot and evaluate whether or not they are a pretender or a contender (15:00), and the weekly stick taps (39:00).

    Originally aired: November 25, 2021

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    • 50 min
    This One's For the Fans | November 22, 2021

    This One's For the Fans | November 22, 2021

    On this episode of The Chris Johnston Show, the sdpn, Cobourg Cougars meet-up needs to happen (00:00), how long will Marc Bergevin be the GM of the Montreal Canadiens? (05:00), can the Flames make a Stanley Cup run? (14:30), what are the Leafs going to do with Kyle Clifford and their defencemen (19:00), running every single day (25:30), is Patrik Eliáš a Hall of Famer? (31:30), an update on further punishment for Andrei Deniskin (38:00), and fun Pros vs Joes hypotheticals (45:00).

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    Originally aired: November 22, 2021

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    • 1 hr
    Just Gotta Shut Up About This | November 18, 2021

    Just Gotta Shut Up About This | November 18, 2021

    On this episode of The Chris Johnston Show, the Vancouver Canucks continue to struggle and Jim Benning meets with the media (00:00), NHL postpones 3 Ottawa Senators games due to COVID-19 (09:30), Connor McDavid comments on John Tortorella (14:00). Troy Terry and the Anaheim Ducks are off to an extremely hot start (21:00), the NHLPA has begun investigating the Kyle Beach situation (23:00), Dion Phaneuf officially retires from the NHL (25:00), where will the Arizona Coyotes play next year? (33:00), and this week's Stick Taps (34:00).

    Originally aired: November 18, 2021

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    • 43 min
    The Canucks Are a Mess | November 15, 2021

    The Canucks Are a Mess | November 15, 2021

    On this episode of The Chris Johnston Show, watch Andrew and Julian do the Hot Ones gauntlet here: https://youtu.be/gl8xpUUrywY (00:00), the Vancouver Canucks are in a tailspin (03:30), will the Montreal Canadiens make a run for a playoff spot? (12:00), Leon Draisaitl or Connor McDavid for Hart? (17:30), Jack Eichel had successful disc replacement surgery (27:00), Hockey Hall of Fame debates & stories: the Sedins, Iginla, & Rick Nash (32:30), (42:00), can the Dallas Stars turn it around? (48:30), and sports media advice (50:00).

    Originally aired: November 15, 2021

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    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Willemzzz ,

CJ and Julian rule

Love the podcast, love hearing so much insight about the most current goings on league wide!

C3M2000 ,

Like 32 Thoughts for the average Joe

Chris has fantastic insight and delivers it in a very approachable, relatable way.

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