32 episodes

Up In The Blue Seats is a New York Rangers hockey podcast as only the New York Post sports section can create. Host and former Rangers great Ron Duguay breaks down the latest news about the Rangers and takes you inside the locker room with longtime NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They are joined by current and former players, other NY Post writers and special guests. Hear the podcast every Thursday morning.

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Up In The Blue Seats is a New York Rangers hockey podcast as only the New York Post sports section can create. Host and former Rangers great Ron Duguay breaks down the latest news about the Rangers and takes you inside the locker room with longtime NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They are joined by current and former players, other NY Post writers and special guests. Hear the podcast every Thursday morning.

    Episode 31: Rangers-Devils Rivalry, NYC Radio feat. Ken Daneyko, Sid Rosenberg

    Episode 31: Rangers-Devils Rivalry, NYC Radio feat. Ken Daneyko, Sid Rosenberg

    Ron Duguay and Jake Brown open the show discussing the Rangers potentially playing in Toronto. or. Las Vegas, Ron's upcoming birthday plans and what his kids will get him. Ron then chats with NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks about Artemi Panarin's statement last week, what it means for the NHL and what covering the team will be like in a few weeks. Ron and Larry then chat with three-time Stanley Cup champion Ken Daneyko. Mr. Devil talks about his career in New Jersey, winning three titles with three different coaches and the memorable 1994 playoff series against the Rangers. WABC Radio personality and diehard Rangers fan Sid Rosenberg then chats with Ron and Jake. Sid talks about the ups and downs in his career, his book, Ron being his favorite player, the 1994 season, if he would return to WFAN and his pal Craig Carton's future.
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    • 50 min
    Episode 30: Panarin's Statement, Lowe to HOF feat. Meghan Chayka, Darius Kasparaitus

    Episode 30: Panarin's Statement, Lowe to HOF feat. Meghan Chayka, Darius Kasparaitus

    Ron Duguay opens up the show with NY Post sportswriter Mollie Walker. They discuss the potential hub cities and players getting back to the ice. Producer Jake Brown then jumps in to read Artemi Panarin's statement made on Instagram about not returning to the ice until an agreement is in place. Ron and Mollie then chat with hockey analytics expert Meghan Chayka. She talks about getting into analytics, her brother, who is the Coyotes GM, wanting to own a team, women working in sports, women's hockey and she drops some stats on the Rangers playoff matchup against the Hurricanes. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks then chats with Ron about Kevin Lowe getting into the Hall of Fame and Brooksie's run-ins with John Tortorella when he was the head coach. Former Ranger Darius Kasparaitus then joins Ron and Larry. Kasparaitus discusses playing for Russia in the Olympics, but being from Lithuania, fighting and being physical in the NHL, his friendship with Alex Ovechkin and gift to him, reactions to Lowe getting into the Hall of Fame, memories of the 2005-2006 Rangers, playing with Jaromir Jagr, how he would be in today's game and the favorite memory from his career.
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    • 49 min
    Episode 29: Remembering the 1994 Champs feat. Jay Wells

    Episode 29: Remembering the 1994 Champs feat. Jay Wells

    Ron Duguay opens the show chatting with NY Post sports writer Mollie Walker about the Rangers playing in Las Vegas when they return to the ice in July. NY Post senior writer Kirsten Fleming then joins the show to talk about her story on Jacob Trouba's cooking and his upcoming marriage. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks then joins Ron to look back on the Blueshirts' 1994 run to a Stanley Cup title, when he was covering the Devils. A member of that '94 team, Jay Wells, then chats with Ron and Larry. Wells discusses the memories from that team, the transition from the '92-93 team to '93-94, his role in New York, the tension between Mike Keenan and Neil Smith and the team's unsung heroes.
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    • 41 min
    Episode 28: A Season in Hell feat. Pat Hickey, Larry Sloman

    Episode 28: A Season in Hell feat. Pat Hickey, Larry Sloman

    Ron Duguay opens the show talking about the Rangers returning to the practice facility this week in Phase 2 of the NHL's return to play. Former Ranger Pat Hickey then joins the show. Hickey talks about his time with the Rangers, the 1978-1979 season and creating the “Hockey in Harlem" program for children. Larry Sloman, author of the book “Thin Ice: A Season in Hell with the New York Rangers,” then joins Ron and Pat. They discuss how the book came about, the 1979 Finals and how the Rangers lost, if there were any regrets from the book and reaction from players and management.
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    • 44 min
    Episode 27: Origin of the Rangers feat. Stan Fischler

    Episode 27: Origin of the Rangers feat. Stan Fischler

    Ron Duguay opens the show talking with NY Post sportswriter Mollie Walker. She shares memories interning for Stan Fischler, what John Davidson said to the media on a conference call about the Rangers players staying fresh right now without hockey and what she loves about being a sports writer. Fischler, the longtime hockey historian and analyst, then joins the podcast. Fischler starts by telling a joke then discusses hockey and his life now in Israel, having Mollie intern for him and she talks about her experience interning for the maven. Fischler also talks about the 24-team playoff format, how unpredictable it will be, changes in the game over the years, his favorite Rangers player to interview and who his two best hockey players ever are. Fischler then dives into Rangers history and talks about the founder of the franchise, Tex Rickard, before Ron ends the chat stumping him with a trivia question.
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    • 42 min
    Episode 26: Playoff-Bound Blueshirts feat. Dave Maloney

    Episode 26: Playoff-Bound Blueshirts feat. Dave Maloney

    Ron Duguay opens the show talking about the NHL announcing its return with a 24-team playoff format with the Rangers being a part of it. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks then joins Ron to talk about the format, the Rangers getting Chris Kreider back from injury, if there are any teams that stand out above others and the young Blueshirts team being in a win-win situation going into the playoffs. Rangers great and MSG Network broadcaster Dave Maloney then joins Ron and Larry. Maloney discusses the unique situation for players after sitting for months, the expanded rosters, how important coaching will be, the Rangers' matchup with the Hurricanes and what the best hub cities might be.
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    • 34 min

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