23 episodes

Ray Ferraro & Darren Dreger, two of the biggest names in the game join forces for The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast. Providing expert insight, analysis and opinions on what's happening on and off the ice in an entertaining personality-laden style that you won't find anywhere else.

The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast

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Ray Ferraro & Darren Dreger, two of the biggest names in the game join forces for The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast. Providing expert insight, analysis and opinions on what's happening on and off the ice in an entertaining personality-laden style that you won't find anywhere else.

    Paul 'BizNasty' Bissonnette Interview

    Paul 'BizNasty' Bissonnette Interview

    Ray and Darren start off hitting on a number of hot topics including praising the medical and team personnel in Anaheim for jumping into action quickly and saving Jay Bouwmeester's life. Paul 'BizNasty' Bissonnette talks how he carved out his role as a player in the NHL and how he discovered his many multimedia post playing career adventures with Spitting Chiclets, the Arizona Coyotes and much more.. In this week's edition of #ThroatPunch Ray nominates a guy on Twitter who told Ray to F-Off.  Darren nominates sensationalist media and others on social media who shared the scary video of Bouwmeester collapsing. 'Ask Ray & Dregs' sees questions including which of the bottom 5 teams most needs the 1st pick overall in the upcoming draft.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    🚨Emergency Episode: Leafs Trade Breakdown

    🚨Emergency Episode: Leafs Trade Breakdown

    Ray and Darren fully break break down the Leafs - Kings deal that saw Toronto send Trevor Moore and CBJ's 3rd round pick in 2020 and a conditional 3rd round pick in 2021, to LA for back-up goalie Jack Campbell and gritty forward Kyle Clifford. The guys discuss all the ramifications of bringing in Campbell and how this positions Toronto in the stretch drive of the season as they try to claw their way back into the playoffs - and whether more deals may be imminent with Kapenen and Kerfoot remaining as potential trade bait for the Leafs. The guys get into what potentially happens for Kyle Dubas if the unconventional roster he built in Toronto ends up missing the playoffs.

    • 18 min
    Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk

    Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk

    Ray and Darren start off hitting on Ovi's continuing incredible play, the Leafs' mounting goaltender woes, Philly's surge to the playoffs and wrap up talking with the potential impact on the Flames season with Giordano's injury. Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk joined the guys and talked about his fight with stomach cancer that he's going through, and his memories from playing with Gretzky and Lemieux in the '87 Canada Cup. In this week's edition of #ThroatPunch Ray nominates BoSox owner John Henry for dealing Mookie Betts to the Dodgers. Darren nominates himself for a number of worthy reasons. 'Ask Ray & Dregs' sees questions on moving up the trade deadline to the end of January, and what the Canucks should do around Markstrom's contract extension.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Chris Pronger Interview

    Chris Pronger Interview

    Ray and Darren start off hitting on the latest round in the Battle of Alberta. The guys dig into the latest news and notes on the playoff races across the league and which teams are the buyers and sellers as the trade deadline chatter heats up. Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Pronger talked about only ever knowing one way to play, how he ended up working in the NHL's Department of Player Safety, and what he thinks of today's more skill focussed game. In this week's edition of #ThroatPunch Ray nominates an NHL player's dad who texted him during a game after he disagreed with one of Ray's comments about his son. Darren nominates whoever designed the funky 10 point target in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. 'Ask Ray & Dregs' sees questions on how big a woman's pro league could get North America with the NHL's support, and what potential 1st round playoff match-ups the guys most want to see.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    John Tortorella & Jayna Hefford

    John Tortorella & Jayna Hefford

    Ray and Darren start off hitting on the playoff races heating up and which of the bubble teams looks good to make it.  John Tortorella joined the guys and talked CBJ's season, what he's still learning to do an an 'old' coach, and his continued hatred of press conferences . In this week's edition of #ThroatPunch Ray nominates report candidate Corey Perry, while Darren nominates Matthieu Perreault. During 'Between the Benches' the guys chat with Hockey Hall of Famer Jayna Hefford on where women's hockey is going, and Jayna coaching team Canada during all star weekend in the women's 3 on 3 game. 'Ask Ray & Dregs' sees questions on when we can expect the first female coach behind the bench in the NHL, and in what order of best pure player today Ray would rank Sid, McDavid, Pasta and McKinnon.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Eddie Olczyk Interview

    Eddie Olczyk Interview

    Ray and Darren start off hitting on a number of the week's top headlines: the breaking news of Zack Kassian's 2-game suspension, Morgan Rielly being out for 8-weeks with a fractured foot, what's behind the Flames push of late, how tight the standings are in the Western Conf., Ray Shero's curious dismissal in NJ, and finally the guys dig into the top 6 teams in the EasterConf. Ray's former teammate in LA and current NHL on NBC analyst Eddie Olczyk joined and got up close and personal with the guys on a number of topics. Edzo told some awesome, hilarious stories from their time together on the Kings, including his hatred of turbulence on the team's charter flights. Eddie O also chatted on his struggles during his season as role player on the Rangers '94 Stanley Cup Championship team. Eddie was poignant talking about learning he was sick and going public in fighting his battle with stage 3 colon cancer and how it tested his will to live - and details what his 'TSN Turning Point' was thanks to his wife Diana after his second chemo treatment. In this week's edition of #ThroatPunch Darren nominates the slow retraction to the Ontario Operations Center alert about an accident at the Pickering Nuclear Facility. Ray nominates Sens player Tyler Ennis for the silly choice of risking a road hockey level move in a shootout. During 'Between the Benches' the guys get into the positive move the NHL made featuring the Women's 3 on 3 game as part of All Star weekend, talked more about the 'positive arrogance' of CBJ's standout goalie Elvis Merzlikins and whether Ray is 'positively arrogant'. 'Ask Ray & Dregs' sees questions on what Ray believes the standard should be for a 'dirty hit', Darren and Ray's favourite memories of watching Gretz, and the guys delve into why the NHL's trade deadline has become a mostly underwhelming annual affair.

    • 1 hr 49 min

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