108 episodes

Now in their fourth NHL season, this pragmatic weekly hockey podcast hosted by the founders of The-Rink.com filters out the nonsense while bringing you guests and inside information on the Chicago Blackhawks, Rockford IceHogs, and Indy Fuel.
Get your latest NHL, AHL, ECHL, College, Major Junior and European prospect hockey news from the rest of the staff.
The truth isn't always pretty, but you'll get it here. If you want reasonable, down to earth and realistic, this is the Blackhawks podcast for you!
Brought to you by PUCKHCKY.com

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    • 4.5 • 88 Ratings

Now in their fourth NHL season, this pragmatic weekly hockey podcast hosted by the founders of The-Rink.com filters out the nonsense while bringing you guests and inside information on the Chicago Blackhawks, Rockford IceHogs, and Indy Fuel.
Get your latest NHL, AHL, ECHL, College, Major Junior and European prospect hockey news from the rest of the staff.
The truth isn't always pretty, but you'll get it here. If you want reasonable, down to earth and realistic, this is the Blackhawks podcast for you!
Brought to you by PUCKHCKY.com

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 8 – Goalie wins

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 8 – Goalie wins

    Rinkcast host Andy Campbell is joined by Rink staffers Sean Fitzgerald, Andrew Bard, and Kraken Hostile Rinkcast host / The Rink Seattle head writer Jeff Osborn to talk about the Blackhawks settling back down to earth.


    Can they ride Flower into contention?

    Will the line-up changes vs. Calgary matter?

    Are the Hawks what they are?

    The future of Kane, Toews, Kubalik, Flower & others...

    Seth Jones' contract...the good /bad/ugly

    Live questions and listener submissions


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    • 56 min
    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 7 – King in his Castle

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 7 – King in his Castle

    Rinkcast host Andy Campbell is joined by Rink staffers Ray Napientek, and Sean Fitzgerald to discuss the first games of the Derek King era.


    Is Derek King's current style just what the Chicago Blackhawks need right now?

    Keys to success on the west coast road trip (Must win game one vs. Seattle?)

    An early review on Seth Jones: Is he a true number one defenseman?

    Players of concern: Jonathan Toews, Dominik Kubalik, and Philipp Kurashev.


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    • 56 min
    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 6 –Jeremy Colliton fired

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 6 –Jeremy Colliton fired

    Rinkcast host Andy Campbell and co-host Eric Andrews are joined by Rink staffers Ray Napientek, Sean Fitzgerald, and Andrew Bard to discuss the termination of head coach Jeremy Colliton


    With Derek King appointed as interim head coach, will the Hawks turn their season around?

    Is King the long term solution or merely a bandaid until they hire a more seasoned replacement?


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 5 – Reactions to investigation fallout

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 5 – Reactions to investigation fallout

    Rinkcast fill-in host Jeff Osborn and co-host Sean Fitzgerald are joined by Rink staffer Andrew Bard to talk about the results of the Jenner & Block investigation of the sexual assault lawsuit from 2010 and the fallout.




    (Warning, possible SA triggers)

    • 51 min
    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 4 –Time to Panic?

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 4 –Time to Panic?

    Rinkcast host Andy Campbell and co-host Eric Andrews are joined by Rink staffers Sean Fitzgerald, and  Andrew Bard to talk about the Blackhawks' awful results and embarrassing home opener.



    Panic time yes or no?

    What can they do fix results on the ice?

    Who replaces Jeremy Colliton if he is fired?

    Dylan Strome return on trade?

    Final thoughts





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    • 57 min
    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 3 –The Right Tools for the Toolbox?

    Blackhawks Rinkcast – Season 5, Episode 3 –The Right Tools for the Toolbox?

    Rinkcast host Andy Campbell and co-host Eric Andrews are joined by Rink staffers Sean Fitzgerald, and Andrew Bard to preview the regular season for the Blackhawks.



    The signing of Erik Gustafsson

    The current state of the Blackhawks Blueline

    The feel-good stories and surprises of camp (Entwistle, Borgstrom...can they stick)

    Forward depth for the season, deeper, stronger, more productive?

    Is Dylan Strome on the block?

    Stanley Cup Final predictions





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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
88 Ratings

88 Ratings

Theoneandonlyapeman ,

Great listen

If you want an accurate analysis of the Chicago Blackhawks this is the place to find it.

Parker858 ,

Brain dead host

Host is absolutely clueless when it comes to hockey. This is bad guys. Just pack it in.

taekookie11 ,

Some people can’t accept the truth

In this day and age of blind ignorance, these guys lay out the truth and don’t care who doesn’t like it. Keep fighting the good fight and screw the haters.

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