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Best of Episode: Andy Lassner, Damien Woody, Daniel Negreanu, Boomer Esiason
Andy Lassner chats about his Kings fandom, Stanley Cup parties, playing golf with Anze Kopitar and his favorite Ellen pranks (1:05). Damien Woody talks about how he riled up Islanders fans on Twitter, getting invited to an Islanders game and what he enjoys most about hockey (24:00). Daniel Negreanu on adopting the Vegas Golden Knights as his favorite team, playing poker with Phil Kessel and why Alex Tuch is made for the Vegas lifestyle (32:27). Boomer Esiason talk about calling a Devils game on the radio, "hating" Scott Hartnell, his relationship with his son in-law Matt Martin, and the NY Rangers (43:57).
Guest: WFAN's Boomer Esiason, Scott Hartnell co-hosts, Coronavirus impact, playoff races, Flyers clicking, Fiala's breakout
Jackie Redmond and Scott Hartnell talk about the recent steps taken by the NHL and clubs to limit the exposure to the Coronavirus, what's going right for the Flyers and Scott shares some classic Penguins/Flyers rivalry stories (4:00). WFAN's Boomer Esiason joins the pod to talk about calling Tuesday's Devils game on the radio, the NY Rangers, and the relationship he has with his son in-law and Islanders forward Matt Martin (11:50). They wrap up the show talking about the playoff races (33:00).
Guest: Kate Scott, Mike Johnson co-hosts; Draisaitl’s race for Hart Trophy, Jackie’s return to skates, Bobby Ryan’s homecoming in Ottawa
Jackie Redmond and Mike Johnson open the show with locker room dance parties. Jackie relives her return to skates with Team USA’s Amanda Kessel and Mike simultaneously commends her skating ability while condemning her stick handling. They chat Leon Draisaitl’s 5 point game in Nashville and whether or not he’s a runaway for the Hart Trophy. Sports broadcaster and play-by-play announcer Kate Scott joins the show to talk about the opportunity to call her first NHL game as part of the all-female crew for the St Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks matchup on March 8th. Kate gives us some background as to how she got into play-by-play and how her love for hockey started young. Mike and Jackie get chills reliving Bobby Ryan’s hat trick return to the Ottawa Senators. They close out the show with some interesting tips on how to avoid contracting the coronavirus.
Guest: ESPN's John Buccigross, Stu Grimson co-hosts; Trade grades, David Ayres fever, EBUG rule, Parise & Thornton stay put
Jackie Redmond and Stu Grimson welcome ESPN's John Buccigross to the pod for an extended conversation on all the NHL Trade Deadline moves, John shares his thoughts on the Maple Leafs struggles, Joe Thornton staying put in San Jose, the EBUG rule, Ken Holland's plan in Edmonton, Colorado's need for a goalie, and how he keeps up with all the NHL action on a regular basis (10:00). Jackie and Stu look at their favorite moments coming out of the David Ayres story, what the future holds for Zach Parise, and the PIttsburgh Penguins adding Patrick Marleau (35:00).
Guest: "Miracle" actor Patrick Demsey, Stu Grimson co-hosts; Leafs' funeral, Toffoli trade, deadline deal wish list
Jackie Redmond and Stu Grimson are both dressed in black and joke that their wardrobe choices may coincide with the Maple Leafs playoffs hopes coming to an end. Jackie rants about Toronto's GM Kyle Dubas, questions the Leafs fans that are placing blame on Frederik Andersen, and Stu wonders what ingredient the team has been missing (4:00). They dissect the recent trades made by the Vancouver Canucks and the Washington Capitals and Jackie explains why Ovechkin's goal drought has ended up benefiting her (17:00). "Miracle" actor Patrick Demsey joined the pod to share a great Kurt Russell story and explain how he landed the Mike Eruzione role, he also tells them what his favorite scene from the movie is (24:00). Jackie and Stu wrap up the show rattling off and debating deadline deals submitted by Flames, Islanders, Leafs, Avalanche and Bruins fans on Twitter (37:00).
Guest: Blake Bolden, Ryan Callahan co-hosts; Trade matchmaker, Hockey Oscars, Leafs lose Freddy, Elvis for Calder
Jackie Redmond and Ryan Callahan start the podcast looking at Ovi's chances of breaking Gretzky's goal record and the panic being felt in Toronto with Freddy Andersen going down to injury (4:00). Jackie wonders if Elvis Merzlikins has catapulted himself into the Calder Trophy conversation, and Ryan chimes in on the Battle of Alberta as he reminisces about some of the more heated rivalries that he was involved in as a player (12:00). The two play a little game of trade matchmaker and take a look at a few of the top trade targets and what teams would be the best fit for them (24:00). Blake Bolden, LA Kings scout and the first African American player to compete in the NWHL hopped on the line to chat about her role with the LA Kings, growing the sport and hanging out with Wyclef Jean, she also tells a few good stories that you have to hear (30:00). Jackie and Ryan finish the show by giving out a few "Hockey Oscars" and Callahan looks back at the most ridiculous promotional request he's ever gotten (50:00).
Great guests every show.
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Love this podcast, ryan callahan is great, look forward to it every time! go knights go!
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Jackie Redmond is so knowledgeable and she makes everything she touches fun and interesting. I especially love hearing her accent on the podcast! Patiently waiting for more episodes 🙏🏼