170 episodes

Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn host the Block Party, presented by Jai Alai IPA, to talk Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey, the NHL and life in general with great guests from all aspects of hockey. New episodes drop every Wednesday during hockey season.

The Block Party Tampa Bay Lightning

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 421 Ratings

Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn host the Block Party, presented by Jai Alai IPA, to talk Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey, the NHL and life in general with great guests from all aspects of hockey. New episodes drop every Wednesday during hockey season.

    Jon Cooper on His Love of Coaching, Not Winning National Awards & Stories From His Career

    Jon Cooper on His Love of Coaching, Not Winning National Awards & Stories From His Career

    On this week's Block Party Podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning Head Coach Jon Cooper at the Cigar City Taproom. They discuss why he's paying for Paul Kennedy's dry cleaning, his transition from lacrosse to hockey as a youth, his coaching style and inspirations, how they've integrated new players into the team year after year, and the importance of accountability. Coach Cooper also talks about the greatness of the players he has coached and the challenges of making tough decisions as a coach, why he's never won the Jack Adams Trophy as the top coach and the impact his charity work has made on pediatric cancer research.

    • 52 min
    Julien BriseBois on Why Nikita Kucherov Should Be MVP and The Lightning's Window Is NOT Closed

    Julien BriseBois on Why Nikita Kucherov Should Be MVP and The Lightning's Window Is NOT Closed

    On this week’s Block Party Podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Julien BriseBois to recap the season and the challenges they faced, why their window to win the Stanley Cup is still open, where the roster sits and the salary cap, why Nikita Kucherov should be the MVP and his thoughts on this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs.

    • 40 min
    Dave Mishkin on Calling Stanley Cup Championships, Volunteering With Stella & His Novel 'Blind Squirrel'

    Dave Mishkin on Calling Stanley Cup Championships, Volunteering With Stella & His Novel 'Blind Squirrel'

    On this week’s Block Party Podcast, presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Dave Mishkin, radio play-by-play announcer for the Tampa Bay Lightning. They discuss his journey into broadcasting, calling Stanley Cup Championships and memorable moments, his motivation for volunteering with his therapy dog, Stella, and his new novel ‘Blind Squirrel’ that is out now.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Anthony Duclair and Matt Dumba on Being Traded To The Lightning, Their Friendship & Taking Over the Locker Room Music

    Anthony Duclair and Matt Dumba on Being Traded To The Lightning, Their Friendship & Taking Over the Locker Room Music

    On this week's Block Party Podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by the 2 newest members of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Anthony Duclair and Matt Dumba. They discuss their journeys to the Lightning, how they became friends, the Hockey Diversity Alliance, excitement for the playoffs, why Nikita Kucherov should win the Hart Trophy and how they've taken over the music in the locker room.

    • 49 min
    Jeff Halpern on Playing with Steven Stamkos, Why Coaching & The Victor Hedman Porch

    Jeff Halpern on Playing with Steven Stamkos, Why Coaching & The Victor Hedman Porch

    On this week's Block Party Podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning Assistant Head Coach Jeff Halpern to discuss his journey to the NHL, playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning and with a young Steven Stamkos, why he got into coaching, how collaborative the Lightning coaching staff is and some interesting rumors about his career.

    • 41 min
    Creating The Gameday Experience at Amalie Arena

    Creating The Gameday Experience at Amalie Arena

    On this week’s Block Party Podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by the Lightning’s Senior VP of Game Presentation, John Franzone, to discuss his role in creating the gameday experience at Amalie Arena, why it’s so important, his journey to get here, building out his team, taking changes but staying within the brand, handling technical difficulties, the importance of the military and his nickname ‘The Prince of Darkness’

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
421 Ratings

421 Ratings

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Good times

Seth has done a great job transitioning to being the sole host. The interviews are funny and being out the human side of the players.

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From the Block Party, Mental Health Breakdown and the Smack you never leave a dry eye either in laughter or deep thought and respect. Keep up the great podcasts, because we all want more! 💙

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