This is The Hockey News Podcast.
Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.
Winners and Losers of the 2021 NHL Draft
Which teams came out looking like geniuses? Which teams missed the mark? Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the winners and losers from the 2021 NHL draft.
Reacting to Day 1 of the NHL Draft
Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis react to Day 1 of the NHL draft, including the winners on Friday, the Logan Mailloux pick and the trades that proceeded the action.
Reacting to the Seattle Kraken's Expansion Draft Roster
How did the Seattle Kraken do at the NHL expansion draft? What's next for the league's newest franchise? Steven Ellis, Avry Lewis-McDougall, Nick Emanuelli and David Alter break down Wednesday's big event.
The Hockey News Podcast: 2021 NHL Entry Draft Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin:
It's a special preview episode for the 2021 NHL entry draft, including:
- Projecting the top five selections
- Is the 2021 draft class relatively "weak"?
- Will we see more busts and steals this year because of COVID-19's impact on scouting?
- Who will be the steal of the draft in the mid-to-late rounds?
- Predicting which prominent player(s) might get traded before or during the draft
- An update on Logan Mailloux renouncing his draft status after his criminal conviction
- Listener mailbag: Which team will make the biggest reach in the draft?
And much more!
The Hockey News Podcast: Seattle Expansion Draft Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin:
We preview the Seattle Kraken expansion draft, which takes place July 21. Topics include:
- Should GM Ron Francis build a team that competes right away or one that will contend years down the road?
- Which bad contracts might the Kraken be willing to acquire?
- Who will be Seattle's starting goalie on opening night?
- Which team is in the biggest pickle, forced to lose a good player to Seattle?
- Will the Kraken make any hometown player selections?
- Which players may be traded in the next week for expansion-draft reasons a la Viktor Arvidsson?
- Listener mailbag, including: Which UFAs might Seattle target? Will any teams not meet their exposure requirements?
Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 11 – LaToya Clarke
LaToya Clarke is one of the first elite Black players to make it far in the women's game. She captained the University of Minnesota to a national championship and went on to play pro hockey for seven seasons and even got to represent her country internationally.
She went on to work in the hockey industry where she’s been thriving for more than a decade.
Good but audio problems
Love the pod but the one guy needs to get better internet, his audio cuts out on every episode.
For the love of God please someone upgrade Ryan Kennedy’s internet
Seriously. Kennedy cuts out consistently for 3-8 seconds. It’s unbearable. Give the man a raise so he can get faster internet.
It’s stunning how consistently bad the audio quality is for this podcast.