9 episodes

Up In The Blue Seats is a New York Rangers hockey podcast as only the New York Post sports section can create. Host and former Rangers great Ron Duguay breaks down the latest news about the Rangers and takes you inside the locker room with longtime NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They are joined by current and former players, other NY Post writers and special guests. Hear the podcast every Thursday morning.

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Up In The Blue Seats is a New York Rangers hockey podcast as only the New York Post sports section can create. Host and former Rangers great Ron Duguay breaks down the latest news about the Rangers and takes you inside the locker room with longtime NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They are joined by current and former players, other NY Post writers and special guests. Hear the podcast every Thursday morning.

    Episode 8: All-Star Break, Farrah Fawcett feat. Tom Laidlaw

    Episode 8: All-Star Break, Farrah Fawcett feat. Tom Laidlaw

    Ron Duguay opens the show talking about the Rangers' loss to the Islanders Tuesday, the upcoming All-Star break and his experience playing in one. NY Post Rangers beat writer Brett Cyrgalis makes his debut on the pod. He talks about the important stretch ahead, whether the Blueshirts are in a playoff race, the most improved player and thoughts on the All-Star Game and weekend. In "Ron Remembers," Duguay tells an incredible story of a night out with Farrah Fawcett, who he ended up dating. Tom Laidlaw, a Rangers teammate of Ron's in the early '80's, then joins the show. He talks about his time in New York, the Islanders-Rangers rivalry, going on the show "Survivor" and what it entailed, and he tells stories about Ron on and off the ice.

    • 42 min
    Episode 7: Rangers-Islanders Rivalry feat. Bryan Trottier

    Episode 7: Rangers-Islanders Rivalry feat. Bryan Trottier

    Ron Duguay is joined by NY Post sports writer Mollie Walker to discuss the Rangers-Islanders matchups this week. Ron then surprises Mollie's mom with a call, who was obsessed with Ron and still loves him. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks then drops by to talk about the Rangers-Islanders rivalry, the three-goalie situation, the Henrik Lundqvist-Avalanche trade rumors and Tony DeAngelo's development. In "Ron Remembers," he tells a funny Gordie Howe story. Islanders legend, former Rangers head coach and Hockey Hall of Famer Bryan Trottier then joins the show. He talks about the Rangers-Islanders rivalry when they played, stories playing Ron, MSG vs. Nassau Coliseum, comparisons to Wayne Gretzky, what he's doing now and he tells his own Gordie Howe story.

    • 44 min
    Episode 6: Igor Shesterkin Has Arrived feat. Kerry Fraser

    Episode 6: Igor Shesterkin Has Arrived feat. Kerry Fraser

    Ron Duguay opens the show talking about Igor Shesterkin's big debut in a win Tuesday over the Avalanche. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks drops by in his weekly spot. Brooks talks about Shesterkin's outing, the future at goaltender and what they might do with the three goalies and the Lias Andersson saga. In "Ron Remembers," he looks back at the Studio 54 days and tells a funny story involving Don Murdoch. The referee that has officiated more games than anyone, Kerry Fraser then joins the pod. Fraser talks about his 30 years officiating, reffing games at MSG, favorite memories and what his book entails.

    • 41 min
    Episode 5: Is This a Playoff Contender? feat. Chris Nilan, Adam Graves

    Episode 5: Is This a Playoff Contender? feat. Chris Nilan, Adam Graves

    Ron opens the show discussing how he rang in the New Year in style, then looks back at the Rangers this past decade and where this team stands starting off 2020. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks drops by to talk about guys he has loved covering in the past decade, his favorite memories, the current team's resiliency, Artemi Panarin making the All-Star Game and Brendan Lemieux's injury. Producer Jake Brown plays a few clips from his chat with Rangers legend Adam Graves about the current team, the 1994 championship team and his thoughts on Ron and a Rangers alumni cruise. In "Ron Remembers," he tells a story about that cruise ship with Graves. Former Ranger Chris Nilan then joins the show. He talks about his time in New York, being a Bruins fan, hating the Rangers growing up and overcoming addiction.

    • 37 min
    Episode 4: Lemieux's Bright Future feat. Linda Cohn, Nick Fotiu

    Episode 4: Lemieux's Bright Future feat. Linda Cohn, Nick Fotiu

    Ron Duguay opens the show talking about the 5-1 loss to Kevin Hayes and the Flyers. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks then drops by the pod. Brooksie talks about the Lias Andersson situation and if they can get anything for him, how good Brendan Lemieux is becoming and how the officiating against him is a "disgrace." In "Ron Remembers." Doogie tells a pranking story with his old teammate Nick Fotiu, who then joins the show. Fotiu talks about what pranks they would pull off, the current team needing some more toughness and what he would tell Coach David Quinn. Longtime ESPN anchor and diehard Rangers fan Linda Cohn then joins the show. She talks about how she became a fan, watching Doogie play, her "In The Crease" show and working with Barry Melrose, who she likes on the current team and what she still wants to do in her career.

    • 38 min
    Episode 3: Hockey Sock Rock feat. Phil Esposito

    Episode 3: Hockey Sock Rock feat. Phil Esposito

    Ron Duguay opens the show with NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks. They talk about Artemi Panarin's terrific season, changes Coach David Quinn has made to the lines and whether they would consider trading Henrik Lundqvist. Former NYPD detective Kevin Schroeder drops by the studio and brings his pal Steven Van Zandt on over the phone. They talk about their charity event Friday that raises money for the NYPD and widows and children. Little Stevie talks about them honoring James Dolan at the event and the charitable work he does. Hall of Famer and Rangers great Phil Esposito then joins the show. Doogie and Espo talk memories from their time in New York, Ron tells the story of losing the "Hockey Sock Rock" gold record, getting the band back together, their careers and the changes in the game today.

    • 39 min

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