The Hockey News Podcast

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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.

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.

Episodes

JUL 28, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Early 2021 Free Agency Winners and Losers
On the latest Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - We run down the winners and losers as Day 1 of 2021 NHL free agency winds down. Which teams made the smartest moves? Which teams did too much or too little? - Which high-impact players are still available on t…
JUL 27, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: 2021 Free Agency Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: It's a special preview episode on the eve of unrestricted free agency. Topics include: - Projected landing spots and/or bets fits for top UFAs from Dougie Hamilton to Philipp Grubauer to Blake Coleman and more…
JUL 24, 2021 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.
JUL 23, 2021 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.
JUL 21, 2021 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.
JUL 20, 2021 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 o…
JUL 13, 2021 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 …
JUL 11, 2021 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 i…
JUL 7, 2021 Breaking Down the Stanley Cup Final
The Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup champions for the second consecutive season. Steven Ellis, Nick Emanuelli, Avry Lewis-McDougall and David Alter broke down what happened in Game 5 and all the biggest storylines coming out of the final.
JUN 28, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020-21 Stanley Cup Final Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin and feature writer Ken Campbell: We preview the Stanley Cup final matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Montreal Canadiens, assessing the teams in the following categories: - Offense - Defense - Goaltendi…
JUN 24, 2021 Inside Brock McGillis' Massive LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Project
It started with a call for interview subjects. It led to dozens and eventually snowballed to more than a hundred people from the LGBTQ+ community eager to share their experiences in hockey. Brock McGillis' #HockeyPride interviews will begin launching before the end of the month. He caught up with …
JUN 23, 2021 Answering All Your Prospect Questions
This week on the Prospect Podcast with Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy: - How good has Cole Caufield been in his first Stanley Cup playoffs? - Vasili Podkolzin vs. Cole Perfetti - A current prospect proving people wrong - Over-valuing first-round picks - Hilarious prospect stories - The future …
JUN 22, 2021 Does Officiating in the NHL Need a Total Reset?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin and feature writer Ken Campbell: - Have officials jumped the shark in their effort to control the game? What needs to change going forward? - The Coyotes and defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson agree to explore tra…
JUN 15, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Will Gerard Gallant Lead the Rangers to the Playoffs?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The New York Rangers name Gerard Gallant as their new head coach. Is he the right hire? - The Colorado Avalanche went from seemingly unstoppable to dropping four straight to the Vegas Golden Kn…
JUN 8, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: How Good Are the Montreal Canadiens?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast with Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell: - How good are the Montreal Canadiens? - Vegas has squared its series with Colorado; who is the Golden Knights playoff MVP so far? - Are we ready to call the Bruins 'David Pastrnak's Team' yet? - Carolina is on the ropes …
JUN 6, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 9 – Cassie Campbell-Pascall
Cassie Campbell-Pascall was the captain of two gold medal-winning hockey teams and currently works as an analyst for Hockey Night in Canada. She talked to host Sami Jo Small about how to adapt to change, how to be a leader and how to get the most from a team. They delve into her career in broadca…
JUN 4, 2021 Prospect Podcast: Early 2021 Mock Draft Edition
The draft lottery was held earlier this week, with the Buffalo Sabres taking the No. 1 spot. Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy do a mock draft for the top 16 picks, and Ken Campbell interviews top prospect Matty Beniers about his season.
JUN 2, 2021 NHL Draft Lottery: Post-Lottery Reactions
Who will the Buffalo Sabres pick first overall at the 2021 NHL draft? Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down what happened at the draft lottery and who the Sabres might be interested in.
JUN 2, 2021 Playoff Preview: Montreal Canadiens vs. Winnipeg Jets
The Winnipeg Jets swept Edmonton in round one. The Montreal Canadiens took Toronto to seven. One team is rested, one team is fully involved still. Who takes the series? Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin discuss.
JUN 1, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: How on Earth do You Fix the Maple Leafs?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Toronto Maple Leafs choke again, lose in opening round of post-season for fifth straight year. What do you do with this team if you're GM Kyle Dubas? - Breaking down Round 2 of the North Di…
MAY 31, 2021 The Top Storylines to Watch in the Golden Knights, Avalanche Playoff Series
The Avalanche struck first in Game 1, but there's still so much hockey to be played in what should be an intense series. Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin take a look at the top storylines to follow.
MAY 30, 2021 Playoff Preview: Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
One team is hot off of a Stanley Cup run. The other wants to become the next big powerhouse. Who'll win between Tampa Bay and Carolina? Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss.
MAY 29, 2021 Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Jon Morosi Hits it Out of the Park
This week on the podcast, NHL and MLB Network analyst Jon Morosi joined host Ian Pulver to chat about his dual career, which NHLers would be great and baseball and more. Morosi offers a unique perspective as he juggles the worlds of two professional sports better than anyone since Bo Jackson. Lis…
MAY 28, 2021 Playoff Preview: Boston Bruins vs. New York Islanders
The Bruins and Islanders are two hard-nosed teams coming off of strong first-round performances. Who has the edge in the second round? Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break the series down.
MAY 25, 2021 How do the Edmonton Oilers Get Over the Hump?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Edmonton Oilers are stunningly swept by the Winnipeg Jets. What must this franchise do to start going deep in the playoffs and not waste the primes of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl? - T…
MAY 24, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 8 – Wally Kozak
Wally Kozak coached Canada’s 2002 Olympic gold medal-winning team. More than that, he’s spent a lifetime in hockey, teaching, mentoring and growing the game at every level in Canada and overseas. Respected throughout the hockey community, he shares his philosophies on the role of coaches and lead…
MAY 19, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: End of Season Prospect Awards
With most junior hockey season done for the year, Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the top prospects from all the major leagues around the world. Plus, Ken Campbell chats with top prospect Owen Power about the upcoming NHL draft.
MAY 18, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Does the NHL Have a Cap Circumvention Problem?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Tampa Bay Lightning play the LTIR game to perfection and get a dominant Nikita Kucherov back for Game 1 of the playoffs. Should we be mad at Tampa? Mad at the CBA? Neither of the above? - W…
MAY 17, 2021 Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Carolina Hurricanes
The Carolina Hurricanes are considered a Stanley Cup favorite, but the Nashville Predators proved they're not one to mess with this season. Who takes the victory? Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin preview the series.
MAY 15, 2021 Playoff Preview: New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Can Sid the Kid help the Penguins win it all again, or will the Islanders go on another long run of their own? Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin preview the series.
MAY 13, 2021 Playoff Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers
Can the Lightning win consecutive titles, or will the Panthers continue their hot run when it matters most? Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down the highly awaited Battle of Florida.
MAY 12, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Keeper League Edition
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast with senior writer Matt Larkin: It's a special keeper-league edition! - Recommendations for keepers to scoop up in shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: younger isn't always better - Answering your keeper-league dilemmas, such…
MAY 11, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Where Does Jack Eichel Go From Here?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Jack Eichel slams the Buffalo Sabres for mishandling his back injury, hints that he'll be playing for a new team next year. Who is to blame for the fracturing of his relationship with the Sabres? Who is the r…
MAY 9, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 7 – Becky Kelllar
Three-time Olympic Gold medalist Becky Kellar chats with Sami Jo Small about how to reinvent yourself to stay valuable and how to stay at the top of your game.
MAY 7, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Recapping the U-18 World Championship
Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down all the happenings from the U-18s, including the highly talked about the match between Connor Bedard and Matvei Michkov, the struggles for USA and Sweden and the players that stood out the most.
MAY 4, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Is Tom Wilson too Dangerous for the NHL?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Tom Wilson goes off against the New York Rangers with dangerous attacks on Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin but walks away with only a $5,000 fine. Is Wilson too dangerous for the NHL right n…
MAY 1, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Brian Lawton, Hockey Expert
This week on Storytellers with Ian Pulver, Brian Lawton shares advice and stories from a career that has spanned five decades as a player, agent, GM and broadcaster.
APR 28, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Should You Load Your Roster With Canucks Now?
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: study every goalie's schedule - Starting Lineup: best discontinued products - Taking listener questions on pool topics such as…
APR 27, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: How Legitimate are the Minnesota Wild?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Andrew Shaw retires at 29 because of concussions. Will we keep seeing more players leave the game before their 30s because of head trauma? - Jakob Chychrun leads all defensemen with 16 goals. H…
APR 25, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 6 – Natalie Spooner
Olympic gold medalist and world champion Natalie Spooner joins Sami Jo Small to share her thoughts on how to bring your best to your team and be a valuable teammate.
APR 21, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Under-18 World Championship Preview
This week on the Prospect Podcast, Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy get you ready with all you need to know about the upcoming Under-18 World Hockey Championship. Plus, Ryan chats with 2021 NHL draft prospect Oscar Plandowski of the Charlottetown Islanders.
APR 20, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Is Patrick Marleau a Hall of Famer?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Patrick Marleau sets a new all-time games record at 1,768. Is he a Hall of Famer? - The Vancouver Canucks return to action reluctantly after their COVID-19 variant nightmare. Should they be pla…
APR 14, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Trade Deadline Fallout
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Assessing which players gained or lost fantasy value at the trade deadline - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: the time for patience is over - Starting Lineup:…
APR 12, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Recapping the 2021 Trade Deadline
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: Senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin analyze all the biggest stories from NHL trade deadline day, including: - Naming top winner teams and loser teams - Breaking down the most significant trades from the days leading up to the deadline: A…
APR 11, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 5 – Daniele Sauvageau
Danièle Sauvageau guided Canada to a gold medal at the 2002 Olympics. She has 24 years of experience with the RCMP and the Montreal Police Force and even coached in the QMJHL with the Montreal Rocket. Host Sami Jo Small chatted with Sauvageau about her passion for the game and her strategic initiat…
APR 7, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Canada's U-18 Hopes and Chase Stillman Interview
This week on the Prospect Podcast, Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis talk about Canada's U-18 World Championship team, the Biosteel Top Prospects Game, the recent Minnesota High School Tournament and more. Plus, an interview with 2021 NHL draft prospect Chase Stillman.
APR 6, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: It's our 2021 NHL trade deadline preview, teeing up the big day, which arrives April 12. Topics covered include: - Will COVID-19 and salary-cap complications make this the quietest trade deadline ever? - Sho…
APR 3, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Dan Craig, Hockey's Ice King
In order for a hockey player to perform to the best of his abilities at any level, the ice needs to be sensational. There are so many factors that go into building the perfect sheet of ice, and the NHL's "King of the Ice”, Dan Craig, talked to Ian Pulver about his journey to the historic Edmonton N…
MAR 30, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: The Predators are Back!
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy - With the trade deadline approaching, which of these teams should be active and who should stand pat? - Florida: just lost Ekblad, but are comfortably in a post-season spot. Should they add? - Nashville; loo…
MAR 28, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 4: Susie Yuen
Susie Yuen, a pioneer in women’s hockey, joins Sami Jo Small to talk about from her experience with the Canadian national team, her time with the University of Manitoba Bisons and her time spent coaching in China. Yuen shares her experience about growing up as a first-generation Canadian, the supp…
MAR 24, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Connor Bedard is a Star and Cole Sillinger Interview
This week on the Prospect Podcast with Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy: - Three prospects to watch right now - Comparing Connor Bedard to Connor McDavid - NCAA tournament: Who are some of the top prospects to watch? - Luke Hughes injury - out for the year, but will it hurt his draft standing? - …
MAR 23, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Mid-Season Mailbag Edition
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: It's a special all-mailbag edition as the NHL season reaches its midway mark. Questions include: - Which team(s) are in position to lose important players in the expansion draft? - Will Ryan Get…
MAR 20, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Glenn Healy Always Has Your Back
Glenn Healy joins Ian Pulver on this week's episode of Storytellers. Healy is known most for his exploits as NHL goaltender, but he now acts as the executive director of the NHL Alumni Association. Healy talks about his mission with the group and the support he has received from hockey greats such …
MAR 17, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Get Back on the Bobrovsky Train?
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: Know your league's scoring system - Starting Lineup: the best books about sports - Taking listener questions on pool topics su…
MAR 16, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Are the Leafs Going to be OK?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Roughly at the NHL season's midway point, who is the Stanley Cup frontrunner? Who deserves the Jack Adams Award as coach of the year? - The Toronto Maple Leafs' grip on first place in the North…
MAR 15, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 3 – Jennifer Botterill
Four-time Olympian, three-time Olympic gold medallist, Harvard grad and NHL hockey analyst Jennifer Botterill joins Sami Jo to share insights on high-performing individuals and teams. Botterill shares her insights from her experience with the Canadian National Team, her time at Harvard University …
MAR 10, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Re-drafting 2020 and Sebastian Cossa Interview
This week on the Prospect Podcast with Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis: - Ryan's prospects of the week - Re-drafting the 2020 NHL top three - is there a new No. 1 top prospect? - The top NHL-affiliated and UFA NCAA prospects - Matvei Michkov's new contract - Who are the top goalies for the 2021…
MAR 9, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Who Will Be the Top Trade Deadline Target?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Washington Capitals right winger Tom Wilson gets a seven-game suspension for boarding Boston's Brandon Carlo. Was the punishment severe enough? - Darryl Sutter takes over as coach of the Calgar…
MAR 6, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Elliotte Friedman, Hockey's Media Superstar
On this week’s episode, Sportnet's Elliotte Friedman joins Ian Pulver to talk about his journey from the University of Western Ontario Gazette Newspaper to being a major force on Hockey Night in Canada. Friedman covers a host of topics, from Usain Bolt’s world-record performance at the Olympics t…
MAR 3, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: End of the Line for Price, Malkin and Karlsson?
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: Collecting phone numbers - Starting Lineup: Worst Movies - Taking listener questions on pool topics such as: (a) Do Cal Peter…
MAR 2, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: How do the Sabres Extinguish Their Tire Fire?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Sabres keep losing games. Jeff Skinner is a $9-million healthy scratch. Jack Eichel and coach Ralph Krueger can't even agree on how Eichel got injured. What does the future hold for this flo…
FEB 28, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 2 - Roberta Bartolo
A long-time hockey player, Roberta Bartolo talks about being black in the hockey world, her time on the University of Manitoba team, and about conquering difficult tasks.
FEB 24, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: The AHL is Flying and Scott Morrow Interview
- An update on the top prospects in the AHL - With so many junior-aged players playing well in the AHL, will we see the NHL push to change the league's eligibility regulations? - Matt Savoie is staying in the USHL - good move for his development? - What's the deal with Aatu Raty? - Interview wi…
FEB 23, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: What's Next for Artemi Panarin?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Artemi Panarin takes a leave of absence from the New York Rangers in the wake of what the Rangers call a "fabricated story" of him assaulting an 18-year-old woman in 2011. Is there any validity…
FEB 20, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Ken Baumgartner's Journey From the NHL to Harvard
This week on Storytellers with host Ian Pulver, former NHLer Ken Baumgartner joins to discuss his adventures from going to the NHL to build a successful career in business. A native of Flin Flon, Man., Baumgartnerplayed over 700 NHL games before graduating from the hallowed halls of Harvard Univer…
FEB 17, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Is Jack Roslovic the Real Deal?
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with senior writer Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: Prey on the basement dwellers in the standings - Starting Lineup: Pet Peeves - Taking listener questions on pool topics such a…
FEB 16, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Do Bad Teams Need Better Draft Lottery Odds?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Updating our Stanley Cup predictions at the quarter-season mark - Making early Hart Trophy predictions at the quarter-season mark - Alex Galchenyuk joins his seventh team in his 10th season. Why do teams gi…
FEB 14, 2021 Sami Jo's Podcast: Episode 1 - Cheryl Pounder
In the inaugural episode of Sami Jo's Podcast with Sami Jo Small, two-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time World Champion, Cheryl Pounder joins the show. Cheryl talks about how she overcame self-doubt to make it back to the Canadian national team and shares her insights on how to perform in a pr…
FEB 10, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Is it Worth Tanking in 2021?
This week on The Hockey News Prospect Podcast with Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis: - Three prospects to watch - Who is the No. 1 prospect for the 2021 draft? - Is this a good year to tank for the draft? - Should you be worried about Alexis Lafreniere? - An interview with 2021 draft prospect Zac…
FEB 9, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Can the Vancouver Canucks be Fixed?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Can the Vancouver Canucks' season be saved, or are heads about to roll at the coaching and front-office level? - Was the NHL right to uphold the blown offside review in the Blue Jackets/Hurrica…
FEB 6, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Tom Kurvers, from Stanley Cup to NHL Management
Minnesota Wild assistant GM Tom Kurvers chats about winning the Stanley Cup with Montreal, working in management with legends such as Gretzky and Yzerman, his current fight against cancer and so much more.
FEB 3, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Sell High on Tyler Toffoli?
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with Matt Larkin: - Top waiver-wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week: Capitalize on COVID cancellations - Starting Lineup: Most Unbreakable NHL records - Taking listener questions on pool topics such as: (a) S…
FEB 2, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Should the Next Penguins GM Consider Rebuilding?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Defenseman Tony DeAngelo clears waivers, and the New York Rangers say he's played his last game for them. Does he deserve a second chance with a new team, or is he out of chances? - The New Jer…
JAN 26, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Who Wins the Laine/Dubois Trade in the Short and Long Term?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic for Pierre-Luc Dubois and a 2022 third-round draft pick. Who wins the trade between the Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blue Jackets in the short and long term? - Whic…
JAN 23, 2021 Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Paul Henry Has Seen Everything
Former NHL scout and sports psychologist Paul Henry joins Ian Pulver to chat about his long career, the time he bought Dave Keon’s car and more.
JAN 20, 2021 The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast: Ranking the Russian Goalies
This week on The Hockey News Fantasy Podcast, with Matt Larkin: - Top waiver wire pickups for shallow, medium and deep leagues - Strategy tip of the week - Taking listener questions on pool topics such as: (a) best strategies for a short season (b) how much to trust Ilya Sorokin (c) Igor Sheste…
JAN 19, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Was Voracek Right to Rip a Reporter?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Jakub Voracek blasts Flyers reporter Mike Sielski during a post-game Zoom presser. Was it fair for Voracek to voice his opinion in that forum, or was it a low blow? - The Florida Panthers are reportedly usin…
JAN 12, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: Predictions for the 2020-21 Season
This week on The Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Predicting winners and dark horses for the Stanley Cup - Predicting winners and dark horses for the Hart, Art Ross, Rocket Richard, Norris, Vezina and Calder Trophies - Evander Kane files for b…
JAN 9, 2021 The Hockey News Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Scott Gomez's Alaskan Adventures
On the fourth episode, two-time Stanley Cup Champion Scotty Gomez joins Ian Pulver to talk about his new endeavours, Scotty’s House and Story Time with Uncle Scott. Gomez, one of the very best storytellers in the business, covers an array of topics, including his days with the New Jersey Devils and…
JAN 5, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: WJC Gold Medal Game Preview
After a long road just to make the tournament happen, the World Junior Championship is ready for a spectacular finale. Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down what Canada and the United States will have to do to win gold in Edmonton.
JAN 5, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020-21 East Division Preview
Senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down the East Division for 2020-21. How will the standings play out between the Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals?
JAN 4, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Previewing the World Junior Championship Semifinals
With the final four teams determined, Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down the two semifinal matchups on Monday and give their picks as to who'll make their way to the championship game on Jan. 5.
JAN 1, 2021 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Previewing the Quarter-Finals
With the quarter-finals set to begin at the World Junior Championship on Saturday, Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down the four matchups and offer up their early picks for the tournament awards.
JAN 1, 2021 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020-21 West Division Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: Senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down the West Division for 2020-21. How will the standings play out between the Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild, San Jose Sharks, St. Louis …
DEC 29, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020-21 Central Division Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: Senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down the Central Division for 2020-21. How will the standings play out between the Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Florida Panthe…
DEC 19, 2020 The Hockey News Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Rod Braceful's Journey to the USNTDP
Rod Braceful has been the assistant director of player personnel for the United States National Team Development Program (USNTDP) for the past three years. But his career in hockey started long before that. As one of the primary scouts and recruiters for the program, Braceful plays an integral ro…
DEC 17, 2020 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: World Junior Championship Preview
Ahead of the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship, Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy break down everything about the tournament, including: - Team-by-team analysis - Players to watch - A look at the 2021 and 2022 NHL drafts And more!
DEC 15, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020-21 All-Canadian Division Preview
Senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down the soon-to-be confirmed all-Canadian Division for 2020-21. How will the standings play out? Which new rivalries might emerge? And more.
DEC 12, 2020 The Hockey News Storytellers With Ian Pulver: Jack Michaels is the Voice of Enthusiasm
Jack Michaels has been the radio voice of the Edmonton Oilers for over 10 seasons, and he’s seen a lot. If you haven't heard Jack call an Oilers game you’re missing something. his passion radiates through the airwaves as he calls the play by play and brings the action from the arena to the listener…
DEC 9, 2020 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: World Juniors In Trouble and Ayrton Martino Interview
This week on the Prospect Podcast with Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy: - An interview with 2021 NHL draft prospect Ayrton Martin - Ryan discusses three prospects catching his eye right now - How concerned should we be about the World Junior Championship? - Breaking down the players missing the t…
DEC 8, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Should the IIHF Scrap the 2021 World Juniors?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini fires anthem singer Mark Donnelly in a tweet for performing at an anti-mask rally. Was it a fair decision or not? - COVID-19 is decimating world-junio…
DEC 5, 2020 The Hockey News Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Nick Kypreos' Journey from Stanley Cup to TV
On the first episode of The Hockey News Storytellers, Nick Kypreos joins host Ian Pulver to talk about his journey from childhood to parenthood, going from minor hockey to professional hockey, leaving the game with a major injury to become a trusted hockey broadcaster, insider, author and entrepren…
DEC 1, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: When is the NHL Going to Return?
This week on the podcast with Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell: - NHL and NHLPA - what's the deal? Are we going to get this season going or what? - The NWHL is heading into a bubble for a concentrated season. What do we think of this? - Tampa Bay re-signs Mikhail Sergachev, but is now over the cap …
NOV 25, 2020 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Luke Hughes Joins the Show
This week on the show, top 2021 NHL draft prospect Luke Hughes joins Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy to chat about his season so far through COVID-19, his future at the University of Michigan and the biggest lessons learned from brothers Jack and Quinn. Plus, the hosts answer your questions.
NOV 18, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: The Winners and Losers of Reverse Retro
This week on The Hockey News Podcast with hosts Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell: - The NHL released all 31 Reverse Retro jerseys. Who are the winners and losers? - Why has Mike Hoffman still not signed? - The league and its players are still working on Jan 1 target date. Do we think it can happen?…
NOV 13, 2020 WHL Podcast Episode 7
This week on the Women's Hockey Life podcast, Jaclyn Hawkins chats with three-time Olympic medalist, former PWHPA member, CWHL and NWHL player and mother, Meghan Duggan. After announcing her retirement only a few short weeks ago, Meghan goes in-depth on her successful hockey career as she discusses…
NOV 11, 2020 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: Predicting the 2021 Calder Trophy Race
The Hockey News Prospect Podcast returns with Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy to chat about: - Is Vasili Podkolzin's development being hurt in the KHL? - Owen Power not attending Canada's World Junior Championship camp - The fight for the 2021 Calder Trophy - Which 2020 draft prospects will make the…
NOV 9, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: All-Mailbag Edition, Vol. 4
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: It's another all-mailbag edition! Senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin tackle questions such as: - What should Jim Nill do with the Dallas Stars in the next few years? - What prospect could go from bust to breakout in the 2020-21 season?…
NOV 7, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast: Wendel Clark
Wendel Clark joins Mike Wilson and Rick Vaive on the show this week to talk about policing on-ice fights, the biggest change hockey since the 80s and his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs, from start to finish
NOV 6, 2020 Women's Hockey Life Podcast: Episode 6 – Pearle Nerenberg
This week on the Women's Hockey Life Podcast, Jaclyn Hawkins speaks with Pearle Nerenberg, owner of Eat This For Performance and former women's ice hockey player for Cornell University. Pearle discusses her path to Cornell University and how hockey led her to work in nutrition. Her dedication and d…
NOV 3, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: What's the Point of Banning Bodychecking?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The OHL may ban bodychecking as a result of an Ontario government ruling prohibiting physical contact. Would that plan actually reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure, though? - The Arizona Coyot…
OCT 31, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast: Glenn Healy
This week on the show, former NHL goaltender and current NHL Alumni executive director/president Glenn Healy joins to chat about what the
OCT 27, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Do Last-Place Teams Deserve Better Draft Lottery Odds?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - Were the Arizona Coyotes wrong to draft Mitchell Miller? Does he deserve a second chance for his transgressions or are certain things unforgivable? - After GM meetings last week, the NHL still …
OCT 23, 2020 Women's Hockey Life Podcast: Episode 4 – Maddy Millar
In episode 4 of the Women's Hockey Life podcast, host Jaclyn Hawkins chats with Maddy Millar, a former collegiate women's hockey athlete and freelance graphic designer. Maddy reflects on her time as a student-athlete and how the transition from college to the "real world" has affected her.
OCT 20, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: All-Mailbag Edition, Vol. 3
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: It's a special all-mailbag edition! Senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin answer listener questions, including: - What are the Chicago Blackhawks doing? Do they have a plan? - Can Bowen Byram make the Colorado Avlanche in 2020-21? - Is Chris Osgood a …
OCT 19, 2020 Ian Pulver on the History of NHL's Salary Arbitration and the Effect of 2020
Will Sports Group agent Ian Pulver offers a historical perspective on the NHL's salary arbitration dealings, including why it began in the first place, the changes since the early 1990s and the effect on the game today.
OCT 18, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 18 – Coaching Hockey's Tough Guys
This week on the show, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan chat about free agency and some of the toughest players Iron Mike got to coach.
OCT 16, 2020 Women's Hockey Life Podcast: Episode 3 – Barb Egan
This week on the Women's Hockey Life Podcast Jaclyn Hawkins talks with the owner of Alive Counseling, certified sports counsellor, and WHL Academy mindset coach, Barb Egan. Throughout the episode, listeners get to know more about Barb's journey to becoming a mindset coach and sports counsellor, he…
OCT 14, 2020 Manon Rheaume on Lightning's Cup, NHL History and New Book
Manon Rheaume, the first woman to ever play an NHL exhibition game, chatted with Breaking the Ice author Angie Bullaro and Steven Ellis to chat about the coolest celebrity encounter she had, playing in not one, but two games with Tampa Bay and the launch of the new children's book chronicling Rheau…
OCT 13, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Free Agency Winners and Losers
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Vegas Golden Knights sign Alex Pietrangelo. Did they give up too many good players to clear cap space for him? - Why did Taylor Hall choose to sign with the Buffalo Sabres? - Top winners and losers of …
OCT 11, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 17 – Coaching Superstars
Mike Keenan coached more than his fair share of NHL superstars during his career. Scott Morrison and Iron Mike chat about some of the best of the best.
OCT 10, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan: Danny Gare
This week on the show, Danny Gare joins Mike Wilson and Rick Vaive to discuss Toronto's draft, Danny's Original Six arena tour as a player, how he got his nickname, 'Tickets' and more on a packed episode.
OCT 9, 2020 Women's Hockey Life Podcast: Episode 2 – Brianna Decker
In the second episode, host Jaclyn Hawkins chats with Brianna Decker, two-time Olympian, PWHPA member and member of the U.S. National Women's ice hockey team. Throughout the episode, Jaclyn touches on Brianna's training during the COVID-19 pandemic, recovering through injuries and improving her min…
OCT 6, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020 Free Agency Preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: It's our 2020 free agency preview, with predictions and analysis before the big day arrives Oct. 9. Topics include: - Projected landing spots for the top tier of UFAs, from Alex Pietrangelo to Ta…
OCT 4, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 16 – The Chicago Blackhawk Years
This week on the show, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan chat about Iron Mike coaching in the same building that Michael Jordan played in and the odd location where Jeremy Roenick told Mike to draft him back in 1988.
OCT 3, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan: Brad May
Former NHLer Brad May joins Mike Wilson and Rick Vaive to talk playing with and against some of the greats, playing 1000 NHL games and the quote that vilified him in the Bertuzzi-Moore incident
OCT 2, 2020 Women's Hockey Life Podcast: Episode 1 – An Introduction
On the first edition of the Women's Hockey Life Podcast, host Jaclyn Hawkins introduces the new weekly show and shares the three biggest lessons she's learned in pursuing her passion and dreams in the sport of hockey and elsewhere.
SEP 29, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Should We Take The Jack Eichel Trade Talk Seriously?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Tampa Bay Lightning are 2020 Stanley Cup champions. Do they have a chance to win back to back titles? - Victor Hedman wins the Conn Smythe Trophy. Is he already a Hall of Famer? - Is it ti…
SEP 28, 2020 Brock McGillis on Changing Hockey Culture, Being an LGBTQ Role Model and More
Hockey's first openly gay professional men's player opens up on his whirlwind day-to-day life, his efforts to change conformity culture, the responsibility of being an icon and more.
SEP 27, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 15 – Coaching the Great One
On this week's episode, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan share stories of coaching Wayne Gretzky and what made him such an incredible player. Plus, Scott and Mike discuss other incredible superstars the coach had the chance to lead during his career.
SEP 26, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan: Justin Vaive and Jesse Schultz
Rick Vaive and Mike Wilson are back this week to talk about the Stanley Cup final and a dominant Tampa Bay Lightning forward line. Plus Jesse Schultz and Justin Vaive stop in to talk about their pro career paths and trade minor league stories.
SEP 22, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Where will Matt Murray Play Next Season?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy: - The Tampa Bay Lightning have evened the Stanley Cup final 1-1 with the Dallas Stars. Who has the upper hand going forward? - Steven Stamkos is skating and close to a return. Is there a risk of hurting the t…
SEP 20, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 14 – The Broad Street Bullies
This week on the Iron Mike Keenan Podcast, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan discuss the pre-game brawl between the Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers in 1987, Ron Hextall's exploits in the crease and more from Iron Mike's time as head coach of the Broad Street Bullies.
SEP 19, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan: Bruce Boudreau (Part 2)
Mike Wilson and Rick Vaive are back to discuss the Stanley Cup crunch, a new Leafs appointment behind the bench and Bruce Boudreau returns to share more stories from his long hockey career.
SEP 15, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Will Alex Pietrangelo Leave St. Louis?
Will the Blues captain go to market as a UFA? Is Peter Laviolette a good fit as the Capitals' new coach? What went wrong for Vegas? And more.
SEP 13, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 13 – What It Was Like Coaching the Philadelphia Flyers
On the latest episode with Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan, Iron Mike talks about some of his superstitions, overcoming tragedy in hockey and shares stories of coaching the Philadelphia Flyers.
SEP 12, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan: Bruce Boudreau (Part 1)
This week on Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan, Bruce Boudreau joins Rick Vaive and Mike Wilson to talk about his time as a Leaf, Marlie and minor league hockey veteran and how he got his start as a coach.
SEP 8, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: How close are the Canucks to a Stanley Cup?
Would the Bolts and their captain ever agree to a change of scenery? Which goaltender should Vegas keep next season? And more.
SEP 6, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 12 – The Coaches That Impacted Iron Mike
On the 12th episode of the Iron Mike Keenan Podcast, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan discussed the coaches that had inspired the legendary coach and stories of great teambuilding during his career.
SEP 5, 2020 Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast: Dave Hanson (Part 2)
Dave Hanson is back on the Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast to share more nuggets from his storied hockey career.
SEP 1, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Where Does Zdeno Chara Rank Among All-time Defensemen?
Will Chara retire as a top-20 defenseman ever? Is the Bruins' Stanley Cup window closed? What should the NHL do next to promote equality? And more.
AUG 31, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 11 – Remembering Dale Hawerchuk and the 1987 Canada Cup
After a lengthy delay due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Scott Morrison and Iron Mike Keenan return to discuss the legacy of Hockey Hall of Fame member Dale Hawerchuk and share stories of the famed 1987 Canada Cup.
AUG 29, 2020 Squid & The Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast: Slapshot's Dave Hanson (Part 1)
Mike Wilson and Rick Vaive are joined this week by Dave Hanson to talk about his storied playing career, including an incident that saw him rip Bobby Hull’s wig off in a fight.
AUG 24, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: What's Next for Marc-Andre Fleury?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: - The Capitals have fired coach Todd Reirden. Was he to blame? Who are the best candidates to replace him? - Agent Allan Walsh's dramatic tweet puts his client, Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, in the …
AUG 10, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Western Conference Round 1 Playoff Preview
On the latest Hockey News Podcast, senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down all four Western Conference Round 1 playoff matchups: – Vegas Golden Knights (1) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (8) – Colorado Avalanche (2) vs. Arizona Coyotes (7) – Dallas Stars (3) vs. Calgary Flames (6) – St. Lou…
AUG 10, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Eastern Conference Round 1 Playoff Preview
On the latest Hockey News Podcast, senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down all four Eastern Conference Round 1 playoff matchups: - (1) Philadelphia Flyers vs. (12) Montreal Canadiens - (2) Tampa Bay Lightning vs. (9) Columbus Blue Jackets - (3) Washington Capitals vs. (7) New York I…
JUL 16, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Previews and Predictions for the Eastern Conference qualifying round
On the latest Hockey News Podcast, senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin and managing editor Edward Fraser break down all four Eastern Conference play-in round series matchups: – (5) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (12) Montreal Canadiens – (6) Carolina Hurricanes vs. (11) New York Rangers – (7) New…
JUL 10, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast – Western Conference Qualifying Round Series Previews
On the latest Hockey News Podcast, senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin break down all four Western Conference play-in round series matchups: – (5) Edmonton Oilers vs. (12) Chicago Blackhawks – (6) Nashville Predators vs. (11) Arizona Coyotes – (7) Vancouver Canucks vs. (10) M…
MAY 28, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Breaking down the 24-team tournament
This week on the Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Matt Larkin, Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy: – The play-in format punishes some contending teams more than others. Which team should we feel the most sorry for? – Which series will be the most exciting in the play-in round? – Doomsday scena…
MAY 15, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Time to go all-in on the 24-team tournament?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Campbell: – The NHL’s Return to Play Committee is reportedly leaning back toward ending the regular season and launching immediately into the playoffs. Is the 24-team play-jn tourney the best solution? – Do 20…
MAY 14, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Michael Buble on the Canucks’ future, owning a WHL team and more
The Canadian crooner joins the Zoom version of the podcast to explain why he's loving the Canucks' rebuild, why his dream of owning an NHL team is done, and much more.
APR 24, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: When and how will the NHL return?
This week on the Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin: – Florida Panthers president Matthew Caldwell floated the idea this week of the NHL resuming in July, and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman discussed the possibility of playing games at four NHL arena…
APR 24, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: April 3, 2020 (Quarantine Edition)
In an impromptu podcast, Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss what they've been up to during the quarantine, which teams you should feel bad for during the shutdown and chat about how the NHL should handle a return this season.
APR 1, 2020 Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Craig Leipold on how the Minnesota Wild are handling COVID-19
In the midst of the NHL’s suspended season and the global coronavirus pandemic, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold spoke with The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about how his hockey club plans to compensate employees and where the NHL can go from here.
APR 1, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 9 – Looking back at NHL lockouts and viewer questions
This week on the Iron Mike Keenan Podcast, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan share tales of past NHL shutdowns and answer viewer questions about Mike's career.
MAR 31, 2020 Peer-To-Peer: Agent Ian Pulver on dealing with player clients during COVID-19 pandemic
In the midst of the NHL’s suspended season and the global coronavirus pandemic, NHL agent and Will Sports Group co-founder – the agency that represents Tyler Seguin, David Savard, Thomas Chabot and Miro Heiskanen, among others – spoke with The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan abou…
MAR 27, 2020 Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Wayne Gretzky on COVID-19, 2022 Olympics and more
In the midst of the NHL’s suspended season and the global coronavirus pandemic, NHL legend Wayne Gretzky spoke with The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about how he and his family are staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic and shared his point of view of how a player's priorit…
MAR 25, 2020 Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Don Fehr on how the NHLPA is handling the COVID-19 pandemic
In the midst of the NHL’s suspended season and the global coronavirus pandemic, NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr took time to speak with The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about the future of overseas travel, how the NHLPA has remained in contact with players and the next st…
MAR 25, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 8 - Greg Gilbert
Reporter Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan chat with former New York Islander Greg Gilbert about playing for Al Arbor, the ’94 Rangers Cup run, his coaching career and more.
MAR 18, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 7 – Keenan’s elite goaltenders (Part 2)
Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan discuss Mike Richter, Grant Fuhr, Miikka Kiprusoff, emergency goalies and all of Mike’s goaltending stories.
MAR 14, 2020 The Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast: Episode 2 – Jim McKenny
On the second episode of Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast, former NHL defenseman Jim McKenny joined Rick Vaive and Mike Wilson to talk about his fight against alcoholism and share some incredible stories from his wild career.
MAR 13, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 10 – Getting help when you need it the most
With the COVID-19 virus shutting down sports leagues around the world, Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen chatted with GenWell Project founder Pete Bombaci about seeking help, concussions and how sports play a role in mental health.
MAR 12, 2020 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: College hockey edition (March 12, 2020)
THN’s Ryan Kennedy gives out his top three NCAA prospects to watch (0:38) before answering all your mailbag questions.
MAR 11, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 6 - Goalie Stories Pt. 1
Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan discuss Mike’s reputation as a goalie puller, coaching Pelle Lindbergh and Ron Hextall, brawling with the Montreal Canadiens, and more.
MAR 9, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Are the Flyers for real?
THN’s Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campell discuss how recent Covid-19 news is impacting the hockey world (1:13), Philadelphia and St. Louis as under-the-radar Cup contenders (8:04), Mika Zibanejad’s hot streak and ability to lead the Rangers going forward (16:48), inconsistent goaltending around the leagu…
MAR 7, 2020 The Squid and the Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast: Episode 1 – Bill Derlago and an introduction
On the first episode of Squid and Ultimate Leafs Fan Podcast, Bill Derlago hopped on to share stories with Rick Vaive and Mike Wilson about playing alongside Rick, Harold Ballard, bribing air stewardesses and other wild stories from back in the day.
MAR 6, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 9 – Neurotrauma, fighting in hockey and Mike Keenan
On the ninth episode of Gouche Live, Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen are joined by sports neurologist Barry Munro to talk about the Shoot for a Cure fundraising campaign and injuries in sports. Plus, coach Iron Mike Keenan joined to talk about coaching the Chicago Blackhawks, the 1987 Canada Cup and a …
MAR 5, 2020 The Hockey News Prospect Podcast: March 5, 2020
THN’s Ryan Kennedy gives his three 2020 draft prospects to watch (0:30) before answering your mailbag questions (4:50).
MAR 5, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Catching up with Brian Burke
Brian Burke talks with veteran sportscaster Rob Simpson about his adjustment to life on TV, fighting in hockey, the Hartford Whalers and more.
MAR 4, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 5 - Trade memories
Reporter Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan discuss Trevor Linden, Roberto Luongo and other trade memories from Mike's career.
MAR 2, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Who has the inside track on the Hart Trophy race?
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss the NHL’s meetings over the emergency backup rule (0:50), the IIHF cancelling tournaments due to Covid-19 concerns (4:44), MVP frontrunners (8:58), the recent play of the Pennsylvania teams (13:41) and the Rangers’ recent injury bug (19:07). Plus, they ans…
MAR 2, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Catching up with Travis Green
Rob Simpson caught up with Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green to talk about the transition to coaching, life during the lockout and the spectacular mullet he had early in his NHL career.
FEB 28, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 8 –Trade deadline thoughts, Coronavirus and Zenon Kenopka joins the show
On the latest edition of Gouche Live, Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen are joined by former NHLer Zenon Kenopka to talk about his NHL career and fighting in hockey. Plus, the hosts discuss the impact of the Coronavirus and take a look at a few of the biggest trade deadline deals.
FEB 28, 2020 An interview with Bill Guerin
THN's Matt Larkin talks with Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin about the direction he plans on taking the franchise and his first trade deadline as a GM.
FEB 27, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Fantasy Edition (February 27, 2020)
THN’s Matt Larkin looks at the players who’ve gained the most value following the trade deadline (0:45), the players who’ve lost value (4:19) and the riskiest value pickups (6:49). Then, he answers some mailbag questions (10:18).
FEB 26, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 4 – Famous trades
In celebration of trade deadline, Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan discuss some of Mike’s most famous trades in his time as a GM, from Chelios, to Gretzky to Hasek.
FEB 24, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: Trade deadline winners and losers
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss their winners (0:46) and losers (11:03) from today’s trade deadline and give their updated Cup Final predictions (21:48).
FEB 21, 2020 Simmer’s Morning Skate: Catching up with Dave Andrews
Rob Simpson caught up with AHL president Dave Andrews about goalies, his final year leading the AHL and what's next.
FEB 20, 2020 The Hockey News Podcast: 2020 Trade Deadline Preview
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss the swell of recent trades (0:40) before looking at some of the juiciest trade candidates ahead of Monday’s trade deadline (18:43). Plus, they answer some mailbag questions (41:00).
FEB 19, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast: Episode 3 - Michel Goulet
Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan chat with Hall of Famer Michel Goulet about his time playing under Mike in Chicago, the Quebec Nordiques’ heyday, playing in the Canada Cup and more.
FEB 14, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 6 – Trade deadline thoughts, Nurse contract and more
In the sixth episode of Gouche Live, Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen give an update on the fires in Australia, preview a few of the playoff races in the NHL and why the trade deadline may be better than you first thought.
FEB 12, 2020 Iron Mike Keenan Podcast - Episode 2 with Brett Hull
Scott Morrison and Mike Keenan chat with Hall of Famer Brett Hull about his time playing under Mike in St. Louis, the changes he’d like to see to today’s game, the Blues’ 2019 Cup run, and more.
FEB 12, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Catching up with Dylan Larkin
On this week's edition, Rob Simpson speaks with Detroit Red Wings standout Dylan Larkin about 'D-Boss,' his Michigan roots and much more.
FEB 10, 2020 Will there be NHLers in the 2022 Olympics? Will Seth Jones’ injury ruin Columbus’ playoff push?
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss Darnell Nurse’s extension with the Oilers (0:46), Seth Jones’ injury and the damage it could do to Columbus (7:46), the latest progress towards NHL players at the Olympics (15:21), Toronto’s trade for Jack Campbell (19:02), what the recent success of the R…
FEB 8, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Catching up with John Gibson
On this week's edition, Rob Simpson and Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson battle in a game of "Hurt by the Blurt” and talk fishing, family and more.
FEB 7, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 5 – Goalie fights, Byfuglien and Canadian hockey roundup
This week on Gouche Live, Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen break down what's going on with the Canadian teams around the NHL. Plus, goaltending coach Chris Kanaly talks about what makes Cayden Primeau an exciting prospect and Goulet checks in from Australia.
FEB 6, 2020 Prospect Podcast: Ranking the league’s best goalie prospects and looking at Detroit’s future
THN’s Ryan Kennedy gives his three 2020 draft prospects to watch (0:30) before answering your mailbag questions (2:25).
FEB 5, 2020 The Iron Mike Keenan Podcast - Episode 1
In the first episode of THN’s latest podcast, reporter Scott Morrison and former Jack Adams and Stanley Cup-winning coach Mike Keenan talk about Mike’s recent battle with prostate cancer, today’s game, the evolution of player-coach relationships, coaching in the KHL and more.
FEB 4, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Catching up with Joel Quenneville
Rob Simpson caught up with Florida Panthers coach Joel Quenneville about his first NHL goal, the Super Bowl, the Panthers' season to date and his days without a mustache.
FEB 4, 2020 Catching up with Alex Ovechkin (Part two): Scoring goals and staying healthy
NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin chats with THN's Matt Larkin about scoring goals, Gretzky's record and how he stays healthy.
FEB 3, 2020 More Battle of Alberta drama and predicting Ovechkin’s career goals total
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss the weekend’s Battle of Alberta matchup (0:30), Alex Ovechkin’s ultimate career goals total (10:30), whether San Jose needs to tear things down (15:12), who’s to blame for Buffalo’s disappointing season (22:35) and Calder Trophy favourites (26:50). Plus, t…
JAN 31, 2020 Catching up with Alex Ovechkin(Part 1): Favorite players, fatherhood
NHL superstar Alex Ovechkin chatted with Matt Larkin about life as a father and his favorite players to watch in the NHL today.
JAN 31, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 4 – Ron Duguay joins the show
Retired NHL star Ron Duguay joined the show to talk about his NHL career, representing Team Canada internationally and his appearance on Beverly Hills, 90210.
JAN 30, 2020 Fantasy Podcast: The potential Columbus goalie dilemma
THN’s Matt Larkin gives his top three fantasy pickups of the week (0:45), before answering mailbag questions about Sergei Bobrovsky, Columbus’ goalies, Artemi Panarin, Zack Kassian’s new contract and more.
JAN 27, 2020 One-on-One with John Carlson
From All-Star weekend in St. Louis, THN’s Matt Larkin sits down with Washington Capitals defenseman and Norris Trophy contender John Carlson.
JAN 27, 2020 Answering your mailbag questions
With no NHL games to talk about, THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy open up the mailbag to answer questions about potential goalie trades, Oliver Bjorkstrand, Seattle expansion draft targets, whether Toronto needs to make a trade and much more!
JAN 26, 2020 Live from All-Star: Final thoughts from All-Star weekend
Live from St. Louis, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Saturday’s All-Star Game and give their final thoughts about the weekend. Plus, interviews with Leon Deaisaitl (9:10), Brady Tkachuk (11:18) and Mark Giordano (12:39).
JAN 25, 2020 Live from All Star: Skills competition recap
Live from St. Louis, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break down the highs and the lows of the All-Star skills competition. Plus, interviews with Kendall Coyne Schofield (17:13), Shea Weber (21:50) and Hilary Knight (26:08).
JAN 24, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 3 – Keith Primeau, 3-on-3 hockey and NHLers at the Olympics
Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen had Keith Primeau on Gouche Live to talk about his son Cayden, Keith's NHL career and more. Plus, the hosts discuss the future of NHLers at the Olympics and the upcoming all-star game.
JAN 24, 2020 Live from All Star: Eastern Conference interviews
Live from the All-Star festivities in St. Louis, interviews with Shea Weber (0:11), Jack Eichel (2:38), Jaccob Slavin (5:23), Seth Jones (7:56) and Tristan Jarry (11:02).
JAN 24, 2020 Live from All Star: Western Conference interviews
Live from the All-Star festivities in St. Louis, interviews with Mark Giordano (0:11), Alex Pietrangelo & Jordan Binnington (3:45), Tomas Hertl (6:40), David Rittich (11:20) and Eric Staal (13:20).
JAN 23, 2020 Live from St. Louis, it’s (almost) All-Star weekend! Plus, the race for the Rocket Richard
Live from a hotel room in St. Louis, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Brandon Manning’s use of a racial slur in an AHL game and subsequent suspension (1:10), their favourites in the Rocket Richard trophy race (5:45), whether the league’s newest All-Star events will be a succ…
JAN 23, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Colin Campbell
Rob Simpson caught up with NHL Executive Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell to talk about his time in the WHA, the Hockey Hall of Fame selection committee and his near death experience
JAN 18, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Brad Treliving
Rob Simpson caught up with Brad Treliving to talk about the Bill Peters resignation, the Zack Kassian situation and more.
JAN 18, 2020 Prospect Podcast: Talking with Carter Savoie and Mavrik Bourque
Live from the CHL and CJHL Top Prospect games in Hamilton, THN’s Ryan Kennedy talks with 2020 draft prospects Carter Savoie and Mavrik Bourque.
JAN 17, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 2 – Alberta trip, Nathan Walker and Flames/Oilers rivalry
On location in Alberta, Kerry Goulet chats about his trip to the province with a group of kids from Australia – and a special guest stopped by to say hello. Plus, Goulet and Paul Rosen argue about the Matthew Tkachuk/Zack Kassian situation.
JAN 16, 2020 Prospect Podcast: CHL Top Prospects Game
Live from the CHL Top Prospects game in Hamilton, THN’s Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy discuss some of the most intriguing 2020 draftees in the game.
JAN 13, 2020 The Battle of Alberta is back
THN’s Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy discuss Pittsburgh’s success this season despite all of their injuries(0:54), Zack Kassian and Matthew Tkachuk’s beef and the return of the Battle of Alberta (8:44), Ray Shero’s firing in New Jersey (16:41) and what Morgan Rielly’s injury will mean for Toronto go…
JAN 12, 2020 Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Roman Rotenberg
In Russia to moderate a panel at the World Hockey Forum, The Hockey News’ publisher Graeme Roustan sat down with Roman Rotenberg, first vice president and GM of Russian Hockey, to talk about the growth of the game in Russia.
JAN 11, 2020 Simmer's Morning Skate: Catching up with Paul Maurice
Rob Simpson caught up with Paul Maurice about his path through the NHL, his one-year stint as a coach in the KHL and the worst questions you could ask a coach.
JAN 10, 2020 Gouche Live: Episode 1 – World Juniors, Spengler Cup and what's to come
In the first episode of the brand-new Gouche Live show, Kerry Goulet and Paul Rosen discuss two major tournaments that happened over the Christmas holiday, the controversial non-penalty involving a camera during the World Junior Championship final and what's to come in future episodes.
JAN 9, 2020 Fantasy Podcast: Potential second-half standouts and the best prospect keepers
THN’s Matt Larkin gives his top three fantasy pickups of the week before answering all your fantasy questions.
JAN 7, 2020 Simmer’s Morning Skate: Catching up with Anders Lee
Veteran sportscaster Rob Simpson caught up with New York Islanders forward Anders Lee to talk about Star Wars, superheroes, his Kancer Jam and more.
JAN 6, 2020 World Junior standouts, plus Dylan Larkin’s All-Star comments
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ken Campbell discuss Canada’s World Junior gold and standouts from the tournament (1:00), Rene Fassel’s NHL Olympic ultimatum (5:50), Mid-season Hart and Jack Adams Trophy favourites (10:38) and Dylan Larkin’s comments about his potential All-Star selection (21:00). Plus, they…
JAN 5, 2020 Rasmus Sandin on Sweden's bronze-medal victory
Live from the Czech Republic, THN's Ryan Kennedy joins in on scrums with Swedish defenseman Rasmus Sandin following his bronze-medal win, and Hurricanes prospect Dominik Bokk following Germany avoiding relegation against Kazakhstan.
JAN 4, 2020 Egor Sokolov on Russia's semi-final victory
Live from the Czech Republic, THN's Ryan Kennedy catches up with Russian forward Egor Sokolov about his team's semi-final victory, and Finnish winger Matias Maccelli on his upcoming game against Canada.
JAN 2, 2020 Prospect Podcast: Chris Peters on USA’s World Junior struggles
Live from the Czech Republic, THN’s Ryan Kennedy interviews ESPN’s Chris Peters about team USA’s performance at the World Juniors. Plus, Dale Hunter’s press scrum following Canada’s quarter-final victory against Slovakia.
DEC 30, 2019 The best of the decade
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ken Campbell discuss all the bests in the hockey world this past decade; including players, teams, busts, trades, signings, surprises and more. Happy New Year everybody!
DEC 24, 2019 Peer-To-Peer Conversation: Sean Henry
Sean Henry, CEO of the Nashville Predators, spoke with The Hockey News published Graeme Roustan as part of our ongoing Peer-to-Peer Q&A series with prominent members of the hockey business world.
DEC 20, 2019 Prospect Podcast: World Juniors preview
THN’s Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy preview the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships with breakdowns of all 10 teams in the tournament. Plus, they answer some mailbag questions (57:13). (0:55) – Kazakhstan (5:45) – Slovakia (9:35) – Sweden (13:53) – Switzerland (17:07) – Finland (25:32) – …
DEC 18, 2019 Peer-To-Peer Conversations: David Morehouse
David Morehouse, the president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins, talked with The Hockey News publisher Graeme Roustan as part of our ongoing Peer-To-Peer series with members of the hockey business world.
DEC 16, 2019 The Taylor Hall trade and the end of the Kovalchuk saga in LA
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss some of the setbacks and delays behind today’s Taylor Hall trade (0:30), the Joel Farabee suspension (6:03), the end of the Kovalchuk era in LA and his Hall of Fame chances (10:43), Peter DeBoer’s firing and what’s next for the Sharks (19:35)…
DEC 12, 2019 Prospect Podcast: Canada WJC roster preview
THN’s Steven Ellis and Ryan Kennedy discuss all the news from Canada’s World Junior Championship selection camp in Oakville, Ontario. Topics include: (1:00) – Quinton Byfield (2:41) – Dylan Holloway (6:51) – Nico Daws (8:06) – Bowen Byram (10:43) – Goalies (1616) – Potential seventh defensemen (…
DEC 9, 2019 Is Detroit the worst team of the salary cap era? Is Arizona a legit contender?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Capmbell discuss the NHL’s upcoming Board of Governors meeting and whether it can result in a change in coaching culture (7:28). Then, they question whether Detroit is the worst team of the salary cap era (7:28), if Jimmy Howard is a good backup rental option…
DEC 8, 2019 The Hockey News Podcast: World Junior A Challenge Preview
Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the players to watch at the World Junior A Challenge in Dawson Creek over the next week.
DEC 6, 2019 Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Matt Majka
Minnesota Wild president Matt Majka spoke with The Hockey News publisher Graeme Roustan as part of our ongoing Peer-to-Peer Q&A series with prominent members of the hockey business world.
DEC 5, 2019 Fantasy Podcast: Will Subban and Pavelski bounce back? Should Tarasenko be stashed?
THN’s Matt Larkin gives his top three fantasy pickups of the week before answering all your fantasy questions. Topics include: (5:20) - Mikko Koskinen (7:46) – Will Joe Pavelski bounce back? (10:43) – Frederik Andersen on back-to-backs (14:55) – The best buy-low defensemen (21:16) – Tarasenko as a…
DEC 2, 2019 Potential Taylor Hall trade destinations and the Bill Peters fallout
THN’s Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Taylor Hall trade destinations (1:24), Bill Peters’ resignation and what it means for coaching culture going forward (6:46) and whether Nathan MacKinnon has a case for the Hart Trophy (15:39). Plus, they answer some mailbag questions.
NOV 28, 2019 Prospect Podcast: Looking at Montreal’s prospects and a potential Taylor Hall haul
THN’s Ryan Kennedy gives his three 2020 draft prospects to take stock of (0:30), before answering all your prospect questions (3:28). Topics include: German prospects (7:55) – Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (11:47) – Yaroslav Askarov (13:48) – Ty Smith (15:55) – A potential Taylor Hall haul (18:49) – Mo…
NOV 25, 2019 McDavid & Draisaitl’s dominance and Bortuzzo & Kerfoot’s suspensions
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Robert Bortuzzo (0:35) and Alex Kerfoot’s (5:50) suspensions, McDavid and Draisaitl’s comparables (8:20), quarter season Stanley Cup favourites (13:45) and whether Nashville should consider a coaching change (19:24). Plus, they answer some ma…
NOV 22, 2019 Catching up with J.P Barry: Gretzky, bringing Malkin to North America and Barzal's excellence
Senior writer Ryan Kennedy sat down with hockey agent J.P. Barry to discuss Wayne Gretzky, the time he helped bring Evgeni Malkin to North America and the client he thinks has exceeded all expectations during his NHL career so far.
NOV 21, 2019 Fantasy Podcast: Pickup Klefbom while you can, and Chabot vs. Werenski
THN’s fantasy guru Matt Larkin gives his top three pickup targets (0:40) before answering your mailbag questions (3:00) about Chabot vs. Werenski, Jonathan Bernier, Max Domi and his worst fantasy trades.
NOV 19, 2019 Catching up with Igor Larionov: Red Army, Dire Straits, Tikhonov, prospects and more
Hockey legend Igor Larionov stopped by The Hockey News office to talk about everything from the old Red Army, his favorite band, some of the legends he played with and one player in particular he wasn't too fond of.
NOV 18, 2019 Who’s to blame for Toronto & Calgary’s woes and who’s the GOAT of women’s hockey?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Matt Calvert injury and whether the refs are to blame for not stopping play (0:30), if coaching is the problem in Toronto and Calgary (6:57), Hayley Wickenheiser and the greatest women’s hockey players of all time (17:20) and picks for ne…
NOV 14, 2019 Prospect Podcast: Joe Veleno's ETA and early World Junior favourites
THN’s Ryan Kennedy gives his three most impressive prospects right now (0:30) before answering all your prospect questions. Topics include: Joe Veleno’s NHL ETA, Jack Dugan, K'Andre Miller, Robert Thomas’ ceiling and early World Junior favourites.
NOV 12, 2019 Don Cherry out and Mitch Marner's injury
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Don Cherry's dismissal from Hockey Night in Canada and what his legacy will be going forward (0:30), Mitch Marner's injury and whether it could affect Toronto's playoff chances(14:58)and John Chayka's extension in Arizona (21:05). Plus, they …
NOV 4, 2019 Lucic's suspension and the Islanders’ win streak
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether Milan Lucic’s two-game suspension was enough (0:31) Dustin Byfuglien and Winnipeg seeking arbitration (9:22), the Islanders’ underpublicized win streak (16:24) and whether the NCAA’s student endorsement news will have any effect on ho…
OCT 28, 2019 Tarasenko’s injury and Carter Hart’s early season struggles
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Vladimir Tarasenko’s injury (0:25) and whether St. Louis should think about a trade to replace him (6:04), if Carter hart should be sent to the minors to work through his struggles thus far (9:45), what’s wrong with the Kings (14:09) and the …
OCT 24, 2019 Fantasy podcast: Top pickups, best young goalies and Matthews vs Draisaitl
THN’s Matt Larkin gives his top fantasy pickup options before answering all your fantasy questions live.
OCT 22, 2019 Mikko Rantanen’s injury and Nico Hischier’s extension
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Mikko Rantanen’s injury (0:25), Nico Hischier’s extension (4:03), the latest in the Matthew Tkachuk, Drew Doughty rivalry (8:54) and whether Minnesota will consider letting go of Bruce Boudreau (16:20). Plus, they answer your mailbag question…
OCT 17, 2019 Prospect Podcast: Filip Zadina, Ilya Samsonov and Ryan Poehling’s return
THN’s Ryan Kennedy answers your questions live about prospects around the league. Prospects discussed include: Joel Farabee, Filip Zadina, Morgan Frost, Cole Caufield, Vladislav Kamenev, Josh Ho-Sang and more!
OCT 15, 2019 Early season surprises
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss some of the biggest surprises of the NHL season so far, including New Jersey’s struggles (0:50), Edmonton (10:35) and Buffalo’s (16:03) hot starts and whether Braden Holtby’s days as the Capitals’ starter could be numbered (16:03). Plus, they…
OCT 9, 2019 Fantasy hockey Q&A
THN’s Matt Larkin answers all your fantasy hockey questions live. Topics include: what to do with Evgeni Malkin, if James Neal is for real, the best buy-low options and the potential for an Andrei Svechnikov breakout.
OCT 7, 2019 Week one storylines and the Crosby fight
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the early season storylines we should be taking seriously (0:58), Crosby’s fight against Dubois (8:38), Edmonton’s star deployment (12:50) and Stamkos’ comments about Tampa’s slow start (15:57). Then, they talk about Auston Matthews and Antho…
OCT 2, 2019 2019/20 Season predictions
On the brink of a new season, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell predict which team will be this year’s dark horse Stanley Cup winners (0:55), which team will be this year’s biggest bust (5:35) and which rookies are sleepers to take home the Calder (13:53). Plus, they answer some mail…
SEP 30, 2019 2019/20 Season Previews: Pacific Division
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell finish off their season preview series by ranking and answering burning questions about each team in the Pacific Division. (0:58) – Calgary (11:13) – Vegas (22:10) – San Jose (33:00) – Arizona (43:04) – Vancouver (52:51) – Edmonton (1:01:15) – Anah…
SEP 23, 2019 2019/20 Season Previews: Metropolitan Division
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell continue their season previews by answering burning questions and ranking each team in the Metropolitan Division. (1:50) – Washington (12:14) – Carolina (19:53) – Philadelphia (28:01) – New York Islanders (35:50) – Pittsburgh (43:32) – New York R…
SEP 16, 2019 2019/20 Season Previews: Central Division
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell continue their season previews by answering burning questions and ranking each team in the Central Division. (0:35) – Nashville (10:32) – Colorado (22:11) – Dallas (32:16) – Winnipeg (45:21) – St. Louis (57:32) – Chicago (1:07:11) - Minnesota
SEP 12, 2019 2019/20 Season Previews: Atlantic Division
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell kick off their 2019/20 season previews by answering burning questions and ranking each team in the Atlantic Division. (1:42) – Tampa Bay (11:04) – Toronto (23:07)– Boston (34:50) – Florida (44:30) – Montreal (52:34) – Buffalo (59:58) – Detroit (1:…
SEP 11, 2019 2019 Traverse City Prospect Tournament Recap
Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the action for all eight teams from the Traverse City Prospect Tournament, which saw Detroit take home the championship in front of an enthusiastic Michigan crowd on Tuesday.
SEP 3, 2019 End of summer mailbag
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell end off the summer with a special all-mailbag edition of the podcast. Topics include, GMs on the hot seat, Jake Gardiner, potential rookie surprises, and more.
AUG 26, 2019 Kuznetsov’s IIHF suspension and Bill Guerin’s hiring in Minnesota
THN’s Edward Fraser and Ryan Kennedy discuss Evgeny Kusnetsov’s four-year IIHF suspension (1:00), Bill Guerin as Minnesota’s new GM (5:45), Jake Gardiner and the best remaining UFAs (15:44), potential 2020 draft sleepers (22:10) and some of the upcoming year’s most promising rookies (27:19). Plus, …
AUG 26, 2019 Kuznetsov’s IIHF suspension and Bill Guerin’s hiring in Minnesota
THN’s Edward Fraser and Ryan Kennedy discuss Evgeny Kusnetsov’s four-year IIHF suspension (1:00), Bill Guerin as Minnesota’s new GM (5:45), Jake Gardiner and the best remaining UFAs (15:44), potential 2020 draft sleepers (22:10) and some of the upcoming year’s most promising rookies (27:19). Plus, …
AUG 19, 2019 The RFA saga continues
THN's Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin discuss RFA contract standoffs (1:00) and Jim Benning's extension (17:53). Then, Matt discusses some fantasy position battles (21:57) and Ryan focuses his future watch on Kirby Dach and Cole Perfetti (25:20). Plus, Matt predicts the 2020 Cup Final (…
JUL 22, 2019 Lucic and Neal’s fresh starts and Trouba’s fresh contract
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Edmonton and Calgary’s Neal for Lucic swap (0:30), Jacob Trouba’s big extension (7:17), Artemi Panarin’s interview comments about Vladimir Putin (11:32) and Seattle naming Ron Francis as their inaugural GM (17:06). Then, Matt gives out some f…
JUL 15, 2019 Answering all your mailbag questions
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell answer mailbag questions about hockey parents, hypothetical McDavid trades, whether St. Louis is a favourite next season and much, much more!
JUL 8, 2019 Best remaining UFAs and potential offer sheet scenarios
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether or not we will see another offer sheet this summer (0:30), the best of the remaining UFAs (5:40), and some of the offseason’s quietest teams (11:20). Then, Matt looks at the fantasy implications of some offseason moves (16:56) and Rya…
JUL 1, 2019 THN's free agency special
After an eventful first day of free agency, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Sebastian Aho’s offer sheet and the RFA threat (1:00), winners and losers from free agency so far (8:39) and all the trades that happened in the lead up to free agency (30:42).
JUN 28, 2019 Hugh Weber Q&A: Talking Devils rebuild, prospects and global growth of the NHL
The Hockey News' Ryan Kennedy chatted with New Jersey Devils president Hugh Weber about selecting Jack Hughes, the further growth of hockey around the world and the future of the Devils franchise.
JUN 27, 2019 Martin Brodeur Q&A: Talking Devils' future, new role and draft day memories
A year into his role as executive vice president of business development with New Jersey, Brodeur spoke to The Hockey News' Ryan Kennedy about his new role, the future of the Devils and his own experiences with the draft.
JUN 24, 2019 Draft winners and losers and UFA predictions
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss winners and losers from the NHL draft (0:45) and the Subban (14:08), Marleau (19:50), Miller (26:13) and Trouba (29:32) trades. Then, they predict destinations for some of the biggest name UFAs, including Duchene, Panarin, Pavelski and Lee (3…
JUN 18, 2019 THN's 2019 Mock Draft
THN's Steven Ellis, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell do a pick by pick mock of this year's NHL Draft.
JUN 17, 2019 St. Louis' cup win and Erik Karlsson's new contract
THN’s Steven Ellis, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Blues’ Stanley Cup run and whether they have any chance to repeat (1:25), Erik Karlsson’s contract extension with San Jose (6:23), Dallas Eakins’ hiring in Anaheim (13:57) and Dion Phaneuf’s buyout with Los Angeles. Then, Ryan focuses hi…
JUN 10, 2019 Game 7, Corey Perry’s old contract and Jeff Skinner’s new one
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin discuss Game 7 (2:30), whether Anaheim can unload Corey Perry’s contract (8:52) and whether Jeff Skinner will live up to his new deal (14:00). Then, Matt takes Ken’s place with a weekly hot take (25:46) and Ryan focuses his future watch on 2019 draf…
MAY 25, 2019 Stanley Cup preview
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ken Campbell breakdown all facets of the Stanley Cup final between Boston and St. Louis ahead of game one. Plus, audio from Bruce Cassidy’s Saturday press conference (33:05).
MAY 21, 2019 Is Boston the team to beat?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether or not Joe Pavelski’s concussion history should keep him out of the rest of the Western Conference finals (0:26), whether Erik Karlsson’s injury history will hurt his value this offseason (8:39) and if Boston is the Stanley Cup favour…
MAY 13, 2019 Breaking down the Conference Finals, plus Kakko vs. Hughes
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the conference final matchups (0:56), current coaching vacancies (20:30) and Kaapo Kakko versus Jack Hughes at the World Championship (26:15). Then, Ken gives his weekly hot take (35:50) and Ryan focuses his future watch on 2019 draft prosp…
MAY 6, 2019 Edmonton's new GM and the women's hockey boycott
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Ken Holland’s hiring in Edmonton (0:30), Dallas vs. St. Louis game seven (7:11), the women’s hockey boycott (11:47) and whether the league could remove all headshots (21:31). Then, Ryan focuses his future watch on 2019 draft prospect Raphael …
APR 29, 2019 Updated Stanley Cup favourites and awards snubs
THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss their updated Stanley Cup favourites (0:45), whether the NHL needs to address playoff officiating (11:00) and their biggest award nominee snubs (19:54). Then, Ryan focuses his future watch on 2019 draft prospect Karl Henriksson and Hershey g…
APR 22, 2019 Yzerman back and Game 7 showdowns
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether Steve Yzerman’s can turn things around in Detroit (0:45), game sevens for Boston Toronto (10:30) and San Jose Vegas (16:23) and what went wrong for Tampa Bay and Winnipeg this postseason (19:15). Then, Matt gives some fantasy goalie k…
APR 15, 2019 The Kadri hit, round one upsets and the women’s World Championship's controversial ending
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Nazem Kadri’s controversial hit (1:15), Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh’s surprising 3-0 deficits (7:15) and the controversy at the women’s World Championship finals (16:10). Then, Matt gives his fantasy insider keeper league tips (23:10) and Ryan f…
APR 9, 2019 Western Conference playoff preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break down the Western Conference playoff picture series by series. (0:37) – Colorado vs. Calgary (12:04) – Dallas vs. Nashville (22:10) – Vegas vs. San Jose (31:08) – St. Louis vs. Winnipeg
APR 8, 2019 Eastern Conference playoff preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the recent string of coach firings (1:00) before breaking down the Eastern Conference playoff picture series by series. (13:08) - Columbus vs. Tampa Bay (20:58) - Carolina vs. Washington (29:02) - Toronto vs. Boston (39:18) - Pittsburgh vs. …
MAR 25, 2019 Columbus' struggles, Bob Nicholson's comments and Clarkson Cup takeaways
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Columbus’ rocky road to the playoffs (1:00), Bob Nicholson’s comments about Tobias Rieder (9:10), their top Vezina candidates (15:55) and takeaways from the Clarkson Cup final (23:21). Then, Matt gives some fantasy pickup tips (29:18) and Rya…
MAR 18, 2019 Toronto's terrible week and Arizona's playoff push
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Toronto’s terrible week (1:05), Arizona’s playoff push (8:20) and Nikita Kucherov and other Hart Trophy frontrunners (11:40). Then, Matt dishes out some fantasy pickup tips (17:08) and Ryan focuses his future watch on Finnish defenseman Ville…
MAR 4, 2019 The league's top Survivor contestants, underrated players and more mailbag questions
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell spend this week answering all your mailbag questions. Topics include potential NHL Survivor contestants, fighting, Ted Lindsay and the Islanders’ playoff chances.
FEB 26, 2019 Trade Deadline winners and losers
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the winners, losers and all the big deals from yesterday’s trade deadline. Winners: Nashville(3:00), NYR(8:38), Vegas(13:35) Losers: Toronto(20:24), Pittsburgh(25:02), Philadelphia(28:15)
FEB 19, 2019 Trade Deadline preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the biggest names, destinations and rumours ahead of next week’s trade deadline, including: Mark Stone and Matt Duchene (0:30), Winnipeg (8:00), Artemi Panarin (16:41), Chris Kreider (19:34), Eeli Tolvanen (23:05), Dougie Hamilton (30:23), Ja…
FEB 13, 2019 Huberdeau trade rumours and Ottawa's upcoming UFAs
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the recent Jonathan Huberdeau trade rumours (2:00), Ottawa’s rental trade chips (7:15) and whether Calgary has reason to panic after their recent slump (15:10). Then, Matt gives his fantasy insider pickup tips (20:47) and Ryan focuses his fut…
FEB 4, 2019 Pittsburgh's Bjugstad trade and the return of the Carolina celebration debate
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Pittsburgh and Florida’s Bjugstad trade (0:50), the return of Carolina Hurricanes celebration complaints (9:07), potential Artemi Panarin trade destinations (12:40) and whether Mitch Marner could get an offer sheet this offseason (20:10).…
JAN 29, 2019 Breaking down the Muzzin trade, plus All-Star weekend takeaways
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ken Campbell discuss the Jake Muzzin trade, Brianna Decker and Kendall Coyne Schofield’s performances at All-Star weekend (8:55). Then, Matt gives out some fantasy insider pickup tips (18:05) and Ken gives his hot take of the week (20:18).
JAN 24, 2019 Chiarelli's firing and Toronto's slump
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Peter Chiarelli’s firing and where Edmonton goes from here (1:00), Toronto’s recent slump (11:50) and the most intriguing trade deadline seller candidates (16:56). Then, Matt gives his fantasy insider pickup tips (22:00) and Ryan focuses his …
JAN 14, 2019 Will Calgary be a Stanley Cup contender? Plus, Rick Nash's retirement
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether Calgary has solidified themselves as a Stanley Cup contender (0:45), Anaheim’s struggles and whether they should move on from Randy Carlyle (6:27), Rick Nash’s retirement announcement (11:26) and former NCAA coaches struggling at the …
JAN 10, 2019 Midseason MVP favourites, and Dougie Hamilton trade rumours
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss their first half MVP picks (0:57), the return of Dougie Hamilton trade rumours (5:59) and whether Montreal should be a buyer in the second half (10:27). Then, Matt dishes out his fantasy insider tips (14:57) and Ryan focuses his future watch …
DEC 17, 2018 World Junior Championship preview
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy preview the upcoming World Junior Championship by taking a look at all 10 teams in the tournament. They also give their tournament predictions (32:31) and answer some world junior mailbag questions (34:10). Canada (0:50) USA (5:43) Russia (10:45) Finland (14:50) …
DEC 10, 2018 The Battle of Alberta is back, and should Chicago trade Patrick Kane?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the rejuvenated Battle of Alberta (1:00), reports of potentially expanding the amount of teams in the playoffs (6:20) and the potential for an Auston Matthews offer sheet this summer (10:12). Then, Matt gives his best fantasy pickup options (…
DEC 3, 2018 The end of the Nylander saga, and yet another Tom Wilson hit
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the end to the William Nylander Saga (1:00), whether they thought Tom Wilson’s latest hit was worthy of punishment (5:41) and whether a potential move to the Central Division could foreshadow the Coyotes relocating to Houston (9:54). Then, Ma…
NOV 26, 2018 Hextall fired, Chicago & Arizona's trade, and Roussel's bite
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Chicago and Arizona’s trade last night (0:30), whether a fine was enough punishment for Antoine Roussel’s bite (6:55) and the breaking news of Ron Hextall’s firing (9:48). Then, Matt dishes out his fantasy insider tips (15:23), Ryan focuses h…
NOV 19, 2018 Early season trades, Buffalo's hot start and Boston's struggles
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the recent trades between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles and Edmonton and New York (0:30), whether Boston is in trouble (4:40) and whether Buffalo is for real (8:04). Then, Matt gives out his fantasy insider tips (11:03), Ryan focuses this week’s…
NOV 14, 2018 Nylander's holdout, the league's concussion settlement and the Elias Pettersson Gretzky comparison
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the NHL’s recent concussion settlement (0:40), what the Leafs should do with the Nylander holdout (6:10) and Wayne Gretzky’s Elias Pettersson comments (11:25). Then, Matt gives his fantasy insider tips (14:27) and Ryan focuses his future watc…
NOV 5, 2018 John Stevens’ firing, Rinne and Gourde’s new contracts, and an interview with Jay Baruchel
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss John Stevens’ firing in LA (0:25) and break down the new contracts of Pekka Rinne (5:28) and Yanni Gourde (9:15). Then, Matt gives his best fantasy insider pickups (13:52) and Ryan focuses his future watch on 2019 draft prospect Vasili Podkol…
OCT 29, 2018 Matthews' injury, coaches on the hot seat, and an interview with Tyler Seguin
THN’s Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss Auston Matthews’ injury and how it will impact the Leafs (0:42), Carey Price vs. Patrick Roy (4:32), and which coach is favourite to be the first fired (7:17). Then, Matt gives out his fantasy insider pickup tips (9:47) and Ryan focuses his future watch on…
OCT 22, 2018 LA's cold start, Ottawa's hot start, and Juuse Saros' new starting job
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Pekka Rinne’s injury and if Juuse Saros can take over the Preds’ starting job (0:35), and whether LA’s cold start (3:58) and Ottawa’s hot start (8:10) are a sign of things to come for either team. Then, Matt gives his weekly fantasy insider t…
OCT 15, 2018 Is the Elias Petterson hit suspension worthy? Plus, early season overreactions
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether Mike Matheson’s hit on Canucks rookie Elias Petterson is suspension worthy (0:28), the teams off to slow starts they’re most worried about (4:52) and the hot teams out of the gate they’re most confident in (8:42). Then, Matt dishes ou…
OCT 10, 2018 Goalies are falling, plus goal celebration controversies
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Brian Elliott’s complain about the size of his goalie equipment (1:58), which team will be hurt most by the recent rash of goalie injuries (5:40) and Jeremy Jacobs’ comments about a franchise in Houston (9:59). Then, Matt gives out his fantas…
OCT 3, 2018 Tom Wilson's latest infraction, Kaapo Kakko, and can the Islanders make the playoffs?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Tom Wilson’s latest controversial hit (1:12), EA Sports’ NHL 19 season (4:18) and who is likely to be the first player traded this season (7:39). Matt dishes out some fantasy insider tips (12:37), while Ryan gives the prospect profile of Finn…
SEP 24, 2018 Season Previews: Pacific Division
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell conclude their season previews by breaking down each team in the Pacific Division. (0:45) – Vancouver (6:52) – Arizona (13:01) – Edmonton (18:52) – Los Angeles (23:43) – Anaheim (28:52) – Vegas (32:44) – San Jose (38:34) – Calgary
SEP 17, 2018 Season Previews: Metro Divison | Plus, breaking down the Karlsson trade
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Erik Karlsson trade and what it means for both Ottawa and San Joese (0:30) before continuing their season previews by breaking down each team in the Metro Division. (8:42) New York Islanders (14:01) New York Rangers (17:40) New Jersey De…
SEP 10, 2018 Season Previews: Central Divison, plus, breaking down the Pacioretty trade
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break down last night’s Max Pacioretty trade between Montreal and Vegas (0:30) before previewing the teams in the Central Division. (8:10) – Chicago (13:20) – Minnesota (18:50) – Colorado (24:05) – Dallas (29:53) – St. Louis (35:06) – Nashville (41:…
SEP 4, 2018 Season Previews: Atlantic Division
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larking kick off the 2018/19 season previews by taking a look at the teams in the Atlantic Division. (0:53) – Ottawa (6:08) – Detroit (12:11) – Montreal (19:00) – Buffalo (23:13) – Florida (28:16) – Boston (34:17) – Toronto (40:40) – Tampa Bay
AUG 27, 2018 Giving our best 2018/19 Hot Takes
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss whether Erik Karlsson will be an Ottawa Senator to start the season (1:30) and Toronto’s hiring of Hayley Wickenheiser and Noelle Needham (8:27). Then, they give their best hot takes for the upcoming season (14:21), plus they answer some read…
AUG 13, 2018 2018/19 Fantasy sleepers and busts
THN’s Ryan Kennedy and fantasy guru Matt Larkin go over Matt’s top five sleepers and busts in this year’s THN Fantasy Pool Guide. Players discussed include: Ryan Nugent Hopkins (2:30), Pierre-Luc Dubois (4:40), Philipp Grubauer (6:50), Jack Roslovic (10:10), Andreas Johnsson (13:12), Taylor Hall (1…
AUG 7, 2018 Breaking down the Jeff Skinner trade and John Gibson & Mark Stone’s new contracts
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larking discuss Buffalo’s trade for Jeff Skinner and what it means for both teams (1:15), whether Anaheim overpaid for John Gibson (10:20) and what Mark Stone’s one-year extension means for his future in Ottawa (16:35). Plus, they answer some reader questi…
JUL 23, 2018 Once again answering all of your offseason questions
In their last podcast before a summer break, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell take to Twitter to answer all of your offseason questions. Topics discussed include: Florida’s chances at a playoff run next season, Calder trophy favourites, teams they expect to make a leap next season, …
JUL 16, 2018 Remembering Ray Emery. Plus, Max Pacioretty & Erik Karlsson trade rumours
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Ray Emery’s legacy after his tragic passing over the weekend (0:25), what Montreal is doing with Max Pacioretty (6:02) and whether Erik Karlsson will still be traded this offseason (12:27). Plus, they answer some reader questions (16:40).
JUL 9, 2018 Answering all of your offseason questions
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell take to Twitter in this all reader question episode. Topics discussed include Panarin and Bobrovsky’s futures in Columbus, Winnipeg as a free agent destination, New Jersey’s future plans, Toronto’s future cap situation, Justin Faulk, and the league’s…
JUL 3, 2018 Tavares, the future of the Leafs & Islanders, plus offseason winners and losers so far
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Tavares signing and whether or not Toronto is now a Cup contender (0:30), the Islanders’ future outlook without JT (14:05), winners and losers from the offseason so far (24:28) and Erik Karlsson predictions (37:43).
JUN 25, 2018 Draft takeaways, Calgary’s blockbuster trade, Kovalchuk to L.A. and an interview with P.K. Subban
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the winners and losers of the NHL draft (0:40), Calgary and Carolina’s big trade involving Dougie Hamilton and Noah Hanifin (11:20), Ilya Kovalchuk’s reported contract with Los Angeles (20:25) and their last minute John Tavares free agency pr…
JUN 18, 2018 Breaking down the Galchenyuk-Domi trade, plus more drama in Ottawa
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Montreal and Arizona’s Alex Galchenyuk for Max Domi trade (1:25), why Montreal appears to be leaning towards drafting Jesperi Kotkaniemi (11:15), what Ottawa can do to fix their latest setback (15:15) and whether Erik Karlsson will be a Sen…
JUN 14, 2018 THN's 2018 Mock Draft
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy host a mock draft in anticipation of next weekend’s NHL Entry Draft, breaking down each potential first round selection.
JUN 11, 2018 Is Alex Ovechkin an all-time great? Plus, big names that could be traded at the draft
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss where Alex Ovechkin ranks among the all-time greats after his Conn Smythe performance (1:13), where the Capitals will go from here (7:41), if Vegas will contend for the Cup again next year (11:47), ridiculously early 2019 Stanley Cup favourit…
JUN 7, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Interviews from the NHL Draft Combine
THN’s prospect expert Ryan Kennedy shares some of his best interviews with prospects, scouts and GMs at this year’s NHL draft combine in a special edition of the prospect podcast. Interviews include USHL defenseman Jordan Harris (0:56), Lethbridge defenseman Calen Addison (4:50), Czech forward Mate…
JUN 4, 2018 Is the pressure on Vegas for the first time this season? Plus, NHL draft combine takeaways
THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss the Stanley Cup final thus far (0:25), whether Vegas can alter their style to match Washington’s cycle-friendly game (3:45) and whether the pressure is on Vegas for the first time all season (5:40). Then, they talk about the role of concussi…
MAY 28, 2018 Memorial Cup takeaways, Evander Kane's big raise, and Stanley Cup X-Factors
THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy are joined by Ken Campbell on the phone in Vegas, giving updates from media day (0:30). Then, they discuss standouts from the Memorial Cup champion Acadie-Bathurst Titan (7:10) and the poor attendance at this year’s tournament (10:15). Plus they bre…
MAY 24, 2018 Stanley Cup Final preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell preview the Stanley Cup Finals, breaking down how Washington and Vegas matchup against each other in every aspect of the game. Plus, they give their finals predictions (32:19).
MAY 23, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Answering all of your prospect questions
THN’s Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy open up the mailbag to answer your questions for the entire episode this week. Topics discussed include: The best defensemen and centers in this year’s draft, Jordan Kyrou, draft stock of USHL players, Arizona’s draft strategy and 5’3’’ prospect Se…
MAY 17, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Memorial Cup preview and Anaheim's future
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Flyers prospects Morgan Frost and Carter Hart being called up to the AHL playoffs (0:45) and preview the Memorial Cup (3:30), breaking down Hamilton (6:28), Swift Current (9:55), Acadie Bathurst (12:30) and Regina’s (17:06) chances in the …
MAY 14, 2018 Tampa Bay’s stuggles, Kyle Dubas in Toronto, and should Nashville trade Pekka Rinne?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Tampa Bay’s struggles in the Eastern Conference finals (0:15) and whether they have a shot at coming back against the hot Capitals (7:52), whether Kyle Dubas was the right hire in Toronto (10:53) and what Nashville should do with Pekka Rinne …
MAY 10, 2018 Prospect podcast: The AHL’s 5OT playoff game, World Championship prospects and Arizona’s future
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ five overtime victory over Charlotte in the AHL postseason (0:45), some of the prospects at the RBC Cup in Chilliwack (5:23), interesting decisions made in the USHL’s phase 2 draft (10:40) and some of the intrig…
MAY 7, 2018 Is Vegas the Western Conference favourite? Is Brad Marchand good for the game?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss if Vegas has cemented themselves as the cup favourite after defeating San Jose (0:35), whether Brad Marchand is a good villain for the game after his latest instance of licking (3:50), how worried Nashville should be about Pekka Rinne’s play …
MAY 3, 2018 CHL finals, USNTDP, and Boston’s future
THN’s Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the OHL (0:30), QMJHL (4:50) and WHL (8:00) finals and the USNTDP’s run in the USHL playoffs (10:58). Then, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Syracuse Crunch coach Benoit Groulx (13:57), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on American defense…
APR 30, 2018 Playoff refereeing, draft lottery results, and is Mark Scheifele a superstar?
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the state of refereeing in the playoffs thus far (0:45), Mark Scheifele’s development and the Nashville vs Winnipeg series (6:10), the results from Saturday night’s draft lottery and what each of the top three may do with their pick (13:44)…
APR 26, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Patrick Roy’s return to the Remparts, AHL playoffs and Buffalo’s future
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Canada’s disappointing exit from the World Under-18 Championships (0:48), Patrick Roy’s return to the helm of the QMJHL’s Quebec Remparts (7:39), and how the Toronto Marlies are looking in round one of the AHL playoffs (11:22). Plus, they …
APR 23, 2018 Bill Peters to Calgary, Chuck Fletcher out in Minnesota, Western Conference round two preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the impact Bill Peters could have as Calgary’s new head coach (0:30) and whether Chuck Fletcher deserved to be let go as Minnesota’s GM (5:15). Then, they preview the Nashville vs. Winnipeg (12:30) and Vegas vs. San Jose (21:52) round two mat…
APR 19, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Calgary’s future and the IIHF Under-18 World Championship
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the start of the IIHF World under-18 tournament in Russia (0:45) and the OHL’s plans for a summer development league for kids (10:20). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Canada under-18 coach Don Hay (15:15), shine the 2018 draft s…
APR 17, 2018 Looking at the chances of the trailing teams in round one
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell reflect on the Humboldt Broncos tragedy after Ken’s return from Saskatchewan (0:26). Then, they take a look at the teams trailing their round one matchups, including: Los Angeles being dominated by “underdog” Vegas (4:25), whether the Leafs, Devils a…
APR 13, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Carolina’s future, AHL award winners and Phillipe Boucher’s next stop
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss some of University of Minnesota Duluth’s top prospects following their Frozen Four victory (0:42), Philippe Boucher’s future after leaving the Quebec Remparts (6:15) and AHL award winners Garret Sparks (8:55) and Sami Niku (11:18). Plus, t…
APR 9, 2018 Eastern Conference playoff preview
THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy break down the Eastern Conference’s first round playoff matchups. Tampa Bay vs. New Jersey (0:31) Boston vs. Toronto (10:35) Washington vs. Columbus (19:33) Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia (29:40)
APR 9, 2018 Updates from Humboldt and the Western Conference playoff preview
THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy speak with Ken Campbell, who’s in Humboldt, Saskatchewan reporting on the community in the wake of Friday’s tragic bus crash (0:30). Then, they preview the first round playoff matchups in the Western Conference. Nashville vs. Colorado (12:27) Win…
APR 5, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Chicago’s future, and an interview with Toronto's Mason Marchment
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Rimouski’s loss to Moncton in the first round of the QMJHL playoffs (0:49), Regina’s elimination from the WHL playoffs and problems with the Memorial Cup’s format (5:36), next year’s Memorial Cup host Halifax (10:40), USA’s under-18 team (…
APR 3, 2018 Are the Sedins Hall of Famers? Does Marchand deserve more punishment from the league?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Sedins’ retirement announcement and their Hall of Fame case (1:10), what Vancouver should do with their cap space this offseason (11:15), the Hart Trophy race (14:50), Brad Marchand’s latest fine, and whether he deserves further punishmen…
MAR 29, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Late season rookie debuts and Colorado’s future
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Casey Mittlestadt, Jordan Greenway, Eeli Tolvanen and other prospects making their NHL debuts at the end of the season (0:55), Panther’s prospect Adam Mascherin declining to sign an entry level deal with Florida (3:30), the ongoing NCAA Fr…
MAR 26, 2018 Breaking down Norris Trophy favourites and the fight at Winnipeg’s practice
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss St. Louis’ re-emergence in the Western Conference playoff race (1:15), who the frontrunner for the Norris trophy are (7:49), John Carlson’s career year and what it will mean for his free agency (11:56), whether the CWHL and NWHL could becom…
MAR 23, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Columbus’ future, Frozen Four picks and an interview with Daniel Sprong
THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss top prospet Quinton Byfield likely landing in Sudbury as the first overall OHL pick (1:00), results from this year’s OHL coaches poll (5:30), the WHL’s All Star selections (10:20), when Philadelphia fans can expect to see Carter Hart (12:4…
MAR 19, 2018 The Stars are falling, JVR is hot and Nathan MacKinnon is locking up the Hart Trophy race
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Dallas’ recent five game losing streak and whether they can cling on to a playoff spot (1:15), James van Riemsdyk’s upcoming free agent payday (6:55), Ilya Kovalchuk’s potential suitors this offseason and whether Toronto is a fit (11:15) and …
MAR 15, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Breaking down Dallas’ future, plus an interview with Sabres GM Jason Botterill
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the upcoming NCAA Frozen Four tournament (0:32), 2020 and 2019 draft prospects Quinton Byfield (2:55) and Jack Hughes (5:15) and how quickly Buffalo fans can expect the Sabres to turn things around (8:52). Then, they listen to Ryan’s inte…
MAR 12, 2018 Should the NHL’s playoff format be changed? Plus, GMs on the hotseat and Laine vs. Matthews
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Brian Doumolin no-goal and the state of goalie interference (1:00), Brad Marchand’s awkward hit on Anthony Duclair (5:00), whether the league should consider changing to 1-16 playoff seeding (7:20), Ron Francis’ quasi-firing (11:15), and …
MAR 8, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Detroit’s future and an interview with Barrie Colts GM Jason Ford
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Dick Umile’s retirement as coach of University of New Hampshire (0:56), Michael Dipietro’s strong year backstopping the Windsor Spitfires (1:40) and Alberta Jr. A’s Okatoks Oilers historic win streak (3:18). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s in…
MAR 6, 2018 Should the Hart Trophy be awarded to a player who misses the playoffs?
THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Charlie McAvoy injury and whether it should worry Bruins fans (1:40), the Atlantic division’s biggest Cup threat (5:50), Pittsburgh’s chances at a three-peat (8:05), Philadelphia’s recent hot streak (13:15), Seattle expansion and what i…
MAR 2, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Breaking down the prospects and picks dealt at this year's trade deadline
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy take a look at the prospects and picks some of the sellers at this year’s trade deadline received; including the Rangers (0:40), Montreal (10:50), Ottawa (16:05), Detroit (18:25), Vancouver and Buffalo (21:45). Plus, they discuss Tampa Bay’s abil…
FEB 26, 2018 THN's Trade Deadline recap
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break down all the biggest news from today’s trade deadline. Topics include: McDonagh to Tampa Bay (1:05), Toronto’s lack of moves on deadline day (8:45), the Tatar trade and what it means for Vegas (9:50), Maroon to NJ (13:45), Evander Kane to SJ (…
FEB 22, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Edmonton's future, Evan Bouchard and an interview with Nathan Bastian
THN’s Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the USNDTP’s impressive U-17 team (1:57) and potential #1 overall OHL pick Quinton Byfield (6:55). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with New Jersey Devils prospect Nathan Bastian (10:53), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on defenseman Ev…
FEB 20, 2018 THN's Trade deadline preview, plus an interview with Roberto Luongo
THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy break down yesterday’s Petr Mrazek trade (1:00) before discussing all the major names that could be moved at this year’s deadline, including Rick Nash (3:49), Mike Green (5:50), Mac Pacioretty (7:47), Matt Duchene (10:10), Erik Karlsson (13:20), Chr…
FEB 16, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Florida’s future, Mr. Hockey finalists and an interview with Ottawa's Logan Brown
On this week’s prospect pod, THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Joe Veleno’s recent hot streak (0:30), the prospects playing in the Olympics (1:45), Mr. Hockey award finalists (3:01) and the Regina Pats’ disappointing season thus far (5:08). Plus, they play Ryan’s interv…
FEB 13, 2018 THN's Olympic hockey preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Ken’s upcoming NHL boycott (0:30) and preview the men’s (4:15) and women’s (14:40) Olympic hockey tournaments. Plus, they talk about Mike Smith’s injury and how worried Calgary should be (22:35), Brendan Gallagher’s P.K. Subban comments (27:0…
FEB 9, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Los Angeles' future, the Beanpot tournament and an interview with Uffe Bodin
THN’s Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest news around the world of prospects, including the upcoming Beanpot tournament final (0:27), the Sarnia Sting’s playoff clinch (2:30) and the Five Nations tournament (4:40). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Hockeysverige…
FEB 5, 2018 What should the Islanders do at the deadline? Is Boston being overlooked as a Cup favourite?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey, including: what the ninth-seeded Islanders should do approaching trade deadline (1:15), whether the Bruins are a Stanley Cup contender and if they need to make any moves (9:00), if Phil Kessel shoul…
FEB 1, 2018 Prospect Podcast: CHL top prospects, the dominant Soo Greyhounds and Minnesota's future
THN's Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss hockey's latest prospect news. Topics include: Kamloops coach Don Hay's record for most WHL coaching wins (0:30), Ryan's takeaways from the CHL top prospects game (1:40) and how the Soo Greyhounds' dominance is influencing other OHL tea…
JAN 30, 2018 Goalie interference and midseason Cup favourites
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are back from Tampa Bay to discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Including, their takeaways from All-Star weekend (1:07), Gary Bettman's remarks on goalie interference reviews (7:30) and their midseason Stanley Cup favourites (14:30). P…
JAN 24, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Montreal's future, CJHL top prospects, and the Ivan Hlinka tournament's rebrand
THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the world of hockey, including the Ivan Hlinka tournament's new name and location (0:45) and Tuesday's CJHL top prospects game (4:25). Plus, they listen to Ryan's interview with Canadian Dman Jacob Bernard-Do…
JAN 22, 2018 Buffalo's woes, Paul Coffey in Edmonton and the problem with Kid Rock performing at All-Star weekend
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Edmonton adding Paul Coffey to the coaching staff (1:00), New Jersey and Los Angeles slowing down from their hot starts (8:10), another terrible season for Buffalo and where they sh…
JAN 18, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Nashville’s future, CHL all stars and an interview with Tage Thompson
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including the USHL top prospects game (0:45) and CHL all-star game (5:05). Plus, they play Ryan’s interview with St. Louis Blues rookie Tage Thompson (11:20), shine the 2018 draft spotligh…
JAN 15, 2018 Is it time for the Blackhawks to be sellers? Who are the best trade deadline rentals?
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Andrew Cogliano's suspension and the end to his iron man streak (3:10), whether the Blackhawks should be selling off assets at the deadline (7:15), can the Flames contend for the Cu…
JAN 11, 2018 Prospect Podcast: Breaking down Major Junior trades and New Jersey's future
THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss all of the recent trades in the CHL (0:35). Plus, they listen to Ryan's interview with Sens' prospect Alex Formenton (19:10), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Czech goalie Jakub Skarek (25:15) and take a look at the New Jersey Devils' pros…
JAN 8, 2018 THN's midseason awards
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are back from their holiday breaks to discuss the midseason MVP(1:50), Vezina (5:35), Calder (7:45), Norris (16:30) and coach of the year (16:30) frontrunners. Plus, they discuss whether or not Pittsburgh needs to make a move to add some depth (22:…
JAN 7, 2018 Driving back from the World Juniors
THN’s Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are joined by special guest Sami Hoffren of Finland’s Ilta-Sanomat newspaper as they break down the World Junior Championships on the drive home from Buffalo. Topics include: Canada’s championship (1:10), Lias Anderson’s medal toss (5:00), Rasmus Dahlin, Filip …
DEC 18, 2017 Eugene Melnyk's Ottawa relocation comments, and thinking up gift ideas for some NHL teams
THN’s Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Eugene Melnyk’s recent Ottawa relocation comments (0:50), Ryan and Ken’s favourite hockey-themed Christmas gifts growing up (7:28) and the gifts they would give to Carolina, Edmonton and Anaheim…
DEC 15, 2017 Prospect Podcast: The ultimate World Junior preview
THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy sit down and analyze all 10 teams in this year's Wold Junior Championship. They break down the sleeper-candidate Czechs (0:50), Finland (4:21), Russia (7:15), Canada (10:10), Sweden (17:23) and team USA(22:23). Plus, they take a brief look at the …
DEC 11, 2017 Seattle expansion, what it means for Houston and Quebec, and Erik Karlsson trade rumblings
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Including: Seattle being approved for an expansion bid (2:21) and what it means for the potential of hockey in Houston (5:10) and Quebec City (8:00). Also, they talk about Karlsson’s recent contrac…
DEC 7, 2017 Prospect Podcast: World Junior camp snubs, the Islanders' future, and Hamilton coach John Gruden
THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including a breakdown of the snubs from Canada, USA, Sweden and Finland’s World Junior selection camp rosters (0:40). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Hamilton Bulldogs coach John…
DEC 4, 2017 Coaches on the hot seat, the Vatanen-Henrique trade, and is Winnipeg legit?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Anaheim and New Jersey’s Vatanen for Henrique swap (1:50), whether Winnipeg is the real deal after their recent hot streak (7:30) and if Dave Hakstol and Todd McLellan should be wor…
NOV 30, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Discussing the Rangers' future and potential top-5 pick Adam Boqvist
THN's Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including USHL sniper Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup (0:40), the dominant Sarnia Sting (2:58) and the return of Canadiens prospect Josh Brook to the Moose Jaw Warriors (4:33). Plus, they listen …
NOV 27, 2017 Will Dylan Strome stick in the NHL this time around? Is St. Louis the best in the West?
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Edward Fraser discuss the latest news around the world of hockey and Ken Campbell’s absence from this week’s podcast. Topics include: Dylan Strome’s call up to the Coyotes (1:23) | A potential Gabriel Landeskog suspension and Colorado’s early success this season…
NOV 23, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Thomas Chabot and Ottawa’s future, plus an interview with Blake McLaughlin
THN’s Edward Fraser and Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including Carter Hart’s shutout record (0:30), Elias Petterson’s incredible start in Sweden (1:40) and the upcoming World Jr. A Challenge (4:35). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with University of …
NOV 20, 2017 Breaking down the Gudas suspension, the Calder trophy race and the top UFAs not named John Tavares
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Was Radko Gudas’ suspension is long enough? (0:15) | Has Clayton Keller been surpassed in the Calder race? (7:45) | And the top upcoming UFAs not named John Tavares (14:50). Plus, …
NOV 16, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Breaking down Philadelphia's bright future and the CHL Russia series
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including the ongoin CHL Russia series (0:40) and the demotion of Devils’ prospect Mikey McLeod. Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with the NCAA Denver Pioneers coach Jim Montgomery (…
NOV 13, 2017 Is it the end of an era of dominance in Chicago? Plus, breaking down the 2017 HHOF inductees
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: The Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017 (0:18), whether Chicago’s run of contention is coming to an end (9:55), Vadim Shipyachov’s departure from Vegas (15:29) and Gary Bettman’s rec…
NOV 9, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Pittsburgh's future, Jett Woo and an interview with Canucks prospect Kole Lind
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy take a look at the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including Owen Tippett and Kailer Yamamoto being sent back to junior (0:25), the Five Nations tournament (2:48) and the NCAA’s unheralded Northeastern Huskies (5:45). Plus, they li…
NOV 6, 2017 Everything you need to know about the Matt Duchene trade
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break down all three sides to the Matt Duchene trade and which team they think came out on top. Plus, the guys talk about Vancouver’s surprising start (17:10), Connor Hellebuyck and the Jets (22:10) and answer some listener questions (25:55).
NOV 2, 2017 Prospect Podcast: CHL vs. Russia series, St. Louis' future and Halifax Mooseheads GM Cam Russell
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy take a look at the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including a preview of the first CHL Russia series game (0:27) and the Upper Midwest high school hockey tournament (2:17). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Halifax Moosehe…
NOV 1, 2017 Is there anything to worry about in Toronto and Edmonton? Plus, an interview with Jonathan Toews
THN’s Matt Larkin Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are back to discuss the latest news around the NHL. Topics include: Edmonton’s struggles and whether they need to make a move (0:30) | Is Toronto’s recent slump a cause for concern? (7:28) | Does NYI’s solid start bode well for keeping John Tavares?…
OCT 26, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Canadian Olympic hopefuls in the NCAA, San Jose's future and Akil Thomas
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news from around the NHL and beyond. Topics include: Canadian Olympic hopefuls out of the NCAA (0:30), NHL rookies looking to stake their claim after the nine game mark (2:18) and an interview with Niagara Ice Dogs ce…
OCT 23, 2017 What's going wrong in Montreal? Is Tampa Bay the best team in the league?
THN’s Matt Larking, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the hockey world. Topics include: Montreal’s struggles to score, and stop, the puck (0:18), Buffalo’s slow start and what to do with Rasmus Ristolainen (11:53) and Tampa Bay’s early season dominance (19:35). Plus, an…
OCT 19, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Tampa Bay's future, Andrei Svechnikov and Vancouver prospect Thatcher Demko
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news, including the NCAA’s top upcoming free agents (0:30) and Dallas pick Miro Heiskanen’s hot start (3:30), listen to Ryan’s interview with Canucks goalie prospect Thatcher Demko, shine the 2018 draft spotlight on pr…
OCT 16, 2017 Just how good is Auston Matthews? What's behind Edmonton and NYR's early struggles?
THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are back to break down the latest news around the league and Ken's Bladerunner hot takes. The guys discuss: Despite getting older, Chicago and LA have looked like contenders early on (3:24) | The Leafs have been the league's scariest team (8:35) | W…
OCT 12, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Toronto's future, Ty Smith and Boston University coach David Quinn
THN's Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect headlines around the league (0:30), play Ryan's interview with Boston University head coach David Quinn (4:35), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Spokane defenseman Ty Smith (15:21) and take a look at Toronto's top pro…
OCT 10, 2017 Should Montreal and Buffalo fans be worried? Why is Vegas demoting their best players to the AHL?
After technical difficulties last week, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell return to discuss all the news from the first week of the season. Is trouble brewing in Vegas after demoting three of their players to the AHL to start the season? A mid-podcast phone call from George McPhee h…
OCT 5, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Vancouver's future, Filip Zadina, NCAA's best prospects and USHL GM Joh Hull
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news (0:30), prospects to watch in the NCAA (3:34), share Ryan’s interview with USHL Lincoln Stars general manager John Hull (7:40), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Filip Zadina (15:15) and take a look at the rebuild…
SEP 28, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Vegas' future, Quinton Hughes and an interview with K'Andre Miller
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news (0:30), play Ryan’s interview with USNTDP defenseman K’Andre Miller (6:00), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on defenseman Quinton Hughes (10:40) and analyze the haul of prospects Vegas acquired from the expansion a…
SEP 25, 2017 Pacific Division preview
THN’s Matt Larking, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell conclude their division previews by breaking down the Pacific and ranking its teams. Vegas’ inaugural season won’t be pretty, but they have some interesting pieces. (1:13)| Vancouver’s plan is still unclear, but their future looks brighter if they …
SEP 21, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Washington's NHL-ready prospects, Joe Veleno and an interview with Cody Glass
THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy sit down to discuss the latest NHL prospect news (0:30), listen to Ryan’s interview with Vegas Golden Knights first rounder Cody Glass (6:35), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Joe Veleno (11:10) and analyze Washington’s prospect pipeline (15:34).
SEP 18, 2017 Central Division preview
The Hockey News' Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell continue their division previews with a look at the Central, one of the league's strongest divisions. Do the Avalanche have any hope of improving on a miserable 2016/17? (0:26)| Can newly acquired Steve Mason finally help the Jets' goal…
SEP 14, 2017 Prospect Podcast: Brady Tkachuk, Winnipeg's prospects and an interview with Lias Andersson
The Hockey News’ Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy kick off the inaugural Prospect Podcast by discussing potential dark horse Calder candidate Alex Debrincat (1:02), a hot start in the KHL from Nashville prospect Eeli Tolvanen (2:30) and the recent injury news from this year’s #3 pick …
SEP 11, 2017 Metropolitan Division preview
THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell continue their 2017 division previews by breaking down the Metropolitan. The rebuilding Devils need more help on the blueline (1:10) | Will the Islanders underachieve again? (6:33) | The young Flyers are close to contention, but is their goaltendin…
SEP 5, 2017 Atlantic Division preview
The Hockey News' Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell kick off their division previews by ranking teams in the Atlantic.
AUG 21, 2017 Is Leon Draisaitl worth $8.5 million? An interview with Bennet Omalu
This week on The Hockey News podcast: -Did the Oilers overpay for Leon Draisaitl? -What is David Pastrnak worth? -Reader Q’s on conference final picks, Leafs defense, and more -Plus, an interview with concussion expert Dr. Bennet Omalu
JUL 24, 2017 Will the Devils and Avalanche be any better next season?
This week on an all-reader-question edition of The Hockey News Podcast: --Have the Devils done enough this offseason to make themselves contenders? --Who are the early favourites for the 2018 Calder Trophy --Where will the Avalanche finishing this season? Are Sakic and Bednar on the hot seat? --D…
JUL 10, 2017 Why won't anyone sign Jaromir Jagr?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Will Jaromir Jagr be signed? Where does he fit? --Of teams that have had a quiet off-season, which ones should we be worried, or not worried, about? --Did McDavid "take one for the team" by taking less money than expected? --Reader Q's on Devils, Leafs, Cana…
JUL 4, 2017 Winners and losers from free agency so far
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Talking free agency winners: Stars, Rangers, Maple Leafs --And losers: Capitals, Canadiens --Best remaining free agents --Reader questions on: Mike Fisher, Matt Duchene, breakout candidates for next season
JUN 28, 2017 NHL free agency preview
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --We discuss the five biggest names and best landing spots: Shattenkirk, Radulov, Alzner, Hanzal, Thornton --Our favorite bargain available --Our buyer beware picks --Reader questions on Red Wings defense, Sam Gagner, the Senators' targets and more.
JUN 20, 2017 2017 NHL mock draft
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, we conduct our own mock draft of the entire first round of Friday's NHL entry draft.
JUN 12, 2017 Can the Penguins three-peat?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Where does Sidney Crosby rank on the list of all-time great players? --Can the Penguins win three Stanley Cups in a row? --Why the Predators will remain contenders --What Bob Boughner brings to the Panthers --Reader questions
JUN 6, 2017 Who has the edge in the Cup final; lots of expansion draft talk
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Who has the edge in Stanley Cup final now? --What trade should happen before expansion draft? --Which team will be most hurt by the expansion draft --Why the Devils should consider trading Cory Schneider
MAY 31, 2017 Game 2 recap from Pittsburgh: Rinne struggles, Murray shines
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, the boys check in from Pittsburgh after Game 2 of the Stanley Cup to talk about Pekka Rinne's struggles, Conn Smythe Trophy front-runners, and more.
MAY 26, 2017 Stanley Cup final preview
It's a special Stanley Cup final preview edition of The Hockey News Podcast. We break down the series and grade each team in offense, defense, goaltending, coaching, special teams, and X-factors. Plus, our predictions.
MAY 23, 2017 Is the Ducks' Cup window closed, an interview with Mark Messier
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Has the Ducks' Stanley Cup window closed? --Which matchup Predators should be cheering for --The Penguins have a good problem in goal --Reader Questions on the Flyers, Subban-Weber, and a 32nd team --Plus, an interview with Mark Messier
MAY 15, 2017 Is something wrong with Sidney Crosby?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Sidney Crosby hasn't been at his best since returning from a concussion --Who's more important to his team: Crosby or Karlsson? --Is Pekka Rinne turning into a pumpkin? --John Gibson has been under-the-radar for too long --Expansion draft threatens to hurt D…
MAY 11, 2017 Conference finals preview
It's a special conference final preview edition of The Hockey News Podcast. We break down each of the two series and grade each team in offense, defense, goaltending, coaching, special teams, and X-factors. Plus, our predictions.
MAY 8, 2017 Can the Predators win the Stanley Cup?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --The Predators are looking a lot like the 2012 Stanley Cup champion Kings --Who will win the Oilers-Ducks Game 7? --Goal reviews are sucking the joy out of scoring --If the Capitals lose, do they have to blow it up? --Reader Questions: on the Rangers; teenage…
MAY 1, 2017 Talking NHL draft lottery, and if the Caps are finished
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --The Devils win the draft lottery: Patrick or Hischier? --Why the Flyers are biggest lottery winners --The Flames are pursuing Ben Bishop --Can the Caps come back against the Pens? (Spoiler: Probably not) --The Sens keep winning. How? --Is Scott Darling the n…
APR 24, 2017 Second-round playoff preview, and a look back at Round 1
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Could Carey Price leave Montreal? --What to make of another early exit for the Blackhawks --There's real hope in Toronto --Ilya Kovalchuk's potential return to the NHL Second-round playoff preview (starts around the 26-minute mark): --EDM-ANA --NSH-STL --NY…
APR 18, 2017 Which team trailing 3-0 has any hope of a comeback?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --The first-round, so far, has been the most exciting in years --Unpredictability of first round --Which team trailing 3-0 has any hope of a comeback? --What's wrong with the Capitals? --Reader questions on: --Leafs captaincy --Ralph Krueger --2017 dr…
APR 11, 2017 Western Conference playoff preview
It's a special playoff preview edition of The Hockey News Podcast with a look at the Western Conference. We preview and make our picks for each series. --NSH-CHI --CGY-ANA --SJ-EDM --STL-MIN
APR 10, 2017 Eastern Conference playoff preview
It's a special playoff preview edition of The Hockey News Podcast. First up, a look at the Eastern Conference. We preview and make our picks for each series. --TOR-WSH --NYR-MTL --CLB-PIT --BOS-OTT
APR 3, 2017 Who's the best player in the world right now?
This week on The Hockey News podcast: --Which team is the odd one out in the East playoff race? --Should the NHL playoff format be changed? --Crosby vs. McDvaid --Reader questions --Was He a Ranger?
MAR 27, 2017 Who wins the Vezina this year?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Who wins the Vezina this year? --Do we believe in the Anaheim Ducks? --If Boston misses the playoffs, where do the Bruins go from here? --Plenty of big-name prospects are signing and making their debuts. --Who’s next? --Was He A Ranger?
MAR 20, 2017 Can Brad Marchand win the Hart? Interview with David Pastrnak
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --The Wild's recent struggles --The Blackhawks look like real contenders again --Can Brad Marchand win the Hart Trophy? --An interview with Bruins right winger David Pastrnak --Is the Kings' run of success over? --Reader Questions: on Iginla, surprises, and Ba…
MAR 13, 2017 Should the Capitals be worried about their slump?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast: --Is it time to worry about the slumping Capitals? --Are the Oilers in danger of missing the playoffs? --Why the Panthers should shut down Ekblad --Thoughts on the rookie-of-the-year race --Reader questions: --How deep the Flames will go --The top conten…
FEB 27, 2017 Trade deadline special
This week's edition of the podcast is all about the trade deadline. Hurry up and listen before everyone gets traded ahead of the deadline, because we discuss potential destinations for: --Kevin Shattenkirk --Matt Duchene --Gabriel Landeskog --Patrick Sharp --Marc-Andre Fleury Plus, a look at the …
FEB 11, 2017 There's no easy fix for the Canadiens' woes
This week on the podcast: -What's wrong with the Canadiens? (Hint: a lot) -The Atlantic Division has become the Titanic Division -How coaching changes helped the Islanders, Blues, and Bruins -How many games will Nyquist get for his spear on Spurgeon? -Reader questions -Was He a Ranger?
FEB 6, 2017 Should the Blues throw in the towel? Should the Oilers be buyers?
This week on the podcast: -Should the Blues be sellers at the deadline? -The Oilers need more help down the middle -Matt Duchene trade talk -Reader questions on: Vegas hosting the All-Star Game, and more -Was he a Ranger?
JAN 23, 2017 Talking goaltending woes with Jamie McLennan, NHL's taboo subjects
This week on the podcast: -How far can the Oilers go in the playoffs? -The Senators just won't go away -The Lightning just won't get hot -Former NHLer Jamie McLennan on the Blues and Rangers goaltending woes -Claude Julien's future in Boston -What are the NHL's taboo subjects? -Was he a Ranger?
JAN 16, 2017 Is it time to believe in the Capitals?
This week on the podcast: -The latest on the NHL's efforts to play in the Olympics -What Shane Doan can offer a Cup contender -Are streaking Capitals the best team in the league? -Reader questions -Was he a Ranger?
JAN 9, 2017 NHL trade candidates, and playoff sleepers
This week on podcast: -The Oilers handling of Jesse Puljujarvi -Looking ahead to the trade deadline -Will the Leafs make the playoffs? -Was he a Ranger?
JAN 3, 2017 Bold predictions for the second half of the season
This week on the podcast: -The attendance problems at the world juniors -Have outdoor games lost their luster? -Bold predictions for the second half -- including Stanley Cup picks -Was he a Ranger?
DEC 12, 2016 The Mighty Metropolitan, and an interview with Flyers coach Dave Hakstol
Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the strength of the Metropolitan Division and their early Norris picks. Matt interviews Flyers coach Dave Hakstol and, of course, the boys play a game of Was He a Ranger?
DEC 5, 2016 Connor McDavid vs. the concussion spotter
This week on the podcast: -Connor McDavid and the concussion spotter. Was McDavid right to be mad? -The Flames are heating up, and Johnny Gaudreau is back, but question remain between the pipes. -Colorado is now last overall. What a mess. What do you do with this team? -Who will win the Rocket Ric…
NOV 28, 2016 What to make of the Gerard Gallant firing, what's the Flyers' plan in goal?
This week on the podcast: -The Gerard Gallant firing -The Flyers goaltending — Stolarz debut, and what should they do with Mason and Neuvirth? -Is it time to worry bout the Jets? -Are the Senators for real? -Thumbs up or down for Golden Knights logo? -Was He a Ranger?
NOV 21, 2016 On the Stamkos injury, and are the Blue Jackets for real?
This week on the podcast: --Why the Lightning won't miss Steven Stamkos --Is the Blue Jackets' hot start for real? --Don't worry about Dylan Strome --Was he a Ranger?
NOV 14, 2016 The return of the Blackhawks; an interview with Mark Scheifele
This week in a jam-packed edition of the podcast: -The return of the Blackhawks as top contenders -Is Carey Price is going to win the Hart Trophy again? -The problem(s) with the Canucks -And an interview with Jets center Mark Scheifele, the NHL's top scorer
NOV 7, 2016 Which NHL coach is already on the hot seat?
This week on The Hockey News Podcast, we discuss: -Al Montoya being left in for 10 goals. -Are the Rangers the best team in the league? -Which coaches are already on the hot seat. Plus, another edition of Was he a Ranger?
OCT 31, 2016 Which hot starting team do you trust the most?
The Hockey News Podcast returns with a look at which team off to a good start is most likely to keep it up, and which teams should be worried. We also look at possible trade destinations for Jaroslav Halak, and the debut of our favorite game -- Was he a Ranger?
SEP 21, 2016 What went wrong with Team USA?
THN's Matt Larkin and Ken Campbell are joined by Kevin Allen of USA Today to discuss Team USA's quick exit from the World Cup. Also, can Canada be beaten? (Spoiler: Probably not.)
SEP 17, 2016 World Cup preview
The Hockey News podcast returns to preview the World Cup of Hockey. The guys break down the tournament, and make their picks.
JUN 23, 2016 2016 NHL draft preview
The guys preview the upcoming draft. Who's going where? What trades might go down? And who has the best wings in Buffalo? All that and more right here.
MAY 27, 2016 Stanley Cup final preview
The THN gang breaks down the Stanley Cup final. We discuss who has the edge in five important categories -- plus three bonus intangible categories.
MAY 13, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Conference finals preview
What went wrong with the Washington Capitals, and how do they improve? Which two teams are our picks to go to the Stanley Cup final? All that and more on the latest THN Podcast.
APR 28, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Round 2 preview
We break down every second-round playoff series and make our predictions. Also, we discuss if and when the Ducks will fire coach Bruce Boudreau. And if there's been a changing of the guard among Western Conference powers.
APR 12, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Playoff Preview Edition
In this special edition of The Hockey News Podcast, we preview every first-round playoff series. St. Louis vs. Chicago Dallas vs. Minnesota Anaheim vs. Nashville Los Angeles vs. San Jose Florida vs. Islanders Tampa Bay vs. Detroit Pittsburgh vs. Rangers Washington vs. Philadelphia
APR 7, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 11: Talking the Red Wings' playoff streak with Helene St. James
Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press joins the podcast to discuss the Red Wings' chase to extend their playoff streak to 25 years, their youth movement, and the rumors about Pavel Datsyuk finishing his career in Russia. We also discuss the latest controversy with the Flint Firebirds, and Jon…
MAR 31, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 10, with Patrick Sharp of the Stars
This week Stars right winger Patrick Sharp joins us to talk about his first year in Dallas and their playoff expectations. The panel also discusses whether the St. Louis Blues are for real.
MAR 24, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 9, with Predators left winger Filip Forsberg
In Episode 9 of The Hockey News Podcast we're joined by Predators left winger Filip Forsberg to talk about his pursuit of the franchise record for goals, and his love Swedish fast food. We also discuss the NHL's tank battle, and what's wrong with the Blackhawks.
MAR 18, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 8, with Flyers center Sean Couturier
In Episode 8, we chat with Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier about their surge up the standings and into the playoff race, and about being named to the North American under-23 team for the World Cup.
MAR 10, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 7
In Episode 7, the guys talk about who the team to beat in the NHL is, the San Jose Sharks new goal-song contest, and chat with Winnipeg Jets prospect Kyle Connor.
MAR 3, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 6
Episode 6 of The Hockey News Podcast is all about the World Cup of Hockey. We'll talk about some of the biggest surprises and snubs from the roster announcements, and we're joined by former NHL goalie Corey Hirsch to talk about the tournament.
FEB 25, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 5: Trade deadline special
This week's episode is dedicated to all things trade deadline, including our list of the Top 10 available players.
FEB 18, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 4
In Epsiode 4 of The Hockey News Podcast we talk to NWHL commissioner Dani Rylan about the Islanders 'Hockey & Heels' campaign. We also discuss whether the Canadiens should fire head coach Michel Therrien, and the controversy with the OHL's Flint Firebirds.
FEB 11, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 3
Former NHL all-star Jeremy Roenick joins The Hockey News Podcast for Episode 3. JR talks about trades, the Winnipeg Jets, and Chicago pizza. We also talk about a potential Jonathan Drouin trade, the Nashville Predators, and O.J. Simpson.
FEB 4, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast — Episode 2
In Episode 2 of The Hockey News Podcast we discuss the Dennis Wideman suspension, what's gone wrong with the Montreal Canadiens, and the return of Connor McDavid.
JAN 27, 2016 The Hockey News Podcast: Episode 1
Welcome to The Hockey News Podcast. This week, we’re talking all things All-Star Game. We’ll talk about, who else, Pacific Division captain John Scott, the new 3-on-3 format, and whether the All-Star Game even matters anymore.