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Episode 54 - Cutting The Mustard - Featuring Barry Melrose!

Sound of Hockey - A Hockey Podcast

Release Date: 10/02/2019

Episode 80 - The Electric Factory - With Ryan Hardy, GM of USHL's Chicago Steel show art Episode 80 - The Electric Factory - With Ryan Hardy, GM of USHL's Chicago Steel

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Ok, seriously, you're going to love Sound of Hockey's interview with Chicago Steel General Manager, Ryan Hardy. Ryan has had a fascinating journey through hockey so far, leading him to his current role at the helm of one of the best teams in the USHL. So get comfortable in quarantine, and enjoy this in-depth conversation with a great hockey personality.  Also in this episode, Andy gives a WHL update, John gives an NHL Seattle update, and Darren makes a bunch of wisecracks, as per usual.  Segments in this episode include Goalie Gear Corner and Weekly One-Timers. SUBSCRIBE! ENJOY!...

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Episode 79 - Spinning Laundry with Jason Berger, Equipment Manager for the Tampa Bay Lightning show art Episode 79 - Spinning Laundry with Jason Berger, Equipment Manager for the Tampa Bay Lightning

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Sound of Hockey is still in quarantine, but that doesn't mean it will stop putting out great content! This week, John, Andy, and Darren welcome Jason Berger, Equipment Manager for the Tampa Bay Lightning, for a light-hearted look into his world working behind the scenes of an NHL franchise.  With Jason, the guys take a journey down the road that he followed to get to the NHL, which coincidentally led him to Seattle at one point. Along the way, Jason shares some funny stories of his experiences taking care of pro athletes, how Equipment Managers go about multi-stop road trips, and some of...

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Episode 78 - Social Distancing - Featuring Kwame Mason, director of Soul On Ice show art Episode 78 - Social Distancing - Featuring Kwame Mason, director of Soul On Ice

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Welp... that escalated quickly. It's a new world, and Sound of Hockey is here to just give you a bit of an escape from it. The guys recognize that there's no longer hockey to talk about, so instead, they're going to focus on interviews for the foreseeable future. The first guest in this sequence of interviews is Kwame Mason, who directed and produced the documentary film, Soul On Ice, a story of inclusivity and the history of diversity in hockey.  John, Andy, and Darren discuss with Kwame his upbringing as a young, black hockey fan, and after a hiatus from the game, what got him back into...

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Episode 77 - The SPAMboni  - Featuring Mike Snee of College Hockey Inc.  show art Episode 77 - The SPAMboni - Featuring Mike Snee of College Hockey Inc.

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FULL DISCLOSURE - Sound of Hockey recorded this episode on Monday night, before the extra crazy and scary coronavirus news started hitting about leagues canceling, travel being banned, etc., so please take that into account when listening. That said, this is a good opportunity to mostly escape from the COVID19 talk, though it has to at least be briefly discussed. On Episode 77, John, Andy, and Darren welcome Mike Snee, Executive Director of College Hockey Inc., to learn about his organization and talk all things college hockey. With Mike, the guys discuss such topics as what College...

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Episode 76 - Wash Your Hands show art Episode 76 - Wash Your Hands

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It's been a weird week in Seattle, so the Sound of Hockey guys are here to hopefully brighten your day a bit with some mindless hockey talk (and yes, they do briefly discuss the coronavirus and the impact it's having on the local area, as well as the hockey world).  In this episode, there's a decent amount of NHL Seattle chatter, as ground has officially been broken on the practice facility, and a new partnership has been formed between Sound Transit and the team. There was also some news about there... not... being... news about ticket prices.  Aside from those things, John, Andy,...

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Episode 75 - EBUG / Trade Madness show art Episode 75 - EBUG / Trade Madness

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What a week it has been in the hockey world, from Alex Ovechkin notching goal number 700 to trade deadline madness to Zamboni drivers winning NHL games, and Sound of Hockey is here for all of it. This week, John fills us in on the latest Seattle hockey news, which mostly revolves around arena stuff. Plus, a potential bid to bring the NCAA Frozen Four to the PNW.  Eventually the guys get to robust conversations about the EBUG situation and the trade deadline, for which you will definitely want to hang around. Segments this week include Goalie Gear Corner, You Don't See That Every Day, and...

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Episode 74 - The Kansas City Shuffle show art Episode 74 - The Kansas City Shuffle

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Very fun episode this week, filled with top-notch Sound of Hockey banter.  Andy, celebrating his birthday and in the midst of a five-games-in-five-days "heater," discusses his recent exhausting shift to life on the road, while John and Darren are chipper as can be.  Just lots of NHL news this week, from another coach firing, to suspensions and non-suspensions, injuries to big-time players, and significant trades. Ah, yes, it's been quite the week in the hockey world, and the guys break all of it down. Oh, and they discuss another NHL Seattle team name rumor.  Segments this week...

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Episode 73 - Excessive Segues show art Episode 73 - Excessive Segues

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In Episode 73, Darren gets really carried away with segues, but fortunately Andy has returned from his brief hiatus to... egg Darren on even more. John, meanwhile, listens on in disgust. Fun episode this week, nonetheless, as the gang gets back together to break down a couple of pretty big pre-deadline trades (one of which requires significant #Minnutiae). The guys also consider which other big-name players could soon be on the move as the deadline approaches. Also in this episode, an update on local WHL shenanigans, Vegas moving its new AHL affiliate closer to home, and a pretty solid...

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Episode 72 - Wade Returns show art Episode 72 - Wade Returns

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Andy has been Wally Pipped again by Wade, who makes his triumphant return to Sound of Hockey for Episode 72, which is an enjoyable listen, if we do say so ourselves.  Lots of Seattle talk in this one, with recaps of Krakengate, NHL Seattle's Science of Scouting event, and more. Plus, plenty of fun banter about the Battle of Alberta and how glorious it has been, Alex Ovechkin continuing to climb the scoring ranks, and the Sutter family taking over the "family" scoring race.  Segments this week include You Don't See That Every Day, Goalie Gear Corner, Bad Boys, and Weekly...

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Episode 71 - PuckTales - Featuring HILARY KNIGHT! show art Episode 71 - PuckTales - Featuring HILARY KNIGHT!

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WOW! This is another BIG episode, with another BIG-TIME guest!  Fresh off of competing in the for Team USA, where she scored the loan goal for the Stars and Stripes, the legendary HILARY KNIGHT joins Sound of Hockey for an awesome interview! With Hilary, the guys discuss her experiences at the NHL All-Star Game and what it meant to her to be able to compete on such a huge stage. She also gives her first-hand account of why the is so important, and how a viable women’s professional hockey league should actually look. Oh, and of course she dishes some trash talk toward Team Canada,...

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Hockey is officially back, and just in time for the season opener, Sound of Hockey comes through with a MASSIVE episode!

This week, the guys welcome the man, the myth, the legend… Mr. Barry Melrose. 

With Barry, they have a good chat about his Stanley Cup Final run as coach of the ’93 Los Angeles Kings (which featured Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille, Jari Kurri and many other superstars), as well as his experiences coaching the Seattle Thunderbirds. They also delve into why Barry thinks Seattle will be a great hockey market and what he expects in the upcoming NHL season.

Also in the episode, the guys break down all of the latest NHL Seattle news and events, including the hiring of five new pro scouts, the official acceptance of the team’s AHL expansion bid in Palm Springs, and much more. 

Finally, John, Andy, and Darren get to some current NHL talk, which leads to their regular segments of You Don’t See That Every Day and Weekly One-Timers, before the triumphant return of Games on the Radar.

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