Published: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 15:00:00 +0200
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 17:20:00 GMTTalking today about the NHL Awards, draft oddities, goalies being traded, the pending lockout, the Devils being taken over, and Toronto and Philly making moves in the mix. Thanks and enjoy.
Sat, 16 Jun 2012 17:20:00 GMTThe LA Kings have won the Cup and we take a look at some of the main stories in the Finals, we make fun of whomever we possibly can, and include a musical tribute to the Los Angeles media covering hockey.
Sat, 07 Apr 2012 07:07:00 GMTOn this edition, we talk about the melee witn Pens and Flyers, and how they all had a hand in shaping the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Additionally, more mockery of the Milsbury Dough Boy, Tortorella on another rant, cheating in Los Angeles, and why the Quiet Room isnt really quiet.
Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:07:00 GMTOn this edition of the show, we cover the plight of Canadian teams, rioting supression, GM changes in Montreal, Pucks and Teeth, Redheads, Peanut Butter, and blackout! Thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 12:34:00 GMTInterview with Chris Wassel from The Program on blog talk radio, and thehockeyprogram.net, talking about his experience, fantasy hockey and sports gambling
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:34:00 GMTDustin Leed from TheHockeyGuys.net talks about his experience as hockey writer, his coverage and thoughts on the Flyers, as well as the Winter Classic and more
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:34:00 GMTTalking with Matt Reitz from ViewFromMySeats.com, talking about his experience, his blog and player personalities.
Sat, 14 Jan 2012 11:34:00 GMTWith the recent pancake injury to Dustin Penner, we take a look at his story and funny hockey injuries over the years!
Sat, 11 Jan 2012 10:34:00 GMTWith the recent firing of Scott Arniel in CBJ, its time to take a look at why some teams need to go deeper in changes they make, and why the DNA of some teams never change. In our example we look to Montreal and their insistence on a French coach, and why that priority supplants winning.
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 11:34:00 GMTBrian Burkes comments about the dminished role of the enforcers forces us to take a look at the humangas big universe and see what it all means. This is a perfect example as to why you need to live in the moment, and take extraordinary measures to preserve the game of hockey!
Sat, 07 Jan 2012 08:34:00 GMTOpening up 2012 with a rundown of changes to the show, some of the adjustments to the format, and how we are approaching this year in terms of recordings, social media, and fan interaction. Listen in for the updates, and the status of the program!
Fri, 13 Dec 2011 08:34:00 GMTOn this (supposed) short, I try to find a rhythm, rhyme, reason or pattern to the NHL Suspension Policy. I try to factor in human elements, infractions, injuries, history and outcomes to try to find exactly what the front office is thinking!
Fri, 06 Dec 2011 3:34:00 GMTOn this short, I discuss the recent decision to realign and overhaul the team structure. I ask quite a few questions about where our tradition stands, how the playoffs will look, as well as who benefits and why. Thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 03 Dec 2011 07:07:00 GMTOn this first set in a multiple series of programs, we talk about Ryan Millers so-called concussion, why Buffalo makde too big a deal out of nothing, the coaching-go-round of this last week, and where the winds of change may sweep next. Thanks for listening, and more to follow...
Fri, 19 Nov 2011 08:00:00 GMTDallas and their woes begin winding down, while in Columbus they are in full swing. Trade rumors are flying with the Jackets, and still no firings. Charas Charges, illegal hits, concussions, protective devices and the latest tales from Toronto all round out the program. We end with a cool story from listener email. Thanks and enjoy
Fri, 11 Nov 2011 08:00:00 GMTMuch ado about breaking the trap by doing absolutely nothing! Additionally, the woes in Columbus, eye injuries and visors, making fun of the NBA, and why Senator John McCain is a bobblehead! Thanks and enjoy...
Tue, 28 Oct 2011 08:00:00 GMTThe first guidepost of the season around the 10 game mark and we are talking about who finally won, who finally lost, a wild high-secoring game in Philly, goalie controversy, Stanley Cup hangovers, new arenas and Charas Legal charges. Thank you for listening and enjoy!
Tue, 21 Oct 2011 08:00:00 GMTA bunch of teams without a win, and a bunch without a loss in the NHL this week. We talk drunken boating, Don Cherry, a medical study on fighting, last weeks big goalie matchup, and how the Capitals are shaping up. Thank you for listening...
Tue, 14 Oct 2011 08:00:00 GMTOn this edition we talk about Rick DP being injured again, the Jackets winless, Forsbergs Jersey, teams for sale, Don Cherry in trouble, the Asham-Beagle fight and aftermath, fighting, depression, concussions, Stanley Cup Hangovers, a relaxing treat for Vancouver rioters, and me getting beaten like a side of beef. Thanks and enjoy the show!!
Tue, 29 Sep 2011 08:00:00 GMTOn this edition we talk about Mike Primmodano retiring, controversy for Wayne Simmonds in both directions, realignment of divisions, the luxuries of prison, an update on Wade Belak, Alex in wax, expensive preseason tickets, and THE SHANNAHAMMER...Thanks and enjoy!
Tue, 16 Sep 2011 08:00:00 GMTOn this edition we talk about the Russian plane crash and the effects in the NHL, teams in BK, tons of no-comments, repossessing the Devils, Rick DP and his cup, Isles goaltending, holdouts, drunken boating,the whiz quiz, Dustin Buffet-Line, J.R., Khabi in pink undies, the Bertuzzi case, and the NHLs tweeter!! Almost 90 mins on this show...Thanks and enjoy!
Tue, 09 Sep 2011 08:00:00 GMTGetting back to biz here on the show, and today we have a more serious discussion about the recent death of players, and the issues that depression and subtance abuse may becontributing to them. I outline a case that fighting has very little to do with the underlying problem, and in doing so, I point out people who are exploiting tragedy to push their agenda. I share my personal experiences, struggles and victory over some of these same problems. Thank you and enjoy the show.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:00:00 GMTOn this edition of the program, we talk about Dry Island and who really should be there, the famous athlete who gets preferential treatment, Gary and his fat salary, more on the new salary cap, socialized hockey, teams for sale, punching cabbies, and 100 years of Toronto. Thanks and enjoy!
Wed, 06 Jul 2011 08:00:00 GMTBreaking down the major free agent signings, why the New York Rangers may be possessed, Jaromir Jagr mooching his way back to the spotlight, The Winnipeg Jets first FA signing, and gloating over the NBA and NFL lockouts...suckaz!! Thanks and enjoy!!
Mon, 28 Jun 2011 08:00:00 GMTRolling out multiple shows this week, and on this edition, we take a deep look at the recent Flyers upheaval, only one outdoor game this year, Pierre McGuire, division realignment, and Jeff Carters pity party. Thanks and enjoy!
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 08:00:00 GMTVancouver was ablaze and of course, I take this as a chance to make fun of the whole thing! We talk about the riots, the morons known as anarchists, people who were bitten, a couple making out during the riot, and water polo. This is a follow up to the show from Friday, and a preface to the NHL Awards show.
Tue, 17 Jun 2011 08:00:00 GMTA retrospective on Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, and a culmination to all of the storylines are the subject of this edition of the show. We talk about Bostons takeover, Vancouvers failures, and the goalie showdown. Additionally, Bettman being booed, and what the offseason will hold for both teams. Part 1 of a multipart show this week, so keep watch for more...
Tue, 10 Jun 2011 08:00:00 GMTOn this edition of the program, we look at the changing of the league disciplinarian, and the departure of Stumpy. We examine the status of the finals, teams up for sale, Phoenix issues, a new goalie in Philly, and running over Irish Rock Stars. Thanks and enjoy!
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 08:00:00 GMTPART B: On this edition, we take a look at the 8-1 victory in Boston as well as the storylines that further developed. We then take a bite out of the Winnipeg situation, its implications, and whats in store for the city, the team, the league, and the fans. Part C to follow...
Mon, 06 Jun 2011 08:00:00 GMTPART A: Getting back into my swing here, with the first part of a multi-part show this week. On this part, we look at the matchup in the Stanley Cup Finals and determine what is going wrong for Boston, but how cash makes it better. Additionally, ticket scaplers cleaning house, and people who are too tall crashing the nets. Also, TV ratings dropping faster than a congressmans trousers. Next part of the show to follow...
Fri, 27 May 2011 00:08:00 GMTStill on the IR for another week or so as I am recovering from a nasty respiratory illness. Will Moran from GoalMouthRadio.com is taking the wheel this week to discuss whats going on in the playoffs and around the league.
Mon, 16 May 2011 00:08:00 GMTThe Conference Finals are at hand, and we take a run at the 3rd round matchups, before leading into the Friday the 13th of the NHL, which had the death of Derek Boogaard, the arrest of Matthew Barnaby, and the ending of the last round. Updates from Atlanta, Phoenix and Long Island on whether teams are staying or going, the revolving door of the Winter Classic, and Patrick Kane gives us more reasons to laugh at him. Thank you for listening and enjoy the program!!
Mon, 04 May 2011 00:08:00 GMTThis edition we do a quick tour of the 2nd round matchups with more inaccurate predictions. Then we call out the league for their attempt to put the kibbosh on any kind of fun whatsoever, including the Green Men, people showing support, and also Zdeno Charas Coke problem. Finally, we ask why the heck Lindy Ruff still has a job.
Mon, 20 Apr 2011 00:08:00 GMTOn this edition of the show, we take a look at the current status of the various playoff series, we examine the huge TV deal and the league endless quest for more money. Additionally, we talk on the Coyotes moving, selling the ice, suspensions in the playoffs, the further erosion of tradition, and the pain in my dam phousse. Thanks and enjoy!
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 00:08:00 GMTWelcome to NHL Playoffs 2011!! Along with Robin Keith Thompson of ChillerInstinct.com, and Will Moran of GoalMouthRadio.com, we break down every matchup in the first round. While the guys take intelligent guesses, and come up with good info, I provide you with my annual wildly innaccurate and oddball predictions, and how I rationalize them. Thanks for listening and enjoy!
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 00:08:00 GMTOn this show...Talking on the playoff seeding in the east and west, as well as some initial playoff thought. Breaking down the Cooke incident, while in the midst of the Chara incident, the concussion protocol, shootouts disappearing, a goalies jedi mind trick, how you can buy the Leafs, unfollowing Damian Cox, and the Flyers slurpee machine. Thanks for listening!
Sat, 11 Mar 2011 00:08:00 GMTAn in-depth analysis of the leagues reaction to the Chara hit, the players involved and the money trails. Useless politicans and outsiders stepping into hockey, as well as who the money trail leads to. Further, the Leafs up for sale, the Sabres turning things around, and a lockout of the football variety, all on this edition of the show. Thank you for listening!!
Sat, 04 Mar 2011 00:08:00 GMTOn this edition of the show I speak about a (hopeful) NFL Lockout, and why I am happy about it. The Coyotes war with Glendale, Tyler Hall's payday from his injury, Punching officials in the face, and the Millian Lightning Round to get caugt up on all the stories from the last few days. Thanks and enjoy!
Sat, 25 Feb 2011 00:08:00 GMTTurns out that Canadians like their beer and the NHL cashes in on it. The NJ Devils defying the odds and have a chance to make history, the supposed threat to the NHL from Crosbys concussion, old players returning to former teams, trades, waivers, a striptease and why you need a droid...all on this edition of The BlueLine: Hockey Talk Radio. Thanks for listening!!
Sat, 18 Feb 2011 00:08:00 GMTThe Heritage Classic was a great event with a crappy game, so we talk it over. I demonstrate cases where the commish as well as his buddy Brian Burke, say one thing and mean another, the NHL's policy on how they handle concussions and a batch of players moving which represent the first few drops of the coming trade storm...any my final question of which is better airheads or jolly ranchers?? Thanks for listening!!
Sat, 11 Feb 2011 00:08:00 GMTThis show looks at the last couple weeks of brawls and battles around the league, and the role Matt Cooke, The New York Islanders, Mario Lemieux and the NHL have all played in it. Players buying beer for fans, F-berg is back, Mike Greens hearing problem, trades leading up to the deadline, and the Heritage Classic and cranky Canadian. Thanks and enjoy!!
Sat, 30 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTStupor Bowl Rehab is now underway. This show is meant to help you get past the most annoying Sunday in the US. On this edition, we discuss one of the most exiting weeks we have had this season with goalie fights, cheap shots, scoring, and great hockey action. Also, wasting tax money on a puck, Heritage Classic, Teams for Sale, missing part of your nose, and how to identify the difference between hockey and the Stupor Bowl. Get past this day, and its all over, my hockeyz!
Sat, 30 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTPart 3 of All Star Game Rehab discusses a little wrap up of the All Star Game, and the good and bad. We look at new league sponsors, the flop known as Atlanta Spirit, what the Comcast-NBC merger means for hockey and tv, wierd apologoes, wierd spellings, and wierd coincidences, finally closed out by Sean Avery in the nude. Have fun with that!!
Sat, 29 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTPart 2 of All Star Game Rehab brings us to a discussion about Evgeni Nabokov screwing himself over in 24 short hours, and the NY Islanders gladly helping him do so. Additionally, other goaltenders becoming available leads into players over-staying their welcome. Finally, we learn the intricacies of alchol and the hilarity that ensures. Finally, Philly impresses us again with a way to drink beer ever faster. Part 3 coming soon.
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTBack off the IR, I return to bring you a special All-Star weekend present. To get you through the contrived crap, and with no real hockey being played, I am going to give you 3 shows this weekend to get you past it. Part 1 talks about the injuries and concussions which have skewed the ASG, and the good, bad and ugly of this weekend. A couple shots at Toronto and waffles, lead into the goalie talk of part 2.
Sat, 21 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTWill Moran from Goal Mouth Radio fills in on the show today as I recover from the flu. Please visit Will at www.goalmouthradio.com. Thanks and see you next week.
Sat, 14 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTToday we discuss my role in the Guardian Project, and the upcoming All-star game (and why it needs to go). ESPN and the NFL making a bunch of crap for the next Winter Classic, Ron Wilsons 600th win and subsequent payola scandal, Goalies in a B-Boy Stance, Winter Classic in Cali, Statues in Chicago, and a decent goalie who may come onto the market very soon. Thanks and enjoy!!
Sat, 07 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTFollowing the WC is controversy over a hit on Crosby and supplmental punishment, which leads into next years potential location, such as Mexico City?? International play sees a bunch of Russians get kicked off a plane, everyones favorite Russian shaping the NJ roster, and we take a quick spin around the league and wrap up with a delicious dish of chicken and waffles!! Does life get any better? Thank you and enjoy!!
Sat, 01 Jan 2011 00:08:00 GMTHappy New Year, my Hockeyz!! I usher in 2011 with the flu as my friend, and as such I bring you incredible incomprehensible commentary on the Winter Classic, The coaching situation with the Devils, the Atlanta Thrahsers finally figuring out who owns them, the Flames new GM, waffles, a good time guarantee, tauntings, sucker punches, teams for sale in NY, and the scumbag of 2010. Thank you enjoy the nyquil-induced show!!!
Fri, 17 Dec 2010 00:08:00 GMTFunny stuff going on this week, and some entertaining stories out of Washington. Best names in the league, Nabokov back on the scene, the NHL moving one team off the books and calling out another, a Zamboni theft, the Price is Right, and swearing....lots of swearing. There will be no show next week in observance of Christmas, but I will be on Facebook in the meantime. Thanks and enjoy.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010 00:08:00 GMTTeams with struggling attendance are being invaded by the French, with possible takeover in mind. Also, a Coyotes deal may be imminent, lotsa blood, pissy Russians, Sean Avery to the All-Star Game, Freudian slips, Darren Pang, and the veterans looking down on the rookies. Thanks for listening and enjoy the show!!!
Fri, 03 Dec 2010 00:08:00 GMTTodays discussion has the underlying theme of the erosion of our traditions in the NHL. We look at the Pronger penalty, the multi-billion dollar deal for the Leafs, thetrouble spanning from Ottawa to Buffalo, team values, almost being done with Kevin Weekes, Pat Burns memorabilia, Cross-checks to the face, and missing games from electric slide injuries. Thanks for the listen!
Fri, 19 Nov 2010 00:08:00 GMTFrom tragedies to travesties, we recognize the losses in our league, then more on Colin-gate and Stumpy's emails. We cover trade talk out of Calgary, a brewing disaster on Long Island, as well as the continuing battle between the NHL establishment and the alternate media. Finally, we take a look at a candidate for this year's toughest hockey fan. Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving. I am truly grateful for all of my hockeyz around the world. Thank you.
Fri, 12 Nov 2010 00:08:00 GMTI have good news and bad news on todays show. We talk about the TV rights, the upcoming All-Star game, vandalizing a bathroom, hockey players being drunk in public, goons scoring more than Kovalchuk, butt-ended suspensions and possible good news with a bad end. Thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 05 Nov 2010 00:08:00 GMTAn in-depth look at the Joe Thornton suspension, other suspensions going on, and a possible solution to the league's ambiguous policy. The coach's challenge is up for debate as we further NFL-ize our game, a breakdown of why attendance is dropping and the league has no reason to care, and the death of a hockey icon rounds out or show. Thanks for listening...
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:08:00 GMTToday we look at some of the oddities thus far in this young NHL season. We analyze the Kovalchuk benching, TV deals and new agreements, screwing the fans with ticket pricing, dubious calls from the newly-signed officals, Allen Walsh making his clients uncomfortable, and some plans for making the game-watching experience more enjoyable, perhaps. Thanks for listening!!
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:08:00 GMTThe beauty of attacking a fan takes up some of our air today as we discuss all sides of the story and the famous phone call from Gary Bettman. In addition, dropping attendance but for different reasons that you would expect. Also talk about Taylor Hall, Switzerland, and the worst anthem singing you have ever heard, from an unlikely source. Thanks and enjoy!!
Fri, 15 Oct 2010 00:08:00 GMTBack to the grind on the show as we rip into the flawed penal system of our league and the perception of the crime being worse than the crime itself. Like a rash, Sean Avery re-apprears, a dirty hit, a questionable hit, and no hit at all appear, Zdeno Chara, Devils in trouble, Dish Networks turn to screw people, and drunk in public...all on this edition of the show. Thanks and enjoy...
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 00:08:00 GMTDoing things a little different on this edition of the show, as we have Robin Keith Thompson and Will Moran join us to talk about prospects, who is coming out of the east and west and some highlights and lowlights to look for. Additionally, on-location audio from the Thrashers game where the goalie collapsed, also talking one-game suspensions, Hockey comic books, and Georges Laraque and moisturizers. Thanks for listening...
Fri, 01 Oct 2010 00:08:00 GMTToday we look at a little hockey history as we get ready for the new season. The NHL looking at making NHL games more mobile, players gets shafted on more of their money than they thought, Games stopped from storms, players being loaned, and Ovechkin the white rapper. Is Atlanta stockpiling black players, is Montreal stockpiling French players, and is Toronto stockpiling failing players? All on this edition...thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:08:00 GMTSomeone tell me where my game of hockey has gone. NHL rules bring us one step further to wearing a dress while playing. The preseason brings us messed up suspension policies, the NHL and reality TV, Snooki and Toews, Ovechkin and Guido, and the need for a strong drink. Some player antics, Carey Price, St Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, head trauma and Dr G. medical examiner all make its way on to this ramp-up to NHL 2010-11. Thanks...
Fri, 17 Sep 2010 00:08:00 GMT90 minutes today as we talk about my return to Center Ice, Luongo giving up the C, more signs pointing to the hockeypocalypse, who is invited to training camp, and who isnt, as well as the mix of hockey, models and fashion. Also discussed is the Coyote deadline, Montreal's current issues, and Pat Burns is really alive. Thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:08:00 GMTQuebec gets a new arena, The Cheechoo train returns, and corruption in Russia. Dan McHardship Ellis finds out about putting a tweet where his twitter is, Crosby at bat, ice skating at 1,000 feet, Justin Bieber, Mike Modano and Jason Smith all need a slap, and listener feedback from last weeks question. All on this edition of the show...thanks and enjoy!!
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:08:00 GMTThe resolution to one issue leads to the opening of many more in the Kovalchuk approval, Donald Fehr waiting in the shadows to pounce when needed...Niemi signs a deal, Coyotes may have a buyer, Carey Price on Strike, how visiting in-laws could make you a millionaire, center ice up in price, and Ken Hitchcock at a really large swimsuit store...all on this edition! Thanks and enjoy.
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:08:00 GMTAlmost 90 minutes of my complaints today, as I outline what may be the unraveling of the league, but not via a lockout. Circumvention of the salary cap takes on a new form, the world hockey summit brings useless matters to the forefront, Kovalchuk is still an ass, and the amazing two-faced assclowns from the KHL and IIHF. The olympics rear their ugly head, Brian Burke goes off, and the War vs Bloggers has begun. Thanks and enjoy...
Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:08:00 GMTToday we analyzed the fallout from the Kovalputz rejection and how the Wales trophy predicted it. A bunch of deals get made in Canada, as a meddling parent steps in. Marc Savard's feeling are hurt, Name your own price in FLA, screwing of Pens fans from the Winter Classic to the Snack Bar, and a new Stonehenge is appearing in St. Louis. Rule changes and random hockey love round the show out...thank you!
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 00:08:00 GMTThe Heritage Classic opens the show today, and leads us into the waiting for Kovalchuk. The Oilers goalie deal and the legal issues facing Nikolai Khabibulin leads us to the deal with the Hawks, Niemi and Huet, then we discuss the Mike Modanomoron, The Red Wings and finally, the retirement of Chris Chelios. Also the fun of surgery for hockey guys...Thank you and enjoy the show...
Fri, 30 Jul 2010 00:08:00 GMTThe latest on the arbitration of Ilya Kovalputz, the LA Kings and their supposed PLan B, Stadium food issues, the Winter Cliche, Hockey on the rise in the South, and Wells Fargo being evil are all topics on this week's edition of the show. I decide to also do my best Eddie Van Halen impression for you as well. Thanks and enjoy!!!
Fri, 23 Jul 2010 00:08:00 GMTRan a little long on this show, but I had to break down the elements of the Kovalchuk situation and what it means in all directions. Also, the Mayan calendar predicts the end of hockey, the origin of team names, calling 9-1-1 and hockey in Mexico working its way up. Thanks for listening and enjoy!
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:08:00 GMTToday's show features Toews Lake, who is the better Koivu, Modano's Teeth, the Hawks further up the proverbial creek with no paddle, big money contracts and what they really translate into. Cupcakes and musicals round out the show...and aren't we glad for that?? Thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 09 Jul 2010 00:08:00 GMTFinally, the New Show is DONE!!! I spent some time today doing an open-line segment which coupled with my commentary gives us 90 minutes of hockey fun. The Kovalchuk -Kings-Flyers web continues to be spun, even more Russian players making waves, and the continuing business of the offseason round out the show. In addition, friends, listeners, media people and hockey fans visit by phone for open lines. Thanks and enjoy
Fri, 02 Jul 2010 00:08:00 GMTWe have witnesses an extraordinary shift in thinking of the the GMs as Free Agency opens, and how there is a move to cheaper goalies, more expensive defense, and a general caution as deals are made. Today we look at the major deals made, and what to expect out of them. Additionally, we speculate on the fate of some of the remaining guys up for sale. Thanks and enjoy...
Fri, 25 Jun 2010 00:08:00 GMTThe NHL Awards and the NHL Draft occupy both spots this week. However, the weaving of trades, moves and wheeling and dealing by the GM added a unique twist to both events. Additionally, budget and salary constraints conspire to shape the upcoming Free Agent season, and also impacted moves at the draft. We discuss how the rosters are going to look after the summer and what the cost will be to make it happen...
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 00:08:00 GMTTo beat the offseason doldrums, I present to you today's show, which is the soundtrack for hockey withdrawal. We rely on music to soothe our pain. We discuss the Briere accident, the Halak trade, and my upcoming visit to the NHL Awards show. From there, we kick it and rock out a little discussing the Stars, Leafs, Flyers, Bruins, Hall of Famers, Foreclosures and a little bit of this and that. Thank you and enjoy...
Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:08:00 GMTWe're going two hours today on the show!! Discussing the Stanley Cup Finals, the infamous goal and the Flyers goaltending. The Pronger hate-fest in Chicago continues, more idiots playing the race card, Coach Q gets a call and so do I. Some coaching changes, players foolish with money, potential moves and the spotlight on Toronto's Cup drought. Closing with some free agency updates, and a wonderful story about a great friend. Thanks and enjoy!!
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 00:08:00 GMTI discusss where we stand in the SCF, and how Chris Pronger is making his intended impact. NHL promotions, branding and exorbitant ticket prices round out a discussion on Ron Maclean vs Gary Bettman, Ron Maclean vs the River, and Gary Bettman vs the world. Dumbian Cox makes another appearance, and speaks down to us while Ottawa, Florida and and Detroit plan big things. Thanks and enjoy my hockeyz!!!
Fri, 28 May 2010 00:08:00 GMTThe Finals are Here and we discuss the factors surrounding, such as touching the trophies, sand on your skates, and losing teeth. Also discussed is, why you're a moron if the Blackhawks logo offends you, the NHL's 3 steps forward, 2 back philosophy, the outdoor games, teams allegedly for sale, why we love Barry Melrose even though he is a putz. Have a safe holiday weekend, and enjoy the Finals 2010.
Fri, 21 May 2010 00:05:00 GMTToday we talk GMs in Tampa and Florida, Stadiums collapsing, the Bruins collapsing, the wonderful folly of Flyers fans, 3rd round of the playoffs, and stupid pills and the hockey management who take them. Additionally, more shots fired at Euro and Russian hockey, and my new-found disdain for Lance Armstrong. Enjoy and have a great weekend
Fri, 14 May 2010 00:05:00 GMT05/14/10 - Will Moran from GoalMouthRadio.com is filling in this week, and Will discusses the amazing meltdown of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the incredible drama of the current playoff rounds, and visiting all of the stories that are making the rounds. All this week on The BlueLine: Hockey Talk Radio. Thanks and enjoy!!
Fri, 07 May 2010 00:05:00 GMT05/07/10 - On today's show we discuss the various rounds of the playoffs and thier related story lines. We discuss the complaints against the referees, the flooding in Nashville, Ovechkin still trying to salvage a season, dead animals on the ice, and how the annual parade of bad calls, team whining, interference, too many men, and diving have arrived. All this and more on this week's show. Thanks and enjoy...
Fri, 30 Apr 2010 00:05:00 GMT04/30/10: NEW SHOW - Filling in this week is Will Moran of Goal Mouth Radio...Will discusses the recent successes of the NHL and the playoffs, the stories involving the ending of Round 1, and whats going on as Round 2 gets underway. Please show him blueline hockey love!!! Thanks hockeyz...and enjoy!!!
Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:05:00 GMT04/23/10: Taking a look at the various playoff series, and not only discussing the best hockey we've seen in ages, but the humor within many of the series. Making an appearance is the Distinct Kicking Motion, Too Many Men on the ice, and the questionable state of league rules. Additionally, today I decide to take a few whacks at the hockey blogosphere as well as my usual shots at Russian hockey. Thanks and enjoy!
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:05:00 GMT04/16/10: Todays show opens with a look at the first round of the playoffs and the storyline which are emerging from within them. In addition, storms brewing in the southeast with Tampa and Atlanta. Players demanding to be traded, players being given the old heave-ho, and trying to decipher the future of Edmonton and Phoenix. In addition another team may be being bought and moved...Thanks and enjoy the show...
Fri, 09 Apr 2010 00:05:00 GMT04/09/10: NEW SHOW - 90 minutes of hockey love this week...We discuss the first Prez trophy in Washington, the last game at Mellon Arena, Sather and the Rangers, Gretzky and the Stars, and a whole buttload of retirements. Additionally, odd appearances from USA Network, Mike Modano's mother, wooden traffic signs, and the tremendous fall of the Calgary Flames and the Sutter connection. Thanks and enjoy!!!
Fri, 02 Apr 2010 00:05:00 GMT04/02/10: The business of the NHL, is business...Today, we outline how money plays too much of role in polluting our wonderful sport. The updates on the Ice Edge story, GB pitching a TV that doesnt technically exist, and the overly-predictable Winter Classic. In addition we outline more on the new rules and the Ovesby Paradox. Players oversleeping, taking shots to the throat, shakeups in the NHL and KHL, and the further death of hockey lore. Question of the week being, who do you think is the most over-rated player, outside of Crosby and Ovechkin? Thank you and enjoy...
Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:05:00 GMTNEW SHOW - 03/26/10: The Millian Revolution starts...we're taking over the hockey world!!! Today we have info on the new rules, possible changes, possible executives retiring, and union matters. Also, we discuss attendance issues, jersey sales, free food, and steroids...Also, my friend Rick stops by on the show.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:05:00 GMTNEW SHOW - 03/19/10: On today's show, instead of talking about the upcoming playoffs and the exciting game we possess, we try to determine who the bigger dumbass in the league is. We try to make some sense of the recent infractions, and attempt to aply some kind of order to the NHL's wheel of justice. Additionally, we touch on Versus being back on DirecTV and the real reason for, Hockey in 3D, Crosby lost stick is found, third jerseys and St Patrick's Day, and various bits o trivia. Long show today at 90 mins. Thanks
Fri, 12 Mar 2010 00:05:00 GMTNEW SHOW - 03/12/10: On Todays show we finally located Crosby's missing gear, and it wont surprise you who is to blame. A series of NHL-related lawsuits are flying around the country, TV coverage of star players is in the news, Ranger fans try to Fire Glen Sather (Again), The hypocrisy known as suspensions, and how the GMs tried to spin it into a nice tidy web for themselves. In addition, the debut (again) of Chris Chelios, Why I like Canadians, and ending with a chocolate Stanley Cup and a Haitian in a handbag. Thanks and enjoy...
Fri, 05 Mar 2010 00:05:00 GMTOn today's show, we wrapped what will hopefully be the last of the Olympics, and the Gold Medal game. Further, on the subject of the ramification of the game, the reach, the ratings and what it will do. Also covered, Crosby's Missing Gear, Pat Kane's crush on Will.I.Am of the Peas, how players celebrated, the trade deadline fizzle, and the Bermuda Triangle known as NBC-DirectTV-Versus. I believe the Olympics point to the bigger TV picture for the NHL. Long show today, so hope you hang out for it all. Thanks and enjoy
Fri, 26 Feb 2010 00:05:00 GMT02-26-10 - Hopefully my only coverage I will have to do of the Olympics before we can get back to business. Today, we took an in-depth look at the Olympics effect on the NHL, Teams Canada and USA, moves made in the NHL prior to restarting, Alexander Ovechkin and Team Russia coming apart, and Mike Milbury's commentary which ensued. A visit with one of the Muppets and my scathing commentary all round this Ameri-trash hockey radio program...Jambalaya for all!!
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:05:00 GMT02-19-10 - So we discuss the leagl matters of Chris Chelios and his new disciple, Nikolai Khabibulin. aka The Brew Brothers...Additionally, we discuss supply and demand with free agents, and ticket prices. We look at Bob Gainey and how he was a victim of the modern NHL, Florida Panthers openly admitting that they suck, Atlanta staying put, and finally we discuss the Olympics including Brian Burke, the IOC, NBC, and more. Thanks and enjoy the program!
Fri, 12 Feb 2010 00:05:00 GMT02-12-10 - After going out with a lower body injury (aka, my computer crashing caused a pain in the ass), everything is on the mend. Not 100% yet, but getting there. Stepping up in a big way this week, is guest host Will Moran from Goal Mouth Radio. Will discusses the recent streaks in the NHL, Bob Gainey stepping dow...n as GM, the Lack of TV coverage in the Olympics and more. Please welcome Will to the show, and I offer a HUGE apology for troubling my hockeyz. Enjoy the show, and I will return next week back to normal.
Fri, 05 Feb 2010 00:05:00 GMTTodays show takes a little different tone, as we have a great deal of analysis to do on the recent trades and their repercussions. We discuss the Kovalchuk trade, the Ducks and Leafs, the Leafs and Flames, the Flames and the Rangers and so on and so forth. Additionally my take on the hockey online media and social media, A Capital finally suspended, and why Canadians hate them. Additionally, we discuss teams for sale or O.B.O, Bettman's attempt to save his integrity, and Brendan WItt scaring the crap out of the league's Zambonis. All this and a touch more on this week's show. Thanks and enjoy...
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 00:05:00 GMT01-29-10: 01-29-10 - On today's show we discuss the idiot in therafters, the helmet hit, and all kind of oddities coming out of Vancouver including a limo that should have been on an episode of Ugly Betty. Players hit by pucks, Fans hit by Pucks, Players Bit, Roadbumps in the Phoenix sale along with troubles in Nashville and Tampa Bay, and also a critique of John Steven's Versus debut. Much more included that I am too lazy to write about. Enjoy!
Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:05:00 GMT01-22-10: On today's show, we explore the league bias towards legislating head hits and where it will lead to, the fall of Georges Laraque and the Canadiens, morons with twitter, the shootout replay goal, a Stanley Cup in Vancouver, more exposing of the league as a bunch of buffoons, and new bulletproof socks. This and much more on this week's presentation. Thank you...
Fri, 15 Jan 2010 00:05:00 GMT01-15-10 - The bizarre things that have happened in just this last week alone, have come together for show just short of two hours long. Get a drink, pack a lunch and get comfy, we have work to do...The lighting issues in NJ and Vancouver, Coach's braincramps, Sergei Gonchar on the good side and the bad side, The botched relay goal, tv producers getting suspended, shutouts and shootouts making history, players calling out the officials, Ovechkin/Kovalchuk, and the NHL crackdown on profanity...Its all here. Hang in there if you can!!