The Hockey Nuts Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2 is live!

Coming up on this episode of the Hockey Nuts, Steve and I get you caught up with all of the player transactions that have been going on since we last recorded.  Free Agency and Player Signings are the big part of the news this time of year, every team is working hard to fill all of their vacant roster spots.  We also have ownership news coming out of our local team, the Carolina Hurricanes We’ll have the details of all this and more, coming up next.


THN Season 2, Episode 2 (Episode 47) Show Notes 7/6-7/26

Music by Bensound at http://www.bensound.com

Rangers highlights courtesy of MSG Network.  Bruins highlights courtesy of NESN.  Hurricanes highlights courtesy of Fox Sports Carolinas.  Other highlights and clips courtesy of NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, Sportsnet, and the National Hockey League.

 

Opening Tease:

  • Free Agency
  • Not much else going on!

 

Break:

Where we are:

How to support the show:

This show is a labor of love for us, but it does cost us money each month to produce.  So, we are exploring options to allow you, our listener, to help us cover the costs of producing it.  For starters, we have set up affiliate relationships with a couple companies.  In the future, we may have more, but for now, you can support us through your purchases at Amazon.com and HockeyMonkey.com (Hockey Monkey is a hockey equipment provider).  Your purchases there will not cost you a dime more, but a small percentage of your purchase will come back to us.  In order to support us through our affiliates, simply go to our web site at TheHockeyNuts.com, and click on the appropriate affiliate link on the right side of the page.  Coming soon: Seatgeek.com

Additionally, we are looking at ways to directly support us through a donation program.  For now, if you would like to donate, go to thehockeynuts.com/donate and you will redirected to paypal.

Finally, if you can’t support us financially through one of the programs we just mentioned, you can support us through the following:

  • Share our show with other hockey fans you know.
  • If you have the itunes app on your computer or device, subcribe to our show there. It will help us rise up the rankings.
  • Speaking of itunes, we also encourage you to give us a review on itunes, as it will also help us get noticed more there.
  • Like, comment, and share our content wherever you see us on various social media pages.
  • Get involved with the show! We are just a couple hockey fans, and we love interacting with the audience.
  • Finally, we are looking for guest hosts to come on from time to time. If you feel you can provide more insight on your favorite team or league than we are, let us know!  All you would need to join the show is a computer and Skype.

 

How to get in touch with us:

Twitch:  https://www.twitch.tv/thisoldnoob

 

Upcoming stream schedule:

  • July 26, Aug 16, Aug 30 (back to weekly).
  • May be periodic solo “shows” if events warrant.
  • I am trying to tweet big news stories and quick commentary, so if you want timely updates, please follow me.
  • I am also planning on putting out more regular content (short videos in addition to the video version of the podcast) via our Youtube channel

 

Final Standings:

https://www.nhl.com/standings

 

 

Headlines

  • Dog Days of Summer!
  • Free Agency
  • More trades and Transactions.
  • Stanley Cup making rounds in Pittsburgh organization
  • Development camps wrap up. Next up:  Rookie Tournaments
  • Stay tuned to end of the show for details on a Fantasy Hockey League I am starting this fall (if you are in to that)
  • Hurricanes may have a new owner?

 

 

NHL Transactions:

 

 

Other Interesting Stories:

·          Brian Campbell could have tried to continue his NHL career, but it wouldn’t have been with the Chicago Blackhawks.  So rather than seek a new contract with another team, the 38-year-old defenseman decided to retire after 17 NHL seasons. He is joining the Blackhawks front office as special adviser of business and hockey operations and will work in marketing, community relations and with their youth hockey initiatives.  Campbell had 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) in 80 games with the Chicago Blackhawks last season. He signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on July 1, 2016 and was an unrestricted free agent.  Campbell had 504 points (87 goals, 417 assists) in 1,082 NHL games with the Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks, Blackhawks and Florida Panthers. He was the Sabres’ sixth-round pick (No. 156) in the 1997 NHL Draft.  He helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 2010 and won the Lady Byng Trophy in 2012, when he had six penalty minutes in 82 games with the Panthers.

·         https://www.nhl.com/news/sidney-crosby-sister-st-cloud-state-bio-short-shifts/c-290406530

·         https://www.nhl.com/news/johnny-gaudreau-jack-eichel-play-charity-game-in-boston/c-290404498

·         Defenseman Andrew Ference announced his retirement from the NHL on Thursday after 16 seasons.  He didn’t play last season because of a hip injury that had limited him to six games with the Edmonton Oilers in 2015-16.  Ference, 38, had 225 points (43 goals, 182 assists) in 907 games with the Oilers, Boston Bruins, Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins. He helped the Bruins win the Stanley Cup in 2011 and reached the Final with the Flames in 2004. He was captain of the Oilers from 2013-15 and won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy in 2014, an award given to the NHL player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a significant humanitarian contribution to his community.  Ference helped Portland of the Western Hockey League win the Memorial Cup in 1998 and played for Canada at the 1999 IIHF World Junior Championship. He was an eighth-round pick (No. 208) by the Penguins at the 1997 NHL Draft.

·         Canes have an offer on the table for the team.  (1 PM on 7/13): https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-13/greenberg-is-said-to-near-500-million-deal-for-nhl-s-hurricanes   local: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nhl/carolina-hurricanes/article161194563.html  Greenberg in Raleigh this week:  http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/nhl/carolina-hurricanes/article163386973.html

 

 

 

Picks of the week:

  • Steve: Kris Letang

·         Wayne:  My visit to NHL store & My time at Canes development camp.

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Listener Feedback

 

 

Close the show

 

Next scheduled stream:

On or around Wed., 8/16

 

Topics for Next Show:

  • Free Agency update
  • Other news

Where we are:

How to support the show:

This show is a labor of love for us, but it does cost us money each month to produce.  So, we are exploring options to allow you, our listener, to help us cover the costs of producing it.  For starters, we have set up affiliate relationships with a couple companies.  In the future, we may have more, but for now, you can support us through your purchases at Amazon.com and HockeyMonkey.com (Hockey Monkey is a hockey equipment provider).  Your purchases there will not cost you a dime more, but a small percentage of your purchase will come back to us.  In order to support us through our affiliates, simply go to our web site at TheHockeyNuts.com, and click on the appropriate affiliate link on the right side of the page.  Coming soon: Seatgeek.com

Additionally, we are looking at ways to directly support us through a donation program.  For now, if you would like to donate, go to thehockeynuts.com/donate and you will redirected to paypal.

Finally, if you can’t support us financially through one of the programs we just mentioned, you can support us through the following:

  • Share our show with other hockey fans you know.
  • If you have the itunes app on your computer or device, subcribe to our show there. It will help us rise up the rankings.
  • Speaking of itunes, we also encourage you to give us a review on itunes, as it will also help us get noticed more there.
  • Like, comment, and share our content wherever you see us on various social media pages.
  • Get involved with the show! We are just a couple hockey fans, and we love interacting with the audience.
  • Finally, we are looking for guest hosts to come on from time to time. If you feel you can provide more insight on your favorite team or league than we are, let us know!  All you would need to join the show is a computer and Skype.

 

How to get in touch with us: