The podcast dedicated to telling the best junior hockey stories from the guys who lived them. This is for all the Backups, the 4th liners, the equipment managers and the early Peakers. Hockey is for everyone and we intend to celebrate that.
On episode 30 we are joined by Internet hockey legend and world-renowned skills coach Pavel Barber. We discuss his career in entertainment, travelling the world for hockey and his skills training with NHL hall of famer Jonathan Toews. We also discuss Jay's New BCHL signing and the latet on the NHL playoffs.
We're back and better than ever... or at least just as good. For our triumphant return, we spoke with RIT NCAA D1 goalie Logan Drackett about his experience playing in Rochester, a big Nashville trip with the boys and his love for other peoples dogs amongst other shenanigans. The boys also touch on NHL playoff reviews, Pavel Barber ice times and some troubling issues on the 29th episode of the Backups.
On this episode we sat down with Bauer Goalie Global Brand Manager Spencer Freer to discuss his involvement with a brand that has climbed its way to the top of the goaltending world. The boys also talk about a silly night at Fabio's house, and the first round playoff goalie match ups.
Hockey Tiktok creator and member of the benchwarmers group Erik Nagy joins us to discuss his online videos and merch as well as his own Hockey career. Which leaves us with the still unanswered question; Does Brendan Simons play hockey?
On today's episode, we hear from U19 Team Canada and world travelling team-AJHL players Matty Davis and Alex young. We introduce a new segment on the podcast "EP trivia" where we quiz our guests on their own hockey history, before speaking about their time travelling to Russia to represent the CJHL.
McEwan university goalie Tommy Davis joins us to discuss his Marc Andre fleury style pranks and his crazy junior career in Canmore. We also discuss the time Fabio and Nate met flames players out at the clubs.
On episode 20 were joined by flames EBUG and Mount Royal Alumni Colin Cooper. We talk about his time practicing with guys like Tkachuk and Gaudreau as well as his experience playing in the Crowchild classic.
Most people would consider North Korea as a less than desirable vacation destination. But I wouldn't call Francois Lemay "most people". For the past 3 years, he's been involved with coaching and creating the hockey programs for the entire country of North Korea, meeting a ton of people along the way. Listen to hist stories in Episode 19.
On Episode 16 of the Backups podcast, we are joined by team Canada Goalie Taylor Gauthier to discuss his junior career and the time he won gold at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup. The boys also discuss why hockey movies are just so consistently bad and what happened at last years office christmas party.
On episode 15 of the pod, we spoke with Portand Winterhawks play Kishaun Gervais (@jurvay) and discussed his online presence and business as well as a few hockey related items before making a big announcement.
On episode 14 we're joined by Hershey bears forward Riley Sutter and Florida Everblades goalie Cody Porter. Riley and I discuss the days we used to play together in Calgary before going on to discuss both Sutters and Porters junior and pro careers.
On our Final Instalment of the EBUG series, we talk to seasoned pros Matt Tendler and Dan Meyers on their experience in college, pro hockey, goalie training and backing up for their respective NHL teams. We also give our final takes on the future of the EBUG position before announcing a big interview for Saturday.
On Episode 12 of the Backups podcast we are joined by Calgary Flames EBUG Dustin Nickel. He shares some stories of junior, college and his times playing with guys in Calgary and the time Spezza threw him 5 racks for getting pumped in their practice.
On Episode 11 of the Backups Podcast and the third instalment of the EBUG chronicles, we are joined by Colorado EBUG Ben Hause. We discuss isolation training methods and the do's and don'ts of off season training before joining Ben to discuss everything NHL.
Founder of The Goalie Guild, Justin Goldman joins us for the first episode of our EBUG chronicles. We discuss everything about his history with goaltending and his position with the Colorado Avalanche.
On Episode 7 of The Backups Podcast we are joined by Berk Berkeliev of the Melville Millionaires where we discuss his mid season injury and its run through the media amongst several other topics. The boys also discuss our ranking of the 10 CJHL sanctioned junior A leagues in Canada.
On episode 6 of The Backups Podcast we are joined by the only 2 goalie draft picks out of Calgary for the WHL Bantam Draft Scheiwiller and Unger. We discuss the draft day, signing and the future as well as giving a rundown of the entire 2020 draft.
On Episode 5 of the Backups podcast, we speak about the best players in the recent NHL era to go undrafted before being joined by Montreal Canadiens Draft pick Kieran Ruscheinski who speaks abut his experience as a junior hockey player after being selected in the 2019 entry draft.
Episode 3 of The Backups Podcast features RMC goalie Joey May. We discuss his path through minor and junior hockey, dealing with adversities along the way to playing for the Royal Military College and enlisting in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Episode 1 of the Backups Podcast featuring Zach Sawchenko. In this episode we discuss the case for a Centralized High School Hockey league in Canada before we hear from Zach Sawchenko, goalie in the San Jose Sharks organization.