Bag of Pucks

Bag of Pucks

By Bag of Pucks
The Bag of Pucks Podcast: Where we talk about all things hockey, from major headlines to obscure little tidbits. @NationalPodNet affiliate
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Episode 23: World Cup of Money - Bag of Pucks Podcast
If you want to listen to a 6 minute long, profanity-filled rant, has Alson got something for you this week. We chat about the probability of the World Cup of Hockey in 2021 and how the NHL could be screwing up their chance to expand the game of hockey.  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
48:19
August 18, 2019
Episode 22: Sidekick - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this episode, we look at Jesse Puljujarvi's debatable hot take and whether one of the most accomplished sidekicks ever to play deserves a spot in the Hockey Hall of Fame.  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
47:55
August 4, 2019
Episode 21: RUSSISSONS - Bag of Pucks Podcast
We go controversial this week with Alson disagreeing with one of the arguably most team-friendly deal signed this summer and Geoffrey pulls a conspiracy out of nowhere.  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
57:20
July 29, 2019
Episode 20: Backwater Joint - Bag of Pucks Podcast
Chaos ensues when two Alberta teams make a trade and the Sens are showing us how to be great at budgeting your money.  BONUS: If you wanna hear a bad Don Cherry impersonation, Alson will give you two variations of things you never wanna hear in your life again.  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
53:37
July 21, 2019
Episode 19: Arbitration All-Star Team - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this week's episode, we form our starting lineup of players going into salary arbitration this summer. Not every player is a household name but we  look at some interesting cases and players that just might go into arbitration instead of settling beforehand.  Disclaimer: We kind of recorded at the same time as the Binnington signing so feel free to skip that section of the episode :) Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
59:38
July 14, 2019
Episode 18: FRENZY!!! - Bag of Pucks Podcast
The boys (attempt to) recap a very busy Canada Day and NHL free agent frenzy. Forgive us for missing your team's most important signing or your favourite player moving to another team but we couldn't cover over a hundred signing in the hour we had to record :(  Plus, our thoughts on a few offseason trades (mainly Leafs trades for Geoffrey).  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
49:00
July 2, 2019
Episode 17: Canadian RFA Primer - Bag of Pucks Podcast
This week, we pick one RFA from each of the 7 Canadian teams (sorry, American listeners) and discuss what type of contracts we might see them signing. Also, more shit talking of the Senators and Oilers (sorry, Edmonton and Ottawa fans).  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
1:12:46
June 21, 2019
Episode 16: Bit by bit - Bag of Pucks Podcast
Post-Stanley Cup Final reactions, recent hockey moves, and a free agent prediction. A true bag of pucks episode where there's no flow and we talk about anything and everything Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
48:04
June 17, 2019
Episode 15: Ohana - Bag of Pucks Podcast
Ohana means family. - Lilo and Stitch. In this week's episode (perhaps the last one of the NHL season), we discuss how family may affect hockey decisions and the futures for Patrick Marleau, Erik Karlsson, and Pat Maroon in the upcoming offseason.  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
48:12
June 9, 2019
Episode 14: OFFER SHEEEEETS - Bag of Pucks Podcast
The rare and mythical offer sheet. No one has seen one in over 12 years but could this be the year where we finally see it again? The boys search the NHL for the most likely (and one outrageous) candidates to be offer sheeted successfully in the offseason. Agree? Disagree? Let us know on twitter at: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
1:16:02
June 2, 2019
Episode 13: Stanley Cup Preview - Bag of Pucks Podcast
The Stanley Cup Final is here! The boys breakdown the matchup between the Bruins and the Blues and make some WILD predictions while trying to stay on topic for longer than 2 minutes. Also, a little bit of Sharks talk as they prepare for a crucial offseason ahead.   Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
1:12:06
May 27, 2019
Episode 12: No Replays vs VAR - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this short and sweet episode, the boys argue over the need for video review/instant replay and question the hand pass rule. Also, we discover if Geoffrey is actually a Bruins bandwagoner or not... P.S. Sorry for the echoing in the recording. We were having a bit of trouble of the mic but we'll have it fixed for next time! Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
43:38
May 19, 2019
Episode 11: We're BACK!!! - Bag of Pucks Podcast
We're BACK!!!!!!! The boys are all over the place this episode, catching up on hockey news over the last two weeks and ranting about pointless hockey things (mainly Alson). We have a little bit of everything for everyone this week so give us a listen!! Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
1:02:04
May 13, 2019
Episode 10: TRUCULENCE - Bag of Pucks Podcast
The guys are combining two of Alson's favourite things; Truculence and NHL Drafting.  In a special episode before they take a one week break, they draft like they've never drafted before. The guys make some questionable draft picks in a questionable draft premise, and just hang out. A little different than most episodes, we hope you like it.  Follow us on Twitter here: https://www.twitter.com/BOP_pod Follow us on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
54:11
April 27, 2019
Episode 9: Bob The Builder - Bag of Pucks Podcast
On this episode of the Bag of Pucks podcast, the guys put on their Bob The Builder caps and try to plan a renovation! The renovation project? The President Trophy winning Tampa Bay Lightning. How do you fix one of the best regular season teams in the world? Well don't you worry, the guys have got you, but you have to listen to find out!  Have opinions? Make sure to tell us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/bop_pod
59:51
April 21, 2019
Episode 8: Craazzy 8s - Bag of Pucks Podcast
An episode less than an hour long??? In this episode of the Bag of Pucks Podcast, the boys dive into the stats world to find the most obscure stats in each playoff series involving the number of 8. Also, we give you our updated predictions for the playoffs (because we can and because we forgot to submit our brackets).  Check out the podcast on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es Check out the podcast on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bag-of-pucks/support
58:28
April 16, 2019
Episode 7: Lucky Number 7 - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this episode of  the Bag of Pucks Podcast, the guys talk luck. They place way too much weighting on PDO and other fancy stats, while Alson learns how bad his idea of stats are. Is Patrick Laine unlucky, or are teams starting to figure him out? Is Ryan Getzlaf elite anymore? How does Alson know so much about slot machines but doesn't gamble? How does Geoffrey know so little about slot machines?  The guys finish up the podcast with their playoff predictions and Draft Lottery Predictions, and spoiler alert: Alson doesn't want the Kings to win the lottery. Check out the podcast on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es Check out the podcast on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bag-of-pucks/support
1:18:02
April 9, 2019
Episode 6: Fortune Tellers - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this episode of the Bag of Pucks Podcast, the guys look into their Crystal Ball. They discuss who will be making the Team Canada World Championship roster, as per usual, come up with some TERRIBLE picks as hot takes, and Geoffrey doesn't believe Connor McDavid makes the roster. Alson picks way too many Kings players and refuses to give up on them.  The guys also discuss who will be the Wild Card teams, and who misses the playoffs completely.  Check out the podcast on Spotify here:  https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es  Check out the podcast on iTunes here:  https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2   
1:21:41
March 30, 2019
Episode 5: Look Ma We Have Friends! - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this episode, the guys bring in a guest. Extra people equal extra shenanigans! They also talk about the Leafs, and Alson has a terrible hot take about Kyle Dubas. Is Garret Sparks the future backup or do the Leafs need to bring up reinforcements? The guys discuss it along with some extra hot takes.  The guys also talk about the absolute trainwreck comments by Bob Nicholson, and finish up the trainwreck of a podcast with some Leafs trivia. If you like what we do, make sure to check us out on Spotify and iTunes here: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
1:42:16
March 25, 2019
Episode 4: Pierre Dorion Is A Wizard - Bag of Pucks Podcast
In this episode the guys try to spit some hot takes. They discuss how the Senators may have made a smart move by giving up the 2019 1st instead of the 2018 1st.  Alson also realizes he's terrible with NHL trivia.  Check us out on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/bop_pod Check us out on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2 Check us out on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
52:32
March 19, 2019
Episode 3: Commissioner Geoffrey Bettman?? - Bag of Pucks Podcast
If you could be Gary Bettman, what rule changes would you make to the NHL?? Listen to us debate this week on some of our controversial rule changes we would like to see in the NHL. Check us out on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/bop_pod Check us out on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2 Check us out on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
59:32
March 10, 2019
Episode 2: Dumpster Fire - Bag of Pucks Podcast
We beat the dead horse known as the Senators a little further. Alson and Geoffrey go off topic, and bad puns galore. Check us out on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/bop_pod Check us out on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/bag-of-pucks/id1454580877?mt=2 Check us out on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/show/2ib3yq4quqK62RAC6465es
41:54
March 4, 2019
Episode 1: Trade Deadline/What Are We Doing? - Bag of Pucks Podcast
Our first episode! Do we really know what we're doing? Not really. But join us in our path to figure out what we're doing. Follow us on Twitter @bop_pod!
1:34:11
February 28, 2019
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