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Clappercast Hockey Podcast

Clappercast Hockey Podcast

By Clappercast Hockey Podcast
Clappercast is a hockey podcast hosted by two average fans, Burke and Sean, sharing their passion for the greatest sport on earth! We host weekly episodes where we give our hot takes and break down latest hockey news, hockey trades, big hits, events, plays from the past week, and stories from around the NHL.

Subscribe to hop on our bench and tune in each week to hear what these fans have to say. And, make sure to search for Clappercast Hockey Podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow us for more hockey content and news from around the NHL and hockey world.
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Clappercast Episode 114: Jeannot for Calder, Draisaitl vs. Matheson, NHL All-Star Game Representation
Join Sean this week as he recaps the Florida Panthers' unreal offense, the Montreal Canadiens hiring Kent Hughes as GM, a brief case to vote Tanner Jeannot for Calder Trophy, the recent spat between Leon Draisaitl and Jim Matheson, and the argument over how the NHL All-Star Game Rosters are filled. See more content on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
20:34
January 19, 2022
Clappercast Episode 113: Evander Kane, John Klingberg, & Vezina Trophy Power Rankings
In this week's episode, join Sean as he talks about the Evander Kane contract termination, the John Klingberg trade request and rumours, as well as some mid season Vezina Trophy power rankings. See more content on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
26:00
January 11, 2022
Clappercast Episode 112: It's not World Juniors Time
Burke and Sean discuss the cancellation of the 2022 IIHF World Junior Tournament, rumours about the Oilers coaching situation, and some trade bait in the league starting at Jakob Chychrun.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
55:36
January 05, 2022
Clappercast Episode 111: World Juniors Time
Sean and Burke discuss the world junior championship rosters, the NHL's Covid situation, Bruce Boudreau's immediate success with the Vancouver Canucks and the hits of Jacob Trouba, Brett Connolly and Ryan Lomberg See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
58:08
December 22, 2021
Clappercast Episode 110: Bruce There it Is
Sean and Burke discuss the Vancouver Canucks finally cleaning house, the Philadelphia Flyers making a coaching change, and who might be next to get fired.  They also talk about the streaks of the Dallas Stars and New York Islanders.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
51:51
December 07, 2021
Clappercast Episode 109: Waiver Wire + Montreal Shake-up
Sean and Burke discuss the Montreal GM situation, some strange players going through waivers, suspensions, and trade rumours.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
45:37
December 01, 2021
Clappercast Episode 108: Can we Fix It?
Sean and Burke discuss the early struggles of the Vancouver Canucks, Seattle Kraken, Dallas Stars and New York Islanders. They discuss some possible solutions to their issues.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
48:23
November 25, 2021
Clappercast Episode 107: The Vancouver Cansucks
Sean and Burke discuss the historic paces of Alex Ovechkin and Connor McDavid, which coaches are on the hotseat, and the struggles of the Vancouver Canucks. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
44:44
November 17, 2021
Clappercast Episode 106: The Eichel Trade
Sean and Burke discuss the Jack Eichel trade, coaching changes and some other news around the NHL.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
54:47
November 11, 2021
Clappercast Episode 105: Early Season Review
Sean and Burke review each division in the NHL and discuss who's off to a fast or slow start. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter! 
54:17
November 03, 2021
Clappercast Episode 104: 2021-22 NHL Division Winner Predictions
Sean and Burke give their takes on who will be in contention for playoff spots in each of the NHL's divisions for the 2021-2022 season. Bonus: Some way too early Cup picks. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
45:43
October 13, 2021
Clappercast Episode 103: 10 Breakout Player Candidates of 2021/22
Burke and Sean discuss their picks for 10 potential breakout players in the 2021-2022 NHL season.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
51:46
September 08, 2021
Clappercast Episode 102: Offer Sheets and Off Season Winners/Losers
Sean and Burke discuss the Kotkaniemi offer sheet situation and review which teams they think had positive and negative off seasons. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:02:41
September 01, 2021
Clappercast Episode 101: Pacific Division Offseason Review
Burke and Sean discuss which teams have improved or not so far in the Pacific Division this offseason with a special focus on the challenging offseason of the Edmonton Oilers. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:04:22
August 25, 2021
Clappercast Episode 100: Metro Division Offseason Review
In their 100th episode Burke and Sean stick to business and discuss which teams have improved or not so far in the Metro Division this offseason. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:02:03
August 18, 2021
Clappercast Episode 99: Central Division Offseason Review
CW: This episode contains references to sexual assault and events in the Chicago organization. Tune in this week as Sean runs through the Central Division to review each team's offseason thus far. Remember to rate, review, and subscribe to our show for more hockey content. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
29:25
August 09, 2021
Clappercast Episode 98: Atlantic Division Evaluation
Burke and Sean discuss which teams have improved or not so far in the Atlantic Division this offseason.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
52:18
August 06, 2021
Clappercast Episode 97: 2021 NHL Entry Draft
Burke and Sean discuss the results of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, as well as give their immediate takes on some of the trades so far. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:11:32
July 28, 2021
Clappercast Episode 96: The Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft
Sean and Burke discuss the Seattle Kraken's Expansion Draft and give their takes on each player selected.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:33:24
July 23, 2021
Clappercast Episode 95: The Tampa Bay Repeat
Sean and Burke discuss the results of the Finals and give their takes on some of the storylines out of the the Montreal Canadiens vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. They spend some time reviewing how each of these teams might look next season. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
46:31
July 10, 2021
Clappercast Episode 94: Finals Preview
Sean and Burke discuss the results of the semi Finals and give their takes on the Montreal Canadiens vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter! 
42:42
June 28, 2021
Clappercast Episode 93: 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Review
Burke and Sean discuss the results of the second round and which teams are moving on to the semi finals of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
52:43
June 13, 2021
Clappercast Episode 92: 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Recap
Sean and Burke discuss who's moving on to the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and share their thoughts on each series.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:15:49
May 30, 2021
Clappercast Episode 91: First Round Catch-up
Burke and Sean review their series predictions for the first round of the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
56:37
May 20, 2021
Clappercast Episode 90: Underachieving Rangers?
Sean and Burke discuss Tom Wilson vs. The New York Rangers, the baffling moves in the Rangers front office, and the absolute dominance of Connor McDavid this season. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
53:16
May 12, 2021
Clappercast Episode 89: Season of Surprises
Burke and Sean discuss some positive surprises amongst players in the NHL.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
42:15
May 05, 2021
Clappercast Episode 88: Playoff Push Preview
Sean and Burke review the current standings for each of the NHL's divisions, and take a stand on who they think will earn the spots up for grabs. They also discuss the current options for the Calder and Norris trophies.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
56:09
April 29, 2021
Clappercast Episode 87: Anthony "The Man" Mantha
Sean and Burke discuss the Canucks victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs coming out of Covid, Edler's suspension, Garnet Hathaway's hit, how well Anthony Mantha, Mike Reilly and Taylor Hall are fitting in with their new clubs. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
45:30
April 21, 2021
Clappercast Episode 86: 2021 NHL Trade Deadline Extravaganza
With the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline passing on April 12th, Sean and Burke sit down to run you through the deals made over the weekend. Tune in for a recap, breakdown, and analysis of the trades and the impact they will have on the rest of the season. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:05:00
April 14, 2021
Clappercast Episode 85: Torts' Toolbox
Sean and Burke discuss Thatcher Demko's new contract, the Canucks Covid situation, and John Tortorella. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
52:26
April 07, 2021
Clappercast Episode 84: You Gotta Call the Game
This week, Sean discusses the Tim Peel incident and the role of game management in NHL games, the upcoming NHL Trade Deadline, and the St. Louis Blues' struggles. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
17:11
March 29, 2021
Clappercast Episode 83: The Springtime Blues
Sean and Burke discuss the troubles of the Buffalo Sabres, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Toronto Maple Leafs. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
45:39
March 24, 2021
Clappercast Episode 82: Minnesota Mild to Minnesota Wild
Burke and Sean discuss the silver lining of the Ottawa Senators' season, the Minnesota Wild's surprising surge, and Patrik Laine's adventure in Tortorella's doghouse.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
40:00
March 18, 2021
Clappercast Episode 81: Darryl Sutter 2 Electric Boogaloo
The guys discuss the Tom Wilson suspension for his hit on Brandon Carlo, the Calgary Flames coaching change to bring back Darryl Sutter, the ongoing struggles of the Buffalo Sabres, and the likelihood of a Filip Forsberg trade amidst the Predators' struggles. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
46:12
March 10, 2021
Clappercast Episode 80: ft. Ryan Hawk
Note: We had some technical difficulties recording this one, apologies for the audio hiccups! This week, the guys play host to Ryan from the Hawkey Talk with Ryan Hawk Podcast to discuss his new show, the Washington Capitals, and get Ryan's opinion on some of the season's storylines.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
55:31
March 04, 2021
Clappercast Episode 79: Emergency Nurse
The guys discuss the news surrounding Artemi Panarin, the Lake Tahoe outdoor games, Darnell Nurse, and the struggles in the Calgary Flames dressing room.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
48:34
February 25, 2021
Clappercast Episode 78: Long Pants Hockey
Sean and Burke discuss the Ottawa Senators trade with the Carolina Hurricanes, the Pittsburgh Penguins adding Brian Burke and Ron Hextall, and forget that Vegas is exempt from the expansion draft when figuring out what the Golden Knights should do with a resurging Marc-Andre Fleury. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
49:45
February 17, 2021
Clappercast Episode 77: Dropping the Ball
Salt is in the air this week as Sean and Burke discuss how the NHL erred on a non-call offside goal in a Columbus-Carolina game, and what they could have done differently. They also discuss some of the issues with the NHL's Covid 19 protocols. The guys also have their weekly Canucks smack talk and discuss the benefits of a functional defensive defenseman.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
43:46
February 10, 2021
Clappercast Episode 76: Tony DeAngelNo
The guys talk about the drama of the week for the New York Rangers and Tony DeAngelo, how well Zdeno Chara is fitting in with a new club, and some of the worst contracts in the league. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
42:30
February 03, 2021
Clappercast Episode 75: Dubois' Columbus Debacle
Burke and Sean break down the recent blockbuster trade between the Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blue Jackets, the COVID rule breakers in Washington, as well as discuss the hot starts of the Dallas Stars and Montreal Canadiens.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. How stoked are you for this season to be underway? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
46:34
January 27, 2021
Clappercast Episode 74: NHL Week 1 Ramblings
Burke and Sean are excited to have actual NHL hockey to discuss. They review the pros and cons of a short training camp, the first week's worth of action, the Edmonton Oiler's goaltending woes, and the Philadelphia Flyers returning players. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. How stoked are you for this season to be underway? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
40:07
January 20, 2021
Clappercast Episode 73: Central and East Division Predictions
In our last piece of prep work for the 2021 NHL Season, join Burke and Sean for their discussion on the Central and East Divisions for the season. We give our thoughts, analysis, and predictions on how we see each division playing out. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. How do you think these two divisions will play out? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
52:20
January 13, 2021
Clappercast Episode 72: 2021 WJC and the North/West Divisions
Join Burke and Sean in their return after a month of writing NHL Previews for the site! This week, we talked about the 2021 World Juniors up to the Canada-Russia semi-final matchup (where Sean forgets who played who throughout the tournament multiple times) and then we switch over to the NHL with some North Division and West Division talk, analysis, and predictions. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com. How do you think these two divisions will play out? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
56:05
January 05, 2021
Clappercast Episode 71: Metropolitan Division Off-Season Grades
Burke and Sean are back to wrap up their off season grading with the Metro Division. How will these Eastern Conference teams fair on each professor's grade curve? Turns out pretty average... See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com How far off were our grades? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
51:47
December 02, 2020
Clappercast Episode 70: Atlantic Division Off-Season Grades
Burke and Sean are back with some more off season grades, this time it's the Atlantic Division. How will these Eastern Conference teams fair on each professor's grade curve?  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com How far off were our grades? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
50:37
November 24, 2020
Clappercast Episode 69: Pacific Division Off-Season Grades
Professor of Puck Burke and Dean of Hockey Sean are back to hand out some grades, this time for the Pacific Division. They review every team's off-season (so far) and dish out some grades. They also discuss the highs and lows of the recently unveiled Adidas Reverse Retro jerseys. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com How far off were our grades? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
45:43
November 17, 2020
Clappercast Episode 68: Central Division Off-Season Grades
Starving for content this offseason, Burke and Sean decide it's time to evaluate the offseason for each NHL team. Starting with the Central Division, they analyze how each team's moves help or hurt the organization and how it fits in with their overall strategy. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com How far off were our grades? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
34:35
November 11, 2020
Clappercast Episode 67: Featuring The Hockey Minute
In a Clappercast first, Burke and Sean host Brandon and Ryan from The Hockey Minute Podcast as guests on this episode. Tune in to hear their favourite hockey memories, the origins of their podcast, analysis of some NHL teams' offseason, and discussion on the Washington Capitals and Vancouver Canucks! You can find their content on their site, thehockeyminute.com, and their show wherever you listen to podcasts! See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Who do you want your favourite team to sign? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:22:05
November 05, 2020
Clappercast Episode 66: The Missing Piece?
Burke and Sean discuss the noteworthy signings of the week including the addition of Joe Thornton to the Toronto Maple Leafs. They also propose a trade between the Winnipeg Jets and Buffalo Sabres which may be mutually beneficial.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Who do you want your favourite team to sign? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
35:43
October 20, 2020
Clappercast Episode 65: 2020 NHL Free Agent Frenzy
Burke and Sean evaluate the recent trades and free agency signings of the 2020 NHL offseason. So far who's a winner and who's a loser? They also see a trade happen live time and give their honest first impressions. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Who do you want your favourite team to sign? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
01:04:29
October 13, 2020
Clappercast Episode 64: And You Get a Buyout!
Burke and Sean discuss the 2020 NHL entry draft, recent trades and buyouts ahead of the free agency period of this (brief) off season.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Who do you want your favourite team to sign? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
44:52
October 09, 2020
Clappercast Episode 63: 2020 Stanley Cup Finals Recap
Join Burke and Sean this week as they break down the last few games of the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals, including some big goals, series trends, and key players. Congrats to the Tampa Bay Lightning on an incredible run! See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com What was your highlight of the playoffs? Let us know on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter!
31:39
October 02, 2020
Clappercast Episode 62: Stanley Cup Finals Games 1 and 2
Sean and Burke discuss the first two games of the 2019-2020 NHL Stanley Cup finals. They also share their opinions on the NHL awards for the season (Carlson and Jones were robbed!) See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know which player you think is most impressive so far in the finals by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
34:06
September 23, 2020
Clappercast Episode 61: 2019-2020 Stanley Cup Finals Preview
Burke and Sean give their predictions for how the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Finals will end up. Will it be the Dallas Stars, or the Tampa Bay Lightning? See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your who your going with in the finals by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
20:20
September 19, 2020
Clappercast Episode 60: NHL Conference Final Catch Up
Burke and Sean give a belated wrap up of the second round of the NHL Playoffs and give their opinions on why each of the 2020 Conference Finals matchups were/are at 3-1 already. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your favourite part of the playoffs so far by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
36:39
September 15, 2020
Clappercast Episode 59: Round Two Round-Up
Burke and Sean talk all things second round and give some predictions for which team has the best chance to come back from being down 3-1. Hint- Gritty will like our prediction.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your favourite part of the playoffs so far by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
40:39
September 02, 2020
Clappercast Episode 58: Round One Recap
Burke and Sean discuss the results of round one of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. They give some possible explanations of how they ended. They also give some predictions on round two.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your favourite part of the playoffs so far by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
01:00:41
August 25, 2020
Clappercast Episode 57: Bigger than Hockey
In a solo episode, Burke discusses the news of the week that seemed larger than the game of hockey. With Sean not around, Burke also doesn't miss an opportunity to talk about the Washington Capitals. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your favourite part of the playoffs so far by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
22:19
August 19, 2020
Clappercast Episode 56: 2019-20 NHL Conference Quarterfinals Preview
It's officially the first round of the 2019-20 NHL Playoffs! Burke and Sean give a quick recap of the qualifying round and tally the score on their predictions. They also give their predictions for the first round match ups set to begin. The guys also discuss the recent draft lottery results.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your favourite part of the playoffs so far by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
43:56
August 11, 2020
Clappercast Episode 55: HOCKEY IS BACK
Hockey is back! Sean and Burke discuss the early results of the play in-round of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. They give their takes on the Tkachuk and Scheifele incident, as well as how their predictions are faring so far.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your favourite part of the playoffs so far by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
56:08
August 04, 2020
Clappercast Episode 54: Western Conference Play-in Previews
Burke and Sean discuss the recent news about John Chayka departing the Arizona Coyotes and give their takes on each of the Western Conference play-in round matchups. They discuss how they see each series playing out and give predictions on winners. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know how you think each series will go down by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
54:41
July 28, 2020
Clappercast Episode 53: Eastern Conference Play-in Previews
Burke and Sean give their takes on each of the Eastern Conference play-in round matchup. They discuss how they see each series playing out and give predictions on winners. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know how you think each series will go down by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
38:55
July 22, 2020
Clappercast Episode 52: 2019-20 NHL Pacific Division MVPs
Burke and Sean finish up 2019 NHL Team MVPs as they review their picks for Pacific Division MVPs of the NHL's 2019-2020 season.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know who you think is each team's MVP by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
52:55
July 08, 2020
Clappercast Episode 51: 2019-20 Central Division MVPs
Burke and Sean discuss their picks for Central Division MVP's of the NHL's 2019-2020 season. They also discuss the results of the draft lottery.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know who you think is each team's MVP by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
38:19
June 30, 2020
Clappercast Episode 50: 2019-20 NHL Metro Division MVP's
Burke and Sean discuss their picks for Metro Division MVP's of the NHL's 2019-2020 season.   See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know who you think should win these trophies by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
37:50
June 16, 2020
Clappercast Episode 49: NHL's Restart Plan and Atlantic Division MVP's
Sean and Burke discuss the NHL's recently announced plan to dive into the Stanley Cup playoffs. They review the format and the matchups, and also review the plan for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. As this plan means the NHL season is concluded, the guys discuss who their picks for Atlantic Division team MVPs are. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know who your picks for team MVPs are on our social media pages: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
57:38
June 03, 2020
Clappercast Episode 48: 24 Team Playoff?
Sean and Burke discuss what a potential 24 team playoff might look like - what teams would make the cut, what the rounds would look like, which cities could host. They also discuss what the cancellation of the AHL season means for the NHL's return. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know how you think the league should handle the playoffs on our social media pages: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
42:12
May 18, 2020
Clappercast Episode 47: Rivalry Reminiscing
This time on Clappercast, Burke and Sean discuss the latest potential ways the NHL could resume the season, how they might conduct the 2020 NHL Draft, look back on the Sidney Crosby/Alex Ovechkin rivalry, and talk about the goaltending tandem of the Columbus Blue Jackets. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know how you think the league should handle the draft and its return on our social media pages: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
48:20
May 05, 2020
Clappercast Episode 46: 2019-2020 NHL Awards Predictions
Sean and Burke give their predictions on who will win the Hart, Vezina, Norris, Calder and Selke trophies for the 2019-2020 NHL season. They also share their thoughts on who has had a surprising season, both good and bad. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know who you think should win these trophies by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
40:36
April 21, 2020
Clappercast Episode 45: Quarantine Edition
Burke and Sean discuss the response of the NHL and other sport leagues to the Covid 19 situation, the effects of a shortened season, and some plausible scenarios for resuming the season.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know how much you are missing hockey by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
31:46
March 31, 2020
Clappercast Episode 44: Flyers Flying High
Burke and Sean try to make sense of the most recent Ottawa Senators controversy, explain the surging Philadelphia Flyers, recap an exciting game between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning,  discuss the surprising standings of the Minnesota Wild and get excited about the playoff race in the Western Conference.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know which playoff matchup excites you the most by following us on: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
30:29
March 10, 2020
Clappercast Episode 43: Who Takes the Calder?
This week, an excited Sean recaps the Oilers 8-3 win over the Nashville Predators, talks about the 'Ryan Smyth' player-type that Edmonton has been missing for a long time, reminisces on the 10-year anniversary of Sidney Crosby's Golden Goal, tries to make sense of the 2020 Calder Trophy race, and does a quick update on some recent trade deadline acquisitions and their performance early on. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know who you think will win the 2020 Calder Trophy by following us on social media: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
22:06
March 03, 2020
Clappercast Episode 42: 2020 NHL Trade Deadline Recap
In this week's episode, Burke and Sean talk about the flurry of activity in the week leading up to (and including) NHL Trade Deadline Day. We break down the biggest trades and what they mean for the teams involved. But, we cannot forget about the incredible story of David Ayres, the emergency goalie who made his NHL debut as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes and recorded a win versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. Sit back and enjoy the ride as you get caught up on the latest NHL trades. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Let us know your thoughts on this year's Trade Deadline by following us on social media: Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
01:05:22
February 25, 2020
Clappercast Episode 41: Kick off the Trade Deadline
Sean and Burke discuss the Minnesota Wild's firing of Bruce Boudreau, the suspensions of Zack Kassian and Evander Kane, and the trades of Andy Greene, Blake Coleman and Tyler Toffoli.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
50:18
February 18, 2020
Clappercast Episode 40: Help Wanted: One Goalie
Burke and Sean discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs trade for Jack Campbell, the Penguins' acquisition of Jason Zucker, Darnell Nurse's contract extension, some recent injury news, the tremendous weeks of Mark Stone, Elvis Merzlikins, Mackenzie Blackwood, the Winnipeg Jets and Alex Ovechkin. The guys also discuss the recent good news coming out about Olympic hockey. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! 
40:30
February 11, 2020
Clappercast Episode 39: Battle of Alberta Reborn
Sean and Burke discuss the recent Battle of Alberta games, Jesperi Kotkaniemi being sent down to the AHL, Dustin Byfuglien's contract termination, the newest Toronto Maple Leafs goaltending issue and the Arizona Coyotes alleged combine misconduct.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
41:04
February 04, 2020
Clappercast Episode 38: NHL Some Stars Game
Burke and Sean are pumped the all star break is over! Although it was a quieter week, they discuss the 2020 NHL All Star Game, Gritty's alleged legal battles, Alexander Ovechkin's durability and the details of Connor McDavid's injury and intensive rehab process.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
42:37
January 28, 2020
Clappercast Episode 37: Elvis Has Entered the Chat
Sean and Burke discuss Gerard Gallant's firing from the Vegas Golden Knights, Elvis Merzlikins' dominant week in the crease for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Ovechkin's rise on the all time goal leader list. The guys also go over the heated race for playoff spots in the Pacific Division. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
39:48
January 22, 2020
Clappercast Episode 36: Matthew No-Chuck
Sean and Burke discuss Shero's departure from the New Jersey Devils, how Morgan Rielly's injury will affect the Toronto Maple Leafs, Zack Kassian and Matthew Tkachuk's antics, and the upcoming NHL All Star game.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
39:58
January 14, 2020
Clappercast Episode 35: World Junior Classic Recap
Burke and Sean discuss some notable players and highlights of the World Junior Championship, Corey Perry's suspension, the San Jose Sharks ability to lose a game,  John Tortorella and the firing of Peter Laviolette in Nashville.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
40:28
January 07, 2020
Clappercast Episode 34: NHL Decade in Review
Sean and Burke take a look back at the last decade of hockey and reminisce about significant events. They discuss major rule changes, the growth of the game, the golden goal, and some memorable on-ice moments from around the league.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
51:22
December 31, 2019
Clappercast Episode 33: Hall and Yotes
Burke and Sean discuss the Arizona Coyotes trade to acquire Taylor Hall from the New Jersey Devils, the dismissal of Jim Montgomery from the Dallas Stars for unprofessional conduct, the firing of Pete DeBoer, the suspension of Joel Farabee and the importance of talking about concussions in today's game. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
43:31
December 17, 2019
Clappercast Episode 32: Bettman to the Rescue
Sean and Burke discuss Gary Bettman's commitment to inclusion and diversity in the NHL, the possibility of a Taylor Hall trade (and the potential return for New Jersey), and the press box adventures of Colin Miller in Buffalo.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
39:09
December 10, 2019
Clappercast Episode 31: Hockey Culture Shock
Burke and Sean discuss the context and handling of the resignation of Bill Peters from the Calgary Flames. They also discuss other allegations of physical/ verbal abuse in the hockey community, the possibility of a coaching change in Montreal, and the likelihood of a Senators-Canucks trade involving Loui Eriksson. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
56:04
December 03, 2019
Clappercast Episode 30: Bye-bye Babs
Burke and Sean discuss the fallout surrounding the firing of Mike Babcock, the recent suspensions of Garnet Hathaway, Robert Bortuzzo and Alex Kerfoot, and the dominant special teams of the Edmonton Oilers.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!  
41:01
November 26, 2019
Clappercast Episode 29: Man Down
This week, Sean and Burke discuss the surging Washington Capitals, the woes of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the potential destinations of a Tyson Barrie trade.  The guys' also touch upon the Matt Calvert no-whistle play, and discuss other injury related news from around the league. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
51:36
November 19, 2019
Clappercast Episode 28: Sour Grapes
This week, Burke and Sean tackle the recent firing of Don Cherry from Sportsnet due to comments made on his Coach's Corner segment over the weekend, discuss Nick Foligno's suspension for his hit on Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, the dominating play by the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders, and the turnaround in Dallas. We also touch on Mike Babcock's goalie utilization tactics and what about Leon Draisaitl's game is helping him succeed this season.
43:07
November 12, 2019
Clappercast Episode 27: McDavid is a Product of Draisaitl?
This week, Sean discusses the Toews Schedule proposed by Dom Luszczyszyn in a recent Athletic article, the early season success of Leon Draisaitl, Adam Lowry's latest controversial hit, the slumbering San Jose Sharks, Milan Lucic's suspension, and the surging Canucks and Islanders. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
19:51
November 06, 2019
Clappercast Episode 26: Toronto Falling Leafs
Burke and Sean start off with the NHL Heritage Classic results and discuss some recent news for Russian forwards, Vladimir Tarasenko and Evgeni Malkin. The guys then discuss the highs and lows of the week of the NHL featuring the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Islanders, Carter Hart and David Pastrnak. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
39:39
October 29, 2019
Clappercast Episode 25: The Dallas Black Holes
Burke and Sean discuss the hottest teams, including the Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers, and some trending players, like Quinn Hughes, of week 2 of the NHL season. They also discuss the not so hot teams...such as the Dallas Stars.
37:50
October 22, 2019
Clappercast Episode 24: Hynes on the Hotseat
Burke and Sean discuss the hot start of the Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers and Buffalo Sabres during week two of the NHL regular season.  They also go over the icy cold start of the New Jersey Devils and what it means for the team going forward.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
44:59
October 15, 2019
Clappercast Episode 23: Do Sharks Hibernate?
Just under a week into the 2019-2020 NHL season, Burke and Sean discuss the early results and story-lines of the league so far. It's a little early in the season for report cards, but they go over who's had a hot start, which players have looked good and which teams have room for improvement.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
55:15
October 08, 2019
Clappercast Episode 22: 2019-2020 NHL Season Preview & Predictions Show
The boys are back with some predictions about the upcoming NHL season! Burke and Sean give their divisional winner and Stanley Cup predictions! They take their best shot on who will win some individual awards this season and some surprises & breakout years we may see around the league. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
34:50
October 02, 2019
Clappercast Episode 21: NHL Free Agent Frenzy
Is it the offseason already? We're back and in this episode of the podcast, Burke and Sean review and rate the major trades and free agent signings across the NHL since the end of the playoffs. We give our take on who looks better and who looks worse going into the 2019-2020 NHL season with the moves made so far.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
54:04
July 04, 2019
Clappercast Episode 20: Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues
In this episode, Burke and Sean recap the end to the thrilling 2019 Stanley Cup Finals that saw the St. Louis Blues triumph over the Boston Bruins. We talk about some big plays, impressive and disappointing players, the state of reviews and officiating in relation to these playoffs, and our thoughts on how the series played out. We also begin touching on the upcoming offseason and some of the big storylines heading into the summer. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
58:44
June 13, 2019
Clappercast Episode 19: 2019 Stanley Cup Finals Games 1-4
In this episode, Burke and Sean cover the beginning of the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals looking at the highs and the lows, the good and the bad, and the boring and edge of your seat exciting! We discuss the play of Jordan Binnington, Jake Debrusk, Vince Dunn, and the impact of Matt Grzelcyk and Zdeno Chara's injuries on the Bruins' chances of winning. 
01:11:55
June 05, 2019
Clappercast Episode 18: The 2019 Stanley Cup Finals
Join in this episode to get a recap of the Eastern Conference Finals and Western Conference Finals, some of the reasons why the Boston Bruins are so good, the potentially difficult summer ahead for the San Jose Sharks, my thoughts on the rumours that Dave Tippett will be the next head coach of the Edmonton Oilers, and most importantly, a preview and predictions of the upcoming 2019 Stanley Cup Finals featuring the Boston Bruins versus the St. Louis Blues! See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
29:30
May 26, 2019
Clappercast Episode 17: NHL Stanley Cup Conference Finals Preview
In this episode, Sean and Burke discuss the round two results of the NHL playoffs. They also give their best uneducated guess on what will happen in the conference finals. The guys also discuss the recent hirings of Alain Vigneault and Ken Holland and the battle of Brad Marchand vs. Canadian media. 
01:25:04
May 11, 2019
Clappercast Episode 16: 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 2 Preview
After the craziness that was the first round of the 2019 NHL Playoffs, we recorded a bonus episode this week to recap the last few series' from the first round and preview the second round of the playoffs. Tune in to get out picks, predictions, and analysis of more exciting playoff hockey! See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
01:10:41
April 25, 2019
Clappercast Episode 15: What Even are Top Seeds?
In this episode Burke and Sean discuss the surprising results of Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Islanders vs.  Pittsburgh Penguins and Colorado Avalanche vs. Calgary Flames. They also discuss the St. Louis Blues vs Winnipeg Jets series and the remaining ongoing first round series in the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
01:18:19
April 21, 2019
Clappercast Episode 14: The Columbus Bracket Destroyers
Burke and Sean start this episode by discussing the surprising results of the NHL Draft Lottery. Or, not so surprising thanks to lottery ball specialist Taylor Hall. Following that they talk about all things NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs by going over each series. They speak about the value of #grit in playoffs and the importance of camaraderie and leadership on teams. In their conversation they touch upon which teams have performed better or worse than expected, the surprising early results of the Columbus Blue Jackets - Tampa Bay Lightning series and examine some of the dirty plays made in the first week of playoffs. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
01:14:21
April 14, 2019
Clappercast Episode 13: NHL Playoff Preview
Sean and Burke discuss the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs match-ups and make predictions of how the series will play out and who could be a difference maker in each series. They also go over the 2018-2019 season in review and the upcoming draft lottery odds. They go over some season end awards, noteworthy events and the NHL news of the last week of the season.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
01:16:57
April 07, 2019
Clappercast Episode 12: #theCode
In episode 12 Burke and Sean discuss the tightening playoff race following the Montreal Canadiens/Columbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche/Arizona Coyotes' games, Paul Byron fighting Mackenzie Weegar and how it relates to "the fighter's code", Don Cherry's shooting percentage on some of his asinine comments (and how he might actually be right for once), and Doughty's comments on Matthew Tkachuk, Brent Burns, and Mark Giordano. They also discuss the Norris trophy and congratulate Ovechkin on his 8th 50 goal season. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
01:04:15
March 31, 2019
Clappercast Episode 11: Melnyk's Meltdown
Burke and Sean discuss the ongoing drama with the Ottawa Senators, #blametoby and Bob Nicholson's absurd comments about his team. They check in on the wild card race, and "drama" in Toronto between Babcock and Dubas. They wrap it up with the Washington Capitals' White House visit. 
01:06:45
March 25, 2019
Clappercast Episode 10
The boys talk about NHL playoff races, best jerseys in the league, the Toronto Maple Leafs' struggles, the Calgary Flames' insane third period stats, and more DOPS wheel of justice spins.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! 
01:00:01
March 17, 2019
Clappercast Episode 9
In this episode of the Clappercast the guys discuss the playoff races in both the Western and Eastern Conferences. They also speak about the recent suspensions of Jakub Voracek and Jack Eichel and the questionable decisions of the Department of Player Safety. Burke and Sean also talk about some career milestones and about the life and legacy of Ted Lindsay.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! 
01:06:07
March 11, 2019
Clappercast Episode 8
In this week's episode, Burke and Sean follow up on some of the bigger trade deadline moves, including what Mark Stone means to the Vegas Golden Knights and Columbus going all-in this season. They talk about Brad Malone hitting Travis Dermott (and the fan reaction), discussing the warm reception John Tavares received in his return to Long Island, how amazing the Tampa Bay Lightning are, how the Carolina Hurricanes have been a success this season, off and on the ice, with their Storm Surge celebrations and embracing the Bunch of Jerks identity, congratulations for Alex Ovechkin breaking a goal scoring record as well as Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan having their jerseys retired. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! 
01:06:25
March 03, 2019
Clappercast Episode 7
In this trade deadline edition of the podcast, Burke and Sean discuss the big name trades made this NHL trade deadline day. They point out some potential winners, losers and on the fence teams. They wrap up the episode by discussing McDavid's suspension and the lack of consistency in player safety decisions. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! 
01:17:40
February 26, 2019
Clappercast Episode 6
The guys open up with the weekly Ottawa Senators segment, discuss the trade rumours in the league, Tampa Bay's regular season success, the Anaheim Ducks firing Randy Carlyle, the Western Conference playoff race, Edmonton's two AHL teams and the ravings of Don Cherry. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook! 
01:05:06
February 17, 2019
Clappercast Episode 5
Burke and Sean discuss the Brassard-Bjugstad trade, more Columbus Blue Jackets rumours, Auston Matthews signing and the Maple Leafs cap situation. They also talk about the Edmonton Oilers' lack of hustle in overtime and the Ottawa Senators' attempts to sign Matt Duchene.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
58:29
February 06, 2019
Clappercast Episode 4
In this episode Sean and Burke discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs acquiring Jake Muzzin from the LA Kings and the Dallas Stars taking back Jamie Oleksiak from the Pittsburgh Penguins. They also talk about the All Star Game's inclusion of women, Scott Oake's fellow kids moments, and technology. They also bring up the Edmonton Oilers' firing of Peter Chiarelli and why its not all his fault.  See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
56:20
January 29, 2019
Clappercast Episode 3
In this episode of the Clappercast we've realized we are a jinx for Anaheim's losing streak and Tampa Bay's single digit regulation loss total. Burke and Sean also discuss Johansen's suspension, Jarome Iginla's jersey retirement, the resurgence of the Islanders and they forget when Matt Duchene got traded. We finish with the possibility of a lockout. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
54:52
January 20, 2019
Clappercast Episode 2
In this episode, Burke and Sean discuss the free agent situation in Columbus, Tampa Bay's record-setting pace, the NHL All-Star game, what is going on in Anaheim, and a send-off on the great career of Rick Nash! See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
49:32
January 17, 2019
Clappercast Episode 1
In the first episode of the Clappercast Burke and Sean talk about the World Junior tourney, social media bullying, the situation with the Ottawa Senators 2019 first round pick, and other NHL news and stories. See more episodes on our site: clappercast.com Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook!
40:05
January 06, 2019