Caitlin and Mark recap the latest goings-on in the AHL plus take a look at the Elite Series series and a British draft!
• AHL News 2:08
• OHL News 22:55
• UK Hockey including Elite Series chat/GB Draft 27:55
• #BownsyWatch 49:10
• NHL Predictions 1:04:55
• Memorial Cup Memories 2015 1:11:40
• Jokerit Watch 1:21:10
• Listener Contest 1:24:10
• Title the Podcast 1:26:20
• The Final Buzzer 1:28:00
Drew MacIntyre Article https://wp.me/p2gDti-TX
Will the OHL Return? Why isn't Ben Bowns playing? Why is Mark upset at people disrespecting the AHL?
All that plus chat about UK hockey, a NetFlix series filmed in the UK and more!
• AHL News 1:20
• OHL News 18:40
• UK Hockey News/#LiamKirkWatch 26:10
• Bownsy Watch 43:50
• NHL Predictions 46:08
• Memorial Cup Memories 1:00:20
• Jokerit Watch 1:07:40
• Title the Podcast 1:12:58
• The Final Buzzer 1:13:55
Scott Wheeler joins the show to chat about his NHL Prospect Pool Rankings, the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, Liam Kirk and much, much more.
• AHL News 1:35
• OHL News 14:20
• Scott Wheeler Interview 19:00
• UK Hockey News + #LiamKirkWatch 1:33:00
• Bownsy Watch 1:53:50
• NHL Predictions 1:55:50
• Memorial Cup Memories 2:02:30
• Jokerit Watch 2:09:00
• Listener Contest result 2:12:45
• Title the Podcast 2:18:35
• The Final Buzzer 2:20:40
Liam Kirk Interview: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p096zzn0
Alex Ackerman joins the show to chat about her hockey journey, all things Syracuse Crunch and American Hockey League.
You can find Alex and her work at the following places.
Syracuse Speaks on Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/syracuse-speaks/id1466989833
The SinBin: thesinbin.net
• AHL 2:39
• OHL/Junior 26:00
• Alex Ackerman Interview 33:00
• UK Hockey + #LiamKirkWatch 1:43:00
• #BownsyWatch 1:49:50
• NHL Predictions 1:55:00
• Memorial Cup Memories 2012 2:06:00
• Jokerit Watch 2:12:20
• Listener Contest 2:14:30
• Title the Podcast 2:20:30
• The Final Buzzer 2:22:35
Spring Cup Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-13J
Don't forget we are also running a contest which is free to enter!
We have teamed up with Swipe Studios to give away free copies of Retro Hockey Coach 2021 https://twitter.com/Swipe_Studios
App Store: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/retro-hockey-coach-2021/id1549741959
Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.SwipeStudiosInteractiveLtd.RetroHockeyCoach2021
There's no Elite League but the NIHL are returning with the Spring Cup!
With the AHL back in action, it's time to focus on North America's development league.
• AHL News 1:55
• OHL News 24:40
• UK Hockey News 37:15
• #BownsyWatch 49:20
• European Hockey News 55:20
• NWHL News 1:07:40
• NHL Predictions 1:13:00
• Memorial Cup Memories 2011 1:18:50
• #LiamKirkWatch 1:24:10
• Jokerit Watch 1:26:20
• Title the Podcast 1:28:40
• The Final Buzzer 1:29:23
Andrew Lord article: wp.me/p2gDti-13m
Chris Gadsby joins the show to chat about the Nottingham Panthers, commentating and media roles for the Nottingham Lions and the BBC, hosting a podcast and the upcoming World Championships.
• AHL News 2:25
• OHL/Junior News 22:10
• UK Hockey News 28:15
• Chris Gadsby Interview 45:10
• #BownsyWatch 1:43:30
• European Hockey News 1:46:10
• NWHL 1:49:10
• NHL 1:52:20
• Memorial Cup Memories 2:06:30
• Jokerit Watch 2:14:10
• Title the Podcast 2:17:40
• The Final Buzzer 2:18:50
An uncertain future for British hockey: https://wp.me/p2gDti-12U
Ben Bowns joins the show to chat about his move and time in Graz, the injury, rehab, the comeback, prospects of a WC bubble, his future and much more.
• AHL News 2:00
• OHL News 23:25
• ECHL News 32:30
• #BownsyWatch 34:30
• Ben Bowns Interview 36:30
• European Hockey News 1:41:00
• NWHL begins to play 1:48:10
• NHL 1:51:40
• Memorial Cup Memories 2:01:00
• #LiamKirkWatch 2:07:30
• Jokerit Watch 2:17:00
• Title the Podcast 2:18:40
• The Final Buzzer 2:23:00
IIHF World Championship Medal Design Competition: https://www.iihf.com/en/events/2022/wm/news/24215/medal_design_competition
ECHL article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-12I
Julie Robenhymer joins the show to chat about all things World Juniors, top NHL prospects and how she coped with the lockdown.
• AHL News 2:00
• OHL News 26:30
• Julie Robenhymer Interview 33:50
• European Hockey News 1:48:00
• NHL chat 1:52:30
• UK Hockey/Return of Ben Bowns 2:04:50
• Memorial Cup Memories 2:11:25
• #LiamKirkWatch 2:18:30
• Jokerit Watch 2:25:42
• Title the Podcast 2:27:38
• The Final Buzzer 2:28:58
ECHL article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-12r
Tony Ferrari joins the show to chat about the World Juniors, Shane Wright, Yaroslav Askarov, Barrelgate and much, much more.
• AHL News 1:20
• Junior Hockey News 8:55
• World Juniors Championships 14:18
• Tony Ferrari Interview 21:00
• European Hockey News 1:15:10
• NHL advertising and predictions! 1:18:15
• UK Hockey News 1:29:20
• Memorial Cup Memories 1:31:15
• #LiamKirkWatch 1:37:20
• Jokerit Watch 1:39:45
• Title the Podcast 1:41:40
• The Final Buzzer 1:43:00
Where to view NHL in the UK: https://wp.me/p2gDti-12b
GB defenseman signs for historic NCAA college: https://wp.me/p2gDti-11Y
AHL announces realignment for 2020/21: https://wp.me/p2gDti-124
The World Junior Championships is the hot topic of discussion, including a round-up of what's gone, a chat about the disrespect shown to lesser nations and predictions for the knockout rounds.
Also a catch-up on the NHL, AHL and OHL, plus Jokerit Watch!
• AHL News 2:25
• OHL News 13:30
• World Junior Championships 18:00
• European Hockey News 44:00
• Return of the NHL 45:25
• GB overseas + UK hockey rant 55:00
• Memorial Cup Memories 1:04:20
• Jokerit Watch 1:13:13
• Quiz 1:16:40
• Title the Podcast 1:25:45
• The Final Buzzer 1:26:48
Scott Conway article: wp.me/p2gDti-11G
Podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJZmeI1BnXLv8No610dlfvg
Podcast on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hockeyfromacrossthepond/
This Christmas/New Year Episode is a reflective one.
We chat about the guests on the show in 2020 (picking our top three interviews), the date when Caitlin joined Mark on the podcast, favourite debates and moments on the podcast and the hockey world in general. Top Five's return for Christmas!
A huge thank you to all our guests and everyone that tuned in this year. See you in 2021!
Top Fives 45:35
Favourite Quiz? 1:01:00
Favourite Hockey Moments/ Talking Points 1:04:00
Future of the podcast 1:32:40
Title the Podcast 1:37:00
Young and exciting British goaltender Ella Howard joins the show to chat about her career to date and the move to Canada.
• AHL News 3:10
• OHL News 10:00
• Ella Howard Interview 18:30
• UK Hockey News 46:00
• 2005 Memorial Cup Memories 57:30
• #LiamKirkWatch 1:05:40
• Jokerit Watch 1:11:25
• Quiz 1:13:55
• Title the Podcast 1:24:00
• The Final Buzzer 1:26:00
Liam Kirk Article: wp.me/p2gDti-11h
Johnathan Williams Twitter account: https://twitter.com/wildthingfoods
Emily Harlan joins the show to chat about her career, the AHL out west and the San Diego Gulls.
• AHL News inc sexual assault case 2:00
• OHL News 21:30
• ECHL News 29:40
• Emily Harlan Interview 31:50
• European Hockey News 1:17:30
• Ice Hockey UK + GB News 1:19:00
• Memorial Cup Memories 1:30:00
• #LiamKirkWatch 1:36:30
• Jokerit Watch 1:41:50
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 1:44:00
• Quiz 1:52:00
• Title the Podcast 1:59:20
• The Final Buzzer 2:02:16
AHL Sexual Assault Lawsuit: https://www.tsn.ca/pittsburgh-penguins-told-ahl-coach-to-stay-quiet-about-wife-s-sexual-assault-lawsuit-says-1.1561342
Belleville Agreement: https://www.belleville.ca/en/news/city-amends-initial-agreement-with-belleville-senators-inc-to-ease-covid-19-impact.aspx
DEL Schedule: https://www.penny-del.org/spielplan/aktuell/alle/hauptrunde-2020-1
Seamore Sports join the show to chat all things NCAA hockey, Caitlin and Mark discuss Elite League plans to play in a bubble and the sport of barrel jumping is broached.
• AHL News 2:15
• OHL News 13:00
• Seamore Sports Interview 27:00
• European Hockey News 1:21:40
• Elite League News 1:23:00
• NIHL/EIHA News 1:44:20
• 2003 Memorial Cup Memories 1:54:20
• #LiamKirkWatch 2:00:30
• Jokerit Watch 2:05:00
• 2018/19 Remarkable AHL Rookies 2:7:35
• Quiz 2:15:25
• Title the Podcast 2:24:50
• The Final Buzzer 2:27:50
Seamore Sports website links:
https://seamoresports.com/2020/12/01/unanswered-questions-und-mens-hockey/ (Mitchell Miller/UND article)
Belleville Senators radio play-by-play announcer David Foot joins the show to chat all things AHL, Ottawa prospects and his jersey collection!
• AHL News 2:00
• OHL/Junior News 11:00
• David Foot Interview 17:10
• European Hockey News 1:00:35
• Belarus match-fixing 1:02:40
• Coyne Schofield hiring 1:05:05
• Jokke Nevalainen hired by Carolina 1:07:30
• EIHL News 1:08:35
• NIHL Streaming Series 1:19:40
• Memorial Cup Memories 2002 1:22:20
• #LiamKirkWatch 1:28:00
• Jokerit Watch 1:34:00
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2017/18 1:36:40
• Quiz 1:47:00
• The Final Buzzer 1:56:30
• Title the Podcast 2:10:12
Match Fixing Article: https://www.iihf.com/en/news/23199/belarus-players-suspended-for-match-fixing
Liam Kirk Article: https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-prospect-watch-sweden/c-319695394?tcid=tw_news_content_id
Caitlin and Mark commentate live on a UK hockey game, rank the new NHL jersey's and discuss chess boxing.
• AHL News 2:20
• ECHL North Division Suspended 6:15
• OHL News 08:50
• Brett Peterson hire 21:05
• European Hockey News 25:30
• IIHF announcements 30:20
• GB Women's Olympic Qualification 32:00
• SIH confirm 2020/21 cancellation 33:25
• UK hockey receives financial help 35:00
• NIHL Streaming Series 39:15
• 2001 Memorial Cup Memories 42:35
• #LiamKirkWatch 48:37
• Jokerit Watch 51:30
• NHL Reverse Retro Jersey Rankings 54:30
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2016/17 1:40:40
• Quiz 1:48:10
• Title the Podcast 1:56:00
• The Final Buzzer 1:57:30
Binghamton Devils article: wp.me/p2gDti-10U
Caitlin and Mark chat through the Sheffield Steeldogs and Swindon Wild Cats game taking place during this episode, with Alex Graham back in the line-up for Sheffield.
• AHL News 1:50
• OHL/Junior News 15:35
• European Hockey News 21:35
• Steph Klein makes history 24:30
• IIHF News 27:30
• NIHL Streaming Series 32:00
• Memorial Cup Memories 35:55
• #LiamKirkWatch 43:30
• Jokerit Watch 46:10
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 47:30
• Quiz 54:45
• Title the Podcast 1:02:50
• The Final Buzzer 1:06:00
Henderson Silver Knights jerseys https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights/news/henderson-silver-knights-unveil-inaugural-jerseys/c-319603052
Colorado Eagles jerseys https://shop.coloradoeagles.com/shop/product-category/jerseys/
Gillian Kemmerer article on Steph Klein https://en.khl.ru/news/2020/11/14/475824.html
Craig Simpson joins the show to chat about why the NIHL can return, his love of Jokerit and working for the EIHL.
• AHL News 01:30
• Junior News 08:45
• European Hockey News 12:10
• Craig Simpson Interview 14:35
• NIHL Pilot Streaming Series 1:14:45
• NHL Free Agency + Cap Friendly Deep-dive 1:19:00
• #LiamKirkWatch 1:28:00
• Jokerit Watch 1:32:35
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2014/15 1:35:00
• Quiz 1:46:40
• Title the Podcast 2:06:00
• Any Other Business 2:08:00
NIHL Link: https://eiha.co.uk/news-nihl-holding-return-to-play-pilot-games-in-november/
Despite the UK approaching lockdown, Caitlin and Mark round up the return to play plan in England and the remainder of Europe
• AHL News 2:30
• OHL News 11:30
• OHL Body Checking Banned 19:00
• Arizona shame 27:40
• European Hockey News 41:30
• NIHL Return to Play 43:40
• NHL Free Agency 48:10
• #LiamKirkWatch 52:30
• Lucas Brine 55:30
• Jokerit Watch 58:30
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2013-14 1:00:10
• Quiz 1:09:12
• Title the Podcast 1:21:20
• Any Other Business 1:22:30
AHL Return to Play article https://wp.me/p2gDti-10N
Mark has taken Swedish as his second language while Caitlin eulogises about Greg Meireles
• AHL News 1:05
• OHL/Junior News 11:25
• Norfolk Admirals opt-out 23:00
• European Hockey News 24:35
• UK Hockey governing body 27:45
• NHL Free Agency 37:15
• #LiamKirkWatch 42:00
• Jokerit Watch 50:00
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2012/13 54:00
• Quiz 1:03:30
• Title the Podcast 1:25:00
• Any Other Business 1:26:50
#LiamKirkWatch makes a return after Mark announces Liam's move to Swedish hockey on Saturday.
• AHL News
• OHL/Junior News
• ECHL Return to Play
• Newfoundland Growlers Jerseys
• European Hockey Returns to Play
• Elite League Funding
• UK Hockey Rinks Under Threat
• GB U18's Return to Training
• Goodbye and Good Luck Fie Adolfsen
• NHL Free Agency
• 1989 OHL Diamonds in the Draft
• 2011/12 Remarkable AHL Rookies
• Title the Podcast
• Any Other Business
Liam Kirk Article https://wp.me/p2gDti-10t
Newfoundland Growlers Return to Play http://ntv.ca/newfoundland-growlers-hope-to-return-to-ice-in-january/
Newfoundland Growlers Jersey https://www.nlgrowlers.com/growlers-x-leafs
CHL Cancelled https://www.championshockeyleague.com/en/news/2020-21-chl-season-cancelled
Hull Ice Arena Petition https://www.change.org/p/hull-city-council-save-hull-ice-arena?recruiter=191007531&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=tap_basic_share
Murrayfield Ice Rink Petition https://www.change.org/p/scottish-government-stop-murrayfield-ice-rink-from-closing-it-s-doors-for-good?utm_content=cl_sharecopy_25257294_en-GB%3A5&recruiter=41367789&recruited_by_id=423702a0-2c55-0130-976c-3c764e049c4f&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=psf_combo_share_initial&utm_term=share_petition
We discuss our successful draft predictions, free agency and much more.
• AHL News 1:40
• OHL/Junior News 7:35
• #BownsyWatch 15:00
• Alex Graham 17:30
• SPHL News 19:30
• Reviewing 2020 NHL Draft 22:40
• NHL Free Agency 58:00
• 1990 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 1:09:40
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2010/11 1:20:00
• Donovan Sebrango Quiz 1:29:00
• Title the Podcast 1:38:00
• Any Other Business 1:35:25
Director of European Scouting at EP Rinkside Christoffer Hedlund joins the show to chat NHL prospects.
• AHL News + ECHL TV deal 2:40
• OHL/Junior News 16:00
• Splenger Cup cancelled 22:50
• #BownsyWatch 25:10
• Alex Graham News 28:25
• New UK Hockey Magazine 31:45
• USHL Schedule Released 35:25
• NHL Prediction Challenge Final Result 36:50
• NHL Draft on UK 39:48
• Christoffer Hedlund Interview 41:25
• Caitlin and Mark predict the 2020 NHL Entry Draft 1:18:40
• 1991 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 2:12:30
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2:21:00
• Jamie Drysdale Quiz 2:28:30
• Title the Podcast 2:37:00
• Any Other Business 2:39:50
Two junior hockey experts join the show as Brock Otten @BrockOtten (OHL) and Larry Fisher @LarryFisher_KDC (WHL) discuss the upcoming NHL Draft and the prospects from their respective leagues.
• AHL News 1:50
• OHL/Junior News 11:40
• #BownsyWatch 16:30
• Ben O'Connor News 19:45
• Cardiff Devils new head coach 22:30
• Mark's UK hockey rant 27:20
• Scottish Radio Interview 44:30
• Brock Otten Interview (OHL) 46:35
• NHL Awards/European History made 1:33:50
• The L.A Kings make a mockery of CBA 1:36:30
• NHL Predictions 1:43:30
• Larry Fisher Interview (WHL) 1:46:15
• 1992 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 2:23:30
• 2008/09 Remarkable AHL Rookies 2:30:30
• Quiz 2:41:00
• Title the Podcast 2:48:00
• Any Other Business 2:50:45
Cardiff Devils Head Coach Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Zv
Scottish Radio Interview: https://myplayer.uk/content/2/725-stuart-chats-ice-hockey-with-caitlin-berry
NHL Conference Finals, Entry Draft and Free Agency are the main topics of discussion along with random ice hockey teams that no longer exist.
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hire new Head Coach from within wp.me/p2gDti-Z2
Caitlin tries Toast Ale, make butchers more European hockey names and the Kasperi Kapanen trade is discussed along with what the 15th pick might be.
• AHL News - 2:00
• OHL/Junior News - 11:30
• British Hockey/World News - 17:20
• NHL Strike - 29:40
• NHL Predictions - 37:50
• Kasperi Kapanen Trade - 44:45
• Arizona forfeit draft picks - 53:40
• UFA Goalies - 57:00
• 1996 OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 1:04:20
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2005/06 - 1:12:55
• Marco Rossi Quiz - 1:26:30
• Any Other Business - 1:33:30
There was lots of AHL and OHL news this week and Caitlin continues to go great guns in the NHL predictions
• AHL News 1:50
• OHL News 14:50
• 2021 World Championships in doubt 21:00
• NHL Predictions 24:00
• 1997 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 34:00
• Remarkable AHL Rookies 2004-05 43:10
• Quiz 52:30
• Title the podcast 58:30
• Any Other Business 1:01:15
Ontario Reign hire John Wroblewski : https://wp.me/p2gDti-Yt
Rochester Americans announce new Head Coach: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Yn
2021 World Championship news: https://www.iihf.com/en/events/2021/wm/news/20292/fasel-on-world-championship-preparation + https://fullpresscoverage.com/2020/08/13/2021-iihf-world-hockey-championships-are-in-trouble/
Caitlin and Mark discuss the NHL playoffs and lottery draft, the return of the QMJHL and end up musing on the topic of when does bread actually become toast.
• AHL news 1:40
• OHL/Junior news 8:30
• Bracknell Bees find a new home 13:25
• Beantown Summer Classic 15:35
• Ben Bowns to Austria 20:00
• NHL Predictions 22:05
• NHL Lottery Draft 34:15
• 1998 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 45:00
• Quiz 57:30
• Title the Podcast 1:16:35
• Any Other Business 1:19:25
Bracknell Bees: http://bracknellbees.com/2020/08/13/new-beginnings-for-the-bees/
Beantown classic: https://www.nhl.com/news/grier-salvador-coach-all-minority-team-to-tournament-championship/c-318417086
Colby Cave Memorial Award: https://theahl.com/bruins-colby-cave-memorial-award
Ben Bowns to Austria article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Ya
Paul Hendrick joins the show to chat about his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Caitlin and Mark discuss the state of the NHL playoffs, make more predictions and who might potentially win the draft lottery.
AHL News - 2:00
OHL News - 13:00
Paul Hendrick Interview - 18:00
NHL Prediction Results and Projections - 1:13:00
NHL Draft Lottery - 1:27:00
Seattle Kraken new hires - 1:31:00
OJHL Expansion - 1:36:00
OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 1:38:00
Quiz - 1:47:00
Title the Podcast - 1:55:00
Any Other Business - 1:57:00
The AHL set a preliminary date to return to action, we discuss Matt Dumba speaking out and your Stanley Cup Predictions
• AHL News 2:10
• OHL News 11:30
• Matt Dumba 15:00
• NHL Predictions update 28:50
• OHL Diamonds in the Draft 39:20
• Your Stanley Cup champion predictions 50:00
• Quiz's as Caitlin decides to surprise Mark! 55:40
• Top Five Vacation spots 1:10:00
• Title the Podcast 1:19:10
• Any Other Business 1:22:00
Revised starting date for AHL’s 2020-21 season: https://wp.me/p2gDti-XS
Podcast TeeSpring Account: https://teespring.com/en-GB/stores/hockeyfromacrossthepond
Podcast Pucks: https://www.facebook.com/puckingawesome/
Kasimir Kaskisuo Bubble video: https://youtu.be/3s7dvneX1pM
Crosscheck/Liam Kirk merchandise: https://shop.crosscheckclothing.co.uk/collections/liam-kirk-collection
Caitlin and Mark give their NHL predictions, chat about the Seattle Kraken and talk about their favourite cartoons.
• AHL News 01:30
• OHL News 10:00
• Talking Point - Seattle Kraken 17:10
• Sean Day 26:10
• NHL Predictions 30:30
• 2001 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 45:15
• Quiz 53:50
• Top Fives 59:25
• Title the Podcast 1:04:45
•Any Other Business 1:07:00
Mark's 1962 World Championship article: http://wp.me/p2gDti-WE
Hockey might be returning this year.............................
• AHL News 1:30
• OHL News 6:20
• EIHL Return to Play 12:55
• CBA Ruling 18:25
• Bracknell Bees lose home 26:35
• NHL Return to Play 30:30
• Talking point - well not exactly 37:30
• 2002 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 39:00
• Title the Podcast 49:00
• Any Other Business 51:35
Tacoma Sabercats article: wp.me/p2gDti-WS
Liam Kirk joins the podcast to discuss being drafted in the NHL, playing with Great Britain and his career journey to date.
• AHL News - 1:30
• OHL News - 6:00
• Liam Kirk Interview - 10:45
• Liam Kirk Chat - 1:40:45
• OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 2:08:05
• Title the Podcast - 2:17:45
• Any other Business - 2:20:00
Spencer Abbott article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Ww
Caitlin rants about young players in the GB, Ben O'Connor departs Sheffield Steelers
• AHL News - 2:35
• OHL News - 09:50
• GB players on the move - 12:00
• Oskar Lindblom - 17:00
• CHL Import Draft - 19:35
• Match Fixing - 38:40
• GB Hockey Future - 44:00
• Talking Point - 57:25
• 2004 OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 1:05:30
• Quiz- 1:14:45
• Title the Podcast - 1:20:20
• Any Other Business - 1:22:50
Jame Reeve Swiss Interview: https://leading-sport.com/en/2020/06/28/british-ice-hockey-is-getting-better-lets-talk-about-it-with-james-reeve/
Alex Graham article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Ws
Match Fixing in Belarus: https://www.iihf.com/en/news/19968/match-fixing-suspensions-in-belarus
Raiders IHC forward Ewan Hill joins the show to talk about his move to Motor City Hockey in Detroit, USA
• AHL News - 2:35
• OHL News - 09:50
• Ewan Hill Interview - 14:00
• European Hockey start-up dates - 52:10
• NHL Draft Lottery - 54:00
• CHL Import Draft - 1:01:35
• Bob McKenzie's Draft Rankings - 1:05:50
• Toronto Six Jersey Release - 1:13:55
• Talking Point - 1:19:15
• IIHF 2021 Tournament assignments - 1:25:30
• 2005 OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 1:41:15
• Quiz - 1:51:20
• Title the podcast - 2:03:00
• Any other business - 2:05:00
AHL Awards Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Wj
Liam Kirk Article: https://www.thepeterboroughexaminer.com/sports/peterborough-region/2020/06/25/peterborough-petes-look-to-defence-for-chl-import-draft.html
Bob McKenzie Final Player Rankings: https://www.tsn.ca/bob-mckenzie-s-final-ranking-lafreniere-the-surest-thing-in-most-uncertain-draft-year-1.1488272
Toronto Six Jersey Release: https://twitter.com/TheTorontoSix/status/1276531027570196481
IIHF Tournament assignments 2021: https://www.iihf.com/en/news/19675/tournaments-for-2021-assigned
Gothenberg and Great Britain goaltender Nicole Jackson joins the show.
There are three rants and surprisingly a lot of hockey news!
• AHL News - 1:47
• OHL News - 14:05
• Quinton Byfield rant - 17:25
• Steve Simmons rant - 23:50
• Nicole Jackson Interview - 26:00
• Eric Guest and Daniel Carcillo - 1:08:10
• Andrew Lord leaves Cardiff Devils - 1:17:35
• Talking Point -1:21:25
• Lee Valley Ice Centre - 1:31:10
• 2006 OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 1:35:40
• Quiz - 1:47:30
• Title the Podcast - 1:59:15
• Any other business - 2:03:00
Palm Springs news: https://eu.desertsun.com/story/money/business/tourism/2020/06/17/palm-springs-downtown-arena-plans-hold-during-coronavirus-ceo-confirms/3195950001/
Kitchener Rangers statement: https://kitchenerrangers.com/article/a-statement-from-the-kitchener-rangers-hockey-club
Lee Valley Ice Centre: https://leevalleyicecentre.commonplace.is/ + www.walthamforest.gov.uk/content/regeneration-lee-valley-ice-centre
Andrew Lord article: wp.me/p2gDti-VX
Solihull Vixens forward and Great Britain Captain Saffron Allen joins the show as our guest as we chat about women's hockey in the UK and her career to date amongst other things.
AHL News 1:35
OHL News 5:55
Saffron Allen Interview 12:00
Talking Point 58:35
CHL Import Draft 1:06:00
2007 OHL Diamonds in the Draft 1:22:00
Title the podcast 1:43:03
Any other business 1:44:45
You can find Saffron Allen's Sports Therapy business at https://www.elite16sportstherapy.co.uk/ and follow on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Elite16ST/
British forward to be selected in 2020 CHL Import Draft: https://wp.me/p2gDti-VP
Kelly Cup Champion and former Toronto Marlie departs for Sweden: https://wp.me/p2gDti-VH
Jacob Stoller joins the show to chat all things Manitoba Moose and Winnipeg Jets prospects.
You can find Jacob on Twitter @JLStoller and his work at http://insideahlhockey.com/
AHL News 1:30
OHL News 3:55
Fake Stats/Elite Prospects 9:40
Jacob Stoller Interview 15:45
The tale of Kevin Brown 1:13:00
Talking Point 1:20:45
2008 Diamonds in the Draft 1:28:10
Liam Kirk update 1:39:00
Title the Podcast 1:43:20
Any Other Business 1:45:50
Brett Perlini and Dean Woolley join the show for the last Team GB themed episode of the month.
This episode is split into two parts due to some technical difficulties.
Brett Perlini Interview 00:24
Talking Point 1:20:50
OHL Diamonds in the Draft 2009 1:27:00
Podcast Title 1:53:00
Any other Business 2:00:20
Matt Frattin Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-UX
Perlini Hockey Camp: https://www.facebook.com/perlinihockeycamps/
Sh+pe is on Instagram at @sh_pefit and the link for the website is shpe.store
The 9th Green at 9 Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-9th-green-at-9/id1332751089
Brett Perlini and Dean Woolley join the show for the last Team GB themed episode of the month.
This episode is split into two parts due to some technical difficulties.
Dean Woolley Interview 3:00
AHL News 1:13:00
OHL News 1:22:45
Sean Day 1:25:05
Bracknell Bees 1:30:10
Henderson Silver Knights Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Va
Bracknell Bees Petition: https://www.change.org/p/john-nike-leisure-sport-complex-keeping-john-nike-leisure-sport-complex-open?recruiter=77155568&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=psf_combo_share_initial&utm_term=share_petition&recruited_by_id=34f6dd00-83c0-11e3-8183-f36f4b5e6ebd&utm_content=fht-22439727-en-gb%3Av12
Aaron Murphy (@MurphOnIce) and Ben Davies (@bendavies05) are the guests as we continue to chat all things Team GB, looking back at the 2019 World Championships and the journey to this stage.
You can find Aaron's "Off the Ice" show at www.freesports.tv
Aaron Murphy Interview - 2:10
AHL and OHL news - 40:00
Akim Aliu - 45:30 https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/hockey-is-not-for-everyone-akim-aliu-nhl
NWHL news - 53:50 https://www.nwhl.zone/news/introducing-the-toronto-six
2021 IIHF World Championship Groups announce - 58:05
One Incredible Night + Liam Kirk Rant - 1:02:00 https://youtu.be/i49e1Ub_Vh8
(Dare to Dream article) wp.me/p2gDti-UM
Ben Davies Interview - 1:11:00
Talking Point - 2:32:00
OHL Diamonds in the Draft - 2:38:00
Weekly Quiz - 2:45:40
Title the Podcast - 2:51:50
Any other business - 2:54:30
Ben Bowns and Andy French are the guests as we continue to look back at Team GB's rise through the ranks culminating in the 2019 World Championships.
Ben talks us through his career, time with GB and coaching juniors.
Andy gives us the lowdown on GB's progress, what his job entails and exciting possibilities for the future.
Ben Bowns Interview 2:10
AHL News 1:32:20
OHL and WHL news 1:38:55
Andy French Interview 1:47:40
Talking Point 2:48:30
Top 5's 2:59:55
OHL Diamonds in the Draft 3:19:30
Weekly Quiz 3:29:00
Podcast title 3:44:30
Any Other Business 3:46:00
Ben Bowns clothing company https://www.c2cclothinguk.com/
You can find Ben's podcast "33 & Me" on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/33-me/id1508167710#episodeGuid=MeAnd33.podbean.com%2Fc6ce3f5d-bd06-59ab-b42a-8d357796d122
American Hockey League cancels 2019-20 season + AHL TV Update: https://wp.me/p2gDti-UF
Evan Mosey joins the show to chat about his career and all things Team GB.
Our second guest is Rachel Anderson who covers the Grand Rapids Griffins and a whole lot more.
Twitter: @accesshockeymi and @jenaephotos
Youtube: Access Hockey MI
Other usual topics include Top 5's, Talking Point, AHL news, OHL news and Caitlin's OHL Diamonds in the Draft.
Hockey from Across the Pond is hosted by Caitlin Berry @CaitlinSports and Mark Rackham @markukleaf
Kristof Papp article can be found at https://wp.me/p2gDti-UC
Brendan Leipsic 2:20
IIHF controversy! GB lose in OT?! 8:30
Evan Mosey Interview 11:30
AHL News 1:12:40
OHL News 1:22:15
World Championship on eSports 1:28:35
Rachel Anderson Interview 1:33:45
Talking Point 2:32:00
Kristof Papp and the NHL Entry Draft 2:38:10
Top 5's 2:43:15
Caitlin's Diamonds in the Draft 2011 3:07:00
Title the Podcast 3:25:18
Upcoming Guests 3:26:00
We have an exclusive interview with the first-round pick of the 2020 OHL Priority Selection by North Bay, Ty Nelson. (@KidNelly89)
AHL, OHL and World Championship news.
Shoutout to a couple of UK hockey business's supporting the NHS.
Talking Point - new feature!
Caitlin's OHL Diamonds in the Draft 2013
Cross Check Clothing: @crosscheckuk https://shop.crosscheckclothing.co.uk/
Five On 3: @fiveon3 Fiveon3.com
You can find the podcast on Twitter at @hockeyacrospond , along with Caitlin @caitlinsports and Mark @markukleaf
Chris Ellis is our guest as we chat Elite League, Team GB and possibility of a World Championship hosted in the UK.
AHL signings and news
OHL signings and WHL news
Ben Bowns heading to Austria?
OHL Diamonds in Draft (2013)
A podcast hosted by Caitlin Berry (@caitlinsports) and Mark Rackham (@markukleaf)
Sam Carrick article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Uv
Tony Androckitis - AHL article: http://insideahlhockey.com/article/dave-andrews-discusses-the-state-of-the-ahl-on-siriusxm
J.D. Burke is our guest as we chat about NHL draft prospects, Vancouver prospects and how he's providing hockey coverage in these strange times.
You can find J.D on Twitter: @JDylanBurke , and find his work at https://theathletic.co.uk/author/jd-burke/ and https://www.eprinkside.com/author/46/jd-burke
AHL and OHL signings make the news, top five favourite crisps and hockey coaches are discussed along with regular features including Caitlin's Diamonds in the Draft and the quiz!
Caitlin and Mark are joined by Patrick Williams (@pwilliamsNHL) to chat all things AHL.
Patrick Williams Latest Article: https://www.nhl.com/news/top-prospects-from-ahl-central-division/c-316552124?tid=280759222
Liam Kirk Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Um
Yushiroh Hirano Article: https://wp.me/p2gDti-RP
Ice Blacks Haka Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SePqdtag2Ss
@Caitlinsports and @MarkUKLeaf
Brock Otten and Marcus Boutillier join the show as we chat all things OHL including the recent 2020 Priority Selection Draft.
Other topics include Top Five's, Diamonds in the Draft, Quiz of the week and random food hot-takes.
@caitlinsports and MarkUKLeaf host
@caitlinsports and @markukleaf discuss the first three rounds of this year's OHL draft as it happens!
Mark doesn't like the fish, gets excited about Owen Beck, Adam Fantilli Watch and Caitlin lays down the law about twins being SEPARATE PEOPLE DAMMIT. Also baking and travel chat!
Caitlin and Mark are joined on the show by Philadephia Photojournalist Kate Frese and Tri-City Americans PR and Communication Director Mary Gates.
Topics include OHL NEWS, OHL Draft Primer, OHL Awards, AHL Awards, Diamonds in the Draft and Top Five's!
Kate Frese is @KateFresePhoto on Twitter and Kate_Frese on Instagram:
Online photo lessons: https://www.katefrese.com/onlinephotolessons
Mary Gates is @MaryMaeg on Twitter:
@TCAmericans is where you'll find Mary delivering excellent content.
The Bathurst Papermakers http://www.hockeycentral.co.uk/nhl/sign/nhl-bathhurst.php
British hockey is the focus with two interviews on this week's show.
Freelance journalist Adam McKendry (@admckendry) covers the Belfast Giants and many other sporting events around the world. You can can find his work at @BelTel_Sport
Icetime TV Commentator Gareth Huish (@gazza272) does play by play for the Cardiff Devils and in the CHL. Also hosts the podcast @btbfranny and is by represented by @regantalent
Top Five Favourite Hockey Names
Top Five Breakfast Cereals
New Segment: Caitlin's Diamonds in the Draft
Hosted by @caitlinsports and @MarkUKLeaf
Toronto Marlies Edition: Where are they now? Part 1 - Jerry D'Amigo wp.me/p2gDti-TQ Part 2 - Drew MacIntyre wp.me/p2gDti-TX
With no hockey the past week to talk about, Caitlin and Mark chat goal songs and which players they would like to invite to dinner given the chance, amongst other things.
The interview on this weeks show features Stephen Meserve, who covers the Texas Stars at 100-degree hockey https://www.100degreehockey.com/ @100degreehockey
You can find us at @caitlinsports , @markukleaf and @hockeyacrospond
Hosted by Mark Rackham @markukleaf and Caitlin Berry @caitlinsports
A first for the podcast as we have two interviews as well as the normal features and a look at Australian ice hockey!
Julie Robenhymer @julierobenhymer
Newfoundland Growlers forward Todd Skirving @ToddSkirving
01:20 Interview with Julie Robenhymer
1:01:30 Caitlin's OHL storylines of the week
1:13:00 Mark's AHL news including trades and player of the week.
1:18:10 Interview with Todd Skirving
1:54:20 Caitlin's Prospect of the Week
1:58:50 Mark's Prospect of the Week
2:00:49 Liam Kirk Watch
2:05:50 Quiz time
2:18:15 AHL Standings Round-up
2:22:50 Listener Questions
2:32:40 Podcast title
2:38:10 NHL Winter Classic location, Bob McKenzie and general randomness
Liam Kirk Article: https://ukhockeyfan.wordpress.com/2019/11/09/what-are-the-future-options-for-liam-kirk/
Our guest this week is Corey Swartz who covers the Hershey Bears for HBH Nation
Twitter.com/HBHNationBlog Twitter.com/cswa11 bearshockeynation.wordpress.com
Caitlin and Mark talk prospects of the week, a young GB forward scoring in the Elite League, weird loan deals, Josh Ho-Sang and #LiamKirkWatch is back!
@caitlinsports and @markukleaf
01:00 Corey Swarztz Interview
1:04:00 Caitlin's OHL/CHL Storylines of the week
1:10:00 Alex Graham scores in the Elite League
1:13:40 AHL Headlines, crazy trades and Josh Ho-Sang news!
1:26:50 Caitlin's OHL Prospect of the Week
1:29:00 Nick Robertson has fifty goals and Justin Brazeau scores a hat-trick!
1:32:30 Mark's AHL Prospect of the Week + AHL Player of the Week
1:37:45 Liam Kirk Watch
1:43:15 Quiz time!
1:54:50 AHL divisional round-up
1:59:45 Listener Questions
2:06:00 Randomness ensues
Kitchener Rangers colour commentator Chris Pope (@_ChrisPope) is the guest on today's show as Caitlin get's to talk all things, Kitchener!
@caitlinsports nails this week's quiz and other topics include Rookie goal scorers, the son of a New Jersey Devil legend playing in the UK and prospects of the week.
@markukleaf is sad and excited at the same time about Zamboni drivers......
Jeremy Brodeur article: https://ukhockeyfan.wordpress.com/2020/02/22/brodeur-signs-in-uk-elite-league/
Hockey from Across the Pond S1 Ep26
Predictions, predictions and more predictions!
There was much OHL and AHL news for @caitlinsports and @MarkUKLeaf to discuss this week.
An excellent interview with Ben Birnell who covers the Utica Comets @OD_Birnell @UticaOD_Sports
Prospects of the week, looking back at the GB Olympic qualifying tournament in Nottingham and listener questions are answered.
Scott Howson announced as new AHL President and CEO https://wp.me/p2gDti-TD
Olympic Qualifiers Showcase Players of GB’s Future https://allbeardnoteeth.com/olympic-qualifiers-showcase-players-of-gbs-future/
Special episode! Recorded live from the Media Room in Nottingham.
@caitlinsports and @markukleaf chat prospects of the week, Vegas Golden Knights buying an AHL franchise, crazy European goalies, Team GB, Brandon Manning racism incident, Liam Kirk, Caitlin's quiz and listener questions are answered.
GB Article links:
Day One Review: 2022 Olympic Qualification Preliminary Round 3, Group J: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Tc
Day Two Review 2022 Olympic Qualification Preliminary Round 3, Group J: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Tn
Scott Conway Interview: https://wp.me/p2gDti-T6
Travis Ehrhardt Interview: https://wp.me/p2gDti-Ti
Ollie Betteridge and Ross Venus interviews: https://allbeardnoteeth.com/olympic-qualifiers-showcase-players-of-gbs-future/
An interview with The Atheltic's Prospect Writer Corey Pronman (@coreypronman) kicks off the show.
Mark (@markukleaf) and Caitlin (@caitlinsports) talk all things AHL, OHL, prospects, Romanian hockey and Toblerone chocolate.
01:00 Corey Pronman Interview:
42:00 AHL All-Star event recap and news
46:18 Zamboni Driver story
49:10 Caitlin's OHL storylines and her prospect of the week
55:50 Liam Kirk update
57:00 CCM/AHL Player of the Week
58:30 Mark's prospect of the week
1:01:40 AHL Divisional round-up + scoring note
1:05:15 Start of GB chat
1:07:30 Toblerone triangles...
1:09:00 More GB chat and general Olympic randomness
1:18:40 Olympic hockey questions and Romania are good?!
1:443:50 Listener questions
Mark Rackham (MarkUkLeaf) and Caitlin Berry (CaitlinSports).
Caitlin made it back from Canada! Interview with Scott Arnold, Team GB chat, Zach Sullivan comes out as Elite League host first pride weekend and we have all the normal features
00:30 Caitlin's travel issues
02:30 Scott Arnold Interview
48:00 Caitlin's Canadian adventure including covering CHL prospect game
58:50 Corey Pronman general nice dude and shoutout
1:01:25 AHL Prospect of the Week and AHL Player of the Week
1:06:10 OHL storylines + OHL Prospect of the week
1:18:30 Elite League Pride Weekend and Zach Sullivan
1:25:40 Team GB Roster chat
1:33:30 AHL round-up + player milestones
1:42:30 Listener Questions
Mark Rackham (@markukleaf) chats mostly AHL with this week's guest Patrick Williams (@pwilliamsNHL)
Sadly Caitlin Berry wasn't able to make the recording for this one having having endured a difficult journey back from Canada.
You can find Patrick's work at NHL.com where he writes AHL notebooks and at Elite Prospects Rinkside https://www.eprinkside.com/eliteprospects-news
Articles written by Mark that are reference in this article can be found below:
Belleville https://wp.me/p2gDti-SS and GB/Scott Conway https://wp.me/p2gDti-SQ
2:30 Trade Talk
8:00 Josh Ho-Sang
16:35 David Backes
23:50 Podcast Talk - Around the A
33:13 Taking stock of the AHL standings
1:12:40 Prospect Chat + Mark's prospect of the week
1:22:35 Toronto Marlies v Texas forfeit game
1:35:00 Listener Questions
2:00:00 Marlies problems
Mark Rackham (markukleaf) and Caitlin Berry (@Caitlinsports) chat everything AHL, OHL and much, much more!
Thank you for your support for our first episode together (ep20) and hope you enjoy this one even more.
4:25 We have a trade!
8:20 Shesterkin called up!
9:50 AHL Player of the Week
11:20 Caitlin's Junior storylines of the week, including Team Canda, Barrett Hayton injury and trade deadline
24:00 Caitlin's prospect of the week
26:05 Listener questions
53:55 Mark's prospect of the week
58:15 UK NHL TV deal - BT Sport showing interest wp.me/p2gDti-SM + AHL round-up
1:08:00 We want you guys to get involved + Caitlin finishes with a thank you in just her second show
Mark Rackham (@markukleaf)
Caitlin Berry (@caitlinsports) joins me as co-host for the first time!
Ricky Milliner (@Milliner06) is the guest and chats everything Hartford Wolf Pack and New York Rangers prospects.
Topics include, Hartford Wolf Pack, Igor Shesterkin, Joey Keane, Darren Raddysh, Sean Day and a possible Bracco trade!
Features are Caitlin's storylines, prospect of the week, Mark's prospect of the week and all listener questions are answered.
Alan Parker(@powerplayparker ) and James Reeve (@JamesRJReeve) join me for the final podcast of 2019.
I wrap up the AHL for the week passed whilst other topic of conversation include favourite hockey moments of the year and decade, surprise NHL teams and players, and some Leafs chat with the injury crisis taking hold.
My favourite hockey memories and moments of the last decade: https://wp.me/p2gDti-SJ
Many thanks for listening in 2019.
Best wishes to you and your loved ones for 2020.
A round-up of the last few weeks in the AHL.
Who's top and who's hot?
Answering listener questions.
Greg Moore article: https://mapleleafshotstove.com/2019/12/02/toronto-marlies-announce-greg-moore-as-new-head-coach/
Roy Sommer article: https://ukhockeyfan.wordpress.com/2016/02/11/roy-sommer-becomes-winningest-coach-in-ahl-history/
Keith Wozniak joins me on the show to chat everything Rochester Americans.
You can find Keith's coverage at www.letsgoamerks.com and on Twitter @LetsGoAmerks
Listener questions are answered and there is some general AHL chat included.
Jacob Stoller (@jlstoller) joins me as the guest on today's episode.
Jacob writes for Inside the AHL covering the Manitoba Moose.
Manitoba Moose, Toronto Marlies and general AHL chat is the order of the day.
Patrick Williams is my guest as the show becomes AHL centric.
Patrick has covered the AHL since 2001, writing for various outlets and in my opinion is the #1 authority on the development league.
Today's show covers a lot of aspects of the AHL including the schedule, the landscape of the league and the work of Dave Andrews.
You can find Patrick's work at the NHL.com for whom he writes an AHL notebook and link to his other work including the (Around the A) podcast mentioned on the show below.
Elite Prospects Rinkside: https://www.eprinkside.com/
Around the A podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/5SN5oJeOr4zYpDn2GFAEFt
Toronto Marlies broadcaster Todd Crocker joins the show for the longest recording so far!
We chat about his favourite calls, call-up to the NHL, the 2018 Calder Cup Championship, his relationship with players, Sheldon Keefe, improvements in the AHL, the upcoming season and much, much more!
St. John's article I mentioned in the podcast can be found here: wp.me/p2gDti-Sj
Todd can be found on Twitter at @hockeycrock
Todd's documentary can be located at this link: https://vimeo.com/fromthinair/download/89213649/7d48e83171
Podcast Twitter: @HockeyAcrosPond
The focus is on the ECHL as I'm joined by Indy Fuel beat write Evan Miller
You can find Evan at @evanfmiller and @SinBinFuel
Evan's work can be found here: https://thesinbin.net/category/echl/indy-fuel/
*Apologies for the sound cutting out twice - the joys of recording from across the pond*
Mark Rackham can be found on Twitter at @markukleaf
I am joined by Sean Tierny as we delve into the world of Hockey Analytics.
You can find Sean on Twitter at @chartinghockey and the links he mentions on this episode can be found below.
Mark Rackham @markukleaf
I'm joined on the show by GB media man Chris Ellis.
Chris is best known for his work as Media and Communications Officer for Ice Hockey UK and as a rinkside reporter for Freesports covering the Elite League but is also a freelance journalist for the BBC.
We relieve Great Britain Men's amazing tournament at the world championship, the journey to reach the pinnacle of world hockey and Chris' own adventure just getting to Slovakia!
The Elite League, Nottingham Panthers and women's hockey are also topics of conversation.
Dare to Dream video referred to by Chris Ellis: https://youtu.be/tQ_b5MtB_Fs
Video recap of the miraculous victory against France to stave off relegation: https://youtu.be/HLbouxdHj3M
You can find Chris on Twitter: @ChrisEllyEllis
My name is Mark Rackham and you can find me at @markukleaf
My hockey content can be found at links below:
My guest is Sean Shapiro, who covers the Dallas Stars and the NHL for The Athletic, having previously been a beat writer in the AHL before making the step up.
Sean delves into everything Dallas Stars, Texas Stars, AHL and tell's great stories about some recently retired players.
My sincere thanks to Sean for giving up his valuable time to be a guest on my fledgling podcast.
If you listen on i-Tunes I would really appreciate a rating and subscribing to my podcast really helps. Thank you for tuning in and choosing my podcast as your entertainment.
Link to Sean's book: https://www.amazon.com/Things-Stars-Fans-Should-Before/dp/1629375187
My Twitter: @MarkUkLeaf
I'm joined by Cardiff Devils Media and Communications Manager, Fie Adolfsen.
Fie has a truly remarkable story leading into how she ended up in Cardiff and we chat about her work with the Devils, the up and downs of social media, the joy that is Ben Blood, the Elite League's move towards better social media practices, women in sport and much more.
Mike McKenna hangs up his blocker for good - calls time after fourteen seasons - https://wp.me/p2gDti-RY
*Sound quality isn't the best at times (it does improve after six minutes) and does dip out for around five seconds or so. Apologies for this and it's on me, not Fie*
James Reeve is the guest as the conversation revolves around a variety of topics including the Milton Keynes Lightning, hockey in the UK, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes.
Links to James' work
In this one-off special episode I take a look at the composition of the Toronto Marlies roster with September drawing near.
Also round-up the movers, additions and tentatively look at possible combinations for the upcoming season.
Today's guest is Grant Sales (@grantsales).
As Grant is a Blues fan the conversation begins with looking back at St. Louis Blues season and what it means for an overseas fan to see their team win the Stanley Cup including a Dutch fan making the trip for the finals!
Junior hockey tournaments, the trials of being a UK hockey fan and wishful thinking about which NHL teams we would like to see play in the UK.
Today's guest is Caitlin Berry (@caitlinsports ) who is a must-follow for junior hockey, prospects updates and all things Team GB.
Junior hockey, 2020 NHL draft prospects, Liam Kirk including some Peterborough Petes talk and Team GB were discussed at length!
You can find links to Caitlin's work here:
Many thanks for listening and you can find me (Mark Rackham) on Twitter at @markukleaf, my writing at https://ukhockeyfan.wordpress.com/ and if you'd like to support my extended hockey coverage please consider heading to https://www.patreon.com/markukleaf
Please feel free to get in touch regarding any comments, feedback, future guests or topics you'd like on the show.
NHL prospects mentioned were Alexis Lafreniere, Quinton Byfield, Lucas Raymond and Goalie Tristan Lennox.
I chat with Alan Parker about what it's like to be a hockey fan in the UK and thoughts about the Toronto Maple Leafs.
I touch on some NHL news and the AHL, where there have been some hires and retirements.