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Third Period

Third Period

By Third Period
4 guys discussing the UK ice hockey scene. Stats, analysis, features, interviews and real fans opinions.
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Mike Egener
On this episode the lads are joined by 2015 play off winner, Mike Egener. The lads talk his career, life with the blaze and battling Guillian-Barre Syndrome.
May 17, 2021
Andrew Johnston
Tonight’s guest played for Flin Fon Bombers, Humboldt Broncos in his early days. He played in the AHL with the Adironack Phatoms and lehigh Valley Phantoms. Played ECHL with Orlando Solar Bears, reading Royals, South Carolina Stingrays, Indy Fuel and Tulsa Oilers. Had a season in Hungary before playing two seasons in France with Chamoni and Bordeaux, a season with the Coventry Blaze before a return to Bordeaux.
April 19, 2021
Ben Lake
Tonight’s guest played for Fort McMurray Oil Barons in the AJHL, played for the Sacred Heart University in the NCAA and the Alaska Aces in the ECHL with former Blaze player and podcast guest, Liam Stewart. In 2017 he joined the Coventry Blaze in the Elite league for two seasons before joining Belfast Giants last year, he is also a GB national player. *Disclaimer - This episode was recorded before the 2021 Elite Series started*
April 12, 2021
Ryan Dingle
The boys are joined by American forward who took the NCAA route, before a couple of solid seasons in the American east coast leagues. A venture into Europe, which started in Italy, before moving his playing career to the UK with Fife and Coventry. We welcome Ryan Dingle
April 5, 2021
Samy Nasreddine
The lads talk to Samy Nasreddine and his hockey journey. that hot tub picture did he want to return?
March 29, 2021
Ashley Tait
This week the lads speak to Ashley Tait. Ashley played for Nottingham Panthers in the Superleague, before moving to Coventry Blaze in 2002. He was captain of the team in the grand slam year before moving onto Sheffield Stealers. He had a season in Italy and returned to the Skydome with the Blaze being captain once again as the team went on to win the playoffs in 2015. He has played for the GB national team at 17 World Championships! Most recently he has played with the Basingstoke Bison and has moved into coaching the team.
March 22, 2021
Paul Thompson
The lads talk to the former Solihull Knights, Barons head coach. Paul Thompson managed the blaze from Solihull to Coventry, winning 4 league titles, 2 Challenge Cups and a playoff title. "Thommo" then moved onto Troja in Sweden, Aalbord in Denmark before returning to the UK with the Sheffield Steelers winning the league and playoffs. Paul Thompson then had a crack at Schwenninger Wild Wings in Germany and Unterland in Italy where he has recently won a trophy! He has also coached GB national team.
March 15, 2021
Russ Cowley
Blaze legend Russ Cowley joins the boys for this weeks episode
March 9, 2021
The One with Barrie Moore
Moore Moore Moore how do you like it?
March 1, 2021
Trevor Koenig
A player who has played in the IHL, ECHL, WCHL, AHL and EIHL to name a few. Played in Newcastle in 2005/06, Coventry in 06 to 08 and made a brief return to the league in 2015 with Dundee. We welcome Trevor Koenig.
February 22, 2021
Jody Lehman
Tonight’s guest played for South Carolina Stingrays in the ECHL before moving over the British shores for the 2002/03 Season where he Signed in Coventry, spending 3 years. He played 4 years in Sheffield, a season in Aalborg before returning back to Canada to play for the Lloydminster Border Kings. He was part of the 2004/05 Grand Slam winning team, We welcome our 4th Netminder for Netminder Month, Jody Lehman!
February 15, 2021
the 3rd netminder to join the pod, Heds, discusses MK, GB under 18s, 20s and Blaze
February 12, 2021
CJ Motte
The 2nd netminder to join us for netminder month
February 8, 2021
Jamie Phillips
First Netminder to join us for Netminder Month
February 1, 2021
Neal Martin
Tonight we welcome, 3X Elite League Winner, 2x Challenge Cup Winner, a playoff winner and a member of the Grand Slam team, Neal martin
January 25, 2021
Janne Laakkonen
Janne talks about his hockey career so far, how professional certain leagues are and is hopeful he can skate out at the skydome again!
January 18, 2021
Hilton Ruggles
Hilton Ruggles' talks his career, Racism, Egos and Simmsey answering a Las Vegas hotel room door for him to sign for the blaze!
January 11, 2021
Chris McNamara
A proven winner, with the grand slam in 2004/05. The lads talk to Chris McNamara!
January 4, 2021
Danny Stewart
The Coventry Blaze Head Coach joins us for a special Christmas Episode
December 24, 2020
Matt Marquadt
A chat with EIHL veteran and former Blaze forward Matt Marquardt!
December 21, 2020
Marc Levers
A renowned winner...but by his own accounts he couldn’t skate!
December 14, 2020
Cale Tanaka
Playoff winner, renowned windup merchant and a big lover of Russ Cowley
December 7, 2020
Shawn Boutin
The D man who started his British journey in Coventry before becoming a Star north of the border
November 30, 2020
A special episode where we’re joined by YouTube vlogger and nettie Travis Rigden AKA Trav4Oilers
November 28, 2020
Marc-O Vallerand
The boys have a chance to talk to the ‘social media darling’ Marco Vallerand on his time in Coventry and “that” hand injury
November 23, 2020
Jordin Tootoo
The first inuk to play in the NHL and Nashville Predators record breaking penalty minute taker to date.
November 16, 2020
Jeremy Cornish
A trip down memory lane with the first bonafide enforcer to join the pod
November 9, 2020
Theo Fleury
The boys talk to 7 times NHL all star, a Stanley cup champion and an elite league legend
November 2, 2020
Kevin Noble
The once described “most hated player in the league” fights his corner on the pod
October 26, 2020
Evan Bloodoff
The lads are joined by the first NHL drafted player to join the pod. Evan Bloodoff
October 19, 2020
Johnny Curran
The lads are joined by the first import to join the pod in Blaze forward Johnny Curran! Talking breaking records, behind the net antics and the Rock Room
October 12, 2020
Luke Ferrara
The boys bring in Luke Ferrara 
October 5, 2020
Ross Venus
Ash, Danny and Ross are joined by Blaze stalwart, Ross Venus
September 28, 2020
League Announcement
Ash, Danny and Ross are joined by Scott to discuss the latest league news
September 16, 2020
Dave Clements
Ash, Danny and Ross are joined by Dave Clements
September 14, 2020
Liam Stewart
Danny, Ash and Ross chat to Liam Stewart about his illustrious hockey career. And Basingstoke
September 8, 2020
Summer Holidays
Ash, Danny and Ross discuss the latest news in the EIHL
August 24, 2020
Cardiff Devils grading
Danny is joined by Ash and Ross for the grading of the Cardiff Devils
August 10, 2020
Sheffield Steelers grading
Ash, Danny and Rob discuss the Sheffield Steelers season. 
August 3, 2020
Belfast Giants grading
Ash, Danny and Ross look at the emerald isle and the Belfast Giants season
July 27, 2020
Nottingham Panthers grading
Ash, Danny and Ross look over the Panthers shortened season
July 20, 2020
Guildford Flames
Ash, Danny and Ross discuss the Flames season
July 13, 2020
Marcus, Ash, Danny and Ross chat to Blaze coach Keeno about Ice Hockey, penguins and impressions
July 6, 2020
Glasgow Clan grading
Marcus is joined by Ash, Danny and Ross for another episode of EIHL grading
June 29, 2020
Manchester Storm grading
Ash, Danny and Ross grade the Manchester Storm season with a special guest Storm fan
June 22, 2020
Dundee Stars grading
Ash, Danny and Ross talk about the Dundee Stars 2020 season
June 15, 2020
Fife Flyers grading
Ash, Danny and Ross grade the Fife Flyers season. 
June 8, 2020
Coventry Blaze Grading
Ash, Danny and Ross grade the Coventry Blaze covid hit season
June 1, 2020
Coventry Blaze - On The Buses
Ash, Danny and Ross join Marcus to discuss life on the road
May 25, 2020
Coventry Blaze - Bring them back
Ash, Danny and Ross join Marcus to discuss who they want back from last season and who'd they want back from the Blaze history
May 18, 2020