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YEG Sports

By YEG Sports
“This is a beauty.” “Jolly good show.” “Great insights and opinions.” “Sam Bennett’s a bust.”

Good Canadian boys Ryan Mackney (Unity 1918, ABJ TV, The Project), Ethan Bayduza (this podcast) and various guests come together every Friday to give their takes on Edmonton’s beloved sports teams.
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Edmonton Elks, Raptors rumours, Stanley Cup Playoffs and more on this week's episode of YEG Sports!
01:50:54
June 7, 2021
Swept
Deconstructing the Oilers' early exit: What happened? Who's to blame? Where do the Oilers go from here?
01:56:32
May 29, 2021
Just Gravy
The brilliance of Connor McDavid, goaltending controversies, and next steps for the Toronto Raptors on this week's episode of YEG Sports!
01:24:30
May 15, 2021
Lord of the Boys on the Island
Brad Sonnenberg and Nels Nelson of "Brad & Nels: What's News?" join the show to talk Oilers, NHL Player "Safety" and the brilliance of Connor McDavid. PLUS the worst choke job in sports history.
02:28:27
May 10, 2021
Voodoo Lounge
The Oilers' Goaltending Situation, the Blue Jays' Catching Conundrum, and the Battle of Alberta on this week's edition of YEG Sports!
01:47:06
May 2, 2021
Death to Flying Things
CFL , WHL, CEBL and NHL News, plus The Jesse Puljujarvi Method for living a fulfilling life.
01:35:25
April 23, 2021
#PlagueLife
It's a Saturday Night Edition of YEG Sports! Reviewing the Oilers' Trade Deadline and discussing Oil Kings, Patrick Marleau, the NHLPA, and more!
02:16:57
April 18, 2021
Deadline Day w/ Brad Sonnenberg
Ethan and Ryan are joined by the co-host of Brad & Nels: What's News?" and Groundhog Month, Brad Sonnenberg, to talk Blue Jays, Oilers, NHL Trade Deadline, Oil Kings, Taylor Hall, Jesse Puljujarvi, NFL, and much more!
01:44:04
April 9, 2021
Soap Flavoured
Blue Jays, Oilers, Nathan MacKinnon, Baby Driver, Moneyball, and more on this week's episode of YEG Sports!
01:17:25
April 2, 2021
Crazy Physics Things
We're talking NBA Trade Deadline, Raptors, NHL Officiating (again/still), and pine tar on this week's episode of YEG Sports! PLUS The Clown Show and YEG Sports Trivia!
01:30:34
March 26, 2021
What Were We Talking about?
Ethan and Ryan return to talk Oilers, loser points, Tyson Barrie, Raptors, and Dave Tippet. Plus YEG Sports Trivia!
01:30:48
March 19, 2021
Bear Necessity
Ethan and Ryan are BACK (a day late) to talk Oil Kings, CFL mergers, and why the Oilers should NOT trade Ethan Bear! PLUS YEG Sports Trivia and the return of The Clown Show!
01:43:22
March 13, 2021
Players-Only Meeting
Ethan and Ryan discuss the Oilers' slump and where they can go from here. Plus YEG Sports Trivia!
01:18:11
March 5, 2021
Hope Springs Eternal w/Cam Lewis
Cam Lewis from Blue Jays Nation joins us to talk Oily Boys, Spring Training, and predictions for the 2021 Blue Jays!
01:15:38
February 25, 2021
Good Canadian Boys Strike Back w/ Nels Nelson
Nels Nelson RETURNS! - NHL Officiating - Oilers talk - Ryan-Nugent Hopkins - Don Cherry - Spring Training underway - YEG Sports Trivia: Edmonton Oilers goaltending
01:46:23
February 19, 2021
Still Standing
- The G.O.A.T. Debate - Oilers - NHL COVID Situation - EE's New Name Finalists - What is an Elkhound? - Ryan tries to name an NL baseball team - YEG Sports Trivia: Name Changes
01:30:18
February 12, 2021
Super Sunday w/ Brad Sonnenberg
Brad Sonnenberg joins us to preview the Super Bowl! EE's hire Jamie Elizondo as Head Coach EE's sign DE Shawn Lemon Rogers Place Ryan and Brad's duet The Oilers Report YEG Sports Trivia: YEG Sports History
02:21:40
February 5, 2021
We're Contenders Now w/Adam Montgomery
- Blue Jays land Marcus Semien, Steven Matz - Are the Blue Jays done this offseason? - Scott Milanovich leaves the EE's - WHL returns Feb. 26th - Oil Kings deal Alistrov, McLoed - NHL TV blackouts - Wayne Gretzky's dominance - YEG Sports Trivia: Wayne Gretzky
01:27:43
January 29, 2021
Sports d'YEG
- Blue Jays land George Springer - Jays add Kirby Yates, Tyler Chatwood - Oilers get off to slow start - Ethan breaks his microphone - The State of Quebec - The Clown Show: Rene Fasel - YEG Sports Trivia: George Springer
01:31:15
January 22, 2021
Backstage in the Bubble w/ Noah Rishaug
- Noah Rishaug takes us Behind the Scenes at the World Juniors Bubble - Blue Jays extend Mark Shapiro for five years - WHL commits to 24-game season - Oilers kick off their season vs. Vancouver - Liam Hendriks to the White Sox - Cranbrook sues the Winnipeg Ice - YEG Sports Trivia: Connor McDavid
01:35:58
January 15, 2021
Oilers Season Preview w/ Lowetide & Handkerchief Dynasty
Ethan and Ryan are joined by the one-and-only Allan Mitchell as well as The Secret Professor and High Priest of Oilers Magic to break down the 2021 Edmonton Oilers season. Questions, predictions and only the boldest of takes.
01:05:22
January 13, 2021
Hindsight's 2020...Get it?!
- Recapping the World Juniors - Team USA's "barrel"  - Oilers begin Training Camp - Francisco Lindor to the Mets - Leave Jesse Puljujarvi alone - Hockey Alberta cancels 2021 Provincials -YEG Sports Trivia: Oilers Offseason Acquisitions
01:59:36
January 8, 2021
World Juniors Gameday: Canada vs. Russia (THE BIG ONE)
Ethan and Ryan break down Canada's 5-0 Semi-Final win over Russia, and preview the Gold Medal matchup vs. Team USA
01:09:30
January 5, 2021
World Juniors Gameday: Canada vs. Czech Republic
Ethan and Ryan break down Canada's 3-0 win over the Czech Republic and preview their semi-final matchup against Team Russia.
48:32
January 4, 2021
Gaetan's Birthday Bash
- The Return of #PodcastWars? - Are the World Juniors Broken? - Oilers extend Bear, sign Koekkoek - Should we be worried about the Raptors? - Our favourite sports moments of 2020 - Ethan's El Macho impression - YEG Sports Trivia: Gaetan Haas
01:43:05
January 1, 2021
World Juniors Gameday: Canada vs. Finland (Dec. 31, 2020)
Ethan and Ryan break down Canada's 4-1 victory over Team Finland, and preview their Quarter-Final matchup vs. the Czech Republic.
40:51
January 1, 2021
World Juniors Gameday: Canada vs. Switzerland (Dec. 29, 2020)
Ethan and Ryan break down Canada's 10-0 win over Switzerland, and set up the crucial preliminary round finale against Finland.
48:23
December 30, 2020
WJC: Canada vs Switzerland Pre-Game
Ethan and Ryan recap Canada's 3-1 win over Slovakia and preview the upcoming matchup vs. Switzerland.
38:53
December 29, 2020
WJC: Canada vs Germany Pre-Game
Ethan and Ryan are joined by Nels Nelson to break down the 2021 World Juniors, and preview Canada's opening matchup against Team Germany. NOTE: This episode was recorded prior to the Kirby Dach injury.
53:01
December 26, 2020
Let's Do That Hockey
- NHL begins Jan. 13 - World Juniors begin Dec. 26 - NBA season underway - North division predictions - Ethan and Ryan sing you a Christmas Carol - World Juniors Advent Calendar - YEG Sports Trivia: 2019-20 NBA Season
01:58:24
December 23, 2020
BONUS EPISODE: Raptors Season Preview
Ethan and Ryan give their takes on the upcoming Toronto (Tampa?) Raptors season. Storylines, Questions, Predictions and more!
33:10
December 22, 2020
Not Sponsored
- Giannis re-signs with Milwaukee - Chubba Hubbard declares for the 2021 NFL Draft - WHL postpones the start of its season - World Juniors - NHL - Greztky Trade :( - Christmas songs -YEG Sports Trivia: Gifts
01:42:49
December 18, 2020
The Big Bill Dwyer Chronicles
- World Juniors + Advent Calendar Round Two - NHL: How confident are you that we will get a season? - Reviewing the TSN Top Five Players lists and providing our own - Which Canadian athletes would you put on our money? - The Lou Marsh Award - YEG Sports Trivia: NHL Shortened Seasons
01:41:15
December 11, 2020
Jolly Good Show
- World Juniors: Who's in, who's out plus our new WJC Advent Calendar - Our picks for the Lou Marsh Award - CFL Draft Lottery - EE Name Suggestions - Our thoughts on the new Raptors jersey - Evander Kane vs. Jake/Logan Paul - THE CLOWN SHOW - YEG SPORTS TRIVIA: Rogers Centre
01:52:54
December 4, 2020
The Tendy-Turtle Theory
THIS WEEK: - Ethan's new theory about goaltending - World Juniors Selection Camp - Dylan Holloway vs. Cole Caufield - Oilers trolls, the best in the league - Marc Gasol & Serge Ibaka leave Toronto for Southern California - Connor McDavid's new house - YEG Sports Trivia: Gasol & Ibaka
01:04:16
November 27, 2020
BONUS EPISODE: Blue Jays, Raptors Offseason Preview
The boys break down the upcoming decisions for both the Raptors and Blue Jays, and play a little armchair GM along the way.
01:05:00
November 22, 2020
Retro Jersey Police w/High Priest of Oilers Magic
Inspector High Priest, Sergeant Mackney and Corporal Bayduza crack down on the various crimes committed by the NHL's Reverse Retro jerseys. PLUS YEG Sports Trivia: Golf Majors
01:53:00
November 22, 2020
Doink
THIS WEEK: - Alberta government shuts down recreational sports - NBA returns Dec. 22! - Where will the Raptors play? - Reviewing Reverse Retro Leaks - Our friend, the mayor of Kansas - THE CLOWN SHOW: Alex Cora hired by Red Sox - YEG SPORTS TRIVIA: NHL jerseys
01:45:59
November 13, 2020
Georges La-Rocky
THIS WEEK: - New Website! yegsports.com - World Juniors Selection Camp Roster - Lafreniere vs. Matthews - Oilers sign Dominik Kahun & re-sign William Lagesson - The Clown Show ft. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred - MLB Awards - AJHL - Georges Laraque, Mike Tyson & dream fight matchups - YEG Sports Trivia: 25 Years of Raptors Basketball
01:42:20
November 5, 2020
Ode to Joey
THIS WEEK: - Remembering Joey Moss  - Mitchell Miller & the Arizona Coyotes - World Series, Stealing Home, and "Analytics" - PLUS YEG Sports Trivia: Northlands Coliseum
02:03:19
October 30, 2020
Bear Minimum w/Nels Nelson
THIS WEEK: - Our unpopular Oilers opinions - Prison Hockey - Breaking down the World Juniors Schedule - Hockey Canada Rule Changes - Kris Russell signs a 1-year extension with the Oilers - Hockey Jerseys - 3-on-3 Summer League? PLUS YEG Sports Trivia: World Series
02:38:28
October 23, 2020
Continental Breakfast
This Week: - NHL Free Agency - GOAT Debate: MJ vs LeBron - The Minnesota Wild...again. - The WHL is BACK! - What will the next NHL season look like? - NHL Benefit Packages - Percy Jackson, the Olympians and the Buffalo Sabres PLUS YEG Sports Trivia: 2019-2020 WHL Season
02:03:41
October 16, 2020
Pul Party! w/Sean Patrick Ryan
Ethan and Ryan are joined by Draft Analyst/Prospect Guru Sean Patrick Ryan of the Oil Knight Scouting Network to discuss: - NHL Entry Draft: Lafreniere, Byfield, Stutzle, Sanderson, Drysdale, Holloway, Guhle, Neighbours and more! - NHL Free Agency - Jesse Puljujarvi - AJHL returning to action - The Ongoing Saga of Masai Ujiri PLUS YEG Sports Trivia: 2020 NHL Entry Draft
01:47:50
October 9, 2020
The Pursuit of Knowledge (Part Two)
Part Two of "The Pursuit of Knowledge:" Previewing the offseason for the Edmonton Oilers - Free Agency - Trade Targets - NHL Entry Draft - Action Hero Buddy Robinson - YEG Sports Trivia: Edmonton Oilers Defensemen
01:42:16
October 5, 2020
The Pursuit of Knowledge (Part One)
THIS WEEK: - Recapping the Blue Jays' sweep at the hands of the dreaded Tampa Bay Rays - Reacting to the new Vegas Golden Knights Jerseys - What exactly is a Jayhawk? Stay tuned for Part Two, coming this Monday! Look forward to: - Previewing the Oilers offseason, including free agency, trade targets and the first round of the Entry Draft! - Breaking down the Klefbom injury news - YEG Sports Trivia: Oilers Defensemen
01:16:13
October 3, 2020
Who’s Brent?!
This Week: Blue Jays playoff push, catching controversies, Leon Draisaitl cleans up the NHL Awards, and the World Juniors are officially coming back to Edmonton!
02:17:29
September 26, 2020
Baseball City
Ethan & Ryan discuss the Edmonton baseball drama, the Blue Jays’ disappointing series vs. the Yankees, and Pascal Siakam’s naming to the all-NBA Team. PLUS: Stanley Cup Final picks, Mikko Koivu, and the collapse of the Boston Celtics.
01:47:09
September 19, 2020
RIP Raps
This week Ethan and Ryan deconstruct the Raptors’ Game 7 Loss, reflect on the Blue Jays’ impressive run and review the mass loaning of the Oilers’ farm system.
01:46:03
September 12, 2020
Tongues Out for Jesse
On the 40th anniversary of the end of the Marathon of Hope, Ethan and Ryan discuss the legacy of Terry Fox plus Raptors, Blue Jays, Jesse Puljujarvi Rumours and who really is Canada’s Team
01:44:42
September 5, 2020
TGIF
This week Ethan and Ryan discuss the boycotts in sports, the Raptors - Celtics series and the Blue Jays as they wrap up the first half.
01:53:43
August 29, 2020
Good Canadian Boys w/Nels Nelson
Ethan and Ryan are joined by referee extraordinaire Nels Nelson to talk Raptors, Blue Jays, Alphonso Davies and local Return to Play plans!
02:27:08
August 21, 2020
BONUS EPISODE - Oilers Season Review
Ethan and Ryan discuss all the great plays, games and moments from the 2019-2020 Edmonton Oilers Season.
01:04:27
August 13, 2020
Two Idiots with a Microphone
On the fourth episode of YEG Sports, Ethan and Ryan deconstruct the Oilers-Blackhawks series, react to the NHL Draft Lottery, and recap the Edmonton Stingers’ Championship Run.
01:14:31
August 13, 2020
Mathematically Toast
This week on YEG Sports, Ethan and Ryan recap the heartbreaking loss to Chicago, preview Game 4 and check in on the Toronto Raptors.
01:32:54
August 6, 2020
The Clown Show
On Episode 2 of YEG Sports, Ethan and Ryan discuss the upcoming NHL Play-In Series, news from Major League Baseball, and the Edmonton Stingers’ Summer Series.
01:58:13
July 31, 2020
What’s a Kraken with You?
Hosts Ryan Mackney and Ethan Bayduza discuss the name of the newest NHL Franchise, the upcoming Blue Jays season, and the finalists for the NHL Awards. Intro Music: Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4614-welcome-to-the-show License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:14:49
July 24, 2020
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July 23, 2020