The Hockey Nuts Podcast | NHL, AHL, KHL, and NCAA Hockey News and Analysis by Fans, for Fans!
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Hosts Wayne Hallee and Steve Ball take you around the the hockey world with news and notes. Leagues covered are (but not limited to) NHL, AHL, QMJHL, WHL, OHL, NCAA and European leagues. If it's newsworthy, you can be sure Wayne and Steve will be talking about it.
We occassionally will also discuss topics around youth and amateur hockey, specifically, playing, coaching, and officiating hockey. We may even discuss stories relating to hockey arena and hockey rink maintenance.
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Most Recent Episode
THN S2 Ep37: NHL Conference Final, Games 1-3
3 days ago
THN Season 2, Episode 37 (Episode 82) Show Notes 5/9-5/17 Music by Bensound at http://www.bensound.com Rangers highlights courtesy of MSG Network. Bruins highlights courtesy of NESN. Hurricanes highlights courtesy of Fox Sports Carolinas. Other highlights and clips courtesy of NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, Sportsnet, and the National Hockey League. Opening Tease: Playoffs!!! And then there were 4! More news out of Carolina Changes Upcoming to the podcast Break: Where we are: We are now on The Hockey Writers Podcast Channel! thehockeywriters.com @TheHockeyWriter #THW Itunes Stitcher Soundcloud iHeartRadio TuneIn Google Play Music fm Spreaker? Android/Apple apps RSS: http://thehockeynuts.libsyn.com/rss Our Web Site: http://www.thehockeynuts.com How to get in touch with us: Twitter: Wayne: @waynehallee9 Steve: @sball504man Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Voicemail: 919-960-1718 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thehockeynuts/ Youtube Channel: http://www.thehockeynuts.com/youtube (Don’t forget to like and subscribe!) Live streaming!!! We stream the recording of our show on Youtube, but you can also get occasional streams on Facebook. Youtube: https://www.thehockeynuts.com/youtube Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehockeynuts/ Referral/Affiliate Links: Our preferred mobile carrier: Ting: https://z31ad62n9r3.ting.com/ (Get $25 off your first purchase, and reward us at the same time!) Our preferred event ticket source: Seatgeek: https://seatgeek.com/?aid12537 (reward us when you buy your next event tickets!) PLAYOFFS: Schedule: https://www.nhl.com/news/nhl-playoffs-round-1-schedule/c-280159064 Roster Resource: https://www.rosterresource.com/nhl-depth-charts/ ROUND 1 https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/lightning-vs-devils-series-a https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/bruins-vs-maple-leafs-series-b https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/capitals-vs-blue-jackets-series-c https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/penguins-vs-flyers-series-d https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/predators-vs-avalanche-series-e https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/jets-vs-wild-series-f https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/golden-knights-vs-kings-series-g https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/ducks-vs-sharks-series-h ROUND 2 https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/lightning-vs-bruins-series-i https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/capitals-vs-penguins-series-j https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/predators-vs-jets-series-k https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/20 18/golden-knights-vs-sharks-series-l ROUND 3 https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/lightning-vs-capitals-series-m https://www.nhl.com/stanley-cup-playoffs/2018/jets-vs-golden-knights-series-n FINAL NHL Standings: https://www.nhl.com/standings NHL Transactions: Mark Barberiosigned a two-year contract with the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday. Cap Friendly says 2yr, $2.9M total. The 28-year-old defenseman could have been an unrestricted free agent July 1. He matched an NHL personal high with 13 points (three goals, 10 assists) this season despite missing 36 games with an upper-body injury. He had one assist and averaged 22:18 of ice time in Colorado's six-game loss to the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference First Round. Kyle Dubas was named general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday, replacing Lou Lamoriello, who left the position April 30 to shift into a role as senior adviser. Dubas, 32, becomes the second-youngest GM in the NHL; Arizona Coyotes GM John Chayka is 28. Dubas was assistant general manager since being hired by Toronto on July 22, 2014. https://www.nhl.com/news/kyle-dubas-named-general-manager-of-toronto/c-298564704 College/Jr Signings: https://www.capfriendly.com/signings Other trades: https://www.nhl.com/news/2017-18-nhl-trades/c-289968698 Other Transactions: https://www.capfriendly.com/transactions & https://www.capfriendly.com/trades Injuries: Nicklas Backstrom On IR / Off IR: https://www.capfriendly.com/transactions Suspensions/Fines: Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempnyhas been fined $2,419.35, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for cross-checking Tampa Bay Lightning forward Cedric Paquette during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa on Sunday, May 13, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced on 5/14. The incident occurred at 6:55 of the third period. Kempny was assessed a minor penalty for cross-checking. Other Interesting Stories: https://www.nhl.com/news/carolina-hurricanes-trade-talks-heating-up/c-298652652 https://www.nhl.com/news/memorial-cup-2018-chl-preview/c-298644102 Clare Drake, the winningest coach in Canadian college hockey history and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, died Sunday. He was 89. Clare Drake, the winningest coach in Canadian college hockey history and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, died Sunday. He was 89. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November. https://www.nhl.com/news/humboldt-broncos-to-field-team-next-season/c-298570742 https://www.nhl.com/news/hejduks-house-for-sale-includes-indoor-ice-rink/c-298547862 Honors/Milestones: Kevin Cheveldayoff of the Winnipeg Jets, George McPhee of the Vegas Golden Knights, and Steve Yzerman of the Tampa Bay Lightning are the finalists for NHL General Manager of the Year. Mike Fisher of the Nashville Predators retired from the NHL on Saturday after 18 seasons. https://www.nhl.com/news/predators-mike-fisher-announces-retirement/c-298583910 Power Ranking: Y - Vegas (1) Z - Tampa Bay (2) Y - Washington (3) X - Winnipeg (4) E - Nashville (5) E - Pittsburgh (6) E - Boston (7) E - San Jose (8) E - Toronto (9) E - Colorado (10) E - Columbus (11) E - Philly (12) E - Minnesota (13) E - New Jersey (14) E - Los Angeles (15) E - Anaheim (16) e - Florida (17) e - St Louis (18) e - Dallas (19) e - Calgary (20) e - Carolina (21) e - Islanders (22) e - Edmonton (23) e - Rangers (24) e - Chicago (25) e - Vancouver (26) e - Detroit (27) e - Montreal (28) e - Arizona (29) e - Ottawa (30) e - Buffalo (31) Minor League Hockey Minute Wayne: #1: https://www.new-iihf.com/en/events/2018/wm #2: https://theahl.com/2018-calder-cup-playoff-primer https://theahl.com/stats/playoffs/60 Steve: Picks of the week: Steve: Wayne: Lots of class in Vegas: “True North” and https://www.nhl.com/news/vegas-golden-knights-host-late-humboldt-coachs-family/c-298661568 Listener Feedback / Action item for the week We want to know what you would like us to cover! Email us at… Close the show Next scheduled stream: Topics for Next Show: Covering all of the game action and news of the week Where we are: We are now on The Hockey Writers Podcast Channel! thehockeywriters.com @TheHockeyWriter #THW Itunes Stitcher Soundcloud iHeartRadio TuneIn Google Play Music fm Spreaker? Android/Apple apps RSS: http://thehockeynuts.libsyn.com/rss Our Web Site: http://www.thehockeynuts.com How to support the show: This show is a labor of love for us, but it does cost us money each month to produce. So, we are exploring options to allow you, our listener, to help us cover the costs of producing it. For starters, we have set up affiliate relationships with a couple companies. In the future, we may have more, but for now, you can support us through your purchases at Amazon.com and HockeyMonkey.com (Hockey Monkey is a hockey equipment provider). Your purchases there will not cost you a dime more, but a small percentage of your purchase will come back to us. 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We are just a couple hockey fans, and we love interacting with the audience. Finally, we are looking for guest hosts to come on from time to time. If you feel you can provide more insight on your favorite team or league than we are, let us know! All you would need to join the show is a computer and Skype. How to get in touch with us: Twitter: Wayne: @waynehallee9 Steve: @sball504man Email: email@example.com Voicemail: 919-960-1718 Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thehockeynuts/ Youtube Channel: http://www.thehockeynuts.com/youtube (Don’t forget to like and subscribe!) Live streaming!!! We now stream to 3 places at once! Youtube: https://www.thehockeynuts.com/youtube Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehockeynuts/ Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/thisoldnoob Fantasy Hockey Segment Key performers over the past week - http://bbfhl.hockey.cbssports.com/stats/stats-main Leading Scorers Season (Fantasy Points) - http://bbfhl.hockey.cbssports.com/stats/stats-main Results last week - http://bbfhl.hockey.cbssports.com/scoring/completed/3/ Standings - http://bbfhl.hockey.cbssports.com/standings/overall Free agents? Roster Trends