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Friends with Opinions - A Hockey Podcast
57 minutes | Nov 6, 2019
Episode 29 Friends with Opinions - A New Era of NHL Goaltenders, Calder Trophy Race Update
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to discuss the Goalie landscape in the NHL in the early part of the 2019-20 Regular Season. They touch on the top goalies of the day, how the position has changed over the years, and what they are looking for in the future of goaltending. The guys then update on the Calder Trophy Race and point out some young NHL Rookies that have caught our attention early on.
52 minutes | Nov 6, 2019
Episode 28 Friends with Opinions - Early Season Surprise Teams
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to discuss a couple of the early season disappointments. The fellas target the San Jose Sharks to start off, talking about their failed goaltending, inability to transition leadership from Joe Pavelski, and their key players needing to step up. Then, they look Eastward to talk about the pre-season darlings the New Jersey Devils. The guys tackle the holes in the Devils rosters, discuss PK Subban's poor season in detail, and prognosticate what may happen with Taylor Hall this season and beyond.
49 minutes | Oct 1, 2019
Episode 27 Friends with Opinions - Calder Trophy Pre-season
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friends Jaideep Kanungo and Shawn Mann. They break down their top 10 Calder trophy hopefuls in the 2019-20 NHL Season, with plenty of players to watch throughout the year.
30 minutes | Sep 25, 2019
Episode 26 Friends with Opinions - Edmonton Oilers Preseason
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to catch up on the Edmonton Oilers heading into the season.
47 minutes | Sep 23, 2019
Episode 25 Friends with Opinions - Restricted NHL Free Agent Signing Recap
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to discuss the latest Restricted Free Agent Signings and the contract landscape in the NHL.
30 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Episode 24 Friends with Opinions - Montreal Canadiens Preseason
Jaideep welcomes Ahmad to discuss the Montreal Canadiens off season, rookie camps, preseason, and season outlook.
20 minutes | Sep 9, 2019
Episode 23 Friends with Opinions - Restricted Free Agent Fiasco
Ahmad is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to talk about all the unsigned Restricted Free Agents in the NHL, and how the contract situation has led to these impasses and the deprivation of seeing great players on the ice.
25 minutes | Sep 8, 2019
Episode 22 Friends with Opinions - NHL Marketing
The fellas, Ahmadskis and J-Dizzle, talk about NHL marketing and the growth of the game around the world, including exploits into China, player personalities, and the failings of League head office.
51 minutes | Apr 26, 2019
Episode 21 Friends with Opinions - BONUS Basketball Edition
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Varun Bathini to talk the Game of Basketball. The fellas cover whether Kevin Durant is the best player in the world, can KD turn the Knicks into contenders, what will the Warriors without KD, pick winners for Round 2 of the 2018-19 NBA Playoffs, and a myriad of other topics.
72 minutes | Apr 26, 2019
Episode 20 Friends with Opinions - NHL Playoffs 2018-19 Round 1 Recap & Round 2 Preview
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to recap round 1 of the NHL Playoffs 2018-19 and preview round 2.
57 minutes | Apr 15, 2019
Episode 19 Friends with Opinions - NHL Playoffs 2018-19 Round 1 Eastern Conference Game 1 - 3
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo of jaikansport.com to chat NHL Playoffs 2018-19 Round 1 of the Eastern Conference matchups through game 3. The fellas start it off discussing the epic collapse of the Tampa Bay Lightning and how Columbus has shocked the hockey world. Then they chat about the seesaw match that is the Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs, with the teams trading blows through games 1 to 3. The fellas then spew some heated words about the heated showdown between elder Russian statesmen Alex Ovechkin and young Russian sniper Andrei Svechnikov, and how the Capitals have all the swagger in the world. Finally, they chitty chat about the fall of the Pittsburgh Penguins in their matchup with the New York Islanders, giving credit to coach Barry Trotz and the passionate fans at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
69 minutes | Apr 10, 2019
Episode 18 Friends with Opinions - NHL Playoff Preview
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo of jaikansport.com to discuss the NHL playoffs, previewing each series with players to watch and their predictions for how the series will shake out. Finally, the fellas will give their predictions for the Stanley Cup Finals and ultimately who will walk away with Lord Stanley's Mug.
30 minutes | Apr 10, 2019
Episode 17 Friends with Opinions - NHL Draft Lottery
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo of jaikansport.com to discuss the NHL Draft Lottery and implications for teams that won and those that lost.
46 minutes | Mar 18, 2019
Episode 16 Friends With Opinions - Montreal Canadiens Check In
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to check in on the Montreal Canadiens season. The fellas discuss the Habs playoff race, why they suck lately, what’s wrong with Jonathan Drouin, WTF is up with a historically bad power play, Carey Price’s place in Habs history, the final stretch of the season, and what moves may come in the summer time.
78 minutes | Feb 25, 2019
Episode 15 Friends With Opinions - Trade Deadline Day Emergency Podcast
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to discuss the 2019 NHL Trade Deadline. They go through all the big deals of the day, touch on the Habs and Oilers days, pick winners and losers, and finally wrap up discussing the NHL Landscape going down the stretch run
47 minutes | Jan 23, 2019
Episode 14 Friends with Opinions - Peter Chiarelli Fired! as GM of the Edmonton Oilers
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Shawn Mann to discuss the Breaking News of the Edmonton Oilers firing President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Peter Chiarelli. The fellas discuss what's next for the Oilers in terms of management decisions, what they would do next if they were GM, and the playoff race the rest of the way.
47 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
Episode 13 Friends with Opinions - Edmonton Oilers State of the Franchise
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Sanjay Sarker to catch up on everything Edmonton Oilers. The fellas discuss the Battle of Alberta, the Playoff Race, and Oilers management.
32 minutes | Jan 17, 2019
Episode 12 Friends with Opinions - World Cup of Hockey, NHL trade, Oilers Check In
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to catch up on happenings around the NHL. The Fellas discuss the Wild-Hurricanes trade, World Cup of Hockey announcement, Victoria Royals trade and an Edmonton Oilers check in.
76 minutes | Jan 10, 2019
Episode 11 Friends with Opinions - World Juniors 2018-19 Vancouver Victoria BC
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo. The friends recap the standouts and duds from the 2019 IIHF World Junior Tournament they recently attended in Vancouver. At 58:00, the boys wrap up the pod discussing some of the other storylines from the tournament, including the Team Canada disappointment, to stories from the crowd and meeting the Bob Father and Duthie.
64 minutes | Nov 27, 2018
Episode 10 Friends with Opinions - Rookie Watch NHL 1st Quarter
Ahmad Ghahary is joined by good friend Jaideep Kanungo to discuss the NHL's rookies for the 2018-19 regular season. The fellas rank the top 10 rookies so far, and give the listeners a long list of rookies to follow as the season goes on.
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