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In this episode, Greg Savoie of “Pucking Funny” podcast stops by to talk about his amazing show dedicated to hockey and other sports, on which hockey is “discussed in a light and fun way.” Born and raised in Montreal but now residing just outside of Sydney, Greg talks about what it’s like following hockey in Australia. He also discusses what got hi…
 
Drew and Josh grew up in the US playing hockey regionally, Josh making it to College hockey. Both knew they’d plateaued and likely wouldn’t play pro, but their love and passion for the greatest game never waned and they both continued playing and coaching. Some time in their 20’s they gradually lost their eyesight. Now both legally blind, Drew and …
 
In this episode, a “This Week in Sports History” edition, sports consultant Jason Takefman joins host K.P. Wee to reminisce about sports news and memories from the week of January 4th from past years. It’s just two sports fans having fun talking sports. Topics include most impactful trades made by the teams they rooted for, favourite “most unbreaka…
 
Chris Cederstrand grew up in Saskatchewan and played major junior on the Red Deer Rebels and Swift Current Broncos. Concussion problems prematurely ended his junior career and any hopes of ever playing pro. So Chris ventured into firefighting, but at 25 while working construction he suffered a terrible accident which lead to his right leg being amp…
 
Jordan Juron has come back from hip surgery, a broken back and has an autoimmune disorder for which she takes immunosuppressants. Despite all of these, nothing will prevent her from representing the Buffalo Beauts in the upcoming NWHL season Jan.23 – Feb.5 2021 at Lake Placid NY. JJ discusses her hockey journey, overcoming severe injury and the fut…
 
Manon Rheaume was the first and remains the only woman ever to play in the NHL. She also played on Canada’s National Women’s Team at the 1998 Nagano Olympics winning Silver and winning Gold at the IIHF World Championships in 1992 & 1994. Angie Bullaro is an actress and author who recently penned “Breaking The Ice: The True Story of the First Woman …
 
In this episode, Montreal-based sports consultant Jason Takefman, also of “Baseball Writers: The IBWAA Podcast,” makes his return to the podcast and discusses his thoughts on the Cleveland Indians’ intention to change their team nickname and the Negro Leagues’ being reclassified as a major league. The main part of the discussion, though, is a debat…
 
Alex Carpenter grew up in a hockey family, her father Bobby was the first US-born player to score 50 goals in an NHL season. Alex didn’t ride dad’s coattails though, she play in boys’ leagues into her teenage years, transitioned into the women’s game making the USA U-18’s at age 15 and never looking back. She has 5 IIHF World Champion gold medals, …
 
Continuing on the great Women In Hockey series, today’s show is with the first ever full-time female on air talent on Hockey Night In Canada. Andi Petrillo started her broadcasting career at the local level in the Toronto area, slowly but surely made her way up to broadcasting Pan Am Games, Olympics and becoming the first full-time female on air ta…
 
Saroya Tinker was an eight-sport high school athlete playing, hockey, badminton, basketball, curling, field lacrosse, soccer, track & field and ultimate Frisbee. She played Collegiate hockey at prestigious Yale University after which she was drafted fourth overall by the Metropolitan Riveters in the 2020 NWHL Draft. Saroya has been outspoken agains…
 
In this episode, journalist Adrian Brijbassi, editor/founder of Vacay.ca and VacayNetwork.com, joins K.P. Wee for some NFL talk. Formerly a sportswriter and editor with New York Newsday and the Toronto Star, Brijbassi shares his thoughts about the latest happenings with the 2020 NFL season. Now a travel journalist, he also shares some information a…
 
Kailee Cavaliere grew up watching sports in the US Pacific Northwest as a fan of the Mariners, Seahawks and Thunderbirds. After moving to the east coast, her passion for sports never waned. She has worked for the Mariners, Chicago Cubs, and since moving to New England, the Celtics, Bruins, and currently is an administrative assistant with the Red S…
 
Remi Harvey has been playing hockey since the age of 7 which is rather impressive considering she has always resided Sydney Australia. She debut in the AWIHL at age 14, has been represented the National Team at the last 7 IIHF World Championships including the Gold medal winning team in Iceland in February 2020. Remi is a regular on the defending J…
 
Saverina Scozzari is a Branding + PR Player Representative. Currently, she represents a variety of current and former NHL players. Her goal is to help both sports and non-sports fans see athletes as real people by helping the players that she works with build their brand and connection with their fanbase through authentic partnerships and media con…
 
Kim Martin backstopped the Swedish national team to 2 IIHF medals, division 1 club AIK to back-to-back championships including claiming the Top Goaltender in 2005-06. In 2008, she led the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs to the NCAA Division 1 National Championship. On the world’s biggest stage, Kim led Sweden to an upset of the favoured USA in the semi-f…
 
In this episode, a special “This Week in Baseball History” edition, Montreal-based sports consultant Jason Takefman joins host K.P. Wee to reminisce about baseball news and sports memories from the week of December 1 from past years. It’s just two sports fans having fun talking sports. Takefman—a long-time sports executive in Minor League Baseball,…
 
Originally from New Zealand, Fiona Birch worked as a trainer / exercise physiologist in Australia (AFL & NRL) and did not get into hockey until 5 or so years ago after a move to Canada. As the founder of Pro Athlete Online, a company which helps athletes, coaches, teams and sports organizations build their brand withstanding a crisis, crisis manage…
 
Brad Leeb grew up and played major junior in Red Deer Alberta. He was part of the silver medal winning Team Canada at the 1999 World Juniors alongside teammates such as Simon Gagne, Brenden Morrow and Roberto Luongo. Brad was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks for which he played 5 games. He also played one game for the Pat Quinn coached Toronto Mapl…
 
Brock McGillis played goalie on the Sault Ste.Marie Greyhounds, Windsor Spitfires as well as Canadian collegiate hockey at Concordia University in Montreal. After hanging up the pads, Brock got into training and coaching. In 2016 Brock was the first, and remains the only male professional hockey player to come out as gay. Brock tells us how despite…
 
Colin Mulvey was born and raised in Worcester Massachusetts. Played NCAA hockey at Norwich University in Minnesota. He played pro in the ECHL as well as in Germany. Colin is the prototypical “hockey story” telling player. Stories like the time he was invited to a skate in the Boston area with other “local players” and he ends up scrimmaging with Br…
 
Ian Cobb grew up on the streets on Montreal, literally. He was 15, sleeping in a park across from the Forum when he was approached by a stranger to work at the Forum. He washed players' uniforms, moped the floor, even baby sit players' kids. He went on to start his own business, and recently put out his autobiography ""My Headwinds To Freedom" The …
 
In the second part of the two-part interview with Todd Denault, the hockey historian shares his memories of the 1992-93 Stanley Cup playoffs and his third book, A Season in Time, which chronicles that unforgettable 1992-93 NHL season. Todd explains why that particular book is the most "personal" for him, and also discusses how his first book—Jacque…
 
In an interview recorded in the first week of October 2020, former Major League Baseball infielder Darrel Chaney, a member of the 1975 World Series champion “Big Red Machine” Cincinnati Reds, joins the podcast and reminisces on some of the highlights in his 11-year career. To learn more about and to support Darrel's fundraising efforts with United …
 
In Part 1 of the interview, hockey historian and writer Todd Denault—who has authored four books—chats hockey, research, interviews with former players, and writing. A life-long Montreal Canadiens fan, Todd discusses his 2010 biography on legendary goaltender Jacques Plante and how that project originally came about. Now an established writer, Todd…
 
In a conversation recorded in the final week of the 2020 Major League Baseball regular season, Montreal-based sports consultant Jason Takefman discusses baseball in Canada—including his take on the 1994 Expos, the sport in Montreal in general, and the idea that the Blue Jays are “Canada’s Team.” Takefman also shares his thoughts on some of the happ…
 
Greg Allen Harris, generally known as Greg A. Harris during his 15-year Major League Baseball career (as there was another right-hander named Greg Wade Harris during the same era), stops by in this episode as this week marks the 25th anniversary of his historic feat of pitching with both hands in a big-league game. On September 28, 1995, Greg A. pi…
 
Kevin Kaminski played 139 games in the NHL amassing 528 PIM’s. Although known as an enforcer in the NHL, Kaminski was an extremely skilful player recording 99 points with the Western Hockey League’s Saskatoon Blades in 1987 -88 as well as seasons of 64 and 45 points in the AHL. Some of the players Kaminski “protected” include Joe Sakic and Petr Bon…
 
Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Dustan Mohr chats about Barry Bonds as, this week, we celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Major League Baseball home-run king’s 700th career home run—which came on September 17, 2004. Mohr, who played parts of seven seasons in the major leagues (including one season in San Francisco in 2004), shares his thou…
 
7 Canadian championships, 3 time World champion, 2-time Olympic silver medallist. Elvis Stojko is a Canadian and figure skating icon. Elvis explains how he was bullied early in life because he was figure skating. He is known as one of the first figure skaters to incorporate martial arts in his routines. Hear about the time Elvis met Chuck Norris, t…
 
Barry Turbow, National Sales Manager for the L.A. Lakers and Dodgers Television Networks, joins this episode to share what media sales is all about. Barry, who began his career at Petry Television and whose resume includes two-plus decades' worth of experience in the local, regional, and national advertising markets along with stints at ABC and FOX…
 
Cali, from San Diego California is a yoga teacher as well as a personal trainer specializing in strength and recovery. She took up hockey just recently and has already developed into her team’s starting goalie. Hear Cali tell stories like sharing a chairlift with Wayne Gretzky, and one time at practice this young cocky goalie hit the ice with the o…
 
Rae Rae and Breezy co-host the House of Hockey Podcast. In this episode of Pucking Funny we discuss how they started House Of Hockey as well as the recent NHL postponement of games, Mike Milbury’s dismissal from NBC sports, Allan Walsh’s awkward Twittering, the current playoffs, and lots more. Listen, share, subscribe, leave a review.…
 
In an interview recorded in late August 2020, ESPN/CBS basketball analyst Debbie Antonelli discusses her career on the mic, including how she prepares for a broadcast and her 4B’s. Debbie, a college basketball and WNBA analyst, also talks about her fundraiser for Special Olympics in May 2021 and how you can support! For more information about Debbi…
 
In an interview recorded in August 2020, former Los Angeles Dodger General Manager Fred Claire shares memories about his Dodger days and offers advice to students and young people getting into sports. He also speaks about mentoring and discusses his new book with Tim Madigan (which was released in July 2020) titled “Extra Innings: Fred Claire’s Jou…
 
Former Los Angeles Dodger batboy Ben Hwang, currently the CEO of Northern California-based biotech company Profusa, discusses his time in baseball and shares the lessons that he learned while in the Dodger organization. Hwang, at one point, was even part of a group which made a bid to purchase the Dodgers, and he also discusses how the lessons lear…
 
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