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Whether or not you've been watching hockey for years, or are brand new to the sport; whether you know about the sport's history, or are looking to learn more, The History of Hockey Podcast is for you. In the vein of Dan Carlin's "Hardcore History", you can hear new episodes on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, Stitcher, and more. Each new episode tells a story from over 5000 years of the greatest sport on earth. These are the stories of legends.

Whether or not you've been watching hockey for years, or are brand new to the sport; whether you know about the sport's history, or are looking to learn more, The History of Hockey Podcast is for you. In the vein of Dan Carlin's "Hardcore History", you can hear new episodes on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, Stitcher, and more. Each new episode tells a story from over 5000 years of the greatest sport on earth. These are the stories of legends.
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Whether or not you've been watching hockey for years, or are brand new to the sport; whether you know about the sport's history, or are looking to learn more, The History of Hockey Podcast is for you. In the vein of Dan Carlin's "Hardcore History", you can hear new episodes on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, Stitcher, and more. Each new episode tells a story from over 5000 years of the greatest sport on earth. These are the stories of legends.

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English


Episodes

Episode 010: Yak-42 Flight 9633

1/6/2018
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September 7th, 2011. This is the heartbreaking story of the final moments in the lives of the Lokomotiv hockey club. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, YouTube, TuneIn, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the show. Social: Twitter & Instagram @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/thehohpod www.historyofhockeypodcast.wordpress.com thehohpod@gmail.com www.youtube.com/channel/UCZWFOMJFWXmy7tIpxCngUyQ Donate:...

Duration:00:35:01

Update - January 2018

1/5/2018
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This is an overdue update for the month of January (I wanted to release it in December, but I was sick, and couldn't talk). Topics covered: Updates becoming monthly; Podcast art; Upcoming episodes for the year; The backlog episodes; Patreon rewards; The "extra episode" is solved; Special announcement for the Podcast. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, YouTube, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the...

Duration:00:40:16

Episode 052: Queens of the Rink (Part I)

10/29/2017
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"Queens of the Rink" is a two part story that follows one of the greatest women's hockey team in history, the Preston Rivulettes. After needing something to do in the winter, the girls of the Rivulettes softball team decided to start a hockey team. After that, they were nearly unstoppable. They won 10 consecutive provincial titles, and would become national champions of Canada. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google...

Duration:00:34:08

Episode 050: Trophies and Awards - King Clancy Memorial Trophy

10/1/2017
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Francis Michael Clancy was a winner at all levels of hockey. He won Stanley Cups as a player, a Calder Cup as a coach in the AHL, and even coached in the big time. His rise to greatness wasn't without its problems however. In honor of the man nicknamed "King", the NHL introduced a trophy to be awarded annually to the player who leads on, and off the ice, but also makes a significant contribution to the community. Time Markers 0:00-13:30 King Clancy history. 13:30-14:10 Lanny MacDonald....

Duration:00:39:24

Episode 049: Trophies and Awards - Frank J. Selke Trophy

10/1/2017
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Frank J. Selke was a hockey lifer in just about the truest sense of the term, managing teams since the age of 14. After a fruitful career that saw him get his name on the Stanley Cup nine times, he was honored with a trophy of his very own. The Frank J. Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the forward who best excels at defensive aspects of the game. Time Markers 0:00-6:00 Selke history. 6:00-8:42 Bob Gainey. 8:42-10:08 Steve Kasper. 10:08-11:02 Bobby Clark. 11:02-12:02 Doug Jarvis....

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 048: Trophies and Awards - Jack Adams Award

8/27/2017
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The Jack Adams Award is the honor given to the NHL's best coach of the regular season. We see coaches whose team dominates an entire season; coaches who squeak out a win; and coaches who do nothing less than save an entire season from peril for a franchise. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, YouTube, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the show. Twitter & Instagram: @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/thehohpod...

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 047: Trophies and Awards - Ted Lindsay Award

8/13/2017
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The Ted Lindsay Award is an MVP award given annually by the NHLPA. The recipient is deemed the "most outstanding player" of the regular season. Like all awards so far, the Lindsay has a past; not so long ago, it was called the "Lester B. Pearson" award. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, YouTube, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the show. Twitter & Instagram: @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/thehohpod...

Duration:00:35:26

Episode 045: Trophies and Awards - Conn Smythe Trophy

7/16/2017
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Conn Smythe bought one of the only remaining two founding franchises of the National Hockey League. He changed their name to the Maple Leafs, and built them a palace they'd call home until almost the turn of the next century. For his contributions to the game of hockey, the NHL honors him with the Conn Smythe Trophy; it is awarded annually to the MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google...

Duration:00:47:24

Episode 044: Trophies and Awards - James Norris Memorial Trophy

7/16/2017
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First, James E. Norris became a millionaire in the grain industry. Then, he saved professional hockey in Detroit. Then, he transformed his team into one of the lasting jewels of the league. For that, The James Norris Memorial Trophy is part of his legacy. It is awarded annually to the top defenseman in the NHL. Less than thirty men have been skilled enough to win it. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and...

Duration:00:11:54

Episode 043: Trophies and Awards - Art Ross Trophy

7/4/2017
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The Art Ross Trophy was donated to the NHL by its namesake, Art Ross. The trophy serves as the award for the regular season scoring champion. Whomever has the most points (goals+assists) at the end of the 82-game schedule, walks away with the hardware. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod Instagram: @TheHoHPod...

Duration:00:18:40

Episode 042: Trophies and Awards - Calder Memorial Trophy

7/2/2017
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The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the top rookie in the National Hockey League. It takes its name from the first NHL president, Frank Calder, who served from the league's inception, until his death in 1943. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod Instagram: @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/historyofhockeypodcast...

Duration:00:20:33

Episode 041: Trophies and Awards - The Vezina Trophy

7/2/2017
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The Vezina Trophy has been the award given to the top goaltender in the game for nearly a century. Though the exact definition of "top goaltender" has changed a few times throughout the trophy's history, one thing is for sure: this award isn't given lightly. Its winners, if even just for one season, were legends. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio; just search the name of the show. Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:10

Episode 040: Trophies and Awards - The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

6/18/2017
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The Lady Byng was donated to the NHL in the 1920s by Ottawa Senators' super-fan, Marie Evelyn Byng. It was, and is, awarded to the player who displayed the highest level of gentlemanly play, while still showing a superb level of talent. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. Just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod Instagram: @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/historyofhockeypodcast...

Duration:00:19:11

Episode 039: Trophies and Awards - The Hart Memorial Trophy

6/16/2017
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The Hart Memorial Trophy is given to the player crowned MVP of the regular season. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. Just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod Instagram: @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/historyofhockeypodcast www.historyofhockeypodcast.wordpress.com thehohpod@gmail.com Donate: www.patreon.com/thehohpod

Duration:00:17:53

Episode 038: Trophies and Awards - The Presidents' Trophy

6/16/2017
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Today we have a bit of a newer trophy on our hands. The Presidents' Trophy made it's debut in the mid-1980s. It serves as the award given to the team who has the most points at the end of regular season play. Does a Preseidents' Trophy guarantee any sort of future success? Find out here. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. Just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod Instagram:...

Duration:00:08:14

Episode 037: Trophies and Awards - The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl

6/5/2017
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Today I cover the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl. Constructed in 1878, but not brought into the NHL until 1968, the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl has a mysterious past. However, since its introduction into the National Hockey League, everyone has been able to keep close tabs on it. It has served a few purposes throughout its life; currently it serves as the trophy given to the Western Conference champions of the Stanley Cup playoffs. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is...

Duration:00:14:37

Episode 036: Trophies and Awards - The Prince of Wales Trophy

5/28/2017
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With the Stanley Cup episodes behind us at long last, we can get to the other trophies in the bunch. This time it's The Prince of Wales Trophy. The Prince of Wales Trophy has served numerous purposes, and numerous masters during its nearly one hundred year existence. This is their story. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. Just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod...

Duration:00:15:20

Episode 035: Trophies and Awards - The Stanley Cup (Part VI) 1994-2016

4/29/2017
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Part 6 of the Stanley Cup takes us from the Rangers' win in 1994 to the Penguins' win in 2016. We see numerous teams capable of dynasties, but none quite gets there. Through the tumultuous 1990s that sees several teams relocate, and the NHL expand to thirty teams, we finally enter a new century. The NHL, and its loyal-to-a-fault fans suffer through three separate work-stoppages; one of which cancels an entire season. We'll cover unspeakable tragedy, and unbelievable glory. This is the finale...

Duration:04:00:06

Episode 034: Trophies and Awards - The Stanley Cup (Part V) 1968 - 1993

2/20/2017
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The Trophies and Awards series continues with the stories of the Stanley Cup champions from 1968-1993. In Part 5, we explore the next twenty-five years of those who made it to the top of mountain. We see the rise-and-fall of the last dynasties, relocation, expansion, the appearance of a rival professional league whose aim it is to take on the NHL one star player at a time, and plenty of other awesome stuff. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on iTunes,...

Duration:03:07:21

Episode 033: Trophies and Awards - The Stanley Cup (Part IV) 1943-1967

11/13/2016
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The unfortunately, and incorrectly named "Original Six" era is upon us. For twenty-five seasons, teams from only six seasons battle it out for hockey supremacy. We see triumph, tragedy, and everything in between. ---------- Every episode of The History of Hockey Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Google Play, and Stitcher Radio. Just search the name of the show. Twitter: @TheHoHPod Facebook.com/historyofhockeypodcast www.historyofhockeypodcast.wordpress.com...

Duration:02:08:33