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This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with occasional special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.

This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with occasional special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.
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This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with occasional special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.

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English


Episodes

Goalies are falling, plus goal celebration controversies

10/10/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Brian Elliott’s complain about the size of his goalie equipment (1:58), which team will be hurt most by the recent rash of goalie injuries (5:40) and Jeremy Jacobs’ comments about a franchise in Houston (9:59). Then, Matt gives out his fantasy insider tips (13:41) and Ryan breaks down 2019 draft prospect Kirby Dach (15:23) and Sabres goalie prospect Ukka Pekka Luukonen (16:24). Plus, Ken gives his hot take of the week (19:43) and they...

Duration:00:37:08

Tom Wilson's latest infraction, Kaapo Kakko, and can the Islanders make the playoffs?

10/3/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Tom Wilson’s latest controversial hit (1:12), EA Sports’ NHL 19 season (4:18) and who is likely to be the first player traded this season (7:39). Matt dishes out some fantasy insider tips (12:37), while Ryan gives the prospect profile of Finnish star Kaapo Kakko (14:39) and Panthers prospect Serron Noel (16:22). Plus, they listen to Ken’s hot take of the week (18:37) and answer some reader questions (23:10).

Duration:00:31:37

Season Previews: Pacific Division

9/24/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell conclude their season previews by breaking down each team in the Pacific Division. (0:45) – Vancouver (6:52) – Arizona (13:01) – Edmonton (18:52) – Los Angeles (23:43) – Anaheim (28:52) – Vegas (32:44) – San Jose (38:34) – Calgary

Duration:00:42:41

Season Previews: Metro Divison | Plus, breaking down the Karlsson trade

9/17/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Erik Karlsson trade and what it means for both Ottawa and San Joese (0:30) before continuing their season previews by breaking down each team in the Metro Division. (8:42) New York Islanders (14:01) New York Rangers (17:40) New Jersey Devils (22:04) Carolina Hurricanes (27:50) Philadelphia Flyers (30:38) Pittsburgh Penguins (34:37) Washington Capitals (39:06) Columbus Blue Jackets

Duration:00:44:25

Season Previews: Central Divison, plus, breaking down the Pacioretty trade

9/10/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell break down last night’s Max Pacioretty trade between Montreal and Vegas (0:30) before previewing the teams in the Central Division. (8:10) – Chicago (13:20) – Minnesota (18:50) – Colorado (24:05) – Dallas (29:53) – St. Louis (35:06) – Nashville (41:39) – Winnipeg

Duration:00:47:13

What should the Islanders do at the deadline? Is Boston being overlooked as a Cup favourite?

2/5/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey, including: what the ninth-seeded Islanders should do approaching trade deadline (1:15), whether the Bruins are a Stanley Cup contender and if they need to make any moves (9:00), if Phil Kessel should be in the conversation for any major awards (15:50) and Colorado’s fate following Nathan McKinnon’s injury (21:18). Plus, they answer some reader questions (28:05).

Duration:00:36:38

Prospect Podcast: CHL top prospects, the dominant Soo Greyhounds and Minnesota's future

2/1/2018
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THN's Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss hockey's latest prospect news. Topics include: Kamloops coach Don Hay's record for most WHL coaching wins (0:30), Ryan's takeaways from the CHL top prospects game (1:40) and how the Soo Greyhounds' dominance is influencing other OHL teams (5:45). Plus, Ryan's interview with Soo GM Kyle Raftis (7:05), they shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Russian forward Grigori Denisenko (18:00) and break down the Minnesota Wild's prospect...

Duration:00:31:46

Goalie interference and midseason Cup favourites

1/30/2018
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THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are back from Tampa Bay to discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Including, their takeaways from All-Star weekend (1:07), Gary Bettman's remarks on goalie interference reviews (7:30) and their midseason Stanley Cup favourites (14:30). Plus, they answer some reader questions (20:20).

Duration:00:33:23

Prospect Podcast: Montreal's future, CJHL top prospects, and the Ivan Hlinka tournament's rebrand

1/25/2018
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THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the world of hockey, including the Ivan Hlinka tournament's new name and location (0:45) and Tuesday's CJHL top prospects game (4:25). Plus, they listen to Ryan's interview with Canadian Dman Jacob Bernard-Docker (16:10), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on top-rated goalie Alexis Gravel (20:20)and analyze the talent in Montreal's prospect pipeline (24:10).

Duration:00:36:06

Buffalo's woes, Paul Coffey in Edmonton and the problem with Kid Rock performing at All-Star weekend

1/22/2018
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THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Edmonton adding Paul Coffey to the coaching staff (1:00), New Jersey and Los Angeles slowing down from their hot starts (8:10), another terrible season for Buffalo and where they should go from here (12:30), and why getting Kid Rock to perform at the All-Star Game was a tone deaf move by the league (23:00). Plus, they answer some reader questions (27:10).

Duration:00:36:30

Prospect Podcast: Nashville’s future, CHL all stars and an interview with Tage Thompson

1/18/2018
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THN’s Edward Fraser and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including the USHL top prospects game (0:45) and CHL all-star game (5:05). Plus, they play Ryan’s interview with St. Louis Blues rookie Tage Thompson (11:20), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on forward Oliver Wahlstrom (15:45), and break down the Nashville Predators’ deep pool of prospects (20:20).

Duration:00:29:56

Is it time for the Blackhawks to be sellers? Who are the best trade deadline rentals?

1/15/2018
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THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Andrew Cogliano's suspension and the end to his iron man streak (3:10), whether the Blackhawks should be selling off assets at the deadline (7:15), can the Flames contend for the Cup (14:00)and top trade deadline rental targets (19:10). Plus, they answer some reader questions (23:58).

Duration:00:35:08

Prospect Podcast: Breaking down Major Junior trades and New Jersey's future

1/11/2018
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THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss all of the recent trades in the CHL (0:35). Plus, they listen to Ryan's interview with Sens' prospect Alex Formenton (19:10), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Czech goalie Jakub Skarek (25:15) and take a look at the New Jersey Devils' prospect pipeline (29:43).

Duration:00:39:22

THN's midseason awards

1/8/2018
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THN's Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are back from their holiday breaks to discuss the midseason MVP(1:50), Vezina (5:35), Calder (7:45), Norris (16:30) and coach of the year (16:30) frontrunners. Plus, they discuss whether or not Pittsburgh needs to make a move to add some depth (22:39) and answer some reader questions from Twitter (28:45).

Duration:00:38:16

Driving back from the World Juniors

1/7/2018
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THN’s Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell are joined by special guest Sami Hoffren of Finland’s Ilta-Sanomat newspaper as they break down the World Junior Championships on the drive home from Buffalo. Topics include: Canada’s championship (1:10), Lias Anderson’s medal toss (5:00), Rasmus Dahlin, Filip Zadina and Brady Tkachuk’s outstanding performances (8:45) and team Finland’s disappointing tournament (22:10).

Duration:00:30:34

Eugene Melnyk's Ottawa relocation comments, and thinking up gift ideas for some NHL teams

12/18/2017
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THN’s Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Eugene Melnyk’s recent Ottawa relocation comments (0:50), Ryan and Ken’s favourite hockey-themed Christmas gifts growing up (7:28) and the gifts they would give to Carolina, Edmonton and Anaheim this season (11:20). Plus, they answer some listener questions (22:06).

Duration:00:34:55

Prospect Podcast: The ultimate World Junior preview

12/15/2017
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THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy sit down and analyze all 10 teams in this year's Wold Junior Championship. They break down the sleeper-candidate Czechs (0:50), Finland (4:21), Russia (7:15), Canada (10:10), Sweden (17:23) and team USA(22:23). Plus, they take a brief look at the four other teams competing in the tourney (28:48).

Duration:00:32:30

Seattle expansion, what it means for Houston and Quebec, and Erik Karlsson trade rumblings

12/11/2017
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Including: Seattle being approved for an expansion bid (2:21) and what it means for the potential of hockey in Houston (5:10) and Quebec City (8:00). Also, they talk about Karlsson’s recent contract comments and whether Ottawa would consider a trade (13:40) and how Jayden Schwartz’s injury will impact the Blues (19:55). Plus, they answer some listener questions (24:55).

Duration:00:32:44

Prospect Podcast: World Junior camp snubs, the Islanders' future, and Hamilton coach John Gruden

12/7/2017
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THN's Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the latest prospect news around the hockey world, including a breakdown of the snubs from Canada, USA, Sweden and Finland’s World Junior selection camp rosters (0:40). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Hamilton Bulldogs coach John Gruden (10:50), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Swedish forward Isac Luderström (17:18) and take a deep look into the New York Islanders’ prospect pipeline (20:16)

Duration:00:32:16

Coaches on the hot seat, the Vatanen-Henrique trade, and is Winnipeg legit?

12/4/2017
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the latest news around the world of hockey. Topics include: Anaheim and New Jersey’s Vatanen for Henrique swap (1:50), whether Winnipeg is the real deal after their recent hot streak (7:30) and if Dave Hakstol and Todd McLellan should be worried about their job status (13:40). Plus, they answer some reader questions (23:20).

Duration:00:35:23