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Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn host the Block Party to talk Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey, the NHL and life in general with great guests from all aspects of hockey. New episodes drop every Wednesday during hockey season.

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United States

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Podcasts

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Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn host the Block Party to talk Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey, the NHL and life in general with great guests from all aspects of hockey. New episodes drop every Wednesday during hockey season.

Twitter:

@BoltsRadio

Language:

English


Episodes

Ross Colton On The Stanley Cup Clinching Goal, Being Drafted By Tampa Bay & Being Traded to Colorado

2/21/2024
On this week's Block Party podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ross Colton. They discuss his journey to the NHL, growing up in New Jersey, the influence of his family and going off to boarding school. He reflects on his time with the Syracuse Crunch and winning the Stanley Cup with the Lightning including scoring the Cup clinching goal and shares insights into his role with the Avalanche and the similarities between the two organizations.

Duration:00:36:54

Tyler Motte on Coming To Tampa Bay, Playing For John Tortorella & His Love Of Blocking Shots

2/14/2024
On this week’s Block Party presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tyler Motte to discuss his journey from St. Clair, Michigan to the NHL, playing at the University of Michigan, being drafted by the Blackhawks, playing for John Tortorella, getting the call from Tampa Bay, his role on the team and why he likes blocking shots.

Duration:00:38:25

Calvin de Haan on His Hockey Journey, How Injuries Almost Ended His Career and Coming To The Lightning

2/7/2024
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Calvin de Haan to discuss his hockey journey from Carp, Ontario to the NHL, the challenges he faced along the way including multiple shoulder surgeries, coming to the Tampa Bay Lightning, his love of cars, his ownership in a Canadian brewery and his passion for golf.

Duration:00:39:43

Jackie Redmond On The Lightning's 10-Year Run of Success, Her Broadcasting Journey & Working With Former Bolts

1/31/2024
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by NHL Network's Jackie Redmond to discusses her love of hockey, her start in broadcasting including winning a reality show, her support of the Maple Leafs, the consistency and success of the Tampa Bay Lightning, working with Ryan Callahan and Brian Boyle, her broadcasting influences and favorite personalities and more.

Duration:00:55:47

Haydn Fleury on Coming To Tampa Bay, Growing Up In A Small Town And Would He Fight His Brother

1/24/2024
On this week’s Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Haydn Fleury to discuss his journey to the NHL, the influence of coach Brent Sutter, growing up in Carlyle, Saskatchewan, the impact of his dad's, facing his brother in a game, being a teammate of his brother’s and his excitement about joining the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Duration:00:41:38

Steven Stamkos on Leadership, Favorite Moments Of His Career & Losing His Jet Skis

1/17/2024
On this week's Block Party Podcast presented by Jai Alai IPA, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos to discuss the players and coaches who influenced his career, his development as a player and leader, the 'Seen Stamkos' campaign when he was drafted and the toughest moments in his career. He also talked about the emotional return of former teammates, who are the team's current funny men, how he once lost his jet skis, the frosted tips in his NHL draft photo, analytics in hockey and this season's outlook for the team.

Duration:00:57:43

Darren Raddysh on Switching From Forward to Defenseman, His Golf Skill & Engagement Photos

1/10/2024
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Darren Raddysh to discuss his hockey journey, playing roller blade hockey, his experience in junior hockey, transitioning from forward to defenseman and the importance of his coaches in that move. He also shares advice for young players, his golf skill, engagement photos and shaving his head.

Duration:00:32:12

Nick Paul on Playing With Kucherov, Halloween Costumes, Getting Married and Dad Jokes

1/3/2024
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn were joined in front of a live audience by Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nick Paul to discuss his game progression, playing with top players like Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point, and his role on the power play. He also talks about the team's performance and the importance of consistency, experience getting married and attending the dad's trip to Denver. The episode concludes with fan questions and our Fact or Fiction segment.

Duration:00:37:59

Lightning CEO Steve Griggs on The Orgainization's Vision, The Success & What's Ahead

12/27/2023
On this week's Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Lightning CEO Steve Griggs to discuss how the Lightning became the organization they are today, his journey to the NHL, his vision for the Lightning in the community and more.

Duration:00:46:22

Vinny Lecavalier on HIs NHL Journey, His Welcome To NHL Moment & Being Drafted By Tampa Bay

12/20/2023
On this week's Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Vinny Lecavalier to discuss his journey to the NHL, his welcome to the NHL moment, getting drafted in Tampa, playing in Russia and what he's doing now for the Canadiens.

Duration:00:35:57

Alex Barre-Boulet on Playing With Kucherov, Why He Wears Hats & Earning His Chirp Card

12/13/2023
On this week's Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Lightning forward Alex Barre-Boulet to discuss playing with Nikita Kucherov and Brayden Point, his welcome to the NHL moment, playing 2 games with the Kraken, Dad Life, why he wears hats all the time and earning his 'chirp card'.

Duration:00:32:50

Christian Rivas on 1,000 NHL Games, Getting Stamkos Ready For The Bubble & A Nikita Kucherov Impersonation

12/6/2023
On this week's Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning Manual Therapist Christian Rivas who just celebrated his 1,000th NHL game. They discuss what a Manual Therapist does and how he became one, the origin of his nickname, his 'Welcome to the NHL' moment, how they got Steven Stamkos ready to play in the Bubble for that one game and his Nikita Kucherov impersonation.

Duration:00:46:41

Austin Watson on His NHL Journey, Fighting and Sobriety

11/29/2023
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn were joined by Lightning forward Austin Watson to discuss his journey to the NHL, getting a new dog, tattoos, his fighting prowess and how he is approaching 5 years sober.

Duration:00:46:05

Conor Sheary On Winning The Stanley Cup, Playing With Greats & The Impact His Sister Has On Him

11/22/2023
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Lightning forward Conor Sheary to discuss his move to Tampa Bay, being injured this year, the impact his sister had on him as an athlete, winning the Stanley Cup his first 2 seasons, playing with greats like Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, and Steven Stamkos plus Fact of Fiction.

Duration:00:36:25

Victor Hedman on Tampa Bay, Playing In Sweden & His Budding Acting Career

11/15/2023
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coborn are joined LIVE at the Cigar City Taproom by Tampa Bay Lightning Defenseman Victor Hedman to talk about his career in Tampa Bay, the Global Series in Sweden, stories about Braydon Coburn, his acting career and so much more.

Duration:00:40:32

Gabby Shirley and Chris Krenn On Their Journey To The Lightning & Stories Covering The Team

11/8/2023
On this week's Block Party Podcast, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning reporters Gabby Shirley and Chris Krenn to discuss how they got to the Lightning, favorite memories working for the team and their new podcast called 'Into The Blue'.

Duration:00:36:44

Lightning Goalie Coach Frantz Jean On His 1000th Game Coached, Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy Plus Doing Anything To Finish A Game Started

11/1/2023
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning Goalie Coach Frantz Jean who just celebrated his 1,000th career game as an NHL Coach, how he was destined to be a coach, what the Lightning saw in Jonas Johansson, getting to coach both Ben Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy and in fact of fiction we learn that Frantz will do ANYTHING to finish a game he started no matter how messy it gets.

Duration:00:40:06

Luke Glendening On Coming To Tampa, Losing Teeth & His Journey To The NHL

10/23/2023
On this week's Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning forward Luke Glendening to discuss his long journey to the NHL, how he became one of the best in hockey at faceoffs, how he would describe his game, becoming a dad, his initial thoughts on Tampa Bay, finding a pearl in his oyster, his love of tattoos and college football and how he lost some teeth after 30 years of playing hockey.

Duration:00:32:07

Julien BriseBois on The Season, New Players & Andrei Vasilevskiy

10/16/2023
On this week's Block Party presented by Jai Alai, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager Julien BriseBois to discuss the upcoming season, the new players on the teams, what they will do in net with Andrei Vasilevskiy set to miss 2 months and so much more.

Duration:00:29:54

Terry Crisp On Being The First Coach Of The Lightning, Playing in Expo Hall and Playoff Games In The Thunderdome

5/15/2023
On this week's Block Party, Greg Wolf and Braydon Coburn are joined by the first Tampa Bay Lightning Head Coach, Terry Crisp, to talk about the first years with the Tampa Bay Lightning, his relationship with Phil Esposito including outscoring him in Juniors, playing in Expo Hall, playoff games in the Thunderdome, changes in the game today and curfew stories.

Duration:00:30:19