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ESPN On Ice with Wyshynski and Kaplan


ESPN's Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan talk all things NHL and hockey culture with the biggest names in the game, ESPN's stable of experts and puckheads of all walks of life.

ESPN's Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan talk all things NHL and hockey culture with the biggest names in the game, ESPN's stable of experts and puckheads of all walks of life.


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ESPN's Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan talk all things NHL and hockey culture with the biggest names in the game, ESPN's stable of experts and puckheads of all walks of life.




John Davidson, Sarah McLellan

Greg & Emily react to an instant-classic between the Lightning and Blue Jackets, which ended in the 5TH Overtime period last night (3:17). Rangers President John Davidson talks about the elation that his organization felt when they landed the first overall selection in the draft. He also talks about the future of Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (11:46). Star-Tribune Wild Reporter Sarah McLellan reports from the Edmonton Bubble, and explains why this could be a busy off-season in Minnesota,...


Ben Bishop, Isaac Bogoch

Emily & Greg react to the first few days of Qualifying round action. Ben Bishop of the Dallas Stars talks about the uniqueness of the Round Robin (13:46). He also discusses the player protests that took place before the game against Vegas. Isaac Bogoch, NHLPA Medical Advisor, explains the safety measures being taken in Edmonton and Toronto, and why the bubble concept has been successful so far (31:51).


Barry Melrose, NHL Playoff Preview

Greg & Emily react to the first NHL action since mid-March. Did we like the Bubble setup, inside and outside of the arenas (3:20)? ESPN NHL Analyst Barry Melrose gives his Stanley Cup predictions. Plus, could Barry actually trade the suit in for some more summer-appropriate attire? (12:56). We then preview the Eastern Conference (29:27) and Western Conference Playoff match-ups (44:39).


Chris Pronger, Ryan Strome

'Release the Kaplan!' Emily delivers the backstory behind the newly-named Seattle Kraken, a process that took nearly 2 years (4:30). Former NHL Player & Stanley Cup Champion Chris Pronger stops by to explain why he would play in the Bubble, and what's next for him in the business world (15:00). NY Ranger C Ryan Strome catches up with Greg, to talk about how he is preparing for bubble life (36:04).


John Hynes, Bob Stauffer

The CBA is done! Greg and Emily react to some of the exciting changes included in the new deal. Nashville Predators Head Coach John Hynes talks about camp so far, and shares his outlook on the bubble format (15:04). For the first time in a while, we break down the potential rosters of Team Canada & Team USA. After some Reader Mail, Bob Stauffer of 630 CHED & 'Oilers Now,' sells Edmonton to the American audience (40:00). During Puck Headlines, Emily explains why "the Russians are Coming."


Bill Guerin, Rick Westhead

When did Gary Bettman become the people’s Commissioner? 2020 continues to baffle us. Emily & Greg shift their attention to Phase 3 and 4 of the NHL’s return-to-play plan (2:45). Wild GM Bill Guerin gives us the executive perspective of Hockey’s potential restart (15:01). Then, we focus on the CBA: Will the NHL return to the Olympics (26:57)? Rick Westhead of TSN then updates us on the CHL Hazing scandal (32:37).


Tim Leiweke, Linda Cohn Co-Hosts

The great Linda Cohn is in for Greg! What happened at the Draft Lottery? Plus, Tim Leiweke of the Oak View Group joins to talk about the newly-named arena in Seattle (12:30).


Matt Dumba, Chris Thorburn

HOF announcement! Matt Dumba of the Wild explains how the 'Hockey Diversity Alliance' came to be (13:38). And, the newly-retired Chris Thorburn reflects on his career (42:13).


Marty Biron, Chris Peters

Emily & Greg talk about the state of the Sabres with Former Goalie Marty Biron (13:41). ESPN Draft Analyst Chris Peters educates us on the worst team in Pro Hockey (36:42).


NHL Awards Bonanza

Greg provides an NHL 'Phase 2' update & hands out NHL Awards w/ fellow experts Dimitri Filipovic (11:00), Alison Lukan (25:50) & Murat Ates (41:20). No Emily, Healthy Scratch.


Kevin Weekes, Cam Talbot

Kevin Weekes explains the impact of George Floyd Protests on the hockey community, & dealing with racism as a player (11m). Plus, Cam Talbot on saving huntsville hockey (53m).


Rod Brind'Amour, Debating NHL Restart Plan

Hurricanes HC Rod Brind'Amour explains his team's stance on the new Playoff format (15:20). Emily & Greg look at the variables & factors that go into a restart (29:08).


Rick Tocchet, Noora Raty

Coyotes HC Rick Tocchet talks potential NHL return, & the future of Taylor Hall in Arizona (12:10). Finish Netminder Noora Raty talks about Women's Hockey &...Farming (34:45)?


Dave Andrews, Kevin Bieksa

AHL President Dave Andrews talks about the league's decision to cancel it's season (9:49). Former Canuck and current Sportsnet Analyst Kevin Bieksa stops by (34:47).


Joel Ward, Digit Murphy

Will the NHL move up their Draft date (7:05)? Joel Ward talks about hanging up his skates (15:43). Toronto NWHL Pres. Digit Murphy talks expansion during a pandemic (41:00).


Chris Johnston, Kurt Overhardt

Sportsnet NHL Insider Chris Johnston talks about the likelihood of a December start for the 20/21 season. NHL Agent Kurt Overhardt explains his "player exception rule."


Brenden Dillon, Marisa Ingemi

News & Notes from Quarantine (3:40). We catch up with Brenden Dillon of the Capitals (12:39). Marisa Ingemi talks freelance life, Bruins, & NWHL (28:30).


Kris Versteeg, P.K. Subban

Kris Versteeg talks about his hockey career/retirement (11:54). P.K. Subban talks new game show, plan for resuming play, & quarantine life with Lindsey Vonn (33:45).


Brian Burke on NHL's Future, His Colorful Past

Can the NHL save it's playoffs (3:32)? Sportsnet Analyst Brian Burke talks suspended season, quarantine life... adding some great stories from his time as an executive (16:50)


Peter DeBoer, NHL Players Poll

We begin with Tuukka Rask's... Flatulence? Plus, Vegas HC Peter DeBoer talks life since joining the Golden Knights (21:08). We also focus on the NHLPA Players Poll (38:10).