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Two men share beer, a remarkable collection of useless trivia and a passion for Vancouver Canucks hockey you can't possibly comprehend. Jason Kurylo and Chris Withers are... Pucked in the Head.

Two men share beer, a remarkable collection of useless trivia and a passion for Vancouver Canucks hockey you can't possibly comprehend. Jason Kurylo and Chris Withers are... Pucked in the Head.
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Two men share beer, a remarkable collection of useless trivia and a passion for Vancouver Canucks hockey you can't possibly comprehend. Jason Kurylo and Chris Withers are... Pucked in the Head.

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English


Episodes

Episode 071: The dirty rotten stinkin’ Americans totally deserved to win th

7/20/2015
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Russell and Jason discuss the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, warts and all.The States didn’t show up until it mattered, when theyput beatdowns upon the Germans and Japanese.Do we have to like Wambach, Solo and Leroux? No. Do we have to live with the fact that they’re the class of the joint when it comes … Continue reading Episode 071: The dirty rotten stinkin’ Americans totally deserved to win the Women’s World Cup →

Duration: 00:19:23


Episode 070: the Canucks are bleeding out

7/9/2015
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Russell and Jason go with off-season hockey for episode 70: mostly Canucks stuff, but we throw some Brandon Saad and Phil Kessel in there for good measure. Bonus CanCon with Trooper hitting up the outro track. Introduction Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway Scars, plasma and exposed dermis, oh my! Canucks bleeding out Sell … Continue reading Episode 070: the Canucks are bleeding out →

Duration: 00:23:07


Episode 069: The back side of the ball

7/4/2015
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John Stewart guests in our secondbaseball episode. We talk the back side of the ball in this, the 69th episode of Pucked in the Head. • Introduction • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway • Mike Zunino can’t hit but he frames pitches like a master • Paxton designed Zunino’s mitt • Robinson Cano … Continue reading Episode 069: The back side of the ball →

Duration: 00:18:02


Episode 68: the last Whitecaps home match for six weeks

5/29/2015
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Russell and Jason wax poetic on the beautiful game, specifically with respect to the Vancouver Whitecaps upcoming six-week road swing. • Introduction • Thanks John • Whitecaps take a loooooong road trip •Want to be an MLS referee? Your fraud charge is no problem! • Whitecaps got jobbed in Colorado • Even the Rapidsthought it … Continue reading Episode 68: the last Whitecaps home match for six weeks →

Duration: 00:23:02


Episode 67: Babcock, Russians and Brian Burke’s ego

5/27/2015
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Russell and Jason wax poetic on a range of hockey topics, from Mike Babcock’s monster contract to Brian Burke’s monster ego andIlya Kovalchuk’s monster cajones. • Introduction • Pop Tart Girl by the Orchid Highway • The Russians have left the ice • McKayla is unimpressed with Ilya Kovalchuk • Kudos to Alex Ovechkin • … Continue reading Episode 67: Babcock, Russians and Brian Burke’s ego →

Duration: 00:22:02


Episode 66: Mariners talk, round one

5/26/2015
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Jason sits down with John Stewart, Pucked in the Head’s official baseballcorrespondent in the Emerald City. Music this episode by Vancouver-based rockers The Matinée. Introduction John Stewart, ladies and gentlemen John’s shower is a puzzle worthy of Perseus himself A quick trip in the way back machine Dave Niehaus, the Jim Robson of baseball Felix … Continue reading Episode 66: Mariners talk, round one →

Duration: 00:21:12


Episode 64: Hating every minute of it

5/12/2015
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Pucked in the Headrecords under the dome of BC Place after a Whitecaps win, andthe boys discuss the after effects of Jason’s first-ever full marathon. • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway • Recording under the big roof • 42.2km is a looooong way • People along the route are quite lovely • Be … Continue reading Episode 64: Hating every minute of it →

Duration: 00:17:00


Episode 63: We’re Blue, We’re White

5/9/2015
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Russell and Jason queue up a little of the beautiful game — specifically a review of the impressive start to the Vancouver Whitecaps 2015 MLS campaign. • Exploding intros • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway • Pedro likes to doff the jersey, doesn’t he • Laba gets too handsy for our taste • … Continue reading Episode 63: We’re Blue, We’re White →

Duration: 00:18:54


Episode 62: A little Help! for the Sedins

4/30/2015
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A tough week for Vancouver sports fans, as the Canucks, Whitecaps and Stealth all lose on home turf. Is there light at the end of the rainy, oil-slicked tunnel? • Introduction • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway •Vancouver Canucks: plosion guards extraordinaires • Russell sucks at basketball brackets • The Canucks outperformed expectations … Continue reading Episode 62: A little Help! for the Sedins →

Duration: 00:19:11


Episode 61: Round One Chatter

4/20/2015
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After unanimously anointing the Vancouver Canucks as round two participants in the last podcast — thereby sending the Calgary Flames into the wasteland of central Alberta golf courses —Russell and Jason break down the seven remaining series. • Shoddy math • Next World by the Orchid Highway •Arbuthnit? Arbuthnet? Arbuth… Russell, anyway •The Seven Deadly … Continue reading Episode 61: Round One Chatter →

Duration: 00:22:03


Episode 60 – Canucks vs Flames

4/19/2015
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It’s playoff time, so we put on our tin foil hats and go a-prognosticatin’. This episode is just Vancouver versus Calgary. We predict a Canucks win. What a shocker. • Intro • Raunchy Harmonica by Harpdog Brown • Compound nouns • Are you trapped in your car? • Cream cheese • Canucks v Flames •Shaming … Continue reading Episode 60 – Canucks vs Flames →

Duration: 00:24:36


Episode 59 – The PatQuast

4/7/2015
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Pat Quinn, may he rest in peace, leaves a massive, Irish imprint upon our community, having changed the course of franchises at the professional, junior and minor levels of hockey in Vancouver. Russell and Jason discuss the big man and give him one last tip of the Pucked in the Head hat. I dig out … Continue reading Episode 59 – The PatQuast →

Duration: 00:23:03


Episode 58 – One-timers

3/30/2015
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We introduce One-Timers, a new podcast segment wherein Pucked in the Head talks about several timely topics in the news, then promptly takes a week to post the episode to iTunes. • Intro • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway • Jason can’t skate • Milos Raonic unlocks the Beat Rafa Nadal badge • … Continue reading Episode 58 – One-timers →

Duration: 00:28:18


Episode 57 — The peanut butter mullet, a do as old as time

3/3/2015
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A podcast episode in which Rusell and Jason ride the peanut butter mullet wave of Jaromir Jagr’s career into a discussion of the Canucks, ex-Canucks and Canucks that never were. • Introduction • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway • False start / Rubber Ducky • Jaromir Jagr’s 8th NHL team • Holy hairstyles, … Continue reading Episode 57 — The peanut butter mullet, a do as old as time →

Duration: 00:27:25


Episode 56 – Torts, Milos, French girls & grapefruit

2/21/2015
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Russell & I trade semi-researched factoids for the second time in short order, getting into John Tortorella’s recent soul searching on Tampa radio. In an attempt to show something reminiscent of range, we stretch into Davis Cup tennisand trade two dozen words in French. • Intro • Sofa Surfer Girl by the Orchid Highway • … Continue reading Episode 56 – Torts, Milos, French girls & grapefruit →

Duration: 00:23:19


Pucked in the Head Podcast – Episode 55

2/8/2015
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Now with more fibre! Pucked in the Head rises from the dead, groans uncomfortably and attempts to bite your brain to death before you deliver the all-important head shot takedown. The NHL watched carefully, strategizing the zombification of the World Cup of Hockey. Sports poet Russell Arbuthnot sits in the big chair, but Jason Kurylo … Continue reading Pucked in the Head Podcast – Episode 55 →

The Top Team Canada Snubs of All Time

1/25/2014
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It’s here at last: episode 54 of the podcast, in which Chris and Jason discuss the most egregious omissions from Team Canada men’s hockey rosters, from 1972 right through to the 2014 Olympic team. Sadly, we neglected to include the sublime Tessa Bonhomme, whose sudden dismissal from the 2014 women’s squad sent shock waves through […]

Podcast 053: A Day Late & a Dollar Short

8/3/2013
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Here’s episode 53 of the Pucked in the Head podcast, in which Chris admits to having “pale delicate skin that blisters easily” but makes up for it by calling Jason out on several vocabulary errors. Oh, and we also talk hockey. As many of you have observed, Chris and I don’t have much of a […]

Podcast: Leafs & Habs & Midgets, oh my!

4/27/2013
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Jason & Chris examine the Eastern Conference playoff picture, and somehow wind up talking about Derek Roy and the Canucks. Along the way, they utilize as many metaphors as you can shake a dead horse at. Or something. Episode 52: Leafs & Habs & Midgets, oh my! • Intro • Sofa Surfer Girl / Regularity […]

Episode 51: Habs, Ducks & Lacklustre Canucks

3/28/2013
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Chris & Jason discuss the midseason surprises of the shortened 2013 NHL season, and wonder if the window has perhaps shut early on the Vancouver Canucks wündercore assembled by Mike Gillis & predecessors Brian Burke & Dave Nonis. They also wave buh-bye to the Vancouver Giants, whose season ends without playoffs for the first time […]
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