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Rear Admiral, the Boston Bruins writer at Barstool Sports, and Ryan Whitney, a retired defenseman who played in the NHL for nine seasons, team up to bring their outspoken and irreverent opinions to the masses. Focusing on the NHL but also touching on pop culture, the gents from Boston will air a new episode each Friday on Barstool Sports.

Rear Admiral, the Boston Bruins writer at Barstool Sports, and Ryan Whitney, a retired defenseman who played in the NHL for nine seasons, team up to bring their outspoken and irreverent opinions to the masses. Focusing on the NHL but also touching on pop culture, the gents from Boston will air a new episode each Friday on Barstool Sports.
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Rear Admiral, the Boston Bruins writer at Barstool Sports, and Ryan Whitney, a retired defenseman who played in the NHL for nine seasons, team up to bring their outspoken and irreverent opinions to the masses. Focusing on the NHL but also touching on pop culture, the gents from Boston will air a new episode each Friday on Barstool Sports.

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Episodes

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 53: The Fighting Episode

11/17/2017
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On Episode 53, Whits checks in from Secaucus to talk about his riotous appearance on Barstool Radio, his years-in-the-making beating from Tim Jackman, the Pulitzer-worthy photo it produced, and his Internet redemption when a listener posted a clip of him defending Colby Armstrong after a hard hit. The boys also talk about Wednesday's donnybrook (by today's standards) between Detroit and Calgary, Matthew Tkachuk becoming a modern day Claude Lemieux at such a young age, the NHL players in this...

Duration: 01:00:02


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 52: Featuring Nick Bonino & Barstool Chief

11/10/2017
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On Episode 52, the boys open with the Matt Duchene trade before welcoming Barstool Chief to discuss his major scoop about the 2019 Winter Classic. Next they chat about the horrendous hit on Dan Paille in Europe before bringing on two-time Stanley Cup champion Nick Bonino of the Nashville Predators. Nicky Bones talks about deciding to continue to play Game Two of the 2017 Cup on a broken leg, why he ended up picking Nashville in free agency, him and his wife's hilarious Halloween costumes,...

Duration: 00:56:18


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 51: Featuring Colby Armstrong

11/3/2017
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On Episode 51, the gents start off with some World Series talk as RA and Whits take opposing views about the post-game proposal. They also discuss Crosby's missed empty-netter attempt from center ice that cost RA some shekels and the hideous Team USA jersey before bringing on the always entertaining Colby Armstrong (@armdog). Armdog talks about dressing up as Danaerys for Halloween while live on TV, his NBCSN debut, the sick costumes that NHL players always come up with, what ails the Oil,...

Duration: 01:09:19


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 50: Featuring Mike Mottau

10/27/2017
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Former NHL defenseman and Hobey Baker winner Mike Mottau joins Episode 50 of Spittin' Chiclets this week. He discusses his 14 years as a pro (9 NHL seasons), what is was like playing for each team in the NYC metro area, how he and Whits met as kids, realizing his dream of playing for his hometown team, that time he offered out Sean Avery to settle things in a back alley in Manhattan, and a bunch more. The boys also talk about NHL events from the last week before finishing up with...

Duration: 01:04:50


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 49: Featuring Ray Ferraro

10/20/2017
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On Episode 49, the fellas open up with some chatter about their sister podcast Pardon My Take and their new show on ESPN. The boys also dissect what ails a few teams before discussing the Las Vegas Golden Knights inevitable introduction to Hockey Twitter and the Internet Outrage Machine thanks to quoting a movie. Ray Ferraro then joins in for a fun and wide-ranging interview. The scrappy forward who scored 408 goals in 18 hard-nosed NHL seasons discusses his time in Hartford, the favorite...

Duration: 01:17:10


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 48: Vegas, Avalanche, Devils & More

10/13/2017
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In Episode 48, the guys open things up talking about the incredibly moving pre-game ceremonies for Opening Night in Las Vegas. They also discuss the record-making fast start for the Golden Knights as well a few other teams that jumped out of the gate pretty quick. Whits gives some insight on what it's like for a player to get off to a hot start and the psychological effect it has. The guys also discuss teams that haven't gotten off to the start they wanted to. They finish things up with...

Duration: 00:46:48


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 47: Featuring Mike Commodore

10/6/2017
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The NHL is finally back and the boys kick off Episode 47 by going over a highly-entertaining Opening Night dominated by Wayne Simmonds, Connor McDavid, and Toronto's offense. They also chat about Jack Eichel's new $80M deal before bringing on the always hilarious Mike Commodore. Commie gives us his thoughts on Jagr playing at 45, just how great McDavid can be, possibly getting into the biz (media), a hysterical story about fighting Shawn Thornton, and a bunch more. Once again, Commie does...

Duration: 00:59:19


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 46: Featuring Elliotte Friedman

9/29/2017
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On Episode 46, RA and Whits kick things off discussing the Stanley Cup odds for the 2017-18 season and who might be a dark horse before welcoming Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman to the show. The esteemed Canadian journalist tells us about the road he took to his current position, his insight on the Matt Duchene situation in Colorado, the future of John Tavares on Long Island, whether anthem-kneeling will be a story that carries into the season, and much more. The fellas also talk about the...

Duration: 01:03:07


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 45: Featuring Matt Murley

9/22/2017
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Episode 45 kicks off with the boys talking about the leukemia diagnosis for New Jersey Devil Brian Boyle, who is also a Hingham, MA native and good friend of Whits. They discuss how it was detected, the positive outlook for Boyler, and how Spittin' Chiclets knows he'll be rarin' to go on Opening Night. The fellas also discuss Joffrey Lupul's LTIR situation in Toronto, Andreas Athanasiou's stalemate in Detroit, and the dopey new face-off penalty before welcoming Whit's former teammate Matt...

Duration: 01:12:22


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 45: Featuring Matt Murley

9/22/2017
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Episode 45 kicks off with the boys talking about the leukemia diagnosis for New Jersey Devil Brian Boyle, who is also a Hingham, MA native and good friend of Whits. They discuss how it was detected, the positive outlook for Boyler, and how Spittin' Chiclets knows he'll be rarin' to go on Opening Night. The fellas also discuss Joffrey Lupul's LTIR situation in Toronto, Andreas Athanasiou's stalemate in Detroit, and the dopey new face-off penalty before welcoming Whit's former teammate Matt...

Duration: 01:12:22


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 44: Featuring Paul Bissonnette

9/15/2017
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In Episode 44, the guys start out discussing the last minute deal the Bruins signed David Pastrnak to and pre-training camp jitters. Recurring guest Paul Bissonnette (@BizNasty2point0) joins in the festivities to chat about his new gig as the Arizona Coyotes radio color guy, the LA/Vegas Twitter feud before the season even begins, his tour of British Columbia, and more. The fellas finish things up by answering #AllRightHamilton questions from listeners.

Duration: 00:52:13


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 43: Featuring Martin St. Louis

9/8/2017
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For Episode 43, the fellas are pleased to bring you an interview with 2004 Stanley Cup and Hart Trophy winner Martin St. Louis. The longtime Lightning RW and former Ranger talked about his adjustment to a non-NHL lifestyle, what kept him going after going unclaimed in an expansion draft, his favorite career moment, the best opponents he faced, playing with Tim Thomas at UVM, his favorite goal vs. his most important goal, Game 7 of the 2011 ECF, the current NHL, whether he thinks about his...

Duration: 00:55:46


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 42: Final Show Of The Summer

9/1/2017
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In the summer's final show, Episode 42, the fellas discuss the few NHL stories from the dog days of August (Lindros number retirement, Shane Doan retires), the McGregor/Mayweather fight, how RA became buddies with Jay Baruchel, and then they have a pretty free-wheeling conversation on just about anything that crosses their minds. They close things up with a XXL version of #AllRightHamilton. Hope you have a few laughs. Happy Labor Day Weekend.

Duration: 00:44:31


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 41: Featuring Charlie McAvoy

8/18/2017
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On this week's show, Boston Bruins rookie defenseman Charlie McAvoy joins the crew for an in-studio interview. The affable Long Island native talks about making his NHL debut in the playoffs last spring, going from looking up to a guy to suddenly becoming his partner, having a misplay that nearly ended his team's season, the whirlwind of the last year, & a bunch more. The boys finish up with #AllRightHamilton questions and a few NHL notes.

Duration: 00:52:46


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 40: Featuring Keith Yandle & Paul Bissonnette

8/10/2017
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On Episode 40 of Spittin' Chiclets, Florida Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle makes his long-anticipated debut and he doesn't disappoint. The witty Milton, MA native talks about his early days as a skateboarder, the differences playing for a league-owned team vs. an Original Six team (hint: one is BYOBreakfast, the other isn't), what fancy stats mean to him, why he played juniors in Canada instead of going the college route, and a lot more. Yandle's former teammate Paul Bissonnette (aka...

Duration: 01:01:30


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 39: Featuring Jimmy Vesey

7/28/2017
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On this week's Spittin' Chiclets, New York Ranger Jimmy Vesey joins the boys for the whole show. He discusses the rookie year "wall", what it was like being the big NHL story last summer, what led to him to choosing the Rangers, getting booed in Buffalo, his golf game (or lack thereof) and tons more.

Duration: 00:49:29


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 38: Featuring Johnny Gaudreau & Kevin Hayes

7/14/2017
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On Episode 38 of Spittin' Chiclets, three-time All-Star Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames and native Bostonian Kevin Hayes of the New York Rangers stop by the studio to gas beers and have a some chuckles. The boys ran the gamut and talked about everything from Johnny Hockey wearing Yeezys on a horse to Hayesy's late bloom as an impact player and everything in between. This episode was a blast to record. Enjoy.

Duration: 01:03:37


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 37: Featuring Jack Eichel

6/29/2017
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On this week's episode, the Buffalo Sabres 20-year-old superstar Jack Eichel comes by the studio/living room for the entire show. The fellas talk about Jack's hockey ascendancy, his contract status, #BillsMafia, "The Godfather of Buffalo" talk, his ankle, his favorite music artist, road cities, and much more in a wide-ranging interview. Take a listen and enjoy.

Duration: 00:57:25


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 36: Featuring Torey Krug

6/22/2017
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On Episode 36, the guys goof on the debacle that is the NHL Awards broadcast, chat about the winners, discuss the Las Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft bounty, talk about the exuberance surrounding the NHL christening Las Vegas as a pro sports city, and yap about a bunch of other stuff. Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug joins the show to talk about his road to the NHL and how it almost didn't happen, playing with Zdeno Chara, why he chose Boston over 29 other cities, what he loves...

Duration: 00:50:58


Spittin' Chiclets Episode 35: Featuring Shawn Thornton

6/16/2017
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On this week's show, the guys kick things off with the Stanley Cup Final and break down how the Pens were the first team to repeat in almost 20 years, why the Preds are hardly a flash in the pan, when officiating screws up on the grandest stage, and much more. Next up, two-time Stanley Cup winner and Boston Bruins legend Shawn Thornton joins the show to discuss his decision to eschew a TV job with NESN in Boston to become Vice President of Business Operations for the Panthers in Sunrise,...

Duration: 00:58:23

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