The Founding 4 Podcast
The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 7: Stick taps and #AskBlakeBolden
Mike & Erica are back and recording live from Riveters practice (well, at least half the duo). The Boston Pride wins their second consecutive game with a convincing win over the Whale. Despite taking the first lead over the Riveters of the season, the Beauts fail to execute in the third, to drop their third straight. In the Week 7 previews, Mike & Erica discuss what will likely be the must-watch game of the week as the Riveters look to defend their perfect season against a surging Pride...
Top Shelf Episode Three- Oh, Canada
Daryl Watts gets snubbed, Hannah settles a bet, and Michelle is stoked about this week's Pride/Riveters matchup. Plus talk on Team Russia and doping, Team USA's cuts, the CWHL and more!
The Founding 4 Episode 6: Gagliardi's Goals; Will They or Won't They?
Erica and Mike recap the Pride’s big win over the Buffalo Beauts and the Riveters 4-0 shutout over the Connecticut Whale. We also touch on what some of the teams have been doing right and what they need to get better at in our previews of Week 6’s action. This week we also hit the listener mailbag for two questions that sparked an interesting discussion about the growth of the women’s game in an Olympic year as well as addressing the persistent question of why don’t the NWHL and CWHL just...
Top Shelf Episode 2- Calvinball and Dodgeball
Michelle makes a bold prediction about the Boston Blades, Hannah goes to bat for Ann-Sophie Bettez, and nobody can figure out what's going on with Team USA's goaltenders. All that and more on this week's episode of Top Shelf!
The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 5: Haley Skarupa, Week 5 Previews, Wild Horses and More!
Mike & Erica discuss Haley Skarupa returning to the USA Centralization roster, preview the NWHL Week 5 match ups and answer listener questions sent via Twitter using #Founding4Pod. Later in the show, Erica is joined by Boston Pride team photographer Michelle Jay to discuss her early beginnings, difference between shooting women's and men's hockey and the Isobel Cup handles. Be sure to check out Michelle's Patreon page for a glimpse at the goodies mentioned on the show...
Top Shelf Episode 1- Wherefore Art Thou, Lamoureuxs
Welcome to Top Shelf, the women's hockey podcast where we keep the hot takes and the hard liquor. In our first episode, Hannah Bevis and Michelle Jay chat about Team USA's recent additions to the centralization roster, the craziness that was the NCAA this past weekend, and whether or not the Boston Pride will actually win a game.
The Founding 4 Podcast: Episode 4
Mike & Erica return to recap Week 4 in the NWHL. As the league skates into Thanksgiving break, the Riveters are still undefeated, the Whale’s veterans are finally scoring, the Beauts lineup keeps changing and the Pride let a late lead slip through fingers and are now 0-3-1. For the first time Mike and Erica also answer questions submitted by the #Founding4Pod audience via Twitter. We discuss Kelli Snack getting snubbed by USA Hockey, the NWHL’s expansion plans (including some rumors), and...
The Founding 4 Podcast: Episode 3
Riveters Play-by-Play announcer Matt Falkenbury joins Mike & Erica to recap Week 3 of the NWHL, preview Week 4, and skate down memory lane discussing several missed but never forgotten members of the inaugural New York Riveters team. Follow Matt Falkenbury on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MattFPxP Follow The Ice Garden on Twitter: twitter.com/TheIceGarden Follow Erica L. Ayala on Twitter: twitter.com/elindsay08 Follow Mike Murphy on Twitter: twitter.com/DigDeepBSB
The Founding 4 Podcast: Episode 2
Erica & Mike recap Week 2 of the NWHL to the calming sounds of sirens. NWHLPA Executive Director and Connecticut Whale forward Anya Battaglino joins the show to chat about her team's somewhat unexpected start to the season. Be sure to support Women's Hockey Digest the new NWHLPA-sponsored podcast mentioned on today's show. Heather Schwarz is featured in Episode 3: https://soundcloud.com/user-547107858/womens-hockey-digest-episode-3 Follow The Ice Garden on Twitter:...
The Founding 4 Podcast: Episode 1
Mike Murphy and Erica Ayala chat about the NWHL Opening Weekend and preview week two in this new podcast for The Ice Garden. FFP is an NWHL-focused that combines Mike's love of stats, data and history with Erica's love for optics, characters and stories on and off the ice. It features journalists who have been on the front lines covering the NWHL since its inception. Everything connected or related to the NWHL will be on the menu for discussion, as well as questions from listeners. Mike...