Archive for the ' NHL Hockey' Category

This week, the boys talk about the new Arizona Coyotes' pitch to the City of Tempe, random names slated as goalies in training camps., and giving up on prospects a little bit too early. Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey will join us to talk about the RFA signings, players not getting vaccines, and wrestling talk. 

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This week, the boys talk about the reach of college hockey-- what it should be, what it could be, and the downfalls of it. Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey will be on to debate about the officiating in the NHL and what can be done. They'll talk about Norm Macdonald's career, the TNT NHL crew, and how to deal with hotel WiFi. 

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This week, the boys talk about what constitutes a finished rebuild for a team and if the Ottawa Senators are really at that point in their process. They'll go over the new COVID rules, the Olympics things, and Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey will be on to talk the fall out of the Jesperi Kotkaniemi signing. 

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This week, the boys talk about the pettiness of the Carolina Hurricanes signing Jasperi Kotkaniemi to an offer sheet just to get back at the Montreal Canadiens. Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey breaks down the cost value of the future and why the Habs will just take the picks. All that, plus hockey documentaries, Olympics, and more

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This week, the boys go over the career of Henrik Lundqvist and talk about his accolades, his legacy on the game, and the current golden age of superstars through our show's timeline. They'll talk about the Arizona Coyotes getting the news they're getting booted from Glendale and where that might lead to. Plus, a mascot ranking like no other. 

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This week, the boys talk to BD Gallof of IslesBeat.com about the new UBS Arena, the Islander success the past two seasons, and what it's going to take for them to get over the Lightning hump. The boys will also talk about the inevitable jersey ads that are finally coming in 2022-23, while Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey will talk some rumors flying around and old stories of memorabilia past and present. 

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This week, the boys look at the very revamped AHL playoff format and then question the NHL using it next. Sean Leahy from NBC Sports comes on to talk about the Olympics conundrum for the NHL, while Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey talks some Kirll Kaprizov, Jack Eichel, and the bump in the salary cap. 

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Twenty years ago, Face Off Hockey Show was born in a garage in Lanham, Maryland. From August 8th, 2001 until today, the boys have gotten together weekly to talk this about that. We talk about the history of the show, some bits we enjoy, some Draft trip memories, and more. We've got guests like BD Gallof of Isles Beat, our old PR person Laura, Draft trip legend Death, our ref buddy Mac, JenHL History Girl, and of course-- Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey. Join us for over three hours of memories, laughs, and more. 

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This week, the boys talk about the tale as old as time-- the NHL and IOC at odds over expanded media rights. They'll discuss whether or not it matters, considering other pro sports leagues take on Olympics. Evander Kane was accused of plenty of wrong doing, some retiring players, and Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey comes on to talk about Tom Wilson wrecking the Rangers' psyche and Jack Eichel's surgical mystery. 

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This week, the boys talk about all the signings during the free agent frenzy, all the trades before and after the Draft, the backstabbing of M-A Fleury, the idiocy of front offices in Carolina and Montreal, and much more. Lyle Richardson even showed up to hang out and talk things, as well as give his heartfelt thoughts on the Canadiens ill-will to their fan base thanks to their pick in the Draft. 

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This week, the boys talk about the Expansion Draft picks before the actual broadcast and talk about whether or not it was a good decision on either side for it to happen. The second hour is checking out the ESPN telecast, where Kevin Weekes will end up next in the city of Seattle, and more. 

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This week, the boys talk about the big buyouts of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter by Minnesota and what that means in the short and long term. They'll talk about the Pierre McGuire news on his move to the front office. Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey joins to talk the Duncan Keith trade, the salary cap as an imaginary number, and more!! 

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This week, the boys talk about the size of the Stanley Cup crowd in Montreal, the result of their NASCAR sponsorship, and the films of WWE Studios. Also, Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey will guide us through the decisions the Wild have and will need to make, the Buffalo Sabres core (without a mention of Jack Eichel), and what the Seattle Kraken could do to spend to the salary cap. 

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This week, Jon and Scott talk about how the show is sponsoring a NASCAR during this week's Road America weekend. Sean Leahy of NBC will join us to talk about the NHL State of the League, Olympics, Awards, Referees, and Lyle Richardson of Spector's Hockey joins as we make out Expansion Picks. Plus, what's up with Vladimir Tarasenko and Duncan Keith?? 

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This week, the boys talk about whether the officiating is suspect this year or if it's because there's only four teams left in the whole thing...or because of who's still in it. They'll also go over the NHLPA Player's Poll, while also being joined by Spector's Hockey's Lyle Richardson to talk about the Seth Jones trade market, the Oliver Ekman-Larsson trade markets, and his last round against inanimate objects. 

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