The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast

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Ray Ferraro & Darren Dreger, two of the biggest names in the game join forces for The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast. Providing expert insight, analysis and opinions on what's happening on and off the ice in an entertaining personality-laden style that you won't find anywhere else.

Anaheim Ducks Legend & Stanley Cup Champion Ryan Getzlaf
#36
Last Thursday at 9:29 PM

Ryan Getzlaf had chuckle at Ray’s (literal) expense as Mr. Ferraro was late to the interview thanks to a traffic ticket. Getzlaf recounted his recent experience being pulled over, in a great conversation with the guys. He spoke on enjoying retired life, and being a stay-at-home dad. But, he discussed missing the game, and future plans for a role in management, coaching, or even joining Ray & Dregs in media!  

The former Anaheim Ducks superstar spent his entire career with the Ducks, but he filled us in on a trade that ALMOST sent him down the road to...


NHL Headlines: Boudreau/Canucks Saga, Tocchet's Hiring in Vancouver, & Darryl Sutter’s Comments
#35
Last Tuesday at 9:49 PM

Ray joins the pod from a hotel room in Calgary after wrapping up Johnny Gaudreau’s return for ESPN. The guys talk an emotional return for ‘Johnny Hockey’, and the mix between jeers and cheers for the former Flame. 

Headlines covers the NHL’s biggest story, Bruce Boudreau’s firing from the Vancouver Canucks. The guys talk Boudreau’s comments in a recent article from Micheal Russo of The Athletic, how coaches are usually fired, and Ray’s position with wife Cammi Granato being part of Canucks management. Plus, what to expect out of new hires Rick Tocchet, Adam F...


‘Good Problems’ w/ Buffalo Sabres GM Kevyn Adams
#34
01/19/2023

Buffalo Sabres GM Kevyn Adams joined the pod and spoke on his team’s chase for the playoffs, unpredictable progress of young players, and ‘good problems’ in the goalie crease. Adams also spoke on the Buffalo community pulling together in a tough stretch for the city, and the tight-knit bond between the Sabres and Bills. 

In Headlines, the guys speak on Ivan Provorov’s decision not to join the Flyers in celebrating Pride Night, Steven Stamkos’ milestone achievement and the rare fashion in which he did it in, and a wild first-round of the playoffs shaping up in the East...


Canucks 'Re-Tool', Evander Kane’s Return, & Tragic Passing of Gino Odjick
#33
01/17/2023

Ray & Dregs kicks off with a ‘wild’ weekend in the NFL, Ray draws a hockey parallel to the Jacksonville Jaguars wild comeback win over the Los Angeles Chargers. The guys deliver another packed pod for your hockey listening pleasure!

Headlines covers the latest NHL news, which features the Vancouver Canucks a lot these days! Canucks President of Hockey Operations, Jimmy Rutherford, delivers a press conference that points to imminent  changes in Vancouver. The guys talk Bo Horvat’s support for head coach Bruce Boudreau, likely departures amongst Canucks leadership, and the salary cap causing a stagnant trade market...


‘Only With The Whale’ Former Hartford Whaler, & Seattle Kraken GM Ron Francis
#32
01/12/2023

Is it any wonder that Ron Francis’ on-ice success is translating to the front office?? The Hockey Hall of Famer spoke on what’s changed for the surging Seattle Kraken this year, pleasant surprise of first-ever Kraken draft pick Matty Beniers, team success playing a role in the Shane Wright decision, and reflected on  the process of bringing Seattle’s hockey team to fruition. Plus, Ron and former Hartford teammate Ray Ferraro recounted stories of playing for ‘The Whale’.

Headlines kicks off with the ‘load management’ question and whether resting stars, like Auston Matthews or Mitch Marner, is acceptable g...


Cheap But Effective Goalies, Torts & Curious Case of the Flyers, Matt Dumba Trade Talk
#31
01/10/2023

Send some good vibes to podcast mascot, Tiny Dreger, the Great Dane’s knees might require Dregs to take on endorsement deals to pay off the vet bills! Ray’s SUPER awake after a ‘thousand hammer’ cold shower, just in time for Episode 31!

Headlines covers John Tortorella backtracking on comments he made on the All-Star game as the brash coach tries to do the impossible in Philadelphia. Just what is the game-plan for the Flyers? The guys take a look at the albatross contracts and re-build/re-tool decision in Philly.

Unlikely goaltending standouts Pheonix Copley and Mart...


Pushing the ‘Tank’ Button w/ NHL 'Front Office Insider' Dave Nonis
#30
01/05/2023

Ahead of the World Juniors gold medal game between Canada and Czechia, the guys welcome former NHL GM Dave Nonis to the pod for a regular appearance. Nonis discussed the World Juniors from a management perspective, what teams are looking for out of both drafted and undrafted players in the tournament. Tanking for Connor Bedard is a hot-topic as the Canadian standout seems destined for first overall at the draft. Rental players vs. long-term acquisitions are explored and Nonis uses the example of Hampus Lindholm and advising the Boston Bruins of Lindholm's abilities as a top-4 defenceman. 

A...


Bedard’s OT Heroics, J.T. Miller’s ‘Net Crashing’, Bruins Stacking W’s, & More
#29
01/03/2023

New Year’s Eve celebrations included Dregs partying all the way till 12:01am, while Ray was at the Space Needle in Seattle after the Kraken vs. Oilers game. Rested and recharged, the guys ‘deliver the goods’ for the first episode of the New Year!

Headlines kicks off on the heels of a BEAUTY Connor Bedard OT winner that will surely go down in World Juniors folklore. The guys discuss a moment that was meant for Bedard, and Ray draws a comparison to an NHL hall of famer that might surprise you. Team Canada’s captain Shane Wright’s potentia...


HOLIDAY Q&A SPECIAL: Ask Ray & Dregs Questions Are Answered!
#28
12/29/2022

It's a HOLIDAY SPECIAL edition pod! We reach into the mailbag and answer your ‘Ask Ray & Dregs Anything’ questions!

Questions include the ‘money on the board’ tradition in the NHL, why there’s an extra coach behind the bench, and Christmas traditions in the Dreger & Ferraro households. Ray talks creative gag gift exchanges while he was in the NHL, the most talented and fun teammates he played with, and reflects on parenting his older and younger sons. 

A listener asks about the hole Evander Kane left in the Oilers lineup, the guys discuss how Edmonton can stay on...


‘Ringing the Bell’ w/ Glenn Healy & Patrick Flatley + NHL Outlook at Christmas Break
#27
12/26/2022

‘Heals & Flats’ teamed back up with Ray Ferraro and the banter was legendary! The trio of former New York Islanders told hilarious stories of their narcoleptic trainer, Ray navigating a broken leg… in a broken taxi, and the diabolical prank that had Glenn Healy ringing one EXPENSIVE bell! Plus, the ’93 Game 7 OT win over Pittsburgh, and playing under Hall of Fame coach Al Arbour: his limiting of post-game beers, and the meaningful impact he had on the three teammates. 

In Headlines, Ray & Dregs take a broad look at the most noteworthy stories in the NHL thus far. Boston Br...


World Juniors & Ukrainian Hockey Dream Tour w/ TSN’s Gord Miller
#26
12/22/2022

Despite the picture of his credentials he tweeted out, Gord Miller was surprisingly un-moustached during recording today. The longtime TSN play-by-play commentator joined the guys from the World Juniors host city of Moncton. He talked a crazy holiday travel schedule, being Ray Ferraro’s hotel guide, and the palpable ‘buzz’ around the 2023 tournament. 

As he preps for the World Juniors, Gord shared his thoughts on the teams and players to watch. He compares Team Canada to the powerhouse ’05 squad, and praises the talent of Americans Luke Hughes, and Logan Cooley. Miller has been instrumental in organizing the ‘Ukrainian H...


New NHL Award Names in a Snowmageddon Power Pod
#25
12/20/2022

A Vancouver snowstorm made this the pod that almost wasn’t, but Ray pushed through a power outage to make it happen! Episode 25 kicks off with the very gentlemanly Cale Maker and his decision to… decline a penalty!? You don’t see that everyday! 

Headlines features a discussion on the NHL potentially following the NBA’s lead and updating trophy names with more modern examples of excellence in each category. Dregs says it’s a matter of time before they do, and there is plenty to debate on which legends of the game would have to honour of having a...


Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour + NHL Playoff Format Needing Change
#24
12/17/2022

‘Rod the Bod’ joins the pod! The Hurricanes head coach spoke on the very competitive Metro division, Canes off-season acquisition of Brent Burns, and practice strategy to keep his team fresh for when it counts the most. Brind’Amour also reflected on his playing days, lining up against childhood hero Guy Lafleur, ’06 Stanley Cup victory, and the ‘awkward’ feeling of hearing his name as a Hockey Hall of Fame snub every year.   

Headlines covers the two other hot teams in the Metro division, Tristan Jarry’s stellar play helping the Penguins to an undefeated December (thus far), and Gerard Galla...


Bo Horvat & Trade Market for Centres, Ovechkin’s Empty Nets, Bettman’s Tenure
#23
12/13/2022

The ‘angry ocean’ couldn’t keep Dregs from checking into the pod from the Sunshine state, and the NHL’s Board of Governors meetings. He talks watching the Minnesota Wild game with Bill Guerin, and asks, is parity in the league a good thing? While any team could win on a given night, the guys discuss the pros and cons of parity, such as the reluctance for teams to make trades. 

Headlines kicks off with the report that Canucks captain Bo Horvat declined a contract offer to stay with the club, and is likely to be traded. The guys...


Buffalo Sabres SNIPER, Tage ‘5 Goal’ Thompson + Former NHL GM Dave Nonis
#22
12/08/2022

Fresh-off becoming the 2nd fastest player in NHL history to score 4 goals, Tage Thompson joins the pod! Thompson recounted a memorable 6-point night and the reaction from teammates as he went for a double-hat-trick. Tage discussed becoming one of the league's stars, adjusting the speed of his lethal shot, and approaching each day as a tryout. He also reflected on his journey to this point: choosing a lesser-known hockey school at UConn, being part of the Ryan O’Reilly trade as a young player, and mutual admiration with friend/fellow Arizonan, Auston Matthews. 

Episode 22 features 2 guests! Former Lea...


Marner vs. Robertson + Taking a ‘Blue Light’ to the NHL’s Latest Storylines
#21
12/06/2022

Ray checks in from Dallas ahead of the ‘Battle of the Point-Streaks’ tonight with two of the NHL’s hottest players, Jason Robertson and Mitch Marner facing off. Dregs brings out his ‘Quizmaster’ impression as the guys chat dominant stretches from two very different but talented players.

Headlines starts out with a wild and whacky Canucks vs. Habs game, Dregs talks scouts eyeing both teams for trade targets, and the chances of Brock Boeser joining a new team this season. You can’t talk trade rumours in the NHL without bringing up the name Jacob Chychrun. The guys discuss...


A ‘Show-Specific’ Milestone of 408 NHL Goals w/ Tampa Bay Lightning Winger Corey Perry
#20
12/02/2022

Between Corey Perry, Ray Ferraro… and Darren Dreger, over 800 NHL goals are featured on the pod! ’Scorey’ Perry had some fun with tying our very own Ray Ferraro on the all-time goal list. Perry talked his son’s good luck phone call for teammate Steven Stamkos, and the celebration for Stamkos reaching 1000 points. He reflected on his time in Anaheim, close relationship with Ryan Getzlaf, and the 'blessing in disguise' of being bought out by the Ducks. Plus, his fierce competitiveness, and the desire to play into his forties. 

In Headlines the guys discuss Ottawa Senators RFA Alex Form...


‘Bringing the Bratwurst’ at the Quarter-Mark of the NHL Season
#19
11/29/2022

After attending his son Landon’s DEL pro hockey game in Cologne, Ray is loving the energy of German hockey fans… Although, he credits ‘refreshments’ at the concession stands for some of the upbeat atmosphere. The guys bring the energy on a quarter-season instalment of the pod!

Headlines covers hot-streaks of budding NHL superstars as Mitch Marner, Jason Robertson, and Elias Pettersson’s draw comparisons to a couple legends of the game. Dregs recounts Pavel Datsyuk’s use of the ‘language barrier’ to dodge the media, and his ‘magic’ ability to always have the puck. 

Winnipeg Jets goalie...


Flying Objects in Jersey, Canucks Statement Win, and Remembering Börje Salming
#18
11/25/2022

The hockey world is mourning the loss of one of the game’s greats, Börje Salming. Ray & Dregs talk the immense legacy of the Swede who broke barriers as one of the first European stars of the game. Salming’s Maple Leafs legacy, and his growth of the game in his native Sweden are discussed in paying homage to ’The King’

Headlines kicks off with the strange Leafs vs. Devils game, and New Jersey fans littering the ice with flying objects. Ray recounts his junior days and the tough atmospheres he faced. Another former Soo Greyhound, Connor Ti...


Hot Streaks & Hot Seats w/ Former NHL GM Dave Nonis
#17
11/22/2022

Dave Nonis spent 24 years in NHL front offices, including serving as GM of the Vancouver Canucks, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Nonis kicks off regular appearances on the Ray and Dregs Hockey podcast as our feature guest this week! 

Nonis and the guys discussed the BLAZING hot New Jersey Devils, and their streak putting them squarely in playoff position. Reflecting on his time in Vancouver, Dave talked knowing when a coach had “lost the room”, and when to make a change vs. staying patient with your team. He discussed working with Brian Burke, and the late Pat Quinn, and t...


Vancouver Canucks Legends and Hockey Hall of Famers: Daniel & Henrik Sedin
#16
11/17/2022

Daniel & Henrik Sedin joined the pod! The twins talked highlights of the Hockey Hall of Fame weekend, reflected on the journey from the Swedish Elite League to being elite in the NHL, spoke on their chemistry with former linemate Alex Burrows, and discussed an NHL’er they always wanted to play with. Plus, ‘Hank and Danny’ discuss their current role with the Vancouver Canucks, and the importance of teaching players to use their teammates rather than being too individualistic. 

In Headlines, the guys talk Alex Edler’s questionable hit on Connor McDavid; what McDavid’s skill does to defender...


Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 & Tough Decisions Ahead for NHL GM’s
#15
11/15/2022

Hockey Hall of Famer Börje Salming received an emotional ovation at the Toronto Maple Leafs game on Saturday, as the Leafs legend battles ALS. Salming’s impact as one of the first Swedish-born NHL players paved the way for his fellow countrymen to have their moment as well. Henrik and Daniel Sedin’s speeches from last night, and their unique careers are discussed as the guys talk what the bar is for a Hall of Famer. Roberto Luongo’s Italian-Canadian upbringing has Ray remembering his NHL journey, and the comforts of home, like freshly ironed boxers!

Headlin...


Not Everyone Loves ‘The Michigan’ w/ Minnesota Wild’s Marc-Andre Fleury
#14
11/10/2022

Marc-Andre Fleury was watching Trevor Zegras’ theatrics from the bench last night, but the superstar NHL goalie has a plan to stop guys from trying 'lacrosse goals' on him… He talked his ‘friendly’ rivalry with Brendan Gallagher, newer sticks giving every player bruising shots, and his ability to keep it light while competing. Plus, Ray and 'Flower' shared pranking stories, including Sidney Crosby’s sneaky prank on Fleury in Pittsburgh. 

Headlines kicks off with more on Trevor Zegras and the lacrosse style (aka. Michigan) disallowed goal. Ray goes ‘off’ on the current offside rules, and proposes a change to make...


‘Sens City’ Reynolds?? And NHL Headlines A Month Into the Season
#13
11/08/2022

Ray’s feeling like a ‘Rockstar’ after seeing Post Malone live in-concert with his boys, but it was another celebrity making noise in the hockey world this week. Ray and Dregs kick things off talking Deadpool aka. Ryan Reynolds and the hype surrounding his interest in buying the Ottawa Senators. 

The Boston Bruins signing, and subsequent un-signing, of Malcolm Miller has been a mess from start-to-finish: NHLPA ramifications, lack of foresight for the victim, and the onus of responsibility needed from Miller’s parents are discussed. On the ice, the Bruins are rolling, while their most-recent opponent is not. T...


Uncle Lou’s Hockey Orchestra ft. ‘Mr. Devil’ Ken Daneyko
#12
11/03/2022

Three-time Stanley Cup Champion Ken Daneyko was recently honoured by the New Jersey Devils for his 40 years with the organization. The bruising defenceman turned  broadcaster joined the pod to talk the Devils dynasty of the early 2000’s, throwing furniture in 'Uncle' Lou Lamoriello’s office, current Devils roster and why the first 10-games aren’t a fluke. Plus, Ken and Ray reminisce about being roommates at the World Championships. You don’t want to miss this jam-packed fun interview with the always energetic Devils lifer! 

In Headlines, the guys discuss a big Leafs win, and a tough slate of t...


Getting to the ‘Meatball’ of the Issue in Leafs-Land + Tage 'RAMPAGE' Thompson
#11
11/01/2022

The guys kick off Headlines with the NHL's $2.12 BILLION franchise, the Toronto Maple Leafs. A woeful western swing, the fan/media storm heading for Sheldon Keefe, and Ray discusses the Leafs falling ‘short’ of a Stanley Cup contending roster. Plus, Ray thinks the Anaheim Ducks were robbed of a goal last night, he talks the goalie interference ‘rule’, and what changes he would make. 

Tage Thompson went on a 6-point bender vs. the Detroit Red Wings! The guys talk where the Buffalo Sabres think his ceiling is, Tage silencing ‘overpay’ chatter with his hot-start, and Ray gives the power for...


Coyotes Rock The 'Tempe-rary Mullett' + Bruins President Cam Neely
#10
10/27/2022

One of the great power forwards in NHL history joins the pod! President of the Boston Bruins, Hockey Hall Of Famer Cam Neely, talked the Bruins’ hot-start; tied for first place despite their injuries, why management felt they ‘left something on the table’ after a hard-fought first round playoff loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, and the incomparable career of Patrice Bergeron. Plus, the aura of playing in the historic Boston Garden, and balancing the hockey and business sides of his role. 

Headlines includes the Vegas Golden Knights strong goaltending despite both their starter and backup being injured, a Bosto...


Phil Kessel a.k.a Tony Stark, A Canucks Mess, & More News in the NHL
#9
10/25/2022

Ahead of the NHL on ESPN’s heavyweight battle between the Rangers and Avs at MSG, Ray joins the pod from the Big Apple. Meanwhile, a ‘headshot’ on the 18th hole has Dregs and his buddies closing out golf season with plenty of group chat fodder. The guys definitely don’t ‘shank’ this one as Episode 9 takes on all the latest hockey stories you need to hear about!

Headlines kicks off with Phil ‘The Thrill’ Kessel as he ties the NHL ironman streak, playing a ridiculous 989 consecutive games! The guys debate whether Kessel should be in the Hockey Hall of F...


Nathan MacKinnon Reflects on Winning the Stanley Cup & A Decade in the NHL
#8
10/21/2022

Hard to believe at just 27 years old, Nathan MacKinnon is beginning his 10th NHL season. The superstar forward talked reaching the pinnacle as a leader on the Stanley Cup Champion, Colorado Avalanche. MacKinnon reflected on the highs and lows of the cup run, the rowdy celebrations, and the salary cap reality of losing key pieces in the off-season. He also acknowledged his growth as a player, how he’s saving a lot of money on broken hockey sticks since seeing a sports psychologist, trying to keep up with fellow Coal Harbour buddy, Sidney Crosby, and making sure to ‘enjoy the...


'HAND' Full of NHL Headlines with A Bucket of Fries & Wine
#7
10/18/2022

Ray is fresh off of his ‘close-up’ after Bruce Arthur’s piece on Ray was featured in this week’s Toronto Star*. The insightful piece peeled back the curtain on Ray’s career, and his decision behind leaving TSN. Ray gets real on his mental health, choosing family, and embracing change. Plus, the guys discuss their World Hockey Championship's culinary post-game ritual: a bucket of fries, and wine. 

Headlines kicks off with a ‘hand pass’ controversy in the Toronto Maple Leafs/Arizona Coyotes game, and the Coyotes’ long run of success… in Toronto. Ray and Dregs talk Sheldon Keefe calli...


Butt Checks and ‘Lucky Luc’ Interview Bombs w/ LA Kings GM Rob Blake
#6
10/13/2022

Ray’s former teammate and LA Kings GM Rob Blake joins the show! Blake talked everything from his playing days, to the current Kings roster. He recounted his 2001 Stanley Cup victory with the Colorado Avalanche, a bone crunching ‘butt check’ on Andrei Kovalenko, and going from playing ‘GM’ at the back of team busses to now actually holding the position. Luc Robitaille HAD to join the fun as the President of LA Kings hilariously ‘interview bombed’ the pod. 

Headlines covered the latest news after a busy slate of NHL action! The guys discussed Toronto Maple Leafs' defensive woes, David Pas...


Dropping the Puck on the NHL Season + End of an Era for Ray
#5
10/11/2022

As announced on Twitter, Ray is stepping back from TSN after 14 years. He will be adopting a (slightly) less crazy travel schedule to spend more time with family. However, Ray will continue to deliver the goods on the podcast twice weekly this hockey season! Episode 5 kicks off with Ray’s announcement and his reasoning behind the decision. 

Clear your evenings, change your status to ‘busy’, and tell the kids to put themselves to bed, cause HOCKEY’S BACK!! With a full slate of NHL action set to kick off, the guys make their season predictions across the board. A...


Happiest Guy in Buffalo: Sabres Forward Alex Tuch + Hockey Canada Saga
#4
10/06/2022

Alex Tuch went from being a ‘kid’ in Vegas to suddenly being a 26-year-old veteran on a very young Buffalo Sabres team. The talented power forward talked living out his childhood dream playing for the Sabres, focusing on the present in a locker room brimming with potential, and his love for the ‘hearty’ food scene in Buffalo. Of course, his adorable golden retriever ‘Teddy’ Tuch was also discussed!

In Headlines, Ray and Dregs discuss Matt Barzal inking a massive 8-year extension with the New York Islanders, and Jason Robertson re-upping for 4 years with the Dallas Stars. Ray likens Rober...


Top Headlines Ahead of NHL Regular Season + Concussion Discussion
#3
10/04/2022

This is NOT a drill! Well, It kind of is... But, only for a few more days! Coaches are putting the final touches on their rosters as the puck is set to drop in under a week on the new NHL season!  

Our interview with Kent Hughes stirred the pot last week as the Habs GM’s quote on Juraj Slafkovsky made waves in Montreal. Ray and Dregs talked the first overall pick and why the Canadiens have no cause for concern. Headlines continued with an interesting tidbit on Habs HC Marty St. Louis’ coaching tactics, whether Darry...


The NHL Pre-Season Grinds On + Interview with Habs GM Kent Hughes
#2
09/29/2022

The guys discuss the latest NHL headlines from around the league including the massive hit and resulting injury to Trevor Zegras last night and debate whether players watching in the pressbox should be able to be inserted during games to cover off injured players - instead of what currently happens where forwards play D.

Montreal Canadiens GM Kent Hughes joins Ray and Darren and talks how he got the gig, his working relationship with Jeff Gorton, the positive vibes around the team now, his unconventional hiring of 'bantam coach' Marty St-Louis, how the evaluation process worked out...


NEW is Always Better! NHL Teams to Watch + Improved R+D for Season 4!
#1
09/27/2022

Dregs packed up the ‘cabbage’ and booted summer to the curb, while Ray is still in ‘soccer dad’ mode, but ready for a new season! The NHL is BACK, and Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger give you the goods in a NEW format for the Ray and Dregs Hockey Podcast. We’re taking a page out of Kellogg’s Raisin Bran and giving you double the SCOOPS, with TWO podcasts every week! 

In Episode 1, the guys breakdown all the teams to watch ahead of massive changes in NHL rosters this off-season. The Colorado Avalanche took some hits, Ray examines...


Season 3 Finale: SUPER SPECIAL BONUS FREE AGENCY EPISODE!!!
#41
07/14/2022

ALL the adjectives for the Season Finale! A marathon 16-hour drive while fighting COVID symptoms (but testing negative) couldn’t stop Dregs, while Ray flew in just in time from TSN's Free Agent Frenzy to record this special BONUS episode for you. With NHL off-season moves in full swing, the guys breakdown the latest (and most shocking) news from free agency, and look ahead to next season. 

How about Columbus!? The guys discuss their reaction to Johnny Gaudreau shocking the hockey world and choosing the Blue Jackets. Headlines continues with Vegas Golden Knight cap woes, giving away Max...


NHL Season Conclusion + Hockey Canada Sexual Assault Allegations
#40
06/30/2022

The end of an epic Stanley Cup Final means another hockey season is in the books! Ray and Dregs are winding down Season 3 of the podcast as well, BUT, not before another episode (or maybe two)! The guys put a bow on a busy NHL season as only they can, with candid takes and in-depth banter that you expect from two of the best in the biz! 

Ray and Dregs discuss the brilliance of the Colorado Avalanche championship team, and how it might change this off-season. Goaltending is a hot topic as Darcy Kuemper adds ‘Stanley Cup Win...


Lightning Try To… Delay A Stanley Cup ‘Reaction’ + New Panthers HC Paul Maurice
#39
06/24/2022

We all played a collective game of “Where’s Waldo?” at the conclusion of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. First, finding the puck on Nazem Kadri’s (eventual) OT winner, then counting the players on the ice after Jon Cooper hinted at a missed Too Many Men call in his bizarre post-game presser. In any case, Game 5 is here, and it’s sure to be beautiful!  The guys have you covered for everything Avalanche/Lightning including what Ray heard between the benches and in his headset, other missed calls, and potential rule (and hockey net?) changes in the NHL. 

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‘Gut Punches’ of the Business w/ New VGK Head Coach Bruce Cassidy
#38
06/17/2022

What a whirlwind month for Bruce Cassidy: A hard-fought 7 game series vs. Carolina, to losing his job as Bruins Head coach, to being re-hired across the country! Bruce discussed the “gut punch” of his firing in Boston, lessons from a hard conversation with Bruins GM Don Sweeney, and new beginnings with old friends in Vegas.

PLENTY is covered in Headlines this week. The guys chime in on a fast Avs start in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, the expected Lightning bounce-back, and how size has prevailed on defence. Off-season chatter includes cap maneuvers in the Weber/Dado...