Dropping the Gloves

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By: The Nation Network

I'm John Scott, a retired NHL enforcer. Welcome to the official page for my new podcast: Dropping the Gloves. Follow our show for insights on the latest news around the league, 1-1 interviews with NHL players, and a few jokes along the way. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Top 5 Best Fighters in the NHL Today
#467
Last Friday at 6:23 PM

We recapped the big fights from last night's games and then John shared his list of top 5 scrappers in today's leagues.


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32 Teams, 32 Big Regrets - Part 2
#466
Last Wednesday at 6:21 PM

We wrap up our regret carousel and touch on Lucic's fight and Tocchet's first game in Vancouver.


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Bruce, There It Is!
#465
Last Monday at 8:01 PM

Talking about the Canucks coaching fiasco and whether or not Bruce was the problem for the Canucks. Where do they go from here?


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Interview with Greg Wyshynski of ESPN
#464
01/20/2023

We got to talk to Greg, who's the one who started John's all star campaign in 2016, about his point of view and experience with the whole campaign.


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32 Teams, 32 Big Regrets - Part 1
#463
01/18/2023

John and Tim run through the teams around the league and which decisions, contracts, trades, and signings they might look back on and regret.


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The Canucks Circus, Power Rankings, and Surprise Teams in the West
#462
01/16/2023

The Canucks had quite the whirlwind long weekend - here's the full breakdown. Plus Top and Bottom 3 teams, the change up out west, and more.


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Interview with Elmer Soderblom, Detroit Red Wings
#461
01/13/2023

We brought Elmer on, all 6'8" of him, and got to chat about his experience so far in the NHL and playing hockey as a tall guy.


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The Midseason Awards Show
#460
01/11/2023

With the season halfway done, John and Tim select their picks for midseason awards and make some bold predictions for the second half.


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Sabres: Buy or Sell? + Caps Surging and Pasta Still Not Signed
#459
01/09/2023

The Sabres are working their way toward a playoff spot, should they be buyers at the deadline? And look at how the Capitals have quietly turned their way back into serious contention.


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All Star Snubs, Connor Bedard, and the John Scott Rule
#458
01/06/2023

We review the picks for the All Star game, talk about Canada winning WJC Gold, and how John's ASG in 2016 is still relevant years later.


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Interview with Seth Jarvis, Carolina Hurricanes
#457
01/04/2023

Seth Jarvis joins the show to talk about his road to the NHL, being coached by Rod the Bod, and expectations for the postseason.


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Connor Bedard, Trade Rumors, and Why Consistency is Key
#456
01/03/2023

John dug up some numbers on how the good teams are able to stay consistent and why that matters in the postseason.


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The Deeper Problem Behind "The Michigan"
#455
12/30/2022

We touch on Team Canada at the WJC, how Rantanen has kept the Avs in contention, and some possible trade candidates in the West.


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Live from the GLI
#454
12/28/2022

John and Tim record live from the Great Lakes Invitational in Grand Rapids, MI. John also catches up with Michigan Tech Athletic Director Suzanne Sanregret about the growth of MTU's athletics program.


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The Playoff Picture at Christmas
#453
12/27/2022

John and Tim touch base on the holidays and which teams are falling out of the playoff picture at 30 games in.


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Interview with Jordan Oesterle, Detroit Red Wings
#452
12/23/2022

John catches up with Oesterle, who played for Western Michigan before an NHL team that has seen him in Edmonton, Chicago, Arizona, and Detroit.


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Should We Be Worried? FLA/CGY/COL/EDM/STL and More
#451
12/21/2022

We talked about some of the teams that SHOULD be playing a lot better than they are. Is it time to hit the panic button?


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Interview with Ryan Miller
#450
12/19/2022

John catches up with former team Ryan Miller about playing college hockey, what he's up to now, and some thoughts on what's happening in the league today.


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Interview with Josh Morrissey, Winnipeg Jets
#449
12/16/2022

We caught up with Josh who's having a career year in Winnipeg about his journey to the show, how he prepares, and the strong start the Jets have had.


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Hugh Jackman, Reaves Hit, and Salary Cap Projection
#448
12/15/2022

How Wolverine almost played John in a movie, analyzing the Reaves hit, and why Bettman's comments on the salary cap is bad for the league.


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When a Coach's Comments Carry Extra Weight
#447
12/12/2022

We heard two coaches share some dissatisfaction with the media. Also: Caps rolling, Foligno has revitalized, DeAngelo scratched, and more.


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Something We've Never Heard a Player Say
#446
12/10/2022

Recapping Tage Thompson's night, Marner's streak, overpaid goalies, and a quote we've never heard an NHL player say before.


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Interview with Aaron Volpatti
#445
12/09/2022

We interviewed Aaron Volpatti about overcoming incredible odds to make the NHL. A story like no other and one you won't want to miss.


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Binnington Antics, Trouba Slam, Boeser Exploring Trade
#444
12/05/2022

Catching up on an action-packed weekend of hockey and more antics from Binnington, massive hit from Trouba, Boeser exploring trade options, and more.


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Deja Vu: Robertson, Binnington, Tage, Flames, and More
#443
12/02/2022

We saw more of the same on Thursday night: Robertson hat trick, Tage Thompson highlight reel goal, Binnington did something wacky, Flames struggle, and more.


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These Teams are Too Good to Keep Struggling... Right?
#442
11/30/2022

We talk about teams underperforming, Hintz contract, Letang, and more.


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The Power of a Fresh Start
#441
11/28/2022

A fresh start can mean a lot of good things. Just ask Ville Husso, Martin Jones, Dominik Kubalik, Kirby Dach, and more!


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NJ/TOR Goal Controversy and Underrated Superstars
#440
11/25/2022

Checking in on Thanksgiving, the 3 reversed goals in NJ, and a very underrated American superstar. 


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"We're Going Streaking!" + Major Milestones
#439
11/22/2022

We touch on some of the big losing and winning streaks around the league, different key milestones reached this week, and some more trade rumors.


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Buy or Sell: NHL Edition
#438
11/18/2022

We cover some of the main stories around the league including hot starts, slow starts, and surprising performances and ask one question: buy or sell?


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Trade Requests, Dirty Hits, and Startling Stats
#437
11/17/2022

Horvat done in Vancouver? What's Karlsson worth? Should Edler face suspension? Which start is more surprising - Ducks or Devils?


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Does the NHL have a Goaltending Problem?
#436
11/14/2022

We look at some shocking stats on some of the league's best netminders. Is this a fluke or part of a larger trend?


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Playing the Numbers Game
#435
11/11/2022

We recap the Hossa interview and then catch up on league news from the week through some surprising stats.


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Interview with Marian Hossa
#434
11/09/2022

John got to catch up with former teammate "Hoss" to talk about their days in Chicago together, Marian's HOF career, and his exciting new autobiography.


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Catching Up On Teams We Don't Talk Enough About
#433
11/07/2022

The boys check in with a weekend recap around the league, with a special focus on teams that tend to fly under the radar.


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Two Teams that Need to Push the Panic Button
#432
11/04/2022

Devils, Knights, Bruins keep rolling. But which two teams need to push the panic button? Also, John shares his thoughts on Rupp's video.


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The Art of Proving People Wrong
#431
11/02/2022

Erik Karlsson leads defensemen in points. Sabres and Devils keep winning. Bruins with a wild comeback. And Columbus has still not scored on the powerplay.


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Weekend Recap: Leafs, Devils, Isles, Pens, and More
#430
10/31/2022

Which coaches could get fired? What's going on with Toronto? Do we have a goal of the year candidate?


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Which Hot and Slow Starts Are You Buying?
#429
10/28/2022

The Canucks get their first W, Marchand returns, Vegas is rolling, and there are some surprising division leaders.


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Kessel, Surprising Starts, East vs. West
#428
10/26/2022

With Kessel breaking the Iron Man streak, John revisits his infamous run-in with The Thrill. Also recapping key news around the league.


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