This week we discuss how COVID-19 could impact minor league players, with the head of the Professional Hockey Players Association Larry Landon and we’ll preview an upcoming online charity telethon in Hershey, PA with Chocolate Hockey’s Kyle Mace.
Plus, Pat and David run down some of the recent AHL league award winners, take a guess at the name for the new Golden Knights’ affiliate and go over the “what if” scenarios, if the AHL had decided to mimic the NHL’s return to play format.
More about the hosts:
David Foot @FootyOnTheAir
Long-time Radio and Hockey personality, David brings his vast radio experience and his vast hockey knowledge to ATA. You might have seen his work through his current position as one of the voices of the Belleville Senators and his work at CJBQ800 to his work for the Wellington Dukes, Belleville Bulls, and the Peterborough Petes, David is a consumed professional with a passion and a rare understanding of the business.
Patrick Williams @pwilliamsNHL
Long-time hockey journalist and writer for NHL.com, Patrick brings his vast experience of covering the AHL to ATA. He brings a network of contacts unrivaled in the AHL podcast world and carries with him a plethora of stories and anecdotes from covering the AHL, the Winnipeg Jets, the ECHL, and the OHL. He has been heard before on SXM NHL Network Radio, Lightning Radio amongst other places throughout the years.