Tag: Hockey Podcast

Around The A Podcast – Season 2 Episode 1 with Larry Landon of the PHPA and Phantoms Head Coach Scott Gordon

This week we analyze the new AHL-PHPA collective bargaining agreement and have an exclusive 1-on-1 interview with PHPA executive director Larry Landon. We also examine the Stockton Heat temporarily shifting operations to Calgary, the latest on the Canadian Division, and a challenging week for the San Jose Barracuda.

Around The A Podcast Offseason Update – January 14th, 2021

The NHL’s top developmental league continues to push toward the start of the 2020-21 season on February 5th, and we will break down all of the latest developments on that front.

We will also speak to one of the top executives in the AHL, Tera Black of the Charlotte Checkers. She served on the AHL Return To Play Task Force, and she will recount that experience as well as what is next for the Checkers, who opted out of this season

Three AHL Teams Opt-Out and A Conversation with Stacy Roest, GM of the Syracuse Crunch – ATA Offseason Update

This week we run down the 28 teams who decided to opt-in to the AHL’s shortened season and take a dive into the decision-making process for the three teams that opted out, with some audio from the Milwaukee Admirals.

We also have a feature interview with Syracuse Crunch GM and Tampa Bay Lightning AGM Stacy Roest to discuss the roster structure, preparations for the season and more.

Around The A Podcast Season 1 Episode 21 with Mike McKenna and Ken Wiebe

This week we discuss the AHL’s All-Rookie team and season All-Stars for 2019-20, along with some affiliation news and the completion of the deal to build a new arena for the incoming Vegas farm club.

We’ll go further in-depth on the Vegas move with long-time goaltender-turned-broadcaster Mike McKenna and chat with veteran hockey writer Ken Wiebe, of The Athletic.

Around The A Podcast Season 1 Episode 19 with Rob Lippolis and Gerry Cantlon

This week we’ll discuss how the coronavirus situation is affecting the AHL (and beyond), we’ll talk about the new partnership between the Springfield Thunderbirds and St. Louis Blues and over some of the other top headlines from the past couple weeks.

We’ll also check in on the Binghamton Devils with Rob Lippolis, as they push towards a long-awaited playoff birth.

Plus veteran AHL reporter Gerry Cantlon joins us for a Hartford Wolf Pack update and more.