ESPN On Ice with Wyshynski and Kaplan
James Duthie, Brown & Bowey: 2/20/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan survey the "non-rental" options at the trade deadline (2:25) and take a look behind the curtain with TSN's James Duthie at what hosting TV coverage of the big day is like (19:11). Then, we hear from J.T. Brown of the Ducks (36:19) and Madison Bowey of the Capitals alongside his father Will (43:24). Finally, Connor McDavid falling behind in the Hart Trophy race (1:00:32) and a fan vents some Olympic frustration to the ESPN On Ice "rant line" (1:04:38).
Mark Lazerus & Mike Eruzione: 2/13/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan give matchmaking a try for free-agents-to-be in the spirit of Valentine's (5:17) and wonder why no coaches have been fired yet among many other things (28:40). Plus, they are joined by "Miracle on Ice" captain Mike Eruzione to talk Winter Olympics (34:56) and Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times to cover the Blackhawks' tough season (14:21).
Ticking Clock: 2/6/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan discuss the most long-suffering fan bases in the NHL on the back of the Eagles' SB win (6:26), talk Rick Nash rumors (11:40) as well as deadline teams to watch (17:07). Plus, former Devils Director of Hockey Analytics Sunny Mehta stops by to cover the rise of goals across the league (21:15) and much more.
Seeing Stars: 1/30/18
After weighing in on the long farewell to Jaromir Jagr's NHL career (1:01), Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan share their reactions to All-Star Weekend in Tampa, including the success of the Skills Competition and whose star shown the brightest as well as the dimmest (6:47). Plus, we hear from Kevin Weekes of the NHL Network on goaltending controversies (20:21) and Amanda Kessel of the USWNT (39:21) in addition to some reckless speculation on Eric Karlsson's future and relocation in Puck Headlines (45:05).
Surprise Surprise: 1/23/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan discuss the passing of Jim Johansson (2:26) and some surprise teams that could make a Stanley Cup run (7:42). Plus, some expansion talk now that Emily has returned from Seattle (28:21), as well as interviews with Lightning HC Jon Cooper (17:05) and Islanders rookie C Mat Barzal (33:39). And finally, some Oscar snubs (58:39) and another edition of the ESPN On Ice rant line (1:02:33).
You Know What Grinds My Gears?: 1/17/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan cover trade requests as well as the philosophy behind them (3:15), the Andrew Cogliano situation (10:45), Kid Rock getting picked to perform at the NHL All-Star Game (45:38) and much more. Plus, NBC Sports Boston's Joe Haggerty on the Bruins' youth movement (17:06) and Flyers D Shane Gostisbehere on why he's annoyed with criticisms of his playing style (31:13).
Father Time: 1/9/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan dish on potential conference re-alignment (1:35), Jaromir Jagr's future (10:03) and much more. Plus, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins to discuss the Penguins' rocky road (15:39) and Coyotes LW Max Domi stops by (27:53).
Linda Cohn and Brian Gionta: 1/2/18
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan welcome ESPN's Linda Cohn to talk Winter Classic (3:28) and the World Junior Championship (14:10). Plus, Greg and Emily discuss the potential of a Max Pacioretty trade (44:02) and are joined by newly minted USA hockey captain Brian Gionta (31:22).
Top 10 NHL Things of 2017: 12/26/17
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan take you on a ride through the year that was 2017 with their top 10 things that happened in the NHL!
Sweet Golden Knights!: 12/19/17
Greg Wyshynski and Emily Kaplan discuss the revenge streak of the Golden Knights (2:32), relocation threats from Senators owner Eugene Melnyk (7:45), player safety and video replay differences between the NFL and NHL (20:30) and a mysterious illness for Connor McDavid (47:42). Plus, Golden Knights D Deryk Engelland stops by (32:05)!
The Debut: 12/12/17
Greg Wyshynski and co-host Emily Kaplan kick off their new show by discussing the drama surrounding Erik Karlsson (1:53), a potential expansion team in Seattle (9:09) and much more! Plus, Emily chats with Blackhawks RW Alex DeBrincat (19:15).
Friday Top Five - Week 8: 12/1/17
Don La Greca reveals his list of top five teams in the NHL and gets you ready for the weekend around the league!
Devils and Ducks strike deal: 11/30/17
The New Jersey Devils have struck a deal with the Anaheim Ducks that includes sending forward Adam Henrique to Anaheim for defenseman Sami Vatanen.
Analyzing Video Replay: 11/29/17
Don La Greca discusses whether replay in the NHL has gone too far, goes around the league and answers some of your questions.
John Walton talks Capitals: 11/28/17
Don La Greca is joined by John Walton, the voice of the Capitals, to talk about the peaks and valleys that Washington has had.
E.J. Hradek joins Don La Greca: 11/27/17
Don La Greca is joined by NHL Network's E.J. Hradek to recap the weekend around the NHL and also answer some of your tweets!
Panic time for Oilers?: 11/22/17
The issues continue to pile up for the Edmonton Oilers, so is it panic time? Plus, Don previews a busy Wednesday around the league with 30 teams in action!
Assessing Suspensions: 11/20/17
Don La Greca is joined by NHL Network's E.J. Hradek as they discuss league suspensions, the overachieving Winnipeg Jets and the recent struggles of the L.A. Kings.
Friday Top Five - Week 6: 11/17/17
Don La Greca reveals his list of top five teams in the NHL and answers some of your tweets heading into the weekend!
Jamie Hersch of NHL Network stops by!: 11/16/17
Don La Greca chats with Jamie Hersch of the NHL Network about the early struggles of the Edmonton Oilers, the surging Minnesota Wild, and more!
Best big-game goalie ever?: 11/15/17
Don La Greca recaps Tuesday night's action and also discusses the best big-game goaltender of all-time and which player has the best 'flow'.
Twitter Tuesday!: 11/14/17
Don La Greca answers your twitter questions and discusses which teams you might want to keep an eye on when it comes to buying before the trade deadline.
What time is panic time?: 11/13/17
NHL Network's E.J. Hradek joins Don La Greca to discuss if fans of the Blackhawks and Oilers should be concerned as well as the NHL not going to the upcoming Olympics.
Friday Top Five - Week 5: 11/10/17
Don La Greca discusses what he believes are the most exciting five minutes in all of sports plus gives his Friday Top Five heading into the weekend!
Don La Greca discusses his favorite player from his youth and what went wrong when they finally crossed paths. Plus, which NHL player is the most overrated?
Who is the most underrated player in NHL?: 11/8/17
Don La Greca gives his thoughts on wins by the Penguins, Oilers and Blues and also weighs in on who the most underrated player in the NHL is.
Monday Night Pucks: 11/7/17
Don La Greca goes around the league to recap Monday's action and discusses the greatest NHL goaltenders of all-time.
Mount Rushmore: 11/6/17
On the Monday edition of Game Misconduct, EJ Hradek joins to share his thoughts on the Matt Duchene trade. Plus, the guys contemplate who would be on the NHL's Mt. Rushmore.
Friday Top Five - Week 4: 11/3/17
Don La Greca gives his list of the top five teams in the NHL, looks ahead to the weekend around the league and also discusses proper broadcasting etiquette.
No. 87 vs. No. 97: 11/2/17
Don La Greca recaps a battle of present vs. future, where Sidney Crosby's Penguins edged out Connor McDavid's Oilers and discusses Brian Boyle's return to the ice.
Rangers upend Golden Knights: 11/1/17
Don La Greca recaps what he saw at Madison Square Garden between the Rangers and Golden Knights and also looks ahead to tonight's slate of games around the league.
Assessing NHL Standings: 10/31/17
With the NHL standings beginning to take shape, Don La Greca gives his thoughts on the current state of the league and also answers some of your tweets.
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
Hockey Today shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, On the Ice.
Weekend Recap: 10/30/17
Don La Greca talks with E.J. Hradek of the NHL Network about the struggles of the Rangers, the strong start by the L.A. Kings and other story lines from the weekend.
Friday Top Five: Week 3: 10/27/17
Don La Greca gives his top five teams in the NHL and looks ahead to the weekend action around the league.
Viva Las Vegas: 10/26/17
Don La Greca chats with the television voice of the Vegas Golden Knights, Dave Goucher, about the early success of the NHL's newest franchise.
Tuesday Impressions: 10/25/17
Don La Greca discusses what he saw around the league Tuesday night including the Penguins taking down the Oilers in OT and Vegas refusing to lose.
Should Rangers make changes?: 10/24/17
The New York Rangers have gotten off to a slow start, should they think about making changes? Plus, Don answers some of your twitter questions.
Weekend in review: 10/23/17
Don La Greca recaps the weekend action around the NHL and also speaks with E.J. Hradek of the NHL Network.
Leafs, Blues and Kings win big: 10/19/17
Don La Greca recaps big wins by the Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues and L.A. Kings as well as an emotional return to the broadcast booth by Eddie Olczyk.
Assessing early NHL returns: 10/18/17
After a couple of weeks, Don La Greca assesses which teams are underachieving, which are overachieving and which teams to keep an eye on.
New York Rangers still struggling: 10/17/17
The Rangers are off to a slow start, so is it panic time for fans? Plus, Don goes around the league and recaps Monday's slate of games.
Pens top Caps as Ovi nets eighth goal: 10/12/17
The Penguins picked up a win over the Capitals as Alexander Ovechkin netted his eighth goal. Plus, Don recaps the Wednesday action around the league.
Vegas home opener preview: 10/10/17
Don La Greca looks ahead to what is sure to be an emotional home opener for the Vegas Golden Knights and goes around the league with E.J. Hradek of the NHL Network.
Blackhawks drop 10-spot on Pens: 10/6/17
Should Penguins fans be worried after losing 10-1 to the Blackhawks? Don La Greca answers that plus some questions from you regarding Thursday night in the NHL.
Oilers, Leafs and Blues make statement: 10/5/17
Connor McDavid's first goal of the season set the tone for the Oilers, the Leafs dropped seven on the Jets and the Blues upended the Penguins on their banner night.
The 2017-18 season is here: 10/4/17
The wait is over hockey fans! Don La Greca is here to preview the opening night of the NHL.
Hockey is (almost) here!: 10/2/17
Don La Greca discusses Jaromir Jagr signing with the Calgary Flames and looks back fondly on the time that he spent with broadcaster Dave Strader.
Training Camp Q&A: 9/15/17
With NHL teams on the ice for training camp, Don La Greca answers all of your tweets to get you ready for the 2017-18 season.
Western Conference Preview: 9/14/17
After previewing the Eastern Conference yesterday, Don La Greca breaks down the Western Conference and which teams he expects to make the playoffs.
Eastern Conference Preview: 9/13/17
With NHL teams around the league reporting to camp this week, Don La Greca is here to preview the Eastern Conference.
Free Agency Frenzy: 7/5/17
Free agency in the NHL has brought new faces to new places and Don La Greca is here to make sense of it all alongside Dan Rosen of NHL.com.
Time to make a deal!: 6/27/17
Don La Greca looks back on some of the trades that have already gone down around the league and previews free agency with E.J. Hradek of the NHL Network.
Viva Las Vegas: 6/22/17
The expansion draft is in the books and the Vegas Golden Knights now have a roster. Don La Greca analyzed their selections with E.J. Hradek of the NHL Network.
Penguins March Together: 6/12/17
For the second time in as many years, the Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup champions. Don La Greca reacts to a questionable no-goal call and the Cup staying in Pittsburgh.
Penguins Marching: 6/9/17
After a dominating performance in Game 5, only one win separates the Penguins from back-to-back Cups. Plus, was Sidney Crosby out of line?
Game 5 Preview: 6/8/17
It's Game 5 between the Penguins and Predators; can Nashville break through on the road? Don La Greca is joined by Kenny Albert to look ahead to Thursday night's action.
Predators Party: 6/6/17
Both the Penguins and Predators are undefeated at home during the Stanley Cup Final, will that trend hold up? Don La Greca looks ahead to the rest of the series.
Nashville Hockey-Tonk: 6/5/17
Will the Predators be able to replicate their success from Game 3 and even the Cup Final at two wins apiece? Don La Greca discussed with NHL Network's E.J. Hradek.
Pens Take a 2-0 Lead: 6/1/17
Don La Greca breaks down Nashville's chances at mounting a successful comeback and wonders what has happened to Pekka Rinne.
Game 2 Preview: 5/31/17
Can the Predators bounce back in Game 2? Don La Greca chats with Steve Goldstein of the Florida Panthers and assesses the excitement level surrounding the Stanley Cup.
Game 1 goes to Pittsburgh: 5/30/17
Despite blowing a 3-0 lead and going shot-less over a span that lasted 37 minutes, the Penguins won Game 1. Don La Greca recapped the game with NHL Network's E.J. Hradek.
Stanley Cup finals set: 5/26/17
The Penguins knocked off the Senators in double overtime Thursday night and will now take on the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup finals. Who has the edge?
Two Words: Game Seven: 5/25/17
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators will play one game for the right to take on the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup finals, so who's it going to be?
Sens Force Game 7: 5/24/17
There will be a Game 7 between the Penguins and Senators! Which team has the upper hand as the series shifts to Pittsburgh? Don La Greca discusses.
Preds Punch Cup Ticket: 5/23/17
The Nashville Predators have advanced to their first ever Stanley Cup Final. Will the Penguins be their opponent, or can the Senators force a Game 7?
Penguins Punish Senators: 5/22/17
The Penguins moved within one win of a berth in the Cup Final after a 7-0 win over the Senators. Plus, will the Predators punch their ticket to the Final tonight?
Ducks Fly Together: 5/19/17
The Ducks leveled their series with the Preds at two wins each, who has the upper edge? Plus, Don La Greca talks with the voice of the Ottawa Senators, Dean Brown.
Sens Stifle Pens: 5/18/17
Don La Greca chats with broadcaster Steve Mears of the NHL Network (and soon, the Pittsburgh Penguins) on how much hot water the Pens are in after losing Game 3 to the Sens.
Predators Pounce: 5/17/17
The Nashville Predators are within two wins of a berth in the Cup Final and Don La Greca talked with Nashville broadcaster Pete Weber to sum up the team's success.
Penguins March: 5/16/17
Don La Greca looks back on the Penguins evening up their series with the Senators at one win apiece and discusses the turbulent journey of goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury.
Penguin Pushback: 5/15/17
The Penguins trail the Senators in the Eastern Conference Finals, will they bounce back tonight? Plus, do the Predators now have the edge over the Ducks out west?
Conference Finals Set: 5/11/17
Don La Greca recaps two Game 7s from Wednesday night and looks ahead to what the Capitals need to do this offseason to get over the hump.
Busted Blueshirts: 5/10/17
Don La Greca discusses the Senators moving on to the next round, the Rangers going home for the summer and two Game 7s tonight.
Game 7's Galore: 5/9/17
There are already two Game 7's on tap in the NHL and the Rangers could force another. Don La Greca gives his thoughts on the landscape of the NHL postseason.
Will Pens KO the Caps?: 5/8/17
Will the Capitals be able to force a Game 7 against the Penguins? Plus, the Rangers face elimination and the Oilers bounce back in a big way.
Can the Caps come back?: 5/4/17
The Capitals were hockey's best team during the regular season, but are they headed for the golf course? Plus, can the Rangers even their series with the Senators?
Game Misconduct with Don La Greca: 5/3/17
Don La Greca recaps wins for the New York Rangers and Nashville Predators plus looks ahead to an important Game 4 between the Penguins and Capitals.
Game Misconduct with Don La Greca: 5/2/17
Sidney Crosby was injured during last night's loss to the Washington Capitals. Does Matt Niskanen deserve to be suspended for Game 4?
Game Misconduct with Don La Greca: 5/1/17
The Capitals and Rangers both trail in their respective series, can either of them battle back? E.J. Hradek of the NHL Network joins Don La Greca to discuss.
Conference Semifinal's: 4/25/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun share their thoughts on each of the Conference Semifinal's, discuss how important of an offseason this is for the Maple Leafs and welcome Penguins C Matt Cullen as well as Ducks D Kevin Bieksa.
High Drama: 4/20/17
Scott Burnside, Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun discuss the latest drama in the playoffs and welcome new Dallas Stars Head Coach Ken Hitchcock as well as Glenn Healy.
Overtime Everywhere: 4/18/17
Scott Burnside and Craig Custance discuss the latest happenings in the playoffs, including a couple of difficult overtime losses for the Capitals and Bruins. Plus, the Maple Leafs' Tyler Bozak joins as well as Ryan Ellis from the Nashville Predators.
Rapid Reactions: 4/14/17
Scott Burnside, Joe McDonald and Craig Custance cover storylines after the first games of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, including who has the top goalkeeper remaining. Plus, Ken Hitchcock back in Dallas, wholesale changes in LA as well as interviews with Capitals RW Brett Connolly and Penguins RW Patric Hornqvist.
Playoff Preview: 4/10/17
Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun, Joe McDonald and Craig Custance break down all matchups in first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in meticulous fashion. Plus, more thoughts on the closure of Joe Louis Arena as well as interviews with Bruins D Zdeno Chara and Predators GK Pekka Rinne.
The Cold Shoulder: 4/4/17
Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance react to the news that the NHL will not allow player participation at the next Winter Olympics in South Korea after not coming to an agreement with the IOC. Plus, thoughts on the impending closure of Joe Louis Arena and more.
Mind The Net: 3/28/17
Scott Burnside and Craig Custance weigh in on the Lightning's chances at making the postseason, the downward spiral of the Sharks and goal tending issues around the league. Plus, Hurricanes GM Ron Francis joins the show.
Early Bloomers: 3/21/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun discuss the most surprising teams in the NHL on both ends of the spectrum. Plus, conversations with Blue Jackets LW Nick Foglino and Blackhawks GK Scott Darling.
D.C. Funk: 3/15/17
Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance dish on the funk the Capitals are in during a conversation with Washington RW T.J. Oshie. Plus, the race for the Hart Trophy, the latest in the NHL's souring relationship with the Olympics and more..
South For The Winter: 3/7/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun weigh in on news coming from the GM meetings, the Calder Trophy race and pressures facing the Capitals. Plus, new Panthers LW Thomas Vanek joins the show.
Trade Deadline Recap: 3/2/17
Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance chime in on the biggest deals from the trade deadline, including Mark Streit, Thomas Vanek, Kevin Shattenkirk and more. Plus, how the playoff race has been affected by transactions.
Deadline Primer: 2/27/17
In a small batch, Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Joe McDonald react to the news of trades for Ben Bishop and Martin Hanzal by the Kings and Wild respectively. Plus, a preview of what's to come at the deadline.
Cause And Effect: 2/22/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun welcome Golden Knights GM George McPhee to cover the ramifications of the expansion draft on the deadline. Plus, Flyers great Eric Lindros weighs in on the Stadium Series game between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and much more.
Quick Trigger: 2/15/17
Scott Burnside and Craig Custance discuss what players could be on the move at the deadline and what the true effect is of a midseason coaching change such as the Canadiens' shocking decision to replace Michel Therrien with Claude Julien. Plus, Oilers LW Pat Maroon and Islanders LW Jason Chimera join.
Shipping Out From Boston: 2/7/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun react to the news of Claude Julien's dismissal in Boston and chat with Kings GK Peter Budaj. Plus, the IOC and NHL are sitting at the same table again with work to be done and which NHL franchise is most likely to depart their current home?
The Stretch Run: 1/31/17
Scott Burnside, Pierre LeBrun and Craig Custance recap the highlights from All-Star and take on some of the most pressing questions of the second half, including Fleury/Bishop trade possibilities, NHL Olympic participation and potential ownership change in Carolina.
Feeling Blue?: 1/25/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun discuss whether the time is now for the Capitals to go "all in", which teams are falling out of the race as well as the Islanders firing Jack Capuano. Plus, Blues announcer Darren Pang and Hurricanes C Derek Ryan.
Necessary Change?: 1/18/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun discuss if changes are on the horizon for the Stars and Blues as well as if the Penguins need to deal one of their GK's. Also, when will the Cup window close for the Capitals and Stars LW Patrick Sharp stops by.
Wild Card Race : 1/11/17
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun weigh in on the wild card race, the incorporation of the bye week, the disaster in Colorado and more. Plus, Wild coach Bruce Boudreau joins.
Return To Music City: 1/4/17
Scott Burnside and Craig Custance discuss Shea Weber's return to Nashville, Auston Matthew's hot start, and Craig's book release. Plus, Predators D Roman Josi joins.
The Re-Draft: 12/21/16
Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun look at mid-season awards, re-draft the 2015 and 2016 drafts and more. Plus, Flyers D Shayne Gostisbehere and Kings D Drew Doughty join.
Cloudy Future: 12/14/16
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun discuss if Lightning GK Ben Bishop's uncertain status has affected his play, when we may see Rangers GK Henrik Lundqvist return to the net and more. Plus, Ducks D Hampus Lindholm and NHL HOF'er Brett Hull.
Let Us Play!: 12/7/16
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun cover what may or may not happen regarding the NHL's participation in the Olympics with former GK Glenn Healy. Plus, former HC Bob Hartley on coaching hot seats and Sabres C Jack Eichel on shedding the hype.
A Different Direction: 11/30/16
Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun are in Bristol! Joined by Craig Custance, they discuss the Panthers' dismissal of Gerard Gallant, the return of Jack Eichel, if the NHL should address league parity and more. Plus, Blackhawks D Brian Campbell stops by.
Viva Las Vegas!: 11/22/16
Scott Burnside, Craig Custance, Pierre LeBrun and former Stars Assistant GM Frank Provenzano discuss the expansion team in Las Vegas and the task of filling the team's roster. Plus, former NHL "tough guy" Dale Purinton on the NHL's concussion issue.
GM Summit: 11/16/16
Scott Burnside, Joe McDonald, Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun dish on which teams have enough depth to overcome their serious injuries as well as the most important bits from the GM meetings. Plus, Jets C Mark Scheifele and George McPhee, GM of the Las Vegas expansion franchise join.
Chasing The King: 11/9/16
Scott Burnside, Craig Custance and Pierre LeBrun dish on the high-scoring matchup of Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid, including whether the Oilers are for real at this stage of the season. Plus, Rangers GK Henrik Lundqvist, Penguins D Trevor Daley and Wild C Charlie Coyle stop by.
Where's The Beef?!: 11/2/16
Scott Burnside, Craig Custance, Joe McDonald and Pierre LeBrun recap the first showdown between Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews, cover the struggling Islanders, surging Canadiens and more. Plus, Devils D Andy Greene and Oilers LW Milan Lucic stop by.
Mind The Net: 10/26/16
Scott Burnside, Craig Custance, Joe McDonald and Pierre LeBrun discuss goalkeeping woes at the start of the season and the NHL's sour relationship with the IOC. Plus, Red Wings C Steve Ott and Maple Leafs LW James van Riemsdyk stop by.
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