The Glass & Out Podcast, Ep. 1: Mike Weaver

Alright, I have a confession to make: I don’t know how to fix minor hockey. From the organizations at the grassroots level to the parents running them, it’s quite simply beyond my grasp. Aaron and I have been involved in minor hockey for what seems like decades, and the more we talked about it on […]

PODCAST | The Cycle of Minor Hockey with Derek Popke

When the Minor Hockey Talk podcast was started by Aaron and Derek Popke a couple years ago, the premise was simple: a local show to get the minor hockey conversation moving forward. Well, there hasn’t been a shortage of topics for Aaron and me to cover since Derek got too busy making the minor hockey […]

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PODCAST | Aaron & Kelvin Solve the Cross Ice Hockey Crisis

Sometimes I just don’t understand the controversy. A couple weeks back hockey parents all over the country were enraged with the introduction of cross hockey for five and six year-old hockey players. It’s a style of play made famous by first overall NHL draft pick Auston Matthews, so it’s a no-brainer for everyone, right? Well, […]

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PODCAST | The True Nature of Hero Behaviour with Norm Flynn

Aaron and I had the pleasure of sitting down with one of the game’s true good guys recently: Norm Flynn, the founder and executive director of Hockey Heroes. Hockey Heroes is an organization that aims to give back to people who might not have the opportunity to play hockey otherwise. From financial difficulties to developmental […]

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PODCAST | Grab Bag: Clint Colebourn & Wade Burt

Aaron is on vacation – or maybe he’s secretly saving the world, I don’t know – but what I do know is this a great week to fly solo and check in with a few influential people from my past. That’s right, an old coach mentor and a recently graduated minor hockey player. Both continue […]

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Podcast | Hockey & Sons with Troy Ward

When your child’s sport of choice is soccer or baseball or even football, it’s easy to grab the ball and head outside. Some of my fondest memories are of chucking the ball around with my Dad. No, this didn’t turn me into a baseball player in any extent of the term, but it was awesome […]

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PODCAST | The Playoff Push with Kelvin & Aaron

Are you ready?

The National Hockey League’s trade deadline came and went this week and it was, well, weak. Why did we see so little activity with this year’s edition? Probably because most teams in the league still believe they have a shot to make the playoffs. Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers is pretty confident his squad […]

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