This week the whole gang are back together and discuss EIHL roster changes, season tickets, silver sticks, the cost of jersey numbers, arson, donuts, puppies and a big bag of D in the ABCs of hockey. Plus all the usual news bits and features you have come to expect from the Door 14 Hockey Podcast.
EIHL Roster Changes for 2020-21
The EIHL announced changes to the roster set up and imports going forward from next season – what do you think?
Kantor-ing away and Phillips hits 1000
All go at Sheffield Steelers this week as the door is shown to import netminder Pavel Kantor and long-time servant Jonathan Phillips gears up for his 1,000th EIHL game, the first person to achieve this in league history.
Giants’ Forsberg 1 game ban for slew footing.
Seattle-up for Seats
The new NHL Seattle franchise set their season ticket prices – who’s got deep pockets then?!
Kessel hits 1,000
Phil Kessel, everyone’s favourite Star Wars cosplayer (check out WAY BACK in episode 18 when we spoke about this!), iced in his 1,000th game last weekend and the ‘Yotes made sure it’ll be remembered.
He Doesn’t Want It
Michael Raffl really didn’t want credit for a goal – and the NHL obliged him!
Vegas’ Zykov suspended 20 games for positive drugs test.
When It’s Gotta be THAT number!
Bobrovsky paid the price for his number after arriving in Florida…
Arson Threat = Rubles Lost…..apparently
A KHL coach found himself “brining the game into disrepute” according to the league last week….we wouldn’t mess with him!
THIS is how to make Hockey Better!
Who better to ask how to ‘fix’ the game, than peewee players – and these pro’s make sure to listen!
It’s that time in the show where we want to share a player, a goal or a game that we thought was outstanding this week and you get to vote!
Marty went 2 for 2 with back to back wins, taking him from joint last to out in front alone in short order, but who takes the prize this time around?
Check out this week’s nominations and remember to vote via Twitter!
Brad Marchand – No text needed here really – check this out!
Alex Stalock – Mostly because John just dropped him from his fantasy team, and on the same day he recorded a shutout…
Jordan Smotherman – He came into the season with the weight of the fans expectations on his shoulders, and whilst it might’ve been a slow start for our number-sake he’s shaken that monkey off his back and is starting to heat right back up again!
Aaron bows out this time around and watched from the stands.
We got one!! Matthew Patton comes through with the nomination for the fans:
Bobby [expletive removed] Farnham: for being, and we quote; “a pure animal on and off the puck”.
As if being traded wasn’t bad enough for most players….did you know a player was once exchanged for a USED team bus?! Yeah, us neither! Check out these other random trades here.
ABC’s of Hockey