Sn 9 Ep 25: New England Insider, Gerry Cantlon

On this week’s edition of the Power Play Post Show, Host’s Bob Howard & Jason Wilcox start the show talking about the decision by the XL Center’s decision to continue their relationship with the the NY Rangers, the marketing of the Connecticut Whale in Hartford, a conversation about Rick Dipietro & his latest comments after being demoted to the Bridgeport Soundtigers and about the Syracuse Cunch‘s rise back to the top of the American Hockey League standings after an eight game winning streak. Bob’s guest this week on the show is the PPPS’s New England Insider, Gerry Cantlon. Gerry breaks down the whole CT Whale & NY Rangers situation, including how the team will be marketed in the Hartford area and who will be running the team’s … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 24: Mike Kelly, Radko Gudas, Chris Terry, Brett Lebda & David Marshall

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard talks to 4 players in the American Hockey League and to one radio broadcaster who gives an update on a player who was injured last weekend in a game between the Springfield Falcons and the Adirondack Phantoms. Bob’s first guest this week comes to us from the Springfield Falcons, radio broadcaster Mike Kelly. Mike first gives the listeners his depiction of the hit and injury of Falcons left-winger Wade Macleod. Wade fell to the ice after a hit from behind by Phantoms D-man Brandon Manning in what seemed to be a normal hockey play, though an illegal play (Manning was penalized 2 minutes for boarding) but resulted in MacLeod having seizures on the ice … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 23: Big Texas Special: Matt Fraser, Stephen Meserve & Chris Roy

On a Valentine’s Day edition of the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Jason Wilcox bring a jam pack semi “Texas” themed show to the fans of the American Hockey League. Before getting to the guests, Bob and Jason breakdown the AHL standings and talk about the league leaders offensively and between the pipes. Bob’s first guest for this edition of the Power Play Post Show comes from the Texas Stars, left wing, Matt Fraser. The 2nd year pro talked about growing up playing hockey, playing for the Kootenay Ice of the WHL before coming to the Texas Stars, also about last season’s team and this season’s team and the differences between the two. Returning to the show the season from Hundred Degree Hockey.com covering … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 22: Bracken Kearns, Gustav Nyquist & Gerry Cantlon

On this special Tuesday edition of the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard brings three great interviews to the show with two of the best players in the American Hockey League and the PPPS’s New England Insider. Bob’s first guest on the show is Worcester Shark‘s winger & American Hockey League All Star, Bracken Kearns. Bracken talked about growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia, playing hockey for the University of Calgary, his biggest influence in hockey his father Dennis Kearns who played all of his NHL 10 years with the Vancouver Canuks and about the Sharks rivalry with the Portland Pirates. Joining Bob next on the Power Play Post Show from the Grand Rapids Griffins is center, Gustav Nyquist. Gustav talked about growing up … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 21: Jim Byers, Alex Ackerman, Heather Galindo & Michael Cignoli

 On this big edition of the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Jason Wilcox break down the American Hockey League standings, discuss announcement of Global Spectrum winning the bid to manage the XL Center where the CT Whale currently play and talk in depth about the trade sending Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas to the New York Islanders for a conditional draft pick. Bob welcomes back to the Power Play Post Show from the Oklahoma City Barons the radio play-by-play broadcaster, Jim Byers. Jim talks with Bob about the amount of NHL talent that played with the Barons this season during the lockout, why the team didn’t necessarily click at first, how the defense has not played as well as last season and … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 20: Jason Iacona & Gerry Cantlon

 This week on the Power Play Post Show fresh off the American Hockey League‘s All Star Classic from Providence, Rhode Island Hosts Bob Howard break down their favorite part of the week, The State of the League Address with Dave Andrews. Bob’s first guest this week on the show writes one of the best AHL blogs, Chirps from Center Ice, Jason Iacona. Jason talks about his time pinch hitting for beat-writers around the league including Wilkes-Barre/Scranton writers and also discusses all the latest moves in the Penguins organization. The final guest on this week’s edition of the Power Play Post Show is the PPPS’s New England Insider, Gerry Cantlon. Gerry talks about the AHL’s All Star weekend in Providence, how the Connecticut Whale has changed over … Continue reading