Sn 9 Ep 44: Bobby Robins, Stephen Meserve, Chris Roy

Bobby Robins at the age of 31, earns himself a 2 year 2-way NHL contract after a strong comeback in North America.

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard & Megan Reiff run through a list of topics centering around the American Hockey League. News on new & old coaches getting jobs in the AHL with two different clubs, as well as two new General Managers for both the Adirondack Phantoms & the Manchester Monarchs. The two host then give the final update on all the head coaching changes in the AHL & the AHL’s new division alignment. Bobby Robbins – Forward – Providence Bruins – BobbyRobbins.com – On Twitter:  @bobbyRRRobins - Bobby talks about off season training; resigning with the Bruins for a 2-year 2-way contract & the end of the playoffs with how the team lost the WBS & so much more. Stephen Meserve – Beat-writer, 100 Degree Hockey, Texas Stars – On Twitter: @100degreehockey - Stephan talks … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 43: Megan Reiff’s debut, Mike Cignoli & Dustin Gazley

This week on the Power Play Post Show, host Bob Howard welcomes to the show for the very first time, the new co-host of the PPPShow, Megan Reiff. Bob and Megan talk first about Megan’s background in radio, how she fell in love with hockey; before the two talked about the American Hockey League off-season movement of teams/affiliation changes, the NHL 2013 Draft from the Prudential Center in New Jersey and about the AHL Big Board of free agents. Mike Cignoli – Adirondack Phantoms – The Saratogian – On Twitter: @MCSaratogian - Mike came on the show & talked about Phantoms/Flyers off season transactions of Yann Danis & Kris Newbury & about one of his recent blog posts entitled “The cost of doing Business“ Dustin Gazley – Binghamton … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 42: Brennan Evans, Phil Guibileo & Jason Iacona

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard sets-up this weeks show which consists of 3 great interviews and highlights from interviews through out season 9. In the highlights this week are portions from interviews with Thomas Hickey, Jordan Caron, Derek Nesbitt, Mark Mancari, Brandon Bollig, Bobby Robbins & Rich Clune. Brennan Evans – Grand Rapids Griffins – Defense – Brennan joins Bob on the show to talk about the season for the Calder Cup Champion Griffins & scoring the Cup clinching winning goal. Phil Guibileo – Bridgeport Soundtigers – Radio Broadcaster – On Twitter: @philgpbp - Phil helps Bob breakdown the season in the American Hockey League, the Soundtigers season & the effects of the lockout on pro-hockey. Jason Iacona – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 41: Griffins Cup, reaction & Dave Wolf returns

On this edition of the Power Play Post Show, host Bob Howard talks about the return of hockey in Utica, NY as the Vancouver Canucks prospects will now be known at the Utica Comets. With the Grand Rapids Griffins winning the Calder Cup finals over the Syracuse Crunch, host Bob decided to replay the comments immediately after game by Head Coach Jeff Blashill & Captain Jeff Hoggan and gave his thoughts on the first Calder Cup in Griffins franchise history. Dave Wolf – Wild Wild West Report – On Twitter: @DaveMWolf The former host of the PPPS’s Wild Wild West Reports returns to the PPPS to talk about the Griffins Cup win, the meaning for the Red Wings organization with this important title win. All this and … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 40: O’Donnell, Kaser, D’Uva, Adams, Kramer, Yerdon

This week the Power Play Post Show returns with a jam packed show featuring guests from around the American Hockey League to talk about the Calder Cup finals featuring the Grand Rapids Griffins vs. the Syracuse Crunch & a couple of special guests to talk about the Stanley Cup playoffs. Joe O’Donnell – Broadcaster – Iowa Wild – On Twitter: @WildJoeRadio - Joe talks about the move from Houston, TX to Des Moines, Iowa as the the Minnesota Wild move their farm team closer. Bob Kaser – Broadcaster – Grand Rapids Griffins – Bob talks about the great season the Griffins have had this year, about working side by side with the OKC Barons after the tornadoes in OK & defeated OKC in 7 games to reach … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 39: Jon Cooper, Jonathan Bombulie & Justin Goldman

This week on the Power Play Post Show, host Bob Howard continues his coverage of the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup Playoffs with three great guests. Jon Cooper – Head Coach – Tampa Bay Lightning – On Twitter: @CoopersLaw - Jon talks about his career as a head coach; winning within the Tamp Bay organization & about the Crunch’s run so far in the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs. Jonathan Bombulie – Beat-writer – Penguins Insider – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins – On Twitter: @CVBombulie – JB  breaks down the amazing comeback of the WBS-Pens down 0-3 to the Bruins, winning the series in 7 & the upcoming series vs. the Syracuse Crunch Justin Goldman – Goalie Scout – The Goalie Guild – On Twitter: @TheGoalieGuild - Justin talks with Bob … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 38: Mark Barberio, Jimmy Bonneau, Jonathan Bombulie & Gerry Cantlon

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard breaks down the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup playoffs with both conferences deep into conference semi-finals; discusses the comments of Syracuse Crunch Owner, Howard Dolgon on attendance for Crunch playoff games and more about the silly season with Houston & Peoria losing their AHL hockey teams. Guests this week on the show are: Mark Barberio – Defense – Syracuse Crunch – Mark talks about winning with Norfolk & Syracuse, playing vs Portland & Springfield and playing in the NHL for the first time this season. Jimmy Bonneau – Forward – Worcester Sharks – On Twitter: @JimmyBonneau - Jimmy talks about AHL playoffs, the off-season & the importance of teammates & leaders on teams. Jonathan Bombulie – Beat-writer – … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 37: Bobby Robbins, Alex Ackerman, Jon Abbott, Jason Iacona

The Power Play Post Show returns this week with four big guests from around the American Hockey League. Host Bob Howard opens the show first with a run through of round 1 of the Calder Cup Playoffs and sets up which teams will be playing who in the second round. Guests on this week’s show: Bobby Robbins – Forward – Providence Bruins – BobbyRobbins.com – On Twitter:  @bobbyRRRobins - Bobby talks about the #BeTheBetterBear inspiration. Alex Ackerman – Blogger – Syracuse Crunch – Raw Charge – On Twitter: @Allovimo - Alex breaks down the Crunch’s first round sweep of the Pirates. Jon Abbott – Radio Broadcaster – Toronto Marlies – On Twitter: @HockeyAbbs Jon talks about the domination of the Amerks by the Marlies over 2 seasons. Jason … Continue reading

Tom Severance; B-Sens Equipment Manager, Southern Tier Goalie School

Host of the Power Play Post Show, Bob Howard was able to sit down with Binghamton Senators Equipment Manager, Tom Severance about a series of things from his start in the hockey world with the New Jersey Devils and NY Islanders to winning a Calder Cup Championship with the B-Sens in 2011 to his relationships with the many players through out his 18 year career in pro hockey. Most importantly, Tom spoke about the Southern Tier Hockey School which will be held July 16th – 19th at the Chenango Ice Rink, why he wants to do the camp and the importance for local young goaltenders or hockey players to get this unique chance to work with Assistant Coach of the B-Sens, Matt Meacham. Listen to the … Continue reading

Special Interview with Grand Rapids Griffins LW, Triston Grant

In a special sit down interview, Power Play Post Show host, Bob Howard interviewed Grand Rapids Griffins left wing, Triston Grant. Triston and Bob talked about game 1 of the Griffins match-up vs. the Houston Areos where the Areos defeated the Griffins 3-0. Triston also talked about playing in Oklahoma City, Philadelphia & Milwaukee, about fighting in hockey, the changes from the regular season to the playoffs and what the Griffins need to do to get back in the winning way in game 2 of the series in Houston on Sunday. Remember, you can e-mail the show at radio@pppshow.net. Follow us on Twitter @PPPSHOW. Listen to the show: MP3 Steaming // MP3 Download