Sn 9 Ep 36: W.C. Preview – Byers, Meserve, Sims and Brown

On a Saturday edition of the Power Play Post Show, host Bob Howard walks the fans of the American Hockey League through a special Western Conference preview show highlighting and talking about all four Western Conference series with special guests from teams, online & print media and coaches. In each interview we highlight & discuss the teams, players and scenarios around the the series as the American Hockey League enters into the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs. Stephen Meserve – Beat-writer, 100 Degree Hockey, Texas Stars Aaron Sims – Radio Broadcaster, Milwaukee Admirals Jim Byers – Radio Broadcaster, Oklahoma City Barons Matt Brown – SN590 out of Toronto, Toronto Marlies All this and much more on the latest edition of the Power Play Post Show. Remember, you can … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 35: E.C. Preview – Dean, Giubileo, Cail, Kelly, Leone, Roy

On a Thursday edition of the Power Play Post Show, host Bob Howard walks the fans of the American Hockey League through a special Eastern Conference preview show highlighting and talking about all four Eastern Conference series with special guests from teams, online & print media and coaches. In each interview we highlight & discuss the teams, players and scenarios around the the series as the American Hockey League enters into the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs. Kevin Dean – Assistant Coach, Providence Bruins Tim Leone – Beat-writer, The Patriot News, Hershey Bears – Twitter: @timleone Phil Giubileo – Broadcaster, AHL Live, Bridgeport Soundtigers – Twitter: @philgpbp Ken Cail – Radio Broadcaster, Manchester Monarchs Mike Kelly – Radio Broadcaster, Springfield Falcons – Twitter: @MikeFalconsAHL Chris … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 34: Jeff Mannix & Owen Newkirk

On this edition of the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard starts the show off breaking down tonight’s American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup playoffs clinching scenarios for the Houston Aeros, Portland Pirates, Rochester Americans & Oklahoma City Barons and the games each team plays on Friday night. Bob’s first guest on this edition of the show is Jeff Mannix, radio play-by-play broadcaster of the Portland Pirates. Jeff talks with Bob about the playoff clinching scenario for the Pirates vs the Bridgeport Soundtigers, how this team has over come many obstacles to get to this point in the season, the use of social media in sports and about his move back to Maine to call games for the Pirates. Owen Newkirk, the voice of the Texas Stars … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 33: Lisa Varga, Lindsay Kramer, Mark Borowiecki & Andrew Ferraro

On a star studded edition of the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard brings four amazing interviews to the fans of the American Hockey League with just 3 games at most for teams trying to make the Calder Cup playoffs. Bob’s first guest on this edition of the PPPS is actress/model, Lisa Varga. Bob and Lisa have become good friends and Lisa has ventured from the high life of Hollywood to starting two very unique entities with the exclusive Scotch Club 21 & her brand new charity inspired by her brother’s battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Fight Club for Cancer. Hear all about her story, her brother’s battle, what Scotch Club 21 & Fight Club for Cancer is all about. Also check out Lisa Varga.com & Scotch … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 32: Gerry Cantlon & Jonathan Bombulie

On an extra special edition of the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard brings two more interviews to the fans of the show, continuing coverage of the push to the American Hockey League‘s Calder Cup playoffs. Bob started out the show with his first guest, the PPPS’s New England Insider, Gerry Cantlon. Gerry & Bob broke down & discussed all the teams from the North East & Atlantic divisions including the Providence Bruins, Springfield Falcons, Connecticut Whale, Portland Pirates who are all ready in the playoffs at the moment to the Albany Devils, Bridgeport Soundtigers & Manchester Monarchs who are all trying to play their way into the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs. Hear Gerry’s thoughts on players, the teams and the final games for all the … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 31: Brandon Kozun, Evan Rankin & Matt Nieto

With just two weeks left in the American Hockey League‘s regular season, the Power Play Post Show brings the fans a star studded show with 3 great player guests and so much more. Host’s Bob Howard & Jason Wilcox breakdown the AHL standings, possible playoff match-ups and magic number scenarios. The two hosts then discuss the possibilities of where the Houston Aeros may end up after this season with the Toyota Center looking for concert dates instead of 38 Aeros games for next season. Bob’s first guest this week on the show is San Jose Sharks prospect and current Worcester Sharks winger, Matt Nieto. Bob and Matt talk about growing up in California as a young boy, being coached by Wayne Gretzky‘s manager, moving to Calgary when he was young … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 30: Jeremy Morin, Martin St. Pierre, Jason Shaver & Aaron Sims

In this jammed packed edition of the Power Play Post Show, fans of the American Hockey League will get to hear from four amazing mid-west players & broadcasters as the league is only 3 weeks away from the end of the regular season and the beginning of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Host’s Bob Howard & Jason Wilcox break down the latest AHL standings, magic #’s for the top teams in the league and where the bottom teams are positioned for making a run to get into the playoffs. The two host then discuss & try to clarify the AHL rules this season on determining eligibility for AHL playoff rosters, which you can also read Bob’s write-up right here on the Power Play Post Show website by clicking … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 29: San Antonio Rampage Broadcaster, Dan Weiss

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard takes a closer look at the American Hockey League standings, potential playoff match-ups and the important upcoming games this weekend as the AHL’s season draws closer to the Calder Cup playoffs. In this abbreviated version of the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob’s only guest this week returns to the show from the San Antonio Rampage, radio broadcaster, Dan Weiss. Dan discusses the struggles of this season’s Rampage who still have an outside chance at a playoff spot in the American Hockey League‘s western conference, the continued player movement from San Antonio to Florida since the lockout and the great story of Texas native & current Rampage point leader, Jon Rheault. All this and much … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 28: Ryan Potulny, Billy Gardner & Jason Iacona

On this week’s edition of the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard & Jason Wilcox break down the American Hockey League standings, the potential playoff chances for many teams in the league, a big announcement coming out Rochester, NY (learn more here) & a further look at the “silly season” rumors centering around the Abbotsford Heat, Peoria Rivermen & Chicago Wolves. Former Calder Cup champion of the Binghamton Senators & current center for the Hershey Bears, Ryan Potulny is Bob’s first guest of the night. Ryan talked about the current roster of the Hershey Bears, the unique start to the season with the NHL lockout effecting the the AHL rosters, the push to the playoffs, wining a Calder Cup with the Binghamton Senators in 2011 and … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 27: Kris Newbury, Pete Michaud, Corey Cowick & Justin Goldman

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Hosts Bob Howard and Jason Wilcox return this week a look at the American Hockey League standings, the push to the Calder Cup playoffs, thoughts on the National Hockey League‘s realignment and news on the L.A. Kings & AEG not for sale anymore. Bob’s first guest on this week’s show is a returning guest to the Power Play Post Show and is the CT Whale‘s leading scorer this season with 53 points (18+35) center, Kris Newbury. Kris talked about the Whale’s success & struggles this season, making the push to the playoffs, the trade that sent Chad Kolarik to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins for Benn Ferriero and about what is his role on the team as a veteran … Continue reading