Sn 9 Ep 3: Thomas Hickey, Pete Michaud & Dallas Eakins

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard brings AHL news, insights and 2 great interviews to the 3rd episode of the 9th season. Bob interviews Norfolk Admirals radio play-by-play broadcaster Pete Michaud, Manchester Monarchs D-Man, Thomas Hickey plus breaks down today’s press conference for Toronto Marlies Head Coach, Dallas Eakins. Bob’s first guest on this week’s show was Manchester Monarchs D-Man, Thomas Hickey. Bob and Thomas talk about the unique summer for the LA Kings organization, winning the Stanley Cup but now experiencing a lockout on the NHL level. The young D-Man also talks about the excitement coming into this years camp and about the quality of players that will be playing in the American Hockey League. The next segment of the show … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 2: Lockout talk; Gerry Cantlon & Lindsay Kramer

This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard brings two great guests to the show from two American Hockey League cities that saw major changes to their hockey surroundings this summer, Syracuse NY and Hartford CT. Bob’s first guest this week covers the Syracuse Crunch for the Post Standard, Lindsay Kramer. Lindsay provides his insight on the new affiliation with the Tampa Bay Lightning; how the lockout will affect hockey at the AHL level and about Howard Dolgen‘s new aggressive marketing approach with the Crunch. The PPPS’s New England Insider, Gerry Cantlon joined the show next to talk specifically about the exit of Howard Baldwin & his son Howard Baldwin Jr. and their negative  affects on the hockey community in Hartford. Gerry … Continue reading

Sn 9 Ep 1: Season 9 debut, Jason Iacona & Matt Brown

Sn 9 Ep 1: Season 9 debut, Jason Iacona & Matt Brown – Septeber 13, 2012 This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host’s Bob Howard and Jason Wilcox discuss the NHL’s possible lock out scenerio’s; the effect on the hockey worlds in Los Angelos & Norfolk after winning the Stanley and Calder Cups and about the upcoming American Hockey League season with a potential added attention with the NHL locking out the players. Bob then welcomed back to the show Jason Iacona who writes the fan blog, Chirps from Center Ice. Jason came on to talk about the NHL potential lock out, the effect on the WBS Penguins and about the strength of the baby Pens this upcoming season. Matt Brown of SportsNet 590 out of Toronto, joined Bob … Continue reading

Sn 8 Ep 23: Tim McManus, Lindsay Kramer, Jonathan Bombulie

Sn 8 Ep 23: Tim McManus, Lindsay Kramer, Jonathan Bombulie April 5, 2012 As the American Hockey League schedule comes closer to an end the Power Play Post Show gears up for the Calder Cup Playoffs with 3 great guests from the world of AHL beat-writers. Host Bob Howard starts the show off talking about the AHL standings and breaking down the tight playoff races in both the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. This week’s first guest on the show is the Adirondack Phantoms beat-writer, Tim McManus who writes for the Post Star in Glens Falls, NY. Bob and Tim discuss the play of the Phantoms; the chances for making the playoffs and what needs to happen for the Phantoms to make the playoffs … Continue reading

Sn 8 Ep 22: Norfolk Streak, Pete Michaud, Mark Parrish

Sn 8 Ep 22: Norfolk Streak, Pete Michaud, Mark Parrish March 22, 2012 This week on the Power Play Post Show, the obvious big story in the American Hockey League is the 18 game win streak by the red hot Norfolk Admirals. Couetsy of the Norfolk Admirals and Pete Michaud; Host Bob Howard navigates listeners through a series of audio from the Nor-Ads Head Coach Jon Cooper, rookies Cory Conacher and Tyler Johnson. In the audio from Norfolk you’ll hear thoughts on the streak, how it started and how it’s progressed into one of the most impressive streaks in all of professional hockey. Bob’s first guest this week on the show is Binghamton Senators, Captian Mark Parrish. Mark talks about his hockey beginnings from growing … Continue reading

Sn 8 Ep 21: Mark Cullen, Alex Ackerman, Yann Danis

Sn 8 Ep 21: Mark Cullen, Alex Ackerman, Yann Danis March 15, 2012 This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob Howard addresses the return of Pittsburgh Penguins super star, Sidney Crosby and why the NHL needs to start marketing other young stars in the game. Bob then welcomed in three great guests to the show to talk about the American Hockey League and the push to the Calder Cup Playoffs. From the San Antonio Rampage, forward Mark Cullen joined the show to talk about the Rampage’s push to the playoffs in a very tight Western Conference race, growing up with brother’s Matt and Joe and about his playing days with Colorado College of the WCHA. Returning to the Power Play Post Show … Continue reading

Sn 8 Ep 20: Brett Bellemore, Mike Zigomanis, Grady Whittenburg

Sn 8 Ep 20: Brett Bellemore, Mike Zigomanis, Grady Whittenburg March 9, 2012 On this edition of the Power Play Post Show; Host Bob Howard started the show off by discussing the current American Hockey League standings and potential 1st round playoffs. The host also broke down the news of the Syracuse Crunch ending their current affiliation agreement with the Anaheim Ducks and the ramifications that it may cause throughout the AHL. Bob’s first guest on the show this week is Toronto Marlies forward, Mike Zigomanis. Bob discusses with Mike about the Toronto Marlies exceptional play this season; leading the North Division in the standings; playing with a lot of talented young players and the two talked about Mike’s career and playing with the Pittsburgh Penguins … Continue reading

Sn 8 Ep 19: Phil Giubileo, Jimmy Bonneau, Jason Iacona, M Richter

Sn 8 Ep 19: Phil Giubileo, Jimmy Bonneau, Jason Iacona, M Richter March 1, 2012 This week on the Power Play Post Show, Host Bob welcomes back to the show great guests to talk about the American Hockey League just days after the NHL trade deadline. Bob welcomes back to the show Soundtigers Broadcaster, Phil Giubileo for the first time this season, and three returning guests from this season; Worcester Sharks Jimmy Bonneau, WBS Penguins fan blogger Jason Iacona and from the Capitals Outsider website, M Richter. Joining Bob first on the show from the Bridgeport Soundtigers, radio broadcaster Phil Giubileo discusses with Bob on Bridgeport’s excellent play as of late, Phil’s view of the East Conference in the AHL and discusses the concussions from … Continue reading