Episode 13 – Denis Gorman and Crosby’s Concussion

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On today’s podcast Denis Gorman joined me for a quick hit to talk about the hit that may have taken Sidney Crosby out of the playoffs, and the reaction to it around the NHL from players, fans, media, and Pittsburgh in particular.

We also chatted about the New York Rangers’ series against the Ottawa Senators, and the coming out party of Brady Skjei, then shifted to Nashville to talk about the NHL’s consistent failure to promote P.K. Subban.

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Episode 12 – Garret Hohl and Analytics

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This week on the podcast I’m joined by the managing editor of Hockey-Graphs.com and the CTO of Hockey Data Inc.; Garret Hohl.

Garret is a big proponent of hockey analytics, as am I, although he works more with public data whereas I work with Sportlogiq, a private company that uses proprietary data.

We tackle the public understanding of statistics, how great Patrik Laine can be, the pros and cons of binning, and the need for some to throw out analytics whenever they don’t perfectly mesh with results.

Episode 11 – Marc Dumont and the Habs Post-Mortem

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This week on the podcast, Marc Dumont from Eyes on the Prize joins me to do some playoff predictions for the second round, and then we go deep into what went wrong with the Canadiens this year, and whether they can recover from it.

We also referenced an article on EOTP from Kyle Medeiros on the Canadiens’ inability to break in drafted players, which you can read here.

Captain America Trilogy

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Arune Singh is back on the podcast this week to talk about the Captain America trilogy, going through The First Avenger, Winter Soldier, and Civil War point by point with some sprinkling in of other films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Episode 10 – Dimitri Filipovic

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The man, the beard, the legend; PDOcast host Dimitri Filipovic joined me to talk about the early returns on the 2017 NHL playoffs, going through it series by series, but not before I tell an embarrassing story.

The Dark Knight Trilogy

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For the first time on the non-hockey version of the podcast, Arune Singh and I vehemently disagree on something, and that something is Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy.

I believe it’s arguably the greatest trilogy in cinema history, and Arune disagrees pretty strongly. It’s another deep dive examining one of the most beloved characters in all of fiction; the goddamn Batman.

Giant Sized X-Men Podcast

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On today’s podcast Arune Singh and I are taking a deep dive on the X-Men cinematic universe.

We start from where our perspectives come from, the definitive run of X-Men comics from Chris Claremont, and the early 1990’s X-Men Cartoon with the greatest intro of any cartoon ever. I make reference to a video by KaptainKristian on the importance of colour to the X-Men, which you can watch here:

After establishing our perspectives, we go into detail on why we’re so critical of the original X-Men trilogy, despite it being a trailblazer for the medium, and our problems with the newer trilogy and how it failed to live up to expectations.

After tackling the main X-Men movies, we get into the incredible success that was Deadpool, and dive into the Wolverine trilogy, where our opinions diverge, then converge again by the time we get to Logan. It’s the longest podcast we’ve ever done, so strap in!