Puck Soup: Bob McKenzie, criminal catfish and Alex Ovechkin (Podcast)


PUCK SOUP is the hockey podcast on the Nerdist network from Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski and Dave Lozo of Vice Sports and The Comeback. This is a hockey podcast, in the sense that the talk about hockey, both on the ice and about fan culture. That’s the “puck.” This is also a podcast about movies, TV, fast food, life lessons and general idiocy. That’s the “soup.”

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In Episode 53, Greg and Dave talk about the Stanley Cup Final, Jake Guentzel and the Conn Smythe, the Predators fan who used a catfish as an “instrument of crime,” Doc and Pierre eat sandwiches, trading Alex Ovechkin, the Olympics and a mailbag that features the Penguins vs. Cavaliers playing hockey and basketball. Plus, TSN Insider Bob McKenzie talks about breaking news, keeping sources, how journalism’s change since he started, the NHL playoffs, his love of canoes and his even bigger love of hip-hop. Brought to you by Seat Geek!


On this episode:

OPEN: Catfish Guy

16:00: Mr. Met was fired for giving a fan the finger, and we talk about mascot sex.

21:00: What should a Penguins fan throw during Game 3?

24:45: Doc and Pierre go to Primanti Bros.

27:45: The big Conn Smythe debate and Jake Guentzel

40:00: Can the Preds rally?

47:00: Bob McKenzie joins us! Talking about his career as an NHL Insider and his love of hip-hop!

1:06:00: How will the NHL force players to not leave for the Olympics?

1:12:00: The potential trade of Alex Ovechkin

1:21:00: The mailbag!

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