Two Man Forecheck
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This is the home of the Two Man ForeCheck: The Hockey Podcast you deserve. What is it about: Hockey Hockey Hockey With occasional splashes of hockey. More specifically we focus on the NHL, major events, NCAA hockey, and all the things that happen on the ice and in the front office.
||CleanEpisode 0089: Expansion and Failed NHL Franchises, The Injury Blotter, Taylor Hall and the Hart, the Bruins Schedule, Twitter Polls and Halak vs. Rask...oh yeah...and More!||Here we are…Auston Matthews has taken the NHL by storm and all teams are in full swing. Or are they? The open questions how odd the schedule is that some teams have played 6 games while others have played 3. William Nylander is still unsigned. W||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0088: Nylander Still Not Signed, Simmonds Is Healthy Again, B's Netminder Situation, Toews Off To Smashing Start, Are Habs For Real, Twitter Polls And Much More!||Here we go! The new season has begun and there are absolutely no ways of telling who is going to be the next Stanley Cup Champion…but we are going to try and figure it out here at the Two Man Forecheck. We open the show talking about patterns presen||10/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0087: Theodore Signs, Twitter Poll Results, Goaltender Pad Rules, Top 4 Metro And Pacific Teams, Mike's Predictions, Bruins Moves And So Much More!||The NHL Season is less than 48 hours away. We at the Forecheck are celebrating vividly with another rendition of the Two Man Forecheck. Shea Theodore has come back to the fold, signing a 7 year, 36.4-million-dollar contract with Vegas. Is he really||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0086: Top 4 Atlantic and Central Divisions, Twitter Poll Results, Nurse, Reinhart and Morrissey Sign, Melnyk Makes A Movie, Dotchin Waived, The Bruins Moves And Much More!||We are another week closer to the start of the new NHL season, which means another exciting episode of Two Man Forecheck. In the open we talk about the Vancouver Canucks and how they will fare with the no longer present Sedin Twins. The future may be||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0085: Karlsson, Pacioretty and McQuaid On The Move, Crawford Skating, Suter Healthy, Zetterberg Done, Yzerman Steps Aside, Twitter Poll and More!||Training camps have started. Players have reported. Games are being played. Hockey has returned! We begin with good news out of Chicago. Corey Crawford is skating again. There is no timetable, and he hasn’t been seen at any camps however he is||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0084: Wheeler Extension, Schmidt Suspended, Twitter Poll Results, Quick/Varlamov, Jones/Talbot, Chara/Letang,Tyler Seguin, Ellis/Krug and More!||Rookie camps have started! The rookie games have begun in Buffalo! There are hockey highlights on your favorite networks! Hockey is back! Three weeks from now it will be official. With all this in mind, the Forecheckers bring you another fun-fil||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0083: Karlsson Trade, Last Week's Poll, Hanifin Signs, Krug Trolls Marchand, Increase Fines?, Buffalo Improved?, EA Rankings, Subban Comes Home, And Much More!||Hello all, It’s September! What’s that mean? Hockey is on the horizon. With only two weeks or less until rookie camps and captain’s practices getting ready to begin, our beloved sport is back. So, with that in mind, the Two Man Forecheck is||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0082: Worst Summer Contracts, Theodore Still Unsigned, Etem Is Back, Youth Hockey in Arizona, Rangers Playoffs, Cassidy on Chara and More!||Hello again! Can you sense it? The NHL season is fast approaching and soon we will have our beloved sport back for our enjoyment. In the meantime, we at the Two Man Forecheck will keep you informed of the goings on around the league. We start off||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0081: NHL Network Top 20 Defensemen, Roenick's Top 10 Centers, Tokarski is Back, Kronwall May Be Done, Devils Sign No. 17, Our Twitter Poll and Much More!||With NHL Rookie camps and Training camps on the horizon, hockey is suddenly in our foreseeable future! Hold on everyone…the finish line is almost upon us. This week’s show is chock full of tidbits, but actual storylines are still hard to come by so||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo Man ForeCheck: Top RFAs, Cap Mismanagement, Hlinka Gretzky, John Gibson's new deal, Twitter Poll, Bottom Six Value and more||This week; What does William Karlsson's deal mean? Which California team has the best chane of winning a up in the next five years? Why were the resignings of Sean Kuraly and Matt Grzelyck important to the Boston Bruins? The new Dead Wings era is here,||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTwo Man ForeCheck Episode 0079 Bruins Summer Moves, Jeff Skinner||With Chris on a much earned vacation Boston Herald rising star and WATD cornerstone Brendan Connelly cozies up to the mic to discuss Jeff Skinner, John Tavares, Rick Middleton's number retirement, and the rest of the Boston Bruins off season moves. You||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0078: Iginla Retires, Trouba Signs, Skjei and Vesey Avoid Arbitration, Wilson Signs with Caps, Crawford Still Out, Linden Leaves Canucks, Hughes Back to Michigan, D-Men Top 12 and More!!||Another fun filled week in the summer of 2018! The NHL is still moving along, albeit at a snail’s pace at times. The Forecheckers have another episode ready to go. We start with some less than exciting news that Jarome Iginla is calling it a caree||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0077: Matt Dumba Contract, Arbitration Hearings Start, Vegas Trademark Resolved, Henrique Extension with Ducks, Panarin to Boston, Wings Prospect Outlook and Much More!||Truly a quiet week in the NHL, this week’s show reflects as much. The topics range from arbitration to trades to the future location of Lord Stanley’s cup. We start this trip in Minnesota with the signing of Matt Dumba. Avoiding arbitration, h||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0076: Top 25 Players Of The Last 3 Years, Where Should Karlsson Go, 44 Arbitration Eligible Players, Blackhawks/Coyotes Salary Trade and Bjorkstrand Extends With Columbus!||With only one mention-worthy transaction this past week, we are truly in the dog days of the NHL off-season. We at the Two Man Forecheck, however, are still attacking each week with playoff vigor. We start this week with our Top 25 players of the pa||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0075: 13 Troublesome Free Agent Contracts, Nail Yakupov To The KHL, Listener Question, Overused Goaltenders Rinne and Lundqvist, Kucherov Extension and More!||We are now into the dry portion of the year…no hockey until September! So, we at the Two Man Forecheck are going to forge on and talk about everything available. We start with a list of 13 contracts that are “iffy”. This list is published by D||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0074: NHL Free Agency 2018! The Silly Season Has Begun, Tavares and the Leafs, O'Reilly and the Blues, David Perron, Bruins Development Camp and So Much More!||The Free Agent silly season has begun. John Tavares has gone home, Paul Stastny has gone to Vegas, and quality, top line defensemen are hard to come by. We start with the big signing…Tavares to Toronto. But was this the best move or the move that||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0073: NHL Awards and Draft, Ilya Kovalchuk, Darryl Sutter, Marc Bergevin Trades, Craig Button Speaks, Flames/'Canes Trade, and Much More!||Welcome everyone! The Awards and the NHL Draft have taken place and we at the Two Man Forecheck are ready to give you an opinion. We will start the show with a 35-year-old heading back to the NHL, that’s right, Kovi’s back! Ilya Kovalchuk has||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0072: Domi/Galchenyuk, Mike Hoffman Trades, Grzelcyk Signs, O.E.L. Verbally Signs, Trotz Resigns, We Talk Draft Prospects, Ovi and the Kids, Panarin and Power Rankings||This week in hockey brings us the awards and the NHL draft. We delve into the latter later in the show, but we open with the Max Domi for Alex Galchenyuk trade. For Chris, the trade doesn’t make much sense, but Mike takes a more open approach to t||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0071: Pie McKenzie Passed Away, Maple Leafs Cap Issues, E.C. Teams In Need of Improvement, Barry Trotz, Islanders Moves, Habs Center Issues and More!||Before we get started with the show, the Two Man Forecheck want to send our prayers and heart-felt condolences to the family and friends of Johnny “Pie” McKenzie. He passed away last night (June 8th, 2018) after being confined to his bed for some||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0070PS: The Final is Over, The Season is Over, Washington are Stanley Cup Champions, Ovi Hoists the Conn Smythe!||The Finals are over! Washington has won the Stanley Cup and Alexander Ovechkin has hoisted the Conn Smythe. Now it all comes down to the talking and we at Two Man Forecheck are willing to do so. For your listening pleasure we identify our 3 Stars o||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Excellent commentary... keep it up!