This Day In Hockey History (12/29)

Let’s see what is in the bin today. It might be leftovers or it may be a pretty damn good moment. Time to take a look……. Some of Gretzky’s best moments….. December 29, 1984 Edmonton’s Wayne Gretzky scored his 32nd career hat trick and added three assists to give him 100 points in 35 […]

Passing this one along….

This one thanks to April Covil…..a good shot at getting some last minute tickets to the Winter Classic perhaps? Hi there, My name is April, and I’m reaching out to you on behalf of Verizon Wireless. Getting pumped for the NHL Winter Classic? At Verizon Wireless, we can’t wait. We have some really amazing things […]

Morning Skate (12/29)

Still running a very abbreviated schedule….hopefully will be back bigger and better in the New Year. The Morning After:Last night’s scores:Devils 3, Thrashers 2Hurricanes 6, Capitals 3Blue Jackets 1, Red Wings 0 (OT)Lightning 2, Bruins 1Senators 4, Canadiens 2Flames 4, Oilers 1Sharks 3, Coyotes 2 (SO)Wild 4, Kings 3Predictions record: 4-3-1 My 3 stars from […]

Morning Skate (12/28)

Sorry everyone but due to some personal issues…there will not be much of anything going up today. We should hopefully be back up and running by tomorrow. Much apologies….. The Morning After:Last night’s scores:Flyers 2, Islanders 1Bruins 2, Panthers 1Sabres 5, Blues 3Maple Leafs 4, Penguins 3Blackhawks 5, Predators 4Canucks 5, Flames 1Predictions record: 5-1 […]

Tonight On The Show….

Just a real quick note that tonight we have two guests on the podcast. Chris Kotsopolous from Kotsy’s Korner (and former Ranger, Whaler, etc…etc.)….at 8 then at 9 Tim Rosenthal (Bruins blogger from Inside Hockey) will be talking with us about the Winter Classic and why my theory of putting the Devils #1 on any […]

Go Enjoy Your Families!

Basically we will be off until late Sunday with family in and everything else, it has been fun and hectic but mostly fun. Do not forget the IIHF World Junior Championships start today and a ton of NHL tonight. Tomorrow night we will have Kotsy from Kotsy’s Korner and Tim Rosenthal from Inside Hockey on […]

Merry Christmas Everyone!!!

I just wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas from all of us at The Program. A hope for a happy day and good times with family. Now of course the following original from WPIX.

Morning Skate (12/24)

Thanks for the post complete with bow Ryan. It’s Christmas Eve!! The Morning After:Last night’s scores:Bruins 6, Thrashers 4Islanders 3, Maple Leafs 1Rangers 4, Panthers 1Capitals 5, Sabres 2Canadiens 5, Hurricanes 1Wild 3, Oilers 1Penguins 8, Senators 2Flyers 5, Lightning 2Blackhawks 3, Red Wings 0Stars 3, Blue Jackets 1Coyotes 4, Ducks 0Blues 2, Flames 1 […]

Pick The Winner….Podcast Wed. Edition

We were thankful to go 2-1 last night and very thankful indeed. As I mentioned yesterday, we are taking a break starting just before Noon today. Yes there will be intermittent postings and updates but at a much more relaxed rate. There will still be predictions when we all reconvene on Saturday in a much […]

Show Outline Tonight….

If it is Wednesday Night, it must be time for a podcast. Tonight is a Christmas Episode of sorts and well we are going to drink some of the eggnog and argue ferociously about hockey. The two really do go together. There will be live updates and maybe a Santa sighting…who knows. Either way it […]

Morning Skate (12/23)

Thanks again to Ryan as always. Hopefully everyone gets a little of what they wished for this holiday season. The Morning After:Last night’s scores:Sharks 3, Blackhawks 2Ducks 4, Avalanche 2Canucks 4, Predators 1Predictions record: 2-1 My 3 stars from last night:1. Evgeni Nabokov, SJ (45 Saves, 2 GA)The ice was tilted Chicago’s way, but ‘Nabby’ […]

This Day In Hockey History (12/23)

Today we salute a moment that happened 42 years ago and we have a video that captures LA’s greatest success. Roll it up and you have a nice little package for Kings fans. Now the video and the moment. The classic from 1993….. December 23, 1967 Rookie Wayne Rutledge was in goal for his first […]

Programming Note….

Hello everyone. I am just throwing this out in advance to our readers and listeners of our podcast. Tomorrow at Noon, the blog will be pretty much taper down in content in anticipation of the Christmas holiday. Now do not fret as we will have some new postings along the way but it will just […]

Pick The Winner

Today we are taking a very simple approach after the sadness of going 6-5. It was shameful honestly and now we are mad enough to take names. Well there are three games tonight and we have our predictions written down. To protect the innocent…..we will reveal them right NOW. Chicago over San Jose Colorado over […]

No Statistical Oddities Today…

Due to the breaking news of last night and the frantic rush to get ready for the day on Friday, there will be no statistical oddities this week. We do apologize humbly but instead in its mere presence offer up 16 of the best moments of this hockey decade to set up our tournament for […]