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A New Start for Hockey Blogger/Podcaster Chris Wassel

Sometimes, the hardest thing to do is say goodbye to something you love doing. 

For hockey blogger Chris Wassel, it may have been hard to say goodbye to his well known hockey podcast, The Hockey Program. However, with every end, there is a new beginning.

For Wassel, that new beginning is a new podcast with The Hockey Writers. Chris was kind enough to tell us a little bit about his new program as well as what it was like to say goodbye to The Hockey Program podcast.

PH: After several seasons, your radio show on Blog Talk radio, the Hockey Program, has come to an end. What was that feeling like for you?
CW: Honestly, it was tough. When you do something for any length of time routinely over a period of several years, it feels a little strange saying goodbye. We did catch some people a bit off guard but honestly this was something for the best. The time had come to put this chapter to bed so that we could move on to bigger and better things.

Ironically the CBA negotiations or lack of good negotiations made this an even easier decision. Sometimes, an external force really does make it easier.

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Your Thoughts on My Fantasy Hockey Roster

Good evening folks. Nice to know that the NHL season finally commences this week and we can all get ready for talking about line combinations, trades, game action and other news around the New York Rangers and the National Hockey League in general.

For now though, before I go watch a replay of the Blackhawks vs. HC Davos game on NHL Network, I wanted to share my fantasy hockey league roster with you. I am in the league on Yahoo.com and my team name is the Blue Wave (I know, I know…corny…I named it after a high school hockey team that I will be covering this season).

Continue below for my roster and let’s hear your thoughts and suggestions:

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What’s Your Fantasy?

With the expansion of the Internet, along with the development of many hockey-related web sites, fantasy hockey has become extremely popular.

For hockey fans across the globe, it’s the chance to be a GM and show that you have what it takes to win your league by drafting right, making smart moves and learning how to truly manage a roster.

One hockey personality that couldn’t agree more is Rob Higgins, member of the Canadian band Dearly Beloved but to us hockey fans, known for being the fantasy hockey voice on XM Home Ice. Rob was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to talk about how he got his start, the uniqueness and wonder of fantasy hockey, his fantasy surprises and disappointments and of course, his predictions.

Take it away Rob:

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