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KK Hears From Penguins Fans

Paul finds some Pittsburgh Penguins fans in Detroit this afternoon ready to share their thoughts on the Stanley Cup Finals.

You can download it here or click that link and listen online, if your browser supports that.  Audio is approximately 2 minutes in length.

Update:
The conversation can also be heard on the player below.


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  Tags: hockey+fans, stanley+cup+playoffs

Updates From Kukla

Paul is at the NHL’s media event in Detroit (for which we’re hosting the live video feed on the previous post). 

This post will be an open forum from the event, to add photos he sends in and links to audio he’ll be posting on NHL.com later today. 

Updates will be added below throughout the day, with Wings stuff coming in first since the Penguins aren’t yet available.  To start, I’ve put up a couple screenshots from video he’s shot today so far…

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  Tags: chris+chelios, dan+cleary, gary+roberts, jordan+staal, kirk+maltby, marian+hossa, nhl+media+day

E.J. Hradek Talks To KK

Today I had the pleasure of interviewing E.J. Hradek of the NHL Hour on XM 204, the NHL Network and ESPN.

We discussed the West, the East and the ESPN outlook regarding the NHL

You can download the audio file here, or click on the player below to listen online.

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KK- A New Direct Advertiser - Welcome NHL PlayAction

As the way fans watch the game continues to change in this information age, we’re seeing all sorts of new ‘arenas’ where fans can compete and win while cheering on their favorite team.  NHL PlayAction launched recently, and Big League of PlayAction.tv dropped by Kukla’s Korner to give us some insight into this new age of fan-driven competition.

Paul Kukla:  Hi Big League.  What’s the driving force behind PlayAction and what can fans expect when they sign-up and play?

Big League:  All of our PlayAthletes are posed the same 8 questions, sent by text message to their phone, from which they predict certain outcomes in the game.  For example, how many points will Alexander Ovechkin tally tonight?  They then make their picks on their mobile giving fans a way to interact with each other by competing throughout the game.  The questions keep the game exciting right to the end.  Your team may be down 5-0 with 10 minutes left, but you still need to see if your choice, say “Pittsburgh Forward”, will get the last shot of the game.  It really adds excitement from the opening face-off to the final buzzer.

The cool thing is that you have a live “Game Jockey” who is watching the game and keying questions based on the action.

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Pierre McGuire Talks to KK

Earlier today, Pierre McGuire of NBC and TSN  was good enough to share his hockey observations with Paul and myself.  We asked him about the upcoming Philadelphia/Pittsburgh game this Sunday at noon EDT on NBC, got some gossip about what goes on “Between the Glass”, and insights into both the Western and Eastern conferences going into the playoffs. 


You can download the interview by this mp3 file here, or listen on the player below.


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*Our sincere thanks to Pierre McGuire for taking this time with us, and to NBC for arranging the interview.

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  Tags: interview, media, nbc, pierre+mcguire, tsn

Mike Milbury Talks NHL

I had the pleasure of speaking with NBC studio analyst Mike Milbury this morning, previewing the Ducks/Wings game on NBC this Sunday at 3:30pm.  We also discussed a few other topics in the NHL, including the trade deadline.

The KK crew thanks Mike for taking the time to talk about the game and we hope you enjoy the interview.


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Talking Hockey With Risto

imageI had the chance to speak with Risto Pakarinen, a fellow NHL.com blogger and freelance writer. 

We discussed hockey of course, and the view of the NHL from the European standpoint as well as a few other topics.


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Risto has released a fine little book, Off The Post, which can be purchased here.

 

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  Tags: interview, off+the+post, paul+kukla, risto+pakarinen

KK- Radio Alert

I will be on the air tonight at 9:00pm ET on Long Island’s AM1240-WGBB.

The show can also be heard online at nyhockeytalk.com.

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Kukla in The Fischler Report

An interview with Paul is one of the feature stories in this week’s edition of The Fischler Report.  The newsletter isn’t normally made available without a subscription, but they were kind enough to allow us to provide this edition for all KK readers.

The entire newsletter is available to download/view here (PDF).  Paul’s interview is on page 5 titled “Paul Kukla Speaks Out”.

If you have an interest in subscribing to The Fischler Report, you can email to: FischlerReport(at)aol.com.  Any questions or comments feel free to contact David Kolb at the same email address.

Update: the link above was fixed, for those having problems. Sorry about that.

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On the Radio

imagePaul will be joining “Around the Boards” at TPS radio tonight, the show starting at 10pm ET.

Around the Boards is a one-hour hockey talk show hosted by David Oleksy (from Buffalo Beat). 

It will incorporate the NHL as well as the biggest news in the minor leagues.

TPS Radio.net - Live video and chat

Update November 6: the mp3 from last night’s broadcast

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About Kukla's Korner Hockey

Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.

Email Paul anytime at pk@kuklaskorner.com

 

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