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Hockey Talk with Kukla

Today on NHL Home Ice XM204, Paul Kukla will be joining Mick Kern and Dan Blakeley of the War Room to talk about the All Star Game, about the NHL in general, and to take phone calls and answer question from hockey fans. 

Paul will be on at approximately 11:25 am ET, but the show runs from 11-12pm.  If you don’t already have an XM subscription, you can register for a free, 3-day trial, here.

Update 2:07pm ET: Here is the audio of Paul’s conversation on XM Radio this morning.

The player below features Part 1 (which can, alternatively, be downloaded).  Part 2 can be heard by downloading this link.


Note: Original post-time was 10:00am ET

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  Tags: interviews, xm+radio

Saturday Hockey Talk—Hall of Fame Weekend

From 2-4pm ET

The Inside Hockey Radio Show this week features host James Murphy with a HOF guest lineup: 2008 inductee and six-time Stanley Cup Champion Glenn Anderson, Kevin Lowe (Edmonton Oilers President of Hockey Operations, six-time Cup winner), 2008 Foster Hewitt Award winner Mike “Doc” Emrick, 2008 Elmer Ferguson Award winner Neil Stevens, Dean Chynoweth (the son of 2008 “Builder” inductee Ed Chynoweth), Rob Simpson, (author of Between the Lines…”), and Patrick King (Rogers Sportsnet).


The show broadcasts from 2-4pm on NHL Hockey Ice XM 204 and can be heard online at Money Matters Radio.  Chime in by calling 1-877-645-6696 or email radio@insidehockey.com.

From 4-6pm ET

imageLive From Wayne Gretzky’s today features hosts Gord Stellick and Murray Wilson who will have Mark Messier in the studio, as well as spending some time talking to both Phil Esposito and Igor Larionov.

You can call into the show at 1-866-GRETZKY (473-8959) and can listen online at XM 204 NHL Home Ice, Fan 590, Team 990, Team 1040, Team 1260, Fan 960 or 1290 CJBK.

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Tuesday with Osgood, Draper, Rafalski & Lidstrom

Q. Chris, could you talk about the mood of the team, maybe compare it as it is right now as to maybe immediately following the end of last night’s game?

CHRIS OSGOOD: We were all right after the game. We played hard. It was another great game. We just fell in the wrong end. That’s the way we looked at it. It was an end to end game. We had plenty of chances. It just didn’t happen. Sometimes it’s a game of bounces. It didn’t go our way, but we managed to fight back.

It didn’t happen. We have another opportunity tomorrow night, and that’s what we’re looking forward to.

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  Tags: brian+rafalski, chris+osgood, interviews, kris+draper, media, nik+lidstrom, transcripts

Post Game Interviews:  Therrien and Babcock

Transcripts for both coaches are below.

First, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Michel Therrien, then Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock.


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Game Day with Michel Therrien

Q. It’s a different game, because this is a clinching game. How much does the message change to your players on a night when the Cup could be won?

COACH MICHEL THERRIEN: Obviously I’m not here to lie. It’s an important game. But for us, all our focus has to be on tonight’s game. We can’t look at what’s going to happen tomorrow. It’s a Game 7 for us. And we’ve got to make sure we’re going to leave everything on the ice.

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NHL Media Day—Live!

As Paul mentioned earlier, today is NHL Media Day in Detroit. The event brings members of both teams together for a variety of televised press conferences and various side interviews with members of the press.

You can watch it on television via the NHL Network. But if you don’t have access to the network via TV, the NHL Network Online is broadcasting it live, from 2pm ET onwards. 

So, head over to the NHL Network Online website, or watch it live on the player embedded below, here on KK:

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  Tags: interviews, media, television

Interviews with the Red Wings

Today, some interviews with the Detroit Red Wings.  Q&A’s featuring coach Mike Babcock, Tomas Holmstrom and Nicklas Lidstrom.

Q. A Franzen update? But can you also talk about what this has been like for him for him to be playing as well as he was and then have to watch.

COACH MIKE BABCOCK: Obviously it’s real difficult for him. It’s part of playoff hockey, though. Things like this happen. You know, the bottom line is you just got to overcome it. Every team gets injured.

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  Tags: interviews, mike+babcock, nicklas+lidstrom, quotes, tomas+holmstrom

Chatting with the Flyers

From a press conference Q&A session featuring Philadelphia Flyers players Daniel Briere, R.J. Umberger, and Martin Biron. 

        Q.  Danny, the way you’ve played this season and, the way the team has played overall this season, does this further validate your decision to leave the Sabres and go to the Flyers?

        DANIEL BRIERE:  You know what, when I was looking at my options, obviously looking at Philly, you know, very similar as far as offense, where it’s a team that doesn’t just rely on one or two guys or on just one line.  We’ve seen it through the year.  Everybody’s chipping in.

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  Tags: daniel+briere, interviews, martin+biron, media, r.j.+umberger, transcript

Talking with the Dallas Stars

From some short Q&A time with the media on Wednesday, below are transcripts from interviews with these Dallas Stars players and management:

  • Marty Turco
  • Brad Richards
  • Mike Modano
  • Brett Hull

 

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  Tags: brad+richards, brett+hull, interviews, marty+turco, media, mike+modano

Conference Calls with the Philadelphia Flyers

Today, the NHL set up a series of conference calls with the media, in part featuring:

  • R.J. Umberger—Philadelphia Flyers, Center
  • John Stevens—Philadelphia Flyers, Coach

The transcripts of their individual Q&A sessions are available below.

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  Tags: interviews, john+stevens, media, nhl+conference+call, rj+umberger

Conference Calls with the Pittsburgh Penguins

Today, the NHL set up a series of conference calls with the media, in part featuring:

  • Ryan Malone—Pittsburgh Penguins, Left Wing
  • Michel Therrien—Pittsburgh Penguins, Coach

The transcripts of their individual Q&A sessions are available below.

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  Tags: interviews, media, michel+therrien, nhl+conference+call, ryan+malone

NHL Conference Call with Lindy Ruff and Barry Trotz

On today’s NHL conference call for the media, the guests were Buffalo Sabres’ coach, Lindy Ruff, and Nashville Predators’ coach Barry Trotz. The coaches were invited to help preview the semifinal round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.


Here is the transcript from the Q&A.


Q. I wanted to ask you both, if you were to make a pick here of the final four teams in each conference, why wouldn’t you pick the team that did best against your own team? For instance, Buffalo did well against Montreal and Philly but 0-4 against both Pittsburgh and the Rangers. Nashville did well against Detroit and Colorado but 0-4 against San Jose, and 3-1 against Dallas.

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  Tags: barry+trotz, coaching, interviews, lindy+ruff, media, playoffs

Interview Transcript: The Staal Brothers

Today, the NHL arranged a teleconference call for the media, speaking with the Staal brothers: Eric of the Carolina Hurricanes, Marc of the New York Rangers and Jordan of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pittsburgh has already clinched a spot in the playoffs, and Carolina leads their division and the Rangers are sixth in the East. If all three clubs make the playoffs, the brothers would become the first set of three brothers to compete in the post-season since 1992 when and the Brotens (Aaron, Neil and Paul) and the Sutters (Brent, Rich and Ron) all competed in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

    Q.    Marc and Jordan, I think you guys faced in each in the OHL Playoffs a few years back. I was wondering for each of you what your most vivid memory of that season was competing against each other, if there were any memorable one-on-one battles?

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  Tags: eric+staal, interviews, jordan+staal, marc+staal, nhl+conference+call, transcript

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