Roenick Life Podcast with JR and Jaffe

Roenick Life Podcast with JR and Jaffe

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Jeremy Roenick and Billy Jaffe, talking hockey and just about everything else. This podcast offers JR's view on the NHL, the other major sports, and even politics, with big name guests and fun segments where you get to interact with JR through social media.


Is JR pulling for the Cubs?  Theo Epstein has the guys wondering who the best GM of all-time is and the guys talk about Daniel Winnik's injury  

The World Series is here and JR and Jaffe discuss who they are rooting for in the Fall Classic. Is JR a Cubs guy or is he a White Sox guy? A snub by a Chicago legend changed his tune about one of the teams from the Windy City and he explains. The guys also take a look at Daniel Winnik's ear injury and it leads to a discussion about some of the more gruesome injuries the guys have seen in the NHL over the years.

Nashville Predators superstar P.K. Subban and Elliotte Friedman join the podcast  

JR and Jaffe are back for another fun episode. This week they are joined by Nashville Predators superstar PK Subban. Subban, talks about adjusting to life in Nashville, where all the good food spots are and how different it is from playing in Montreal. In our second half of the episode, Billy Jaffe caught up with Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet's Hockey Night in Canada to take a look at the happenings in the NHL.

Hockey's back!  Auston Matthews lights it up in debut, Jack Eichel has a high ankle sprain and how concerned should we be about Sidney Crosby.  Cup Winners Brad May and Mike Rupp join the podcast  

The 2016-2017 season Kicked off on Wednesday and rookie Auston Matthews got off to the best start ever for a rookie netting 4 goals in his debut. Stanley Cup winners Brad May and Mike Rupp join Billy this week to take a look at what we can expect this season. May, who scored one of the most memorable OT goals in playoff history, talks about what he remembers from his debut, the emotions he felt every opening night game he played in and he gives his thoughts on Buffalo Sabres superstar Jack Eichel's high ankle sprain and how it affects the team. Rupp, a Cup winner with the Devils, talks about the health of Sidney Crosby, the severity of the concussion he suffered in 2011 and a rapid fire discussion about the top storylines heading into the season.

Who are the young impact players this season? and a stroll down memory lane with a surprise guest  

JR and Jaffe take a look at some of the NHL's young guns who have a shot at making a huge impact for their teams. Plus, we take a look at what a young JR was like in his first training camp as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks. A former teammate joins the conversation to tell some fun stories about the skinny kid from Massachusetts.

JR plays golf with Bill Murray, has the World Cup of Hockey been a dud and the guys discuss NHLers in the Olympics and Nagano '96  

JR shares his experience of playing in the Ryder Cup Celebrity Challenge with stars Bill Murray, Michael Phelps, Kurt Russell, Kelly Slater and a host of others. In this episode the guys give their thoughts on the World Cup of Hockey. Has it been boring? Are you watching? And what does it mean for NHL players competing in future Olympic games? The guys also look back on the life and legacy of golf legend Arnold Palmer and they discuss the tragic death of Miami Marlins superstar pitcher Jose Fernandez.

Team USA is eliminated from the World Cup of Hockey and Theo Fleury joins the podcast  

JR and Jaffe give their take on Team USA's poor performance in the World Cup of hockey. Plus, former NHL star Theo Fleury joins the guys for a candid discussion ranging from the World Cup, his career, the demons he fought along the way and how he found sobriety and how he turned his focus to music and helping people once his career ended.

NHL legend Brett Hull joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

One of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history, Brett Hull joins JR and Jaffe for a candid discussion on a variety of topics. Hull, who is working as an analyst for ESPN's coverage of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, talks about his career which saw him score 741 goals and hoist the Stanley Cup 2 times. The guys also give their take on who were some of the major snubs for Team USA.

World Cup 1996 memories with Billy Guerin & the producer of Ice Guardians, Adam Scourgie  

Stanley Cup winner and 1996 World Cup of Hockey champion Bill Guerin joins a solo Billy Jaffe to reminisce about the USA's upset win over Team Canada in the '96 World Cup. Plus, the producer of the new hockey documentary Ice Guardians, Adam Scourgie, joins Billy to preview the release of the documentary that chronicles the role fighters have had in the history of hockey and the toll it took on their brains and bodies.

Logan Couture joins The RoenickLife Podcast & the guys discuss Colin Kaepernick's protest  

San Jose Sharks star Logan Couture is this week's guest on The RoenickLife Podcast. Couture joins the guys for an in-depth discussion about his opportunity to play for Team Canada in the World Cup of Hockey. Couture also give his take on his beloved Toronto Blue Jays and gives listeners a glimpse into what he likes to do away from the rink. JR and Jaffe take a look at the new coach hired in Colorado, Jared Bednar, as well as give their thoughts on 49er QB Cloin Kaepernick's protest.

Connor McDavid joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

NHL Superstar Connor McDavid is this week's guest on the RoenickLife Podcast. Connor talks candidly with JR and Jaffe about his maturation process and what he expects from himself, taking the next step in his career and the offseason moves made by the Edmonton Oilers. Billy has returned from his vacation in Italy and has the pounds to show for it. The guys also take a look at the World Cup of Hockey and give their thoughts on the tournament.

Los Angeles Kings Legend Luc Robitaille joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

Hockey Hall of Famer & President of Business Operations for the Los Angeles Kings Luc Robitaille joins the RoenickLife Podcast. Lucky joins JR and Jaffe for a candid discussion about his career and how the 171st overall pick in the 1984 NHL Draft overcame critics of his skating style and how he went on to score 668 goals and 1,394 points in the NHL, which is the highest goal and point total for a Left Wing in NHL History. Luc goes on to share some stories with the boys, as well as reminisce about the last goal he score in the NHL.........which happened to be set up by a certain podcast host.

Tampa Bay Lightning alternate captain Brian Boyle stops by & Billy recaps his Pearl Jam weekend  

The boys are joined by Brian Boyle of the Tampa Bay Lightning for a candid discussion about coming from a big family and what goes into staying focused on winning a Stanley Cup. Boiler also sheds some light on the Lightning re-signing Steven Stamkos and how honest a person he is. Billy also tells us about his weekend with Pearl Jam while the band was on tour in Boston.

World Series Champion David Wells and Stanley Cup Champion Scott Parker join The RoenickLife Podcast  

Former MLB pitcher David Wells joins this weeks podcast for a candid discussion ranging from is night time activities to coming to the ballpark hungover before tossing his perfect game. Boomer also gives the guys an update on a freak injury that caused him a great deal of pain. In our second segment the guys catch up with Stanley Cup winner and former NHL tough guy, Scott Parker. Scott talks about his days as a fighter in the league, the toll it has taken on his body and his mind and what he is up to these days living in Colorado.

George Parros joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

Former NHL "Tough Guy" George Parros joins the guys for a candid discussion about his career and life after hockey. The Princeton product looks back on his early days and how he made it to the NHL. George, a renaissance man, as dubbed by Billy Jaffe gives the boys an update on what his life after hockey has been like and how fighting in the league was a part of the job, but also something he loved.

Shane Doan joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

The captain of the Arizona Coyotes, Shane Doan, is this week's guest on The RoenickLife Podcast. Doaner tells JR and Jaffe about his decision to come back to the Yotes for another year and why he made his decision to return to Arizona, rather than sign on with a team that's favored to win the Stanley Cup. Shane also talks about the young kids that are in the Coyotes organization.

DON'T FEAR THE REAPER: The Grim Reaper, Stu Grimson, joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

One of the most feared heavyweights in NHL history, Stu Grimson, joins JR & Jaffe for a candid discussion. In this week's episode you hear Stu talk about the way his career started, being drafted into the NHL, not once, but twice and what it was like being roommates with JR while the two were teammates in Chicago. Stu also tells the boys about the toll being a fighter in the NHL took on his body. Don't miss this fun interview.

Milan Lucic joins The RoenickLife Podcast  

Stanley Cup winner Milan Lucic joins JR & Jaffe to talk about his decision to join the Edmonton Oilers as a free agent. Lucic tells the boys about the free agency process and how the opportunity to play with Connor McDavid was too good to pass up. The guys also take a look at the free agency moves & trades that took place during a wild week in the NHL.

NHL Draft 2016 Preview: Elliotte Friedman, Ray Shero & John Shannon join The RoenickLife Podcast  

Billy Jaffe riding solo today with JR on vacation talks NHL Draft and offseason news with Elliotte Friedman of Rogers SportsNet's Hockey Night in Canada, New Jersey Devils GM Ray Shero & John Shannon of HockeyCentral on SportsNet. The guys get into some potential Draft Day Trades, Free Agency and the NHL expansion to Las Vegas. Don't miss it.

The Pens win The Cup.  Pens SuperFan Scott Ferrall joins the podcast  

The Pittsburgh Penguins are Stanley Cup Champions for the 4th time in their history and who better to have join the podcast than Penguins SuperFan and National Sports Radio host Scott Ferrall. Ferrall brings his brash attitude to the podcast to give his thoughts on The Stanley Cup Final and how his beloved Pens were able to bring home The Cup.

Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe Remembered  

In this special episode of the RoenickLife Podcast the guys sit down with The Great One, Wayne Gretzky, The Hockey Maven, Stan Fischler, Former NHL star Derek Sanderson & Howe's former teammate John Garrett to look back on the life of one of the most iconic superstars the sports world has ever known.

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