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.

Episodes

Happy Birthday JR!  A 80's throwback game between the Caps & Pens and will Doan waive his no-trade?  

It's JR's birthday and an early gift came in the form of an 8-7 OT thriller between the Caps and Pens. The guys also take a look at whats wrong with Evgeny Kuznetsov and what the Caps coaching staff can do to try to get hm right, Shane Doan and the possibility of waiving his no-trade clause and catching on with a Cup contender. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast.

Mid-Season Awards, Ovi gets to 1,000 points and Team USA's Charlie McAvoy stops by  

JR and Jaffe are back for another podcast episode. Today the guys give their mid-season awards, discuss Alexander Ovechkin reaching the 1,000 point plateau and the guys are joined by USA Hockey defenseman Charlie McAvoy. McAvoy, fresh off of Team USA's gold medal win at the World Junior Championships joins the guys for a candid discussion about winning the highly contested tournament and how the team came together to bring home the gold medal. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe.

Centennial and Winter Classic recap and Former Hawk and Leaf Bob McGill stops by  

JR and Jaffe are back for their first show of 2017. Former Hawks and Maple Leaf Bob McGill calls in to give the guys the latest news surrounding the Maple Leafs as well as tell some stories from his career. The guys also recap the Centennial and Winter Classic and they take a look at the NHL and the surging Columbus Blue Jackets. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe.

We say goodbye to 2016 and empty the bag of your questions  

JR and Jaffe say goodbye to 2016 and take some of your questions. The guys look back at how they spent their Christmas holiday and talk about why they miss hockey during the 3 day layoff for the Christmas break. They also reach into their sacks to answer some of your questions in this week's Empty Bag segment. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe.

Jakub Voracek of the Flyers joins the podcast, Standings Watch and Best Christmas gifts  

Philadelphia Flyers star Jakub Voracek is this week's guest as the guys head into the holiday season. Do players keep tabs on the NHL standings? JR and Jaffe give their take on that and also take a look at what is going on in Florida with the Panthers front office. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife podcast with JR and Jaffe.

Blue Jackets buying in, Poor Laine, Questionable hits & Empty Bag questions  

JR and Jaffe are back for another episode of the weekly podcast. The boys discuss how John Tortorella is getting through to his team and the Blue Jackets are buying what he is selling. Patrik Laine had and embarrassing moment on the ice, but the guys feel he will learn from this and the support of his teammates helped him get through it. The guys also open up the Empty Bag again to answer some of your tweets. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe.

NHL concussion protocol, What's wrong with the Caps and your Tweets in our new Empty Bag segment.  

JR and Jaffe are back for another episode of their podcast. Today the guys discuss the NHL's concussion protocol and how they feel it is working so far. The Washington Capitals have the guys scratching their heads and we take twitter questions from you, the fans, in our new segment that JR and Jaffe fondly call the Empty Bag. You'll find out why when you listen.

Gerard Gallant fired, Winning Ugly: The 2016-17 Ottawa Senators and Group VP of NHL Player Safety Damian Echevarrieta joins the guys in studio  

JR and Jaffe are back for another episode of their weekly podcast and their guest is the Group VP of NHL Player Safety, Damian Echevarrieta. The guys discuss how the game has changed regarding hits, how situations are handled and we look back at some of JR's run ins with the league. We will also go around the league and take a look at how the Ottawa Senators are having success and the emergence of Peter Budaj has Billy raving about the well traveled goaltender. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe.

Bryan Bickell joins the podcast to talk about his fight against Multiple Sclerosis  

Bryan Bickell of the Carolina Hurricanes joins JR and Jaffe for a candid discussion. Bickell, 30, was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis recently and explained to the guys what he has learned since the diagnosis. JR and Jaffe also take a look at some of the hot teams in the NHL. All that and more as the guys get you ready for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Will the Hall call ever come for JR?  We answer your tweets and who is to blame for the Islanders problems?  

With the Hockey Hall of Fame Inductions taking place this past weekend, JR and Jaffe have a candid discussion about waiting for the Hall of Fame to call and what it would mean to be inducted. We'll also take a look at the latest happenings in the NHL. The New York Islanders are a mess again and the guys give their take on who is to blame GM Garth Snow or Head Coach Jack Capuano. The Winnipeg Jets have been playing well and their stud rookie Patrick Laine is a big reason for that turnaround. We'll also take your tweets and JR and Jaffe discuss the greatest hockey movie of all time. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe

JR and Jaffe break down the Jacob Trouba deal, poor Al Montoya, JR vs. Derian Hatcher and best backup goalies  

JR and Jaffe are back for another episode of their weekly podcast. The cover a bunch of NHL topics, including, Jacob Trouba's 2 year deal in Winnipeg and what it means for his future with the Jets, Al Montoya getting lit up against the Columbus Blue Jackets, JR's war with Derian Hatcher and Nazem Kadri's hit on Daniel Sedin. All that and more in this episode of the RoenickLife Podcast with JR and Jaffe

JR and Jaffe answer your tweets and Hall of Famer Grant Fuhr joins the podcast  

In this episode of The Roenick Life Podcast, the guys answer some of your Twitter questions and hockey Hall of Famer Grant Fuhr joins to talk about his days in Edmonton. Fuhr, a 5 time Stanley Cup, winner also gives his thoughts on goalie equipment and how the position has changed over the years. The guys also unveil a new segment called Know Your Stats. All that and more in this episode.

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.

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