Spittin' Chiclets

Spittin' Chiclets

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Rear Admiral, the Boston Bruins writer at Barstool Sports, and Ryan Whitney, a retired defenseman who played in the NHL for nine seasons, team up to bring their outspoken and irreverent opinions to the masses. Focusing on the NHL but also touching on pop culture, the gents from Boston will air a new episode each Friday on Barstool Sports.

Episodes

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 38: Featuring Johnny Gaudreau & Kevin Hayes  

On Episode 38 of Spittin' Chiclets, three-time All-Star Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames and native Bostonian Kevin Hayes of the New York Rangers stop by the studio to gas beers and have a some chuckles. The boys ran the gamut and talked about everything from Johnny Hockey wearing Yeezys on a horse to Hayesy's late bloom as an impact player and everything in between. This episode was a blast to record. Enjoy.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 37: Featuring Jack Eichel  

On this week's episode, the Buffalo Sabres 20-year-old superstar Jack Eichel comes by the studio/living room for the entire show. The fellas talk about Jack's hockey ascendancy, his contract status, #BillsMafia, "The Godfather of Buffalo" talk, his ankle, his favorite music artist, road cities, and much more in a wide-ranging interview. Take a listen and enjoy.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 36: Featuring Torey Krug  

On Episode 36, the guys goof on the debacle that is the NHL Awards broadcast, chat about the winners, discuss the Las Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft bounty, talk about the exuberance surrounding the NHL christening Las Vegas as a pro sports city, and yap about a bunch of other stuff. Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug joins the show to talk about his road to the NHL and how it almost didn't happen, playing with Zdeno Chara, why he chose Boston over 29 other cities, what he loves about the city, the stigma about undersized players, his second place Norris Trophy vote, and much more. The show closes with #AllRightHamilton questions from listeners.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 35: Featuring Shawn Thornton  

On this week's show, the guys kick things off with the Stanley Cup Final and break down how the Pens were the first team to repeat in almost 20 years, why the Preds are hardly a flash in the pan, when officiating screws up on the grandest stage, and much more. Next up, two-time Stanley Cup winner and Boston Bruins legend Shawn Thornton joins the show to discuss his decision to eschew a TV job with NESN in Boston to become Vice President of Business Operations for the Panthers in Sunrise, Florida. The loquacious Thorty also talks about fighting's role in the future, moving into the heart of Boston's tight-knit, Irish Charlestown neighborhood and becoming a Townie, Cam Neely's phone call that helped lure him to Boston, and the very first time he met Rear Admiral in a bar nearly a decade ago and put him in charge of.....the Stanley Cup. We could've had Thorty on for five hours if time permitted---he's a "must listen" guest. Enjoy.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 34: Featuring Eric Nystrom  

On this week's show, the boys kick things off by recapping RA and Grinnelli's wild trip to Nashville for Games 3 & 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, from the insane atmosphere to the generosity of our Southern listeners. The fellas also discuss the series and how the Preds evened things up to make it a best-of-three. Former NHLer and current NHL Network analyst Eric Nystrom joins the show to talk about Nashville's ascension to NHL contender, his time playing in Norway, and Pittsburgh's struggles on D. The guys also answer #AllRightHamilton questions and Ryan drops a major "Whitney-Bomb".

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 33: SCF Games 1 & 2, Nashville Trip, Subban & More  

On this week's episode, the boys break down Games 1 & 2 of the Stanley Cup Final, discuss what's wrong with Pekka Rinne, and break down a goal review that cost RA five dimes. The fellas also talk about P.K. Subban's E:60 segment, the origin of the Preds nickname, and RA & Grinnelli's upcoming trip to Nashville for Games 3 & 4 before finishing up with #AllRightHamilton questions.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 32: Stanley Cup Final Preview  

On this week's show, the fellas kick things off by going over the epic ECF double-overtime Game 7 between Pittsburgh and Ottawa and RA's 40/1 dream dying a knuckle-puck death. They also talk about Nashville's series win over Anaheim, players who have changed their reputations for the better during these playoffs, what they think is going to happen in the Stanley Cup Final, and more. The boys finish things off with an all-over-the-road #AllRightHamilton session.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 31: Featuring Vincent Trocheck  

This week, Florida Panthers All-Star Vincent Trocheck joins the show to talk about playing in South Florida, the under-appreciated Aleksander Barkov, how stunned the Panthers were after Gerard Gallant's sudden firing, what Shawn Thornton brings to a team, and much more. RA, Whits, and Grinnelli also discuss both Conference Finals series, Nashville's delusional anthem singer who is legit mad about being bumped by country superstars, the stellar play of Craig Anderson, players deciding to play with a concussion, the NHL's list of the 20 Greatest NHL Teams, and more. The boys also answer #AllRightHamilton questions and RA finally eats crow about Bobby Ryan. A fun episode so give it a whirl.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 30: Featuring PFT Commenter  

On Episode 30, Whits, RA, and Grinnelli discuss what happened in the first round: Sidney Crosby and the NHL's concussion protocol, the wizardry of Erik Karlsson, the beastly play of Ryan Getzlaf, and the otherworldly top four on Nashville's D. The boys also preview each Conference Final series and offer predictions on which teams end up in the Stanley Cup Final. Capitals superfan and Pardon My Take co-host PFT Commenter pops by to offer his unique brand of parting thoughts on yet another NHL disappointment in the nation's capita

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 29: Featuring Paul Bissonnette  

Our buddy Biz Nasty didn't let a little surgery keep him from joining the Chiclets crew once again. This week, the boys have a lengthy chat about Sidney Crosby's latest concussion, talk about why P.K. Subban is a lightning rod on both TV and Twitter, catch up on the playoffs, and tell some more hilarious war stories. I don't think Mike Babcock will be joining us anytime soon.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 28: 2nd Round Playoff Preview  

On this week's episode, the gents kick things off with some 1st Round thoughts and share which teams were a surprise for either good or bad reasons. Next up, RA, Whits, and Grinnelli break down each of the four 2nd Round series as well as predicting who will move on to the Conference Finals. The boys also catch up on some NHL news before answering listener questions for #AllRightHamilton .

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 27: Featuring Kevin Weekes  

On this week's episode, retired NHL goalie and current NHL Network broadcaster Kevin Weekes (@KevinWeekes) joins the boys to discuss playoff surprises, his 11 season NHL career, the job transition from crease to studio, and much more. The guys also break down Jack Eichel taking care of all family business in Buffalo, how a depleted D affects the O, the sublime Erik Karlsson, the emergence of Charlie McAvoy, and what's going on in the playoffs. Tune in, eh.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 26: Featuring Mike Commodore  

This week's episode features the return of crowd favorite Mike Commodore (@commie22) to the show. Commie and the boys discuss the NHL Playoffs and make some 1st Round predictions. Commie also fills us in on who won the NHL's Green Jacket this year for "best" +/- and tells us again why the KHL is such a very...special place to play. The crew also chats about some league goings-on and answers #AllRightHamilton questions from listeners.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 25: Featuring Eric Semborski  

On this week's episode, the boys kick things off by ripping the NHL for their Olympic shortsightedness. As a 2010 U.S. Olympian and retired NHL player, Whits has a unique perspective to offer and he certainly does here. Next up, Eric Semborski (@sembo182) joins the show. The name might not ring a bell but Eric has one of the most unique stories in the NHL this year. He has already dressed as an emergency NHL back-up goalie twice this season. For two different teams. He fills us in on how things transpired so that a college club goalie came so very close to minding the net for the Blackhawks AND the Flyers. A wild story and fun interview. The fellas then finish things up by taking #AllRightHamilton questions from listeners.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 24: Featuring 610 Barstool  

With the playoffs not far away, there was plenty to talk about on this week's episode. The boys kicked things off talking about the NHL's newest supervillain, Calgary Flames rookie Matthew Tkachuk, and Wednesday's eventful tilt between him and his new enemies, the L.A. Kings. They also discuss future HOFer Jarome Iginla still chuckin' knucks in the twilight of his career and why Micheal Haley's one-game suspension for punching Calle Jankrok was so worth it. Barstool's New York Rangers writer 610 ( @610Barstool ) makes his Chiclets debut to get us up to speed on all things Rags before the fellas tackle #AllRightHamilton questions. They also get into the Bruins signing Charlie McAvoy, teams adding college players this time of year, and several other league notes. Tune in, give it a whirl.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 23: Featuring Paul Bissonnette  

Paul Bissonnette, aka Biz Nasty, joins the show for the entire episode and, once again, does not disappoint. He and the fellas discuss his pending playoffs with the Ontario Reign, Sidney Crosby's unreal goal on Tuesday, why teams that made the playoffs last year failed to this year, and a boatload of other subjects. It's always a blast when Biz pops in and this episode is no exception.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 22: Hart Candidates, Lightning, Irish Hurler, & More  

In this week show, the boys open it up by discussing Tampa Bay's unlikely rise after selling off major parts, why seemingly nobody is talking up Columbus, the three team race for the #8 spot in the East, the myriad matchup possibilities out West, the red-hot Sens, and much more. Next, the fellas discuss Brad Marchand's tremendous season, his Hart Trophy qualifications, and why his name doesn't get mentioned as much as other candidates. Other MVP-worthy names are bandied about before listener questions are answered during the #AllRightHamilton segment. The gents also chat about the amazing flow on display at the legendary Minnesota State Hockey Tournament as well as an Irish hurler who complained that the Vancouver Canucks drank too much after spending time with them. There's a whole lot to unpack this week so take a listen and enjoy.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 21: Featuring Mike Rupp  

On this week's show, 2003 Stanley Cup-winning goal scorer Mike Rupp joins the boys to discuss his monster Game 7 in the '03 SCF, his infamous Winter Classic salute right in Jaromir Jagr's grill, Jagr's delayed retort, how Mike Milbury plays hardball, and much more. Ryan opens it up to address the "fallout" in Edmonton after he and Colby Armstrong had some laughs on TV about a beloved Oiler getting chirped on-ice years ago. The fellas then answer a few #AllRightHamilton questions. RA closes the show with some talk about his trip to Toronto and compares what $5 (CDN) got you in 1989 Montreal strip joints vs. 2017 Toronto strip joints. Lots of ball-busting on this ep, so enjoy.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 20: Featuring Liam McHugh  

On this week's show, NBCSN's NHL studio host Liam McHugh joins RA, Grinnelli, and Marina at Barstool's Manhattan HQ for an incisive, wide-ranging interview. McHugh talks about the sometimes bumpy road to his current gig, his journalism background, what it's like working with Mike Milbury and Keith Jones, his love of movies, the challenges of covering the Tour de France, and, of course, the NHL. If you want some great insight into pursuing a career in journalism and what it entails, McHugh provides it in this interview. Prior to that, the boys break down Tuesday's trade deadline and which teams benefited the most before answering #AllRightHamilton questions.

Spittin' Chiclets Episode 19: Featuring Taylor Hall from Barstool HQ  

In this week's show, Taylor Hall of the New Jersey Devils stops by Barstool headquarters in Manhattan to join us for the entire Facebook Live episode. Hall candidly talks about his time in Edmonton, his adjustment to New Jersey, what it was like living with Whits, and tons of other stuff. We also have plenty of laughs as well to cap off #ChicletsTakeManhattan week.

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