View From the Penalty Box

View From the Penalty Box

United States

Cam Connor played in the NHL, winning the Stanley Cup, but he's known for two things: being one of hockey's toughest enforcers and telling a great story. In this podcast, listen to Cam share some classic hockey stories, including being one of two players to play with Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe, growing up with his best friend Rowdy Roddy Piper and how he saw the hockey world - his view from the penalty box.

Episodes

VFTPB 1: Cam Connor Discusses the Biggest Regret of his Career: Choosing the WHA over the NHL  

Welcome to the first episode of the View from the Penalty Box with former NHL hockey player Cam Connor. This episode is a quick introduction of what the View from the Penalty Box with Cam Connor is all about. Cam discusses the recent passing of Dave Semenko; why Cam chose the WHA over the NHL/Montreal Canadiens; and talks about playing junior hockey in Flin Flon, Manitoba.

VFTPB 3: Cam Connor looks back at the early years of his friendship with Rowdy Roddy Piper- Part 1  

Cam shares his favorite stories of his friendship with wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper. In part 1, Cam talks about the early years with Rod, including how they met - by brawling of course. From hitchhiking to Toronto to picking dandelions to use as heat for Rod's first wrestling match, we hope you enjoy getting to know this special friendship. Also Cam talks about signing contracts and the huge mistakes he made that cost him thousands and thousands of dollars. Email: viewfromthepenaltybox@gmail.com Twitter: CamConnorNHL

VFTPB 2: Cam Connor shares his best Wayne Gretzky stories & why Cam took figuring skating lessons  

Cam shares some behind the scene stories of his time with Wayne Gretzky, including the time Glen Sather asked him to take a young Gretzky out for drinks. He also mixes in a great Kevin Lowe story as well and comments on how impressive the new Rogers Place arena is in Edmonton. Cam discusses why he took figure skating lessons and he reflects on what the city and people of Houston mean to him.

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