October 10, 2019
Welcome to an special "early edition" of Snapshots in Hockey History! In conduction of the opening of the 31st ECHL season our guest is Greenville Swamp Rabbits President/CEO & Owner Doug Heinzer!!
Doug is in his first season as an owner of an ECHL Franchise. He shares with us what made him decide to buy a hockey team, how being an ECHL affiliate works, the responsibilities of being a team owner and much more. Doug is going to come by throug out the 2019-2020 season so we can ride along with him as he navigates through his first year as pro hockey franchise owner.
We'll be back on Monday the October 21st with our regular format. In the meantime, enjoy some old fashion hockey and don't forget to check out our archives at snapshotsinhockeyhistory.com for old episodes.
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October 6, 2019
On January 24th 1982 Paul Mulvey was sitting on the LA Kings players bench when a skirmish broke out on the ice. Coming back form a recent suspension, Mulvey was tapped on the shoulder by then Kings head coach Don Perry. Perry wanted Mulvey join in the fracas and Mulvey refused. His decision to not fight infuriated the Kings head coach and led to Mulvey being blacklisted throughout the NHL.
Paul shares with us in his own words, what happened, why he didn't fight and if he would've done anything differently as we relive Paul's 81-82 NHL regular season. He takes us through his start of the season with the Pittsburgh Penguins to his final night in the National Hockey League and the aftermath. Why he thinks he was blacklisted and did the players union offer him any kind of assistance?
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September 30, 2019
Welcome back for our first episode of season 2 of Snapshots In Hockey History! No better way to kick things off than with one of most popular guests Mike Lalor!! Mike joins us to relive his final days as a Hab and what it was like to play with Brett Hull and the St Louis Blues during the 1988-89 regular season. Mike shares with us stories about Pat Burns, Brett Hull, Rod Brind'Amour and more! He walks us through his trade from Montreal to St Louis in great detail and how it impacted him. Finally he wraps up the interview with a great story about fighting Steve Yzerman in Detroit in the process becoming public enemy number 1 at the old Joe Louis Arena!
This interview was done on location at Mikes gym Teammates Fitness. As a result unfortunately the audio is a little rough during this interview (Sorry about that). Thanks for joining us for season 2 of Snapshots in Hockey History and don't forget new episodes are uploaded every Monday morning!
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August 5, 2019
Surprise!! Welcome to a special summer bonus edition of Snapshots In Hockey History! This weeks guest is former Washington Capital, Baltimore Skipjack and now best selling author Steve Seftel. Steve shared with us some great stories including lining up against Bob Probert, Doug McLean playing jokes on him and the rough and tumble life of a minor league hockey player. He also gives us a preview of his book where he shares more funny stories about his career as well as his life long battle with depression.
To learn more about Steve and his story purchase his book at https://www.amazon.com/SHATTERED-ICE-Steve-Seftel/dp/1999058143/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Steve+Seftel&qid=1565003696&s=gateway&sr=8-1 or follow him on twitter at @slseftel
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