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October 10, 2019  

A season in the ECHL with Doug Heinzer

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  

A Tap on the Shoulder Changed My Life with Paul Mulvey

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  

From Montreal to St. Louis with Mike Lalor

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  

Shattered Ice with Steve Seftel

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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Thanks for stopping by see everyone during the first week of October (if not sooner) 

May 27, 2019  

The Inaugural Season of the Atlanta Thrashers with Chris Tamer

We made it! Welcome to our final episode of season one as we relive the Atlanta Thrashers Inaugural season with Chris Tamer.  Hear how the city of Atlanta received NHL hockey the 2nd time around as well as GM Don Waddell, Ray Ferraro, Jeff Odgers and Shaun Donovan.  Hear about Chris's first impressions of the season as well as how he kept himself motivated during a tough season.  

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May 23, 2019  

Riding the Bus - The OHL in the 80’s with Chris Felix Part 2

Welcome back for part 2 of our interview with former Sault St Marie Greyhound Captain Chris Felix!  During part 2 Chris does a great Terry Crisp impression, Talks about being a smaller finesse player during the 80's and what it's like going to high school and being a local celebrity.

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May 20, 2019  

Riding the Bus - The OHL in the 80’s with Chris Felix Part 1

It's the early 1980's and the Ontario Hockey League is a breading ground for future NHL'ers.  In todays interview we relive it all with former Soo Greyhound Defensemen Chris Felix.  Hear about being dropped off as sixteen year old, initial thoughts on the league, hazing, living with a billet family, playing with future NHL'ers and so much more!

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May 16, 2019  

Traveling the NHL with Roman Vopat Part 2

And the trades have stopped!  Join us for Part 2 as Roman gets settled in with his last stop of the 98-99 NHL regular season and tells us what it like to wear Flyers Orange & Black.  Hear all about the leadership of Eric Lindros, Keith Jones, Bobby Clarke and playing in the last Flyers game at Maple Leaf Gardens!

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May 13, 2019  

Traveling the NHL with Roman Vopat Part 1

Happy Monday!  Join us this week as former NHL'er Roman Vopat joins us to review his 98-99 regular season.  Hear about playing for the Kings, Blackhawks, Avalanche and Flyers (that's right playing for four different teams in one season!), The mental side of being traded, The pressure associated with being part of the Wayne Gretzky trade and more.  Definitely one of our most insightful interviews and one not to miss!

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May 9, 2019  

Wearing the Black and Gold with Brett Harkins Part 2

Let's party like it's 1997 as we head to Beantown with Brett Harkins as he reviews the second part of the Boston Bruins 96-97 regular season.  Hear about Adam Oates, The huge trade that took place, Jim Carey and what Ray "Bubba" Bourque is really like?

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