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Puck Soup: Salty anthem singers, Phil Kessel babies, 'Guardians' review (Podcast)

PUCK SOUP is the hockey podcast on the Nerdist network from Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski and Dave Lozo of Vice Sports and The Comeback. This is a hockey podcast, in the sense that the talk about hockey, both on the ice and about fan culture. That’s the “puck.” This is also a podcast about movies, TV, fast food, life lessons and general idiocy. That’s the “soup.”

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In Episode 51, Greg and Dave welcome Chris Johnston of Sportsnet and, in a podcast first, Chris’s adorable dad to talk about the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the ridiculousness of fame, Ottawa as a hockey town, Canada vs. the U.S., separate rules for playoff hockey and much more. Plus, Rob Rossi pens a wild Sidney Crosby conspiracy theory, the Devils win the Draft Lottery, Mike Milbury and the future of hockey hot takes, NHL players as MARIO KART drivers, a round of “Is This An A-Hole?” and your reader mail, including Taco Bell Chicken Chips and Matt Damon vs. George Clooney. Sponsored by Seat Geek and Harry’s Razors!

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On this episode:

OPEN: Mike Sullivan is a John Tortorella “Multiplicity” clone.

7:00: Naming your baby after Phil Kessel.

9:45: The Senators are boring, and stop comparing them to the 1995 New Jersey Devils.

19:00: Guy Boucher vs. Twitter.

24:00: The Erik Kalsson media lovefest.

26:00: That terrible spelling advertisement for the Stanley Cup and Bobby Hull.

36:00: Seth MacFarlane, Kate MacKinnon and comedy apathy.

45:00: GM of the year in the NHL.

49:30: The Subtraction by Expansion Quiz.

1:01:30: Ryan Johnasen, Ryan Kelser and players that are poop.

1:08:00: Dennis K. Morgan, salty anthem singer for the Nashville Predators.

1:23:00: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, REVIEWED! (No spoilers)

1:29:00: The Puck Soup mailbag!

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