Giles and the Goalie - A Minnesota Wild Podcast

Giles & Ben return to a regular haunt to record their wrap-up of the Wild's first round exit. 

-An extended intro, guaranteed to make you sad.

-There's an audience for the podcast!

-What won the series for the Blues.

-Chuck Fletcher/hot seat discussion.

-Final thoughts on the series.

-NHL Playoff Discussion.

-Giles already hates the Leafs.

-Who Can Win The West?

-Mailbag Time!

-We examine why we love sports.

-What Wild players might not be back next year.

-Wild need to trade for a defenseman?

-Final Thoughts.

-Thank yous for another record breaking month.

Direct download: Episode2010120Pushing20The20Buttons.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:15pm EDT

Its a landmark episode for Giles and the Goalie, as they record episode 100 at Tin Whiskers Brewing (@TinWhiskersBrew). They were also joined by the "Joey Bishop" of the show, Nate Wells (@gopherstate). Topics include:

-A history of why Minnesota sports are cursed.

-A quick debate on Premium or Nordeast

-Ben lists off things that makes Giles happy

-A very quick run through of Games One through Three

-Ben defends Devan Dubnyk

-Can the Wild comeback?

-Giles ponders why Niederreiter is a continuous scapegoat.

-Giles has a striking realization after five years.

-Giles offers many apologies.

-Reviews of the beers at Tin Whiskers.

-What happens to the team in the offseason?

-A dangerous opening of the mailbag.

-Reflections/Thank yous for the first 100 episodes.

Direct download: EP.2010020-20Never20Love.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

The guys were in the Zone Coverage/Cold Omaha studios to record a special playoff preview podcast. 
 
Topics Include: 
 
-Ben talks about Yeo vs. Boudreau...again. 
 
-A look at the goaltenders for both teams. 
 
-What do the Wild need to do against the Blues to win the series? 
 
-Speaking of the Blues, special guest Art Lippo (@ArtLippo) joins the show from St. Louis to help break down the Blues. 
 
-Giles inadvertently makes a phrasing joke. 
 
-What's the state of the Blues? 
 
-A podcast first: Mike Yeo discussion! 
 
-Who has better team depth? 
 
-Wild/Blues Predictions 
 
-NHL Playoff Predictions

Direct download: 9920-20Six20To20About20Midnight.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 12:07am EDT

The guys are back at Tin Whiskers Brewery (@tinwhiskersbrew) for a wrap-up of the regular season. Topics include:

-A recap of the Wild's 4-0 week to end the season.

-Feelings on Wild goaltending heading into the playoffs.

-Looking back at the Wild's record setting season.

-A GatG podcast knife fight breaks out.

-A review of the preseason over/under predictions. Spoiler: Ben cleans up.

-Ducks jerseys are reviewed. Giles disapproves.

-Ben has an Olympic sized rant.

-A final thought on the legendary Bob Miller.

Direct download: 98-Flyby_Kiss.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:50pm EDT

The guys returned after a long week at Tin Whiskers Brewing (@TinWhiskersBrew)!

-A sad intro for all the panicking types out there.

-Ben reviews his week in Sacramento

-Giles gives a review of Joe Louis Arena

-Giles' friend Graeme appears

-Will Alex Stalock Start in the playoffs?

-Joel Eriksson-Ek is back!

-A rundown of Tin Whiskers beers

-Who is on pace to break Keith Carney's record?

-Wild jersey news!

-Why can't the Oilers make smart choices?

-Coyotes' jerseys are reviewed

Direct download: With_Arms_Wide.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT

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