Giles and the Goalie - A Minnesota Wild Podcast

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Direct download: Ep_172_Vomit_On_Top_Of_Vomit.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Topics Include:

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Direct download: Ep_171_Tis_The_Season_To_Get_Horribly_Sick.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

Topics Include:

  • Greg Pateryn gets a point!
  • Looking at if the Wild's place in the standings is sustainable at the Thanksgiving benchmark.
  • Should Alex Stalock get more starts?
  • Bruce Boudreau quote of the week.
  • Kirill Watch/Prospect Watch
  • Central Intelligence. Will Mike Yeo coach again?
  • 80s jerseys!

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Direct download: Ep_170_That_Disgusting_V.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Topics Include:

  • Wild have lost three out of four. Time to be concerned?
  • Mikko Koivu is defying his age.
  • Joel Eriksson Ek needs more pizzazz.
  • Bruce Boudreau Quote Of The Week.
  • Kirill Watch/Prospect Watch
  • Central Intelligence.
  • 70s jerseys!

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Direct download: Ep_169_Middle_Winger.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:24pm EST

Topics Include:

  • Joe Mauer retired.
  • Bob Naegele's legacy in Minnesota.
  • The past week of Wild hockey is reviewed.
  • A homestand is previewed!
  • Nate Wells joins the show with some sad news.
  • Bruce Boudreau quote of the week.
  • Kirill Watch/Prospect Update.
  • Central Intelligence Report.
  • Class of '67 jerseys is reviewed. 

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Direct download: Ep_168_Vanna_White_Of_Arenas.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Topics Include:

  • A great start to the Wild's record seven-game road trip.
  • Eric Staal registered his 400th career goal and we ponder his future with the Wild.
  • Is Mikael Granlund the most important skater on the roster?
  • Previewing the final four games of the road trip.
  • Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week.
  • Kirill Watch - Two Minute Meeting Edition!
  • Prominent first-round pick update!
  • Central Intelligence update - Is a coaching move about to be made in the division?
  • Ranking original six jerseys.

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Direct download: Ep_167_This_Calls_For_A_Celebration.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Topics Include:

  • The Wild are up to five wins in a row!
  • Breaking down the stellar Minnesota Wild defense.
  • Trying to make sense of Nino Niederreiter's start to the season.
  • As Ryan Suter hits 1000 games played, we look at his place in Wild history.
  • Charlie Coyle themed Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week.
  • Kirill Watch/Prospect Update.
  • Central Division Update.
  • Why can't the NHL go color on color for jerseys?

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Topics Include:

  • The past week is reviewed.
  • A look at just how good Devan Dubnyk has been.
  • Did Zach Parise find the fountain of youth?
  • Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week
  • Kirill Watch/Prospect Update
  • Central Division Update
  • Which jersey should be retired next?
  • A food debate.

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Direct download: Ep_165_Im_Busting_Your_Nut_Cup.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Topics Include:

  • The past week is reviewed.
  • What has gone right for the Wild?
  • Has anyone besides Devan Dubnyk impressed?
  • The treacherous week ahead.
  • Bruce Boudreau has an alarming quote after four games.
  • The Blues join the Wild in terms of a bad start.
  • Kirill Watch/Prospect Update.
  • Favorite NBA jerseys are shared.

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Direct download: Ep_164_Death_By_Cannonball.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 8:21am EST

Back to the Burnsville as the 2018-19 season opens! Topics Include:

  • Minnesota lost the opening two games. Why were they so bad?
  • The annual October bye week! Is this a good or bad thing?
  • Thoughts on Ryan Suter's return to the lineup.
  • Devan Dubnyk has been sharp.
  • Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week
  • Kirill Watch
  • Prospect Update
  • Central Division Update
  • What we could see from third jerseys in the NHL next year.
  • Brief goal song discussion.

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Direct download: Ep_163_Joe_Satriani_Still_Relevant.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

The guys return for the season five premiere! Topics Include:

  • Summer/wedding experiences are shared.
  • Minnesota Wild regular season expectations.
  • Wild players who will trend up/down this season.
  • Bold Predictions.
  • Wild/NHL Season Predictions.
  • NHL third jersey review.

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Direct download: Ep_162_Mrs_Remington.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Topics Include:

  • Giles has had it with people on Twitter who yell at John Bonnes.
  • Listener Question: What are your expectations for the Wild?
  • Central Division Power Rankings.
  • Sarah McLellan joins the show to talk Wild offseason!
  • Old Weekly Wagers are settled!
  • Thank yous for the season!

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Direct download: Ep_161_Steaming_Ottawa_Senators.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 6:56am EST

Topics Include:

  • Recapping the signings of Greg Pateryn, JT Brown, Matt Hendricks, Eric Fehr, Andrew Hammond, Matt Bartkowski, and Mike Liambas.
  • Nick Seeler is re-signed.
  • Ryan Murphy and Kyle Rau are re-signed.
  • Tyler Ennis is bought out.
  • Tom Kurvers is introduced as the new Assistant General Manager.
  • What's next for the Wild?
  • NHL Free Agency Recap/John Tavares rant.
  • Listener Question

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Direct download: Ep_160_2018_Free_Agent_Frenzy.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:05pm EST

Topics Include:

  • The 2018-19 Schedule was released! #GatGinVegas
  • The Wild almost made a trade with Arizona but thankfully did not.
  • Minnesota selected Filip Johansson in the first round.
  • Draft Day Two recap.
  • Other NHL deals.
  • What's next for the Wild after the Draft.
  • Third jerseys are being released!

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Direct download: Ep_159_2018_NHL_Draft_Recap.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 8:15pm EST

Topics Include:

  • We have low expectations for the NHL Awards Show
  • The Wild preseason schedule is released!
  • Should the Wild buy out Tyler Ennis?
  • Are the NHL contract lengths too long?
  • Barry Trotz is a free agent and will not be coming to Minnesota.
  • Wild third jersey news!

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Direct download: Ep_158_Barry_Trotz_Is_Not_Going_To_Coach_The_Wild.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:47pm EST

Topics Include:

  • The NHL Draft and analytics.
  • Stanley Cup Final review.
  • Putting last summer's move to rest.
  • Listener question: Which player do you want to see most win the Stanley Cup?
  • Josh and Luke answer two important questions.

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Direct download: Ep_157_2018_Minnesota_Wild_Offseason_Outlook_Part_2.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 1:02am EST

Topics Include:

  • Jack Ferreira is named special assistant to the GM.
  • Dean Evason replaces John Anderson on the coaching staff.
  • Reasons to be pessimistic/optimistic about the Wild moving forward.
  • Minnesota Wild trade candidates.
  • NHL players to target/avoid in a trade.

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Direct download: Ep_156_2018_Minnesota_Wild_Offseason_Outlook_Part_1.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 12:56am EST

Topics Include:

  • Initial thoughts on Paul Fenton's hiring
  • Thoughts on Fenton's introduction presser.
  • Tweaking the Minnesota Wild roster.
  • Discussion on what Fenton had to say when introduced.
  • Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press joins to discuss the Fenton hiring.
  • Charlie Coyle's injury is revealed.
  • A preview of the Stanley Cup Final featuring our girlfriend teams.

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Chris Long of KSTP joins the guys for the whole show! Topics Include:

  • To touch or not to touch the Conference Final Trophies.
  • The Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Cup Final!
  • Brief Wild general manager talk as the search continues.
  • Kaapo Kahkonen is signed to a two-year deal.
  • The Minnesota Whitecaps are joining the NWHL!
  • Chris shares his pain of the fandom that is the Washington Capitals.
  • Trademark questions are asked.

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Direct download: Ep_154_A_Dynasty_Of_Presidents_Trophies.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:41pm EST

Topics Include:

  • The Minnesota Wild GM search moves on to second round of interviews!
  • A brief discussion on why we should not get worked up about Nino Niederreiter's play at the World Championships.
  • Player Grades are handed out for this season.
  • NHL Playoffs are discussed.
  • Final Thoughts.

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Direct download: Ep_153_2017-18_Minnesota_Wild_Player_Grades.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:23pm EST

Topics Include:

  • A Nurses Week Intro.
  • Sam Anas was signed to a new two-year contract.
  • Dmitry Sokolov was signed to his entry-level contract.
  • Looking at the other GM candidates who have interviewed for the Minnesota position.
  • Discussing the past week of the NHL playoffs.
  • Brad Marchand's licking is discussed by all parties present.
  • Which series could end up going to a Game Seven?
  • A weird sports/nurse fact is discussed.
  • The GatG mailbag is open. Both of the Twitter variety and of the guest variety.
  • The podcast falls completely off the rails and we are so sorry.
  • Nurses week - and regular check-ups - are discussed.
  • Final Thoughts

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Direct download: Ep_152_Nurses_Week.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:24pm EST

Topics Include: 

  • A plea to end Ryan Suter conspiracy theories!
  • Does what Craig Leipold want from this team hurting his potential GM search?
  • Looking at the candidates who have interviewed with the Wild and other potential candidates.
  • Jeremy Gover of the Nashville Predators Radio Network joins the show to talk Preds, Stanley Cup Playoffs, and Wild GM Candidate Paul Fenton.
  • Checking in on the Stanley Cup Playoffs as round two gets underway.
  • A round two wager.
  • The GatG mailbag is opened!

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Direct download: Ep_151_Minnesota_Wild_GM_Candidates_Jeremy_Gover.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Special show to discuss the announcement Minnesota Wild will not be bringing back Chuck Fletcher as the General Manager.

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Direct download: Ep_150_Chuck_Fletcher_Out_As_Wild_GM.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:51pm EST

Topics Include: 

  • Recapping Game Four.
  • Did Josh Morrissey's cross-check on Eric Staal truly cost them the game?
  • Recapping the abysmal Game Five.
  • Is Devan Dubnyk to be blamed for this series at all?
  • Could Bruce Boudreau have done anything more?
  • Which Wild player was most disappointing from this series?
  • Should Chuck Fletcher return?
  • Which player has played their last game in a Wild uniform?
  • Bruce Boudreau quote of the week.
  • Weekly Wager.
  • Chicago Blackhawks third jerseys are imagined.
  • GatG mailbag is opened!
  • Final Thoughts.

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Direct download: Ep_149_F18tch_Watch.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:17pm EST

Topics Include: 

  • Game 1 Recap - Don't Blame Devan Dubnyk!
  • The transition game was not good.
  • Game 2 Recap - Woof!
  • How can you lose so bad?
  • Were the Wild trying to be too physical?
  • Minnesnowta impacted the Jets travel plans.
  • Game 3 Recap - The good home team was good at home.
  • Eric Staal, Mikael Granlund, and Jason Zucker finally arrived.
  • Containing the Jets' stars.
  • Patrik Laine's Beard is awful.
  • Dubnyk's rebound after a rocky start.
  • What to expect from Games Four and Five.
  • Nick Seeler has had a great series.
  • What is ailing Nino Niederreiter?
  • Matt Dumba's series thus far.
  • Predictions for the next week.
  • A pre-series quote from Bruce Boudreau.
  • Final Thoughts.

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Direct download: Ep_148_-_Jets_Wild_2018_Playoffs_Derek_Peterson.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 1:10am EST

Topics Include: 

  • Imagining the series with both teams wearing Jets & North Stars throwbacks.
  • Looking at the Wild - Jets regular season series.
  • Who has the advantage at forward, defense, and in goal?
  • The Devan Dubnyk vs. Connor Hellebuyck matchup.
  • Which Wild forwards and defensemen need to step up?
  • Murat Ates of The Athletic Winnipeg joins to help break down the Jets.
  • How do the Jets look from an injury stand point.
  • Just how good are the Jets at forward.
  • Is Connor Hellebuyck still going strong after a heavy workload?
  • Where is the weak spot on the Jets?
  • Which forward and defenseman on the Jets need to step up?
  • Series predictions.
  • NHL Playoff First Round Predictions.
  • Back up teams.

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Direct download: Ep_147_Winnipeg_Jets_Minnesota_Wild_Playoff_Preview.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:03pm EST

Topics Include: 

  • Ben calls out the Blues for their end of season collapse.
  • Recap of the final regular season week featuring NHL debuts from Carson Soucy and Louis Belpedio.
  • Reflections on Eric Staal's season and if he should be given an extension in the summer.
  • Ryan Suter's surgery and his status for next season.
  • Belpedio's contract signing.
  • Thoughts on the regular season as a whole.
  • Reviewing the pre-season over/under predictions.
  • The Final Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Regular Season.
  • The Wolves regular season wager is about to have a resolution.
  • New York Rangers third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_146_2017-18_Season_Recap.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 8:42pm EST

From Tin Whiskers Brewery! Special guests include Joe Bouley, Tom Schreier, and Nate Wells!

Topics Include: 

  • John Bonnes saves the podcast.
  • Recapping the week against Nashville & Dallas.
  • Beginning to look ahead to a Wild/Jets playoff series.
  • Ryan Suter's injury and the effects to the lineup.
  • Antoine Roussel hot takes.
  • Jordan Greenway makes his NHL debut.
  • Options from Iowa to call up in the wake of Suter's injury.
  • Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week.
  • San Jose Sharks third jerseys are imagined.
  • Nate gives us a brief Bob Motzko expectation.

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Direct download: Ep_145_Ryan_Suters_Injury.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:52pm EST

In a special mid-week show, Ben and Giles are joined by Star Tribune beat writer Sarah McLellan.

Topics Include: 

  • Sarah gives some of her background before covering the Wild, including the Arizona Coyotes.
  • Thoughts on the Wild and Minnesota Hockey in general.
  • The Wild have been really good since Sarah joined the beat.
  • What's it like to chat with Bruce Boudreau daily?
  • Would Eric Staal have been a Hart Trophy candidate in a different year?
  • Who would the Wild matchup well with in the playoffs?
  • A behind the scenes story with Devan Dubnyk.
  • What is Sarah's favorite hockey jersey?
  • The soup question!

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Direct download: Ep_144_Sarah_McLellan.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:16pm EST

Topics Include: 

  • NHL GMs Meetings Related Grind My Gears.
  • Recapping the three-game homestand for the Minnesota Wild.
  • Jordan Greenway appears to be on the verge of signing.
  • Who had the better season between RFAs to be Matt Dumba & Jason Zucker?
  • The Minnesota Wild Central Division themed week ahead is previewed.
  • A reflective Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week.
  • Some old Weekly Wagers are paid out and a Minnesota Twins wager is made. WARNING: 47:00-48:00 there is some distorted audio.
  • The GatG mailbag is opened!
  • Boston Bruins third jerseys are previewed.

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Direct download: Ep_143_Staal_Sunday.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 1:16am EST

Topics include:

  • A Kirk Cousins themed grind my gears.
  • After crapping the bed against Colorado, the Wild salvaged the week with wins at Vegas and Arizona.
  • Eric Staal is on the doorstep of breaking some Wild records.
  • Jared Spurgeon is out for the remainder of the regular season.
  • Defensive prospect Louie Belpedio is signed.
  • No one is talking about Ryan Suter's season.
  • The short week ahead is previewed.
  • Minnesota Wild beat writer for the Pioneer Press Dane Mizutani joins the show to talk Wild.
  • A Vegas-themed Bruce Boudreau quote of the week!
  • Wild/Predators themed weekly wager.
  • Los Angeles Kings third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_142_Dane_Mizutani.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:10pm EST

Topics include:

  • Recapping the past Minnesota Wild week.
  • Should we be concerned with the Wild's play in back to backs?
  • Luke Kunin is out for the season.
  • Charlie Coyle's disappointing play.
  • Favorite Wild Player Tournament Bracket is revealed.
  • An interesting week ahead is previewed.
  • Eric Staal themed Bruce Boudreau quote of the week.
  • Vegas themed Weekly Wager.
  • Colorado Avalanche third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_141_Russos_Backup.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:01pm EST

Topics include:

  • Recapping a rather underwhelming week of Minnesota Wild hockey.
  • Ben vents about the state of the Wild.
  • A brief venture into potential playoff opponents.
  • Eric Staal, Hart Trophy Candidate?
  • Was it the right time to recall Luke Kunin?
  • Wondering how many starts Alex Stalock should get to end the season.
  • The week ahead is previewed.
  • Nick Seeler themed Bruce Boudreau quote of the week.
  • Giles reads off his 10 likable qualities of Iowa list.
  • A MN High School Hockey Tourney Weekly Wager.
  • Vancouver Canucks third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_140_Are_You_Trying_To_Win_A_Cup_Or_Not.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:32pm EST

Trade Deadline Recap show! Topics include:

  • Is the NHL headed back to ESPN?
  • Recapping the perfect Minnesota Wild week.
  • Chris Stewart was claimed off waivers by the Calgary Flames.
  • Mike Reilly was traded to the Montreal Canadiens.
  • The Max Pacioretty for Charlie Coyle rumor.
  • Jonas Brodin Returns This Week!
  • Eric Staal hits the elusive 30 goal mark.
  • Recapping the NHL trade deadline.
  • Trade Deadline winners and losers.
  • Kirill Kaprizov has a decent Olympics.
  • A winnable stretch of hockey for the Wild is previewed.
  • Bruce Boudreau quote of the week.
  • Big Ten Hockey Themed Weekly Wager.
  • A Jordan Greenway themed mailbag is opened.
  • St. Louis Blues third jersey is imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_139_Minnesota_Wild_Trade_Deadline_Recap.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 12:10am EST

One last podcast before the trade deadline! Topics include:

  • How disastrous was the Wild loss to Anaheim?
  • Matt Cullen appears to be staying put.
  • What are we looking for from the Wild at the trade deadline?
  • Is Ryan McDonagh worth taking a look at?
  • A rundown of who is tradeable on the Wild roster.
  • The Bruce Boudreau/Devan Dubnyk saga.
  • Nino Niederreiter was demoted during Saturday's game.
  • What to expect on the upcoming road trip.
  • The GatG mailbag is opened.
  • Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week.
  • New York Islanders third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_138_Solid_Heatleys.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 11:21pm EST

Topics Include:

-Recapping the games this past week.

-Jonas Brodin is out 3-4 weeks.

-Mario Lucia is traded.

-Should the Wild add a scoring winger at the deadline?

-Is Matt Cullen on his way out?

-Matt Dumba has made his mark on the Wild record book.

-Ryan White is back in the organization.

-The week ahead is previewed.

-Listener question is answered.

-Bruce Boudreau's quote(s) of the week.

-Weekly Wager - Ben has to read 10 good things about the Vikings!

-Washington Capitals third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_137_Theres_A_Lot_Of_Crap_In_That_Bed_.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:55pm EST

In the Burnsville studios, Ben & Giles record on Super Bowl Sunday to go over some hockey (and football talk). Topics include:

-The past two weeks for the Minnesota Wild are reviewed.

-All-Star Game thoughts.

-Chris Stewart: Shootout specialist.

-Why are the Wild so bad on the road?

-Thoughts on the trade deadline three weeks out.

-Cooking stories - bad ones - are shared.

-Bruce Boudreau gives us his thoughts on the cost of a Super Bowl ticket.

-Super Bowl-themed weekly wager.

-More football talk!

-Arizona Coyotes and Dallas Stars third jerseys are imagined.

-Jamie finally joins the podcast to air a grievance with Giles.

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Direct download: Ep_136_Twitter_Is_Quite_Unholy.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 1:01pm EST

The 2018 GatG All-Star Show! Ben & Giles are joined by the following guests to talk about the Wild season at the break:

-Tom Schreier

-Heather Rule

-Derek Peterson

-Jessi Pierce

-Dave Schwartz

-Chad Graff

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Direct download: 2018_GatG_All-Star_Show.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 3:45pm EST

Giles, Ben, and producer Tom Schreier are back in the Zone Coverage studios to record. Topics include:

-A recap of the brief Minnesota Wild week.

-Nino Niederreiter is still out.

-Kyle Rau was recalled.

-The short week ahead is previewed.

-Ben tries to diagnose what is ailing Mikael Granlund.

-The Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week.

-A Minnesota Timberwolves Weekly Wager.

-An Ottawa Senators third jersey is imagined.

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Direct download: An_Otherwise_Fine_Podcast.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 5:47pm EST

Ben & Giles return to the Cumulus Studios to pregame Sunday's big Vikings game! Topics include:

-Ryan Suter is bad at brekaways.

-Are the Wild a stale product?

-Big wins over Chicago and Winnipeg.

-The Year of Matt Dumba is alive and well.

-Eric Staal is an All-Star.

-The preseason over/under predictions are reviewed.

-Thoughts on the bye week.

-Bruce Boudreau's quote of the week.

-A Minnesota Vikings wager.

-The GatG mailbag is opened. 

-2018 NHL ASG & Tampa Bay Lightning jerseys are reviewed.

Direct download: Ep_133_Batman_Forever.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 4:27pm EST

Dan Myers of Wild.com joined Ben and Giles to discuss the state of the Wild at the halfway mark of the season. Topics include:

-The Wild week in review. We did not like the result against Colorado.

-Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter returned from injury.

-Charlie Coyle is moved back to center.

-A lot of big games are on the schedule for Minnesota this week.

-The Skol chant at Wild home games.

-Giles has a burning Dolphins jersey question for Dan.

-Dan goes over the loss against Colorado.

-Thoughts on the Wild season as a whole from Dan.

-Who should be the Wild's All-Star Game representative.

-Chuck Fletcher gets a meeting with Kirill Kaprizov and Andrei Svetlakov.

-Dan shares a Cal Clutterbuck themed story.

-The typical jerseys/soup question is asked of Dan.

-Bruce Boudreau Quote of the Week/Weekly Wager.

-Winnipeg Jets third jerseys are imagined.

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Direct download: Ep_132_Dan_Myers.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:10pm EST

Ben and Giles close out 2017 with one final podcast. Topics include:

-Recapping the past two weeks of Wild games.

-Nino Niederreiter's decreased ice time before his injury.

-Zach Parise takes a trip down the I-35 expressway.

-A winnable week ahead for the Wild is previewed.

-Bruce Boudreau is hit in the head by a puck.

-Top storylines from 2017.

-What should the Wild's New Years Resolution be?

-Nashville and Buffalo third jerseys are imagined.

-Final Thoughts and thank yous.

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Direct download: Ep_131_Swedish_Own_Goal.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 1:09am EST

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