Giles and the Goalie - A Minnesota Wild Podcast

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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