10K Rinks Radio - A Minnesota Wild Podcast

Back at it, the guys talk Wild at their typical unnamed bar and restaurant.

-Find out which NHL Player upstaged Giles' Halloween costume

-Find out which host was caught breaking the law before recording

-The week in review- what was bad, what was less bad?

-All sorts of causes for optimism

-The Wild shooting percentage, will it ever go down?

-Twitter Questions!

-Should Parise be on the PK?

-How many starts should Kuemper get?

-Is this the same Ryan Suter?

-Redesigned the beloved Avalance jerseys.

-The ending music starts too early for Giles' liking

Direct download: Wild_vent_line_.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:36pm EST

Back at their usual spot and Giles' usual level of drinking, the guys trade off going on rants about the start of the Wild season, some good, some bad.


-We cover the last four games in somewhat detail

-Is this what we expected out of this team?

-Is this what we expected out of Bruce?

-What players do we like so far?

-So, um, goaltending...

-The first on-air shot in GatG history

-The rants come hot and heavy after that

-Setting up Parise, The Wave, Alex Stalock, to name a few

-The guys tackle redesigning Boston's sweaters

-The ultimate concession food foul

Direct download: Nachos_Montreal.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 10:57pm EST

The guys took in the sights at the Hockey Jersey Collectors Expo at Tom Reids, and talked about the ridiculously small sample size two games can be.

-Is there any conclusions we can draw from two games?

-Should we even draw any conclusions?

-The week in review, the week ahead and what to expect

-Twitter Q & A!

-A brief discussion about salads, and Giles was not a fan

-Is there such thing as a Fletcher hot seat?

-Other small sample questions

-We redesign the Toronto Maple Leafs jerseys

-A little venting on not having a North Stars 50th Anniversary

Direct download: dumpster_diving_in_Pittsburgh_.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 9:43pm EST

Giles & Ben record the Official Season Preview for the Minnesota Wild that isn't actually affiliated with the Wild.

-The wrap up the preseason, which was thankfully uneventful

-What are their thoughts on the season opening roster?

-There was a trade with a division rival... yay.

-What are the storylines surrounding Bruce Boudreau this season?

-What are the storylines outside of Boudreau?

-The guys rifle through some over/unders related to the team

-They also predict how every NHL division will finish

-Jersey talk is the St. Louis Blues? What would they change?

-Look at the Show Page at WildXtra.com for the rundown of predictions

-Find out what this season's food debate will be

*Also we seemed to have lost about 30 second of audio early on. It wasn't that important, so don't worry.


Direct download: season_of_slaw.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 7:02pm EST

In a landmark episode for the guys, a well-lubricated Giles talks with Ben at a familiar bar during bar bingo. It's about as 'Podcasting after hours' as we get.

-The Ryder Cup is discussed, because we're red blooded Americans, dammit

-Giles stops to sing frequently

-We put a bow on the World Cup of Hockey, as if it needed it

-Preseason hockey is discussed, for whatever that's worth

-What would you do with a Hurricanes jersey redesign?

-Speaking of the Canes, we talk relocation and expansion

-No Twitter Q & A, because beer

-Several Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law references

Direct download: HaHa.mp3
Category:Hockey, Minnesota Wild -- posted at: 12:14am EST