Month: December 2020

Listener Feedback, Word Juniors, Hockey History, and the New Year

On Episode 20 of Beers in The Lot, the guys answer some listener feedback regarding the new off-side rule change in the NHL and what players the Seattle Kraken might take from division and conference rivals in the expansion draft. They also discuss the World Junior Championships so far and the blow out wins by Canada and Team USA over lesser opponents. The guys describe their appreciation for hockey history. Finally, the new year will bring some exciting changes to how Beers in The Lot podcast produces content. We want to engage more with our listeners and get them more involved in the show. More on that later… Happy New Year!

The NHL is Coming Back!

On Episode 19 of Beers in The Lot, the guys discuss the NHL returning for an abbreviated 2021 season; how an MLB-like schedule should enhance heated NHL rivalries; NHL helmet sticker sponsors being announced for the Washington Capitals, New Jersey Devils, and Nashville Predators; and the big NWHL television broadcast deal with NBC and what that means for women’s hockey.

The Canes, Coaching, and the Hockey Community Featuring Michael Lee From Blue Line Banter

On this week’s episode of Beers in The Lot, the guys are joined by the host of Blue Line Banter podcast, Michael Lee. Mike responds to some chirping of his beloved Carolina Hurricanes; discusses Andrei Svechnikov’s lacrosse-style goals and the outlook for the Canes heading into next season; talks about how he got into playing and coaching hockey; and recognizes the importance of the hockey community.

NHL Quarantine Christmas

In Episode 17 of Beers in The Lot, the guys discuss the NHL returning in mid-January; placing advertising on NHL uniforms and on the ice to make up for lost revenue; and opinions on the recently released Reverse Retro uniforms.

The Life of An NCAA Ice Hockey Equipment Manager Featuring Mark Breiter

Episode 16 of Beers in The Lot features Mark Breiter, the equipment manager for the Minnesota State University Mavericks women’s ice hockey team. Mark gives his hockey backstory and how he got the equipment manager job; goes through his role as the equipment manager on a day-to-day basis; provides an insider look into practice and game day operations; and talks about learning the craft from his mentors and the equipment manager brotherhood.