The Hockey History Podcast

Bill and Riley debate which NHL players belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame and which don't. Episodes every few weeks.

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Episode 57: Class of 2002: Langway, Federko, Gillies

16-01-2021

Hall of Fame Class of 2002: Rod Langway, Bernie Federko, Clark Gillies

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 85.83MB - Duration: 1:33:45 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 56: Class of 2003 - Pat LaFontaine and Grant Fuhr

31-12-2020

Is Pat LaFontaine the American GOAT? Does Grant Fuhr belong even though his stats are actually pretty bad?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 56.03MB - Duration: 1:01:12 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 55: Hall of Fame Class of 2004: Murphy, Coffey, Bourque

17-12-2020

Hall of Fame Class of 2004: Does Larry Murphy belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame? Is Paul Coffey a GOAT? Is Ray Bourque the GOAT?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 76.88MB - Duration: 1:23:59 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 54: Hall of Fame Class of 2005

17-12-2020

Hall of Fame Class of 2005: Cam Neely and Valer Kharlamov. Plus, we talk about Peter Bondra just because.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 67.6MB - Duration: 1:13:50 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




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The Back Check is a hockey history podcast where Bill and Riley discuss which NHL players belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Detailed show notes can be found at our blog.

Our sources are https://www.hockey-reference.com/, Wikipedia, http://www.hockeydb.com/, and http://www.quanthockey.com/.

 

Bill Enos

Bill Enos 

 Bill grew up on the south shore of Montreal, but was born on the left coast. He has been a die-hard Canucks fan since 1989 (except those two Messier years, which he spent living in a bunker fearing the sun).  Bill has long been an avid baseball, hockey and football fan, and probably should write a book about one of them. Joining the podcast with Riley is a chance for Bill to flex his vast knowledge of hockey history without becoming a pub quiz barfly. Bill has promised to remove his green and blue coloured glasses for the podcast, but can't make any promises. 

 

Riley Haas

Riley Haas

Riley grew up watching baseball but fell in love with the Maple Leafs during the 1993 playoff run. He had his heart broken by Gretzky and didn't watch hockey again for 5 years. Starting with the 1999 Leafs playoff run Riley immersed himself in hockey again, becoming so obsessive that he eventually wrote a book about Maple Leafs mismanagement. He dates his falling out of love with the Maple Leafs from the David Clarkson contract. He is now much more of a basketball fan but still loves the history of hockey.

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