If you haven’t seen highlights of Canada’s opening game of the World Juniors, here ya go. The Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins put up a 5pt effort in the win. Team USA faces Germany tomorrow morning at 9am ET. The feed will be available on NHL.com
This week Cam Bedford is our guest as Pete has a revelation, past guests of the Canadian persuasion enact some revenge. We also discuss the World Juniors, the Winter Classic, the Winnipeg Jets and the punk of Winnipeg.
Amongst other Winnipeg bands, we play ‘Petition’ by John K. Samson. Courtesy of Pete, Up The Pucks is now the sponsor of the hockey-reference.com page of Riverton, Manitoba native, and the subject of the song, Reggie Leach.
Other music from Manitoba bands Propagandhi, Comeback Kid, Every New Day, and Figure Four.
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Let’s. Get. Nationalistic!
It’s a special World Juniors edition of Up The Pucks and Ryan Lambert from Puck Daddy, Backhand Shelf and Flames Nation joins us to serve as our Canadian historian to discuss the tournament, why America is awesome and how Canada is a horrible place. Also we talk about the Calgary Flames for a little bit.