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 8: Nilsson, Makarov and Jack Walker

24-07-2018

Does Kent Nilsson belong in the HOF with his gaudy PPG and short career? What about Makarov, who was never an NHL star? And what about Jack Walker, who didn't even have a great career?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 81.5MB - Duration: 1:29:01 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 7: Tkachuk, Lindros and Harry Cameron

17-07-2018

Does Keith Tkachuk belong in the HOF? How great was Lindros? Was Harry Cameron the greatest D of his era?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 62.57MB - Duration: 1:08:21 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 6: The Sedins, Andreychuk, Lalonde

06-07-2018

Were the Sedins good enough to belong in the HOF? What about Dave Andreychuk? Should he have been inducted? Really? How good was Newsy Lalonde?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 100.57MB - Duration: 1:49:51 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 5: Turgeon Kariya Taylor

03-07-2018

Does Turgeon belong in the HOF? Were they right to induct Kariya? How good was Cyclone Taylor? Was he really that fast?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 97.2MB - Duration: 1:46:10 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 4: Iginla, Selanne and Pitre

25-06-2018

Does Iginla belong in the HOF? Where does Selanne rank All Time? Who was Didier Pitre?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 70.81MB - Duration: 1:17:21 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)




Episode 3: Jagr, Recchi and Hall

18-06-2018

Is Jagr the Greatest Right Wing of All Time? Does Mark Recchi really belong in the HOF? Who was Joe Hall?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 124.05MB - Duration: 2:15:30 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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