With the Cup being awarded this week, Russ and Jim talk about childhood hockey dreams along with their fun experiences and crazy stories with Lord Stanley’s mug. They talk about their pals, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, and Chris Chelios, all getting into the NHL broadcasting business this fall. Russ gets a shoutout from Ron MacLean. The boys get into the high cost of minor hockey…$400 for a stick??!! Russ talks about how he effectively dealt with a hockey dad who was screaming up in the stands. They talk about some of Russ’ mental health fundraisers. Russ has some barbecue tips, outlining how he prepares both steak and salmon. And the difficult news about Matīss Kivlenieks, the Columbus Blue Jackets goalie who died this week after being struck by a 4th of July firework.