#84 Our Special Guest: Former Canucks’ Goalie KIRK McLEAN!
- Former NHL goalie Kirk McLean – Russ’ old Canucks’ teammate – fills in for Russ as guest co-host today….
- He talks about some of the differences in the game today versus his era.
- Kirk talks about the advancement in goaltending techniques: While today’s butterfly technique is superior, he is concerned about injuries.
- The boys talk about how beautiful the facilities are at Rogers Place in Edmonton
- The guys get into the Tiger Woods Documentary on HBO.
- Kirk discusses the Courtnall family, their charity initiatives and which Courtnall brother had the best one-liners.
- Kirk has a story about jetting with Russ to a Vegas casino where Russ hit it big in blackjack
- They get into minor hockey memories and the madness of hardcore parents
- Kirk discusses his path to the NHL, draft day and when his NHL dream started to become real
- Kirk helped the Canucks get to Game 7 of the Stanley cup final in 1994 and talks about the experience
- Kirk is a member of the famous Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland and his horse won the Queens Plate
January 21, 2021
Share this episode