Episode description

  • 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

Episode release

January 21, 2021

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