Feb 1, 2018; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist (30) reacts after giving up a goal to Toronto Maple Leafs left wing James van Riemsdyk (25) during the first period at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

THE DEBATE – Hockey Podcast | Episode 14

Oilers Gameplan, Headshots, and Rangers Rebuild?

Listen to “THE DEBATE – Hockey Podcast – Episode 14 – Oilers Gameplan, Headshots, and Rangers Rebuild?” on Spreaker.

Debate 1 | Oilers Gameplan – How will Edmonton right the ship for next season?

 Debate 2 | Headshots – Is hockey trying to eliminate headshots?

 Debate 3 | Rangers Rebuild – Is it time for a rebuild in the Big Apple

Brad Burud and Blake Frairs are back at debating current topics in the NHL. On this episode they discuss the Edmonton Oilers and what the future game plan is for this underachieving team. Headshots keep happening and is the NHL taking this seriously, and the New York Rangers are talking rebuild. What will that entail and how long will Rangers fans have to wait to raise the Stanley Cup again?


Blake Friars brings the Canadian approach to the show. The Bienfait, Saskatchewan native grew up playing hockey for 16 years. The goalie is also a long-time Roberto Luongo fan, and claims the Vancouver Canucks as his favorite team. Blake brings the millennial approach to the show. He is candid in his approach, and creates numerous laughs

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