THE DEBATE – Hockey Podcast | Episode 95
The Shutdown of the Hockey World
NO HOCKEY!! What NO HOCKEY!! Yep it is time to be safe. As the Coronavirus sweeps across the United States and Canada the National Hockey League has suspended their season. Brad Burud and Blake Friars talk about the announcement and what lead to the difficult decision. They give their reaction and outlook for the future of this years hockey. They also discuss the responsibility of the owners to pay employees out of work, and if the NHL comes back this year they have some playoff formats that would work. I pray the NHL comes back this year, but the task at hand now is to be safe. Everyone please stay home and listen to all of our podcast…Yes that would be great, anyways…please be safe and enjoy the time with your families.
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.