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THE DEBATE – Hockey Podcast | Episode 44

Seattle Joins the Party

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The National Hockey League has officially announced the expansion of teams to thirty-two. Seattle will join the party for the 2021-2022 season. Brad Burud and Blake Friars give their thoughts on Seattle and talk about their odds of success and the hurdles that they will face. They then move topics to teams in jeopardy of possible relocation and what cities would be successful homes to teams on the move. It looks like Arizona will be moving to the Central Division when Seattle arrives. Is this fair and the correct solution, or is this a sign that the NHL just might have thoughts they may be moving to Houston. Dirty hits rounds out the topics for this episode.

 


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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