Beginner's Puck #38 September 16, 2019
BP Season 3: PTOs and Camp Invitees

Dropping the Puck on our Third Season

Hey kids, hockey is (almost) back! Join us as we kick off Beginner’s Puck Season 3 and talk training camps, the shakedown of our home team rosters and take the Wayback Machine to the Stanley Cup finals and summer trades. We also discuss the chaos surrounding the current batch of unsigned RFA’s and what to do when your fave team opens its doors to a player you absolutely, positively cannot STAND OMG.

We also play the hockey version of Tinder and tell you who’s getting our swipe right for the 2019-2020 season.

And speaking of training camps, in this episode’s “What the Puck?” we explain the difference between a Camp Invite and a PTO.

Finally, Erika closes us out with a hockey tidbit in which we both love our mascots a whole lot. I mean, who doesn’t love a Murder Cat and a Sassy Demon Hell Spawn?

Smell that? It’s the odor of sweaty hockey gear and possibility. Let’s get this season started!!

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Evgeni Malkin interview in The Athletic

The Downfall of Paul Fenton in The Athletic

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