The Skate Podcast
The Skate Podcast
The Skate Podcast
CATEGORY: Sports
WEEI's Matt Kalman and Ken Laird discuss all things Bruins and NHL. Featuring interviews, analysis and lots of passionate hockey talk.
  1. April 02, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 41 - Should the NHL call it a…
    Ken Laird and Matt Kalman are joined by Boston Globe hockey writer Kevin Paul Dupont to discuss his recent column advocating cancelling the NHL cancelling the 2019-20 season
  2. April 01, 2020
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    Bonus Skate Pod - New B's college signees Nick Wolff…
    Matt Kalman talks to new Bruins' college signees Nick Wolff (Minnesota-Duluth) and Jack Ahcan (St. Cloud State) in this bonus pod
  3. March 26, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 40 - Special guest Byron Dafo…
    Former Bruins goaltender Byron Dafoe joins Ken & Matt to discuss the future of Tuukka Rask, who declared he hasn't ruled out retirement in the near future.
  4. March 18, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 39 - Bruins 2020 MVP, 7th Pla…
    Ken Laird and Matt Kalman discuss the possibilities of the Bruins' 2020 season ending due to Coronavirus, and what that means for the franchise going forward. Also, Bruins 2020 MVP and 7th Player Awards are dis…
  5. March 12, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 38 - B's chances at Hart, Vez…
    Ken Laird and Matt Kalman discuss the 100-point Boston Bruins, headed for a Presidents Trophy, and their chances at postseasons awards plus possible playoff matchups in round one. NHL Network's EJ Hradek joins…
  6. March 08, 2020
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    Sunday Skate - Bruins & Lightning bloodbath, Tuukka…
    Hour 1 of a now two-hour Sunday Skate, as Ken Laird, Matt Kalman & Pete Blackburn react to 94 penalty minutes and several misconducts in the Saturday night Bruins - Tampa tilt, plus the state of Bruins' lines h…
  7. March 08, 2020
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    Sunday Skate - Better team, Tampa or Boston? Coronav…
    Hour 2 of Sunday Skate, with Ken, Matt & Pete discussing whether Tampa or Boston is the better team heading towards a possible playoff matchup in Round 2. Also, Coronavirus fears might shut down NHL dressing ro…
  8. March 05, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 37 - Bruins rule the Atlantic…
    Ken Laird and Matt Kalman discuss a Bruins win over Tampa Bay that has nearly wrapped up a Division title. Also, Bruins and northeast hockey prospect guru Mark Divver joins the show to discuss Jack Studnicka an…
  9. March 01, 2020
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    Sunday Skate - Bruins positives, Torey Krug & Jake D…
    Ken Laird and Matt Kalman discuss the state of the Bruins' after a 4-0 win on Long Island has them trending towards a President's Trophy. Kalman also discusses his one-on-one with Torey Krug regarding Krug's fu…
  10. February 27, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 36 - Special guest Guy Hebert…
    Post trade deadline, Ken and Matt welcome former NHL goalie Guy Hebert from Fox Sports Midwest to analyze the Bruins' trades for Ondrej Kase and Nick Ritchie.
  11. February 23, 2020
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    Sunday Skate - Ondrej Kase skepticism, are the B's r…
    Ken Laird, Matt Kalman and Pete Blackburn discuss the Bruins' trade of David Backes in return for salary relief and Ondrej Kase from Anaheim, plus whether or not Don Sweeney will make another move at the Monday…
  12. February 20, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 35 - Bruins' missed trades, T…
    Ken Laird and Matt Kalman discuss a few traded players that the Bruins have missed out on, with the Trade Deadline approaching in a few days. Plus, this year's Tuukka Rask Vezina candidacy and the guys' WEEI.co…
  13. February 16, 2020
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    Sunday Skate- NHL discipline inconsistency & Bruins…
    Matt Kalman of WEEI.com and Pete Blackburn of CBS Sports discuss the controversy around the NHL Department of Player Safety after Zdeno Chara's fine and Evander Kane's complaint. Plus the guys talk abou the Bru…
  14. February 13, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 34 - NESN's Sophia Jurksztowi…
    Ken and Matt welcome NESN Rinkside Reporter Sophia Jurksztowicz to the WEEI complex to talk Bruins & about her first season covering the team. Also discussed, a theoretical David Krejci trade at seasons' end to…
  15. February 09, 2020
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    Sunday Skate - Do the Bruins need trade deadline hel…
    Ken Laird, Matt Kalman and Pete Blackburn are in every Sunday at 8am on 93.7FM to talk Bruins, this is their debut 2020 episode with the first place B's approaching the trade deadline.
  16. February 06, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 33 - Chris Kreider & Bruins l…
    Matt Kalman and Ken Laird welcome NY Post Rangers writer Brett Cyrgalis for some intel on Chris Kreider, the NHL's top rental trade target, and the guys analyze the recent changes to the Bruins line combination…
  17. January 30, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 32 - Return of Pete Blackburn…
    Sunday Skate tri-host Pete Blackburn joins Matt & Ken in studio to discuss the state of the Bruins at the All-Star break and bye week, with a look ahead to the team's trade deadline options
  18. January 23, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 31 - Bruins at the Break, spe…
    Ken and Matt react to the week's news, including the moving of Brett Ritchie and David Backes to AHL Providence, plus the guys welcome former BU defenseman and 2011 Bruins Cup contributor Colby Cohen to the sho…
  19. January 16, 2020
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    The Skate Podcast, Ep. 30 - Bruins Toughness in Ques…
    Ken and Matt discuss the Bruins' team toughness - or lack therof - in the wake of Tuukka Rask getting concussed by Columbus and the team not responding in significant fashion.
  20. January 09, 2020