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BeLeaf In The Magic: A Toronto Maple Leafs Podcast - We The Champs

BeLeaf In Magic: A Maple Leafs Podcast features Christian Holmes (better known as Christian Mingle or Holmesy) and Oscar Elieff talking about hockey and all things Toronto Maple Leafs. With their knowledge of hockey and comedic talents, Christian and Oscar will enlighten your ears to hard-hitting, truth speaking, uncensored, 100 % no bullshit Leafs talk. So get your chicken fingers and your Freedom 35 because it's about to go down!

BeLeaf In The Magic: A Maple Leafs Podcast

In this episode, the boys will look to cover the 2019 NHL Draft. What will the Leafs do? Will they trade up? Will they trade down? What will other teams do and how will that affect the Leafs?

The boys will also talk about what the Toronto Raptors championship win means to them. The boys will also give their take on what a Maple Leafs Stanley Cup victory would mean to the city. Would it be a bigger parade? How crazy would the party be? And what would it take for the Leafs to get to that point? Also, the boys will predict NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard's future with the Raptors.

Jammed in there will be some Leafs rumours and other nonsense.

To cap this eppy off, "on-the-side-horseplayer" Holmesy will talk about this year's Royal Ascot meeting at the Ascot Racecourse in Ascot, Berkshire, England, where former Maple Leaf, current NBC hockey analyst and avid horseplayer Ed Olczyk, and the rest of the NBC crew, will be covering the festivities from June 18-22. Holmes will give the listeners a quick history of the meeting. He'll touch on what has happened so far? What's going to happen as we venture into the weekend? Holmes will also give his "best bet of the meet".

The boys talk about these points

  • What Raptors championship means to our hosts
  • A look at the draft and how it could play out for the Leafs.
  • Raving NHL rumours.
  • The Canada Sport Analytics and Technology Conference + Blue Jays
  • Holmesy's piece on the Royal Ascot

Until next time, keep your stick on the ice.

About your hosts

Christian Holmes is a journalism student at Humber College. Known as Christian Mingle and Holmesy, he spends most of his time living life, sipping on Budweiser, listening to The Hip, being a smart ass, and building his writing portfolio. He writes for Grandstand Central and has been featured in Artifact-News.com, and Last Word on Hockey. He has also contributed to Everyday Hockey Heroes: Inspirational Stories On and Off The Ice by Bob McKenzie and Jim Lang. In the future, Holmesy strives to be an NHL exec or report on the Leafs. Follow him on Twitter @HolmesyWrites.

Oscar Elieff is enrolled in Brock University's Sports Management program. He is set on leaving a major impact on the hockey industry. Elieff is constantly trying to learn new analytics to help his own understanding of the sport. Working with the numbers is what he does. Check out his work on Last Word on Hockey. Follow him on Twitter @oscaelie_99.

MnM Hockey Podcast - NHL News, Stanley Cup Finals, and More

The guys are back after a long Stanley Cup Finals with a recap and lots of NHL news. They start off by taking a look at the Finals and everything that came with it. Looking at the winning and losing rosters moving forward, Alex and Chace debate who is in a better spot.

After that, they talk about why trading big helps out teams before moving on to some more post NHL season topics.

Next, the two look at a ton of news. Starting off with some signings which include the massive Erik Karlsson deal. As well as Jordan Eberle, Roman Polak, Jeff Skinner, and Anthony Duclair. The guys break down which signings made sense and which ones will hurt.

Following that, they move onto some trades that happened. Radko Gudas found a new home and the guys think one team came out much farther ahead than another. Olli Maatta also looks to revive his career in a new home. Chace is much more in favour than for one side than the other. Tune in for all of this and more with the MnM Hockey Podcast!

Last Word SC Radio: Gold Cup and USWNT Knockout Superpod

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Rachael McKriger joins Dan and Matt for a U.S. Soccer super podcast. We recap the FIFA Women's World Cup so far. The crew breaks down the United States Women's National team performance so far and looks ahead to what the USWNT knockout stage could look like. 

Then Dan has a USMNT rant brewing. We try to take a 30,000 foot view of the friendlies and talk expectations and fan outrage culture going into the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. 

In the Round Table, we have a few MLS items to discuss. We finish off with U.S. Soccer Pick 'Ems. 

Last Word on Habs Pod: Montreal Canadiens Draft and Free Agency Spectacular

The Last Word on Habs Pod is brought to you by the Last Word on Sports Network. Co-hosted by the LWOH Montreal Canadiens team manager Connor Lapalme and Johannes Wheeldon, it is a weekly look at the Habs and features guests from the Last Word on Sports community and others. Join us for smart takes, controversial opinions, and news you can use about the Montreal Canadiens.

Last Word on Habs Pod: Draft and Free Agency Spectacular

On this very special edition of the pod, Connor and Johannes talk all things Habs offseason. To help them along, the guys bring in two very knowledgeable guests. Both guests (and Johannes) break down the Habs biggest needs this offseason and how they might go about filling them.

First off, Ben Kerr joins the guys to take a deep dive into the NHL draft. The conversation starts with the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. Ben talks about the dangers of playing the copycat game in the NHL. Enough about the other teams, this is a Habs pod. Obviously, the guys want to know who Ben thinks would be a good fit with the Habs. Connor throws some names at Ben for his thoughts. Johannes wonders about trading, while Connor wants to know about sleepers.

Next, the guys bring in TSN 690's Joey Alfieri. The guys discuss the draft as well but focus more on juicy Habs rumours. Erik Karlsson, Matt Duchene, Shayne Gostisbehere and the Habs 15th overall pick are all discussed. No interview would be complete without some drama. Connor (stupidly) starts a salacious rumour that might land Joey in some hot water with his family.

All this and Joey's rise in the Montreal Radio ranks, the Laval Rockets press pass rules and much much more.

TUNE IN!

*NOTE: Unfortunately, there was an audio issue for Connor during the recording of the Ben Kerr interview. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Be sure to follow Ben Kerr on twitter @lastwordbkerr. Read Ben's work on prospects and the NHL draft at Last Word on Hockey.

Follow Joey on twitter @joeyalfieri. Listen to him every weekday as part of the TSN 690 drive show, Melnick in the afternoon from 3:00 to 7:00. Read his hockey writing at Rotoworld and NBC sports. To find out more about Joey visit his website. 

Thanks for listening. Be sure to contact us at @LWOS_Habs. We love hearing your views, reviews, and suggestions.

Thanks to Ethan Meixsell, Topher Mohr and Alex Elena, and Silent Partner for their musical contributions to the Last Word on Habs Pod.

The Last Word on Habs Podcast is brought to you by the Last Word on Sports Network. Co-hosted by the Montreal Canadiens team managers Connor Lapalme and Johannes Wheeldon, it is a weekly look at the Habs, news, notes, arguments, and aspirations. It features guests from the Last Word on Sports community.

Johannes Wheeldon is a father, author, college professor, and criminal justice consultant. Mostly he is a Habs fan with plenty of opinions. Contact him on twitter @justicelawdev.

Connor Lapalme is a writer and editor of the Last Word on Hockey. A passionate Hockey and Habs fans, Connor is never afraid to share his opinion. Contact him on twitter @Connor_Lapalme.

E3 2019: Video Games 2 the MAX Special: Nintendo Press Conference Reactions

On this episode, Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison talk about all the things announced during Nintendo's E3 2019 press conference.

BeLeaf In The Magic: A Toronto Maple Leafs Podcast - Cap Space

BeLeaf In Magic: A Maple Leafs Podcast features Christian Holmes (better known as Christian Mingle or Holmesy) and Oscar Elieff talking about hockey and all things Toronto Maple Leafs. With their knowledge of hockey and comedic talents, Christian and Oscar will enlighten your ears to hard-hitting, truth speaking, uncensored, 100 % no bullshit Leafs talk. So get your chicken fingers and your Freedom 35 because it's about to go down!

BeLeaf In Magic - Marleau Out?

After another disappointing season for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the head honchos of the famed ice hockey club have a bunch of tough tasks on their hands. The first, and probably most important, is to re-sign their top winger Mitch Marner to a fair and just contract extension. Maybe while they are at it, convince unrestricted free agent Jake Gardiner that taking a pay cut to stay will bring him more riches when the team theoretically wins another Cup.

In order to do that, a ritual sacrifice will have to be offered to the vile and unforgiving salary cap gods. At the moment, according to reports, Papa Pat might get shown the door. Not forgetting to mention, Nikita Zaitsev

In this episode, the boys will talk about:

  • The Marleau/Zaitsev trade talks
  • Defensemen trade rumours
  • The Stanley Cup Finals so far
  • The Toronto Raptors and the trends of officiating throughout major sports.
  • Nintendo's "Direct for E3", because who doesn't like the idea of a Breath of The Wild sequel? (And, no, kids, we weren't kidding. If you want to game with us on the Switch, message us on our socials and we'll pass along our friend codes. May the odds forever be in your favour!)

Until next time, keep your stick on the ice.

 

About your hosts

Christian Holmes is a journalism student at Humber College. Known as Christian Mingle and Holmesy, he spends most of his time living life, sipping on Budweiser, listening to The Hip, being a smart ass, and building his writing portfolio. He writes for Grandstand Central and has been featured in Artifact-News.com, and Last Word on Hockey. He has also contributed to Everyday Hockey Heroes: Inspirational Stories On and Off The Ice by Bob McKenzie and Jim Lang. In the future, Holmesy strives to be an NHL exec or report on the Leafs. Follow him on Twitter @HolmesyWrites.

Oscar Elieff is enrolled in Brock University's Sports Management program. He is set on leaving a major impact on the hockey industry. Elieff is constantly trying to learn new analytics to help his own understanding of the sport. Working with the numbers is what he does. Check out his work on Last Word on Hockey. Follow him on Twitter @oscaelie_99.

 

E3 2019: Video Games 2 the MAX Special: Ubisoft & Square-Enix Press Conference Reactions

Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison talk about everything announced at the E3 2019 Ubisoft and Square-Enix press conferences.

E3 2019: Video Games 2 the MAX Special: Microsoft & Bethesda Press Conference Reactions

On this special episode, Sean Garmer and Marc Morrison discuss everything announced at the Microsoft and Bethesda E3 2019 press conferences. What did they like? What wasn't so hot? And they give overall thoughts on both pressers as well.

Last Word SC Radio: Women’s World Cup Preview

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, our own Rachael McKriger stops by join Matt and Dan for our full 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Preview. We discuss the state of the United States Women's National Team, the usual suspects, Jamaica's kit, and much more. 

In the Round Table, the trio talks some MLS news, the Under-20 World Cup, and does Pick 'Ems for the week. 

Last Word SC Radio: Providence Park Renovation, Johnny Russell Mania

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan discuss a bunch of MLS news. The guys talk about the homecoming for Portland Timbers to a renovated and expanded Providence Park. Dan talks about Johnny Russell's fantastic hat-trick to get Sporting KC their first win in forever. We also gush about Chad Marshall and DaMarcus Beasley with their recent retirement announcements. 

In the Round Table, we do MLS Pick 'Ems for the busy slate of games this week.