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Hockey Players Club Podcast Episode 11

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NHL Weekly Roundup

In case you’ve been living under a rock this past week, the NHL board of governors unanimously voted in favor of adding an expansion team in Seattle for the 2021-22 season. But what will their name be?


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The Seattle ___________. What would you name the new Seattle NHL Franchise?!

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And with 16 teams in each conference, should the NHL consider any wildcard play-in games like the MLB? The games would certainly be watched and bring in extra revenue but would you be cool with your team battling to be the 8th seed for 82 games only to have their playoff dreams squashed by a best of one with a team that wouldn’t have qualified otherwise?

ICYMI, Washington Capitals forward, Tom Wilson, “ran into a lion in the jungle” last Tuesday, according to Ryan Reeves. Kus thought the hit was “street justice” while Schwartz thought it was dirty. But you reap what you sow, right??

Which led the boys to discuss, is there still room in the game for getting “Kronwalled?”


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BOOM💥#KRONWALLED 📷:@detroitredwings

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Weekly Picks

Last week, first time Weekly Picks player, Jack Howett led the field with 20 points, winning a $20 HPC gift card.

Meanwhile, Sam Martinez, of Oxnard, CA, continues to set the pace in December. If he maintains his momentum he’ll win a free HPC XV3 hockey stick – a true top-of-the-line, 100% carbon fiber, one-piece hockey stick. And by the way, awesome player profile, Sam!

Sam’s badass HPC player profile

Of course, Kus, Kittelberger, Schwartz, and Rubeo debate their selections for 3 of this week’s Weekly Picks, including this 5-pointer:

And no Hockey Players Club podcast would be complete without a round of Top Shelf Trivia. This week, HPC and Quest Hockey co-founder, Matt Schwartz brings the heat with a hat trick list that kept the boys guessing.

Looking for a top-of-the-line hockey stick without spending $300? Look no further!

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Thanks to cutting-edge materials, a state-of-the-art construction process, and high-tech performance features, the new Hockey Players Club X1X hockey stick is one of the strongest and lightest hockey sticks ever made.

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The Hockey Players Club X1X hockey stick is one of the strongest and lightest hockey sticks ever made but is a lot less expensive that comparable name brands.


And do you hate running out of hockey tape?

If so, customize a Hockey Players Club tape package to your needs and schedule and never run out of tape or pay full retail price again. Pause or cancel anytime. Keeping top quality tape in your bag has never been easier.

Please follow and reach out to the Hockey Players Club via Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to submit your questions and comments to the HPC podcast crew. And don’t forget, take 60-seconds to submit your Weekly Picks for a chance to win a FREE $20 HPC gift card (for weekly winners) and Hockey Players Club XV3 hockey stick (awarded to monthly winners).

Here are some other cool hockey resources from the Hockey Players Club crew:

The Ultimate Guide to Taping Your Hockey Stick

VIDEO: 5 Drills to Improve Your Snapshot

Why Are Hockey Sticks So Expensive?! Full Explanation Here.

Change the Angle of Your Shot like Auston Matthews and Score More Goals [VIDEO]

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