Farwell and Pope
Episode 050 - Settling Bets and Shaking Hands Who do you want to hear from? The head coach of the Guelph Storm? The head coach of the Saginaw Spirit? The head coach of the Ottawa 67's? The captain of the Oshawa Generals? There's all that and MORE...plus Farwell and Pope admitting mistakes and drinking beer. Apr 19, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 049 - Welcome to the OHL Farwell and Pope speak with a first rounder from the OHL's 2019 draft class plus review the playoffs to date, wonder what's going on in Windsor, and pick the winners of the OHL's regular season awards…with surprising unanimity. Apr 12, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 048 - First Round Falls Flat Just three wins for the underdogs in Round One and Farwell is wondering if more parity is a positive thing. Pope is still PO'd about Super Teams, and we've got interviews with Rangers GM Mike McKenzie, Head Coach Jay McKee, and graduating Rangers players who make it clear how hard it is to say goodbye. Apr 05, 2019, 04:00 PM
Episode 047 - Ultimate Prize If you're looking for stories about hockey, find someone who's been in the game for four decades. And then you'll also find out that winning a championship means a lot to more than just the players. Guelph's long-time trainer Russ Hammond talks about his time with the Storm, his call from Hockey Canada, and what it means to be inducted into his hometown Sports Hall of Fame. Mar 29, 2019, 01:00 PM
Episode 046 - Marching Into The Playoffs It's a post-season preview, a milestone marker, and what might be one of the funniest feature interviews yet. It's all in this week's episode as we head into the playoffs on a high. Mar 22, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 045 - The Journey From The Show To Behind-The-Bench In The O Dennis Wideman knew he wanted to coach someday, he just didn't know that day would come so soon. Listen in on his journey from minor hockey in Elmira to the big leagues, and then back home again as an assistant with the Kitchener Rangers. Plus, Farwell and Pope discuss what the OHL could learn from the NBA and they chat with a former OHL'er who is now a Queen's Cup champion. Mar 15, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 044 - Diving Into The Home Stretch As the playoffs loom, accusations have again been levelled against London for going the extra mile to draw penalties. Is there any truth to this long-held belief amongst OHL fans? Plus, what constitutes verbal abuse in 2019 and who are the contenders and the pretenders as we head into the post-season. Mar 08, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 043 - Champions and Championship Hopefuls The OHL's wild West is getting a little weird with London struggling and the Storm surging, while the Spirit won't be broken. We break it down and bring you conversations with the league's leading scorer, its resident Iron Man, and a former OHL champ. Mar 01, 2019, 02:00 PM
Episode 042 - Sanctions And Success Farwell and Pope finish a four-game road trip by broadcasting from the road - literally. Listen in for their conversations about cracking down on hits to the head, how to behave in a press box and, of course, interviews with the GM's of the OHL Eastern Conference's top dogs - Niagara and Ottawa. You bet we're talking big trades…and league sanctions. Feb 22, 2019, 01:00 PM
Episode 041 - It's Not Always Perfect Hockey is a great game and Farwell and Pope will be the first to tell you that the OHL is one of the best leagues to cover. But that doesn't mean the league always gets it right, and apparently the OHL is not alone in shying away from controversy. Feb 15, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 040 - Frozen In Time Winter weather has thrown the OHL a curve over the past week and that's why this episode finds Farwell and Pope recording from the most comfortable seats in the house at Erie Insurance Arena. Otters GM Dave Brown joins them to discuss loading up -- and unloading -- after a CHL record-setting run in Erie. Feb 08, 2019, 02:00 AM
Episode 039 - Live from the Bayshore! Before the big storm that almost stranded the Rangers in Owen Sound, Farwell and Pope sat down in the stands to riff on 3 Stars, the timing of naming a captain, and to bring you an interview all the way from the Soo with Greyhounds GM Kyle Raftis. Feb 01, 2019, 04:00 PM
Episode 038 - One Hall of a Guy Farwell and Pope sit down with a local kid whose OHL career was cut short by injury to find out how he’s feeling and what’s next. Plus, are “super teams” a bad look for the league? Jan 25, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 037 - Forgotten Players And Unforgettable Moments The dark horse in the East isn't so dark anymore as Farwell and Pope shine a light on UPL. Plus, a review of the best in the West after a first-hand viewing, a chat with an inaugural member of the London Knights Hall of Fame - who has too many stories to tell, a former player who helped an OHL team to its only league championship, and why Kitchener Rangers head coach Jay McKee still owes a former teammate $500. Jan 18, 2019, 11:00 AM
Episode 036 - Dissecting The Deadline Wall-to-wall coverage of the OHL trade deadline, including candid conversations with Kitchener Rangers GM Mike McKenzie and Saginaw Spirit GM Dave Drinkill. Then it's off to Humboldt, where a former OHL coach and assistant GM is now an assistant coach with the Broncos. Troy Smith also shares some insights into Deadline Day. Farwell and Pope make their predictions about who will win it all in the OHL, tell you why some junior hockey critics need to clam up, and they talk to a guy who has seen almost 30 OHL Deadline Days in his career. Jan 11, 2019, 11:00 AM