Farwell and Pope
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. Today at 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
Episode 035 - All Eyes On Junior Hockey Why Team Canada does not suck but some people do. And as the OHL trade deadline nears, is the Soo selling? Are the Storm buying? And who will make the biggest splash in the East. Farwell and Pope have the answers. Jan 04, 2019, 01:00 PM
Episode 034 - 'Tis The Season It's the best of both worlds as Farwell is on the road sharing stories from North Bay and Sudbury and Pope is back in the studio exercising "the option." The guys give out their annual Christmas gifts to the OHL, talk pucks over glass, and run down the best play-by-play announcers in the biz. Dec 14, 2018, 04:00 PM
Episode 033 - Is it too soon to declare a Memorial Cup champion? There’s a lot of love out there for the Ottawa 67’s but are the accolades premature? Plus, new Niagara Ice Dog (and Dallas Stars prospect) Jason Robertson, Kitchener’s dilemma, suits to games, and portraits of the Queen. Farwell and Pope have it all on this week’s pod. Dec 07, 2018, 03:00 PM
Episode 032 - Fans Behaving Badly Forget hatless hat tricks and leaving the game early, hockey fans seem to be giving soccer hooligans a run for their money. Farwell and Pope also explore hazing, the OHL's bizarre approach to suspensions, and why the Oshawa Generals should change their name (or not). Nov 30, 2018, 04:00 PM
Episode 031 - Men Without Hats Are hockey traditions beginning to die? Does the OHL need a draft pick cap? And how many coaches in how many years has it now been in Saginaw? Farwell and Pope look at a big week around the league. Nov 23, 2018, 04:00 PM
Episode 030 - Taking The Option Pope missed another road trip and then missed one of the weirdest things we've ever seen at a game. Can we trade Pope for a new co-host? Probably not. But the trade winds are beginning to blow through the OHL. Join us for the discussion, plus an interview with a kid who had to hang 'em up at the tender age of 21. Nov 16, 2018, 04:00 PM
Episode 029 - Letters, Stars, And Saves for CF Farwell and Pope weigh in on the OHL's letter to the premier, the additions to the London Knights, the actions of an Uber driver, and the charitable actions of a former OHL player. Nov 09, 2018, 11:00 AM
Episode 028 - Emails From Billionaires And Catchy Goal Songs Farwell and Pope dig into the Hashtag Bag for the first time and answer your questions, they’re still questioning the OHL’s lines of communication, and a league superstar lets you know his favourite building to play in (hint, it’s not his own). Nov 02, 2018, 11:00 AM
Episode 027 - A Truly Bizarre Day At Bud Gardens It wasn't the rare Saturday afternoon start time or even the bright lights of national TV that made the Rangers-Knights tilt in London so memorable. It's the story of what happened on the way to the press box. Farwell and Pope also riff on early-season standings, dirty hits, and the winless Flint Firebirds. Oct 26, 2018, 11:00 AM