Puck Junk Podcast: 2024 NHL Awards, Draft, & Free Agency

Plus: Trading Card Vending Machines?
Episode #193: July 5, 2024

Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk all about the 2024 NHL Awards, the NHL Entry Draft, and NHL Free Agent Frenzy – including some surprise free agent signings. Plus, a discussion about a vending machine that dispenses graded Pokémon cards, and other similar vending machines from past years. It’s 88 minutes of hockey goodness! 

Show Notes and Links
Gambling On PSA 10 Pokémon Cards in a Las Vegas Casino (YouTube)
The Star Cards Vending Machine (Puck Junk)
The 1997 NHL Awards (YouTube)
Brodeur vs. Hextall Table Hockey Game – feat. a young Drake (YouTube)
TSN “Tender” Tinder Parody for Available Goaltenders (YouTube)

NOTE: The Rocket Richard Trophy was donated by the Montreal Canadiens in 1999. Maurice Richard was still alive when the trophy was donated, but passed away before it was first awarded in June 2000.

The Rocket Richard Trophy


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Puck Junk Podcast #6 – July 1, 2015

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Podcast #6 is way overdue, but Tim (@TheRealDFG) and Sal (@PuckJunk) finally get around to talking about the end of the 2014-15 season. This week’s topics are:

  • The Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Championship and Duncan Keith winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP (0:01 to 7:07)
  • The 2015 NHL Awards, including discussion about the Masterton, Lady Byng and Messier Award winners (7:08 to 22:30 — we reference this article here)
  • The 2015 NHL Draft — why it was (or wasn’t) worth watching (22:31 to 42:00)

Total time is 42 minutes, so hit play, make yourself a sandwich and enjoy!


“Iron Bacon” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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