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SinBin.vegas Podcast #52: Too Much Cheese

It was a surprisingly busy week in news for the Golden Knights, which means a majority of this episode is on topic. Hosted by Ken Boehlke and Jason Pothier.

  • Decking out the Strip with Golden Knights.
  • Jason and Ken have separate discussions about mascots at the same time.
  • Ken’s cheese story at Smith’s.
  • Preseason schedule.
  • Should the NHL go to the Olympics?
  • Goons.

And much more…

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6 Comments

  1. PhiSig150

    Kind of afraid if we go with the cartoony knight mascot with the knight helmet logo we currently have it’ll end up looking like Sparty the Michigan State mascot. If we go knight it can still be cartoonish but I say needs a visor. Also a dragon absolutely needs to be on the table. Kids love dragons. Thinking more Mulan and less Pete’s Dragon/Puff the Magic. Or go completely badass like the Sleeping Beauty Dragon (might scare the kids though). A giant cartoon puck or a puck head guy like you mentioned with Mr. Met would be awesome too. Lord Puck? Maybe we can finally get that fan vote??

    Disagree with not needing a tough guy. Not saying a goon (which a thousand articles are saying are becoming extinct anyway) but a scrappy blue collar dude that can lay out a nice hard mostly legal hit, get under other players skin, and a dude that has our star player’s back (hopefully we get one sooner than later). You just can’t take a cheap shot at our franchise guy and get away with it (even the NBA fight like really angry toddlers when there’s a hard flagrant thrown down on a star). Every sport has a code that must be enforced. Don’t be such a millennial. I’m not saying you injure the guy but if some one really crosses the line you put a hurt on him. You want a fan favorite and someone to be one of the initial faces of the franchise draft us a chippy old school dude preferably with an awesome beard. James suggested Ryan Reaves in another comment section. He sounds like my favorite future Knight (his youtube fight compilation video alone puts him #1 on my draft wish list). The Grim Reaver… nicknames simply don’t get better than that. Who else fits that mold?

    • James

      @PhiSig150
      ‘James suggested Ryan Reaves in another comment section. He sounds like my favorite future Knight (his youtube fight compilation video alone puts him #1 on my draft wish list). The Grim Reaver… nicknames simply don’t get better than that. Who else fits that mold?’

      Mark Borowiecki, Ottawa Senators
      Chris Thorburn, Winnipeg Jets
      Cody McLeod, Nashville Predators
      Tanner Glass, New York Rangers
      Kyle Clifford, Los Angeles Kings
      Jared Boll, Anaheim Ducks
      Steve Downie, Arizona Coyotes
      Matt Hendricks, Edmonton Oilers
      Chris Neil, Ottawa Senators
      Patrick Maroon, Edmonton Oilers
      Antoine Roussel – Dallas Stars
      Brandon Prust, Nürnberg Ice Tigers
      Derek Dorsett, Vancouver Canucks
      Clayton Stoner, Anaheim Ducks

  2. James

    @Ken Boehlke
    @PhiSig150
    ‘Disagree with not needing a tough guy. Not saying a goon (which a thousand articles are saying are becoming extinct anyway) but a scrappy blue collar dude that can lay out a nice hard mostly legal hit, get under other players skin, and a dude that has our star player’s back (hopefully we get one sooner than later).’

    I consider the Los Angeles Kings to be a physical team and the Chicago Blackhawks to be a finesse team. Akin to the power run game and passing game in American football. I think George McPhee wants to throw the football.

    I think what Ken was referring to, was the mutant enforcer….. The one-trick ponies are becoming extinct. You have to be able to skate. Check out this slick goal by Chris Stewart

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_w_-y0vUOY

    • PhiSig150

      I’m all for high scoring fast pace exciting hockey but we also need a couple of bruisers (who as you’ve shown can skate too). I’m American so sometimes I need a rare steak, a glass of scotch and some good old fashioned violence. Las Vegas is a huge market for MMA and boxing. We need a couple of dudes that can throw down and fine I guess they should be able to score occasionally too. Finesse is usually synonymous with soft. Maybe we can strive for a ratio of 85% finesse and 15% violence. On a side note how come Sin Bin hasn’t mentioned this hockeyfights.com to us newcomers. What a fantastic site. Dropping the ball Jason and Ken.

  3. James

    @PhiSig150
    It depends on whether the tough guy is an anchor who drags down the play of his linemates. I don’t want to be constantly hemmed in my own zone hemorrhaging quality scoring chances. The best teams are able to able to roll four lines who are capable of scoring goals.

    Finesse is usually synonymous with soft, but skill and skating ability is at a premium these days. For instance, a undersized great puck-moving defenseman is more valuable than a big and heavy physical stay-at-home defenceman.

    I think George McPhee will add a couple of bruisers. Tom Wilson was selected in the first round, 16th overall, by the Capitals at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but perhaps too high up?

  4. pfh64

    The NHL is in a tough spot. The European players, have publicly stated, including Alex Ovechkin, they are going to play in the Olympics. European countries put a much greater emphasis on than we do in the US. It has become a big game of chicken. It is going to be a big issue.

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