Puck Junk Hockey Podcast

Puck Junk Hockey Podcast

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Hosted by Sal Barry and Tim Parish, the Puck Junk…


Matthew Tkachuk vs. Zack Kassian | #42 | 1/14/2019
Jan 14 • 63 min
In this week’s episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Jim “Not the Goalie” Howard talk about the blowup between Zack Kassian and Matthew Tkachuk. Other topics include the New Jersey Devils firing GM Ray Shero — yes, we’re calling it a…
1993-94 Hockey Card Retrospective | #41 | 1/9/2020
Jan 9 • 69 min
Sal Barry and Tim Parish go oldschool and discuss their memories of collecting hockey cards during the 1993-94 season — what was great about that year, what could have been better, and why Sal says it was the last truly fun year of hockey card collecting.…
John Tortorella & All-Star Game Selections | #40 | 1/6/2020
Jan 6 • 68 min
Sal Barry and Jim “Not the Goalie” Howard talk about John Tortorella’s epic postgame rant — and subsequent fine by the NHL. They also give their two cents on the 2020 Winter Classic, Corey Perry’s suspension, the Canadiens signing Ilya Kovalchuk and the…
The Jeremy Roenick Suspension | #39 | 12/30/2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 83 min
This week, Sal Barry is joined by Puck Junk writer Jim “Not the Goalie” Howard. They discuss Jeremy Roenick’s suspension by NBC, the Blackhawks’ Brent Seabrook going on long-term injured reserve, the 2020 NHL Winter Classic, Hurricanes player Andrei…
Hockey for Christmas | #38 | 12/23/2019
Dec 23, 2019 • 69 min
In the holiday-themed episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish share their stories — as well as stories submitted by listeners — about getting hockey cards and hockey memorabilia for Christmas. Thanks to everyone who shared their…
Redemption Cards | #37 | 12/18/2019
Dec 18, 2019 • 58 min
Are redemption cards as awful as everyone says they are? Or are they a necessary evil? This week, Sal Barry and Tim Parish weigh the pros and cons of companies using redemption cards in hockey card products. They also talk about the new 2019-20 Parkhurst…
Mike Brown Interview | #36 | 12/13/2019
Dec 13, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, host Sal Barry talks with former NHL right wing Mike Brown, who played in over 400 regular season games — and dropped the gloves over 100 times! Brown recounts his youth hockey days in Chicago, playing…
1999-2000 Hockey Card Retrospective | #35 | 12/3/2019
Dec 3, 2019 • 64 min
This week, Sal Barry and Tim Parish take a look 20 years into the past and discuss the 1999-2000 season in hockey cards — from Topps, to Upper Deck to Pacific — and why that season is unlike any other when it comes to hockey cards.
The Akim Aliu & Bill Peters Conflict | #34 | 11/27/2019
Nov 27, 2019 • 74 min
In this episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish discuss the Akim Aliu and Bill Peters conflict. They also talk about Mike Babcock’s firing, Robert Bortuzzo’s suspension, noteworthy recent eBay auctions, and a rundown of the new…
Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2019 | #33 | 11/21/2019
Nov 21, 2019 • 102 min
In this week’s episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2019 inductees: Guy Carboneau, Vaclav Nedomansky, Hayley Wickenheiser,Sergei Zubov, Jim Rutherford and Jerry York. They also…
The Don Cherry Controversy | #32 | 11/13/2019
Nov 13, 2019 • 81 min
In the latest episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish take a deep dive into the Don Cherry Controversy. Was Don out of line? Did the public overreact? Or was it a combination of the two? Plus, a recap of Upper Deck Singles Day,…
Do You Buy In-Person Autographs? | #31 | 11/7/2019
Nov 7, 2019 • 79 min
In this episode of the Puck Junk Hockey Podcast, Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about buying in-person autographs on the secondary market. They also discuss the 2020 Winter Classic jerseys for the Nashville Predators and Dallas Stars. Plus, Chris Carlin…
2019-20 O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards | #30 | 10/31/2019
Oct 31, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal and Tim talk about the new 2019-20 O-Pee-Chee Hockey card set. Plus, the latest about Topps Now Hockey stickers and Upper Deck Game Dated Moments, and Tim finds more outrageous hockey items on eBay. It’s one…
1981-82 Topps Hockey Cards | #29 | 10/22/2019
Oct 22, 2019 • 75 min
This week, Sal Barry and Tim Parish reminisce about the 1981-82 Topps Hockey card set — a set that had different cards depending on what region of the U.S. you lived in. They also talk about new hockey releases for the week, including (deep breath) CHASE…
2019-20 Artifacts Hockey Cards | #28 | 10/15/2019
Oct 15, 2019 • 76 min
In today’s episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal and Tim discuss the new 2019-20 Artifacts Hockey set. Tim also talks about his failed attempt to buy the new Score Hockey cards. Plus, Sal speaks with Tony Siriani, a product manager for Upper Deck who…
Hockey Card Sets We Want to See Return | #27 | 10/08/2019
Oct 8, 2019 • 77 min
In this episode of the Puck Junk Podcast, Sal and Tim talk about hockey card sets that they want to see return. Plus, talk about the new Topps NOW stickers and Leaf Superlative sets for 2019-20, as well as some hockey memorabilia items that went for crazy…
2019-20 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Cards | #26 | 9/30/2019
Sep 30, 2019 • 65 min
DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK! OK, maybe you can call it a comeback. It’s the long-awaited return of the Puck Junk Podcast, with your hosts Sal Barry and Tim Parish. In this episode, Sal and Tim talk about the 2019-20 Upper Deck MVP Hockey Card Set, the end of…
38th Annual National Sports Collectors Convention | #25 | 8/3/2017
Aug 2, 2017 • 50 min
Sal and Tim discuss the 38th Annual National Sports Collectors Convention, held in Chicago from July 26 to July 30, 2017.
2017 NHL Playoffs, Round 2 & Upper Deck Bounty Program | #24 | 5/12/2017
May 12, 2017 • 83 min
It’s been two weeks, so get ready for a super-sized podcast. In this episode, Sal and Tim talk about the second round of the 2017 NHL playoffs, including the Penguins upset of the Capitals, Upper Deck’s new Bounty program with SP Authentic, and Goon: Last…
2017 NHL Playoffs Round 1, Topps Skate & E-Pack| #23 | 4/25/2017
Apr 24, 2017 • 60 min
Sal & Tim talk about the first round of the 2017 NHL Playoffs, Topps Skate, Upper Deck E-Pack, Dennis Wideman getting sued and more.
2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey, Coaching Changes, Zach Werenski | #22 | 4/18/2017
Apr 18, 2017 • 46 min
Topics in this podcast include: 2016-17 O-Pee-Chee Platinum Hockey, Coaching Change Chaos (!!!), the Upcoming Expansion Draft and Zach Werenski, the most badass rookie in the NHL this season.
The Worst Hockey Card Insert Sets from the 1990s | #21 | 1/24/2017
Jan 23, 2017 • 51 min
Perhaps the design was bad. Or maybe it had a stupid name. Or the idea behind it was just dumb. In this podcast, Tim and Sal talk about the the worst hockey card insert sets from the 1990s.
Playing Topps Skate, Vegas Golden Knights, J.F. Beruge | #20 | 11/30/2016
Nov 30, 2016 • 55 min
Sal & Tim talk hockey, specifically: — Playing fantasy hockey on Topps Skate — The Vegas Golden Knights name, colors, jersey and logo — Gerard Gallant being fired by the Florida Panthers — The J.F. Berube All-Star Campaign
2016 Hockey Hall of Fame Inductees | #19 | 11/16/2016
Nov 16, 2016 • 61 min
Sal and Tim talk about the 2016 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees: Eric Lindros, Rogie Vachon, Sergei Makarov and Pat Quinn. Did you know that each of these inductees all were at the center of controversy, at one time or another, during their careers? They…
Topps NHL Skate, Connor McDavid & Jack Eichel | #18 | 10/18/2016
Oct 17, 2016 • 39 min
Tim and Sal talk about the new “Topps NHL Skate” mobile hockey trading card app, Connor McDavid’s exclusive autograph agreement with Upper Deck Authenticated and Jack Eichel’s autograph contract with Leaf Trading Cards.
2016 World Cup of Hockey Preview | #17 | 9/12/2016
Sep 12, 2016 • 47 min
Sal and Tim talk abut the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, including some of the preliminary matches, as well as the upcoming tournament. They also discuss ESPN’s coverage — or lack thereof — in the United States, the uniforms and the World Cup Trophy that no…
1996-97 Pinnacle Mint Hockey Coin Set | #16 | 8/31/2016
Aug 30, 2016 • 33 min
Sal Barry and Jim Howard reminisce about the 1996-97 Pinnacle Mint Hockey Coin set.
Biggest Surprises of Summer 2016 | #15 | 8/22/2016
Aug 22, 2016 • 67 min
Puck Junk Podcast 15 is all about the surprising things that happened in the NHL over the summer. Sal and Tim select the top eight NHL news items from the summer, then try to determine which was the most shocking.
1996-97 Fleer Metal Universe Hockey Cards | #14 | 8/17/2016
Aug 16, 2016 • 35 min
Sal and Tim take a look back at the 1996-97 Fleer Metal Universe Hockey set, which came out 20 years ago.
10 Years of Upper Deck (Faux) O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards | #13 | 7/25/2016
Jul 24, 2016 • 37 min
In Puck Junk Podcast #13, Sal and Tim talk about ten years of Upper Deck O-Pee-Chee (or as I like to say, Faux-Pee-Chee) hockey cards.
The Problem with Case Breaks | #12 | 7/12/2016
Jul 11, 2016 • 65 min
In Puck Junk Podcast #12, Sal Barry and Tim Parish discuss the Subban-Weber trade, some of the Blackhawks’ free agent signings, the upcoming Chicago Blackhawks Convention and the problem with Case Breaks.
1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey Cards | #11 | 6/22/2016
Jun 21, 2016 • 51 min
In Puck Junk Podcast #11, Sal and Tim talk about the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup victory and the 1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey Set.
Blackhawks-Wild Stadium Series & Jaromir Jagr | #10 | 2/23/2016
Feb 23, 2016 • 38 min
In Puck Junk Podcast #10, Sal and Tim talk about the Blackhawks vs. Wild Stadium Series game as well as the North Stars Alumni vs. Blackhawks Alumni game. They also discuss Dennis Wideman’s upheld suspension, the effects of a concussion and Jaromir Jagr…
2016 NHL Al-Star Game & John Scott | #9 | 2/2/2016
Feb 1, 2016 • 35 min
After a long hiatus, the Puck Junk Podcast is back with Episode 9. This time, Sal and Tim talk about the 2016 NHL Al-Star Game, the Skills Competition and surprise all-star player John Scott.
2015 National Sports Collectors Convention | #8 | 7/27/2015
Jul 26, 2015 • 36 min
Sal and Tim talk about the upcoming 2015 National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago, with a focus on hockey cards and collectibles. Topics include autograph guests, redemption sets, VIP sets and finding that diamond in the rough.
1971-72 Topps & O-Pee-Chee Hockey Cards | #7 | 7/8/2015
Jul 8, 2015 • 22 min
Sal and Tim talk about the 1971-72 Topps and O-Pee-Chee Hockey card sets. They also touch on the 2001-02 Topps Retro parallel set.
2015 Stanley Cup Finals, NHL Awards & Draft | #6 | 7/1/2015
Jun 30, 2015 • 42 min
In Puck Junk Podcast 6, Sal and Tim discuss the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning, the 2015 NHL Awards Show and the 2015 NHL Draft.
1984-85 O-Pee-Chee & Topps Hockey Cards | #5 | 6/8/2015
Jun 8, 2015 • 24 min
Sal and Tim discuss Game 1 and 2 of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals, the overabundance of statistics and Ben Bishop leaving Game 2 near the end of the game. Plus they take a look back at the 1984-85 Topps and O-Pee-Chee Hockey card sets.
2015 Stanley Cup Finals Preview | #4 | 6/2/2015
Jun 2, 2015 • 28 min
In Podcast 4, Sal and Tim preview the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning. They start with the Blackhawks, including a wrap-up of their series against the Anaheim Ducks, and their prospects of beating the…
1998-99 Pacific & 2014-15 Fleer Ultra Hockey Cards | #3 | 5/27/2015
May 27, 2015 • 33 min
Sal Barry and Tim Parish talk about Martin Brodeur being named the Assistant General Manager of the St. Louis Blues and the Toronto Maple Leafs signing coach Mike Babcock to an 8-year, $50 million deal. They also talk about cards: 2014-15 Fleer Ultra…
1992-93 Fleer Ultra & 2014-15 MVP Hockey Cards | #2 | 5/20/2015
May 20, 2015 • 37 min
Sal Barry and Tim Parish discuss the not-so-new 2014-15 Upper Deck MVP Hockey card set and the oldschool 1992-93 Fleer Ultra Hockey set. They also talk about the NHL’s expansion plans, and if Las Vegas would be a good hockey market.
1989-90 Topps / O-Pee-Chee & 2014-15 OPC Platinum Hockey Cards | #1 | 5/12/2015
May 8, 2015 • 28 min
Sal Barry and Tim Parish discuss the Chicago Blackhawks’ second round sweep of the Minnesota Wild, talk about the new 2014-15 O-Pee-Chee Platinum hockey card set, and take a look back at the 1989-90 Topps and O-Pee-Chee hockey sets.