ICE Breaker

ICE Breaker
Hockey podcast featuring players and personalities within the sport. Unfiltered and all access. Hosted by Mack Heisinger

18 | Brad McEwen
Sep 21 • 36 min
In today’s episode, Mack is joined by former Hockey Canada Head Scout and current Vegas Golden Knights scout, Brad McEwen. Brad chats about picking world junior teams and winning championships with Team Canada. Before Brad was with Hockey Canada, he…
17 | Brian Munz
Sep 14 • 33 min
In today’s episode, Brian Munz from TSN joins the show. Brian covers the Jets and does colour commentary on the radio. Mack and Brian chat about his start in the SJHL and then his move up to the WHL where he covered the Prince Albert Raiders for 5 seasons…
16 | Josh Green & Taras McEwen
Sep 10 • 25 min
In this special episode 16, Mack is joined by the first head coach and general manager in Winnipeg Freeze franchise history to talk about the team and position. He shares how excited he is and what an opportunity it will be for him to embark on this…
15 | Dawson Barteaux
Sep 7 • 34 min
In today’s episode, Winnipeg ICE defenseman and Dallas Stars Prospect Dawson Barteaux joins the show. Dawson opens up about his summer and the challenging times he has gone through. Mack also asks Dawson about his draft day and how he handled the pressure…
14 | Bradley Parker
Aug 31 • 29 min
In episode 14 of ICE Breaker, Mack is joined by Western Hockey League linesman, Bradley Parker. Mack and Brad chat about what it’s like to be an official and how the transition from playing to officiating took place. Brad talks about being an official and…
13 | Ken Wiebe
Aug 24 • 35 min
In today’s episode, Sportsnet’s Ken Wiebe joins the show and chat about the ways journalism has changed over the years pre COVID-19. Mack also gets into the challenges that COVID-19 has brought to the journalism field. Ken talks about how accommodating…
12 | Peyton Krebs
Aug 17 • 34 min
We head inside the NHL’s Bubble as Winnipeg ICE Captain and Vegas Golden Knights prospect Peyton Krebs joins the show from Edmonton. Peyton is in the bubble with the Golden Knights and although he has yet to play he is on the ice with the team every day.…
11 | Rod Pedersen
Aug 10 • 28 min
Mack is joined by Rod Pedersen, the host of the Rod Pedersen Show which covers all sports Monday to Friday on Facebook Live and Game + Network on TV. They chat about the NHL restart, MLB restart, NBA restart, and much more. Rod offers his opinions on the…
10 | Murat Ates
Aug 3 • 38 min
HOCKEY IS BACK! In today’s episode, Mack sits down with Murat Ates who covers the Winnipeg Jets for The Athletic. They talk about the NHL’s return to play, what has changed for media professionals such as Murat and the Jets vs Flames. Murat tells us what…
9 | Madison Bowey
Jul 27 • 33 min
In today’s episode, Western Hockey League Champion, World Junior Champion, and Stanley Cup Champion Madison Bowey joins the show and talks about his journey to the NHL. He opens up about being inside the Capitals room during their run to the Stanley Cup…
8 | Hustler & Lawless
Jul 20 • 44 min
In this episode, AJ and Mack talk about the week that was and draft the top six songs that are most associated with sports. Then Gary Lawless (Vegas Golden Knights Insider) and Andrew “Hustler” Paterson join the show and relive the old days of Huster &…
7 | Dave Cameron
Jul 13 • 36 min
In today’s episode, Mack is joined by guest co-host AJ Leite and they recap the week of sports that was before Mack chats with the Head on ice instructor from Jets Hockey Development, Dave Cameron. Dave talks about his journey to where he is now and about…
6 | Kelly Moore
Jul 6 • 33 min
We are joined by the Director of Sports at 680 CJOB, Kelly Moore. Kelly began his broadcasting career in the late 70’s with the Kamloops Blazers who went onto 3 Memorial Cups and then became the voice of the Winnipeg Jets 1.0 and then the Manitoba Moose…
5 | Calvin Pickard
Jun 29 • 24 min
We are joined by Calvin Pickard who plays for the Detroit Red Wings (NHL) and Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL). Calvin grew up and played in the Winnipeg Minor Hockey system before becoming the starting goaltender for the Seattle Thunderbirds in the WHL at…
4 | Scott Oake
Jun 22 • 29 min
We are joined by the host of Hockey Night in Canada’s After Hours, Scott Oake who talks about his journey to Hockey Night in Canada and After Hours from his humble beginnings in the ’70s. He got his job completely bi-accident and the rest is history. We…
3 | Peter Stoykewych
Jun 15 • 25 min
We are pleased to be joined by former Manitoba Moose Captain who recently retired from professional hockey, Peter Stoykewych. Peter is a Winnipeg born player who played in the Winnipeg Minor Hockey system and then moved on to the Winnipeg Blues of the…
2 | Chris Driedger
Jun 8 • 29 min
We are joined by Florida Panthers goaltender Chris Driedger who chats about the NHL return to play format and what he is looking forward tot he most. He also opens up about his path to the NHL and how it always wasn’t in one direction. The former Calgary…
1 | Peyton Krebs and Connor McClennon
Jun 1 • 19 min
We are joined by Vegas Golden Knights first round selection from the 2019 NHL Draft, Peyton Krebs and 2020 NHL Central Scouting ranked forward Connor McClennon. The guys open up about their off season routine whether it be golfing, working, playing video…
Trailer | Episode 1
May 28 • 1 min
A sneak peek at Episode 1 of ICE Breaker with Connor McClennon and Peyton Krebs