Ryan Mead and Greg Kaplan host this weekly New York Rangers podcast that discusses news and results about the team, and often jump off course for nonsense.
IGOR IGOR IGOR The guys react to a wild OT and the extreme lack of of offensive NYR depth the team is facing. A quick recap of the first weeks games and what to expect moving forward. Then Josh and Luke of Evolving Hockey join the Breakaway to discuss their models in the metro, what their models like and dislike about NYR and their worst move of the offseason. Thanks for all the support you've given us. LGR.
Note: If you downloaded this episode on the other upload before 11 am ET on 10/12/21 it may have some sync issues. We've never had that happen before but I went through the whole show and made sure it matched up. If you find anything else, yell at me on twitter @ohryanmead and I'll take care of it. Thank you for the support. This week the guys discuss everyone getting an A, Mika's extension and what other options NYR had along with answering some 5 star questions Then Shayna Goldman joins the Breakaway to help breakdown a full NYR season preview including potential trade deadline targets, Mika's extension, Kakko's play in the preseason, will NYR make the playoffs and much much much much more. New shirts out today, thanks for supporting the show, means the world to us.
Note: If you downloaded this before 11 am ET on 10/12/21 it may have some sync issues. We've never had that happen before but I went through the whole show and made sure it matched up. If you find anything else, yell at me on twitter @ohryanmead and I'll take care of it. Thank you for the support. This week the guys discuss everyone getting an A, Mika's extension and what other options NYR had along with answering some 5 star questions Then Shayna Goldman joins the Breakaway to help breakdown a full NYR season preview including potential trade deadline targets, Mika's extension, Kakko's play in the preseason, will NYR make the playoffs and much much much much more. New shirts out today, thanks for supporting the show, means the world to us.
This week the guys discuss Lehner's comments from over the weekend on the NHL & Eichel, breakdown the roster cuts and who is likely to make the team and have a bit of a backup goalie debate. Then Jonny Lazarus of Bleav in Rangers Podcast joins the Breakaway to chat about season predictions, hockey culture & good bets Finally the guys return late in the show to discuss some post season baseball and the upcoming Mets offseason because we are a Mets podcast
This week the guys discuss Hanks expensive retirement game, Mika's theoretical extension and what should it cost and why & reaction to the first preseason game Then Hart of PuckPedia joins the Breakaway to discuss potential Fox extensions, why NYR have so much free cap space, why it may be a benefit at the deadline and potential targets for their cap
This week the guys address the looming questions heading into camp, captaincy, what happens with Mika and Strome, who plays where and more! Then Mollie Walker of the NY Post joins the Breakaway to discuss prospect camp, who could make the roster, questions going into the season and a heart warming story about someone we're supposed to dislike
This week for the first 10 minutes of the show the guys discuss baseball and Tennis somehow before discussing questions that need to be answered heading into NYR camp before answering some 5 star questions Then at (38:02) good friend of the show Vince Mercogliano joins the breakaway to discuss if the NYR roster is complete, why extensions haven't been signed yet, who is playing RW and much much more.
This week the guys recap what Ryan missed while he was gone, Hajek signing, Eichel agent change and a few other topics along with how NYRs narratives just aren't matching what's happened this summer. Then Andrew Zadarnowski of Habs Eyes on the Prize joins the Breakaway to discuss the insanity that has been MTL's summer, from the finals, the draft and offer sheets, it's been quite the ride.
This week Ryan gives Greg some bold predictions before Emma Vigeland joins the show to discuss off season moves, trades and NY sports. Editors note: Ryan has been away since 8/26 without service so if something happened, he has no idea!
This week the guys take time to appreciate Hank and touch on tragic events around the NHL while doing some self reflection. Then all of that gets thrown out the window as Woj joins the Breakaway for the first time in a long time to discuss the off season, the billboard, Hank and much much more.
This week the guys celebrate 4 more years or Igor, Mika's long term value to NYR, if they should consider trading him or not and under what circumstances & discuss You Know Who Then Shayna Goldman joins the Breakaway to discuss Igor's contract, why Buffalo wants vets now and answers 5 star questions with the guys.
This week the guys break down trading for Ryan Reaves, Igor's potential extension, Gallant's influence and Riley Smith? Then friend of the show Fitz joins the breakaway to discuss Dolan's influence on this off season, If Eichel is ever happening, NHL agents and why would anyone choose to follow sports willingly Thanks as always to all our Patreon supporters who make what we do possible
This week the guys say goodbye and breakdown the lacking return on the Pavel Buchnevich trade, what to make of Drury's plans, logic and fingerprints on the team so far. How to value prospects when going for Eichel & a jam packed NHL weekend. Then Prospect Guru Drew Way of Blueshirts Breakaway joins the podcast to discuss if NYR should trade Nils or Schneider and how to rate the rest of the draft. Finally the guys return and answer all your 5 star questions from their Patreon subscribers - If you'd like to support the show, you can! Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway
This week the guys say goodbye to the man rocket Brett Howden, discussed the proposed Goodrow contract and what it means in the a nutshell for NYR before discussing Carey Price being exposed Then Matthew Esteves of Raw Charge joins the podcast to discuss what we can expect from Goodrow, Tampa's upcoming decisions and maybe... NYR are in on Blake Coleman too??? Finally the guys return to answer 5 star questions where Ryan butchers a ton of names.
This week the guys discuss some very important news in Gregs life then spend a whole lot of time discussing Pavel Buchnevich Then Tom Urtz Jr & Mike Murphy from Blueshirts Banter join the Breakaway to discuss the pros and cons off trading Buch, who is going to be exposed and the new coaching hires along with some teambuilding philosophy discussion Finally Greg and Ryan return to discuss more nonsense including MLB draft, overvaluing prospects and Euro 2020
This week as the guys observe the holiday Monday, they do a mailbag edition of BSB going over Buch's possible extension, some future prediction of power play units if Eichel is on the team, will Blackwell be protected and much more.
This week discuss if NYR are still in or are they out on Eichel (you know the answer), break down Mika's next contract and a bit of nonsense here and there Then The Athletic's Jesse Granger joins the show to discuss what happened to the Golden Knights, his time covering Gallant and all the positive things about him & the Vegas Flu. Finally the guys return and answer some 5 star questions from Patreon listeners and reviewers.
On this episode the guys play the hits, discuss Tampa for obvious reasons and then explore some NYR summer hot takes. Seth Jones & other trade targets. Then good dear friend of the show Fitz joins to discuss all things NY sports, Durant and where Panarin fits in NY sports tiers as of today
Well, it finally happened. Gerard Gallant is the head coach of the New York Rangers, the guys break down what that means, what's next and what are NYRs next moves Then George Richards of FloridaHockeyNow joins the podcast to break down his time covering Gallant, what the players still say about him and why he wasn't kept as coach there
This week the guys discuss Gallant and his prospects at NYR head coach and how that's shaping the entire NYR off season so far. Then BSB Prospect Expert Drew Way joins the show to discuss the draft, Nils and Schneider before the guys return and answer some Patreon questions.
This week Greg absolutely roasts Ryan a ton, they discuss Reaves and if Grit even matters when you're so skilled Then Jesse Marshall of The Athletic joins the Breakaway to discuss the future of Malkin in PIT, what changes are likely to be made and what NYR potentially missed out on by PIT deciding to keep their head coach
Let's keep this simple. Should Connor McDavid force his way to NYR? People are asking! The guys discuss the playoffs and the implications it has on NYR summer. Then NYR beat writer for USA Today and Good Dear Friend/Arch-Nemesis Vince Mercogliano joins the show to discuss NYR taking big swings this off season, how the coaching search is far from over and not getting too attached to prospects. If you like our NYR coverage, please support the show/give us a coffee! Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway
This week the guys breakdown the NHL playoff, if Barkov is an option for NYR & something fishy with the expansion draft Then NHL All Star John Scott joins the breakaway to discuss his time as a Ranger, Torts, NYR's desire to add grit and more Finally the guys come back and answer a ton of Patreon questions and even some 5 star review questions! Thanks for all the support these past couple of crazy weeks - Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway
What a time for the New York Rangers. This week the guys discuss the start of the Drury Era, Eichel going scorched earth on Buffalo and the value of Ryan Lindgren's extension (23:50) Then, the Click King himself, Larry Brooks of the NY Post joins the Breakaway to discuss his thoughts on the season, the change of the guard, what's possible this off season, will NYR go for Eichel and his NYR untouchables. (59:00) After, Shayna Goldman of The Athletic also joins the Breakaway to breakdown the RFA class for NYR, the coaching situation and discuss well, now what? Finally the guys come back and answer some 5 star questions from the Patreons Support the show: Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway
The guys discuss Tom Wilson being a dirty hockey player, a rough weekend vs the Isles, Quinn's possible disconnect and Tom Wilson being a dirty hockey player If you like the show, Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway to support our dumbasses
This week the guys discuss slim playoff hopes, Kreider's chances of being on NYR next year and other strange possibilities Then director of #1 Netflix Film "What Lies Below" & NYR Superfan Braden Duemmler joins the Breakaway to discuss his film, his arguments for a coaching change and the future of the franchise Your support keeps us doing this dumb show! Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway
The guys recap a very winnable loss vs PHI, Zac Jones debut and what NYR should do with their last 9 games This will be the last BSB OT on our main feed, it will be moving to Patreon.com/BlueshirtsBreakaway
This week the guys discuss NYR improbable but not impossible path to the Playoffs and what exactly they'll need to do to get there aka beat the Islanders. Also touched on is a certain hockey team from Tampa Bay and a light and polite conversation about Lindy Ruff Then Jeffrey Bellone of Fangraphs and Knicks Film School joins the Breakaway to discuss the state of NY sports, ranking the area head coaches, title chances and why we are all so hard on coaches We're full independent now and your support means the world to us and makes the show go, if you'd like to help make the magic happen Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway
REMINDER: BSB OT will be moving to our Patreon in two weeks! Patreon.com/blueshirtsbreakaway This week the guys discuss Igor's first shut out, a game that should have been easier vs NJD, Eichel's surgery and if that effects NYR's attempt this summer to trade for him & who Seattle will likely be taking from NYR come the expansion draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys discuss NYR making no moves at the trade deadline, two tight games vs NYI and the children are flourishing, and of course we keep you updated on the latest in what's going on with Tampa (20:00) Then Mollie Walker of the New York Post joins the Breakaway to discuss Zac Jones heading to New York, the Umass championship, the trade deadline and if Brendan Smith has a future with NYR (42:14) Finally 4 time Stanley Cup Champion Jeff Beukeboom joins the breakaway and discusses his comparisons of Adam Fox to Brian Leetch, some stories of 94', the future of the New York Rangers and how bright it is, his scouting style and analytics compared to when he played. You can support the show and get all episodes ad free along with BSB OT's on Patreon.com/BlueshirtsBreakaway Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week in OT, the guys break down an 8-4 win vs a PIT team who fought to the very last second, the kid line performing and asking with 18 games left in the season if this season could be considered a Success at this point and of course some nonsense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys play the NYR blame game, how to evaluate the organization as a whole, Kravtsov's debut, how to fix the time on ice situation and much more. Then good friend of the show Shayna Goldman joins the breakaway to preview her story on Norris contention, assessing the upcoming NYR trade deadline and discussing the state of the New York Rangers development as a whole. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys break down Brendan Lemieux to LA and what NYR gains and loses by doing that trade, how weird afternoon games are, Greg's David Quinn realization, and make a tiny announcement along with some 5-star questions. Then, long time friend of the show Matt Spendley of SNY joins the Breakaway to discuss Adam Fox, the NYC media landscape, a certain NY baseball team, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Ryan and Greg breakdown yet another demolition of the Flyers, if AV can withstand another loss like this, and is Adam Fox in the Norris conversation now since he has more points??? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys breakdown winning vs Buffalo, how despite all the odds Fox and Panarin are somehow underrated in the NHL, a goodbye to Jack Johnson, and how far away truly is Igor from starting? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys discuss yet another devastating loss for NYR with Fox and Buch going to the COVID list, a soul-crushing loss vs PHI, and what NYR needs to do to stay afloat Then our good dear friend Fitz joins the Breakaway to break down the loss to AV and the Flyers, make some Buch amendments, and decide his he's the player you should sign long term, of course, Eichel trades and much much much much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys review an absolutely terrible game vs BOS and discuss NYR's decision to keep Georgie over Hank and Quinn overcoaching vs a superior team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys breakdown Georgiev's struggles and how Kinkaid should likely be the starter vs PIT, along with the fantastic play from Chytil upon return, and a very disappointing game vs the Penguins. Then, Travis Yost of TSN joins the Breakaway to spread some knowledge of what's happening with the Buffalo Sabres- how did they get to this point and will they really have to move on from Eichel? What about other disgruntled superstars around the league? And are the Leafs.... actually good, or is it just their division? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week in OT, the guys discuss Igor being helped off the ice, feeling sick about it, and what that means for NYR moving forward, along with Mika being benched and of course, Chris Kreider staying absolutely blistering hot. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week, the guys break down the tale of two very different games vs BOS, bringing Georgie in after his injury, fighting post-game and 5-star questions. Then, Emma Vigeland of The Majority Report joins the Breakaway to discuss all things NYR, from the rebuild to Jack Eichel's possible arrival and what it would take to get him and much much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week in OT, the guys breakdown the 4-3 loss to the Flyers in which Chris Kreider scored a hat trick, and somehow the depleted Rangers team kept it close vs AV's turtling system. Also, is it time to move Lafreniere up to the top Power Play? Let's discuss. And more nonsense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week the guys break down the truly shocking news that Artemiy Panarin will be stepping away from the New York Rangers for the time being facing allegations from one of his former coaches. Ryan and Greg break down the situation as best as they can and what it means for a struggling New York Rangers offense moving forward, also discuss how the Sun melts ice and the NHL should probably figure that out. Then Foreign affairs columnist Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post joins the breakaway to discuss the current state of affairs in Russia and how the Panarin situation is being viewed currently, the reports from Russia, what does Panarin stepping away mean, and being the Ranger fan that he is, the guys can't but help themselves to discuss some Jack Eichel packages for this offseason Also, we're looking for your feedback, tell us here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/athleticaudiosurvey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week in OT the guys breakdown an absolutely miserable game vs PHI ending in an exciting win, Quinn sending Kaapo Kakko out first in the shootout and of course Sam saying "Nolan Ryan, excuse me" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week the guys break down if the Devils vs NYR will actually happen, What about the Flyers? Will NYR play in Lake Tahoe? Can Mika actually sustain this level of cold streak? What about Lafrenière?? Is Ryan Lindgren still bleeding??? And much much more Then Mollie Walker, co-host of Up In The Blue Seats of the New York Post, joins the breakaway to discuss her story on Adam Fox's childhood, how the vets need to step up as the kids continue to develop, hockey fights, Quinn's decisions, and everything in between. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How does Adam Fox keep getting better? Will his body save be forgotten in NYR history? Can Georgie stop a Breakaway? NYR fought hard and took a tough team to OT with Panarin clearly feeling some sort of injury, the guys break it all down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices