IceMen Insights Podcast #125:
P-P-Plenty of Ch-Ch-Changes

Next Scheduled Broadcast: June 5

As “Silly Season” continues and the off-season kicks into high gear, “IceMen Insights” is back with a potpourri of P topics – from Pyle to Patafie, playoff prognostications to protected lists, and Peoria to Pittsburgh…

This week, Derick and I discuss which potential returning players are on Coach Pyle’s radar, the future of Evansville’s affiliation situation, the ECHL’s critical summer dates, where IceMen fans will now be able to watch road games, more changes in the IceMen front office, and the Komets’ kontroversial koaching khange change.

Other topics include the latest “Silly Season” news (including a major update on Peoria’s future), Todd Robinson leading the Allen Americans to the CHL championship, predicting the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs (and recapping our mediocre picks from the first round), and updates on the AHL and ECHL playoffs.

Plus: “Cool Summer” time killers, Derick laments the Leafs’ Game 7 meltdown, Shocker proposes a terribly corny pickup line, really really really long road trips, meaningless titles, the magic of the playoffs, rockin’ out with Styx, the IceMen Maniacs co-ed softball team, Mudbugs, face-off trivia, Shocker imitates Denis Lemieux from “Slap Shot,” another IceMen wedding, egg on Derick’s face, giving Aaron Miller a hard time about pulling the goalie, out-punting your coverage, Red Hot Chili Peppers, brown-nosing, vasectomies, Stephen Rickard’s “leaf blower,” Brian Patafie’s jock, Ryan Huff’s peacock feathers, and a 5’9″ player racking up over 600 penalty minutes in a single season!

To listen to this week’s podcast (MP3), simply click the link below!

Episode 125 – May 15, 2013 (1:14:07 – 67.8 MB)

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About the Show

“IceMen Insights” is produced by and “The Music Bomb” WYIR (Evansville’s 96.9 FM “The Wire”), offering IceMen fans a FREE regular podcast about IceMen hockey. Airing weekly during the season and also occasionally during the off-season, the show is hosted by WYIR’s Derick “Dirty D” Benigni and Webmaster and Senior Writer Michael “Shocker” Shockley, and typically lasts 45-90 minutes (give or take).

“IceMen Insights” is generally recorded on Tuesdays and originally airs as part of WYIR’s “Amusement Park,” a show featuring hockey talk and arena rock that airs from Noon to approximately 2:30 or 3:00 PM (CT) each Wednesday on 96.9 FM and (The “IceMen Insights” segment usually airs at 1:00 PM, and is then made available on on Wednesday afternoon after the completion of its debut airing on WYIR.) Visit our Podcast, Video, Photos & More page for a complete archive of “IceMen Insights” episodes. The podcasts should play fine on virtually any computer, laptop, tablet, or portable MP3 player.

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