Per our usual schedule, we posted the latest podcast Monday morning. And per the Stars’ usual schedule, they made a trade just hours later. But not just any trade. They sent a 4th round pick (2019) to Pittsburgh for… get this… Jamie Oleksiak. Yes, that Jamie Oleksiak. (And also this Jamie Oleksiak.)
Many of you called for a second podcast, but unfortunately our schedules just don’t align with the workings of the hockey world right now. However, we do have time to answer some of your questions, textually. Just you know, read the answers in our voices or something. It’ll be like a podcast in your head.
So let’s start with the most obvious question.
Lynne asks: Are you guys okay?
C: No, thank you for asking. I’ve been getting shitty sleep, and apparently clenching my jaw, which makes my whole face hurt. Oh, and also my hockey team traded for a guy they traded away last year, because….. A reason?
M: Idk, I’m fine. Like. If there’s anything the last few years have taught me it’s compartmentalization. That’s not healthy, you say? I will tell you that it’s the only way I get through my day. Jamie Oleksiak being in victory green again is shoved behind a door in my brain. Inside that door, I’m screaming. But out here? I’m fine. I’m so fine. I’m the finest. Fiiiiiiiiiiiiine.
Better late than never! Recorded on 10/12, you can blame this delay on Carolyn (and Austin allergies).
HOCKEY’S BACK! Carolyn & Merrin discuss new addition Korpikoski, Team Dads, Klingbeard, and try really hard not to make fun of the Oilers (spoiler: they fail). Plus, Carolyn ruins fantasy hockey and Merrin relives childhood trauma. All in a day’s work.
It’s the preseason, y’all! Carolyn & Merrin sum up their thoughts from training camp weekend, obsess over idioms, break down the Great Russian Flight, celebrate Ralph Krueger’s triumph, lament North America’s tragedy, and make themselves really, really hungry. Chipwiches for everyone!
In this episode, Carolyn & Merrin discuss Tyler Seguin’s high school reunion, break down the messy World Cup origin story, get themselves get perma-banned from Canada, and the Flamingos are full of disappointment.
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Bad puns about the Czech Republic, Stan Bowman — Slytherin, leaving everyone’s favorite ginger out in the cold, Carolyn toys with Merrin’s feelings (in the name of science!), and will anyone actually be playing in the World Cup of Hockey?
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It’s that time of year…Deep in the Heart of Hockey is back with the End of Season Musical Extravaganza! So turn your volume way, way down, and sing along with Carolyn & Merrin as they dissect the Stars’ second round playoff exit, seranade Tyler Seguin, wax lyrical about goaltending, and express their hockey feelings through song.
In the first-ever 2BL Playoff-bound podcast, the Ladies talk being #1 in the West, Merrin cries about Sam Gagner, Carolyn fills out a bracket full of feelings, and everyone knows you’re just one wrong shirt away from elimination. It’s gonna be lit, y’all.
With one week before the trade deadline, the Ladies chat about the Stars recent terrible play, where they think Dallas can upgrade, schadenfreude, and how Heather Benn set the standard for Good Hockey Moms everywhere.