Today I learned what a Mike Palmateer is.

Howdy! It’s your weekly edition of the Backhand Shelf Podcast (stupid summer schedule, I know). Rob Pizzo is on vacation, so Derek Snider filled in today, and man…we had a lot of fun.

On the surface, it seems like NHL topics are sparse, yet somehow we may have recorded the longest podcast we’ve ever done. John Noon is heavily involved, we meander, laugh, and even occasionally talk hockey.

So enjoy! Some of the topics we covered were:

* The Toews car crash

* Getting your “A” taken away for Parise/Suter

* A game called linemate/roommate/barmate (based loosely on marry/bang/kill)

* The Alumni Game(s) rosters

* beerability

* Shane Doan

* Derek’s Norwegian Elkhound

* Just….a thousand things. Give it a go.

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Comments (6)

  1. I feel like the new game might be more interesting if it were linemate/roomate/drop the gloves with.

  2. congrats to Derrick Snider on the kid. I think you should go afro for the kid

  3. Can we trade Pizzo and a first round draft pick for Snider on the podcast??

  4. Drunkenly pushing Nick Lidstrom around = funniest thing i’ve heard in days.

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