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We’re back! It’s been a long time, and for that, we apologize, but HOLY HELL nothing happens in August. With the NHLPA making a counter-offer to the owners we got close to real news, but knew we had to fill out the show, so….we got Scott Hartnell to come on and chat.

The topics we hit with Scott were:

* His charity, Hartnell Down 

* His excellent season

* The CBA proceedings

* Beerability

* And much more.

Pizzo and I covered the CBA prior to the interviews as well.

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"Y'know, I really like wearing these colours."

With enough news stacking up to finally do a podcast, Rob Pizzo and myself hooked up this morning to discuss….

* The Rick Nash trade

* Scott Howson’s job-having-ness

* Shea Weber kinda wanted out of Nashville

* The Predators made the right decision to match

* Shane Doan still hasn’t signed

* Logan Couture probably shouldn’t share porn on Twitter

* And much more!

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"Dude, after this season, let's get the hellllll outta here." (Sorry, Nashvillians)

The Backhand Shelf Podcast’s weekly summer show happened today, with Derek Snider once again subbing in for the eternally vacationing Rob Pizzo.

We had some fun today, covering…

* Shea Weber’s offer sheet from Philadelphia

* What Nashville’s next move is

* The CBA negotiations

* NHL owners are evil mustache-twirlers

* Whassup with Rick Nash?

* And a new Nash-based “match” game!

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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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We hadn’t planned on doing a podcast, so Rob Pizzo is on the desk all day. And by that I mean, they let that guy on TV in Canada, so he’s occupied all day. In his place, we have the one and only guru of beerability, Derek Snider.

We discussed:

* The upcoming American election, and how job growth could be key to Obama’s re-election

* Not the thing I wrote above

* The Suter and Parise signings

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*Through gritted teeth* "I've got one final offer for you...ZACH."

Hellooooo!

We’re back in action today, as we’ve grown impatient (like many of you) with waiting for Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to sign. But there was still plenty to catch up on, such as…

* Our thoughts on Suter/Parise destinations

* Martin Brodeur’s new contract

* Jason Garrison is a Vancouver Canuck

* Daniel Alfredsson and cap circumvention

* Alex Semin, Matt Carle and other plan B’s

* And much more.

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Well hello!

After a crazy draft weekend, Pizzo and I felt the need to do a show today. We discussed:

* Jordan Staal getting traded to Carolina

* James van Riemsdyk and Luke Schenn swapping teams in a 1-for-1 deal

* The NHL draft

* The Islanders trying to trade all their picks to move up a couple spots

* Jordan Staal’s well-timed wedding

* And much. much more.

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