Produce Your Podcast is proud to announce the launch of: The NHL Wraparound Podcast
The NHL Wraparound podcast features Neil Smith, President-General Manager of the 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers and longtime ESPN/NHL veteran Vic Morren sharing no-nonsense opinions on news and issues around the National Hockey League.
Bringing decades of experience from their respective fields, Smith and Morren create a unique partnership that examines the NHL from multiple perspectives. Additionally, as hockey historians, the pair can delve into any topic in today’s game and enlighten the audience with connections to events from previous years. To truly appreciate where hockey stands today, one needs to understand its past.
With 2024 marking the 30th anniversary of the Rangers last championship season, a special five-part series is planned to commemorate that magical run. Expect fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and special guests with particular focus on the GM who pushed all of his chips into the middle of the table amidst the most pressurized environments – and came out on top.
Whether you’re new to the game or a seasoned fan, each episode of NHL Wraparound will leave you entertained and informed.
About The NHL Wraparound Podcast:
- Podcast Hosts: Neil Smith & Vic Morren
- Launch Date: January 30
- Frequency: Weekly
- Duration: 30 min
Key Features of The NHL Wraparound Podcast:
- The podcast aims to provide a comprehensive view of the NHL, covering historical perspectives, current gameplay, and future trends.
- Neil and Vic plan to feature interesting guests and engage with the audience through new segments, potentially including a mailbag for listener questions.
- The show promises to be both entertaining and informative, with a focus on delivering valuable insights and knowledge to the audience.
How to Listen: The NHL Wraparound Podcast is LIVE!
The NHL Wraparound Podcast is live on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Google Podcasts, iHeart, and more.
About the Podcast Hosts:
Neil S. Smith, a highly regarded NHL executive, served as the President and General Manager of the 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers, leading them to significant success over eleven years. Known for his expertise in sports franchise economics, Smith played a pivotal role in shaping the team’s destiny under four different owners. His impactful career includes the 1989 draft for the Detroit Red Wings, bold NHL trades, and a brief stint as GM for the New York Islanders in 2006. A Toronto native, Smith’s hockey journey began in junior leagues, followed by a distinguished college career at Western Michigan University. He is currently an analyst for NHL Network and Rogers Sportsnet, offering unique insight into the sport he has significantly influenced.
Vic Morren, a New York City native, has been immersed in hockey as a fan, player, and TV production manager. A William Paterson University graduate, he pioneered statistical analysis for telecasts, covering NHL games from 1984-87. With a Sports Emmy for Sunday Night Football in 2003, Morren’s career includes ESPN stints from 1987 to the recent 2021-22 season. His 33-year friendship with Neil Smith, rooted in their connection with the late John Saunders, fuels their collaboration on NHL Wraparound, aiming for a podcast rich in contemporary viewpoints and historical insights.
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