The Canadiens And Maple Leafs Had A Brawl, And A Hockey Game Broke Out (Cool Weird Awesome 437)

Today in 1953, two NHL teams racked up a then-record 204 penalty minutes, in a game that’s officially 60 minutes long. Hockey is a rough sport. Plus a guitarist in Japan can play blues riffs with a cheerful little parakeet on his hand!

By |2021-08-24T08:23:46-04:00December 9, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

If You Like Hockey, You’ll Like Blind Hockey (Cool Weird Awesome 228)

A growing number of hockey fans are paying attention to blind hockey, where players have either full blindness or 10 percent vision or less. That puts the emphasis on sound. Plus: introducing the Telecaster guitar that's been signed by 16 Navajo code talkers!

By |2020-02-01T20:21:19-05:00January 31, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Eddie Shore, The Hockey Player Who Would Do Anything To Make The Game (Cool Weird Awesome 207)

Bruins defenseman Eddie Shore missed his team's train from Boston to Montreal for a must-win game against the Canadiens. So he did what anyone would do: drove 350 miles in a blizzard without a windshield to get there. Plus: DriveTanks in Uvalde, Texas, puts you in charge of a Chieftain MKG tank, though car crushing and flamethrowers are extra.

By |2021-05-10T09:36:55-04:00January 2, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |
Go to Top