Category Archives: Podcasts

The Shootaround Episode 50 – The Big Five O

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 3:20) Tom addresses the Inclusion Initiative’s Instagram snub(10:22) We look back on the 1 year anniversary of the pod with help from listener Jack(21:46) March Madness(38:56) MLB Opening Day Weekend AKA the Jays are a wagon(52:28) Crosby vs. Ovie(1:04:54) NHL Trade Deadline

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The Shootaround Episode 49 – Class is in Session + The Pod’s One Year Anniversary

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 (6:20) March Madness(15:45) Tom teaches a lecture on the NBA CBA and the Toronto Raptors trade deadline moves(25:08) The NBA contenders’ outlooks post-trade deadline(39:23) NFL announces 17 game schedule(44:59) Baseball?(48:29) Hypothetical: would you rather be tackled by Aaron Donald, take a Randy Johnson fastball to the rib cage or take a punch straight to the face

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The Shootaround Episode 48 – Cameron Krutwig and the Airing of Grievances

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 (4:40) March Madness(25:05) I confront Adam for trying to bail on the pod(32:05) Adam confronts me for my Week 9 Jersey Blog rankings(49:32) NFL Free Agency(59:10) Hypothetical: How many of the 6 Michael Bay Transformer movies could you watch continuously and uninterrupted with $1 million per movie on the line? You can quit between movies and

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The Shootaround Episode 47 – The Class Droppers Enter the Ring for Trivia Round 10

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 (0:00) Drew Brees, Cam Newton, Jersey Blog, Cam’s Betting Slump, March Madness (35:00) Trivia Round 10: The Washington Generals vs. The Class Droppers Trivia Categories-Boston Bruins-Marine Biology-Classic Rock-OHL Alumni-March Madness Winners

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The Shootaround Episode 46 – The NHL Build-A-Franchise Fantasy Draft Extravaganza

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 This week we carve out an entire episode for an eight round fantasy draft. The idea is, if you were building an NHL franchise from scratch how would you draft the following:-Coach-Arena-Fanbase-Jerseys-Mascot-Forward-Defenseman-Goalie (2:00) Ben has some gripes about the Jersey Blog(13:40) The NHL Build-A-Franchise Draft

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The Shootaround Episode 45 – Who’s the Face of the NHL? Tom Almost Yells About the Blue Jays + Hypotheticals

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 2:10 Blake give’s his thoughts on last week’s “Video Game Fantasy Draft”14:00 We debate “Who’s the face of the NHL?” which leads into a discussion on, “who are the most marketable athletes on the planet?”39:30 Blue Jays talk leaves me almost yelling at Blake59:30 Hypotheticals such as: “Would you rather have every song you listen to

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The Shootaround Episode 44 – The Fundamentals of Yelling + The Sports Video Game Draft

3:55 Tom’s tired of how the media/Twitter talks about the Maple Leafs22:43 McDavid v Matthews v MacKinnon (AKA “The Three Big M’s”)24:10 Crosby hits 1000 games27:21 “Best sports to casually watch” debate36:30 Unexpected Soccer Talk40:04 The Fundamentals of Yelling47:53 Sports Video Game Fantasy Draft Adam’s Draft Tom’s Draft Ben’s Draft Cameron’s Draft

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The Shootaround Episode 43 – Super Bowl Food Fantasy Draft 2.0

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 The fellas pay tribute to the first ever episode of the original Bench Life Podcast and draft Super Bowl food spreads ahead of the big game. Categories include:-Main course-Chip-Candy-Dip-Drink

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The Shootaround Episode 42 – On The Verge of Trivia Greatness

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 This week former Brock roommates, Blake and Adam, take on the Washington Generals in the midst of a 2 game trivia win streak. Who will come out of the match-up with the win? Categories:-Classic Rock-Last 10 Super Bowl MVPs-MLB Stadiums-Capitals Cities-Name that actor (2:57) Blake’s Take on the Blue Jays offseason(15:08) NFL (Matt Stafford turns down

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The Shootaround Episode 41 – Pack Your Bags Pierre-Luc Dubois + the Bills Have Stopped Circling the Wagons

Link to Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/bench-talk-radio/id1505632446#episodeGuid=6ba3b0e0-534b-46aa-bd20-04038215fb42 A jam-packed episode full of news and events that are very relevant to the members of this podcast. No Blake or Zach so 6th man of the year, Adam, is once again on the airwaves. (1:34) Ben addresses Pierre-Luc Dubois(21:37) I remain optimistic about the Toronto Maple Leafs + other hockey news(32:45) George Springer is a

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