Puck Culture Episode 5: ESPN’s John Buccigross joins Jackie Redmond and Mike Rupp

January 13, 2020

Jackie Redmond and Mike Rupp chat about motivational tactics used by NHL coaches, which tactics Rupp responded best to during his playing career and what Dan Bylsma and John Tortorella did to get his players going. They welcome in ESPN’s John Buccigross, John tells us how he gets pumped up for live television, who makes The Perfection Line go, his love for “Cawlidge Hawkey”, Robin Lehner’s shootout woes, his favorite Blink 182 song and why Taylor Swift has earned his respect. (21:00). Mike offers up a food treat that he thinks everyone has to try and shares his thoughts on Keith Yandle continuing his Iron Man streak. (50:00). They wrap up the show with a few classic Mike Rupp stories from his playing career that you have to hear. (1:00:00).

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