January 22, 2020
John Tortorella and Jayna Hefford Interviews
In Episode 16, guest John Tortorella talks about how he continues to learn and develop as a coach, his hatred of press conferences, and how his passion for animal welfare provides him balance. The guys go Between the Benches with Hockey Hall of Famer Jayna Hefford and chat on where the women’s pro game is now and where it needs to go.
Ray and Darren start off hitting on the playoff races heating up and which of the bubble teams looks good to make it. John Tortorella joined the guys and talked CBJ’s season, what he’s still learning to do as an ‘old’ coach, and his continued hatred of press conferences . In this week’s edition of #ThroatPunch, Ray nominates report candidate Corey Perry, while Darren nominates Matthieu Perreault. During ‘Between the Benches’ the guys chat with Hockey Hall of Famer Jayna Hefford on where women’s hockey is going, and Jayna coaching team Canada during all star weekend in the women’s 3 on 3 game. ‘Ask Ray & Dregs’ sees questions on when we can expect the first female coach behind the bench in the NHL, and in what order of best pure player today Ray would rank Sid, McDavid, Pasta and McKinnon. The excellent music on this episode is provided by Tony Ferraro and his pals.