Episodes

September 29, 2022

The NHL Pre-Season Grinds On + Interview with Habs GM Kent Hughes

The guys discuss the latest NHL headlines from around the league including the massive hit and resulting injury to Trevor Zegras last night and debate whether players watching in the pressbox should be able to be inserted dur...

September 27, 2022

NEW is Always Better! NHL Teams to Watch + Improved R+D for Season 4!

Dregs packed up the ‘cabbage’ and booted summer to the curb, while Ray is still in ‘soccer dad’ mode, but ready for a new season! The NHL is BACK, and Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger give you the goods in a NEW format for the R...

July 14, 2022

Season 3 Finale: SUPER SPECIAL BONUS FREE AGENCY EPISODE!!!

ALL the adjectives for the Season Finale! A marathon 16-hour drive while fighting COVID symptoms (but testing negative) couldn’t stop Dregs, while Ray flew in just in time from TSN's Free Agent Frenzy to record this special B...

June 30, 2022

NHL Season Conclusion + Hockey Canada Sexual Assault Allegations

The end of an epic Stanley Cup Final means another hockey season is in the books! Ray and Dregs are winding down Season 3 of the podcast as well, BUT, not before another episode (or maybe two)! The guys put a bow on a busy NH...

June 24, 2022

Lightning Try To… Delay A Stanley Cup ‘Reaction’ + New Panthers HC Paul Maurice

We all played a collective game of “Where’s Waldo?” at the conclusion of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. First, finding the puck on Nazem Kadri’s (eventual) OT winner, then counting the players on the ice after Jon Cooper hi...

June 17, 2022

‘Gut Punches’ of the Business w/ New VGK Head Coach Bruce Cassidy

What a whirlwind month for Bruce Cassidy: A hard-fought 7 game series vs. Carolina, to losing his job as Bruins Head coach, to being re-hired across the country! Bruce discussed the “gut punch” of his firing in Boston, lesson...

June 09, 2022

“Eating To Win a Championship” w/ Retired NHL’er Matt Calvert

When you're on Nathan MacKinnon's team, you can't just eat, you have to be "eating to win a championship". That is, according to former Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Calvert. Calvert talks the bittersweet emotions of watchi...

June 02, 2022

Chirpin’ on the Conference Final Chaos w/ NHL on TNT’s Keith Jones

Defence?? Who needs it!? Dregs is in Denver covering a MacKinnon/McDavid shooting gallery in the ‘Wild Wild West’, while Ray says “Igor’s Better” in the East. Conference Finals chatter abounds as the guys delve into a crazy (...

May 25, 2022

Battle of the ‘Goalie Gaffes’ + Team Germany AC Jessica Campbell

Mike Smith and Jacob Markstrom add their names to Battle of Alberta folklore… With goals against they’d rather forget! Ray and Dregs discuss if Connor McDavid is the best player we’ve ever seen, Nazem Kadri’s epic performance...

May 20, 2022

A Whole Lotta Goals - The Battle of Alberta & 2nd Round of NHL Playoffs

Ray and Darren delve into the wild start to the Battle of Alberta - how it was fun for everyone - except if you were a goalie. They talk expectations for Game 2 including for the goaltending to look much better on both ends ...

May 12, 2022

‘Headbutting’ the First Round + NHL on TNT’s Rick Tocchet

Which teams advance, and who’s hitting the golf course early?? The first round still has plenty of drama left to unfold. The guys go ‘full contact’, talking headbutts, Darnell Nurse’s suspension, Jacob Trouba’s hit on Sidney ...

May 06, 2022

Spicy Pork and Broccoli + Ducks Head Coach Dallas Eakins

With the NHL playoffs in full swing, Ray and Dregs discuss Ray’s OT intermission snacks during a Penguins/Rangers Game 1 marathon, the sustained brilliance of Sidney Crosby, and all of the goalie drama! From injuries, to incr...

April 29, 2022

Locked-In for the Playoffs & Broadcaster/Ex-NHL’er Mike Johnson

Former NHL player and current broadcaster Mike Johnson brings his unique perspective to this week’s show. Johnson spoke on the magnitude of playing for the Habs organization, meeting Guy Lafleur, the Leafs impressive scoring ...

April 21, 2022

NHL Playoff Outlook & Minnesota Wild D-Man Jake Middleton

Ray and Dregs welcome Jake Middleton to the podcast. The Minnesota Wild D-man talked about his trade deadline suitcase debacle, the Wild’s locker room pranksters & antics, and his “blue-collar” style of play. Headlines covers...

April 15, 2022

Crunch Time in The NHL

Ray and Dregs are flying solo this episode as there’s plenty to talk about with under 10 games to go until the NHL regular season wraps and the Stanley Cup Playoffs in sight. In Headlines the guys talk about the dangerous Col...

April 12, 2022

Playoff Positioning Tightening & Florida Panthers Jonathan Huberdeau

Panthers forward - and serious Hart Trophy candidate - Jonathan Huberdeau joins the guys this episode. Jonny talks how his game has evolved this year to be more defensive and how much he is enjoying finally being on the PK. H...

April 01, 2022

Top Goal Scorers & Director of NHL Alumni Association Glenn Healy

Former teammate of Ray’s and Executive Director of the NHL Alumni Association Glenn Healy joins the guys this episode. Heals goes over some of the chatter at this week’s GM meetings, talks about the NHL Alumni Association and...

March 22, 2022

2022 NHL Trade Deadline Analysis

We’ve officially reached the NHL Trade Deadline. After a busy day in the studio, Ray and Dregs sit down to sort through the trades that have been made, discuss which teams they think fared the best, who may have fallen short ...

March 17, 2022

Countdown to NHL Trade Deadline Day

It is trade deadline week and Ray & Dregs are covering all the latest stories swirling around the NHL. Topics include the evolving trade market as the deadline nears, Ben Chiarot heading to Florida, the Avalanche’s latest add...

March 10, 2022

Eichel's Return to Buffalo & TSN Analyst Carlo Colaiacovo

Dregs is outnumbered by Italians on the Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast this week. NHL Alum & TSN Hockey Analyst Carlo Colaiacovo joins the guys and talks about the NFL and his love for the Buffalo Bills, how he ended up in sports...

March 03, 2022

NHL Updates & Ukraine Conflict with TSN's Gord Miller

Gord Miller joins the Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast to talk about his connections in the Ukraine and the state of the country, the IIHF’s statement and removal of both Russia and Belarus from IIHF tournaments, different leagues ...

February 25, 2022

Calgary Flames Hot Streak & GM Brad Treliving

General Manager of the Calgary Flames Brad Treliving chats about where the Flames are at and the team’s focus on staying in the moment, Darryl Sutter’s impact, the role guys like Tanev and Markstrom have played, finding the p...

February 19, 2022

Olympic Hockey Highlights & Darcy Tucker

Former Hab, Lightning, Leaf and Av Darcy Tucker joins the Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast this week. Darcy talks about how he never even dreamed he'd make it to the NHL, how he got his 'intense' on-ice reputation, his fights with ...

February 09, 2022

Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur

Hall of Fame goalie and two-time Olympic gold medalists Martin Brodeur joins the Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast. Marty talks about his role with the New Jersey Devils now, where the team is at, the staff’s belief in their roster,...