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Syracuse Speaks Episode #35: NHL Draft, Player Signings, Taormina’s Jersey

Syracuse Speaks Episode #35: NHL Draft, Player Signings, Taormina’s Jersey

Welcome to Syracuse Speaks, a podcast for The Sin Bin!

Now in its third season, Syracuse Speaks aims to cover the Syracuse Crunch, its organization, and the AHL from the stands. Host Alexandra Ackerman has been covering Syracuse on the internet since 2008, and aims to share her passion for the team and the league with her listeners.

On this episode, recorded October 7, 2020, Alex actually has news to discuss! Over the course of the podcast, she covers the following topics:

  • Some of the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2020 NHL Draft picks: Jack Finley, Gage Goncalves, Maxim Groshev, Eamon Powell, Jaydon Dureau, and Nick Capone
  • The signing of two of the organization’s restricted free agents: Mitchell Stephens and Gemel Smith
  • The NHLPA’s decision to target January 1, 2021 for the start of the 2020-21 NHL season, and what that might mean for the AHL
  • The continuation of her Jersey Series with a 2013 Calder Cup Finals jersey worn by defenseman Matt Taormina

Listen to the episode now!

Syracuse Speaks is hosted on Anchor, but is distributed to many of the major podcast platforms including Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsBreakerOvercastPocket CastsRadioPublicSpotify, and Stitcher. The royalty-free music featured in this episode was by Purple Planet Music and Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License.

Thanks for listening!

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    Alex Ackerman covers the Syracuse Crunch for Field Pass Hockey. Follow and interact with her on Twitter @FPHCrunch.

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