Shaun Newman Podcast

Shaun Newman Podcast

Synopsis

Come along with me, Shaun Newman, as I track down unique stories centered around current & past athletes. I am a former Junior A, Division 3 hockey player. I spent a short cup of coffee in Finlands Suomi Sarja League and in 2006 biked across Canada. I currently play Senior for the Hillmond Hitmen in the SaskAlta Hockey League.Believe life is an adventure and everyone has a unique story to tell. Here we will try and uncover some of those stories.

Episodes

  • Ep. 45 Innovative Hockey Development (IHD) - Kyle Tapp
    Ep. 45 Innovative Hockey Development (IHD) - Kyle Tapp
    Duration: 02h04min | 27/11/2019

    Sat down with the founder of IHD Kyle Tapp. Chances are if you have played top tier hockey in Lloydminster or even Alberta you have been on the ice with Kyle Tapp. He has a unique perspective when developing players and tactics used to defeat the next opponent.  Highlights: - Bag skates after wins - Thoughts on Mike Babcock being relieved of duties - Teaching the why & new age players - Habits good & bad - What you do in the dark shows up in the light

  • Ep. 44 Amateur Canadian Lightweight Champ - Andrew Mavridis
    Ep. 44 Amateur Canadian Lightweight Champ - Andrew Mavridis
    Duration: 56min | 20/11/2019

    MMA fighter Andrew Mavridis joined me in studio to discuss his upcoming Pro debut this December. He currently is 7-0-0 which has earned him the title of Amateur Canadian Lightweight Champ. He fights out of Lloydminster's Fight Farm operated by Garrett Tepper. We discuss his journey to this point, training and what the future holds.  Best of luck to him.

  • Ep. 43 Huxley Hockey Conditioning - Adam Huxley
    Ep. 43 Huxley Hockey Conditioning - Adam Huxley
    Duration: 02h49min | 13/11/2019

    Born & raised in Wainwright AB he went from tier 2 Bantam to playing in the WHL. He earned his keep as someone willing to drop the mitts and found his way to Calgary Flames & Edmonton Oilers tryouts and spent time in the AHL & ECHL.  He now coaches and trains the up and comers of the next generation and has a unique insight to share.

  • Ep. 42 Lloydminster Community Pillar - 88 year old Vic Juba
    Ep. 42 Lloydminster Community Pillar - 88 year old Vic Juba
    Duration: 03h59min | 06/11/2019

    Born in 1931, Vic grew up on a farm near Lavoy, Alberta. He graduated from U of A with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and would move to Lloydminster in 1953 where he began his 40 year career with Husky Energy. We discuss the Oil Industry, his endless volunteering where he has been awarded countless medals for his service to the City, Province & Country. Oh and did I mention it was his 64th wedding anniversary... yeah that too. He's quite the guy.

  • Ep. 41 Ottawa Senators - Wade Redden
    Ep. 41 Ottawa Senators - Wade Redden
    Duration: 02h57min | 30/10/2019

    Wade Redden: WHL rookie of the year 2 trips to the Memorial Cup with Brandon Wheat Kings 2 golds with Canada in the World Juniors Drafted 2nd overall by the New York Islanders 2x NHL All Star Olympian 1000 games in the NHL

  • Ep. 40 Ironman - Ross Thompson
    Ep. 40 Ironman - Ross Thompson
    Duration: 02h41min | 23/10/2019

    Most people at any age don't run long distance. Now put yourself at age 60 and you have Ross who has competed in 13 Ironman's, has qualified for the world ironman race in Hawaii and to top it off he has his eyes set on running a 100 mile race. Just let that sink in.  Enjoy.  

  • Ep. 39 Colorado Avalanche - Tyler Weiman
    Ep. 39 Colorado Avalanche - Tyler Weiman
    Duration: 02h18min | 16/10/2019

    Tyler Weiman backstopped the Lacombe Generals to the 2019 Allan Cup, but before this he was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche 164th overall in the 2002 NHL entry draft. He played his WHL hockey for the Tri-City Americans and has 14 years as a pro. We get into this and more on this episode. 

  • Ep. 38 Brothers RoundTable #3
    Ep. 38 Brothers RoundTable #3
    Duration: 56min | 15/10/2019

    The brothers back together again talking MLB Playoffs, NHL, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Patty Marleau & predictions 

  • Ep. 37 Ottawa Senators - Dave Dziurzynski
    Ep. 37 Ottawa Senators - Dave Dziurzynski
    Duration: 02h49min | 09/10/2019

    Dave has a pretty unique story. He goes from walking onto the Lloydminster Junior 'A' Bobcats, going undrafted and finally traded out west to the BCHL. For most this would be the end of the road, instead he becomes a top 6 scorer in the league followed by signing with the Ottawa Senators. 

  • Ep. 36 630CHED Inside Sports - Reid Wilkins
    Ep. 36 630CHED Inside Sports - Reid Wilkins
    Duration: 02h48min | 02/10/2019

    What a blast to sit across from one of radios best Reid Wilkins. He currently works for 630 CHED in Edmonton where he hosts Inside Sports and does the Edmonton Oilers post game shows.  We discussed his journey which included a stint at Blockbuster & working the sports scene in Lloydminster.  This is a must listen.

  • Ep. 35 Life as a Ref - Deion Foster
    Ep. 35 Life as a Ref - Deion Foster
    Duration: 02h34min | 25/09/2019

    Deion is the only guy I can think of that loves reffing… and is under 30... I mean seriously reffing is not job #1 for most kids graduating school. In this episode we find out what the life of ref is like, what drove Deion to push through some of the BS, the crazy hockey parents in the stands and where his career is heading.

  • Ep. 34 Womens Usport - Madison Cole amp Camille Scherger
    Ep. 34 Women's Usport - Madison Cole & Camille Scherger
    Duration: 01h25min | 18/09/2019

    Sat down with Camille Scherger goalie for the University of PEI & Madison Cole forward for the University of Manitoba. We discuss everything women's hockey including shoe checks, playing with all boys vs all girls in minor hockey & meeting each other at U-Sport Nationals. 

  • Ep. 33 Minnesota Wild - Mason Shaw
    Ep. 33 Minnesota Wild - Mason Shaw
    Duration: 01h17min | 11/09/2019

    On this episode listen to the story of Mason Shaw a Wainwright AB product who was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 2017 NHL entry draft. 

  • Ep. 32 WHL - Chase Wouters amp Rhett Rhinehart
    Ep. 32 WHL - Chase Wouters & Rhett Rhinehart
    Duration: 01h16min | 04/09/2019

    In this episode sat down with the current captain of the Saskatoon Blades Chase Wouters & NHL draft eligible defenseman from the Prince George Cougars Rhett Rhinehart. We discussed: - Prep schools| - Bus trips - Tampa Bay Lightning camp - NHL Entry Draft

  • Ep. 31 Lloydminster Bobcats GM amp Head coach Nigel Dube
    Ep. 31 Lloydminster Bobcats GM & Head coach Nigel Dube
    Duration: 02h31min | 28/08/2019

    In this episode we talk with "newly" appointed GM & head coach of the Lloydminster Junior 'A' Bobcats, Nigel Dube.  We discuss: - Nigel's playing days - Bantam draft - Player to coach mentality - Changing the culture - Expectations for 2019-20 season 

  • Ep. 30 Paul Laberge (Let’s Walk the Talk) amp Sydney Smythe (Red Bull Crashed Ice)
    Ep. 30 Paul Laberge (Let’s Walk the Talk) & Sydney Smythe (Red Bull Crashed Ice)
    Duration: 02h27min | 23/08/2019

    A double feature.  In the 1st half Paul talks about losing his father to suicide and his own battle with mental health. He has started Let‘s Walk the Talk where he will walk from Saskatoon to Lloydminster raising money for Project Sunrise In the 2nd half we sit down with Sydney Smythe and dig into Women‘s division 1 hockey followed by her road to Red Bull Crashed Ice

  • Ep. 29 Tampa Bay Lightning - Cory Cross
    Ep. 29 Tampa Bay Lightning - Cory Cross
    Duration: 02h49min | 14/08/2019

    On this weeks episode we interview Cory Cross who went from Junior B hockey to University to  being selected 1st overall in the 1992 NHL supplemental draft. We discuss: - NHL Supplemental draft  - U of A Goldenbears  - Tampa Bay  - Minor leagues

  • Ep. 28 - Elite Leagues Linden Springer amp Kenney Morrison
    Ep. 28 - Elite Leagues Linden Springer & Kenney Morrison
    Duration: 02h05min | 07/08/2019

    On today’s episode I sat down with two pros Linden Springer & Kenney Morisson who both currently play overseas in Europe. We discussed: - Lloydminster minor hockey  - Lloydminster Junior ‘A’ Bobcats - The AJHL & BCHL - College Hockey - Life as a Pro - Calgary Flames training camp 

  • Ep. 27 - The Junior ‘A’ Life: Lukas Biensch amp Austin McDonald
    Ep. 27 - The Junior ‘A’ Life: Lukas Biensch & Austin McDonald
    Duration: 02h47min | 31/07/2019

    In studio with me are two small town Sask boys who ended up playing for the Lloydminster Junior ‘A’ Bobcats. We discuss:  - Trade Deadline  - Travel - Midget AAA in small town Saskatchewan  - Playing for your hometown

  • Ep. 26 - Biking Canada in 69 days
    Ep. 26 - Biking Canada in 69 days
    Duration: 02h28s | 24/07/2019

    Laurie Mercier, Dustin Newman and I sit and discuss our 2006 bike trip where we traveled across Canada in 69 days. We had no training or knowledge of biking long distances and what ensued is comical.... and a story you won’t soon forget 

  • Ep. 25 Royal Bank Cup Champ - Kylar Hope
    Ep. 25 Royal Bank Cup Champ - Kylar Hope
    Duration: 02h12min | 17/07/2019

    From small town Saskatchewan to West Kelowna Junior ‘A’ onto winning a national championship and now Division 1 in Alaska; Kylar Hope‘s story does not disappoint.

  • Ep. 24 WHL Life - Hines, Mohr amp Franklin
    Ep. 24 WHL Life - Hines, Mohr & Franklin
    Duration: 02h36min | 10/07/2019

    All three have played multiple years in the WHL.. We get to take a closer look at off season training, road trips, bouncing between schools and finally how they all handled being traded

  • Ep. 23 Artist - Brandi Hofer
    Ep. 23 Artist - Brandi Hofer
    Duration: 02h42min | 03/07/2019

    Brandi Hofer is quickly becoming a name that is recognized around the world. She is a Lloydmimeter celebrity and today I had the opportunity to sit down a discuss the life of a painter, the hard work that it takes to be successful and the adventures she has experienced.

  • Ep. 22 1st Pro Women Chuckwagon Driver - Amber LHeureux
    Ep. 22 1st Pro Women Chuckwagon Driver - Amber L'Heureux
    Duration: 01h12min | 26/06/2019

    Super excited for this one. History was made in June 2019 as Amber became the 1st women to ever drive pro for the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association. We dive into her upbringing, life on the road and her battle with depression. Amber has quite the story and you won't want to miss this one. Good luck to Amber as she chases her dreams!

  • Ep. 21 WHL vs Jr A - Jantzen Leslie amp TJ Lloyd
    Ep. 21 WHL vs Jr A - Jantzen Leslie & TJ Lloyd
    Duration: 02h38min | 19/06/2019

    Jantzen & TJ both grew up in Lloydminster and played together all through minor hockey culminating in a trip to the Telus Cup.  Jantzen was selected 15th overall in the Bantam draft and played 4 years in the WHL. TJ went undrafted and just finished his 3rd and final year in the AJHL becoming the CJHL defensemen of the year. We discuss all of this and more on today’s episode   

  • Ep. 20 Lashburn Rugby Program - Murray McDonnell
    Ep. 20 Lashburn Rugby Program - Murray McDonnell
    Duration: 02h01min | 12/06/2019

    This one was pretty cool. Murray and I did this episode live at the Lashburn Elementary School in front of different classes who sat and watched throughout the interview. Murray is retired from teaching (30years) and now is a full time painter. He taught himself rugby by reading a book and went on to coach the Lashburn High School to 5 provincial championship. He has a lot of insight on coaching kids and how to approach life in general.  You don’t want to miss this one.

  • Ep. 19 WHL - Jaxan Kaluski amp Bryce Kindopp
    Ep. 19 WHL - Jaxan Kaluski & Bryce Kindopp
    Duration: 01h25min | 05/06/2019

    On this episode sat with Jaxan Kaluski of the Seattle Thunderbirds and Bryce Kindopp of the Everett Silvertips. We talked about growing up in Lloydminster, going to the Telus Cup and what it takes to make & stay in the WHL

  • Ep. 18 WWII Tail Gunner - Si Campbell
    Ep. 18 WWII Tail Gunner - Si Campbell
    Duration: 03h49min | 29/05/2019

    Si was born in Zealandia SK in 1924. He lived through the Great Depression, fought in WWII and worked on the railroad for 38 years. We talk in depth about life in the Depression, his time in the war and the life lessons he’s experienced. You don’t want to miss this one.

  • Ep. 17 Boston Bruins - Skip Krake
    Ep. 17 Boston Bruins - Skip Krake
    Duration: 01h26min | 22/05/2019

    Sat in Skip Krake’s man cave for this episode. We were surrounded by so much history of the game at times it was quite unbelievable. Skip is originally from North Battleford SK and this is where he would play his minor hockey. Following this he would play his junior in Estevan and carry onto the NHL for: -Boston Bruins -Los Angeles Kings -Buffalo Sabres - WHA -Cleveland Crusaders -Edmonton Oilers

  • Ep. 16 Lloydminster Border Kings - Morg amp Merv Mann
    Ep. 16 Lloydminster Border Kings - Morg & Merv Mann
    Duration: 02h23min | 15/05/2019

    Morgan & Merv Mann in the studio - Hillmond/Lloydminster boys  - Alumni of the Jr. B Bandits & Jr. A Blazers  - Merv a University of Saskatchewan Huskies alumni  - Morgan an Acadia Axeman alumni  - Combined they appeared in five Allan Cups winning two with the Border Kings - Finally both have been active in coaching local minor hockey and running player development camps

  • Ep. 15 Dryden Ice Dogs - Colin amp Darrell Spencer
    Ep. 15 Dryden Ice Dogs - Colin & Darrell Spencer
    Duration: 02h45min | 10/05/2019

    This episode was really cool. I have not sat in the same room as these two gentleman in 14+ years. I played two of my years in Dryden with Colin & Darrell (his father) helped coach us for one of those years. During our discussion we cover a multitude of topics including: - SIJHL & the Dryden Ice Dogs  - Ken Holland & the Edmonton Oilers  - Junior camps & fighting in hockey - Allan Cup & Theo Fluery 

  • Ep. 14 Rec league to National Champ - Chelsea Steinley
    Ep. 14 Rec league to National Champ - Chelsea Steinley
    Duration: 01h22min | 08/05/2019

    This week I am joined by Chelsea Steinley former volleyball player with the Lakeland Rustlers. Originally from Saskatoon SK she grew up playing volleyball, but it would not be until age 31 before she would make her collegiate sports debut. Chelsea played two years for the Lakeland Rustlers where she would not only dress, but be on the starting roster. They would go onto win conference both years with a Gold and a bronze at the national championships. Chelsea is happily married and mother of two wonderful kids. We will discuss all this and more.

  • Ep. 13 Brothers Roundtable Roadtrip Edition
    Ep. 13 Brothers Roundtable Roadtrip Edition
    Duration: 01h12min | 01/05/2019

    During an epic 4 1/2 day roadtrip to Vancouver my three brothers, dad, nephew and brother-in-law discuss current hot topic issues including: -1st round of NHL playoffs - Steve Yzerman to Detroit Redwings  - Carolina Hurricanes endgame celebrations  - Game of Thrones Predictions 

  • Ep. 12 Portland Winterhawks - Duane Perillat
    Ep. 12 Portland Winterhawks - Duane Perillat
    Duration: 03h46min | 24/04/2019

    This week I have Mr. Duane “Diesel” Perillat in the Studio Diesel has played just about everywhere  - Minor Hockey Lloydminster, Yorkton, Tisdale, Moose Jaw & Prince Albert  - WHL  Portland, Prince Albert & Prince George  - SJHL Melfort, Kindersley & Weyburn  - Pro Jacksonville  We will discuss all this and more

  • Ep. 11 World Police amp Fire Games - Colin Senkow
    Ep. 11 World Police & Fire Games - Colin Senkow
    Duration: 02h02min | 17/04/2019

    This week’s guest is Colin Senkow. He currently lives in Calgary AB where he has been active with the Calgary Fire Department since 2008. Colin played his Junior A with the Dryden Ice Dogs and later in his career would compete in the World Police and Fire Games. These games happen every two years anywhere around the world. He has taken home a bronze, silver and finally a gold over the Russians in 2015. Colin is happily married and recently became a father to a beautiful girl.  We will discuss all this and more

  • Ep. 10 Weyburn Redwings - Gord Redden
    Ep. 10 Weyburn Redwings - Gord Redden
    Duration: 01h22min | 10/04/2019

    It was an absolute honour to sit across from Gord and hear first hand his journey with hockey. Born and raised in Hillmond, Saskatchewan he played his first junior hockey in Lashburn with what was then a Jr. B team coached by Sask hall of fame inductee Stan Dunn. The Jr B club was an affiliate of the Weyburn Redwings so naturally Gord carried onto the Junior A club. From here he would play in a Memorial cup with the Regina Pats and sign his first pro contract. During the 1970’s he would spend time in both Port Huron, Michigan of the IHL and Fort Worth, Texas of the CHL all of which were part of the Detroit Red Wings minor league system. Gord eventually made his way back home and would play senior for the Hillmond Allstars winning a SaskAlta title in 1978. Currently Gord resides in Hillmond where he has been a huge part of the community for decades.

  • Ep. 9 Kindersley Klippers - Larry Wintoneak
    Ep. 9 Kindersley Klippers - Larry Wintoneak
    Duration: 02h47min | 03/04/2019

    Born and raised in Port Arthur, Ontario, he played for the Thunder Bay Twins. He would go on to win 2 Allan Cups and a Colonial Cup.  During his coaching career which currently totals: 822 Junior ‘A’ & 120 Pro as Head Coach not to mention 174 Junior ‘A’ as an assistant coach. He has been through the Dudley Hewitt Cup and twice has reached the Royal Bank Cup finals. Currently he resides in Kindersley, SK where he owns a local fitness center and is the assistant coach of the Kindersley Junior ‘A’ Klippers.  Larry’s thoughts on what he tries to instil with his players “Work hard and compete, never cheat the game, be a good teammate and enjoy it because it goes by quick”  We discuss all this and more on this episode 

  • Ep. 8 EIHL - Brad Cruikshank
    Ep. 8 EIHL - Brad Cruikshank
    Duration: 02h03min | 27/03/2019

    Brad Cruikshank is a former Pro Hockey Player. Originally from Kelowna, BC he played his midget AAA in Calgary eventually winning a Max Cup. He would play Junior A with the Calgary Royals and participate in a Viking Cup. His pro career would see him play for Toledo, Fayetteville, Pensacol, Motor City and overseas in the British Elite league. With over 100 career fights Brads career has a very interesting perspective. We discuss all this and more during the podcast.

  • Ep. 7 Playing hockey in South Africa 1960’s - Harland Lesyk
    Ep. 7 Playing hockey in South Africa 1960’s - Harland Lesyk
    Duration: 02h44min | 20/03/2019

    Harland Lesyk owns the Weekly Bean newspaper that is distributed in Kindersley, Moose Jaw & Lloydminster. He played hockey all over the world including South Africa, Holland and the United States. Former President of the Wild Goose Hockey League, Harland has been around the sporting world all of his life and we discuss all of this and more.

  • Ep. 6 Lloydminster Jr. B Bandits - Greg Buchanan
    Ep. 6 Lloydminster Jr. B Bandits - Greg Buchanan
    Duration: 02h34min | 13/03/2019

    Greg Buchanan has been involved in everything Lloydminster sports since 1989. Junior 'A' Blazers board member, play by play and PA announcer. GM of Senior AAA Border Kings who went on to win 2 Allen Cups. Current GM of the Jr. 'B' Bandits. Vice-president of the Canadian Professional Chuckwagon Association (CPCA) and all while being a full time media host whether on radio or television. Greg has done it all and we will try and cover the highlights.

  • Ep. 5 Brian Shep Sheppard
    Ep. 5 Brian "Shep" Sheppard
    Duration: 01h28min | 06/03/2019

    On this episode I talk with  Brian Sheppard.  He has been in the sporting good business for over 50 years, has owned and operated Shep Sports in Lloydminster since 1989 and is a 4x Canadian Trapshooting Champ. Shep is one of kind and I was honoured to share a glass of scotch while listening to a lifetime of stories.

  • Ep. 4 Newman Brothers RoundTable
    Ep. 4 Newman Brothers RoundTable
    Duration: 01h09min | 27/02/2019

    I am joined by my three brothers Jason, Dustin & Harley. We discuss in depth the Edmonton Oilers, the NHL trade deadline, Robert Kraft & senior hockey.

  • Ep. 3 Bill The Journeyman Caverly
    Ep. 3 Bill "The Journeyman" Caverly
    Duration: 59min | 20/02/2019

    On today's episode I talk with Bill Caverly. He is a husband, father of two, journeyman electrician, Junior A' Bobcats board member & billet family, soundman for the Dirt Rich Band, maintenance foreman for 5 McDonald's location and rec goalie phenom. We discuss his Rec hockey career and where it has taken him, playing for the Leafs alumni and most winning goalie in Whiskey Chicken Cup History just to name a couple. 

  • Ep. 2 Hillmond Allstars - Steve Newman
    Ep. 2 Hillmond Allstars - Steve Newman
    Duration: 01h05min | 14/02/2019

    Today's guest is my father Steve Newman.  He is a Husband, father (of five), business owner, farmer and one of the greatest men I know. We discuss his early hockey & football days along with college shenanigans. We also talk at length about his playing days with the Hillmond Allstars (Senior Hockey).

  • Pilot Episode: Lakeland Rustlers Ken Rutherford
    Pilot Episode: Lakeland Rustlers Ken Rutherford
    Duration: 44min | 14/02/2019

    Ken Rutherford is Husband, father, business owner, professor, MBA student, coach and a good friend of mine. We discuss his early days in volleyball, his college days and life in coaching with his philosophies.  

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