It is another day without any sports or the Vegas Golden Knights to keep us entertained, and it is fair to suggest that a few of us may well be starting to climb the walls.
With the sports world and a large portion of the population in lockdown in order to combat the coronavirus crisis, we have had to get used to the Vegas Golden Knights being on hiatus.
It hasn’t been easy with many of us clinging to sports for comfort, but we will get through this together one day at a time.
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We have plenty of exciting content in the pipeline and yesterday we looked at the things you can still do in order to stay connected to the Golden Knights.
Well, today we are going to let you know about some of the best hockey content out there right now that should keep you entertained while we are all in self-isolation.
Let’s delve in…
There is a bevy of fantastic hockey content on TV and streaming devices right now, ranging from favorite movies to old games and highlights.
nhl.com – The NHL launched a fantastic service last week called ‘Pause Binge,’ which features a plethora of highlights and memorable moments from both the recent past and from the league’s vintage years.
Being a New York Rangers fan, I’ve watched Mark Messier‘s 500th goal a few times already, while there is a load of classic Stanley Cup Final games to sink your teeth into.
Also on nhl.com is a load of mic’d up content coupled with some fascinating GoPro features, while you can also watch full-length recaps of any Golden Knights game this year.
There’s a lot to choose from.
NHL On NBC – With no games at the moment, NBC is doing a stellar job of keeping the hockey coverage coming.
Despite the fact that they showed a repeat of THAT Game 7 against the San Jose Sharks on Monday, which we’ll forgive them for, they have a plethora of superb throwback content throughout this week.
Today, and as part of NBC’s Hockey Week In America celebration, they are showing some classic Playoff Rivals contests, including Game 3 between the Penguins and the Flyers in 2012.
Wednesday we will be treated to classic outdoor games, cup clinchers will be shown on Thursday, Playoff Heroes will get their moment in the spotlight on Friday, you can feast on classic battles between Sid and Ovi on Saturday and then on Sunday NBC will show Game 7 OT games.
NBC is also doing a fantastic job of reliving each moment on Twitter, and you can follow them here in order to satisfy your hockey cravings.
Disney+ – All you need to know; The Mighty Ducks.
Go visit the latest streaming service and loose yourself in some golden hockey nostalgia.
If you are here then it is because you are more likely than not a fan of the Vegas Golden Knights.
Well, the folks over at T-Mobile Arena are doing a superb job of keeping everyone entertained with a bevy of unique content.
From recapping memorable games, also available on AT&T SportsNet, to the Vegas Golden Knights Book Club and cool activities for fans of all ages, the Golden Knights have you covered.
Follow them on the following platforms to get in on all the action!
Sheriff, Lawless & Some Guy Named Dave – This is an essential podcast for all Vegas Golden Knights fans.
Hosted by team broadcasters Shane Hnidy, Gary Lawless and Dave Goucher, the pod dives into all things Golden Knights.
And this week’s episode sees the guys talk to Vegas Golden Knights President of Hockey Operations George McPhee, who opens up on a number of topics in a wide-ranging conversation.
Available wherever you get your podcasts, including on Apple Podcasts.
Spittin’ Chiclets – Arguably one of the most popular podcasts out there, Spittin’ Chiclets is essential listening for any hockey fanatic.
Hosted by former players Ryan Whitney and Paul Bissonnette, in addition to the popular Rear Admiral, this twice-weekly podcast features a little bit of everything.
Released every Monday & Thursday, the boys share stories and then have wide-ranging conversations with hockey players new and old.
However, just be warned that there is some choice language used throughout the episodes so beware if you are listening with children.
Available wherever you get your podcasts.
That should keep you busy for now and we’ll be back later this week with some recommendations for hockey books!