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Ray Ferraro & Darren Dreger, two of the biggest names in the game join forces for The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast. Providing expert insight, analysis and opinions on what's happening on and off the ice in an entertaining personality-laden style that you won't find anywhere else.
175 Episodes
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger break down an eventful few days league-wide. Jacob Markstrom finally dealt to the New Jersey Devils. How should Flames fans feel about the return? Pierre Luc Dubois off to Washington, should Rob Blake be praised for righting a wrong or is the totality of the situation still a minus? Connor McDavid truly goes to another level to drag the Cats back to Alberta for game 6. Will he win the Conn Smythe trophy irregardless of the series outcome? Lots more on the final: coaching, goalies and who needs to step up for each team.See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger break down game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Is Florida simply to much for the Oilers to handle in this matchup? 6 minutes of mistake-filled hockey seemed to sink the Oilers on Thursday night. Goalie Bob has been outstanding and pushed himself to the top of the Conn Smythe conversation... something that is not new to the Oilers in the Finals historically. Panthers PK has shut down the vaunted Edmonton PP. Does Kris Knoblauch have one last trick up his sleeve in the form of savvy veteran insertion?See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger preview game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Nurse and Ceci struggled in game 1, is a change on the horizon? Sergei Bobrovsky was magnificent in game 1, is there a blueprint to score (more) goals on him? Florida's big guns were quiet in game one, the fellas expect they will be better. More on the finals and a discussion about changes to the LTIR system!See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger tee up an intriguing Championship Series. How will the break affect the players? Will Florida's experience last year be an advantage? Zach Hyman's magical season continues. Has Stu Skinner silenced his critics? Florida's physicality could be a problem for Edmonton and a breakdown of a very interesting coaching matchup.See for privacy information.
Jason Strudwick joins Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger to discuss the Western Conference Final. Darnell Nurse has a great game. Knoblauch takes a big risk and it pays off, as the Oilers tie the series 2-2. In the East, Florida wins a game 4 to tie that series, but Igor Shesterkin is keeping the Rangers alive. Tkachuk's mouthguard goes for a ride. What will happen with Hurricanes Martin Nečas?See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro & Darren Dreger with a deep dive on the 2 conference final series. Roope Hintz's return helps propel Jason Robertson to a hat-trick and the Dallas Stars to a 2-1 series lead. Oilers played a brilliant first 20 minutes but then the tide turned. Jacob Trouba fined $5000 for his hit on Evan Rodrigues... it could have been worse for both parties. When will Artemi Panarin make his presence known in this series? Dan Bylsma expected to be named the next head coach of the Seattle Kraken!See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger break down McDavid's wild game in Dallas, the Oilers remarkable PK, Rangers OT win. Sheldon Keefe is off to New Jersey, Scott Arniel promoted to Head Coach in Winnipeg. Don Waddell resigns as Hurricanes GM. See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger put a button on the Canucks impressive season after a game 7 loss to Edmonton on Monday. 4 Oilers top the playoff scoring list, but will depth be a deciding factor against Dallas? Rangers/Panthers is difficult to handicap... two teams that play very differently, but with similar results. Craig Berube's expectations for his players in Toronto will be crystal clear.See for privacy information.
Oilers knock off Vancouver in game 6 to force a deciding game on Monday. Potential to be one for the ages. Dallas welcoming the extra time to get healthy. East Conference Final has the makings of a barn-burner with the 2 division winners facing off. Rod Brind'Amour fianlly gets his extension to stay on as the Head Coach in Carolina. Craig Berube named the Leafs next bench boss. Is a coaching announcement in New Jersey forthcoming?See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger look at the Canucks taking a 2-1 series lead over the Oilers. Canucks winning the goalie battle, who starts game 4 for the Oilers? Stars looking strong, does Colorado have enough depth to defeat them? Bruins lose a tough interference challenge. Hurricanes stave off elimination... for now. A couple of thoughts on officiating and coaching vacancies.See for privacy information.
Ray and Dregs dive into Sheldon Keefe's dismissal as Maple Leafs head coach. Discussion about the numerous possible successors including Craig Berube. Bruins-Panthers got a little wild in the 3rd. Were messages being sent or was it just an overflow of passion? Canucks storm back from down 4-1 to take game 1 over Edmonton... huge momentum swings in this one.See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger break down all of the news of the past week in this playoff edition of the Ray and Dregs Hockey Podcast. Coaching carousel appears to be in full effect already. Travis Green named coach of the Ottawa Senators. Leafs need to make a decision on Sheldon Keefe. Would Craig Berube be a target for the Leafs or the Devils? Rick Bowness announces his retirement. Fallout from Leafs elimination and previewing Oilers/Canucks.See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger with all of your playoff headlines! Leafs have been the better team in games 5 & 6, Joe Woll might be in the Bruins' heads, Matthews seems unlikely for game 7. Canucks need wuality goaltending to continue to avoid a game 7, but the Preds are playing how coach Brunette wants them to. Dallas' young stars have been a perfect compliment to their veterans and the seem to have Vegas worn down. Jets media availability was surprisingly positive... but what is Rock Bowness' fate? Brind'Amour contract talks back on because of a tweet?See for privacy information.
Knies and Woll help the Leafs send things back to TO for a game 6. Avs looked like a true wagon in ousting the Jets in 5 games. What does the immediate future look like in Winnipeg? Preds force a long flight back to Nashville. Canucks and Preds has been incredibly tight. Canes eliminate the Isles with the help of Kuznetzov's slomo penalty shot. Julien BriseBois acknowledges he's like to extend Stamkos and Hedman this offseason. Oilers looking to end things in game 6 against LA. Do the Kings have anything left? Road-wins-only series between Dallas and Vegas. Who wins the remaining best of 3?See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger examine each and every first round series to this point. Tampa on the brink with zero goals from Kucherov and losing the battle between the pipes. Freddy Andersson has been fabulous as the Islanders are on the ropes. No huge surprise that the Caps are struggling missing 1/3 of their starting D-men. Lots of intrigue in TO surrounding Nylander, Marner and the Bruins' goalie rotation. Tall order for the Jets as the Avs have the league's best home record. Demko out and Petey's struggles have levelled the playing field in that series. Doughty and Kopitar turn back the clock for the Kings. Game 3 is must-win for Dallas in Sin City.See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger on all the early round 1 playoff fun! Jets and Avs combine for 13 goals in their opener, Avs have to be concerned about their goaltending. Fans loving Dakota Joshua and the Canucks victorious return to the post-season. Battle of Florida was tight, but Vasilevskiy couldn't quite steal game 1. Matt Rempe makes an impact in the Rangers game 1 victory. Does William Nylander play game 2 for the Leafs, are Matthews and Marner reunited and which Bruins goalie will they be shooting on? Can the Kings slow down Connor McDavid and if so, for how long? Vegas and Dallas is an intriguing matchup... "big-boy" playoff hockey is on deck.See for privacy information.
Jeff O'Neill joins Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger to break down every first round series. Some highlights: How big of an edge is goaltending for the Bruins? Upset brewing in the battle of Florida? Which version of Evander Kane shows up for game 83? Can Elias Pettersson get back on track offensively? Will the Jets perfect April continue? Who can match Dallas' eight, 20-goal scorers?See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger break down the week's headlines as the playoffs approach. One playoff berth remains unclaimed in the East... Caps are in the driver's seat but 4 teams still technically have shot at it. Rangers win the President's Trophy and don't seem to have nay holes in their game. McDavid gets 100 assists, Kucherov could do it also, Matthews only needs 1 for 70... lots of milestones to watch for in the final days of the season. Mark Stone returns from LTIR to begin the playoffs, this perceived loophole can only be changed through collective bargaining.See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger discuss the news that relocation for the Arizona Coyotes could happen as early as next season, as well as looking at playoff clinching scenarios in both conferences. Then, TV, movie, podcast and voiceover star Will Arnett joins the fellas to discuss his Maple Leaf fandom and optimism... as well as his career journey and success across a variety of mediums.See for privacy information.
Ray Ferraro and Darren Dreger look at headlines around the NHL. Eastern Conference playoff race seems likely to go to game 82 as the Penguins still have games left against Detroit and the Islanders. West teams seem to be locked up aside from seeding and there are no easy outs in round 1. Oilers Evander Kane and Corey Perry were seen squabbling on the bench. Is it just part of being teammates or something more? Landon Dupont granted exceptional status, Pospisil hit on Morrissey and Kozari on the mend.See for privacy information.
Comments (6)

Herb Puffington

insane amount of ad reads

Nov 27th

Adam Sage

the last 2 podcasts sound so terrible, like their in a submarine or something

Nov 14th

Stewart Dyck

Great start so far fellas, one thing I will say is there is already too much focus on the maple leafs. There's 30 other teams

Oct 19th

Steve Dato

Great stuff! More coach and player interviews/story telling sessions, please.

Oct 7th


cant wait for episode 1 today!

Oct 1st

Ben M.

Looking forward for this podcast!

Sep 25th