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PUCK YEAH 27: The GOON Special

On this week's podcast we're joined by PuckYeah.NZ contributor John Broadbent to talk about recently released hockey movies Goon 2 & Ice Guardians, plus his interview with Jay Baruchel.

0:00 – Introducing this week’s theme and bringing John Broadbent onto the show
3:45 – John’s interview with Jay Baruchel, director of Goon: Last of the Enforcers
13:51 – Colton Orr’s involvement with the movie
15:08 – The big brawl fight scene and the acting skills of George Parros
17:38 – The acting debut of TSN’s James Duthie
19:46 – The Russian Duo is back and still hilarious
21:21 – Is one of the new characters based on Ilya Bryzgalov?
22:47 – Elisha Cuthbert’s role as Doug Glatt’s sister-in-law
23:50 – The new bad guy in Goon 2: Anders Cain, played by Kurt Russell’s son Wyatt
24:45 – Could there be a third Goon film? Or better yet, a fourth Mighty Ducks?
29:11 – Underrated sports movies
34:17 – Comparing the two Goons
39:30 – The evolution of the enforcer role through the eyes of Goon 2 and the hockey books we’re currently reading
43:50 – The documentary Ice Guardians and how it looks at fighting in hockey
48:36 – Enforcers transitioning into more of a pest role and needing some speed and skill to compete in today’s game
54:04 – The way we see the AHL in Ice Guardians
57:03 – John’s recent trip to Anaheim for the NHL pre-season
1:01:14 – Anaheim’s defensive prospects
1:03:04 – Selanne’s Steak Tavern, the greatest steak in the world
1:05:27 – We say goodbye to John Broadbent and Joe slowly dies on the mic

Goon: Last of the Enforcers is now available on-demand. Ice Guardians is now available on Netflix worldwide. Watch the trailers below.

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