‘Up In The Blue Seats’ Rangers Podcast – NY Post

Posted on April 17, 2020


‘Up In The Blue Seats’ – New York Post Rangers Podcast (December 2019-Present)

We launched the Up In The Blue Seats podcast with the NY Post in December 2019 with Rangers great Ron Duguay. In season 2, we added NY Post Rangers beat writer Mollie Walker on board to co-host the show. For the 2022-2023 season, I have become the new co-host of the podcast with Mollie Walker. The Post’s Hall of Fame hockey writer and longtime Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks joins us every week to add valuable insight to the podcast. We have had a variety of incredible Rangers guest ranging from current players to former players to broadcasters, analysts, celebrity fans and more.

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Episodes: (NYPost.com episode articles written by me)

Season 4 with Jake Brown, Mollie Walker & Larry Brooks:

Episode 112: Breaking Down The Vladimir Tarasenko Trade (2/9/23)
Episode 111: Will Cuylle’s Hometown NHL Debut feat. John Giannone (1/25/23)
Episode 110: K’Andre Miller is Scorching Hot in Contract Year (1/18/23)
Episode 109: Kreider’s Injury, Lafreniere Time, Reaves’ Return feat. Don La Greca (1/12/23)
Episode 108: Jimmy Vesey’s Rangers Extension Was a Big Win (1/5/23)
Episode 107: Coach Gallant Sends a Message After Ugly Loss (12/29/22)
Episode 106: Sam Rosen Talks Rangers, Broadcasting Career (12/22/22)
Episode 105: Rangers-Devils Rivalry Renewed feat. Ken Daneyko (12/14/22)
Episode 104: Linda Cohn Talks Rangers Fandom, Kane Trade, Why Fans Shouldn’t Panic (12/7/22)
Episode 103: Is Coach Gallant on The Hot Seat? (12/1/22)
Episode 102: How Can The Rangers Find Some Consistency? (11/17/22)
Episode 101: Should Rangers Fans Be Concerned? feat. Mike Rupp (11/9/22)
Episode 100: Dissecting The Vitali Kravtsov Saga feat. Jonny Lazarus (11/3/22)
Episode 99: Rangers Facing Adversity Amid Four-Game Losing Streak (10/27/22)
Episode 98: Mika Zibanejad, Rangers’ Scorching Hot Start (10/20/22)
Episode 97: Rangers’ Electric Opening Night Win feat. Dave Maloney (10/13/22)
Episode 96: 2022-2023 Rangers Season Preview, Predictions (10/6/22)

Season 3 with Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker & Jake Brown:
Episode 95: Rangers’ Magical Season Ends, What’s Next? (6/13/22)
Episode 94: Rangers Game 5 Postgame Show From American Whiskey (6/10/22)
Episode 93: Lightning Strikes in Rangers’ Last Minute Game 3 Loss (6/6/22)
Episode 92: Rangers’ Electric Game 1 Win Over Lightning (6/2/22)
Episode 91: Rangers Even Series, Get Their Revenge feat. Dave Maloney (5/25/22)
Episode 90: Sparks Fly in Rangers’ Key Game 3 Win (5/23/22)
Episode 89: Rangers’ Gut-Wrenching Game 1 Loss in Carolina (5/19/22)
Episode 88: Rangers’ Embarrassing Performances in Pittsburgh (5/10/22)
Episode 87: Rangers Lose Triple OT Heartbreaker in Game 1 (5/4/22)
Episode 86: Who is the Better Playoff Matchup for Rangers? (4/28/22)
Episode 85: Are Rangers Built for Stanley Cup Run? feat. Linda Cohn, Tom Laidlaw (4/21/22)
Episode 84: Chris Kreider Reaches 50 Goals, Rangers Clinch Playoff Spot (4/14/21)
Episode 83: Schneider’s Shining Rangers Moment feat. Meghan Chayka (4/7/22)
Episode 82: Newest Rangers Making Major Impact (3/31/22)
Episode 81: Grading the Rangers’ Trade Deadline feat. Sam Rosen (3/24/22)
Episode 80: Rangers’ Trade Deadline Plans feat. Dave Maloney (3/17/22)
Episode 79: Time For Rangers to Move on From Georgiev? (3/10/22)
Episode 78: Chytil’s Benching, Buchnevich’s Return feat. Kenny Albert (3/2/22)
Episode 77: Honoring the Late Emile Francis feat. John Vanbiesbrouck (2/24/22)
Episode 76: Shesterkin Shines Against The Bruins? feat. Stan Fischler (2/17/22)
Episode 75: Rangers’ Polarizing, Memorable First Half of the Season (2/3/22)
Episode 74: Henrik Lundqvist’s Jersey Retirement feat. Mike Rupp (1/27/22)
Episode 73: Ryan Reaves’ Rangers Moment feat. Chris Kotsopoulos (1/20/22)
Episode 72: The Taxi Squad, Potential Rangers Trade Deadline Targets (1/13/22)
Episode 71: Are the Rangers the Best Team in the NHL? feat. Phil Esposito (1/6/22)
Episode 70: Mike Keenan Talks 1994 Rangers, Disappointment Not Returning (12/30/21)
Episode 69: Linda Cohn Talks Rangers, Jacob Trouba Interview, Olympics (12/23/21)
Episode 68: What Rangers Should Do with Filip Chytil? feat. Joe Micheletti (12/17/21)
Episode 67: Watching The Jacob Trouba The Rangers Traded For (12/9/21)
Episode 66: Rangers Keep Fighting to Top of East feat. Bill Pidto (12/2/21)
Episode 65: What Do Rangers Do With Georgiev? feat. Denis Potvin (11/23/21)
Episode 64: Reaves, Rangers Showing Fight feat. Henrik Lundqvist (11/18/21)
Episode 63: Rangers Need to Support Shesterkin’s Brilliance (11/11/21)
Episode 62: Adam Fox’s Well-Deserved Contract Extension feat. Dave Maloney (11/4/21)
Episode 61: Mark Messier Talks Rangers, Captaincy, New Book (10/28/21)
Episode 60: Shesterkin Carrying The Rangers feat. Steve Valiquette (10/21/21)
Episode 59: Honoring The Late Rod Gilbert feat. Ron Greschner (10/15/21)
Episode 58: 2021-2022 Rangers Season Preview feat. Barclay Goodrow (10/7/21)

Season 2 with Ron Duguay, Mollie Walker & Jake Brown:

Episode 57: What are Rangers’ Free Agency Plans? feat. Larry Brooks (7/28/21)
Episode 56: Rangers Potential Coaching Replacements feat. Brandon Dubinsky (5/13/21)
Episode 55: The Stunning Gorton, Davidson Firings feat. Nick Fotiu (5/6/21)
Episode 54: Crucial Rangers-Islanders Games feat. Stan Fischler (4/29/21)
Episode 53: Are the Rangers’ Playoff Hopes Finished? feat. Brad Park (4/22/21)
Episode 52: Rangers Quiet Trade Deadline feat. Gillian Kemmerer (4/15/21)
Episode 51: Rangers Offensive Firepower feat. Paul Stewart (4/8/21)
Episode 50: Adam Fox-Brian Leetch Comparisons feat. Sam Rosen (4/1/21)
Episode 49: Vitali Kravtsov’s Rangers Role feat. Pete Stemkowski (3/25/21)
Episode 48: Mika Zibanejad’s Breakthrough feat. Bryan Trottier, Matthew Barnaby (3/18/21)
Episode 47: RIP Mark Pavelich feat. Tom Laidlaw, Rob McClanahan (3/11/21)
Episode 46: Should Rangers Trade for Jack Eichel? feat. Ken Daneyko (3/4/21)
Episode 45: The Artemi Panarin Saga feat. Dan Carcillo (2/25/21)
Episode 44: Is David Quinn on the Hot Seat? feat. Zac Jones (2/18/21)
Episode 43 (2/11/21): The Mika Zibanejad Mystery feat. Chris Kotsopoulos 
Episode 42 (2/4/21): Goodbye Tony DeAngelo feat. Dave Maloney 
Episode 41 (1/28/21): Rangers’ Goaltending Concerns? feat. Steve Valiquette
Episode 40 (1/21/21): The Rangers-Islanders Rivalry feat. Mike Bossy
Episode 39 (1/14/21): Rangers Season Preview, Predictions feat. Larry Brooks (Season 2 debut)

Season 1 with Ron Duguay:
Episode 38 (9/30/20): Thank You, Henrik Lundqvist feat. Darius Kasparaitis, Mike Richter, Dave Maloney, Linda Cohn
Episode 37 (8/12/20): Rangers Hit Alexis Lafreniere Jackpot feat. Mollie Walker
Episode 36 (8/5/20): Rangers’ Quick Exit feat. Nick Fotiu
Episode 35 (7/29/20): Rangers Playoff Preview feat. Dave Maloney, Clark Gillies
Episode 34 (7/22/20): Hart-emi Panarin? feat. Alexei Kovalev
Episode 33 (7/15/20): Back on the Ice feat. Mike Keenan
Episode 32 (7/8/20): Training Camp Coming Soon feat. Butch Goring
Episode 31 (7/1/20): Rangers-Devils Rivalry, NYC Radio feat. Ken Daneyko, Sid Rosenberg
Episode 30 (6/25/20): Panarin’s Statement, Lowe to HOF feat. Darius Kasparaitis, Meghan Chayka
Episode 29 (6/17/20): Remembering the 1994 Champs feat. Jay Wells
Episode 28 (6/10/20): A Season in Hell feat. Pat Hickey, Larry Sloman
Episode 27 (6/3/20): Origin of the Rangers feat. Stan Fischler
Episode 26 (5/27/20): Playoff-Bound Blueshirts feat. Dave Maloney
Episode 25 (5/20/20): Women’s Hockey Needs More Love feat. Amanda Kessel
Episode 24 (5/13/20): Rangers in the ’70s feat. Rod Gilbert, Pete Stemkowski
Episode 23 (5/6/20): Stanley Cup Lament feat. Rod Gilbert, Barry Beck
Episode 22 (4/30/20): The Mark Pavelich Story feat. Eddie Mio
Episode 21 (4/22/20): The Fighting Career of Ultimate Rangers Enforcer feat. Tie Domi
Episode 20 (4/15/20): Finally Winning the Cup feat. Neil Smith
Episode 19 (4/8/20): No. 2 Has His Say feat. Brad Park
Episode 18 (4/1/20): The Rangers Retired Number Debates feat. Dave Maloney
Episode 17 (3/25/20): Looking Back at Ron Duguay’s Career feat. Chris Roach
Episode 16 (3/18/20): Life Without Hockey feat. Sean Avery
Episode 15 (3/11/20): Kakko’s Rangers Moment feat. Don Murdoch
Episode 14 (3/4/20): The Rangers’ Newest Obstacle feat. Mike Eruzione
Episode 13 (2/27/20): Inside the Rangers’ Playoff Push feat. Chris Kotsopoulos
Episode 12 (2/20/20): The Rangers Aren’t Dead Yet feat. Bernie Nicholls
Episode 11 (2/13/20): Igor Shesterkin’s Brilliance feat. Mike Richter
Episode 10 (2/6/20): Chris Kreider’s Rangers Future feat. Eddie Olczyk
Episode 9 (1/30/20): What It Was Like to Face Gretzky feat. Chris Kotsopoulos
Episode 8 (1/23/20): All-Star Break, Farrah Fawcett feat. Tom Laidlaw
Episode 7 (1/16/20): Rangers-Islanders Rivalry feat. Bryan Trottier
Episode 6 (1/9/20): Igor Shesterkin has Arrived feat. Kerry Fraser
Episode 5 (1/2/20): Is This a Playoff Contender? feat. Chris Nilan, Adam Graves
Episode 4 (12/26/19): Lemieux’s Bright Future feat. Linda Cohn, Nick Fotiu
Episode 3 (12/19/19): Hockey Sock Rock feat. Phil Esposito
Episode 2 (12/12/19): Kaapo Kakko Review feat. Ron Greschner
Episode 1 (12/5/19): Stanley Cup Memories feat. Mike Keenan