Tape To Tape

Senior Writer Ryan Dixon and NHL Editor Rory Boylen always give it 110%, but never rely on clichés when it comes to podcasting. Instead, they use a mix of facts, fun and a varied group of hockey voices to cover Canada’s most beloved game.

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Oct 16, 2019
Oct. 16: Sabres soar, Pens survive and is the Taylor Hall watch already on?
Buffalo is off to a roaring start, but are Sabres fans scared to believe? New Jersey's struggles may lead to a decision on UFA-to-be Taylor Hall sooner rather than later. And will the Capitals soon have to consider a future without goalie Braden Holtby? Tape to Tape is also on YouTube. Watch it here. This episode, our video producer is Michael Torchia. Tape to Tape is powered by the RAM 1500 Sport, built exclusively for Canadians. Make sure to sign up for the Sportsnet Fantasy Hockey Pool, presented by RAM, at Sportsnet.ca/RAM for your chance to win $50,000 in cash prizes and a 2020 RAM 1500 Sport. This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Ryan Dixon and Rory Boylen. Audio Credits: Sportsnet and WXDX-FM. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.
Oct 9, 2019
Oct. 9: Early worries and Edmonton’s bounce-back bet

It’s never too early to worry! Ryan and Rory have some concerns over San Jose and Winnipeg. Also, Mark Spector joins the show to discuss everything Oilers.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Ryan Dixon and Rory Boylen.

Audio Credits: 680 CHED, Fox Sports Detroit, MSG, NBC Sports California and San Jose Sharks Radio Network.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Oct 2, 2019
Oct. 2: Our 2019-20 Season Predictions

It’s NHL season preview time! Ryan and Rory are ready to go, touching on every Canadian club as they sort through who will make the playoffs in both the East and West. 

Sportsnet’s Luke Fox swings by to do a deep dive on the Toronto Maple Leafs, a team more than one person on the show is selecting to emerge from the Eastern Conference. Luke also looks at the entire league and gives three crazy-yet-possible predictions for the 2019-20 campaign before listing his Cup winner. 

Finally, Ryan and Rory muse about a few other intriguing storylines that could emerge throughout the year and offer up their 2020 Cup picks.

This episode is produced by Amil Delic, sound engineered by Shoaib Ali, and hosted by Ryan Dixon and Rory Boylen.

Audio Credits: Maple Leafs Radio Network. 

Tape To Tape is also on YouTube. You can watch the episode here. This week, our video producer is Mike Tassone.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Sep 25, 2019
Sept. 25: What’s up in Winnipeg?

Ryan and Rory are back and ready to tee up the 2019-20 season! The defending-champion St. Louis Blues are already making big moves, acquiring defenceman Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes. And as the signings keep trickling in, what are we learning about the RFA market?

Sportsnet’s Sean Reynolds swings by the show to discuss all the drama in Winnipeg. How are the Jets dealing with a host of distractions and which players who actually are in camp stand the best chance to make a big impression and fill some gaping holes?

Finally, the boys rhyme off a handful of intriguing storylines ahead of a season that is now just a week away.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Ryan Dixon and Rory Boylen.

Tape to Tape is also on YouTube. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i49YwNnKqos. This week, our video producer is Mike Tassone.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Jul 30, 2019
July 30: Midsummer Signings and (Fake) Trades

With the NHL mostly on hiatus until training camp opens, Ryan and Rory take a look at Andrei Vasilevskiy's new contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, and analyze goaltender deals through the lens of...NFL running backs?

After the break, Ryan throws out some fake trades for Rory to chew on, and in the final segment, discuss the news that Nikita Gusev has been traded to the New Jersey Devils, along with the best bets to win the Cup next season.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Shoaib Alli, and hosted by Ryan Dixon and Rory Boylen.

Audio Credits: Sportsnet

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.