When you turn on the game you immediately turn your attention to the end product as the players and coaches set for battle. Have you ever paused to wonder about all the players off the ice that help power the machine that produces the game? Who are these players and where did they come from. What are their respective stories? The Hockey News Storytellers will bring you the journeys of these and many other contributors to the world of hockey. Join Ian Pulver, a current NHLPA Certified Agent, founder of The Will Sports Group, and former labour attorney at the National Hockey League Players Association as he helps illuminate the paths of the players in the hockey sphere. Listeners will learn about the challenges, successes, and constant grind as those in the sport carve their paths in the hockey world. Along with this insight, the audience will hear about how former players transitioned out of the game into successful post-playing careers. Guests will share their advice on how to break into the industry and the lessons they learned along their journeys. Join us for each episode for thoughtful and compelling conversations from all corners of the world of hockey.
Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Denny Lambert
Before becoming a scout and a police officer, Denny Lambert played over 500 games in the NHL, with his hard work ethic translating into success on and off the ice. He shares insight into his career with Ian Pulver.
Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Aaron Sims' Love for the Game of Hockey
Ian Pulver caught up with Aaron Sims, the radio voice of the Milwaukee Admirals, to talk about his career, the sport he loves why the city of Milwaukee is great for hockey.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Joe Birch, from the Ice to Front Office
Joe Birch joins Ian Pulver to discuss his time as a player with the Kitchener Rangers before eventually joining in a management role. Plus, he gives advice for listeners who want to get into the hockey business.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Olli Jokinen's Journey to Coaching
In this edition of Storytellers, Ian Pulver caught up with Olli Jokinen to talk about his career, his time as a Finnish league coach and his dreams of becoming the first Finnish-born head coach in the NHL in over 20 years.
Storytellers with Ian Pulver: Jon Morosi Hits it Out of the Park
NHL and MLB Network analyst Jon Morosi joined host Ian Pulver to chat about his dual career, which NHLers would be great and baseball and more.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Brian Lawton, Hockey Expert
This week on Storytellers with Ian Pulver, Brian Lawton shares advice and stories from a career that has spanned five decades as a player, GM, agent and a broadcaster.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Dan Craig, Hockey's Ice King
The NHL's "King of the Ice”, Dan Craig, talked to Ian Pulver about how he builds ice surfaces, the optics of outdoor rinks and more.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Glenn Healy Always Has Your Back
Glenn Healy joins the show to chat about his mission with the NHL's Alumni Association and the support he has received from hockey greats such as Wayne Gretzky, Paul Coffey and Mark Messier.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Elliotte Friedman, Hockey's Media Superstar
Sportnet's Elliotte Friedman joins Ian Pulver to talk about his journey from the University of Western Ontario Gazette Newspaper to being a major force on Hockey Night in Canada.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Ken Baumgartner Journey From the NHL to Harvard
This week on Storytellers with host Ian Pulver, former NHLer Ken Baumgartner joins to discuss his adventures from going to the NHL to build a successful career in business.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Tom Kurvers, from Stanley Cup to NHL Management
Tom Kurvers chats about winning the Stanley Cup with Montreal, working in management with legends such as Gretzky and Yzerman and more.
Storytellers Featuring Ian Pulver: Paul Henry Has Seen Everything
Former NHL scout and sports psychologist Paul Henry joins Ian Pulver to chat about his long career, the time he bought Dave Keon’s car and more.
The Hockey News Storytellers: Rod Braceful's Journey to the USNTDP
USNTDP's Rod Braceful chats with Ian Pulver about his path from playing youth hockey in inner-city Detroit all the way to his current prestigious position as the program's assistant director of player personnel.
The Hockey News Storytellers: Jack Michaels is the Voice of Enthusiasm
Edmonton Oilers play-by-play voice Jack Michaels shares his experiences leading up to his jump to the NHL, some of his favorite moments and more on the second edition of The Hockey News Storytellers.
The Hockey News Storytellers: Nick Kypreos' Journey from Stanley Cup to Television
Nick Kypreos joins host Ian Pulver to chat about his rise to the NHL, his career in broadcasting, his new show on Line Movement, his new book "Undrafted" and his drink line, Little Buddha Cocktail Co.
Introducing The Hockey News Storytellers with Ian Pulver
Ian Pulver chats with Steven Ellis about his hockey business career, gives advice to aspiring hockey agents and lawyers and more.