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May 2, 2022

Hollywood film producer (Ray; The Game of Their Lives; Sudden Death) and original New England/Hartford Whalers founder/owner Howard Baldwin (Slim and None: My Wild Ride from the WHA to the NHL and All the Way to Hollywood) returns after a three-year absence to help fill in some of the gaps left over from Episode 100, and to dish on "new" territory from his hard-to-believe career, including:
  • The contagious indefatigable spirit of WHA founder Dennis Murphy
  • Who really paid for Bobby Hull's headline-grabbing contract (and who didn't)
  • How Houston and Cincinnati went from being "in" the June 1978 WHA-NHL "merger," to being "out" of the senior league's "expansion" a year later
  • The early 1990s saga of the HC CSKA Moscow "Red Army" team (aka the "Russian Penguins")
  • Why the way to San Jose stopped first in Pittsburgh and then Minnesota; AND
  • The World Football League's (almost) "Boston Bulls"