While ESPN will present fans with coverage of the NHL 2021-22 regular season games, the fun doesn’t just live on the ice. This year, fans will have something new to listen to as ESPN launches In The Crease – The ESPN NHL Podcast.

What’s Happening: 

  • ESPN Podcasts has announced they are launching an all new original show In The Crease – The ESPN NHL Podcast.
  • ­Hockey experts and sports fans Linda Cohn and Emily Kaplan will host the series which premieres on Monday, September 20th.
  • Fans can tune in for new episodes every Monday and Thursday as Cohn and Kaplan share insider perspectives, reporting, reactions and analysis of everything happening in the sport both on and off the ice.
  • The duo will also be joined regularly by ESPN’s lineup of NHL voices, current NHL stars and legends of the game.
  • In the Crease – The ESPN NHL Podcast is available wherever fans download their favorite podcasts as well as on ESPN.com.

What They’re Saying:

  • Linda Cohn: “We can’t wait to give NHL fans what they’ve never had before. I’m ecstatic to team up with Emily who shares my passion for the greatest game in the world. It will be a must listen fix for every kind of hockey fan. Honest takes, storytelling, interviews and laughs. We are counting down the days. Let’s go!”
  • Emily Kaplan: “I’m thrilled for the opportunity to team up with Linda – a role model I’ve long admired, who I am now lucky enough to call a friend. We truly believe we’ll be able to bring hockey fans something unique. We’re going to use this platform to share our opinions and insights from covering the game, while having candid and fun conversations with players that will let their personalities shine through. It’s going to be a blast.”

More Hockey on ESPN:

Expanding ESPN Podcasts Lineup

  • The debut of In The Crease – The ESPN NHL Podcast marks another recent addition to the always-expanding ESPN Podcasts lineup. In 2021 alone, the network launched: