Cam shares the story that went viral on Twitter – Paul Coffey’s act of kindness towards one of the Humboldt Broncos families.
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Cam talks about celebrating Halloween with the Montreal Canadiens and how he just might post these hilarious pictures from the 1970s dynasty team.
A few listeners asked Cam if any teachers played a role in his life – either positive or negative. Unfortunately, most of his memories are from suffering abuse from multiple teachers, starting in grade 1 and he shares those memories.
Cam talks about the need to overcome fear to succeed in sports, but also in life.
He shares a sad tale about a friend who worked on trains – this is one of Cam’s classic stories that only he can tell so well.
Cam was at a recent Edmonton Oilers game and gives his feelings on how the team is doing and whether he thinks they will make the playoffs this year. He specifically mentions Connor McDavid and Milan Lucic.
Also a discussion on how it’s tough to play a physical role in the NHL these days.
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Part 2 discusses Cam’s time with the Montreal Canadiens. We cover some fascinating topics including:
-Pranks while in the lockerroom and who was the prankster of the Canadiens?
-What cringeworthy thing did Cam do to former Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau, after the Habs won the Cup?
-What’s it like to win the Cup, especially in Montreal?
-Cam discusses his well-known double OT goal in the Stanley Cup playoffs (over the Toronto Maple Leafs)
-The controversy of Cam’s name not being on the Stanley Cup
-Playing with the Habs Alumni legends team at the first Heritage Classic
Next week is everything New York Rangers!
Cam discusses what it was like to play for the Montreal Canadiens during their dynasty years and with 9 legendary hockey players that ended up making the Hockey Hall of Fame.
-What was it like to play in Montreal?
-How did Cam end up back in Montreal after choosing to play in the WHA?
-What were the fans like?
-Was it intimidating to play next to such legends?
-Stories about Guy Lafleur, Scotty Bowman, Ken Dryden and most of the 1978-79 Habs roster.
Cam also shares stories of his friend and teammate George McPhee and predicts how the new Las Vegas Golden Knights team will do in their first year.
He shares a side story about living in New York, including witnessing a John Gotti mob hit (against Paul Castellano).
Stay tuned for Part 2 which is a can’t miss episode where Cam describes what it’s like to win the Cup, scoring the double overtime goal and what he did to former Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau, in the Montreal Canadiens lockerroom after winning the Stanley Cup!