Podcast Episode 11: WHA – World Hockey Association (Part 1)

A must listen episode where Cam Connor shares his thoughts on what was the NHL’s rival league – the World Hockey Association (WHA). Was it really a rival league, what made the WHA work and what led to it’s downfall.

This episode includes what may be Cam’s best story yet – a story of an epic bench brawl involving the Hanson Brothers (from the movie Slapshot), Barry Dean, Paul Holmgren, and Curt Brackenbury. Yes, the WHA was really that tough of a league.

Cam answers questions about participating in the Sports All Star edition of Wipeout Canada; advice for someone trying to make the NHL and did the WHA really play with BLUE pucks?

Also, who did Cam say was a tasmanian devil to fight?

Part 2 includes Cam’s time with the legendary Gordie Howe and Howe’s two sons in the WHA.

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