Rink Rats Podcast

New episodes every Monday!

Rink Rats is Vegas’ premiere hockey podcast. Hosts Ryan the Hockey Guy and Jesse Granger break down all the stories from around the NHL, as well as provide in depth analysis of the Vegas Golden Knights as they prepare for their inaugural season.


  • Episode 21: Feeling Superstitious

    In this episode, Ryan starts the conversation by asking Jesse about an awkward press box encounter. The guys then shift focus to discuss the curious case of superstition in hockey. Jesse thinks superstition is stupid, and talks...Read More
  • Episode 20: Ryan’s Unfair…

    In this episode, Ryan and Jesse start the conversation about Marc-Andre Fleury solidifying his place among the all-time greats after picking up his 400th career win.  Jesse makes a strong case for Fleury making the Hall of...Read More
  • Episode 19: The Grim Reaver

    Ryan and Jesse are finally back in the studio, after Ryan’s hiatus. The guys discuss Ryan Reaves, why Ryan believes the Golden Knights are struggling, and what could have been if George McPhee would have landed Erik...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 18: A Cog in the Player Safety Machine

    In this episode, Ryan doesn’t understand why people are defending Andrew Cogliano, and his head-shot of Adrian Kempe.  It’s absurd for “Smart Hockey People,” to request a blind eye be cast on a late hit, with the...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 17: #CupIn1 with SinBin.Vegas

    In this episode, Ryan and Jesse sit down with Ken Boehlke of SinBin.Vegas to talk Vegas Golden Knights trademark issues, as well as to find out if this team can win the Stanley Cup this season. Follow...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 16: Daniel Negreanu

    In this episode, Ryan and Jesse are joined by Professional Poker Player Daniel Negreanu.  Daniel is a huge hockey fan, and has adopted the Vegas Golden Knights as his new team. The guys open up talking about...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 15: Jesse Was Wrong

    Before this week’s episode of Rink Rats, Jesse Granger takes a moment to address everything he got wrong about the Vegas Golden Knights.  Let Jesse know you will not stand for his obvious lack of knowledge by...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 14: Brad May

    Ryan gets brownie points with his in-laws, as former NHL player Brad May joins the show. The guys pick Brad’s brain on his fight with Gerard Gallant, the “May Day,” goal, and just how good this Golden...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 13: Pay the Man!

    Ryan and Jesse open up the episode talking about the Carey Price’s stellar play since returning from injury.  They then shift focus to Erik Karlsson’s comments about what he expects to make in free agency. The guys...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 12: The Vegas Golden Knights

    In this episode, Jesse and Ryan talk about the Vegas Golden Knights.  There is no look around the NHL.  They discuss the big road win in Vancouver and look ahead to the clash against the Los Angeles...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 11: Frank Harnish

    Jesse and Ryan open up the show with an update on Frank Harnish.  They then discuss the most recent Vegas Golden Knights win, and look at the Matt Duchene trade. The guys are then joined by Frank,...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 10: Power Rankings… #SuckItGranger

    In this episode, Ryan and Jesse break down the NHL.com Power Rankings. They then talk about Jake Allen.  Ryan doesn’t like Jake Allen.  Jesse does.  They argue about Jake Allen. The guys shift focus and talk about...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 9: Honestly, At the End of the Day…

    Jesse and Ryan are back with the latest installment of Rink Rats. The guys poke some fun at themselves, then discuss the ridiculous talent that is Connor McDavid.  They then talk about what is ailing the New...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 8: The GOAT and the Gila Monster

    The guys are back in studio this week, with a look around the NHL.  Jesse and Ryan argue Alex Ovechkin’s place in the history books, what’s ailing Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers, and the emergence of...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 7: Goal Songs and Bubble Players

    In this episode, the guys are back discussing what direction the Vegas Golden Knights should go with a Goal song.  Jesse has strong feelings about this topic, while Ryan can’t figure out how much he actually cares. ...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 6: Preseason Impressions

    Ryan and Jesse are back this week with a look at all things Vegas Golden Knights.  The guys discuss the preseason so far, who’s impressed the most, who may end up the odd man out on the...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 5: Alex Tuch

    Ryan and Jesse are start the show by providing an update on the newest developments with the Vegas Golden Knights’ TV deal.  The guys are then joined by Alex Tuch.  Alex talks about his expectations heading into...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 4: Gerard Gallant

    Jesse and Ryan are joined by Vegas Golden Knights Head Coach Gerard Gallant. Gerard opens up about his roster, pre-determined line combinations, and why a leadership group will be so important. The guys then break down the...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 3: Jonathan Marchessault

    Jesse and Ryan start off the show talking about the latest information on the lack of a local cable TV deal for the Vegas Golden Knights.  Then, the guys are joined by their special guest, Vegas Golden...Read More
  • Season 2, Episode 2: Dan D’Uva

    Ryan the Hockey Guy and Jesse Granger are joined by Dan D’Uva, radio Play by Play announcer for the Vegas Golden Knights.  Dan talks about his responsibility in calling the action, teaching new fans the game, and...Read More