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In The Corners Episode #89: Where There’s a Wills…

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In The Corners Episode #89: Where There’s a Wills…

On this episode of the In The Corners Podcast…C.C. Hawkley and Sean O’Brien welcome on The Sin Bin’s Charlotte Checkers correspondent Joseph Wills to talk about the new Florida-Charlotte affiliation and more!

CHARLOTTE, CHICAGO WITH NEW NHL AFFILIATES

Joseph joins C.C. and Sean to talk first and foremost about the NHL affiliation shuffle between the Charlotte Checkers and Chicago Wolves — the dominoes that fell before, the bad blood that caused the change, and what it means for Charlotte moving forward

OAK VIEW GROUP PIVOTS ON AHL PALM SPRINGS ARENA

After months of delays in downtown Palm Springs, the NHL’s Seattle Kraken and ownership consortium Oak View Group calls an audible with revised plans for their AHL franchise’s new arena

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON WELCOMES NEW HEAD COACH

J.D. Forrest accepted the new head coaching position for the WBS Penguins on September 10. C.C., Sean, and Joseph discuss how the assistant coaches in minor league hockey oftentimes get a better shot when bench boss vacancies open up

SIGNINGS AND RE-SIGNINGS

Weeks worth of notable NHL/AHL signings and re-signings are picked through and covered thoroughly by C.C. and Sean (with Joseph adding his two cents in, as well!)

SOMMER BACK AGAIN WITH THE BARRACUDA

Long-time San Jose Sharks AHL coach Roy Sommer returns to coach his 23rd season for an Sharks-affiliated AHL team (Kentucky, Cleveland, Worcester, and SJ Barracuda)

QUIZ TIME!

C.C. and Joseph have their knowledge tested by Sean in his latest quiz game concoction Gangsters or GOAT. The players have to guess if the name given by Sean is that of an infamous gangster of a crime organization, or that of an AHL Hall of Famer!

Follow Joseph on Twitter for all the latest news and notes regarding the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers! Don’t forget to check out his work on The Sin Bin, as well!

Follow C.C. (@SinBinEagles) and Sean (@SeanOBrien81) on Twitter for all their latest takes concerning the Colorado Eagles (C.C.), hockey analytics (Sean), and AHL (both!).

Additionally, check out C.C.’s Colorado Eagles: Tape to Tape Podcast plus Sean’s awesome analytics work on Tableau!

Download The Sin Bin app from the iTunes or Google Play stores or follow @SinBinNews on Twitter for the latest news on the AHL, ECHL, and SPHL during this extended offseason!

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