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GDG rundown for the weekend of Feb. 10th-12th

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After a whirlwind trip to Houston, Eric and Larry have returned to the Twin Cities.  There’s so much to dissect from a fascinating Super Bowl game and week.  The guys break down the action, and hear analysis from a winning player’s (Michael Floyd) and media member’s (USA Today and ESPN’s Jarrett Bell) perspective.  We also hear from Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. on what was the driving force behind his path to winning a prestigious award.  And we start talking college pucks.  St. Cloud State defenseman Jack Ahcan takes us through life in the NCHC…and on the U.S. World Juniors team.

An Out-of-This-World Trip to Space City

Segment 1: The guys made it back from Houston and have quite a story to tell.  Eric and Larry discuss the incredible game and the week that occurred prior to it.  Will Minneapolis be ready to host this event next February?

 

A Champion’s Journey: GDG Talks with St. Paul Native Michael Floyd

Segment 2: One of the Twin Cities’ own now has the distinction of being a Super Bowl champion.  Our hosts caught up with New England wide receiver Michael Floyd to discuss the roller coaster ride he faced over this past season.

 

Deadline Dilemmas: GDG Catches Up With Jarrett Bell

Segment 3: We continue to look back on last Sunday’s Super Bowl.  The fellas get into the media side of covering this event when they talk to USA Today columnist and ESPN analyst Jarrett Bell.  How frantic does a deadline become when the definite headline changes dramatically?

 

How He Got Here: Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. Discusses His Influences

Segment 4: Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. received a tremendous honor last weekend.  The co-winner of the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year was interviewed by Seth Davis of CBS Sports in 2016.  We tune in to find out about the people that helped pave Larry’s path to the award.  Then, what do Eric and Larry think of the 2017 NFL Hall of Fame class?

 

Golden Skate: SCSU’s Jack Ahcan Reaches the Highest Peak

Segment 5: We turn our attention from the completed NFL season to the ongoing NCAA Hockey season.  The NCHC postseason is fast approaching, and one of its biggest names is joining the show.  Saint Cloud State freshman defenseman Jack Ahcan talks about his first go-round in the league, what it means to block shots, and playing on the national team that won Gold at the World Junior Championships.

 

A Hodgepodge of Cards, Wild, and Wolves

Segment 6: In this segment, the guys get into some of the awards given out by the NFL.  Also, Larry, Jr. will have some company returning for the Cardinals, the Wild hit a little bump in their torrid play, and the Timberwolves lose a key piece of their young core.

 

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