Phil Bourque wasn’t just a part of the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup run in the 90s; He crafted a way to get his name on the inside of the cup, too. Now, as he transitioned into radio broadcasting for the Pittsburgh Penguins, he can’t get enough of golf in his veins. We talk to Phil about his NHL career and how his pursuit for birdies on the course is holding up. It’s not often you get to hear from a guy with 5 Stanley Cup Rings (2 as a player, 3 as a radio announcer). Don’t miss this episode of Chasin’ Birdies!
5 Stanley Cup Rings is pretty good, eh? That’s exactly what our guest, Phil Bourque, has. Undrafted and signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1982, Phil knows a thing or two about chasin’ birdies in life as well as on the golf course.We interviewed Phil at the Dirty Dog Cigar Shoppe in McKeesport, PA. Naturally, Phil and Mr. Pepe can’t get enough of their cigars. The episode opens with Phil explaining what it was like being undrafted and coming to Pittsburgh, a pure hockey city. Phil tells a lot of stories regarding their two year cup run from 1990-1992.
We all know there are the names sketched on the outside of the Stanley Cup, but what about on the inside? After being responsible for housing the Cup, we get to hear the story of how his name was sketched on the INSIDE of the Stanley Cup. This is gold.The show progresses into golf talk and why golfing is one of his favorite things to do. He has 5 reasons for why he loves golf..and golf itself is last.
We transition to our final segment, the tap-in segment, where Phil is asked four questions that require his quick, witty response. For you hockey and golf lovers out there, we guarantee you will enjoy this fun episode. Truly an uncensored hour with Phil Bourque.
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.Chasin’ Birdies is hosted by Ryan Bashour
and Jonathan Pepe
and is proudly recorded in West Virginia. Produced by Simpler Media