For Episode 35 of Tendy Talk presented by the BLPA Podcast Network, I chat with Tanner Houston of the Windy City Bender Podcast, a part of The Hockey Podcast Network. It is always fun to talk to other goaltenders who played their high school hockey in the Chicagoland area. Tanner and I chatted about how he got his start in the great game of hockey, how he ended up playing goaltender, and how he became a member of the Windy City Benders Podcast talking Chicago Blackhawks hockey every week.

Tanner waited until after we had ended the podcast to mention that he worked at the legendary Chicagoland pro shop Gunzo’s Hockey Headquarters. Luckily I was still recording so I added that short bit of conversation into the episode. For those that don’t know, Gunzo’s was and still is the place to go for hockey equipment in Chicago since they opened in 1963.

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