Totally Driven Radio, the weekly radio podcast heard live every Thursday night from 8 – 11 pm Est time on the Totally Driven Entertainment Radio Network, covers the world of sports and entertainment each week, as well as bringing you celebrity guests interviews.
This week we had the opportunity to talk with one of the world famous brothers in not only the world of professional hockey but in movies as well, the one and only Steve Carlson (Steve Hanson) of the Hanson Brothers from the movie “Slap Shot” was one of our guests where we discussed a ton of topics like……
**playing with his 2 brothers (Jack & Jeff) and Dave Hanson on the Johnston Jets
**his brother Jack not being in the movie due to his hockey commitments and is not bitter or upset about not being in the movie
**how they made that transition as pro hockey players to actors
**what it was like working with Paul Newman
**How Universal Pictures wanted to sign them to a long term contract
**The plans Universal had to team them up on the next movie with Farrah Fawcett
**How they were originally approached to appear in Slap Shot
**If their roles they played in the movie were similar to their playing style
**If the Philadelphia Flyers Broad Street Bullies were an influence in any way on the Charlestown Chiefs
**If they were treated any differently by teams they played against after the release of the movie
**Them winning Best Supporting Actors for Slap Shot 2 DVD
**The reason why they will not sign the Hanson Brothers action figures
**Appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated
**How Dave Hanson was approached by Verne Gagne & the AWA to become a pro wrestler out of High School
**The NHL Classic and his feelings on it
**What they are up to now
**His plans to write a tell all book
**Concussions in the NHL & NFL
**His thoughts on how to make NHL Hockey exciting again
**How the new equipment used in the NHL is more used as a weapon instead of protection
Steve calls in at the 16 minute mark and hangs out for almost 50 minutes to discuss these topics and more.
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