The broadcast trio of the Empire Strykers (formerly the Ontario Fury) Christian “Filly” Filimon, Amanda “The Panda” Filimon feat. “The Dr.” Jonathan Reimer talk all things Empire Strykers, a professional indoor soccer team playing in Major Arena Soccer League (MASL). Hear original content, player, personnel, and fan interviews, team news, game breakdowns and so much more.
EPISODE 50 - Meet Wallascora + Monterrey Flash Recap
1:20:56Come for the Wallascora interview, stay for the Flash recap! For our 50th episode, we had to go big! Not only will you get a recap of the 5-3 win over the Monterrey Flash, but we start the episode off interviewing the infamous Wallascora, Brian Colmo. We get the scoop on how it all began, what makes a 10/10 Wallascora, and learn what the future may hold for the man behind the name. Stick around after the interview for a recap of Superhero night, we talk about the current standings and the schedules impact, & we have a few fun little surprises sprinkled in between. All this and more for our 50th episode!
Episode 49 - Shellacking San Diego
50:10The Empire dealt a commanding blow to the hubris of our bitter rivals as the boys put out a statement victory in front of the home crowd. A 10-4 shellacking of the Sockers! Join us as we dissect each glorious moment of a win that sent shockwaves across the league. We also look ahead to rematch vs Monterrey on Super Hero night this coming Sunday, do a quick flyover with The Jets and of course the usual nonsensical tangents you’ve all come to love. Check it out!
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Episode 48 - Adios Mexico!
1:15:55The gang went south of the border to visit the beautiful cities of Monterrey and Chihuahua where the boys faced some of the fiercest adversity a team could have. A thrilling shootout game in Arena Monterrey lead to the first points and win ever collected in mainland Mexico! Franck was the star and Noe got his first MASL goal. The Savage put a brutal beating on the team an eventful 48 hours later in the deafening confines of petite Corner Sports Arena. We take you through all the drama and look to the games ahead on this weeks episode. Check it out
Episode 47 - Taking Two in Tacoma.
59:41The Strykers sauntered into the land of Starbucks and slapped the Stars twice over the weekend! Filly and Panda caught the game turf side while Doc was setting his whistle south of the border. Catch a quick recap all the action in Tacoma, as well as, a fly over with The Jets and a preview of our return to Mexico. Where the Strykers will take on both Chihuahua and Monterrey with the whole Stryking Fury crew on the call!
Episode 46 - The Force Awakens In The Empire!
1:34:05The force was strong with the Strykers Squadron this weekend as they took both games versus the Sidekicks. The boys dropped double digits on Dallas at Friday’s military appreciation night. A game where they took a commanding lead on the back of a 7 goal 3rd quarter and cruised to a 10-3 triumph at Toyota Arena. They backed up their play at Star Wars night on Sunday with another forceful 8-2 demolition of Dallas. Will Tacoma feel the power of this fully operational Death Star this weekend? Join us as we recap the week and look forward to tangling with Tacoma!
Episode 45 - Blasting off To Winning Ways!
1:20:07The winning streak continues in a thrilling overtime win against the Baltimore Blast. On this podcast we bring all the Tuesday night action to you in both audio and video format for the very 1st time! We also preview the matchup against Dallas, tell you all about the special edition jersey auction, and Filly does everything he can to make sure he sleeps on the couch!
Episode 44 - Threefer Madness
1:23:452023 is here and the Empire Strykers have stormed out the gates with 3 games in the first week of the year. After starting off with a statement win Vs reigning Eastern Conference Champs Florida, the boys went to a snowy East Coast for back to back games vs Baltimore and Utica City. Taking a contentious split on the road trip. Join Filly, Panda and the Doc as we unwrap the three games and look forward to hosting The Blast on the 17th.
Episode 43 - Texas Two step
1:23:14The Empire is back to winning ways! The boys split games with Mesquite and Dallas as a Texas two step takes one step back and one mighty step forward! Hear the gang break down both games as we ring in the holidays with our final pod of 2022! Happiest of Holidays everyone!
Episode 42 - Socked Twice!!
1:16:35The Empire Strykers drop back to back games to the Sockers, one in regulation and one in overtime, as their winless streak extends to 11 games. Join Filly, Panda and the Dr as we break down the beat down at the hands of our dreaded rivals. We touch on some charity work in the community and preview the upcoming match vs Tatu and the Mesquite Outlaws this Friday!
Episode 41 - Seeing Stars!
1:02:03Empire Strykers kick off the MASL season with a dud as they fall to the Tacoma Stars 5-7 at Toyota Arena. Jamael Cox leads the Tacoma attack netting 3 goals and an assist, backed up by stellar performances from Michael Ramos and Nick Perera. Justin Stinson found the back of the net three times to record the first hat trick in Strykers MASL history. Join Filly, Panda and the Doc as they break down the game on this week’s episode. We also touch on the re-signing of Adrien Perez and look forward to back-to-back games against San Diego!