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The Athletic's flagship hockey podcast features hosts Ian Mendes, Pierre LeBrun, Scott Burnside, Sean McIndoe, and Hailey Salvian, as well as The Athletic's great NHL writers, delivering previews of the week's best matchups, interviews with league insiders, analytics, fantasy advice, prospect updates, betting picks, and much more, every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

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    Juraj Slafkovsky vs. Shane Wright: NHL Draft preview, Corey's final mock draft, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 46:39

    On the last episode before the NHL Draft, Max and Corey sit down together in Montreal to discuss who the Montreal Canadiens will take with the No. 1 pick, and how that decision will impact the rest of the players chosen in the first round. Then, the guys dig into Corey's final mock draft, including the potential for Marco Kasper to get picked in the top-10, if decision-makers will shy away from Russian prospects Danila Yurov and Ivan Miroshnichenko, final thoughts on Shane Wright, and more. Plus, to close things, the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions about which first-rounder could move into the top-6, whether centers get extra points from scouts or not, Logan Cooley's upside, why Rutger McGroarty is so polarizing, and many more. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NHL Draft 22 preview with Sam Cosentino, Ryan McDonagh devastated to leave Tampa Bay Lightning

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 57:55

    Ian Mendes and Arpon Basu welcome Sportsnet draft analyst Sam Cosentino, ahead of the 2022 NHL draft in Montreal. Sam discusses who he thinks will be selected in the first round of the draft on Thursday night and if the Habs will take Shane Wright or Juraj Slafkovsky with the number one selection. Plus, the guys take a look at the salary cap dump that Tampa Bay made this weekend, sending top 4 defender Ryan McDonagh to Nashville, and how Bolts GM Julien BriseBois time and time again makes excellent hockey deals for his club. Mendes and Basu also touch on the Winnipeg Jets hiring Rick Bowness and the San Jose Sharks firing Bob Boughner and the curious case of Flyers prospect Ivan Fedotov who was planing to evade military service in Russia, and what that might mean for Russian born prospects at the draft, and established Russian NHL players coming into next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Corey's 7-round NHL Mock Draft: Slafkovsky at No. 1, Wright at No. 4, Minnesota Wild trade Kevin Fiala for Brock Faber and a pick, biggest needs for all 32 teams, NHL Draft eligibles superteam, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 69:30

    First, less than a week away from the NHL Draft, Max and Corey talk about the Minnesota Wild trading Kevin Fiala to the Los Angeles Kings for a 2022 first-round pick in 2022 and prospect Brock Faber, and then deep dive into Corey's latest 7-round mock and discuss a shakeup in the top-4, some big names falling into the 20s, differences between Corey's and Bob McKenzie's lists, the possibility of draft-night trades, and much more. Then, the guys look at Corey's list of needs for all 32 teams, with a highlight on the Arizona Coyotes, Anaheim Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Montreal Canadiens. Plus, to close things out, the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions including how someone can become a more discerning prospect scout, if the New Jersey Devils are more likely to move the No. 2 pick if the Montreal Canadiens take Juraj Slafkovsky first overall, the material differences between Logan Cooley and Frank Nazar, and many more. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kevin Fiala traded to Los Angeles Kings, will Nazem Kadri stay in Colorado, and Hockey Hall of Fame reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 75:56

    Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe kick off the show discussing the Minnesota Wild trading Kevin Fiala to the Los Angeles Kings. What does this move signal foo the states of both clubs? Also, if we will see an offer sheet appear this offseason. Then, Nazem Kadri has earned himself a hefty contract, the duo discuss if he will be a member of the Avalanche next season, as well as the future of Evgeni Malkin. Next, they dig into Sean's piece awarding the "Conned Smythe", and they react to the Hockey Hall of Fame's selections for 2022. To wrap up, they dig into the mailbag, and look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question/comment for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cale Makar's season to remember, Tampa Bay Lightning laundry list of injuries and it beats working, for Kyle Bukauskas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 56:25

    Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Sara Civian and Jesse Granger fro. the Athletic marvel at the season that was, for Colorado Avalanche defensemen Cale Makar. The roundtable breaks down the Avalanche 6 game Stanley Cup win over Tampa Bay, the Bolts laundry list of injuries and they offer their opinion on this years inductees for the Hockey Hall of Fame and why the Hall needs to change the way prospective members are nominated. Kyle Bukauskas from Sportsnet joins to discuss his Stanley Cup playoff run, he takes us behind the scenes of his job as Sportsnet's lead rink side reporter and talks about the infamous interview with Sir Charles Barkley, ahead of his and Sportsnet's coverage at the draft in Montreal next week.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Detroit Red Wings coaching update, Hockey Hall of Fame voting system needs to be overhauled and TNT steals the show from ESPN in year one of the US TV deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 95:39

    Sean Gentille welcomes guest co-host Max Bultman to this week's show. Max provides an update on the Detroit Red Wings head coaching search and what winger Tyler Bertuzzi's trade value is. We stick tap the Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche and Sean and Max take a look at the 2022 Hockey Hall of Fame inductees and discuss the change that needs to be made in the Hall of Fames voting. Gentille and Bultman welcome Sean Shapiro, the Athletic's hockey business writer to critique TNT and ESPN's first year of hockey coverage, plus Sean explains why the NHL's record year of business doesn't compute to a larger salary cap and we answer your questions and respond to your comments in our widely popular Tuesday boyzzz third segment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Colorado Avalanche win the Stanley Cup, Hockey Hall of Fame voting needs more transparency, Multiple Choice Madness, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 71:35

    First, Ian and Hailey discuss the Colorado Avalanche winning their first Stanley Cup since 2001, defeating the two-time defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning in 6 games, Nazem Kadri's redemption story, and what his next contract will look like, if this is the end for the Lightning's run of greatness, and much more. Plus, thoughts on ESPN's Avalanche-Red Wings rivalry documentary, the need for more transparency in the Hockey Hall of Fame's voting process as the 2022 class is set to be announced, and a couple of Multiple Choice Madness questions to close things out. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Moritz Seider wins the Calder Trophy, Corey's dueling NHL Mock Draft with an NHL source, The Athletic NHL's staff mock, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 59:50

    First, Max and Corey break down the Calder Trophy vote and discuss Moritz Seider taking home the award with Trevor Zegras, Michael Bunting, and Lucas Raymond behind him, and then the guys catch up on this year's crop of goalie prospects, including Topias Leinonen, Tyler Brennan, and more. Then, the guys talk about Corey's dueling mock draft with an NHL source and discuss guys like Marco Kasper, Jonathan Lekkerimaki, and Ivan Miroshnichenko, the huge opportunity for the Arizona Coyotes to add core pieces to their franchise and the Seattle Kraken looking to build out their farm system, and discuss The Athletic NHL's staff mock, as well. Plus, to close things out, the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions about Ivan Miroshnichenko's current draft projection, the potential for another Jarmo Kekalainen “Yegor Chinakhov” move, Corey's favorite late round sleepers, and many more. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Stanley Cup Final Game 4 ends in controversy, Paul Maurice is the new coach of the Florida Panthers, and the NHL Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 61:51

    Ian and Sean discuss the controversial end to Game 4 of Avs-Lightning on Wednesday night. Should there have been a penalty for too many men, and should every goal be reviewed like touchdowns are in the NFL? Also, why the Lightning's first goal of the game was allowed, despite Darcy Kuemper losing his mask.  Then, they react to Paul Maurice being hired as the new coach for the Florida Panthers, relieving interim coach Andrew Brunette, and Ian and Sean share their thoughts on the NHL Awards. To wrap up, a mailbag question prompts a memory of one cent wings, if there was a winner in the legendary Avalanche- Red Wings rivalry, and a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question or comment for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM (845) 455-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Auston Matthews has Hart, Colorado Avalanche goalie controversy and Peter Deboer joins Dallas Stars

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 51:30

    Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports, and Jesse Granger and Sara Civian from the Athletic recap the major awards in the NHL handed out on Tuesday night in Tampa Bay. The roundtable discusses Auston Matthews winning the Hart and Ted Lindsay, Igor Shesterkin taking home his first Vezina, Cale Makar capturing the first of what projects to be many Norris Trophies and Detroit's Moritz Seider winning the Calder Trophy as the NHL's rookie of the year. We discuss Paul Maurice being named the head coach of the President's Trophy winning Florida Panthers, replacing interim head coach Andrew Brunette We preview game four of the Stanley Cup final between Colorado and Tampa Bay and ask is there a goalie controversy in Colorado? The roundtable welcomes Saad Yousef who discusses the Dallas Stars hiring of Peter Deboer and how the lone Star hockey team will always be in win now mode with GM Jim Nill running the show. Plus we go rapid fire on John Tortorella in Philadelphia, Ethan Bear's future with the Caners and the Shea Weber salary dump in Vegas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Brady Tkachuk ready to lead the Ottawa Senators back to the promised land, Tampa Bay Lightning get back in the Stanley Cup Final and Alex DeBrincat must be traded this off-season

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 85:36

    Colorado Avalanche are overwhelming the Tampa Bay Lightning, John Tortorella takes over as Philadelphia Flyers head coach, the Dallas Stars reportedly hire Pete DeBoer, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 79:00

    First, Hailey and guest cohosts Julian McKenzie and Sean Gentille discuss the Colorado Avalanche jumping out to a 2-0 Stanley Cup Final series lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning, including a monstrous 7-0 Game 2 win, the Avs' defensive brilliance so far, Cale Makar as a top-5 talent, Jon Cooper getting last change with the series shifting to Tampa Bay, and much more. Then, The Athletic's Charlie O'Connor joins the show to talk about the Philadelphia Flyers hiring John Tortorella as head coach, the team's bad salary cap situation, how Carter Hart could benefit from a more structured team defense under Torts, Ryan Ellis' injury status, Johnny Gaudreau Gritty, and much more. Plus, to close things out, the group discusses Pete DeBoer reportedly signing a 4-year deal to coach the Dallas Stars, how his questionable track record handling goaltenders could impact the development of Jake Oettinger, why the Stars are in a perpetual “win now” mode, and more. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Chris Peters debates Corey on differently-ranked prospects, Corey's NHL Draft Confidential, attribute grades, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 74:00

    First, Max and Corey break down Corey's NHL Draft Confidential piece in which he talks to various NHL personnel about the top names in 2022 NHL Draft, including Shane Wright, Matthew Savoie, Connor Geekie, Brad Lambert, and more, as well as discuss Corey's attribute grades for this year's draft class. Then, Daily Faceoff's Chris Peters joins the show and he and Corey debate a few of the prospects they've ranked differently on their boards, including Logan Cooley at the top of Chris' list, Frank Nazar, Lian Bichsel, and Nathan Gaucher. Plus, to close things out, the guys open up the mailbag and listener questions about comparing Frank Nazar and Dylan Larkin in his draft year, if Nathan MacKinnon's somewhat disappointing draft year is comparable to Shane Wright's, how much the COVID-19-cancelled OHL season can impact prospects' development curve, what pick in this year's draft Corey would trade for Kaapo Kakko right now, Memorial Cup power rankings, prospects with first-round upside likely to be available in the second round, concerns about prospects pursuing college hockey on their path to the NHL, and where would the guys go if they could take an all-expenses paid trip anywhere in the world. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final lives up to the hype, a possible return for the World Cup of Hockey, Bruce Cassidy is new coach for Vegas Golden Knights

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 68:27

    Ian and Sean discuss game one of Avs-Lightning, and how Wednesday's game certainly lived up to the hype of this matchup. Also, has there been a harder road to the Final than this playoff run for Tampa? Then, Gary Bettman and Bill Daly each held press conferences ahead of Game 1, and Ian and Sean discuss the prospects of the World Cup of Hockey returning in February, and the NHL setting a revenue record. Next, Jesse Granger returns for "Granger Things" to discuss the Vegas Golden Knights hiring Bruce Cassidy as their new coach, the landscape of still-vacant coaching slots around the league, and John Tortorella possibly heading to Philly. To wrap up, a discussion about the NHL Awards comes about from the mailbag and a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Stanley Cup Final preview show: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Colorado Avalanche (recorded LIVE!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 58:36

    Host Ian Mendes is joined by The Athletic's Joe Smith and Peter Baugh, who cover the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche respectively, as well Mark Lazerus, Michael Russo, and Dom Luszczyszyn to preview the Stanley Cup Final, take listener questions, and more. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Colorado Avalanche vs Tampa Bay Lightning is the Stanley Cup final we all wanted, Scott Wheeler's final draft rankings & New York Rangers take a giant step forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 75:34

    Craig and Sean gush over the Stanley Cup final matchup between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Colorado Avalanche. The guys discuss if the Bolts are indeed the best team of the cap era, or if it's the Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks or Los Angeles Kings? The guys stick tap the development of the New York Rangers this season, and we answer your questions on Jacob Trouba's hit on Ondrej Palat, what Tyler Bertuzzi's trade value is, New Jersey's rebuild and if the Minnesota Wild's window to win has closed. Plus Scott Wheeler, the Athletic's national reporter on the NHL draft and prospects joins to breakdown his top 100 draft eligible players and if the draft will 'go off the rails' with the selection of the first pick? Will it be Shane Wright who goes first or perhaps Logan Cooley or Juraj Slafkovsky selected ahead of the projected number one? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tampa Bay Lightning-Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup Final set, potential Johnny Gaudreau free agency landing spots, John Tortorella the frontrunner to coach the Philadelphia Flyers?, Multiple Choice Madness, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 58:01

    First, the reunited dynamic duo of Ian Mendes and Hailey Salvian welcome The Athletic's Joe Smith to the show to talk about the Tampa Bay Lightning once again returning to the Stanley Cup Final, the turning point of their Eastern Conference Final matchup against the New York Rangers, Andrei Vasilevskiy maintaining his mental and physical health over the last several playoff runs, Brayden Point's injury status, Steven Stamkos leading the way offensively, and more. Then, Ian and Hailey discuss if the Lightning's road to the Final was the toughest for any team in history, putting an end to the “don't touch the conference championship trophy!” thing, John Tortorella as the likely frontrunner for the Philadelphia Flyers head coaching job, and potential Johnny Gaudreau landing spots exactly a month away from free agency. Plus, to close things out, a couple of Multiple Choice Madness questions about whether the Tampa Bay Lightning should be considered the best team of the salary cap era, regardless of the outcome of this year's Final, and which team, the Edmonton Oilers or New York Rangers, has a better chance of returning to the Conference Final next season. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Corey's NHL Mock Draft 2.0, which NHL Draft prospects have the most upside?, NHL Draft Combine final thoughts, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 56:44

    First, Max and Corey give their final thoughts on their time at the NHL Draft Combine last week, Corey comments on Max's recent article where he asked NHL Draft prospects what they think of Corey's scouting reports, and the guys talk about Arpon Basu's and Marc Antoine Godin's Montreal Canadiens coverage at the Draft Combine. Then, the guys break down Corey's NHL Mock Draft 2.0 and discuss Cutter Gauthier breaking into the top-5, Kevin Korchinski and Reid Schaefer turning heads for the Seattle Thunderbirds in the WHL playoffs, Matthew Savoie and Conor Geekie falling out of the top-10, and more. Plus, Corey's first shot at ranking the top-31 draft eligibles on pure upside featuring Brad Lambert significantly lower than his normal ranking, Logan Cooley at No. 1, and Shane Wright at No. 4. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Previewing Game 5 of Lightning-Rangers, disrespected fanbases, and a new bar is set for listener voicemails

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 64:43

    With Ian Mendes on vacation, Jesse Granger is back in the host's seat as he and Sean McIndoe preview Thursday night's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final. Has Tampa Bay figured out the key to the playoffs? Also, standout players on both teams. And obviously with no relation to one of these teams, a chat about disrespected fanbases, and Jesse and Sean's successes in The Athletic's playoff picks thus far. Then, a new standard has been set with listener voicemails, the merits of the Mark Messier Award, and to wrap up, a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question/comment for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM @ (845)445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tampa Bay Lightning even up series with New York Rangers, Boston Bruins might be unrecognizable next year and who's better, Makar or MacKinnon?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 55:03

    Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Sara Civian and Jesse Granger from the Athletic discuss the Colorado Avalanche long layoff after sweeping the Edmonton Oilers. We debate who is better, Cale Makar or Nathan MacKinnon and can the Oilers improve on the surprise final four finish from this season with 40 year old Mike Smith in net? The roundtable welcomes Mike Russo from the Athletic who is covering the Eastern final between Tampa Bay and New York which saw the Bolts even up their series with the blue shirts at two games a piece. Plus we discuss what the Bruins may look like next season after the team relieved Bruce Cassidy of his coaching duties, Marie-Philip Poulin's new job with the Montreal Canadiens and Chris Driedger's injury at the World Hockey Championships which will see him miss the majority of next season for the Seattle Kraken. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Colorado Avalanche advance to Stanley Cup, Bruce Cassidy fired by Boston Bruins and better times ahead for Buffalo Sabres

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 80:45

    Craig and Sean discuss the powerhouse Colorado Avalanche sweeping the Edmonton Oilers and advancing to the Stanley Cup for the first time in 21 years. Mike Smith returning to the Oilers for next season and the magic of Cale Makar. The guys dissect the Boston Bruins decision to fire Bruce Cassidy, and how the injury riddled Bruins might be unrecognizable next season.  The boys welcome new Sabres beat writer Matt Fairburn who discusses brighter times ahead for the Sabres who might be a goalie away from snapping their decade long playoff absence. Plus Sean and Craig stick tap Kyle Connor on winning the dreaded Lady Byng, TNT's hockey coverage and Custance and Gentille wonder if it's time for the Blues to deal Vladimir Tarasenko and if Nazem Kadri might be the one to sign the worst UFA deal this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tampa Bay Lightning alive after ECF Game 3 win, Evander Kane suspended 1 game for boarding Nazem Kadri, the Nathan MacKinnon-Connor McDavid matchup, Patrice Bergeron wins the Selke, Top Gun callsign rankings, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 58:15

    On today's very wholesome episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Hailey makes her long-awaited return to the podcast and is joined by guest cohosts Julian McKenzie and Dom Luszczyszyn to discuss the Tampa Bay Lightning taking Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final from the New York Rangers, where the series goes from here, how the Rangers have grown over the course of the playoffs, and through their rebuild, and more. Then, the group talks about the Western Conference Final between the Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers and discuss how the series has gone so far, the Nathan MacKinnon-Connor McDavid matchup, Evander Kane being suspended a game for boarding Nazem Kadri, and more. Plus, thoughts on the ideal Stanley Cup Final matchup, Patrice Bergeron winning the Selke Trophy once again, Top Gun callsign power rankings, and an important Would You Rather. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NHL Draft Combine: Rutger McGroarty, Cutter Gauthier, and Juraj Slafkovsky join the show, Corey's top 127 prospects in this year's draft, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 61:58

    Max and Corey are on the scene at the NHL Draft Combine in Buffalo, New York for this week's episode and are joined by highly-rated prospects Rutger McGroarty, Cutter Gauthier, and Juraj Slafkovsky in separate conversations to kick off the show. Plus, the guys break down Corey's latest 2022 NHL Draft ranking, featuring a switch at the top of the list with Juraj Slafkovsky jumping ahead of Shane Wright, and discuss why Slafkovsky is Corey's new No. 1, Marco Kasper's move into the top 10, other risers like Kevin Korchinski, Lian Bichsel, and Lane Hutson, news and notes from around the combine, and more. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Discussing offside video review, goalie questions for the Oilers and Avalanche, and Conn Smythe odds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 72:27

    Ian quizzes Sean on Thursday's "very important" NHL birthday before diving into a discussion on offside video review after the controversial Cale Makar play this week. Also, should the Oilers stick with Mike Smith, and do Avalanche fans need to worry about Darcy Kemper? Can the Lightning go all the way without Brayden Point? Then in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger chats about the eye-opening over/under for Thursday's game 2 between the Oilers and Avalanche, and Conn Smythe odds. Ian and Sean dive into Sean's All-Disappointment team, Devil's fans shared their thoughts on Cups they would give up, and to wrap up, "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM (845) 455-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Controversial onside call shadows Colorado Avalanche win over Edmonton Oilers in game one of Western Final

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 57:11

    Rob Pizzo of CBC Sports and Jesse Granger from the Athletic breakdown game one of the Western Conference final between the Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers, the questionable coaches review on Cale Makar's 1st period goal, the goaltending and all that offence. Shayna Goldman returns to the roundtable to give her take on the Eastern Conference series between Tampa Bay and the New York Rangers, offers her opinion on the onside goal in Denver and what she expects to see in game two. Plus, Rob and Jesse touch on Jordan Binnington's water bottle toss comments, Martin St. Louis officially being named head coach of the Montreal Canadiens and Jason Spezza retiring from the NHL.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Stanley Cup Final Four is set, Carolina Hurricanes collapse and Doug Weight on John Tavares, Barry Trotz & the magic of MacKinnon vs McDavid

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 73:34

    Craig and Sean return to preview the NHL's final four with matchups involving Edmonton facing Colorado and the New York Rangers taking on the two time defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning. The boys welcome US Hockey Hall of Famer Doug Weight who has been working with NHL Network as a studio analyst. We discuss Barry Trotz being fired by Lou Lamoriello on Long Island, Julien BriseBois has the Midas touch in Tampa Bay, stories about the Tkachuk family, John Tavares and the Maple Leafs and who Doug likes in the Stanley Cup Final Four. Plus the guys talk about the face plant by the Carolina Hurricanes in the playoffs, a goaltending duel between Igor Shesterkin and Andrei Vasilevskiy in the Eastern final and Nathan vs Connor in the Western Final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NHL Draft roundtable: will the Montreal Canadiens select Shane Wright with the No. 1 pick?, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 72:51

    First, Max and Corey welcome The Athletic's Montreal Canadiens writers Arpon Basu and Marc Antoine Godin to discuss the Habs having the first overall selection in this year's NHL Draft, if they'll actually select presumptive No. 1 pick Shane Wright with that pick or go with other options like Juraj Slafkovsky or Logan Cooley, who within the Canadiens organization will ultimately make the decision at the draft, and much more. Plus, the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions about where the Florida Panthers go from their second round sweep at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the discrepancy between Shane Wright being described as both a responsible two-way center and as lacking consistent effort, the main differences between Kakko Kaapo and Juraj Slafkovsky, if peanut butter on hot dogs is acceptable or not, why Matthew Savoie's ranking seems to be dropping, if Corey has ever systemically looked at players that have exceeded his rankings, why Liam Öhgren's production is so much higher than Jonathan Lekkerimäki even thought they play on the same line, revisiting Corey's original Cale Makar skating grade, if Cayden Primeau is still a legit NHL prospect, and who the “heart and soul” prospects in the year's draft are. And now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Can the Avalanche rebound from their Game 5 collapse, will Connor McDavid reach 40 points in the playoffs, and ugly jersey numbers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 65:11

    Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe talk abut the St. Louis Blues' comeback win Wednesday night versus the Avalanche, will the Avs be able to rebound from Game 5's collapse? Also, if Edmonton and the Avalanche advance to the Conference Finals, could McDavid vs. MacKinnon be among the greatest "Star vs. Star" matchups?  Then, a discussion on choosing between McDavid or Vasilevskiy in a hypothetical Game 7, with Jesse Granger also weighing in, before discussing home ice advantage trends in "Granger Things". To wrap up, a listener brings the data on league parity, "ugly" jersey numbers, and to wrap up, a look back with "This Week in Hockey History" Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Connor McDavid can't be contained, Nazem Kadri looks to vault Colorado Avalanche into Western Final and is it back to the drawing board for the Florida Panthers?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 56:53

    Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Jesse Granger from the Athletic breakdown the battle of Alberta, the historic run by Connor McDavid and some suspect goaltending from Jacob Markstrom and Mike Smith as the Oilers lead that series 3 games to 1. The guys look at the Hurricanes/Rangers series which is tied at 2 games a piece with Carolina failing to register a road win thus far in the playoffs, the out of this word goaltending from Tampa's Andrei Vasilevskiy and the maturation of Nazem Kadri as the Colorado Avalanche look to eliminate St. Louis in 5 games tonight. Randy Moller, lead analyst for the Florida Panthers joins the boys to discuss what went wrong for the president trophy winning Panthers, if Andrew Brunette will return behind the bench and if we have seen the last of future hall of fame'r Joe Thornton on the ice, in the NHL? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Nazem Kadri answers threats with epic Game 4 hat trick, Tampa Bay Lightning sweep Florida Panthers, looking ahead to Hurricanes-Rangers and Flames-Oilers, favorite backup goalies in NHL history, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 62:18

    No Ian? No Hailey? No worries! First up, guest cohosts Julian McKenzie and Sean Gentille break down Nazem Kadri's legendary performance for the Colorado Avalanche in Game 4 against the St. Louis Blues, scoring his first career playoff hat trick en route to a 6-3 Avs win, and 3-1 series lead, and discuss the racist threats and backlash he faced after his controversial collision with Blues goalie Jordan Binnington in Game 3, as well as reports that the Florida Panthers partied into the wee hours of the morning at a strip club following their Game 3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, and more. Then, The Athletic's Joe Smith joins the show to talk about the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning eliminating the Florida Panthers in their first sweep of the Jon Cooper era, Andrei Vasilevskiy playing at the height of his powers right now, a potentially long layoff for the Lightning before the start of the Eastern Conference Final, the latest on Brayden Point's injury, and more. Plus, the guys wrap things up looking ahead to tonight's pair of pivotal Game 4s between the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Rangers and the Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers, and reveal the answers to the Twitter question of the day: who are your favorite backup goalies in NHL history? And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Gerard Gallant's war of words with Carolina Hurricanes, Bryan Rust extended in Pittsburgh and St. Louis moves forward without Jordan Binnington vs Colorado Avalanche

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 72:32

    Craig and Sean celebrate Victoria Day with a special edition of the Tuesday boyzzz TAHS on a Monday! The guys discuss the antics of Max Domi in the dying seconds in game three between the Rangers and Hurricanes, and Gerard Gallant's harsh words directed towards the Canes post game. Bryan Rust signs a 5 year extension with Pittsburgh and we ask, what does that mean for Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang moving forward with the Penguins? The guys also take a look at what of the six vacant NHL coaching positions, from Vegas, to Chicago, Dallas, Winnipeg, Detroit and Philadelphia is most appealing for coaches looking for work next season. Jeremy Rutherford joins the boys to breakdown the first three games of the St. Louis Blues, Colorado Avalanche series, the collision between Nazem Kadri and Jordan Binnington, Ville Husso stepping back in between the pipes and the Selke Trophy performance from Ryan O'Reilly as he continues to shutdown Nathan MacKinnon. Plus we stick tap JR for his recently renovated 'hockey basement' in the suburbs of St. Louis ahead of another edition of the Tuesday boyzzz comment section. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Corey's latest 2022 NHL Mock Draft, who wins the Calder Trophy?, IIHF World Championship update, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 63:06

    First, Max and Corey break down Corey's latest 2022 NHL Mock Draft and discuss the Seattle Kraken's likely choice between right-handed defensemen Simon Nemec and David Jiricek at No. 4, why Cutter Gauthier makes sense for the Columbus Blue Jackets at No. 6, and the intriguing possibility of Ivan Miroshnichenko going to the Tampa Bay Lightning at No. 25, as well as the play of some top prospects at the 2022 IIHF World Championship currently underway in Finland. Next, the guys give their thoughts on the recently announced Calder Trophy finalists, Michael Bunting, Moritz Seider, and Trevor Zegras, and discuss who should win the award, who will actually get it, and the notable names that could've been finalists themselves. Plus, to close things out, the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions about Kingston Frontenacs head coach Luca Caputi's comments about presumptive No. 1 pick Shane Wright's leadership abilities, how published draft boards change as the draft approaches, where would Luke Hughes rank if he were a available in the 2022 NHL Draft, the differences between Simon Nemec, David Jiricek, Juraj Slafkovsky, and Logan Cooley, Joakim Kemell's shooting ability versus other top-ten picks, the percentage of NHL teams with Shane Wright ranked No. 1, the state of the Red Wings prospect pool, and what would have to happen for Matthew Savoie to fall to the Buffalo Sabres at No. 9. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Battle of Alberta starts with a bang and other observations from Round 2 of NHL Playoffs, potential coaches for the Golden Knights

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 74:17

    Ian and Sean discuss Game 1 of the Battle of Alberta on Wednesday night that was completely unhinged with fifteen goals scored. Is that game indicative of what we will get the rest of the series, or a one-off? Also, if the Rangers already in trouble in their series against the Hurricanes, and if the Blues have any chance against the Avalanche. Then in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger is back to discuss the Golden Knights' firing of coach Pete DeBoer and the potential candidates to replace him, and looks at some early scoring trends for Round 2. Then, Ian and Sean discuss the Panthers- Lightning series, and wrap up with a dive into the listener mailbag and "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM @ (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tampa Bay & Colorado get the leg up in round two, The battle of Alberta and New York and Carolina begin Wednesday night

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 59:05

    Rob, Sara and Jesse breakdown the Tampa Bay Lightning's game one win over the Florida Panthers, Nikita Kucherov's sick hands, and the Panthers struggles to fill the net as they did in the regular season. The roundtable discusses a huge game for Jordan Binnington in the Blues OT game one loss in Denver to the Avalanche, the coaching change in Vegas and the Maple Leafs plan to stay the course after yet another first round loss. Arthur Staple from the Garden Faithful podcast joins the roundtable to help preview the underdog New York Rangers led by Hart Trophy finalist Igor Shesterkin vs the Carolina Hurricanes who are the favorite in the series, but who have goaltending injuries to contend with. In our rapid fire segment, the roundtable offers their opinions on Sidney Crosby, Bruce Boudreau and Lane Lambert and Billy Guerin's vow to bring both Marc-Andre Fleury and Cam Talbot back to the Minnesota Wild for next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Jake Oettinger a legitimate number one netminder, NY Islanders hire Lane Lambert and Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins & Washington Capitals find themselves at a crossroads

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 77:08

    The Tuesday boys praise the play of Dallas Stars goalie Jake Oettinger who has proven himself to be a number one goalie in the NHL and as an important piece for Team USA in future international play. The guys discuss the Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals strategy with those franchises needing to make a decision on staying the course or beginning rebuilds.  Kevin Kurz from the Athletic joins to discuss the New York Islanders hiring Barry Trotz's top lieutenant Lane Lambert and what tricks Lou Lamoriello might have up his sleeve to improve the Islanders and Peter Deboer being fired in Vegas.  Craig and Sean stick tap the Selke Trophy finalists Elias Lindholm, Patrice Bergeron and Sasha Barkov and Dustin Brown who retires after 18 seasons and two Stanley Cups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Game 7s galore on an incredible weekend of playoff hockey, James Mirtle on another Toronto Maple Leafs first round exit, Jeremy Rutherford previews St. Louis Blues-Colorado Avalanche, and much more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 69:21

    First, Ian and guest cohost Julian McKenzie talk about one of the best weekends of playoff hockey of all time, featuring five Game 7s, with both Sunday night games going to overtime, Jake Oettinger's heroics in net for the Dallas Stars, the Tampa Bay Lightning winning their ninth consecutive series, the potential end of elite status for the Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, and Pittsburgh Penguins, the upcoming Battles of Alberta and Florida, and much more. Next, The Athletic's James Mirtle joins the show to discuss yet another first round playoff exit for the Toronto Maple Leafs, this time losing to the Tampa Bay Lightning in seven games, the feeling around the team and city, Sheldon Keefe's postgame comments about the handshake line, potential offseason changes, and more. Then, The Athletic's Jeremy Rutherford joins the show to discuss the St. Louis Blues-Colorado Avalanche second round matchup, lessons the Blues learned from last year's sweep at the hands of the Avs, if Jordan Binnington or Ville Husso will play the bulk of the series in goal for St. Louis, and more. Plus, Ian and Julian talk about the breaking news that Pete DeBoer has been fired as the head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights and that Lane Lambert has been hired as the head coach of the New York Islanders, and they close out the show with a couple of Multiple Choice Madness questions. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Future of Sports Pt. 2

    Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 19:32

    In episode two of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the team experience may change in the future: increased use of technology in gameplay, robotic umpires and the unique initiatives of a startup sports league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Future of Sports Pt. 1

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 22:43

    In episode one of the Future of Sports series, The Athletic's Mike Smeltz looks at how the fan experience may change: how going to games, watching games at home and how memorabilia is shifting from physical to digital. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NHL Draft Lottery results: Habs win No. 1 pick, The Athletic NHL's lottery team mock draft, Corey's latest 2022 NHL Draft ranking, listener questions, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 65:33

    First, Max and Corey talk about the results of the NHL Draft Lottery, with the Montreal Canadiens and New Jersey Devils securing the first and second overall picks, respectively, and discuss The Athletic NHL's writers' picks in a mock draft for every lottery team. Then, the guys dive into Corey's new 2022 NHL Draft ranking and discuss why Shane Wright is still holding onto the No. 1 spot, Jiri Kulich's move into the top-15, Ivan Miroshnichenko returning to the list at No. 11, Connor Geekie's fall to No. 18, and more. Plus, to close things out, the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions about how the newly-instituted “you can't win the Draft Lottery more then twice in 5 years” system works, Matty Beniers and Mason Mctavish vs. Juraj Slafkovsky and Logan Cooley, how many defensemen will go in the first round of this year's draft, how big a concern Logan Cooley's size will be for NHL GMs, what the New Jersey Devils could get if they moved the No. 2 pick, if Matthew Savoie can play center, and what three toppings would Max and Corey get on a shared pizza. And, right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Sidney Crosby exits Game 5 with injury, Florida Panthers may be finally settling in, and a look at Thursday's slate of games

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 71:57

    Jesse Granger gets the call-up to sit in the host chair as Ian is on vacation, and with Sean, recaps Wednesday night's playoff action, including Sidney Crosby's injury and the Rangers' comeback, Florida Panthers are starting to look like the team we saw in the regular season, and a look at Thursday night's games. To wrap up, the guys discuss a new shootout rule proposition, and in "This Week in Hockey History", a look back at what may be one of the weirdest stories in NHL history. Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Toronto Maple Leafs, LA Kings & Carolina Hurricanes a win away from round two, Montreal awarded the first pick, but New Jersey is the big winner at the draft lottery

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 71:22

    Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Jesse Granger from the Athletic recap game 5 wins in Toronto and Carolina, and for St. Louis in Minnesota and Los Angeles in Edmonton, ahead of three game fives this evening, including the Penguins at the Rangers in an elimination game, and Washington/Florida and Dallas/Calgary which are tied at two games. The boys welcome the Athletic's Shayna Goldman who discusses the NHL draft lottery which sees the Montreal Canadiens retain the top pick, with the New Jersey Devils moving up to 2nd. Lou Lamoriello's archaic way of running the New York Islanders, the Edmonton Oilers management failure to solidify McDavid and Draisaitl with a solution between the pipes in Oil country and if Tom Fitzgerald might be interested in moving the 2nd overall pick.  Plus Rob gets Jesse's opinion on the Vezina, Norris and Calder trophy finalists, and the power of the intermission speech on the heels of Jason Spezza's passionate pleas to his teammates in Toronto. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NHL Draft Lottery instant reaction (recorded LIVE!)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 38:22

    The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series hosts Max Bultman and Corey Pronman react to the results of the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery in realtime, answering listener questions along the way and giving their analysis as the draft order is revealed. Please note: this episode was recorded live on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. You can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Colorado Avalanche advance to 2nd round, Barry Trotz possible landing spots, NY Rangers on the brink of elimination and the NHL Draft Lottery is tonight

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 75:31

    Craig and Sean discuss the New York Islanders surprising decision to fire Barry Trotz after four seasons behind the bench for Lou Lamoriello's team. The guys take a look at possible landing spots for Trotz, with all signs pointing to Winnipeg and who Lamoriello might have in mind to guide the Islanders next season. Peter Baugh joins from Nashville with his new cowboy hat, on the heels of the Colorado Avalanche sweeping the Predators and advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Plus the guys ask, why hasn't Mike Sullivan won a Jack Adams Award yet, with the Penguins led by third stringer Louis Domingue on the brink of eliminating Igor Shesterkin and the New York Rangers, they praise the TNT intermissions and we look ahead to what franchise desperately needs to win the draft lottery tonight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Lou Lamoriello fires Barry Trotz as New York Islanders head coach, Stanley Cup playoffs first round storylines, Josh Yohe joins the show to talk Pittsburgh Penguins, Multiple Choice Madness, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 63:56

    First, Ian and guest cohost Julian McKenzie dive into Monday morning's breaking news that New York Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello fired head coach Barry Trotz after four seasons behind the Isles bench. Then, the guys discuss a number of storylines from the first week of Stanley Cup playoffs action, including the high-scoring blowouts occurring seemingly every night, the Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons asking Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe a loaded question about Justin Holl, Rod Brind'Amour's ire over a non-goalie interference call in Game 4, Tony DeAngelo throwing his stick at Brad Marchand as he scored into an empty net, as well as thoughts on the upcoming NHL Draft Lottery set for Tuesday night. Next, The Athletic's own Josh Yohe joins the show to talk about the Pittsburgh Penguins taking a surprising 2-1 series lead over the initially-favored New York Rangers and discuss Sidney Crosby's renaissance performance so far, head coach Mike Sullivan deserving more credit as one of the best coaches in the league, Tristan Jarry's potential return to the lineup late in the series, and more. Plus, to close things out, the guys answer a couple of Multiple Choice Madness questions about whether the NHL should automatically review every goal or not and which team would have the biggest offseason makeover if they lose in the first round. Now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Gary Bettman says playoff format won't change, backup goalies aplenty in round 1, and spicy pork and broccoli

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 71:33

    Ian and Sean discuss Gary Bettman's comments on the NHL's playoff format from Wednesday night, and if there would be benefits to changing seedings or adding a play-in system. Also, with many starting goalies going down at the end of the regular season, teams are going to their 2nd or 3rd string goalies within the first games of round 1, and Sean shares his thoughts on EBUGs. Jesse Granger returns for "Granger Things" to discuss Louis Domingue's meal before jumping into Tuesday's 3OT game between the Penguins and Rangers, the end of Vegas' season, and some interesting stats from the playoffs so far. Then the guys wrap with a few questions from the mailbag, and a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM (845) 445-8459! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Evgeni Malkin ends epic OT, Colorado Avalanche toy with Nashville Predators and Andrew Ladd focusing on mental, physical and social wellbeing for young hockey players

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 65:42

    Rob, Sara and Jesse discuss an exciting 2nd night of the playoffs, led by the Penguins triple OT win over New York, Florida's 3rd period collapse over Washington, Calgary's shutout win over Dallas and Colorado's dismantling of Nashville. The roundtable looks ahead to Wednesday's games including Boston looking to even up their series with Carolina, Tampa looking to rebound over Toronto, Mike Smith attempting to redeem himself and his Oiler teammates vs the Kings and Marc-Andre Fleury getting the start again for the Wild vs the Blues.  Andrew Ladd of the Arizona Coyotes joins the roundtable to discuss his 1616 foundation which focuses on mental, physical and social wellbeing for young hockey players aged 10-12 years, and the people who support them. Ladd also looks back on playing his 1000th NHL game, shares stories of past playoffs and gives his opinion on the first two nights of this years playoff.  In our rapid fire segment, Pizzo gets Civvy and Jesse's opinion on who might be the next to retire after Dustin Brown announced his retirement from the NHL at the conclusion of these playoffs, and who will be next to coach Philadelphia, Detroit and Winnipeg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mitch Marner's redemption, Mike Smith's gaff, David Perron's hat trick and Antti Raanta's 35 saves highlight night one in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Night two preview with Shayna Goldman

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 71:40

    Custance and Gentille look back on night one of the Stanley Cup playoffs, dissecting game one wins for Toronto, Edmonton, Carolina and St. Louis. The Leafs dominated Tampa Bay, Mike Smith's gaff handed LA an upset win over Edmonton, Antti Raanta solidified the Hurricanes concerns in net over Boston and David Perron turned back the clock to lead St. Louis over Minnesota. In segment two, the boys welcome the Athletic's Shayna Goldman who helps u preview four more series debuting Tuesday evening including two lopsided series with Colorado hosting Nashville and Calgary facing Dallas and the leagues top team the Florida Panthers hosting Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals and Sidney Crosby's Pittsburgh Penguins battling Igor Shesterkin's New York Rangers. In the Tuesday boys comment section segment, Sean and Craig stick tap the job Jeff Blashill did in Detroit with the rebuilding Red Wings, and we give our picks as to what non playoff team is ready to take the leap to a playoff spot next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Stanley Cup Playoffs preview show (recorded LIVE!)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 86:00

    Ian Mendes is joined by The Athletic NHL's writers to preview every first round playoff series and discuss the players to watch, make predictions, and much more. Please note: this episode was recorded live on Monday, May 2, 2022. Watch a replay of the show on YouTube: https://youtu.be/0mcuSfPgTXo Right now, you can get a 6 month subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Team USA dominating IIHF U18 tournament in Germany

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 62:52

    On this edition of the Prospect Series Max and Corey discuss the 2022 IIHF Under 18 tournament happening right now in Germany.  The guys analyze how prospects in the tournament are looking, including Logan Cooley, Isaac Howard Rutger McGroarty and Ryan Chesley from Team USA, Connor Bedard and Adam Fantilli from Team Canada, Jiri Kulich from Czech Republic, Jonathan Lekkerimaki from Sweden and Joakim Kemell from Finland. Plus Max and Corey look at the final four of the tournament with the US set to play Czech and Finland and Sweden to meet in the semi-final. As always, the guys wrap the pod by dipping into then mailbag and answer your questions on Jason Robertson, Zac Bolduc and Juraj Slafkovsky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Positive thoughts for eliminated teams, locked in playoff matchups, ballots for NHL player awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 59:10

    Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe kick off this week discussing Sean's piece sharing positive thoughts for the teams eliminated from the postseason. Which teams were to hardest to come up with nice things to say? Also, the guys discuss a few playoff matchups that were already locked in, and the potential for a Penguins- Panthers contest in round one. As the season wraps up, so does voting for the major awards, and the guys discuss their perfect ballots for some of the categories. Then, a dip into the mailbag to answer listener questions, and "This Week in Hockey History" tries to motivate Sean to finish his piece for Friday. Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockey@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NHL Playoff Picture taking shape, Auston Matthews scores 60 goals and Montreal Canadiens pay tribute to Guy Lafleur

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 62:24

    With the NHL playoff picture becoming clearer, Rob, Sara and Jesse take a look at some of the more enticing matchups, what series they are looking forward to the most and what they would do to improve the playoff format. The roundtable discusses career seasons from Connor McDavid, Johnny Gaudreau, Auston Matthews, Matthew Tkachuk, Steven Stamkos and Roman Josi, injuries to Juuse Sarros, Alexander Ovechkin and Robin Lehner and we finish on a laugh with Tampa's trip to the White House to meet President Joe Biden.  Julian McKenzie joins from Montreal to share his experiences being in the building on Sunday when the team paid tribute to franchise icon Guy Lafleur, and Jesse tells us why he is most excited to watch the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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