Episodes
Jeff looks at the Canucks’ overhaul of their front office, what the priority is for Bruce Boudreau and where the blame should be placed on the early struggles with Thomas Drance (0:24). Next, Damien Cox weighs in on the rough and tumble affair between the Leafs and Jets, the issues in both Vancouver and Philadelphia and more (18:40). To finish, the Philadelphia Inquirer's Sam Carchidi looks at the firing of Alain Vigneault and Michel Therrien and where things have gone wrong for the Flyers...
Published 12/06/21
Elliotte joins Jeff to give his thoughts on the recent changes in Vancouver, whether the organization has a preferred candidate for its GM vacancy, if Marc Bergevin would be a potential fit, and which players should find their rhythm under Bruce Boudreau (0:50). Next, they touch on the Flyers' struggles, the firings of Alain Vigneault and Michel Therrien, and whether the team may look to make some moves (8:50). Then the guys talk about the Canadiens possibly being interested in agent Kent...
Published 12/06/21
Published 12/06/21
Jeff and Producer Matt try to decode Jeff Gorton’s introductory press conference (1:21). SiriusXM's Scott Laughlin gives his two cents on Gorton’s press conference and if Daniel Brière could potentially be on the list of possible GM candidates in Montreal (17:18). Sportsnet's Chris Cuthbert tees up the Hockey Night in Canada matchup between the Leafs and Wild and what he’s most looking forward to seeing (47:42). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and...
Published 12/03/21
Jeff and Elliotte react to Jeff Gorton’s opening press conference with the Montreal Canadiens and some of the names that could be on the shortlist of the next potential GM of the club (6:54). Afterwards, they look back on the important win for the Senators and the performance of Anton Forsberg, plus the Stars recent winning streak and how Joe Pavelski continues to beat father time. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily...
Published 12/03/21
Jeff chats about the Devils start, the Rangers continuing to improve in the early part of the year and what’s wrong with the Islanders with ESPN’s Arda Ocal (1:17). Helene St. James talks about the Red Wings being an exciting team once again and the job that Steve Yzerman has done in reshaping the organization (27:28). Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald discusses how he evaluates his team in the early part of the year and Jack Hughes’ contract (47:23). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast...
Published 12/02/21
Jeff and Elliotte discuss the rumour circulating about the Coyotes being up for sale, the denial from both the team and the league, the idea of a team in Houston and the importance of a team in the Texas city having their own rink. Next, they discuss the Leafs’ demolition of the Avalanche and the potential goaltending issue in Colorado, before chatting about the Senators struggles and if it’s time for Pierre Dorion to take some heat from DJ Smith (5:34). The views and opinions expressed in...
Published 12/02/21
Jeff chats with Rachel Doerrie about the Jack Hughes contract, the Leafs improved defensive play and what the NHL can learn from European soccer (1:12). Gord Stellick talks about Toronto’s western swing, winning games with relative ease and what Jack Campbell’s next deal could look like (19:01). George Richards looks at the Panthers incredible comeback against the Capitals, Sergei Bobrovsky’s resurgence and Aaron Ekblad’s Norris-type season to this point (47:39). The views and opinions...
Published 12/01/21
Jeff and Elliotte look back on an exciting Tuesday night, including Dallas’ big win. Next, they discuss the return of Jack Hughes and his contract extension, the Devils betting on him to keep getting better and Nathan MacKinnon getting back into the Avalanche lineup. Finally, they talk about the matchup between the Leafs and Avalanche and Crosby taking on McDavid (6:16). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the...
Published 12/01/21
Jeff chats with Capitals GM Brian MacLellan about Alex Ovechkin’s incredible start to the year, how the team has performed despite big injuries and how much harder it is to evaluate his team with those injuries (0:30). Colby Armstrong talks about the Penguins resilience, the front office’s tasks ahead and the impact of Mario Lemieux on the city of Pittsburgh (18:46). Mike Russo discusses the Wild retiring Mikko Koivu’s jersey, his time with the Wild and weighs in on the Kevin Fiala trade...
Published 11/30/21
Jeff and Elliotte talk about the latest players and coaches to enter Covid protocol and why the Bruins can’t call anyone up from Providence. Next, they look at the Flyers, Jake DeBrusk’s trade request and if San Jose is willing to part with an asset to move Evander Kane. Finally, the guys discuss the Canadiens 24 hours following Geoff Molson’s press conference. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of...
Published 11/30/21
Jeff looks at Matt Murray’s demotion in Ottawa and why the Senators may have been hurt by their season last year with Jason York (00:47). ESPN’s Brian Boucher gives his thoughts on the Canadiens’ hiring of Jeff Gorton, the surprise Devils and how the Sharks have handled adversity this year (18:26). Eric Engels weighs in on the changes in Montreal and the difficulty of being the GM of the Canadiens (46:09). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and...
Published 11/29/21
Jeff and Elliotte react to Geoff Molson’s press conference, how the balance of power might work between Jeff Gorton and the new GM, as well as who the leading candidates might be. Next, they look at the Covid situation in Carolina and how it might affect their upcoming schedule, plus the struggles for the Philadelphia Flyers. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any...
Published 11/29/21
Jeff is joined by Shayna Goldman to talk about her biggest surprises and biggest disappointments of the season so far, and chat about the Rangers being reliant on their goalies (0:11). Then Frank Seravalli discusses the Flyers’ turnaround and if the Bruins are a playoff team (19:59). Next, Scott Oake tees up the Hockey Night in Canada matchup between Calgary and Winnipeg as well as After Hours (46:26). To finish, Barry Keane looks back on the re-opening of Massey Hall and tells the story of...
Published 11/26/21
Jeff and Elliotte look back on the anniversary of Rangers defenceman Marek Malík's huge goal to end a 15-round shootout between New York and Washington in 2005, and chat about superstar players that have struggled with penalty shots and in the shootout (0:17). The guys then preview Canucks-Blue Jackets, and talk about whether there's anything new to report from Vancouver, trade chatter picking up around the league, and the biggest surprises and disappointments at the quarter mark of the...
Published 11/26/21
Jeff looks back on the Leafs’ 6-2 win over the Kings and the play of Jack Campbell with Jim Ralph (1:01). Next, Bruce Dowbiggin joins the show to talk about his new book, “Inexact Science: The Six Most Compelling Draft Years In NHL History” (19:42). To finish, Jeff and Producer Matt hand out their quarter season awards (51:43). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.
Published 11/25/21
Elliotte joins Jeff to give his thoughts on J.T. Miller and Bo Horvat's post-game comments following the Canucks' latest loss to the Penguins, and why Vancouver might be waiting to make a change (0:05). They also take a look at the Islanders who are in the midst of a seven-game slide, why the NHL hasn't postponed any of the team's games despite COVID-19 issues, Alex Ovechkin's play this season, how Rasmus Sandin is coming into his own, and how Sean Durzi looked in his NHL debut against the...
Published 11/25/21
Jeff looks at the incredible offensive start for Nazem Kadri and how the Avalanche are set for the future with Peter Baugh (0:54). Then Billy Jaffe weighs in on the beginning of the Bruins’ season and Charlie McAvoy’s value to the team (18:21). Next, Erik Erlendsson discusses the Brayden Point injury and who needs to step up in his absence (43:00). To wrap, Producer Matt asks if Leon Draisaitl is underrated and which goalie tandem is better to have (56:53). The views and opinions expressed...
Published 11/24/21
Jeff and Elliotte take a look at the red-hot Flames, the play of backup goaltender Dan Vladar, and the team's success on the road (0:04). Next, the guys talk about the Vancouver saga, before pivoting to the Flyers and discussing the team's tough week, and where the club is at right now (4:38). Then the guys take a look at the Stars' win over the Oilers, Sean Durzi's upcoming NHL debut for the Kings against the Leafs- the team that originally drafted him, and Jack Campbell's return to LA...
Published 11/24/21
Jeff is joined by Hailey Salvian to talk about Andrew Mangiapane’s hot scoring run and how great Calgary has been defensively (0:40). Next, Eric Engels gives his report on the Canadiens at the quarter point and how they might approach the rest of the season (19:22). Then Bruce Boudreau tells stories of playing in the WHA and the day he was hired by the Washington Capitals (40:08). To wrap, Leah Hextall weighs in on the Penguins after the previous night’s game against Winnipeg and why Sidney...
Published 11/23/21
Elliotte joins Jeff to chat about the streaking Avalanche, Nazem Kadri's great play and his future in Colorado, Jared Bednar's extension, and Erik Johnson jumping over the boards and almost cutting Cale Makar (0:58). The guys then head to San Jose to chat about the Sharks and what's going to happen now with Evander Kane with his suspension coming to an end shortly (10:55). Next, they chat about the Penguins' successful Canadian road trip, Oilers-Stars, and the goalie situation in Dallas...
Published 11/23/21
Jeff looks at the Seattle Kraken’s early struggles and how the market has reacted to it with Geoff Baker of The Seattle Times (1:55). Next, Anthony Stewart talks about the impact of the Leafs’ third line and the defensive pairing of Rasmus Sandin and Timothy Liljegren (19:58). To wrap, Sean Reynolds chats about the resurgence of Jets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois and what his next deal could look like (52:35). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and...
Published 11/22/21
Jeff and Elliotte discuss the latest on the Canucks, the tear Andrew Mangiapane has been on, his minutes, and whether the forward is in the conversation to make the Canadian Olympic team (0:07). Next, they briefly touch on Leon Draisaitl being overshadowed in Edmonton, and then chat about the opening of the UBS Arena, what's been ailing the Islanders, and what Lou Lamoriello might look to add (9:19). To wrap, the guys talk about the possibility of a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics...
Published 11/22/21
Jeff talks about another incredible goal from Connor McDavid and an Oilers shootout win over the Jets with Louie DeBrusk (0:51). Next, Steve Valiquette discusses the incredible play of Igor Shesterkin and which goalies people aren’t talking about that we should take notice of (17:29). To finish, Ron MacLean chats about hockey in the Soviet Union, the problem getting young people into officiating and more (46:45). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and...
Published 11/19/21
Jeff and Elliotte chat about the shortage of referees across youth hockey (0:15). Next, they discuss Connor McDavid taking his game to another level, the Oilers' willingness to go all in this season, and what Ken Holland might be looking to add (4:39). The guys touch on Jack Campbell's continued strong play, contract comparables for the goaltender, and how the Leafs might handle negotiations (10:29). Next, they head to Montreal and discuss what the potential next steps are for the...
Published 11/19/21