Episodes
Scott checks in with Laz on the road as the Blackhawks prepare to face the Seattle Kraken for the first time, and also a big picture look at a road trip where the team will also visit Edmonton, Vancouver, and Calgary. Then, thoughts on on-ice performance and adjustments Derek King has made so far, and his impact on the team. With it being Hall of Fame Week, they have a discussion including Marian Hossa's induction and the process behind selection. To wrap up, a listener asks about the...
Published 11/16/21
Back in the Podmobile, Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the firing of Jeremy Colliton, Derek King being named interim head coach, takeaways from Kyle Davidson's media availability, a 2-1 win over the Nashville Predators Sunday night, answer your questions, and more. Save on an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 11/08/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers return to discuss the latest in the Blackhawks' story, including Brad Aldrich's name being X'd out on the Stanley Cup, and what could be next with the lawsuits, and how will players and the team remember the Stanley Cup win as time moves on? Also, on the hockey side, a look back at the games vs. Ottawa and St.Louis, what is Kyle Davidson's plan, game attendance and more. Save on an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about...
Published 11/04/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the announced findings of the independent investigation into the Blackhawks, Stan Bowman out as GM and more. Save on an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/26/21
Back from their first trips on the road, Laz and Scott discuss takeaways from the team's 0-2-1 start, growing pressure for Jeremy Colliton, discussing the home opener vs the Islanders and more! Save 50% on an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 10/18/21
The new season is here! And ahead of the Blackhawks' first game of the season against the Avalanche Wednesday, Mark and Scott discuss what success would look like for the team this season. Which players are most important for the team's success? Who may be the most surprising? Also, some over/unders, what the guys have been watching recently and much more! Get 50% off of an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 10/12/21
Laz and Scott are again back in the podmobile, and as training camp winds down and young players take steps forward, they discuss the difficult roster decisions the Blackhawks will have to make. Also updates on Caleb Jones and Wyatt Kalynuk and the effects on the defensive core, where this team fits into the Central Division this season, and much more. Join The Athletic Hockey Show’s official fantasy hockey pool on OfficePools.com: http://www.officepools.com/invite/classic/m/HAFE2H6Q Learn...
Published 10/07/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers are back recording in the podmobile to discuss the first four days of Blackhawks training camp, including thoughts on Dylan Strome, Tyler Johnson, the return of Jonathan Toews, and more. Have any questions for the show? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Get 50% off of an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/27/21
Live, from the parking lot of Manny's! Laz and Powers return to preview roster battles to watch heading into training camp, discuss the Tom Kurvers Prospect Showcase, thoughts from the NHL Media Tour in Chicago and more! Have a question or comment for Mark and Scott? Email [email protected] or leave a VM at (714) 759-4529! Save 50% off an annual subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/20/21
The NHL season is coming soon, and Laz and Powers will be returning with weekly episodes starting next week! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 09/15/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the latest news about the Blackhawks' investigation, and balancing covering the hockey news while also covering the serious off-ice conversations. Also, the rebuild appears to be over as the team brings in Marc-Andre Fleury, Seth Jones, and more, is there a make or break player for this season? Have a question for the podcast? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on an annual subscription to The Athletic:...
Published 08/02/21
The Blackhawks' season has come to an end, and Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss what came out of exit interviews with Jeremy Colltion, Patrick Kane and Dylan Strome, their thoughts on the this season, and looking ahead to the next. Plus, they answer some of your questions, including breaking down LTIR. Have a question? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 05/13/21
As the season winds down, Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers spend an episode answering your questions about the Blackhawks, the rebuild, Kirby Dach, Collin Delia, and more! Have a question? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 05/06/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss Andrew Shaw's retirement, Dylan Strome being benched, and the playoffs moving out of reach of the playoffs. Have a question for the show? Email [email protected] or leave a VM at (714) 759-4529! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/26/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss Monday's loss to the Nashville Predators and how the Blackhawks playoff hopes are slipping away. Also, which defensemen should the team be playing, and the status of the team as they continue their rebuild. Have any questions for the show? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 and leave a voicemail! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/20/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the Blackhawks post-trade deadline, Nikita Zadorov, if the Blackhawks will be able to catch up to the Predators in the Central's playoff race, answer your questions and more! Have a question? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/14/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers talk the return of Vinnie Hinostroza to the Blackhawks, the outbreak of COVID-19 affecting the Vancouver Canucks, and discuss Max Shalunov, before wrapping up by answering your questions! Have a question about the Blackhawks? Email [email protected] or leave a VM at (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 04/05/21
The Blackhawks swept the Panthers, then were swept by the Predators, and Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss a team that is currently on the outside looking in for a playoff spot. With twenty games left on the schedule, what is important for this team from here on out? Have a question for the show? Email [email protected] or leave a voicemail at (714) 759-4529! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 03/29/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss Kirby Dach's imminent return to the team, what would it mean to get him back sooner rather than later. Also, the team currently out of a playoff spot, but is it realistic for the team to find its way back? With the trade deadline approaching, they discuss the best, and worst, deals in the Bowman era, they answer your listener questions, and more! Have a question? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic:...
Published 03/22/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the Blackhawks' tough goings in March, are we seeing the real Blackhawks now, or is this due to playing the best teams in the league? Also, as the trade deadline approaches, thoughts about how this may be a quieter year across the league. And in wrapping up, they answer your listener questions. Have a question? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad...
Published 03/16/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss Kirby Dach's return to Blackhawks practice Monday morning. Also, after completion of the Tampa Bay series, when does this team start to be held to a higher standard? The two discuss Brent Seabrook memories and his legacy as he hangs up his skates, answer your listener questions, and more. Have a question for the show? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 03/08/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss Patrick Kane hitting the 400 goal milestone, Alex DeBrincat's recent play, and how the Blackhawks continue to surprise. However, with Tampa coming up, comes the test to show if this team is a contender. Also, Dylan Strome as a potential trade target, and in the mailbag, are faceoff wins something to get hung up about? Have a question for the show? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Also, we're looking for your feedback, tell us here:...
Published 03/01/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the unexpected break the Blackhawks had in their schedule, and why staying on the road is both a positive and a challenge. Also, Dylan Strome enters percussion protocol, and Jeremy Colliton's reaction to Strome speaking up. Also, the duo reviews the team at the 1/3 point of the season, answer your questions, and more! Have a question for the show? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic:...
Published 02/22/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the recent play of the Blackhawks, and how being competitive helps more than the road to a top-five pick. Also, as players get healthy and prepare to return, tough decisions that will need to be made about the team's roster. Plus, your mailbag questions are answered! Have a question for the show? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529 Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 02/16/21
Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers discuss the Blackhawks' surprising surge after the team's slow start to the season, the focus on the team's rookies and newcomers, and more. Also, they answer your voicemails and email questions! Have a question for Laz and Powers? Email [email protected] or call (714) 759-4529! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/lazandpowers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Published 02/10/21