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Jeff chats with Erin Ambrose about carrying her gold medal wherever she goes, when she knew that the Canadian women’s team had a special group and how her life has changed since the big win in Beijing (00:51). Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin joins the show to talk about dealing Kevin Fiala, what they are getting in return with prospect Brock Faber, a…
 
Jeff and Elliotte react to Kevin Fiala's trade to the Kings, before speculating if this trade opens the transaction flood gates around the league and why it could get busy over the next couple of days (00:49). Next, the guys examine Craig Anderson’s new deal with the Sabres, what the goalie market looks like and how the Rangers and Sharks factor in…
 
Jeff chats with Kevin Allen of Detroit Hockey Now about where the Red Wings are in their rebuild, Steve Yzerman’s free agent strategy and how he might look to fill the coaching vacancy (00:28). Later on, our draft expert Sam Cosentino looks ahead to the Memorial Cup Final between Saint John and Hamilton, Mason McTavish’s season and why this year’s …
 
Greg joins Jeff to look at his restaurant habits while on the road, before remarking over why this was one of the better Stanley Cup matchups in recent memory (01:20). Next, the guys discuss the chance for Tampa to get back on top of the mountain next season, what we learned about Nathan MacKinnon in the playoff run and if we could see a change in …
 
Jeff and Elliotte look back on junior hockey memories ahead of the Memorial Cup final and remember “the 23 minutes that shocked the hockey world”, before getting into the latest with Kevin Fiala (00:05). Next, the guys look into Pierre-Luc Dubois' situation in Winnipeg, what’s going on with the Bruins’ coaching search, and Anthony Duclair’s injury …
 
Jeff chats with Penguins President of Hockey Ops Brian Burke about the impact of the Sedins in Vancouver, Herb Carnegie's deserving call to the Hall and the origin of the GM of the Year award (00:51). Later on, The Athletic's Joe Smith goes over the laundry list of injuries for the Lightning, how much the Anthony Cirelli injury impacted the club an…
 
Jeff and Elliotte react to the 2022 Hockey Hall of Fame class and share why Elliotte was such a big fan of Daniel Alfredsson and a story about a piece he did on Herb Carnegie (00:08). Next, the guys discuss the interest in a couple of the Lightning's assistant coaches, the list of injuries Tampa's players sustained during the playoffs and who the t…
 
Jeff talks with The Athletic's Peter Baugh about Cale Makar’s superstar status, the Avs' will to win for veterans like Andrew Cogliano and how the team might shape up heading into next year (00:46). Later on, Garry Galley weighs in on the Blackhawks’ hiring of his close friend Luke Richardson, Makar’s resume and players battling through injuries in…
 
Jeff and Elliotte kick off the segment discussing the impact of former Avalanche scout Alan Hepple on their Stanley Cup-winning current squad, Cale Makar’s Conn Smythe honours and his evolution into a generational talent. Next, they chat about the scenes post-game, Joe Sakic’s patience as a GM and Nathan MacKinnon being able to say he’s “done somet…
 
Jeff is joined by The Athletic's Ian Mendes to discuss about the positive news out of Ottawa regarding a new arena, Josh Norris’ next contract and if Claude Giroux could be a target for the club this off-season (00:29). Later on, Scott Laughlin of NHL Network radio weighs in on his expectations for Game 5, Colorado’s unorthodox route to success in …
 
Jeff and Elliotte react to the news that Luke Richardson will be the next head coach of the Blackhawks, before discussing Patrice Bergeron’s pending extension with the Bruins and how the next couple of weeks could be very interesting across the NHL (00:33). To finish up, they look at the status of a new arena in Ottawa, why they believe Tampa Bay w…
 
Jeff chats with Florida Panthers Head Coach Paul Maurice about some of the players he’s been able to coach, why this was the right time for him to come back to the NHL and what he thinks of his new club and where they need to improve (00:16). Later on, Edmonton's Jay Woodcroft looks at the timing of his extension, the gutsy performance by Leon Drai…
 
Jeff is joined by Nick Kypreos to react to Jon Cooper’s post-game press conference, taking away attention away from his team’s poor play in overtime, and the Nazem Kadri redemption tour capped with his game-winning goal (06:29). Later on, we tune into the 32 Thoughts podcast following Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, which discusses Andrew Brunette…
 
Jeff chats with Cup champion Mike Rupp about why he still believes Colorado played well in Game 3, the importance of Steven Stamkos’ post-game press conference and why he had no doubt that Darcy Kuemper would get the start in Game 4 (00:29). Later on, Dan Bylsma talks about why the move to Coachella Valley to coach made sense for him, memories of h…
 
Jeff and Greg look at how effective Nazem Kadri might be if he plays in Game 4, the Lightning’s ability to win without Brayden Point and why the latter isn’t sold on Darcy Kuemper (02:26). Next, the guys talk about Tampa’s line matching when they’re at home, the Norris Trophy balloting and Roman Josi’s candidacy (08:18). To finish up, Jeff and Greg…
 
Jeff and Elliotte start things off talking about the latter’s appearance on the Pat McAfee Show, before getting into Paul Maurice's new head coaching role with the Panthers and the surprises from the NHL Awards Show (00:05). Next, the guys chat about Nazem Kadri’s status, Darcy Kuemper getting the Game 4 start and the wait for Nathan MacKinnon to b…
 
Jeff chats with Matthew DeFranks, writer for the Dallas Morning News, about the impending hire of Pete DeBoer in Dallas, the interesting dynamic with the current contract situation with Jim Nill and Joe Pavelski’s influence on the coaching move (00:31). Hockey Night in Canada's Craig Simpson looks back on the Lightning’s big Game 3 win, Andrei Vasi…
 
Jeff and Elliotte react to the report of Jay Woodcroft getting extended in Edmonton, the game-changing nature of the disallowed goal early in Game 3 and Gabriel Landeskog’s Conn Smythe case (02:26). Next, the boys look at Darcy Kuemper’s performance and Devon Toews’ cross-check on Nikita Kucherov (10:02). To wrap, Jeff and Elliotte discuss the Jim …
 
Jeff chats with John Tortorella about taking the Flyers’ head coaching job, his philosophy and the perception of his coaching style, as well as his thoughts on the Philadelphia fan base (00:15). Ken Wiebe stops by later on to chat about Andrei Vasilevskiy’s struggles in this series and why they aren’t all on him, Colorado’s offensive zone dominance…
 
Jeff and Elliotte look back on the Stanley Cup Final so far to discuss why this series feels different for Tampa, the career adjustments made by Andrew Cogliano and Darren Helm, and highlight which players have impressed them (00:08). Next, the guys react to Peter DeBoer reportedly heading to Dallas, what the Stars' off-season could look like, and …
 
Jeff chats with newly minted Vegas coach Bruce Cassidy about the whirlwind week for him and his family, how he compares his Bruins roster to his current roster and the opportunity to coach Jack Eichel (3:13). Gord Stellick looks at the Cassidy hire in Vegas, Josh Anderson’s future in Montreal and what the Flyers roster may look like next season (19…
 
Jeff and Elliotte discuss some news out of Vancouver off the ice, the trade sending Shea Weber’s contract to Vegas in exchange for Evgenii Dadonov and what approach Kent Hughes might take this off-season (12:08). The guys react to the official hiring of John Tortorella in Philadelphia, the potential sale of the Nashville Predators and the Barry Tro…
 
Jeff is joined by Geraldine Heaney to talk about taking over the head coaching role with the Toronto Six, the biggest change in the women’s game since her career started and looks back at her first World Championship (00:18). Later on, voice of the Stanley Cup Final Chris Cuthbert looks back on the crowd during the opening game, Joe Sakic’s job as …
 
Jeff and Elliotte react to Colorado’s Game 1 win in the Stanley Cup Final, and discuss why no one can count Tampa out and Nathan MacKinnon’s signature skating style (00:08). Next, the guys chat about Valeri Nichushkin’s great night, his importance to the makeup of the team and the big performances from pending free agents (06:50). To wrap, Jeff and…
 
Jeff asks Greg which player needed to have Twitter during their career, the most interesting player in the Cup Final and what separates Nathan MacKinnon’s work ethic (01:14). Next, the guys talk about the ways the Lightning and Avalanche mirror each other, how it’s a bit miraculous that the two “best” teams ended up in the final, and Jeff’s crazy i…
 
Jeff chats with Edmonton Oil Kings Head Coach Brad Lauer about winning the Ed Chynoweth Cup, the impact Jake Neighbours has made since joining the team mid-season after a stint with St. Louis, and looks back on his time with the Tampa Bay Lightning coaching staff (00:35). Later on, Ben Gotz of the Las Vegas Review-Journal weighs in on the Golden Kn…
 
Jeff and Elliotte look at the health of both teams ahead of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final and how both teams are built largely by their current general managers (00:14). Next, the guys discuss Bruce Cassidy’s hire in Vegas, what's still to come with the Golden Knights’ off-season, and if Pete DeBoer is still the leading candidate to take over in …
 
Vince Mercogliano of USA Today joins Jeff to look at the growth of the New York Rangers over the course of the year, the surprise scratch of Kaapo Kakko in Game 6 and the looming decisions on some of the team's unrestricted free agents (00:35). Next up, Scott Morrison looks back on winning the Elmer Ferguson Award in 2006, discusses this year’s win…
 
Jeff and Elliotte start off the segment talking about both general managers in the Stanley Cup Final and how they got there, before settling the analytics in hockey argument once and for all (00:33). Next, the guys chat about Barry Trotz’s looming decision and the future of some junior coaches and managers around hockey (09:15). To finish up, Jeff …
 
Jeff is joined by former Tampa netminder and two-time Stanley Cup champion Curtis McElhinney to chat about what makes Andrei Vasilevskiy so effective, Jon Cooper’s calm and cool nature behind the bench, and Steven Stamkos’ resurgence this season (00:27). Later on, David Amber discusses the Lightning’s tough road to the Cup, Colorado's path the Fina…
 
Jeff and Elliotte talk about Tampa’s ability to win close games, and look ahead to the compelling nature of two powerhouses going head-to-head in the Stanley Cup Final (00:52). Next, the guys chat about the upcoming off-season for the Rangers, free agent priorities and what the market is for Andrew Copp (07:28). To finish up, Jeff and Elliotte disc…
 
Former NHLer Matt Calvert joins Matt Marchese to discuss his new gig with CAL Sports Management, before weighing in on Jared Bednar proving himself this postseason, Cale Makar's ability to erase mistakes with speed, and shares a memory of playing with and against Nazem Kadri (00:19). Later on, Scott Laughlin of NHL Network Radio chats about Game 5 …
 
Elliotte Friedman joins host Matt Marchese to discuss Ryan Lindgren's gritty performance in the Eastern Conference Finals, the challenge of keeping the Lightning's core together, the effectiveness of the Hagel-Cirelli-Killorn combination, and how New York got "Tampa-ed" in Game 5 (00:04). Later on, the pair address the ownership questions in Ottawa…
 
Jeff is joined by The Athletic's Mike Russo to chat about his adventure to the cigar bar in Amalie Arena, the future of in-arena experiences and how the Ranger injuries put more pressure on Igor Shesterkin (00:26). NHL Network analyst Doug Weight talks about the coaching landscape, why teams should have their identity figured out before hiring a co…
 
Jeff and Elliotte kick things off discussing the potential of Pete DeBoer landing in Dallas, Bruce Cassidy being caught off guard by his firing and some assistant coaching rumours (00:39). To finish, Elliotte weighs in on Game 5 between the Rangers and Lightning and why Igor Shesterkin needs to have a great performance (09:22). The views and opinio…
 
Jeff chats with 3x Gold Medalist Marie-Philip Poulin about her decision to join the Canadiens’ Player Development staff, balancing the new role while continuing to play and how much influence her former agent Emilie Castonguay had on this decision (00:18). Later on, The Athletic's Hailey Salvian looks at the complicated nature of an Andrew Mangiapa…
 
Jeff and Greg kick off their weekly conversation talking about Igor Shesterkin’s play in the last two games, the importance of Ryan Strome to the Rangers’ lineup and how the long layoff may have evidently helped out the Lightning (01:44). To finish, the guys talk about Leon Draisaitl playing through a high-ankle sprain and what's next for the Bosto…
 
Jeff and Elliotte start out the segment taking a closer look at a report out of Boston about David Pastrnak and the future of the Bruins (00:11). Next, the guys react to Ken Holland’s press conference and the importance of internal roster growth for the Oilers (07:47). To finish, Jeff and Elliotte look back on Tampa’s Game 4 victory, the injury woe…
 
Jeff chats with Thomas Drance about what he expects from the Oilers this off-season, how the Canucks might approach extension talks with some players and which timeline the team is working on (00:33). Louie DeBrusk weighs in on the fallout for the Oilers following their loss to the Avs, how underrated Devon Toews is across the league and what to ex…
 
Jeff and Elliotte remark over how close the Western Conference Final was despite the sweep, Colorado’s ability to slow down Edmonton's top group and the inspiring performance by Leon Draisaitl (00:08). Next, the guys look ahead at Evander Kane’s future in Edmonton, the team's need to create cap space and Nazem Kadri’s status ahead of the Cup Final …
 
Jeff chats with The Athletic's Peter Baugh about his piece on the 2013-14 Erie Otters, Cale Makar matching up with Connor McDavid and Bowen Byram’s re-emergence for the Avs (12:37). Later on, Jeff gives his take on the Ondrej Palat’s tenure with Tampa Bay, conversations he had with Kevin Cheveldayoff and Pierre Dorion the week before and the off-se…
 
Jeff and Elliotte kick off the segment discussing Tampa’s win over the Rangers, Igor Shesterkin validating MVP voters and why no one should be counting out the Lightning (00:16). Next, the guys discuss who fills in for the suspended Evander Kane, the length of the suspension and how many minutes Jay Woodcroft might give Connor McDavid in Game 4 (05…
 
Ken Wiebe joins Matt Marchese to weigh in on Colorado's overwhelming speed, Pavel Francouz' marquee performance to record the shutout, and look ahead to a pivotal Game 3 for the Oilers at home (00:15). Next, Anthony Stewart adds to the conversation on Francouz, takes a step back to remark over the strong edgework demonstrated by young players down …
 
Elliotte joins host Matt Marchese to discuss the defining plays from Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, and backup goaltender Pavel Francouz stepping up to post a shutout (00:49). Later on, the pair chat about Nazem Kadri's strong postseason and his ability to walk the line of intensity, before weighing in on Colorado's key depth contribution…
 
Mark Spector joins Matt Marchese to take a closer look at the Edmonton Oilers ahead of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, questions the importance of depth scoring when the top line is humming like this, and takes a step back to look at how playoff hockey has drastically evolved over the years (00:17). Next up, Jonathan Davis of NHL Network R…
 
Matt Marchese hosts in place of Jeff Marek and is joined by Elliotte Friedman to share their thoughts on Filip Chytil's performance on New York's "kid line", our first look at the goaltending matchup between Shesterkin and Vasilevskiy, and the effort plays made by Frank Vatrano (00:04). Later on, the guys update Darcy Kuemper's injury status, and s…
 
Jeff is joined by former NHL defenceman Mike Komisarek to talk about his new player development role with the Canucks, what his job entails and why he wanted to get back into the game after being away for a couple of years (01:17). Later on, Eric Engels weighs in on the unsurprising extension for Martin St. Louis in Montreal, if Shane Wright is loc…
 
Jeff and Greg look at Chris Kreider’s emergence as an offensive star for the Rangers, the controversy of Cale Makar’s goal in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final and the idea of getting rid of the offside rule (00:15). The guys discuss the thought of applying today’s review standards for famous goals from years past, the potential loss of Darcy …
 
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