The Athletic Hockey Show

The Athletic Hockey Show

By The Athletic

The Athletic's flagship hockey podcast delivers daily insights, player interviews, analytics, prospect rankings, betting picks, and much more, four days a week, all season long.

Episodes

Is Byfield’s new Kings deal MacKinnon-esque?

On today’s Wednesday episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Gentille and DGB discuss Quinton Byfield’s interesting deal with the LA Kings, break down Dom’s list of the 10 best contracts in the NHL right now, and answer a bunch of listener questions to close things out. Hosts: Sean Gentille and Sean McIndoe Executive Producer: Chris Flannery Producer: Chris Flannery Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/241h 2m

Have the Hurricanes become the 2010’s Sharks?

Ian and guest cohost Jesse Granger deep dive into The Athletic NHL’s way-too-early predictions for the 2024-25 season and discuss Connor McDavid sitting at No. 98 as the sole hockey player on ESPN’s top 100 professional athletes since 2000, Mitch Marner avoiding hockey-related questions following his Assist Foundation charity event, the Stars moving their regional coverage to their own free, ad-supported streaming service, and the guys answer listener questions about relegation and tampering rules to close things out. Hosts: Ian Mendes and Jesse Granger Executive Producer: Chris Flannery Producer: Chris Flannery Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/07/241h 4m

Which NHL teams have improved the most this offseason?

Max Bultman and Sean McIndoe discuss the top 5 teams that have improved this off-season and the 5 teams that got worse after July 1st. Plus Max and Sean breakdown DGB's 10 types of NHL off-season including who had the big swing, the big tinker, keeping the band together and the awkward breakup.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/2455m 23s

Does Necas really want to leave the Canes?

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discuss Sidney Crosby nearing a contract extension with the Pens, an intriguing list of potential 2025 UFAs, if the Oilers actually need a GM or not, where Martin Necas and Patrik Laine will be playing next season, this year’s remaining free agents, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger joins the show to discuss this offseason’s goalie carousel, including the Linus Ullmark-for-Joonas Korpisalo trade and Detroit’s four-headed netminder monster, and what the next deals for Jeremy Swayman and Igor Shesterkin might look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/07/241h 8m

NHL tax-free states win free agency

Gentille, McIndoe and Corrado recap the first two days of NHL Free Agency, including the aggressive decisions by GM's Barry Trotz, Julien BriseBois and Bill Zito, and the challenge for franchises to compete with tax free state teams.Sean and Sean look back on a hectic but fun weekend in Vegas, where the Sphere stole the show at the draft, the Penguins, Red Wings and Sabres failure to improve so far this off-season, and the sneaky good Capitals free agent and trade performance ahead of answering listener questions on the NHL off-season including Jacob Trouba on the trade block, if the Sabres are poised to make a big trade and the Rangers, Golden Knights and Stars possibly getting worse.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/07/241h 15m

Preds storm free agency with Stamkos, Marchessault, Skjei deals

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz recap the biggest deals from the opening hours of NHL free agency including the Predators making a huge splash with a trio of signings, Sam Reinhart staying with the newly-crowned Stanley Cup champion Panthers on a team-friendly contract, Jake Guentzel finding a new home in Tampa Bay, and many more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/07/241h 2m

NHL Draft 2024 final recap

On a special Saturday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show prospect series, Max Bultman, Corey Pronman, Scott Wheeler and Chris Peters from Flo Hockey recap the 2024 NHL draft from Vegas. The guys discuss two big trades for the Utah Hockey Club acquiring John Marino from New Jersey and Mikhail Sergachev from the Tampa Bay Lighting. They take a look at the goalies selected on Saturday, how far Aron Kiviharju fell in draft position, and some new insight on Minnesota Wild first rounder Zeev Buium. Max, Corey, Scott and Chris present their favorite draft classes of 2024, they look back on Vegas hosting the final NHL draft on location, before looking ahead to a decentralized Draft in 2025.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/2438m 36s

Sharks celebrate Macklin Celebrini 1st overall in the NHL Draft

Max Bultman, Scott Wheeler and Corey Pronman recap the first round of the NHL draft from the Sphere in Vegas with Macklin Celebrini going first overall to the Sharks. The guys discuss some of the picks that stood out to them including the Duck surprise pick Beckett Sennecke at 3, Tig Iginla at number 6 by the Utah Hockey Club, Zeev Buium at 12 by the Wild, Cole Eiserman 20th overall to the Islanders, Dean Letourneau at 25 by the Bruins and Matvei Gridin at 28 by the Flames.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/2432m 43s

Rumours swirl in Vegas as the NHL draft and free agency set to commence

Sean Gentille and Sean McIndoe record a 'Vegas Nights' edition of the pod ahead of the first round of the NHL draft and the opening of free agency, discussing an active Thursday with the Capitals acquiring Andrew Mangiapane from Calgary, Juuse Saros signing an extension with the Predators, Tyler Myers returning to the Canucks and they stick tap Nathan MacKinnon for winning the Hart Trophy. Plus the guys take a look at some of the names on the trade market including Tristan Jarry, Patrik Laine, Mitch Marner and Jacob Trouba. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/2426m 47s

NHL Draft 2024 preview: intrigue begins at No. 2

Max, Corey, and Scott give their final thoughts before the 2024 NHL Draft commences at the Sphere in Las Vegas tomorrow night and discuss the range for Ivan Demidov if the Hawks take Artyom Levshunov at No. 2, where Cayden Lindstrom might land, if there’s a potential disruptor to the presumptive top 5, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/2436m 29s

Did the Hockey Hall of Fame screw it up again?

Gentille, McIndoe and Frankie Corrado look back on the Stanley Cup Final, the voting for the Conn Smythe Trophy, Leon Draisaitl's future with the Oilers and the upcoming free agency period which commences on July 1st.  Before that, Sean and Sean wonder if the Hockey Hall of Fame got in wrong with yesterday's voting of Pavel Datsyuk, Shea Weber, Jeremy Roenick, David Poile, Colin Campbell, Natalie Darwitz and Krissy Wendell-Pohl into the Hall for 2024. Plus, the boys take a look ahead to a chaotic week for the NHL with trades and extensions, buyouts, the award show, the draft and free agency dominating the calendar, and we send off former Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo, as only Gentille and DGB can. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/2459m 20s

Panthers win first Stanley Cup in franchise history

Ian, Laz, and The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger give their instant analysis following Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final and discuss the Florida Panthers winning their first championship in franchise history, Connor McDavid taking home the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP in a losing effort, what the future holds for both teams as the offseason officially begins, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/06/241h 1m

NHL Mock Draft 2024: first round projections by Pronman, Wheeler, Peters and Bultman

On this special edition of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max, Corey, Scott, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters project the entire first round of the 2024 NHL Draft and give their expert analysis on each pick. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/06/241h 17m

Is Jacob Markstrom the goaltender the New Jersey Devils have been looking for?

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss the New Jersey Devils trade for goalie Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames failure to win a trade in the Craig Conroy era. They discuss Pierre-Luc Dubois getting yet another fresh start, this time in DC, with the LA Kings upgrading their goaltending with Darcy Kuemper and a dejected Barclay Goodrow joining the San Jose Sharks on waivers. Before that, they discuss how the Oilers and Panthers have got to game six of the Stanley Cup Final and if Connor McDavid can lead his team to force a game seven. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/241h 12m

Oilers drag Panthers back to Edmonton for Game 6

Sean, Frankie Corrado and Sean look back on game five of the Stanley Cup final, easily the best game to date in the series, Connor McDavid vaulting into the Conn Smythe Trophy conversation, the Panthers failing penalty kill and power-play and the recent struggles of Sergei Bobrovsky. Plus the guys marvel at Matthew Tkachuk's brilliant empty net save, all for not, and if Leon Draisaitl can play through his injuries and come up with an all-time performance in game 6 on Friday night in Edmonton. Plus the Sean's look ahead to the Hall of Fame candidates with the 2024 announcement coming up next Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/06/241h 11m

McDavid is having an all-time postseason… or is he?

On today’s Tuesday edition of the Monday show, Ian and Laz look ahead to Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final and discuss how the travel schedule is upsetting the momentum of the series, if Connor McDavid’s playoff run merits a Conn Smythe even if the Oilers lose, the Kings’ Pierre-Luc Dubois conundrum when the 48-hour buyout window opens, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s own Aaron Portzline joins the show to talk about another intriguing offseason for the “never good, rarely boring” Columbus Blue Jackets, as well as the importance of organ donation following his own kidney transplant, and, to close things out, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger talks to the guys about watching Games 3 and 4 of the SCF with Sergei Bobrovsky’s goalie coach at The Goalie Guild’s Global Goalie Retreat, Bob’s mindset heading into Game 5, Conn Smythe odds, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/06/241h 8m

NHL Draft Combine buzz: Cayden Lindstrom, Stian Solberg, and more

On today’s Prospect Series episode, Max, Corey, Scott, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters talk to The Athletic’s own Arpon Basu about the Montreal Canadiens’ options heading into the NHL Draft with the No. 5 pick, the guys discuss what they learned at this year’s NHL Scouting Combine, and close things out with listener questions in the mailbag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/241h 5m

Oilers on the brink with the Panthers 1 win away from the Stanley Cup

Sean Gentille and Shayna Goldman discuss the Florida Panthers 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers in game three of the Stanley Cup Final, Sergei Bobrovsky's Conn Smythe Trophy worthy post-season, the dominating strength of the Panthers and if the Oilers can avoid the sweep with the Stanley Cup in the building on Saturday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/2419m 20s

Is it do or die for the Oilers in Game 3?

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss the importance of game three for the Oilers, as Edmonton gets set to host game three of the Stanley Cup Final, down two games to none vs the Florida Panthers tonight. Plus, they profile new San Jose Sharks head coach Ryan Warsofsky, Patrik Laine looking for a fresh start, and a trade out of Columbus and the PWHL awards, headlined by a magical first season by Natalie Spooner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/2452m 49s

Why the NHL doesn't want you to have access to players salaries

Gentille, Frankie and McIndoe discuss the impending demise of the CapFriendly website, and how the NHL and General Managers don't want fans to have access to player salaries and team salary caps, in a salary cap league no less. The boys discuss the Stanley Cup Final with the Panthers up two games to none in the series, and if the banged up Oilers can make this a series vs Florida. Plus, Sean and Sea learn that Evan Rodrigues is scoring at will and that we still don't know what an elbow major is in the NHL. We stick-tap Jim Nill and Eric Tulsky and discuss that the President Trophy champion New York Rangers still have a lot of work to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/241h 10m

Florida Panthers lead Stanley Cup Final 2 games to none

Sean Gentille and Shayna Goldman discuss the Florida Panthers 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers in game two of the Stanley Cup Final, the lack of scoring chances for the Oilers, the injury to Darnell Nurse, the brilliance of defensive wizard Sasha Barkov and if Connor McDavid and company will have an answer to the Panthers in game three of the series in Edmonton on Thursday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/06/2419m 54s

Sergei Bobrovsky belongs in the Hall of Fame

Ian and Laz are back on a Monday to discuss Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final with the Cup itself making an appearance at center ice, “Keeper of the Cup” Phil Pritchard saving all of his Cup-touching gloves, the Oilers getting voicemails from their family members, Sergei Bobrovsky’s Hall of Fame credentials, Kris Knoblach’s Buffalo Bills line, the OGWAC bandwagon, if Canadian teams get invited to the White House or not, the 4 Nations Faceoff, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s own Jesse Grangers joins the show to talk about Sergei Bobrovsky’s stellar Game 1 performance, updated Conn Smythe odds, and the goalie market heading into free agency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/06/241h 12m

Will the Blackhawks pick Levshunov or Demidov in this year’s draft?

On today’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and Scott discuss Corey’s 2024 NHL Mock Draft 2.0 and answer a bunch of great listener questions in the mailbag. Before that, The Athletic’s own Scott Powers joins the show to talk about whether the Chicago Blackhawks are more likely to select Artyom Levshunov or Ivan Demidov with the No. 2 pick in this year’s draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/241h 10m

The 12 most important players in the Stanley Cup Final

Hailey, Sean and Max present the top 10 important players on the Florida Panthers and Edmonton Oilers with the Stanley Cup Final set to begin on Saturday night in Sunrise, Florida. From the goaltending of Stuart Skinner and Sergey Bobrovsky, to superstars Connor McDavid and Aleksander Barkov to the all important supporting casts, they discuss who needs, and who will step up their game to capture Lord Stanley's cup? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/241h 9m

Is Joe Pavelski Hall of Fame worthy?

Sean, Frankie Corrado and Sean preview the Stanley Cup final between Edmonton and Florida, the opportunity the NHL has with Connor McDavid in the final, the overwhelming consensus that the Panthers are the favorite and if Canadian hockey fans should be compelled to cheer for the Oilers since they are the last Canadian team standing and the perceived tax advantage U.S. teams have over Canadian teams. Before that, Sean and Sean tell us what they learned this past week in hockey, with Joe Pavelski hinting a retirement announcement, is he a hall of famer? They discuss the Utah NHL franchise selling partial ice view seats and the Sean's present the worst TV commercials in Canada and the States this playoff season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/241h 10m

Will the Stanley Cup Final put Connor McDavid on the map in the US?

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and guest cohost Sean McIndoe discuss the Stanley Cup Final schedule, the misnomer that all Canadians are going to root for the Oilers, how Flames fans must feel watching the Panthers’ success, how Leafs fans feel about Zach Hyman’s success, historic 50-goal scorers in the Final, and whether No. 97 can join No. 99 and No. 66 as the only players in playoff history to record 40 points.  Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insider Chris Johnston joins the show to talk about whether Connor McDavid can become a US star now that he’s on the sport’s biggest stage, Zach Hyman as maybe the best free agent signing in the salary cap era, Sam Reinhart’s impending UFA status, and more, and The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger talks to the guys about the 2024 USA Hockey National Goaltending Symposium, if Sergei Bobrovsky is a Hall of Famer if he wins the Cup, the latest Stanley Cup odds, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/06/241h 19m

‘If I were GM’: Pronman, Wheeler, and Bultman pick the first round of the 2024 NHL Draft

On a loaded Prospects Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, Scott, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters break down Corey’s latest 2024 NHL Draft ranking, Chris audits Corey, Max, and Scott’s “If I were a GM” mock draft results, and the guys close things out with thoughts on the Memorial Cup so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/241h 14m

Historic PWHL Final crowns Minnesota first league champion

Sean and Max look back on the Oilers huge come from behind win over the Stars in Edmonton, and look ahead to the Panthers and Rangers, who play game five, Thursday night in New York. Hailey Salvian recaps the successful inaugural season of the PWHL, Minnesota, captained by Kendall Coyne Schofield, winning the Walter Cup championship in a fifth and deciding game over Boston, Taylor Heise winning the playoff MVP and what to expect next from the league that dominated with positive headlines throughout the first year of operation Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/241h

Have the Panthers finally solved Shesterkin?

Gentille and McIndoe recap the Panthers overtime win over the Rangers in game four, and they look ahead to game four tonight in Edmonton with the Oilers in trouble against the powerhouse Dallas Stars. The guys discuss Don Waddell joining the Columbus Blue Jackets, Dan Bylsma becoming the second head coach in Seattle Kraken history and if interim GM Eric Tulsky will be handed the keys to the Canes full-time in Carolina. Plus, Sean and Sean tackle The Athletic's Free Agent board with Steven Stamkos, Jake Guentzel and Sam Reinhart leading the way in free agency this summer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/05/241h 10m

‘Absolutely deafening to absolutely dead’ and other thoughts on the Conference Finals

On today’s Tuesday version of the Monday show, Ian and Laz discuss Edmonton’s great Bistro Praha, fallout from the Oilers’ crushing loss to the Stars in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final, Jacob Trouba’s controversial hit on Even Rodrigues in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Final, the need for a hockey rumors alert system, the 20th anniversary of Jarome Iginla vs. Vinny Lecavalier in the Stanley Cup Final, if the NHL has its own Angel Hernandez, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insider Pierre LeBrun joins the show to talk Brady Tkachuk and Martin Necas trade rumors, Mitch Marner’s status in Toronto, and Dan Bylsma as the likely new head coach of the Kraken, and The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger stops by to discuss who should start in goal for the Oilers in Game 4, Igor vs. Bob, and the latest Stanley Cup odds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/05/241h 12m

NHL Draft 2024: Pronman and Wheeler break down their two round mock

On today’s episode of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max leads Corey and Scott through their first two round mock draft of the season, the guys deep dive on the goalie prospects in this year’s draft class, and then answer some great listener questions in a loaded mailbag to close the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/05/241h 5m

Conn Smythe Trophy final 4 front runners

Gentille and Bultman present their top choices from the final four teams for the Stanley Cup playoffs MVP, the look back on the Panthers game one shutout win over the Rangers, before looking ahead to Thursday's game one of the West final between Edmonton and Dallas. Plus they discuss Sheldon Keefe joining the New Jersey Devils, Rick Tocchet winning the Jack Adams and provide an update on the PWHL Final between Boston and Minnesota with the series tied at one.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/2453m 37s

Bobrovsky's Panthers vs Shesterkin's Rangers kicks off the Eastern Conference Final

Gentille, McIndoe and Frankie Corrado look back on the surprising Canucks and the quick re-tool in Vancouver the guys discuss Dallas and Edmonton's Western final, the Stars depth and what Stars defenders will shadow McDavid? The Sean's present what they learned, with the first two rounds being very predictable, they preview game one between Bobrovsky's Panthers and Shesterkin's Rangers, Jim Hiller's extension's with the LA Kings, the Ryan McDonough trade, which sends him back to Tampa Bay from Nashville and we provide an update on the men still standing in the 'old guy without a cup' race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/241h 7m

Matt Duchene, hockey gods, and the NHL’s bad replay review system

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discuss Victoria Day, tonight’s “one anthem” Game 7 between the Oilers and Canucks, including Brock Boeser’s absence, who should be favored in the Rangers-Panthers Eastern Conference Final, Rod Brind’Amour’s 5-year extension with the Hurricanes, if Sheldon Keefe is destined to coach the Devils, and more. Plus, DGB debates Laz on the abolition of the NHL’s suspect replay review system and weighs in on the Leafs hiring Craig Berube as the team’s new head coach, and The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger talks Igor vs. Bob in the ECF, if goaltending is BS or not, Arturs Silovs and Thatcher Demko, updated Stanley Cup odds, and quite possibly the solution to the replay review dilemma. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/05/241h 16m

2024 NHL Mock Draft comparisons: who follows Celebrini at No. 1?

It’s a brand new episode of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series as Max, Corey, Scott, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters compare and contrast their latest 2024 NHL Mock Drafts, discuss the play of pros and prospects at the IIHF World Championship, and answer some great listener questions in a supersized mailbag to close the show.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/241h 23m

The Elias Pettersson conundrum

Hailey, Max and Sean look back on the big game 5 win for the Avalanche over Dallas and the star power of Cale Makar and Miro Heiskanen, arguably the 1st and 2nd pick overall if the 2017 draft was redone. They talk about the Canes trying to force a game 7 vs the Rangers tonight, Calvin Pickard leading the way in net for the Oilers and much more needed from Elias Pettersson in the playoffs, and they pay tribute to Canadian Sports broadcasting legend Darren Dutchyshen, who last his battle with cancer today at the age of 57. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/241h 8m

Do we finally understand goalie interference?

Gentille, McIndoe and Frankie Corrado discuss the Bruins beating the Panthers in game 5, Boston complaining about officiating, understanding goaltender interference, Paul Maurice's potty mouth, Calvin Pickard's playoff moment, Elias Pettersson's disappearing act, if the Hurricanes can force a game seven against the Rangers on Thursday night. Plus, can the Avalanche extend their series with the Stars tonight and what Valeri Nichushkin's teammates think about the suspension to the embattled forward ahead of question period with the Wednesday boys listeners.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/241h 12m

Connor McDavid eats a Carson Soucy crosscheck: is a suspension forthcoming?

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discusses Carson Soucy’s crosscheck to Connor McDavid’s face at the end of Oilers-Canucks Game 3, Brock Boeser in the Conn Smythe conversation, Arturs Silovs poise in the Vancouver net, Alexis Lafrenière coming into his own, if the Hurricanes are just a regular season team or not, Sam Bennett as public enemy number one, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insider Chris Johnston talks Leafs’ huge offseason, head coaching vacancies, potential UFAs Elias Lindholm and Nikita Zadorov, and more, and The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger discusses who should start in goal for the Bruins in Game 5 and Oilers in Game 4, betting odds for teams down 3-1 to make a comeback, Avs chances of winning with Jake Oettinger at the top of his game, and more.  Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/05/241h 13m

Could Macklin Celebrini return to BU next season?

On today’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, Scott, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters discuss the results of the 2024 NHL Draft Lottery, with San Jose earning the No. 1 pick and a chance to select Macklin Celebrini, whose stock went up or down at the U18 Worlds, and a bunch of listener questions in the mailbag to close things out. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/241h 5m

Who will be the next coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss the Maple Leafs firing Sheldon Keefe, and who might be best to step behind the bench in Toronto? They look back on the Canucks wild comeback win over the Oilers in game one, and the Panthers evening their series with Boston. Plus they took a look at the twenty finalist nicknames for the Utah NHL franchise and they look ahead to Thursday night's games between Dallas and Colorado and Carolina hosting the Rangers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/241h 14m

Can Igor Shesterkin and Ranger specialty teams be stopped?

Sean and Sean praise the work of Igor Shesterkin and Vinnie Trocheck as the Rangers take a 2 game lead over the Hurricanes, and marvel at the never quit Avalanche who storm from behind to beat the Stars in overtime in game one. We celebrate Macklin Celebrini as the San Jose Sharks win the Draft Lottery with Corey Pronman, stick tap the career of Rick Bowness and Drew Bannister shaking off the interim label in St. Louis and profile the finalists for the Hart Trophy. Frankie Corrado discusses the latest elimination by the 'right there' Maple Leafs, the discontent in Ottawa over the Senators hiring Travis Green as head coach, and Frankie gives his picks for Wednesday night's games between the Canucks and Oiler and the Panthers and Bruins.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/241h 4m

Bruins or Canucks: which team is the bigger Round 2 underdog?

On a brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discuss Laz’s disappointing decision to shave his mustache, Ian’s experience watching Bruins-Maple Leafs Game 7 with noted Leafs enthusiast Sean McIndoe, the allure of being the head coach of the Maple Leafs despite the intense pressure, whether the Bruins or Canucks are the bigger Round 2 underdog, updated Stanley Cup odds, potential NHL Draft lottery outcomes, and the forthcoming retirement of Jets head coach Rick Bowness, as reported by TSN’s Darren Dreger.  Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insider Pierre LeBrun joins the show to talk about covering the upcoming Avs-Stars series, how things could play out in Toronto this week, why there was so much chatter surrounding Rod Brind’Amour last week, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/05/241h 6m

U18 Worlds standouts and concerns

On today’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max talks to Corey, Scott Wheeler, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters on location at the 2024 IIHF U18 World Championship in Finland to discuss the standout performances by under-agers so far, concerns for some of this year’s draft eligibles, and the biggest questions for the guys heading into the medal round.  Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/2428m 38s

Stars-Golden Knights series shines in 1st round

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss the epic first round series between Dallas and the Golden Knights, in which Jake Oettinger and the Stars lead 3 games to 2. They talk about the mature Oilers eliminating the LA Kings, Hailey gets called out for backing the Jets over the Avalanche and they look ahead to tonight's game 6 in Toronto between the Maple Leafs and Bruins. Plus, the coaching carousel in the NHL could be headlined by Rod Brind'Amour and Mike Sullivan this summer, with both all-star coaches possibly being available in free agency to the highest bidder, this summer.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/241h 13m

'Humble' Avs advance and have the Maple Leafs just delayed the inevitable?

Sean and DGB breakdown the Colorado Avalanche steamrolling over Winnipeg, eliminating a shell shocked Connor Hellebuyck and the Jets in five games. The guys talk about a complete effort by the Maple Leafs in game 5 against a Bruins team that looked nervous. They look back on the Hurricanes eliminating the Islanders with New York's goaltending being questioned, and Nashville extending their series with the Canucks with a controversial goalie interference goal from Roman Josi. Plus, they discuss the Norris Trophy finalists, Quinn Hughes, Cale Makar and Roman Josi, and look ahead to Wednesday's games, involving Pierre Luc Dubois' LA Kings and the Edmonton Oilers and the Dallas Stars vs the Vegas Golden Knights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/241h 5m

Stanley Cup Playoffs weekend roundup: Rangers sweep Caps, who advances next?

On today’s brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz break down all the playoff action from this past weekend and discuss Ian’s NHL realignment plan, Evander Kane’s “drama” comment, a classic Jake Voracek press conference moment, playoff series comeback odds, and special shoutouts to journalist Mike Zeisberger and CBJ communications specialist Lindy Noel for donating a kidney to The Athletic’s own Aaron Portzline! Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insider Pierre LeBrun joins the show to talk about the state of the Toronto Maple Leafs, potential names on this offseason’s coaching carousel, the Kings-Oilers series, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/04/241h 7m

Will the 'artist' Brad Marchand bring the Maple Leafs down again?

Hailey, Max and Sean look back on night 5 of the Stanley Cup playoffs, headlined by Brad Marchand's masterful performance in game 3 vs the Maple Leafs, vintage LA Kings Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar evening up their series with the Oilers and the top ranked Dallas Stars in trouble, down 2-0 to the Stanley Cup Champion Golden Knights.They look ahead to tonight's games including the Islanders and Canes, and the battle of Florida which features the best goaltending duel in the playoffs. Plus they address the Sharks firing of head coach David Quinn, the love fest for the Coyotes in Utah and PWHL New York being eliminated from playoff contention.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/241h 9m

Can Connor Hellebuyck and Mitch Marner overcome their playoff demons?

Sean, DGB and Frankie discuss the playoff struggles of Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck and Leafs winger Mitch Marner. They marvel at the Florida Panthers who have owned the moment in their series with the Lightning, and praise the Avs Alexandar Georgiev who had a huge bounce back in game 2 vs Winnipeg. Plus, DGB learned that his first round upset pick, Caps over the Rangers, might have been a bad one, and Gentille presents the greatest fear that Canucks fans have: Juuse Saros stealing the series between Nashville and Vancouver and the guys give their take on the Oilers/Kings and Vegas/Dallas playoff series to date.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/241h 2m

Can the Avs win with Alexander Georgiev in goal?: takeaways from Stanley Cup Playoffs opening weekend

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz break down the opening games of the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs including the Leafs’ 5-1 loss to the Bruins, the unhinged 7-6 Jets win over the Avs, Matt Rempe’s big game in the Rangers 4-1 win over the Caps, and much more.  Then, The Athletic’s NHL insider Chris Johnston joins the show to discuss William Nylander’s whereabouts, who’ll start in goal for the Bruins in Game 2, the Coyotes relocating to Salt Lake City, Alex Meruelo’s press conference with Gary Bettman, and more.  Plus, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger talks to the guys about Mark Stone being ready Game 1 of the Golden Knights-Stars series, how series odds have changed after the first games have been played, and which Game 1 losers are still the pick to win their series.  Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/04/241h 19m

First round Stanley Cup playoff preview

Hailey, Max and Sean preview the eight first round matchups in the Stanley Cup playoffs, including an intriguing series in the East with the battle of Florida between the Panthers and Lightning, Toronto and Boston, the Hurricanes and Islanders and the Rangers vs Washington. In the West, the marquee matchup between Colorado and Winnipeg, and Vancouver and Nashville are set, with Edmonton and Vegas and Dallas and Los Angeles still waiting for the outcome of tonight's games to see who gets who. They provide their thoughts on the final game in Arizona Coyotes history, (for now) and it's polarizing owner Alex Meruelo and we praise Nikita Kucherov for joining the exclusive 100 assists in a season club, and Auston Matthews, who led the league in goal scoring with 69.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/2459m 35s

Red Wings season ends in heartbreak, NHL playoff picture is set

Sean, DGB and Frankie Corrado discuss the NHL playoff picture, which is now set, with the heartbreaking end to the season for the Detroit Red Wings in Montreal last night. The guys wonder if Auston Matthews will score his 70th goal tonight in Tampa, if Nikita Kucherov will join Connor McDavid with 100 assists this season, and if the Winnipeg Jets have the advantage over the Colorado Avalanche in their playoff matchup. Plus our old friend Craig Custance joins for a discussion on if Joel Pavelski is a hall of famer and the role that new NHLPA boss Marty Walsh played in fixing the Arizona Coyotes situation in our questions from the App segment.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/241h 7m

Denver Pioneers the toast of the Frozen Four and a sneak peek at Corey's latest draft board

Max and Corey, along with Flo Hockey's Chris Peters look back on the Frozen Four tournament and the championship team the Denver Pioneers led by their breakout defensemen Zeev Buium and one of the hottest coaching prospects in hockey, David Carle. The guys discuss Cutter Gauthier signing his entry level deal with Anaheim and how far away his teammates at Boston College, Ryan Leonard, Will Smith and Gabe Perreault are from debuting in the NHL. Plus the guys discuss which players have the most on the line at the upcoming U18's and we get a sneak peek at Corey's new draft board. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/04/2437m 29s

Coyotes preparing for final game in Arizona, ahead of move to Salt Lake City

Ian Mendes and Mark Lazerus, along with Chris Johnston and Pierre Lebrun discuss the Coyotes relocation from Arizona to Salt Lake City, what Billionaire Ryan Smith brings to the NHL, and what the future is for Alex Meruelo and NHL hockey in the desert state.  Ian and Laz track the Eastern Conference playoff race which is going to go down to the wire, they discuss if Joel Quenneville will get another shot to coach in the NHL, and Jesse Granger chats about the Colorado Avalanche's achilles heel: their goaltending, and Tomas Hertl's successful debut with the Golden Knights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/04/241h 9m

Are the Arizona Coyotes taking the long winding road to relocation in Utah?

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss the latest news out of the NHL and Arizona, involving the future of the Coyotes in the Grand Canyon State, if Billionaire Ryan Smith and the city of Salt Lake City are a good solution for the league, and if NHL hockey could one day return to Arizona. Plus they take a look at the evolving Eastern Conference playoff race where two spots remain for the Islanders, Capitals, Red Wings and Penguins, and Hailey provides an update from Utica New York, at the Women's World Hockey Championships.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/2451m 2s

The Flyers epic collapse and can we please get a battle of New York playoff series?

This week on 'A Frank between two Sean's', the boys discuss the MVP two horse race between Nathan MacKinnon and Nikita Kucherov, the positive development of Juraj Slafkovský in Montreal, and the push to the playoffs in the East between Detroit, Washington, Pittsburgh and the Islanders.  Plus Sean and Sean present what they learned in the NHL this week, with the playoff candidate Flyers imploding, maybe this season is a failure after all in Philadelphia? Meanwhile, DGB demands an Islanders/Rangers playoff series, plus they provide their thoughts on the atrocious non-call on Noah Dobson after he cross checked Vinny Trocheck with a hit from behind into the boards, and the boys 'video tribute' Alex Ovechkin and Auston Matthews goal scoring prowess ahead of another edition of TAHS question and answer period in the app.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/241h 12m

Total eclipse of the Hart: who should be NHL MVP?

Ian and Laz are joined at the top of the show by the one and only Down Goes Brown, Sean McIndoe, to discuss the hockey equivalent of a total eclipse, the Rangers and Leafs Stanley Cup droughts, the ideal first round opponent for the Rangers if they got to pick, what a potential Leafs-Panthers playoff matchup looks like, and a little This Week in Hockey History. Plus, the guys talk about yet another Ottawa Senators empty net controversy, the Stars’ 7-4 statement win over the Avs, the Brock Faber-Connor Bedard Calder Trophy debate, best bets for the President’s Trophy and Hart Trophy winners, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/04/2457m 6s

Frozen Four preview: can powerhouse finalists make it an all-time great tournament?

On today’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters discuss No. 1 college free agent Collin Graf signing with the San Jose Sharks, the 2024 Hobey Baker finalists Jackson Blake, Macklin Celebrini, and Cutter Gauthier, and preview this year’s powerhouse Frozen Four featuring Boston College, Boston University, Michigan, and Denver. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/2438m 4s

Rangers and Devils engage in good old fashioned line brawl in New York

Sean and Max look back on the Wednesday night line brawl in New York to begin the game between the Rangers and the Devils, Andrei Vasilevskiy leading a resurgent Lightning team who is looking to make a move in the East and the red wings fight to capture a playoff spot for the first time in eight seasons. The boys discuss the leading candidates for the Hart and Norris trophies and talk about John Tortorella's passionate press conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/2451m 50s

Can Sidney Crosby's Penguins march to a playoff spot?

Sean and Sean praise the resurgent Pittsburgh Penguins late season march to the playoffs and Sidney Crosby's dominant stretch of games when it was thought the Penguins were done for the year. They guys explain why the NHL must expand the playoffs and DGB fills us in on why he doesn't care about good teams clinching a playoff spot. The guys discuss Jack Adams coach of the year voting, the significance of Connor McDavid on the cusp of 100 assists in a season, the Minnesota Wild failed goalie pull in overtime and the return of the much loved comments and questions from the app segment! Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/241h 4m

Elefantenrennen in the Eastern Conference

It’s Monday, so Ian and Laz are back on a brand new episode of The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss hockey pranks, bubble playoff teams flailing, the Sabres missing the playoffs for the thirteenth straight season, and whether Jeff Skinner will ever play a playoff game in his career, Ian’s feature on Josh Ho-Sang, and more. Then, Sean “Gents” Gentille joins the show to talk about first round matchups if the playoffs started today, whether you’d rather face the Preds or Lightning, Jack Adams frontrunners, and the successful return of the stolen Jagr bobbleheads.  Plus, to close things out, Jesse Granger stops by to discuss USA Hockey’s ambitious “51 in 30” goaltending initiative and whether the US or Canada has better odds to win the Stanley Cup this season. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/04/241h 20m

NHL Draft 2024: Wheeler’s latest on Eiserman, Celebrini, Buium, Iginla, and more

On today’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max is joined by Scott Wheeler to talk about Scott’s recent feature on enigmatic sniper Cole Eiserman, Scott’s latest 2024 NHL Draft ranking, including best fits for Macklin Celebrini, and Scott’s too early ranking of the 2025 NHL Draft class to close things out.  Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/03/2453m 25s

Dark horse contenders in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

With three weeks left in the regular season, Hailey, Sean and guest co-host Dominik Luszczyszyn present their dark horses for the playoffs with the Kings, Predators, Lightning, Jets, Canucks and Maple Leafs having a shot of overtaking favorites in Dallas, Edmonton, New York, Carolina, Colorado, Florida and Boston and the lack of representation from the NHL's Metro Division who could be surprises in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/03/241h 8m

Are the New York Rangers underrated?

Sean and Sean present what they learned this past week in the NHL with Gentille asking if the New York Rangers, the NHL's point leader are underrated, and DGB declares the playoff race in the west is over and that the Nashville Predators should be taken seriously. Plus the guys wonder when the last time an offside challenge was lost, if the Columbus Blue Jackets are indeed one of the most hapless franchises in sports and if Johnny Gaudreau's contract is a bad one. They stick-tap Josh Doan who scored twice in his NHL debut for his hometown Arizona Coyotes and rejoice with the news that the missing Jaromir Jagr bobbleheads have been located! Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/03/2455m 35s

Zach Hyman, Sam Reinhart join the 50-goal club

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discuss Laz’s great article on multilingual NHLers, Zach Hyman and Sam Reinhart joining the 50-goal club, guys who scored 50 once and then never came close again, Tom Wilson’s 6-game suspension, which game is this week’s Game of the Week, the NHL’s silly holiday scheduling, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insiders Pierre LeBrun and Chris Johnston return to the show to give their thoughts on last week’s GM meetings, a new, behind-the-scenes NHL-Amazon series, Pierre’s conversation with Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald, Hart Trophy ballots, and more. And, to close things out, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger joins the show to talk about Connor Hellebuyck as the runaway betting favorite to win the Vezina and which teams have the most money bet on them to win the Stanley Cup. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/03/241h 19m

NHL No. 1 center tiers

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss and debate Sean's latest piece at The Athletic, the No. 1 center tiers. A project Sean took on, to classify the top of every team’s depth chart. From the best of the best: MacKinnon, McDavid and Matthews to the other end, where someone has to take the opening face off and everyone in-between, Hailey and Max take Sean to task on his rankings of the top centers for each of the NHL's 32 teams. Plus the crew recaps the very first PWHL trade deadline, the interest in expansion to markets like Pittsburgh and Detroit and the sell out in minutes on Wednesday for a game in Montreal's Bell Centre which will set yet another attendance record in the PWHL's inaugural season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/241h 13m

John Tortorella's gamble pays off as Flyers respond to Couturier healthy scratch

New Papa Frankie Corrado joins Sean and DGB to discuss John Tortorella's controversial decision to bench captain Sean Couturier, in the Flyers regulation win over the Maple Leafs. The guys recap the General Manager meetings and the proposed rule changes to reviewing high sticks and the puck over the glass penalty. The guys praise the play of the Carolina Hurricanes, specifically the play of newcomer Jake Guentzel and the resurgence of Evgeny Kuznetsov. Sean and Sean share what they've learned in the NHL in the past week: The resurgent Capitals may in fact be a playoff team and how the once set East wildcard is completely up in the air with 15 games left in the season. The two Sean's also mourn the loss of former NHL'ers Chris Simon and Konstantin Kolstov who passed away this week far too soon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/241h 2m

Every playoff team could win the Stanley Cup

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discuss Laz’s devil-may-care attitude about singing out loud at the supermarket, little appetite at this week’s GM meetings to make change to 3-on-3 overtime, and potential PWHL expansion. Then, Down Goes Brown, Sean McIndoe, joins the show to talk about why the NHL standings are a bit of a mirage, the Panthers as the league’s new love-to-hate team, and This Week in Hockey History. Plus, to close things out, Jesse Granger and the guys discuss VHL goalie Artemi Pleshkov stopping a record 124 shots in a 1-0 quintuple OT loss and how many teams could realistically win the Stanley Cup this season. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/03/241h 19m

Macklin Celebrini and everyone else: Pronman’s latest NHL Draft 2024 ranking

On a brand new Prospect Series edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max and Corey break down Corey’s latest NHL Draft 2024 ranking and discuss the clear gap developing between presumptive No. 1 pick Macklin Celebrini and the rest of the field. Plus, FloHockey’s Chris Peters joins the show to talk about prospects on the move at this year’s NHL trade deadline including David Edstrom, Casey Mittelstadt, and Bowen Byram, how Vegas has succeeded in dealing most of their prospects since their inception, what the Penguins should do to facilitate a rebuild, and the guys close things out with listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic: http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/241h 12m

Who are the real contenders post trade deadline?

Hailey, Max and Sean present their top contenders in the East and West after all the moves that were made, and weren't made, leading up to the NHL trade deadline. They take a look at the current playoff matchups, and discuss the suddenly red hot Buffalo Sabres, the ice cold Detroit Red Wings and the playoff bound New York Islanders and Nashville Predators. Plus Sean reports breaking news out of Pittsburgh, where the Penguins scheduled Jaromir Jagr bobblehead night has been postponed after the shipment of 68's keepsake were stolen on route to Pittsburgh. Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/03/241h

Kelly McCrimmon's Golden Knights excel at playing by the rules

Sean Gentille and guest co-host Michael Russo discuss the news that Anson Carter is heading a group to bring NHL hockey back to Atlanta for a third time, and what they must do to make this expansion work. The guys talk about the powerhouse Colorado Avalanche who tried to keep in step with Vegas at the NHL trade deadline, and the four game suspension to Rangers enforcer Matt Rempe, and what the hulking rookie needs to do to keep his aggressive play in check.  Kelly McCrimmon, the General Manager of the Stanley Cup Champion Vegas Golden Knights joins to talk about his team stealing the show on trade deadline day, how Vegas used LTIR to their benefit and Kelly answers back at his critics who say the Golden Knights are bending the rules. Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/2459m 37s

Everybody hates Vegas

Ian and Laz are back on a brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss the Golden Knights pulling off the heist of the NHL trade deadline, acquiring Tomas Hertl from the Sharks, Torts getting ejected and suspended for two games, the Islanders winning six straight to get back into the playoff picture, whether people would be more annoyed with the Pens or Blackhawks drafting Macklin Celebrini, the Wild getting an overtime win with their goalie pulled and the little-known rules about that, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s NHL insiders Chris Johnston and Pierre LeBrun join the show to help recap the trade deadline and preview next week’s GM meetings, and to close things out, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger talks to the guys about Vegas’ salary cap situation next season, what a fully healthy VGK playoff lineup could look like, the Devils’ deadline goalie deals, the surprisingly low betting odds for the Canucks and Jets to win the Cup, and more. Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/03/241h 17m

Golden Knights shock the hockey world with Tomas Hertl deal

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille recap the two biggest trades on NHL trade deadline day with the Sharks sending Tomas Hertl to Vegas and New Jersey shipping Tyler Toffoli to Winnipeg, plus they give their thoughts on the Jake Guentzel trade to the Hurricanes by the Penguins late on Thursday night. Tune in for the Monday The Athletic Hockey Show with Ian Mendes, Mark Lazerus, Chris Johnston and Pierre Lebrun for a full recap on the 2024 NHL Trade Deadline.  Take our listener survey here: http://theathletic.com/survey24  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/03/2424m 13s

Golden Knights have the stones to go all-in every year

On the day before the NHL trade deadline, Hailey, Max and Sean discuss a flurry of transactions on Wednesday and Thursday, including Noah Hanifin being dealt to the Golden Knights, a true hockey trade between Buffalo and Colorado involving Casey Middelstadt and Bowen Byram and a change of address for Scott Walker, Alex Wenneberg, Vlad Tarasenko, Adam Henrique, Sam Carrick, Anthony Beauvillier and Joel Edmunson. Plus, the crew takes a look at who is left with Jake Guentzel, Tyler Toffoli Matt Dumba and David Savard leading the way. Take our listener survey here: http://theathletic.com/survey24  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/03/241h 11m

Is Jim Rutherford the most effective executive ever, in the history of the NHL trade deadline?

Sean Gentille and Down Goes Brown praise Jim Rutherford for taking the trade deadline to the next level and lament the lack of impact forwards available as the deadline approaches. Frankie Corrado shares his own personal trade deadline story, we break down the Devils firing of Lindy Ruff and hiring of Travis Green, Frankie presents his opinion on the Martin Pospisil hit against Vince Dunn and if he thinks there are still races in the conferences, or do we already have our 16 playoff teams? Plus, the boys marvel at Connor McDavid and Cale Makar, and look back on the 20th anniversary of Todd Bertuzzi attacking Steve Moore and the NHL's most penalized game ever between Philadelphia and Ottawa, which may have been the beginning of the end of fighting in the NHL.  Take our listener survey here: http://theathletic.com/survey24  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/03/241h 14m

Connor Bedard, Josh Manson and the cowardly slash

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz discuss Josh Manson’s controversial slash on Connor Bedard over the weekend, why the Rangers’ Matt Rempe fighting every other night is unsustainable and dangerous longterm, a brief history of NHL teams using their home rinks to mess with their opponents, and much more. Before that, NHL insider Pierre LeBrun joins the show to discuss the latest rumblings ahead of this Friday’s trade deadline including the Devils’ pursuit of Jacob Markstrom, potential landing spots for Pavel Buchnevich, if the Pens would consider trading more than just Jake Guentzel, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger talks to the guys about the state of the playoff races in both conferences, the Predators’ fascinating goaltending conundrum, Johnathan Quick’s unlikely contract extension with the Rangers, and the VGK’s trade deadline targets. Take our listener survey here: http://theathletic.com/survey24  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/03/241h 18m

2024 NHL Draft consensus big board

On today’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max and Corey first talk about The Athletic’s recent A1 article, “Who will draft Trevor Connelly? Inside the NHL’s evolving scrutiny of top prospects” and then discuss Corey’s top college, CHL, and European free agents ranking, Max’s 2024 NHL Draft consensus big board, and the guys close things out with listener questions in the mailbag. Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Read “Who will draft Trevor Connelly? Inside the NHL’s evolving scrutiny of top prospects” here: https://theathletic.com/5290107/2024/02/22/nhl-draft-prospect-trevor-connelly/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/03/2448m 56s

Chris Tanev traded to Dallas: Stars acquire the top trade piece in the NHL

Hailey and Sean review the creative trade involving Calgary, New Jersey and Dallas which saw Jim Nill acquiring highly coveted defender Chris Tanev. Dom Luszczyszyn, national NHL writer for The Athletic, stops by to discuss the upcoming deadline, and his Trade Board and he gives the three players he would trade for and three players he would steer clear of. Plus, Hailey and Sean stick tap the PWHL's playoff plan, as that league's successful inaugural season continues to make positive news, giving the fans what they want.  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/02/241h 2m

Are the Florida Panthers the NHL's most hated team?

Sean Gentille and Down Goes Brown wonder if the Florida Panthers, led by the polarizing Nick Cousins are the NHL's most hated team, they discuss if it's time for New York Islanders ownership to move on from Lou Lamoriello, and if the New Jersey Devils should acquire a goaltender before considering a coaching change. Plus Sean and Sean present what they learned in the past week in the NHL, with the Nashville Predators rolling after their cancelled trip to the sphere in Vegas and the Detroit Red Wings development into a legitimate playoff team.  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/02/241h 12m

Patrick Kane OT winner lifts Red Wings over Blackhawks in Chicago return

It’s Monday, so Ian and Laz are back on The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss Patrick Kane’s triumphant return to the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, how to decide if a jersey should be retired or not, NHL referee Garret Rank’s theatrical goal call during an Isles-Blues game, Gary Bettman’s upcoming fireside chat with Jets fans in Winnipeg, Connor McDavid’s 100-assist pace, and more. Before that, The Athletic’s NHL insiders Chris Johnston and Pierre LeBrun join the show to talk about CJ’s conversation with Jets chairman Mark Chipman, Pierre’s conversation with Stars GM Jim Nill, if the Devils are still looking for a goalie, the Flames as the team to watch as the deadline approaches, and when to expect teams to start sitting tradable players. Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/02/241h 5m

Auston Matthews is the fastest U.S. born player to score 50 goals in a season

Hailey, Max and Sean take a deep dive into Auston Matthews remarkable season, which has seen the Arizona native score 51 goals in 54 games. From how and where Matthews scores his goals, to if he can reach the 70 goal plateau and beyond, the Thursday crew argue the case for Matthews to win the Hart Trophy for 2024. Plus, Hailey, Max and Sean draft three forwards each, (not named Auston Matthews) who they think could score the most goals from now to the end of the season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/02/2454m 40s

The 'cooked' Penguins are open for business and Frank Corrado debuts with the Seans

Sean Gentille and Down Goes Brown along with former NHL'er Frankie Corrado discuss the disappointing Penguins being open for business ahead of the trade deadline, the development of Juraj Slafkovsky in Montreal and Quinton Byfield in Los Angeles, Frank laments getting sent down by the Pens ahead of his only trip to Vegas as an NHL player and the boys' stick tap Nathan Mackinnon's 27 game home point streak and his chances of breaking the all time record held by that Gretzky fella.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/02/241h 5m

Connor Bedard returns… with trepidation?

Ian and Laz are back on this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss Laz’s viral moment with Connor Bedard following No. 98’s return to the lineup, Auston Matthews forcing his way into the Hart conversation with back-to-back hat tricks, this week’s Game of the Week, and much more. Before that, The Athletic’s NHL insiders Chris Johnston and Pierre LeBrun join the show to give insights on the Canes’ deadline plans, how Jake Guentzel’s injury complicates the trade market, potential replacements for Jarmo Kekäläinen in Columbus, and more. Plus, the great Down Goes Brown, Sean McIndoe, talks with the guys about the Islanders wearing suits and ties as they arrived to their Stadium Series game Sunday afternoon, Andrew Brunette cancelling the Preds’ trip to see U2 at the Sphere, his “5 teams that should be in the Top 5 but somehow aren’t” article, and a little This Week in Hockey History to close things out.  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/02/241h 7m

NHL trade deadline: which prospects could be on the move?

On today’s Prospect Series edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters give their thoughts on the standouts from last week’s U18 Five Nations Tournament, prospects that could be on the move with just three weeks to go until the NHL trade deadline, and the guys close things out answering some listener questions in the mailbag.  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/02/241h 7m

15 teams to keep an eye on ahead of the trade deadline

Hailey, Max and Sean take a look at the potential sellers, including Anaheim, Calgary and San Jose, buyers in Manhattan, Raleigh, Edmonton, Tampa Bay and Dallas and bubble teams in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Detroit, Ottawa, Nashville and New Jersey, with the NHL's trade deadline 22 days away. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/02/241h 16m

No, NHL player safety doesn't hate the Maple Leafs

It's the debut episode of the Sean's! Gentille and McIndoe are hosting the Wednesday The Athletic Hockey Show.  Gentille and Down Goes Brown dissect the five game suspension for Morgan Rielly, Ridly Greig's comments on the slap shot heard around the world and DGB's unwritten rules of hockey. Plus the guys praise Connor McDavid who recorded 6 assists in the Oilers win over Detroit on Tuesday which now sees the NHL's star player tied for third in NHL scoring, Alex Ovechkin's 6 game goal scoring streak, Phil Kessel working out with the Canucks AHL team and the guys provide their thoughts on the NHL's Metro division, which teams make the top four and which ones miss out on the playoffs.  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/02/241h 8m

Ridly Greig, Morgan Rielly, and the unwritten rules of hockey

First, Ian Mendes and Mark Lazerus let listeners know about some exciting changes to The Athletic Hockey Show lineup before diving into the Ridly Greig-Morgan Rielly empty net goal debacle, the unwritten rules of hockey, what constitutes a dynasty, and the dream of a Stanley Cup Final Game 7 overtime. Plus, the guys are joined by The Athletic’s NHL insiders Chris Johnston and Pierre LeBrun to discuss the potential fallout from Morgan Rielly’s cross-check to the head of Ridly Greig, the NHL trade market, and more. And, to close things out, The Athletic’s own Jesse Granger joins the guys to talk about the goalies that could be moved at this year’s trade deadline, best fits, the upcoming Stadium Series games, and more.  Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/02/241h 10m

Sergachev's injury likely a season ender, NHL's audit on hits stat and should the Maple Leafs & Penguins stand pat at the trade deadline?

Hailey and Sean look back at the ugly injury to Mikhail Sergachev and how it might be a season ending injury for Tampa's top four defender. They discuss the NHL's audit on the hits stat, and Jenna Trubiano, the head coach of the University of Michigan's women's hockey team who dealt with harassment during an adult hockey league game in Michigan on Sunday. Plus, Hailey and Sean discuss CHL players eventually being able to play NCAA hockey, Sebastian Aho's frustration with Nikita Kucherov at the NHL All-Star game and Hailey and Sean wonder if the Maple Leafs should be active for the NHL deadline, and should the Penguins trade Jake Guentzel or sign him long-term? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/02/241h 10m

Oilers aim to tie NHL winning streak record in Vegas, Kings coaching change and Bo Horvat is an Eagle

Ian Mendes, Jesse Granger and Down Goes Brown discuss the game of the night in the NHL between the Golden Knights and the Oilers, as Edmonton looks to extend their winning streak to 17 games.The guys discuss the downward spiral for the LA Kings as they make a coaching change with Jim Hiller and DJ Smith stepping up, the NHL announcing their participation in the next two Winter Olympics, interest from Cincinnati, Kansas City, Atlanta, Houston, Salt Lake City and Omaha to join the league and Patrick Roy's comments on Bo Horvat leading the way for the New York Islanders.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/02/2449m 6s

London Police address charges against five 2018 Canadian world junior players

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Laz are joined by The Athletic’s own Katie Strang to break down today’s London Police press conference addressing the sexual assault charges against Carter Hart, Alex Formenton, Michael McLeod, Cal Foote and Dillon Dube and discuss the potential for more charges, Hockey Canada indefinitely suspending all players from the 2018 team pending the conclusion of the case, what to expect over the next few months until the next court date on April 30, and more.  Plus, Ian and Laz wrap things up with a quick discussion about revelations from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman’s All-Star Game press conference and the confirmation that NHL players will participate in the 2026 Winter Olympics in Italy. Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/02/2441m 17s

Midseason lottery mock draft, Corey's latest rankings and Jiricek vs. Nemec

On the Friday Prospect Series, Max Bultman, Corey Pronman, Scott Wheeler, along with Chris Peters from Flo Hockey dissect Corey's midseason prospect rankings, they present their midseason lottery mock draft and dip into the mailbag, with thoughts on the BCHL/AJHL shakeup, Marco Kaspers down and up season, Logan Cooley vs Berkly Catton and Jiricek vs Nemec Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/02/241h 8m

Who won the Elias Lindholm trade? NHL All-Star weekend and The Athletic player poll

Hailey, Max and Sean breakdown the trade between Vancouver and Calgary with the Canucks receiving Elias Lindholm for picks, prospects and Andrei Kuzmenko. The crew looks ahead to NHL All-Star weekend in Toronto including the PWHL's involvement, fan-fest, the skills competition and the highly anticipated all-star player draft. Plus Sean and Max sift through the Athletic's anonymous player poll including the player you'd most want to punch in the face, most overrated player and least favorite city to play in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/02/241h 6m

Midseason Draft Rankings, 2024 Prospect Game and Boston College dominates Boston University

On this special Wednesday edition of the prospect series, Max Bultman, Corey Pronman and Scott Wheeler dive into Wheeler's mid season draft rankings, they recap the 2024 Top Prospects game and Max and Corey look back on the BU-BC games from this past week, which were loaded with prospects, including presumptive first round pick Macklin Celebrini. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/01/2451m 5s

NHL All-Star player draft is on Thursday, will struggling Kings and Flyers rebound in 2nd half and is Kris Knoblauch the Jack Adams favorite?

Ian Mendes and Jesse Granger along with Down Goes Brown discuss the highly anticipated NHL All-Star player draft, the work ahead for Pittsburgh's Kyle Dubas with the trade deadline looming, and if Auston Matthews reaching 70 goals is as impressive as Connor McDavid scoring 150 points? Ian and Jesse take a look at ten goalie stats and storylines from the first half of the season, if LA and Philadelphia can bust their slumps in the 2nd half and stay in playoff contention, if the Blues are for real and if the Jack Adams trophy is Kris Knoblauch's to lose? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/01/2457m 9s

Alex Formenton turns himself into police, vibes are low for Blue Jackets, and can Matthews reach the 70 goal plateau this season?

Ian Mendes and Mark Lazerus discuss the latest news on the Hockey Canada sexual assault scandal, with former NHL player Alex Formenton becoming the first of five members of the 2018 world junior team to turn himself into police. The guys talk about the Edmonton Oilers 16 game win streak, Auston Matthews reaching the 40 goal mark in his 46th game and the mess of a season in Columbus with Patrick Laine entering the NHL/NHLPA Assistance Program, David Jiricek voicing frustration at his AHL demotion and Elvis Merzlikins requesting a trade for a team that had brighter prospects before the Mike Babcock incident derailed their season before it even began. Eric Loh, NHL on ESPN Programming & Acquisitions Senior Manager joins Mark and Ian to chat about the broadcasting landscape in sport, new innovations on the horizon for ESPN, growing the game and he takes listener questions.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/01/241h 5m

Which teams can win the Stanley Cup without elite goaltending?

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss fifteen contending teams that they think can win the Stanley Cup without elite level goaltending, and the teams that they think can only win with elite goaltending. Plus, the crew offer their opinion on the ongoing story involving five members of the 2018 Canadian world junior hockey team who have to surrender to London, Ontario police for their part in a sexual assault from June of 2018, in London Ontario, at a Hockey Canada banquet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/01/2453m 31s

5 members of Canada’s 2018 WJC team to surrender to police on sexual assault charges

Ian Mendes and Julian McKenzie welcome Katie Strang, the Athletic investigative reporter to discuss the investigation into the sexual assault claim from June of 2018, involving members of the 2018 Canadian junior hockey team and the fact that five unnamed players have finally been asked to surrender to London Ontario police. Ian and Julian debate the timing of the news that Ryan Smith, the owner of the NBA's ​​Utah Jazz has formally asked the NHL to initiate the expansion process and bring a team to Salt Lake City, and if the NHL really needs to expand so soon again. Plus, Fluto Shinzawa joins from Boston to talk about the Bruins, who despite limitations on their roster, and the loss of star players, continue to excel, and the guys stick-tap the Edmonton Oilers who extend their winning streak to 14 games. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/01/241h 6m

Penguins own goal humiliation, Tom Fitzgerald extended in New Jersey, Jacob Markstrom leads goalie availability ahead of trade deadline

Ian and Julian discuss Tom Fitzgerald's extension and promotion with the Devils and what the future holds for head coach Lindy Ruff. They break down the Penguins scoring on their own net in a humiliating loss in Arizona on Monday night. The guys ask Down Goes Brown if the Pens can recover from what was one of the worst losses in franchise history. They discuss if a streaming deal is on horizon for the NHL, and DGB presents his five storylines he wants to see play out in the second half. Jesse Granger joins to talk about the evolution of the goaltending position, Bruce Cassidy's harsh but fair criticism of the Vegas Golden Knights and possible landing spots for on the block goalies including Jacob Markstrom, Jusse Saros, Marc-Andre Fleury and Jake Allen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/01/241h 4m

Patrick Roy named Islanders head coach, Corey Perry signs with the Oilers, Shane Pinto back with Sens after suspension, celebrity ASG captains revealed, and more

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian welcome The Athletic’s own Peter Baugh off the top of the show to discuss Patrick Roy becoming New York Islanders head coach over the weekend, if the Isles can realistically make the playoffs, how Roy and Lou Lamoriello can coexist, and much more. Plus, the guys talk about horrible hockey moments they don’t want to relive, Corey Perry signing with the Edmonton Oilers, Shane Pinto returning from his 41-game suspension, the celebrity All-Star Game captains, and the Jets-Bruins tilt tonight in Boston. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/01/241h 5m

Corey’s U23 NHL players and prospects ranking, Chipotle All-American Game notebook, listener questions, and more

This week on The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max, Corey, and The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler discuss Corey’s latest under 23 NHL players and prospects ranking, with Corey defending where he placed guys like Cole Perfetti, Brock Faber, Dmitri Simashev, Alexis Lafrenière, Juraj Slafkovsky, and Connor Zary. Plus, the guys give their thoughts on the 2024 Chipotle All-American Game, Cole Eiserman in a long list of pure goal-scorers who can rub people the wrong way sometimes, and they close things out with a bunch of listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/01/241h 5m

Stanley Cup field is wide open, 2018 draft class defenders excelling in 2024

Hailey, Max and Sean return to discuss the Stanley Cup contenders in the NHL including Edmonton, Colorado, Vegas, Boston, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Carolina, Florida, Pittsburgh, the Devils and the New York Rangers. They take a closer look at 2018 draft defenders, selected in the first round that are killing it this season: Norris Trophy favorite Quinn Hughes, Rasmus Dahlin, Noah Dobson and Evan Bouchard. Plus we answer your questions in our mailbag, including where to find the best chicken nuggets in Sweden, the available goalies who fit best in New Jersey and if you had to pick one, who makes the hall of fame? Joe Pavelski or Claude Giroux? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/01/241h 18m

Oilers the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, trade destinations for Fleury and Zegras and the Flyers rebuild is on hold

Ian and Julian discuss the listless Maple Leafs who are in a tailspin, the Oilers who extended their franchise record 11 game winning streak, the surprising Flyers who are making a move in the Metro, the Canucks who are looking to add at the deadline and possible trade destinations for Marc-Andre Fleury and Trevor Zegras.  Down Goes Brown joins to comment on Mitch Marner's puzzling post game comments after yet another Maple Leaf loss and what bubble playoff teams should be worried now? Plus the guys stick tap Cody Hodgson who has come out of retirement after signing a PTO with Milwaukee of the AHL.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/01/241h 3m

Marc-Andre Fleury second in all time goalie wins, Merzlikins and Markstrom trade rumors & Steven Stamkos won't be traded from Lightning this season

Ian and Julian welcome Michael Russo to praise Marc-Andre Fleury's record 552 career goalie wins and the goal scoring prowess of the ageless Sidney Crosby. They discuss Steven Stamkos next contract and if it will be with the Lightning, Sam Reinhart's career year with the Panthers and Bruce Boudreau's comments on someone in the Canucks organization wanting to move Quinn Hughes to center last season. Plus, Ian and Julian talk about the NHL missing an opportunity to have the Maple Leafs and the Oilers featured as a national game tonight and take the listeners' questions in another edition of the mail bag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/01/2458m 41s

Should the Pens trade Jake Guentzel?, Hart Trophy anomalies, bubble playoff teams that should be worried, can Ovi score 20 goals this season?, and more

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian ask the question: are the Dallas Cowboys the NFL’s Toronto Maple Leafs? Then, the guys discuss NHL-NFL spirt animals, if there’s an NHL team everyone could behind winning a Stanley Cup, Down Goes Brown’s five playoff bubbles teams that should be worried, Hart Trophy anomalies, what the Penguins should do with Jake Guentzel as the trade deadline approaches, which two of the Devils, Red Wings, Islanders, Lightning, Penguins, and Capitals would you pick to make the playoffs, if Alex Ovechkin will hit 20 goals this season or not, potential signature looks for hockey player bobbleheads, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/01/241h 4m

Prospect Series: Cutter Gauthier-Jamie Drysdale trade breakdown, quick thoughts on NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings

On a special edition of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max and Corey break down the Cutter Gauthier-Jamie Drysdale trade and discuss how the deal impacts the rebuilds in Philadelphia and Anaheim respectively.  Plus, the guys give their quick thoughts on the just-released NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/01/2429m 0s

Midseason NHL awards, Corey Perry allowed to return to NHL and what Cutter Gauthier and Jamie Drysdale bring to the Ducks and Flyers

Hailey Salvian and Max Bultman discuss what newly acquired Cutter Gauthier brings to the up and coming Anaheim Ducks, and how young blueliner Jamie Drysdale will fit onto John Tortorella's team with the Philadelphia Flyers. Hailey and Max analyze the news that Corey Perry is free to sign with any NHL team, after his voluntary conversation with Gary Bettman, and with most teams having reached the midway point in the schedule, Hails and Maxy hand out their mid-season awards for Hart, Vezina, Norris, Selke, Calder and Adams and they take a few shots at their missing in action co-host Sean Gentille. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/01/241h 2m

Connor Bedard to miss all-star game, Jamie Drysdale to make Flyers debut and streaking giants in NHL

Ian and Julian welcome Kevin Kurz from Philadelphia to discuss the continued fallout from Cutter Gauthier wanting out of the Flyers organization and newly acquired Jamie Drysdale's Flyers debut tonight. Down Goes Brown discusses his 23-24 NHL prediction contest and which of the NHL's worst teams could recreate the Blues’ worst-to-first miracle from 2019 and Shayna Goldman, our resident slump buster discusses Matthew Tkachuk's breakout night for Florida plus we talk about Connor Bedard's injury, which sees him miss the all-star game in Toronto, streaking teams Winnipeg, Seattle, Edmonton and Florida, and we stick tap Jon Cooper on his 500th career coaching win, behind the bench of the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/01/241h 1m

Cutter Gauthier forces trade out of Philadelphia, room on the red hot Canucks bandwagon and Jack Adams favorites

Ian Mendes and Julian McKenzie welcome Mike Russo to discuss the surprise trade between Philadelphia and Anaheim, with Jamie Drysdale joining the Flyers and prospect Cutter Gautheir getting his wish, being traded by the Flyers. Thomas Drance talks about the resurgent, surprising Vancouver Canucks who are tied for 2nd overall in the league. Plus Ian and Julian take a look at Dominik Luszczyszyn's NHL awards watch and wonder why Sidney Crosby isn't getting any Hart Trophy love, Nick Suzuki leading the Selke vote and the guys discuss who should be in the conversation for the Adams trophy: including Rick Tocchet, John Tortorella, Spencer Carbury and Rick Bowness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/01/2458m 5s

William Nylander signs monster extension with the Leafs, Connor Bedard out with a fractured jaw, the PWHL’s record setting start, and more

On a brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian, Julian, and guest cohost Mark Lazerus discuss William Nylander’s monster $92 million, 8-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Connor Bedard suffering a fractured jaw and his timetable to return, whether the Jets, Canucks, or Flyers are the biggest surprise team in the standings, intriguing current playoff matchups, the record-setting start for the PWHL, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/01/241h

USA wins WJC gold over Sweden, the “BC Line” impresses, thoughts on the media all-star team selections, looking ahead to the Ottawa and Minnesota tournaments, and more

On this special edition of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max, Corey, and The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler record immediately following the conclusion of the 2024 World Junior Championship and discuss the US getting their gold medal revenge over Sweden, the impact of Team USA’s “BC Line”, the play of Trey Augustine in goal, Isaac Howard living up to this “Ice Man” identity, the Lane Hutson-Ryan Chesley top defensive pairing, a potential jump to the NHL for US head coach David Carle, thoughts on the media all-star team selections, and a quick look ahead to the 2025 world juniors in Ottawa and the 2026 world juniors in Minnesota to close things out. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/01/2426m 18s

WJC: Canada’s early exit, Sweden escapes Switzerland, a potential USA-Sweden gold medal game, and more

On a brand new Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Corey Pronman, Scott Wheeler, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters discuss what went wrong for Team Canada after being eliminated in the quarterfinal, Sweden narrowly advancing past Switzerland on the strength of an Axel Sandin Pellikka power play goal, and what a potential USA-Sweden gold medal game could look like, assuming the Americans can get through Finland first.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/01/2427m 47s

Top hockey storylines on the horizon in 2024

Ian Mendes, Julian McKenzie, Mark Lazerus and Sean McIndoe discuss major storylines on the horizon in the hockey that they're looking forward to covering in 2024, including the launch of the Professional Women's Hockey League in January, closure on the 2018 Team Canada scandal, a new arena in Arizona, new contracts for William Nylander, Leon Draisaitl, Elias Pettersson and Steven Stamkos. Plus, some clarity on Olympic involvement and the best on best tournament and if Alex Ovechkin has a shot to break Wayne Gretzky's all time goal scoring record.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/01/2452m 22s

WJC: Canada’s lackluster start, USA unbeaten but not unscathed, players who have impressed, players who have disappointed, and more

On a brand new Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max Bultman is joined by Corey Pronman, Scott Wheeler, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters from Gothenburg, Sweden to give their thoughts on Team Canada’s lackluster performance so far, the potential loss of Matt Savoie due to injury, with Jagger Firkus added to the 25-man roster, an unbeaten, but not unscathed US team, and more.  Plus, to close things out, the guys each choose one player they’ve been impressed by and one who has been disappointing through the round-robin. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/12/2329m 44s

Professional Women's Hockey League 2024 preview

Hailey Salvian, Max Bultman and Sean Gentille preview the inaugural season for the Professional Women's Hockey League, including a closer look at the six teams in Boston, Minnesota, New York, Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa ahead of the season officially starting on New Year's Day when New York faces Toronto at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/12/231h 21m

The top 10 storylines in the NHL in 2023

There was no shortage of storylines in the NHL in 2023. Ian Mendes, Julian McKenzie, Mark Lazerus and Sean McIndoe review the year in question, dissecting the top stories in the game, including Vegas winning the Stanley Cup, the Bruins setting an all time win and point record, Connor McDavid reaching the 150 point plateau, Connor Bedard being drafted by the Blackhawks, multiple celebrities wanting to purchase the Ottawa Senators, tragedy on the ice in England with Adam Johnson losing his life, Ivan Provorov kicking off the Pride jersey controversy and bad breakups for Kyle Dubas, Mike Babcock and Corey Perry on this special holiday edition of the Athletic Hockey Show. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/12/231h 8m

USA tops Canada in WJC pre-tournament finale, Tanner Molendyk, Tristan Leneau out for Canada, all-tournament and medal predictions, and more

Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters discuss Team USA’s 6-5 win over Canada in the world juniors pre-tournament finale, the news that Tanner Molendyk and Tristan Leneau will be replaced on Canada’s roster by Jorian Donovan and Ty Nelson, Macklin Celebrini’s impressive play, USA’s “BC” line, if the goaltending picture is any clearer for either team heading into the tournament, and more. Plus, the guys make their all-tournament and medal predictions to close out the show. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/12/2343m 53s

Don Granato feels the heat in Buffalo, Dylan Larkin calls out player safety and could Phil Kessel be a fit with Blackhawks?

Ian Mendes and Mark Lazerus discuss tough times in Buffalo as the Sabres players backed their coach Don Granato after Sabres fans started chanting for Granato to be fired. The Jacques Martin era in Ottawa, version 2.0, failed to get off on the right foot vs Arizona, with their second game coming tonight vs the Colorado Avalanche who were called out for their poor play by defender Devon Toews in the last game vs the Black Hawks. Plus the guys wonder if Chicago could be a fit for free agent Phil Kessel and if injured forward Nolan Patrick will ever play another game in the NHL? Down Goes Brown joins the show to discuss Dylan Larkin's tough, fair comments on the NHL and Player Safety and Eric Duhatschek stopped by to talk about Craig Conroy's plan in Calgary, and 51 year old Jaromir Jagr who laced up the skates for his hometown team in Kladno, which will once again delay his Hall of Fame induction by another three years. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/12/231h

Sidney Crosby, the NHL's forgotten super-star, Jacques Martin's return to Ottawa and Alex Ovechkin's power outage

Guest co-hosts Jesse Granger and Mark Lazerus praise Sidney Crosby who slots 13th on the all-time scoring list, and still climbing, and asks, do we take this superstar for granted? The boys welcome Michael Russo to discuss the Senators firing of DJ Smith, the re-hiring of Jacques Martin and why the 'good on paper' Sens have struggled. Russo provides us with an update on the front office drama in Minnesota, Zach Parise's playing status and offers his opinion on NHL 3 on 3 overtime. Our old friend Tarik El-Bashir, Capitals insider for Monumental Sports pays a visit to discuss the surprising Washington Capitals, the move to Virginia and if Alex Ovechkin's season long slump is just a fluke or a sign of things to come? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/12/231h 1m

Sens and DJ Smith: Something's Gotta Give, MacKinnon & Kucherov early Hart favorites and the Penguins hit rock bottom

Ian Mendes and Julian MacKenzie discuss the latest 4 game losing streak for DJ Smith's Ottawa Senators, Nathan MacKinnon and Nikita Kucherov, the early season Hart trophy favorites and Alex Ovechkin's season long power outage.Jay Caufield, the pre and post game show analyst for the Penguins on Pittsburgh TV stops by to talk about the head scratching season for the Pens, and Jesse Granger makes the case for Jack Eichel as a Hart Trophy candidate, Martin Jones getting more starts for Toronto in net and Jeremy Swayman for the Vezina Trophy. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/12/231h 3m

Canada’s WJC roster announced, Rutger McGroarty ready to go for the US?, listener questions, and more

It’s Friday and another brand new episode of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series as Max and Corey, both on location at Team USA’s world junior camp, are first joined by The Athletic’s Scott Wheeler to discuss Team Canada’s official 2024 world junior roster, Macklin Celebrini as the best forward on the ice at camp, who’s going to start in goal, and more. Then, FloHockey’s Chris Peters joins Max and Corey on-site to give final thoughts on Team USA’s roster and discuss the latest on Rutger McGroarty and his likelihood to play in the tournament, James Hagens’ potential role, how Danny Nelson could be an impact player for the US, Zeev Buium’s impressive showing, and more. Plus, the guys close out the show with a bunch of listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/12/231h

The top 10 centers in the NHL right now

Hailey, Max and Sean take a deep dive into the top NHL centers, right now. The crew presents their top 10, from McDavid, MacKinnon, Matthews, Barkov, Hughes, to Crosby, Draisaitl, Pettersson, Eichel and Point, discussing their impact in the league and on their teams, and they take a look at some dynamic centers who just failed to make the cut.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/12/231h 7m

Craig Berube fired by Blues, Capitals moving to Virginia, life without Kyle Connor for Jets

Ian and Julian welcome Jeremy Rutherford to discuss the St. Louis Blues decision to fire Craig Berube, replacing him with Drew Bannister, and how GM Doug Armstrong should wear the team's struggles. Down Goes Brown stops by to present 6 times NHL fans thought their teams were getting a superstar — until they weren’t. Murat Ates joins to talk about the Western Conference darkhorse Jets, the serious injury to Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine's fall from grace since he left WInnipeg. Plus Ian and Julian breakdown Brady Tkachuk's penalty shot vs Carolina, Connor Bedard's goal of the night, changes to the NHL all-star skills competition and Capitals owner Ted Leonis's desire to move his franchise from DC to Northern Virginia.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/12/231h 11m

Strange things in the NHL's Upside down Metro Division, Islanders fans boo John Tavares 1000th career point & Mikko Rantanen throws shade at Artturi Lehkonen's dad

Ian and Julian stick tap John Tavares for recording his 1000th career NHL point in the hostile environment of his former stomping grounds on Long Island, the guys breakdown the upside down world of the Metro Division with the Islanders, Flyers and Capitals stealing the thunder of the Hurricanes, Devils and Penguins and welcome Michael Russo to discuss the rash of violent hits and retaliations in the NHL this week, the Red Wings who are winless in Patrick Kane's first three games and Brock Boeser's resurgence in Vancouver, with the star forward taking time out of his schedule to talk with Russo. Plus, Ian and Julian take a look at Mikko Rantanene's pointed post game comments directed towards teammate Artturi Lehkonen's dad, and look ahead to McDavid vs Bedard, Tuesday night in the NHL. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeysho Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/231h 4m

Connor McDavid vs. Connor Bedard: the NHL’s next great rivalry?, Gudbranson, Perron facing Department of Player Safety hearings, Tavares heads to Long Island 2 points shy of 1,000, playoff bubble teams best bets, and more

On a brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Julian is joined by guest cohost Mark Lazerus to discuss Laz’s and Daniel Nugent-Bowman’s “Connor vs. Connor” article about the NHL’s potential next great rivalry, Erik Gudbranson and David Perron facing hearings with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety, John Tavares with a chance to reach 1,000 career points against the Islanders on Long Island tonight, a couple of listener questions, and more. Plus, Jesse Granger joins the show to give his thoughts on which current playoff teams won’t make the playoffs and which teams currently outside the playoffs will end up in the playoffs, presented by BetMGM. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/231h 5m

Latest Canada, USA world juniors roster projections, lamenting the likely end of the in-person NHL Draft, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show it’s a full house as Max and Corey are joined by The Athletic’s Scott Wheeler and FloHockey’s Chris Peters to discuss their updated world juniors roster projections for Team Canada and Team USA, including their confidence level in Canada’s goaltending, fair expectations for Macklin Celebrini, a non-invite for Owen Pickering, Charlie Stramel getting cut, Rutger McGroarty’s availability, James Hagens’ potential role, Trey Augustine or Jacob Fowler in net for the US, and more.  Plus, the guys talk about the likely last in-person NHL Draft at the Las Vegas Sphere this summer and what’s being lost if the league moves away from the current format going forward. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/12/231h 1m

The Athletic Hockey Show NHL watchability rankings

Hailey, Max and Sean break down the current state of all 32 NHL franchises on ice performance and provide a guide to what teams you should be watching. The crew breaks it down into eight tiers: Definite channel flippers; these won't be a priority to invest an evening of watching hockey; these teams are better than we thought; the enjoyable tier; watching and rooting for brighter times ahead for next year; the Bedard tier; really talented shit shows; very good teams we will watch; and must see TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/12/231h 23m

Jacques Martin to consult Senators coaching staff, Patrick Kane showtime debut for the Red Wings is set and Los Angeles are the Kings of the NHL on the road

Ian and Julian discuss Ottawa's decision to bring Senators legendary coach Jacques Martin back into the fold with the team to be a senior consultant to the Sens coaching staff, showtime in Detroit, with the Wings announcing Patrick Kane's motor city debut and we stick tap the Los Angeles Kings who have won 10 straight on the road to start the season, and the Hughes brothers who all put on a show in Vancouver on Tuesday night. Down Goes Brown pops in to talk about the six things he misses from the ancient days of the NHL and Shayna Goldman stops by to tell us what we learned from the NHL in November and possible landing spots for Sean Walker, before Ian and Julian wonder if shelling out just under 200 dollars for an exclusive with Youppi is just a little too much. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/12/231h 7m

NHL draft in Vegas, The Flyers have 'balls' and the Coyotes are on a heater

Ian and Julian praise the NHL's announcement that the 2024 draft will be held at the world famous Sphere in Vegas, the discuss the Arizona Coyotes unique win streak with the Yotes facing and beating the last 5 Stanley Cup champs on their heater, and we stick tap the overachieving Philadelphia Flyers who are buying into what coach John Tortorella is preaching. Mike Russo stops by to discuss the new coach bounce in Minnesota, the Salary Cap rising to 87.7 million dollars next season and Russo speaks with legendary TV analyst Darren Pang about Connor Berard's season and Panger's new gig in Chicago. Plus, the boys look forward to the battle of the Hughes brothers tonight in Vancouver, and share embarrassing moments in the media scrum. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/12/231h 9m

NHL Board of Governors meeting, PWHL experimenting with different rules, celebrity captains at the NHL All-Star Game, listener questions, and more

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian discuss the big topics on the docket at the annual NHL Board of Governors meeting, kicking off this week in Seattle, the PWHL trying out different rules for their exhibition games in Utica, the NHL bringing in celebrity captains to help pick teams at the All-Star Game, and the guys close things out with some listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/12/2353m 33s

NHL prospects Corey was wrong about, Calder Trophy check-in, listener questions

It’s Friday and a brand new episode of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series as Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters break down Corey’s annual “NHL prospects I was wrong about” list, check in on the Calder Trophy race, and answer a bunch of listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Gift a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $19.99 or a 2-year subscription for $39.99 when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/12/231h 6m

Quarter Season Report: Surprises, good and bad in the NHL

Hailey, Max and Sean share their good and bad surprises, team and player performance, division by division, as the NHL reaches the quarter mark of the season with in-depth discussion on the Bruins, Devils, Canucks, Oilers, Ducks, Kings, Sabres, Wild and Panthers. Plus, the trio wonders how effective Patrick Kane will be for the Detroit Red Wings once he makes his season debut after recovering from hip surgery, and will he make his Wings debut next week in his hometown of Buffalo? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/11/231h 12m

Blackhawks Kyle Davidson moving on from Corey Perry, CJ's NHL trade board, the double tap in the shootout & Thatcher Demko & Jonathan Quick's renaissance in net.

Ian and Julian try to make sense of Blackhawks GM Kyle Davidson's post Corey Perry presser in Chicago, how dangerous rumors are when they get out of control, and the cess-pool the internet can be. Down Goes Brown joins to discuss his latest quiz on NHL player nicknames and the all-star draft returning, Jesse Granger highlights comeback seasons for Thatcher Demko and Jonathan Quick, the work still to be done for Jack Campbell as he tries to make his way back to the Oilers, and the double tap in the shootout in Toronto which saw video review reverse a win for the Panthers.  Plus, Ian and Julian go over Chris Johnston's trade board, with a quartet of Calgary Flames leading the way.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/11/2356m 44s

Patrick Kane motors into Detroit, Corey Perry's contract terminated in Chicago and the John Hynes era begins with Wild

Ian and Julian discuss Patrick Kane's decision to sign a one year deal with the Detroit Red Wings, the Chicago Black Hawks termination of Corey Perry's contract, and the Ottawa Senators being pushed around on the ice in a 5-0 home lose to Florida, with fans once again demanding DJ Smith be fired. Plus, another E-Bug alert in the NHL, changes to the all-star game in Toronto in 2024 and Joe Smith joins from Minnesota to take a look at the mess in Minnesota with Dean Evason fired and John Hynes hired to coach the underachieving Wild.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/11/2354m 49s

Corey Perry leaves Blackhawks for “foreseeable future”, Patrick Kane to the Red Wings?, Jacob Trouba fined for stick-swinging incident, and much more

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian, Julian, and guest cohost Mark Lazerus discuss Corey Perry leaving the Blackhawks for the foreseeable future for as-yet-unknown reasons, Detroit as a potential frontrunner to land Patrick Kane, Jacob Trouba fined $5,000 for swinging his stick at Trent Frederic’s head, if the Rangers are the best team in the East right now, the NHL’s sadly predictable reaction to Marc-Andre Fleury’s Native American tribute mask, Nikita Kucherov quietly leading the NHL in scoring, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $1 a month before the Black Friday deal runs out! http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/11/2359m 54s

World juniors roster predictions, NHL Trade Value Player Rankings, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler break down their 2024 world juniors roster predictions for Team Canada and Team USA and discuss some of the big questions facing each team heading into the tournament, and then Max and Corey discuss their NHL Trade Value Player Rankings, assessing the top 100 assets in the league today. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/11/2352m 48s

Thanksgiving measuring stick in the NHL, Vasilevskiy to return on road trip and hockey is back in Southern California

Ian and Julian look ahead to a busy night in the NHL, including a rookie face-off between Connor Bedard and Adam Fantilli in Columbus, they look ahead to Andrei Vasilevskiy season debut scheduled for the Lightning's upcoming road trip and stick tap the Seattle Kraken / Vegas Golden Knights winter classic jerseys. Down Goes Brown stops by to talk about which teams are in good and bad positions at the Thanksgiving mark of the NHL season and how an in-season tournament could work for the NHL. Plus he previews his latest column, the ‘Championship Belt’ of Hockey franchises dysfunction from pre NHL to 1992. Eric Stephens joins from Anaheim on Thanksgiving eve to discuss the surprising Ducks, the Western conference contending LA Kings and the rebuild in San Jose with the Sharks.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/11/231h 1m

Patrik Laine embarrassed by benching, NHL’s 2025 international tournament and scheduling quirk results in quiet night in NHL

Ian and Julian discuss the perplexing NHL schedule which has the NHL dark on Tuesday and Thursday of this week, the proposed international tournament to happen midseason in 2025 involving only Canada, USA, Sweden and Finland and trailblazer Luke Prokop's AHL debut. Mike Russo joins to talk about tough times in Columbus and the Blue Jackets decision to bench Patrik Laine and the controversy involving a post game question to Connor McDavid by Sportsnet's Mark Spector and the fallout from that, including former NHL referee Tim Peel weighing in. Russo also speaks with The Athletic NHL insider Chris Johnston who talks about the attractive pieces available in Calgary for trade, William Nylander's next contract in Toronto and how to fix NHL 3 on 3 overtime.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/11/231h 11m

Dean Evason’s time running out in Minnesota?, William Nylander in the early Hart mix, we need a World Cup of Hockey, and more

On a brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian discuss Ian’s whirlwind trip to Sweden for the NHL Global Series, Dean Evason’s tenuous job security as head coach of the Minnesota Wild, what William Nylander’s next contract could look like amidst a Hart Trophy caliber start to the season, the dire need for a World Cup of Hockey, and more.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year 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
20/11/231h 4m

NHL Draft 2025: a way-too-early outlook, U18 and U20 Five Nations tournaments notebook, listener questions, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max and Corey take a way-too-early look at the 2025 NHL Draft’s top prospects, discuss the play of guys like James Hagens and Cole Eiserman and other prospects at recent U18 and U20 Five Nations tournaments in Finland and Czechia respectively, and the guys close things out with a bunch of listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/11/231h

Kori Cheverie: PWHL Montreal Head Coach poised to make history, again!

Hailey and Sean welcome the PWHL Montreal head coach Kori Cheverie as training camps have began in the PWHL. Kori discusses her journey from player to an assistant coach with the Canadian national team and the first woman to have coached a Canadian men's hockey team, to becoming a guest coach for Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins and how excited she is to the inaugural head coach for Montreal in the PWHL where she will guide Marie-Philip Poulin, Laura Stacey, Ann-Renée Desbiens, Erin Ambrose and Kristin O'Neill when the league begins in January of 2024. Plus Max Bultman joins us live from Stockholm to discuss the vibe at the Global Series, the love Swedish fans have for Swedish born NHL'ers, and Max shares his obsession for Ikea, UFO's and Swedish snacks like Vitamin well reload and Gifflar Cinnamon rolls! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/11/2352m 52s

Anaheim Ducks: the cardiac kids of the NHL, US-born players leading the league in goals, Global Series preview from Stockholm

On the Wednesday The Athletic Hockey Show, Sean Gentille and Jesse Granger stick tap the Anaheim Ducks season to date, with the Ducks authors of six, 3rd period comebacks in their first 15 games this season, Sidney Crosby righting the ship for the Penguins, US born Auston Matthews, Brock Boeser and Kyle Connor leading the NHL in goal scoring and they ask, has 'Father Time' finally caught up with Alexander Ovechkin? Ian Mendes previews the Global Series between the Red Wings, Wild, Maple Leafs and Senators from Stockholm, Sweden, and Down Goes Brown stops by to put a lid on the Hall of Fame '23 and make the case for Rod Brind'Amour and Keith Tkachuk in 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/11/2359m 55s

Man arrested for the death of Adam Johnson, NHL considers a change in 3 on 3 OT rules and Bill Guerin's Wild still not at the top of their game

Julian McKenzie and Mark Lazerus discuss the news out of Britain where an arrest has been made involving the death of Adam Johnson. The guys look ahead to who is eligible to join the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2024, the NHL's interest in tweaking the rules of 3 on 3 overtime and Hockey Canada appealing the ruling into the 2018 assault by World Junior players in London Ontario. Bill Guerin the GM of the Minnesota Wild joins Mike Russo to talk about the Global series in Sweden involving the Red Wings, Senators, Maple Leafs and his Wild, and Daniel Nugent-Bowman stops by to discuss the Oilers getting Kris Knoblauch his first NHL coaching win.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/11/2357m 38s

Jay Woodcroft out as Oilers head coach, Nikita Zadorov trade request, Connor Bedard’s big weekend, Alexis Lafrenière starting to thrive, and more

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Julian is joined by guest cohost Mark Lazerus to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the “Lisa on Ice” episode of The Simpsons and discuss the Edmonton Oilers dismissing head coach Jay Woodcroft and replacing him with Kris Knoblach, Flames defenseman Nikita Zadorov requesting a trade out of Calgary, Connor Bedard’s big goal-scoring weekend, The Athletic’s revised Stanley Cup picks, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s own Arthur Staple joins the show to talk about the great start to the season for the New York Rangers, Alexis Lafrenière starting to live up to his potential as a former No. 1 pick, injuries to Ryan Lindgren, Igor Shesterkin, Adam Fox, and Filip Chytil, a potential encore on Broadway for Patrick Kane, Henrik Lundqvist’s induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/11/231h 8m

Huberdeau benching overshadows Flames win, Sharks record tying futility streak is over and the best fit for free agent Patrick Kane

Ian Mendes and guest co-host Jesse Granger discuss the Flames come from behind win over Nashville, the 3rd period benching of Jonathan Huberdeau, the San Jose Sharks finally winning their first game of the season and Sportco's rankings of NHL franchise values. Plus, Ian and Jesse take a look at the best landing spots for free agent Patrick Kane, and with Marc Andre Fleury now four wins away from tying Patrick Roy for 2nd all-time on the goalie win list, Down Goes Brown stops by to present his Mount Rushmore of NHL goalies, 8 players who seemed on track to be hall of famers: until they weren't, and which Canadian fanbase should be worried the most, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary or Toronto? Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow to get 10% off your first month. Find your bright spot this season with BetterHelp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/11/231h 3m

Jack Campbell waived by Oilers, can Auston Matthews score 50 in 50? Lindy Ruff's Devils are Stanley Cup Favorites and Mike Grier calls out the Sharks

Ian and Julian tackle the Oilers decision to waive Jack Campbell, and what it means for an Edmonton team that only have two wins this season. They debate if Auston Matthews can score 50 goals in 50 games, and if Quinn Hughes can reach the 100 point plateau from the blue line? Plus, they discuss San Jose General Manager Mike Grier calling out his winless Sharks and DJ Smith returning the favour, publicly supporting his captain Brady Tkachuk, and Brady giving up on social media, at least for now. Mike Russo reports on a sad day in the hockey world on Monday, as Adam Johnson's celebration of life was held in his home state of Minnesota, and Russo chats with New Jersey Devils head coach Lindy Ruff about being a Stanley Cup favorite this season, led by the magic of the Hughes brothers, Jesper Bratt, Tyler Toffoli and Dougie Hamilton. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow to get 10% off your first month. Find your bright spot this season with BetterHelp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/11/231h 9m

Chicago Blackhawks facing new lawsuit, Brady Tkachuk’s pointed postgame comments, Jack Hughes injured, and more

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian, Julian, and Laz discuss a second former Chicago Blackhawks player filing a lawsuit against the the team for its inaction when informed of sexual assault allegations against former video coach Brad Aldrich, Brady Tkachuk’s spicy postgame comments following a Sens 6-4 loss on Saturday night, a marquee matchup of bad teams when the Oilers visit the Sharks this week, if Jack Hughes is the best player in hockey right now and how his injury impacts his Hart Trophy potential, Rick Tocchet’s impressive turnaround of the Canucks, Frederik Andersen out indefinitely for the Canes, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow to get 10% off your first month. Find your bright spot this season with BetterHelp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/11/231h 5m

NHL rookies: who stays beyond 10 games?, Corey’s latest 2024 NHL Draft ranking, listener questions, and more

On a brand new Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max and Corey are joined by The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler to discuss which NHL rookies approaching the 10-game mark are staying for the rest of the season and which aren’t, and whether Shane Wright will head to the World Juniors for Team Canada one more time. Plus, the guys break down Corey’s latest 2024 NHL Draft ranking and answer some listener questions in the return of the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/podcast to download for FREE today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/11/2346m 42s

Michael Andlauer chirps back at NHL, players experimenting with neck guards and Canucks surprise start to the season: real, or not?

Hailey, Max and Sean dig into Senator owner Michael Andlauer's honest comments regarding the NHL's handling of the Evgenii Dadonov trade fiasco.  They discuss NHL players embracing neck guards, how truly awful the Calgary Flames have been this season, and if the hot start to the Canucks, Ducks, Canadiens and Red Wings is for real, or not? Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/podcast to download for FREE today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/11/231h 3m

Pierre Dorion fired as GM after Senators stripped of 1st round pick, Nicklas Backstrom takes step back from hockey and what we learned in October around the NHL

Ian and Julian discuss the Senators punishment and surrender of their first round pick for their role in the voided Evgenii Dadonov trade in 2022 and Pierre Dorion losing his job as General Manager with the Ottawa Senators. The guys comment on Nicklas Bäckström's injury issues in Washington which have led him to step away from hockey.  Down Goes Brown joins Julian to discuss NHL players who have started the season slowly, including reigning Calder trophy winner Matty Beniers, Stuart Skinner, Matt Duchene, Erik Karlsson and Trevor Zegras. Shayna Goldman stops by to tell Julian what we learned in the month of October around the NHL, including Detroit's powerplay, Auston Matthews shot locations and Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers back end concerns. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/podcast to download for FREE today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/11/2355m 59s

NHL pushing Players Association on mandatory neck guards, Anaheim Ducks overachieving early and it's sunny in Philadelphia with Keith Jones leading the way

On this Halloween edition of the Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian breakdown the Ducks last second win over the Penguins, the first matchup between Logan Cooley and Connor Bedard, Blake Wheeler's triumphant return to Winnipeg, Charlie McAvoy's hearing with player safety and we stick tap the career of Jumbo Joe Thornton. Mike Russo joins to pay tribute to Adam Johnson and he discusses the NHL's hope to accelerate a mandatory neck guard into the league, plus Russo chats with Flyers president Keith Jones about brighter days ahead in Philadelphia.   Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/podcast to download for FREE today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/10/231h 12m

Will Adam Johnson’s death cause hockey equipment to evolve?, “active investigation” into botched Evgenii Dadonov trade, Heritage Classic thoughts, and more

On today’s episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian are joined by The Athletic’s own Josh Yohe to discuss the tragic death of former Pittsburgh Penguin Adam Johnson, and whether equipment changes will come in light of this “freak accident”. Plus, Ian talks about the NHL’s “active investigation” into the botched Senators-Golden Knights Evgenii Dadonov trade, Julian gives his thoughts on the Heritage Classic, and the guys discuss Ian’s trip to Mullet Arena for the first Pride Night of the season since the new rules about Pride apparel was put into place. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/podcast to download for FREE today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/10/2350m 54s

Shane Pinto suspended 41 games for activities relating to sports wagering

Hailey, Max and Sean discuss the breaking news involving Ottawa Senators restricted free agent Shane Pinto, who has been suspended for 41 games for activities related to sports gambling. The crew comments on NHL owners voting to decentralize the draft, and if there will be one last event held in Vegas this June? Plus, they analyze the somewhat questionable team names which have been proposed by the PWHL, and we stick tap Jack Hughes and his insane start to the season.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Signing up for Chime takes minutes. So join the millions of other Chime members and sign up today. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. That’s http://chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/10/231h 1m

Critiquing the Frozen Frenzy, Dumba rips NHL over Pride tape debacle and early season freak outs

Julian McKenzie and Mark Lazerus look back on the NHL's frozen frenzy. What worked? What didn't work and what should change for the next time they have all 32 teams playing in one night. The guys discuss some early season 'freak outs' with Down Goes Brown, including hot starts for the Boston Bruins, Vegas Golden Knights and Detroit Red Wings, and early season struggles in Calgary, Ottawa, Edmonton and Buffalo. Former The Athletic Rangers beat writer Rick Carpiniello, the author of The Franchise: New York Rangers: A Curated History of the Blueshirts joins Mark and Julian to promote his new book on the Rangers. J-Mac and Laz respond to Matt Dumba's harsh critique of the NHL over Pride tape-gate, tickets still available for the Heritage Classic and celebrating the career of Craig Anderson who officially retired as a member of the Senators Tuesday night in Ottawa. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Signing up for Chime takes minutes. So join the millions of other Chime members and sign up today. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. That’s http://chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/10/231h 6m

NHL rescinds Pride tap ban, all 32 teams in action tonight and Todd McLellan's LA Kings aim to contend in the West

Ian and Julian discuss the NHL's announcement reversing the league decision on banning pride tape. They take a look at the Frozen Frenzy, which features all 32 teams in action tonight, a goalless Alex Ovechkin and what game they think will be the highest scoring on Tuesday night.Michael Russo joins to talk about if NHL game day skates should become a thing of the past or not, and LA Kings head coach Todd McLellan is Russo's guest and looks back on his 16 years in the NHL, the LA Kings trip to Australia before looking ahead to the Kings quest to be contenders in the West this season.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Signing up for Chime takes minutes. So join the millions of other Chime members and sign up today. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. That’s http://chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/10/231h 8m

Alex DeBrincat’s blazing start for the Red Wings, what constitutes an NHL dynasty?, Evander Kane drops the gloves after limited ice time, Connor McDavid injured, and much more

On a busy Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian are joined by The Athletic’s own Mark Lazerus to discuss Connor Bedard’s first goal at The Madhouse on Madison, what constitutes a dynasty in the NHL, Alex DeBrincat’s huge start to the season for the Red Wings, Evander Kane’s postgame comments to Scott Oake following another Oilers loss Saturday night, Connor McDavid’s injury timeline, Travis Dermott breaking the Pride stick tape ban, and more. Plus, The Athletic’s Jesse Granger joins the show to talk about goals being down to start the season, the Golden Knights’ potential to win 11 straight games out of the gate, NHL Power Play on ESPN+, and the guys wrap things up with some listener questions.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Signing up for Chime takes minutes. So join the millions of other Chime members and sign up today. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. That’s http://chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/10/231h 11m

Corey’s NHL redrafts: revisiting ’22, ’21, ’20, and ’19

Max and Corey revisit NHL Drafts from 2022, 2021, 2020, and 2019 to look at which players have risen or fallen since the day they were picked and discuss why Corey’s adjusted their ranking. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/10/2340m 32s

It's early, but is Ovechkin slowing down? The under appreciation of Evgeni Malkin and are the Senators and Red Wings contenders in the East?

Hailey, Max and Sean review Ottawa's blowout win over the Capitals and Detroit's home ice win over Penguins and ask are Ottawa and Detroit contenders this season? They debate Evgeni Malkin's snub on ESPN's top 100 NHL player rankings and wonder if Alex Ovechkin's struggles to start the year are simply a slump, or the new normal? SUBSCRIBE TO THE ATHLETIC NHL'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL AT youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/10/231h 4m

Ryan Reaves doesn't like Corey Perry, NHL considering decentralizing the draft, Marc-Andre Fleury with a night to remember in Montreal

Ian and Julian look back on the LA Kings win over the Jets with over 4000 empty seats in Pierre-Luc Dubois' return to Winnipeg. The guys discuss the NHL considering to decentralize the NHL draft, Rick Tocchet calling out the Canucks and Ryan Reaves criticism of Corey Perry. Down Goes Brown discusses his latest column, The Contrarian: Arguing NHL related statements that his readers believe to be true, and Jesse Granger talks about the red hot Golden Knights, the night to remember for Marc-Andre Fleury in what could be his final game in Montreal and Igor Shesterkin's magic handling of the puck so far this season for the Rangers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/10/231h 8m

Evgeny Kuznetsov's slow shootout goal, NHL asks coaches to stop verbally abusing referees and Bill Zito's Florida Panthers motivated to return to the Final

Ian and Julian debate Evgeny Kuznetsov's slower than slow shootout winner, Lindy Ruff benching Timo Meir, Curtis Lazar and John Marino in the 3rd period of New Jersey's loss to the Panthers and Sheldon Keefe calling out his top players in Toronto. NHL insider Michael Russo discusses the potential final start for Marc-Andre Fleury in Montreal, the NHL asking their coaches to cool it with verbal abuse of referees and the alarming number of teams who have had to ice a lineup a player short because of salary cap implications. Bill Zito, the General Manager of the Florida Panthers is in conversation with Russo discussing last year's Stanley Cup finalists on and off ice prospects for this season. Follow The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/10/231h 18m

Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff joins the show, what is wrong with the Edmonton Oilers?, VGK and Boston Bruins off to great starts, listener questions, and more

On a jam-packed Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian are joined by Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff to discuss recent longterm deals for Mark Schiefele and Connor Hellebuyck, naming Adam Lowry as team captain, what conversations are like amongst GMs around the league with very little room to maneuver against the cap, and more. Then, The Athletic’s own Daniel Nugent-Bowman joins the show from Nashville ahead of Mattias Ekholm’s return as a member of the Oilers to discuss what is going wrong in Edmonton to start the season, realistic expectations for Jack Campbell and Stuart Skinner in goal, how long the championship window can remain open, and more. Plus, the guys swap general manager stories, discuss whether it’s too early to panic for the winless Kraken and Panthers, great starts for the defending Cup champion Golden Knights and Bruins, and Julian takes a stand against weeknight trick-or-treating. Watch The Athletic Hockey Show LIVE on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/10/231h 6m

Calder Trophy deep dive: Connor Bedard’s the favorite, but who can challenge him?

On a brand new episode of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters deep dive into the 2023-24 NHL Calder Trophy pool of competitors, and discuss the frontrunners like Connor Bedard, Logan Cooley, and Adam Fantilli, defensemen who could be in the mix like Luke Hughes and Brock Faber, as well as guys like Devon Levi, Matthew Poitras, Fraser Minten, and others who could have big impacts on their respective clubs throughout the season. Plus, to close things out, the guys evaluate whether the once-vaunted Los Angeles Kings prospect pool has lived up to expectations or not.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/10/2352m 9s

Brock Boeser's memorable opening night, Connor Bedard scores his first NHL goal and the Team Draft: Winner gets Steaks?

Hailey, Sean and Max share their takeaways from the first couple of days of the NHL season, including Brock Boeser's 4 game game in Vancouver, Connor Bedard's first NHL goal, the tribute to Chris Snow in Calgary, expectations for Adam Fantilli in Columbus, Ryan Reaves flashy debut for the Maple Leafs and Scott Laughton standing up and doing the right thing in Philadelphia, planning to use pride tape, despite the NHL ban. Plus the Thursday crew selects their top 6 teams in the inaugural team draft, the object of the draft, pick the 6 teams with the most wins in the season. Hailey gets first pick and rumor has it, hockey fans in Newark will be very pleased. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/10/231h 1m

VGK raise their Stanley Cup banner: can they repeat?, DGB’s oddly specific NHL season predictions, Vezina Trophy favorites, This Week in Hockey History, and more

On today’s episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian talk about the start of the regular season, Scott Laughton pushing back against the NHL’s Pride-themed stick tape ban, and are then joined by The Athletic’s own Sean McIndoe to discuss Connor Bedard’s first point in a Blackhawks comeback win, DGB’s oddly specific predictions for the NHL season, This Week in Hockey History, and more. Plus, the guys welcome Jesse Granger to the show to discuss the Vegas Golden Knights’ Stanley Cup rings and banner raising ceremony, expectations for this season in Vegas, and some Vezina Trophy predictions. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/231h 6m

Sidney Crosby vs. Connor Bedard: NHL Opening Night, Pride-themed stick tape banned, does Rasmus Dahlin have to win a Norris Trophy now?, and more

Ian Mendes, Julian McKenzie, and Mark Lazerus discuss the NHL’s reported ban on Pride-theme stick tape, the Sidney Crosby-Connor Bedard matchup in Pittsburgh tonight as the Blackhawks take on the Pens, Connor Hellebuyck and Mark Schiefele signing stunning 7-year deals with the Winnipeg Jets, the potential Edmonton Oilers-Carolina Hurricanes Stanley Cup Final rematch, expectations for Rasmus Dahlin after signing an 11-year, $8 million contract with the Sabres, tonight’s opening night slate of games, and the guys answer some listener questions to close things out. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/231h 8m

Hope for the 10 worst NHL teams, Board of Governors meeting recap, goalies primed for breakout seasons

More then ready for the regular season to begin, Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe discuss Sean's piece on hope for the NHL's bottom feeder teams. Next, a recap of the annual Board of Governors meeting, including discussions about the rise of the salary cap, possible expansion, and international best on best competition. Then, Jesse Granger is back for "Granger Things", to discuss potential goalie breakout candidates to round out your fantasy hockey team. Also, a preview of the annual DGB season prediction contest before it drops on Friday. Then, to wrap it all up, listeners came through strong with realignment ideas and 200 hockey men commandments, and a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM (845)445-8459! Follow the Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow  Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/NHLSHOW and get on your way to being your best self. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/10/231h 13m

Auditing the model and rankings for The Athletic’s 23/24 season preview

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille dissect the Athletic's ranking of all 32 teams in the NHL season preview 23/24. Hailey and Sean look at the East and the West, division by division, auditing Dom's model, focusing on where Vegas, Calgary, Dallas, Colorado, New York Rangers and Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils rank on the list and who should, and who will take home the top ranked team, the Edmonton Oilers, or the Carolina Hurricanes? Follow the Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Visit BetterHelp dot com slash NHLSHOW today to get 10% off your first month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/10/231h 6m

Remembering Chris Snow, can the Lightning survive without Vasilevskiy and is Jack Hughes a hart trophy contender?

Ian and Julian pay tribute to Chris Snow, the Assistant GM of the Calgary Flames who passed away Saturday after a long courageous battle with ALS. The guys discuss if the Tampa Bay Lightning can weather the storm without an injured Andrei Vasilevskiy for two months, they debate if Jack Hughes could be a Hart Trophy candidate this season, the Vegas Golden Knights surprising ranking as the seventh best team on the Athletic's count down of teams from worst to first and on the heels of the NFL producing an animated game, should the NHL follow suit with a bigger franchise than Big City Greens? Plus, Ian and Julian send love to colleague Aaron Portzline who is battling stage five Kidney failure. Please consider becoming a donor, through direct/living donation or by declaring yourself a donor on your driver's license. Below are links with more information. You too can save a life! Ohio: https://lifelineofohio.org/ U.S.: https://donatelife.net/ Direct donation: www.osuwexmedlivingdonor.org Follow the Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Visit BetterHelp dot com slash NHLSHOW today to get 10% off your first month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/10/2358m 42s

USHL Fall Classic recap, NHL preseason prospects thoughts, the end of the Chicago Steel dynasty?, listener questions, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters give their thoughts on the USHL Fall Classic, which Corey and Chris attended, questions entering the season for the USNTDP, the potential end of the Chicago Steel dynasty, the play of NHL prospects like Devon Levi, Matt Coronato, Adam Fantilli, Nate Danielson, and Easton Cowan so far in the preseason, and the guys close things out answering listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/GO to download for FREE today. Head to http://factormeals.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/09/2354m 52s

Offseason Bizarro-meter rankings, Mikael Backlund signs 2-year extension and becomes Flames captain

Ian and Sean dive into the offseason Bizarro-meter rankings, and everyone else playing for second place behind the Columbus Blue Jackets. Also, news out of Calgary of Mikael Baklund becoming the next Flames captain, after re-signing for only two years. Next, Josh Bailey wears an A in a preseason game while on a PTO with the Ottawa Senators. Then, in the mailbag, a listener wonders about the expectations for the Red Wings this season, a deep dive on Bob MacMillan, and to wrap up, a look back at an important rule change in "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845)445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to grammarly.com/GO to download for FREE today. Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/09/2358m 21s

Predictions for the 2023/2024 season, Are the Islanders a bubble team in the East and will Sens move out money to sign Shane Pinto?

On the final Wednesday roundtable, Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Jesse Granger and Michael Russo of The Athletic present their predictions for the 2023/2024 season, including which coach will get fired first, who wins the Hart and Norris, who finishes last and who will win the Stanley Cup? Kevin Kurz from The Athletic joins to discuss his move to Philadelphia to cover his hometown Flyers this season and he breaks down the team he covers right now, the New York Islanders, and their chances this season as a bubble team in the East. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/GO to download for FREE today. Head to http://factormeals.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/09/231h 3m

Carter Verhaeghe vs. Kyle Connor in The Athletic’s NHL Player Tiers, does the preseason need a mercy rule?, immaculate vibes around the Ottawa Senators, and more

Ian and Julian are back on this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss whether preseason hockey needs a mercy rule after the Flames 10-0 beatdown of the Canucks, in light of Taylor Swift dating Travis Kelce, Ian shares his experience of Carrie Underwood dating Mike Fisher in Ottawa, and the guys praise the fashion of hockey jerseys.  Plus, The Athletic’s own Shayna Goldman joins the show to defend Carter Verhaeghe’s placement in this year’s NHL Player Tiers in the potential new segment “Explain Yourself!”, and Ian talks about the immaculate vibes around the Senators with Michael Andlauer at the helm. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/GO to download for FREE today. Head to http://factormeals.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/09/2358m 38s

Breaking down The Athletic NHL Player Tiers 2023-24

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille are joined by Dom Luszczyszyn to take a deep dive into this year's Athletic NHL Player Tiers. They discuss Connor McDavid being in a tier of his own, compare David Pastrnak and Matthew Tkachuk, why Connor Bedard is already included, and so much more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/09/231h 5m

Don Waddell's Carolina Hurricanes a Stanley Cup front runner again, Canucks/Canadiens trade will benefit Pearson & DeSmith and the final word on the Mike Babcock affair

As NHL training camps open across North America and in Australia, Don Waddell, the General Manager of the Carolina Hurricanes joins the Roundtable to preview his powerhouse team with Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Mike Russo.  The Roundtable discusses the benefits of the trade between Montreal and Vancouver for Tanner Pearson and Casey DeSmith, the PWHL draft and the boys offer their opinion on the Mike Babcock affair in Columbus. Plus Pizzo, Granger & Russo sink their teeth into a meaty Rapid Fire segment, ahead of NHL players hitting the ice for the first time on Thursday.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/2357m 41s

NHL rookie tournaments recap: Buffalo, Penticton, Traverse City, and Vegas

On a special Wednesday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max and Corey are joined by The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler and Thomas Drance to break down all the action from NHL rookie camps in Buffalo, Penticton, Traverse City, and Vegas. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/09/231h 8m

Mike Babcock resigns as CBJ head coach, The Athletic’s NHL Player Tiers, training camp storylines, and more

On a brand new Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian Mendes and Julian McKenzie are joined off the top of the show by The Athletic’s own Aaron Portzline to discuss Mike Babcock’s resignation as head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets before he coached a single game, interesting placements for certain players in The Athletic’s fourth annual NHL Player Tiers, Connor Bedard’s hat trick in his first game wearing a Blackhawks jersey, potential storylines as training camps open this week, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/09/231h 4m

NHLPA heads to Columbus to investigate Babcock story, Adam Lowry named Jets captain, playoff odds for the Tampa Bay Lightning

Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe return to discuss the latest in the Mike Babcock situation, as the NHL and NHLPA heads to Columbus to investigate. Also, the Jets name Adam Lowry captain, and they discuss the remaining teams in the league to have open captaincy positions. Then, in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger brings some playoff odds and questions about Tampa Bay's potential shot at the postseason this year. To wrap up, the origin of "Down Goes Brown" is revealed in the mailbag, and to wrap up, a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845) 445-8459! SUBSCRIBE TO THE ATHLETIC NHL'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL AT youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a new subscription to the Athletic for $/1 per month for 12 months when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at nuts.com/hockey23. So, go check out all of the delicious options at nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more! That’s nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/09/231h 15m

Babcock and Blue Jackets deny phone sharing controversy, NHL open to a return to Atlanta and Pat Brisson provides an update on Trevor Zegras and Patrick Kane

On this week's edition of the roundtable, Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Jesse Granger of the Athletic discuss the controversy with the Blue Jackets, generated by the Spittin Chiclets podcast, regarding head coach Mike Babcock and his players, sharing pictures and videos. We discuss Tomas Tatar's new deal with Colorado, the NHL being open to expanding in Atlanta...again, and Carey Price all but retired after a marvelos career with the Canadiens. Mike Russo stops by from the NHL media tour in Vegas and is joined by TSN and the Athletic Hockey insider Pierre Lebrun for a discussion with NHL super agent Pat Brisson, who's clients include Patrick Kane, Anze Kopitar, Trevor Zegras, Quinn Hughes, Jake Sanderson and Elias Pettersson. Plus, Russo and Lebrun recap the NHL GM meetings and the media tour with info on Chris MacFarlane's Avalanche, Brad Treliving's Maple Leafs and Stanley Cup champion Jack Eichel. SUBSCRIBE TO THE ATHLETIC NHL'S YOUTUBE CHANNEL AT youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a new subscription to the Athletic for $/2 per month for 12 months when you visit theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at nuts.com/hockey23. So, go check out all of the delicious options at nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more! That’s nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/09/231h 12m

Sarah Nurse joins the show, PWHL free agency, and looking ahead to the draft

Hailey and Sean return to recap the latest with the PWHL, including the teams' first signings in free agency. Then, Sarah Nurse joins the show to discuss signing with Toronto, what working behind the scenes of this new league has been like, provides a scouting report on her fellow teammates and more. To wrap up, Hailey and Sean answer some more listener questions about the PWHL. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/09/231h 10m

Calder Trophy Candidates, Tomas Tatar unsigned and Bill Daly on Australia, PHWL and future of Arizona Coyotes

The Wednesday roundtable with Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Jesse Granger and Michael Russo from the Athletic returns to discuss Calder Trophy candidates not named Connor Bedard. The boys present their most surprising stories that haven't happened yet this off-season, including Tomas Tatar signing a free agent contract, the 2018 Canadian junior team report and potential new homes for Connor Hellebuyck and John Gibson. We also stick tap Carl Hagelin and Joonas Donskoi and Bill Armstrong signing an extension to continue to be the General Manager of the Coyotes. Plus Bill Daly joined Russo from NHL media day in Sweden to address the NHL games being played down under in Australia, the new women's hockey league and the future of the Arizona Coyotes in Arizona. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/09/231h 12m

Dissecting Corey Pronman's under 23 NHL player rankings

On this week's edition of The Prospect Series, Max Bultman and Corey Pronman are joined by Flo Hockey's Chris Peters and the Athletic's Scott Wheeler. Chris and Scott take Corey to task with his rankings of the top players under 23 in the NHL, as our resident prospect expert Corey defends his selections.  Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow You’ll be amazed at what you can do with Grammarly. Go to grammarly.com/GO to download for FREE today. Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/08/2354m 31s

NHL Pipeline Rankings Teams 1 through to 8

On the Thursday the Athletic Hockey Show, Max Bultman and Corey Pronman conclude Corey's Prospect Series Pipeline rankings. On the final episode of this four part series the guys present the pipeline rankings for team 1 through to 8. The pipeline rankings comprise all players under 23 years of old before September 15th in an organization. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow and get on your way to being your best self. Sign up for Chime today, and make this summer the best one yet - for yourself and your wallet. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/08/2348m 18s

NHL Pipeline Rankings Teams 9 through to 16

On the Wednesday the Athletic Hockey Show, Max Bultman and Corey Pronman continue to present the Prospect Series Pipeline rankings. On episode three of this four part series, the guys layout the pipeline rankings for team 9 through to 16. The pipeline rankings comprise all players under 23 years of old before September 15th in an organization. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow and get on your way to being your best self. Sign up for Chime today, and make this summer the best one yet - for yourself and your wallet. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/08/2341m 28s

NHL Pipeline Rankings Teams 17 through to 24

On the Tuesday the Athletic Hockey Show, Max Bultman and Corey Pronman present the Prospect Series Pipeline rankings. On episode two of this four part series, the guys layout the pipeline rankings for team 17 through to 24. The pipeline rankings comprise all players under 23 years of old before September 15th in an organization. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow and get on your way to being your best self. Sign up for Chime today, and make this summer the best one yet - for yourself and your wallet. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/08/2340m 43s

NHL Pipeline Rankings Teams 25 through to 32

This week on the Athletic Hockey Show, Max Bultman and Corey Pronman host the Prospect Series Pipeline rankings. Max and Corey will host all week, ranking all 32 NHL teams. On episode one, the guys tackle pipeline rankings for team 32 through to 25. The pipeline rankings comprise all players under 23 years of old before September 15th in an organization. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is sponsored by/brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/nhlshow and get on your way to being your best self. Sign up for Chime today, and make this summer the best one yet - for yourself and your wallet. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/08/2337m 29s

10 lessons the NHL could learn from other sports leagues, Kyle Dubas doing it his way with Penguins and Bobby Baun's legend lives forever

The Wednesday Roundtable with Rob Pizzo from CBC Sports and Jesse Granger from the Athletic returns to discuss 10 lessons the NHL could learn from other sports leagues to grow the game, plus the guys welcome Rob Rossi from the Athletic to discuss a very active off-season in Pittsburgh and the work still to be done by Kyle Dubas and company, ahead of puck drop in October. The guys pay tribute to NHL legend Bobby Baun and past players who excelled on the ice, while dealing with serious injury and Rob and Jesse stick-tap Jeff Petry's return to Michigan, David Krejci and Paul Byron's careers and NHL '24 cover boy Cale Makar. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/go to download and learn more about GrammarlyGO. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/nhlshow. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/08/2358m 57s

David Krejci announces retirement, Cale Makar will be on the cover of NHL 24

Ian Mendes returns to the Monday show and is joined by Max Bultman to answer listener questions including discussing the retirement of David Krejci, and if it affects the balance of power in the Atlantic division. Next, the announcement that Cale Makar will be the cover athlete for EA's NHL 24, a listener asks for predictions for who will be the first players to score ten goals for the Senators and Red Wings next season, and what does the future hold for Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews? Also, why is Tomas Tatar still available, the latest on the Hockey Canada investigations, fighting banned in the QMJHL and more! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/go to download and learn more about GrammarlyGO. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at linkedin.com/nhlshow. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/08/231h

First game memories, inserting past players into current lineups, checking on the Wendel Clark Line

Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe dive into the mailbag for this summer episode, including discussing memories attending their first games, checking which players have now crossed the "Wendel Clark Line", inserting players from teams' pasts into current lineups, the pre-salary cap NHL, and more. 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 To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/08/2350m 47s

Penguins acquire Erik Karlsson in trade with Sharks, drafting an NHL starting lineup to win Stanley Cups in the next five years

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille step in for a Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show to break down Sunday's trade that sends Erik Karlsson from the San Jose Sharks to the Pittsburgh Penguins, and all the pieces included. Then, they are joined by Mark Lazerus and Max Bultman for a summer draft . Their mission- to draft a starting lineup with the goal of winning as many Stanley Cups as possible in the next 5 years, while also falling under a $45 million salary cap for their lineups. There will be panic picks, friendships will be tested, who leaves the episode as the winner? Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/ hockeyshow To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/08/231h 18m

World Junior Summer Showcase and the Hilinka Gretzky Cup

On this edition of the Prospect Series, Max Bultman from the Athletic and Chris Peters of Flo Hockey report from the World Junior summer showcase in Plymouth. The boys take a closer look at how Team USA's roster might shape out including the unprecedented deep depth at forward including Will Smith, Jimmy Snuggerud, Frank Nazar, Isaac Howard, Cutter Gauthier and Cole Eiserman. Corey joins Max from the Hilinka Gretzky cup ahead of the gold medal game between Canada and Czechia, and provides an update most notably Canada's performance in the tournament. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/go to download and learn more about GrammarlyGO Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/08/231h

Discussing Rocky Wirtz's legacy, athletes you hated as a child, results of the animated theme bracket

Julian McKenzie is joined by friend of the Monday Show Mark Lazerus, and things kick off with a discussion of athletes they hated as a kid, that they later went on to interact with in a professional capacity. Then, Laz talks about Rocky Wirtz, both sides of his legacy's coin, and what could lie ahead for the Blackhawks. Then, a dive into the mailbag with a discussion about what "best contracts" mean, NHL players they would like to see on "Hot Ones", and the final results of the animated show theme song bracket. Questions/Comments? Email us: theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/go to download and learn more about GrammarlyGO Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/07/2354m 34s

Patrice Bergeron retires, Rocky Wirtz complicated legacy and Dallas Stars perennial Stanley Cup favorite

This week on the roundtable, Rob Pizzo and Jesse Granger stick tap the career of future hall of famer Patrice Bergeron, they take the Athletic's off-season fan survey, discuss the Maple Leafs decision to LTIR Matt Murray and look back on the complicated tenure of blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday. The guys welcome Saad Yousuf from Dallas to discuss the perennial Stanley Cup favorites in the Lone Star state, which saw the Stars improving this off-season with the addition of Matt Duchene to an already stacked team. Plus the guys comment on Sebastian Aho signing a max extension in Carolina, Ilya Samsonov's arbitration award, Vince Dunn's massive deal in Seattle and Dave Hakstol's extension with the Kraken. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/07/231h 1m

Worst team rebrands, Ilya Samsonov's arbitration ruling, best contracts in the NHL

On the morning of Twitter's rebrand to X, Ian and Julian discuss the NHL's history of team rebrands, especially the less successsful ones. Next, Ilya Samsonov's arbitration ruling, and a look at Dom Luszczyszyn's piece about the ten best contracts in the NHL. To wrap up, Julien rolls out his cartoon theme song bracket, and absolutely no one can get mad about it, guaranteed. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start building your credit up. Open a Chime Checking account with at least a $200 qualifying direct deposit to get started. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/07/231h 3m

Five Key NHL Off-season trends, which NHL team has improved the most this off-season and Ilya Samsonov's arbitration filing

On the Wednesday roundtable, Rob Pizzo and Shayna Goldman talk about the five key NHL offseason trends that are emerging this summer, possible destinations for remaining free agents Vladimir Tarasenko, Jonathan Toews, Matt Dumba, Tomas Tatar, Martin Jones and Anthony DeAngelo, possible landing spots for on the block defensemen Brett Pesce, the arbitration filling for Maple Leafs RFA Ilya Samsonov, legal issues for Alex Galchenyuk and how Patrik Laine will fair with Mike Babcock as his head coach.. Rob and Shayna welcome Dom Luszczyszyn from the Athletic to discuss his latest piece, Which NHL teams have improved the most this offseason? Rating all 32 teams. The crew discusses Dom's top three improved teams, and the bottom three that missed the opportunity to improve this off-season. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/GO to download and learn more about GrammarlyGO Head to FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/07/2354m 55s

Connor Bedard signs Entry Level Contract with Blackhawks, fleshing out tournament ideas

Ian responds to Hailey's "Athletic Hockey Show Host Survivor" answer, and an early debate brews about children's show theme songs, before tabling it to discuss Connor Bedard signing his ELC with the Blackhawks on his 18th birthday and other players who had a great day on their birthday, and one player to maybe have the worst. Also talking 1989 game "Blades of Steel" and asks the hockey equivalent of a game " Football Manager". Next, a listener suggests an offseason best on best tournament, discussing Scott Wheeler's idea for an in-season tournament, and more. You can email the show anytime at theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/GO to download and learn more about GrammarlyGO Head to FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/07/231h 9m

Oops, all mailbag!- Predicting surprising teams to make or miss next year's playoffs, Tim Stützle and top centers in the league, Athletic Hockey Show Survivor

Hailey and Sean touch on the Alex Galchenyuk news from Thursday before diving into an episode packed with listener-submitted questions, including surprising teams they predict to make/miss the playoffs next year, Tim Stützle and how he stacks up against the top centers in the NHL, who would win Athletic Hockey Show "Survivor", cities they would choose the new women's league to have teams in, favorite memories as a sports fan and more! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/NHLSHOW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/07/231h 7m

Ball hockey draft snubs, revisiting the Down Goes Brown prediction contest, GM class rankings

To kick off the show, Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe address being left out of Julian McKenzie and Mark Lazerus' Athletic fantasy Canada vs US ball hockey draft, and discuss why the snub may be a grave error. Then, they look back at this season's DGB prediction contest, and discuss some surprising results, and Sean's GM class rankings. Then, a peculiar situation currently going on in the Senators' front office, Flyers PR apologizes for a hot mic. To wrap up, a dive into the mailbag and a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? You can always email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM (845) 445-8459! Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/NHLSHOW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/07/231h 5m

The Kings and Ducks strengthen their rosters in the west and are the Red Wings and Senators poised to crack the top 8 in the East?

On the Wednesday roundtable, Rob Pizzo and Joe Smith discuss the Alex DeBrincat trade to Detroit from Ottawa, how the Red Wings and Senators time to make noise in the East is now, how the Lightning and Bruins perhaps will take a step back next season and Nick Foligno and Corey Perry mentoring Connor Bedard in Chicago. Eric Stephens joins Rob and Joe to profile a very active off-season for the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks, including Pierre Luc Dubois joining the Kings and Alex Killorn and Radko Gudas signing with the Ducks. Plus the guys take a look at some of the still unsigned free agents, including Matt Dumba, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane and we stick tap the careers of Michael Stone and Patric Hörnqvist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/07/2357m 28s

The Tuesday Boyzzz 'America Hockey Awards'

On the season finale of the Athletic Hockey Show, the Tuesday Boyzzz, Craig Custance and Sean Gentille welcome Shayna Goldman from The Athletic and present the second annual end of the season awards, including the Craig Custance Memorial Award for excellence in being out of the lineup for half the season (and maybe not returning at all next year), by an American player, the Colby Armstrong best dual citizen award the Sean Gentille award, to the US born player with the highest on ice average, the Best American player on an American team and the Tuesday Boyzzz leadership award, for the most respected podcast guest of the season, also known as: whoever you actually paid attention to and interrupted the least. We hope you enjoy our show with even some analysis on Alex DeBrincat, Matthew Tkachuk, the Lindgren boys, Jake Oettinger, Ryan Suter and much more. Have a great summer, and a safe and healthy happy new year! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/07/231h 12m

Senators trade Alex DeBrincat to Red Wings, and could an in-season tournament work for the NHL?

Ian and Julian return with a discussion of Julian's first experience at the Stampede, and as the NBA announced a new in-season tournament, could something similar work in the NHL? Then, the guys are joined by Max Bultman to discuss the trade that sends Alex DeBrincat to the Red Wings. To wrap up, the new game obsession Puckdoku and more! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/NHLSHOW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/07/2355m 38s

Stan Kasten discusses the formation of a new women's hockey league, most interesting teams in free agency

One week into free agency, Hailey and Sean discuss the teams that have been the most interesting, including the Predators, Maple Leafs, Bruins, and Stars. Then, to discuss the formation of a new women's professional hockey league set to begin play in 2024, Hailey and Sean are joined by Stan Kasten, President of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a member of the league's leadership board. They discuss how the league came together, the next steps, what makes this league different from past attempts in pro women's hockey, and much more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/07/231h 3m

Dominoes left to fall- Where do Alex DeBrincat and Vladimir Tarasenko land?

Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe have returned home from Nashville, though one had an easier journey than the other. First, they dive into the dominoes that are left to fall in the offseason, including the latest with Alex DeBrincat and Vladimir Tarasenko. Also, as Max Domi joins the Toronto Maple Leafs, a discussion about sons that have played for the same franchise as their dads. Then, future considerations are explained in the mailbag, and it's all wrapped up with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/07/231h 6m

Jarmo Kekäläinen confident Mike Babcock will bring Blue Jackets back to playoffs, goalies cashing in and winners and losers, so far in free agency

Jarmo Kekäläinen, the General Manager of the Columbus Blue Jackets joins Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Michael Russo to discuss the Blue Jackets hiring of Mike Babcock as head coach, drafting Adam Fantilli with the third selection in the draft, acquiring Damon Severson and Ivan Proverov, and the hope that the Jackets stay in good health this season as they look to get back to the playoffs with the ultimate dream of winning a Stanley Cup. The roundtable takes a look back at the first five days of free agency with new deals for Dmitry Orlov, Alex Killorn, Ryan Reaves, Blake Wheeler, Matt Duchene, Ryan O'Reilly, Gustav Nyquist and Luke Schenn, Tyler Bertuzzi and Max Domi to name a few, and some of the players still out there looking for new deals, like Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane and Matt Dumba. Plus the guys discuss the ongoing soap opera between Alex DeBrincat and the Ottawa Senators, and the free agent moves for goalies Joonas Korpisalo, Tristan Jarry and Ilya Sorokin. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/07/2359m 14s

NHL Free Agency opens up, Red Wings put Filip Zadina on waivers, interesting players still available

Ian Mendes and Julian McKenzie discuss the moves in free agency over the weekend, including the latest with Detroit Red Wings putting Filip Zadina on waivers, the most interesting names still on the market, the Senators signing Joonas Korpisalo for five years, Penguins committing to Tristan Jarry and also being in on Erik Karlsson along with the Kraken, and much more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/07/2355m 4s

NHL Draft 2023 is in the books, time will tell where this draft will rank in history

Max Bultman and Corey Pronman take a look back on the 2023 NHL Draft, focusing on some of the more surprising picks from the two day event in Nashville. The guys look at some of the more prominent names taken in round two, including Gavin Brindley, Andrew Cristall, and Damian Clara, who was one of five goaltenders taken in the second round. Plus Corey gives his picks for what teams stood out overall at this years draft, ahead of a quick look at who will standout at the 2024 NHL draft. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/06/2326m 25s

NHL Draft Day 1 takeaways, Golden Knights trade Reilly Smith to Penguins, possible destinations for Connor Hellebuyck and Erik Karlsson

Together in Nashville, Ian Mendes, Sean McIndoe and Jesse Granger recap their last few days, including a traveling nightmare for Sean, and a scooter adventure for Ian and Jesse. Next, their takeaways from Day 1 of the NHL Draft, including the lack of trades in round 1, and the Anaheim Ducks taking Leo Carlsson at #2. Then, Reilly Smith's trade to Pittsburgh, and they discuss Vegas' aggressive approach to their roster management. Also, possible destinations for Connor Hellebuyck and Erik Karlsson, and to wrap up with "This Week in Hockey History", the most painful trade in DGB history. You can always email us your questions at theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM at (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/231h 10m

Connor Bedard selected 1st overall by Chicago Blackhawks, Leo Carlsson to the Ducks and Adam Fantilli to Blue Jackets round out the top 3

Max and Corey breakdown the first round of the 2023 NHL draft from the floor in Nashville, minutes after the first round was completed. The guys discuss what Connor Bedard will bring to Chicago, Anaheim's decision to draft Leo Carlsson over Adam Fantilli who fell to the third slot and the Columbus Blue Jackets and the risky decision by the Flyers to draft Matvei Michkov who still has three years remaining on his NHL contract. Plus, Max and Corey lament the lack of trades during day one of the draft and look ahead to a busy day two on Thursday at the draft in Nashville.   Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
29/06/2322m 39s

Connor Bedard, the NHL and the city of Nashville take center stage for the draft

The roundtable is on site in Nashville for the 2023 NHL draft. Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Mike Russo welcome The Athletic's Scott Wheeler for a final primer on a deep 2023 first round led by Connor Bedard. Rob, Jesse and Mike look at a busy week for NHL transactions including trades involving Taylor Hall, Pierre Luc Dubois, Tyler Toffoli and Alex Newhook, the extension for Jordan Staal, the award voting controversy, plus rumors involving Erik Karlsson and Connor Hellebuyck who are projected to be moved before the start of free agency. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/06/231h 5m

NHL Draft Preview- Intrigue in the top 5 picks

Max Bultman and Corey Pronman preview the NHL Draft, including the ripple effect that may occur depending on who the Ducks pick at #2, the Canadiens' trade for Alex Newhook, and Matvei Michkov meeting with teams, and the questions he may be asked. Also, the team to watch in the first round, and thought's on Corey's final mock draft heading into Wednesday. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/06/2326m 15s

Flames, Torey Krug and Pierre-Luc Dubois headline the news as the NHL Draft week kicks off in Nashville

Ian Mendes, checking in from Nashville, and Julian McKenzie discuss the news about the Flames late last week and if they will shift to an aggressive rebuild. Then, as Torey Krug's no-trade clause holds up his trade from the Blues to the Flyers, they dive into NTCs and NMCs. Also, discussing the possibility of the Kings bringing Pierre-Luc Dubois to Los Angeles. As the Draft rolls into town, Ian predicts that the Predators could be a team to watch, and reasons for every team to be optimistic this time of year. Ian and Julian discuss the future for John Gibson, if Erik Karlsson is on the move this week, and the wrap up, their closest races for the NHL Awards. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/06/231h 1m

Prospect Series 2023 first round mock draft

Max Bultman, Corey Pronman and Scott Wheeler from The Athletic and Flo Hockey's Chris Peters play Chief Scout and General Manager, and select their picks for the first round of the NHL Draft, before it happens next week in Nashville.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ NHLSHOW and get on your way to being your best self Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow and use code NHLSHOW50 to get 50% off your first box For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/231h 8m

Flames offseason continues to get murky, a free agency primer with Dom Luszczyszyn

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille are joined by bestie Dom Luszczyszyn to dive into the news that Flames players Elias Lindholm, Noah Hanafin and Mikael Backlund may not re-sign in Calgary, and how that will shape the team's offseason. Then, with July 1 around the corner, a dive into free agency, and also, the toughest decisions teams will need to make in the offseason, including the Golden Knights, Panthers, Canes, and more. To wrap up, a look at the trade board. (Please note: No teeth were seriously injured in the making of this episode) Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ NHLSHOW and get on your way to being your best self Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow and use code NHLSHOW50 to get 50% off your first box For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/06/231h 5m

Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2023 announced, Jets could be on the verge of a massive roster changeover

Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe react to the 2023 class of the Hockey Hall of Fame announcement on Wednesday, including flowers for Henrik Lundqvist and Caroline Ouellette, also the snub of Alexander Mogilny and the decision to only induct one woman this year, and start some early debate for the class of 2024. Next, with Connor Hellebuyck, Mark Scheifele, Pierre-Luc Dubois, and Blake Wheeler all potentially leaving the Jets, it could be the biggest roster turnover in recent history, and what the offseason future could hold for Timo Meier, Alex DeBrincat and Erik Karlsson. To wrap up, a listener shares a hat trick hat throw story in the mailbag, and a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com, or leave a VM @ (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ NHLSHOW and get on your way to being your best self Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow and use code NHLSHOW50 to get 50% off your first box For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/06/231h 11m

Stanley Cup Champion Nicolas Hague likes hanging with Stanley, Quenneville & Bowman scheduled to speak with Bettman and Erik Karlsson on the trade block

Stanley Cup Champion Nicolas Hague of the Vegas Golden Knights stops by the roundtable with Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Michael Russo to discuss the Knights magical season, the unforgettable Stanley Cup parade on the strip, partying in Montana at Owner Bill Foley's ranch and looking forward to bringing the Stanley Cup home to Kitchener Ontario later this summer. Rob, Jesse and Mike discuss the report involving Stan Bowman and Joel Quenneville who are scheduled to speak with commissioner Gary Bettman in early July about being allowed to return to the NHL, Peter Laviolette's vow to give more on ice opportunities to Alex Lafreniere and Kapo Kakko, Flyers GM Daniel Briere's challenge to drastically change the Flyers, Erik Karlsson on the trade block in San Jose and an imminent extension for Sheldon Keefe in Toronto. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ NHLSHOW and get on your way to being your best self Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow and use code NHLSHOW50 to get 50% off your first box For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/06/2343m 47s

Franchise rankings in the salary cap era, Peter Laviolette officially joins the New York Rangers and Patrick O'Sullivan on the evolution of the NHL skills coach

Craig and Sean welcome former NHL'er Patrick O'Sullivan to the Athletic Hockey Show USA to look back at the 2003 NHL Draft in Nashville, quite possibly, the greatest draft in the history of the game, his experience being drafted by Minnesota in the second round that year, what it was like to play against a 10 year old Alex Ovechkin and the evolution of the NHL and independent skills coach, which Patrick has done for the past several seasons. Craig and Sean discuss Peter Laviolette's new gig with the New York Rangers, NHL franchise rankings in the salary cap era, Hockey Hall of Fame voting and we preview the Tuesday boyzzz annual end of season awards which will be presented on our final show of the season, on July 11th. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/ NHLSHOW and get on your way to being your best self Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow Head to factormeals.com/nhlshow and use code NHLSHOW50 to get 50% off your first box For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/06/231h 26m

Sizing up the NHL Draft combine, Corey's draft confidential and mailbag

On this edition of the Prospect Series, Max and Corey are joined by Chris Peters from Flo Hockey to look back on the combine with the draft less than two weeks out. The guys look at the measurements of some of the more notable prospects, the improvement of the defensive draft class, plus Corey's draft confidential and the boys dig into the Prospect Series mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23. For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Go to dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/231h 12m

Devils extend Jesper Bratt, Jarome Iginla hired as special advisor to Flames GM Craig Conroy, most interesting teams to watch in offseason

Hailey and Sean discuss Jesper Bratt's 8-year extension with the New Jersey Devils, and Jarome Iginla joining the Flames' front office, before diving into the ten(-ish) teams that could have the most interesting off-seasons. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23. For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Go to dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Stay cool and dry all summer with Birddogs and get a FREE Yeti-style tumbler at birddogs.com/athletic use promo code ATHLETIC at checkout Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/06/231h 5m

Golden Knights' Cup celebration to shut down the Vegas Strip, next steps for the Ottawa Senators, off-season storylines to watch

Ian Mendes returns to the Thursday show with Sean McIndoe to discuss the Vegas Strip being shut down on Saturday night for the Golden Knights' victory parade. Could it be the most iconic location for Stanley Cup celebration ever? Also, with the Senators' sale now behind us, what lies ahead for Pierre Dorian and the team, as well as other compelling off-season stories surrounding the futures of players such as Alex DeBrincat, Pierre-Luc Dubois, and Matt Murray. Next in, "Granger Things" Jesse Granger on the Golden Knights' celebrations, makes a ruling on Sean's "Conned Smythe" candidates, and brings the betting odds for the next Stanley Cup winner. To wrap up, hat trick hat throwing etiquette is discussed, 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! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23. For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Go to dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/06/231h 11m

Vegas Golden Knights win the Stanley Cup, Jonathan Marchessault Conn Smythe Trophy winner and Deryk Engelland on his Golden Knights misfits

The Vegas Golden Knights are Stanley Cup champions! Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Joe Smith are joined by original Golden Knight Deryk Engelland to look back on the Golden Knights 5 game series win over the Florida Panthers, Jonathan Marchessault winning the Conn Smythe Trophy, Mark Stone and Jack Eichel's journey from serious injuries to champions, Bruce Cassidy's gesture to the original misfits and the legacy of this championship team. Plus, Rob, Joe and Jesse discuss Peter Laviolette being hired by the New York Rangers, Ryan Huska the new bench boss in Calgary, Billionaire Michael Andlauer purchasing the Ottawa Senators, Timo Meier contract negotiations with the New Jersey Devils and Connor Hellebuyck and Pierre Luc Dubois long-term future with the Winnipeg Jets. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23. For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Go to dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/06/231h

Michael Andlauer to take control of Ottawa Senators, Greg Cronin's summer road trip with the Anaheim Ducks, Vegas Golden Knights one win away from the Stanley Cup

Sean Gentille and guest co-host Max Bultman welcome new Anaheim Ducks head coach Greg Cronin to discuss his opportunity with the Ducks, his long journey to being an NHL head coach, the road trip he is taking this summer visiting each member of the Ducks roster and what he thinks the Ducks can do this upcoming season. Sean and Max discuss Toronto billionaire Michael Andlauer who reportedly haa won the bid to own the Ottawa Senators, the Calgary Flames hiring from within announcing Ryan Huska as their new bench boss, possible landing spots for Connor Hellebuyck who says he will not sign an extension with the Winnipeg Jets and the Stanley Cup Final with Vegas poised to capture their first trophy in only their 6th year of existence on Tuesday night vs the Florida Panthers. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23. For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Go to dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/06/231h 11m

Golden Knights are one win away from their first Stanley Cup, Matthew Tkachuk a question mark for the Panthers in Game 5

Julian McKenzie is joined by guest co-host Mark Lazerus, and things may get heated in the first five minutes of the show. Then, with the Golden Knights being one win away from the first Stanley Cup, a discussion about which player has contributed most to the team's success. Next, on the other side, if the Panthers can again dig themselves out of a 3-1 deficit, and questions surrounding Matthew Tkachuk's health for Game 5. To wrap up, Julian and Mark award their Conn Smythe Winner of the Week, and dig into the goalie trade board for Multiple Choice Madness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at Nuts.com/hockey23. For 15% off MudWtr go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow and use code HOCKEYSHOW to support the show and get a discount! Go to dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/06/2352m 26s

The 2023 NHL Draft Combine with Max Giese, Tom Willander, Gabriel Perreault and Dalibor Dvorsky

The Prospect Series goes on the road this week, as Max and Corey are at the annual NHL combine in Buffalo ahead of the draft in two weeks in Nashville. The guys welcome Max Giese, to talk about the importance of the combine, his time as an NHL scout and his new gig with C.A.A. Plus, top prospects Tom Willander, Gabriel Perreault, and Dalibor Dvorsky stop by to chat with Corey and Max and share their experiences at this year's combine. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Head to rhone.com/NHLSHOW and use promo code NHLSHOW to save 20% off your entire order. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/231h 2m

Panthers show life in Game 3 OT win over Golden Knights, Blue Jackets acquire Damon Severson from Devils, Shane Doan joins Maple Leafs front office

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille discuss the Panthers' Game 3 win over the Golden Knights Thursday night, Vegas' success through an aggressive approach to roster construction, and why the Panthers shouldn't be counted out just yet. Next discussing the sign and trade that sent Damon Severson to Columbus from New Jersey, what is the Blue Jackets' overall plan? Also, Shane Doan leaves the Coyotes to work for the Maple Leafs' front office, Pierre-Luc Dubois wants out of Winnipeg, Alex DeBrincat's future in Ottawa and more! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Head to rhone.com/NHLSHOW and use promo code NHLSHOW to save 20% off your entire order. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/06/231h 7m

Gauging concern level for the Panthers heading into Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, luck has been with the Golden Knights in the postseason

Sean McIndoe is joined by Shayna Goldman to gauge the level of concern for the Florida Panthers heading into Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Thursday night. Also, situations where a goalie switch from Sergei Bobrovsky to Alex Lyon may be necessary. Then, they dive into Dom Luszczyszyn's piece about Vegas' level of luck in the postseason. Next, comparing the extensions for Cole Caufield with the Canadiens and Vladislav Gavrikov with the Kings, and to wrap it all up, they answer some mailbag questions and take a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845)445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Head to rhone.com/NHLSHOW and use promo code NHLSHOW to save 20% off your entire order. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/06/231h 13m

Andrew Brunette's North Star guides him to the Predators, Ivan Provorov traded to Columbus and Panthers must win game 3 in Stanley Cup Final

On the roundtable, Rob, Pizzo, Mike Russo and Jesse Granger welcome Nashville Predators head coach Andrew Brunette. Bruno talks about the year that was behind the bench of the New Jersey Devils, and the Florida Panthers before that, and how coming full circle with Barry Trotz and David Poile, returning to the Predators to coach Nashville, is exactly where he needs to be. The roundtable discusses the Stanley Cup Final and what the Panthers need to do to get back in the series with the Vegas Golden Knights. Plus the guys dissect the three team trade involving Ivan Provorov and Cal Petersen, the Columbus Blue Jackets, Los Angeles Kings and Philadelphia Flyers. Plus Anaheim announcing Greg Cronin as their new head coach, the speculation that Mike Babcock will join the Blue Jackets, the work ahead for Kyle Dubas in Pittsburgh and trade speculation revolving around Connor Hellebuyck and Alex DeBrincat.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Head to rhone.com/NHLSHOW and use promo code NHLSHOW to save 20% off your entire order. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/06/231h 15m

Marty Walsh leading the NHL Players Association, Greg Cronin hired to coach Anaheim Ducks, and Golden Knights lead Stanley Cup Final 2 games to 0

Marty Walsh, the new Executive Director of the NHL players Association joins the Tuesday boyzzz, discussing his role in the Players Association, his relationship with Gary Bettman, the salary cap, the Arizona Coyotes situation, building the game and the Stanley Cup final. Plus Craig and Sean discuss the Anaheim Ducks decision to hire Greg Cronin, they look at the remaining coaching vacancies in New York, Calgary and Columbus, if Arizona is destined to move to Salt Lake City, or Atlanta, and how midnight might have struck for the Florida Panthers who are down two games to none to the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Head to rhone.com/NHLSHOW and use promo code NHLSHOW to save 20% off your entire order. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/06/231h 7m

Canadiens sign Cole Caufield to 8-year extension, Mike Babcock reported to become coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, previewing Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final

Julian McKenzie is joined by Max Bultman to react to Cole Caufield's 8-year extension with the Montreal Canadiens, the Blue Jackets reportedly looking to hire Mike Babcock as head coach, and if the NHL could return to Atlanta for a third time. Then they recap Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final and preview Monday night's Game 2 between the Golden Knights and Panthers. Also, if Adin Hill played himself into a big payday in the offseason, they award their Conn Smythe Winner of the Week, and wrap up with Multiple Choice Madness. Head to rhone.com/NHLSHOW and use promo code NHLSHOW to save 20% off your entire order. To get 15% off go to mudwtr.com/hockeyshow to support the show and use code HOCKEYSHOW for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/06/2357m 57s

NHL Mock Draft 2.0, Corey’s latest interactive prospect rankings, the 2023 defense class, top prospect comparables, and more

Max and Corey are back in this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss Corey’s NHL Mock Draft 2.0 with some movement in the top 4, this year’s defense class, Corey’s latest interactive prospect rankings, as well as comparables for guys like Connor Bedard, Matvei Michkov, David Reinbacher, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/2355m 6s

Penguins name Kyle Dubas President of Hockey Operations

Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille are joined by The Athletic's Rob Rossi for an in-depth discussion on the Pittsburgh Penguins hiring Kyle Dubas as their new President of Hockey Operations on Thursday morning, including the timeline, takeaways from Dubas' press conference, what is next with the currently vacant GM spot, and much more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/06/231h 6m

Golden Knights-Panthers Stanley Cup Final preview, a rooting guide for the rest of the league, what question would you ask Gary Bettman at his press conference?

Ian and Sean look ahead to the start of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, and the fans' reactions from the rest of the league about Golden Knights' success in their first 6 seasons. Also, they dive into Sean's Stanley Cup Final rooting guide for fans of the thirty other teams, and which ones were hardest to assign. Also, as a Gary Bettman presser usually happens before game 1 of the Final, they discuss what questions they would ask the Commissioner. Then, before Ian heads out on vacation, the latest update on the Ottawa Senators sale, and live reaction to the breaking news of Kyle Dubas becoming the President of Hockey Operation for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Next, in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger stops by to give his thoughts on the Final, and the crew discusses which players from each team may get handed the Cup first after their captains. To wrap up, a dive into 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 Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/06/231h 11m

Brad Treliving named Toronto Maple Leafs GM, Andrew Brunette to coach Nashville Predators, Paul Maurice's journey to South Florida and the Stanley Cup Final

On a jam packed Wednesday roundtable, Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Michael Russo discuss a busy couple of off-ice days in the NHL with the Maple Leafs announcing Brad Treliving as their next General Manager, Nashville firing John Hynes and hiring Andrew Brunette to run the bench for the Predators and Spencer Carbery going home to DC to coach the Capitals. Russo in conversation with Panthers head coach Paul Maurice talks about his journey to south Florida, and a birth in the Stanley Cup final in his first season. Devan Dubnyk, the former NHL goalie and current NHL Network analyst joins Rob, Jesse and Mike to talk about the Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and Florida Panthers and the all important matchup of Adin Hill vs Sergey Bobrovsky between the pipes.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/05/231h 1m

Golden Knights will face Panthers in Stanley Cup Final, Spencer Carbery named head coach of Washington Capitals and are Ed Olczyk and Kyle Dubas destined to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins?

On this week's edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Craig Custance and Sean Gentille preview the Stanley Cup final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Florida Panthers with The Athletic's Shayna Goldman. They break down the playoffs to date for Vegas and Florida and the impact of Bruce Cassidy and Paul Maurice on their respective clubs. They discuss former Maple Leafs assistant coach Spencer Carbery being named the new head coach of the Washington Capitals and the they address the rumors involving Eddie Olczyk becoming the President of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Kyle Dubas joining the Pens to lead the hockey department. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
30/05/2356m 38s

Matvei Michkov is the story of the 2023 NHL Draft, Pronman and Wheeler’s two-round mock review, listener questions, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max and Corey are joined by The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler to discuss Corey’s and Scott’s two-round mock of the 2023 NHL Draft, including interesting choices for the Habs at No. 5, the Flyers at No. 7, the Blues at No. 10, and the Jets at No. 18. Plus, FloHockey’s Chris Peters jumps in with Max and Corey to help explain why Matvei Michkov is the real story of 2023 NHL Draft and the guys close things out with a bunch of listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. Download the Dave app from the App store right now or go to http://dave.com/nhlshow Sign up for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave.com/legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking services provided by Evolve bank and trust. Member FDIC. Head to http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. The right tone can move any project forward when you get it just right with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Check out all of the delicious options at http://nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/231h 9m

Flames GM Craig Conroy joins the show, Stars force Game 5 against the Golden Knights, a draft of current American-born players

Hailey and Sean discuss the Stars' win on Thursday night to avoid a sweep in the Western Conference Final and force a Game 5 against the Golden Knights. Then Craig Conroy, new GM for the Calgary Flames joins the show to discuss bringing winning back to Calgary, his offseason plans for UFAs, finding a new coach, naming a new captain and much more. To wrap up, a draft of current American-born players, with one person going rogue. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. Download the Dave app from the App store right now or go to http://dave.com/nhlshow Sign up for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave.com/legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking services provided by Evolve bank and trust. Member FDIC. Head to http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. The right tone can move any project forward when you get it just right with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Check out all of the delicious options at http://nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/05/231h 2m

Panthers sweep Hurricanes to clinch Stanley Cup Final berth, Golden Knights poised to be next with Game 4 vs. Stars Thursday night

Ian has Sean look back on his audiobook-recording experience before discussing the Panthers' sweep of the Hurricanes and Matthew Tkachuk's clutch week, and Sergei Bobrovsky's dominating performance. Jesse Granger joins in for "Granger Things" to discuss Jamie Benn's poor excuse for his cross-check, and if the Stars have any life left for this Western Conference Final against the Golden Knights as Game 4 is set for Thursday Night. To wrap up, the latest on the Senators sale, a Gretzky jersey goes to auction, a dive into 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 Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. Download the Dave app from the App store right now or go to http://dave.com/nhlshow Sign up for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave.com/legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking services provided by Evolve bank and trust. Member FDIC. Head to http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. The right tone can move any project forward when you get it just right with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. Check out all of the delicious options at http://nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/231h 16m

Golden Knights and Panthers on the cusp of Conference Finals sweeps, Craig Conroy takes over Flames, Penguins seek permission to speak with Kyle Dubas, and Ray Whitney talks Jamie Benn's cross-check

On the Wednesday roundtable, Rob, Jesse and Mike discuss the Golden Knights decimating the Dallas Stars in game three of the Western Final, the Jamie Benn cross check on Mark Stone and the unbelievable play of Adin Hill in net and Jack Eichel, leading Vegas to a three game to none series lead. The guys head out East to check on the Panthers and Hurricanes, with 8th seed Florida, led by Sergey Bobrovsky poised to sweep the Carolina Hurricanes. The guys comment on Craig Conroy becoming the General Manager of the Calgary Flames and the ongoing soap opera in Toronto after Kyle Dubas was not offered an extension to remain GM of the Maple Leafs, and where the highly sought after manager might end up next. Ray Whitney, Stanley Cup Champion with the 2006 Carolina Hurricanes joins the roundtable to talk about his career, what it was like to play for the Canes in Raleigh, and the Florida Panthers in Miami and the 'Wizard' takes us inside the Player Safety department of the NHL which he has worked for, under director George Parros since 2017, including breaking a little news about the hearing for Dallas Captain Jamie Benn after his vicious cross check on Mark Stone in the Stars game three loss to Vegas. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. That’s http://chime.com/nhlshow. Download the Dave app from the App store right now or go to http://dave.com/nhlshow Sign up for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave dot com slash legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking services provided by Evolve bank and trust. Member FDIC. Head to http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. That’s code nhlshow50 at http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. The right tone can move any project forward when you get it just right with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. That’s http://grammarly.com/tone. Check out all of the delicious options at http://nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/05/2358m 14s

Craig Conroy named Flames GM, Kyle Dubas makes first statement since Maple Leafs firing, a Senators ownership update, whose reputation has improved the most during the playoffs?, and more

The Monday crew is here on a Tuesday as Ian and Julian defend Victoria Day following vicious attacks from the Tuesday Boyz and discuss Paul Maurice’s optimistic outlook on Sasha Barkov’s injury status, a resurfaced, strange audio clip of new Calgary Flames GM Craig Conroy during the 2004 playoffs, if Alex Tanguay could be the next Flames head coach, Kyle Dubas’ first statement since his firing as Toronto Maple Leafs GM, what the holdup in the Ottawa Senators ownership process might mean, how Buffalo Sabres fans will feel about Jack Eichel and Sam Reinhart both potentially playing for the Stanley Cup, and the guys wrap things up with a round of Multiple Choice Madness and by handing out this week’s Conn Smythe Winner of the Week award. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow. That’s http://chime.com/nhlshow. Download the Dave app from the App store right now or go to http://dave.com/nhlshow Sign up for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave dot com slash legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking services provided by Evolve bank and trust. Member FDIC. Head to http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. That’s code nhlshow50 at http://FACTORMEALS.com/nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. The right tone can move any project forward when you get it just right with Grammarly. Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. That’s http://grammarly.com/tone. Check out all of the delicious options at http://nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/05/231h 4m

Jack Eichel carrying the Golden Knights in Conference Final, Penguins set sights on Kyle Dubas and Dallas Eakins on Paul Maurice, Brandon Montour and Anaheim Ducks

The Tuesday boyzzz spread their magic on a Monday, as America's finest celebrate Canada's Victoria Day in style. Craig and Sean stick tap the effort from Jack Eichel as he has seemingly put the Vegas Golden Knights on his back, with Vegas leading the Western Final over Dallas Stars, 2 games to none. The boys discuss the full court press that Fenway Sports Group will be putting forward to lure Kyle Dubas to the Pittsburgh Penguins and the dysfunctional fallout in Toronto, after Dubas's breakup with Brendan Shanahan and the Maple Leafs. Dallas Eakins, the former head coach of the Anaheim Ducks joins Craig and Sean to look back on his years with the Ducks, gives his honest impressions on Trevor Zegras and John Gibson and praises the work done by Paul Maurice and the buy in from Matthew Tkachuk, Brandon Montour and the rest of the Panthers, with Florida leading the Eastern final 2 games to none over the Carolina Hurricanes. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow So sign up for a Chime Checking Account today to link your paycheck. It only takes two minutes and doesn’t affect your credit score. Get started at chime.com/nhlshow. That’s chime.com/nhlshow. Download the Dave app from the App store right now or go to dave.com/nhlshow Sign up for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave dot com slash legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking services provided by Evolve bank and trust. Member FDIC. Head to FACTOR MEALS dot com slash nhlshow50 and use code nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. That’s code nhlshow50 at FACTOR MEALS dot com slash nhlshow50 to get 50% off your first box. The right tone can move any project forward when you get it just right with Grammarly. Go to grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions. That’s G-R-A-M-M-A-R-L-Y DOT COM SLASH TONE. check out all of the delicious options at Nuts.com/hockey23. You’ll receive a free gift and free shipping when you spend $29 or more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/05/231h 4m

IIHF Men’s World Championship notebook, what can the Stanley Cup Playoffs Final Four tell us about the draft?, listener questions, and more

Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters discuss the IIHF Men’s World Championship and the play of guys like Cutter Gauthier, Lane Hutson, Matthew Coronato, Leo Carlsson, Adam Fantilli, and David Reinbacher, Corey’s Stanley Cup Playoffs Final Four roster composition analysis article about “what works” during the postseason, and how that information could apply to the NHL Draft, and a super-sized mailbag to close out the show. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/231h 8m

Kyle Dubas out as Maple Leafs GM, Matthew Tkachuk is hero in Panthers' 4OT win over Hurricanes, previewing Game 1 of Western Conference Final

Hailey and Sean react in realtime to the news of the Toronto Maple Leafs parting ways with GM Kyle Dubas on Friday morning. Then, discussing the epic 4OT game between the Hurricanes and Panthers to kick off the Eastern Conference Final. Then, previewing Friday night's Stars-Golden Knights matchup, and to wrap up, a draft of bands on this year's Riot Fest lineup. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/05/231h 23m

Pete DeBoer set to face former team in Conference Final, Conn Smythe odds, and is Salt Lake City a viable option for the Coyotes?

Ian Mendes, back from his European travels, reunites with Sean McIndoe to discuss where he was when the Ryan Reynolds news hit last week, Salt Lake City as a possible new home for the Coyotes if they relocate, waiting to see if the Maple Leafs will make any changes, and Pete DeBoer facing his former team in the WCF, and potentially another former team in the Cup Final. The conversation is continued in "Granger Things", as Jesse Granger shares his thoughts on who would have the advantage, DeBoer over his former team, or his former players over the coach's systems, and brings the latest Conn Smythe odds. To wrap up, a dive into 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! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/05/231h 14m

Arizona Coyotes lose arena vote, NHL's Final Four will entertain despite the absence of a big market team, and Doug MacLean on the playoffs, drafting, and life after the NHL

This week on the roundtable, Rob, Jesse and Russo are joined by the one and only Doug MacLean, the former bench boss of the Florida Panthers from back in 1996 when the Cats last made the final four. Doug looks back on that magical time, and gives his analysis on what he has seen in this years playoffs, including huge upsets and surprises, like Gerard Gallant losing his job with the Rangers, and Toronto, Edmonton and Boston failing to make some noise. Plus Mac promotes his very first book: Draft Day: How hockey teams pick winners, or get left behind. The roundtable tackles the final four between the Stars and Golden Knights and the Panthers vs the Hurricanes which begins Thursday and Friday. The Calgary Flames seemingly blocking Brad Treliving from interviewing for GM jobs until June 30, a rumoured return for Mike Babcock or Peter Laviolette behind the bench in Columbus and the Coyotes proposed arena project in Tempe defeated by public vote last night in Arizona. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/05/231h 30m

NHL's Final Four is set: Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights, Florida Panthers vs. Carolina Hurricanes, and new Philadelphia Flyers President of Hockey Operations Keith Jones joins the show

Sean Gentille and guest co-host Max Bultman welcome Keith Jones, the Philadelphia Flyers new President of Hockey Operations to discuss taking this leap with the Flyers, his time as one of the most respected analysts in hockey broadcasting, removing the interim tag for General Manager Daniel Briere, working with head coach John Tortorella and the task at hand to bring the Flyers back to respectability for the city of brotherly love. Sean and Max stick tap the second year Seattle Kraken who ultimately fell in game seven of the second round to the Dallas Stars, before looking ahead to the NHL's final four featuring the Vegas Golden Knights vs the Dallas Stars, and the Florida Panthers facing the Carolina Hurricanes, and what old guy without a cup we are rooting for in the third round.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/05/231h 13m

ESPN riles up hockey fans with wonky scheduling, Vegas Golden Knights await winner of Seattle Kraken-Dallas Stars Game 7, Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers facing offseasons of change, and more

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Julian and guest cohost Mark Lazerus discuss hockey fans’ anger at ESPN for airing a meaningless St. Louis Cardinals-Boston Red Sox game in primetime instead of Game 6 of the Vegas Golden Knights-Edmonton Oilers series, what to make of the 5 remaining teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, whether the Seattle Kraken or Dallas Stars will win Game 7 tonight and advance to the Western Conference Final, where do the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs go after respective disappointing playoff exits, and the guys wrap up the show handing out this week’s Conn Smythe Winner of the Week award and playing a round of Multiple Choice Madness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/05/231h 1m

Mock Draft Season is officially underway, 2023 NHL Draft Lottery recap, Scott Powers talks Connor Bedard and the Chicago Blackhawks, and more

On this week’s loaded Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters break down the results of the 2023 NHL Draft Lottery, including the Chicago Blackhawks securing the No. 1 pick and the chance to draft Connor Bedard, the Anaheim Ducks likely taking Adam Fantilli with the No. 2 pick, and the Columbus Blue Jackets with a number of options at No. 3, and the guys compare Corey’s and Chris’s first mock drafts since the ping pong balls were chosen. Plus, The Athletic’s own Scott Powers joins the guys to talk about what Connor Bedard will mean to the Chicago Blackhawks in the near future, how his arrival will change the timeline on their rebuild, potential linemates for No. 98, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/231h 4m

Carolina Hurricanes eliminate New Jersey Devils to move on to Conference Final, Alex Pietrangelo and Darnell Nurse given one-game suspensions

Hailey and Sean discuss the Hurricanes being the first team to punch their Conference Final ticket, and questions for the New Jersey Devils moving forward. Also, previewing tonight's Game 5 between the Maple Leafs and Panthers, Golden Knights and Oilers, including one- game suspensions for Alex Pietrangelo and Darnell Nurse. To wrap up, their take on the Flyers naming Daniel Briere GM officially, and Keith Jones becoming Team President. Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/05/231h 5m

Toronto Maple Leafs avoid elimination in Game 4, Alex Pietrangelo to have hearing with Player Safety, Keith Jones named Philadelphia Flyers' Team President

With Ian away from his post, Sean is joined by Shayna Goldman to discuss the Maple Leafs' win Wednesday night against the Panthers to avoid the sweep, the Oilers' domination over Vegas and Pietrangelo's slash and date with the Department of Player Safety on Thursday, listener responses about Peter Forsberg from last week's episode, and a wrap up with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/05/231h 15m

Toronto Maple Leafs attempt to delay the inevitable, Dallas and Carolina one step closer to conference final and Craig Button on Connor Bedard and the 2023 Draft

Jesse, Russo and guest co-host Joe Smith discuss how the second round has lacked competitiveness. Lopsided games, goalie pulls and a series poised to end in a sweep have dominated round two after a very intense first round.  The guys look back on Dallas responding vs Seattle in game four, and Carolina blowing the doors off the Devils, before looking ahead to the Panthers who seem destined to sweep the Leafs, and the Oilers looking to even up their series with Vegas. The guys go rapid fire on Gerard Gallant leaving the New York Rangers, Gabriel Landeskog's cartilage replacement surgery which will see him miss next year, and The Weekend joining a crowded bid for the Ottawa Senators along with rapper Snoop Dogg and actor Ryan Reynolds.  Craig Button from TSN joins the round table to provide his analysis on the playoffs so far, the evolution of coaching, the Chicago Blackhawks winning the draft lottery, Connor Bedard's ceiling, and the prospect rich draft class of 2023.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/05/231h 10m

Chicago Blackhawks win Connor Bedard sweepstakes, Vegas runs over Edmonton and Will Smith is ready for NHL Draft

Sean Gentille and guest co-host Max Bultman discuss the Chicago Blackhawks winning the draft lottery and the right to draft Connor Bedard, and the Anaheim Ducks and Columbus Blue Jackets who lose out on the lottery, but will gain a top rated immediate impact player to add to their rosters. Sean and Max look back on a big game three effort by Vegas in Edmonton on Monday night, ahead of looking ahead to the other three series, Seattle vs Dallas, Carolina and New Jersey, and Florida poised to sweep Toronto out of the second round and a ticket into the conference finals and the tough news out of Denver, with Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog scheduled to miss the entire 2023/2024 season, as he will undergo cartilage transplant in his right knee on May 10. Will Smith, the top rated US born player ahead of the NHL's 2023 draft joins Sean and Max, and talks about breaking Auston Matthews US Hockey scoring record with the US U18 team, committing to Boston College along with teammates Ryan Leonard and Gabe Perreault and the United States capturing Gold at the U18 Men's world championship in Switzerland. Smith talks about the upcoming NHL combine, who in the NHL he emulates his game after and how much he is looking forward to the draft in Nashville in June.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
09/05/231h 11m

Chicago Blackhawks win 2023 NHL Draft Lottery (recorded LIVE!)

On this special livestream edition of The Athletic Hockey Show Prospect Series, Max Bultman and Corey Pronman give their instant analysis on the Chicago Blackhawks winning this year’s NHL Draft Lottery and the right to select Connor Bedard with the No. 1 pick, and much more. Please note: this episode was recorded live on Monday, May 8, 2023. Watch a replay of this episode and subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year 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
09/05/2325m 14s

NHL Draft Lottery: which team deserves to win the Connor Bedard sweepstakes?, Gerard Gallant out as New York Rangers head coach, Florida Panthers take 3-0 series lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs, and more

On a brand new Monday episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Julian is joined by guest cohost Mark Lazerus to discuss tonight’s NHL Draft Lottery, and run a couple of simulations of the lottery on Tankathon, which teams “deserve” to win the Connor Bedard sweepstakes, the New York Rangers and Gerard Gallant mutually agreeing to part ways, potential candidates to replace Gallant, with Joel Quenneville reportedly not in the mix, the Florida Panthers jumping out to a 3-0 series lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs, Leon Draisaitl staking his claim as the best player in the world right now, Jake Oettinger as the only true No. 1 goalie left in the playoffs, Cale Makar surprisingly nominated for the Norris Trophy, and the guys wrap up the show by handing out this week’s Conn Smythe Winner of the Week award. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
08/05/231h 10m

U18 Worlds recap, Scott Wheeler and Corey compare latest NHL Draft rankings, listener questions, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters recap the U18 World Championship and discuss Ryan Leonard’s golden goal for Team USA, how his linemates Will Smith and Gabe Perreault fared, unexpected production from Danny Nelson, the play of other top prospects at the tournament like David Edstrom, Otto Stenberg, how a flurry of Russian players signing ELCs could impact this year’s draft, and more.  Plus, The Athletic’s own Scott Wheeler joins the show in the middle segment to debate Corey on the big differences in their latest prospect rankings, including Oliver Moore, Nate Danielson, Tom Willander, and Zach Benson, and, as usual, the guys close out the show with listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow Go to http://dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/231h 12m

NHL playoffs field wide open, league awards finalists named, and the Boston Bruins' murky future

With the Bruins, Avalanche and Lightning all eliminated, Hailey and Sean dive into what feels like a wide open playoff field. Hailey yells. Also, discussing the NHL Award finalists, who should win and snubs. To wrap up, what does the future hold for the Boston Bruins? Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow Go to http://dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/05/231h 12m

Snoop Dogg gives insight into Ottawa Senators ownership bid, Draisaitl's 4-goal performance isn't enough to lift Oilers over Golden Knights

Ian shares his experience in getting Snoop Dogg on the phone for a twenty minute interview, what he learned about the rapper's push for the Ottawa Senators ownership, and he and Sean discuss this fascinating time for the team. Also, with Game 2 of Maple Leafs- Panthers on deck for Thursday night, Sean's thoughts on outcome of Game 1, and attempts to get Ian to make another series prediction. Next, in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger discusses game 1 of Golden Knights- Oilers Wednesday night, and goaltending across the playoff teams. To wrap up, a listener email occupies Ian and Sean's minds through the end of the show, and in a Thursday Show first, a request for "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow Go to http://dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/05/231h 15m

Florida Panthers, Seattle Kraken strike first in 2nd round, Golden Knights-Oilers series might come down to goaltending, and the temperature is hot in Winnipeg after early playoff exit for Jets

This week on the roundtable, Rob, Jesse and Russo take a look back on Tuesday night's second round, game one road wins for Florida and Seattle over Toronto and Dallas, before looking ahead to the upstart New Jersey Devils facing off against the Carolina Hurricanes, and the Edmonton Oilers taking on the Golden Knights in Vegas.  The guys welcome Murat Ates from Winnipeg, to discuss the fiery honest comments from Rick Bowness, post the Jets series loss to Vegas, and what looks to be a very active off-season for Kevin Cheveldayoff. The roundtable talks Darryl Sutter's demise in Calgary, Joel Quenneville's imminent return to the NHL, Snoop Dogg's quest to purchase the Ottawa Senators and Pizzo, Jesse and Russo offer their opinion on Marc-Andre Fleury and Zach Parise willing to return for another season, but only in Minnesota and Long Island, and if Patrice Bergeron will retire this summer? Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow Go to http://dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/05/231h 14m

New York Rangers eliminated in 1st round after aggressive trade deadline, Matthew Tkachuk moves the needle more than Connor McDavid on U.S. TV and Colby Armstrong embracing opportunity with TNT

This week on The Athletic Hockey Show USA, Craig and Sean talk about the New York Rangers elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs, and how the blue shirts trade deadline acquisitions weren't a factor at all in the series with New Jersey. The guys discuss the second round and the fact that US TV probably isn't salivating over teams from Seattle, Florida, Carolina, New Jersey, Toronto and Edmonton in the final eight, and we ask, who moves the meedle more on US television, Connor McDavid or Matthew Tkachuk? Former NHL'er Colby Armstrong stops by to discuss his role with TNT, working in studio with Biz Nasty, Anson Carter, Liam McHugh and Henrik Lunqvist and teaching the game to new hockey fans south of the border. Plus Colby looks ahead to the Matthew Tkachuk factor vs Toronto and Arm Dog's opportunity to work between the benches in the Carolina/New Jersey series.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow Go to http://dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
02/05/231h 8m

Florida Panthers eliminate Boston Bruins in Game 7 OT stunner, Darryl Sutter out as Calgary Flames head coach, Snoop Dogg part of Ottawa Senators ownership bid, and much more

On today’s jam-packed Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian discuss the Florida Panthers’ stunning Game 7 overtime win to eliminate the record-breaking Bruins in Boston last night, the Calgary Flames relieving Darryl Sutter of his head coaching duties, Rick Bowness staying on as Winnipeg Jets head coach, the Seattle Kraken ousting the defending Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche, what to expect from a Toronto Maple Leafs-Florida Panthers second round matchup, Ian’s report that Snoop Dogg is part of the Neko Sparks ownership group bidding on the Ottawa Senators, and the guys wrap things up by handing out their Conn Smythe Winner of the Week award and playing a round of Multiple Choice Madness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Right now, Nuts.com is offering new customers a free gift with purchase and free shipping on orders of $29 or more at http://Nuts.com/hockey23 Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow Go to http://dave.com/nhlshow to sign up for an ExtraCash account and get up to $500 instantly! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
01/05/231h 10m

U18 Worlds: Will Smith, Gabe Perreault, Ryan Leonard leading the way for Team USA, Macklin Celebrini, Matthew Wood bright spots for Team Canada, listener questions, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Corey is on location in Basel, Switzerland at the U18 World Championship and is joined by Max and FloHockey’s Chris Peters to discuss Team USA’s tournament so far, including the big line of Will Smith, Gabe Perreault, and Ryan Leonard, Cole Eiserman’s impressive play, now just 4 goals away from Cole Caufield’s all-time goals record, as well as thoughts on James Hagens, Danny Nelson, and more. Plus, Matthew Wood’s strong production despite Team Canada’s rocky play, a nice start for 2024’s potential No. 1 pick Macklin Celebrini, how top European prospects have fared, and a quick mailbag to close things out.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/231h 10m

Winnipeg Jets first team eliminated from postseason ahead of a weekend slate of elimination games

Hailey and Sean discuss the Vegas Golden Knights eliminating the Winnipeg Jets from round one, give a postmortem on the Jets' season, and look ahead to Friday night's packed slate of elimination games. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
28/04/231h 6m

Game 5 of Maple Leafs-Lightning on deck, Kraken push Avalanche to brink of elimination, vintage Bobrovsky appears in Panthers win

Ahead of Thursday night's Maple Leafs- Lightning matchup, Ian checks on how Sean is feeling about the team, about watch parties, and the pair make some predictions. Then, the Kraken may be the feel good story of the playoffs so far as they push the Avalanche to the brink of elimination, and Sergei Bobrovsky looks like his old self again in the Panthers' win over the Bruins Wednesday night to stave off their elimination. Then, in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger discusses Golden Knights- Jets, and how the odds stack up for matchups currently at 3-2. Then to wrap up, lots of Swiss Chalet feelings in 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! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
27/04/231h 14m

Islanders stave off elimination vs. Hurricanes, Panthers’ season on the brink against Bruins, Oilers one win away from advancing

Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and guest co-host Jeremy Rutherford look back on the Islanders outlasting Carolina and forcing a game five, the Stars Jake Oettinger shutting out Minnesota, who can't seem to stay out of the box as Dallas takes a 3-2 series lead and we welcome Daniel Nugent-Bowman from Edmonton to talk about the Oilers big game five win over Los Angeles in what we feel is the best first round series to date. Pizzo, Granger and J.R. look ahead to Florida hoping to save their season tonight in Boston, Seattle, without Jared McCann looking to take game five against the Cup Champion Avalanche without Cale Maker and the guys discuss Ryan O'Reilly's impact on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Laurent Brossoit out duelling Connor Hellebuyck in the Vegas/Winnipeg series and Akira Schmid coming out of nowhere to even the Rangers / Devils series at 2 games a piece. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
26/04/231h 16m

Maple Leafs push Lightning to brink of elimination, Cale Makar's hit on Jared McCann, and David Quinn on his first season with the San Jose Sharks, Team USA, and more

Craig and Sean breakdown a shocking turn of events in Tampa Bay last night which has Toronto, inexplicably one game from eliminating the Lightning, Jack Hughes highlight reel goal which sees the Devils tie their series with the Rangers and Cale Makar's date with player safety after his hit on Jared McCann. David Quinn, the Head Coach of the San Jose Sharks, and the bench boss for Team USA's squad at the upcoming World Hockey Championships joins Craig and Sean to discuss a challenging first season in San Jose, his solid relationship and belief in General Manager Mike Grier, the Sharks struggles with defensive hockey and holding the lead this past season, the out of world effort from star defender Erik Karelsson and EK65's future in silicone valley and the Sharks chances of winning the NHL Draft Lottery. Plus, coach Quinn talks about the US roster for the 2023 World Hockey Championships, which is ever evolving with Alex Tuch, Jake Guentzle, Conor Garland, Nick Bonino and Casey DeSmith already committed to joining the roster and helping lead USA to their first gold since 1933! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
25/04/231h 6m

Stanley Cup Playoffs weekend recap, how is Leon Draisaitl still underrated?, revisiting which series is going to Game 7, inaugural Conn Smythe Winner of the Week, Multiple Choice Madness, and more

On this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian are joined by The Athletic’s own Mark Lazerus to recap a great weekend of playoff hockey and discuss how Leon Draisaitl is somehow still underrated, who should start in goal for the Edmonton Oilers in Game 5, if people are sleeping on the Carolina Hurricanes, which series is going to Game 7 a week into the playoffs, whether a Toronto Maple Leafs first round win or loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning is the more compelling storyline, Dallas Stars-Minnesota Wild as the best series so far, the Seattle Kraken really competing with Colorado Avalanche, and more. Plus, to close out the show, the guys hand out their first Conn Smythe Winner of the Week award and play a round of Multiple Choice Madness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/04/231h 1m

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Power ranking the round one matchups

To wrap up the week, Hailey and Sean share their thoughts on Thursday night's playoff games, before diving into a power ranking of their interest levels the in round one matchups so far. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://linkedin.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/04/231h 9m

Toronto Maple Leafs: will this series be a tipping point?, Minnesota Wild Game 2 goalie decision backfires

Ahead of Thursday night's game, Sean shares his thoughts about the Maple Leafs' loss to the Lightning in Game 1, and if this playoff round could be a major tipping point for this team and their future. Also, the Minnesota Wild's decision to play Fleury in Game 2 despite Filip Gustavsson's fantastic performance in Game 1 backfires with a 7-3 loss to the Stars. Then, in Granger Things, Jesse Granger joins the show to discuss the goalie situation for the Golden Knights heading into their second game against the Jets, and if odds for the favorites have shifted after the first games have been played. Then to wrap up, a dive into the listener 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! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://linkedin.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/04/231h 13m

Ron Francis's Seattle Kraken historic first playoff win, Chris Kreider makes playoff history for New York Rangers, and the Maple Leafs history of playoff duds continues

On the Wednesday roundtable, Rob Pizzo, Michael Russo and Jesse Granger welcome Seattle Kraken General Manager and Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis. They discuss the franchises first playoff appearance, super rookie Matty Beniers, the job Dave Hakstol has done behind the bench and the Kraken's underrated team ahead of their playoff debut win over the Colorado Avalanche. Plus the guys stick tap Chris Kreider and Adam Fox leading New York to a decisive win over New Jersey, Connor Hellebuyck and a gutsy Morgan Barron leading the Jets to a game one win over Vegas, and the Maple Leafs looking like they had never played a playoff game before against the always solid Tampa Bay Lightning. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://linkedin.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
19/04/231h 16m

Stanley Cup Playoffs: night one features overtime, upsets, and a controversial hit, and John Wroblewski celebrates Team USA's win at Women's Worlds

Craig and Sean look back on the first night of the Stanley Cup playoffs, with the shorthanded Boston Bruins beating Florida, Carolina outlasting the Islanders, the Wild beating the Stars in double overtime on the heels of a controversial hit by Matt Dumba on Joe Pavelski and the Kings coming back and upsetting the Oilers in game one in overtime. John Wroblewski, the head coach of Team USA, joins Craig and Sean after USA beat Canada in the gold medal game of the World Championships on Sunday night. Coach Wrobo praises the play of Captain Hilary Knight, Carolina Harvey and Abbey Murphy, his future in the women's program and he dishes on some of the many current young American stars he has coached, who are currently in the NHL. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://linkedin.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
18/04/231h 16m

Stanley Cup Playoffs opening night, Brad Treliving out as Calgary Flames GM, who should win the Norris Trophy?, Jack Adams Winner of the Week, and more

It’s opening night of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs and Ian and Julian have you covered on this Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show as the guys pick which one playoff series will definitely go to 7 games, which series will end in a sweep, and which teams would shock the world if they won the Cup. Plus, the guys discuss the breaking news that Brad Treliving and the Calgary Flames have agreed to part ways, Jack Eichel making his long-awaited playoff debut tomorrow night in Vegas, if any of the recent firings around the league were surprising or not, final thoughts on who should win the Norris Trophy, and the NHL awards balloting process in general, and, to close things out, the guys hand out their final Jack Adams Winner of the Week award of the season. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow Upgrade your closet with Rhone and use code NHLSHOW to save 20% at https://www.rhone.com/nhlshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://linkedin.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/04/231h 4m

Frozen Four recap, the 2022 NHL Draft revisited, U18 Worlds preview, listener questions, and more

On a brand new Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max, Corey, and FloHockey’s Chris Peters recap this year’s Frozen Four, including what’s next for guys like Collin Graf, Brock Faber, and Logan Cooley, and discuss Corey’s redraft of the 2022 NHL Draft, this year’s Calder Trophy race, thoughts on the upcoming IIHF World U18 Championships, and the guys close things out with listener questions in the mailbag. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow   Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is brought to you by Better Help, visit http://betterhelp.com/nhlshow today to get 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/231h 13m

Discussing NHL Playoff matchups in round 1, Anaheim Ducks secure last place and best draft lottery odds

With most of the matchups finalized as of Friday morning, Hailey and Sean go through the round one slate of the playoffs and discuss which ones they are most excited about... and then the other ones. Also, the Anaheim Ducks clinch last place and the best lottery odds for the #1 pick, but a couple spins on the Tankathon simulator plays out differently. To wrap up, Erik Karlsson has essentially locked the Norris Trophy, but there are some other defensemen that also deserve recognition this season. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is brought to you by Better Help, visit http://betterhelp.com/nhlshow today to get 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
14/04/231h 11m

Jonathan Toews will not return to Chicago Blackhawks next season, NHL playoff teams are set, and Pittsburgh Penguins' postseason streak ends

Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe discuss Jonathan Toews playing his final game for the Blackhawks on Thursday night, and both Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin missing the playoffs this year. Also, is there any hotter seat than Penguins GM Ron Hextall's, and the futures of Dallas Eakins in Anaheim and Pierre Dorion and DJ Smith in Ottawa. Next, Ian gives DGB powers to pick the playoff matchups, and the many goalie concerns for playoff teams. To wrap up, they answer listener questions in the mailbag, and discuss what could possibly be the best name in sports in "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for Ian and Sean? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM: 845-445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is brought to you by Better Help, visit http://betterhelp.com/nhlshow today to get 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/04/2359m 44s

Adam Fantilli Hobey Baker winner, Pittsburgh Penguins playoff streak in jeopardy and Winnipeg Jets clinch final spot in West

On the Wednesday roundtable, Adam Fantilli, the Hobey Baker winner and presumptive second selection overall in the 2023 NHL draft joins to talk about his magical season with Michigan, the frozen four, playing with his brother in Michigan, idolizing Patrice Bergeron and looking forward to the NHL draft in June, in Nashville. Rob, Jesse and Mike look back on a devastating loss by Pittsburgh to Chicago on Tuesday, which puts the Penguins 17 season playoff streak in doubt as the Islanders and Pens battle it out for the final playoff spot left in the East. The guys discuss if changes are on the horizon in Calgary, the fantastic individual seasons for Connor McDavid, Erik Karlsson, David Pasternak, and the Boston Bruins historic season, the career achievements from Sidney Crosby, Claude Giroux and Joe Pavelski and the spirited game between the Jets and Minnesota Wild which sees the Jets clinch the final playoff spot in the West. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is brought to you by Better Help, visit http://betterhelp.com/nhlshow today to get 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/04/231h 16m

Former NHL'er Brian Boyle on the Eastern Conference playoff race, Calgary Flames eliminated, Claude Giroux and Joe Pavelski record 1000th career NHL points

On the Tuesday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show USA, Craig and Sean discuss the tight race in the East for the wild card slots, with the Panthers and Penguins poised to get in and the NY Islanders falling apart and out of the East race. The guys stick tap Claude Giroux and Joe Pavelski's 1000th NHL points and put the lid on a very disappointing season for the Calgary Flames who were eliminated from playoff contention on Monday night. Former NHL'er Brian Boyle joins Craig and Sean to look back on his career in hockey and about his new opportunity with the NHL Network as a playoff analyst. Boyle comments on the playoff race including the Pittsburgh Penguins, Florida Panthers and New York Islanders vying for the final two slots in the East. Plus Brian shares his comments on the current playoff format, the salary cap and the historic season from the Boston Bruins and the comeback year for Norris Trophy candidate Erik Karlsson. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is brought to you by Better Help, visit http://betterhelp.com/nhlshow today to get 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/04/231h 13m

Boston Bruins set single-season wins record, Toronto Maple Leafs EBUG Jett Alexander mops up 7-1 win, revamping the NHL Draft lottery system, and more

Ian and Julian kick off the final week of the NHL regular season on today’s Monday episode of The Athletic Hockey Show and discuss Toronto Maple Leafs EBUG Jett Alexander playing the final 1:10 of a 7-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens over the weekend, the Boston Bruins setting the NHL’s single-season wins record of 63 against the Philadelphia Flyers yesterday, Mark Lazerus’ piece about disincentivizing tanking to win the NHL Draft lottery, the upcoming week as one of the most exciting final stretches in recent years with a number of playoff spots still on the line, and the guys close things out with a little Multiple Choice Madness and handing out this week’s Jack Adams Winner of the Week award.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow This episode is brought to you by Better Help, visit http://betterhelp.com/nhlshow today to get 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/04/231h 13m

Seattle Kraken clinch first playoff berth in team history, Cale Makar out indefinitely, can the New Jersey Devils win a playoff round this year?

After an eventful Thursday night of NHL games, Hailey and Sean take a lap around the league to discuss the Seattle Kraken clinching a playoff berth for the first time in team history, Cale Makar being out indefinitely for the Avalanche, the volatile ups and downs of the Minnesota Wild in the Western Conference. Then in the East, the Panthers holding on to a wildcard spot, an argument for Matthew Tkachuk as a Hart finalist, if these Devils can win a playoff round, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://LinkedIn.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
07/04/231h 3m

Wild card races coming down to the wire, players working in rival's front offices, NHL Playoffs betting lines

Ian kicks off this episode with a travel pitch for Sean, then asks him how he would feel if Mats Sundin ended up working in the Senators' front office. Then, as the regular season nears its conclusion, and the wild card spots come down to the wire, should we be pulling for the Predators to make the playoffs? Next, Jesse Granger joins the show for "Granger Things", discussing the technology used in Bauer's Konekt goalie skates, NHL awards being pulled down from betting sites, and serves up some playoff lines for Ian and Sean. To wrap up, some listener emails, 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! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://LinkedIn.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
06/04/231h 15m

Bruce Cassidy wants his name on the Stanley Cup, Calgary Flames implode vs Chicago & is Matthew Tkachuk a Hart Trophy candidate?

On the Wednesday roundtable, Rob Pizzo, Jesse Granger and Mike Russo look back on a busy week in the hockey world, as the playoff picture becomes clearer and the regular season winds down. The guys talk about Calgary losing to Chicago in a must win game, the overachieving Nashville Predators and how Florida, led by Matthew Tkachuk have vaulted past Pittsburgh and the NY Islanders in the East wild card race. Bruce Cassidy, the head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights joins Jesse Granger and Michael Russo to discuss how Vegas is 'enjoying the moment', qualifying for the playoffs after missing out last season. Coach Cassidy talks about the Knights winning games with mostly backup and journeyman goaltenders, the loss of Captain Mark Stone to injury, the maturation of Jack Eichel, playoff bound for the first time, and how his Bruins team loss to the St. Louis Blues in the final in 2019, continues to motivate him to get his name on the Stanley Cup. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://LinkedIn.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
05/04/2359m 52s

Eastern Conference wild card heats up, Hobey Baker Finalists and Danny Dekeyser on Red Wings bright future

Sean Gentille and guest co-host Max Bultman take a look at the tight race in the East for the wild card with the New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins and Florida Panthers gets tighter. Plus the guys analyze Hobey Baker finalists Adam Fantilli, Matthew Knies and Logan Cooley and what wild card teams do the division leaders not want to face in the first round. Former NHL'er Danny Dekeyser joins Sean and Max to discuss his decision to hang up his skates, the positive outlook for his former team the Detroit Red Wings and how the balance of power is set to shift in the East to the Wings, Buffalo Sabres and Ottawa Senators. Plus, Danny shares his passion for working with kids at his hockey camp, now that his playing days are over.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://LinkedIn.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
04/04/231h 9m

Kris Letang hits 1,000 games played, but is he a Hall of Famer?, Calgary Flames-Winnipeg Jets game of the week Wednesday night, a potential LA Kings-Arizona Coyotes game in Australia, and more

On today’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian discuss Kris Letang hitting the 1,000 games played milestone and whether he’s a Hall of Famer or not, a potential LA Kings-Arizona Coyotes regular season game in Australia, the Calgary Flames with a legitimate chance to jump into the final Western Conference playoff spot on Wednesday night at the Winnipeg Jets. Plus, the guys close out the show answering listener questions and comments, handing out the Jack Adams Winner of the Week award, and playing a round of Multiple Choice Madness.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at http://LinkedIn.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
03/04/231h 10m

Evolution of fighting in hockey: a roundtable discussion

On this special edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Julian McKenzie is joined by The Athletic NHL’s Sean McIndoe, Dan Robson, Daniel Nugent-Bowman, Robert Rossi, and Kevin Kurz to discuss the evolution of fighting in the game of hockey, the physical, mental, and emotional toll fighting can have on the combatants, whether it’ll ever be completely removed from the sport, and more. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year 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
01/04/231h 24m

A fight for the Central Division crown, the Winnipeg Jets' tumble, Auston Matthews returns to form

It's a return of the bestie hour as Hailey and Sean are reunited with Dom Luszczyszyn to dive into the playoff outlook for both Conferences, including the fight down the stretch for the Central's crown, the Jets' spiral allowing playoff hopes for team like the Predators and Flames to stay alive, Auston Matthews starting to look like himself again, and more. To wrap up, in celebration of baseball's Opening Day, a draft of ballpark foods, obviously 100% without controversy or yelling. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
31/03/231h 5m

Ryan Reynolds back in Ottawa, a potential first round playoff preview with Rangers-Devils Thursday night, diving into Golden Knights' goaltending

Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe talk the latest on the Senators' sale front, as Ryan Reynolds is back in Ottawa, and a possible first round playoff preview as the Rangers take on the Devils Thursday night. Also, as the regular season nears its close, which is more impressive, the gap between the Bruins and the rest of the league, or Connor McDavid and the rest of the league's players? Also they discuss the idea of 24 hours straight of NHL games on one day. Then in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger fields a few listener questions regarding goaltending in Vegas, and to wrap up, a dive into 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! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year 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
30/03/231h 2m

Florida Panthers tailspin, Peter Laviolette's future with the Washington Capitals and Brianna Decker jumps into coaching post retirement

Brianna Decker, Olympic gold medalist and six-time world champion joins Craig Custance and Sean Gentille on The Athletic Hockey Show USA to discuss her reasons as to why she retired, breaking her leg in her final game, jumping into the coaching ranks at Shattuck St. Mary's her involvement with the PHF and continuing the work to help grow the women's game. Craig and Sean take a look at the recent tailspin of the Florida Panthers, which sees them fall in the payoff race in the East, the fallout from the Staal brothers not wearing Panther pride jerseys and Brooks Koepka heckling Aaron Ekblad. The guys discuss Peter Laviolette's future with the struggling Washington Capitals and where that team is headed and answer your questions and respond to your comments in the famed segment three. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year 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
28/03/231h 7m

Joe Biden chirps the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pens-Caps: have we seen the last great moment in this rivalry?, Brooks Koepka heckles Aaron Ekblad, and more

On this week’s Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian and Julian are back to discuss Joe Biden chirping the Toronto Maple Leafs on Parliament Hill, if we’ve seen the last great moment between the Caps and Pens with Ovechkin and Crosby as the headlining stars, unique best-on-best tournament concepts, Brooks Koepka heckling Aaron Ekblad, the Buffalo Sabres’ statement on their Pride Night tonight, and an ideal cookie lineup. Plus, the guys close things out with a bet about the final playoff matchups, some listener questions, the Jack Adams Winner of the Week, and Multiple Choice Madness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year 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
27/03/231h 18m

Canadian gold medalist Erin Ambrose joins the show, Penguins' late playoff push, and drafting NHL goal songs

Hailey and Sean kick off a new Thriday show diving into the Penguins' push for the postseason and beyond. Then, Canadian gold medalist Erin Ambrose joins the show to preview the Women's World Championships, reflect on the PWHPA and the Dream Gap tour, coaching, the Maple Leafs, and thoughts on NHL Pride Nights. To wrap up, Producer Danielle joins in for a NHL goal song mini-draft. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
24/03/231h 31m

Connor McDavid crosses 60-goal mark, discussing the wild card races, and a deep dive on goalie gear

Ian and Sean discuss Connor McDavid scoring his 60th goal of the season, and if hitting the 70-goal mark is possible for him as the regular season winds down. Then, a look at the wild card race in the Eastern Conference, and who looks like they could squeeze their way in between the Penguins, Panthers and Islanders. In the West, do either the Kraken or Jets have a chance at upsetting a division leader? Then in "Granger Things", Jesse Granger geeks out on goalie gear and gives the guys a deep dive into that world. To wrap up, a listener shares thoughts on fighting after clean hits in 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 Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
23/03/231h 6m

Alex Ovechkin sets record for 40 goal seasons, Matt Boldy's Minnesota Wild tie for Central lead and Jared Bednar extended in Colorado with the Avalanche

On the Wednesday Roundtable, Rob, Jesse and Russo marvel at Alex Ovechkin who set the NHL record with the most 40 goal seasons, they discuss Jared Bednar's three year extension with Colorado and take a look at the playoff races in the East and West, with Florida and NY Islanders vaulting past Washington and Pittsburgh, and Winnipeg and Seattle holding on in the West over Calgary and Nashville. Matt Boldy from the Minnesota Wild stops by, on the heels of his last second overtime goal against New Jersey Tuesday night, and the Wild's rebound since the all-star break which sees them tied for first in the Central Division.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
22/03/231h 3m

Harvard Women's ice hockey: alleged hazing and mistreatment of athletes, Pittsburgh Penguins fall out of playoff position, NHL partners with Fanatics as on-ice uniform fitter

Katie Strang, the Athletic's investigative reporter joined Craig Custance and Sean Gentille on The Athletic Hockey Show USA, to discuss her and Hailey Salvian's reporting on the hazing and abuse allegations directed towards Harvard's women's hockey team, the alleged abusive behavior by coach Katey Stone and how some of their alumni allegedly took part in hazing within the program and Craig, Sean and Katie talk about the independent investigation which is currently underway at Harvard University. Plus Craig and Sean take a look at the Florida Panthers who finally find themselves in a playoff position, the Pittsburgh Penguins who are in jeopardy of missing the playoffs for the first time in 16 seasons and the NHL's partnership with Fanatics as the leagues new official on ice uniform fitter ahead of responding to your questions, comments and concerns in the legendary third segment of the Tuesday boyzzz show.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
21/03/231h 21m

James Reimer refuses to wear San Jose Sharks Pride jersey, Ottawa Senators ownership update, Florida Panthers threatening for the final playoff spot in the East, and much more

Ian, Julian, and guest cohost Mark Lazerus kick off the week with the Monday edition of The Athletic Hockey Show and discuss in depth James Reimer refusing to wear a Pride Night jersey for the San Jose Sharks over the weekend, voting being open for The Athletic NHL’s best goal song in the league project, the Arizona Coyotes falling behind in the Connor Bedard sweepstakes, the Nashville Predators potentially missing the playoffs, the Florida Panthers looking like a real threat to the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders for the final playoff spot in the East, and more. Plus, Ian gives an update on the Ottawa Senators ownership situation, and the guys close things out with listener follow-ups, the Jack Adams Winner of the Week, and a round of Multiple Choice Madness. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Start making your financial dreams a reality with Chime. Get started at http://chime.com/nhlshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
20/03/231h 19m

Fleury vs. Binnington, and a look at the playoff picture and race for Connor Bedard following Thursday's games

On a rare FRIDAY Thriday show (does that make sense?), Hailey and Sean recap their week and discuss Marc-André Fleury's desire to square up against Jordan Binnington in Wednesday's Blues-Wild game, before diving into an action-packed slate of Thursday games that had both playoff and tankathon implications. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/hockeyshow Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Visit http://betterhelp.com/NHLSHOW today to get 10% off your first month Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
17/03/231h 6m

Carson Briere video goes viral, NHL gets animated with Big City Greens broadcast, NHL Draft Lottery date set

Ian is joined by guest co-host Mark Lazerus talk about the NHL diving into a broadcast for a younger audience with this week's "Big City Greens" animated game, and maybe other ways to draw in kids to the sport. Then, the two discuss the viral video of Carson Briere, son of new Flyers GM Daniel Briere. Next, the NHL Draft Lottery date has been set, and a listener writes in a suggestion on a way to curb tanking. In "Granger Things", Jesse Granger joins the show to answer Laz's betting question and to discuss the piece he and Russo wrote about nets coming off of their moorings. Then, the QMJHL plans to ban fighting, a dive into the mailbag, and to wrap up, a look back with "This Week in Hockey History". Have a question for the show? Email theathletichockeyshow@gmail.com or leave a VM @ (845) 445-8459! Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Visit http://betterhelp.com/NHLSHOW today to get 10% off your first month Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
16/03/231h 6m

Flyers GM Daniel Briere talks about his new role, GM meetings wrap-up

Rob Pizzo and Jesse Granger discuss proposed rule changes at the GM meetings, the Bruins reaching 50 wins at a record pace, and as Chuck Fletcher was relieved of GM duties in Philadelphia, who else could be on the hot seat? Then, checking in from Florida, Russo chats with Flyers interim GM Daniel Briere about his new role and his plans for the team going forward, and Russo and Gentille give their GM meetings wrap-up. To close out the show, another round of Rapid Fire. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Visit http://betterhelp.com/NHLSHOW today to get 10% off your first month Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
15/03/231h 19m

Ron Hextall’s Pittsburgh Penguins seem playoff bound, Connor McDavid’s on the verge of NHL history, who’s going to win the Norris Trophy?, Jack Adams Winner of the Week, Multiple Choice Madness, and more

It’s Monday, so Ian and Julian are back on The Athletic Hockey Show to discuss the Calgary Flames and Ottawa Senators flipping roles from just a week ago, whether Ron Hextall deserves an apology now that his Pittsburgh Penguins seem poised to make the postseason, first round playoff matchups the Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes would rather avoid, Connor McDavid looking like he’ll become just the fifth player in NHL history to lead the league in goals, assists, and points, if the NHL needs to follow the NBA’s lead in setting a games played minimum to win seasonal awards, who should win this year’s Norris Trophy, and much more. Plus, the guys close things out answering some listener comments, handing out this week’s Jack Adams Winner of the Week award, and a round of Multiple Choice Madness.  Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Visit http://betterhelp.com/NHLSHOW today to get 10% off your first month Go to http://grammarly.com/tone to download and learn more about Grammarly Premium’s advanced tone suggestions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
13/03/231h 15m

Top prospects moved at the NHL trade deadline, Corey’s latest 2023 NHL Draft ranking, listener questions, and more

On this week’s Prospect Series episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Max and Corey discuss some of the top prospects that were moved at last week’s NHL trade deadline, Corey’s latest 2023 NHL Draft ranking, and the guys open up the mailbag and answer listener questions to close things out. Subscribe to The Athletic Hockey Show on YouTube: http://youtube.com/@theathletichockeyshow Get a 1-year subscription to The Athletic for $2 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/NHLSHOW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/03/2359m 16s

Minnesota Wild's Kirill Kaprizov to miss 3-4 weeks, Team Canada's IIHF Women's World Championship roster announced

Hailey and Sean return to discuss the Wild losing Kaprizov to injury, and the roster announcement for Canada's IIHF Women's World Championship team. Next, they comment on the recent decisions some teams have made regard