Columbus is serious...for now. Giroux is a special teams freak. Should Max Domi be fighting, is Torts coach of the year, do Collin and Andy sound like they're out of breath? All that and so much more...
This week the boys talk about All Star vote leaders. Hall and Johnny Hockey are back. Columbus is rolling. Minnesota would be an after thought if not for Devan Dubnyk. Andy's iPad dies and Collin tries to think of puns.
The Habs are the best right now. Predators continue to get back in it. Is Florida in the wrong for literally sending their coach to the curb. Is a Fleury trade close? Is the pressure of the intro finally getting to Collin? We have the answers and so much more.
Andy and Collin talk Stamkos injury and how it will effect the Lightning. Columbus is buying in to Tort's system and it's paying off. Top 5 rookies as of right now. Collin might have a concussion and die in his sleep tonight.
The Preds are barely keeping their heads above water. Laine and Schiefle are leading the league in goals. Dallas needs a goalie. Could Fleury be their guy? Is Murray as good as he looks? Andy and Collin had a great time recording this.
The boys switch seats. Collin runs Andy's computer. Andy relaxes in an armchair. Crosby is a creationist. Is the King still the King? Andy will defend him till the day he dies. Nashville is in a must win mode and it's only week 5. Max Domi is the schoolyard hero, and the boys pay tribute to one of their favorites retiring from the game.
Collin used a typewriter to record this episode. It's a quick one but we talk the disappointment of the Predators, Capitals and Stars. As well as the surprise of the Red Wings, Rangers and Edmonton. Collin tried his best. But it was not good enough. Andy will be in Montreal all weekend at The Comedy Works on Bishop. One show Thursday, two Friday and Saturday. Come on out.
Andy isn't buying into Vancouver or remembering peoples names. Jagr is a legend in many ways. Collin's Blackhawks look shaky. Andy's cat lady interrupts the show. New Olli You're A Jokinen. Toronto can't hold a lead. Predators are all puking but
Are the Kings in lots of trouble? Can Ottawa keep winning? Why is fighting way up? Edmonton turning it around or more of the same? Can Collin justify doing another podcast via phone due to the quality of this past one? All those answers and more.
Who will make the playoffs? Who has no shot? Who is on the line? First episode back is filled with predictions. Collin thinks the Blackhawks are going to finish higher than the Stars. Andy thinks Collin sleeps next to a carbon monoxide leak. TUNE IN. SEASON starts TONIGHT.
World Cup, NHL 17 player ratings, Tort's and the Anthem. What do you want from us? It's basically still summer.
The boys talk about the draft and try to get the names right. Who are the big free agents? Who will the next hall of fame class be? Why is Collin so soft? Answers to all these questions and more.
Penguins are up 3-1 can the Sharks win 3 in a row? Sharks haven't been able to keep up. If Series holds what will each team do in offseason. Who is the Conn Smythe? Where is Logan Couture? Can Joe Thorntons legs take this? Is Crosby a cheater? Listen in for some hard breathing hockey talk.
Collin and Andy recap the Conference finals. Final thoughts on Tampa Bay and St. Louis. Looking forward to Pens vs Sharks, speed and skill vs strength and skill.
The best team is out of the playoffs as the Penguins dropped the Capitals. The Sharks and Predators have yet to play game 7 at the time of this recording. The Blues blast the Stars in game 7. Who is the best team remaining? The Blues or The Penguins? Tampa took out the Islanders can their speed compete with the Penguins? Sorry we recorded this before the western conference finals but Andy is pretending he has a career.
The Second round is about half way done. The Caps don't look bad but their situation is. The Penguins just keep getting the bounces even though they aren't always carrying the play. Tampa and NYI series is taking forever even thought it began a day before everyone else. Tampa's forward depth is showing. Collin has a hard time saying words. In the west The Sharks and Predators are getting no love, but could they upset winner of Dallas vs STL??
Andy went 5-3 in his first round predictions. Collin went 3-5... But anyhow they take another crack at it. Crosby vs Ovie? Most exciting players in the league, John Tavares best player right now? Can Ovie, St. Louis or San Jose finally break through and win it all? It was late. We did our best. Listen.
Suspend or not to suspend? The league came down on a few players and let others go. Is Shaw a clown or what? Philly, LA, Chi, Det, Minn are all on life support. Penguins vs Rangers is still anybody's series. San Jose and St. Louis look incredible. Capitals are outscoring the Flyers at a rate that will be hard to turn around. Tampa is just fine with injuries. And much, much more.
Playoff preview. Andy flip flops while Collin sometimes wears flip flops. Does anyone think Tampa can win? What about Philly? Anyone gunna pick the Wild? Didn't think so. Jonathan Druin is on the first line right now. Tons of injuries to goalies and other star players. Who will play for the Penguins? The Islanders are hurting the most but did they get a more favorable matchup vs the Panthers?
The guys give their picks for yearly awards. Should the NHL have an offensive defenseman award? Who makes the playoffs Philly or Detroit? Colorado is almost officially done. Collin brags about working with a celebrity. The stars of the week via NHL.COM. Insightful and but not intelligent hockey conversation.
Philly and Colorado will just not go away. What players are you must excited to see play next season. Should McDavid still win the Calder even though he missed so many games? Is Kane still the MVP frontrunner? Can Dallas sustain without one of the two superstars? Are the Capitals set up for disaster or a Stanley Cup?
Colorado and Philly are still hanging on but barely. Collin made sure Andy was as distracted as possible. Are the Penguins better without one of their two big stars? Injuries to key players down the stretch. Can the Red Wings score enough goals? Some cities should be excited about next year. Others probably want to fast forward or rewind 10 years. GM meetings will cover a lot of stuff that they already cover every year. That and much, much more.
The 16 playoff teams seem to be set (sorry Colorado and Philly). Collin and Andy predict the Stanley Cup Finals. Best and worst trade of the deadline? Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf got different receptions in Toronto this year. Collin is the only hockey fan that still cares about Jonathan Druin... Andy much, much more.