Al Mitchell from TSN 1260 is back to the show and goes into detail about how the Connor McDavid injury from last summer has changed the relationship between the Oilers and the media that covers them. The Department of Player Safety is taking some heat after Evander Kane speaks out.
Dale is back from the sunny South and Mike is back from a whirlwind work tour that took him to Jets and Oilers games. The trade deadline is approaching and we look at who is likely to be moved. And in the Team of the Week feature, we ask, “Are the Canucks for real?”
The NHL All Star game went this weekend and the game itself continues to disappoint. There were some good moments though, including the Canadian and US women’s 3 on 3 game and some old Blues showing up for the skills competition.
The Battle of Alberta is back in full swing as Zack Kassian gets suspended and is glad “big boy” hockey is back! The Vegas Golden Knights fire Gerrard Gallant in a strange move. And the Atlantic and Pacific divisional battles are impossibly tight.
Connor McDavid put on a show in Toronto this week as the Oilers put 3 wins together. Peter Laviolette got fired and John Hynes hired. The Lightning have woken up. Also, we passed the mid-point of the season last week so we decided to review our predictions and make our mid-season picks for awards.
As we roll into 2020, the Toronto Maple Leafs are the hottest team in the NHL. Brent Seabrook is out for at least a year and a half. After their worst loss in tournament history vs Russia in the preliminaries, Canada has a chance for revenge in the gold medal game. And the Oilers are warming up…maybe…kinda.