Episode Jason Strudwick (234): Auston Matthews Signs for 5 Years and Yet Dale is Angry.


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Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas stayed in the spotlight, signing Auston Matthews to a 5 year, $11.634 AAV deal. Mitch Marner, come on down, you’re the next contestant on the Maple Leafs salary cap game! Tampa Bay releases hideous third jerseys.

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  • Banter -Dale is angry about Title Player
  • Auston Matthews signs for $11.634 for 5 years
  • Leafs are in a cap crunch and we work through their options – who will stay and who will go?
  • Compare Pheonix Copley deal to Mikko Koskinen deal
  • Milestones
  • Hot  PHI  STL Not  ANA / NJD
  • DOPS – A parking ticket to JVR
  • Rathole – Broadcasters

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Nirvana Song: All Apologies

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Episode Zdeno Chara (233): Leafs Trade for Muzzin and Dale is Happy.


Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas made a bold move trading for Jake Muzzin without giving up roster players. Dale gives his take and gushes about the state of the Leafs as they start the home stretch to the playoffs.

Leafs Jake Muzzin and Mitch Marner talk it over during the second period of Saturday night’s home win over the Penguins.  (Mark Blinch / Getty Images)

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  • Banter -Mike’s off the wagon as February nears.
  • Zdeno Chara Degrees of Separation to Stirling
  • Jake Muzzin trade to Toronto
  • Penguins trade for Nick Bjugstad from Florida
  • Oilers are bad
  • Milestones
  • Hot  NYI / CGY  Not  BUF /ANA
  • DOPS – Fines to Smith / Kucherov
  • Rathole – J.P. Bickell Award

Intro/Outro Music Artist: L7 Song: Off the Wagon

Episode Rob Ray (232): Chiarelli Fired! Mike Tells How It Really Went Down and How To Fix Edmonton. ALL STAR Weekend – Brianna Decker and Kendall Coyne Steal the Show!


Peter Chiarelli got fired this week and Mike is happy! Lots of talk about how it had to happen and Mike tells how it actually did happen. Also, Mike has a detailed proposal on how to fix the Oilers. The NHL All Star Weekend was dominated by some incredible performances by women players.

Kendall Coyne Schofield Blazes a Trail for Women’s Hockey – (Ben Margot/The Associated Press)

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  • Banter -Dale back from Panama, Mike losing weight and the Belleville Senators played some good hockey this weekend.
  • Rob Ray, Stirling native is title player
  • Chiarelli firing. Mike explains why the Oilers did it now.
  • Mike gives his detailed proposal for fixing the Oilers, including President, GM, AGM and Coach replacements
  • All Star game wrap-up. Some ideas to improve and we gush at the skill of Brianna Decker, Kendall Coyne Schofield, Rebecca Johnston, and Renata Fast. 
  • Player tracking is way cool
  • Leafs at the break
  • Milestones
  • Hot  NYI / CGY  Not  NJD / COL,ANA
  • DOPS – Johansen, Byron suspensions
  • Rathole – Keith Gretzky

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Arthur Adams Song: Don’t Let the Door Hit You

Episode Curtis Joseph (231): SPECIAL GUEST DENNIS KING! Dennis tells us how to fix the Oilers. Is Tampa Bay record-breakingly good?


Dennis King returns to the show to wax poetic about the Oilers’ ineptitude and give us some solutions. As the Tampa Bay Lightning walk away with it this year, we look at whether they are historically good. 

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  • Banter -Dale headed to Panama. The Casuals rock Wendy and Terry’s wedding reception.
  • 6 Degrees of Stirling for Curtis Joseph
  • We know Tampa Bay is really good, but how good and will they break any single season records?
  • Calgary is going nuts, much to Mike’s chagrin
  • Jay Beagle interview on 31 Thoughts is great
  • Leafs report
  • Oilers – Dennis King interview
  • Milestones
  • Hot  TBL / SJS/VGK   Not  PHI/ANA
  • Rathole – Bill Peters

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Van Halen Song: Panama

Episode Henrik Lundqvist (230): Happy New Year! Happy 1st Anniversary to Dale! Leafs are Great and the Oilers Suck…


As we start 2019 and reach the halfway point of the season, the Leafs look like world beaters and the Oilers look terrible. The All Star teams are announced. We talk the biggest stories and suprises so far this season.

Finland successfully captured gold at the world juniors with a 3-2 win over the U.S. on Saturday in Vancouver. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Right Said Fred Song: I’m Too Sexy

  • Banter -Happy New Year – Resolutions
  • Degrees of Stirling
  • Nashville trip summary
  • All Star game snubs
  • Ovi decides to skip the ASG
  • Finland winds gold at World Juniors
  • Biggest story so far
  • Biggest surprise
  • Biggest surprise for the second half
  • Leafs and Oilers reports
  • Milestones
  • Hot  PIT / VGK   Not  OTT / EDM
  • DOPeS – Backes gets 3 games
  • Rathole
Head contact.

Episode Marc Andre Fleury (229): MERRY CHRISTMAS! Leafs are rolling. Oilers are not. World Junior Championships!


As we hit the Christmas break, the Leafs are rolling along and the Oilers are struggling. World Junior Champs are coming up. We look at our pre-season predictions and see how we’re doing.

Beautiful, but is it a slap in the face?

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  • Banter -Tibb’s Eve. Ready for Christmas.
  • Degrees of Stirling for Marc Andre Fleury
  • Shoutouts to Hoard family and Anthony Griffin’s 50th
  • Meet us in Nashville!
  • Hurricanes wear Whalers sweaters – is that okay?
  • Pre-season predictions at Christmas – a few surprises
  • Leafs are amazing and Marner is boosting his salary expectations each game
  • Oilers struggling
  • We give our Christmas wishes for our teams
  • Patrik Berglund – what’s the deal?
  • Milestones
  • Hot/Not – TBL / WPG are hot. CAR / AZ are not.
  • DOPeS – Khaira and Karlsson suspended.
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Pogues with Kristy MacColl Song: Fairytale of New York

Episode Claude Giroux (228): Tim Peel Scores! Oilers are Hot and Edmonton is in Love with Hitchcock but Not Andrew Ference.


Ference shows his respect for his Oilers teammates.

Referee Tim Peel scores a goal. The Oilers continue to be hot under Ken Hitchcock and Mike’s a bit hot after Andrew Ference threw some his Oilers teammates under the bus. Lots of players on pace for over 100 points. Offer sheets – will this be the year?

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  • Banter -no hangovers this week
  • Feedback – shoutout to Travis Flynn
  • HoBo trip location announced.
  • In the obscure rules department, the Blues get a goal called back after it goes in off of Tim Peel, and Tarasenko gets a penalty for using Parayko’s stick
  • Oilers are rolling along and apparently that makes Chiarelli a genius
  • Leafs continue to do well when Mike watches.
  • Andrew Ference blames the Oilers’ partying for his and Eakins’ lack of success
  • Look at all the players on pace for 100 points!
  • Milestones
  • Hot/Not
  • DOPeS
  • Rathole

Intro/Outro Music Artist: The Tragically Hip Song: It Can’t Be Nashville Every Night

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