Mike is back from rafting in Idaho and Ken Holland pulls a rabbit out of his hat in trading Milan Lucic for James Neal. As part of our summer series, beyond the news, we explore some interesting ideas. What cities would you waive an NMC to play in? What sport has the biggest gap in skill between pros and average people?
The opening of free agency is truly a frenzy this year with offer sheets, trades and significant signings. Pete joins us to help us dissect the moves and reminisce as we celebrate 5 years of ScuttlePuck. You can get ScuttlePuck swag at our new store here.
Lowetide, aka Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 helps us review the NHL Draft from the weekend as the Oilers do as was predicted and pick Phillip Broberg at 8th overall. Al is big on the Leafs first pick and thinks the Hurricanes stole the show. There were lots of other surprises and we review them all. Oh yeah, and PK Subban gets traded to New Jersey.
The St. Louis Blues win the Stanley Cup in a game 7 thriller and there are lots of great stories to be told. There is no downtime though as the 2019 Draft goes next Friday in Vancouver. The Capitals send Matt Niskanen to Philadelphia for Radko Gudas. Is this the start of a flurry of trades?
The St.Louis Blues bounced back with two straight wins and are on the verge of winning their first Stanley Cup. Will they close the deal? If so, who will be Conn Smythe winner? Only two weeks to the draft and there is lots of trade speculation going on. The refs botched another one – is there a solution?
Mike gets back from a week offline and Dale is recovered from his 50th Birthday party. Happy Birthday Dale! The Blues and Bruins meet in the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970. Ken Holland begins cleaning house in Edmonton.