Episode Sidney Crosby (87):Pete’s got bronchitis. Ain’t nobody got time for that! NHL All Star game. Wideman’s bizarre hit on linesman.

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Episode Summary:

  • Pete and I talk about missing a week due to travel and bronchitis
  • Alex Ovechkin and Jonathan Toews take a pass (and a suspension) on the NHL All Star Game and we discuss what this means
  • Some potential crazy ideas to replace the All Star Game
  • Is the NHL season too long?
  • Wrap up the John Scott story
  • Dennis Wideman decks the linesman – how many games will he get?
  • Should the Montreal Canadiens tank or make a run for the playoffs
  • Connor McDavid is expected to return this week.
  • Question Period question for this week – If you could play for any team in the league, who would it be and why?
  • Our top 3 contenders in each conference for Stanley Cup finals


Intro/Outro Artist: Pictures of the Floating World Song: A Thousand Stars


John Scott’s Column at Player’s Tribune: A Guy Like Me

John Scott Skills Highlights

Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!

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Episode Nikita Kucherov (86): John Scott Gets Screwed! Unsung Heroes – our choices for most underrated players

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Episode Summary:

  • Beautiful snowy day in Ontario
  • Stirling Blues lose game 1 to Prince Edward County
  • Pete goes car shopping
  • Pete’s Habs get involved in the John Scott controversy and he is not happy about it – may want to cover the kids’ ears for this rant  #freejohnscott
  • We both think the NHL’s actions towards John Scott were shameful
  • Saturday’s action in the NHL was outstanding with some amazing plays and great games
  • Question Period: Who are the game’s unsung heroes or most underrated players?
  • Things we are looking forward to for the balance of the season – Patrick Kane’s scoring race, Stamkos, trade deadline, Stamkos contract
  • Shoutout to AndreasBudd from Sweden


Pacioretty Goal 

Talbot Save

Zibanejad Goal


Intro/Outro Music Artist: Jahzzar Song: The Last Ones

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ScuttlePuck Question Period

At the halfway point, who is your team’s, or the NHL’s unsung hero (most underrated player)? 

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Episode Petr Klima (85): Trades! Trades! Trades! Yaaaay!!!! Seth Jones for Ryan Johansen headlines a week with trades.

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Intro/Outro Music Artist: Captive Portal Song: Oak Bloke

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Question Period. 

This week we’re changing Question Period. We ask you the question and will discuss the answers on the podcast. This week’s question:

Who won the Seth Jones for Ryan Johansen trade and why?

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ScuttlePuck Poll: Is John Scott, the All Star, a good thing?

There has been a lot of talk about the fact that John Scott was selected to play at the NHL All Star Game in Nashville.  Whether it’s Jeremy Roenick saying that it’s a joke perpetrated by people who aren’t real hockey fans or Greg Wyshynski who loves it and believes it’s an entry point for new fans, everyone seems to have an opinion.  What’s yours?

Episode Mikhail Grabovski (84): Winter Classic. Canada out at World Junior. NHL at Halfway Point.

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