More controversy surrounding the Spittin’ Chiclets podcast as Jeremy Roenick is suspended for, well, being Jeremy Roenick. The Leafs look good under new coach Sheldon Keefe, while the Oilers look terrible and Ken Holland seems fine with that.
The Taylor Hall saga ended this week with him going to Arizona in a multi-player deal. Will this put the Coyotes on top? Marc Crawford released a statement addressing past incidents. The Leafs continue their resurgence while the Oilers muddle along.
After the Jim Montgomery firing, we are left to wonder, “What happened?” What is a “material act of unprofessionalism”? The Leafs handed the Oilers their 4th straight loss and Mike explains that this is a “problem” for them.
With more stories coming out about Mike Babcock and with Marc Crawford suspended, we discuss where is the line for coaches? A code of conduct for coaches is in the works. The Oilers are battling through injury to stay atop the Pacific and the Leafs are treading water under Sheldon Keefe.
After a week of turmoil, Bill Peters resigned as coach of Calgary Flames after Akim Aliu accused him of using racial slurs when he coached him in Rockford. The Leafs are 3-1 under Sheldon Keefe and seem to be enjoying hockey again.
In another HUGE news week in the NHL, Mike Babcock gets fired by the Maple Leafs. Was it deserved? Will Sheldon Keefe solve the puzzle? Author Kirk McKnight joins us to tell us about his latest book, Batting Clean, and discuss the Golden Knights.
After refusing to walk back comments on the latest Coach’s Corner, Don Cherry gets fired by Sportsnet. We debate the issue, why Don decided this was the hill to die on and why Sportsnet decided this was a line crossed too far. Also, will Mike Babcock get fired this week?