Mike and Dale are ecstatic about the play of the Belleville Senators. Jesse Puljujarvi a healthy scratch. Is this the beginning of the end of his career as an Oiler? Bakersfield Condors win 15 straight. Is this a sign of good things ahead for Oilers?
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.
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.
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?
In the least surprising announcement in a while, the NHL announces Seattle as the next expansion location. The Department of Player Safety are back to their old nonsensical ways as Wilson and Reaves face no supplemental discipline, but they drop the hammer on Mark Giordano. With the Athletic looking at the future of the game, we chime in with our own ideas.
We welcome Howard Shapiro back to the show to tell us about his latest book, Kate’s Really Good At Hockey and talk some Pittsburgh hockey. Todd McLellan gets fired as predicted and Mike is happy to see Hitchcock in. What the hell is going on with the Buffalo Sabres?
Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 joins us to preview the Pacific Division, particularly the Edmonton Oilers. Erik Karlsson goes to the San Jose Sharks. Max Pacioretty is now a Golden Knight. Steve Yzerman resigns as GM of the Lightning.