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.
Brenton and Mike from the It’s A Hockey Night Podcast join Dale and Mike to preview the Metro Division and hilarity ensues. We also give very reasoned opinions on the Max Domi suspension and Dale clarifies some incorrect assumptions about water buffaloes in Stirling.
The Vegas Golden Knights were the first team to get through to the 2nd round. Following them were the Sharks, the Lightning and Jets and we go through all of them. As ever, the DOPeS were busy and the refereeing has been terrible. Episode sponsored by MyBookie.ag
We welcome Anya Battaglino back onto the show to discuss the Team USA gold medal and give us an update on the NWHL. Mike had some unique seats at a Leafs-Islanders game this week and Pete’s back to give us the low-down on the Habs as they are featured in this week’s Team of the Week.
Pittsburgh Penguins go up 3-2 on the Nashville Predators after a dominant Game 5 performance by Sidney Crosby. Crosby and Subban don’t like each other. We give our Game 6 predictions. Also, Brian Burke is in the news as he doesn’t seem to think Calgary city council appreciates the Flames.
Nashville Predators vs Pittsburgh Penguins– The Predators take game 4 to tie the series, but the Penguins bounce back and take game 5 with a dominant 6-0 rout. Crosby was on a mission in Game 6. Lots of nastiness with fights, and a match penalty on a cross check by Sissons.
Brian Burke calls out the city of Calgary at a local luncheon and we question whether this was the best strategy. Will it kill any deal they had been working on?