Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The Maple Leafs continue to fall down early in games and paid for it this week. The Pulp Hockey Podcast called it quits this week. We look at league wide attendance and there are some surprises at the top and bottom.
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?
Tampa Bay is first team to advance to Conference Final after defeating the Bruins. Mark Allred joins us to tell us all about it. Lou Lamoriello’s GM term ends and he’s not renewed. Tom Wilson gets his comeuppance and Brad Marchand is just gross. All the updates from Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Pete is back as we discuss how George Parros’ DOPS continues to send the wrong message to the players. TOTW is the New Jersey Devils. Pete loses it on the Habs and it seems Darren Dreger is out to get Peter Chiarelli. Dale takes us Down the Rathole to discuss NHL Ironman streaks. ScuttlePuck is proud to be sponsored by HealthIQ.
Round 2 is done and we’re on to Round 3. Ducks vs Predators and Senators vs Penguins. Mike hates how the NHL lets mediocre players neutralize the stars. What does the future hold for the Oilers? Jim Benning is looking for European skill and North American heart, leaving him open to questions about the Sedins. Should Crosby have been removed from the game against Washington? Where does Washington go from here?
With the trade deadline behind us, lots of silly stuff to talk about this week. The controversy over Josh Ho-Sang wearing Mario’s #66, Bill Peters rips Eddie Lack and Colby Armstrong and Ryan Whitney just mock Ryan Smyth for no apparent reason other than some cheap giggles.