Lowetide, aka Al Mitchell of TSN 1260 helps us review the NHL Draft from the weekend as the Oilers do as was predicted and pick Phillip Broberg at 8th overall. Al is big on the Leafs first pick and thinks the Hurricanes stole the show. There were lots of other surprises and we review them all. Oh yeah, and PK Subban gets traded to New Jersey.
The St. Louis Blues win the Stanley Cup in a game 7 thriller and there are lots of great stories to be told. There is no downtime though as the 2019 Draft goes next Friday in Vancouver. The Capitals send Matt Niskanen to Philadelphia for Radko Gudas. Is this the start of a flurry of trades?
Alexander Ovechkin gets his 50th goal for the 8th time, only the third player to do so. The Leafs are stumbling into the playoffs and we discuss if this is a problem. There are only a couple of teams left to fight for the playoffs and we say who will make it.
Bob Nicholson blames Tobias Rieder for the Oilers lack of success this year. What does this tell us about the Oilers’ management’s line of thinking? Elliotte Friedman chooses Toronto to troll this week by speculating on issues between Mike Babcock and Kyle Dubas.
Peter Chiarelli got fired this week and Mike is happy! Lots of talk about how it had to happen and Mike tells how it actually did happen. Also, Mike has a detailed proposal on how to fix the Oilers. The NHL All Star Weekend was dominated by some incredible performances by women players.
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.