Episode Steve Larmer (128): Vegas Golden Knights. Stats vs Intangibles. Is it a real debate? How are the Blue Jackets Winning?


Episode Summary:

  • November is almost done – who is in the playoffs?
  • Montreal and Edmonton updates

  • Matt Carle retires
  • Vegas announces their team, the Golden Knights
  • Kris Letang suspended
  • Oilers looking to break Coyotes’ 20-0-4 run against them
  • Stats vs Intangibles
  • How does Columbus keep winning?
  • PDO’s Picks
  • Shout out to Steve from Vancouver for email
  • Grey Cup today

Intro/Outro Music Artist: State Champion Song: There is a Highlight Reel!

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Episode PK Subban (76): SPECIAL GUEST Rob Vollman, author of the Hockey Abstract and writer for ESPN.


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Episode Summary:

  • We introduce Rob Vollman, author of the Hockey Abstract
  • Rob talks coaching evaluations and we discuss why Joel Quenneville has never won the Jack Adams
  • Pete asks about Bill James and his influence on Rob
  • Rob explains why goalies are voodoo
  • Did Hockey Canada use player usage charts to pick the Olympic team?
  • Mike describes the feeling of seeing Connor McDavid live and then seeing him crash into the boards and break his collar bone.

Intro/Outro Music Artist: Rya  Song: Another Time

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