Tampa Bay Lightning with one of the best records in history in the regular season lose in 4 straight. Calgary Flames out in 5. In the 4 remaining series, the lower seed is in the lead. PLUS The Prodigal Son returns as Steve Yzerman comes back to Detroit.
Wow. We’re 3 games into the first round and everything is happening already! Kadri is gonna get suspended! Who’s at fault? Blue Jackets destroying the Lightning. Who saw that coming? Islanders have Penguins on the brink!
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.
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.
Ted Lindsay passed away this week. The GMs got together last week and had typically minor tweaks to discuss, while Bob Nicholson got all sorts of help on how to fix the Oilers. Inspired by an email, we discuss the role of agitators and enforcers.