Pete DeBoer had to be careful not to drop any hints from the Dallas Stars war-room as he answered Q’s from our very own NHL insider. DeBoer was candid about being ‘pissed off’ at his firing in Vegas, the locker-room leadership from Pavelski & Benn, and a young Wyatt Johnston playing beyond his years. Plus, being called out by Bryan McCabe in Florida, and learning from legends of the game as a coach with Hockey Canada.
In Headlines, Ray sounds-off on NHL Player Safety for not providing supplemental discipline on a hit from Jeff Carter that sidelined Avs superstar Cale Makar. The guys take a look at the West, and a Pacific Division race that could see the Calgary Flames miss the playoffs. Meanwhile, Zach Hyman continues a career-year for an Edmonton Oilers team that could be poised to contend. John Carlson’s injury gives Ray pause on a Washington Capitals playoff run in the East, while Florida continues to surge, and the Sabres stay in the mix.
While recording the podcast, news of a blockbuster trade broke, Vladimir Tarasenko joins the New York Rangers! The guys discuss the trade, and what Tarasenko will bring to a talented Rangers squad.
Kris Abbott joins the podcast and runs the gamut on Super Bowl bets from Betano.ca. SIX wagers each gives everyone a chance to win the pod’s NFL picks competition, despite Ray holding a comfortable lead. Outright SBLVII winner, Travis Kielce to score a TD, and the coin-toss are amongst bets placed.
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