Hard to believe at just 27 years old, Nathan MacKinnon is beginning his 10th NHL season. The superstar forward talked reaching the pinnacle as a leader on the Stanley Cup Champion, Colorado Avalanche. MacKinnon reflected on the highs and lows of the cup run, the rowdy celebrations, and the salary cap reality of losing key pieces in the off-season. He also acknowledged his growth as a player, how he’s saving a lot of money on broken hockey sticks since seeing a sports psychologist, trying to keep up with fellow Coal Harbour buddy, Sidney Crosby, and making sure to ‘enjoy the moment’ in his career. You don’t want to miss this candid interview with one of the league’s best!
Headlines picks up with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Head Coach Sheldon Keefe ‘walking back’ comments on his superstars play. Ray talks what being ‘called out’ in the NHL looks like, and the need for criticism to help you get better. The guys discuss Nick Robertson’s big season debut; clinching a big win for the Leafs over the Dallas Stars. Plus, Arber Xhekaj’s ‘scrappy’ journey to the Montreal Canadiens’ blueline, coaching change speculation picking up EARLY in the season, and the impressive roster building of the Buffalo Sabres.
Kris Abbott fired shots at the Vancouver Canucks and their perpetual squandering of 2-goal leads. He talked favourable odds in hitting the ‘over’ in the NHL and what factors are playing a role. Ray picked the NFL game of the week… which will now feature Christian McCaffery! Dregs is taking the Niners at home, and Kris discusses why betting against the mainstream can yield great results.
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