353 Episodes Refresh
Feb 23, 2021
Episode 385: Penguins Deep DiveFebruary 23, 2021
Jesse Marshall joins the show to help deep dive the Pittsburgh Penguins and their eventful start to the season. Topics include:Surviving a bumpy first monthWhy they're fortunate to be where they areMaking sense of a strange underlying shot profileThe funk Evgeni Malkin has been inWhat's wrong with him, and how they can fix himMixing and matching in the top 6Bryan Rust...
Feb 11, 2021
Episode 384: Where it All Went WrongFebruary 11, 2021
Harman Dayal and Satiar Shah join the show to discuss where things have went wrong for the Vancouver Canucks this season, how to divvy up the blame for it, and what they need to do to fix it moving forward. Topics include:The bad optics of their offseasonDeeper rooted issues dating back yearsPaying for past mistakesIntentionally...
Jan 27, 2021
Episode 383: Blockbuster BreakdownJanuary 27, 2021
Alison Lukan and Murat Ates join the show to discuss the blockbuster trade between the Blue Jackets and Jets, how Pierre-Luc Dubois and Patrik Laine will fit with their new teams, and how they can get the most out of them moving forward. Topics include:The timeline leading up to the tradeWhat the market was actually like for DuboisWhy Jarmo...
Jan 26, 2021
Episode 382: Winning Hab-itsJanuary 26, 2021
Arpon Basu joins the show to help discuss the strong start to the season for the Montreal Canadiens, how their playing style and depth has helped them take advantage of a wide open North Division, and what we can learn from their early results. Topics include:Their hot start offensivelyHow much stock to put into early season dataThe competition in the North DivisionHow they're taking advantage...
Jan 20, 2021
Episode 381: The Thrill of KirillJanuary 20, 2021
Michael Russo joins the show to help deep dive Kirill Kaprizov's immediate impact, why the wait appears to have been worth it, and how he's helping the Minnesota Wild change the public perception of their franchise. Topics include:Why Kirill Kaprizov has captured everyone's attentionWhy the Wild desperately needed a talent like himWhat he does well, why he can succeed in the NHLWhat we can...
Jan 12, 2021
Episode 380: Narrative StreetJanuary 12, 2021
Dom Luszczyszyn and Rob PIzzola join the show to discuss what we can learn from this unique season, the complicating factors to consider when picking winners, and some of the best bets on the board. Topics include:Weird results in shortened seasonsThe importance of home ice advantage and travelBalancing human element and statistical...
Jan 12, 2021
Episode 379: Breakout Candidates in 2021January 12, 2021
Andrew Berkshire joins the show to discuss potential breakout candidates for the coming season. Topics include:What we're looking for when identifying potential breakoutsJack Hughes coming back stronger for Year 2Andrew Mangiapane in Calgary's Top 6Nick Suzuki building off bubble performanceMatt Grzelcyk taking advantage of opportunityBrady Tkachuk's underlying...
Jan 11, 2021
Episode 378: Bubble BurstJanuary 11, 2021
Samantha Pell joins the show to help deep dive the Washington Capitals. We discuss their bizarre performance the last time we saw them, how it influenced their busy offseason, and what kind of effect all of those changes will have this year. Topics include:What makes them one of the toughest teams to figure outWhy changes were necessary after the bubbleUnpacking all of their offseason...
Jan 04, 2021
Episode 377: 2021 Watchability RankingsJanuary 04, 2021
Jeff Marek joins the show for this year's version of what's become an annual preseason tradition for the show - the Watchability Rankings. We discuss what we're looking forward to watching, and rank all 31 teams based on the entertainment value we think they'll provide in the 2021 season. Topics include:How we put together our lists and tiered teamsWhat we find entertaining and worth watchingThe bad...
Dec 29, 2020
Episode 376: Rebuilding the SenatorsDecember 29, 2020
Hailey Salvian joins the show to deep dive the Ottawa Senators rebuild. We discuss the issues that have plagued them in the past, what they've been up to this offseason, and the questions that need to be answered before they really turn things around. Topics include:The fanbase's Melnyk FatigueWhether they made the most of their offseasonThe financial motives for their movesCreating...