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Opening night thoughts, Penguins and Capitals past and present, and betting trends to watch
Ian Mendes and Sean McIndoe share a memory of their college ball hockey glory days before jumping into some thoughts on the opening night of the NHL season, including the entertaining Maple Leafs- Canadiens game, is it possible to overreact to the Penguins loss, and how division realignment can affect old playoff rivalries. Then, Golden Knights beat writer Jesse Granger joins the show to discuss betting trends to watch, including tracking the seven teams that missed the playoffs, Cup favorites, and more. Finally, Ian and Sean wrap up with answering some listener questions, and hit you with some "This Week in Hockey History" knowledge. Have a question? Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail: (845) 445-8459
|Jan 14, 2021|
Bill Daly on the NHL 20/21 season, COVID-19 and Division Realignment
On the Two Man Advantage edition of The Athletic Hockey Show, Scott Burnside and Pierre Lebrun welcome NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly, ahead of the NHL's puck drop on the beginning of the 20/21 season. Plus Scott and Pierre discuss Keith Yandle's ironman streak coming to an end, Evander Kane's financial woes, five coaches who are entering the final year of their contracts, and Scott and Pierre preview the NHL's four divisions and provide their Stanley Cup picks.
|Jan 13, 2021|
NHL opening night is upon us, player rankings with Dom Luszczyszyn, Multiple Choice Madness, and more
On the debut episode of The Athletic Hockey Show, Ian Mendes and Hailey Salvian kicks things off discussing opening night’s five game slate, how concerned fans should be about COVID-19’s potential impact on the season, Mathew Barzal’s three-year deal with the Islanders, Corey Crawford’s abrupt retirement from the NHL, which teams are the safest bets to win their respective divisions, corporate sponsors for each division, and more. Then, The Athletic’s Dom Luszczyszyn joins the show to break down his 2021 player rankings, including how this incredibly unusual offseason impacted his projections, the insights he got from NHL GMs, executives, coaches, and analysts, the song search game hidden within his team previews, fantasy hockey team names, and more. And, to close things out, Ian and Hailey work through a round of five Multiple Choice Madness questions. You can get an annual subscription to The Athletic for just $3.99 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/hockeyshow
|Jan 11, 2021|
The Athletic Hockey Show - Trailer
The Athletic's flagship hockey podcast features hosts Ian Mendes, Pierre LeBrun, Scott Burnside, Sean McIndoe, and Hailey Salvian, as well as The Athletic's great NHL writers, delivering previews of the week's best matchups, interviews with league insiders, analytics, fantasy advice, prospect updates, betting picks, and much more, every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
|Dec 23, 2020|