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The Stars Can Make History & The Senators Ownership Situation
The hockey calendar is slowing down, the but Western Conference Final is just heating up. The Dallas Stars have pushed the Golden Knights to game six and tonight, they have a chance to make history by bringing this series to a seventh game. Frank and Jason talked about that and the history being made in the NBA to start today’s podcast.While all of this is going down, the Florida Panthers are just sitting at home. Is all of this rest going to hurt them? Frank worries about Sergei Bobrovsky, who was as hot as he’s ever been. Could all of this time off throw him off his game?They took a break from talking NHL for a bit and talked about some of the other hockey going on around the world. The IIHF World Championships delivered some stunning results including Latvia defeating USA to win bronze and Germany making it all the way to the finals before ultimately losing to Canada.Tyler then hopped in for a new edition of Buy or Sell where he asked the guys about some big decisions 0:55 - Stars coming back7:40 - Panther’s chances10:40 - World Championships22:00 - Buy or Sell40:00 - Coaching vacancies Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Breaking Down The Top 50 Free Agents
We are potentially less than 24 hours from officially knowing what this year’s Stanley Cup Finals matchup will be. The Florida Panthers finished off their sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in dramatic fashion last night and now tonight, the Vegas Golden Knights have a chance to do the same in their series against the Dallas Stars.Jason and Frank talked about each of those series and debated who’s going to be this year's playoff MVP to start today’s show. They also talked about what’s next for the Hurricanes after their season came to an end. Do they need to make sweeping changes?From there, they dug into Frank’s Top 50 Free Agents list. Even though there might not be any elite skill in this year’s class, there are still plenty of intriguing names on the market this summer. Gregor says as always, it’s buyer beware at this time of year and he says there are more mistakes than home runs in free agency.Tyler hopped in for Fill in the Blank where he asked the guys about Jamie Benn’s cross-check and which non-playoff teams could be the most active this summer.They wrapped up the show by having a good laugh about the fake Frank Seravalli account that tricked a lot of hockey fans with a wild Tage Thompson rumour this week.2:00 - Panthers sweep Hurricanes15:40 - Hill powers Golden Knights19:40 - Free Agent talk36:02 - Fill in the Blank Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The Latest on Job Openings Around The League
Frank and Jason are back with a holiday Monday edition of the podcast, at least if you’re in Canada. If you’re in the United States, like Frank, it’s just a normal Monday version of the show.To start the show, they dug into the weekend results from each of the two Conference Finals. The Carolina Hurricanes can’t seem to solve Sergei Bobrovsky and as a result, are down 2-0 to the Florida Panthers after starting the series on home ice. Can the Canes find their offense or are the Panthers going to coast through this series?The Stars had a great chance to even up their series vs the Golden Knights but some late-game gaffes cost them and now they’re down 2-0 heading back home. Can they turn it around and save their season?They then turned to some off-season topics and started with the big moves in Toronto. Jason and Frank both had some passionate thoughts about the way Kyle Dubas exited his job and the stunning manner in which the Leafs moved on from him as General Manager. They also hit on the expected hiring of Craig Conroy as GM in Calgary and what he’ll need to do this summer with the Flames roster.Frank also had some info on some other openings around the league and the ownership situation in Ottawa.Tyler also had some fresh Buy or Sell questions before the end of the pod.1:00 - Conference Finals Recaps11:45 - Leafs move on from Dubas19:40 - Penguins GM opening & Sens ownership25:50 - Buy or Sell40:42 - Conroy to be Flames GM44:35 - Blue Jackets HC job Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
It's time for the Coyotes to leave Arizona
The Conference Finals are finally getting underway after a few days off. Jason and Frank eventually got to previewing the two series that will decide who ultimately battles for The Stanley Cup but first, they had to dive into the story that has been dominating the hockey world for the past 72 hours: the Arizona Coyotes arena drama.The league says they’re going back to The Mullett Arena for the 2023-24 season, but why? Frank says it’s not a long-term fix and the league needs to move on and Jason agreed. He also gave his thoughts on some of the rumoured landing spots should the Coyotes finally leave the desert.Frank also had some new info on General Manager openings in Calgary and Pittsburgh. He thinks they could have their new hires in place by this time next week. Jason thinks the Flame's next GM is already in their front office and explained why Craig Conroy would be a great choice to be their next GM.Tyler Yaremchuk joined the show to talk with the guys about the upcoming Conference Finals. He got the guys to fill in the rest of the bracket and also asked them about who’s the front-runner to win the Conn Smyth trophy.1:10 - Coyotes arena drama16:00 - Latest on open GM jobs25:35 - Open Head Coaching jobs32:20 - Fill in the Blank43:40 - Canes vs Panthers preview Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
What changes are coming in Edmonton & Toronto?
The Stanley Cup will stay south of the border for another season. Both the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs over the weekend and now, changes could be coming in both of those markets.Frank started the pod off by talking about a move that could be happening in Edmonton at the managerial level. Gregor took a look at what went wrong for the Oilers in their series against the Golden Knights. Was it a problem of depth? Were their big guns not good enough? The two debated that.In Toronto, it seems like there could be even bigger changes. General Manager Kyle Dubas and Head Coach Sheldon Keefe are on the hot seat and we could know within 48 hours whether or not they’ll be back. The guys also talked about the roster that the Leafs have and who could be moved this summer.There are also GM openings in Calgary and Pittsburgh. Frank gave an update on those two situations and talked about the move that the Philadelphia Flyers made last week.Tyler also jumped in with Fill in the Blank brought to you by Betano. He asked the guys about some other organizations that could make GM changes and some players who will be unrestricted free agents in July. To wrap up the show, Frank and Jason talked about the future of the Arizona Coyotes with their arena vote looming.0:40 - Oilers eliminated16:45 - Changes in Toronto?29:15 - Flames & Penguins GM searches32:20 - Flyers changes up top34:05 - Fill in the Blank45:10 - Coyotes arena vote50:05 - Kraken vs Stars53:55 - Senators ownership Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.