Hosts Linda Cohn and Emily Kaplan bring their hockey expertise and passion for the sport, discussing the latest news around the league as well as interviewing the biggest names both on and off the ice. Longtime SportsCenter anchor Linda Cohn was the goalie on her high school boy's team and has kept that love of hockey throughout her life. She is a host of "In the Crease" on ESPN+ as well. Emily Kaplan joined ESPN in 2017 covering the NHL and is known for her in-depth stories on athletes.
Facing Adversity... & Booing Crowds
Welcome back to another episode of In the Crease! In today's episode, Linda and Emily give their insights and opinions on how the season has started. With that being said, they address fans booing, players getting injured, and schedules getting tougher. After that, it's story time; Linda gives her favorite hockey moment and the ladies give you plenty of reasons to tune into this weekend's games (especially the Kraken home opener where they are both going to be in Seattle)!
Breaking News & Betting Hockey
Welcome back to another episode of In The Crease! Linda and Emily start off with a bit of breaking news surrounding Evander Kane. Then, Linda recaps her first time reporting from between the benches. Later on, they're joined by ESPN's Senior NHL Writer, Greg Wyshynski who talks about betting on hockey and why it's so difficult.
The First Game Hype Is Real
Welcome back to In The Crease! Linda and Emily dive into their experiences on opening night, what they're most looking forward to as teams play their first games, and Emily even teaches us a new language...
The NHL Season Is Here!
Welcome back to another episode of In The Crease! Linda and Emily are joined by ESPN's Kevin Weekes to preview opening night and give fans everything they need to know heading into this season.
It's Okay To NOT Be Okay
Welcome back to In The Crease! Linda Cohn and Emily Kaplan start today's episode with the latest news surrounding mental health with NHL goalie Carey Price taking a leave of absence from the Montreal Canadiens. After that, former NHL goalie Corey Hirsch joins the show to share an important message to players and coaches around the league dealing with mental health issues. Later on, Emily and Linda give an update on Robin Lehner and Jack Eichel, take a deep dive into the Metro Division, and more!
Twitter Rants & Frustrated Players
Welcome back to In the Crease! Linda and Emily start off this episode with some of the latest news around the league including: Robin Lehner's tweets and Jack Eichel's situation. After that they dive into the Atlantic division with their thoughts on who will emerge as division leaders and who will struggle to make it through the regular season.