420 episodes

A hockey podcast hosted by Dimitri Filipovic that has been regressing to the mean since 2015.

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A hockey podcast hosted by Dimitri Filipovic that has been regressing to the mean since 2015.

    Episode 451: Watch the Games

    Episode 451: Watch the Games

    Cam Charron joins the show to discuss a variety of random offseason topics. Things we cover in this episode:

    How we watch games these days

    What we're specifically looking for

    Tracking games and what we're trying to quantify

    How our preferences have changed over the years

    Being willing to learn from new information

    The value in acknowledging what you don't know

    Optimizing offence and hunting for specific shots

    Goalies playing the puck, expected goals, and a lot more

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 450: Breaking Down the Blockbuster

    Episode 450: Breaking Down the Blockbuster

    Thomas Drance joins the show to discuss Matthew Tkachuk going to the Panthers, Jonathan Huberdeau and Mackenzie Weegar going to the Flames, and what's next for both teams following their blockbuster trade. Topics include:

    Why Matthew Tkachuk is such a unique player

    What our expectations should be for his future scoring

    How he'll provide the Panthers with a different offensive element

    The age bracket of Florida's new core

    Why they were comfortable trading Huberdeau and Weegar

    Whether they have any cards left to play

    The amount of leverage Calgary had in negotiations

    What Darryl Sutter can get out of Huberdeau defensively

    The reason Weegar is polarizing and how much of it is fair

    How Calgary's playing style is a great fit for both

    The Flames loaded defense and potential combinations

    What they can do next to add to their team

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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 449: The Goaltending Excellence Department

    Episode 449: The Goaltending Excellence Department

    Kevin Woodley joins the show to talk about goalies, the moves made at the position this offseason, and the details that go into finding the right fit. Topics include:

    Impact of environment on goalie performance

    Scouting to exploit opponent's tendencies

    Matchmaking goalie's strengths with team dynamics

    Level of planning that goes into shot and save selection

    Why measuring time and space is the next frontier

    What to make of John Gibson's numbers

    New Jersey's inability to buy a save lately

    Matt Murray, Jack Campbell, and the musical chairs

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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Episode 448: The First Wave of Free Agency

    Episode 448: The First Wave of Free Agency

    Dom Luszczyszyn and Jack Fraser join the show to discuss all of the big moves that happened on the first day of free agency. Topics include:

    A live reaction to Johnny Gaudreau signing with CBJ

    The Hurricanes adding Brent Burns and Max Pacioretty

    How the league still values big defensemen

    The approach by young teams like the Red Wings and Ducks

    The Lightning and Avalanche taking care of business

    All of Ottawa's Ws so far this offseason

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 447: Something Spicy

    Episode 447: Something Spicy

    Shayna Goldman joins the show to discuss the Alex DeBrincat trade, the Filip Forsberg extension, and other notable news items from draft weekend. Topics include:

    How the Senators can use DeBrincat

    Why this was the right type of risk for them to take

    The return the Blackhawks were able to get

    The importance of maximizing value during rebuilds

    The Forsberg extension and free agent market

    Oilers shedding salary and how they'll use the cap space

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    • 53 min
    Episode 446: Mock Draft 2022, Part 2

    Episode 446: Mock Draft 2022, Part 2

    Cam Robinson and Chris Peters join the show to do a mock draft of this year's 16 lottery picks. In Part 2 of the show, topics discussed include:

    1:00 - Denton Mateychuk

    6:00 - Cutter Gauthier

    10:00 - Frank Nazar

    16:00 - Marco Kasper

    19:30 - Pavel Mintyukov

    22:00 - Liam Ohgren

    24:30 - Matthew Savoie

    29:30 - Joakim Kemell

    34:00 - Jonathan Lekkerimaki

    37:30 - Owen Pickering

    40:00 - Danila Yurov

    43:00 - Brad Lambert

    47:30 - Jagger Firkus

    49:00 - Connor Geekie

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    • 58 min

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4.8 out of 5
619 Ratings

619 Ratings

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