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Sportsnet insider Jeff Marek goes around the league in Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s national NHL show, airing live across the country daily from 12pm-2pm ET. Opinion, news and analysis featuring daily segments from insider Elliotte Friedman.

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    • 3.9 • 11 Ratings

Sportsnet insider Jeff Marek goes around the league in Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s national NHL show, airing live across the country daily from 12pm-2pm ET. Opinion, news and analysis featuring daily segments from insider Elliotte Friedman.

    Ovechkin Continues to Defy Logic

    Ovechkin Continues to Defy Logic

    Jeff chats with Capitals GM Brian MacLellan about Alex Ovechkin’s incredible start to the year, how the team has performed despite big injuries and how much harder it is to evaluate his team with those injuries (0:30). Colby Armstrong talks about the Penguins resilience, the front office’s tasks ahead and the impact of Mario Lemieux on the city of Pittsburgh (18:46). Mike Russo discusses the Wild retiring Mikko Koivu’s jersey, his time with the Wild and weighs in on the Kevin Fiala trade rumblings (48:50).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Marek & Friedman – More COVID Issues for the NHL

    Marek & Friedman – More COVID Issues for the NHL

    Jeff and Elliotte talk about the latest players and coaches to enter Covid protocol and why the Bruins can’t call anyone up from Providence. Next, they look at the Flyers, Jake DeBrusk’s trade request and if San Jose is willing to part with an asset to move Evander Kane. Finally, the guys discuss the Canadiens 24 hours following Geoff Molson’s press conference.

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 31 min
    Were the Senators Ever as Good as Some Thought?

    Were the Senators Ever as Good as Some Thought?

    Jeff looks at Matt Murray’s demotion in Ottawa and why the Senators may have been hurt by their season last year with Jason York (00:47). ESPN’s Brian Boucher gives his thoughts on the Canadiens’ hiring of Jeff Gorton, the surprise Devils and how the Sharks have handled adversity this year (18:26). Eric Engels weighs in on the changes in Montreal and the difficulty of being the GM of the Canadiens (46:09).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Marek & Friedman - Changes in Montreal

    Marek & Friedman - Changes in Montreal

    Jeff and Elliotte react to Geoff Molson’s press conference, how the balance of power might work between Jeff Gorton and the new GM, as well as who the leading candidates might be. Next, they look at the Covid situation in Carolina and how it might affect their upcoming schedule, plus the struggles for the Philadelphia Flyers.

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 26 min
    A Look Around the Metro

    A Look Around the Metro

    Jeff is joined by Shayna Goldman to talk about her biggest surprises and biggest disappointments of the season so far, and chat about the Rangers being reliant on their goalies (0:11). Then Frank Seravalli discusses the Flyers’ turnaround and if the Bruins are a playoff team (19:59). Next, Scott Oake tees up the Hockey Night in Canada matchup between Calgary and Winnipeg as well as After Hours (46:26). To finish, Barry Keane looks back on the re-opening of Massey Hall and tells the story of how he became the drummer for Gordon Lightfoot (55:02).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Marek & Friedman: Trade Chatter Picking up Around the NHL?

    Marek & Friedman: Trade Chatter Picking up Around the NHL?

    Jeff and Elliotte look back on the anniversary of Rangers defenceman Marek Malík's huge goal to end a 15-round shootout between New York and Washington in 2005, and chat about superstar players that have struggled with penalty shots and in the shootout (0:17). The guys then preview Canucks-Blue Jackets, and talk about whether there's anything new to report from Vancouver, trade chatter picking up around the league, and the biggest surprises and disappointments at the quarter mark of the season (5:22). Next, they weigh in on how concerning the Islanders' struggles are (14:30). To wrap, they talk about why hockey fans should know Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith, and the future of MLSE in light of reports that Fenway Sports Group approached the company (18:20).

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliate.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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Great show

Great show but please do not type with a keyboard during the intervies (annoying background noise during Willie O'Ree interview)

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