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This is The Hockey News Podcast.

Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.

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This is The Hockey News Podcast.

Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.

    The Hockey News Podcast: Breaking down the 24-team tournament

    The Hockey News Podcast: Breaking down the 24-team tournament

    This week on the Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Matt Larkin, Ken Campbell and Ryan Kennedy:

    – The play-in format punishes some contending teams more than others. Which team should we feel the most sorry for?

    – Which series will be the most exciting in the play-in round?

    – Doomsday scenario: which would be the most catastrophic team to win the draft lottery?

    – Are the Red Wings wise to keep Jeff Blashill as their head coach?

    – Sidney Crosby joins Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux as the only players to average a point per game or better 15 years in a row to start a career. Where does Crosby sit in the G.O.A.T. rankings?

    – Listener mailbag, including: does the 2020 Stanley Cup warrant an asterisk?

    And more!

    • 55 min
    The Hockey News Podcast: Time to go all-in on the 24-team tournament?

    The Hockey News Podcast: Time to go all-in on the 24-team tournament?

    This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Campbell:

    – The NHL’s Return to Play Committee is reportedly leaning back toward ending the regular season and launching immediately into the playoffs. Is the 24-team play-jn tourney the best solution?

    – Do 2020 NHL draft prospects have the right to complain about having to wait for the draft, or is it first-world problems?

    – The PHWPA announces five-hub-city plan for playing in 2020-21. Will it help grow the women’s game and inch it closer to a unified league?

    – After the AHL cancels its season, president Dave Andrews worries that next season might take place without all 31 teams. What will be the ripple effect on the hockey world if that happens?

    – Listener mailbag, including: will the NHL consider any smaller hub cities for return-to-play scenarios?

    And more!

    • 48 min
    The Hockey News Podcast: Michael Buble on the Canucks’ future, owning a WHL team and more

    The Hockey News Podcast: Michael Buble on the Canucks’ future, owning a WHL team and more

    The Canadian crooner joins the Zoom version of the podcast to explain why he's loving the Canucks' rebuild, why his dream of owning an NHL team is done, and much more.

    • 46 min
    The Hockey News Podcast: When and how will the NHL return?

    The Hockey News Podcast: When and how will the NHL return?

    This week on the Hockey News Podcast with senior writers Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin:


    – Florida Panthers president Matthew Caldwell floated the idea this week of the NHL resuming in July, and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman discussed the possibility of playing games at four NHL arenas with triple headers to finish the season. Is it really viable or just another pie-in-the-sky plan?

    – Also discussed this week among season-resumption scenarios: having the NHL draft before the season resumes. How could this possibly work with conditional draft picks involved?

    – The Jets finally terminate Dustin Byfuglien’s contract. Is his NHL career over? Where might he play next season if he returns?

    – The Last Dance is the sports content everyone craved. What hockey subject would make for a great documentary series in a similar style?

    – Listener mailbag, including: what kind of fit will Mikhail Grigorenko be in Columbus?

    And more!

    • 36 min
    The Hockey News Podcast: April 3, 2020 (Quarantine Edition)

    The Hockey News Podcast: April 3, 2020 (Quarantine Edition)

    In an impromptu podcast, Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss what they've been up to during the quarantine, which teams you should feel bad for during the shutdown and chat about how the NHL should handle a return this season.

    • 32 min
    Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Craig Leipold on how the Minnesota Wild are handling COVID-19

    Peer-To-Peer Conversations: Craig Leipold on how the Minnesota Wild are handling COVID-19

    In the midst of the NHL’s suspended season and the global coronavirus pandemic, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold spoke with The Hockey News’ owner and publisher W. Graeme Roustan about how his hockey club plans to compensate employees and where the NHL can go from here.

    • 17 min

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