Ron Duguay opens the show explaining why Artemi Panarin should win the Hart Trophy. He then welcomes i the hockey journalist who broke the Alexei Kovalev head coaching story, Gillian Kemmerer. She talks about how she got into Russian hockey, working at the KHL, the Igor Shesterkin-Ilya Sorokin friendship, Shesterkin's confidence level, playing in Russia arenas vs. here and women's hockey. NY Post Rangers beat writer Larry Brooks drops by to talk about what he's seen at practices, the goaltending situation, Brendan Lemieux's two-game suspension and Panarin being up for league MVP. 1994 Rangers Stanley Cup champion and NHL great Alexei Kovalev then join Ron and Gillian. Kovalev discusses getting drafted by the Rangers, the difference between the 1994 championship team and seasons prior, coaching in the KHL and flying a plane with Panarin.
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