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The NHL on NBC crew reacts to the latest news, debates the hottest topics, and tells the best stories from their playing days. Plus - extended interviews with key figures from around the league.

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The NHL on NBC crew reacts to the latest news, debates the hottest topics, and tells the best stories from their playing days. Plus - extended interviews with key figures from around the league.

    Early season impressions; the Dubois saga; Bobby Ryan's resurgence

    Early season impressions; the Dubois saga; Bobby Ryan's resurgence

    Kathryn Tappen, Patrick Sharp, and Anson Carter give their early season impressions to begin the year. They break down the Pierre-Luc Dubois trade situation in Columbus and talk about Bobby Ryan’s hot start in Detroit. Plus, they give their picks to win the Central Division.




    Start-13:45 Early season impressions

    13:45-18:30 What to do with Pierre-Luc Dubois?

    19:00-21:30 Central Division odds breakdown

    21:30-25:30 Is this finally the year in Buffalo?

    25:30-29:10 Bobby Ryan's Red Wings Renaissance

    29:10-end Anson's reflection on diversity in hockey

    • 32 min
    2020-21 NHL Season Preview; Stanley Cup Odds; Chara on the Caps

    2020-21 NHL Season Preview; Stanley Cup Odds; Chara on the Caps

    Kathryn Tappen, Keith Jones, and Eddie Olczyk discuss the top storylines ahead of the new NHL season. They break down odds for the Stanley Cup, and Edzo gives you his sleeper to win it all. Plus, what to make of Zdeno Chara on the Caps, and how much will the Blackhawks miss Jonathan Toews?




    Start-8:45 Thoughts on condensed schedule and new division format

    08:45-16:25 Chara, Thornton among big names in new places

    16:25-19:25 Is this finally the year for the Sabres?

    19:25-24:00 Impact of Toews, Kucherov, Lundqvist absences

    24:00-29:00 Favorites to win the Stanley Cup

    • 42 min
    NHL, NHLPA Nearing Massive Agreement: Hub Cities, Olympics, CBA, and More

    NHL, NHLPA Nearing Massive Agreement: Hub Cities, Olympics, CBA, and More

    Liam McHugh, Keith Jones, and Patrick Sharp react to the reports that the NHL and NHLPA are nearing the completion of a massive agreement that would not only cover this year's Return to Play protocols, but also serve as an extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The guys discuss Edmonton and Toronto emerging as hub city favorites, as well as what it would mean for the NHL to return to the Olympics. Plus, a breakdown of the Qualifying Round series in both conferences.




    Start-4:45 Edmonton, Toronto new hub city frontrunners

    4:45-8:45 NHL, NHLPA Nearing CBA Extension, including Olympic Participation               

    8:45-13:00     Other return to play details

    14:00-23:00 Eastern Conference Qualifying Round preview

    23:50-End Western Conference Qualifying Round preview

    • 31 min
    2020 Hockey Hall of Fame Class: Reactions, Surprises, Snubs, and More

    2020 Hockey Hall of Fame Class: Reactions, Surprises, Snubs, and More

    Liam McHugh, Keith Jones, and Patrick Sharp break down this year's Hockey Hall of Fame class. Sharpie tells a hilarious Jarome Iginla story from their 2009 playoff encounter, while Jonesy explains how he helped Kevin Lowe to his 6th and final Stanley Cup in 1994. Plus, a conversation on which non-HOF members deserve to be elected the most. The show wraps up with a 3-round fantasy draft, as the guys try to build a team to win the Cup in this year's modified format.




    Start-11:08 - Reaction to this year's HOF class (Holland, Hossa, Iginla, Lowe, St-Pierre, Wilson)

    11:10-16:45 - Who should be in the HOF that is not? Mogilny? Alfredsson? Tkachuk?

    16:45-End - Fantasy draft for this year's 24-team playoff tournament

    • 23 min
    Reaction to Sabres Cleaning House; Handicapping Major Awards

    Reaction to Sabres Cleaning House; Handicapping Major Awards

    Liam McHugh, Patrick Sharp, and Keith Jones address the big news out of Buffalo yesterday, as GM Jason Botterill and numerous others in the hockey operations department were let go. Can the new regime under Kevyn Adams finally build a winning team around Jack Eichel and Rasmus Dahlin? Plus, the guys pick their winners for the Hart, Vezina, Calder, Jack Adams, and Norris trophies - a discussion that includes Jonesy calling John Carlson "miles ahead" of any other d-man.

    Start-12:45 Breaking down the front office overhaul in Buffalo

    12:45-16:35 What will life in the "bubble" be like?

    19:10-22:50 Discussion on potential hub cities as the official announcement nears

    22:50-34:30 Handicapping some of the major awards

    • 36 min
    Jamal Mayers, Blake Bolden, and Anson Carter discuss race, diversity, and inclusion in hockey

    Jamal Mayers, Blake Bolden, and Anson Carter discuss race, diversity, and inclusion in hockey

    Liam McHugh hosts a conversation between Jamal Mayers, Blake Bolden, and Anson Carter - three members of the NHL's soon-to-be-announced Player Inclusion Committee. Their wide-ranging discussion includes their goals for the committee, the powerful "In Union There Is Strength" social media video that Anson produced, their recommendations for fostering change at all levels of hockey, and much more.




    2:40-5:35 Anson's inspiration for producing his powerful video

    5:35-8:50 Jamal, Blake, and Anson discuss their new role with the NHL

    8:50-12:55 How can NHL players make a difference beyond offering support on social media?

    12:55-17:10 Ways to foster a more inclusive environment at the youth level

    17:10-20:45 Examples of how diversity can lead to positive change in the sport

    20:50-24:30 Importance of making people feel comfortable to speak up

    24:30-End Anson's passionate closing remarks

    • 27 min

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