Last Word on Hockey is pleased to present our new hockey podcast, The 4th Line Podcast. Coming from Calgary, AB and Nanaimo, BC, Carl and Joel provide their own unique and fun view of hockey. Every week the guys share their thoughts on the news of the week, have a variety of guests from the world of hockey and spend some time in segments like Joel’s Counselling Couch, The Rant Shack, and The Hot Seat.
The guys are back with a brand new episode as they look at the week that was leading up to the 2017 NHL draft, including:
- The Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft
- Expansion draft trades with the Pittsburgh Penguins for Marc-Andre Fleury, New York Islanders for Mikhail Grabovski, and Columbus Blue Jackets for David Clarkson
- They also look at draft day trades, such as:
- Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers to the New York Islanders for Ryan Strome
- Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes from the Chicago Blackhawks
- Brandon Saad heading back to Chicago for Artemi Panarin
- Derek Stepan going to Arizona in exchange for the #7 overall draft pick
- Brayden Schenn being dealt from the Philadelphia Flyers to the St. Louis Blues
- Ryan Reaves actually being traded for a 1st round draft pick
Lastly, they look at some of the selections made in the 2017 NHL draft itself.
Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast
Who are Carl and Joel? Carl comes from Calgary, AB. His facial hair of choice is a mustache. His team of choice is the Colorado Avalanche and his smoked meat of choice is brisket. Joel comes from Nanaimo, BC. His facial hair of choice is a beard. His team of choice is the Toronto Maple Leafs and his smoked meat of choice is ribs.