The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #138 – 2017 NHL Free Agency

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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 as they break down all that happened in the week following the NHL draft and the start of NHL free agency

2017 NHL Free Agency

Carey Price signed an eight-year extension with the Canadiens. How will that turn out for them?

– The Washington Capitals kept their RFA’s on the roster. Is it enough for them to continue to be a Stanley Cup contender?

– The signings of Patrick Marleau and Ron Hainsey by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Will this hurt them into the future more than it will help them now?

-The moves of Carl’s Colorado Avalanche. Were they enough to give him hope?

– What were the best deals of NHL free agency? What were the worst? Who were the winners and losers?

– The trades of Travis Hamonic, Marc Methot, and Marco Scandella. How were all of these defensemen traded for so little?

Carl also deals with the fact that his favorite bandwagon might me meeting the end of an era and asks for your help in fixing it!



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.

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