The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #174 – Seattle Gets a Team, Bettman Visits Calgary

The NHL 2020 flag flies from the top of the Space Needle on the day that Seattle reached a 10,000 seat deposit goal in 720 seconds. - Photo Credit @NHLtoSeattle

Last Word on Hockey presents The 4th Line Hockey Podcast. Coming from Calgary, AB, 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 as well as spending some time in segments like Joel’s Counselling Couch, The Rant Shack, and The Hot Seat.

Seattle Gets an NHL Team, Gary Bettman Visits Calgary

The guys are back and wonder, who are some of the more unconventional players in the NHL? Sure, none are at the level of Dominik Hasek, but are any even close?

The NHL is heading to Seattle! How will the expansion rules impact moves leading up to them joining the league?

Gary Bettman made an appearance in Calgary, talking about the Flames arena situation, which had Carl in a mood. Joel tries to find the keys to the Rant Shack, while Carl rants alone outside.

The NY Islanders make an appearance in the Elimination Station. So, we all know that John Tavares needs to stay for this team to stay. But what else should be done?

A Hi Sticking champion is crowned, Carl and Joel face off in the fantasy playoffs and the Pavel Bure Must Watch Games of the Week are selected, for a short round of Hi Sticking.


Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast

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Who are Carl and Joel? Carl comes from Calgary, AB. His facial hair of choice is a moustache. His team of choice is the Colorado Avalanche and his smoked meat of choice is brisket. Joel comes from Calgary, AB. 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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