Last Word on Hockey presents The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #227 – NHL Playoff First Round. Carl and Nick 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 The Elimination Station, Joel’s Counselling Couch, The Rant Shack, and The Hot Seat.
With the first round of the NHL playoffs underway, Carl shares his experiences as a man behind enemy lines in Calgary. The Avalanche have a split against the Flames. But how has Mike Smith been good?
New York Islanders have made Matt Murray look very human while neutralizing Sidney Crosby. Can the Penguins come back?
The Tampa Bay Lightning are surprisingly down to the Blue Jackets, and now without some of their best players. Is the biggest upset in recent memory pending?
Nazem Kadri stole the spotlight from the rest of the series with his hit on Jake DeBrusk. How long will he be suspended for? And will it ruin the Leafs‘ chances against Boston?
The Carolina Hurricanes are outshooting Washington but still losing. How can they fix it?
The Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators series is as advertised. Or is it?
The St. Louis Blues have taken advantage of poor performances from Connor Hellebuyck to go up 2-0. Is a good game from him all they need to win?
Joe Pavelski sacrificed his face for the San Jose Sharks. Will it be worth it?
All this and more on episode 227 of the 4th Line Hockey Podcast!
Intro music by Erik Hall of Ane Croft
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Who are Carl and Nick? 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. Nick comes from Toronto, ON. His facial hair of choice is a light beard. His team of choice is the Detroit Red Wings and his smoked meat of choice is ribs.
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