Last Word on Hockey presents The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #246 – The Historic Summer. 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, The Rant Shack, and The Hot Seat.
Mitch Marner Signs, Central Division Preview
It was a big news week in the NHL!
The NHLPA announced that they would not opt-out of the current collective bargaining agreement. With 2 more years of labour peace, can we avoid a work stoppage?
A collection of restricted free agents signed this week, the biggest name being Mitch Marner. With him finally signed, is everything solved in Leafs land? In addition to Marner, Jared Spurgeon, Josh Morrissey, Ivan Provorov, Travis Konecny, and Charlie McAvoy signed extensions. Who were the winners and losers?
It’s also time to preview the Central Division. In what is the toughest division in the NHL who will come out on top? (There’s a general consensus who will be bottoms up.) Can Chicago and Robin Lehner get back to the playoffs? Can the Avalanche and Stars ride playoff success to a confidence boost? Can the Blues keep the Cup ride going? Can Nashville keep winning? Only time will tell. And us.
All this and more on episode 248 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.
Main Photo: WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – APRIL 12: Jordan Binnington #50 of the St. Louis Blues makes a save off Andrew Copp #9 of the Winnipeg Jets in Game Two of the Western Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell MTS Place on April 12, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jason Halstead/Getty Images)