The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #266 – Gerard Gallant Fired, Nicklas Backstrom Extended

Nicklas Backstrom
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals and Nicklas Backstrom #19 skate on the ice in the third period against the Carolina Hurricanes at Capital One Arena on January 13, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Last Word on Hockey presents The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #266 – The All Star Removal. 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. We have a variety of guests from the world of hockey. We also spend some time in segments like The Elimination Station, The Rant Shack, and The Best and the Worst. 

Nicklas Backstrom Extended

The Detroit Red Wings and Colorado Avalanche played on recording day, which meant rivalries were renewed as per usual, right?

Gerard Gallant was replaced as the head coach of the Vegas Golden Knights and Peter DeBoer immediately replaced him. Gallant was also replaced as the coach of the Pacific Division for the All Star Game by Rick Tocchet. Where will Gallant go next?

Nicklas Backstrom signed an extension with the Washington Capitals. Who won the deal?

Brad Marchand lost the Boston Bruins a game this week, but was it fair?

As Alex Ovechkin passes Mario Lemieux and continues to move up the all time goal scorer list, we predict where he will end up!

Elimination Station

The New Jersey Devils are welcomed into the Elimination Station. What do they and Ikea furniture have in common?

The Pavel Bure Must Watch Games of the Week are selected too!

All this and more on episode 264 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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