The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #288 – NHL Western Conference Play-in Preview

EDMONTON, ALBERTA - JULY 28: Sean Monahan #23 of the Calgary Flames faces off against Connor McDavid #97 of the Edmonton Oilers during the third period in an exhibition game prior to the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on July 28, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

Last Word on Hockey presents The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #288 – The NHL Western Conference Play-in Preview. 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. 

On This Week’s Episode

NHL Western Conference Play-In Preview

The NHL has arrived in the bubble! But first, Wayne wants your help. Be a part of the future of and share your recipes with us to put on the blog!

What is life like in the NHL bubble? How will the NHL media be covering the game while the playoffs happen?

The Seattle Kraken are the newest team to the NHL. How did the announcement set the tone for their future?

John Chayka “quit” as the GM of the Arizona Coyotes, leading to a bitter public discourse about it. Why all the drama?

This week we preview the Western Conference playoffs, including:

Which of Mike Smith or Mikko Koskinen will start for the Edmonton Oilers? What about David Rittich and Cam Talbot for the Calgary Flames?

Which of the Round Robin teams have the best odds to win the Stanley Cup? Is Carl hopeful for his Colorado Avalanche? Are there any upsets likely to happen?

All this and more on episode 288 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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