Carl and Ben are joined by a collection of listeners as they do a fantasy hockey draft to show you some of the things to look for heading into your own drafts. Who are the first defensemen and goalies being drafted? Who are late round sleepers to watch out for? They also talk about potential draft strategies. What positions are best to draft at what part of the draft? How do you best let the picks of your league mates effect your own picks? The 4th Line’s official fantasy league will be drafting Sunday September 30th at 8pm ET. If you’re interested in being inRead More →

With the WHL season almost upon us, Andy, Carl and Ryan are back to preview the Western conference! Will the Everett Silvertips miss exiting players or can they repeat as division winners, with Dustin Wolf and the team overcoming the likes of Spokane? Will Cody Glass and Michael Rasmussen return to the Portland Winterhawks and Tri-City Americans, or will they lose out on the NHL prospects? With the US Division as the stronger side last season, can the BC Division bounce back? And if so, which team will do it? Does it depend on Dylan Ferguson returning to the Kamloops Blazers? Can the Vancouver GiantsRead More →

On the heels of the Max Pacioretty trade from the Montreal Canadiens to the Vegas Golden Knights for Tomas Tatar, etc., the real question that needs to be asked is: When did Marc Bergevin get so fit, and was he a better player than general manager?  Did the trade have a winner, and is Patches’ extension good for the Knights? Seaking of extensions, Blake Wheeler signed an extension with the Winnipeg Jets. Is it a case of too much, too late? The Vancouver Canucks are on the final Summer Hot Seat. With a mix of young talent and old players on this team, what can beRead More →

As summer drags its lazy backside into fall, we can all rejoice at the impending return of the NHL. Here at 4th Line Towers we can’t wait to watch some proper hockey again. This year we’re approaching our previews in a different way; the word count for each team’s preview has been dictated by the number of points that team scored last season. To further mix things up, we’ve divvied up the teams between our writers. Let the Pacific division preview begin! Vegas Golden Knights – Mike Laybourne 2017/18: 109 points Embed from Getty Images The sophomore season, the difficult second album… whichever way youRead More →