On the heels of a controversial weekend off the ice, Carl and Nick are back! The New York Islanders’ winning streak is over. But that doesn’t mean that hope is lost! Heck, they won 10 in a row! Don Cherry has been removed as the host of Coach’s Corner. While that was the right choice, what is next for Hockey Night in Canada segments? Nick’s Detroit Red Wings traded Jacob de la Rose for Robby Fabbri. There are big questions are why this trade happened, such as “What role did Nick play in making it happen?” Nick Foligno was suspended 3 games for his elbowRead More →

As the 2019-2020 season begins to unravel, we will be graced with our fair share of on ice events. We’ll see the All Star game in St. Louis, plenty of throwback and alternate jersey nights across the league, and the Winter Classic in Dallas, Texas. The latter has been rapidly growing in popularity over the years, and we get a taste of what this years outdoor excursion will look like.   Background The Nashville Predators will appear in their first NHL Winter Classic along side fellow first timer, the Dallas Stars. The Predators revealed their tarp that takes us back to a time where onlyRead More →

On the heels of one of the biggest day in his life, Nick is back with a set of fresh perspectives! Milan Lucic was suspended for two games for his punching of Kole Sherwood. Was it enough? Too much? Why does Lucic somehow stay in the news? Andrei Svechnikov scored the first ever “lacrosse goal” in the NHL, which makes the guys wonder, how can we get more of this? The New York Islanders have won 9 games in a row. How are they doing it though? Dustin Byfuglien and the Winnipeg Jets continue to be at an impasse. Is there any way to mend this relationship movingRead More →

Nick is away this week but German of the 104 Podcast is here to fill in! We start by looking back on the news of the week, including: Jonathan Toews is a proponent of a new format to the schedule that would lead to more sleep and less environmental harm. But is it better for the on ice product? Roman Josi signed an extension with the Nashville Predators. As one of the best defenders in the league, there’s no chance that it’s a bad deal…..right? Vladimir Tarasenko and Gabriel Landeskog are out for extended periods of time. Which of the Central division’s Blues or Avalanche areRead More →

Mike Sullivan is not a fan of morning skates, or trimming ham. Apparently. All that and more on a new 4th Line Hockey Podcast! Drew Doughty and Matthew Tkachuk have quite the rivalry going. How did it get to this point? Valentin Zykov of the Vegas Golden Knights was suspended for performance enhancing drugs. What’s in the water in Vegas? The Colorado Avalanche finally lost. What gives Carl hope for the Avalanche to keep it up this season? John Carlson is leading the league in points so far this season, which hasn’t happened since 1975. How many awards would he win if he keeps itRead More →

With a month in the books of the WHL season, Andy, Carl and Ryan are back with the latest in the WHL! Prince Albert remains atop the Eastern division again/still. How are they doing it? With the season underway, some trades have already happened, with Cole Fonstad off to Everett and Ryan Hughes off to Kamloops. What made them expendable? The Central division features goals by Medicine Hat, depth by Edmonton and an injured Calgary squad that’s still getting by. Where will the dust settle here? The Vancouver Giants have a slow start and a problem of too many overaged players. Who will be theRead More →