The new era of the show begins as Carl and Joel sit around the kitchen table and talk hockey! The Seattle Supertsunamis have officially been granted permission to start the process of forming a new NHL team. As an owner and a player, would you want the league to continue to add teams? There are talks that the Calgary Flames will be sold to a group from Houston. Is this all a big ploy from the Flames to get a new arena? Could this actually be a financially wise decision? Talk about Erik Karlsson being traded by the Ottawa Senators is heating up. In whatRead More →

The debut episode of The 4th Line WHLCast is here! Andy Eide and Ryan Pike join Carl Landra as they dive into what has been happening in the WHL. As the season is already a few months old, it seemed fitting to use this opportunity to get up to speed on some of the surprises to start the season. As Andy is in the Seattle area he gives us the low down on Carter Hart’s outstanding performance to start the season. With the Regina Pats hosting the Memorial Cup this year, what steps will they take to do themselves proud in the Mem Cup tournament?Read More →

The guys are back and Christmas songs everywhere have them in a holiday mood. It’s short lived as Joel is offended that someone suggests that he may become a Calgary Flames fan. Should you cheer for the team from the city you live in? Seattle approved their new arena. The guys talk about how quick Gary Bettman will bring a team to the Pacific Northwest. Both agree that the New Jersey Devils won the trade with the Anaheim Ducks and are getting worried for the Anaheim Ducks and their playoff hopes. Three playoff teams from last year are struggling and there is concern shown if Chicago, Minnesota andRead More →

Joel is on location, live from beautiful Surrey, BC, as Carl gets the bad news that Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended for 4 games for his cross check on Matthew Tkachuk. Goalies keep getting injured. First Carey Price was out, and now has returned, but Matt Murray, Martin Jones, Antti Raanta, Steve Mason, Al Montoya and the Vegas Goalie Injuries are all still banged up. What should these teams be doing to solve their goalie problems? Is there something behind the goalie injuries? Speaking of goalies, what does a guy have to do to get Curtis McElhinney out of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ net? The VegasRead More →

This week in the NHL as Luke Witkowski, Matthew Tkachuk and Radko Gudas, to name a few, were gifted with suspensions. Were they fair and justified? Should they have gotten more? Carey Price‘s injury has reared it’s ugly head again. What should the Montreal Canadiens do with their star goaltender? Carl and Joel are then joined by Dan Robson, author of Killer: My Life in Hockey, to discuss the book co-authored by Joel’s favorite hockey player: Doug Gilmour. What was it like getting to know Dougie better? And how exactly did Gilmour meet Pat Burns when he came to Toronto? The guys touch on the announcement ofRead More →

Joel is almost ready to head east while Carl has his review on the Colorado Avalanche with Samuel Girard and the Ottawa Senators with Matt Duchene. Carl’s bandwagon Carolina Hurricanes are last in the Metropolitan division. While to some that would be concerning, Carl isn’t worried yet, while Joel has a different take. Joel made a bet with Rod from The Listening Party Podcast ( which means that Rod is here to explain to the guys why Dustin Brown is such a great player. Going off of the Hurricanes conversation, what teams should already be playing for next season? And also, what should be doneRead More →

Joel starts packing his house and has a couple of great finds, which are some vintage hockey items. What else will he find in his house? MATT DUCHENE HAS BEEN TRADED! That is a mere understatement for how Carl felt Sunday afternoon as Matt Duchene walked off the ice as the Colorado Avalanche traded Duchene to the Ottawa Senators, who traded Kyle Turris to the Nashville Predators. Who won the trade? Is Carl finally content or did Joe Sakic make a flop of a trade as the general manager? What does this trade mean for the Avalanche into the future? Joel is concerned with theRead More →

The guys are back and Joel is finally ready to share his big news. What does this mean for the future of the show? Can Carl and Joel survive such a big change? The Vegas Golden Knights are off to a red hot start. With the injuries to goalies Marc-Andre Fleury, Malcolm Subban and Oscar Dansk, how much longer can it last? With Vegas shipping Vadim Shipachyov back to Russia, will this have an impact on the Knights’ season? What exactly is going on with the Shipachyov situation? The Arizona Coyotes have finally won a game. What took them so long? What is wrong withRead More →

The 5th Line is back with their first ever Halloween Spooktacular! The guys talk about their favorite Halloween candy, costumes that they’ve worn and their favorite Halloween episodes and movies. They also tell the 5th Line’s origin story and dive into their favorite sports video games. Twitter: Facebook: Patreon: Email: Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast Part of the Alberta Podcast Network powered by ATB Financial The 4th Line Podcast is a weekly hockey podcast hosted by Carl Landra and Joel Schnell. Every week they share their unique and fun take on what is happening in the world of hockey. While theyRead More →

Joel returns to the show and has some big news, but he won’t tell us. But he will hint at the news the entire show. The show starts with cleaning out the Rant Shack for Carl so that he can step into it and share his thoughts about the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Quick‘s treatment of the concussion protocol. What is the point in a concussion protocol if no one follows it? Roman Polak is back on the Toronto Maple Leafs. Will Joel at least acknowledge that it’s happening? The Montreal Canadiens continue to struggle. What is the solution? Is there a solution? AnttiRead More →