The guys are back and wonder, who are some of the more unconventional players in the NHL? Sure, none are the level of Dominik Hasek, but are any even close? The NHL is heading to Seattle! How will the expansion rules impact moves leading up to them joining the league? Gary Bettman made an appearance in Calgary, talking about the Flames arena situation, which had Carl in a mood. Joel tries to find the keys to the Rant Shack, while Carl rants alone outside. The NY Islanders make an appearance in the Elimination Station. So, we all know that John Tavares need to stay forRead More →

After a busy trade deadline, the guys are back with and Carl recaps his time at the Avalanche vs Flames game in Calgary. Which leads to the saddest elimination station yet. Art Middleton of Jets Nation joins us as he shares his thoughts on the trade deadline for the Winnipeg Jets. How does Paul Stastny fit into the Jets lineup? What exactly did the Jets gave up? How close are Jacob Trouba and Steve Mason to returning? Carl and Joel pick their post-trade deadline Stanley Cup favorites. Who do they think will make the Final from each conference? They also read your broken bone stories.Read More →

The guys are back for this ALL TRADE DEADLINE EPISODE! Along the way, stay tuned for Carl getting surprisingly fired up about facial hair policies around the NHL.  The following trades are also talked about: Nick Holden to the Boston Bruins Darcy Kuemper to the Arizona Coyotes Michael Grabner to the New Jersey Devils Derick Brassard to the Pittsburgh Penguins; Ryan Reaves to the Vegas Golden Knights Brandon Davidson to the New York Islanders Tomas Plekanec to the Toronto Maple Leafs Rick Nash to the Boston Bruins Ryan Hartman to the Nashville Predators Paul Stastny to the Winnipeg Jets Tomas Tatar to the Vegas GoldenRead More →

Carl is joined by Nick Seguin, managing editor of Wings Nation, as The Always Wonderful Joel is away this week. Dion Phaneuf was traded this week from the Ottawa Senators to the LA Kings for Marian Gaborik. But why? Following that, Nikita Soshnikov was moved by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the St. Louis Blues, showing that the Leafs really did have too many forwards. Nick shares with us his thoughts on all of the potential Detroit Red Wings deadline moves, including Luke Glendening to the Leafs, Mike Green to the Washington Capitals and Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers (more on this later). TheRead More →

The guys are back and ready to break down the news of the week in the National Hockey League, including: Another set of suspensions are handed out with Dustin Brown getting 1 game and Alexandre Burrows getting 10 games. Did the Department of Player Safety actually get one right? The Ottawa Senators extended general manager Pierre Dorion’s contract. But why? Glen Sather and Jeff Gorton wrote a letter to the fans of the New York Rangers explaining the path forward for them. What should the Rangers do next? Do they trade Rick Nash? Ryan McDonagh? Henrik Lundqvist?   The Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers areRead More →

The guys are back and as the Anaheim Ducks and Toronto Maple Leafs face off, the guys are reminded of the trade that brought Frederik Andersen to Toronto. Who is the better goalie between him and John Gibson? Would each of these teams do this trade again if given the chance? Somehow James Neal was not suspended or penalized for two handing Connor Hellebuyck. However, Filip Forsberg was suspended for his hit on Jimmy Vesey. What is going on?! The Montreal Canadiens have been bad this year, which has netted them a spot in the Elimination Station. How do you fix this team? Does it involveRead More →

The guys are back and they break down the events of all star weekend in Tampa. Does anyone know what goalie interference is anymore? What should be done to bring clarity to the goalie interference confusion? Auston Matthews and Steven Stamkos tried convincing players to join them on their teams. Is this collusion? Do we care? The Tampa Bay Lightning are the favorite to win the President’s Trophy this year. Joel thinks that this means that they’re primed for a 1st round exit. Jaromir Jagr‘s NHL has likely ended. Where does he rank amoungst the all time greats. The New York Islanders are returning toRead More →

The guys are back and are recording in the midst of the Colorado Avalanche versus the Toronto Maple Leafs. This is Joel’s first time watching the Avalanche during their winning streak. What does he think of the new Avalanche? Can they actually win with Jonathan Bernier in net? All this and more as their friendship takes a great testing. This week it was announced that Carey Price had chronic fatigue syndrome. Was does this mean for Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens? Eric Lindros had his number retired by the Philadelphia Flyers. What are our lasting memories? Carl had a very unique conversation with Micah BlakeRead More →

The guys are back and Carl has gotten Joel in a mood. But he won’t let Carl say why. (Hint: If you stay to the end, you’ll know why. Don’t skip to the end right now. Don’t do it!) With both the All Star game rosters and the Team Canada Men’s Olympic roster being announced this week, it left us asking a lot of questions such as: Why are so many players going from certain teams? Why isn’t Phil Kessel on the team? Why would Cale Makar turn down Team Canada? Carl continually gets excited about the Colorado Avalanche. Please bear with him. Two moreRead More →

With the WHL trade deadline passed, Carl, Andy and Ryan are back to break down all the happenings of the incredibly busy week leading up to the deadline. The guys break down the trades that were, including: Jesse Gabrielle to Regina Jake Bean to Tri-City Garrett Pilon and Ondrej Vala to Everett Josh Anderson to Swift Current Stuart Skinner to Swift Current Cameron Hebig and Ryan Kubic to Regina Dennis Cholowski to Portland Kale Clague to Moose Jaw Tanner Kaspick and Cameron MacDonald to Victoria Who were the winners and losers of the trade deadline and what storylines are worth watching the rest of the way?Read More →