Marc Bergevin was removed as the general manager of the Montreal Canadiens, one year after the team reached the Stanley Cup Final, replaced by Jeff Gorton. Are the Canadiens heading in the right direction? The Pittsburgh Penguins have been bought by Fenway Sports Group. What does this mean for the health of the team and the league? Trouble is brewing in Boston, with Brad Marchand suspended for a slewfoot and Jake Debrusk requesting a trade. How will this all end? The Connor and the Coyotes involves Artemi Panarin‘s wardrobe, Cale Makar‘s salad in Denver, and several worsts including a fantasy matchup, Evander Kane and MattRead More →

In a rarity in the world of sports, the Omaha Lancers skipped their own games this weekend. What is going on in Nebraska? And where is Nebraska? There are rumors that the Quebec Nordiques could return to the NHL. In what scenario would this be possible? And should they come back? Connor McDavid, and other superstars in the league, complain about not getting penalties called. Are their concerns valid? The Connors and The Coyotes returns with one of them taking a turn at the other seat. We also visit the island, Alberta and criticize the entire state of Pennsylvania. Welcome to our geography filled episode!Read More →

We start this week’s show with the essentials, for beer league hockey. What are your must haves for a game? The Ottawa Senators will not be playing hockey this week, as 10 players are out in COVID protocol. How likely is this to happen again? What long term effects will it have on the NHL season? Bob Murray resigned from his role with the Anaheim Ducks. How connected is this to the Chicago Blackhawks investigation? The Vezina finalists last year are struggling goalies this year. What could cure what ails Phillip Grubauer and Marc-Andre Fleury? We debut (bring back?) a new segment, looking at theRead More →

Jack Eichel has officially been freed from the Buffalo Sabres, heading to the Vegas Golden Knights. Was the return enough for Buffalo? How will Vegas fit Eichel into their salary cap moving forward? Jeremy Colliton was fired by the Chicago Blackhawks. How does this organization find a good path forward on the ice? Morgan Rielly and Adam Fox signed contract extensions. Has the market for free agent defensemen gotten too expensive? Cole Caufield was sent down to the AHL by the Montreal Canadiens. Will this fix what ails him? We play some over/under and Nick has some hot takes on what he think will happenRead More →

Following the release of the Jenner and Block report into the sexual assault allegations made earlier this year, the fallout was widespread. But was it widespread enough? We dive into the entire investigation, the Kyle Beach interview, the resignations of Stan Bowman and Joel Quenneville, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane shared their thoughts, the NHL fined the team, and released their own statements. What would the most appropriate response have been? We are joined by Danielle Aubry, CEO of Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse. She provided valuable insight into what steps the NHL should take next, how victims can be best supported, and how weRead More →

The Carolina Hurricanes have our backs when it comes to finding out if the Montreal Canadiens have lost. Is it time for this rivalry to leave the front office and find its way on the ice? The Arizona Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks are winless. The Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers and St. Louis Blues are lossless. Which one is the last one to win or lose respectively? Are the teams with offensive stars exploding more likely to succeed than teams winning by committee? Team Canada has announced their initial list of goaltenders for the Winter Olympics. Which of Marc-Andre Fleury, Carey Price, Jordan Binnington,Read More →

Andrew Ladd is scoring again, Gabriel Landeskog and Dylan Larkin are getting suspended to name a few things that started a wild first week of the NHL season! Let the overreactions begin! Evander Kane was suspended 21 games for violating COVID protocols. When can we expect to see him in the league again? Charlie McAvoy, Ryan Pulock, Mattias Ekholm and Brady Tkachuk sign contract extensions this week. Plenty to overreact to. We head to The Overreaction Room to look at Nikita Kucherov‘s injury, the winless Montreal Canadiens, the undefeated Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Bluejackets, goalies racing for a shutout, just to name a few. Lastly,Read More →

The NHL season is back and so is the 4th Line Hockey Podcast! The Seattle Kraken are starting their first season tonight. What can be expected from them? The 4th Line Fantasy League was drafted and Nick has regrets. Mika Zibanejad and Nick Suzuki signed extensions with the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens respectively. Which one was a better fit for the team? What can be expected with COVID-19 protocols and difficulties this year? It has to be better…..right? We take a look at the potential winners of awards this year and pick our dark horses for the Hart, Norris, Calder and Vezina. Lastly,Read More →

We are one week away from the start of the NHL season! “All or Nothing”, the Toronto Maple Leafs docuseries, is out and Nick has strong reasons to believe that Paul MacLean is the hero we all need. Robin Lehner dropped news this week of rumored drug treatment around the league. Everyone from Alain Vigneault to Gary Bettman had something to say. Is it done yet? Elias Pettersson and Quinn Hughes signed extensions with the Vancouver Canucks. Were they team or player friendly? It’s prime to preview our most difficult division: The Metro! Can the Hurricanes “defend” the title of best team in the division?Read More →

Preseason is hockey is here! The Buffalo Sabres have removed Jack Eichel as the captain of the team. What’s next in the saga? Kirill Kaprizov, Rasmus Dahlin and Elvis Merz─╝ikins signed contract extensions. Who were the winners and losers of the deals? The NHL has decided to crackdown on crosschecking. What will that actually look like and will it work? We also preview the Atlantic division, as the Montreal Canadiens try to re-create their Stanley Cup Finals run with some new pieces in place, the Tampa Bay Lightning lose their 3rd line and try for the three-peat, the Toronto Maple Leafs bring in just PetrRead More →