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 →

The guys are back for the first episode of 2018 and Carl has reason to celebrate: His Colorado Avalanche are currently in a playoff spot. Does Joel buy that they can stay there the entire season? As one with a beard, Joel gives us necessary insight into the battle of Nazem Kadri vs Joe Thornton‘s Beard. Why did the fight even happen? And why pull the beard? Lias Andersson threw his silver medal from the World Junior Hockey Championships into the crowd. When is this okay? With Canada winning the gold medal it begs the next question: Should this be our Olympic men’s hockey team?Read More →

The guys are back from their week off for a power shortened episode (sort of), promising for a Bigger and Better 2018.  Before Joel loses power, the guys discuss: The outdoor game from the World Junior Hockey Championship. Was this the worse hockey game that ever took place? The refs were bad. The TV camera placement was bad. The weather was bad. And the play was bad. Is there anything to actually take away from this game? The Arizona Coyotes’ Zac Rinaldo was suspended six games for his sucker punch on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Samuel Girard. Was this enough of a punishment?   Rounding outRead More →

The guys are busy celebrating the holidays this week bringing you our favorite clips from the past year. And, here. We. Go. 2:03 – On our very first Patreon episode we took an in depth look at the career of Roberto Luongo. What were our highlights? How will we remember him? 34:06 – As Joel’s Toronto Maple Leafs are making a push for the playoffs, he’s on edge and something is really grinding his gears. 44:32 – The Stanley Cup Final is nearing an end and amidst a recap of what has happened so far and a preview of what is to come, Joel hasRead More →

The guys are back and Joel is ready to celebrate as Joel and Tiny Mike conquered Carl’s team in fantasy hockey this week. Then they jump into Erik Johnson‘s suspension for his hit on Vladislav Namestnikov. Will Carl be a homer about a member of the Colorado Avalanche? The All Star vote closes soon. The guys check in and see the status of the vote thus far, and seeing who else would be worthy all stars. Eugene Melnyk and Gary Bettman had some very special comments on the Ottawa Senators’ situation this week. How can this situation be made worse and how many ways will theyRead More →

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 →