Carl, Joel and Mike sit down for the 1st ever episode of The [BLANK] Line Podcast, covering a variety of topics including: – Where does Lebron James fit in the legacy of greatest athletes ever? He’s made the finals 7 years in a row. Is anyone better? – Outgoing athletes are a part of sports that fans either love or hate. There is no sitting on the fence with it. Where does that cross the line? Mike also brings his “Weird Question of the Month/Week/Day”, asking about Space Jam skill stealing and drinking a player’s sweat. The4thLinePodcast.com Twitter: twitter.com/4thLinePodcast Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcast Patreon: patreon.com/4thLinePodcast Email: mail@the4thlinepodcast.comRead More →

The guys are back as they break down the end of the conference finals and preview the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators. They also talk about: – the possibility of Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov leaving the Washington Capitals for the KHL – Kyle Dubas discussing joining the Colorado Avalanche as their new general manager – PK Subban is personable and speaks his mind. How can the NHL have more of that? They also bring a preview of The 5th Line Podcast. Twitter: twitter.com/4thLinePodcast Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcast Patreon: patreon.com/4thLinePodcast Email: mail@the4thlinepodcast.com Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the ShredRead More →

The guys are back as they break down the Conference finals, including: – The injuries to Ryan Johansen and Mike Fisher have the Nashville Predator’s backs against the wall. Can they hold off the Anaheim Ducks in a best of 3? – The Predator’s anthem singer is upset. But can anyone remember his name? – The Pittsburgh Penguins finally made the switch in net. Has Marc Andre Fleury played his last game for the Penguins? – How big of a difference maker is Erik Karlsson for the Ottawa Senators? Is he good enough to take them to the Cup final? – The schedule for theRead More →

The guys are back to break down the news of the week as the 3rd round of the Stanley Cup playoffs get started, including: – Sidney Crosby has had at least one concussion so far this playoff. What should be done to prevent them from having more? – With the Washington Capitals eliminated, where does the team go from here? Who will be around next year? When will Alexander Ovechkin be traded away? – The Nashville Predators have been dominant so far in the playoffs. How long does it last? – Ben Bishop signed a contract with the Dallas Stars. Who is the odd manRead More →

The guys are running a man short, so they are joined by Graeme, co-host of the Purple Army Podcast (twitter.com/purplearmypod). They talk about the news of the 2nd round of the playoffs, including: – The Edmonton Oilers are disappointed with calls by the officials. Do they have a right to be? Being down 3-2 to the Anaheim Ducks, are the Oilers out of it? – The Nashville Predators are yet to lose at home. Will that trend continue as they aim to close out the St. Louis Blues? – Sidney Crosby is dealing with a concussion. Was it on purpose by Matt Niskanen? Is movingRead More →

The guys are back as they recap the end to the 1st round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, including: – Joel’s feelings about the end of the season for his Toronto Maple Leafs – Has the Montreal Canadiens window closed? What do they do this offseason to best prepare for the future? – After a trip to the Finals last year the Sharks are now out in the first round. What does this mean for their franchise? They also preview the second round of the playoffs, looking at The Senators vs Rangers, Capitals vs Penguins, Ducks vs Oilers and Predators vs Blues. Lastly, they lookRead More →

The guys are back as they record with the Leafs and Capitals game freshly ended. Talk talk through the news of the week and the happenings in the NHL playoffs. – The Toronto Maple Leafs are down to the Washington Capitals, but does this mean they’re done? What should the penalty for Nazem Kadri been for his hit on Alex Ovechkin? – With the Pittsburgh Penguins making quick work of the Columbus Blue Jackets, are they bettered suited for a 2nd round matchup against a potentially playoff tested Capitals team? Should Marc-Andre Fleury or Matt Murray start in net in round 2? – With the ChicagoRead More →

The guys are joined by Nick Seguin from Wings Nation this week as he fills in for Joel and they touch on the state of the Detroit Red Wings, including if Ken Holland and Jeff Blashill are the right people to turn around the Wings. They also go through the news of the week, including: – The NHL has officially stated that they will not be going to the Olympics. Does it matter? Is the World Cup of Hockey enough of a “best on best” – Brad Marchand was suspended 2 games for his spear on Jake Dotchin. Was it enough? Does Marchand need toRead More →

The guys are awake and ready to record at their new Saturday morning time as they bring you their takes on the latest happenings in the NHL, including: – John Tavares’ sore hamstring and the impact it has on the New York Islanders’ playoff chances – The Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning are coming fast for the Boston Bruins second wild card spot. Will they make it? – The Washington Capitals are coming into the playoffs at the top again. Will they make it? Is this their last chance? – Nikitia Zaitsev is nearing a contract extension. How does compare to Karl Alzner? TheyRead More →

The guys are back and joined by Caleb Eefting of Rönnängs IK as he tells them what it is like to go from playing in Canada to being the leading scorer of the SHL Division 3. They also talk about the news of the week, including: – Sidney Crosby‘s hack on Ryan O’Reilly and slash on Marc Methot. Did Crosby deserve supplemental discipline for his slash? – Freddie Anderson and Tuukka Rask are hurt for their respective teams. How will this impact the playoff race? – What playoff matchups would excite us the most? Lastly, the Pavel Bure Must Watch Games of the Week areRead More →