The guys are back as they are joined by Rob Vollman as they talk about Rob’s new book “Stat Shot”, a book about hockey, for people who like hockey, through the lens of statistics. They touch on some of the topics in the book, including the worst trades in NHL history and goalie save percentage and get Rob’s thoughts on the Calgary Flames, and even give away a copy of Stat Shot to a listener. Felix Sicard also stops by to help Carl and Joel preview the Pacific division, touching on all 7 teams and having some healthy disagreement about some of the offseason movesRead More →

The guys are back and in person as they help Joel deal with the injury to Frederik Andersen, talk injury replacements for the World Cup of Hockey, settle on the final 4 in the Favorite Player Bracket and give a sneak peak of next week’s guest. They also give their predictions for who will win the awards for the 2016-17 season, predicting the Jacks Adams, Vezina, Calder, Norris and Hart trophies. Lastly, they settle on the format for this year’s fantasy hockey league, put 2 people in the league and Joel tours Carl’s recording space.  Read More →

The guys have Ben Kerr from Last Word on Sports fill in for Joel, as Joel is away this week. Sean Tierney  joins The 4th Line to tell them about Ryan Stimson’s passing project, looking at locations of passes and if they lead to a shot attempt. Sean has been looking into this data seeing what this tells us, in regards to individual passes leading to shot attempts. Ben and Carl also cover Jared Bednar coaching the Colorado Avalanche and the signings of Jiri Hudler by theDallas Stars and Brandon Pirri by the New York Rangers. Las Vegas also started filing trademarks and registering domains for new names,Read More →

The guys are back as they break down the news of the week (a swimmer behaving badly, Enroth and Vesey signing) and recap the Western side of the Favorite Player Bracket and preview the Eastern Conference. They also setup the fantasy hockey league, talk about preferred fantasy categories and top fantasty players for the year. Lastly, they answer some of your questions from a Twitter Q&A. Twitter: twitter.com/The4thLinePod Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcast Email: the4thlinepod@gmail.com Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast shredpod.simplecast.fm    Read More →

This week the guys are pleased to have Adam Scorgie, producer of the upcoming documentary Ice Guardians, on the show to talk about the film which covers the history of enforcers in the game of hockey, talking to many of the NHL enforcers we’ve come to know over the past decades.   They also talk about Patrick Roy quitting, the impact and potential replacements for the Avalanche and if this changes Roy’s legacy, Jimmy Vesey’s pending free agency and changes to the way young players enter the league. Lastly, they enter the 2nd round of the 4th Line Favorite bracket. Twitter: twitter.com/The4thLinePod Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcast Email:Read More →

The guys are back as they bring ALL of the feedback from The Captain’s Royal Rumble episode, including emails, hand out 2 mini sticks, re-cap some of the best remaining free agents, go through the Metro division in our favorite players bracket, talk about what we do with the Stanley Cup for our day if we won, and touch on some of our favorite desserts.Read More →