The guys are back and Joel has some very kind words to say about our friends at The Listening Party Podcast. They also break down the dealings at the trade deadline, focusing on the Shattenkirk, Filppula, and Lazar deals. They also touch on the news of the week, including: – The Vegas Golden Knights being officially open for business – Eddie Lack being called out by coach Bill Peters – Is Patrick Kane currently the best player in the NHL? – Josh Ho Sang wearing #66 and should numbers be retired in the NHL They end by picking the Pavel Bure Must Watch Games ofRead More →

February was a bounce back month for Pavel Bure Game Winning Goal Hi Sticking and the last under the present scoring system (more on that to come!). While Fred, co-host of the Slewfoot Hockey Show, got the lead and didn’t look back, the battle behind him was tight, with 2nd and 3rd place changing constantly. March brings more opportunities for points so stay tuned for the Pavel Bure Must Watch Game every day and play along on Twitter.   How it works For those new to the game, for every Pavel Bure Must Watch Game you get to pick the game winning goal scorer, 1Read More →

The guys are back as the NHL trade deadline is almost here! They start by breaking down the trades of Ben Bishop, Martin Hanzal, Brian Boyle, Alex Burrows, Jordie Benn, Michael Stone. Tomas Jurco, Patrick Eaves and Ron Hainsey. They then touch on the recent trend of aggression in hockey, with the addition of the Kesler/Carter fight, the AHL hallway fight and a college player fighting a ref. Joel has tips on how curb the aggression and that tip is using a meat injector. They wrap by previewing the trade deadline to come and pick the Pavel Bure’s of the Week. Twitter: twitter.com/4thLinePodcast Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcastRead More →

There are currently 12 teams in the NHL that have never lifted the Stanley Cup; the Arizona Coyotes, Buffalo Sabres, Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, Ottawa Senators, San Jose Sharks, St. Louis Blues, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets. Before anyone mentions the Millionaires; wins by previous teams in those cities don’t count. The Millionaires folded a whole two decades before the Canucks were founded. Some teams are just bad, while others can dominate a regular season but fall apart in the playoffs. Here’s my top five current NHL teams never to win the Stanley Cup. Don’t feel bad ifRead More →

There’s a proverb that says “don’t bite the hand that feeds”. Toronto Marlies’ veteran forward Brooks Laich seems to be unfamiliar with it. In an interview with The Athletic, he said: “You don’t win a Stanley Cup playing in the American League. If the Leafs don’t have a plan for me with them then I would like to pursue a Stanley Cup somewhere else You can read the full text from the interview here. Brooks Laich said he wants in on Leafs' plans or would rather chase a Cup 'somewhere else.’ He’s on waivers today: https://t.co/oGI35Vjf0t pic.twitter.com/z7xY7QeIC9 — The Athletic (@TheAthleticTO) February 21, 2017 ItRead More →

The guys are back as they break down the news of the week including: – Michel Therrien being fired and replaced by Claude Julien – Gustav Nyquist and Antoine Vermette’s suspensions – Ryan Johansen being sad that no one acknowledged his return to Columbus – How to fix the NHL salary cap to make trades more likely – How NHL linesmen screwed us this week The guys also announce a new scoring system for GWG Hi Sticking and pick the Pavel Bure Must Watch Games of the Week! Twitter: twitter.com/4thLinePodcast Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcast Email: mail@the4thlinepodcast.com Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast shredpod.simplecast.fmRead More →