The start of the NHL season is here, and everyone is wondering: Who will be the best in the league this year? Whether it’s the best player or the best team, everyone wants to either be the best or beat the best. The Hart Memorial trophy is handed out every year to the league’s most valuable player. Last year the finalists for the award were Jamie Benn, Sidney Crosby and Patrick Kane, with Kane being the eventual winner. At the time of publishing Auston Matthews has 4 goals in the first 40 minutes of his NHL career. He has to be the Hart favorite, right? NotRead More →

The guys are back as they record on the brink of Nail Yakupov trade from the Edmonton Oilers to the St. Louis Blues. Kris Russell also signs with the Oilers, wrapping up the summer that Russell rumors flew. With Loui Eriksson paired with the Sedins in Vancouver, Joel is high on his production, while Carl is a little more sceptical. What does the future of the Vancouver Canucks look like? Martin St. Louis is having his number retired by the Tampa Bay Lightning. How soon does it take to welcome a player back into the fold after he retired when they left on a sour note? ForRead More →

The guys are back as they celebrate their 100th episode, with Joel getting to eat cake. They touch on Canada’s rout at the World Cup and what it means for the future of the tournament, the suspensions players have received this preseason and preview the Metropolitan division. This weekend was the 4th Line Podcast fantasy draft, so they cover their teams and Joel and his team have already been accused of collusion. Limited Edition 100th Episode Gear! teespring.com/4th-line-podcast-100th-episode Twitter: twitter.com/The4thLinePod Facebook: facebook.com/the4thlinepodcast Email: the4thlinepod@gmail.com Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast shredpod.simplecast.fmRead More →