The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #383 – The 2022 NHL Conference Finals – Midway

The NHL Conference Finals are well underway!

With the New York Rangers moving past the Carolina Hurricanes, they’re primed for a goalie matchup against the Tampa Bay Lightning. But is Andrei Vasilevsky vs. Igor Shesterkin living up to the billing?

The Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers have had a slew of controversial plays, including Evander Kane‘s hit on Nazem Kadri and Cale Makar‘s offside call. Were the right calls made? Darcy Kuemper had to leave, replaced by Pavel Francouz. Will he be good enough?

Martin St. Louis stays as the coach of the Montreal Canadiens, while Bruce Cassidy is fired by the Boston Bruins. Why did Boston feel the need to make the move?

Patrice Bergeron was the winner of the Selke trophy, which begs the question: When should we re-name awards after a player? Darryl Sutter won the Jack Adams trophy, which begged another question: Should Coach of the Year award be handed out on a 3 year rotation?

All this and more on episode 383 of the 4th Line Hockey Podcast!


Intro music by Erik Hall of Ane Croft

Jingles by Scotty Hicks of Hunker Down, on Twitter at @rapidonian

Part of Full Press Radio

About the Show

The 4th Line Podcast is a weekly hockey podcast hosted by Carl Landra and Nick Seguin. Every week they share their unique and fun take on what is happening in the world of hockey. While they don’t take themselves too seriously, they have a typical 4th line attitude: what they lack in finesse, they make up for in being willing to go to the corners and work hard to get the job done.

Who are Carl and Nick? Carl comes from Calgary, AB. His facial hair of choice is a mustache. His team of choice is the Colorado Avalanche and his smoked meat of choice is brisket.  Nick comes from Toronto, ON. His facial hair of choice is a light beard. His team of choice is the Detroit Red Wings and his smoked meat of choice is ribs.

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