Laz and Powers-logo

Laz and Powers

The Athletic

Some call them the Jordan and Pippen of hockey podcasting. Others, more appropriately, call them the Kane and Toews. They just call themselves Laz and Powers. Back for another season, The Athletic's Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers bring you a twice-weekly, in depth look at everything happening in the world of The Chicago Blackhawks.

Some call them the Jordan and Pippen of hockey podcasting. Others, more appropriately, call them the Kane and Toews. They just call themselves Laz and Powers. Back for another season, The Athletic's Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers bring you a twice-weekly, in depth look at everything happening in the world of The Chicago Blackhawks.
More Information

Location:

United States

Networks:

The Athletic

Description:

Some call them the Jordan and Pippen of hockey podcasting. Others, more appropriately, call them the Kane and Toews. They just call themselves Laz and Powers. Back for another season, The Athletic's Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers bring you a twice-weekly, in depth look at everything happening in the world of The Chicago Blackhawks.

Language:

English


Episodes

Will the Blackhawks ever lose again?

11/18/2019
More
The Blackhawks are suddenly one of the hottest teams in the league, rocketing back into the playoff mix with a 5-0-1 stretch since returning from California. But is it sustainable? Scott and Mark discuss the Blackhawks' abnormally high shooting percentage and save percentage during this stretch and if the team really is this good, or if they're just on a lucky streak. Then they answer listener questions about Kirby Dach, Popeye's chicken, the path back to Cup contention, and why so many...

Duration:00:36:24

The Blackhawks are fun again, but are they good?

11/11/2019
More
In the wake of a wild 5-4 victory over the Maple Leafs in which the Blackhawks won despite allowing 57 shots on goal, Scott and Mark try to figure out if this fast-and-loose style is the best way forward for Jeremy Colliton. They also assess Adam Boqvist five games into his NHL career and discuss whether he's here to stay or not. And how about Robin Lehner? He's the Blackhawks' goaltender of the present, but will he be the goaltender of the future, too?

Duration:00:28:48

The kids are all right

11/7/2019
More
Scott and Mark discuss the Blackhawks' sudden youth movement, with four recent top-eight picks in the lineup, including 18-year-old Kirby Dach and 19-year-old Adam Boqvist. Is Boqvist here to stay, or just something to keep the team upbeat and the fans engaged? And what will the blue line look like once Connor Murphy returns? A daunting schedule looms; can three points in two days springboard the Blackhawks back into the mix?

Duration:00:21:58

Slump buster

10/28/2019
More
Mark and Scott discuss the scratching of Brent Seabrook, and what possible long-term solutions there could be for handling him going forward. They also dive into the Blackhawks' cathartic 5-1 victory over the Kings on Sunday night, and what embattled coaches Jeremy Colliton and Matt Nagy might have in common. And hey, whatever happened to Brendan Perlini, anyway?

Duration:00:25:49

The Dach is in

10/21/2019
More
The Dach is inKirby Dach held his own in his NHL debut Sunday night, but what does the immediate future hold for the No. 3 overall pick? Scott and Mark lay out the reasons why the best option might be to keep him in the NHL all season, and in the process, discuss whose seat might be getting a little toasty. Meanwhile, Brandon Saad has been one of the best wingers in the league in the season's first month. Can Jeremy Colliton continue justify playing him only 15 minutes a night?

Duration:00:32:10

Sound the alarms!

10/14/2019
More
Scott and Mark dive into the Blackhawks' alarming 0-2-1 start, trying to figure out what's gone wrong, what's gone right, and what Jeremy Colliton is doing with the lineup and the goalies. Scott, after visiting Rockford on Saturday night, breaks down Kirby Dach's pro debut and how NHL-ready he is.

Duration:00:31:02

Back State Side!

10/7/2019
More
Mark and Scott are back in the US and ready to get the season really underway in Chicago! The guys talk about the trip to Europe and dive more into what the Blackhawks need to do to have a successful season.

Duration:00:33:22

Trailer

9/26/2019
More
Laz and Powers coming to you from Chicago. Find out here what the podcast will be bringing you each week! Subscribe here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/laz-and-powers/id1481428395

Duration:00:01:00