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Travis Yost and Dimitri Filipovic cover the NHL, focusing on wide-ranging trends that'll hopefully appeal to any and all thinking fans of the game.

Travis Yost and Dimitri Filipovic cover the NHL, focusing on wide-ranging trends that'll hopefully appeal to any and all thinking fans of the game.
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Travis Yost and Dimitri Filipovic cover the NHL, focusing on wide-ranging trends that'll hopefully appeal to any and all thinking fans of the game.

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English


Episodes

Episode 240: Big Games, Big Moments, Big Podcasts

6/4/2018
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Mike Johnson makes his long-awaited return to the show to discuss the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final. The topics include: Marc-Andre Fleury's return to planet earth (1:30); The Capitals defensive structure in front of Holtby (5:40); Washington forwards counteracting the forecheck (9:45); The Capitals winning the secondary battles (21:55); Shea Theodore's notable Game 3 struggles (29:15); High leverage moments and the officiating (40:20). Sponsoring today's show is Indochino....

Duration:00:45:40

Episode 239: The Definitive Stanley Cup Final Preview

5/28/2018
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Andrew Berkshire joins the show to help set the table for this year's Stanley Cup Final matchup. In this preview we discuss: How the Capitals got to this point (4:05); Line matching, and going power vs. power (16:20); Dmitry Orlov, Capitals defensemen, and Vegas forecheck (32:50); Can Marc-Andre Fleury keep this up for one more series? (44:20); How the Golden Knights approach this summer (56:15). Sponsoring today's show is SeatGeek, which is making it easier than ever before to buy and...

Duration:01:03:36

Episode 238: Show Me The Money

5/24/2018
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William Kawam of Orr Hockey Group joins the show to discuss his time with the New York Rangers (1:05), and where they go from here with their rebuild (8:36). We also discuss using analytics to show the more subtle value of players without big point totals (16:46), how a No Move Clause can be used as a bargaining tool (23:40), going for a bridge deal versus a long-term extension (27:05), the pros and cons of tracking data from a player perspective (34:30), and how the success of the Golden...

Duration:00:51:34

Episode 237: Going The Full 60

5/22/2018
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In Part 1 of arguably one of the most anticipated crossover events in hockey podcasting history, Craig Custance joins the show to discuss covering the World Championships (1:23), the winners and losers of the Golden Knights playoff run (8:24), and whether their surprising success will have any longer term ramifications on the rest of the league (18:10). We also get into Capitals-Lightning (31:42), and look ahead to the most interesting teams to keep an eye on this summer (42:58)....

Duration:01:03:08

Episode 236: Revisionist History

5/10/2018
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Nick Mercadante joins the show to discuss the remarkable run of the Vegas Golden Knights, how they've managed to do it and what makes them so special, and a number of other assorted topics. They include: The in-game experience in Vegas (0:30); How is the Golden Knights top line so effective? (18:30); Is Vegas' success a bad look for the league, and the GMs? (26:30); Marc-Andre Fleury's remarkable story (29:30); Braden Holtby's growing playoff resume (37:00); Tracking the puck and Andrei...

Duration:01:09:23

Episode 235: It All Comes Down to This

5/9/2018
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Murat Ates joins the show to help deep dive the Jets vs. Predators series by highlighting the biggest takeaways from the first six games, and helping set the table for Game 7. Topics discussed include: Takeaways and Trends from the first 6 games (4:24); Patrik Laine's goal scoring struggles; Goaltending and defensive structure by the Jets (20:40); Head to Head Matchups and Player Usage (28:30); Looking ahead to the keys for Game 7 (36:20); The Playoff Format (47:00). Sponsoring today’s...

Duration:00:57:56

Episode 234: Here We Go Again

5/4/2018
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Jon Press joins the show to help dig into Penguins vs. Capitals. Topics discussed include: How Pittsburgh flipped the script in Game 4 (0:30); How the two teams match up down the middle (10:00); The Good vs. Bad with Tom Wilson (17:30); Braden Holtby's odd year, and historic playoff success (29:30); Areas Barry Trotz's successor could improve in (36:30); John Carlson's looming free agency (41:00); Looking ahead to how the Capitals will look in the future (50:00). Sponsoring today’s show is...

Duration:01:00:11

Episode 233: The Luck of the Draw

5/1/2018
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Ryan Biech joins the show to discuss the results of the draft lottery, help preview this year's class of eligible prospects, and try to figure out what makes certain teams better at drafting and developing than others. Skip to: The top two picks (1:35); The next tier (6:15); Ottawa's big decision (14:15); Ways for the Blackhawks to squeeze value out of their pick (18:20); Under the radar prospects that could soar up the board (25:30); Red flag prospects that could wind up dropping (42:30);...

Duration:00:56:34

Episode 232: Eastern Prognostications

4/11/2018
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Andrew Berkshire joins the show to help dissect the first round playoff matchups in the Eastern Conference. We get into: Leafs vs. Bruins (2:30); Lightning vs. Devils (21:55); Blue Jackets vs. Capitals (35:40); Penguins vs. Flyers (50:10). Sponsoring today’s show is Harry’s Razors. If you sign up with them today using the promo code PDO, they’ll send you a trial shave set free of charge that includes: 1) weight ergonomic razor handle, 2) 5 precision-engineered blades with a lubricating...

Duration:01:02:04

Episode 231: Wild Wild West Playoff Preview

4/10/2018
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Jonathan Willis joins the show to help preview the first round playoff matchups out West. In this episode we discuss: The Pacific Division jumble (3:55); Ducks vs. Sharks (6:30); Golden Knights vs. Kings (23:22); Predators vs. Avalanche (42:38); Jets vs. Wild (55:10); Looking ahead to Round 2 (1:05:20). Sponsoring today’s show is SeatGeek, which is making it easier than ever before to buy and sell sports and concert tickets. They’re giving our listeners a $20 rebate off of their first...

Duration:01:10:00

Episode 230: Sent into Exile

4/5/2018
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Justin Bourne joins the show to discuss a variety of topics, most notably including: Brad Marchand and supplemental discipline (1:00); Outside the box ideas to improve the product (13:45); Evaluating coaches, Doug Weight, and the Islanders (19:20); Peter Chiarelli, the Oilers, and the MVP discussion (34:20); The toll of rebuilding (44:10); The most lethal shots in the game (52:00); Claude Giroux (59:00). Sponsoring today’s show is SeatGeek, which is making it easier than ever before to...

Duration:01:05:32

Episode 229: You Don't Appreciate It Till It's Gone

4/4/2018
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Chris Johnston joins the show to discuss the Sedins finally getting the outpouring of love they deserve now that they're walking away from the game, and where the Canucks go from here in filling the void they're leaving behind. We also get into the 2019 free agent class, players coming together to shift the power dynamic in the NHL, what William Karlsson's next contract looks like after his epic season, and whether Winnipeg can become a desirable destination for players to want to go play...

Duration:01:16:24

228: On The Atlantic Elite, Last Season Collapses, and a Changing Game

3/30/2018
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Dom Luszczyszyn joins Dimitri Filipovic to discuss a variety of topics, which include: (2:20) The Steve Dangle Podcast; (3:45) The Triumvirate at the Top of the Atlantic; (10:15) The late season collapse by the Stars and Flames; (22:00) Changes in pace and possession; (31:00) Criteria for the Norris Trophy Race; (39:00) How Evander Kane has changed the Pacific; (45:45) Can the Blue Jackets get over the hump?; (50:20) Are the Capitals for real?; (58:30) Bubble Teams Due to Regress next...

Duration:01:21:21

Episode 227: Define The Word 'Fun'

3/26/2018
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Emily Kaplan joins the show to discuss the GM meetings, going down to Winnipeg to write a profile about Patrik Laine, and take stock of where things stand with her individual awards ballot: The GM Meetings (1:00); Patrik Laine's personality (5:30); NHL Awards: Jack Adams, Calder, and Selke (11:45); NHL Awards Part 2: Norris, Vezina, and Hart (27:30).

Duration:00:47:08

Episode 226: Hockey Hotbeds

3/22/2018
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Alex Prewitt joins the show to discuss a variety of topics, most notably including: Most interesting Rasmus Dahlin landing spots (1:10); Why the Arizona Coyotes have had such a rough go of it (4:08); How the Florida Panthers turned their season around (17:21); Alex Ovechkin's ability to keep scoring goals (33:31); Profiling Zdeno Chara (47:16).

Duration:01:01:28

March 8: Money Can't Buy You Saves

3/8/2018
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Andrew Berkshire joins the show to discuss the change of power in Carolina's front office, and where the Hurricanes go from here. We also get into some listeners questions. Topics include: The change of direction in Carolina (4:20); The Hurricanes continued goaltending woes (10:30); What can the Hurricanes do to take the next step (22:38); How the success in Vegas will impact Seattle (32:32); Most Valuable vs. Most Outstanding Awards (47:06); Evgeni Malkin's prolific run (55:21); Ranking...

Duration:01:18:55

224: Trade Deadline Winners and Losers

2/28/2018
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Tyler Dellow joins Dimitri Filipovic to take stock of where teams stand after the trade deadline. Topics discussed include: The Winnipeg Jets finally pushing their chips in (2:45), Vegas making a splash, just not the one we expected (7:30), The Lightning cementing themselves as the class of the East (9:20), What on god's green earth are the Canucks doing (16:55), Keeping Karlsson vs Trading him now (35:30), San Jose's gamble on Evander Kane (40:00), Teams who realistically can win the cup...

Duration:00:54:02

Episode 223: Navigating This Year's Trade Deadline

2/24/2018
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Chris Johnston joins the show to help preview Monday's trade deadline. Topics discussed include 2:10 An evolving approach to the trade deadline, 9:12 The return the Senators got for Derick Brassard 13:39 What the rest of the league can learn from the Penguins, 19:50 The complicated nature of an Erik Karlsson Trade, 36:08 The Canucks and Erik Gudbranson's surprising extension, 51:36 How Vegas' success will impact Seattle's expansion process, 1:01:00 Under the radar storylines for Monday's...

Duration:01:09:00

Episode 222: Left On An Island Defensively

2/22/2018
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Arthur Staple joins the show to discuss the New York Islanders, their solo mission to fix any goal scoring concerns the NHL may still have, and how the high level of uncertainty that looms large this summer has them rapidly approaching a crossroads: Contextualizing the Islanders defensive woes (0:30); Looking ahead to the Trade Deadline (6:00); Tavares uncertainty and Barzal's emergence (10:20); 'The Chiarelli Line' (22:15); Paying Josh Bailey and Anders Lee (27:15); Finding longer term...

Duration:00:52:34

Episode 221: Making Money Moves

2/15/2018
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Craig Custance joins the show to discuss what to watch for as we approach this year's trade deadline. Topics include: Working sources, and the race to breaking a trade (4:40); The Dion Phan Marian Gabo Nick Shore trade (13:06); Pierre Dorion's extension, and the future of the Senators (25:00); Jim Benning's extension, and the future of the Canucks (36:50); The most interesting teams to keep an eye out for (48:25).

Duration:01:13:51