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This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with occasional special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.

This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with occasional special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.
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This is The Hockey News Podcast. Each week we’ll bring our experts together, along with occasional special guests, to talk about all the important issues in the hockey world.

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English


Episodes

2018/19 Fantasy sleepers and busts

8/13/2018
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THN’s Ryan Kennedy and fantasy guru Matt Larkin go over Matt’s top five sleepers and busts in this year’s THN Fantasy Pool Guide. Players discussed include: Ryan Nugent Hopkins (2:30), Pierre-Luc Dubois (4:40), Philipp Grubauer (6:50), Jack Roslovic (10:10), Andreas Johnsson (13:12), Taylor Hall (15:55), William Karlsson (17:21), Pekka Rinne (20:30), Dustin Brown (24:06) and Mathew Barzal (26:00).

Duration:00:32:07

Breaking down the Jeff Skinner trade and John Gibson & Mark Stone’s new contracts

8/7/2018
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THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larking discuss Buffalo’s trade for Jeff Skinner and what it means for both teams (1:15), whether Anaheim overpaid for John Gibson (10:20) and what Mark Stone’s one-year extension means for his future in Ottawa (16:35). Plus, they answer some reader questions (23:37).

Duration:00:39:06

Once again answering all of your offseason questions

7/23/2018
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In their last podcast before a summer break, THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell take to Twitter to answer all of your offseason questions. Topics discussed include: Florida’s chances at a playoff run next season, Calder trophy favourites, teams they expect to make a leap next season, Jacob Trouba’s future and the most clutch Game 7 goalies.

Duration:00:41:28

Remembering Ray Emery. Plus, Max Pacioretty & Erik Karlsson trade rumours

7/16/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Ray Emery’s legacy after his tragic passing over the weekend (0:25), what Montreal is doing with Max Pacioretty (6:02) and whether Erik Karlsson will still be traded this offseason (12:27). Plus, they answer some reader questions (16:40).

Duration:00:35:06

Answering all of your offseason questions

7/9/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell take to Twitter in this all reader question episode. Topics discussed include Panarin and Bobrovsky’s futures in Columbus, Winnipeg as a free agent destination, New Jersey’s future plans, Toronto’s future cap situation, Justin Faulk, and the league’s most fun cities.

Duration:00:42:52

Tavares, the future of the Leafs & Islanders, plus offseason winners and losers so far

7/3/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the Tavares signing and whether or not Toronto is now a Cup contender (0:30), the Islanders’ future outlook without JT (14:05), winners and losers from the offseason so far (24:28) and Erik Karlsson predictions (37:43).

Duration:00:40:26

Draft takeaways, Calgary’s blockbuster trade, Kovalchuk to L.A. and an interview with P.K. Subban

6/25/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss the winners and losers of the NHL draft (0:40), Calgary and Carolina’s big trade involving Dougie Hamilton and Noah Hanifin (11:20), Ilya Kovalchuk’s reported contract with Los Angeles (20:25) and their last minute John Tavares free agency predictions (25:20). Plus an interview with NHL 19 cover man P.K. Subban (32:15).

Duration:00:47:00

Breaking down the Galchenyuk-Domi trade, plus more drama in Ottawa

6/18/2018
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THN’s Edward Fraser, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Montreal and Arizona’s Alex Galchenyuk for Max Domi trade (1:25), why Montreal appears to be leaning towards drafting Jesperi Kotkaniemi (11:15), what Ottawa can do to fix their latest setback (15:15) and whether Erik Karlsson will be a Senator at the start of next season (20:25). Plus, they discuss the potential for a 19-year-old draft rule (27:35) and answer some reader questions (27:35).

Duration:00:32:57

THN's 2018 Mock Draft

6/15/2018
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THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy host a mock draft in anticipation of next weekend’s NHL Entry Draft, breaking down each potential first round selection.

Duration:00:38:54

Is Alex Ovechkin an all-time great? Plus, big names that could be traded at the draft

6/11/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss where Alex Ovechkin ranks among the all-time greats after his Conn Smythe performance (1:13), where the Capitals will go from here (7:41), if Vegas will contend for the Cup again next year (11:47), ridiculously early 2019 Stanley Cup favourites (15:17) and big names that could be traded at the draft (17:35). Plus, they answer some reader questions (22:00).

Duration:00:31:03

Prospect Podcast: Interviews from the NHL Draft Combine

6/8/2018
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THN’s prospect expert Ryan Kennedy shares some of his best interviews with prospects, scouts and GMs at this year’s NHL draft combine in a special edition of the prospect podcast. Interviews include USHL defenseman Jordan Harris (0:56), Lethbridge defenseman Calen Addison (4:50), Czech forward Matej Pekar (7:28), St. Louis director of scouting Bill Armstrong (13:22), San Jose GM Doug Wilson (20:00) and Arizona GM John Chayka (25:40).

Duration:00:34:21

Is the pressure on Vegas for the first time this season? Plus, NHL draft combine takeaways

6/4/2018
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THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy discuss the Stanley Cup final thus far (0:25), whether Vegas can alter their style to match Washington’s cycle-friendly game (3:45) and whether the pressure is on Vegas for the first time all season (5:40). Then, they talk about the role of concussion spotters in lieu of Brooks Orpik and Marc-Andre Fleury taking hits in game three (9:12), how much John Carlson is raising his UFA stock this postseason (16:12) and Ryan’s main takeaways from...

Duration:00:37:36

Memorial Cup takeaways, Evander Kane's big raise, and Stanley Cup X-Factors

5/28/2018
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THN’s Edward Fraser, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy are joined by Ken Campbell on the phone in Vegas, giving updates from media day (0:30). Then, they discuss standouts from the Memorial Cup champion Acadie-Bathurst Titan (7:10) and the poor attendance at this year’s tournament (10:15). Plus they break down the biggest X-Factors for Vegas & Washington going into game one of the cup final (14:44), Evander Kane’s big extension in San Jose (20:19), the recent trend of NCAA head coach hires...

Duration:00:38:21

Stanley Cup Final preview

5/24/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell preview the Stanley Cup Finals, breaking down how Washington and Vegas matchup against each other in every aspect of the game. Plus, they give their finals predictions (32:19).

Duration:00:34:11

Prospect Podcast: Answering all of your prospect questions

5/23/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy open up the mailbag to answer your questions for the entire episode this week. Topics discussed include: The best defensemen and centers in this year’s draft, Jordan Kyrou, draft stock of USHL players, Arizona’s draft strategy and 5’3’’ prospect Sean Dhooghe.

Duration:00:32:29

Prospect Podcast: Memorial Cup preview and Anaheim's future

5/18/2018
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THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss Flyers prospects Morgan Frost and Carter Hart being called up to the AHL playoffs (0:45) and preview the Memorial Cup (3:30), breaking down Hamilton (6:28), Swift Current (9:55), Acadie Bathurst (12:30) and Regina’s (17:06) chances in the tournament. Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Cape Breton goalie Kevin Mandolese (21:27), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on London centre Liam Foudy (26:53) and take a look at the...

Duration:00:42:36

Tampa Bay’s stuggles, Kyle Dubas in Toronto, and should Nashville trade Pekka Rinne?

5/14/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss Tampa Bay’s struggles in the Eastern Conference finals (0:15) and whether they have a shot at coming back against the hot Capitals (7:52), whether Kyle Dubas was the right hire in Toronto (10:53) and what Nashville should do with Pekka Rinne this offseason after a disappointing playoff exit (15:56). Plus, they tell some of their best interview stories (20:45) and answer some reader questions (26:18).

Duration:00:34:13

Prospect podcast: The AHL’s 5OT playoff game, World Championship prospects and Arizona’s future

5/11/2018
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THN’s Ken Campbell and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the Lehigh Valley Phantoms’ five overtime victory over Charlotte in the AHL postseason (0:45), some of the prospects at the RBC Cup in Chilliwack (5:23), interesting decisions made in the USHL’s phase 2 draft (10:40) and some of the intriguing young prospects participating in the World Championships (15:10). Plus, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Rangers prospect Tim Gettinger (18:57), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on Swedish...

Duration:00:37:12

Is Vegas the Western Conference favourite? Is Brad Marchand good for the game?

5/7/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin, Ryan Kennedy and Ken Campbell discuss if Vegas has cemented themselves as the cup favourite after defeating San Jose (0:35), whether Brad Marchand is a good villain for the game after his latest instance of licking (3:50), how worried Nashville should be about Pekka Rinne’s play this postseason (9:05), where Joe Thornton may end up this offseason (17:00) and if Evander Kane will stay put in San Jose as a UFA (21:40). Plus, they answer some reader questions. (25:20).

Duration:00:40:16

CHL finals, USNTDP, and Boston’s future

5/4/2018
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THN’s Matt Larkin and prospect expert Ryan Kennedy discuss the OHL (0:30), QMJHL (4:50) and WHL (8:00) finals and the USNTDP’s run in the USHL playoffs (10:58). Then, they listen to Ryan’s interview with Syracuse Crunch coach Benoit Groulx (13:57), shine the 2018 draft spotlight on American defenseman Mattias Samuelsson (22:20) and break down the Boston Bruins’ prospect pipeline (25:03).

Duration:00:34:02