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The Chychrun Deal (11/15/18)

11/15/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime discuss the ramifications of Jakob Chychrun's return and new deal, rank the eight true Cup contenders, break down the Kings-Penguins trade, look at the litany of goaltender injuries around the league and react to the Hall of Fame inductions. And then Craig goes off on the Blackhawks firing Joel Quenneville.

Duration:01:08:55

Hockey's Hottest Team (11/5/18)

11/5/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime look at the coaching change in LA, the Coyotes’ winning streak, the panic in Toronto, the Elliotte Friedman playoff rule, the slumping Blackhawks and Elias Pettersson’s stranglehold on the Calder race.

Duration:01:15:40

Playoffs in the Desert? (10/29/18)

10/29/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime react to the Auston Matthews injury, look at the rising Coyotes, discuss coaches on the hot seat and debate whether or not Connor McDavid can drag the Oilers to the playoffs. And then Craig goes off on three-point games.

Duration:01:03:25

Plight of the Pacific (10/26/18)

10/26/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime discuss what the Coyotes' path to the playoffs would look like, rank the NHL's most surprising Canadian teams, break down the suddenly wide open Pacific and talk to Josh Cooper about what's wrong with LA and Anaheim.

Duration:01:11:20

The Matthews vs McDavid Debate (10/15/18)

10/15/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime try to solve the Coyotes' early season scoring issues, debate the merits of analytics, discuss the Blackhawks' revival, and get into the one question that might ultimately rip Canada apart: would you rather build around Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?

Duration:01:11:06

Predictions and Early Impressions (10/11/18)

10/11/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime react to the first week of the NHL season, looking at why scoring is up, Vegas is down, injuries are everywhere, the Coyotes are outshooting everyone and the Maple Leafs look unstoppable. Then it's prediction time (a week late) for playoff teams and major awards.

Duration:01:22:49

Pacific Preview Pt. 2 (10/1/18)

10/1/2018
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In the final preview before the puck drops on the 2018-19 season, Luke, Craig and Jaime discuss expectations, potential breakout players and keys to a successful year for the Coyotes. Plus a look at what's next for the Golden Knights, how the Ducks plan on navigating their growing list of injuries and the Canucks' rebuild.

Duration:01:22:39

Pacific Preview Pt. 1 (9/27/18)

9/27/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime break down the impact of the Galchenyuk injury, react to the Flyers' horrifying new mascot, preview the Pacific Division with Lisa Dillman and look at the upcoming seasons for Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Erik Karlsson with Swedish correspondent Sebastian Noren.

Duration:01:17:45

Central Preview Pt. 2 (9/20/18)

9/20/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime break down OEL's new role as the Coyotes' captain, Montreal's decision to try to make Max Domi a center, Erik Karlsson's impact on the Western Conference and more. Then they welcome Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic in to preview the Blues and the rest of the Central Division.

Duration:01:11:32

Central Preview Pt. 1 (9/10/18)

9/10/2018
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Luke and Craig prepare for the start of training camp, look at what the Pacioretty deal means for Montreal, talk to Mike Russo of the Athletic about the upcoming season in Minnesota and preview the Jets and Stars. As a bonus, Craig melts down over the systematic dismantling of the Blackhawks.

Duration:01:08:19

Atlantic Preview Pt. 2 (9/4/18)

9/4/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime discuss the ramifications of Nate Schmidt's suspension and Blake Wheeler's new deal, then preview the Panthers with Jameson Olive, as well as the Lightning, Canadiens - and even the Sabres - to wrap up the Atlantic Division.

Duration:01:02:18

Atlantic Preview Pt. 1 (8/28/18)

8/28/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime welcome Scott Wheeler of the Athletic in to discuss how realistic the Maple Leafs' Stanley Cup chances are. They also preview the Bruins and Red Wings, then try to figure out if the Sens actually have a plan moving forward.

Duration:01:04:29

Metro Preview Pt. 2 (8/21/18)

8/21/2018
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Luke and Craig pretend to welcome Jaime back, check in on the Penguins with Josh Yohe of the Athletic and wrap up the Metro previews with a look at what's in store for the Flyers, Devils and whats left of the Islanders.

Duration:00:54:51

Metropolitan Preview Pt. 1 (8/17/18)

8/17/2018
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Luke and Craig start the summer preview series with a look at the Rangers, Blue Jackets and Hurricanes, then are joined by Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post to check in on the defending Stanley Cup champs. They also discuss Brady Tkachuk's options for turning pro right away, a severely depleted blue line in Edmonton and tough times for two of the greatest Henriks to ever play the game.

Duration:00:55:55

Chayka Interview plus Wild Bill vs Tom Wilson (8/10/18)

8/10/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime try to figure out why William Karlsson is basically getting paid the same as Tom Wilson now (except with less term), look at John Gibson's new deal in Anaheim and then are joined by Coyotes GM John Chayka to talk about Arizona's busy summer and the logic behind Christian Dvorak's new deal.

Duration:00:39:03

Doan's Impact (8/1/18)

8/1/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime are back to talk about the retiring of Shane Doan's number and the legacy he left behind in the desert. They also look at four teams poised to take steps forward - and backward - next season, discuss the Erik Karlsson situation and try to make sense of why the Capitals just gave Tom Wilson over $30 million.

Duration:01:04:53

Waiting for Karlsson (7/12/18)

7/12/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime look at potential landing spots for Erik Karlsson, explore why Max Pacioretty could be the next talented player to leave Montreal, discuss Anthony Duclair's move to Columbus and react to some late breaking Coyotes news.

Duration:00:41:23

Grabner Interview and Free Agency Recap (7/3/18)

7/3/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime look at the impact John Tavares can have in Toronto, try to figure out what Stan Bowman is doing in Chicago, break down the war that's erupting between John Tortorella and Pittsburgh and then talk with Arizona winger Michael Grabner about his decision to join the Coyotes.

Duration:00:58:19

The Natural Hat Trick: The Tavares Domino (6/29/18)

6/29/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime preview free agency, look at the most likely landing spots for John Tavares, react to the draft and discuss what's next for the Coyotes.

Duration:01:00:00

The Natural Hat Trick: Chucky vs Domi (6/20/18)

6/20/2018
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Luke, Craig and Jaime break down both sides of the Galchenyuk/Domi trade with Marc Antoine Godin of The Athletic Montreal, preview the likely lottery picks in Friday’s NHL Draft, try to figure out where John Tavares and Barry Trotz are going and discuss a flurry of Mike Hoffman deals.

Duration:01:00:21