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Wings for Breakfast: A show about the Detroit Red Wings

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The Athletic's Max Bultman and analytics expert Prashanth Iyer offer up weekly thoughts on, and opinions, and analysis of, The Detroit Red Wings...and Al, everyone's favorite octopus mascot.

The Athletic's Max Bultman and analytics expert Prashanth Iyer offer up weekly thoughts on, and opinions, and analysis of, The Detroit Red Wings...and Al, everyone's favorite octopus mascot.

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United States

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The Athletic

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The Athletic's Max Bultman and analytics expert Prashanth Iyer offer up weekly thoughts on, and opinions, and analysis of, The Detroit Red Wings...and Al, everyone's favorite octopus mascot.

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English


Episodes

The End.

5/26/2021
On the final episode of Wings for Breakfast, Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer reflect on the over 120 episodes of the show, and hear some words from friends they've made over the run of the pod. Also, they give predictions for the Red Wings in a post-WFB world, dive into one last mailbag, and the duo challenge each other to a trivia showdown for the final word. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:39:26

Discussing the NHL Playoffs, Red Wings' ELC signings, hypothetical trades and more

5/24/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer share their observations of the NHL Playoffs so far, before diving into the Red Wings' latest ELC signings and the listener mailbag, which had them weighing hypothetical trades for Detroit, what a Bernier extension may look like, and much more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:18:31

Jeff Blashill's contract extension, and Dan Bylsma leaves Red Wings coaching staff

5/19/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss Jeff Blashill's two-year contract extension as the head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, and as Dan Bylsma leaves the coaching staff, who could join the team as an assistant coach. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:30

A dive into the Lightning, Kucherov and LTIR, playoff predictions and more

5/17/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss LTIR, both in regards to the Tampa Bay Lightning and Nikita Kucherov and the league as a whole. Also, where the Red Wings' lottery odds currently sit, playoff predictions, and more of your mailbag questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:11:45

Jack Eichel, possible goalie and UFA options, a tank-a-thon simulation, and more

5/11/2021
As they await the Red Wings' end of season press conference, Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer dive into the Jack Eichel situation, and discuss if the Red Wings may make a call for him, and other possible landing places for him. Also, goalie options if Bernier doesn't resign, a good old tank-a-thon draft simulation, and favorite memories of the season in the mailbag. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:24:26

Tyler Bertuzzi and Robby Fabbri updates, and a Red Wings prospect roundup

5/5/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss Tyler Bertuzzi's back surgery and Robby Fabbri being out, before diving into the progress of the Red Wings' prospects this season. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:12

Listener Mailbag: Filip Hronek, tiering rebuilding teams, the expansion draft and more

5/3/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the Red Wings' two games vs the Lightning before diving into a massive listener mailbag episode, answering your questions about Filip Hronek, the upcoming expansion draft, rebuilding, and much more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:38

Joe Veleno makes his Red Wings debut, U18 World Championship tournament observations and more

4/28/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap Tuesday's 1-0 shootout loss to the Blue Jackets, including the debut of Joe Veleno. Also, as the WJC-18 tournament is ongoing, thoughts of the standout players so far, and how does a performance in this tournament affect draft stock? And of course, a dive into the listener mailbag. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:45

How to properly execute a Red Wings rebuild via the draft

4/26/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer look back at the Red Wings' OT loss to Dallas before diving deep into this episode's main topic: how to properly execute a rebuild through the draft. Just how much the the team's draft lottery position matter? And of course, the wrap the episode by answering your questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:16

Red Wings rebuild: Discussing prospect development and fitting into a team scheme

4/22/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer share observations from the last two games against the Dallas Stars, and where the Red Wings' could sit in the draft lottery, before jumping into their main discussion for the episode- how to approach prospect development and the idea of fitting them into a team scheme. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:53

Bob McKenzie's draft rankings list, the Red Wings' latest stretch, and looking back at two years of Steve Yzerman as GM

4/19/2021
With the release of Bob McKenzie's draft rankings for 2021, Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer dive in and discuss the players that stick out to them that may be available for the Red Wings in this year's draft, and also compare this class to last year's. They also look back at the latest stretch of games for the Red Wings, and as he wraps up year two, thoughts on GM Steve Yzerman at the helm. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad...

Duration:01:02:43

Examining the Red Wings' moves at the trade deadline

4/14/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer take a closer look at the deals the Red Wings made at the NHL trade deadline on Monday, how the moves affect Yzerman's rebuild going forward, and answer many of your questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:07:39

NHL Trade Deadline: Red Wings trade Anthony Mantha to the Washington Capitals

4/12/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the trade that sends Anthony Mantha to the Capitals, and brings in Jakub Vrana, Richard Panik, a first-round pick in the 2021 draft, and a second-round pick in the 2022 draft for the Red Wings, including the short and long term implications. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:53

Analyzing your Red Wings trade deadline proposals

4/8/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer put out the call for your Red Wings trade proposals and spend this episode analyzing them. How successfully did Wings for Breakfast listeners play GM? Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:26

Red Wings' blowout win over Lightning, and discussing expectations of prospects

4/5/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer dive into the Red Wings' 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, before they get into their main topic for the episode: expectations for prospects. They discuss first-line players vs. stars, and get into the numbers behind production the last couple of seasons. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:36

Red Wings outplayed in loss to Panthers, discussing Shayne Gostisbehere, and more

3/31/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the Red Wings' 4-1 loss to the Panthers in a game where they were extremely outplayed and bad defense reared its ugly head. Also Shayne Gostisbehere was put on waivers by the Flyers and remained unclaimed, and Prashanth dives into chaos to explore trade situations. Finally, the duo dive into the mailbag to answer your questions. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:07:59

Red Wings sweep Blue Jackets, Calvin Pickard starts over Thomas Griess, and more

3/29/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the Red Wings' first sweep of the season, winning both games over the Columbus Blue Jackets. They discuss Dylan Larkin's great game one, Svechnikov and Rasmussen shining in game two, and Calvin Pickard in net for both. Also, another dive into the mailbag, and much more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:17

Tim Peel hot mic fallout, comparing the current Red Wings to last season’s team, listener questions, and more

3/26/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the last couple of games vs. Nashville, including Tim Peel’s controversial hot mic moment in Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to the Preds, as well as the rough 7-1 loss on Thursday night, before discussing whether this year’s Wings are better than last season’s team, and wrapping up with some listener questions. And, right now, you can sign up for an annual subscription to The Athletic for just $1 a month when you visit http://theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast or for...

Duration:01:06:07

NHL trade deadline: Five principles for a rebuilding team

3/22/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer recap the last couple of games vs Dallas, including the impact of Jonathan Bernier's injury, before diving into the upcoming trade deadline, and the philosophies a team in a rebuild should follow. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:45

Dylan Larkin's rank among the NHL's top centers, an upset win over the Hurricanes, and more

3/17/2021
Max Bultman and Prashanth Iyer discuss the Red Wings' upset win over the Hurricanes on Tuesday before diving into the main discussion: Where does Dylan Larkin rank among the NHL's top centers? Plus, they answer your question in the mailbag, and more. Save on a subscription to The Athletic: theathletic.com/wingsforbreakfast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:06