Austin and Dante hop on the pod, along with Matthew Cardenas, to discuss Chris Paul to the Rockets and rehash everyone's MVP picks.
Austin hops on the pod, along with Friend Noah and Friend James, to discuss where the Cleveland Cavaliers future lie and debate three burning NBA history questions.
Austin hops on the pod to react to the NBA Draft with new guests Friend Sam and Friend Shawn including reaction to the Jimmy Butler trade and winners and losers.
Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Power Play with Ben and Dave. Join Ben Kerr and Dave Gove each week as they take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere.
OTPP: NHL Off-Season, Expansion Draft, Entry Draft, Trades
We are just a few days into the NHL Off-Season and its already been very busy as general managers look to re-stock talent.
The Montreal Canadiens acquired Jonathan Drouin from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for top prospect Mikhail Sergachev. Where does he fit? Does he solve the Habs offensive woes. Why is Tampa making the deal and what are they getting? Will Sergachev play this year?
The boys also look at the Vegas Golden Knights and their new roster after the Expansion Draft. What will their team look like? What was the strategy? Who stays and who goes in trade flips? What trades and picks hurt teams and what teams lost the least?
They also examine the NHL Awards. What were the best and worst moments of the show? Whose votes should be questioned?
The boys finally wrap it all up with an NHL Entry Draft preview. Nico or Nolan? Who else is out there? Who are Ben's sleepers?
All this and more as we go On the Power Play.
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Austin and Dante hop on the pod to discuss the top 10 picks in a mock draft with Thomas Tittley and then they circle around the NBA rumor mill.
ESPN's Tim Kurkjian wrote an article about how baseball may look in the year 2037 and Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen have something to say about it. Do they think the future of baseball looks bright and sunny? Or dark and dismal?
There was also a home plate collision the other night as Anthony Rizzo of the Cubs steamrolled into Padres catcher Austin Hedges. Greg is outraged that this is against the rules. As usual, he takes his anger out on the Tigers, who are consistently disappointing him while Joe's team climbs to the top of its division.
The guys are back as they wrap up game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, including:
– Does the early whistle missed goal matter?
– Who should have won the Conn Smythe?
They then take a look at the news of the week leading up to the NHL expansion draft, touching on:
– The Jonathon Drouin for Mikhail Sergachev trade
– The NHL protected lists and who both Carl and Joel think will be chosen by the Vegas Golden Knights
Lastly, they give some thoughts on who will win some of the awards in Vegas, Shane Doan‘s run with the Arizona Coyotes ending and the best and worst of the new Adidas jerseys.
Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast
The whole baseball world is judging Aaron Judge as the Yankee rookie has taken the league by storm. He leads the Majors with 22 homers on the season and has started a fun fan section at Yankee Stadium. But, is it right to put such lofty expectations on a rookie who hasn't even played 100 games yet? Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen discuss.
After a short break, Nads and Dunc are back and they are making up for lost time! We have a bumper show to carry over this painfully long offseason without football. At the request of a viewer, we take an depth look at the drafts of the Indianapolis Colts and the Oakland Raiders, going pick by pick and giving our thoughts on the overall success of each team's draft. Then we start our offseason position rankings, beginning with Running Backs, Wide Receivers and Tight Ends. We also start our 32-1 QB rankings with the bottom eight QBs. And of course, the one and only Slam Dunc is back with a bang!
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The guys are back as the Stanley Cup playoffs near the end, with at most 2 games left. They touch on the news of the week including Joel having multiple bones to pick and:
- The home team has won every game in the final so far. Will it continue?
- Sidney Crosby and P.K. Subban got into a wrestling match in Game 5. Was the punishment sufficient?
- Who will win the Stanley Cup?
The also start to preview the NHL offseason, talking about:
- Shayne Gostisbehere has a new 6 year contract. What does the future look like for the Philadelphia Flyers?
- The Chicago Blackhawks are rumored to be moving a core piece, such as Brent Seabrook. Is the end near for the Hawks?
- Bob Boughner will be the coach in Florida. Why?
- The Competition Committee has proposed new rule changes. Are they good?
Intro music by Erik Hall of Shoot the Shred podcast