Last Word on Sports is proud to present their hockey podcast, On the Power Play with Ben and Colton. Join Ben Kerr and Colton Praill each week as they take a look at the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere.
*This episode of OTPP is dedicated to the memories of the 10 people who lost their lives, and the many injured and affected by the Toronto Van Attack. It is also dedicated to the First Responders, Medical Personnel, and Police Officers who prevented a bigger tragedy.
Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Game 7
Game 7 between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins goes tonight. We look at what brought us to this game. Can the Leafs win another game at TD Garden, or does home ice advantage make the difference? Can the Leafs continue to contain Patrice Bergeron's line? Does Auston Matthews have a big game in him? Will Mitch Marner continue as the best player on the ice? Who do we think wins?
Stanley Cup Playoffs Round Two Preview
The winner of Game 7 faces the Tampa Bay Lightning in Round 2. Who is the tougher match-up for the Lightning? Who can contain Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov? Who will win the series?
The Vegas Golden Knights and San Jose Sharks both swept their first-round series. Who has the edge in Round 2? Can the Knights keep the miracle season going? Will Joe Thornton return?
The Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators might be the most important series of the second round. Who has the edge? Can the Jets continue their success with their young team? Do the Predators make their second straight Cup Final?
The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals meet for the third straight year. Can Alex Ovechkin finally overcome Sidney Crosby in a series that matters?
Matt Calvert Comments
John Tortorella and Matt Calvert had a war of words in the media. What does it mean for the Blue Jackets?
Rumours out of Russia have Slava Voynov looking at an NHL return. Should someone take him back? Should the league let him return? What will the P.R. fallout be like? Does the rumour have credibility?
How good are Rasmus Dahlin, Andrei Svechnikov, and the rest of the 2018 NHL Draft prospects who are the big prizes in this weekend's draft lottery?
All this and more as we go On the Power Play.