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The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #133 - The 2017 Stanley Cup Final Preview

The guys are back as they break down the end of the conference finals and preview the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators. They also talk about:

- the possibility of Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov leaving the Washington Capitals for the KHL

- Kyle Dubas discussing joining the Colorado Avalanche as their new general manager

- PK Subban is personable and speaks his mind. How can the NHL have more of that?

They also bring a preview of The 5th Line Podcast.

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Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 47: Bat Flip Celebrations and Foul Ball Etiquette

Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen are back to get your Memorial Day Weekend started off right with discussions of bat flips. Joe is a little angry thanks to a series of articles by Mike Edwards, while Greg is being an old guy who sucks the fun out of everything. They also talk about what you should do when you catch a foul ball, and how catching home run balls are different.

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The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #132 - The Lebroni Karlsson

The guys are back as they break down the Conference finals, including:

- The injuries to Ryan Johansen and Mike Fisher have the Nashville Predator's backs against the wall. Can they hold off the Anaheim Ducks in a best of 3?

- The Predator's anthem singer is upset. But can anyone remember his name?

- The Pittsburgh Penguins finally made the switch in net. Has Marc Andre Fleury played his last game for the Penguins?

- How big of a difference maker is Erik Karlsson for the Ottawa Senators? Is he good enough to take them to the Cup final?

- The schedule for the Stanley Cup final is released. Will it make for better hockey?

- The officiating has been inconsistent at best this playoff. Is there a way to fix it?

- On the heels of the Cavs blowing out the Celtics in the NBA playoffs, what is the equivalent type game in hockey? Why is there such a different between the NHL and the NBA when it comes to parity.

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Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 46: The Defensive Woes of Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter saw his number retired and was given a rather goofy looking plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. While most baseball people took this opportunity to praise The Captain for his many accomplishments, Joe Hojnacki had to take the time to rain on that parade and point out the many defensive woes of Derek Jeter. It's the Red Sox fan coming out of him, that's for sure.

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Coast 2 Coast Podcast Episode #28: NBA Lottery Takeaways, Wizards Future, and more

Austin and Dante hop on the pod to discuss the Washington Wizards' future after their playoff loss, NBA Lottery takeaways, among many other things.

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OTPP: Conference Finals, Changes in Washington, KHL Invasion and More

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: Conference Finals, Changes in Washington, KHL Invasion and More

The defending Stanley Cup Champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the upstart Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final. Can Erik Karlsson lead the Senators to another upset, and a spot in the Stanley Cup Final? Will Sidney Crosby continue his playoff dominance over the Senators? Is this the round that things come crashing down for Marc-Andre Fleury? Can Bobby Ryan and Gabriel Pageau keep scoring?

Out west, its the Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators in the Western Conference Final. Is Nashville's defence core of P.K. SubbanRoman JosiRyan Ellis, and Mattias Ekholm, enough to shut down the strong play of Ryan GetzlafJakub SilfverbergCorey Perry, and Ryan Kesler?

The boys also discuss the recent trades and signings of Scott Darling in Carolina, and Ben Bishop in Dallas. Do these players solve the issues for their teams?

They also look at a number of recent KHL defections. Vadim Shipachyov has signed in VegasIlya Kovalchuk and Evgeni Dadonov both appear NHL bound; and the Blackhawks and Habs have made KHL signings. Who else could come over and make an impact?

Lastly the boys discuss the repercussions of the NHL Draft Lottery.  What does all the change at the top mean?

All that and more in this edition of On the Power Play.

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The 4th Line Hockey Podcast #131 - The Concussed Crosby

The guys are back to break down the news of the week as the 3rd round of the Stanley Cup playoffs get started, including:

- Sidney Crosby has had at least one concussion so far this playoff. What should be done to prevent them from having more?

- With the Washington Capitals eliminated, where does the team go from here? Who will be around next year? When will Ovechkin be traded away?

- The Nashville Predators have been dominant so far in the playoffs. How long does it last?

- Ben Bishop signed a contract with the Dallas Stars. Who is the odd man out in Dallas?

- Ilya Kovalchuk is coming back to the NHL. Where will he end up?

All this and more!

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Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 45: The Extra Innings Problem

Sunday night's Cubs-Yankees contest on ESPN turned into a marathon. The game finally ended in the 18th inning with the Yankees finally pushing across a run to end the impromptu double header. This pushed the discussion of extra innings to the forefront thanks to the national television audiences of two of the game's most popular teams tuning in for this cold slog through Wrigley Field. Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen join this conversation and ask if extra innings need to be fixed.

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Any Given Monday NFL Podcast Episode 11 - Draft Recap Special

The 2017 NFL Draft is finally in the books! Today we break down exactly what we thought of the Draft. We look at the biggest news that came out of it, and we discuss the player trades (or lack there of) throughout. We also look at which teams we thought did the best, and which teams drafted the worst. We also look at our best and worst individual selections.

As always you can check us out on social media. Please like our page on Facebook at AnyGivenMondayPod, and follow us on Twitter @AnyGivenMonPod.

You can also catch Nads on Twitter @HBNadolny, and Dunc @DSoang. Be sure to fire in some questions with the #AskNads.

Check out some of the music that features in our Podcast! Thanks to the wonderful people over at NoCopyrightSounds for their amazing work. In this episode, you heard:

Frontier (feat. Jasmina Lin & Jay Christopher) by Krale
Northern Lights by Blazars
Safe and Sound by Different Heaven
Firefly by Jim Yosef
Fall to Light by Laszlo
Blank by Disfigure

Go check out the individual artists and also NoCopyrightSounds on YouTube and on social media and give them a like!

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Coast 2 Coast Podcast Episode #27: Hawks make changes, NBA Playoff Pessimism, and more

Austin and Dante hop on the pod to discuss Lonzo's (LaVar's) shoes, the Hawks front office changes, where Paul Millsap ends up and discuss the four remaining playoff series.

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