The Stanley Cup Final we've been waiting for
Justin Cuthbert and Julian McKenzie break down the matchup between the Colorado Avalanche and two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Leafs or bust for Kyle Dubas but Matthews wants to stay
Everything is up for debate in Toronto after the Maple Leafs disastrous second-round loss to the Panthers. General manager Kyle Dubas says he'll either resign in Toronto or take a break while all signs point to head coach Sheldon Keefe taking the fall for the team's failure. Meanwhile, with one year left on his contact, Auston Matthews says his intention is to extend his stay in blue and white. Canada's Stanley Cup hopes are over for another year after the Oilers lost to the Golden Knights. Edmonton's window is still open but Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl missed a golden opportunity to go all the way.
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Leafs fans preparing for most toxic offseason ever
The Toronto Maple Leafs face an impending offseason in which almost half of its roster will be free agents, Auston Matthews will be entering the final year of his contract and the fanbase will be eager for change on the bench and in the front office if the team fails to rally from a 3-0 second-round deficit to Florida.On the latest playoff edition of Zone Time, Julian and crew also explore how the Seattle Kraken are proving that balance and depth can win in the NHL and celebrate Leon Draisaitl, who is playing like he's tired of losing.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Presidents' Trophy doesn't matter, Matthew Tkachuk doesn't care
Boston put together an historic regular season, perhaps the best the NHL has ever seen but winning the Presidents' Trophy gave the Bruins no protection when they were dumped out in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Florida Panthers. In that series, Matthew Tkachuk put his team on his back from 3-1 down and would be a strong candidate to win the Hart Trophy if it wasn't for come guy called Connor McDavid.The Zone Time crew also discuss Jacob Trouba's bit hit on Timo Meier and make predictions for the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.