Yahoo Sports Hockey Podcast
Winners and losers from Round 1 of the NHL Draft
Justin Cuthbert shares his thoughts on the opening-night festivities at the 2022 NHL Draft. Winners include the Montreal Canadiens, who show a flare for the dramatic.
Zone Time: Bleakest moment in Vancouver Canuck's history
Bruce Boudreau is gone, Rick Tocchet arrives to a chorus of boos. On the latest episode of Zone Time, Sam Chang describes the fallout as the bleakest moment Vancouver Canuck's history.Julian and crew also ask is Darryl Sutter's style becoming outdated and do NHL free agents like Johnny Gaudreau have a responsibility to fans? They also discuss the small matter of the Boston Bruins remaining on course to become the greatest regular-season team ever.
Zone Time: Bruce Boudreau should walk away
In a strange press conference, Canucks President of Hockey Operations Jim Rutherford refused to give head coach Bruce Boudreau his full support. Following months of instability and rumours, Boudreau should consider quitting his post before his inevitable firing.On the latest episode of Zone Time, Julian and the crew also ask how much Cole Caufield is worth to the Montreal Canadiens. They discuss Connor McDavid's socks and his views on shootouts, and Omar starts the long road towards a first-round meeting between the Leafs and Lightning.
Zone Time: What if Connor McDavid can't change Oilers' destiny?
Connor McDavid is on pace to be the first player with a 150-point season since Mario Lemieux tallied 161 in 1995-96 but the overall flawed Edmonton Oilers also look destined to miss the playoffs.Meanwhile, at the midway point of the 2022-23 NHL season, the Boston Bruins lead the list of Stanley Cup contenders with 68 points through 40 games. Remarkably, the Bruins are still icing multiple players from their 2011 championship team.On this week's episode, Julian and the crew also discuss:Why the Florida Panthers are the biggest disappointment at the halfThe need for a new NHL All-Star formatBest and worst goal songs