Yahoo Sports Hockey Podcast
Zone Time: These NHL fanbases should already be worried
We're only a few games into the new NHL season so is it too soon to be worried about teams like Vancouver, New Jersey and Columbus? Julian and crew also take a hilarious deep dive into the recently published list of most handsome NHL coaches.
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
Zone Time: Favourite hockey moments of 2022
Nazem Kadri featured highly in many people's favourite hockey moments of 2022, from Jordan Binnington's bottle throw to Kadri first comments as a Stanley Cup champion. Auston Matthews 60-goal season and Herb Carnegie's induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame also made our list.However, John Scott's outrageous take about Connor McDavid did not make the cut, and Avry explains why it was more than a bad take and how it lifts pressure off Oilers management.Also on the last Zone Time of 2022: Injury-plagued Avs could consider giving up on seasonIs anyone watching the World Juniors?Mystery Hall of Famer trivia