Episode 6.27

Featuring Alan Bass

Ahead this week on AFITC, the Maple Leafs’ playoff push appears to finally have run out of steam after a loss in Detroit. We’ll take you through the three game road trip to Minnesota, Colorado and finally Detroit to kick start the Redline Report. Mike Komesarik’s open ice hit on Mark Olver of the Avalanche, how bad was it? We’ll tell you our thoughts before addressing the suspension handed down to Matt Cooke for his latest transgressions.

Another Defining Moment In Leaf History is on tap at the beginning of the show, this week looking at Mats Sundin’s 500th career goal.

Later in Back Checking, we’ll revisit a comment from earlier in the season about Mike Fisher before turning to you for Listener Contributions from Twitter, Facebook and Email. Wrapping the segment is long time AFITC contributor Alan Bass, on the show to talk about his first book, “The Great Expansion – the Ultimate Risk That Changed the NHL Forever.”

Rigamarole concludes the show by putting some perspective on the Leafs late season playoff push and points out the biggest lesson that the Leafs need to learn.

According to San Jose Sharks play by play voice Randy Hahn, Kyle Wellwood does not own a cell phone. I wonder if he’s broken down and bought a TV yet. Episode 6.27 of AFITC starts now!

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