Ahead this week on AFITC, the Conference Finals are underway. Sharks and Canucks, Bruins and Lightning; which teams have the edge? We’ll tell you coming up in the Playoff Report. Jeremy Roenick calls Patrick Marleau’s playoff performance “gutless.” Did he cross the line? Was Marleau and Joe Thornton’s performance at the end of the second round enough to shake their playoff choking image? We’re all over it in the Redline Report.
Kicking off the segment is another Defining Moment in Leafs History followed by some news regarding the Leafs ownership. Later is Canadian hockey in crisis mode after a second straight defeat at the World Hockey Champions. Back Checking gets some solid Listener Contributions on the air and the Gong Banger is back with another Troubling Fact of the Week.
Wrapping the program, rigamarole looks at the ultimate determining factor that can bring down great teams. Despite a ten day layoff, the Tampa Bay Lightning showed no signs of rust in a commanding 5-2 defeat of the Boston Bruins in game one which could only mean one thing. Guy Boucher had the WD-40 can working overtime. This is Episode 6.34 of AFITC.