Ahead this week on the penultimate edition of Season Six, the Toronto Maple Leafs shook up the coaching staff, added another former general manager to the front office, made a trade and drafted twice in the first round but should the weekend be considered a success? We’re all over all things Leaf in the Redline Report. Later, we revisit our picks for the NHL Awards and discuss whether it’s time for the Awards Show to move on from Las Vegas.
Before all that though, another Defining Moment In Leaf History – this week, featuring the Leafs historic 10-0 start in 1993 – comes your way. To wrap the Report, we look at a couple of blockbuster deals from the Flyers and Sharks that overhauled their rosters in one fell swoop.
Back Checking features three solid Listener Emails from Chris, Alan and Aaron, as well as a variety of tweets.
Our guest this week, Matt Cauz – the host of Game Day on TSN Radio – wraps the segment with thoughts on the Finals, Leafs, Brad Richards, Ryan Smyth and more. He even tells us how pick a proper wine for dinner.
And in rigamarole, we explain why Brian Burke might want to pay some attention to a specific Elvis Presley song. It’s Episode 6.40 of AFITC and it’s coming at you now!