Ahead this week on the program, well into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and it’s as wide open as ever. We’ll go through some Mid Playoff Musings out of the gate in the Redline Report, who’s the odds on Cup favourite, and who would you give the Conn Smythe to if the playoffs ended today? A couple of Nashville Predators are misbehaving, we’ll tell you how they were punished and what it means for the Preds.
Raffi Torres and the NHLPA have appealed his 25 game suspension for his hit on Marian Hossa. We’ll tell you how this could set a precedent for the NHL depending on how the appeal is ruled upon to wrap the Redline Report. Back Checking brings an announcement about the Toronto Maple Leafs, Listener Contributions and a Troubling Fact of the Week.
Rigamarole this week looks at why the NHL should never even consider altering the current playoff overtime format.