Ahead this week on the program, nine days since our last program yet only two games in that time. The NHL’s really got to up the games to days ratio. We’ll hit on the start of the Cup Finals between the Kings and Devils. Do teams have a responsibility to play entertaining hockey at this time of year? We’ll give you our thoughts to kick start the Redline Report. Also on tap, Nick Lidstrom calls it a career. Where does he rank all time and what does this mean for the Wings going forward?
Wrapping the segment, we’ll look at Tim Thomas’ suggestion that he might want to take a year off and what the Flames hiring Bob Hartley as head coach means for their organization. Back Checking features Listener Contributions from Twitter and Email along with the Troubling Fact of the Week.
Rigamarole wraps the show with a look at the Marlies loss of Matt Frattin for the season and how it could affect the Toronto Maple Leafs next season. New York Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan was at game one of the Cup Finals with his wife on Wednesday. Reports tell us he was impressed with the footwork on Anze Kopitar’s game winner. This is Episode 7.35 of AFITC.