The Hockey PDOcast, Episode 73: Where does Jimmy Vesey go from here?

Harvard's Jimmy Vesey had 46 points in 33 games this season. (Gil Talbot/Harvard)

The Hockey PDOcast; Dimitri Filipovic; NHL; Sportsnet; analytics; podcast

The Hockey PDOcast offers entertaining and thoughtful dialogue about the game of hockey. There’s obviously an analytical tinge to the conversation, but it’s not as nerdy as it may initially sound.


Chris Johnston joins Dimitri Filipovic to discuss Jimmy Vesey’s decision to leave the Nashville Predators at the altar, and where both parties go from here. They also dive into how likely the Oilers are to make a big trade this summer, why Eugene Melnyk is the person to blame for the Senators struggles, and Vinny Lecavalier aging like a fine wine.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics covered:

2:20 Jimmy Vesey’s decision
12:00 Nail Yakupov’s trade demand
22:00 Eugene Melnyk rant
31:45 Vincent Lecavalier provides Dimitri joy