The Eve Of Puck Drop
October 11 2021
Brent Gunning and Justin Cuthbert are joined by NHL writer Julian McKenzie to discuss the latest around the league ahead of the regular season (27:07). The guys discuss the expectations for the Canadiens without Carey Price to start the season, the outlook for the Florida Panthers in the Atlantic division, the contract stalemate between the Senators and Brady Tkachuk, and if theres a resolution in sight for the Sabres and Jack Eichel. Sportsnets Luke Fox (50:39) shares his thoughts on the Toronto Maple Leafs including their early season schedule against Montreal and Ottawa, Sheldon Keefe not being afraid to tinker with his lines, William Nylander on the PK, who steps up with Ilya Mikeyev slated to miss time, and what Ondrej Kase can bring to the team. Host of The MMQB Podcast Gary Gramling recaps Week 5 in the NFL including the Bills quality win over the Chiefs at Arrowhead, Justin Herbert leading the Chargers over the Browns, why he thinks Cleveland is the best team in the AFC despite the loss, and the Cowboys start to the season (1:18:00).