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With Ryan Dixon & Rory Boylen

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March 15: We Got The (St. Louis) Blues
March 15 2019
May 25: There Can Be Only One
May 25 2019

It's Stanley Cup Final time! Before the boys dive into previewing the showcase series between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues, they deliver the eulogies for the Carolina Hurricanes and the San Jose Sharks, before a quick chat on D.J. Smith being named coach of the Ottawa Senators.

To discuss the Blues,Tom Timmermann of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins to explain how the Blues turned their season around.

Afterwards, Matt Porter of the Boston Globe drops by to give his thoughts on a Bruins club that's won seven in a row heading into the Final.

Lastly, in a year of topsy-turvy outcomes, Ryan and Rory make one last playoff prediction.

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Shoaib Alli, and hosted by Rory Boylen and Ryan Dixon.

Audio Credits: CBC, Sportsnet, Carolina Hurricanes

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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May 16: 2019 Memorial Cup Preview
May 16 2019

On this episode, the boys bring on Sportsnet prospect and junior hockey guru Sam Cosentino to break down every aspect of the Memorial Cup. Cosentino starts off by identifying some young players to watch who are eligible for the 2019 and 2020 NHL Draft.

Then, he turns his attention to players already selected by NHL clubs, including Edmonton's Dmitri Samorukov, Montreal's Nick Suzuki and Leafs goalie prospect Ian Scott.

Ryan and Rory close out by offering their take on the Conn Smythe Trophy race and discussing Buffalo's decision to tab Ralph Krueger as the team's next coach.

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Shoaib Alli, and hosted by Rory Boylen and Ryan Dixon.

Audio Credits: CBC, Sportsnet, CHL

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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May 9: The Final (Four) Countdown
May 09 2019

On this episode, Ryan and Rory pour one out for the teams we lost in Round 2. Was Columbus' gamble worth it? Is any team better positioned for the future than Colorado?

The boys then dive into breaking down the two conference finals, making a call in each series. Rory is impressed with Martin Jones' ability to flick the playoff switch and it sure feels like the 'Win it for Jumbo Joe' sentiment is spreading.

Finally, the boys discuss the East showdown between Boston and Carolina, and offer their thoughts on Brad Marchand's tight-lipped ways.

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic and Shoaib Alli, and hosted by Rory Boylen and Ryan Dixon.

Audio Credits: CBC, Sportsnet, NESN, Bruins PR

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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May 1: Flyers coach Alain Vigneault on career changes, evolution, and Gritty
May 01 2019

Ryan and Rory kick off the episode by discussing who has proven themselves to be the best trade deadline acquisition through a round-and-a-half of the playoffs.

After the break, recently hired Flyers bench boss Alain Vigneault joins the boys to talk about his new gig, how he's evolved as a coach, his entry in the profession as a 25-year-old and of course, meeting Philly's famous mascot Gritty.

To close out, the guys discuss the trade of defence prospect Adam Fox from Carolina to the Rangers before taking a close look at the series happening between the Canes and Islanders, and the Blues and Stars.

This episode was produced and sound engineered by Shoaib Alli, and hosted by Rory Boylen and Ryan Dixon.

Audio Credits: CBC, Sportsnet, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NHL.com, Philadelphia Flyers PR

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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