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Tape to Tape

With Ryan Dixon & Rory Boylen

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May 11: The Final Four is Set
May 11 2018
May 24: My Cup(s) runneth over
May 24 2018
Cups are everywhere, as Lord Stanley's Cup and the Memorial Cup Competition get ready things into kick into high gear! SN's Luke Fox joins Ryan and Rory in the booth to talk the accuracy of their preseason picks (1:14), and they discuss who's cheering for the Capitals (2:44), how Gary Bettman's favourite word is 'parity' (14:40), before Luke gives his recap of the Jets' play through the Western Conference playoffs (21:40). In the second block, SN's own Jeff Marek joins live from Regina, and touches on his report regarding a prospect's potential struggle with an addiction to video games (26:31), before focusing on the recently finished round robin over at the Memorial Cup (33:19), the Canadian prospects on display (35:18), and some storylines in the Stanley Cup Final (39:07).
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May 11: The Final Four is Set
May 11 2018
It's a guest-heavy episode as both conference finals are previewed. First off, though, the boys discuss Toronto's decision to make 31-year-old Kyle Dubas the team's new GM (2:50). As for the on-ice action, Ryan and Rory discuss the rise of the Jets (7:35) before Vegas insider Gary Lawless joins the show to discuss the world-beating Golden Knights (15:45). In the second block, the Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan explains how this iteration of the Capitals finally broke through Round 2 (30:00) and Sportsnet's Chris Johnston breaks down Tampa Bay and why the Bolts are his pick to go all the way (46:00).
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May 4: Second-Round Battles and GM Searches
May 04 2018
On this episode, Ryan and Rory go deep on a second-round series between the Jets and Preds that’s now a best-of-three (3:25). They also discuss Washington’s inability to put the squeeze on Pittsburgh (9:25) and if Tampa Bay can turn its matchup versus Boston into a short series (14:05). After that, the boys check in on news around the league, including fallout from the draft lottery (20:20), what’s next for Minnesota (27:00) and how a new GM could impact the Leafs (29:10).
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April 26: Leafs Lose And Looking Ahead
April 26 2018
On this episode, Ryan and Rory pick the bones of the Toronto Maple Leafs' seven-game loss to the Boston Bruins (35 sec). After putting Round 1 to bed, the boys look ahead to Round 2 and discuss whether Boston will handle Tampa Bay (10:11) and if Washington can reverse the curse against Pittsburgh (15:51). In the second block, they dissect the Vegas-San Jose matchup (21:53) and debate whether or not the heavyweight tilt between Nashville and Winnipeg is the true Western Conference final (27:12).
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