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A Blue Jackets-Maple Leafs series preview from a Columbus POV
July 31 2020
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Aug. 10: Rinse and Repeat
August 10 2020
Jeff Blair and Richard Deitsch host. Stephen Brunt jumps on to discuss the season ending for the Maple Leafs and what’s next for the group (0:23). NHL play-by-play voice on NBC Mike Emrick weighs in on the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which teams are bigger threats to win the Cup, and the type of coaching style John Tortorella brings to Columbus (21:43). Sportsnet […]
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Friedman: If the Leafs win the Lottery tonight, all bets are off
August 10 2020
Sportsnet NHL insider Elliotte Friedman joins Jeff Blair and Richard Deitsch to discuss whether they'd rather have a shot at Alexis Lafreniere or a playoff series win, how much will this Leafs team change in the offseason and what went wrong in their play-in series against the Blue Jackets.
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Mike "Doc" Emrick on Flyers, John Tortorella, and the heat in Toronto
August 10 2020
The NHL on NBC play-by-play voice provides his perspectives on Alexis Lafrenière possibly going to a Stanley Cup contending team for next season, the turnaround with the Flyers, how John Tortorella & his Blue Jackets are able to handle teams with numerous skilled players, and if there is extra pressure when playing for Toronto.
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Aug. 7: Heart-Breaking Loss For The Leafs
August 07 2020
Jeff Blair and Richard Deitsch host. We discuss the Leafs giving up a 3-goal lead in their Game 3 loss to the Blue Jackets (0:22). Sportsnet 650’s Corey Hirsch on the Maple Leafs-Blue Jackets series, and the Canucks being on the brink of advancing past the Wild (25:12). Raptors radio voice Eric Smith on the […]
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