31 Thoughts Podcast: Dale Tallon on the success behind the Panthers


In Episode 12, Jeff and Elliotte discuss why April 9 could be Black Monday for certain coaches around the league. Also, the ageless Zdeno Chara has a new contract, there’s a really interesting idea floating around about healthy scratches, and Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon stops by.

Here’s how the conversation unfolded:

• Jeff revisits his illegal stick scenario from last week (0:05)

• Steve Barton update (3:51)

• The ageless wonder, Zdeno Chara, re-signs with the Bruins at age 41 (7:45)

• Do the Blackhawks have the savvy vets who can drive their team like the Bruins are showing? (11:38)

• Dan Shulman gives props to the show (Dan will be hosting a new podcast (13:10)

• Glenn Healy (Executive Director of NHL alumni) wants to make team doctors available to players and their families (18:02)

• PJ Stock looks to coaching as his next career step (19:17)

• Ken Holland and his future with the Red Wings (22:42)

• No coaches have been fired this season, but could there be a Black Monday on the horizon? (25:45)

• What do the Flames/Rangers/Hawks/Oilers do with their coaching situation? (27:30)

• Florida Panthers GM Dale Tallon joins the show (32:20)

• What happened in Florida last year? (1:03:15)

• What to do with healthy scratches (1:09:45)

• #Ask31: Should the Stars blow it up after this season?; Can Chara play longer than Chelios or Jagr?; Will Evander Kane re-sign with the Sharks?; Why don’t top GM prospects want the Carolina job?; changing the definition of the Hart Trophy; where does Chara rank amongst the all-time greats? (1:12:36)

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