In Episode 20, Jeff and Elliotte make their picks for the Stanley Cup Final, discuss the front-office machinations of the Maple Leafs, Islanders and Wild, and are joined by Hamilton Bulldogs star and St. Louis Blues first-rounder Robert Thomas from the Mastercard Memorial Cup.
11:20 The front office drama in Toronto continues with Mark Hunter leaving and Lou Lamoriello getting hired by the New York Islanders.
13:24 Emergency podcast call: Jeff gets back into the studio we dial up Elliotte to talk about the hiring of Laurence Gilman.
19:00 Potential names that could fill some of these roles in Toronto.
23:23 Where do the Islanders go with Lamoriello?
32:20 Rangers hire David Quinn and do we start to see now more colleges coaches getting hired in the NHL.
40:00 Paul Fenton named general manager of the Minnesota Wild but Elliotte wasn’t pleased with part of the introductory press conference.
47:55 Evander Kane signs with the San Jose Sharks, but what happens now with Joe Thornton, Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture?
1:15:4 The #ASK31 segment looks into lessons teams can takeaway from the Vegas Golden Knights; the Ottawa Senators keeping their 4th overall pick; the influx of money into in-game entertainment thanks to Vegas and the Nashville Predators; who gets their name on the cup; and a off-season show pitch.