The Hockey PDOcast: Thoughts through three Stanley Cup Final games

Vegas Golden Knights forwards Reilly Smith, left and William Karlsson, right, chase the puck with Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) during the second period in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

The Hockey PDOcast aims to provide entertaining and thoughtful dialogue about the game of hockey. There’s obviously an analytical tinge to the conversation, but it’s hopefully not as nerdy as it may initially sound.

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Mike Johnson joins Dimitri Filipovic to discuss the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final. The topics include:

1:30 Marc-Andre Fleury’s return to planet earth
5:40 The Capitals defensive structure in front of Holtby
9:45 Washington forwards counteracting the forecheck
21:55 The Capitals winning the secondary battles
29:15 Shea Theodore’s notable Game 3 struggles
40:20 High leverage moments and the officiating

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