Tape to Tape NHL Podcast: Everyone’s rooting for Ovechkin in Cup Final


Cups are everywhere, as the Stanley Cup Final and Memorial Cup head into their final stretches.

On this week’s show, Sportsnet’s Luke Fox joins Ryan Dixon and Rory Boylen in the booth to talk about…

• Their pre-season picks, and how accurate they were (1:10)

• How, other than Vegas/Pittsburgh fans, most people are cheering for Alex Ocvechkin and the Capitals (2:44)

• Is the Vegas Golden Knights‘ success an embarrassment for the NHL? One of Gary Bettman’s favourite words is ‘parity’, which the expansion team encompasses (15:27)

• Luke covered the Winnipeg Jets through the first two rounds of the playoffs, and gives his recap of the their play (22:45)

In the second block, Sportsnet’s Jeff Marek, co-host of the 31 Thoughts Podcast, joins live from Regina. He touches on…

• His report regarding a prospect’s potential struggle with an addiction to video games (27:14)

• Takeaways from the round robin at the Memorial Cup (34:55)

• Who have been the most impressive prospects with ties to Canadian NHL teams (36:42)

• Storylines to follow in the Stanley Cup Final (40:54)

May 24: My Cup(s) runneth over
May 24 2018

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