In this week’s episode we discuss the hit Randy Jones put on Patrice Bergeron, the suspension Jones received, the injuries to Bergeron as well as whether or not Bergeron is partially to blame. We talk with Columbus Blue Jackets beat writer Aaron Portzline about their strong start to the season. We also argue over a possible rule change to the shootout, we recap a busy week in the NHL and get you caught up on all the highlights, milestones and injuries as well as tell you about Wayne Gretzky’s garage sale and a whole lot more.
This week on the Puck Podcast we discuss Bob Hartley getting fired in Atlanta and talk with Thrashers beat writer Craig Custance about who they might bring in to replace him. We also talk with Globe & Mail columnist Eric Duhatschek about what other coaches might be on the hot seat, Mike Keenan’s start in Calgary, what the NHL is doing to eliminate head shots, where Peter Forsberg may play and more. We’ll also tell you about Super Mario’s big payday, what Wayne Gretzky says will revolutionize the game as well as recap the highlights from the past week and a whole lot more.