18 Burst results for "Vassilev"
"vassilev" Discussed on Starcastic Remarks-The Only Dallas Stars Fan-Led Podcast
"It doesn't make them look very good right now. So okay so get this too. I was going to point out tampa bay. But i'll pick somebody else. But look at their goals against your goals against for tampa bay right now is seventeen goals against in four games. And that's andre vassilev ski the holy crap that bad. I scored six lost. I know i don't under- own my goodness. I was so mad when i watched the highlights for that game. I can't believe some of the and then there was the A what was it. It was a saint. Louis yeah arizona game. It was sounded four. Oh my goodness it's like. Wow that'll of football okay. Exactly right. so so since you pick tampa bay james that you stole my pick. I'll go with the. Oh and four montreal canadian's now in some ways i saw this coming but i i didn't expect this. I deleted this drastic. And you know i understand. You know they don't have. They've lost a ton of guys right. So i'll got can't cut. Kenya has gone. He signed an offer sheet with the carolina. Carry prices in the player assistant program because he's having some issues. We don't know what we're praying for for him hoping that he's okay Shea weber is out for the season and maybe for the rest of his career right exactly. So that's three big guys right off the bat and not to mention the defensive forward of the year my opinion philip philip dino is gone. He signed a contract to los angeles in. Just some of the stats. I'm looking at their own fort. They've scored three goals in four games and we start our do games and scoring bad. And then here's the other thing fifteen goals against in four games. That just absolutely blows my mind. I understand carry a price. Prices not there but carey price did not have a good regular season last year in j. gala had a decent one and it man. I feel really bad for this team right now. They go all the way to the stanley cup. Final and there are a cinderella team. They pull off the upset against toronto. Completely swiped the floor with winnipeg and then beat vegas and then now they start this season though for It's just rough to see. If i if i may just just a little bit on that. They did like barely make playoffs. I think they they weren't that last seed by the end of the regular season like last seed in the in the north division which was what the strongest that year. It was division easily. I think it's not too surprising that they wouldn't make the playoffs. But it's definitely surprised about their as bad as they have been right like i. I'm not saying. I expected montreal to be. You know top of the league and everything like that. I don't expect them to make the playoffs this season. Just because of the injuries it reminds me of the stars last year. But i i just. I didn't expect them to be this bad. And it really sucks for me. Because i have caufield on my fantasy team. Give me nothin' so in one other one other team. I wanted to mention The i'm no. We played them last. Night is pittsburgh you know..
"vassilev" Discussed on The Clapper Report
"Ring with that sound. You guys know what that means. It's time for another episode of the clap report. A hockey pod were nylander span and canucks fan and talk about the news in the league and rumors surrounding the teams. This is justin across the town from damian and just to clarify we are not geoff merrick or elliott friedman. But before we get started we asked you. Please follow or subscribe to the podcast wherever you listen to your favorite podcast. And also he asked. If you can follow us on instagram as well at clapper report and interact with us leave some comments slide in the. Dm's let's get the conversations flowing so damian. What are you drinking for our clapper report fantasy hockey draft. Yes yes special. Edition of the draft Actually got the kills. Borrow sleight of hand You probably familiar with this from last weekend. I still had a couple of. I'm drinking tonight. Dope it's a brewery from stanton island. Actually follow them on instagram. And they're pretty dope. I love this baby though. It's a A double dry hopped. Wpa i really liked the double dry lately. I feel like i had another beer. Like that was a huge fan of it so went back with it again. What attracted me pretty sick. Pretty sick so i have One of the hardest drink beers. I've ever had to drink in my life It's the quad rainbow from destination. Unknown brewing company It's quad rainbow. It's a belgian style. Quadruple ale aged in whiskey barrels It's it's it's hard to drink. I can't live you. it's pretty hard to drink So but it's going to ask me a while. So i like this is probably the last two hours so we should be good We also don't have a hardcore on the week. I just realized that So real quick. All shah abandoned. I really like just put out a song or like three songs. Last night This band called pummel p. m. e. l. the from boston They put out a song called nexen line and Pretty good pretty good. They got a good break down towards the end. It's a pretty sick. Yeah i saw that. You shouted them out on your on instagram story last night at but Other like yes. Yeah there are pretty sick. They're getting a lot of love from everybody So yeah. I don't know if we want to get really quick into it since we only have two minutes until the draft actually starts so damian inspire doing fancy hockey league right now. Julian is now in. See him now. and so yeah. It's a twelve percent yahoo head to head Points league it's pretty soon. It's probably most standard you can. It's twenty by him and So yeah i mean. We got a couple people from last year. Unfortunately it's all the good people from last year that renewed and which they're kind of unfortunate but You know we got. We got a couple of randoms and our friend. Julian so should be good. I'm drafting third overall. Which is pretty kooky i know. I'm a little far from where i was last season last season. That second overall this season about seven overall. I'm pretty Pretty sad about that. But hey this is. Actually one of the first schrafft's i've ever been like middle the row normally. I'm either dead last or up front. So i'm pretty excited. I thought they were first overall last year. Well i got mcdavid but The guy with mackinnon first civil last year. He tried to be quirky. Oh shoot you're right. Yeah that's right. I mean key that might be my pick If it comes down to do have fifty seconds left damian. Is there any way that you're gonna tell me you're drafting strategy. You're gonna pick. I'll take. That's what i meant and i can't wait for this to get started. I want to I want to get this on a roll here. Just a heads up. I'm though scratchy is mass couple days So i'm going to sound a little off but hopefully it's bearable for you guys listening jesus k. Any oh god and you said that you would see that you called him too. So he's oh god all right well. We are ten seconds left. Then all i gotta say is good luck so Here we go. You guys are gonna hear. Thoughts live in the flesh to one boom. The draft has officially started. Pucks in deep is going. I so yeah let's go. He has to take he'd even hesitate david first off the board. Thank god lassie's now. It's a friend. Julian i'm pretty excited. See he's gonna to care dry dry kim mother. Well no no. I'm just telling you that's not bad. That's not bad because you can get dry. Settle here which he's more like a flex 'cause they're going to have the center and the left winger compared to write. Now i have league. I don't to have a most people and Who do have other leagues have kucherov and i took matthews man. He reached that yeah. He reached a bit. So let me just say fuck you you ups. He went low mean low three. Yes the big mac. Leon out of here matthews. This is The board gotta go fast leschi here. I mean i think you have to. I don't think like if he passes here. I don't think i'm going for him. Yeah i don't think i'm going for him. Whoa really. you're not what. I really want to get a forward here before i start messing around with us. Left guys are top. Ten picks are emeka ranted. Pasternak marchand and lovie Besides zaluski so. I think i might go pasta here. Okay i think i'm gonna go. Yeah we're gonna go pasta here. I really don't want to go to the goaltender. Yeah we're just going for paolo man. Nobody whoa everyone's hanes gone. I didn't. I didn't wanna go with kane i wanted to but i was kind of nervous about him and like injuries and stuff like that. At this point. I might be able to get vassilev. Everyone's pass on him i. It's just it's hard to like. I don't wanna say settle with goaltender in the first round but but it's celeski i mean. Yeah no doubt. But i don't know i don't know man i'm also guys by the way before we keep this going. We do want to mention that we will be having one of our usual episodes will probably be recording monday right before the season starts So you know this is more of a bonus for everyone just for sticking through us through the crappy off season we had so we do appreciate it on bacilus. He's still on the board at ten. Yeah brad sham vacillated gone at ten which is interesting Yeah for sure yeah. I'm surprised about a surprise. Paren- went six. Niko is still there rotten. Say that's crazy.
"vassilev" Discussed on Spittin' Chiclets
"Should continue to mature a little bit in gel but making the top foreign this division tough. I don't see it happening whit. We'll go to you first on this. One buddy yeah. Like i said i mean this is. This is a prospect pool that that the whole leagues jealous but in terms of a team that compete for the playoffs. Getting in now last year they were actually way better than i thought. Ra pick them to win the cup. He ended up he ended up being. Just it's just a tad off. But i do think that they will. They will this year. Also be a pain in the ass to play against right. Knock going to be a team. That's like a pushover. They play hard. They have a ton of skill and now they gotta get brady. Sign that we mentioned before. But it's up to guys to take the next step when you're a team like this right like that. Brannstrom was traded for stone. You know he was the biggest part of that defense and he really hasn't shown anything yet and he's super young still but like this is the season this is the type of guy you need to make a big jump and that needs to happen with a couple of different players like you look at josh norris right. I think there was a good rookie season for him. But you just need to take that next level. It's like every year for your first. Three four years in the league should get a little better. Whether it's whether it's something small or something large that everyone could see or or something tiny that just the coaches see. You have to continue to improve so that that's the question that remains to be seen. I don't know goaltending wise. We'll be there but they will not be an easy team to play against. But i don't have them getting in the playoffs this year. If that's usually not a good sign when you don't know half of their lineup. I liked that baths and last year. He really broke out of his shell. But yeah all in august Not not not a very good team but you said that. Dj smith he'll squeeze every bit of ounce of energy out of those guys and get them to compete. But it's just like they're just like nowhere near where they gotta be. Yeah they will be competitive. I know what picking on me about betting on them to the future on john. That doesn't mean you think they go on to win. That just means if they do when you're going to profit off. I thought what a gamble would understand that. And and i say it if it means you think they might win. Whilst would you spend the money if they do. I want to cash in. I mean. I also predicted matt. Murray have great bounceback year last year. Martin jones the vezina one season the whole basis of my prediction last year. If you guys remember business that matt murray was gonna re recapture what he didn't pittsburgh a couple of years going. Unfortunately he wasn't able to do that. But i thought that team was competitive as hell. I mentioned gimblett statistics. They were top ten on like the puck wind bets. Money line bets. They were the only team in the top. Ten did make the playoffs competitive. Hello bet in the shit out them again this year. Okay but none of us on the playoffs right. No correct on all right next up tampa bay looking at me. The first three peat since the island is one four in a row back in the early eighties. Of course like i just said. They beat the canadians. Five games and they still managed to reload ask did lose yanni. Good blake coleman robot. They're bringing in corey. Perry for the little veteran leadership. Zakpa coming back. P p p bell great depth forward and goalie. Brian elliott tobacco up. What's his face. Brain vessel f- ski cup lots of tampa bay seven one. I mean it's a no brainer. They make the playoffs in this division biz. Let's say you. I would say their biggest question. Mark going into the season is replacing. What they got into that third line they. I mean they lost a whole thing and it was proven how how big they were an order. Repeat as stanley cup champion. So but you know what i said about detroit and buffalo like when your prospects and these guys are. You're drafting or having time to develop in the minors learning how to play the game at a professional level. that's where you had the advantage. So they keep that core group together and you just need to fill in those extra holes and and you know you saw you saw when who ended up going down with injury where they put in joseph and he ended up stepping in a lineup. And you know they didn't skip a beat so this is this is the advantage you have and it was much Caloric thank you and it's you know much like how when you go back to the era where detroit dominated you would see. Their high end. Prospects had to go spend a couple of years in grand rapids. So they've done such a good job of drafting and developing these guys to be prepared for them to step into bigger roles when they're finally ready to do so when they lose guys based on the salary cap and i don't think they're going to skip a beat. Do i think that they're going to three peat. No i just think that you know eventually all that hockey does catch up to you. But i tell you what man. They're they're going to be you know as as dangerous as they usually are definitely gonna make playoffs. There's no questions their best goalie in the world. No doubt not only in regular season but playoff numbers are absolutely fucking ridiculous and even going back to last year. They did what they did without having kucherov in there. And now he's gonna be healthy and ready to go for puck. Drop so just an absolute wagon again. It's kind of cool to see. These southern markets flourishing like them in florida are going to be neck and neck and at the top of that division. I believe and that's exactly what the game needs in the playoff series last year. Was something else too with with. We finally got eight. We finally get to see that. Hate forman yes. You lose one of the best third lines. I can ever remember right in going back to back with those three guys. But when you still have headman circuit chev- mcdonagh kucherov stamkos polat brayden point and vasilevskiy. You could still win the stanley cup. Amt killer it does it. Does it in a sense like they lose all these key. Pieces are in the bottom six the forwards but like then the bruins lose david. What's worse right you. You'd much rather lose these guys in the bottom six. We could fill in and by the way like ross. Colton look sick. I think he scored the cup clinching goal in game five. He's going get a much bigger role. This year looked awesome. Young american kid. Big glenn balls fan big and in the end like just to have that entire core and fill in the blanks like you mentioned biz that that is the difference between this team and the rest of the league so i have them in the playoffs and i have them possibly doing it again. I i picked him to repeat. I'm not going pick them this year. But i wouldn't be shocked if they're in the cup final all right definitely in the playoffs. I wouldn't be surprised if they three it. All vassilev fucking good. He's he. Is that good like what you just said. Listen to that roster. How couldn't they fuck in three. Pete i mean. I think they would need a calamitous injury or some shit the bed to not. I think i don't. I don't think they're the favorites but wouldn't surprise me at all but Comedic relief right. You can watch funny shows..
"vassilev" Discussed on Starcastic Remarks-The Only Dallas Stars Fan-Led Podcast
"Carry price. I just think about the the number of stanley cup. Save one. i think it's like twenty five. I think something like that. None of marie arista. None of them are raised in the last one was ninety. Three suzuki name right. Yep good yeah. Yeah he's on tonight. Margot's what about ottawa. Ottawa's next heskey. I don't know why but really an interesting why that's not one. I would have thought that you would have said big. I'm just still upset about how bad it was for us. Yeah yeah i mean. He was older and he was way past his prime when he came to dallas. So andy suck. He didn't suck that bad. Go back from that. At least you didn't have at least they didn't have pucks bouncing off of him and going into the net like jordan winded by but jordan was supposed to be good ski. Would himse was terrible. There are two people. I think of when i think about it. I think of eric carlson and how much. he's getting. Overpaid in san jose. I don't know why i made that connection to ottawa. but i did and then I also thought jason spencer because that's where he was for the longest time was in ottawa. So i didn't Him skied suspensive. Whatever why didn't think anything's who still beat me. Well shoot his next. We got two more debbie boo. Just because i actually thought of blake coleman with the erstwhile. Yeah they believe it or not. I thought blake blake coleman before i thought of kucherov point vassilev schools. Bishop who ever. That's about thing. Yeah yeah i guess. I guess it's true. True all right last one for tonight and we'll do the who cares who care segment. Toronto steve dangle steve dangle the poor guy team that is good enough to win but can't like what else does that team need to actually win a stanley cup to win a miracle. Yeah pretty much. The there's there's something about that team. They're they're the only team in nhl history to lose to emergency backup goaltender. How bad how bad is that. That's the best video ever. i love.
"vassilev" Discussed on ExtraTime
"To were like this is. This is a steel for venture. This guy should have been at the euros with scotland and he you know should have been going to like porto or Benfica he was considered the best player in portugal. Outside of the big three teams Last year we'll see. How does he change the caps. I mean he's a number ten going around and play one time once he's like he is one of the most glaring holes in the entire league and he should fit right in there and i like a lot of the young players caps have been able to pick up the past couple of transfer windows. Whether it's david saito michael decent milk coming through the the academy kyle dre like this team has the potential to be much better than they have been but now it's very much unmarked o. Santos to put them out in the the right formation and with a coke your tactical ideology and get them to play consistently week after week after week. And we're in your three of the mark the santos era and and he has yet to do it. So it's a huge chest for the coach. The second half of the season Speaking of huge tests for managers in last inner miami after we buried them pretty sure. I called them the worst expansion project in the history of expansion. Four game unbeaten. Run to to nashville as see. They got the playoff win. They were not going to get this win. Look it's better. yeah we can. We go with ray hudson to on this one. Because i was out he was a. I think everybody's been feeling for ray just with the messy news and all that but like the way he gave this game winner was like pure art. He pulled out all the strings. I think the was indiana vassilev right yet. And then he went. I think he called him. Indiana jones like swinging swinging down on the vine like it was it was art. It was beautiful. That's my analysis. Answer after i mean. I'm wondering to be to be fair. It was it was beautiful. It was a very aesthetically pleasing diving header where he sort of like he completely full Defense to carve out that little piece of space people to fantastic ball they. This is another phil. Neville has has done well for himself over the past couple of weeks..
"vassilev" Discussed on The Free Agents
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"vassilev" Discussed on Cast Crescendo na Fé
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"vassilev" Discussed on The Ray & Dregs Hockey Podcast
"I'm entertained watching them. Play and its remarkable success that he's had and so i'm gonna take off the board. I'm gonna take patrick. Moreau love it. Love it and i'm glad you took him because i was gonna ask you bottom as part of our headlines segment. We got talked about some other things. And i didn't get back to it so he's just a terrific story. Is you know he just play the game in his own way. But he's very dependable to right. And and he provides an added value. You know the the verbal jousting that he engages in a big bodies hard to move. There's a lot alike about patrick maroon when you sweep away some of the obvious stuff now. He's not fleet of foot. Any of that so i think that's an excellent choice for the on performance player of the week. I i'm i think i'm going off the board a little bit too. I'm thinking about this. Prior to recording. I came up with two guys. I guy who's ryan mcdonagh. I like and not because jon. Cooper was not campaigning but acknowledging that ryan deserved at least consideration for the conn. Smythe because of how well he played wire-to-wire in this postseason. He knew he wasn't going to win. You know everybody expected it would be between kucherov and underboss laps. Obviously vassilev ski wins. The cons might however. I'm not going with ryan mcdonagh. I am going and you mentioned him. Earlier with ross. Cool tune i'm in luck. Twenty four year old young man fourth round draft pick the downplay like again acknowledgement l. Murray time comes to the nc double a. spent two years in syracuse in the american hockey league and then just fights his way into the tampa bay lineup and will not give up a spot. You know a..
"vassilev" Discussed on Starcastic Remarks-The Only Dallas Stars Fan-Led Podcast
"I want to get your get your thoughts about this and we've already made some similar comparisons between this year's montreal canadian's and the stars from last year. You know two teams mostly defensive or wanted definitely a cinderella story and not expected much from them in the playoffs right. I mean in the first round the the stars were expected to lose to calgary and then the same thing with The montreal canadians in the first and the first round. It looked like that they were actually going to lose that first. Round going down three games to one and then they end up in the stanley cup finals. So go figure. But what's your thoughts on that. Is there any real comparison between those two. Oh yeah i haven't. They're super similar Hot goalie that kind of drug him through. I think the stars were scoring way more. I think it was more of a team. Effort on the star side than it was on the canadian side And the stars had a much more difficult path to the cup than the canadians did this year. But i mean other than that. It's really similar in my opinion. They're both not really in the contender slot at the at the beginning of the season. Not what you'd really put him but they ended the season in a great way. Yeah i i think they're really similar. So do you think They will have an opportunity to go back to the stanley cup. Final annexed. Season the macho dance. And what's funny. It's so weird to look at this montreal. Canadian's team realized that they made the stanley cup. Final yet some people are putting them as not even making the playoffs just because of the division that they're in. Oh i think they make the playoffs. But i don't. There's still not a contender in my book. But maybe this is keri prices last hurrah. Maybe he can't do it again. And i mean if you look at his numbers. It wasn't like this season he was exceptional. I mean in the regular season. He wasn't like the best goalie by any stretch. He wasn't investment. Talks at all. So it's not unfathomable that they'll be not the playoffs. But i mean i still think they're a good a good team. Do you think he get an. We're just assuming that the nhl goes to the olympics at this point. If i asked this question which that looks like. That's probably not going to happen. The sad thing but is keri price. The goaltender for team canada when it time comes around based off this playoffs. Do you think that's the thing. No i don't think so. It'll i don't think he's the best goalie Like if you look at the heat okay. He had the best the best Postseason other than vassilev ski obviously But if you look at his regular numbers he's really not that exceptional. I mean we weren't really talking about him in the regular season either like he wasn't he didn't seem like the reason that the canadians were making their big pushes to get into the playoffs. But i mean he's still really good but he's just not. He's not the obvious number one goaltender that he was a couple years ago right so in. You already mentioned this but do you think this is. This was his first and possibly only chance to get a stanley cup. I think if he doesn't get out of montreal than ads is less chance. Do you think he could..
"vassilev" Discussed on 31 Thoughts: The Podcast
"It is and i didn't see it. Took a keep it alive. Did made this possible when he stopping and getting back to the makes that bull at the beginning really. Yeah yeah because i i was i was watching it from stouffville i saw going. Maybe you should be at the game from where we were. It was in and out so fast that you you couldn't tell even kevin said i'm not sure that's in and the reason we we realized before the replays were showed that it wasn't is because nobody in tampa argued. They went right off the ice. And i always remember that. From patrick kane's overtime goal. When the blackhawks won the stanley cup in two thousand ten the two guys that cain knew it was in and the two guys right next to the net. Michael leighton obviously in brayden colbourne. They knew it was in so when vassilev ski was sitting there and came right off the ice and the lightning followed him. I said okay. These guys know it's a goal and then the replay showed it came in and out pretty quick again. I have to tell you. Montreal grinded for this one tonight I really thought they were points in the game. That tampa was gonna take over. They didn't the canadians battled. They look more like themselves. And i wondered if price had some kind of vasilevskiy mental block because he's beaten him twelve times in a row whatever the case. He's got a win now. We'll see we'll see if they can bring it back to montreal. Yeah prices struggled against the tampa bay. Lightning that's not exactly a secret. What do you expect on wednesday like some. We'll look at this game and say all right. You know winding your wristwatch on the way to the electric chair. Like how do you see this one again. I think tampa is gonna come out like a house on fire. The building's going to be packed. Yes skinny be noisy. They're in their own barn. Like all of it is just lining and we know how devastate i. That's the thing about tampa that we've seen before they can score like three goals in two minutes and fifteen seconds like that like boom and then. The game's over montreal played a heck of a last game though in tampa. They put a great game too. He didn't they got out done by two mistakes..
"vassilev" Discussed on 31 Thoughts: The Podcast
"Table to four. Yes thanks very much injury. What injury welcome. To thirty one thoughts the podcast presented by the gmc sierra eighty four elliott nikita kucherov front and center as. We thought this was going to be the first of many car casts. It is turning out to be the first patio cast on thirty one thoughts. The podcast set the scene for us. I'm at my office here at my home villain. -tario where are you well. We are at the boston pizza. Which is right next to art. Cbc bay studios for those of you. Who are not familiar. Those of us. Who have been in. The studio have broadcast all the offs from hearsay. But after i game two. There's going to be a kind god looking. There's a thirty one thoughts gas mersal on the big screen right next to every ordinance. I just have to look at myself fantastic anyway anyway. So after game to. This show is going on the road to montreal. Our technical and production crew is staying in toronto and then the games montreal will all be on the road but for the games in tampa some of the studio. Crew's coming back to toronto while the rest of us stay on the road so these next two games teams together of the season and so we just wanted to go on his group of game tonight. Those nights are always fun. Those nights are always special. It's a tight knit group when you're together for that long you know like hundred percent. They're the ones that save us through the ones that make us look good night in and night out five to one is the final tampa draws first blood No reason for panic. You for the montreal canadians or is there. A reason for panic. If you're the montreal. Canadian iran came up with the stat that the last three years. The team that lost game one came back to win the series washington. Saint louis and tampa. The one thing. That really stood out to me was gallagher's is the emotional leader of the heartbeat. The true heartbeat of the canadians and they went after him. It was very clear that they targeted gallagher and they said he has driven his three previous opponents crazy. And instead of waiting for that to happen to us we're going to take it right to him and they did you thankfully that play at the end of the game. He was able to stay in. It looked like it could have been really ugly. There for a second and gallagher to his credit didn't back down and at times gave as good as guide. But i saw a tampa team that said part of montreal's identity is kind of gallagher and the nasty way they play. We're going to remind everybody were pretty nasty too. They sent that good. Goodrow gourd coleman line after him and to me that was. That was a big tone setter in the series. They took one of montreal's most important players and they said we're going to target you tonight. You know the interesting thing about that is normally. When a team goes out of their way to go at gallagher they get distracted and they chase them all over the ice but that didn't happen with tampa. A couple of things happened here. One they did go. After gallagher both physically and verbally and craig simpson showed that they were relentless on gallagher. Normally that brings a team to distraction. And that's just what gallagher wants but that didn't happen with tampa. They also kept the big boys away from philip. The no dino wasn't able to do. Philip the know things on monday night but you talked about this last podcast conversation about it. There is a focus to tampa. We saw it last year in the bubble. And we're seeing it now. As much as they went after gallagher they weren't distracted by gallagher. And we're going to get the here in a second. But he didn't distract them but tampa every chance they got got in a good lick on them well. It was almost like if you're going to be in this game you're going to be in this game on our terms. Not your terms are terms. And the one time he got knocked over by headmen. That's montreal's done to every opponent. All year are all playoffs. If you get close to price knock you on your ass. This time it was it was tampa doing it was. I really thought game. One was a clinic from the lightning. They shut them down. They didn't give them too much and you know they went. They went nasty at the. We've talked about how tampa like. There's a lot of teams in the league. That think they get treated choirboys but really they're a bunch of pricks of anyone didn't realize that we saw on on game. What deke kucherov referenced. Him off the off the top two goal performance. He looked profoundly different from game. Seven against challenders on friday. Two game one against montreal on monday mean. I'm trying to figure out how he was feeling on friday. Was there an injury did they. Send him to lured to heal up him bathe in holy watering comeback for monday. Like from friday to monday. He's a different player. Remember i said the other day. I wondered if maybe he doesn't play game one. Maybe when he said the other day that he wasn't hurt on media date is typical crusty. Self maybe he actually willed himself to help. I don't remember which x. Men is the healer but maybe he just that ex-man visited him and yield is rib but i mean he was. He was great and that power play was humming. Again i get taxed during the game from scotland one of our producers telling me what to say and he said you should count. How many times at all five lightning players on the powerplay touch the puck and it's hugely because of what does in directing it the If they were firing the puck around no doubt about it and listen the One of the stories going into this was going to be mightier tampa's power play or montreal's penalty kill But a wondering your thoughts on hundred vassilev ski there were. There were moments in the second period where he stops weber on a breakaway on a bad route a pinch. There is a stop on anderson right after that. And then there's a stop on gallagher on a partial breakway your thoughts on what we saw from vassal laskey because the other story was going to be vassilev ski versus price. We've seen some games this playoff. Where he hasn't been at his best and tonight he was really sharp. It was gonna be borderline impossible to be. I would like to see the team in the nhl. That would have tab. But that was an excellent game we should mention about this game with nikita kucherov. Should've mentioned this couple of seconds ago. I might have even been as i shift. I think it was. It might have been koutros first. Shift the way. He went nick suzuki physically. As if saying if you had any doubt that i was healthy or if you have any doubt about how good. I'm feeling this should let you know i'm fine. Now i think i think less than gallagher i think they wanted to let suzuki. No like suzuki has a reputation that when he takes a bomb he gets better doesn't shy away from it. He's engaged. But i think tampa really wanted to test that i think to. They really missed armenia tonight. Montreal did leave it. I know i'll tell you this. I was really happy to see jake evans back and playing because of what he went through. I just felt that they really missed. Armenia tough night for the kids as well knicks. Xueqian coal caufield. That isn't one. That's a sort of burn the tape night for those guys but That's a tough one like most of them by broadcasts will burn the amen. You and me both brother all right. We'll kick it off Elliott settling in for first patio cast. Welcome to thirty one thoughts podcast presented by the gmc. Sierra eighteen nice pushing comes from. Emily kaplan of espn. Go ahead. emily. I listened. Curious would be. Nhl consider punishment to the individuals. The club's fish.
"vassilev" Discussed on 31 Thoughts: The Podcast
"I wanted to start this podcast with a statement on a serious topic. The chicago blackhawks. Some of you have asked whether it's on twitter direct message direct message on instagram. Why i didn't address this topic earlier. I certainly inouye doubt the excellent reporting by tony arnold of wbz radio in chicago. Who broke the story the athletics katie's strang anyone else. It's pretty simple though. I wanted to spend a few extra days doing my own work and my own research just to be sure about a couple of things plus felt using the opening of the podcast and blog. Which will drop monday as a much better place to coherently outlined my thinking instead of on twitter. Things just get mangled sometimes on twitter. There's always what you see and hear out there and what you don't see or hear out there in stories like this one. There's always things that reporters our sources can't or don't print or say and i wonder what those things could be. The accusations are ugly. And what i want to make clear. Is that the people. I spoke to bent over backwards. They took pains to support. Paul vincent the skills coach from two thousand ten who reported the abuses senior management. For that reason. I feel very strongly that however the legal process concludes the blackhawks must come clean and detail what happened. I believe the team and its employees have been told to keep quiet. Not say a word. It's led to a lot of rumors about what punishment could happen but right now. It's all speculation as was several other reporters. The nhl declined comment to me. It's not unusual. It can happen. And i've learned also don't do anything when the league says no on something. What stood out to me was commissioner bill. Daly statement to the athletic. He wrote quote. We have been in contact with the club regarding the matter but there is no ongoing investigation. We do not have any further comment at this time. Dailies a smart lawyer. He includes nothing without reason. No ongoing investigation does that mean no investigation at all there will be an investigation or there already was one. It's open ended. And i wonder at this time. Will that says to me. Don't assume there won't be any statement or consequences sometime in the future. My question is the timeline. Generally when something is in litigation results are slow. If you've ever dealt with the law it doesn't move quickly and defendants aren't going to give away anything. That's going to hurt them in court but and this is a big to me but we are at a time in the nhl. Calendar were hockey. Operations is front and center gm. Stan bowman would be active. During both expansion and entry draft preparations there would be multiple media availabilities. He and the blackhawks will not be able to avoid tough questions. Also commissioner gary bettman will undoubtedly be asked about this during his annual pre stanley cup. Game one conference monday night. No matter the eventual outcome. There must be clarity. We need to know what happened here so we can make sure it never happens again. Nothing else will be accepted and nothing else will be acceptable. Jeff do you have anything. You'd like to add further. What elliott just said. I to agree. The blackhawks need to come clean about what happened. I've covered junior hockey for most of my professional career and stories. Like this as we all know have been all too common. It's ruined careers and more importantly it's destroyed lives. I grew up in toronto Stories of sexual abuse of maple leaf gardens were both disgusting. And also heartbreaking. The published details in this case are horrifying and revolting and any guilty party needs to be dealt with in a serious and significant way. This is at all levels as well. The legal process in this case will play itself out as elliot mentioned and we shouldn't be surprised at any lack of transparency. Along the way that's a legal reality and we may have to be settled with this not arriving at a conclusion that gives anyone satisfaction or any sense of closure either but like to ask you to consider what this means hockey right now. I don't need to remind you. This is a huge story with enormous implications. Here's something i do know. There are ugly truths hidden in the history of this game. And as much as we insist that the blackhawks make good. I would also put forward that other teams and the league along with the players. Association need to do the same and go through a thorough review of how they operate and how they've operated. Some are already doing this. Some stories exist in whispers and will always remain a secret while others are more out in the open an obvious choose not to see them and we all know the conversations are coming. Nhl executive vp. Kim davis joined the nhl telling everyone around her to quote. Get comfortable being uncomfortable for me. That means questioning what we celebrate and cherish in the game of hockey at encourage everyone who hears us to think about the people that say trophies are named. after who were they. What did they stand for. What did they do outside of shuffling along a block of ice. Learn the history of this game how it started why it started and who's been involved along the way and also this is a big one. Consider the statues outside arenas and ask yourself while the player may deserve to be. There does the person there's an old saying. Great men are seldom goodman. That's true in life and sports and certainly true in heart. Okay elliott the stanley cup. Final is all set. It's the defending stanley cup. Champion tampa bay lightning and as. We all predicted the montreal canadiens. Now we dealt with the halves on on the last podcast tampa defeats the islanders in game. Seven one. Nothing other shadowed for andrei vasilevskiy will deal with the The followed now for the islanders. And what's next for lou lamoriello squad but it's tampa it's it all gets underway on monday. Open the podcast. Appear with your thoughts again. I want to say they could very clear that my montreal friends have told me i am not allowed to pick the canadian and they would prefer. I spent the rest of my time dumping on the canadians because it seems to work for them. Look i got to say it's amazing. It's it's an incredible story it really is. I still in some ways can't believe it but again they've earned their way hear people say oh. This is a fluke. It's the canadian division. I don't want to hear any of that garbage. If you win three rounds to make the stanley cup final you have earned your place in the in the final the. I don't care what anybody else says. The canadians have earned their way to be here. And and roger suzie. I'm doing this for you. And all the montreal fans they are no longer islanders light. They are islanders extra strength. They wine new york gave it everything they had came up agonizingly short they are now islanders extra strength and to me kucherov. Health is a big deal. But the thing tamp is they can play you any way you wanna play uptempo up temple the you wanna play tight and tough and grinding dirty. They can play you that way to you. Know it's interesting to me like garry. Galley and i had a big conversation. I pointed out in game seven the first intermission of game seven of islanders tampa that the islanders gave kucherov a more genteel ride than i thought he was gonna. I thought he was going to get some extra shots you know. Whenever he got engaged they give him the extra bombed the elbow. The crosscheck here in there. They weren't doing that. And gary thought he wondered if the islanders were told or were warned by even by their own coaches or anyone else. If you guys go after kucherov they're going to be looking for it. Montreal will not be like that. They will be harder on him. Look i think vassilev skin price. Great goaltending.
"vassilev" Discussed on The Clapper Report
"I don't think they wanna take that away from him. Never given the you know vesna. So i think he definitely probably get it this season so maybe he s so. Maybe flurry should win them. but i think that vassilev he's gonna win slow because the league loves like repeating the same players What's it called. I'm pretty sure hold on. Hold on hold on your best left. He had the most wins. They usually pick on. Who has the most wins So you know. I mean us true. Sure yet. Which is actually. I'm looking at the stats right now. The regular season the delta v keto had the the lowest goals-against average and the highest percentage. But he probably didn't play as many games. Has i think maverick played a lot of in the beginning. No you're right. I think what he played thirty games or something Twenty three games so yeah he played. He only played twenty three. When you know. Flurry played like thirty. Six of us can actually deputy forty two. That's something i didn't really take into account. He does like a i. Guess a larger sample size. I guess you could say no. You definitely played a lot more. Yeah i just thought that was interesting about until chevik damn. I didn't even know that. I mean that's great. The i think. Think that vacillates Win it so the draft lottery also happened And i was very well md by it. Considering there was no changes man. I know i it was so anti climatic dude. I was like all right. I know especially because we don't see the balls flying around. That's what she said. I think that it would be better if we did see that. Because it has more suspense to it. You know after last. Season's the buckle of them. Waiting the balls. I'm sure they didn't want to take that risk. Ever again fucking rangers..
"vassilev" Discussed on Golden Edge - Vegas Golden Knights Hockey
"Yes the big cats andrei vasilevskiy of tampa bay. Lightning has already one vezina trophy. Of course won the stanley cup with the lightning last year. So vassil eskin flurry or basically just neck and neck in the kind of the key goalie. Statistics of flurry has a one point. Eight seven goals against average vacillates. His one point nine four. He has a nine thirty three. Save percentage vassilev skis nine thirty two. I mean it is insane. How close these to. These guys are vassilev. Ski for those the care about you. Know goaltender wins slightly ed..
"vassilev" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network
"The islanders killed off the three and a half minute power play that was residual from the end of the third. So other. Fifteen forty left in the overtime the lightning couldn't score. They had two chances that were huge both by Polat on the doorstep one of them went behind. Varlamov between his skates and the goal and slid across the blue. crease behind the goalie behind him and it wouldn't go in and missed it had slid right behind him across from one pipe to the other, and then the second one was a pass to pilots stick on the side of the door, right on the doorstep at the at the post and he missed it and tried to like like hit escaped and went behind the net. So Polat had two chances and frankly blue both of them, and then Nelson had a breakaway for the islanders on short handed and Vassilev ski made the Save With Shoulder. So the islanders had a chance a better chance to score and win. With Brock Nelson. Breaking in. Then the lightning had with three thirty, seven power play whatever it was they had three thirty, seven power play and literally I mean to me I saw two good shots that's all I saw and the islanders are so far. Instead, it's not even funny like opinion is this like and I could be wrong I'm wrong thirty times a day but the the deal is this two games in a row over time they had a three minute power play. They had a four minute double minor. So one minute of in both Games was in the third, the other three were in the overtime. was even longer tonight then the other game, the other night on. On Tuesday night when they lost in double overtime this time they did it again and they couldn't get a good shot and they are going to lose this game because of it they're gonNA, how do you not score with two nights in a row over time you get three minutes of our and you spend the entire power play passing the puck around and not getting any quality shots like really good shot attempts they didn't have to but they were both bunk they didn't go in. So it's unbelievable. Watching his game in my vein is only.
"vassilev" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network
"Guess Try for it on fourth and goal from the two. They ran up the middle on first down second down third down through to the corner back on. But he threw it poorly and vacuum dropped it. It was too wide. He couldn't make the catch and now it's down the clock down to one second and they called a time out before they got a delay of game. I don't know if they're gonNA go for it. Now they're time out. So anyway, what happened was the lightning got a delay of game power play off of tapes. Again is secondly a game in the game and they couldn't score and here's the deal. They literally I mean they might but they have not even come close to scoring Dave literally outshot owners like four to one, but they cannot score a goal on this guy. Varlamov e owns them and he's just eating it. He's just eating the park every time and they can't score on him. No matter what power play five doesn't matter what it is and you can just feel it coming. You can feel it coming I'd be surprised if the islanders don't score scorned win this game there's three minutes left. And then one way or the other I just feel like they're gonNA score and they're going to be on am seven, and then at that point I think the is GonNa win because they're so far messing with the lightning these last two games it's not even funny and you can just smell it coming like I duNno I'm watching a game of total domination where the islanders are doing everything right and the lightning are doing nothing right and Vassilev Skis just on his heels he's barely Megan saves one of them got behind him and it was literally on a goal line and it didn't go in now I just got a switch back to the. Football Games still an time out apparently. But I'm just not sensing anything like I. I hope I'm wrong and they because they deserve they've had a million shots and they just can't score. I mean. They are literally remember the last game they lost in double overtime due to one. This is the same thing this the same game deja-vu. To twenty two laughed. I think they're going to call a time out or something here. But all I know is they just can't score. They're completely shut down by the islanders and the environment. They have figured out the lightning the lightning can't score. So you better get a goal are they gonNA lose this series because if they go to seven Mavi, they'll lose in southern. L.. Ready that they've been. Yeah. Like you said, they had the history of choking all these guys the same guys that have been there and it would just write that narrative especially the fact that they had control this I mean this has been a complete different series last two games and I know they've had their chances and they had a ton of shots in this game. It's not like they're just laying down and dying or anything but all of a sudden involves gotten hot shutting them down and they just can't seem to find the net anymore. So their fourth and goal from the two. I don't know if this is a good decision because it's a close game, it's twenty one thirteen why not get the points and go up twenty, four thirteen instead of because you've already had three place. You've already had three Bab light so you're over three now. Oh, so what they did was they went for it I missed it. So they went for and failed. So now the bengals the ball at the one inch line. So obviously, that's what happened. They stopped him because I was watching the hockey game. So I turned it on Bengals have the ball first and ten from literally their goal line. So they obviously stopped the browns. Did I not just say they're not gonNA score kick the points. Kicked, because you're not going to score, you're already L. for three. You got you couldn't get one yard. Now you go for like at some point don't you realize you're not gonna get it in because you're your plays have been. So bunk that you just got a kick, the field goal instead they went failed and now the bengals the ball and it's twenty, one, hundred, thirteen I'm telling you. That was a bad decision Mafia. If your first down, you run it up the middle, don't Gimme our second down rounded up the middle you lose a yard now third and goal from the to you throw it out Beckham Wide Boom you're offered three. You're GonNa go far again on fourth down. Probably not. But then again, you really trust kickers right now in the NFL doesn't matter how much the distance is about just anybody to put the ball and get it through the uprights that it's literally from the two yard line. So it's a twenty four yard field goal. So yeah. I think they can make a twenty four year started going dirty three and on then got problems. But a twenty, four yards like the old feel like the old extra point. It's so close. It's not even funny I mean he's pro kickers from twenty four yards. That's a joke when you start talking about thirty, three, forty, forty, five, fifty, fifty, five yards then you got problems but I don't think most of a missing twenty, four yarder. I really don't not even I mean it would have been at the two yard line seven, yards bag, nine, nine, thousand, nine, yarder it would have been a nineteen yard field goal. I would have kicked at the points because to close right now you're within one score at least then it makes a to score gave and gives you a little bit of breathing room just in case his team tested for a quick td somewhere. And obviously I, hate to be right but they failed and they didn't try it and they went for it on fourth and they failed just like I knew they would I didn't even see the game I was watching the hockey game I turn it back they get the ball one inch line that means they stopped them. So they can go for the extra point because if they would've. Gone to the extra point, it would have been I. intend to twenty-five right row online.
"vassilev" Discussed on The Ray
"A throat punch speech. I'M GONNA. I'm GonNa let you go first this week and last week you threw out a throat punch to John Henry. The owner of the Boston Red Sox. I'm still not happy. No emotional it was well received because you are a die hard Boston. Ritz sox fan or were. I don't know where you stand on that just yet. I haven't completely. I'm inching towards the end of the bandwagon but I'm not going there. Yeah so so. I'm wondering if all of this speculation and Now just open discussion on the possibility of a playoff format. Change and Major League. Baseball is grounds for yet another throat punch from you. Are you going in a different direction? I'm going to go in a different direction. I think the picking your own opponent for the play. Offs is absurd absurd. That's not even my throat punch. That is how goofy is that. It's it's just ridiculous it's I don't know that it seems like it and by the way the The the training camps are opening spring training. And so all the Houston. Astros are apologizing further thing but none of them got suspended for the cheating thing and yeah. It's a it's a how sorry I just thought of this. The Blue Jays pitcher dude who was in a parking lot with a smartphone watching videos. Maybe there was a hand towel. Maybe there was some lotion. Well like you said he goes. I probably should have been more aware. I read this article ship and more aware of his surroundings. I got an idea. You got a hotel room pal. Like I don't even get into that nine but I'm trading dude. I don't know how good bad or otherwise. He is from a baseball perspective. I don't I don't pay that close attention. But just based on public relations public relations. That was that was bad. That all right all right if anyone my throat punch as we talked about the The plane and reclining seats. And all that right so I'm reading through the mentions because I am entertained. At how like angry people are whether somebody reclines their seat. Two inches or not and so they're all over the map and then I see this one this guy at me on twitter and tells me to f. off like that's all it says asking to go well. Fu at Rafer. Aw So I look at the guys Avatar. And I'm reading his thing. He's BEEN MARRIED FORTY YEARS. He's like he's clearly in his sixties. Yeah and so. I sent him a direct message. Unlike F me are you kidding me like seriously like we and so anyways we he apologized. But I'm giving him a throat punch like who tells somebody that you don't know to f. off like who'd I know? Don't you know the social media? Oh Yeah it's different than people. Feel empowered empowered. Don't be jackass like he doesn't know anything about me. Well all it I said is I can't stand when people behind me use my seat as a handle right to get up use the armrest and then in the next tweet because of course you only got so much room. I said elderly people not a problem. Use the back of the seat all you want. You gotta get up. You gotTa Guess Right but this guy just went full so he gets throat punch and then so as soon as you follow the direct message. Then you quickly follow right. As soon as you're you've sent the he followed me. Oh he followed you. Obviously I thought you said because he added you that he was no. I just went through and I looked at it and I'm like why are we reading all the responses because yes topic entertains me. Well see but that that's social media usage at its best. You're developing your developing. Kind of a a savvy part of this now because a look to fund police at Tsn called me a couple of weeks ago. Because of some reply where I got into some knucklehead on twitter first time ever by the way that somebody from. Tsn Is called me to say like don't do that. Don't do that and I wasn't even rude to this. Putz I guess. That's Kinda backed out anyway. I should've now in. I actually did send a couple of direct messages to the person who was was pissing me off and another lesson to be learned by the way is then. He used the direct and went public. With offside or any of that. I was dating my case as to why he was annoying. Me So there you go. I'll social media now I know can't live with it. Can't live without it. My Throat Punch is kind of widespread rain and I feel like you're going to share it. The varying forms of media mainstream to some degree certainly social media. Who felt compelled to show Jay bouwmeester collapse over and over and over again on Tuesday night You know some mainstream people. Don't even I'm not being critical of everyone in this process because sometimes you just get replied to to video that you see any offer heartfelt thoughts right and that happened probably more often than not in response to what unfolded between the Saint Louis. Blues and the Anaheim ducks on Tuesday night but it was the aftermath that bothered me more and some of the network coverage that continually showed the collapse. Do we really need to see it again? And again and again. Both utter respect to Jay Minister his family to Alex. Better Angelo. The Saint Louis Blues. Who were clearly reacting to a life and death situation I just. Maybe it's too broad of a topic for me to throw for me. Everybody involved gets the throat punching. Yeah I'm involved or I I hear you on this like I don't know something terrible happens and people start you know like it gets out onto social media and then it's just like it's pervasive. It's everywhere I don't know I. I don't WanNa hear the audio of the helicopter pilot of Kobe. Bryant's helicopter good point. Like I just I have no. I don't know why even why People WanNa know that like. Why do you man? It's it's terrible stuff like let the people be and so I hear you. Yeah it's TMZ reaction though right because you know even when when tmz broke the news that it was believed Kobe. Bryant was killed in that crash I think automatically wasn't that our reaction on we need confirmation of this like where we're not believing Kobe. Bryant is gone based on a TMZ report right and then everybody fuels picks up and then off it goes. Now we've got aspirin drugs coming up An interesting question that we need to hit on any comes up normally this time of year as we creep closer to the end of the regular season going into the playoffs Clearly there's a norris trophy recognize the NHL top defenseman. You ought to get Chris. Pronger going right start talking to him about the Norris trophy about now because perennially. It's whoever is the top offensive defencemen. That wins the norris. So we've got a question from Oscar coming up in a moment wondering whether or not there isn't a need for another award to recognize the best defensive defenseman so we're gonNA head in that direction shortly. I we're going to win the benches and Any TAMPA BAY. Lightning Fan is probably listening to episode one thousand nine hundred going. Why the hell are these guys? Talk to you about the Tampa Bay lightning and I you mentioned earlier. You know the injuries that They're dealing with with Kucherov Stamkos and Sarah Alley but how good has vassal housekeeping for the Tampa Bay lightning for the last? How many games I mean he. In essence and let's. Let's give credit to the other players who do blame contribute to the success of the lightning but without the the top of the illegal tending from Vassilev. Ski It's hard to imagine. The lightning are where they're at and challenging for top spot in the National Hockey League. Right now I don't know how long ago was maybe six weeks i. I had asked Julian breeze while the GM and Tampa but what what kind of turned their team around you know. They had that store start where they were kind of stumbling around. And you know. He gave a few reasons. They've taken less penalties and made some minor tweaks in the defensive zone. Try TO PROTECT THE POC. A little more and so. It was really very informative about what. Hap has tried to do and John Cooper has has been very open with some of the changes that they've made and somewhere in there. It was of it that and vastly returned to be Right like when the team was stumbling around a bit. You know he was just okay. I think Vassilev Skis among the very best two or three goals in the league. I think the guy is a stud love watching them. Play think he makes as that other people can't make he's the backbone of that team and so once he started rolling he's now on a seventeen Owen to run. He hasn't lost in Nineteen starts. Tampa Bay since the twenty third of the Sambor is twenty two and one has a pretty good run and so I think they're I think they got kicked in the rear end last year hard in their loss to Columbus. I think it took a while for them to to get straightened out. But this is a dangerous dangerous team. I think I think they're set up to be more dangerous this year than they were last year. Speaking dangerous clubs shift to the West and look at the Colorado Avalanche. And you know they've got some stuff going on there now on the injury front as well. Nauseam Qadri for awhile. Lots of speculation around this team as to what Joe sack may or may not do the goaltending stabilized or you good with Gruber. Our are you good with the way they looked there? I don't know I don't know drags like I I feel I'm I'm with you I I. I don't WanNA throw those under the bus but I'm just. I don't know that you can win a Stanley Cup with that tandem. No Pablo Fron. Coups has been a nice backup for them and Philip Group. Our is is you know. He's he's better than a backup. He would be kind of like one of those guys. I guess would be a a one. A or one B guy but so I look I look Collorado now. And they're one point behind Saint Louis and they've got a game in hand in in that division like Ma'am Derek good team. I'm not sure that group hours quite the answer for them. But here's the other thing. Joe Sakic is sitting there with twenty two and a half million dollars in cap space and now they have cadre out. Long-term THEY CAN L. T. I am if they think he's going to be longer than ten games. And that buys the more cap or that gives them even more room that would give them twenty seven ish million dollars in cap space. They can acquire any player or players that they feel like. Maybe that's why Chris Kreider was so easily attachable to Colorado. I think they'd like another defenseman for sure the goalie man. They're going to have to make a decision on that. There's lots of teams have had really good teams and the goaltending. Lets them down. Member Saint Louis around the turn of the century man. Don't we sound old or cy? Sound Old San that the turn of the century but around two thousand you know. They tried to go with Roman ricken goal. They had unreal teams. It just didn't work for them. I think Colorado is really good. I would not.
Atlanta Hawks hire Philadelphia 76ers assistant Lloyd Pierce as had coach
"Espn radio sportscenter on a day where the toronto raptors parted ways with head coached wing casey after seven seasons and the hornets introduced james for as their new head coaching lana hawks have agreed in principle with lloyd tears to become the team's next head coach here's comes from the philadelphia seventy sixers where he was an assistant under bret brown atlanta parted ways with mike wooten jose back in april according to espn's adam show adrian wargin hausky putin holzer is expected to draw interest from toronto capitals enlightening drop the puck for game one of the stanley cup eastern conference final in thirty minutes espn nhl analyst barry melrose on what he likes with the lightning they will be the favorite because of what they've done so far they'd be two very good teams but also the way they're built the people were wondering if they're tough enough but they've come out and they battled boston really out hit boston physical the most of the series soft tat is put the rest they're as tough as anybody in the nhl goal tending been very solid very very few softball giving up vassilev ski their defense is rock solid led by headmen led by mcdonagh guys that have been there before and they've got a ton of guys can put the puck the net capitals have won five road games during the playoffs over the first two rounds second round of the players championship webb simpson shot a sixty three he's a leader at fifteen under a five shot lead simpson ties the thirty six hole tournament record set by jason day two years ago tiger woods in jordan speak both make the cut out one under cubs at wrigley today beat up on the webs our white sox with eleven to win wilton contrary.