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2 Guys and a Goalie pres. by Odds Shark Ep. 39 f/Craig MacTavish- “He’s Been In A Lot Of Places”

Welcome to “2 Guys and a Goalie,” starring Dustin Nielson, Joaquin Gage, and Matt Kassian and presented by Odds Shark, Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken, and Sport Clips Haircuts. The show focuses on stories, notes, transactions, and everything else happening all around the NHL and the world of hockey.

Former Oiler defenseman, head coach, and general manager is in studio!

He tells some great stories from his playing days like what it what it was like joining the Edmonton Oilers in the middle of the 1980s, winning the Stanley Cup with the New York Rangers, the best goalie he ever played with, the Mike Milbury incident during his Bruins’ days, and the best roommate while on the road.

Then he talks about his post-playing days, including the 2006 Stanley Cup run, his time in the KHL, putting together Team Canada at this year’s Spengler Cup team, what it was like getting into coaching, who the hardest players were to coach, losing good players like Bill Guerin and Ryan Smyth to trades in the middle of a season, the Harvey the Hound incident, feuding with Bob Hartley, his thoughts on the new Battle of Alberta, his coaching future in the NHL, and coaching Gager back in the day.

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Popeyes Poll Question: Are the Sedins first ballot Hall of Famers?

  • No
  • Yes

Keep It or Clip It:

  • A Canadian team will make the Stanley Cup final this season.
  • Having a heart-shaped pizza on Valentine’s Day is romantic.
  • All three of Alex Ovechkin, David Pastrnak, and Auston Matthews will hit 50 goals this season.
  • Getting someone a gift certificate for Valentine’s Day is unacceptable.
  • Leon Draisaitl is now the Hart Trophy favourite.

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