First, Ian and Hailey discuss some headlines, including the obvious problems in the Buffalo Sabres organization, Jordan Binnington’s raucous exit from the Blues-Sharks game Saturday night, cautious optimism about the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols heading into March, and more.
Then, The Athletic’s own Dom Luszczyszyn joins the show to talk about Jack Eichel’s potential value on the trade market, North Division playoff probabilities, whether the Blackhawks or Kings have a better chance to make the playoffs, Sidney Crosby’s slight offensive regression, Evgeni Malkin’s elite years possibly coming to an end, and more.
Plus, to close things out, Ian, Hailey, and Dom run through a series of Multiple Choice Madness questions, and in another installment of the Hailbag, the group answers questions about the Maple Leafs and whether they’re good, feasting on poor goaltending, or both, a hypothetical Jack Eichel trade, and more.
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