The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed Tanner Pearson. Jeff and Elliotte discuss why contract talks suddenly picked up (2:20), where things stand with Quinn Hughes and Elias Pettersson, why the Canucks might have to play out the regular season even if it means playing into the playoffs, and the general mood around the club as players and coaches deal with COVID-19.
They also chat about the Florida-Chicago trade (12:50), the cost of a first-round draft pick (14:30), possible suitors for Taylor Hall (19:00), what the Maple Leafs are possibly thinking as the deadline approaches (24:45), and they take some of your #Ask31 questions.
Plus, New Jersey defenceman Ty Smith joins he podcast (35:30) to talk about his rookie season, rooming with Jack Hughes, the coaches that had the biggest influence on his career, playing “assistant GM” in junior and his friendship with Brendan Gallagher.
Outro Music: DijahSB – Throw That Back
This podcast is produced and sound designed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Music for this episode was coordinated by Carson Illidge.
Audio Credits: MSG.
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