Paul Stastny recently played his 1000th career NHL game. He joins Jeff and Elliotte to talk about (37:30) the milestone, his Hall of Fame father, the evolution of Nikolaj Ehlers, being coached by Paul Maurice, and how to slow down Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl.
The guys also recap the first couple days of the Stanley Cup playoffs (00:00), why Zach Parise was a healthy scratch (19:30), Colby Armstrong’s interview with Sidney Crosby (29:10), the performance by Craig Anderson and the Caps (32:25), the situation in Vancouver (59:30) and the unbelievable start to the Florida-Tampa series (01:00).
Lastly, Eric Engels of Sportsnet joins the podcast (1:09:00) to preview the Toronto-Montreal series.
Watch Colby’s interview with Sidney Crosby here
Music Outro: Bill and The Devil – Even It It Kills Me”
This podcast is produced and sound designed by Amil Delic, and hosted by Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman. Music was coordinated by Carson Illidge.
Audio Credits: KKGK 98.9 FM, NBC Sports, Sportsnet, WQAM-AM and WXDX-FM.
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