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The Matthews vs McDavid Debate (10/15/18)   (01:11:06)10-15-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime try to solve the Coyotes' early season scoring issues, debate the merits of analytics, discuss the Blackhawks' revival, and get into the one question that might ultimately rip Canada apart: would you rather build around Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?
Predictions and Early Impressions (10/11/18)   (01:22:49)10-11-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime react to the first week of the NHL season, looking at why scoring is up, Vegas is down, injuries are everywhere, the Coyotes are outshooting everyone and the Maple Leafs look unstoppable. Then it's prediction time (a week late) for playoff teams and major aw...
Pacific Preview Pt. 2 (10/1/18)   (01:22:39)10-1-2018
In the final preview before the puck drops on the 2018-19 season, Luke, Craig and Jaime discuss expectations, potential breakout players and keys to a successful year for the Coyotes. Plus a look at what's next for the Golden Knights, how the Ducks plan on navigating their growin...
Pacific Preview Pt. 1 (9/27/18)   (01:17:45)9-27-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime break down the impact of the Galchenyuk injury, react to the Flyers' horrifying new mascot, preview the Pacific Division with Lisa Dillman and look at the upcoming seasons for Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Erik Karlsson with Swedish correspondent Sebastian Noren.
Central Preview Pt. 2 (9/20/18)   (01:11:32)9-20-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime break down OEL's new role as the Coyotes' captain, Montreal's decision to try to make Max Domi a center, Erik Karlsson's impact on the Western Conference and more. Then they welcome Jeremy Rutherford of the Athletic in to preview the Blues and the rest of th...
Central Preview Pt. 1 (9/10/18)   (01:08:19)9-10-2018
Luke and Craig prepare for the start of training camp, look at what the Pacioretty deal means for Montreal, talk to Mike Russo of the Athletic about the upcoming season in Minnesota and preview the Jets and Stars. As a bonus, Craig melts down over the systematic dismantling of th...
Atlantic Preview Pt. 2 (9/4/18)   (01:02:18)9-4-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime discuss the ramifications of Nate Schmidt's suspension and Blake Wheeler's new deal, then preview the Panthers with Jameson Olive, as well as the Lightning, Canadiens - and even the Sabres - to wrap up the Atlantic Division.
Atlantic Preview Pt. 1 (8/28/18)   (01:04:29)8-28-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime welcome Scott Wheeler of the Athletic in to discuss how realistic the Maple Leafs' Stanley Cup chances are. They also preview the Bruins and Red Wings, then try to figure out if the Sens actually have a plan moving forward.
Metro Preview Pt. 2 (8/21/18)   (00:54:51)8-21-2018
Luke and Craig pretend to welcome Jaime back, check in on the Penguins with Josh Yohe of the Athletic and wrap up the Metro previews with a look at what's in store for the Flyers, Devils and whats left of the Islanders.
Metropolitan Preview Pt. 1 (8/17/18)   (00:55:55)8-17-2018
Luke and Craig start the summer preview series with a look at the Rangers, Blue Jackets and Hurricanes, then are joined by Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post to check in on the defending Stanley Cup champs. They also discuss Brady Tkachuk's options for turning pro right ...
Chayka Interview plus Wild Bill vs Tom Wilson (8/10/18)   (00:39:03)8-10-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime try to figure out why William Karlsson is basically getting paid the same as Tom Wilson now (except with less term), look at John Gibson's new deal in Anaheim and then are joined by Coyotes GM John Chayka to talk about Arizona's busy summer and the logic beh...
Doan's Impact (8/1/18)   (01:04:53)8-1-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime are back to talk about the retiring of Shane Doan's number and the legacy he left behind in the desert. They also look at four teams poised to take steps forward - and backward - next season, discuss the Erik Karlsson situation and try to make sense of why t...
Waiting for Karlsson (7/12/18)   (00:41:23)7-12-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime look at potential landing spots for Erik Karlsson, explore why Max Pacioretty could be the next talented player to leave Montreal, discuss Anthony Duclair's move to Columbus and react to some late breaking Coyotes news.
Grabner Interview and Free Agency Recap (7/3/18)   (00:58:19)7-3-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime look at the impact John Tavares can have in Toronto, try to figure out what Stan Bowman is doing in Chicago, break down the war that's erupting between John Tortorella and Pittsburgh and then talk with Arizona winger Michael Grabner about his decision to joi...
The Natural Hat Trick: The Tavares Domino (6/29/18)   (01:00:00)6-29-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime preview free agency, look at the most likely landing spots for John Tavares, react to the draft and discuss what's next for the Coyotes.
The Natural Hat Trick: Chucky vs Domi (6/20/18)   (01:00:21)6-20-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime break down both sides of the Galchenyuk/Domi trade with Marc Antoine Godin of The Athletic Montreal, preview the likely lottery picks in Friday’s NHL Draft, try to figure out where John Tavares and Barry Trotz are going and discuss a flurry of Mike Hoffman...
The Natural Hat Trick: Stanley Cup Hangover (6-14-18)   (00:49:01)6-14-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime react to the epic party Alex Ovechkin is throwing, break down the ramifications of OEL's contract extension and try to make sense of what's going on in Ottawa.
The Natural Hat Trick: Caps' year (6-6-18)   (00:40:45)6-6-2018
Luke, Craig and Jaime react to the Caps' seemingly inevitable coronation, debate who the next superstar to feel the pressure of not having a Cup will be once Ovechkin has his and look ahead to the upcoming NHL Draft.
The Natural Hat Trick: What Happens in Vegas (5-31-18)   (00:44:23)5-31-2018
Luke and Craig look at the first two games of the Stanley Cup, discuss why Vegas being Vegas is good for the NHL and react to some Coyotes trade rumors.
Natural Hat Trick   (00:50:10)5-24-2018
Luke Lapinski and Craig Morgan preview the Stanley Cup between the Capitals and Knights, and discuss Oliver Ekman-Larsson's contract negotiations.