Episode 0068: IIHF World Championship, Vegas Wins the West, ‘Canes May Have a Sale, Voynov Returning, Joel Bouchard Named Head Coach, Camp Dates Announced, Mudbugs and Force are Champions!

IIHF World Championships are over.  No North American Team has won gold.  The Americans finished in 3rd, with the Swedes and Swiss taking the top two spots respectively.  What happened to the North Americans?  Do the Europeans have a winning game plan or is it just the size of the …

Episode 0067: Vegas’ No. 1 D-Man, Kyle Dubas Hired in Toronto, Brind’Amour hired in Carolina, Kempny Fined, Jim Matheson Tweeting, Brad Marchand and How Great Teams are Built!

The Two Man Forecheck are back at it after a Mothers’ day off.  Tonight we stretched our legs a bit and discussed topics to get you thinking. For starters…who is the number one defenseman for the Vegas Golden Knights?  We posit a theory.  The Maple Leafs have themselves a new, young …

Episode 0066PS: The Conference Finals Are Upon Us! Caps vs. Bolts and Jets vs. Golden Knights, Brad Tells His Story, Predictions!

Another Playoff Supplemental show coming your way!  On the night of the Eastern Conference Finals, Mike and Chris get together to discuss the semi-finals and other topics.  We start with a mailbag question from Mark Brooks regarding the officiating in the NHL and how to fix it. He offers a suggestion …

Episode 0065: Surprising Golden Knights, Wild Fire Their GM, Flames President Burke Retires, Playoff Drama, Rask and Marchand, Kane Suspended, More Award Nominees, and Predictions

Avengers Infinity War is the reason for the late start this morning but there is plenty to discuss on this week’s Two Man Forecheck!  We start this show off talking about everyone’s favorite subject…The Vegas Golden Knights. Surprising first loss after 5 straight playoff wins and it took double overtime and …

Episode 0064: The Mailbag, Playoff Roundup, The Caps Forge On, Vegas Advances, Nashville Flounders, NHL Award Nominees, Flames Fire Gulutzan, Torts Makes a Guarantee, Hickey Writes a Letter!

The Playoffs are in full swing!  There have been teams eliminated and teams that have surprised us to this point. The Forecheckers start the show with a mailbag question regarding Rick Nash and why he is played ahead of Ryan Donato. Unsurprisingly we still don’t feel the love for this player, but …

Episode 0063: Ken Hitchcock Retires, The Dallas Stars Flounder, Suspension in the Playoffs, Playoff Series Roundup, Pastrnak Makes History, Centers Being Dismissed and Vegas Golden Knights Odds!

The playoffs have begun, and there have been a few surprises.  Ken Hitchcock has retired from the NHL.  We here at the Two Man Forecheck wish him the best in his future endeavors, as he will be staying on wth the Stars in a front office capacity. The Stars have much …

Episode 0062PS: The Playoffs Are Here! Listen As We Break Down All First Round Matchups With Surprises and Most Valuables!

The Playoffs are here!! The Two Man Forecheck break down all 8 first round matchups.  Our surprise players and the guys that have to be the most valuable to their respective teams.  Cheer or cringe as we make our predictions for the first-round results.  Discuss among your friends and let us …

Episode 0062: The Humboldt Broncos, E. Karlsson Moving, Raanta Extended, Vigneault Gone, NCAA Final and the Hobey Baker, Lundqvist Wants to Win, J.T. Miller Opportunities, Ken Holland Extended!

With heavy hearts, the Two Man Forecheck offer condolences, prayers and strength to the families, friends and all that were affected by the accident which took 15 players lives from the Humboldt Broncos on Friday.  There is a GoFundMe page started to collect donations to assist those families affected. Here is …

Episode 0061: The Playoffs Are Fast Approaching, Colorado, St. Louis, Tuukka Rask, Goalie Controversy in Washington and Future Starters, the Hart Trophy and the Best Expansion Team Ever!

Join us for a fun-filled episode as the Two Man Forecheck cover everything playoffs right from the puck drop.  We start out with playoff possibilities and matchups.  Colorado and St. Louis are fighting for their playoff lives.  Who will win the President’s Trophy?  With 5 teams within 7 points of …