Ep 43: Pack It In, Boys. Season's Over. (Full Podcast)

Each team in the Central has only played a handful of games, but trends are already appearing. For some teams those trends are a pleasant surprise. For others COUGHTheBluesCOUGH uh… not so much. Here’s a little dose of what we’re serving up this week:

Cam Ward drama? We’ve got it! MacKinnon showstoppers? We’ve got it! Juicy Preds - Jets shenanigans? Oh you know we’ve got that! Plus, Mason just won’t let the banner thing die!!

Read More

Stupid Banners: A History

Aside from the awe-inspiring ascension of Gritty, God among mortals, the biggest story of the young NHL season has come at the Nashville Predators expense. Yes, I’m talking about the “Western Conference Regular Season Champion” Banners. No, not enough time has passed for you Music City Maniacs to avoid a few more chirps. It is the latest stupid thing in a long line of stupid things hung above hockey heads. So in the spirit of not letting things die, let’s take a walk down memory lane while gazing above at some wonderfully dumb memories.

Read More

Masterdomus Predicts 2018: The Nashville Predators

It can’t be overstated how big an effect being only 2 games away from the Stanley Cup in the summer of 2017 had on the Nashville Predators. The franchise finally had some swagger. They had arrived. They carried that momentum throughout the 2017-18 season, winning game after game. Nashville won their first division title and their first Presidents Trophy. Then it hit. The only thing that the depth, talent & charisma of this team couldn’t defend. Expectations.

Read More

Mastersdomus Predicts 2018: The Dallas Stars

9-12-4. That’s how the Stars last 25 games went. They missed the playoffs by 3 points. Beyond that terrible stretch, Dallas was infuriatingly average, which spells doom in the Central Division. The talent inequality of the roster became an even bigger issue as the first line and bottom lines continued to grow farther apart in both consistency and production. So much talent. So little quality when it mattered.

Read More

Mastersdomus Predicts 2018: The Chicago Blackhawks

To get you back into that special hockey feeling, we’re going to take a look at each team in the division and what you can expect from their next 82 games. It will be smart. It will be mean. It will be a really good time. Let’s start first with the team who finished dead last in the division, much to the rest of the league's great enjoyment. Here are your 2018-19 Chicago Blackhawks.

Read More