Josh Kim of the Hockey Writers rejoins Jesse and Victor to talk Toronto Maple Leafs. Will the uber-talented core ever see post-season success? Will a top D-man step up? Who are the peripheral guys who should get run? In the Dynasty Dig, Victor delves into a very promising forward at the top of the heap. Tune in!
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Jesse and Victor are joined by Colton Pankiw in snowy Alberta to talk about the Calgary Flames. After a slip down the Pacific Conference standings this year, how far can the stars of this team climb back up? Will the big investment in goal finally solve Calgary’s goalie woes? Then Victor gets into the dig with an excellent defenseman and a rising goalie. All that and Tkachuk talk. Tune in!
This week, Jesse and Victor talk Columbus Blue Jackets with Pete Bauer. We talk PLD, Werenski, Seth Jones, Max Domi, and many more. Victor gushes about Elvis. Jesse tries to sing the name of one Blue Jacket player. All that all a French top prospect in the dig. Tune in!
FHL 73 is talking Vancouver Canucks with Sartaaj Bhullar of the Hockey Writers. Victor and Jesse talk about Pettersson, Miller, Hughes and all Vancouver’s grade-A talent. We also consider the newly complicated goalie situation. Then in the Dynasty Dig, Victor holds forth on Vasili Podkolzin, Jack Rathbone, the awesomely named Jett Woo and many more. Give it a listen.
Episode 72 of Fantasy Hockey Life focuses on the Arizona Coyotes. Their bold trade and play-in round upset made this a better season than recent ones in the desert. Unfortunately, off-ice management have left them stripped of draft picks and in a financial bind. Can the young core of Keller, Garland, Hayton, Crouse, Dvorak and Chychrun keep the team relevant or are the Coyotes set up for a slide back? Who do you want to roster from this crew in fantasy? Join guest Louis Pannone to find out. Then in the dynasty dig, Victor gets into Barrett Hayton and the ‘Yotes yet to come.
Jesse and Victor are joined by The Hockey Writers author Ryan Szporer to talk about the Montreal Canadiens. Will the Habs’ surprising bubble upset lead to a playoff run next year? How will the offensive talent shake out after the Domi for Anderson trade? The Dynasty Dig features a couple of strong prospects and for the first time a breakdown of a team’s 2020 draft picks.
Fantasy Hockey Life’s 70th episode is Victor and Jesse talking about our first year player draft rankings in the wake of last week’s NHL draft. We debate our top 15 lists, discuss our buys and fades outside that top list, chat about the goalies you might want to consider, and mention a couple of NHL clubs who did well for themselves. Listen in to hear not only about the players but how we approach a first year fantasy player draft.
Fantasy Hockey Life Episode 69 features the Edmonton Oilers and Jim Parsons, Jr. (@nhl_tradetalk). How does a team with the top two scorers in the NHL drop out in the first series of the bubble? What kind of moves could they make in the offseason in the eternal project of improving the defense? Will Mikko Koskinen be the answer in goal? All this and the Dynasty Dig with Victor in an action-packed episode.
Episode 68 of Fantasy Hockey Life has Victor Nuno of the Hockey Writers and Jesse Severe of Fantrax talking Vegas Golden Knights. Brett Pickler of The Hockey Writers is here to share the state of the defending Pacific Division champs and Western Conference Finalists, all the way up to Saturday’s Lehner extension. In the Dynasty Dig Victor talks Peyton Krebs and tries to convince Jesse there is a town named “Kootenay.” Tune in!
Jesse and Victor welcome back Jack Dawkins of The Hockey Writers to talk Florida Panthers. We gush over Barkov and Huberdeau, mourn the dismantling of the top 6 and the abysmal and expensive first year of Bobrovsky in Sunrise. Victor’s Dynasty Dig hits a series of excellent of prospects and one he talked about because he felt bad for Jesse. Tune in!