With the season less than a week away, it's time to give some bold predictions. I have 5 from JKJ that I'll start with and comment on then italics before I do 10 predictions of my own. Let me know your thoughts in the comments section on any of these! JKJ's Five Bold Predictions: 1) Philipp Grubauer finishes outside fantasy's Top 10 goalies (standard formats). Riding the Colorado coattails last season and playing for an expansion team this season will catch up to him.
Hey everyone! With only a few days left in the season, it's time to set up the Razzball Bracket Challenge! For those who didn't partake last year, you simply fill out the Stanley Cup Playoff Bracket once it's released. You can join the Razzball group by clicking here and creating a free account if you don't already have one. It's a good way to keep the Razzball Hockey community in touch throughout the playoffs.
Reid and I are back with our latest edition of the Razzball Hockey Podcast! This was recorded on Wednesday afternoon so we won't be talking about last night's game, that'll come early next week. Instead, we look at the latest injury news focusing on Jack Eichel. We even get an update mid-recording! We look at our favorite streamers for tonight's games, then look big picture around the league. We talk about what teams are the most confusing and difficult to peg in the NHL. Then we spend 5-10 minutes at the end talking about random things that either gave us a laugh or made us disgusted. We've ran out of things to talk about, thank God the season has started! All of that and more below:
Eichel v Matthews. Matthews v Eichel. You're probably asking yourself, "Why the hell is this even an article? And is this going to be a Zack Snyder movie coming to theaters in 2017?" The answer is pretty simple. I'm a sucker for blistering hot takes. The bravado that goes into them just revs my engines. And no, this won't be a movie coming out next year. So what hot take am I referring to? Well it came from an anonymous Canadian team scout in a National Post article earlier this year:
I recently marked the occasion when I escaped from my mother’s womb (by which I mean built in a factory). This year it’s a milestone: I turned 30, which means hippies can no longer trust me. Please, blog, may I have some more?