Episode description

In this one, the boys discuss the Montreal farewell for Guy Lafleur. Russ relays some great advice he received from Hall of Famer Borje Salming, a beloved mentor and Leaf teammate. Russ attended a funeral this week and talks about a tragic story of a young Wisconsin athlete. Russ remembers his first playoff series win, helping the Leafs upset Chicago in the first round of the 1986 NHL playoffs. He talks a little about the present day Leafs who got off to such a great start vs Tampa Bay. Russ also talks about what it takes to win in the NHL playoffs. Losing the Stanley Cup Final is worse than losing in the first round. The longer you go in the playoffs, the harder it is to sleep. Russ says Mark Messier took playoff eliminations harder than anyone. The boys disagree whether Toronto’s Kyle Clifford should be suspended for his hit from behind in Game one. They talk about the early going in the Oilers-Kings series and how the refs called everything. And Russ gives his first round playoff predictions.

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May 4, 2022

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