This week on The Hockey News Podcast:
– The Toronto Maple Leafs just endured a nightmarish week in which they allowed 23 goals in four games. Who or what deserves blame for the skid: players, coaching, management, injuries or goaltending?
– Can the Arizona Coyotes complete their quest to make the playoffs?
– Has Nikita Kucherov finally done enough to lock up the Hart Trophy? Who else deserves consideration?
– Fantasy pickups: David Perron, Ryan Donato, Brendan Perlini
– Future Watch: Ville Heinola, Jason Robertson
– From the Magazine: Matt Larkin on his interview with Rangers GM Jeff Gorton for Future Watch 2019
– Hot Take: Maybe the NHL’s current divisional playoff format is just fine
– Mailbag: What new award should the NHL consider introducing?