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The Hockey News Live episode 6: How Auston Matthews' injury affects William Nylander

In this week's episode, Matt Larkin and Ryan Kennedy assess the multiple storylines resulting from Auston Matthews' injury, the coaching hot seats in St. Louis and Los Angeles and much more.
THN Live 6

This week on The Hockey News Live:

- The Toronto Maple Leafs have lost Auston Matthews (shoulder) for at least a month. Did William Nylander just gain leverage in contract talks? Is Matthews injury-prone?

- Carey Price passes Patrick Roy for second on the Montreal Canadiens' all-time wins list. Where does Price rank among the Habs' goalie greats?

- Coaching hot seat: Mike Yeo and John Stevens. Who is in the most trouble?

- Fantasy pickups of the week: Jakub Vrana, Vince Dunn, Chris Tierney

- Future Watch: Spencer Knight, Morgan Frost

- Mailbag: when will Philadelphia Flyers goalie prospect Carter Hart get his shot in the NHL?

And more!


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