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The Hockey News Podcast: Did Robert Bortuzzo get off too easy?

Should Bortuzzo have gotten a longer suspension? Who are our quarter-season Stanley Cup favorites? And more.

This week on The Hockey News Podcast:

- Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo suspended four games for his crosscheck(s) on Victor Arvidsson. Should the ban have been longer? What about Alexander Kerfoot's two-game ban?

- Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl running away with the NHL scoring lead. When was the last time we saw an NHL duo this dominant at the same time in one season?

- Roughly a quarter of the way into the season, Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin revisit – and revise? – their Stanley Cup picks

- What's wrong with the Nashville Predators? Are they the next team headed for a coaching change?

- Live listener Q&A

And more!

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