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The Hockey News podcast: Is Brad Marchand licking people actually a big deal?

Is Lick-Gate a major problem or much ado about nothing? Will the Golden Knights be favored in the Western Conference final? And more.

This week on The Hockey News Podcast:

- The Vegas Golden Knights are off to the Western Conference final. Should they open as the favorite against Winnipeg or Nashville?

- Is Brad Marchand's licking of opponents a major problem or a silly distraction?

- Pekka Rinne is being outduelled in round 2. Is he not a big-game goaltender?

- What's next for UFAs Joe Thornton and Evander Kane? Will they remain San Jose Sharks?

- Reader questions, including which blockbuster move we should watch for at the 2018 draft

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