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The Hockey News Podcast: Is Ilya Kovalchuk a Hall of Famer?

Will Kovalchuk's disastrous Kings tenure hurt his Hall hopes? Can the Sharks turn things around after a coaching change? Jack Eichel, Hart Trophy winner? And more

This week on The Hockey News Podcast:

- The Taylor Hall trade watch continues. Is there any chance he pulls a Mark Stone and signs an extension with his new team? Is that what's holding up talks?

- Philadelphia Flyers rookie Joel Farabee will have a DOPS hearing for his hit on the Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault. What can this incident teach us about the gap between finishing checks and blindsides?

- The Los Angeles Kings have placed Ilya Kovalchuk on unconditional waivers. Do you see a fit for him in the NHL still? If not, has this disastrous return tainted his Hall of Fame chances?

- Can new coach Bob Boughner save the San Jose Sharks, or has the contention window finally, truly closed for this team?

- The Sabres have one regulation loss in their past 10 games. Is Jack Eichel entering the top tier of MVP candidates?

- Live listener Q&A

And much more!

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