With the NHL draft fast approaching, we sit down with former NHLer and current Columbus Blue Jackets Director of European Scouting Josef Boumedienne to discuss the upcoming draft, the Blue Jackets and life as a pro hockey player. Interview starts 9 min in.
We sit down with Stanley Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Mikael Samuelsson to discuss his NHL career, his experience playing in Detroit, playing in a Canadian market in Vancouver, being a line-mate with the Sedin twins, his new role with the Chicago Blackhawks, Olympic hockey, current events and more!
Bäckström- the OT hero for the Caps in game 5. Penguins to get Hörnqvist back in Philly for crucial game 6. Landeskog and the Avs refuse to quit. Andreas Johnsson on the big stage for Toronto as they claw their way back into their series against the Bruins. Karlsson vs Karlsson out west in the second round. All business for the Jets as they take care of the Wild and wait for a number of defencemen to get healthy including Tobias Enström. We check in on all the first round match-ups and examine what has thus far been a great playoffs for Swedes in the NHL.
From playing in front of Carey Price in Montreal, with Erik Karlsson in Ottawa, filling the void left by Lidström in Detroit, coming up with the young guns in Vancouver, running with Ekman-Larsson in the desert, to teaming up with Eichel in Buffalo- we examine which lucky team Rasmus Dahlin - the most promising defence prospect in the last 25 years - will fit in best next year in the NHL.
A run down of the current swedish storylines dominating the NHL: William Karlsson and the surprising Vegas Golden Knights, Hedman's Norris quest, Niklas Bäckström- the most underrated player in the NHL, William Nylander growing in Toronto, Henrik Lundqvist's legacy in New York and more! Plus an interview with Ottawa Senators Goalie Coach Pierre Groulx on Sens goalie prospect Filip Gustavsson.