Month: July 2021

Playing Bigger Than You Are

On Episode 50 of Beers in The Lot, the guys discussed some of the NHL free agency mess (recorded on Monday); expressed their confusion over the Carolina Hurricanes trading away goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic; and talked about how some players like TJ Oshie and Nathan MacKinnon play bigger on the ice than they look off the ice.

Can Better Equipment Make You A Better Player?

On Episode 49 of Beers in The Lot, the guys shared their thoughts on the Seattle Kraken expansion draft; discussed some of the free agent chaos around the expansion draft and the NHL Entry Draft; and tried to answer the question, can better hockey equipment make you a better hockey player?

Drinking From the Stanley Cup

On Episode 48, the Beers in The Lot crew discussed the Stanley Cup Final results the night after the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Montreal Canadiens to go back-to-back. They talked about the unwarranted reactions to the Bolts winning back-to-back Cups in COVID-19 shortened seasons while over the salary cap. The guys also discussed the Jack Eichel situation in Buffalo.

Don’t Use Officiating as an Excuse

On Episode 47 of Beers in The Lot, the guys discussed a recent report over in the NBA about a team conducting an audit of officials’ calls in the playoffs and how that might apply to hockey; how the Tampa Bay Lightning did not complete the Stanley Cup Final sweep over the Montreal Canadiens; and some of their thoughts on the upcoming Seattle Kraken expansion draft and relevant Washington Capitals players’ contracts.