Beers in The Lot Podcast

The Stars beat Vegas; Laviolette is the Caps New Head Coach; Beer League Hockey Story Time; Gary Bettman is Good at Being Bad

This week, the guys talked about the Dallas Stars’ Western Conference Final win over the Vegas Golden Knights; the Washington Capitals hiring Peter Laviolette as their new head coach; a couple beer league hockey stories; and how they all agree that Gary Bettman has done so much for the NHL while being a good “bad guy” for the fans.

We’re Average Hockey Players At Best; Tampa Dominates the Isles Early; Caps Coaching Candidates

This week, the guys discussed how they’re not great hockey players but that also means they’re probably average in the world of hockey; the Tampa Bay Lightning absolutely dominated the New York Islanders in game one of the Eastern Conference Final and whether or not Barry Trotz and the Isles can turn it around; and Washington Capitals head coach candidates Peter Laviolette, Mike Babcock, and Gerard Gallant.

Did Aaron Jinx the Islanders Against the Flyers in Game 5?

In Episode 3, Aaron jinxed the New York Islanders as they tried to eliminate the Philadelphia Flyers in game 5; the guys discuss Vegas Golden Knights goalies, Robin Lehner and Marc-Andre Fleury; Brayden Point is driving play for the Tampa Bay Lightning; and there are a bunch of goalies “unfit for play” in both Stanley Cup Playoffs bubbles.

We Caught Stanley Cup Playoffs Bubble Fatigue

In Episode 2, the Beers in The Lot crew discusses the trade between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Pittsburgh Penguins; the Washington Capitals firing head coach Todd Reirden; and how “bubble fatigue” might be affecting players in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Intros, Ze Bubble, and Nathan MacKinnon

On the inaugural episode of Beers in The Lot we have a quick introduction to Aaron, Danny, Eric, and Jonny. The guys then discuss the NHL bubbles in Toronto and Edmonton; their impressions of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs so far; implications of a flat NHL salary cap focusing on the free agent market heading into next season; and players that have impressed or disappointed in the playoffs. SPOILER: We really like Nathan MacKinnon!