Paul Burmeister, Keith Jones and Patrick Sharp discuss the Predators firing Peter Laviolette and whether new coach John Hynes can boost them into the playoffs. The guys debate if Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl can carry the Oilers into the postseason, as well as evaluate a handful of teams on the playoff bubble. Plus, Pierre McGuire sits down with Rangers president John Davidson.
1:42-14:40 Laviolette out, Hynes in for Nashville
14:40-34:30 Pierre interviews John Davidson
34:30-39:40 How far can McDavid and Draisaitl carry Oilers?
39:40-end Evaluating teams on playoff bubble
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