Our Line Starts podcast: Quenneville talks hockey, horses, tailgating at Soldier Field

Liam McHugh and Eddie Olczyk are joined by Joel Quenneville, head coach of the Florida Panthers. Quenneville gives his take on this year’s team, where they stand at the pause, and his vision for expanding the playoff field.

He also reminisces about his time in Chicago, what it was like to coach Dustin Byfuglien, and his experience tailgating at Soldier Field after he was let go by the Hawks. Plus, he and Olczyk tell stories about their shared off-ice passion: horse racing.

Start-5:40 Eddie becomes a father and a Winnipeg Jet on the same day
5:40-9:40 Joel Quenneville hopeful hockey returns
9:40-11:20 Quenneville wants to expand the 2020 playoffs
12:50-14:25 Quenneville evaluates this year’s Panthers
15:25-17:20 Coaching Dustin Byfuglien
17:20-20:25 Quenneville chats horse racing, Kentucky Derby
20:25-23:25 Tailgating at Soldier Field; other Chicago memories
23:25-End The story behind “You Betcha”

Where else you can listen:

Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1482681517

Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/nbc-sports/our-line-starts

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7cDMHBg6NJkQDGe4KHu4iO?si=9BmcLtutTFmhRrNNcMqfgQ

NBC Sports on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/nbcsports

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