Episode 21: Family Faceoff with Craig and Courtney Laughlin
35:39Published on February 26, 2019
Craig and Courtney Laughlin break down the Caps’ moves at the trade deadline and point to a few major takeaways from changes made around the NHL on a special edition of Family Faceoff. PLUS, from Torts being Torts to Craig playing hockey with cement boards, there’s a little bit of everything on this week’s edition of tweets of the week. Topics include: the trade deadline is unofficially “refresh Twitter day” (0:43), trade deadline by the numbers (2:00), Caps making moves before deadline day (2:23), trade breakdown – Carl Hagelin (2:48), how are draft picks valued during the NHL trade deadline? (6:03), trade breakdown – Nick Jensen (8:26), why the Caps re-signed Nick Jensen for four more years (11:25), expectations for Devante Smith-Pelly the rest of the season (15:14), Courtney’s non-Caps trade deadline takeaway – the Blue Jackets are going for it (20:27), Craig’s non-Caps trade deadline takeaway – Winnipeg’s added depth makes them favorites in the west (22:45), tweets of the week (26:07), John Tortorella answering a reporter’s phone during his press conference is hilarious (26:14), Henrik Lundqvist's reaction to Mats Zuccarello being traded is the human side of hockey (29:02), a check into the boards during the Notre Dame-Minnesota game resulted in the board SHATTERING (32:35).