Episode 22: Family Faceoff with Craig and Courtney Laughlin
29:46Published on March 5, 2019
Craig and Courtney Laughlin break down the Caps’ 4-0 week and explain why the playoff push in the Metro division will go down to the wire. PLUS, what would each of the Laughlin’s do if they were made commissioner of the NHL for a day? Well, let’s just say they’re not in love with shootouts… Topics include: Takeaways from a 4-0 week (0:32), Carl Hagelin and Nick Jensen’s play so far with the Caps (1:28), Carolina is in the playoff hunt…after Craig said they were out before the season started (4:17), the Metro division is going down to the wire (5:57), three showdowns with Lightning will have a playoff feel (7:04), Ovi’s bizarre shootout game-winner vs. Rangers (8:07), should the NHL dump shootouts? (10:48), what if Courtney and Craig were NHL Commissioners for a day? (14:47), Commissioner Courtney: the top eight teams from a conference play in the postseason (15:55), Commissioner Courtney: home team should always wear white (16:46), Commissioner Courtney: coaches can challenge high-sticking penalty (17:17), Commissioner Craig: minor penalty in OT leads to a 3-on-2 advantage (18:32), Commissioner Craig: play rivals eight times a year during regular season (19:25), Commissioner Craig: more home-and-homes during the regular season (22:12), Commissioner Craig: implement a 1-to-16 playoff format (22:57), Commissioner Craig: unlimited curvature of the stick (25:04), and the tweets of the week (25:20).