Hockey Central

A can’t-miss for hockey fans. Jeff Marek, David Amber, Anthony Stewart and Justin Bourne break down all the stories from around the NHL.

Listen live weekdays from noon to 2:00 PM on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

Recent Episodes
Feb. 24: Trade Deadline Special
Feb 24, 2020
Feb 24, 2020
Feb. 24: Trade Deadline Special

Discussing the moves in the final hours of the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline with Kevin Bieksa, Paul Bissonnette, Bruce Boudreau, Justin Bourne, Brian Burke, Elliotte Friedman, Chris Johnston, Ryan Kesler, Jeff Marek, Anthony Stewart, and Kris Versteeg!

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Feb 21, 2020
Feb. 21: “I Think That’s A Really Dumb Idea”

Truculent Fridays are back and Brian Burke joins Jeff and Justin for the whole two hours! The Leafs put together a great effort against the Penguins (3:07). Brian talks about Ryan Kesler being a grumpy teammate (25:55). Burkie doesn’t want any more teams in the playoffs (36:15). Former NHL forward Ryan Kesler stops by ahead of joining Sportsnet’s Trade Deadline coverage to talk about his career and playing through injuries (49:30). The panel reminisces about the Miracle On Ice (1:06:25).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Feb 20, 2020
Feb. 20: "Fake It Til You Make It!"

Jeff is back with Anthony and Justin, starting things off with "The Fast Five" (2:35). Former Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau joins the guys to talk about his desire to return behind the bench and being a head coach around trade deadline (23:25). EJ Hradek from NHL Network stops by to discuss the trade deadline and who might make a big splash (49:05). Mike Sullivan shared some insight regarding coaching the Penguins (1:10:15).

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Feb 19, 2020
Feb. 19: "Where’s Dennis Malgin At?"

David, Anthony and Justin kick off the show with "The Fast Five," taking a look at the Leafs’ loss, trades for defencemen and more (1:15). Jets’ GM Kevin Cheveldayoff stops by to discuss the deal for Dylan Demelo, the trade deadline and Paul Maurice (24:18). Another edition of “Take Your Pick” (38:18). It hasn’t been pretty for the Leafs of late. Gord Stellick of Leafs Nation Pre-and-Post Game joins the guys (45:22). What do the Canadiens do now that it seems like the playoffs are out of reach (1:06:05)?

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Feb 18, 2020
Feb. 18: "Unofficially 275"

"The Fast Five" starts off the show discussing the Canucks’ trade, Calgary’s big win and more (0:58). The Leafs have a tough week with back-to-back games against the Penguins (6:11). Colby Armstrong, fresh off his Hockey Night in Canada debut, hops on to chat about the Penguins and what makes them so good even with injuries (22:13). Jeff, Anthony and Justin take a look at the #HCGamesheet (39:42). Did the Canucks make the right move bringing in Tyler Toffoli from Los Angeles? Sportsnet’s Iain MacIntyre stops by to chat about it (50:40). Could the Avalanche-Lightning matchup be a Stanley Cup preview (1:09:43)?

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.