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
Jan. 20: "Doug Gilmour Just Gave Me A Look…"
Jan 20, 2020
Jan 20, 2020
Jan. 20: "Doug Gilmour Just Gave Me A Look…"

Jeff, Anthony and Justin kick off the week with "The Fast Five," taking a look at the Leafs’ loss to the Blackhawks, Patrick Kane hitting the 1,000 point plateau and more (3:37). The Leafs disappointed in their last game before an extended break and Leafs Nation Pre- and Post-Game host Gord Stellick joins the show to talk about it (19:15). Is Ilya Kovalchuk now an asset in Montreal? (39:14). The Vancouver Canucks are flying, but no one can run away with the Pacific Division (44:19). Zack Kassian looks like he is approaching an extension with the Oilers (1:13:43).

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.

Jan 17, 2020
Jan. 17: "He's One Of The Worst Snorers In The League"

Jeff, Anthony and Justin are joined by Brian Burke for his weekly visit and he talks about the anniversary of Pavel Bure’s trade to Florida (00:12). The guys recap the firings of both Gerard Gallant and Ray Shero (23:09). Are more players going to negotiate their contracts like Nicklas Backstrom did (37:05)? Leafs’ forward Pierre Engvall stops by to talk about his tenure with the big club this season (54:47). The Avalanche and Kings unveiled their Stadium Series jerseys (1:06:15).

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.

Jan 16, 2020
Jan. 16: "I Was On The First Plane To Jamaica"

David, Anthony and Justin kick off the show with "The Fast Five," looking at the Blackhawks’ win, Max Domi’s benching and more (1:04). Anthony tells a great story about an All-Star break trip (5:44). The legendary Scotty Bowman stops by to talk about how job security for NHL coaches is hard to come by (16:43). The Flames are a hot topic with Matthew Tkachuk at centre stage and the General Manager, Brad Treliving, joins the show (32:13). A weekly edition of “Take Your Pick” (44:59). Pete DeBoer makes his coaching debut for the Vegas Golden Knights (1:10:34).

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.

Jan 15, 2020
Jan. 15: Nicklas Backstrom on the ‘pretty simple’ task of negotiating a new deal

"The Fast Five" includes the coaching change in Las Vegas, Auston Matthews netting his second hat trick, the return of Sid The Kid, and Connor Hellebuyck setting a franchise record (1:07). Coverage of Kelly McCrimmon's media scrum on why he replaced Gerard Gallant with Peter DeBoer (24:10). Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom on negotiating an extension without an agent and playing alongside Alex Ovechkin (47:56).

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.

Jan 14, 2020
Jan. 14: "Before Practice, He Switched All The False Teeth"

Jeff, Anthony and Justin kick off with The Fast Five covering Nicklas Backstrom’s extension, Morgan Rielly’s injury and more (4:03). Does the Backstrom extension mean the end of Braden Holtby in Washington after this year? Capitals’ radio analyst Ken Sabourin joins the guys to discuss (23:47). Brad Marchand had a rough night in the shootout (41:06). What do the Leafs do without Morgan Rielly (45:52)? NHL Network’s Mike Rupp stops by to talk about having all his teeth and the Metropolitan Division (1:05:20).

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.