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
April 3: “He Didn’t Play, Like A Lot Of My Draft Picks”
Apr 3, 2020
Apr 3, 2020
April 3: “He Didn’t Play, Like A Lot Of My Draft Picks”

Jeff, Justin and Brian are joined off the hop by Capitals head coach Todd Reirden (3:41). Brian reacts to Morgan Rielly’s story about his draft day (24:51). Lightning forward Anthony Cirelli stops by to discuss the improvement in his game and how he keeps busy during the pause (36:43). What’s it like being a tough guy in today’s NHL? Calgary’s Milan Lucic tells the panel (51:54). Sabres captain Jack Eichel talks about what his reaction was to the sports world going quiet, his skating stride and playing for Ralph Krueger (1:10:37).

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.

Apr 3, 2020
Headliners: Jack Eichel

Buffalo’s captain discusses how he keeps busy during the pause, the importance of personal success and more.

Apr 3, 2020
Headliners: Milan Lucic

The Calgary forward chats about his role in the NHL now, being a tough guy in today’s game and the Boston’s Stanley Cup run in 2011.

Apr 2, 2020
April 2: “It Made Me Feel Much Better About Myself As A Person”

David, Anthony and Brian update us on what they’re watching on Netflix (3:29). Hall of Fame referee Bill McCreary talks about his career and how officiating games changed (4:47). The Leafs had an up-and-down season, so what do they need to change in order to become elite (23:08)? Were the Bruins the team most impacted by the pause (39:58)? Islanders bench boss Barry Trotz talks about his coaching style and how he is handling this break (51:11). Enjoying a career season, Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins joins the show to discuss team chemistry and his fight with Sean Monahan (1:10:47).

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.

Apr 1, 2020
April 1: “That Was Probably One Of Your Smarter Moves Burkie”

David, Brian and Justin kick off the show with a visit from Rangers head coach David Quinn (5:37). Montreal might not be as far from being a playoff contender as people think (24:38). The future is bright in Ottawa with the likes of Thomas Chabot, Brady Tkachuk and others but are there other factors that could hurt them (39:28)? Florida Panthers Senior VP of Hockey Ops Chris Pronger stops by to talk about his role with the Panthers and holding young players accountable in today’s NHL (55:20). Leafs forward Jason Spezza joins the show to talk about life during the pause with a young family and his first season with Toronto (1:11:57).

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.