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
July 27: A Vezina Trophy winner headed to Chicago?
Jul 27, 2021
Jul 27, 2021
July 27: A Vezina Trophy winner headed to Chicago?

Hockey Night in Canada's Elliotte Friedman joins Jeff Marek, Justin Bourne and Anthony Stewart to discuss Chicago trading for Marc Andre Fleury, how will this move change the Golden Knights' approach to free agency, if Fleury will report to the Blackhawks' training camp, how Vegas treats their veteran players and how will Conor Garland perform in Vancouver. Afterwards, Marek, Bourne and Stewart chat about Buffalo's price for Jack Eichel, some of the players the Maple Leafs could be aiming for, if free agent Dougie Hamilton will get a payday this offseason and how will the goalie market shape up. 

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

Jul 26, 2021
July 26: NHL moves, and Jon Cooper on celebrating two

Nick Alberga, Justin Bourne and Anthony Stewart discuss the Montreal Canadiens' decision to draft Logan Mailloux after the defenceman renounced himself from draft, Seth Jones' extension following his trade to Chicago, and if acquiring Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Conor Garland in a blockbuster deal puts Vancouver Canucks in the playoff hunt. Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper stops by to chat about how he helps motivate players throughout his coaching career, celebrating their Stanley Cup win with fans in Tampa, and the seeing the killer instinct within players.

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

Jul 23, 2021
July 23: GM week heats up, who’s on the move?

Nick Alberga and Justin Bourne start the show by discussing possible trades around the league ahead of the NHL draft, and the polarizing question of Jack Eichel’s future. ESPN’s Emily Kaplan joins the crew to break down who’s on the trade block around the NHL, Chicago’s push for Seth Jones, and a discussion on the NHL and the Olympics potentially coming together for an agreement.

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

Jul 22, 2021
July 22: Kyle Dubas Speaks

Leafs General Manager Kyle Dubas holds his post-expansion draft press conference. Jeff, Justin and Anthony are joined by Elliotte Friedman to talk about Zach Hyman’s future and if the Islanders are going to try and reel in big fish.

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

Jul 21, 2021
July 21: The Kraken Assemble

Nick, Justin & Anthony discuss the rumoured players being selected by Seattle in the expansion draft. NHL on TNT analyst Eddie Olczyk talks about the Kraken’s decision to reportedly not select Carey Price, and if they can be a playoff team right away.

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