Sportsnet: Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek on 32 Thoughts: The Podcast – Big Daddy Kane on the Western Conference and how broad open it is.
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Like the Eastern groups aren’t done. And so I’m looking here, and I’m like, ‘hello, Western Conference. Did you alarm not go off this morning?’
Like that Conference is broad open. Wide open. And who’s going to be the group to step up and do something?
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I’ll inform you this. The 2 or 3 I’m actually taking a look at here is, we understand LA is in on Chychrun. Has a standing deal for him.
We simply spoke about Winnipeg. I do believe they’re going to include something, however the 2 groups everyone’s taking a look at, Vegas trigger it’s Vegas. And I understand Kelly McCrimmon dislikes the ‘we’re in on everybody.’
Marek: “They are. They are though.”
Friedman: “In this specific circumstance it makes good sense. You lost Mark Stone. You got a great group. They beat Tampa (Saturday) night in a truly great amusing video game. You’ve got a great group. You missed out on the playoffs in 2015. You’re plus 27 in objectives for. that’s a truly great number.
And everyone’s taking a look at them stating, they understand the owner. They understand the method in 2015 went. They’re going to do something. What is it?
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And the other one is Edmonton. Saturday’s a huge phone day for me, and I’m talking with somebody and they’re stating, ‘I see all these (Erik) Karlsson rumors with Edmonton. I see all these Patrick Kane rumors with Edmonton. It’s apparent at least they’re considering taking a huge swing. A truly huge swing. And so the people states to me, despite the fact that you people comprise whatever, I stated thanks, it’s apparent by the sound that those 2 groups are believing huge.