Episode 393: Zero-Sum Hockey

Sean Shapiro joins the show to help deep dive the ups and downs this season for the Dallas Stars, the excitement behind Jason Robertson's special rookie year, and the future of NHL broadcasts in the States. Topics include:

The battle between Dallas and Nashville for 4th in Central

Underlying numbers vs. results for the Stars

1-goal games, and waiting for regression in short season

Impact of COVID on player performance this season

Contextualizing Anton Khudobin's struggles

Roope Hintz's production despite uncertain status

Unlocking combination of Hintz and Robertson

Details in Robertson's game that have made him successful

Jason Robertson vs. Kirill Kaprizov for the Calder

Not taking John Klingberg's contributions for granted

Miro Heiskanen's next contract

NHL's new TV partners in the U.S.

The financial impact the deals will have

How the league can better sell the product

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