Episode 450: Breaking Down the Blockbuster

Thomas Drance joins the show to discuss Matthew Tkachuk going to the Panthers, Jonathan Huberdeau and Mackenzie Weegar going to the Flames, and what's next for both teams following their blockbuster trade. Topics include:

Why Matthew Tkachuk is such a unique player

What our expectations should be for his future scoring

How he'll provide the Panthers with a different offensive element

The age bracket of Florida's new core

Why they were comfortable trading Huberdeau and Weegar

Whether they have any cards left to play

The amount of leverage Calgary had in negotiations

What Darryl Sutter can get out of Huberdeau defensively

The reason Weegar is polarizing and how much of it is fair

How Calgary's playing style is a great fit for both

The Flames loaded defense and potential combinations

What they can do next to add to their team

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