Today's podcast guest is the lead analyst for the NHL on NBC, a Stanley Cup champ, and NHL veteran who played over 1,000 games in the NHL. After his playing and coaching careers, Eddie Olczyk has transitioned to a successful broadcasting career calling the Stanley Cup Finals and Olympics for NBC as well as the Blackhawks locally in Chicago. Eddie joins us to talk about the Red Wings-Blackhawks series, the rest of the conference semis, and of course, his passion for horse racing. Other topics include…
-How the Blackhawks will respond to adversity for the first time this season trailing Detroit.
-The unpredictability of the NHL postseason and whether it takes away too much regular season value.
-Pittsburgh's response to their Game 3 2OT loss in Ottawa.
-The chances of the Kings to repeat.
-Which playoff goalie would Eddie take right now?
-Working alongside the best in the business, Doc Emrick.
-Would Eddie consider a return to coaching or a front office role?
-How he got his television start… in horse racing.