Monthly Archives: February 2012

Crashing The Net- 2/21/12

Segment 01- Tom and Mike start this week’s show talking about the trades that happened this past week in the NHL.

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Segment 02- Tom and Mike talk about the seven teams Rick Nash could potentially be traded to and what Columbus could get in return.

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Segment 03- How can the Washington Capitals fix themselves going into the NHL Trade Deadline?

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The D and C DC Sports Podcast- 2/21/12

The third episode of the D and C DC Sports Podcast. Tom and Mike discuss the Washington Capitals, the 2012 NHL Trade Deadline and the Washington Nationals.

Music: The Wombats- Jump Into The Fog

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Crashing The Net- 2/10/12

Seg 01-Tom and Mike talk about Sam Gagner’s 8 point game against Chicago

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Seg 02- 2013 NHL Winter Classic

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Seg 03- Tom and Mike talk about the Washington Capitals and the issues they’re having.

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The D and C DC Sports Podcast- 2/10/12

The second episode of the D and C DC Sports Podcast. Tom and Mike discuss Super Bowl 46, Peyton Manning, and the NBA All Star Game.

Music: Of Monsters and Men- Little Talks

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Tom Daly’s 2012 NHL Mock Draft

Draft Order: Standings as of 1/23/12

1)   Columbus Blue Jackets- Nail Yakupov, RW, Sarnia (OHL)

Yakupov is far and away the favorite to be selected 1st overall. Yakupov has 22 Goals and 33 Assists so far this season and 101 total points last season with the Sarnia Sting. If selected by Columbus, Yakupov would more than likely be skating with Rick Nash and Jeff Carter on the top line opening night.

2)   Edmonton Oilers- Filip Forsberg, LW, Leksands (Sweden)

Assuming Ryan Smyth or Ales Hemsky leaves Edmonton via Free Agency, Taylor Hall or Jordan Eberle will take their spot on the top line. Filip Forsberg would be able to take Hall or Eberle’s spot on 2nd or 3rd line.

3)   Carolina Hurricanes- Ryan Murray, D, Everett (WHL)

With Carolina’s log jam at the Forward position and 2 over 30 year old defensemen (Jaroslav Spacek and Bryan Allen) hitting unrestricted free agency this offseason, Ryan Murray is a no-brainer at the 3rd pick. Murray is the Captain for Everett with 7 Goals, 12 Assists and 23 PIMS in 25 games played.

4)   Anaheim Ducks- Mikhail Grigorenko, C, Quebec (QMJHL)

A lot of mock drafts have Grigorenko going to Edmonton at #2 and some even have him going #1 to Columbus, but this one doesn’t; unless Anaheim’s record allows them to pick earlier. Either way they’ll take Grigorenko. With the potential loses of Teemu Selanne, Saku Koivu, Jason Blake and Niklas Hagman to Free Agency this offseason Anaheim cannot afford to pass him up. Grigorenko has 28 Goals and 37 Assists for Quebec so far this season.

5)   Buffalo Sabres- Mathew Dumba, D, Red Deer (WHL)

Dumba is an option for Buffalo because they are relatively young up front and getting up there in age on defense. Dumba has 37 total points and 53 PIMS so far this season for Red Deer and has been compared to Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings.

6)   Montreal Canadiens- Alex Galchenyuk, C, Sarnia (OHL)

Galchenyuk had surgery on his knee and has been out so far this year. That being said, he is still a good pick at #6. Galchenyuk had 31 Goals, 52 Assists and 52 PIMS in the 2010-2011 season for Sarnia. Galchenyuk was also linemates with Nail Yakupov last season.

7)   New York Islanders- Griffin Reinhart, D, Edmonton (WHL)

At 6’4″ and 204lbs Reinhart is one of the biggest d-men in this draft class. Along with his size he is an offensive minded puck moving defenseman with 11 Goals and 14 Assists so far this season. Reinhart could potentially be a nice fit paired with Mark Streit or Calvin de Haan.

8)   Tampa Bay Lightning- Andrei Vasilevski, G, (Tolpar Ufa MHL)

With a GAA of 2.03 and a Save % of .953 Vasilevski helped Russia win a Silver Medal in this year’s World Juniors. Vasilevski will be battling with Mathieu Garon for the starting role if Dwayne Roloson doesn’t return and Tampa is pretty shallow at the Goalie position to begin with.

9)   Phoenix Coyotes- Sebastian Collberg, RW, Frolunda HC (Sweden)

Collberg is a reach here but the Coyotes need a lot. Collberg plays the fast and discipline driven game that Phoenix likes to use. In the 2012 World Juniors Collberg has 4 Goals, 3 Assists and 0 PIMs in 6 games.

10) Calgary Flames- Morgan Rielly, D, Moose Jaw (WHL)

Rielly is still dealing with a lower body injury but is expected back to Moose Jaw before the end of the season. Rielly has been compared to Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks and in 18 games played this season Rielly has 3 Goals and 15 Assists.

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The D and C DC Sports Podcast- 1/30/12

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Tom and Mike discuss the Pro Bowl, the NHL All Star Game and Skills Competition and Mike’s new way to get on the field at Nats Park.

Music: Switchfoot- Dark Horses; Arcade Fire- Sprawl II

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