Tom Fitzgerald joins; McDavid magic, Trophy Tracker, Mailbag: TB Lightning concerns

NHL @TheRink

Mar 8 2023 • 1 hr 1 min

Dan and Shawn are joined by New Jersey Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald (17:09). Fitzgerald talked about the busy Trade Deadline, the arms race in the Eastern Conference, why Timo Meier fits the Devils plans and what his expectations are as they head into the Playoffs. He also discusses the importance of Meghan Duggan and Kate Madigan to his hockey operations staff and how close we are to a woman becoming a head coach in the NHL. The guys start the episode marveling at Connor McDavid and dissecting the absurdity of the numbers he's put forth this season. They also chat about the Pittsburgh Penguins recent run of quality play and Sidney Crosby's consistent level of play. They look at Jon Cooper's decision to bench his star players and answer a mailbag question on Cooper's job security in Tampa Bay. Plus, an intense debate on this week's Trophy Tracker on