The Hockey PDOcast Episode 325: Emergency Bab-Pod

Dimitri Filipovic

Welcome to “The Hockey PDOcast,” a Yahoo Sports podcast hosted by Dimitri Filipovic, who enlists the help of some of the game’s most insightful minds covering the NHL.

Justin Cuthbert joins the show to discuss the Leafs coaching change, where things went wrong, who's to blame, and how they can salvage the season.

Topics include:

1:30 - The decision to bring Mike Babcock back this season
4:00 - Sense of urgency to win, and summer of 2017
13:00 - Philosophical differences between coach and management
17:00 - Adjustments, style of play, and the offense drying up
21:00 - Mike Babcock's lasting legacy
27:30 - Auston Matthews' usage
39:00 - The 2016 Penguins comparison
43:00 - Getting the most out of Tyson Barrie
49:00 - The landscape in the Atlantic
54:30 - Organizational unity

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