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Lou Nanne Podcast: Every part of your body hurts (ep. 27)

Louie gives us an insider's look at just how pressurized things get in the NHL playoffs and how hard it is to understand that pressure if you're not in the locker room. Louie also breaks down how Columbus shocked Tampa Bay in four games in the first round and tells us why fighting needs to be taken out of hockey.
00:32:00 4/16/2019

Past Episodes

Lindsey's "partying" in Las Vegas, so Judd and Declan gather around to talk NHL Playoffs. Specifically, the Blue Jackets jumping out to a 3-0 lead over the Lightning and why it's not a fluke; Why these playoffs teams are better than the Wild; Our favorite matchups so far and the Wild's season ending press conference.
00:00:00 4/14/2019
Lou Nanne and Judd Zulgad discuss the Wild's lack of luck in the NHL draft lottery -- Louie has some interesting thoughts on the process -- and then do a deep dive into the NHL playoffs. Lou predicts all the first-round matchups and let's just say he won't be surprised if there are multiple upsets. Lou also reacts to Phil Housley's firing in Buffalo and Joel Quenneville's hiring in Florida.
00:00:00 4/9/2019
The 2018-19 season is (finally) over for the Minnesota Wild. Judd, Lindsey and Declan each give one bold move that the Wild need to make this summer; NHL coaching changes and NHL playoff predications.
00:00:00 4/7/2019
With the Wild eliminated from the playoffs, Lou Nanne gives his thoughts on what the team needs to do this offseason, which young players he likes most, whether he would bring back Bruce Boudreau as coach and if exploring a Jared Spurgeon trade would be a good idea. Lou also tells us which first-round playoff matchup he's most excited to see. Oh, and we finally got around to asking Lou for his thoughts on the Storm Surge celebrations from the Carolina Hurricanes that drew criticism from some.
00:37:00 4/3/2019
Judd's Hockey Show gets together to talk the Coyotes loss and the Wild's falling playoff odds; Rask and Fiala's struggles; Reseting the leadership; Grading all the trades this season; Boudreau's future; the CWHL folding and Declan goes on an epic rant about St. Cloud State's recent NCAA playoff loss
00:00:00 3/31/2019
Lou Nanne talks about the Wild's playoff chances with five games left in the regular season. He also tells us why he doesn't like the NHL's current playoff system and what he would do to improve it. There's plenty more, including Lou's views on fighting as it relates to The Code, Darcy Kuemper's emergence as a key to Arizona's success and what the future might hold for Victor Rask.
00:00:00 3/28/2019
There's just six games to go in the Wild's season and Judd, Lindsey and Declan have had enough of this team; Division realignment; Honest athletes; Fenton's tweaks; Power play personnel; Playoff odds; The Bunch of Jerks in Carolina; Mispronunciation and origins of weird names and our favorite thing about Ryan Donato
00:00:00 3/24/2019
What are the Wild's chances of making the playoffs? Which Western Conference team has the best chance of surprising in the postseason? Lou talks about the playoff race in this week's episode of the podcast. He also tells us how the Wild power play could improve, why Ryan Donato is a special player and the one weakness he sees in Ryan Suter's game. We end up with Louie giving his opinion of the penalty called on the Gophers that ended their season at Notre Dame.
00:31:00 3/21/2019
The Wild dropped another overtime game to the Islanders; why do they struggle so much in OT? Line changing debacle; Stalock's lack of wins; Boudreau's attitude after games; Foligno's comments; Leadership in the locker room; Why is Pontus Aberg getting so many minutes; Toughest remaining schedule; The White Caps winning the Isobel Cup and college hockey talk.
00:00:00 3/17/2019
Lou Nanne had decided he would leave his position as senior vice president for the North Stars in April 1991 to take a job in the corporate world. But Lou's plans changed, at least temporarily, when the North Stars went on a shocking run to the Stanley Cup Finals. In this episode, Lou recalls how the North Stars got on a roll, how gratifying it was to see Mike Modano and Bobby Smith involved in the success and if it was odd to watch Bobby Clarke and Bob Gainey running the show. Yes, Louie also tells some fantastic Norm Green stories.
00:00:00 3/14/2019

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