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NHL playoffs are in full swing in Toronto and Edmonton and so much more The sports world.
You know what? Let's start off with the Angel playoffs.
The first few days of the games in Edmonton and Toronto, of course, always on SportsCastr, if you want to comment, mentioned me.
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Well, you know what hounding most people who watches playoff would have figured that after Game one event in Toronto and Pittsburgh would be down one game to none when this Siri's began.
If you got money on both number 12 feeds in the East and West, getting off to a one game lead, you put a lot of money right now, you probably a lot of money right now.
If you have both Montreal and Chicago taking Game one now, Game one event in Chicago.
Ah, how would they talking to watch, starting up for the fact that Dave Tippett went with Mike Smith as in goaltender.
That was tough, because Mike might have been, if you watch it.
Wars hockey, very a very hot and cold goaltender.
He can still you a game one day and next game.
He could be lived for five goals on night on 14 shots.
He that inconsistent.
Now at 37 the better choice for Game one should let me go.
Costing in Getting out Start wasn't coughing, and but that was a very, very tough way to start Game one.
And also aside from karmic David and aside from the on dry Seidel, there were a lot of passengers on that or list.
Yes, David scored that first goal, but after that's where, with the push to keep the pressure on Chicago.
Where was that fire toe? Put Chicago into that early hole? Because in a best of five series, there's no time for sitting back.
There is no time for what will get the next game.
When you're if you go down oh, to your face, he won't give mother from elimination.
There's no grace period and best of five series that every Standard Cup qualifying Siri's is now You can't spot teamed wins.
In theory, the Short and Everington did I see same.
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That was a major problem with Oilers spotting cover that win and having selling passengers in that game.
You even know it was a 64 final lost by two goals.
That scoreline didn't fly.
The Orleans concerned.
They're down 60 to 1 point in this game, and the fact that they could not stop Johnson tase didn't help her two.
They couldn't stop dumb Nakoula back, who had five points in that game.
They need something to stop the bleeding at 31 or even 21 Not until five to, because by then the game was done.
When you're out of five to game was over, the rules would happen.
Dave Tippett of not Dave Tippett has not announced the starting goaltender yet for game number two, with the other changes happened the lineup for Evan 10.
But in your own Barney, you get run like that in Game one, Yanks and then months.
You're all Pittsburgh control.
When they given over time, that just really Karen Price had a great game in Game one.
Pittsburgh had a tough time getting through to him, and not Siri's.
Now is Price turned the clock back to 2011 10 to 11 and just dying on his head in net and keeping guys like Crosby like Malkin at bay.
I was a really good game for that.
You can do much more than that bag.
It could go either way as Jeff Petri got the overtime with air.
He even a stud for for the haps requires some time now on their blue line.
He turned with a big overtime winner in a 32 victory in Toronto.
And, of course, amend it.
And we moved on And those postseason Calgary Winnipeg 4 to 1.
The Flames Chiat firing but wouldn't pay.
Does the big question marks now concerning the Jets have lost Mark Scheifele E and they've lost Patrick Line.
A timeline? We don't know yet.
Line A with a hand injury After a little Gelston battle wit Marjo Danno got flashing a hand and then you had ah past start match trifling march wifely Go down.
Got is ah, leg caught up in the boards in ah incident with MCA Chuck Now I know back a Chuck plays the villain role.
He thrives in it.
He's very good at playing the villain in Calgary.
He's also a great player.
Do I believe he came? Take out Mark Scheifele e No incident.
With the unfortunate incident.
Do they get tangled up? It appeared.
What was that play intentional? No, No, we're not unfortunate.
But But if you're the Jets, you don't want to hear that.
You don't want to sit.
You don't hear that. You're the Jets.
You lost 20 Beth players to the biggest pests in the league, so I could see what objects.
You know what? Screw that.
We want to hear any apology there, anything like that.
You took our guy out.
Now we're gonna come for you.
Now it's on your head.
So I see why Paula Reece and those guys Winnipeg are mad as hell right now.
Because when you see them or 19 Calgary coming towards your player and then your bowl your best player on the ice laying down injured the assumption Golovin.
If you're Paul Maurice, if you're the Winnipeg Jets.
If you're just fine in general that you took our guy out.
But no, I don't believe that was on purpose.
I do not shy, Flee and Kichak our boys, They train together in the off, even their very tight.
Even in here, the battle I would I just cannot seem aka Chuck, you know, on purpose if he's either way, it's still going to be in any number one off the Jets and their fans.
Yep, you will be.
He still will be.
Either way you the way the fans and that team are still gonna say, Hey, we don't like you, you this to our guy.
No, and in the playoffs are doing to go back to that event in Chicago game another game. But the pregame.
If you're watching a pregame, you saw Matt Dumba of the Minnesota Wild come out and liver.
A very heartfelt plea.
Your thunder rolling in made Edmonton today.
He delivered a very heartfelt speech on the ice, surrounded by the jet, the Blackhawks and the Orleans in which he in which works wall something.
I was very surprised.
An impressive see at NHL arena.
The words and racism on the Jumbotron in big letters, and Matt Dumba came out.
If you know some of the Party Hockey Diversity Alliance, which is striving to make the game a better place for people of color, and he involved with McKee Malu, Wayne Simmons, Joel Ward under Cain, Chris Stewart and other players now in the hockey world Dumb buggy, Very hard 12 speech in which he said, Racism is a man may creation, it has to end.
Black lives are important.
Taylor's life was important.
And to hear someone in hockey finally mentioned Groaning Taylor.
It was powerful, and he became the first NHL er to taking me on the red carpet after a speech, and he was flanked by Darnell, Nurse of the Oilers and Malcolm Suban off Chicago.
It was very cool, very powerful field happen.
And then Madama before his game yesterday with the Wild and Canucks ray of the glove, rave the fist to the air.
He is now the second NHL er after J T.
Brown to raise a fist during national Adams.
Well, I love this.
What I do not like is the fact that once again, minorities are out here doing the work that work in public.
It's one thing that insurance support privately, which is great.
It's great to go to J.
Brown Go to Go to match, Go to Jo Ward, Wayne Simmons, Darnell Nurse Malcolm Suban PK Suban Whoever else is marginalizing hockey and say here I had to hate probably hand years support you.
I'm behind you 110%.
The bigger thing is the next step is to do it publicly.
I didn't like that mad dumbbell was there by himself on that island, raising a fist or kneeling You really want to be? It's show us Show the world your true behind the guy.
You won't have the reader impact.
Do it in public eyes when the cameras are on taking me beside Matt when the cameras are on re the fifth with Matt.
Don't just keep that quiet.
Don't just keep that properly with No one can see it because we're not seen that we don't know who supported.
We don't know you're behind him.
We don't know you know You don't know your behind us If you're not seeing it, you're not showing it in public.
We don't know in general the only person to take a nearly new oven hockey.
That was white was Carl Sagan at at the Dallas protest.
Now it wasn't in a hockey setting.
It was a the Dallas locker back of matter protest.
And I get I appreciate that That's taken Did taken me at the protest.
But if you're gonna take me at the protest, Tyler, why don't take that Me, Jeremy? A pregame of your Syria against National? Yes, taking you at the protest.
But why can we not do it in a hockey setting? I don't like the fact that when we're we're pro testing and not hunky setting guys are vocal God is speaking out guy there for the cause.
But when it gets put into the setting of honky now are quiet again.
It doesn't help things.
So I mean, hopefully we see some chain because we're Nugget.
We're gonna keep spinning our wheels in the same circle over and over again.
If you let guys like J.
Brown like mad dumba Sienna island of isolation for the rest of playoffs can't keep under guy the old work.
I feel before it's got to be a full group effort.
Everybody has to be involved to create some real change.
Your singing in the n b a in the n.
You are seeing white black officials, referees, players, coaches all in support of what's going on the fight.
Racism be in their sport in society or be league over In England, you're seeing all the players taking needs.
And in Australia to all the players that were there in the NRL, took needs in support hockey.
It can't just be two or three guys.
It can't be Darnell Nurse a Malcolm Suban putting a hand on Matt dumba.
It should be everybody from old teams doing that.
It can be the black eyes.
It can't just be the posies can't do same old, same old if you want some real change.
So please, you have thoughts on that Yankee marry 45 here.
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Look, get some commentary going because your field same way I am out ion.
It's important issue he really is.
If hockey likes to fit in that safe bubble of Don't rock the boat and time for had to change.
You, you feel our guys saying they're gonna listen and learn.
They're gonna listen and learn.
They're gonna listen and learn.
Okay, Well, how much more time you need? Toe, listen and learn before you take part in change.
It's great to say you're listening in your learning, but how much you changing? How much you trying to impact right now in public? So anyway, there's my of my diatribe in that, and also so I move on from hockey.
I will move toward the MBA and the fact of the Toronto Raptors, the defending champions God have done over the Los Angeles Lakers and Carl Larry with a double double, 30 points, 11 assists.
The champs are still here, baby, don't play with me.
Toronto and their first restart game look good, and Lakers have not beaten Toronto in every season in the game the regular season since 2014.
Who WHO people are still checking for Boston, checking for Philadelphia, Milwaukee, the Clippers? The Lakers keep sleeping on their actors, keep sleeping on Toronto again when they've come in here and showed that they are by far the most finally tuned team in the bubble.
Let's again And this is without cool.
I Leonard, this is with Nick Nurse Still to him putting this all together and shaping this It is fun to watch the rapture still rally around and find ways to get things done.
And once again, this team which, if Kyle having an off night, it's possible seaq of will step up If Pascal is not there, you were gonna have O. J and an O.
You're gonna have either.
Serge Ibaka didn't play well.
Gonna have Marc Gasol.
Hey, you're gonna have some like a Matt Thomas over in the corner hitting threes when he is called upon that story that starting five and that bench need are striking fear into a lot of people in this n ba again.
The road to the final in the East still runs through Toronto, and the road to championship still runs through carajo.
LeBron and Lakers have yet to beat the Raptors.
The LeBron Lakers, if you remember before before shut down before everything came to a crashing halt the Raptors a short handed squad off mainly 905 guys went into staple center and took down the Lakers.
Now the team led by either Chris Boucher and Terrence Davis, and he handled LeBron and company on their home floor.
So it will be fun to see how the restart Goethe, Alec continues and the Raptors looked to get your could.
Milwaukee might be tough by end of the day.
As long during that dance, the Final eight, anything it happened and Toronto us going to finish as well in the top three teams in that conference.
Of course, you can't look past anybody in the East.
You can't look past um, Phil Philadelphia or Miami or Indiana or Milwaukee.
But you know, we're gonna come and focus, and I gotta come ready and refresh to handle and when it comes their way.
But with Bubble, I do want to say it is funny, seeing house from the guy that dressing to go down to the bubble to play the games.
Considering that the court is on their campus, their first seeing some guys like Kawai, you're basically just going down in there.
There's house slippers, shorts and T shirt where they're gonna go, and to the male who are like they're they're they're gonna go.
I'm gonna go get the pizza going and not playing a basketball game.
LeBron still dressed up some guy's still dressing up, but seeing Kawai dressing in his, you know, the males here shirt or the pizza's here outfit to go play an endgame.
That was hilarious.
That was very fancy.
We guys like, Yeah, we're gonna go down my socks and sandals.
I was going to fourth down to the court.
Was it matter? How did you admit that was funny? That was very funny, if your guys the dress for that being on campus in Orlando, Florida But it's funny, I explained.
See how some of these games are home games? Because what's home game put different decal on poor after detail on the floor.
Toronto put ah for Lakers decal on L.
A Pekao for the Bucks on the floor, now in Milwaukee, announced a home game.
That's when you're seeing now the fans and the using the fan engagement, the fan video that being used to create some warmer atmosphere, which no what if all the player, I would prefer that to having silence like this, seeing you saw in other sports that aren't using, um, fake noise or fake crowds.
But I am glad that you're seeing No other sport is trying to use a virtual crowd from a video game because L.
B your virtual crowds using the show are still awful.
It still looks bad having the virtual fans disappear and reappear or players walking through the crowd.
I am so glad you're not seeing n ba trying toe.
Insert virtual fans from to care my park or you're not seeing any role of shell fans sitting in the stands.
Jury Angel Plump games at Rogers Place or Scotiabank Arena.
It looks really cheesy.
It looks really bad when they're appearing and disappearing.
Listen, either commit or door don't commit, don't have them vanish and will be and then reappear in the stands five minutes later.
We know what if no one there and we know that is really bad.
Oh my goodness, that's just I get what I understand.
What environment MLB.
But I would just prefer you guys stick to having the crowd noise for me or cardboard cutouts.
That's better than your floating fans who are here one second and gone the next and silly.
And on my last point on, if you were watching, the UN have been paying attention, called for bull.
And what's happening with players who are going to most likely be wearing these face shields to protect themselves from Kovar. 19.
Play the wearing these plot like like Ziploc bags, shields that will bear that breaking themselves from, um, spit flying to other players.
Now here's the thing with these shields in football helmets, there's the love a breathable and a couple of LSE football players were on instagram showing how leave bags inside there bar the helmets are like, brilliant a Ziploc bag.
There's no way to breathe in them.
So you're telling me you're gonna have a bunch of football guys in the Deep South in Louisiana or Alabama or say, if you're a Mountain West football here in Nevada, if you're playing for University of Reid, Nevada or UNLV, we're gonna have a A Ziploc like a Ziploc bag like barrier that's not breathe herbal to play football in for a helmet now.
I thought safe at all.
That is not safe.
You're seeing guys on Instagram say they can't breathe in these new helmets with these new bags.
Shields covering them, They're gonna be in lot of trouble.
And you're seeing guys in the Pac 12 saying they're united if you remember.
If you've got to stand together and these guys say that I'm gonna play then into the ballet has no power.
Put any guys in the Ziploc bags shield in their helmets to avoid droplet to avoid Roberts from spreading.
And Come on, guys, I am your tried to eliminate one safety factor by putting them at risk for not be able to breathe in heat.
Now, I will not blame you guys at all.
If they boycott the seasoning into Double A not at all of the Pac 12 feet united.
They can get the whole thing shut down and I will applaud them for doing that.
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