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Jim Rutherford on Trade Deadline 2021, Avalanche, Sabres, Blues, Maple Leafs & Jets look to be active at the deadline

The Athletic Hockey Show: A show about the NHL

1h 9min

On this edition of Two Man Advantage, Scott and Pierre welcome three time Stanley Cup Champion Jim Rutherford, one of the most proactive General Manager's in NHL history. Jimmy looks back on his record of trade deadline deals from his time as a manager with Hartford, Carolina and Pittsburgh.

Scott and Pierre discuss what teams might be the most active leading up to the deadline. The improved Nashville Predators have decisions which need to be made, are they a playoff team? The same questions apply to Columbus Blue Jackets, St. Louis Blues, Arizona Coyotes and the Boston Bruins. Plus in the North Division, Toronto and Winnipeg are keen to make impact deals.

Pierre tells Scott that he is looking forward to seeing what the Colorado Avalanche might have up their sleeve, with goaltending being a top priority and Lebrun takes Burnsie behind the scenes of trade deadline day at TSN.

Finally, the boys taken your questions on the Kraken, Sabres, Habs and Red Wings.

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