Podcast: Episode 22: Crunch Time with Peter Hassett of Russian Machine Never Breaks


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Featuring a conversation with Peter Hassett of Russian Machine Never Breaks.

In the “Caps Corner’ segment we look back on the Capitals’ last three games. We ponder what will happen to Ribeiro as the deadline looms. We talks about Ovechkin’s recent tear and how ‘Game Over Mike Green’ meant two different things this week. We also go over what the Caps need to do to get themselves into the playoffs.

Will Mike Ribeiro be traded away or is he here to stay? (stop rhyming, I mean it) photo by Bob Youngentob CSN Washington

Will Mike Ribeiro be traded away or is he here to stay? (stop rhyming, I mean it) photo by Bob Youngentob CSN Washington

Peter Hassett of Russian Machine Never Breaks comes by to talk Capitals, playoffs, Ribeiro and how they broke the story of the meteorite that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Peter Hassett is cofounder and managing editor of the wildly popular weblog, Russian Machine Never Breaks.

Peter Hassett is co-founder and managing editor of the wildly popular weblog, Russian Machine Never Breaks.

In the ‘Around the League’ segment we look at the Penguins 15 game and counting win streak. They also picked up Iginla, B. Morrow, and D.Murray (The Capitals resigned Casey Wellman, so we’re not sweating it, either.) We talk about Sidney Crosby geting nailed by a puck, breaking his jaw and knocking out some teeth.

Sidney Crosby, out indefinately, broke his jaw and lost some teeth on Saturday vs the New York Islanders. photo by The Canadian Press

Sidney Crosby, out indefinitely, broke his jaw and lost some teeth on Saturday vs the New York Islanders. photo by The Canadian Press

We talk about former Ranger Sean Avery tweeting that Tortorella should be fired. We also talk about the looming Trade Deadline and if Vancouver will be able to move Luongo.

In the ‘Bears Den’ segment, we go over the Bears last three games and holding on to the eighth and final playoff spot.

 

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3 Responses to “Podcast: Episode 22: Crunch Time with Peter Hassett of Russian Machine Never Breaks”

  1. Personally, I think Ribeiro should be traded especially after he let Fedotenko walk back door for a tap in OT winner last night against Philly. The thing is he really isn’t that valuable to other teams around the league, at best a third round draft pick. He is going to be asking for a big contract seeing as he is outscoring the 144 mil. contract of Alex Ovechkin who can’t seem to score a goal off of the powerplay. Realistically he probably won’t be traded.

  2. Ribeiro would be valuable to a lot of teams at the deadline. I have no idea if the Caps will keep him or trade him. If they resign him, I hope it isn’t for more than 3 years, he’s going to want more, but the Caps have a some RFA’s/UFA’s to resign in the offseason.

  3. [...] is a topic I touched on during while on¬†CapsCast on Easter Sunday. I’m choosing to interpret McPhee’s “set us back” as meaning in the short [...]

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