The Staff & Graph Podcast
Risk v Reward Contracts

Risk v Reward Contracts

September 9, 2019

This week Ian Tulloch and Rachel Doerrie make their return to The Staff and Graph Podcast where they talk about the giant Clayton Keller contract extension, Jake Gardiner signing with the Carolina Hurricanes, and what the future holds for the podcast.

Trade Central

Trade Central

July 10, 2019

This week Rachel Doerrie and Ian Tulloch break down the biggest trades of the offseason (Jokiharju for Nylander, Kadri for Barrie & Kerfoot, Kessel for Galchenyuk, and more!)

Free Agent Frenzy

Free Agent Frenzy

July 4, 2019

This week Rachel Doerrie and Ian Tulloch break down the best and worst contracts that were signed on July 1st (in typical UFA fashion, there were significantly more of the latter).

Free Agency Prep

Free Agency Prep

June 26, 2019

This week Rachel Doerrie and Ian Tulloch discuss all of the trades and their favourite picks from the 2019 NHL Draft.

Transaction Week

Transaction Week

June 20, 2019

This week, Rachel and Ian break down the Karlsson extension, contract lengths, the Trouba trade, everything the Flyers did, and ask if buyouts make sense in both the short, and long-term. 

NHL Draft: Nerd Style

NHL Draft: Nerd Style

June 11, 2019

This week, Rachel Doerrie and Ian Tulloch talk about draft pick values, drafting the best player available, why there are so many trades at the draft, trends in how teams draft now vs. a decade ago, and more. 

Fixing the NHL Combine

Fixing the NHL Combine

June 1, 2019

This week, Rachel Doerrie and Ian Tulloch break down what teams can learn about players at the NHL Combine (mostly during the interview process) and ways the combine could be improved to better evaluate on-ice performance. 

Salary Cap Swan Dive

Salary Cap Swan Dive

May 24, 2019

This week, Rachel and Ian take a really deep dive into the salary cap, touching on how it has evolved, market inefficiencies, does it really encourage parity, and some suggestions for change to encourage player movement. Oh...and they discuss the future of the podcast. 

Behind the Scenes: Scouting Meetings

Behind the Scenes: Scouting Meetings

May 14, 2019

This week, Rachel Doerrie and Ian Tulloch break down the types of conversations that teams are going to have heading into the 2019 NHL Draft. They also touch on what aspects are over/undervalued when discussing prospects as well as coverage in North America vs Europe.

Oil Change

Oil Change

May 6, 2019

This week, Rachel and Ian discuss what needs to happen in Edmonton for the Oilers to succeed again. From developing prospects, to contracts, to Blue & Orange Disease, what can Holland do? Who should he bring in to help? In lieu of the mailbag, S&G share thoughts on the late, great Jason Botchford.