In this episode of the Beantown Banter Podcast, Brady and Patrick start with some breaking news about Anthony Davis from none other than Woj, himself, and why the Celtics can’t trade for him, AKA the Rose Rule. After that, we take a look at the Celtics most recent gamesThen, we talk about Tuukka Rask’s recovery, All-Star Weekend in the NHL, and the Edmonton Oilers firing our old friend Peter Chiarelli. Next, we discuss the nothingness that persists in terms of Red Sox news. Finally, we close out the show with a spirited preview of Super Bowl LIII between the Patriots and the Rams.
0:00 WOJ BOMB: Anthony Davis requests a trade and why the Rose Rule prevents the Celtics from trading for him
18:08 Bye week for the Bruins. Tuukka Rask is alive and well. Pastrnak wins accuracy shooting at All-Star Weekend.
21:21 The Edmonton Oilers have fired Peter Chiarelli, going through his laundry list of mistakes. Should Patrice Bergeron have been an All-Star? Looking ahead to the second half.
32:52 Drew Pomeranz signs with the Giants, Mookie Betts won’t go to the White House, pitchers and catchers report in a few weeks! Do you miss baseball?
35:30 The Patriots have a job to do; can they do it? Looking at both the Patriots and the Rams and taking an in-depth look at the Big Game