Don Granato & John Shannon

Jul 08, 2021, 08:15 PM

Daren is joined by Buffalo Sabres head coach Don Granato (42:00) and John Shannon (1:30). Daren hits on a number of topics with Granato, including Jack Eichel's future and Don's long-time relationship with Jack, the approach he took when he was the interim coach, the improvement he saw from players like Casey Mittelstadt and Rasmus Dahlin, how he prepared himself through the years for this opportunity and what he likes about the future of the Buffalo Sabres. Shannon and Daren chat about the coronation of the Tampa Bay Lightning, argue about whether or not Andrei Vasilevskiy is the best player in the world and touch on off-season topics including the Expansion Draft, NHL Draft and decisions surrounding the Winter Olympics. Shannon also touches on the legacy of NBC and ESPN and Turner taking over the broadcast rights in the United States.