The Opening Drive

Karraker & Smallmon – May 2nd, 2022

7:00 – Weekend wrapup as the Blues split with the DBacks and the Blues get ready for Round 1

7:15 – Start One, Bench One, Cut One: Best day on the sports calendar, unexpected Blues x-factor, R1 points leader, craziest off-season

7:30 – Dan McLaughlin on Bader’s start to the year, humidors & offense in MLB, Cardinals closer strategy, the Gorman question

7:45 – TIOLI

8:00 – Blues Playoff Predictions: Series MVP, biggest thorn in the Blues side, biggest mismatch, & series prediction

8:15 – Chris Kerber on this series challenging his hockey perspective, the balance of the blues scoring & the potential of seeing all 4 goalies across both teams

8:30 – The Fight

8:45 – Rand is on his way to pickup a cookie cake, what are you playoff superstitions?

9:00 – Today’s Big Thing: Fan predictions and expectations for Blues-Wild series

9:15 – Michael Russo breaks down the series from the Wild’s perspective, the importance of past Blues dominance & the Wild’s goaltending wildcard

9:30 – You’re killing me, Smalls! Can’t spell “disaster” with REDS, Draymond’s ridiculous ejection

9:45 – What’s on tap?

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