The Opening Drive

The Athletic’s Blues writer Jeremy Rutherford

JR joins Michelle and Randy in studio to talk about his article on the new jersey sponsorships garnering so much anger, the reality of the business of hockey, the Wild potentially playing games with the goalie during the season, his finale takeaway from Binnington before the playoffs, the players he’s most excited to watch who weren’t here for the last run, the key matchup of Robert Thomas vs the Wild’s “Grief Line”, Faulk being the most underrated player on the Blues and JR’s expectation for the series to go the distance.

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