It’s often said there is no trophy in professional sports that demands more of an athlete physically, mentally and emotionally than the Stanley Cup. Nobody knows that better than the players themselves who have left their blood and sweat on the ice in pursuit of it. Leading up to the Stanley Cup Final, The Players’ Tribune, in association with Hulu, the NHL and the NHLPA, hosted a roundtable of current NHL players to discuss in detail what it takes. In episode five, the guys are back to share their favorite hockey idols growing up, and each share a piece of advice they would give to their younger selves.
In episode four, the guys are back to discuss playoff superstitions, the truth behind home-ice advantage and more.
In episode three, the guys are back to discuss the magic of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and their toughest games of the season.
In episode 2, the guys discuss the Vegas Golden Knights' rise to the top and share what it was like to play in the city for the first time.