The Hockey News Podcast: The 'Hot Takes' Edition

The 'Hot Takes' edition features off-the-wall predictions on the 2018-19 season. Plus, we discuss Erik Karlsson trade rumors and the Hayley Wickenheiser hire.
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This week on The Hockey News podcast:

- The Erik Karlsson trade rumors have started up again. Will he have a new team by opening night?

- Leafs name Hayley Wickenheiser assistant director of player development. A progressive move opening the door for additional qualified women, or a PR stunt?

- Ken Campbell, Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin offer their Hottest Takes for the 2018-19 season

- Hot-take reader questions, including whether Auston Matthews will "pull a Tavares" and sign with Arizona as a UFA someday

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