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It's a Monday edition of Marek vs. Wyshynski beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT, and we're talking about the following and more:
Special Guest Stars: NHL great and MvsW favorite Bobby Holik joins us to talk all things hockey.
• In which Marek and Wysh discuss the gongshow that was realignment.
• Firing Scott Arniel.
• Diving in hockey is so European.
• The Canucks vs. Bruins and Brad Marchand's hit.
• Puck Headlines and Talking Points
Question of the Day: "Which player impressed/disappointed you in Saturday's Vancouver vs. Boston game?"
Email your answers to email@example.com or tweet them with the hashtag #MvsW to either @jeffmarek or @wyshynski.
"Marek vs. Wyshynski" is a daily hockey radio program featuring Jeff Marek, on-air personality and columnist for Sportsnet, and Greg Wyshynski, your humble editor from Yahoo! Sports' Puck Daddy blog. We'll be speaking to the most interesting people in hockey, from Hall of Famers to beat wri...
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