Dan and Shawn are joined by Buffalo Sabres coach Don Granato (23:15). Granato talks about the quick start for the Sabres, why the team is playing well, how Jack Eichel's situation has been dealt with by players, the importance of Jeff Skinner and what has caught his eye from the start of the season from around the NHL. The guys start the episode by discussing some teams that have started slow and whether their fanbases should be panicking, they touch on the Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights. They close out the episode by chatting about some of the teams that have started the season hot and whether or not they should be consdidered legitimate contenders, including the Detroit Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres and San Jose Sharks. They wish Mike Bossy well as he battles lung cancer and discuss what made him such a great player, and is often underrated by a lot of fans.