Dudes on Hockey
DOH 305 – First Coaching Domino Falls05/21/15
Mike Babcock has made his decision, and it’s the Toronto Maple Leafs. Todd McLellan actually beat him to the punch in choosing Edmonton, but the question remains- who is still out there, and who will be coaching the Sharks in the fall?
DOH 304 – Plattner Speaks
The Sharks have solidified their roots in San Jose with an arena deal, and the owner speaks. No news on the coaching front, but that’s to be expected.
DOH 303 – TMac QuitFired
The big news in the recent past is Todd McLellan leaving the team, and the Dudes talk about whether he quit, was fired, or both. Also on the docket – the Hasso Plattner letter, the announcement about the arena, the draft pick lottery, and first round...
DOH 302 – Whimper
(Fixed) The Sharks end the season with a whimper, losing the last home game and the last game of the season, dropping to the third worst record in the Western Conference. Mike and Doug talk about what could happen next, and dissect Drew Remenda’s...
DOH 301 – Final Stretch Coming
The Sharks have rebounded, but it probably too little, too late. With points in their last four games, and a weak schedule to end the season, it’s possible they could still make the playoffs, but the odds are stacked hard against. The Worchester...
DOH 300 – Postseason Hopes Collapse
The Sharks have been in a must-win situation since the last podcast, and they’ve gone 1-4. Mike and Doug discuss the latest in the DW-Thornton debacle, and where the Sharks should focus the rest of the season.
DOH 299 – Boom Goes the Dynamite
San Jose has exploded in controversy, with Joe Thornton going head-to-head against Doug Wilson in the press. The Dudes speculate relentlessly on what this all means, what this is all about, and what might happen next. Oh, and they won two games...
DOH 298 – Trade Deadline Show: Expected and Unexpected
The Sharks did not sit pat at the trade deadline, and traded some players that many expected- Kennedy, Sheppard, and Desjardins. But many also expected Antti Niemi and possible Scott Hannan moved as well, which did not happen. The Dudes break down the...
DOH 297 – Rock Bottom As the Trade Deadline Approaches
The Sharks did not win a home game in February, and have been one of the worst teams in the NHL in 2015. As the trade deadline is at noon on Monday, the Dudes explore what players may no longer be Sharks come Tuesday.
DOH 296 – A Rocky Road Headed to the Stadium Series
The Sharks continue to stumble into the week before the Stadium Series, losing badly to Nashville and Tampa Bay. But they did show grit in coming back against Arizona, and the EPIX series shows a behind the scenes look on that comeback.
DOH 295 – Dizzy
The Sharks are up and down again, with wins against 3 good teams, and 3 losses against not-so-good ones. What to make of this?
DOH 294 – Midseason
It’s the All-Star break, with more unexplainable Sharks results, and two unfortunate injuries.
DOH 293 – All-Star Burns
The Dudes weigh in on the Burns-back-to-forward controversy, recap the week’s games, and talk Marleau and Melker.
DOH 292 – Positivity Waning
The Sharks drop a pair to the Kings and Vancouver, and get embarrased by the Blues. Can the road win against the Ducks maintain Dude positivity?
DOH 291 – Merry Christmas and Go Sharks
The Sharks are still playing well, with three points against St. Louis and Anaheim. What are the keys to keep this run of good play going?
DOH 290 – Seven of Eight
The Sharks have now won 7 of 8 games, and are on a major home winning streak. What changed?
DOH 289 – Wins, the Sharks Will Take ‘Em
The Sharks lose to Calgary, but are on a two game win streak after Anaheim and Philadelphia- the first time they’ve won two in a row in regulation since the first two games of the season. Mike and Doug talk about what to be optimistic and pessimistic...
DOH 288 – And It Gets Worse
The Sharks play 5 of the worst teams in the NHL, and go 1-4. That’s bad, but the Sharks do make two roster moves the Dudes agree with.
DOH 287 – Always Sunny In San Jose
The Sharks lose to Vancouver, Chicago, and Florida, and the Dudes have trouble keeping it sunny, despite the win against the Lightning.
DOH 285 – Sharks Beat Kings, Start Strong
The Sharks showed some pride in beating the Kings on the road to start the season, and continued to play well en route to their 4-1-1 record.
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