"The Sheriff, Lawless and Some Guy Named Dave" is a podcast featuring AT&T SportsNet color analyst Shane "The Sheriff" Hnidy, Vegas Golden Knights Insider and hockey expert Gary Lawless, AT&T SportsNet play-by-play announcer Dave Goucher and 98.9 FM play-by-play announcer Dan D'Uva.
The #SLGND podcast is an hour-long show posted a minimum of twice a month throughout the season, and features on- and off-ice related discussions with special guests including Vegas Golden Knights players and management, hockey personalities and Las Vegas celebrities.
VGK forward Ryan Reaves joins the crew to discuss his perspective on racial inequality, diversity in hockey and more. Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan also talk about the NHL's return-to-play phases, what postseason hockey will look like and the issues Pete DeBoer and company will face.
In concert with Gary's project chronicling VGK players' biggest moments, the SLGND hosts tell the stories of their biggest moments in broadcasting: Dave's Duck Boats call for the Bruins, Mike Emrick joining Dan for an AHL broadcast, Shane's commentary debut and Gary covering the return of the NHL to Winnipeg.
TSN broadcaster and former Whalers, Hurricanes and Maple Leafs forward Jeff O'Neill talks with Gary Lawless in this extended interview. Jeff talks about his 11-year career in the NHL, rooming with Brad McCrimmon as a rookie, how "pal" Bob McKenzie damaged his draft stock, how he got started in broadcasting and much more.
The Golden Knights added players at each position prior to the 2020 NHL trade deadline, defenseman Alec Martinez, forward Nick Cousins and goaltender Robin Lehner. Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan discuss each trade and how the new players fit into their new club. The crew also breaks down the Knights' seven-game win streak, what the team has improved upon under Pete DeBoer and how the playoff hunt looks with 17 games to play.
In this extended conversation with with Dave Goucher, veteran play-by-play broadcaster Kenny Albert talks about his wide-ranging experiences calling hockey, basketball, football and baseball. Kenny talks about growing up in a family of sports announcers, a chance encounter during the 1994 Stanley Cup Final, stories from the minors, uncommon connections with hockey coaches, covering the Olympics and more. Albert broadcasts the New York Rangers on ESPN Radio, the New York Knicks on MSG, the NHL on NBC and the NFL and MLB on Fox.
Broadcaster and former NHL player Keith Jones talks with Dave Goucher about working with the NHL on NBC team and his other work in television and radio in Philadelphia. Keith shares stories from his junior and college hockey days, about reaching the NHL and an array of laugh-out-loud adventures from his life in hockey.
It's been 17 years since Wes McCauley refereed his first NHL game, but he has hockey stories from throughout a life in the game as an official, a player and the son of NHL ref John McCauley. Wes talks at length with Gary Lawless about all phases of his career, all aspects of being an NHL official and his opinions on refereeing today's game.
Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan talk about "How the Knights Were Built," a written project created by Gary Lawless, tracing the 2020 Golden Knights players to their acquisitions, from the expansion draft, free agency and trades. How did the Knights hockey staff do it? The full story: vgk.io/htkwb
Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan are together again -- virtually -- for the first time since the NHL Pause. Each member of the crew shares stories about pastime activities at home and what's next on the agenda. They talk about the latest news from Monday's NHL Board of Governors conference call, Gary's in-depth interview with George McPhee and other VGK moves such as Zach Whitecloud's contract extension.
George McPhee, VGK President of Hockey Operations, talks at length with Gary Lawless. This wide-ranging conversation begins with George's perspective on the NHL Pause and how the members of the Golden Knights staff are making use of their time. George talks about the story of the 2019-2020 Knights and opens up with stories about his life in hockey, including the personal side of big decisions in his career.
Shane joins Gary and Dan to discuss the announcement that the Golden Knights organization, players, and Foundation have pledged $500,000 to support part-time employees and arena staff affected by the NHL pause. Shane compares the NHL pause to odd circumstances in his playing career and how the players will handle the current predicament. Gary poses scenarios for the resumption of NHL play and the potential challenges the teams and league face. The crew talks hockey movies, building a trampoline and more.