"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.
Vegas center Cody Eakin talks with Gary Lawless about his hockey journey, starting with his Winnipeg roots through the controversy of Game 7 in San Jose. Eakin offers his thoughts about instant replay in hockey, his Las Vegas experience and playing for Gerard Gallant. Eakin tells stories about traveling and describes a perfect summer day on the lake.
Vegas center Paul Stastny talks with Gary Lawless about growing up among hockey royalty, international competition and parity in the NHL. Stastny also discusses life away from the rink, including family, his love of Christmas and a fondness for fashion.
Dave Goucher's life and career are the subjects of this one-on-one interview with Gary Lawless. Goucher, the Golden Knights' television play-by-play broadcaster, talks about growing up in Rhode Island, starting his commentating career at Boston University and moving up the ranks of hockey broadcasting. Plus, Dave sings Elvis!
The next general manager of the Golden Knights Kelly McCrimmon joins Gary Lawless and Dan D'Uva for an exclusive interview. How did the promotion come about? What was the impetus? How will things change in Vegas's front office? How did his relationship with George McPhee come about? Gary and Dan also examine McCrimmon's path in hockey from Saskatchewan to Brandon to Vegas, his family and personality, and what's on his agenda going forward.
The Golden Knights' second season ended with a first-round exit. An epic seven-game series against San Jose concluded in historic fashion, and the SLGND crew offers reaction from every angle, the little picture and the big picture. The guys relay comments made by Gerard Gallant, George McPhee, Bill Foley and players at the season's final media availability and offer context. They also look ahead at the Golden Knights' off-season agenda and what to expect in the franchise's third campaign.
Through five games in Round 1 Vegas has three wins, and the Sharks have two, setting up a Game 6 Easter Sunday at T-Mobile Arena-and a chance for Vegas to clinch a series at home for the first time. The SLGND crew discusses the series so far, how the Sharks pulled off a 5-2 win in Game 5 and what adjustments are in store for Game 6. The guys also discuss stories around the Stanley Cup Playoffs and take listener questions from the mailbag.
The crew gets you ready for the Vegas Golden Knights-San Jose Sharks first round series. Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan discuss each team's strengths and weaknesses, notable matchups and possible lineups. They also look around the league at each playoff series and name their regular season award winners.
With six games remaining in the VGK regular season, Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan cover all aspects of the Golden Knights' play, lineup issues, rest and injury concerns, and how Malcolm Subban has filled in for Marc-Andre Fleury. The crew examines the NHL playoff picture and answers mailbag questions from Instagram and Twitter.
The Golden Knights won their first six games after acquiring Mark Stone. The SLGND crew examines Stone's play and outlines how his addition affects Vegas overall. With a dozen games to go, how is the playoff picture looking? Owner of The D Derek Stevens joins the discussion, plus a pile of mailbag questions - on goalie interference, historic late-season surges, which is the Knights No. 1 line, pregame routines, pineapple on pizza and more.
Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan talk about the Golden Knights' deadline acquisition of Mark Stone from Ottawa. The crew is joined by long-time hockey personality Daren Millard to discuss all angles of the trade and all the moves around the league. Vegas general manager George McPhee joins the show to offer further insight into the deal and how Stone fits with the Golden Knights.
Shane, Gary, Dave and Dan evaluate the state of the Golden Knights with 25 games left in the regular season. After a road-heavy schedule for much of the year, Vegas plays eight of nine at home. What's the state of the third line? What moves could the Knights make before the Feb. 25 trade deadline? The crew also examines stories from around the NHL, including coaching changes, possible trade bait and playoff races. Owner of The D, Derek Stevens, makes a guest appearance.