Episodes
LET'S GET INTO IT SHALL WE?! The boys jump right into this week's Kraken Reaction (2:48) which comes right on the heels of Ron Francis and the Seattle Kraken pushing all their chips to the center of the table with free agent acquisitions of Brandon Montour (D) of the Stanley Cup champion Florida Panthers, and Chandler Stephenson (C) of the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Jeff and Joey give their individual grades for the moves which sparks Joey to go off on a Seattle sports fan fueled rant on the...
Published 07/02/24
Jeff is on solo-Dad duty for the next week and a half. Send thoughts and prayers, y'all. This week's Kraken Reaction (5:30) has the boys discussing the NHL Draft and who they predict the Seattle Kraken to take with the 8th overall pick as well as the mayhem that will ensue around the league, and the breaking news on Piper Shaw returning to the broadcast team for the upcoming season! In NHL News: Jeff and Joey break down went they loved about the Stanley Cup Final and congratulate the Florida...
Published 06/28/24
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEFF! Don't forget to shave your balls. This week's Kraken Reaction (6:25) covers the Calder Cup Final and how the Coachella Valley Firebirds are well positioned to seek revenge against the Hershey Bears en route to their first AHL Championship. Additionally, Joey breaks the news to Jeff that Jay Leach (lotta J's) leaves Seattle to return to the northeast with the Boston Bruins and Jeff reveals a very sinister side to him. Seattle Kraken trade rumors are swirling and the boys...
Published 06/20/24
We're on a time crunch folks so let's get right into it! This week's Kraken Reaction (2:25) covers another run by the Coachella Valley Firebirds as they await their final opponent of the 2023-2024 season in the Calder Cup Final, and where the Seattle Kraken ranked in The Athletic's annual broadcaster awards as voted on by fans from around the league and Jeff gives insight into why Mickey and Ken are so good at covering hockey in the Motor City (Detroit Red Wings podcast). In NHL News: Jeff...
Published 06/13/24
It's here, folks. The STANLEY CUP FINAL is set and the boys are pumped to get into it but not without first discussing this week's Kraken Reaction (4:24) which covers Jagger Firkus winning CHL Player of the Year honors and the Coachella Valley Firebirds on an absolute scorcher on their way to sweet, sweet revenge against the Hershey Bears in the Calder Cup Final. In NHL News, the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers advance to the Stanley Cup Final and the boys break down keys for each team...
Published 06/05/24
Let's get right into it, shall we?! This week's Kraken Reaction (5:30) covers the Seattle Kraken hiring new Head Coach, Dan Bylsma (just as Jeff predicted). The boys give a proper introduction into Disco Dan which includes where his nickname comes from, his athletic background, stints as a professional player and coach in both junior leagues and the NHL, his rise to the top and ultimate firing with the Pittsburgh Penguins, drama with the Buffalo Sabres, his moves back to the AHL with the...
Published 05/30/24
Jeff opens up this week's episode dropping some serious truth bombs as he reveals some insider intel after meeting UMASS men's ice hockey coach Greg Carvel at a golf meeting. This week's Kraken Reaction (7:20) is short and sweet as the team has no news while the search for their new head coach continues. Meanwhile, the Coachella Valley Firebirds have swept the Ontario Reign and are now awaiting their next opponent for the AHL's Western Conference Championship. in NHL News: Joey is basking in...
Published 05/22/24
BREAKING NEWS: Jeff and Joey share some breaking news regarding their podcast network and what that means for the future of The Kraken Pod before jumping into this week's Kraken Reaction (4:29) which has the boys discussing the Head Coach position for the Seattle Kraken, Elliotte Friedman's report on the short-list of candidates, and who they would like to see hired as the next HC of the team. In NHL News: Jeff reveals his player crush of the week and once again breaks down why he would be a...
Published 05/16/24
THE BOYS ARE BACK! Jeff and Joey reunite after working together behind the scenes and the two catch up on last episode's interview with Nick Olczyk and Jeff shares his biggest takeaways. This week's Kraken Reaction (11:50) covers the locker room fake news that came out after Dave Hakstol's firing and Joey dishes out a hot take regarding ESPN's Emily Kaplan's report, the draft lottery and who the boys think the Seattle Kraken will take with their pick as well as their odds to go first overall,...
Published 05/07/24
Nick Olczyk joins the pod! Nicky-O returns to the podcast to discuss his personal take on the firing of Dave Hakstol, what he liked and didn't like for the 2023-2024 Seattle Kraken season, the future of broadcasting and what moving away from ROOT Sports to Amazon Prime will do for the Seattle Kraken and their fans, NHL playoff predictions, the growth of Shane Wright, winning his first Emmy award, hot boy summer plans, and much MUCH more! Special episode this week for y'all. Subscribe: On All...
Published 05/01/24
HOW 'BOUT THEM DETROIT RED WINGS?! Jeff is reeling after his team of destiny pulls off a miraculous comeback last night against the Montreal Canadiens which leads the boys into talking a quick overview of the NHL playoffs. This week's Kraken Reaction (9:59) covers a brief recap of last week's games before the two get into dialogue around why the Seattle Kraken MUST make dramatic changes this off-season including some high-level organizational stuff that Jeff and Joey believe the franchise is...
Published 04/17/24
The 2023-2024 Seattle Kraken season grades are in! Jeff and Joey quickly catch up before going into this week's Kraken Reaction (4:48) which features the Los Angeles Kings taking care of business, a season series sweep of the Anaheim Ducks, Shane Wright going off for an NHL-first 2 goal game, and the season coming to an end here shortly but not before the boys dish out their season grades (11:44) on: offense, defense, goaltending, coaching, front office, the future, and a bold prediction from...
Published 04/09/24
The Good Vibes Only Parlay is SO back! Jeff and Joey quickly catch up while Jeff is counting the stacks of cash he's made from hitting last night's bet which leads the two right into this week's Kraken Reaction (3:55) which covers Shane Wright scoring and Eberle's 700th in a win at the Shark Tank, how the Dallas Stars might be the most underrated team in the NHL and possibly Jeff's playoff wagon, taking care of business against the Anaheim Ducks after an embarrassing power play unit...
Published 04/02/24
Welcome to Kraken Pod After Dark, the extended version. The boys have had a whirlwind week and as a result are recording late-night Wednesday for this week's episode. Kraken Reaction (3:45) covers another 8-game losing streak, what happened to the offense and how we can turn things around, whether or not Dave Hakstol should be on the hot seat, a much needed win for the vibes against the reeling Anaheim Ducks, and Joey breaks down why Ryan Winterton and Logan Morrison were called up from the...
Published 03/28/24
Stick a fork in the Seattle Kraken, the 2023-2024 season is (almost) over. Kraken Reaction (4:51) features a very quick recap on last week's losses where the Seattle Kraken went win-less in 5 games at Climate Pledge Arena before Jeff and Joey go into a deep dive on exactly what the organization needs to do in this upcoming off-season to address the issues of this franchise and Joey explains why he believes the team from last year put this team in a tough position. In NHL News, after the...
Published 03/20/24
PARTY ON, GARTH! Joey tempts Jeff's fate on a ladder before the boys get into this week's Kraken Reaction (7:26) which covers how the Seattle Kraken went switch with the peggers, why tonight's matchup against the Las Vegas Golden Knights is do-or-die for the team, updated playoff standings, Jordan Eberle's contract extension, and what Alex Wennberg to the New York Rangers tells Joey about Ron's outlook on the team. In NHL News the two break down some of the bigger moves across the league and...
Published 03/12/24
LIVE FROM THE LIBRARY! Prepare for an extra spicy episode as Jeff is already kicked out of his new house and is utilizing public library WiFi from the parking lot. The boys get right into this week's Kraken Reaction (3:26) which starts off with a monstrous night in Calgary and why Pospisil must be suspended for his hits on Adam Larsson and Vince Dunn, how the Seattle Kraken banded together to face adversity, donuts for Gru after a shutout keeps the team's playoff hopes hanging on by a thread,...
Published 03/06/24
New house energy! Jeff is a whole new man after moving to his new house and the vibes are good as they head into this week's Kraken Reaction (10:00) which covers two huge wins for the boys coupled with a wtf loss, Father Canner and Ebs staying hot, Grubauer stepping up when Daccord has been lagging and why the team needs a goalie to get hot, what one particular goal given up against Minnesota told Jeff about the team's efforts, Turbo teeing off on Cono Garland, and much more. Pittsburgh,...
Published 02/27/24
THEY'RE BACKKKKKKKKKKK. Jeff and Joey reunite after Mardi Gras and Disney separate them for nearly two weeks and opt to avoid any spoilers up top, so the good stuff is saved for their Three Stars of the Week. Let's talk Kraken, shall we?! This week's Kraken Reaction (4:52) has two going back to right after the All-Star break where the team hits the road on the east coast and disappointment ensues. Jeff and Joey discuss everything that went both right and wrong in their games against the New...
Published 02/22/24
Mardi Gras is officially underway in New Orleans and the boys are DEEP in it. Jeff and Joey catch up on each other's lives and give a peak behind the curtain of what Carnival season in Louisiana looks like as well as why they'll most likely not be dropping an episode next week on Mardi Gras Day. Kraken Reaction (11:10) covers the NHL All-Star break and how Oliver Bjorkstrand was at the forefront of international news after cancelling a San Diego vacation only to be picked last for the...
Published 02/07/24
This team needs a break...and so do we. Jeff and Joey are coming in swinging going into the All-Star break as the two stayed up past midnight CST to watch the Seattle Kraken get blanked by the worst team in the league, the San Jose Sharks. This week's Kraken Reaction (7:15) covers a demonstrative win against the reeling Chicago Blackhawks, why the OT loss against the St. Louis Blues was the worst loss of the season, how Jordan Eberle's Dad Energy continues to greatly benefit the organization,...
Published 01/31/24
Sylvester Stalone, Cliffhanger! What's worse: being the person who is visibly sick around others and pretending that you're not or a person who talks themselves into being sick all the time?! This week's Kraken Reaction (8:19) covers everything that has gone wrong in the current 4-game losing streak, why Joey has never been more pro-Dave Hakstol that he currently is, how star players in the NHL get special treatment, and how the vibes of the Seattle Kraken are going to flip right as the team...
Published 01/23/24
SHUT THE STATE DOWN! Jeff and Joey turn The Kraken Pod into a weather podcast with cold weather shutting down the state of Louisiana and Jeff's kids taking advantage by getting some TOI in the driveway to work on their slapshot. This week's Kraken Reaction (12:03) covers the all-time winning streak that just ended, what went right in every game for the Kraken during that period, why the match up against Columbus was the most impressive win of them all, and Joey goes all in on Dave Hakstol who...
Published 01/16/24
THE BOYS - BLOCK IS HOT! Notorious rap guy Jeff Januszek starts off this week's episode droppin' bars as the boys catch up quickly on the new year feeling refreshed after a 5 game pause in action. This week's Kraken Reaction (3:40) covers a beatdown of the Ottatwats, a breakdown of the biggest road test of the 2023-2024 season, highlights from Joey Daccord's interview on Spittin' Chiclets, and Oliver Bjorkstrand's anti-climactic All-Star selection that had him canceling plans on an Air...
Published 01/09/24