In this episode, we break down the Kraken’s final two preseason games (0:51), Dylan breaks out the whiteboard to explain a new Kraken tactic (11:00), we take a look at the final roster cuts to see who made the team (32:20), discuss the captaincy situation (47:55), and make some early season Kraken predictions (53:05). TheContinue reading “The Deep Dive Episode 58 – And Your 2022-23 Kraken Roster Is…”
Author Archives: RJ Eskanos
ECH vs. TKP Trivia Battle
RJ & Dylan from Emerald City Hockey, and Jeff & Joey from The Kraken Pod will join for an epic trivia battle, broadcast live from the SasquatchNHL Studio! Watch yesterday’s livestream as the guys compete for the title of ‘Kraken Podcast Trivia Champion’!
The Deep Dive Episode 57 – Yeah Buoy!
In this episode, we break down the Kraken’s first four preseason games (4:02), then we discuss Shane Wright (15:48), Matty Beniers (24:00), Oliver Bjorkstrand (25:40), Andre Burakovsky (30:11), Justin Schultz (37:47), roster cuts (46:04), Firebirds training camp (1:00:55), Chris Driedger’s new charity (1:06:40), and the Kraken’s brand new mascot Buoy (1:11:47). The podcast is alsoContinue reading “The Deep Dive Episode 57 – Yeah Buoy!”
The Deep Dive Episode 56 – Training Camp Takeaways
On this episode of the pod, RJ gives us all the latest and greatest from the start of Kraken training camp, including: who’s stood out to him (1:38), early looks at line combinations (9:48) and special teams units (25:40), how the younglings Matty Beniers and Shane Wright are looking (40:24), the return of Turbo (1:10:01),Continue reading “The Deep Dive Episode 56 – Training Camp Takeaways”
The Deep Dive Episode 55 – Training Camp Preview
In this episode, we start by debating who would win in a fight between a Kraken and 1,000 ducks (1:24), talk about the Daniel Sprong PTO (10:50), the Kraken training camp roster (13:05), and Alexandra Mandrycky being named assistant GM (17:45). Then RJ tells us about his experience being coached by Dave Hakstol at theContinue reading “The Deep Dive Episode 55 – Training Camp Preview”
2022-23 Pacific Division Preview Part 2
We are back with part 2 of our 2022-23 Pacific Division Preview where we talk the Vegas Golden Knights (1:58), L.A. Kings (14:06), Edmonton Oilers (26:22) and the Calgary Flames (35:26) before finally giving our division projected finish (44:46)!
The Deep Dive Episode 54 – Fixing The Powerplay
In this episode, we share our answers to last week’s Kidz Bop question (1:53), then look at the Kraken’s national TV schedule (8:39), some creative elements we’d like to see on the next Kraken jersey (21:25), and do a deep dive into what changes we’d make to improve the Kraken’s unsuccessful 1-3-1 powerplay (34:14). TheContinue reading “The Deep Dive Episode 54 – Fixing The Powerplay”
2022-23 Pacific Division Preview Part 1
With the new season only a month a way, it seems like the perfect time to start assessing the competition after an offseason of trades and acquisitions. How will the Seattle Kraken (1:51) fair in season 2 against the likes of the Ducks (10:06), Sharks (23:53) and Canucks (38:09)? Find out in the first partContinue reading “2022-23 Pacific Division Preview Part 1”
The Deep Dive Episode 53 – Identity Theft Is Not A Joke!
In this episode, Dylan tells his recent identity theft story (0:17) and RJ gives a surprise challenge to Dylan for once (5:27). Then we discuss listener feedback about the new Portland Winterhawks jerseys (13:56), The Seattle Kraken band (20:06), Cale Fleury’s new contract (27:40), Ryan Clark joining ESPN (32:18), New ice at Climate Pledge ArenaContinue reading “The Deep Dive Episode 53 – Identity Theft Is Not A Joke!”
Way 2 Early: Kraken Mount Rushmore
In the final video of our “Way 2 Early” series, we predict which faces will make it on the Seattle Kraken Mount Rushmore. While most NHL teams have years of hockey history to pull from, The Kraken only have one, so we had to get creative. Did big names like Matty Beniers, Yanni Gourde, AdamContinue reading “Way 2 Early: Kraken Mount Rushmore”