Two dudes blogging and podcasting about the San Jose Sharks, straight from sunny California.

post Chomptalk – May 9, 2010

May 9th, 2010, 11:21 pm

Filed under: podcast — Written by Mike

The Dudes are celebrating after the Sharks vanquish the mighty Red Wings in the conference semifinals in five games.  Mike and Doug break down how it all happened, and have a conversation with Mark Smith about it.  ‘Smitty’ gives his perspective on this year’s Sharks, and fills in some personal anecdotes about some players he’s faced, and what kind of adversity he and other players have gone through in the postseason.

post 12-06-2009 : Dudes On Hockey On ChompTalk

December 11th, 2009, 10:42 pm

Filed under: podcast — Written by Mike

Mike and Doug take over the airwaves of KDOW 1220AM and spend two hours talking hockey.  In the first hour they cover the Calgary game, the Ottawa game with the return of Milan Michalek and Jonathan Cheechoo, and start to explore the kinds of changes or moves the Sharks might contemplate.  In the second hour the Dudes talk to Mark Purdy, columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, and Mark Smith, former Shark.  After that, the listeners weigh in with their takes.

post Episode 76 – Sharks Reunion

December 2nd, 2009, 7:51 am

Filed under: podcast — Written by Mike

The Sharks have started a new winning streak against a host of ex-Sharks sprinkled among the Canadian teams, and the Dudes break it all down.  Mike and Doug also talk about the demotion of Jason Demers, and the curious claiming of Jay Leach off of waivers from Montreal.  Finally, there’s a comparison of the top-4 defensemen of the Sharks versus other top Western teams, and the speculation that a trade could be an answer to this deficiency.  Be sure to listen to the Dudes on Chomptalk this weekend- Sunday night from 8-10pm on 1220AM (or stream at  The blog-off voting can be found here.

post Episode 75 – San Jose’s Turkey Came a Day Early

November 26th, 2009, 12:10 am

Filed under: podcast — Written by Mike

This Thanksgiving episode discusses the crushing loss to Chicago, and the quality wins versus Philly and Anaheim.  The Dudes also address the outstanding questions about Sharks in the Olympics, like whether the Thornton-Heatley-Marleau line will be on Team Canada intact.  Also, be sure to listen to the ChompTalk radio program on AM 1220 on Sunday, December 6 from 8-10pm- hear and talk to the Dudes live!  In other news, there will be a caravan on Sharks fans going down to Anaheim on March 14, 2010, see details here, and a great video of the last roadtrip here.