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Radio veteran Darren “DMac” McKee has become a staple on the ride home in Denver for over a decade. DMac is never afraid to ask the tough questions, while somehow always finding a way to make you laugh. Meanwhile his partner Tyler Polumbus is the epitome of “local boy does good.” Tyler is a Denver native whose journey took him from Cherry Creek High School, to team captain of the Colorado Buffaloes before finishing with a Super Bowl 50 Championship on the Denver Broncos. Tyler and DMac bring humor, debate and differing perspective to every show. Listen live weekday afternoons from 3p-7p.

Denver's Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan


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    The Drive | Hour 1 | 07.04.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 42:17

    On this special 4th of July edition of The Drive, hour 1 will see Kyle Reese & John Davis filling in for Tyler & DMac, as they continue to talk about this tough AFC West division that the Broncos reside in. Does Denver need to sweep one of these teams to actually secure a playoff spot? The guys discuss!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 07.01.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 44:16

    Hour 1 of The Drive is all about recapping Parade Day! Tyler and James Merilatt talk about when it's appropriate to celebrate and what's appropriate! The guys talk about will the Stanley Cup actually make it through all of the parties! Also, what were the best moments from the parade yesterday? Tyler talks about the PAC-12 and how it's crumbling before our eyes right now! Will CU have a home in a few years? The guys close the hour by talking about the Nuggets offseason moves thus far! Also, what will Deandre Jordan's role be with team?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 07.01.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 41:21

    Hour 2 of The Drive is all about the Big Story of the Day and it starts with laying out the best and worst parts of Parade Day! James talks about what could've been better and how the Avs need to learn from this year. Also, the guys discuss why does Russell Wilson travel so much? Should that be a concern for the Broncos? Also, is this pace sustainable for Russell Wilson? At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Our 9 News Broncos Insider Mike Klis joins The Drive to discuss Russell Wilson and his QB Coach Jake Heaps! Mike reveals that the transition for Jake should be seamless as he looks to do his work without interrupting the Broncos daily flow. Also, what are the expectations for the Broncos with the Avs putting the city on top?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 07.01.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 41:20

    Hour 3 is Football at Four with Tyler and James discussing a certain aspect from Mike Klis' conversation about Russell Wilson's expectations with the Broncos! Also, James finds issue with something Bones Hyland and the Nuggets failed to do this offseason! Also, James takes the lead as to what went wrong with Parade Day and he doesn't hold back! Denverfan.com's Jake Shapiro joins The Drive to discuss what he enjoyed most about Parade Day yesterday and what the Nuggets moves mean long term! What move will pay the most dividends? Also, who has the most pressure on the Denver Nuggets this season? Jake answers that and so much more on Denver's Sports Station 104.3 The Fan! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 07.01.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 42:50

    Hour 4 of The Drive kicks off with the 5 o'clock anthem! The guys put a bow on Parade Day for the Avs as everyone listens back to some of the sounds and speeches from Thursday. Tyler believes that Darcy Kuemper will be the hardest decision to be made in regards to which free agents to bring back! Also, what moment(s) this postseason made Kadri so valuable? Mt. Polumbus speaks about his 4th of July playlist! Tyler and James talk about Chris Stapleton coming to Denver on July 2nd! Tyler hands out game balls to end the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.30.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 44:29

    Hour 1 of The Drive starts off with Tyler and DMac showing love to the fans who came out to Parade Day for the Colorado Avalanche to celebrate! Tyler then takes people behind the scenes as to how the parade today looked compared to the 2015 Broncos parade. Also, Tyler talks about how Denver, on every level, has become a championship town and how it will last for some time! DMac shares a funny story from the Parade about Bo Byram almost getting arrested! Also Coach Jared Bednar had an emotional speech and the guys react to how hard his road to this moment has truly been! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.30.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 38:49

    Hour 2 of The Drive starts off with the Big Story of the Day being Parade Day for the Colorado Avalanche! Tyler and DMac recap what was an absolutely amazing day that was a true blessing! Unbelievable what the players had to say and the guys reacted to some of the speeches by Landy, MacKinnon, Makar, Erik Johnson, and several others! At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Hour 2 ends with Tyler and DMac talking about the experience of being amongst the people for the parade and the speeches!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.30.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 41:53

    Hour 3 of The Drive is all about Tyler taking everyone behind the scenes as to how the parade today looked compared to the 2015 Broncos parade. Also, Nikola Jokic has a HUGE contract that keeps him with the Nuggets for at least the next 5 years! Tyler and DMac bring everyone up to date on what was taking place downtown at the time. DMac kills you with truth about the Avs going back-to-back! Tyler destroys DMac for his comments about the Avs! Denverfan.com's Rachel Vigil comes on to recap Parade Day with the Colorado Avalanche. Rachel got some inside access and she spills on how things played out behind the scenes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.30.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 41:17

    Hour 4 of The Drive looks to land the plane with a recap of Parade Day for the Colorado Avalanche! The Avs players were absolutely on fire the entire day and we bring you up to spend with the sights and sounds of the day! Tyler wonders could the last hoorah for Joe Sakic be on the horizon soon? Mt. Polumbus speaks about players getting drunk on Parade Day! Tyler and DMac end the show by showing love to Coach Jared Bednar for all that he was able to accomplish and overcome thus far in his career! Also, Tyler hands out Game Balls on Denver's Sports Station 104.3 The fan!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.29.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 44:56

    Hour 1 of the The Drive comes in with Zach and the guys giving their opinions on the Nuggets trade that went down today! Mission 16W “Where is the Cup” update is in full flesh as Denverfan.com's Will Peterson joins The Drive to talk about what happened with Avs Captian Gabriel Landeskog at Raising Canes earlier today. Tyler and DMac talk about the demeanor and fervor that Nathan MacKinnon carries. How much does his “Michael Jordan” esque presence affect his teammates? The Fan's Nuggets Insider Matt Moore joins The Drive to discuss the Nuggets trade and how this team is looking to take the next step this offseason! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.29.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 43:06

    Hour 2 of The Drive leads in with the Big Story of the Day as Tyler and DMac talk about Gabriel Landeskog stopping Raising Canes today and how that went down. Is there another star on the Avs who would be modest enough to do something like that? Meet the Wilson's comes right at you from Europe and the infamous coffee bet continues to hang over DMac's head! At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! The TV Ratings for the SCF has come out and Tyler and DMac debate about what successful ratings should look like! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.29.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 40:12

    Hour 3 and Football at Four meet you at Dove Valley with the Denver Broncos being potentially in 4th place in the AFC West this season, according to Good Morning Football! Erik Johnson had a few stories to share and the guys joke around with more “Stanley Cup Stories!” 6 Quick Questions get you set for everything Avs parade on Thursday! Tyler and DMac discuss the idea of an Avs player speaking about going back-to-back. Denverfan.com's James Merilatt joins The Drive and he gives his take on the Nuggets trade and the Avs parade. James also finds out that his new favorite song isn't all that bad!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.29.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 39:39

    Hour 4 looks to land the plane with Colorado Avalanche parade advice from Super Bowl 50 Champion Tyler Polumbus. The before, during, and after is going to be crucial to how much fun people have during the process! In retrospect, if the Avs didn't win the cup this season, would this season have been a disappointment? Mt. Polumbus speaks about who needed a championship more (storyline wise), 2015 Broncos or 2022 Avalanche? Tyler has a Mission 16W “Where is the Cup” Update and hands out Game Balls! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.28.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 45:19

    Hour 1 of The Drive started off with the conversation of celebrating championships and things got a little heated during the crossover! Tyler and DMac discuss how you should celebrate with the Stanley Cup if you're not a player or apart of the team. Also, DMac attempts to give insight and examples of what exactly “doing too much” may look like in this context. Tyler and DMac close the hour breaking the news of how the Stanley Cup Intro at 104.3 The Fan came about! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.28.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 44:12

    Hour 2 starts off with the Big Story of the Day and it's still about the Colorado Avalanche! Also, is Serena Williams on the verge of retiring? Mike Chambers of The Denver Post joins The Drive to clear the air about the championship celebration controversy that leaked out. Also, Mike talks about who may go and who may stay for the Avs coming up this offseason. At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Andrew Mason and Tyler have a moment where they needed to come together to settle some Broncos business and it got interesting! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.28.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 39:38

    Hour 3 starts off with Football at Four and Tyler and DMac walk the listeners through the difference between a Broncos parade and what the Avs parade will look like on Thursday! Also, the Kroenke Effect is in full affect so Tyler and DMac choose a side to stand on. Hot Take Tuesday comes at you hot about why people are still complaining about the TV deal. Our Denver 7 Broncos Insider Troy Renck joins The Drive! He talks about how grateful he was to have access to the Avs this past season as they close out the season with a bang! Also, Troy breaks some news about the Rockies and Avs for Wednesday night. Troy also talks about how far are the Broncos away from the promise land.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.28.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 39:15

    Hour 4 of The Drive puts a bow on things by talking about their favorite Avs and how they've put their stamp on this season. Who will it hurt to lose the most? DMac gives his opinion on the Avs-Red Wings documentary and it's not at all what you think! Will fighting ever go away in the NHL?  Also, who are the Avs rivals right now? Mt. Polumbus speaks about which road is harder physically, Hockey or Football? Tyler hands out Game Balls tonight!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.27.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 44:51

    Hour 1 of The Drive is all about celebrating the 2022 Stanley Cup Champion, the Colorado Avalanche, after their 2-1 win in Game 6 of the SCF! Tyler is back and DMac gets in from Tampa just in time to tell the stories of the Championship celebration! DMac also has quite the travel story that ties the celebration altogether! Deverfan.com's Rachel Vigil joined The Drive to discuss the atmosphere of the Avs coming back to the airport from Tampa today! Also, Bob Ipack of Nikco Sports stops by to help celebrate the Avs victory! Tyler and DMac talk about the Jon Cooper Show and how theatrics came back to haunt him!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.27.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 44:11

    Hour 2 is all about the Big Story of the Day aka the 2022 Stanley Cup Champion, the Colorado Avalanche! Tyler and DMac share the stories and interviews from Sunday night and give you first hand stories as to how the Avs got this moment! Tyler takes everyone down memory lane and puts everything into perspective when it comes to celebrating championships! Also, why is winning a championship such a grind? At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Who's the most important player for the Avs right now? Listeners call in to tell their Avs story on Denver's Sports Station 104.3 The Fan! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.27.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 40:26

    Hour 3 and Football at Four are all about what the Broncos can learn from the Avs! How can the Broncos make up for their deficiencies until the team comes together as a whole? Also, there's a tease that leads to could the Avs go back to back? DMac goes back into the “Stanley Cup Stories “as he details an interesting night in Tampa Bay! The Fan's Avalanche Insider Adrian Dater joins The Drive to recap this past season for the Avs! Also, what did he do to celebrate the Avs win? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.27.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 40:54

    Hour 4 brings it all home with a recap of a fantastic Sunday night as the Colorado Avalanche are now the 2022 Stanley Cup Champions!!! Tyler and DMac tell you their most exciting moments from this cup run and what made Sunday night so special! The guys also talk about the legacy of Joe Sakic and how this win sends him into another stratosphere as a GM! Also, the Kroenkes are on a roll as 3 of their teams have won the championship in their respective sports! Mt. Polumbus speaks about which pending free agent he'd rather have on the Avs going forward! Tyler hands out Game Balls to close the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.24.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 42:23

    Hour 1 of The Drive starts off with the story of how Stokley and Zach got into Game 5 of the SCF! DMac and Mat Smith get you set for Game 5 by discussing the expectations for the series. They also breakdown what took place at morning skate! Jared Bednar vs Jon Cooper continues as both coaches speak after morning skate. Mat wonders has Cooper ran out of tricks? Also, how may times has a team ever come back from down 3-1 in the SCF? Mat and DMac discuss on Denver Sports Station 104.3 The Fan!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.24.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 42:17

    Hour 2 of The Drive kicks off with the Big Story of the Day! Game 5 of the Colorado Avalanche vs the Tampa Bay Lightning is all about getting you set for who's expected to go and who's not on Friday. Also, who's legacy is celebrated the most on Friday if the Avs win? Where will the Avs get the discipline from to close a game of this magnitude? At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Also, how will everyone celebrate if the Avs win tonight? The listeners of 104.3 The Fan weigh in!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.24.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 38:41

    Hour 3 of The Drive rolls on with a modified version of Football at Four. The callers from Hour 2 rollover into Hour 3 to talk celebrations, expectations, and where will they be on Friday night to celebrate if the Avs win! Also, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post joins The Drive to break down the X's and O's of the game. He gives updates on who's in the lineup for Game 5 and what he expects from the Avs in Game 5!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.24.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 44:09

    Hour 4 of The Drive is joined by Shawn Drotar as DMac leaves for the Game! Shawn and Mat continue to debate about who's "supposed" to win in Game 5. If you're Jared Bednar, who do you trust tonight with the amount of injuries that seem to keep piling up? Also, who needs to step up and be the hero for the Avs? Mt. Polumbus (Smith) speaks about Darcy Kuemper in between the pipes for Game 5. The listeners continue to join in as they talk about were will they be for Game 5. DMac calls in from Ball Arena to set the scene for tonight! Mat hands out game balls to end the show!   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.23.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 45:59

    Hour 1 of The Drive is about Stoke and Zach getting the Legal I.D. right as the station celebrates Stokley's birthday! Dmac and James Merilatt discuss the awe inspiring performance by Nazem Kadri, who returned from thumb surgery, on Wednesday night. Also, the Avs are all about constantly fighting regardless of circumstance. The guys help everyone to see why Game 4 was the perfect script for the Avs. Jon Cooper, the HC of Tampa Bay, has a night and day moment that takes the country by storm and the guys react! Mike Singer of The Denver Post joins The Drive to breakdown the Nuggets draft plans for tonight. Mike also gives the inside scoop to what else may be brewing for Calvin Booth and the Denver Nuggets tonight.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.23.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 41:21

    Hour 2 is all about the Big Story of the Day! Nazem Kadri and the Avs escape on a mind-blowing goal in OT to get the Game 4 win in Tampa Bay! There have been false accusations and false reports but yet the Avs persevere. DMac and James get into who was most responsible for the Avs win last night, how much was it coaching, and is the City of Denver ready for Game 5! The Fan's Avalanche Insider Adrian Dater joins The Drive to discuss his reactions to Game 4 and gives us the latest from each team before they flew to Denver this morning! At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! The ticket prices for Game 5 just keep getting higher and higher but the question is what would you do to be there for that potential legendary moment?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.23.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 40:23

    Hour 3 of The Drive starts with Football at Four! DMac and James discuss their expectations for training camp and which position battles will be the most intriguing! Also, DMac has an interesting story about some of our Denver media members that you don't want to miss! DMac also kills you with truth as he gives major love to Kadri, Kuemper, and Bednar! Our Denver 7 Broncos Insider Troy Renck joins The Drive to discuss Denver 7's amazing coverage of the SCF on the road while also setting the scene for Game 5 on Friday!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.23.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 43:01

    Hour 4 recaps Game 4 as DMac and James debate about why Darcy Kuemper was able to step up on Wednesday unlike they've ever seen under that kind of pressure! Game 5 will have the city on fire no matter the result but will it be for a night or longer? Denverfan.com's Jake Shapiro joins The Drive to help everyone get ready for the 2022 NBA Draft! Jake lays out his top 5 players that the Denver Nuggets could select at 21st overall on Thursday night! A Dejonte Murray trade from San Antonio is looming for everyone in the league but how much would the Nuggets have to give up to get him? Also Mt. Polumbus (Merilatt) discusses the failures of certain players for the Avs and how they can be overcame! Also, Game Balls are handed out to end the show!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.22.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 43:44

    Hour 1 of The Drive starts off with DMac and Mat Smith talking about how the Avs got to this point with the goalie situation! Also, DMac gives us a Mission 16W Update from Tampa Bay while helping everyone get a feel for how close Nazem Kadri is to coming back. They also talk about what his role could be and how effective he could be on the ice tonight. How much do you play Kadri tonight if's he's available? How “in control” are the Avs of this series really? The guy's breakdown what they can control and what's out of their hands heading into Game 4 of the Colorado Avalanche vs the Tampa Bay Lightning series tonight! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.22.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 43:34

    Hour 2 leads in with the Big Story of the Day and why Darcy Kuemper has magically earned the right to start? DMac and Mat also detail what exactly is a panic move and why the Avs don't need to make those panic moves! Mike Chambers of The Denver Post joins The Drive to discuss what else is going on in Tampa as the Avs are a few hours away from puck drop! Mike gives injury updates that will affect the outcome of this series. At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! The guys discuss the ratings so far in this series and the results will absolutely shock you! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.22.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 37:44

    Hour 3 is all about Football at Four! ESPN.com put out an article about each teams last offseason move heading into the season. Russell Wilson's extension will go above and beyond the pale but now that the owner is in place, when not how becomes the biggest question! Also, DMac and Mat go toe to toe on why Frankie deserves to start instead of Kuemper in net! 6 Quick Questions are all about the Avs making the most of Game 4 tonight! Denverfan.com's James Merilatt joins The Drive to talk about all of the coverage you can expect for tonight for 104.3 The Fan! Also, he gives his prediction for tonight! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.22.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 43:33

    Hour 4 lands the plane with Shawn Drotar filling in for DMac as he heads to the Game! Shawn and Mat continue their ongoing argument about who should be starting at goalie and whose job is it to lose at this point! Also, Shawn walks you through how the Avs can overcome the Vasilevskiy Machine tonight! Should the Avs be worried about potentially going down 2-2 in this series? Mt. Polumbus (Drotar) speaks about who's in the lead for the Final MVP for the Avs if they win! DMac joins back in from Game 4 to give a Mission 16W Update. Mat and Shawn give you the lineups for tonight and hand out Game Balls to close the show!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.21.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 45:02

    Hour 1 of The Drive kicks off with DMac and James Merilatt setting the scene for an ugly Game 3 loss by the Avs. The guys are furious with certain calls but the Avs need to change some things and it's pretty obvious. A conspiracy theory has broken out in Tampa Bay and DMac does some reporting to help everyone understand how this came about! James has a thought about the goalie situation that sends everyone, including DMac, into a frenzy! Also, how much do the Avs miss Andre Burakovsky and Nazem Kadri right now?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.21.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 43:22

    Hour 2 is all about the Big Story of the Day and it leads in with a Nazem Kadri update and the questions are swirling, can he realistically make it back this series? A conspiracy theory from Tampa Bay continues to grow legs!! DMac and James debate about why the goalie situation is in shambles right now. At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Denverfan.com's Senior Broncos Writer Andrew Mason joins The Drive to discuss the Tampa Bay Lightning as he speaks on his fandom and how the Lightning could potentially overcome these odds!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.21.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 39:38

    Hour 3 and Football at Four come together to deliver a story about Russell Wilson and how his presence is showing up in the box office right now! Also, how does Seattle's QB situation sound as an analogy for the Avs goalie situation? James talks it out and makes it make perfect sense! Hot take Tuesday reminds us that Joe Sakic has a lot riding on Game 4! Our Denver 7 Broncos Insider Troy Renck joins The Drive to discuss the Denver 7 coverage in Tampa Bay and why the Avs are in this position right now. Also, Troy tells us what Field Day was like for the Broncos last week and what did he like about it.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.21.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 40:14

    Hour 4 takes everyone home with a story from Tampa Bay that's gaining national traction and DMac details what he knows. Also, the guys discuss can you realistically win a Stanley Cup without a top tier goalie? Also, the guys discuss the value of Game 5 depending on the results of Game 4! Mt. Polumbus (DMac and James) speak about how it's time for Mackinnon to step up! Cale Makar wins the Norris Trophy and he receives a well-deserved Game Ball to close the show! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.20.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 41:28

    Hour 1 of The Drive is substituted by John Davis and Kyle Reese! They start off the hour by joining DMac from Tampa Bay thanks to Superbook Sports! DMac gives the update on what's going on with the Avs. Injuries continue to add up for the Avs and DMac details who's there and who's not. What is the pulse of the Tampa Bay Lightning right now as they prepare for Game 3 tonight? Also, how hot is it really in Tampa Bay right now? DMac gives you story after story to set the scene for Game 3! John and Kyle discuss why they expect the Lightning to respond differently tonight than they ever have this entire playoff run. The guys debate why Field Day should have a different meaning for a team (Denver Broncos) that is trying to learn how to win again. As John and Kyle put a bow on their time together, they close this hour by discussing the power of mindsets and how that will play the hugest part in who wins tonight's Game 3. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2| 06.20.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 42:23

    Mat Smith and Scott Masters sit in for DMac and Tyler.  The guys jump right into it talking Avalanche dominance over Tampa Bay in game 2.  Did the Lightning just get scolded by their coach?  Everything to look for in game 3.  Also the NBA draft is this Thursday as the Nuggets have made a deal in the past week what to expect from the team as the draft nears closer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.20.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 50:47

    The guys kick off the hour with Broncos talk.  After an offseason that saw the Broncos bring in a super bowl winning qb and many other acquisitions where does the team stand going into training camp.  The guys go over what needs improvement. Adrian Dater joins the guys to discuss game 3 vs Tampa Bay.  Where does this Avs team rank with some of the best all time.  With the recent injuries where do the Avs sit for the lines in game 3.  What's the future of the goaltending position in Denver?  DMac joins the show from deep in Tampa territory giving a hands on report of the atmosphere the Avs are walking in to. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.20.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 59:49

    The guys dive into the game 3 matchup.  Is Vasilevskiy going to bounce back?  Or have the Avs rattled him to the point of no return?  Mat and Scott break it down.  How is this team different from the past seasons.  The guys go into what it takes to build a dynasty and where the Avs are on that spectrum.   The guys discuss how from the beginning of the year this team has been formed and focused on getting to this goal.  Going up into puck drop big news drops for the Lightning lineup how will the Avs take advantage?  Should the Avs lose one game to try and win it at home?  One guy thinks it wouldn't be the worst thing in the world. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.17.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 42:58

    Hour 1 of The Drive starts at the Viewhouse Ballpark from downtown Denver where DMac and Mat Smith get you set for Game 2 of the Colorado Avalanche vs the Tampa Bay Lightning in the SCF! Our Denver 7 Broncos Insider Troy Renck joins The Drive to discuss the Russell Wilson Passing Academy that took place on Friday. The Late Night's Shawn Drotar steps in on The Drive to carry on the Avs coverage. He breaks down why the Avs need to capitalize on this moment that lies before them on Saturday Evening. The Lightning will come out strong and Shawn helps everyone to understand who will bring their A+ games and who may be taking the back seat in Game 2 on Denver Sports Station 104.3 The Fan!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.17.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 42:41

    Hour 2 rolls on with the Big Story of the Day! DMac and Mat discuss why having a guy like Frankie does more for the confidence of the Avs than hurts it! Darcy is a trusted soul but how much trust can be too much trust? Also, Andrew Cogliano and Nazem Kadri are skating again and things are looking good for a potential return. Should the Avs look to have them back or focus on building chemistry with the guys they have? The guys discuss! At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Our 9 News Broncos Insider Mike Klis joins The Drive to discuss what he saw at the Russell Wilson Passing Academy! Also, Mike details what to expect for the Broncos now that the Training Camp schedule is out!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.17.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 41:29

    Hour 3 is all about Football at Four as they discuss the training camp schedule! Broncos Country makes it known this is the most anticipated Training Camp since Peyton Manning but the guys discuss why as a media member it's just as important to attend Camp for reasons most may not know! Also, Jared Bednar gives updates on certain players earlier today and the guys talk about why Bednar is playing it safe right now. No Offense Friday is all about the Avs and texters just let it fly! The Denver Post's Mike Chambers joins The Drive to breakdown everything you need to know about Game 2 of the Avs vs Lightning series that continues on Saturday Evening.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.17.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 39:51

    Hour 4 gets you fired up for the weekend!!!! The Rockies are in action and there are multiple opportunities this weekend to meet up with several of The Fan's host as they get you set for Avs vs Lightning Game 2! The Darcy Kuemper vs Pavel Francouz topic continues but the question ensues about why Darcy isn't a top tier goalie and could he ever be that for the Avs. Mt. Polumbus ,and the new cast of characters, speak about MacKinnon and his greatness! DMac and Mat hand out game balls to close the show!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.16.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 44:49

    Hour 1 of The Drive starts off with Zach telling the guys a funny story from the game last night! Also, Zach gives everyone a breakdown of what it was like to see everything live! The guys react to Andre Burakovsky and the OT 4-3 win by the Avs last night! The Drive also discusses the goalie situation and wonders how long Darcy has before the straw breaks the camel's back? Also, James Merilatt just won't let it go about Field Day at the Broncos Facility! The Drive puts the "Field Day" talk to rest once and for all. Also, Peyton Manning may need Russell Wilson a lot more than he ever knew! The guys react!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.16.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 47:42

    Hour 2 of The Drive is all about the Big Story of the Day and that's Game 1 of the Colorado Avalanche vs the Tampa Bay Lightning! Val Nichushkin and Andre Burakovsky are the stars that won the Avs the game but should it have come to a game winner? Darcy Kuemper appeared to still have a little rust but should he have to watch his back in regards to Frankie taking his place? The guys react to it all and begin to set the scene for Game 2. ! At 3:30pm every day, the Water Cooler comes right at you with the 3 “hey did you hear about” stories of the day! Also, Tyler has a story that is a MUST HEAR so that we can all be better humans!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 3 | 06.16.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 41:07

    Hour 4 of The Drive carries on with Football at Four as Jake Heaps decides that being the QB coach for Russell Wilson is better than his full time job! The guys have strong reactions to this news! Also Russ and Peyton go to batting practice at Coors Field before the Rockies game today! Also, DMac kills you with truth as he talks about the greatness of the Avs as they look to win the SCF! Our Denver 7 Broncos Insider Troy Renck joins The Drive to discuss to discuss Game 1. Troy also talks about Peyton and Russ as the Broncos offseason continues the lead up to Training Camp!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 4 | 06.16.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 40:03

    The Drive comes home in Hour 4 by giving a recap of Game 1 of the Colorado Avalanche vs the Tampa Bay Lightning series! Also, Darcy Kuemper is going to be the Avs best chance at goalie but will the Frankie flag get hung up soon? How do the Avs avoid getting too comfortable? Should Tyler and DMac look to go head to head in who predicts the most right scores for the series? What a funny back and forth that come from that conversation! Mt. Polumbus speaks about the 2015 QB situation vs the 2022 Avs goalie situation. Tyler hands out game balls to end the show!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 1 | 06.15.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 45:26

    Hour 1 of The Drive kicks off with Tyler and DMac broadcasting live from the Blake Street Tavern! The guys discuss what the prices are for a ticket 4 hours before puck drop to help the last second listeners who may still be undecided! It's been 21 years since the last time the Avs have won the Stanley Cup! It's long overdue for another cup and the guys discuss what happened at morning skate and why the Avs will be just fine no matter who's in net! Speaking of who's in net, Bednar wouldn't reveal any secrets but Darcy Kuemper seems to have the edge. The guys discuss why he was going to start all along. How did things go at Dove Valley today? Tyler lays it all out for you while discussing legacy vs dynasty!  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    The Drive | Hour 2 | 06.15.22

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 40:34

    Hour 2 of The Drive keeps on pushing with the Big Story of the Day being the Colorado Avalanche vs the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Also, the guys discuss why MacKinnon may have the "best player in the series" title wrapped up. Is there any way Frankie gets on the ice this series? Mike Chambers of The Denver Post joins The Drive to detail certain lineup changes and it comes with some breaking news that no one saw coming! Also, DMac follows it up with a few sources and the breaking news was indeed true. Also, The Drive follows Denverfan.com's Rachel Vigil along with "Rachel's Journey" as she treks down to the Avs vs Lightning game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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