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We started this podcast as a way for us to connect with others over our love of life and the great game of hockey. We are reaching out to men and women of all ages and levels (youth, high school, college and beyond) that we know or have known that have had hockey involvement as a large part of their life; as a player, coach, official, administrator, fan, etc. We are hoping our guests can share some stories about the colorful characters and exploits they were involved in on their journey, or the youth player who has just played the game of their life! We believe folks will enjoy hearing what our podcast has to offer.

John JC Christophersen-#3 and Mogey McDonough- #13

Visit the official podcast webpage for a full archive of previous episodes HERE

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Ryan Blick - Coach in Chief Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association  Click Here to Listen

Ryan Blick - Coach in Chief for the Wisconsin Amateur Hockey Association (WAHA). Coach Blick takes us through what he believes is most important for player development and where he would like to see WAHA go into the future.

Jack Skille:  Valley Sports Academy  Click Here to Listen

Jack Skille takes us through his youth career, shares which coaches he was able to learn the most from, hanging out with the other 1st rounders at the draft, his professional career, and his role as Director of Hockey at Valley Sports Academy!

Roger Godin:  Minnesota Wild Curator  Click Here to Listen  

Minnesota Wild Curator - Roger Godin joins the podcast. Roger hails from New York, but found his way to the Wild via his time as the first director of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth, Minnesota!

Zumwinkle Sisters - Click Here to Listen

You'll have a hard time finding a nicer, smarter, more talented, more competitive group of sisters as Anna, Grace and Emily Zumwinkle. Born and raised in a competitive, nurturing family, all 3 women have blossomed into amazing scholar-athletes. Anna lead the way, playing hockey and golf at Middlebury, while Grace and Emily play for the Lady Gophers. Grace earned the honor of representing our country at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Bejing!

Andy Brink - Breakaway Academy  Click Here to Listen

Bemidji's Andy Brink joins us to talk hockey and athletic and character development at Breakaway Academy. Andy was a standout golfer in addition to being an awesome hockey player. He won the state golf tournament as a senior, played for the gophers and had a 3 year professional career!

Ron Docken, Slap Shot and "Old Time Hockey"  Click Here to Listen 

Ron Docken, of "Slap Shot" fame joins us to talk about; his youth hockey in Minneapolis, Minnesota Golden Gopher experience, Johnstown Jets exploits and filming "Slap Shot" with legend Paul Newman.

 

 

Dr. Stephen Hardy Click Here to Listen

Join us as Dr. Stephen Hardy takes us through his hockey journey from Waltham, MA to Bowdoin College, to UNH. He is a hockey scholar and historian who has written numerous books, including co-authoring (with Andrew C. Holman) Hockey: A Global History

Mike Gillis  Click Here to Listen

Mike Gillis was a phenomenal junior hockey player who saw his career plagued by injuries. He was drafted 5th overall in the 1978 NHL Draft. and had a 5 year career. Following his playing days, he earned a law degree and began a career as an executive and served as the General Manager of the Vancouver Canucks. Mike is currently a consultant with the NHL Players Association.

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