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New England Hockey Journal’s The Rink Shrinks

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New England Hockey Journal's The Rink Shrinks features special guests from the hockey world. They're keeping it real in the rink, helping our listeners navigate their way through it in a humorous and educational format.

New England Hockey Journal's The Rink Shrinks features special guests from the hockey world. They're keeping it real in the rink, helping our listeners navigate their way through it in a humorous and educational format.

Location:

United States

Description:

New England Hockey Journal's The Rink Shrinks features special guests from the hockey world. They're keeping it real in the rink, helping our listeners navigate their way through it in a humorous and educational format.

Language:

English


Episodes

Session 14 – Meghan Duggan

2/19/2021
Olympic gold medalist Meghan Duggan (Danvers, Mass.) delves into her path from New England hockey to the highest levels with Team USA. NEHJ's Jeff Cox also discusses when it's right for prospects to take their next step.

Duration:02:10:29

Session 13 – Brooks Orpik

2/5/2021
Brooks Orpik, who won Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh and Washington, discusses his journey from the youth ranks to the pros. After 1,035 NHL games, Orpik gives lessons he learned along the way that he currently shares as a Boston College assistant coach.

Duration:02:03:26

Session 12 – Josh Hennessy

1/23/2021
Josh Hennessy, who played in the NHL for the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators, swings by for an in-depth talk about his hockey journey. After playing at Milton Academy, he went to the QMJHL before pro stops carried him to Russia, Sweden and elsewhere.

Duration:02:11:43

Session 11 – Ryan Whitney

1/9/2021
Ryan Whitney, co-host of the Spittin' Chiclets podcast, joins Brian Yandle and Mike Mottau for the latest Rink Shrinks session. Whitney played locally at Thayer Academy and Boston University before featuring in nearly 500 NHL games.

Duration:02:07:01

Session 10 – Mike Grier

12/29/2020
Boston University and St. Sebastian's alum Mike Grier discusses his development from youth hockey to over 1,000 NHL games with four different teams. Grier also delves into his transition into coaching, ranging from the youth and high school ranks to the New Jersey Devils.

Duration:01:59:49

Session 9 – Freddy Meyer

12/17/2020
Freddy Meyer, head coach at The Rivers School, joins for Session No. 9. Meyer was an All-American at Boston University, where he played on three NCAA tournament teams before charting a seven-year career in the NHL.

Duration:01:43:41

Session 8 – Brian Leetch

12/5/2020
Brian Leetch, who played 18 seasons in the NHL, joins for Session No. 8. The former New York Rangers defenseman covers his career from all angles and dives into his approach to coaching.

Duration:02:05:14

Session 7 – Kevin Weekes, Zach Sanford

11/19/2020
Former NHL goalie Kevin Weekes, who's an NHL Network studio analyst, connects to discuss his career and much more. The Rink Shrinks are also joined by St. Louis Blues forward and Boston College product Zach Sanford (Salem, Mass.).

Duration:02:01:54

Session 6 – Kevin Hayes, Russ deMariano

11/5/2020
Philadelphia Flyers forward Kevin Hayes (Dorchester, Mass.) delves into his hockey journey, NHL career and craziest stories from the rinks. Boston Junior Terriers owner Russ deMariano also joins to discuss Massachusetts youth hockey during COVID-19 and navigating the pandemic.

Duration:01:29:01

Session 5 – Charlie Coyle, Mike Souza

10/22/2020
Boston Bruins forward Charlie Coyle (Weymouth, Mass.) joins to discuss his path to the NHL, while UNH men's head coach Mike Souza (Wakefield, Mass.) delves into the recruiting process and much more.

Duration:01:31:19

Session 4 – Noah Hanifin

10/7/2020
Calgary Flames defenseman Noah Hanifin (Norwood, Mass.) joins The Rink Shrinks to talk life in the NHL and his local stops at the South Shore Kings, St. Sebastian's and Boston College.

Duration:01:04:16

Session 3 – Keith Yandle, Derek Morris

9/23/2020
The Rink Shrinks interview Florida Panthers star defenseman Keith Yandle and ex-NHL defenseman Derek Morris about their hockey paths, lessons learned and advice for players.

Duration:01:28:46

Session 2 – Ryan Shea

9/9/2020
As Northeastern University product Ryan Shea (Milton, Mass.) kickstarts his professional career with the Dallas Stars organization, he joins The Rink Shrinks to discuss his path.

Duration:01:01:47

Session 1 – Brian Boyle

8/26/2020
New England Hockey Journal's The Rink Shrinks debuts with NHL forward and Boston College alum Brian Boyle (Hingham, Mass.).

Duration:01:05:06