Huskies Hockey Insider

The Rink Live's Mick Hatten interviews players and coaches and helps you find out more about the personalities and behind the St. Cloud State men's and women's hockey teams. We also cover some of the hot topics of the day in college hockey.

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Huskies Hockey Insider -- ep. 35

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As promised in an earlier podcast, former St. Cloud State captain Jimmy Schuldt makes a return appearance to the Huskies Hockey Insider podcast. Schuldt talks about his time with the Black Aces for the Vegas Golden Knights, becoming a free agent and then takes a look at his Huskies teammates from 2015-19 and tells you who was the the best cook, biggest neat freak, funniest, most intense, most laid back, loudest, quietest and most underrated and a surprise category with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten.

 

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Huskies Hockey Insider -- ep. 34

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Zack Fisch was a mass communications major with a broadcast journalism emphasis when he attended St. Cloud State University from 2008-12. Since leaving the university, he's gone on to do play-by-play for the Dubuque Fighting Saints (2012-15) of the United States Hockey League, the South Carolina Stingrays (2015-16) of the ECHL and has been with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League since October 2016. He's also been able to do some substitute announcing for the Washington Capitals of the NHL. He shares memories of his career with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten.

 

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Huskies Hockey Insider -- ep. 33

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Former St. Cloud State women's goalie Julie Friend talks about her new position with the University of St. Thomas, which included being on the search committee for the head women's hockey coach for the Tommies. She also discusses her playing career, which included winning a state title with Minnetonka High School, playing four seasons at St. Cloud State, playing one season in Europe and winning the NWHL Isobel Cup with the Minnesota Whitecaps. Friend, who graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism, also discusses doing work for FOX Sports North and the state high school hockey tournament's TV broadcasts. All this and more on this episode.

 

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Huskies Hockey Insider -- ep. 32

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Robby Jackson got caught in a tough spot this season. The American Hockey League team he was supposed to play for opted out of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. So he ended up on the roster of the Utica Comets in the AHL, a team that included prospects from the Vancouver Canucks and St. Louis Blues organizations. He talks about his season in the AHL, his time with the Tulsa Oilers of the ECHL, being a free agent, getting to know @GOHUSKIESWOOOOO from Twitter fame and more with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten.

 

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Huskies Hockey Insider -- ep. 31

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This is a big offseason for Blake Lizotte on a lot of fronts. The former St. Cloud State All-American center is a restricted free agent after spending the last two full seasons with the Los Angeles Kings. He also recently got engaged, will get married this summer and is in the market for a house. Lizotte takes a break from all of that to discuss watching his former teammates play in the national championship game and takes us through his tough decisions from Chisago Lakes High School to the Minot Minotauros of the NAHL to the Fargo Force of the USHL to St. Cloud State and signing his first contract with the Kings. All of this and more on this episode.

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About the Podcast

The Rink Live's Mick Hatten interviews players and coaches and helps you find out more about the personalities and behind the St. Cloud State men's and women's hockey teams. We also cover some of the hot topics of the day in college hockey.

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Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for the Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014.