The Rink Live

A podcast for The Rink Live, a comprehensive hockey site filled with all the best Minnesota and North Dakota college and prep hockey news you want -- powered by beat reporters for Forum Communications Co.

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The Rink Live podcast -- ep. 88

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Ben Barr grew up in Duluth and playing youth hockey players that would end up at Duluth East. He ended up following his dad's footsteps and attended Shattuck-St. Mary's Prep School. He then went on to play college hockey for RPI. Since finishing college, he has been an assistant coach at RPI (2004-08), Union (2008-11), Providence (2011-14), Western Michigan (2014-16) and Massachusetts (2016-21). He helped the Minutemen win their first NCAA Division I men's title and then was named the Black Bears coach in May. He discusses his career and life with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten and Matt Wellens.

 

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A podcast for The Rink Live, a comprehensive hockey site filled with all the best Minnesota and North Dakota college and prep hockey news you want -- powered by beat reporters for Forum Communications Co.

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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.