New England Hockey Journal’s The Rink Shrinks

New England Hockey Journal’s The Rink Shrinks features hosts Mike Mottau and Brian Yandle, along with their special guests from the hockey industry. They’re keeping it real in the rink, helping our listeners navigate their way through it in a humorous and educational format.

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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 fe...
January 9, 2021
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...
December 29, 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 care...
December 17, 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.  44:44 Brian...
December 5, 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 produc...
November 19, 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 di...
November 5, 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.
October 22, 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.
October 7, 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.
September 23, 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.
September 9, 2020

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