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.
Session 7 – Kevin Weekes, Zach Sanford
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.).
Session 6 – Kevin Hayes, Russ deMariano
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.
Session 5 – Charlie Coyle, Mike Souza
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.
Session 4 – Noah Hanifin
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.
Session 3 – Keith Yandle, Derek Morris
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.
Session 2 – Ryan Shea
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.