129 episodes

The Duluth News Tribune's weekly college hockey podcast hosted by reporter Matt Wellens and My9 commentator Zach Schneider featuring University of Minnesota Duluth hockey players, coaches and alumni.

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The Duluth News Tribune's weekly college hockey podcast hosted by reporter Matt Wellens and My9 commentator Zach Schneider featuring University of Minnesota Duluth hockey players, coaches and alumni.

    S4 E26: A Q&A with the 'Bulldog Insiders' caps off 2021-22, looks ahead to 2022-23

    S4 E26: A Q&A with the 'Bulldog Insiders' caps off 2021-22, looks ahead to 2022-23

    In Part 2 of the Bulldog Insider Podcast Season 4 finale, the ‘Bulldog Insiders’ — Matt Wellens, Zach Schneider and Bruce Ciskie — take your questions looking back at the 2021-22 UMD men’s and women’s hockey seasons while also looking ahead to the 2022-23 seasons.
    They break down what the rosters look like at the moment (Note: Connor Kelley had not entered the transfer portal yet when this was recorded) for both the men and women, discuss the incoming players and also put together their All-UMD outdoor rec-league teams as requested by former co-host Kelly Hinseth.
    The Bulldog Insider Podcast is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. This episode was edited and produced by Matt Wellens. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.

    • 1 hr
    S4 E25: UMD men's fifth-years look back at unforgettable career as Bulldogs

    S4 E25: UMD men's fifth-years look back at unforgettable career as Bulldogs

    As members of the UMD mens hockey team, Matt Anderson, Koby Bender, Ben Patt, Louie Roehl and Kobe Roth have helped make memories that Bulldogs fans will never forget. In their five seasons, UMD won two NCHC Frozen Faceoff titles, played in four NCAA tournaments, reached three Frozen Fours and won two national championships.
    In the first part of a two-part season finale of the Bulldog Insider podcast, Anderson, Bender, Patt and Roth join the News Tribune’s Matt Wellens and My9’s Zach Schneider to look back on their unforgettable five seasons in Bulldog Country. They discuss their first days on campus, favorite on-ice and off-ice moments, which teacher or staff member impacted their lives most, what the future holds for them, what it was like to watch their captain, Noah Cates, make his NHL debut with the Philadelphia Flyers and much, much more.
    Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producer Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.
    You can find more episodes of Bulldog Insider wherever you listen to podcasts. New episodes air every Thursday.

    • 37 min
    Bulldog Insider to return with two-part season finale

    Bulldog Insider to return with two-part season finale

    The 2021-2022 University of Minnesota Duluth mens hockey season officially came to a close on Saturday, March 26, 2022 in Loveland, Colorado with Denver’s 2-1 victory over the Bulldogs in a NCAA regional final. 
    A two-part season finale of the Bulldog Insider podcast is planned as episodes return next week. In part one, the News Tribune’s Matt Wellens and My9’s Zach Schneider will chat with the fifth-year seniors of the UMD mens team. Part two will feature KDAL’s Bruce Ciskie as he’ll join Matt and Zach to look back at the 2021-2022 seasons for both the UMD men and UMD women. They will also take your questions. If you have a question to ask or topic to discuss, contact Matt by email at mwellens@duluthnews.com or at Twitter@mattwellens. Thank you for listening!
    Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producer Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.
    You can find more episodes of Bulldog Insider wherever you listen to podcasts. New episodes air every Thursday.

    • 1 min
    S4 E24: Former UMD ice guru Jake Magdzas resurfaces in Loveland, Colorado

    S4 E24: Former UMD ice guru Jake Magdzas resurfaces in Loveland, Colorado

    Once rivals in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, the UMD mens hockey team and Michigan Tech will meet for the 233rd time on Thursday at 2 p.m. This time, it will be in Loveland, Colorado in the NCAA regional semifinals at the Budweiser Events Center.
    The Bulldogs will see a familiar face in Jake Magdzas. The former Amsoil Arena Ice Foreman is now Manager, Operations at Budweiser Events Center. In this week's episode, he joins the News Tribune's Matt Wellens and My9's Zach Schneider to discuss how he ended up in Colorado, creating quality ice conditions, future goals and plays a game of "compare and contrast."
    Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producer Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.

    • 31 min
    S4 E23: Back-to-back Frozen Fours with UMD backstoppers Emma Soderberg and Jojo Chobak

    S4 E23: Back-to-back Frozen Fours with UMD backstoppers Emma Soderberg and Jojo Chobak

    The UMD womens hockey team is back in the NCAA Frozen Four for the second straight season after beating Harvard 4-0 in the first round, followed by a dramatic 2-1 victory over Minnesota at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis on Saturday. Now the Bulldogs get a Frozen Four semifinal rematch with Northeastern at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at Pegula Ice Arena on the campus of Penn State University. The winner gets either Ohio State or Yale at 3 p.m. Sunday in the national championship.
    The Frozen Four bound Bulldogs have had solid performances out of goaltenders Emma Soderberg and sophomore Jojo Chobak. It’s a position where only one gets to play, but for the one not playing, the other is their biggest supporter.  In this week's episode, they join the News Tribune's Matt Wellens and My9's Zach Schneider to discuss returning to the Frozen Four, competing for playing time, the contributions of freshman Holly Gruber to the goalie room, who is better in a shootout, which forward or defensemen would make a good goalie and much, much more.
    Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producers Samantha Erkkila and Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.

    • 42 min
    S4 E22: NCAA Tourney talk with UMD's Nina Jobst-Smith and Clara Van Wieren

    S4 E22: NCAA Tourney talk with UMD's Nina Jobst-Smith and Clara Van Wieren

    The University of Minnesota Duluth women's hockey team is back in the NCAA tournament for a second consecutive season. They are the No. 8 overall seed and will take on the No. 9 overall seed, Harvard, at 6 p.m. on Thursday in a first-round game at Ridder Arena in Minneapolis. The winner of Thursday’s first-round game moves on to play Minnesota, the No. 2 overall seed, in an NCAA quarterfinal at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Ridder Arena.
    As sophomores, all defenseman Nina Jobst-Smith and forward Clara Van Wieren know is playing in the NCAA Tournament. In this week's episode, they join the News Tribune's Matt Wellens and My9's Zach Schneider to preview the tournament, discuss having two solid goalies, the absence of Maggie Flaherty and how they have grown as hockey players. They also play a game of "quick hits," sharing their favorite Olympic jerseys, what teammate has the best GIF and if they could sail anywhere in the world, where would that be?
    Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producers Samantha Erkkila and Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Ole67823561 ,

Awesome!

Great crew and podcast!

gghhhyy ,

Awesome podcast

Amazing guests, great conversation, and Irma, Alberta. What’s not to love? Surprised this wasn’t started sooner. Also bring Austin on to talk about his KBC experience plz.

Skatefag ,

Awesome

Great Bulldog hockey podcast! Thanks Zach and Matt!!

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