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A hockey-related podcast for the hockey community. I’ll be covering past & present players, coaches, management, media, current events, past events, and more.

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A hockey-related podcast for the hockey community. I’ll be covering past & present players, coaches, management, media, current events, past events, and more.

    Episode 14: David La Vaque and L.R. Nelson

    Episode 14: David La Vaque and L.R. Nelson

    Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode we interview David Le Vaque and L.R. Nelson, co-authors of Tourney Time: Stories from the Minnesota Boys State Hockey Tournament
    In Tourney Time, longtime sports journalists David La Vaque and L. R. Nelson take readers year by year through the tournament, highlighting the key games, the backstories, and the players that made each one shine.
    Also in this episode:
    How Tom and David met Why they wanted to co-author Tourney Time together The writing and publishing process David's favorite season of the MSHSL HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! HockDish, available now from Zone Coverage.
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    Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
    Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games. 
    David La Vaque is a reporter for the Star Tribune and has been the newspaper’s point person for high school hockey since 2010. He has covered the state tournament in its entirety each year, writing enterprise pieces on the sport and selecting the paper’s All-Metro teams and Metro Player of the Year.
    L. R. Nelson is an author, freelance journalist, and photographer and the founder and president of LegacyHockey.net, Minnesota’s number one resource for high school hockey’s past, present, and future.

    • 51 min
    Episode 13: Josh Levine

    Episode 13: Josh Levine

    Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode we interview Josh Levine, founder of Fortis Academy, an innovative sports-training facility located in Bloomington, MN!
    Levine grew up in Bloomington, MN and played high school hockey and ran the 100 meter sprint in track & field. After high school, Josh played one year in the United States Hockey League (USHL) for the Green Bay Gamblers. Josh then attended Princeton University where he earned a degree in International and Public Affairs with a certificate in Near Eastern Studies.
    Also in this episode:
    Early life and beginnings of Fortis Academy The "10,000 Hour" Rule The training process and an optimal regimen for young athletes  HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! HockDish, available now from Zone Coverage.
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    Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
    Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games. 

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Episode 12: Dr. Patrick O'Brien

    Episode 12: Dr. Patrick O'Brien

    Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode we interview Dr. Pat O'Brien, a chiropractic sports physician, who specializes in healing non-surgical muscle and tendon injuries. 
    Also in this episode:
    What is a 'chiropractic sports physician?' The science behind different injuries The chiropractic process Steps you can take to avoid serious injury HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! HockDish, available now from Zone Coverage.
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    Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
    Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 11: Jamie Baker

    Episode 11: Jamie Baker

    Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode, former NHL player and current San Jose Sharks commentator, Jamie Baker, joins the show!
    Jamie Baker (@Bakes_Jamie13) is a Canadian former ice hockey player who was selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1988 NHL Supplemental Draft. Following an outstanding college career with the St. Lawrence University Skating Saints, Baker went on to play in parts of 10 NHL seasons.
    In 2018, Jamie's lifelong-battle with depression came to a head and he nearly took his own life. After seeking treatment and beginning to live a much happier, and healthier life, Jame has made it a mission of his to de-stigmatize mental illness in sports and make sure everyone is able to obtain the help & support they need.
    This episode is the second in a series of episodes on the topic of mental health inside the world of sports.  
    HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the entire world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! The Hock Dish, available now from Zone Coverage.
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    Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
    Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games. 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 10: Mark Wick

    Episode 10: Mark Wick

    Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode, Augsburg Men's Hockey Assistant Coach Mark Wick joins the show!
    A native of Hermantown, Minn., Mark served as head coach at his alma mater, the College of St. Scholastica for 14 seasons. His 2008-09 squad reached the NCAA Division III national quarterfinals, and he was named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year in both 2008-09 and 2011-12.
    In this episode, Mark opens up about his battle with clinical depression he has faced during his life, and how it has played a role in his life inside the world of hockey. 
    This episode is the first in a series of episodes on the topic of mental health inside the world of sports.  
    HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the entire world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! The Hock Dish, available now from Zone Coverage.
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    Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
    Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games. 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 9: Mike Gillis

    Episode 9: Mike Gillis

    Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode we interview Mike Gillis former professional ice hockey player, former president, and general manager of the Vancouver Canucks!
     
    Also in this episode:
     
    Psychology of performance [2:00] Evaluating players with analytics [15:00] Scouting [25:00] An all offensive hockey line [37:00] Mental health of players [48:00] HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the entire world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! The Hock Dish, available now from Zone Coverage.
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    Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
    Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games. 

    • 52 min

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