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The Rink Shrinks features special guests from the hockey world. They're keeping it real in the rink, helping our listeners navigate their way through it in a humorous and educational format.

The Rink Shrinks The Rink Shrinks

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The Rink Shrinks features special guests from the hockey world. They're keeping it real in the rink, helping our listeners navigate their way through it in a humorous and educational format.

    South Carolina Stingrays President: Robbie Concannon

    South Carolina Stingrays President: Robbie Concannon

    Episode 82- BY & Motts are back fresh off of the Rink Shrinks first ever street hockey festival which took place last Saturday, thank you to everyone who came out to play, work, watch, and support us! Before the boys get to the interview, they share some war stories over their recent adult games they played in last week. Then, the guys bring you a new interview with Dorchester native & current President of the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL, Rob Concannon! Rob & the boys chat about tons of things including:


    Mrs. Concannon channeling her inner hockey mom
    Playing little league with Mark Wahlberg
    Finding the love for the game again in division III
    Working different jobs & transitioning into the front office
    Plus much more!

    BY & Motts wrap up the show answering the My Hockey Rankings question of the week and then preview our episode next week which will be a full breakdown of our street hockey festival featuring some special guests who were involved in it as well.

    Thank you for listening! Please rate, review, and subscribe!

    If you're interested in sponsoring the show, please reach out to us by email or DM us on Instagram!

    Leave us a voicemail: 347-6-SHRINK

    Email: RinkShrinks@gmail.com

    Instagram: @TheRinkShrinks

    Twitter: @RinkShrinks

    Website: www.therinkshrinks.com

    Today's Episode Was Sponsored By:

    TSR Hockey: The TSR Team and Corporate Sales Department can outfit your team with the top brands in sports apparel. Ensure that your team looks the best. Be sure to check them out at www.tsrhockey.com

    Cross Country Mortgage: If you own a home and you haven’t looked into refinancing in a while, having a quick chat with our friend Chris Devin and see if it makes sense for you. Devo may be able to help you save on a monthly basis so you can put more money into savings or other projects. Check him out at ChrisDevin.com.

    My Hockey Rankings: We are proud to be partnered with our friends at My Hockey Rankings! Check out their site at www.myhockeyrankings.com to see where your team ranks. Be sure to submit the My Hockey Rankings question of the week & see if we answer your question!

    Franklin Sports: Franklin Street Hockey –the Official Ball and Street Hockey Partner of the National Hockey League. Ready for a slap shot summer with plenty of off ice workouts? Check out FranklinSports.com for all of your training needs.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Mailbag: Pre-Street Hockey Tournament Edition

    Mailbag: Pre-Street Hockey Tournament Edition

    Episode 81- BY & Motts open up the mailbag this week to answer all of your questions and voicemails! Prior to opening the bag the guys share some exciting news about our most recent guest Ryan Warsofsky, welcome in a new sponsor, and get fired up for the street hockey tournament which takes place this Saturday! Then the boys answer your questions on some topics that include:


    Goalies being goalies
    Dogs in the rinks
    Parents choosing their kids coaches
    Skills vs Shinny
    The My Hockey Rankings question of the week
    & more!

    BY & Motts wrap up the show gearing up for our street hockey tournament which takes place this Saturday at the Kingston Collection in Kingston, MA! We want to thank all our sponsors for helping this tournament come together and we can’t wait to see all the participants there as well! Let’s go!

    Thank you for listening! Please rate, review, and subscribe!

    If you're interested in sponsoring the show, please reach out to us by email or DM us on Instagram!

    Leave us a voicemail: 347-6-SHRINK

    Email: RinkShrinks@gmail.com

    Instagram: @TheRinkShrinks

    Twitter: @RinkShrinks

    Website: www.therinkshrinks.com

    Today's Episode Was Sponsored By:

    TSR Hockey: The TSR Team and Corporate Sales Department can outfit your team with the top brands in sports apparel. Ensure that your team looks the best. Be sure to check them out at www.tsrhockey.com

    Cross Country Mortgage: If you own a home and you haven’t looked into refinancing in a while, having a quick chat with our friend Chris Devin and see if it makes sense for you. Devo may be able to help you save on a monthly basis so you can put more money into savings or other projects. Check him out at ChrisDevin.com.

    My Hockey Rankings: We are proud to be partnered with our friends at My Hockey Rankings! Check out their site at www.myhockeyrankings.com to see where your team ranks. Be sure to submit the My Hockey Rankings question of the week & see if we answer your question!

    Franklin Sports: Franklin Street Hockey –the Official Ball and Street Hockey Partner of the National Hockey League. Ready for a slap shot summer with plenty of off ice workouts? Check out FranklinSports.com for all of your training needs.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Chicago Wolves HC & 2X Calder Cup Champion: Ryan Warsofsky

    Chicago Wolves HC & 2X Calder Cup Champion: Ryan Warsofsky

    Episode 80- BY & Motts are back with a fresh interview with Calder Cup Champion, Ryan Warsofsky! Before Ryan joins the guys they recap playing in the Jake Thibeault golf tournament this past week and share their thoughts on the big NHL trade that happened last Friday. Then the boys are pleased to welcome Marshfield, MA native Ryan Warsofsky who talked about tons of topics including:


    Winning the Calder Cup twice
    Coaching his younger brother Dave
    Going from cleaning the bathrooms to coaching
    Staying in good communication with players
    Having the right attitude
    + much more

    The boys wrap up the show by answering the My Hockey Rankings question of the week and chat about the Rink Shrinks Street Hockey Tournament which takes place next week!

    Thank you for listening! Please rate, review, and subscribe!

    If you're interested in sponsoring the show, please reach out to us by email or DM us on Instagram!

    The Rink Shrinks Street Hockey Tournament: sign up here! www.therinkshrinks.com/registration

    Leave us a voicemail: 347-6-SHRINK

    Email: RinkShrinks@gmail.com

    Instagram: @TheRinkShrinks

    Twitter: @RinkShrinks

    Website: www.therinkshrinks.com

    Today's Episode Was Sponsored By:

    The Shift Group: Is your company looking to hire driven, competitive former athletes? Are you a former college or pro athlete in any sport and trying to figure out what’s next? Consider a meaningful career in technology sales and let the Shift Group guide you every step of the way. The Shift Group is turning athletes into sales professionals. Reach out to us at www.shiftgroup.io or email them directly @ JR@shiftgroup.io.

    My Hockey Rankings: We are proud to be partnered with our friends at My Hockey Rankings! Check out their site at www.myhockeyrankings.com to see where your team ranks. Be sure to submit the My Hockey Rankings question of the week & see if we answer your question!

    Franklin Sports: Franklin Street Hockey –the Official Ball and Street Hockey Partner of the National Hockey League. Franklin has all your hockey needs covered from ice, to street, to NHL Gear! Head to FranklinSports.com for all your hockey essentials.

    Cross Country Mortgage: If you own a home and you haven’t looked into refinancing in a while, having a quick chat with our friend Chris Devin and see if it makes sense for you. Devo may be able to help you save on a monthly basis so you can put more money into savings or other projects. Check him out at ChrisDevin.com.

    TSR Hockey: The TSR Team and Corporate Sales Department can outfit your team with the top brands in sports apparel. Ensure that your team looks the best. Be sure to check them out at www.tsrhockey.com

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Mailbag: Parents Paying, Switching Positions, & a Voicemail

    Mailbag: Parents Paying, Switching Positions, & a Voicemail

    Episode 79- It has been a while since the boys have opened the mailbag, but we have received tons of your questions and we chose some of the best to answer on this week’s episode! Prior to the mailbag, Motts takes us through his third place finish on the golf course, BY & Motts living the #YachtLife, and the guys provide an update on the upcoming street hockey festival. Then the mailbag opens up to answer some questions on some topics including:


    Parents paying to attend youth tournaments
    Which skills coaches look for at younger levels
    What is happening to sports nowadays and kids just having fun?
    Players switching positions each game
    The My Hockey Rankings Question of the Week
    + more!

    BY & Motts wrap up the mailbag pumping up the interview they have next week with current head coach of the Chicago Wolves, two-time Calder Cup Champion, & local kid, Ryan Warsofsky!

    Thank you for listening! Please rate, review, and subscribe!

    If you're interested in sponsoring the show, please reach out to us by email or DM us on Instagram!

    The Rink Shrinks Street Hockey Tournament: sign up here! www.therinkshrinks.com/registration

    Leave us a voicemail: 347-6-SHRINK

    Email: RinkShrinks@gmail.com

    Instagram: @TheRinkShrinks

    Twitter: @RinkShrinks

    Website: www.therinkshrinks.com

    Today's Episode Was Sponsored By:

    The Shift Group: Is your company looking to hire driven, competitive former athletes? Are you a former college or pro athlete in any sport and trying to figure out what’s next? Consider a meaningful career in technology sales and let the Shift Group guide you every step of the way. The Shift Group is turning athletes into sales professionals. Reach out to us at www.shiftgroup.io or email them directly @ JR@shiftgroup.io.

    My Hockey Rankings: We are proud to be partnered with our friends at My Hockey Rankings! Check out their site at www.myhockeyrankings.com to see where your team ranks. Be sure to submit the My Hockey Rankings question of the week & see if we answer your question!

    Franklin Sports: Franklin Street Hockey –the Official Ball and Street Hockey Partner of the National Hockey League. Franklin has all your hockey needs covered from ice, to street, to NHL Gear! Head to FranklinSports.com for all your hockey essentials.

    Cross Country Mortgage: If you own a home and you haven’t looked into refinancing in a while, having a quick chat with our friend Chris Devin and see if it makes sense for you. Devo may be able to help you save on a monthly basis so you can put more money into savings or other projects. Check him out at ChrisDevin.com.

    • 48 min
    Former Second Overall Pick & Current Philadelphia Flyer: James Van Riemsdyk

    Former Second Overall Pick & Current Philadelphia Flyer: James Van Riemsdyk

    Episode 78- The boys are back off of a nice little holiday break with a great interview with NHL vet and current Philadelphia Flyer, James Van Riemsdyk! Before JVR joins, the boys recap the last week which included them hitting the links, getting back on the ice, and taking in the NHL draft. James then joins the guys for a great discussion on a variety of topics including:


    Getting drafted second overall in 2007
    Playing other sports growing up and still today
    His time at UNH
    Returning back to Philly after playing for Toronto
    Playing in the Olympics
    Making it on the big screen
    & much more!

    Following JVR’s interview, the fellas wrap up the episode answering the My Hockey Rankings Question of the week and talk about the free agent frenzy in the NHL.

    Thank you for listening! Please rate, review, and subscribe!

    If you're interested in sponsoring the show, please reach out to us by email or DM us on Instagram!

    The Rink Shrinks Street Hockey Tournament: sign up here! www.therinkshrinks.com/registration

    Leave us a voicemail: 347-6-SHRINK

    Email: RinkShrinks@gmail.com

    Instagram: @TheRinkShrinks

    Twitter: @RinkShrinks

    Website: www.therinkshrinks.com

    Today's Episode Was Sponsored By:

    The Shift Group: Is your company looking to hire driven, competitive former athletes? Are you a former college or pro athlete in any sport and trying to figure out what’s next? Consider a meaningful career in technology sales and let the Shift Group guide you every step of the way. The Shift Group is turning athletes into sales professionals. Reach out to us at www.shiftgroup.io or email them directly @ JR@shiftgroup.io.

    My Hockey Rankings: We are proud to be partnered with our friends at My Hockey Rankings! Check out their site at www.myhockeyrankings.com to see where your team ranks. Be sure to submit the My Hockey Rankings question of the week & see if we answer your question!

    Franklin Sports: Franklin Street Hockey –the Official Ball and Street Hockey Partner of the National Hockey League. Franklin has all your hockey needs covered from ice, to street, to NHL Gear! Head to FranklinSports.com for all your hockey essentials.

    Cross Country Mortgage: If you own a home and you haven’t looked into refinancing in a while, having a quick chat with our friend Chris Devin and see if it makes sense for you. Devo may be able to help you save on a monthly basis so you can put more money into savings or other projects. Check him out at ChrisDevin.com.

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Best of Episode

    Best of Episode

    Episode 77- On today’s episode BY & Motts bring you a best of version of the show! Before getting into some of the best stories our guests have shared with us, the guys catch up on what they were up to for the Fourth of July, share their thoughts on Mike Grier being named as the San Jose Sharks GM, and take a look at the NHL draft which begins this week. Then, we bring you some of the funniest stories that have been shared from our guests including Noel Acciari, Paul Bissonnette, Colin White, Keith Yandle, Kevin Hayes, and Scott Gomez!


    Biz (22:28)- His father and scoring his first NHL goal
    Whitey (30:51) - Playing in juniors in Canada and getting beers on the bus
    Hayesy (39:49) - Halloween story and his father delaying the game
    Noel (47:20) - Blocking shots & running down the highway to a game
    Gomer- (55:48) -  World Juniors story and a Motts story
    KY(1:08:32) - Dart league

    Thank you for listening! Please rate, review, and subscribe!

    If you're interested in sponsoring the show, please reach out to us by email or DM us on Instagram!

    The Rink Shrinks Street Hockey Tournament: sign up here! www.therinkshrinks.com/registration

    Leave us a voicemail: 347-6-SHRINK

    Email: RinkShrinks@gmail.com

    Instagram: @TheRinkShrinks

    Twitter: @RinkShrinks

    Website: www.therinkshrinks.com

    Today's Episode Was Sponsored By:

    The Shift Group: Is your company looking to hire driven, competitive former athletes? Are you a former college or pro athlete in any sport and trying to figure out what’s next? Consider a meaningful career in technology sales and let the Shift Group guide you every step of the way. The Shift Group is turning athletes into sales professionals. Reach out to us at www.shiftgroup.io or email them directly @ JR@shiftgroup.io.

    My Hockey Rankings: We are proud to be partnered with our friends at My Hockey Rankings! Check out their site at www.myhockeyrankings.com to see where your team ranks. Be sure to submit the My Hockey Rankings question of the week & see if we answer your question!

    Franklin Sports: Franklin Street Hockey –the Official Ball and Street Hockey Partner of the National Hockey League. Franklin has all your hockey needs covered from ice, to street, to NHL Gear! Head to FranklinSports.com for all your hockey essentials.

    Cross Country Mortgage: If you own a home and you haven’t looked into refinancing in a while, having a quick chat with our friend Chris Devin and see if it makes sense for you. Devo may be able to help you save on a monthly basis so you can put more money into savings or other projects. Check him out at ChrisDevin.com.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
280 Ratings

280 Ratings

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