60 episodes

Get all the hockey action on the Utah ice, from high schools, to tier 1 juniors, NCAA and pros. Rockers Gary Michaels and Jay Stevens of 103.5 the Arrow host the Utah Puck Report, bringing you candid interviews with up-and-coming hockey stars, following their journey from Utah into the pros. A former Utah Grizzly, Jay has the inside track and Gary has played and coached the local ice for many moons. Jay and Gary catch you up on all things hockey, gear manufacturers, and which pro scouts are looking at which players.

Utah Puck Report 890523

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    • 5.0, 34 Ratings

Get all the hockey action on the Utah ice, from high schools, to tier 1 juniors, NCAA and pros. Rockers Gary Michaels and Jay Stevens of 103.5 the Arrow host the Utah Puck Report, bringing you candid interviews with up-and-coming hockey stars, following their journey from Utah into the pros. A former Utah Grizzly, Jay has the inside track and Gary has played and coached the local ice for many moons. Jay and Gary catch you up on all things hockey, gear manufacturers, and which pro scouts are looking at which players.

    Aaron Dell on his path to the NHL, the "Fighting Sioux" controversy, and some Facebook questions

    Aaron Dell on his path to the NHL, the "Fighting Sioux" controversy, and some Facebook questions

    Jay Stevens and Jordan Parise catch up with former Utah Grizzlies and Current San Jose Sharks goaltender Aaron Dell. They discuss the nontraditional path that Aaron took to the NHL. We also talk about what drew Aaron and Jordan to North Dakota and briefly touch on the "Fighting Sioux" Fighting Hawk" controversy how Aaron selects his legendary gear. We answer some Facebook questions and talk about what is next for Aaron and the NHL.

    • 40 min
    Evan Stoflet and Mitch Wahl break down all things hockey camps

    Evan Stoflet and Mitch Wahl break down all things hockey camps

    Jay Stevens and Jordan Parisé are joined by former Utah Grizzlies Evan Stoflet and Mitch Wahl to talk about picking the right hockey camps, how to get the most out of the camp, and what you should expect as a parent. Then we dive into how to get the most bang for your buck and how important it is for everyone to have a good experience during the summer camps. 

    • 43 min
    Jared Youngman on the impact of the Grizzlies, attendance numbers, and themed nights

    Jared Youngman on the impact of the Grizzlies, attendance numbers, and themed nights

    In this week's episode, Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Jared Youngman (Vice President - Utah Grizzlies) to talk about the hockey market in Utah, the potential for growth, and the impact that the Utah Grizzlies have throughout the state and the AHL.

    Then we dive into the financial and logistical differences between the AHL and the ECHL, the misconceptions surrounding Dave Elmore (Owner/Co-Chair - Utah Grizzlies), the differences in attendance between the Golden Eagles days and today, and how sports in Utah has completely erupted in the past couple of decades.

    We also talk about the success of themed nights, what it means to the hockey community, and how the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is impacting the Grizzlies.

    Lastly, we discuss the critiques surrounding Utah hockey and the lack of support throughout the state.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Jared Pike on the Yellow Jackets' season so far and moving away to pursue his dream

    Jared Pike on the Yellow Jackets' season so far and moving away to pursue his dream

    Jay Stevens is joined by special co-host Jordan Parise(former professional hockey player) and Jared Pike(AIC Yellow Jackets - Forward) to talk about playing for American International College, clinching the school's conference, and how he became obsessed with hockey.

    Then we dive into his decision to attend AIC, the adjustment from juniors to NCAA D1, and some of the most important things he's learned about the game in college.

    We also take a look into the importance of the fundamentals, the impact of Jared leaving home at seventeen, and how moving to California completely changed his game.

    Lastly, we break down the rest of the season and tournament hopes for the Yellow Jackets.

    • 29 min
    Brian Patafie on fry sauce, hockey branding, the Chilliwack chiefs, and the Golden Eagles deal

    Brian Patafie on fry sauce, hockey branding, the Chilliwack chiefs, and the Golden Eagles deal

    Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by special co-host, Jordan Parise (former professional hockey player), to talk with Brian Patafie(former Calgary and current Chilliwack Chiefs trainer) about his time in Salt Lake City, the exact moment he was introduced to fry sauce in Utah, and his introduction to the sport.

    We also dive into the concept of Salt Lake going joining the AHL and how branding has shaped hockey, 

    Then we discuss his work with the Chilliwack Chiefs, designing the trainer's room in the Delta Center, and the moment the Salt Lake Golden Eagles were sold to Detroit.

    Lastly, we talk about Brian's upcoming book, "No Days Off: the Story of Hockey Purgatory"

    • 59 min
    Brooke, Mikayla, and Alexis break down the U of U women's hockey season so far

    Brooke, Mikayla, and Alexis break down the U of U women's hockey season so far

    Jay Stevens is joined by special co-host, Jordan Parise(former professional hockey player), to talk with Brooke Burns, Mikayla Dykmen, and Alexis Litzinger(University of Utah women's hockey) about the team's season so far, the upcoming Western Women Collegiate Hockey League, and what it was like playing a game with eight players.

    Then we dive into the small pool of players that are playing locally and how the teams are being affected by it right now. 

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

coldicefan ,

Every player takes a different path

As a parent of three Utah hockey players that each took or are taking a different path, this podcast has been great to hear the stories of other players and coaches. I wish it was simple but it is not. Thanks Jay!

Tractorhockeyfan ,

Good show.

Jay brings a good mix of experience and literary skills to the show. Always fun to watch. I’ve really enjoyed his guests as well.

flatbedjoe ,

Awesome podcast!

It’s great to hear about what’s going on with Utah players around the hockey world. Jay is very knowledgeable and entertaining. Keep up the good work!

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