ASK A COACH – Kris Mallette of the Kelowna Rockets

  Kelowna Rockets Assistant Coach Kris Mallette has seen a lot in his career. From playing junior hockey with the Kelowna Rockets to coaching the Western Hockey League powerhouse, Kris played for nine teams in five leagues in under a decade. You could say his apprenticeship has been fulfilled and then some. Throughout his career, […]

The Glass & Out Podcast, Ep. 1: Mike Weaver

Alright, I have a confession to make: I don’t know how to fix minor hockey. From the organizations at the grassroots level to the parents running them, it’s quite simply beyond my grasp. Aaron and I have been involved in minor hockey for what seems like decades, and the more we talked about it on […]

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ASK A COACH – Sven Butenschon UBC Men’s Hockey

Sven Butenschon is entering his second season as the head coach of the UBC Men’s Hockey Team. Sven had tours of NHL duty with the Pittsburgh Penguins (more on that in a minute), the Edmonton Oilers, New York Islanders, and Vancouver Canucks before packing up his family to play a few more years in Europe. […]

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PODCAST | The Cycle of Minor Hockey with Derek Popke

When the Minor Hockey Talk podcast was started by Aaron and Derek Popke a couple years ago, the premise was simple: a local show to get the minor hockey conversation moving forward. Well, there hasn’t been a shortage of topics for Aaron and me to cover since Derek got too busy making the minor hockey […]

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Craig Cunningham interview on Sportsnet 960

Craig Cunningham recently spoke with Sportsnet 960 host Ryan Pinder, in the lead up to the 2017 TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference. Cunningham spoke to the radio host about his incredible story that begins as he is a young boy growing up in Trail, BC who loses his father, to a spitfire who works as hard […]

Jim Paek interview on Sportsnet 960

Jim Paek has some impressive titles under his belt. He is a two time Stanley Cup winner, the first Korean-born athlete to play in the NHL, and is currently the head coach of the South Korean national men’s hockey team. He recently spoke with Sportsnet 960 host Ryan Pinder before boarding a flight to Vancouver […]

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