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Around the RINK

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Episode 53: Featuring Wade Davison
Interviewed in this episode is former Regina Pat, BCHL and USport Alum.. AND former RINK Employee, Wade Davison. Wade released his first ever book TODAY, titled 'His last shift' a story written for his brother Todd, an avid hockey lover who lost his battle too soon to an aggressive cancer. Wade discusses the process of putting the book together with his friends and family, what it meant to him and the excitement around the release. Long-time friend, Andy Zulyniak also joined the podcast to share stories with Wade. An episode you don't want to miss. Wade's book is available as of TODAY - to purchase and read please visit:
April 19, 2022
Episode 52: Featuring Ray Petkau of Alpha Hockey Inc.
Interviewed in this episode is Ray Petkau of Alpha Hockey Inc. Alpha Hockey Inc. is a NHLPA certified full service hockey agency with locations in Manitoba and British Columbia, Canada. Ray gives inside into the start of Alpha Hockey, specifics of what an agent does for their clients and who needs an agent. Ray also speaks on an initiative that is very close to the Alpha Hockey family. They are spearheading the project, Ramona's Reach and has committed to fully fund construction of the school starting with a $100,000 donation for construction to begin immediately. This will leave a lasting impact and change the lives of thousands of children. Listen, download and enjoy!
March 08, 2022
Episode 51: Featuring London Hoilett
Interview in this episode is #RINKTrained & current assistant captain of the U-18 Prep RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg team, London Hoilett. London takes us through his hockey career thus far as well as dives into his other passion, music. London is also known as Ty Kiddo as he produces and performs music on the side of hockey. This is an episode you don't want to miss! Listen, download and enjoy!
January 10, 2022
Episode 50: Featuring Mike Liambas
AROUND THE RINK PODCAST IS BACK! After a short hiatus for the busy summer, the dream team of hosts, Jarrett Oster & Dwayne Gylywoychuk are back and better than ever! Interviewed in episode 50 is a new member to the RINK family as the assistant coach of our RHA U-18 Prep team, Mike Liambas. Mike discusses his professional career playing between the AHL & NHL for 8 years including time with the Milwaukee Admirals, Rockford IceHogs, Iowa Wild of the AHL & the Nashville Predators and Anaheim Ducks of the NHL. After retiring from playing professional hockey Mike found his way to Winnipeg with his wife and family where he accepted a position at RINK with our hockey academy. Mike speaks on what he has learned from coaches he had throughout his career and what type of coach he is. Listen, download and enjoy!
November 01, 2021
Episode 49: Featuring Brayden Schenn
Interviewed in this episode is Stanley Cup Champion and current St. Louis Blues forward, Brayden Schenn. Brayden brings us through life in the NHL with COVID hurdles and not having fans in the building, to how it affects their day to day life. Schenner then talks with us about his championship run with the St. Louis Blues and how they went from last place to hoisting the cup. He talks about how he spent his day with the cup and what it meant to him to win it. Ending with Schenner & Chewy reminiscing on old times with the Brandon Wheat Kings. This is an episode you DO NOT want to miss! Listen, download and enjoy!
June 17, 2021
Episode 48: Featuring Joel Hofer
Interviewed in this episode is current goaltender for the Utica Comet of the AHL & 2018 World Junior Champion, Joel Hofer. Joel talks about his career path from Pursuit of Excellence, now known as RINK Kelowna making the jump to the WHL and how it prepared him for his pro career now with the Utica Comets and St. Louis Blues. Joel talks about his ride to being a World Junior Champion with Team Canada after a hard fought series and relieving the starting goaltender, along with the pressures he faced. Joel takes us through his NHL Draft day where he was selected #107 overall in the 4th round by the St. Louis Blues. For goaltenders the mental side of the game is just as important as the play, learn about how Joel overcomes the pressures of being a goaltender with his Mental Coach. Listen, download and enjoy!
June 03, 2021
Episode 47: Featuring Nigel Dawes
Interviewed in this episode is KHL All-Star having 550 points in 608 games in the KHL, Nigel Dawes. Dawzy has an extensive playing career spending time in the NHL for 6 years and eventually going over seas to the KHL where he found his groove. Dawzy talks about his NHL career and what made him make the jump to go play overseas and how that adjustment was for him. Nigel played on one of the most iconic Team Canada World Junior teams in history as he dressed alongside Crosby, Bergeron, Getzlaf and many other noteable athletes. Dawzy is 13 games away from 1000 pro games and we are excited to see him reach that milestone! This is an episode you do not want to miss! Listen, download and enjoy!
May 28, 2021
Episode 46: Featuring Sebastien Bordeleau
Interviewed in this episode is current NHL Skill Development Coach for the Nashville Predators, Sebastien Bordeleau. Sebastien has an extensive playing career playing in the NHL for close to 10 years and finishing his career in the NLA with EHC Biel-Bienne in Switzerland. During his career he played with and against some of the greatest in the game. Sebastien speaks on many exciting and interesting stories throughout his playing career both in the NHL and overseas. He finishes with letting us in on how he got the itch for skill development and the importance of it in the game today. Listen, download and enjoy!
May 13, 2021
Episode 45: Featuring Dwayne Gylywoychuk
EPISODE 45 IS HERE! Interviewed in this episode is co-host of Around the RINK, Chewy also known as, Dwayne Gylywoychuk. Chewy has an extensive playing and coaching resume including time with the WHL, Pro and Olympic Teams. Chewy discusses his junior career with the Brandon Wheat Kings along with, holding the record of most games played as a Wheat King. Moving into his time in the ECHL and eventually the WPHL before finishing overseas in London, England with the Romford Raiders. Chewy also discusses his involvement with the Women's Canadian National Program where he has been behind the bench and scenes for many years, even being awarded an olympic medal! Listen, download and enjoy!
May 07, 2021
Episode 44: Featuring Corey McNabb from Hockey Canada
Interviewed in this episode is Hockey Canada's Manager of Player Development, Corey McNabb. McNabb talks about how he got involved with Hockey Canada, and the current position he is in. He also lets listeners in on some behind the scenes of the different certifications and programs Hockey Canada has designed across the country. Along with, speaks on the importance of skill development in every stream of hockey especially the developing players. This is a terrific episode for parents to learn about the importance of skill development in the game we all know and love. Listen, download and enjoy!
April 27, 2021
Episode 43: Featuring Conner Roulette
Interviewed in this episode is former Winnipeg Thrasher and current Seattle Thunderbird, Conner Roulette. Conner is currently quarantining in preparation for the 2021 IIHF World Championship where he will represent Canada. Conner lets listeners in on his career path to the WHL, what it means to currently be representing Canada and discusses the changes to his season and Championship due to COVID-19. Download, listen and enjoy!
April 16, 2021
Episode 42: Featuring Kyle Mulder
Interviewed in this episode is RINK Marketing and Communications Manager, Kyle Mulder. Kyle tells us about his career through the Winnipeg Minor system, when he made the jump to the WHL to play with the Regina Pats and eventually how he made his way back to Manitoba where he thought he had finished his career with the Selkirk Steelers, of the MJHL. Kyle gives insight into his love for travelling, where he soon found his passion of showing his creative side through photography and videography in New Zealand. While in New Zealand, Kyle stumbled upon professional hockey and re-sparked his love for the game where he continued to play overseas for the Sky City Stampede. Listen, download and enjoy!
April 07, 2021
Episode 41: Featuring Nick Cicek
Interviewed in this episode is newly named captain of the Portland Winterhawks, Nick Cicek. Nick speaks on being named captain of the Winterhawks and what it means to him. As well as, his hockey journey and going from a 7th round draft pick in the WHL to being a top defensemen. Nick provides AMAZING insight to what it takes to make it to the WHL, but also stay in the WHL. This is an episode you DONT want to miss! Listen, download and enjoy!
March 26, 2021
Episode 40: Featuring Aaron Volpatti
Interviewed in this episode is a guy who is known as the 'one-punch wonder' with his time with the Vancouver Canucks, Aaron Volpatti. Patti speaks on his unique hockey career, from playing Junior B to jumping to being a absolute grinder for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. Aaron touches on having a life changing accident that made him think he would never skate again, to having one phone call that changed that for him. Aaron made the decision to go play for Brown University, where he shortly became a top 4 prospect of the NCAA, being undrafted and having many offers to play Professional Hockey. Aaron speaks on his time with the Vancouver Canucks and the Washington Capitals. As well as, how he became an ambassador for Hockey Gives Blood and what it means to him. Listen, download and enjoy. - For more information on Hockey Gives Blood:
March 12, 2021
Episode 39: Featuring Mitch Giguere
Interviewed in this episode is former Dauphin Kings Head Coach and RINK Hockey Academy Elite 15's Assistant Coach, Mitch Giguere. Mitch is currently working as the Video Coach for the Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod of the KHL in Russia. Mitch speaks on his time with RINK, as well as, gives insight into the day to day life of a Professional Video Coach and the adjustment to currently living in Russia for the KHL Playoffs. Listen, download and enjoy.
March 05, 2021
Episode 38: Featuring Evan Herman
Interviewed in this episode is former RINK Hockey Academy Student-Athlete and current Prince Albert Raider, Evan Herman. Jarrett & Chewy talk with Hermy about the upcoming WHL Bubble he is entering this weekend and his excitement for it. As well as, reminisce on his RINK Hockey Academy days billeting with the Jarvis' household, and how RHA prepared him for the jump to the WHL. Learn more about Hermy's favourite extracurricular, hunting and fishing! Listen, download and enjoy. 
February 25, 2021
Episode 37: Featuring Jarome Iginla
Interviewed in this episode is hockey legend, Jarome Iginla. Jarome is the newest hire for RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna & will be the Head Coach of the U-15 Prep Team for the 2021-22' season. Jarome talks about his excitement to embark on this new chapter in his life alongside his family, as well as touches on his past coaching experience in Boston. Aside from Jarome's excitement to join RINK, Jarrett and Chewy talk all things hockey with Iggy including stand out memories he had within his 1500 NHL games. Listen, download and enjoy. 
February 19, 2021
Episode 36: Featuring the Martyniuk Family
Talk with Jarrett and Jarv as we officially are opening the RINK back up, and hear their predictions for this weeks NHL games! Interviewed in this episode is Brett, Larissa and Troy Martyniuk. Learn about each of their individual playing and coaching careers, and get some insider info into the life of growing up in a house full of hockey! Even learn about how Larissa survived growing up alongside two goaltenders. Listen, download and enjoy!
February 10, 2021
Episode 35: Featuring Addie Miles-Abbott + Dr. Sean Nagasaka
Around the RINK's first DOUBLE episode! Interviewed in this episode is Addie Miles-Abbott, RINK's own; Manager of Female Player Development. Addie gives insights into the world of Female Hockey. She speaks on the difference between the NWHL & the PWHPA, as well as the current controversy between the NWHL and well-know, Barstool Sports.  Also interviewed in this episode of Dr. Sean Nagasaka, Chiropractor at RINK Testify Performance. Nagasaka speaks on the services he provides at both RINK Training Centre and RINK North, while giving insight into the benefits of Chiropractic care. Listen, download and enjoy!
February 03, 2021
Episode 34: Featuring James McIsaac
Interviewed in this episode is #RINKTrained James McIsaac. James has an extensive playing career as he is a former Portage Terrier, Muskegon Lumberjack, Brooks Bandit and current NCAA D1 RPI Engineer. James speaks on his junior career where he began as a 16 year old with the Winnipeg Blues where he was traded to the Portage Terriers and had career had a break through, tallying 53 point seasons with the Terriers. Following his time in the MJHL, Jimmy took a chance and went down south to join the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the USHL. Following his time in the USHL and the AJHL,  he finished his junior career with the Brooks Bandits', Jimmy accepted an offer to play his dream of NCAA D1 hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. Listen, download and enjoy.
January 27, 2021
Episode 33: Featuring Glenn Carnegie
Around the RINK's first podcast back after the holiday break! Interviewed in this episode is Glenn Carnegie. Long time skills coach of the Vancouver Canucks joins RINK Kelowna as Regional Manager of Player Development B.C. Glenn will be leading RINK Kelowna’s on-ice skill development and off-ice conditioning in conjunction with RINK Winnipeg and RINK Testify Performance philosophies. His role will be to oversee the development of RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna student-athletes as well as programs and camps ran within the region. Glenn brings a wealth of experience to the organization with over 20 years in the hockey industry and last 10 at both the NHL and AHL levels, we are VERY excited to have him join the RINK team. Listen, download and enjoy!
January 18, 2021
Episode 32: Featuring Micah Zandee-Hart
Around the RINK Christmas special featuring former Cornell Big Red Captain, current PWPHA & Canadian National Team member, Micah Zandee-Hart. Micah speaks on her career path growing up in BC, and touches on the influence her brother had on her which drove her to pursue hockey. Micah has an extensive playing career at 23 years old playing 4 years with Cornell's Big Red Women's hockey where she served as captain in her senior year. As well as, learn how Micah got named to the Canadian Women's National team where she has won Bronze, Silver and GOLD representing Canada. Finishing the interview with speaking on Micah serving as the assistant coach of the RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna U-18 Female Prep team, she speaks on how important it is to be a role model to the girls she is currently coaching. Listen, download and enjoy! 
December 23, 2020
Episode 31: Featuring Carter Loney
Interviewed in this episode is former RHA Student-Athlete & current Sioux City Musketeer, Carter Loney. Carter talks on his 3 years with the RINK Hockey Academy and how it prepared him for his junior career where he played with the Steinbach Pistons of the MJHL & now in the USHL with the Sioux City Musketeers. Carter has committed to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for the 2021-22' season and speaks on the impact he wants to make coming in. Listen, download and enjoy. 
December 10, 2020
Episode 30: Featuring Nick Fuher
Interviewed in this episode is former Winkler Flyer, Lincoln Star & UND Fighting Sioux - Nick Fuher.  Nick has a very unique hockey story which he dives into. Hockey lead Nick to coaching, where he coached the RINK Hockey Academy Elite 15's and is now the Director of Player Personnel with the RINK Hockey Academy. Nick speaks on his time at UND and how his time with the Flyers and Lincoln stars shaped him to be ready for that next step. Nick also speaks on winning the Allan Cup alongside RINK Employees Brad Purdie and Jon Cara. Listen, download and enjoy!
December 02, 2020
Episode 29: Featuring NHL Linesman, Shandor Alphonso
Interviewed in todays episode is NHL Linesman, Shandor Alphonso. Shandor speaks on his hockey career growing up playing alongside the RINK’s own, Andy Zulyniak. After playing at Lakehead University, Shanny took a leap of faith by jumping into the world of officiating. Shanny tells stories about his time growing through his officiating career and some adversity he has faced. He speaks on being the 2nd referee of colour in NHL History and what that means to him. Along with, some hilarious stories of your favourite NHLers chirping on the ice! Finishing off with a segment from host, Jarrett Oster, OFFSIDE or NOT?! Listen, download and enjoy.
November 26, 2020
Episode 28: Featuring Amanda Schubert
Interviewed in this episode is former University of Manitoba Bison's Alumnae, former Finnish Professional Women's goaltender and all around BEAUTY, Amanda Schubert. Schuby speaks on her career, what lead her to become a goaltender and VALUABLE information for up and coming female goaltenders. If you want to learn more about the recruitment process and putting yourself out there, this episode hits all of that! You may also learn about Amanda & roommate, Maggie Litchfield-Medd's newfound hobby, smoking meat. Listen, download and enjoy! 
November 18, 2020
Episode 27: Featuring Tyler Penner
Interviewed in this episode is former Steinbach Piston, Colgate Raider and all around great guy, Tyler Penner. Tyler speaks on his career path through Junior A with the Steinbach Pistons, leading him to a spot on the Colgate Raiders where he spent 4 years. Following his graduation this past Spring, Penns is pursuing continuing his hockey career and playing Pro. Penns talks about the struggles he is currently facing to go overseas to pursue his dream due to restrictions related to COVID-19. BUT, exciting enough, Penns secured a spot on a team, to find out where listen, download and enjoy! 
November 13, 2020
Episode 26: Featuring Matt Asmundson
This episode begins with Jarrett and guest host, Kayden Jarvis, discussing everything hockey and the current lockdown we are experiencing; how they are dealing with it & staying busy! Interviewed in this episode is newly engaged, Head of Hockey Performance for RINK Testify Performance, Matt Asmundson. Matt talks about his new engagement, how it went down and all the thought behind it! Along with, Matt's career path and his passion for fitness, how he became a performance coach and his sports science background. Listen, download and enjoy! 
November 06, 2020
Episode 25: NHL Draft Special - Featuring Seth Jarvis & Tristen Robins
Interviewed in this episode is 2020 NHL Draft Picks Seth Jarvis and Tristen Robins. Seth was drafted #13 overall by the Carolina Hurricanes and sheds light on what draft day had in store for him, and how exciting it was for himself and his family... especially brother Kayden who also makes a guest appearance this episode. Following onto, Tristen who was drafted #56 overall by the San Jose Sharks, Tristen speaks on how exciting this was for himself and his family, especially having his dad, Trevor, sign his first contract with the Sharks back in the early 90's.  Listen, download and enjoy!
October 21, 2020
Episode 24: Featuring Lawson McDonald
Interviewed in this episode is former Winkler Flyer and current University of Wisconsin Superior Yellowjacket, Lawson McDonald. Lawson speaks on his time with the Winkler Flyers and moving onto his dream of playing college hockey where he started at the University of Omaha and transferred to  University of Wisconsin Superior Yellowjackets. Following this, Lawson speaks on his time working with the RINK  to shoot a 'day in the life video' leading into talking about his success with his social media platforms! Listen, download and enjoy!
October 14, 2020
Episode 23: Featuring Kris Hogg
This episode features RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna's Female U-18 Prep Head Coach, Kris Hogg.  Hogger speaks on his career path playing in the WHL with the Kamloops Blazers & Lethbridge Hurricanes. Following Hoggers WHL career, he went to Lakehead University where he played with RINK Professional, Andy Zulyniak - Coach Andy and Hogger reminisce on old times and memories of their CIS & pro careers. Hogger leads into talking about his draft day and being drafted by the Calgary Flames. Finishing with Hogger speaking on his excitement about working for RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna and what the future holds for the academy! Listen, download and enjoy. 
October 07, 2020
Episode 22: Featuring Caiden Daley
Interviewed in this episode is #RINKTrained & current Saskatoon Blade, Caiden Daley. Dales talks about his career path leading him to a successful WHL career. He also touches on the adversity he has faced in the last year of his career as he was involved in 2 major trades last year causing him to move from Brandon, to Regina and ending up in Saskatoon where he will start the season this year. Dales touches on the skill development aspect of his game and how it has grown his game. Listen download and enjoy! 
September 30, 2020
Episode 21: Featuring Sydney and Paul Maurice
Around the RINK has officially had their FIRST ever; father, daughter duo! Paul Maurice and his daughter Sydney hopped on for an interview like you have never heard before. Paul dives into his career and the adversity he faced early on while coaching at such a young age and trying to balance raising a family. Sydney talks about how growing up with her dad in the spotlight was, the advice her dad bestowed upon her and her playing career. Both finishing with how they want to make Winnipeg their forever home. Listen, download and enjoy.
September 23, 2020
Episode 20: Featuring Brad Purdie
Interviewed in this episode is current RINK Hockey Academy U-15 Prep Head Coach, Brad Purdie. Brad has an extensive playing resume, having spent 4 years with the University of Maine from 1992-96 then continuing his dream of playing professional hockey, tallying a total of 840 Pro games! Brad speaks on his time playing professional hockey overseas, as well as his time in the IHL with the Chicago Wolves & the Manitoba Moose. Brad gives great insight into his pathway to be a coach. Along with, his time coaching with Hockey Manitoba and how it lead him to be the first hire of the RINK Hockey Academy. Listen, download and enjoy! 
September 16, 2020
Episode 19: Featuring Lasse Petersen
In this episode interviewed is former Red Deer Rebel and World Junior goalie for his home country of Denmark, Lasse Petersen. Lasse speaks on his transition to Canada after leaving his home country of Denmark along with, the privilege he had of playing with the World Juniors in 2016. Lasse doesn't hesitate to discuss that he is still being recognized from Sportsnets Top 100 Misplays. Finishing with his time thus far working as a Skill Development coach for RINK Goalie Development. Listen, download and enjoy. 
September 09, 2020
Episode 18: Featuring Ashley McFadden
Interviewed in this episode is former St. Mary's Academy Flame Captain, U-18 Hockey Manitoba Captain & current UBC Thunderbird, Ashley Mcfadden. This episode speaks VOLUMES to all athletes, specifically those who are in the process of getting scouted. Ashley speaks on the adversity and obstacles she faced when de-committing from a team going into her grade 12 year, the stresses she faced & how she managed to overcome this barrier. Finally Ashley touches on her amazing experience thus far with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. Listen, download & enjoy! 
September 02, 2020
Episode 17: Featuring Brett Howden
Interviewed in this episode is #RINKTrained and current New York Ranger, Brett Howden. Howd's was coming straight out of the NHL bubble which gives listeners an INSIDER perspective into what life was really like in the bubble, how the team kept busy and what kind of compete level was in the arena with no spectators. Rewinding a few years Brett speaks on his experience winning gold with the World Juniors and his time spent with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL. Listen, download and enjoy! 
August 26, 2020
Episode 16: Featuring Jordy Zacharias
Interviewed in this episode is former University of Manitoba Bison's Alum and upcoming professional women's hockey player, Jordy Zacharias. Jordy is interviewed by host Jarrett Oster and special guest, Addie-Miles Abbott. Jordy is a RINK triple threat as she is a RINK Athlete, Employee and part-time model for the RINK Shop. Listen to Jordys unique hockey career as she has had experience playing both NCAA 1 & U-SPORT CIS. Listen, download and enjoy. 
August 19, 2020
Episode 15: Featuring Max Martin
In this episode interviewed is a RINK Triple threat; #RINKTrained, RINK Employee & RINK Model, Max Martin. Max speaks on his experiences playing in the WHL, jumping to the AHL this upcoming season and touches on the skills he has developed while working with the RINK, that he will translate into his next season. Jarrett incorporates a new segment into this episode called "finish that song" ! Listen, download and enjoy! 
August 12, 2020
Episode 14: Featuring Eric Fehr
Hosts Jarrett and Chewy recap the many NHL playoff games that have been going on this past week! In this episode interviewed is Calder Cup, Spangler Cup & Stanley Cup Champion and #RINKTrained Eric Fehr! Fehrsy speaks on his 4 years in the Brandon Wheat Kings under the tutelage of Chewy himself - these two speak on memories from those years together. Moving from Brandon, Fehrsy made the jump to the NHL after being drafted in 2003 by the Washington Capitals. Eric talks in regards to his career in the NHL, playing with both Ovechkin & Crosby, being on both sides of that rivalry. Fehrsy even lets the listeners in on a few stories on his Stanley Cup day and parties. Listen, download and enjoy. 
August 05, 2020
Episode 13: Featuring Maggie Litchfield-Medd
In this episode hear the predictions from Jarrett & Chewy of who they think will come out on top of the Jets VS Flames series starting THIS weekend! Interviewed is RINK Hockey Academy Female Midget Head Coach, Maggie Litchfield-Medd. Hear about Maggies inaugural RHA season as head coach, winning the CSSHL championship and the adversity her team faced. Along with, learn more about Maggies hockey career path, her time playing pro in Sweden & most importantly, playing a dual role as a player/coach. Download, listen and enjoy. 
July 30, 2020
Episode 12: Featuring Madison Bowey
Hosts Jarrett & Chewy bring on special guest, Andy Zulyniak as they discuss their predictions within the upcoming NHL Playoffs. On today's podcast you get to know WHL Champion, World Junior Champion & Stanley Cup Champion, Madison Bowey.  Madison speaks of his pathway through his hockey career, his 4 years spent in the WHL with Kelowna Rockets. Along with the many championships he has been apart of including the World Juniors and Stanley Cup. Listen, download and enjoy. 
July 22, 2020
Episode 11: Featuring Sandy Henry
In episode 11 of the Around the RINK Podcast, hosts Jarrett & Chewy discuss the ever changing topic of the NHL Hub Cities. In this episode, guest Sandy Henry, former Red Deer Rebels scout and current head coach of the RINK Hockey Academy Elite 15's talks about his career thus far, the deciding factors for parents and players when picking between the WHL & NCAA, along with the importance of skill development which makes the RINK Hockey Academy unique. Listen, download and enjoy. 
July 15, 2020
Episode 10: Featuring Brendan Harms
Around the RINK has now hit double digits in episodes! This episode listen to host, Jarrett Oster and special guest, Kayden Jarvis talk golf, NHL and let you in on a few secrets about the interviewee, Brendan Harms. In celebration of the accomplishment of jumping to double digits in episodes, we brought on long time RINK client, employee and family member, Brendan Harms. Harmsy speaks of his tough decision between taking the NCAA route or WHL along with, his experiences jumping to the Pro level and much more. Listen, download and enjoy. 
July 08, 2020
Episode 9: Featuring Noah Wagner
In episode 9 of Around the RINK, hosts Jarrett & Chewy bring back, Kayden Jarvis. Kayden gives his insight on the hub cities in the NHL and adds a lot of knowledge to the discussion. Interviewed in this episode is long time RINK client and former RINK Hockey Academy Alumnae, Noah Wagner. Wags shares his experiences with skill development, how playing RHA prepared him for his junior career and participates in a fun new segment called WHATS IN THE BOX! To find out WHATS IN THE BOX, listen now. Download, listen and enjoy. 
July 01, 2020
Episode 8: Featuring Cody Glass
In Episode 8 of Around the RINK, hosts Jarrett and Chewy bring back a special guest by popular demand, Kayden Jarvis. Kayden speaks on #RINKTrained Athletes - Carson Lambos, Tyler Brennan and Conner Roulette being invited to the 2020 Hlinka-Gretzky Cup. Interviewed in this episode is #RINKTrained Cody Glass from the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Cody speaks on his current day to day life in Vegas right now, injuries, his hockey career path and World Juniors. This is an episode you DON’T want to miss. Listen, download and enjoy.
June 26, 2020
Episode 7: Featuring Dante Giannuzzi
In this episode learn about long-time RINK Trained, Dante Giannuzzi. Dante speaks of his minor hockey career, his time on the inaugural RINK Hockey Academy Team along with, Dante shares some adversity he has faced while making the jump to the WHL. Download, listen and enjoy!
June 19, 2020
Episode 6: Featuring Keegan Kolesar
Episode 6 of Around the RINK starts with an update on Taylor's golf game and possible broken ankle. Following these stories transfers into an interview with long-time RINK Trained athlete, Keegan Kolesar. Keegan speaks on his time at the RINK Training Centre for the past 11 years, his 4-year career with the Seattle Thunderbirds along with, the jump to the AHL/NHL. Download, listen and enjoy. 
June 12, 2020
Episode 5: Featuring Kayla Friesen
Episode 5 of Around the RINK features a special co-host by the name of Taylor Bradshaw! Taylor is the producer of the podcast and good friends with the interviewee of this episode, Kayla Friesen. Kayla has an extensive playing resume including time at two NCAA Div. 1 universities, along with the opportunity to play with the U-18 Team Canada. In this interview we learn about the different variety of options female hockey players have including the options Kayla has this upcoming season as she turns Pro. Download, listen and enjoy! 
June 05, 2020
Episode 4: Featuring Jonny & Carson Lambos
In this episode of Around the RINK, hosts Jarrett Oster & Chewy interview a dynamic brother duo; the LamBRO's, also known as Jonny and Carson Lambos. These two brothers describe their hockey careers thus far, the excitement of playing against each other in the WHL and share some great stories! Download, listen and enjoy!
May 29, 2020
Episode 3: Featuring Kayden & Seth Jarvis
In this episode we learn what hosts Jarrett and Chewy got up to this past weekend, including Jarrett touching on his first golf game of the season! This episodes interview includes an dynamic brother duo, Seth & Kayden Jarvis. We learn about both of their hockey paths leading them to where they are now and we also learn about Seth's NHL draft experience thus far. Listen, download and enjoy. 
May 22, 2020
Episode 2: Featuring Dr. Jeff Leiter, Director of Sports Science & Performance
In episode 2 of Around the RINK, hosts Jarrett & Chewy talk about their past weekends and the possibilities of the return of the NHL. Interviewed in this episode is Dr. Jeff Leiter, who is the Director of Sports Science & Performance for Testify Performance. Dr. Jeff Leiter talks regarding his path in his hockey career, his dad being in the NHL & his career in Sports Science. Listen, download and enjoy! 
May 15, 2020
Episode 1: Featuring Jon Cara, Director of On-Ice Programming
In the first episode of Around the RINK, you are introduced to hosts Jarrett Oster & Dwayne Gylywoychuk, also known as Chewy. Interviewed in this episode is Jon Cara, Director of On-Ice Programming for the RINK Training Centre in Winnipeg, MB. You learn about how Jon is dealing with the pandemic, his playing career and the steps to success he took to be in the position he is today. 
May 11, 2020