The podcast gang was hanging out behind the boards of a huge hockey event in Brighton Heights.Team Pittsburgh Dek Hockey hosted a “Grow the Game” initiative to bring awareness to ball hockey.Penguin’s forward Bryan Rust, PPG Paints Arena “ice whisperer” Brandon Radeke joined us along with the hosts of the day, Jason Kelly, Becky Dobson, and Corry Herschk.Oh! And we squeezed in an interview with Pen’s Matt Cullen too….who talked about his liking to dek hockey!
It’s a Hockey DAY in Pittsburgh! (Yeah, we kinda stole that!)
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Question of the Day
What is your go-to stadium food?
04:30 Grow The Game “Peeps”
Corry Hershck, of Team Pittsburgh, Jason Kelly, of Cool Hockey Events, and Becky Dobson, of United Women’s Ball Hockey Foundation, are organizing ball-hockey awareness. Their end game? To increase youth access to ball hockey and, eventually, get ball hockey in as an Olympic sport! They have all played ball hockey at local levels, as well as the world stage as players or coaches.
15:15 Matt Cullen (Pittsburgh Penguins)
Rachael goes behind the scenes of a recent public signing with Matt at Total Sports Enterprises. Perfect timing… he is just getting tuned in to ball hockey thanks to his son’s interest in a recent Bill’s Dek Hockey tournament!
19:23 Bryan Rust (Pittsburgh Penguins)
He makes Rachael happy by starting out with a kudos to his “hockey mom,” but then we get into who uses the most hair mousse and who controls the music in the locker room? Oh, and his go-to stadium snack?
25:39 Brandon Radake
He oversees care of both ice surfaces at the PPG Paints Arena, and the UPMC Mario Lemieux Complex in Cranberry, and he helps build all of the outside rinks for the NHL when they have the stadium series and winter classic