Utah Puck Report

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.

Episodes

  • October 26, 2021

    Ryan Kinasewich on becoming the new Utah Grizzlies HC

    On today's episode of the Utah Puck Report, Jay Stevens is joined by Utah Grizzlies Head Coach Ryan Kinasewich. We talk about Coach Kinasewich becoming the new head coach of the Grizzlies, their mindset when they begin to build a team, and some of the different places where he looks for players.

    Lastly, we dive into the depth the Grizzlies have in net this season.

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  • September 29, 2021

    Luc Robitaille on Frozen Fury in SLC, Trevor Lewis' time with the Kings, and what it takes to win it all

    In this week's episode, Jay is joined by Luc Robitaille (LA Kings - President) to talk about being a 9th round pick, the mentality he gained because of being drafted later in the draft, Trevor Lewis's time with the Kings, and why he was so valuable to the team on and off the ice.

    Then Luc shares his experiences winning the Stanley Cup as a player compared to being in management and why timing and team composition are so crucial to winning the championship.

    We also talk about Luc's final game against the San Jose Sharks, why preseason games are becoming more popular, and the upcoming Frozen Fury Preseason Game in Salt Lake City.

    For tickets to the upcoming Frozen Fury game, you can visit Vivint's website here: https://www.vivintarena.com/events/frozen-fury-la-kings-vs-vegas-golden-knights/

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  • July 30, 2021

    Why local hockey shops are so important to the Utah community with Alan Greenberg and Cory Lingelbach

    In this week's episode, Jay is joined by Cory Lingelbach (HockeyStopZ) and Alan Greenberg (Cottonwood Hockey Shop Call) to talk about the state of local hockey shops in Utah, how the experience is going to be different when buying gear from specialized shops, and some of the struggles that come with bringing in bigger name brands.

    Then we talk about why it's so valuable to build up loyal relationships within the Utah hockey community, how impactful refining your skates can be to your game, and the benefits that can come with experimenting with different gear.

    Lastly, we play a game of what are the hottest items in the store and what is actually the best.

     

     

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  • May 28, 2021

    Chasing the dream and getting ice time with Nick Halloran and Evan Stoflet

    In today’s episode, Jay and Gary are joined by LA Kings prospect Nick Halloran and West Coast Renegades coach and director Evan Stoflet. The group talks about Nicks' season in the AHL and the difficulties of getting ice time as an undrafted player.

    The group also tackles the discussion of staying home and playing tier 1 hockey or leaving home to pursue the dream.

    The panel also talks about the Utah Grizzlies playing in front of full capacity crowds for playoffs and dropping the mask requirement.

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  • April 12, 2021

    Local legend Buzz Burns on influencing generations of hockey players

    Today, Jay and Gary get to talk with local legend Buzz Burns and his family. They talk about Buzz's early days in Minnesota and find out how he influenced two generations of hockey players in his own family. Larry Burns talks about being part of the first group of players from Utah to play in the USHL. Blake Burns prepares the 4th generation of Burns to hit the ice.
    They also get a chance to catch up with University of Utah Women's Hockey team captain Brooke Burns and what she and the program are looking forward to next season. 

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  • April 2, 2021

    Jeff Levy reminisces about hockey in Utah during the 80s and the modern development process for young goalies

    Today, Jay sits down with former NHL draft pick and Highland High alum Jeff Levy. The two goalies talk about how Jeff got into hockey and what the environment was like in Utah in the late 80s.

    Jeff also talks about the development process for young goalies in the area including his son, Hank.

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  • November 16, 2020

    Michael Hunt and Kelly Askew talk all things equipment and the underrated aspects of roller hockey

    Jay and frequent co-host and former professional hockey player Evan Stoflet are joined by In-Line hockey legend Michael Hunt and former Long Beach Ice Dog and San Diego Gull Kelly Askew.

    The four discuss online hockey, what it’s like to be an equipment rep trying to get products into the NHL and retail hands. They also talk about using roller hockey as cross-training for ice hockey. 

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  • November 9, 2020

    Evan Stoflet on OHL's plan on returning to play and where Trevor Lewis will play this season

    Today Jay and Gary are joined by former Grizzlies player Evan Stoflet. They talk about the OHL's plan on returning to play without checking, youth, and adult leagues in Utah.

    They also do their best at guessing where Trevor Lewis will play this upcoming season.

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  • October 15, 2020

    NHL Playoffs, Trevor Lewis's future, and staying ready for whatever comes next

    In the first episode of season 3, Jay and Gary join Utah Grizzlies Assistant Coach Ryan Kinasewich, Ontario Reign Forward Nick Halloran, and Portland Winterhawks Forward Mason Mannek.

    The group talks about the NHL playoffs, speculate on Trevor Lewis's future. They also discuss their individual leagues, start dates, and how they are staying in a constant state of readiness for whatever comes next.

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  • August 3, 2020

    AHL updates, 2020 Hungry 4 Hockey Charity Event, and Jay's 6th job

    In this episode, Jay Stevens chats with Ryan Tall (San Diego Gulls Equipment Manager) and former Viewmont Hockey Rigg Zeidler about the AHL and plans to get back to playing. We also learn about their cool 2020 Hungry 4 Hockey Charity Event.

    We also find out that Jay Stevens has a 6th job.

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  • July 22, 2020

    Hockey is finally coming back!

    In this episode, Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Utah Grizzlies Assistant Coach Ryan Kinasewich to talk about The Utah Grizzlies. They also talk about how Utah is getting back to hockey and the ways different areas have different rules about COVID. Then they discuss youth hockey and hockey camps.

    The trio also discusses the NHL and the upcoming tournament-style playoffs.  Jay also announces your opportunity for you to pick up your very own Utah Puck Report sticker.

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  • June 11, 2020

    Dave Imonti and Evan Stoflet talk about the current landscape of hockey

    In today’s episode, Jay Stevens is joined by West Coast Renegades President Dave Imonti and coach Evan Stoflet. The West Coast Renegades will be the first to have tryouts after the quarantine and in the new normal.

    We talk about the sudden end of the season, and how we get started on the new season. We also discuss new coach and former Grizzlies fan favorite Jon “Push” Puskar and his recruitment efforts for this upcoming season.

    We also talk about “The Barn” WCR’s own rink and what that offers to its players and the area. Evan tells us about his new “801Hockey” individualized training program.

    For more info in WCR and the upcoming tryouts go to westcoastrenegades.com or find them on any social media platform

    For more info on 801hockey email es801hockey@protonmail.com

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  • May 15, 2020

    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.

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  • May 13, 2020

    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. 

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  • March 10, 2020

    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.

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  • February 27, 2020

    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.

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  • February 26, 2020

    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"

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  • February 25, 2020

    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. 

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  • February 19, 2020

    Rollerbees stories with James Burdette and Briess Potter

    Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Briess Potter (University of Utah Goalie) and James Burdette (Utah Rollerbees) to talk about how James got into roller hockey, how the roller league crumbled, and the work he's doing for Sport Court.

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  • February 13, 2020

    Khris "the Beast" Bestel on his time managing equipment for the Idaho Steelheads

    Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Khris "the Beast" Bestel, equipment manager for the Idaho Steelheads, to talk about his aspirations of becoming an equipment manager when he was younger, some funny stories from his time with the Steelheads, and the life of an equipment manager.

    Then we dive into his invention, MyGuardWash, how the idea came to be, and why sports has needed something like it for years.

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  • February 12, 2020

    Kami Cote Anderson talks about her time at UVM and her time as an assistant coach

    Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Kami Cote Anderson to talk about her earliest hockey memory, playing with the boys, and deciding to play for the University of Vermont.

    Then we dive into Kami's time at UVM, the records she set at her time there, and some of her favorite memories from college.

    She also recalls her time as an assistant coach for the North Dakota Fighting Hawks and what she's been up to lately.

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  • January 22, 2020

    Dave Starman on youth sports, shooting to score, and the importance of development

    Dave Starman (CBS analyst for NCAA hockey) joins host Jay Stevens, co-host Gary Michaels, and guest co-host Jordan Parise (former pro goalie) to talk about his work as a CBS analyst for NCAA hockey, the time Dave interviewed Jordan during his run for the NCAA championships while playing for U. of North Dakota in 2005, and the negative aspects of youth sports becoming a results-oriented business.

    Then we dive into the concept of shooting to score and building good scoring habits, how to develop young players to win, and how to stop comparing yourself to others and to compare yourself to who you were yesterday.

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  • January 7, 2020

    Tim Mouser on Utah hockey in the 90s, his time with the Grizz, and hockey growth in Utah

    In this episode of the Utah Puck Report Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by special guest Tim Mouser to talk about growing up and playing hockey in Illinois, the differences between today's game vs the old days, his time playing pro hockey, and his time in the IHL.

    Then we talk about Tim's decision to move to Utah to work with the Golden Eagles during the Olympics, the issues he faced when trying to expand the game, and his time with the Utah Grizzlies.

    Lastly, we dive into what could be stunting hockey growth in Utah and what Tim would do to fill the seats at the Maverik Center.

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  • December 31, 2019

    Nick Fleehart on the Oval controversy, the Beer League Players Association, and upcoming tournaments

    On today's episode of the Utah Puck Report, Jay Stevens is joined by special co-host Jon Smith (Radio host at 103.5 The Arrow) and Nick Fleehart (The Nick and Co Show/Beer League Players Association Facebook Page) to talk about a recent announcement from the Oval that will penalize players for participating in the post game handshake line.

    We also dive into how Nick was introduced to hockey even though he's from Oklahoma City, the amazing support that hockey players show each other, and how the Beer League Players Association Facebook page started.

    Then we talk about upcoming tournaments that Nick has scheduled in Salt Lake, how hockey camaraderie was the ultimate goal when starting the tournaments, and the importance of hockey growth in Utah.

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  • December 6, 2019

    Eric Johnson on playing in Sweden, playing college hockey, and his time with the Golden Eagles

    In this episode Jay is joined by special co-host, Evan Stoflet, and Eric Johnson to talk about what it was like playing hockey in Sweden, his time at the University of Denver, and some of the records he still holds there. 

    We also dive into some of the history of hockey in Utah, how the concept of going to college for hockey started getting big, and how it paved the way for kids in Utah to have a path towards college.

    Then we talk about Eric's time at Training Camp with the Calgary Flames, getting his nostril ripped open during a fight, and his time with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, 

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  • December 2, 2019

    Ryan "Larry" Tall on his time with the Grizzlies, crazy equipment stories, and his NHL aspirations

    In this episode, Jay Stevens is joined by co-host Evan Stoflet and special guest, Ryan "Larry" Tall to talk about his work as an equipment manager, how he got the nickname, "Larry", hist time working with the Utah Grizzlies at the age of 19, and how he got into hockey. 

    Then we talk about his decision to become the Head Equipment Manager for the Grizzlies, prima donnas in the locker room, and some of the craziest moments of his career so far.

    We also talk about the rising stars for the San Diego Gulls, the time Jay was called to play for the Grizzlies, and Ryan's aspirations to getting to the NHL.

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  • November 26, 2019

    Taylor Richart on his time at Miami of Ohio, the Grizzlies' season so far, and the team's roster changes

    In this episode, Jay Stevens is joined by Taylor Richart (Utah Grizzlies - Defensman) to talk about growing up and playing hockey in Blaine, MN, the luxuries of playing hockey in MN, and being a captain for the Grizzlies.

    We also dive into his decision to commit to Miami University in Ohio, his impact early on, his best memories from college, and how doing the the dirty work got him noticed.

    Then we talk about what it means to be a leader in the locker room since the affiliation change with Colorado, how to handle the roster changes, and the upcoming match up against Florida Everblades.

    Lastly, we talk about Hunter Miska being named ECHL Goaltender of the Week.

     

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  • November 13, 2019

    Angelo Ricci talks about relocating for hockey and how Colorado is affecting Utah players

    In this episode, Jay Stevens is joined by guest co-host, Evan Stoflet, and special guest, Angelo Ricci (NHL Philadelphia Flyers Skills Coach and Colorado Thunderbirds Executive Director) to talk about if/when to send teenagers out of town to play hockey, what to expect if they do leave, and how Colorado is affecting Utah hockey.

    We also dive into why kids are leaving earlier and earlier, the challenges of sending kids to cross-country colleges, and Angelo gives his advice when making the decision.

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  • November 6, 2019

    Mike Brennan talks all things Hockey Haven and his family history in Utah hockey

    Mike Brennan to talk about Hockey Haven and what it meant for the state to have a one stop shop for hockey equipment back in the day. Then we dive into his family's hockey history in Utah, how Mike initially got into hockey, and playing for Weber State University.


    We also talk about what Mike's dad has brought to Utah hockey, being a coaching dad, and watching our kids play hockey while we grow up .

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  • November 1, 2019

    Teigan Zahn talks Grizzlies, the physicality behind today's game, and his role as player-coach

    This week Jay Stevens is joined by guest co-hosts Evan Stoflet and Nick Fornelius, and special guest Teigan Zahn to talk about the Utah Grizzlies, his role as a player coach, and how the roster is shaping up this year.

    Then we dive into his background of playing hockey in Saskatchewan, playing in Saskatoon, and being drafted twice.

    We also talk about the culture shock coming to Utah, how Teigan went from fan favorite to hated rival, and the state of physicality in the game right now.

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  • November 1, 2019

    Nick Fornelius on his time at the U, his decision to get into coaching, and giving back

    This week Jay Stevens is joined by guest co-host Evan Stoflet to talk with Nick Fornelius about his hockey background, deciding to play for the University of Utah, and ups and downs of the teams DI/DII schedules.

    Then we dive into Nick's decision to coach the U14 Utah Golden Eagles, who else is coaching with him, and what it means to give back to the kids.

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  • October 30, 2019

    Darin Peck talks UVU hockey, how he got into coaching, and the season so far

    This week Jay Stevens is joined by guest co-host Evan Stoflet to interview Darin Peck, coach of the Utah Valley University hockey club, to talk about how he got his start in coaching, what it's like building a team, his first coaching win, and the benefits of UVU's success.

    We also dive into the downside of drastic roster changes, the importance of focusing on education, and the impact of having Utah kids in it's college programs.

    Lastly, we dive into some of the roster changes, the team's season so far, and the potential of UVU moving to D1.

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  • October 21, 2019

    Daniel Brickley talks about rehabbing after an injury, Kings preview, and Ontario Reign updates

    On this episode of the Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels talk with Ontario Reign Defenseman, Daniel Brickley, about rehabbing from an injury that recently sidelined him, the Los Angeles Kings roster and what the expectations are for the season.

    We also dive into fighting for a spot on the Kings, the promising roster in Ontario, and some updates on Sam Brickley.

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  • October 11, 2019

    Dallin Staheli describes his work on bringing Cedar City it's first hockey rink - 'The Glacier'

    On this episode of the Utah Puck Report, Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels, are joined by Dallin Staheli to talk about how he found his passion for hockey late, bringing hockey to Cedar City, and the struggles Dallin had to go through to get money to build the Cedar City 'Glaciar' rink.

    We also dive into how the community has come out in full force to show their support, what future options are available for the rink, and how he plans to raise the funds to create a completely new renovation.

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  • October 9, 2019

    Tim Branham on the Grizzlies training camp, preseason recap, and roster updates

    On this episode of the Utah Puck Report, Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels, are joined by Utah Grizzlies head coach Tim Branham to talk about the preseason, training camp updates, and how the roster is shaping up.

    We also dive into some of the roster changes we can look forward to this season, the mix of experienced veterans and young talent that's on the team, and who the starting goalie could be.

    Then we talk about the division and who we should keep an eye out for. The Grizzlies will begin their season on Friday against the Steelheads at the Maverik Center. The game will begin at 7:10 p.m. as well as a rematch on Saturday at the same time.

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  • September 14, 2019

    Jordan Parise on mental preparation, practice, and how to become a better hockey player

    On this episode of the Utah Puck Report, Jay Stevens is joined by former professional hockey player, Jordan Parise, to talk about his latest updates, how his own coaching style has evolved throughout the years and his approach to mental preparation before a game.

    We also dive into how superstition and overly-obsessing about your routine can become a detriment. 

    Then we talk about how preparing with real-world examples can help you and the benefits of getting in as much ice time as possible will elevate your game.

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  • September 13, 2019

    Jake Laime on the success of the Ogden Mustangs, producing more than 20 NCAA D1 players, and Ogden's upside

    On this episode, Jay Stevens is joined by special guest-host, Jordan Parise, and Ogden Mustangs head coach, Jake Laime, to talk about the ACHA vs NCAA, the success of the Mustangs, and his introduction into coaching and how he was brought into Ogden.

    We also talk about his time with the ECHL's Florida Everblades, how Ogden is on the rise as a hockey town, and the rivalry between the Mustangs and the Utah Outliers.

    Lastly, we talk about how Jake has evolved as a coach throughout the years.

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  • September 6, 2019

    Ryan Kinasewich on his time as a Grizzly, the team's roster, and season preview

    On this episode, Jay Stevens is joined by Utah Grizzlies Assistant Coach, Ryan Kinasewich, to talk about growing up in Canada and when he knew he was good at hockey.

    Then we talk about his time in Utah, his record of the most goals as a Grizzly, and his favorite moments playing here, including when the team made the Western Conference Finals.

    We then dive into how players have changed throughout the eras and how it has affected the way Ryan coaches players for the Grizzlies.

    We also talk about how the Grizzlies' roster is shaping up for the year, Utah's top-selling points during recruitment, and how culture has shaped the team's success.

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  • September 3, 2019

    Morgan Marietti on girls hockey in Utah, her path to coaching, and Women's Hockey at the University of Utah

    On this episode, Jay Stevens is joined by University of Utah Women's Hockey head coach, Morgan Marietti, to talk about growing up and becoming a rink rat at a young age, growing up playing Golden Spike Amateur Hockey, and the challenges of creating an all-female hockey team.

    We then dive into whether or not she was accepted by co-ed teams and how that led her to change her mindset once she began coaching.

    Then we talk about her decision to attend the University of Utah instead of playing hockey in Canada and how she found her passion for community service.

    We also discuss Morgan's drive to become a coach and what it meant for her to emphasize on keeping girls in hockey in the teenage years.

    Lastly, we talk about the introduction of women's hockey to the University of Utah and what the club is going to be facing this year.

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  • August 29, 2019

    Travis Howe on playing in the MJHL, his first fight, the state of enforcers, and his time with the Utah Grizzlies

    On this episode, Jay is talking with professional hockey player, Travis Howe, about growing up in Falmouth, MA and finding his way in high school and ultimately playing for the Swan Valley Stampeders in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League after the passing of his grandmother.

    We also dive into Travis' first hockey fight before his first year in Juniors, his decision to go pro in Corpus Christ for the Ice Rays, and his time with the Utah Grizzlies.

    Then we talk about how the enforcer has changed throughout the years, why the role of fighter is diminishing, and his fight's with Garett Hunt.

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  • August 28, 2019

    AJ Boldan, Utes hockey General Manager and President, talks all things Utes hockey

    On today's episode, Jay is joined by AJ Boldan, Utah hockey General Manager and President, to talk about how he moved to Salt Lake City, UT from Minnesota to attend film school and eventually was volunteered to become the president of the Utes hockey team.

    We also dive into how AJ approaches recruitment for Utah hockey since the school moved to ACHA Division 1 and how Los Angeles and the WSHL have become hotbeds for recruiting..

    Then we talk about the latest recruits and commits, the 2019 schedule, and whether or not Utah would ever get into the NCAA.

    Lastly, we dive into the introduction of new men's head coach, Beau Bertagnolli and some of the old faces coming in as new coaches.

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  • August 21, 2019

    Des Moines Buccaneers' head coach, Peter Mannino

    On this episode of the Utah Puck Report, Jay interviews Des Moines Buccaneers' head coach Peter Mannino on what it was like growing up playing in the infamous HoneyBaked Hockey Club in Michigan and climbing the junior ranks in the NAHL.

    We also dive into how he decided to commit to the University of Denver after playing with the Tri-City Storm in the USHL. Peter also details winning the NCAA championship against North Dakota, beating out Jordan Parise in the 2004-05 season.

    He also describes being undrafted in his senior year but ultimately signing a contract with the New York Islanders but getting completely embarrassed in the NHL.

    We then talk about his time in Utah playing for the Grizzlies and how it was the best thing that ever happened to his career.

    Lastly, we discuss how he became the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL and how he analyzes young players and having to compete with the CHL.

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  • August 17, 2019

    Ron Kunisaki describes building BASE Hockey, the marketing industry, and how the hockey stick has evolved

    On this episode of UPR, we're joined by special guests, Ben Wilner and Jordan Parise, to help interview, Ron Kunisaki, the founder of BASE Hockey.

    We talk about how Ron transitioned from the golf industry to the hockey industry in the 1990s, innovations in the hockey stick industry, and how marketing affects gear throughout the leagues.

    Lastly, we talk about how BASE hockey has revolutionized hockey sticks and how their fitting process has mastered stick design.

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  • August 15, 2019

    Jordan Parise describes growing up in a hockey environment, Shattuck St. Mary's success, and his professional career

    On this episode, Jay and Ben Wilner interview former professional hockey player, Jordan Parise. We dive into Jordan's childhood growing up in a hockey environment with his brother and dad, Zach and J.P. Parise. We also talk about his commitment to the University of North Dakota and when he realized he had the potential to go pro.

    Then we discuss the highs and lows of Jordan's professional career and the major differences between playing in America and playing overseas.

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  • July 29, 2019

    D.J. Jelitto on being a "hometown guy", his time as a Grizzly, and playing in Germany

    D.J. Jelitto is in the studio with Jay Stevens to talk about growing up in Utah and playing hockey for the University of Utah until being offered a contract in the OHL for the Sarnia Springs.

    We also dive into D.J.'s "Welcome to the League" moment with Cam Janssen and how he learned how to fight on the ice with the help of Paul "BizNasty" Bissonnette.

    Then we talk about his time playing with the Utah Grizzlies and what it was like to find his footing in Utah before being let go and deciding to go play for the Oklahoma City Blazers until the team folded.

    Lastly, we talk about his time playing in Hannover, Germany and how he had to acclimate to a completely different culture and game, as well as coming back to Utah due to personal reasons and playing one more year with the Grizzlies.

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  • July 23, 2019

    Richard Chernomaz on the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, the state of the game now, and his fondest hockey memories

    Jay Stevens is joined by Richard Chernomaz via phone to talk about his hockey career beginning in British Columbia, getting drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 1981, and moving up from the junior level to pro,

    We also dive into his time in Salt Lake City, UT for the Golden Eagles and how he was expected to be a developmental guy with NHL aspirations. We reminisce about Rich's years playing and how some of his fondest memories with skill players and protectors shifted his coaching mentality.

    Then we talk about how the game has shifted towards speed and whether or not his style would be a better fit for the modern game and what it was like to share a locker room with NHL Stanley Cup champion and Olympic Gold Medalist, Theoren Fleury.

    Lastly, we talk about his last season playing in North America, winning championships in Europe, and what he's been up to lately.

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  • July 17, 2019

    Shannon Schmidt on working at the SLC Sports Complex, the Lady Lightning, and his craziest officiating story

    Jay Stevens is joined by Shannon Schmidt, the Program Coordinator for the SLC Sports Complex to talk about moving from Maine to Utah to attend Brigham Young University, not participating in travel hockey growing up, and what BYU hockey was like.

    We also dive into his work at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex and what his job entails, as well as his work with the Lady Lightning and the inspiration behind the team's creation.

    Then we talk about how Kami Cote helped shape girls hockey in Utah, the partnership between the Lady Lightning and the Lady Grizzlies, and some of the worst disciplinary situations Shannon has had to address.

    Lastly, we break down the craziest memory Shannon has while referring.

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  • July 9, 2019

    Katie Plyer on playing for Trine University, getting criticism from boys and coaches, and Utah's hockey future

    Jay Stevens is joined by Katie Plyer to talk about finding her passion for hockey while in high school, playing for the Utah Lady Grizzlies, and ultimately getting scouted and recruited by Trine University in Indiana.

    We also dive into Katie's first season at Trine and the ups-and-downs she experienced while playing college hockey.

    Then we talk about how she handled playing hockey with boys and how she performed under criticism from players and coaches.

    Lastly, we talk about what it's going to take for Utah kids to stay here and play.

     

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  • July 2, 2019

    Steve Metcalf on trash talk in hockey, learning patience as a referee, and the night Garrett Metcalf got drafted

    Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels is joined by Steve Metcalf to talk about the moment he fell in love with hockey when he was 9, what hockey was like at the Salt Palace, and Theo 

    We also dive into what trash talking used to be like in hockey and how it's evolved over the years. 

    Then we talk about how officiating has changed and how Steve learned how to ease up on players and coaches while he was a referee and some of the most memorable stories he can remember as a ref and coach throughout the years.

    Lastly, we talk about the night Garret, Steve's son, was drafted by the Anaheim Ducks.

     

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  • June 21, 2019

    Richard "Shakey" Krouse on managing equipment for the Islanders, his love for Utah, and fan reactions towards John Tavares

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Kalamazoo Wings Equipment Manager, Richard "Shakey" Krous to talk about growing up in New York, playing high school hockey, and what it's like being around a cup celebration.

    We also dive into how he got the nickname, "Shakey", the lifestyle of an equipment manager, and what a typical day looks like in the world of equipment.

    Then we talk about his fondest memories of working in Utah, his time with the New York Islanders, being Rick DiPietro's equipment guy, and John Tavares' departure from the Islanders.

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  • June 10, 2019

    Tim Branham, Utah Grizzlies Head Coach/GM, joins the show to talk all things hockey

    Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Utah Grizzlies head coach, Tim Branham, to talk about growing up and playing hockey in Wisconsin and how he ended up in Vale, Colorado. 

    Then we talk about Tim's early years as a pro and winning the Kelly Cup in the ECHL with the Reading Royals and how his time in Pennsylvania led to him ultimately started his journey into coaching.

    After that, we talk about the Grizzlies' affiliation with the Colorado Avalanche and how it affects the roster throughout the year. We also dive into the departure of Grizzlies' equipment manager, Chris Schornack.

    Lastly, we discuss the latest controversy surrounding the NHL finals' officiating in game 5 and project who's going to take the cup.

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  • May 30, 2019

    'American Hitmen' drummer, Phil Snyder, and Fife Flyers', Evan Stoflet, join the show

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by 'American Hitmen' drummer, Phil Snyder, and professional hockey player, Evan Stoflet, to discuss all things hockey, what each has been up to, and what summer is going to look like for the both of them.

    We also take a look into why Phil attended Shattuck St. Mary's, whether or not it's haunted, and how he ended up playing hockey at Weber State. Then we take a look into how his band, 'American Hitmen' performed on 'America's Got Talent' and what it was like opening for Journey.

    After that, we talk about Evan's season playing for the Fife Flyers in Scotland, continuing his education into International Human Resource Management, and what his hockey future consists of.

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  • May 24, 2019

    Nick O'Cain on finding success in a small market, playing for the UofU, and the benefit of making connections

    Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens is joined by Nick O'Cain to talk about how the Olympics introduced him to hockey, playing for the junior Grizzlies, and then eventually playing for the University of Utah. As well as, how he learned how to set goals by playing hockey.

    We also talk about how Nick became the Assistant Director of Sports Marketing at Park City TV and how he's able to use that to create a name for himself in the media market.

    Then we discuss how connections you make at a young age can turn into surprising opportunities and how playing against other Utah locals became his motivation.

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  • May 15, 2019

    Greg Leeb on the WHL, playing almost a decade in Germany, and his transition into coaching his boys

    Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by former professional hockey player, Greg Leeb, to talk about his hockey upbringing, how he feels about committing to college or finding an alternative route to professional hockey, and playing for the Spokane Chiefs in the WHL.

    We also talk about how Greg's small size helped him perform at a high level, what it was like getting undrafted, and eventually getting to the Grizzlies. We take a look back at the nine years he spent playing in Germany and ultimately playing with his younger brother, Brad Reed.

    Lastly, Greg tells us why he decided to start coaching to help his sons.

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  • March 13, 2019

    Kyra Yu on playing against boys growing up, leaving Utah to pursue hockey, and recapping the Nor'easters season

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Kyra Yu to talk about her earliest memories of hockey, some of her favorite stories about going to camps, and growing up playing against boys in hockey and how they benefited her success.

    We also talk about Kyra's decision to go to Dallas to play all-girls hockey and eventually committing to the University of New England to play NCAA hockey for the Nor'easters.

    Kyra also breaks down her season and how the team excelled thanks to the exceptional chemistry, leading the Nor'easters to the semifinals within their conference.

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  • March 5, 2019

    Don Korth on coaching hockey in Utah for over four decades, U.S.A hockey and the Korth Rebels Foundation

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Gary Michaels and legendary Utah hockey coach, Don Korth, to talk about his earliest memories of hockey, how he got into coaching and some of his favorite firefighting stories.

    We also talk about his time coaching U.S.A. hockey and Don's foundation, the Korth Rebels Foundation.

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  • March 2, 2019

    [BONUS] Danny Brière and Riley Armstrong stop by to talk all things hockey

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by former Philadelphia Flyers center and current Vice President of Operations of the Maine Mariners, Danny Briere, and head coach of the Maine Mariners, Riley Armstrong, to talk about their transitions from playing to management and coaching, the importance of the AHL and EHL, and why former players stay in Utah.

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  • March 1, 2019

    Overcoming hardship and taking advantages of opportunities with Sam Brickley

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Gary Michaels and Sam Brickley to talk about how his older brother, Daniel Brickley, has helped influence and motivate him, his earliest memories of hockey, getting cut in St. Louis but becoming an El Paso Rhino.

    We also talk about Sam's aspirations to play in the NAHL and how the Brickley family is integrated throughout sports.

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  • February 26, 2019

    The developmental process and design behind hockey sticks with Isaac Garcia of Warrior Sports

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Gary Michaels and Director of Research and Development of hockey sticks for Warrior Sports, Isaac Garcia, to talk about how Warrior completely changed the stick industry, how technology is altering the equipment, and how much research and development goes into making a stick.

    We also analyze how carbon fiber changed the industry and how players are educating themselves on gear and using the data behind the equipment to upgrade their game.

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  • February 15, 2019

    Chris Joswiak talks about the growth of 'Brian's' and how the equipment industry has changed

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Gary Michaels and professional rep for Brian's Custom Sports, Chris Joswiak, to talk about Brian's and how the equipment industry has changed. We also go into how branding on social media has been beneficial for the company's growth in the modern age.

    Chris also talks about new gear under development and the different rules that apply to all of the various leagues.

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  • January 31, 2019

    Chris Schornack on how he became the Head Equipment Manager for the Utah Grizzlies

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Utah Grizzlies' Head Equipment Manager, Chris Schornack, to talk about all things equipment. Chris also talks about growing up in Warren, MI and how he went from college to becoming the Equipment Manager for the Grizzlies.

    He also talks about what a normal day looks like and some of the craziest things he's seen handling equipment.

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  • January 30, 2019

    Ben Meisner and Dr. Dan Freigang address mental health, depression and anxiety in sports

    Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and special guests, Ben Meisner, professional hockey player, and Dr. Dan Freigang to talk about all things mental health. 

    We go over Ben's Players Tribune article and speak with Dr. Dan to get his take on how mental health issues are addressed in sports, especially in all levels of hockey. Lastly, we talk about some of the solutions that are being implemented to help players address these issues.

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  • January 23, 2019

    Garrett Metcalf on getting drafted by the Anaheim Ducks, playing for the Colorado Rampage, and getting humbled

    Utah Puck Report hosts Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Garrett Metcalf via the phone to talk about getting drafted by the Anaheim Ducks, the moment he knew he was going to be a goalie, and getting humbled by Jordan Parise.

    Garrett also talks about his time with the Colorado Rampage, overcoming challenges from his time spent at UMass-Lowell, and Red-shirting at Mercyhurst and having to get bilateral hip surgery.

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  • January 11, 2019

    Ben Meisner talks about his recent article for the Players Tribune and overcoming mental health problems

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Ben Meisner to talk about his article for the Players Tribune, "I'm Not Connor McDavid", some of his struggles with mental illness and overcoming those challenges, and how injuries can be more traumatic mentally than physically.

    Ben also talks about what it's like playing professional hockey in Germany, how much he enjoyed Utah and some of the benefits in playing for a smaller D1 school.

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  • January 4, 2019

    Alex Truscott on playing for Niagara and being coached by Ben Wilner

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Alex Truscott to talk about playing for Niagara University, Playing in Utah and transitioning to Colorado, and the importance of finding and playing within your role.

    Alex breaks down being traded to the Minnesota Wilderness while being a captain before heading into college, and how Ben influenced him the most throughout his early hockey career.

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  • January 2, 2019

    Mason Mannek on playing in the WHL and the Portland Winterhawks

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Mason Mannek to talk about what it's like playing for the Portland Winterhawks, playing for the Utah Junior Grizzlies, and his earliest hockey memories.

    Mason also breaks down his decision to leave Utah at 14 to play in Colorado under Adam Foote, the benefits of learning under pro players and coaches, and getting Portland's rookie of the year.

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  • December 26, 2018

    Alex and Nick Halloran on finding success in college and the state of Utah hockey

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Alex and Nick Halloran to talk about playing college hockey, the benefits of ice time, and the comradery surrounding Utah hockey.

    Alex breaks down what it was like playing for Air Force, the grueling schedule and the perspective it gave. As well as, what he's up to now and who he looked up to growing up.

    And then Nick talks about playing for Colorado college, committing and decommitting from the Air Force, the other colleges he was considering, and what it was like getting nominated for the Hobey Baker award in his Sophomore year.

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  • December 18, 2018

    A behind-the-scenes look into player management with David Imonti

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by player-agent and Hockey Director for the West Coast Renegades, David Imonti, to talk about how he became an agent, his time playing for Weber State, and how he flipped his first management company on eBay.

    We also touch on how the revenue breaks down as an agent and how 'dirty' the business of hockey management can be.

    Lastly, we talk about the West Coast Renegades and the importance of keeping and growing local talent.

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  • December 11, 2018

    Daniel Brickley on his college development, the LA Kings, and playing for the national team

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by current defenseman for the Ontario Reign, Daniel Brickley, to talk about his hockey development through the years, his time with the Utah Grizzlies, and when he realized he could play at the next level.

    We also touch on how Brickley came to play for the American national team at the 2017 IIHF World Championship in Germany.

    Lastly, Brickley breaks down the LA Kings season so far.

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  • December 5, 2018

    Utah Grizzly legend Mike Mole on 'Making the Cut', his love for goaltending, and getting called up to the NHL

    Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by Utah Grizzly legend and former 'Making the Cut: Last Man Standing' participant, Mike Mole, via phone to talk about the hockey scene in New Brunswick, CA., where his passion for goaltending came from, and who some of his favorite idols were growing up.

    Also, we touch on how Mole became a Utah Grizzly and some of the preconceived ideas that Salt Lake City held before he moved here.

    Lastly, Mole offers some advice for young goalies trying to make it to the NHL.

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  • November 2, 2018

    How Matt Brickly Started Hockey in Utah

    On this episode of the Utah Puck Report host Jay Stevens is joined by guest host Gary Michaels from The Arrow 103.5, and famous hockey coach, player, and official Matt Brickley. A former Bruins Linesman and basically the guy who brought hockey to Utah. Get all the hockey action on the Utah ice, from high schools to tier 1 juniors, NCAA and pros. Former Utah Grizzly and 103.5 the Arrow personality Jay Stevens, hosts the Utah Puck Report along with Arrow talent and full-time hockey enthusiast, Gary Michaels, bringing you candid interviews with up-and-coming hockey stars, following their journey from Utah into the pros. Jay and Gary also talk with key contributors to the local hockey scene, gear manufacturers and professional hockey scouts.

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  • October 25, 2018

    Welcome to the Utah Puck Report featuring LA Kings, Trevor Lewis

    Host of the Utah Puck Report Jay Stevens talks with LA Kings player Trevor Lewis about his life, and going on with his team to two championships.

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