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Dave Starman discusses Denver, SCSU, US Olympic team, UNO, Michigan St., top NHL prospects in college hockey

College hockey and international hockey color analyst discusses a wide variety of topics

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The Rink Live

College hockey and IIHF World Junior Championship color analyst Dave Starman joins The Rink Live's Jess Myers and Mick Hatten to discuss Denver, St. Cloud State, the U.S. Olympic team, styles of play in the Olympics, coaching an Olympic team, talking to veterans vs. younger players, Nebraska Omaha, Michigan State, top NHL prospects in college hockey and UMass.


2:00 Is Denver the top team in the country?

4:00 Looking at St. Cloud State after getting swept at Denver, looking ahead to NCHC playoffs

10:00 College hockey players and college coaches on Team USA at the Olympics and a look at the roster


17:00 The Swedish Torpedo offense, styles of play in the Olympics

19:45 Where does the team USA coaching staff start with a team of players that hasn't played together?

22:30 Talking to veterans vs. younger players

24:30 Nebraska Omaha

26:30 Michigan State, Big 10

30:00 Top NHL prospects and buy-in with their college teams

32:00 UMass

Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com

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