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Previewing the Frozen Four and discussing the transfer portal on The Rink Live podcast

Brad Schlossman, Matt Wellens, Sydney Wolf and Mick Hatten look at the matchups this week in Boston and discuss what North Dakota, Minnesota Duluth and SCSU are up to in the portal, the fascination with goalies and the overall need at that position at the NCAA Division I men's level.

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On Thursday, the Frozen Four begins with games in Boston. Denver will play Michigan and Minnesota State University-Mankato will play Minnesota. The Rink Live's Brad Schlossman, Matt Wellens, Sydney Wolf and Mick Hatten talk about those matchups and then do a deep dive into the transfer portal, where teams are at, the fascination with goalies and more.


0:00 Intro/Frozen Four matchups, picks

7:00 Brad Schlossman discusses North Dakota's roster, transfer portal activities, possibilities

12:00 Matt Wellens discusses UMD's roster, transfer portal activities, possibilities


17:00 Mick Hatten discusses SCSU's roster, transfer portal activities, possibilities

24:00 Sydney Wolf discusses how she is pulling together her transfer portal list, what she's seeing

29:00 The fascination with goalies and how many teams need them.

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

For more coverage of St. Cloud and the surrounding communities, check out St. Cloud Live.
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