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Watch: Shane Frederick talks Mankato hockey

The Rink Live's Jess Myers and Mick Hatten caught up with Frederick to discuss Mankato's moment in the spotlight with Hockey Day Minnesota, the growth of hockey in the region, his time covering the Mavericks, and more in this live interview.

Shane Frederick speaks with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten and Jess Myers in Mankato.
Journalist Shane Frederick joined Mick Hatten and Jess Myers live Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, from Hockey Day Minnesota in Mankato.
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The Rink Live's Mick Hatten and Jess Myers chat with journalist Shane Frederick about Mankato hosting Hockey Day Minnesota for the first time, past Hockey Day events, the growth of hockey in the region, St. Thomas' transition to Division I, covering the Mavericks and more in this interview.

The official Hockey Day is Saturday, Jan. 22 in Mankato, and there are a number of games on the schedule .

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Jess Myers covers college hockey, as well as outdoors, general sports and travel, for The Rink Live and the Forum Communications family of publications. He came to FCC in 2018 after three decades of covering sports as a freelancer for a variety of publications, while working full time in politics and media relations. A native of Warroad, Minn. (the real Hockeytown USA), Myers has a degree in journalism/communications from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He lives in the Twin Cities. Contact Jess via email at jrmyers@forumcomm.com, or find him on Twitter via @JessRMyers. English speaker.
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