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SCSU head coach Brett Larson gives update on D Josh Luedtke, discusses the hit, breaks down freshman class

Brett Larson also assesses the first series of the season for his team, gives a scouting report on all of the team's freshmen and what he will be doing during an "off" week on this episode of the Huskies Hockey Insider podcast.

St. Cloud State head coach Brett Larson talks with coaches and players on the bench during a game against St. Thomas in the second period Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at the St. Thomas Ice Arena in Mendota Heights.
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St. Cloud State men's hockey coach Brett Larson's team got off to a 2-0 start with a series sweep in a home-and-home series last weekend against St. Thomas. Larson takes a look back at the series, notes his likes and dislikes on how the team played, gives an update on defenseman Josh Luedtke's condition, discusses whether the hit on him was clean and then gives scouting reports on all eight freshmen on the Huskies roster. All this and more on this episode of the Huskies Hockey Insider podcast with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten.


:40 Getting through the unknowns in the series against St. Thomas

1:25 Some of the changes in the Tommies this season vs. last


2:00 Where Josh Luedtke is at in his recovery from his head injury in the opener, trying to keep him from getting back on the ice

3:40 Whether or not the hit on Luedtke was legal, what he sees on the video

5:10 The play of D Brady Ziemer in the series against the Tommies, how he stepped up

6:45 With 10 new players, why it is good to have a week without games with this team

8:13 Despite 4 power-play goals in the series, what were the things he did not like about that unit

10:45 First impressions of D Dylan Anhorn , a transfer from Union

Scouting the freshmen
12:25 G James Gray

13:53 D Mason Reiners


14:55 F Grant Ahcan

15:45 F Ryan Rosborough

16:50 F Ethan AuCoin

17:50 F Jack Rogers

18:50 D Cooper Wylie

20:00 F Adam Ingram

21:25 Where he is going recruiting this weekend

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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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