ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - This week on KTUU Sports Podcast, Eagle River Hockey League’s Reid McDonald sits down with Sports Director Patrick Enslow to discuss the upcoming ERHL season, his son’s college hockey career, how he walked on to Michigan Tech and his late father’s impact on hockey in Alaska.
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Each week, the KTUU Sports Department will sit down and talk sports from a different perspective than you're used to seeing on television. The goal of the podcast is to go more in-depth with the subjects we're interviewing, rather than the quick soundbite you might hear on TV.
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KTUU Sports Podcast notes
:20- ERHL inaugural press conference.
1:30- What’s in store from the ERHL this season, including fundraisers the league has planned.
2:28-ERHL rivalry with the Alaska Kream Hockey League.
3:30- What it was like watching his son go off to college, highlighted by a cross-country road trip.
4:55- The college hockey recruiting process, and how he walked on to the Michigan Tech roster.
7:00- Can kids still walk on?
8:15- How McDonald’s work ethic translated to his kids’ hockey careers.
8:45- Discusses his prep career at Bartlett.
10:00- Harry McDonald’s impact on local hockey.
12:00- What youth hockey was like in Alaska for McDonald growing up.