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Episode 1

From the Press Box | New Beginnings [Podcast S1/E1]

In our premiere episode, hosts Rick Stephens and Amy Johnson break down the action from the Montreal Canadiens Training Camp and first exhibition game of the season, in relation to the young players battling for a roster spot in the NHL. They also discuss the general AHL news, such as some signings of note and one particular team's unexpected goaltending tandem, they preview USA Hockey's All American Prospects Game, and single out their Top 5 prospects of the summer from the World Junior Summer Showcase and the Toronto Rookie Tournament.

About the Podcast

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The Press Zone
The Press Zone for hockey prospects via Rocket Sports Radio is a podcast bringing you news and expert analysis about players in the NHL, AHL, CHL, and NCAA by credentialed journalists.

About your hosts

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Rick Stephens

Rick is the Founder and President of Rocket Sports, and has been the visionary leading our evolution. This followed a long, successful career in academia. These days, you’ll find him where he is most comfortable, in an arena press box or sharing his insights from behind a microphone.
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Amy Johnson

From Draft Day to winning a championship, Amy is a credentialed professional hockey reporter at the junior, national, NCAA, IIHF, ECHL, AHL, and NHL levels.

She has extensive experience writing game recaps, interviewing players, coaches, scouts, and management, recording live social media hits, and analyzing the game, in addition to providing original still photography of game action. You can view her work at AHLReport.com.
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Patrick Williams

Patrick Williams is an experienced sportswriter on the AHL beat for the AHL and NHL. Patrick was the recipient of the James H. Ellery Memorial Award for his outstanding AHL coverage for the 2015-16 season. Patrick is "widely considered a reliable and essential source for news for AHL fans across North America."
Patrick joined Rocket Sports as a regular contributor in 2021 and his insight can be heard weekly on The Press Zone podcast.