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Episode 18

From the Press Box | Rocket Review, AHL All-Star Recap, State of the League

Welcome to From the Press Box, the latest podcast offering from Rocket Sports Radio! In this week's episode, hosts Rick Stephens and Amy Johnson discuss the results of last week's three home games for the Laval Rocket and explore solutions for the team's January slump. They'll also preview the week ahead as the Rocket head back out on the road. Fresh off a trip to the AHL All-Star Classic the pair will dish out a recap of all the action, including audio clips from interviews with Laval All-Stars Matt Taormina and Chris Terry. Rick and Amy attended AHL President Dave Andrews' State of the League address during the All-Star weekend and they'll highlight some of the hot topics discussed. They'll also talk about how the AHL got on board with the NHL's Hockey Fights Cancer initiative. Top 5 is always a "can't miss" segment, and this week, with a very unique holiday upcoming, Amy & Rick break down their five favorite fun facts about Groundhog Day. Check out a new episode of From the Press Box every Tuesday, where Amy and Rick will talk about the Montreal Canadiens prospects in the AHL, ECHL, NCAA, OHL, and European leagues, as well as taking a closer look at other AHL teams, news, entertainment, and special events around the American Hockey League. Don't miss daily game recaps, player profiles and league news on AHL Report.  Follow the action on Twitter @TheAHLReport! And be sure to subscribe to Rocket Sports Radio on your favorite podcast platform such as iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast and Tunein.

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. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief for our publications and Director of Scouting. This followed a long, successful career in academia. These days, you’ll find him where he is most comfortable, in a press box arena 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.