Born and raised in Saint Paul, MN. Grew up a Pens fan, till Wild came along. Lifelong hockey lover. Have played, broadcasted, covered, and coached it. Written for Ketts Corner, Youth Hockey Hub, Minnesota Hockey Magazine, and more. Started my own blog covering the MIAC Men's Hockey Conference called MIAC Hockey News. ESPN 102.9 Missoula NHL "Insider", and curator of the Puck Your Stuff podcast.