USA Hockey Magazine Podcast: Mike Sullivan

Timeline of Podcast Episode with Pittsburgh Penguins' head coach Mike Sullivan

USA Hockey Magazine Podcast

Mike Sullivan, September 13, 2018

Podcast Timeline


Mike Sullivan (Marshfield, Mass.), head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins and two-time Stanley Cup champion, talks about the importance of leadership in youth sports and at the NHL level, the impact of Jack Parker on him from his time at Boston University, to the emerging trend of college coaches getting a crack at the NHL level in the latest episode of the USA Hockey Magazine podcast.

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[0:00-0:24] Intro and introduction


[0:25-1:30] On continuing to make the time to appear at USA Hockey’s National Hockey Coaches' Symposiums


[1:31-3:32] On the importance of leadership, especially in youth sports


[3:33-6:48] On the influence of his dad and Jack Parker planting the seed to his coaching career


[6:49-8:52] On the additions of Jack Johnson and Matt Cullen, bringing character to the locker room


[8:53-10:30] On taking time to reflect on the recent back-to-back Stanley Cups and his success in the NHL


[10:31-11:52] On the breakthrough of more college coaches getting an opportunity at the NHL level


[11:53-12:20] Outro

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