EP 110: “Winning Anyways” with Shakopee Boys Hockey Coach Calvin Simon, plus Bill Hupp Shines in the Super Bowl!

Before welcoming in the head coach of the 7th-ranked Shakopee Boys Hockey Team, Matt & Bill first grapple with the implications of Bill’s newfound stardom after a Super Bowl commercial appearance, before getting into some of the prep sports headlines of the week at (4:39). Headlines this week include a monumental clash between Tonka and Edina on the ice, a recent losing skid for another State Tourney contender, and one of the top boys hoops teams in the State seeing their unbeaten season squashed over the weekend.

Starting at (15:30), they recap the action on the ice from the girls hockey Section playoffs last week, including a stunning upset by Rosemount behind some hot goaltending, and tee up the Section Finals of note this week around the State!

Interview with Coach Simon starts at (26:30). Topics include the Sabers’ forward depth that includes electrifying goal-scorers Cooper Simpson and Cooper Siegert, Shako clinching their first-ever conference title, the Sabers’ Frank Brimzak contender between the pipes, “Hockey Day” Minnesota preparations for next year, and more!

Finally, Matt and Bill close with “notes from the field” at (53:18), talking Eastview Divison 1 standout Jon Mekonnen and a golf mishap from over the weekend.

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