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Celebrating the Asian Pacific Islander Communities and Their Contributions to Hockey
 

NHL, 'IMMIGRANTLY' PODCAST COLLABORATE TO AMPLIFY ASIAN AMERICAN VOICES

Kings defenseman Jordan Spence among guests on four hockey-specific episodes.

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JORDAN SPENCE JOINS IMMIGRANTLY PODCAST

Australian-born defensemen for the Kings discusses his Japanese-Canadian heritage and his path to the NHL.

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MAKHNOTRA INTRODUCES HOCKEY

Via his job at Kraken games, Vikrant Makhnotra values the sport on ice after playing field hockey as a New Delhi kid.
 

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AISHA VISRAM SPEAKS WITH IMMIGRANTLY PODCAST

First South Asian woman to work behind an NHL bench discusses her heritage and career path in hockey.

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WAKABAYASHI INSPIRING JAPANESE PLAYERS

Former Michigan star, Olympic coach 'like a superstar' to younger generations.
 

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BAINS INSPIRING ASIAN COMMUNITY

Arshdeep Bains made history by leading WHL in scoring; signed entry-level contract with Vancouver.
 

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SINGH SUPPORTS U.S. TEAM

Internships with NHL, Predators helped pave way to operations role with national squad for Brij Singh.

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HIRANO AIMING TO BE FIRST

Yushiroh Hirano 'showcasing what I can do' after getting chance with Abbotsford of AHL.
 

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FUKUFUJI GROWING GAME IN JAPAN

Goalie Yutaka Fukufuji, first player born in country to play in NHL, inspiring next generation.

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API MONTH: JASON ROBERTSON

Jason Robertson talks about being the second Filipino American to play in the NHL, watching the Rose Bowl, and his early hockey career.

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SPENCE'S UNIQUE PATH TO NHL

Rookie defenseman born in Australia, played in Japan, moved to Canada as teenager.

 

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ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE

The NHL highlights the history and growing impact of people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage at all levels of hockey.
 

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FIGURE SKATER TO HOCKEY COACH

Flames skating coach Danielle Fujita discusses her journey from figure skating to coaching hockey.

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MEHTA NAMED VP OF HOCKEY STRATEGY & INTELLIGENCE

Panthers GM Bill Zito has named Sunny Mehta VP of Hockey Strategy & Intelligence.

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MAREYA SHOT, KEETHA GOAL!

A conversation with Harnarayan Singh and Amrit Gill, co-hosts of Hockey Night in Canada in Punjabi.

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ROBIN BAWA'S JOURNEY TO THE NHL

Robin Bawa discusses his experiences as part of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. 

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LARRY KWONG: THE CHINA CLIPPER

Chester Sit and Chad Soon, historian and Kwong family friend join us to discuss the story of the first Asian player in the NHL.

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RANDIP JANDA

Randip Janda shares how Hockey has done so much for him and the Hockey Night In Canada Punjabi audience.

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JULIE CHU

Julie Chu joins the show to discuss her unique hockey career and family life.
 

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PURPOSE, PASSION & APNA

We partnered with Immigrantly Podcast to discuss hockey and the API community. We speak with the co-founders of Apna Hockey.

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THE COLOR OF HOCKEY

Paek inspiring South Korea as coach of national team.
 

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ROBERTSON EMBRACES BEING
ROLE MODEL

Stars' Calder Trophy contender sees important opportunity to help promote game.

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COLOR OF HOCKEY: ARJUN BAWA

As part of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the NHL profiles Robin Bawa, who was the NHL's first player of Indian descent.

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THE COLOR OF HOCKEY

Ohashi excited to join Kraken as head video analyst. Among growing number of minorities finding new paths into NHL.

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KIM'S APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT

Skills coach contributing to growth in players of color coming from California.
 

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SINGH CHRONICLES RISE TO FAME

'Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition' broadcaster went viral for Bonino goal call in 2016 Final.

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HADFIELD PROUD OF ROOTS

Manitoba forward says being role model for Asian players 'gives them motivation'.
 

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PENGUINS DATA SCIENTIST

Katerina Wu Has Dream Job is the first woman on the scouting and evaluation side of the team's hockey operations department.

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DAMPY BRAR

Founder of program that provides support to South Asian, other ethnic players honored wins O'Ree Community Hero Award.

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COLOR OF HOCKEY: HARKIE SINGH

As part of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the NHL profiles player agent Harkie Singh.

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