Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode, former NHL player and current San Jose Sharks commentator, Jamie Baker, joins the show!
Jamie Baker (@Bakes_Jamie13) is a Canadian former ice hockey player who was selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1988 NHL Supplemental Draft. Following an outstanding college career with the St. Lawrence University Skating Saints, Baker went on to play in parts of 10 NHL seasons.
In 2018, Jamie’s lifelong-battle with depression came to a head and he nearly took his own life. After seeking treatment and beginning to live a much happier, and healthier life, Jame has made it a mission of his to de-stigmatize mental illness in sports and make sure everyone is able to obtain the help & support they need.
This episode is the second in a series of episodes on the topic of mental health inside the world of sports.
HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the entire world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! The Hock Dish, available now from Zone Coverage.
Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games.