Welcome to HockDish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! Today’s guest is Corky Hall! Corky played hockey for Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, for his team at Augsburg College, and eventually went on to be signed by the Boston Bruins. After hockey, Corky had a very successful career in the world of marketing & advertising, and was a major contributor to building the Minnesota Wild’s brand as well as helping create the Seattle Seahawks “Twelfth Man” phenomena!
In This Episode:
- The early days in Minneapolis [3:30]
- College hockey and going to NHL Training Camp [9:00]
- Becoming a teacher and starting at General Mills [16:00]
- Steven Spielberg & George Lucas [20:00]
- Building the Minnesota Wild brand [29:00]
- “The State of Hockey” [40:00]
- Seattle Seahawks and the Twelfth Man [52:00]
- Elevate Hockey [1:00:00]
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.