USA Hockey Magazine Podcast: Christian Wolanin

Timeline Of Episode With The Ottawa Senators Defenseman

USA Hockey Magazine Podcast

Christian Wolanin, May 17, 2019

Podcast Timeline


This podcast features Christian Wolanin, a defenseman for the U.S. Men's National Team that is participating in the 2019 IIHF Men's World Championship this month. The Ottawa Senators blueliner talks about how the tournament is going so far, exploring Kosice, learning from Ryan Suter, following in his father's footsteps and much more in the latest episode of the USA Hockey Magazine Podcast.

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[0:00-0:26] Intro and introduction


[0:27-1:20] On the team's most recent game, a 6-3 win over Great Britain


[1:21-2:29] On the enhanced atmosphere from the fans in Europe and if he notices them during the game

[2:30-3:18] On playing alongside Patrick Kane, captain of the U.S. Men's National Team


[3:19-4:01] On getting a rest with a pair of off days before preliminary play resumes for the Americans with three games in four nights before the ensuing medal roudn


[4:02-4:47] On what the team has done on their off days and on exploring Kosice, Slovakia


[4:48-5:53] On getting to know some of his teammates and learn from the same players he battles against during the regular season


[5:54-7:29] On why he chose to join the team and comepte at the 2019 IIHF Men's World Championship

[7:30-8:23] On playing on the bigger international ice surface


[8:24-9:38] On adding to his family's legacy after his father, Craig, played in the World Championships three times and captained the U.S. team in 1994


[9:39-10:42] On having dual citizenship and facing off against Canada on Tuesday, May 21

[10:43-11:16] Outro


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