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Bulldog Insider Podcast: Everything you want to know about Irma, Alberta

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This week we do a deep dive into the town of Irma, Alberta. Population 521. Home to UMD men's hockey captian Parker Mackay and former Bulldog Carson Soucy. 

Mackay describes what it was like growing up in the small town with Soucy, his cousin, and graduating with a class of 13 people. He also shares what emotions were going through his mind when the 2018 national championship banner was unveiled Saturday at Amsoil Arena. 

Tune in every Thursday to hear Duluth News Tribune college hockey reporter Matt Wellens and My9 Sports commentator Zach Schneider talk about Minnesota Duluth hockey. You can email us at or This podcast is produced by Samantha Erkkila. Find the Bulldog Insider Podcast in the iTunes store, Spotify, Google Play or use the RSS feed below to subscribe and have the podcast delivered to your device every Thursday.

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