Joining us this week from the greater Toronto area is UMD redshirt sophomore goaltender Ben Patt.

Patt, who packed up for home shortly after it was announced that the season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, shares what his role as backup goalie to Hunter Shepard the last few seasons has been like and what he’s doing now to earn a spot in the net now that Shepard is graduating.

We also hear how online classes are going for him and what the scene looks like in Toronto.

Hosted over the phone by News Tribune college hockey reporter Matt Wellens and My9 Sports commentator Zach Schneider, and produced by the News Tribune’s Samantha Erkkila, new episodes of Bulldog Insider will be released on a more sporadic schedule now that the season has ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can listen to Season 1 and 2 of Bulldog Insider at duluthnewstribune.com, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.

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