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Podcast: Kendall Coyne Schofield on breaking more barriers


SAN JOSE, CA – JANUARY 25: Kendall Coyne #26 of the U.S. Women’s National hockey team skates prior to the Bridgestone NHL Fastest Skater during the 2019 SAP NHL All-Star Skills at SAP Center on January 25, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/NHLI via Getty Images)

Kendall Coyne Schofield became the first female player development coach in the history of the Blackhawks organization and is prepared to break even more barriers in the NHL. Pat Boyle and Charlie Roumeliotis are joined by Coyne Schofield to discuss her journey to the Blackhawks and why she is ready to develop the team’s prospects as they rebuild for another championship run.

(1:15) - Coyne Schofield discusses what drew her to the player development position with the Blackhawks

(5:29) - How will she balance playing for the women's national team, being the developmental coach and broadcasting duties?

(10:10) - Kendall talks about the growth of women's hockey and how she is making sure women have opportunities to play hockey

(15:33) - Kendall’s thoughts on women breaking barriers in sports and in front offices

(20:10) - The importance of normalizing women in sports for future generations


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