Meet Our Team

Mike Murphy [He/Him/His]

Managing Editor

Creator of Their Hockey Counts, Co-Creator of CapBesties and Bench Bosses

Dan Rice

Lead PHF Writer

Covering pro hockey since 2003/covering the PHF since it was the NWHL.

Angelica Rodriguez

Staff Writer/Columnist

Brooklyn-born, Buffalo-dwelling. Beauts beat writer and PHF/women's hockey columnist. Has been around for far too long. Also co-hosts Founding 4 Podcast on Black Rosie Media.

J Gray

Staff Writer

Co-host of Checkin Tendies podcast, contributor at She Plays Pro and The Ice Garden.

Simon Hopkins

Lead PWHPA Writer

Simon is an Ottawa-based journalist currently working on a Master of Journalism at Carleton University. Simon's focus is Canadian federal politics and parliamentary affairs. Simon is passionate about inclusion in sports.

An Nguyen [She/Her]

Contributor | Analytics and Data Viz

Houston native who keeps caring about people who care about sports. Likes making pretty and fun things for sports fans using data.

Maya Smith

Social Media Management

Canadian gal working in social media. Loves hockey, F1 and lacrosse. Content creator.

Leighann Strollo

Social Media/Staff Writer

Leighann is a New York native currently living in Indiana working for an ECHL team. She graduated with a Sports Journalism degree from IUPUI in 2018 and has been working at The Ice Garden ever since.

Alyssa Turner [She/Her]

Social Media/Staff Writer

Alyssa is a Canadian born freelancer in the sport social and digital world. She graduated with a Media Communications Degree and has made loving women’s hockey her entire personality.

Meredith Foster

Copy Editor, Staff Writer

TIG OG & world class world nerd.

Jen Silber

Copy Editor

Jen was the first editor hired for The Ice Garden when it launched. She lives in the Washington, DC, area.