Meet Our Team

Mike Murphy [He/Him/His]

Managing Editor

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

Michelle Jay

Sr Editor

Boston-based photographer who also sometimes writes. Usually found rink side with a camera and a coffee.

Dan Rice

Co-Host of Around the Rink Podcast

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

Allie Morse

Co-Host of Around the Rink Podcast

Former goalie for NWHL/PHF Mn Whitecaps. Currently selling real estate full time in Minnesota. Talking/coaching/playing hockey in my free time. Crossfitter? Aspen and Bear's mama.

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

Contributor | International Hockey

Fell down the hockey stats rabbit hole.

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.

Carlie Markey

Contributor | Analytics and Data Viz

Astrophysicist crunching numbers for Pittsburgh Pirates and Robert Morris women's hockey. Former resident nerd for the Boston Pride and Chatham women's hockey.

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.

Jen Ramos Eisen

Copy Editor

Jen is a Central California based freelance journalist who covers minor league baseball usually, but they grew up on hockey. Central Jersey is real.