Beyond the X’s and O’s Podcast: Championship Talk with Andrew Cogliano

Championships seem to follow him everywhere he goes.

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Andrew Cogliano has spent the past 15 seasons in the NHL amassing 1,140 games, of which he had a consecutive streak of 830 games. He recently won the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche. He previously played for the San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, Anaheim Ducks, and Edmonton Oilers (the team who picked him in the 1st Round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft).

Championships seem to follow Cogliano, as he has also won internationally representing Canada at the World Junior tournament, winning two gold medals, as well as being on the U-18 Canadian team that won gold, and representing Team Ontario, winning the gold medal at the U-17 World Hockey Challenge. He also led the St. Michael’s Buzzers Jr. A team to an Ontario Championship. He truly has a team-first mentality and is dedicated to helping his teams win.

In this episode Cogliano shares:

  • How he has grown as leader throughout his career
  • Insights into the recent Stanley Cup championship culture
  • His speech to the team between game 5 and 6 in the finals
  • The importance of mindset at the highest level of the game

The bottom line is you will get to see a unique perspective into Cogliano’s mindset and how he is clearly someone who goes Beyond the X’s and O’s.

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