This week’s episode of “Statesman Sports Spotlight” features the entire captaincy of the ice hockey team: Devin Pepe, Robert Distefano, Davin Van de Zilver and Andrew Mancini. Sports Editor Mike Anderson talks with the brotherly group about their time in the penalty box, what it takes to be a leader on one of the top teams in the nation and who has the best suit game.


Mike Anderson is the sports editor at The Statesman. He is a senior majoring in journalism with aspirations of becoming a sports journalist. His love of sports comes from his time spent as a baseball player. As a reporter for The Statesman, he has covered baseball, softball, football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men's and women's lacrosse, women's volleyball and hockey. He has also interned at Axcess Sports as a high school and college baseball and softball reporter. He is a local product from Port Jefferson, N.Y. and is a diehard Mets, Jets, Nets and Islanders fan.


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