Fighting was just his job. But it would end up taking everything from him.
July 5, 2023
HOCKEY #6 – The Problem Hockey Won’t Name
The Hockey Canada scandal has become one of the biggest stories in the country. And now, hockey appears to be in the middle of a reckoning. But this isn’t the first time. There was another moment, just like this one.
June 28, 2023
HOCKEY #5 – The Boys from Brampton
Mike Danton was playing in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the St. Louis Blues. And at the same time, he was trying to hire a hitman to kill his agent, David Frost.
June 21, 2023
HOCKEY #4 – The Lonely End of the Rink
Hockey exacts a heavy toll on many boys and young men — on their minds and their bodies. And then they’re told not to talk about any of it outside the locker room.
June 14, 2023
HOCKEY #3 – Iced Out
The NHL likes to call Willie O’Ree the Jackie Robinson of hockey. And no one can deny how significant it was when he became the first Black player on the ice in an NHL game in 1958. But what the league doesn’t like to talk about is what happened next.