Not going out and competing. Not scoring goals. Not battling for pucks. Not making the perfect pass. Not taking a slap shot. Not honing your skills. Not winning.
But having fun.
Fun was a part of it, of course, an important part, and the former captain of the Canadian women’s team and two-time Olympic gold medalist understands that. What she didn’t understand, and didn’t want to accept, was how expectations were different for boys and girls at the hockey arena. (Photo: CJ Gunter for National Post)
A candle has been placed in front of the locker of Kyle Fundytus, the 16-year-old Edmonton minor hockey player that died on the weekend after being struck in the neck with a puck. Photo: Greg Southam/Postmedia News