Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Five Years Later, Rick Rypien's Story Still Resonates

Five years ago, the NHL lost a young man who had left a tremendous impact on all the communities he had touched.

Rick Rypien, best known for his time with the Vancouver Canucks, was by all accounts an excellent teammate and wonderful person. He was also plagued by mental illness, a challenge that is not embraced well in hockey circles. His story is incredibly important. Please give it a read.

The Province has chronicled it in depth.

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