Craig Cunningham lost his father just before his 6th birthday, but thanks to hard work and the love of his mother and brothers Cunningham has made his NHL dream come true in Boston, writes John Buccigross.
What if Tyler Seguin was never drafted by Boston and his draft pick still belonged to Toronto? Would he have thrived with the Leafs? Tough question. But as with everything in hockey, luck and timing are everything.
Kids listen to coaches preach the values of hockey at practices and camps and to NHL players talk about their place on a team and in the world. Here's one story of kids putting those values into action.