Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen projects to be a top-tier goalie in the NHL one day, but patience is key when dealing with Luukkonen. It will pay off in the end, says Ryan Kennedy.
How – and why – QMJHL prospect Yanic Duplessis came out as gay
He waited years before deciding to share his story, unsure of how hockey culture would receive it. Once he decided to come out publicly, he didn't look back. It isn't always easy to be a role model at 17, but it's a role he embraces.