“He got religion”
Read an excerpt from our Laurie Boschman POD
“I was a first round draft pick in 1979 by the Toronto Maple Leafs, ninth overall, and I had a very good first year. As that second season went on I had this emptiness that was very prevalent, even though I was 19 and in the NHL. I was making good money back in the day, it was six figures. Had a car, had a cottage, all that kind of stuff, and yet I wasn’t happy.
I had a teammate on my team by the name of Ron Ellis. There was something different, something good about Ron. When I say he had his life together, he was really a consistent individual, both on and off the ice. There was something about his life that really made all of my teammates take notice, and myself as a 19 year old...Read More