Aaron Wudrick with Dr. Linda Blade - Gender Ideology and Women
Aaron Wudrick with Dr. Linda Blade - Gender Ideology and Women's Sport

Grieving parents of young Ontario hockey player struggle to find answers [Video]

Ontario News


When I was approached about this story, I was reluctant.

Not because it wasn’t compelling, it was. I was reluctant mostly because I knew it would be emotionally difficult and because it was about a teenage boy who played AA rep hockey.

Every day I look at my teenage son. I run him to the hockey rink, I take him to team dinners, team building events and tournaments. I engage with other hockey parents and his coaches. I live the exact same sport parent life that Susan and Greg Teague were living with their son Ben in 2019.

My teenage son also plays rep hockey. I have witnessed positive coaching and great experiences in the sport and cultural practices that involve alcohol at sporting events. 

When we met with Susan and Greg in December 2022 to hear their story, I …

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