Tape2Tape (010): Hockey’s United Stand

Hockey, Ottawa, Adrian Wyld, The Canadian Press

Hockey became a game of healing after numerous tragedies – including the one in Ottawa earlier this season. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

Following the tragedies that hit Canada’s capital city, the game was put on hold for a while until people had a chance to recover a bit. Following that, hockey became the rallying point in which people and players could come together and remember those who had lost their lives and celebrate what those lives meant to their loved ones.

Like after the attacks at the Boston Marathon, sport played a big role in the healing process. It was a place to laugh and connect with those in the community that you might not talk to on any other given day. It was a place to connect. 

For the full story, check out the link below.

Tape2Tape: Hockey’s United Stand – Originally published on The Hockey Writers


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