193 episodes

From the brink of the NHL top severely addicted, homeless and 3 years behind bars.

This is the story of Brady Leavold. Originally from Port Coquitlam, Leavold spent parts of 5 season in the WHL which included playing on the same line as Dallas Stars Captain, Jamie Benn. Just two years later he found himself addicted to heroin and shortly after that he was homeless on Vancouver's downtown east side which led him into a life of crime and violence.

He was eventually arrested and spent 3 years behind bars. After becoming honest with his past and dealing with the trauma of sexual abuse, Brady has finally found his way and is one grateful man.

He is the founder of The Puck Support Network; www.pucksupport.com

Providing support and resources for the entire hockey community with issues related to mental health and addiction.
@pucksupport on IG and Twitter
www.facebook.com/pucksupport

Watch the video on YouTube
The Puck Support Podcast Network

Follow Brady:
@hockey2heroin

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“Have a great day! If you so choose"

Hockey 2 Hell and Back Brady Leavold

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    • 4.9 • 87 Ratings

From the brink of the NHL top severely addicted, homeless and 3 years behind bars.

This is the story of Brady Leavold. Originally from Port Coquitlam, Leavold spent parts of 5 season in the WHL which included playing on the same line as Dallas Stars Captain, Jamie Benn. Just two years later he found himself addicted to heroin and shortly after that he was homeless on Vancouver's downtown east side which led him into a life of crime and violence.

He was eventually arrested and spent 3 years behind bars. After becoming honest with his past and dealing with the trauma of sexual abuse, Brady has finally found his way and is one grateful man.

He is the founder of The Puck Support Network; www.pucksupport.com

Providing support and resources for the entire hockey community with issues related to mental health and addiction.
@pucksupport on IG and Twitter
www.facebook.com/pucksupport

Watch the video on YouTube
The Puck Support Podcast Network

Follow Brady:
@hockey2heroin

Follow The Podcast:
@hockey2hell

Every episode is proudly brought to you by Team Issued Ltd.
teamissued.ca
Promo Code: toedrag15 for 15% off

“Have a great day! If you so choose"

    #1 Hockey 2 Heroin The Road 2 Recovery

    #1 Hockey 2 Heroin The Road 2 Recovery

    Brady Leavold introduces his new podcast Hockey 2 Heroin Road 2 Recovery
     
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    • 21 min
    #2 Featuring NHL Scout Kevin Pedersen @the_kped my childhood friend

    #2 Featuring NHL Scout Kevin Pedersen @the_kped my childhood friend

    Brady is joined by lifelong friend and NHL scout for the Arizona Coyotes, Kevin Pedersen. Talks about coaching, scouting and growing up in Port Coquitlam.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    #3 Featuring WHL alumni and owner of teamissued.ca Jesse Paradis

    #3 Featuring WHL alumni and owner of teamissued.ca Jesse Paradis

    Brady Leavold catches up with former teammate Jesse Paradis after 12 years. Kelowna Rocket Stories from 2007/2008, what it's like to be a WHL player transitioning to the CIS and Jesse talks about his new passion www.teamissued.ca his fresh new clothing line. Brady opens up about dealing with pregnancies during his WHL career and how being traded from Swift Current To Kelowna was a crazy road.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    #4 Featuring WHL alumni and my former roomate Dylan Hood

    #4 Featuring WHL alumni and my former roomate Dylan Hood

    Brady Leavold is joined by his former roommate from his last year in the WHL with the Kelowna Rockets. They share stories of playing together and the struggle they both faced while chasing their dream of playing professional hockey. Leavold opens up about having 2 different girls pregnant during his 20 year old season with the Kelowna Rockets. Should the Canadian Hockey League be held more reliable and support their former players a lot better than they do currently? Listen to see what they have to say...
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    #5 Ft. James Mcewan Former Enforcer

    #5 Ft. James Mcewan Former Enforcer

    Brady Leavold is joined by former teammate retired hockey enforcer James McEwan. Leavold and McEwan discuss fighting in hockey and how concussions have impacted their lives. McEwan fought 143 times between major junior and minor pro equalling to a fight in 40% of his games. James explains the decision to go forward with the lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League and how difficult it was. James is lobbying for change, to protect further generations of hockey players. Give it a listen
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    • 1 hr 50 min
    #6 Ft. Terry"Rossco"Ruskowski NHL Legend

    #6 Ft. Terry"Rossco"Ruskowski NHL Legend

    Brady Leavold is joined by NHL legend Terry "Rossco" Ruskowski. Ruskowski is the only one to captain 4 different major league franchises throughout his career. He opens up about what his first couple years pro were like playing with Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe and his sons in Houston with the Aeros of the WHA. How did he become captain before Mario Lemieux in Pittsburgh? Leavold asks Ruskowski what his concerns were when Leavold joined the team right out of drug rehab.
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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

MaxWalther97 ,

Wicked hockey recovery pod.

Such an awesome Canadian hockey podcast that is also about recovery as well as hockey.
So cool hearing all the stories about the WHL and junior hockey.

mitchadams20 ,

Podcast

Great pod. Been listening since the start. Congrats on you’re recovery.

@rocketrides ,

Love this podcast

I stumbled across your podcast, Just finished episode 12 with Gare and want to cheat and jump to episode 50 with your dad! As a dad who’s son plays Jr A in Manitoba I worry about these kids mental health with Covid cancelling their season. Continue success in your recovery, look forward to binging the rest of the podcast

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