player: bobby ryan

NHLers are human too, let's honor them for their battle off the ice part 2.
  • Dominic Moore: Lost his wife to a rare form of cancer.
  • Steve Downie: his father died in a crash while driving him to hockey practice when he was 9
  • Bobby Ryan: moved cross country in secrecy after his father was arrested for beating his mother
  • Mario Lemieux: beat Hodgkin's disease
  • Saku Koivu: beat non-Hodgkins lymphoma
  • Josh Harding: battles multiple sclerosis
  • Theoren Fleury: battles crohn's disease
  • Bobby Clarke, Toby Peterson, Nick Boynton: battle diabetes
  • Jean-Sébastien Giguère: suffers from a rare gastric condition
  • Milan Lucic: battles Scheuermann's disease
  • Anders Lindback: battles Still's disease
  • Jason Blake: battles leukemia.