Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
Two years before the start to his record-setting NHL career, and long before he became a regular on screen in movies, commercials and TV shows, a teenaged Wayne Gretzky was a body double on CBC's police show Sidestreet in 1977. more »