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.
In September 1981, a 20-year-old Wayne Gretzky repaired to a secluded Florida condo to reckon with what he called "the worst experience I've ever had in hockey." There, he made a decision that would result in an unimaginable assault on hockey's record book. more »