played 14 seasons in the NHL ... first with the Calgary Flames and later with the Colorado Avalanche and the New York Rangers. He was a prolific scorer and a notoriously tough competitor.
At the end of the 1999-2000 season, Theo Fleury entered a league-operated program for treating substance abuse. He later said that he had struggled for a long time with alcohol and drug abuse and that he had been sexually abused as a child.
Theo Fleury will be our Friday Host this week for a special edition of the The Current that will look at the epidemic of concussions in hockey, the changing demographics of Canadian hockey and a discussion of how men deal with sexual abuse suffered in childhood and adolescence.
And by way of introduction, here he is reading from his autobiography, Playing With Fire
Note: Due to unfolding news events, our scheduled programming may change.