host picture

  | Bookmark and Share

Chris "Knuckles" Nilan: Fighting Back

Fighting back web.jpg
He was the most feared enforcer in the National Hockey league for more than a decade. Chris "Knuckles" Nilan won a Stanley Cup with the Montreal Canadiens in 1986 but he also played for the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins, racking up  more than three thousand penalty minutes along the way.

After his hockey career ended, Chris Nilan went back to his native Boston and fought a tougher battle: his addiction to drugs and alcohol.

Now, as well as working as a hockey commentator, Chris Nilan speaks to schools about bullying. His new book is called "Fighting Back".
Download Flash Player to view this content.