Found September 08, 2013 on
Pro Sports Daily:
In the grand scheme of things hockey is just a game.
Life can dish out hits much harder and profound than most bodychecks you’ll take on the ice.
Edmonton Oilers prospect Brandon Davidson now just 22 years of age realized this when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer last November.
Amazingly just a little more than three months after the diagnosis Davidson was back playing for the Oklahoma City Barons in the American Hockey League.
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