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Clint Malarchuk

Former NHL Goaltender | Mental Health Advocate | Motivational Speaker

No job in the world of sports is as intimidating, exhilarating, and as stress-ridden as that of an NHL hockey goaltender. Now imagine doing that job while suffering high anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and depression, and having your career nearly cut short by a skate slicing across your neck. Clint Malarchuk shares his extraordinary and heart-wrenching life story—which includes his long battle with alcoholism and almost ending his life by a gunshot to the head—in his relentless effort to help end the stigma of mental illness and to help others who may suffer as well.

Malarchuk, who was born in Grand Prairie, Alberta, and raised in Edmonton, played junior hockey in the Western Hockey League. He went on to play professionally in the NHL for the Quebec Nordiques, the Washington Capitals, and the Buffalo Sabres, and in the IHL for the Las Vegas Thunder. He compiled a career record of 141 wins, 130 losses, 45 ties, 12 shutouts, and an .885 save percentage.

After leaving the NHL as a player, he served as head coach of the IHL Las Vegas Thunder and the Idaho Steelheads. He was then a goaltending coach for the NHL Florida Panthers and the Columbus Blue Jackets. He became the goaltending consultant for the Atlanta Thrashers in 2010, going from there to the Calgary Flames, and retiring from the team in 2014.

His memoir, The Crazy Game: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond, was published in 2014.

2016 Business
Awards Gala

Clint Malarchuk

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April 21 6:30PM

Winkler Bergthaler Mennonite Church


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The President

The Winkler & District Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating our 93rd year of service to Winkler and the surrounding area. The business awards are a great opportunity to showcase some of the great things that are happening within our business community. We are excited to host Arlene Dickinson the CEO of Venture Comminications and YouInc.com as our special guest for the awards gala 2015. Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion for great customer service is a message that every business can identify with. I invite you to join us for a fantastic evening of celebration as we honor the best of our business community through the P.W. Enns Business Awards and the entrepreneurial vision that allows our community to thrive.

Ryan Hildebrand

The Annual P.W. Enns Business Awards Gala will take place April 21, 2016. Join over 400 business leaders and community members as we celebrate and acknowledge success in Winkler and area businesses. This event is an opportunity to showcase and honor outstanding business achievements. Don’t miss your opportunity to celebrate the success and growth of the entire business community. Reserve your seats early for preferred seating!

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