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Episode Info: Host: Michelle Rober (@RoberLeap) In this week's cruise through the Soul-Universe, Michelle meets a former NHL goalie who is also a cowboy AND the author of "A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond". No job in the world of sports is as intimidating, exhilarating, and stress-ridden as that of a hockey goaltender. Pucks whiz by at 100 mph and Clint Malarchuk did that job while suffering high anxiety, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder. His career was cut short - although not ended, when in a game between the Buffalo Sabres and the St. Louis Blues, a skate cut across his neck, hitting his carotid artery leaving him bleeding - just minutes from death on the ice in front of thousands. In this heartfelt conversation, Clint gives us a first-person account of not only his NHL career and surviving the most gruesome injury hockey has ever seen - but a revelation of the internal aftermath he experienced, forever changed by one moment - in a collision in the crease. His subsequent struggles with depression, a dependence on alcohol, and PTSD left a bullet in his head, but also led him to recovery and a deeper purpose in life. Clint shares his mission and his message powerfully in this book - a riveting tell-all - raw with struggle and hope. Living once - Clint has cheated death twice, but in countless ways has already helped thousands. Thank you Clint - and a big thank you to Dan Robson, senior writer at Sportsnet Magazine, for your talents and collaboration with Clint to make this book so powerful! Purchase your copy today at Amazon and Barnes and Noble, published by Triumph Books. Follow Clint on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/cmalarchuk Visit Clint's website at http://www.malarchuk.com/ Buy Clint's book "A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond" on Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Matter-Inches-Survived-Crease-Beyond/dp/1629370495/ref=la_B00LVIDLDS_1_1/177-7530533-2426733?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1428607906&sr=1-1 Visit Soul Luminous: http://www.soul-luminous.com You can e-mail Michelle at info@soulluminous.com Subscribe to the show on iTunes Follow Soul Luminous on Twitter @SoulLuminous E-mail the show at soulluminousradio@yahoo.com
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