Doug Smith is an American retired minor-league ice hockey player.
How does a guy go from only having skated three times in his life at the age of 19 to playing semi professional hockey just two years later? Well he punched his way in. You may have seen Doug Smith's story, Hollywood turned it into a movie, Goon, starring Seann William Scott. Doug talks to us about what it was like learning how to skate while being hit in the head by some of the toughest guys to ever play in the minors, and how his improbable story turned into a book that made the New York Times Bestsellers List.  Check out the movie Goon, better yet buy his book, Goon: The True Story of an Unlikely Journey into Minor League Hockey Big thanks to our sponsor Absolute Nature CBD. For the best 100% natural CBD Oil and CBD Oil products go to www.absolutenaturecbd.com and use the promo code 'Goonsquad' for a 20% discount.  Follow the Sunshine Boys, on Instagram(@fightstoriespodcast) and Twitter(@fightstoriespod).  And we're on Patreon so if you want to support the pod you can make a contribution at www.patreon.com/fightstories  Support the Fights, fuck the arts!   
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Dec 27th, 1964
Episode Count
1
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
1 hour, 2 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 024309