Brent Sopel

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Brent Sopel Won't Let the Conversation End

"If management had done what they said they would do, we wouldn't be talking today." That's the message Brent Sopel wants to resonate most when discussing the horrors inflicted upon Kyle Beach by the Chicago Blackhawks organization. Sopel was a member of the Blackhawks team that captured Stanley Cup glory...
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Brent Sopel speaks out on the 2010 Chicago Blackhawks

How the Power Structure in Hockey Let Down Kyle Beach. Ben Ennis and Stephen Brunt continue the Jets discussion with Gary Lawless, Vegas Golden Knights Insider – and also a former reporter for the Winnipeg Free Press (3:48). Later, a look at Game 6 of the World Series, and if we’ll see a Game 7 in Houston. To wrap up, they chat some Raptors, including […]
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Brent Sopel: 2010 Blackhawks Players Discussed Alleged Sexual Assault

Former Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Sopel said his 2009-10 teammates should be "telling the truth publicly" about being aware of the allegations of sexual assault against then-video coach Brad Aldrich. In an interview with TSN's Rick Westhead, the retired NHL veteran said most of the players and coaches knew during...

How Brent Sopel is opening doors for fellow former hockey players

TAMPA, Fla. -- When Robbie Hall signed a new contract with ECHL's Atlanta Gladiators in 2020, he felt like he was living the dream. The money wasn't great -- about $500 per week, before taxes -- but it was double the $250 a week he was making in the SPHL.

Brent Sopel Says 2010 Blackhawks Players Should Be “Telling the Truth…”

We’ve heard from a number of former and current Chicago Blackhawks players and coaches about what may or may not have happened, or what they did or did not know, regarding the allegations against the team and former video coach Brad Aldrich involving the incidents that happened during the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Some named players, like Nick Boynton, have said that “everyone” on the team (players and management) knew what happened. Other, like Jonathan Toews, feel that statement is misleading.