In his documentary movie “Hockeyland,” Tommy Haines provides an uplifting and in addition unflinching have a look at highschool hockey in northern Minnesota. He provides equal time to the on-ice triumphs and the off-ice challenges that youngsters within the State of Hockey expertise within the trendy world of being a high-profile student-athlete.
Cognizant of the psychological well being wants of numerous younger athletes within the area, Haines and some extra notable names within the native hockey group are internet hosting a novel discussion board the place members can see the film and have an actual locker room dialog about psychological well being.
“Hockeyland” director and producer Tommy Haines
Contributed picture / David Grasping Pictures
Beginning at 6 p.m. CT on Sunday, Feb. 5, members can log into what they’re calling “Hockeyland Movie + Discussion board” the place for $5 or much less they’ll watch the documentary, then take part in and question-and-answer session with Haines together with NHL standout and Olympian Paul Martin, movie star Blake Biondi of the Minnesota Duluth males’s crew, psychological well being coach Mark Wick and Constructive Teaching Alliance educator Andy Shriver.
In selling the occasion, Haines made it recognized that the $5 entry price is recommended, and participation is free for Minnesota bantam groups and rural communities. Hockeyland, which has been nominated for a Critics Alternative award for finest sports activities documentary, follows the Eveleth-Gilbert and Hermantown boys hockey groups for a season, on and off the ice, as they expertise all the issues that occur on the rink, and actual life off the rink.
Haines, who has roots on Minnesota’s Iron Vary, mentioned the making of the film final yr as a visitor of
The Rink Stay podcast
. Extra particulars in regards to the Movie+Discussion board occasion can be found on the official Hockeyland