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Episode 142: Brady Leavold tells his story

Brady Leavold talks about his hockey career and the battles he faced, battling substance abuse, mental health problems, going to jail, overcoming everything he's gone through and how he's continuing to push forward and also helping others today.


Riley and Derek also discussed Cutter Gauthier demanding a trade from the Flyers, Connor Bedard breaking his jaw, William Nylander's new contract and USA winning gold at World Juniors.


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Nasty Knuckles is an original show created by co-hosts, Riley Cote and Derek "Nasty" Settlemyre. The show will feature a mix of interviews, never before heard story-telling, hockey-talk, and maybe some pranks... The guys will bring in some of the biggest names in the hockey world all for your enjoyment! Make sure to check back every week as the guys release a new episode weekly!


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