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The Forecheck Podcast: Episode 20 - Karl Subban

One of the best hockey dads in the NHL talked to us about his new book, his take on Nashville as a hockey city, and what it’s like to raise good people who also turned into good hockey players.

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NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at Nashville Predators Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Today’s guest is Karl Subban, father of P.K. Subban, and author of “How We Did It: The Subban Plan For Success In Hockey, School, and Life”.

This was a fun interview.

I could tell you about how Karl is a convivial storyteller with a knack for thoughtful witticisms, or about how his devotion to being a great dad helped paved the way for three different NHLers (P.K. and his brothers Malcolm Subban and Jordan Subban), but you should just listen to the interview to see for yourself.

He’s an awesome guy.

Among the topics discussed:

  • What inspired Karl to write this book
  • How “being a great person” is the first step to being a great hockey player
  • How he received the news about P.K. being traded to the Predators
  • Karl’s take on Nashville as a hockey city (you will not be disappointed)
  • His basketball career and how you really can’t count on your kids following in your footsteps
  • What it takes to make a backyard hockey rink
  • A really great story about Jordan and Max Domi of the Coyotes

Hopefully you enjoy this interview as much as I did!

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