Game On Magazine September 2015 - Page 39

And the crowds were loud. They come from a rugby culture and they really got into it. bers of the charity planned a number of excursions for us and we even spent three days on the Gold Coast. That was paradise. Some guys surfed, some guys even planned to go sky diving but the weather wasn’t good enough to allow the plane to fly. It was a great trip.” McLaren, 27, has traveled a rather unorthodox road to professional hockey. He grew up in River Heights and played minor hockey of the Tuxedo Lightning, the Double A Rangers and the Triple A City Midget bantams. Then, at 15, he decided to play high school at Kelvin. “I played for coach Bruce Sirrell at Kelvin and he was