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No one could ever predict what Steve Durbano would do – on or off the ice. One of the most vicious goons in pro hockey during the brawling 70s, Durbano’s addictions led him to a life of crime and time behind bars after his playing days were over. Hosted by TSN investigative reporter Rick Westhead, Durbano is the captivating tale of a complicated life. In this five-part feature you will get to know the notorious enforcer through interviews with those who knew him best. For more information visit:
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4.4 stars from 166 ratings
It’s About Time
One of the most insane individuals to put on a hockey uniform, if you ever seen him play or know anything about his career you’d know Durbano symbolizes hockey & life in the 1970’s
Steve Durbano via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/30/21
Absolutely terrific tale of one of the more memorable characters from the days when Hockey was “ Hockey “.
s.wintle via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 06/28/20
Very interesting
Seen his name lots over the years reading all the hockey books I’ve read And never thought much of it. Glad I saw this podcast !!!!
Agassiz Chad via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 04/17/20
Recent Episodes
Why did Steve behave the way he did?  The truth is complex and complicated. One thing is for certain; his personality took shape long before he made it to the NHL.
Published 05/20/19
Published 05/20/19
Steve Durbano is out of jail but he’s in rough shape. He’s swapped his cocaine habit for a crippling addiction to alcohol. Barely surviving on his $300 a month NHL pension, Steve starts a new business and soon finds himself the target of the vice squad.
Published 05/13/19
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