Durbano - Episode 1
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Was Steve Durbano too violent to play professional hockey or was he the perfect fit for the era that he competed in? Episode 1 of Durbano takes a closer look at some of his most famous on-ice exploits in the NHL and the WHA. Later in this five-part series, investigative reporter Rick Westhead delves deep into Steve’s notorious life of crime after his career ends.
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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