Developing The Story: What Really Happened to Ray Emery? The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald speaks with Dan Robson about one of the first, and one of the most deeply affecting, stories he wrote for The Athletic.

Season 2, Episode 1,  Feb 06, 2020, 05:01 AM

In this episode, I'm speaking with Dan Robson, head of features and a senior writer for The Athletic in Canada.

Dan tells the story of Ray Emery, the talented — if misunderstood — NHL goaltender who drowned on a weekend in July 2018.

Dan takes the reader into Emery's life through the eyes of those closest to him. He finds some answers, but also many more questions. Including the central one that Emery's mother continues to ask: Why?


Sean Fitz-Gerald is a senior writer for The Athletic in Canada.