Developing The Story: Pontus Aberg: One of the NHL's rare single fathers

Feb 13, 2020, 12:49 PM
In this episode, I'm speaking with Joshua Kloke, a writer who covers the Leafs and Toronto FC for The Athletic.

Joshua spent time with Maple Leafs prospect Pawn-tus EH-berg, whose climb up the hockey ladder is being made with an unusual twist. The 26-year-old forward from Sweden is one of the NHL's rare single fathers.

Professional hockey is often associated with a life spent on the road, isolated from family by the time commitments of being on a team. Aberg has found a balance. As he tells Joshua of his daughter: “She makes me happy.”

READ THE STORY: https://theathletic.com/1439752/2019/12/06/she-makes-me-happy-with-call-up-to-maple-leafs-pontus-aberg-becomes-one-of-nhls-rare-single-fathers/