Clint Malarchuk (left) and Drew Ryan talk about more than hockey. ©2020, Drew Ryan

Former Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk passionate about helping veterans

They spent an hour catching up. Hockey, as it often does during conversations with Clint Malarchuk, was discussed. Drew Ryan, a goalie like Malarchuk, explained how a stretching regimen has added seven inches to the butterfly motion he plans to utilize.

Ryan treats tending goal for the USA Warriors Ice Hockey team so passionately he recently started developing a new, more composed style. He’s 57.

The retired Army colonel likes to say he’ll do ... Read the full article

Clint Malarchuk gives about 30 talks a year. ©2017, Hickling Images, Olean Times Herald

Book gives former Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk new purpose

Three years after Clint Malarchuk bared his soul in the gritty memoir “A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond,” the book has given the former Buffalo Sabres goalie a new purpose in life.

Malarchuk has become a visible mental health advocate, using his harrowing experiences to help others.

The 30 or so talks he gives to various groups throughout the year detail his battle with the post-traumatic stress disorder he ... Read the full article

Clint Malarchuk promoted his book earlier this month in Buffalo. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Former Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk bares soul in new book

BUFFALO – In his gritty new memoir, “A Matter of Inches: How I Survived in the Crease and Beyond,” former Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk describes the brief time in his turbulent life he felt like a king and a savior in Buffalo.

It was March 1989, and the Sabres had just acquired Malarchuk for their playoff run. In his first appearance, he shut out the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden. He ... Read the full article