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  1. Kevin Bieksa comes back to Vancouver with the Anaheim DucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | The Georgia Straight

    ... through his efforts to raise awareness about mental illness following the death of his friend and former Canuck Rick Rypien. Bieksa was always entertaining and articulate in postgame interviews, but on the ice he could be a ferocious warrior. Below, ...

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  2. Twenty Great Games: Henrik Sedin, April 10, 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Vancouver Courier

    ... A lot has changed in five years. It's not just that Roberto Luongo is no longer the captain or even a Canuck. Rick Rypien opens the scoring after being set up by Matt Pettinger and Steve Bernier. The defensive pairing on the ice for Vancouver: ...

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  3. BCHL partners up for Talk Today programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... hockey teammates who was experiencing mental health issues, and the passing of former Vancouver Canucks' player, Rick Rypien. "Mental health affects everyone no matter what age we are, and youth and young athletes are no exception," said Mattila. ...

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  4. B.C. Hockey League launches mental-health programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... news conference was held at Rogers Arena, home of the National Hockey League's Vancouver Canucks. Former Canuck Rick Rypien died by suicide in 2011 and one of the speakers at Tuesday's event said he was spurred to action in part by Mr. Rypien's ...

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  5. New mental health program for amateur hockey launched in B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | CBC News

    ... Kevin Bieksa. The former Vancouver Canuck - now Anaheim Duck - regularly speaks of mental illness in memory of Rick Rypien. Rypien had a history of depression. He was found dead in his home just weeks before he played his first game with the ...

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  6. New program aims to address mental health issues among young hockey playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... his teammates who was struggling with mental health issues and the passing of former Vancouver Canucks' player Rick Rypien . On Tuesday the Canadian Mental Health Association's (CMHA) BC Division and the BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced a new ...

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  7. Former NHL enforcer Todd Ewen, 49, dead in apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... Rangers forward Derek Boogaard died of an accidental overdose. In August of that year, Vancouver Canucks forward Rick Rypien was found dead in his home from a confirmed suicide after a battle with depression. Later that month, newly-retired ...

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  8. Brandon Prust gives the Canucks a pair of backup fists, which is stupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | Vancouver Courier

    ... that accepts it shoulders the responsibility for its ruined lives. You are culpable. I'm sick of being culpable. Rick Rypien. Derek Boogaard. I contributed to their deaths by condoning their roles. A good friend had the pleasure of knowing Steve ...

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  9. 5 Dirtiest Vancouver Canucks Players In Franchise HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... foolishly. Yes, this may not really fall under the dirty plays on the ice. In August of 2011, our world lost Rick Rypien to suicide. It was discovered that he suffered from a clinical depression. As horrible as that is to go through, one cannot ...

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  10. I Want to Know What Jim Benning Did This SummerRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Nucks Misconduct

    ... his job. He also happened to be hugely active in the community, no more so than after the death of his friend, Rick Rypien. These things are common knowledge, and enough pages have been written that there is no need to dive any deeper on Bieksa's ...

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  11. Minor hockey player leads awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... I heard about (former Vancouver Canucks defenceman) Kevin Bieksa losing his best friend (former Canucks forward) Rick Rypien (to suicide) and I wanted to make sure no one felt like I did that day, telling somebody and getting your friend kicked off ...

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  12. Minor hockey player leads awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Kelowna Capital News

    ... I heard about (former Vancouver Canucks defenceman) Kevin Bieksa losing his best friend (former Canucks forward) Rick Rypien (to suicide) and I wanted to make sure no one felt like I did that day, telling somebody and getting your friend kicked off ...

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  13. Junior hockey player from Kelowna speaks out on youth mental health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... him off the hockey team wasn't helping him at all." That incident, along with learning former Vancouver Canuck Rick Rypien committed suicide, inspired Mattila to take a greater interest in the mental health of young athletes. "You gotta be an ...

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  14. Ride - don't hideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Castanet.net

    Sixteen-year-old Myles Mattila, who plays for the Okanagan Rockets major midgets, became an advocate for the issue because of two events: when he didn't know how to help a teammate, and the death of Vancouver Canucks' star Rick Rypien. Now, he's become a champion for the Canadian Mental Health Association's Ride Don't Hide community bike ride on June 21. Before moving from Prince George to Kelowna to join the Rockets, Mattila became the Northern B.C. representative for Mindcheck.ca, a website dedicated to providing mental health resources to young people.

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