The legend of Link

Hockey's scariest man doesn't remember most of his mayhem

Updated: March 25, 2013, 11:44 AM ET
By Bryant Urstadt | ESPN The Magazine

This story appeared in ESPN The Magazine's Nov. 24, 2003, issue. Subscribe today!

WHATEVER HAPPENED to Link Gaetz? Every now and then, in locker rooms from Juniors all the way up to the NHL, you hear that question. And when the answer comes, a shocked response invariably follows: "You mean, he's still playing?" By which is meant: "You mean, he's still alive?" Like other menaces from the great North -- Big Foot, the Abominable Snowman, socialized medicine -- Gaetz inspires ...

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