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Known for being a tough guy on the ice, Bryan Bickell has been dealing with multiple sclerosis. With the help and encouragement of his family, he is doing everything he can to get back to being the player he once was.

Bryan Bickell I fighting a battle that he never dreamed he would.  Bickell was diagnosed with MS, changing his life plan and his career as a NHL hockey player.  Bickell is currently playing hockey in the American Hockey League for the Charlotte Checkers, the farm team for the Carolina Hurricanes.  Family is now the driving force as Bickell handles multiple sclerosis, and his goal is to play a NHL game for the Carolina Hurricanes by year end.

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