Doug Glatt of Orangetown, Massachusetts is floundering in life, he having no real sense of where he fits - having a "thing" as he calls it. He doesn't have the book smarts to become a doctor like his adoptive father or his gay adoptive brother Ira. And he doesn't have the passion that his best friend Pat has for his self-appointed work, hosting a hockey based cable call-in show, Hot Ice. Because his fists and skull are figuratively like steel, Doug is good at the enforcement part of his job as a bouncer despite he having a naturally friendly childlike approach to dealing with people and situations. An incident involving Doug in the stands of an Orangetown Assassins minor league hockey game leads to its coach, Rollie Hortense, offering Doug a tryout with the team as its enforcer, the tryout regardless of the fact that Rollie has no idea if Doug even knows how to play ice hockey (which he doesn't). Learning just enough hockey skills, Doug makes the team. Rollie, however, quickly ...Written by
A former pro hockey player/fighter and frequent stunt double of Channing Tatum's, Mark Foran is an extra in this film. Foran has worked as a stunt double in the industry for nearly decade and is starting to land his own roles on many films. See more »
Ross Rhea is seen reading a magazine article with a picture of Doug Glatt fighting Huntington of the Albany Patriots, yet this fight hasn't happened yet, since the Patriots vs Highlanders game takes place in the next scene. See more »
I can't really talk right now. That's why I was texting you.
I'm sorry. I'm such a moron. So you saw my headbutt, huh?
Yeah, you fucked him up.
Are you at the library?
No, um. My boyfriend got home a few days ago.
Why did you text me then?
I dig talking to you. And now I'm thinking about you. And sometimes I sleep with that Angus the Highlander doll.
There's nothing weird about that. It's official.
Yeah, Doug. I know. Fuck. I'm a bad girlfriend, Doug.
Well, I mean, all we did was ...
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Footage of Douglas Smith as an ice hockey enforcer, on whose autobiography this is based, is shown towards the end of the closing credits. See more »
If you are looking for a realistic Hockey of Today Film.Then this ain't it. Are you looking for a FUN Hockey Film that might take some liberties? Then this is a Film for you. If you can suspend your knowledge of Ice Hockey, Yes even Minor League Hockey then this Film is a Blast.I thought it was The Best Hockey Film since Slapshot.Got some Good Acting,GREAT Fight Scenes and some Laughs too. If you are a REAL Hockey Fan you'll love it.Goon shows The Tough Side of Hockey and it's not so afraid to fight side. Yes there's Fighting in Hockey. Yes some players are hired on as Fighters. It's part of Hockey and Goon shows you this side of The Game..
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