Friday, November 17, 2017
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Radim Vrbata: Fitting In & Standing Out!

Radim Vrbata: Fitting In & Standing Out!

DARPAN had the chance to speak to the first line right winger about his position beside the Sedin twins, his take on a new team and what he brings to the ice every time he laces up his skates.

Radim Vrbata: Fitting In & Standing Out!

Darren Mattocks - Kicking it with Number 11

Darren Mattocks - Kicking it with Number 11

Darpan Magazine was on hand for a quick-paced and rigorous Vancouver Whitecaps practice at the University of British Columbia, where the Caps occasionally train this year. After practice, we had the pleasure of speaking with the Whitecaps’ soft-spoken yet smooth striker Darren Mattocks.

Darren Mattocks - Kicking it with Number 11

Whitecaps Young Gun – Russel Teibert

Whitecaps Young Gun – Russel Teibert
2013 was a breakout season for Teibert, as he started 19 games out of 24, scored two goals and recorded a team high of nine assists, tying the club record in MLS play.

Whitecaps Young Gun – Russel Teibert

Born to Play Canada’s Game – Jujhar Khaira

Born to Play Canada’s Game – Jujhar Khaira

This Surrey native has been playing hockey since the age of seven, and he was recently drafted by the Edmonton Oilers as the 63rd overall pick during the 2012 NHL Draft in Pittsburgh – a dream coming to fruition for the Khaira family.

Born to Play Canada’s Game – Jujhar Khaira

Jimmy Hansra – Rising to the top

Jimmy Hansra – Rising to the top

After speaking with him about his unconventional journey to becoming the captain of Canada’s cricket team, it became quite apparent why this very affable 26-year-old has been creating a stir on the Canadian cricket scene

Jimmy Hansra – Rising to the top

Gary Mangat: On the road to the UFC

Gary Mangat: On the road to the UFC

During my short interview with Gary, I found out it is not about testosterone, aggression, and brute strength, but a mental sport, or how Gary puts it “A Human Chess Match.” Gary noted several times, “When you enter the cage, your mind must be clear, all emotions and attachments must be left behind. The brain is a superior muscle being put into play, in cohesion with the body when trying to win over your advesary.”

Gary Mangat: On the road to the UFC