Doug Oakley’s the guy at the party that everyone wants to know. To meet Doug for the first time, you will find an outgoing, charismatic, 47-year old guy with a quick wit. He may be dressed in a suit, just coming from his professional life as a mortgage broker, or possibly peeling off his running shoes coming back from training for the Falmouth Road Race with Patty, his wife of 20 years. If he’s with his extended friends and family, Doug is probably in the kitchen, sharing his recipes and knowledge as a professionally-trained chef. It may even be in a hockey rink as he’s grooming one of his nephews to be the next Bobby Orr.
Until this past season, you would have likely found Doug unlacing his skates after his third ‘beer league’ game of the week. Unfortunately hockey isn’t possible for Doug anymore. He hung up his skates at the end of May 2010 after realizing he no longer had the strength to withstand a check.Read more