SHAWINIGAN, Que. – By his own admission, Charlie Coyle doesn't consider himself much of a thrill-seeker. He's rather low-key.
Most of his free time is either spent with hockey or preparing for hockey – these days, he does that as a member of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League-champion Saint John Sea Dogs. He leaves most of the crazy, daredevil-type stuff to his maternal grandmother, Mary Kelly.
"She went skydiving for her 80th birthday," said Coyle. "I wouldn't do it, but she's really something. I'm lucky to have someone like her in my life.
"She watches all our games, she can't wait to watch it on TV. She'd love to be here if that was possible, but she's just great – she's livin' life, going skydiving – she's awesome."
And while Coyle might enjoy more of a staid lifestyle off the ice, there could be no one more dangerous with the puck in the Sea Dogs lineup. Mary Kelly's grandson provides thrills for hockey fans in Saint John.
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