Skip to main content

Tom Cavanagh doesn't mind that his new movie has been dubbed 'gay hockey movie'

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

The actor, who played the title role on the TV series "Ed" is at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend promoting the movie.

In "Breakfast With Scot," Cavanagh plays a gay ex-Toronto Maple Leaf who finds his life turned upside down when he and his partner suddenly find themselves caring for a flamboyant young boy.

The NHL and the Maple Leafs gave permission for their logos to be used in the film.

The subject matter has stirred up controversy among hockey fans and director Laurie Lynd says he received hate mail about the project.

Cavanagh says he was surprised that some people objected to the film.

He says if people want to throw a label on the movie then that's fine with him because it means they are aware that "Breakfast With Scot" is out there.



Red Wings Name Derek Lalonde Head Coach

The Detroit Red Wings have named Derek Lalonde the 28th head coach in franchise history.


Stars Sign Wedgewood to Two-Year Extension

The Dallas Stars signed goaltender Scott Wedgewood to a two-year contract extension.

Ondrej Palat

Five Stanley Cup Final Free Agents Your Team Should Want

The Avalanche and Lightning both know how to win it all, but some of their key pieces could be hitting the open market soon.