Coach of the Week: Danny Bessette

A second chance at life

Skates hitting the ice.

It's time for practice.

Hockey fits with Danny Bessette. Cystic Fibrosis has been his chaos.

In November 2016, the Ashburn resident had a double lung transplant.

That's where hockey comes in.

It's Danny's happy place. For the last five years, the 33-year-old has been the assistant coach at Bishop O'Connell.

As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, Danny has a second chance at life, that he's taking full advantage of.

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