11/17/2013 12:37 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 18:58 EST

Flames' Brian McGrattan talks adversity on After Hours

Calgary Flames tough guy Brian McGrattan has faced plenty of battles on the ice, but one of the toughest fights he ever faced was with addiction. 

McGrattan joined Scott Oake and Kelly Hrudey on After Hours on Hockey Night in Canada Saturday to explain how he battled through adversity to achieve his goal of being sober, and also touched on his club's disheartening loss to the Edmonton Oilers earlier in the evening. 

Click the video above for the entire interview.