How Are Nicknames Chosen?

Canada understands nicknames because hockey is a sport where every player gets their own; Bobby Hull was “The Golden Jet”, Alex Ovechkin is “The Great Eight” and Crosby is “Sid The Kid”.

The problem with nicknames is that they’re seriously an enigma! How are they chosen? Who gets to pick them? Can you pick your own?

Edge Correspondent, Ian Lynch, asked the people of Toronto to find out how to earn your nickname.

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