Dean Youngblood (Rob Lowe) is a talented young hockey player who's invited to try out for a major league team coached by Murray Chadwick (Ed Lauter). The smooth-skating Lowe makes the team and is befriended by veteran Derek Sutton (Patrick Swayze), while also pursuing the coach's daughter
Jessie (Cynthia Gibb). Lowe clearly is skilled enough to be a hockey player, but his passive nature is at odds with the brutality of the sport. When Sutton is seriously injured by bully Racki (George Finn) in a game, Youngblood heads for home where his father (former Chicago Blackhawk star Eric
Nesterenko) and brother (Jim Youngs) help to face reality. YOUNGBLOOD is little more th...