Hockey league gives players with disabilities a chance to score – and inspire

VERNON HILLS -- A big hockey tournament brought together some of the best talent from Wisconsin to St. Louis this weekend, and while they may not be the next stars of the NHL, they most certainly are winning at life.

In the Chicago Blackhawks Special Hockey League, players with intellectual disabilities take to the ice to play with the hearts of champions. The league began 17 years ago with just five players, and now 91 players of all ages take part.

WGN's Sean Lewis headed to the rink to learn more about these inspirational players.