Niall plays the role of Luke, a retired ice hockey player come fisherman and single father to Chamonix (Gracyn Shinyei). He meets successful figure skate Claire (Leah Renee), who has come to recover in the sports rehabilitation centre, based in their remote Canadian town. The two clash, but begin to bond over their common interests, including their love of the ice.
The film premiered in Canada on the W Network on November 6, 2016 and on the Up Network in the United States on November 26, 2016, where it was broadcast as “Falling For Christmas”.
When champion figure skater Claire becomes injured she is sent to a rehabilitation center in the snowy mountains where she meets and falls for a local ice fisherman who shows her there is more to life than competition.