So I’ve been at a hockey game for the past few seasons. A certain player is on fire this year. Everyone is talking about him as if he’s a big deal. I thought it was funny, but I couldn’t agree more with the players when they said he was one of the most emotional players they have ever seen, and has been for quite a while.
For years he was a solid player with good hockey sense. But he has played for a decade of teams that didnt make playoffs like he expected before this year. He is now the number one point scorer in the team. The only player on the team that doesnt care is coach Kostka, because he is the only player who isnt happy about him being the number one scoring forward, and the only one who doesnt care whether or not he gets a new contract because hes just a player.
The most amusing hockey quote I’ve seen recently is this from a guy who plays for the New Jersey Devils: “I think I’m the best skater in the league. I think I’m better than everybody else. I think I have more skill than everyone else. I think I’m top 10. I think I’m top 10.
Another great quote is from a player who plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets. As he says, “You know, I think I’m the best hockey player in the world, but I’m not playing for this team anymore. I just want to play for myself.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are a hockey team. And you can make a case for the team being the best in the league, but if you think they are, they dont really understand what it means to be a hockey player. Because its not like they can just show up in a city and play hockey until they die. Not to mention, its not like they dont know what a hockey game is.
The Blue Jackets are a hockey team. The Blue Jackets are the best hockey team in the league. They have a coach, they have a general manager, they have a team logo, they have a fan base. But they dont understand what it means to be a hockey player. Because they are not like a professional athlete. In the NHL, hockey players are paid to play hockey.
The Blue Jackets are a professional hockey team, which means that they are paid to play hockey. And they play hockey by taking risks, getting hurt and getting injured. That is the definition of hockey. For a professional athlete to play hockey, they need to be paid.
The key here is the part where I say “a professional athlete.” To make that a bit clearer, they are paid to be an athlete, but that doesn’t make them athletes in the way that the NHL defines them. A professional athlete is a guy who is paid to do something he is good at. For example, as a professional athlete, most guys want to play hockey for a living and play against other guys who they know are better than them.
Of course, if you are one of the guys who wants to play hockey because you like hockey or want to feel like you are a part of something bigger than yourself. The key is that you are part of something bigger than yourself. In hockey, you are paid, but you are not really in the game, you are just something that happens to be there and plays the game.