[Hockey] Paul Kariyaはホッケーから引退させられた、失望と怒りを抱えて。

先日のTim Duncanの引退セレモニーを見ていて、なんとなくこれを思い出した。

30 Thoughts by Elliotte Friedman | January 13, 2015

Back to LA in a moment, but there was disappointment Sunday that Paul Kariya went skiing with his family instead of attending Teemu Selanne’s fantastic jersey retirement in Anaheim.

“That’s my next challenge, to get him back in hockey,” the Finnish Flash said afterwards.

Kariya taped a testimonial for the video screen, and got a loud cheer. The Ducks were ecstatic last season when he quietly agreed to do some community work for the organization, with one proviso: it stayed private, no media. Word is he still does it, even in a pinch when the mumps outbreak prevented current players from doing hospital visits.

Kariya was disappointed in hockey when he retired, angry that punishments for some of the headshots he received were too light. Hopefully he someday will be a visible ambassador for the game. But, it is going to be on his schedule and we’ve got to accept that.

Friedmanの望みだか期待だかは、私にはよけいなお世話に感じられる。そうなればNHLには都合がいいだろうけれど。

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